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Medical malpractice is a legal cause of action that occurs when a medical professional or facility deviates from the standards of good and accepted care and treatment, causing injury to a patient. Examples include birth trauma, surgical errors, the failure or delay in diagnosis of cancer or other serious conditions, the failure or delay in rendering treatment or rendering treatment appropriately, prescribing medication improperly and/or failing to prescribe proper medication.
Personal injury is a legal cause of action where compensation is sought for another’s negligence which can occur by vehicular accident, unsafe premises, statutory violation, careless acts or breach of a duty.
Nursing home negligence arises from the failure to render proper care and attention to the resident of a nursing home or rehabilitative facility, resulting in serious injury or death.
A products liability action arises when injuries are caused by a defective product due to defective design, a mistake in manufacture or the failure to provide adequate warning of dangers or adverse effects.

Concentrating In Medical Malpractice & Catastrophic Injuries

If you sustain injury or economic loss due to another's negligence, you deserve fair monetary compensation. Known for their continuing success in achieving maximum recoveries, the attorneys of Sanocki Newman & Turret, LLP will passionately use their seasoned experience, hard work, skills and talents to secure the best possible result for you.

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Edward J. Sanocki, Jr.

In 1978, just six months after his admission to practice law in the State of New York, Edward J. Sanocki, Jr., tried his first case in the United States District Court in New York and won. Since that time, Mr. Sanocki has successfully tried and won innumerable cases and has developed a reputation as a premier trial attorney who does not shy away from the "tough cases." His areas of specialty include medical malpractice, products liability, automobile accidents and construction accidents. With his instinctive skill and ability, he has obtained large awards for claimants in cases involving brain damage, paralysis, cognitive and intellectual impairment, blindness, spinal cord injuries, birth trauma, loss of limbs and wrongful death. Additionally, Mr. Sanocki's trial experience has produced successful verdicts in commercial cases and breach of contract matters.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Sanocki has achieved recognition as a result of his exceptional trial prowess. He has frequently been listed in the New York Law Journal's annual publication of "Top Medical Malpractice Verdicts" as a trial attorney who has obtained some of the highest awards for his clients. A number of his verdicts have been featured as the "Verdict of the Month" in the New York Jury Verdict Reporter. Mr. Sanocki and his firm was honored as a recipient of the 2014 Litigator Award (awarded to less than 1% of all lawyers) and named to the New York Law Journal N.Y. Verdict Search Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame for Medical Malpractice. He was selected as a 2015 Super Lawyer.

Mr. Sanocki's past results include a multi-million dollar verdict in a neurological medical malpractice case that was, at the time and for over a decade thereafter, the largest medical malpractice verdict in Supreme Court, Westchester County history. In addition, Mr. Sanocki was the trial attorney in a case that resulted in a large settlement for a well-known Hollywood comedienne in the United States District Court in Connecticut.

An Emeritus member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers, Mr. Sanocki has lectured extensively on the subject of trial advocacy and personal injury litigation. These lectures have covered a broad range of topics including "Recent Decisions" and "Jury Selection" seminars for the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute. His extensive knowledge and skill has earned him speaking engagements before the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, the Mississippi Trial Lawyers, and the New York State Bar Association on various trial topics from "Effective Opening Statements" to "Summations." He has also given a lecture on medical malpractice on "Legal Night" at the Hall of Justice in Harlem for The National Action Network.

Besides lecturing, Mr. Sanocki was asked to contribute an educational article in Europe on the subject of "Medical Malpractice," which was featured on the front page of the Albanian Journal newspaper, and appeared in the Health Section of that publication.

Mr. Sanocki was born in Detroit, Michigan. His passion for the law and commitment to help people are defining qualities for his outstanding legal achievements.

Practice Areas:

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury, Negligence, Automobile negligence
  • Construction Accidents
  • Commercial Law

Admitted :

1978, New York; 1979, U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1993, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York and U.S. Court Of Appeals, 2nd Circuit.

Law School :

New York Law School, J.D. 1977.

Graduate School :

University of Tennessee, M.A. 1974.

College :

University of Michigan, A.B, 1972.

Biography :

Achieved ranking as one of the "Top 1% of Medical Malpractice Plaintiff's Trial Counsel In New York," by Medical Malpractice Lawyers Magazine , published in 2012.

Has been recognized by Martindale-Hubble as being judged "AV Preeminent," which is that organization's highest peer review rating, and based upon legal ability and high ethical standards.

Selected to Super Lawyers 2015.

Listed in Who's Who in American Law , 1992 to present.

Co-author, Products Liability Column, New York Law Journal, 1989-90.

Chairman, Products Liability Committee, 1987-88, Member Board of Directors, 1990-1993, New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

Member, New York State Bar Association.

Member, American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association).