James D. Linnan and Charlene S. Fallon of the firm of Linnan & Fallon, LLP have again been selected to be honored by Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Linnan has over 40 years of trial experience and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for many years. Charlene S. Fallon has utilized her experience as a registered nurse and attorney to bring a unique knowledge and understanding of the medical field to the courtroom. The firm has focused its practice on the representation of severely injured victims of accidents and medical negligence.

Linnan & Fallon has been named to the “New York Verdicts & Settlements Hall of Fame” by the prestigious New York Law Journal. Verdict Search, an affiliate of the New York Law Journal, has recently established the “New York Verdicts & Settlement Hall of Fame”. For 2014, the Hall of Fame will honor law firms who have received extraordinary verdicts or settlements in the area of medical malpractice. The number one firm recognized in the list of Hall of Fame honorees is Linnan & Fallon, with offices at 61 Columbia Street, Albany, New York, 48 Dietz Street, Oneonta, New York, 27 Pearl Street, Glens Falls, New York and 329 Main Street, Catskill, New York. Linnan & Fallon was named number one in the list of 25 Hall of Fame recipients for their verdict in Sohl v. A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, et. al.

Source: New York Law Journal

A National Publication, Lawyers USA, has published its Top 10 Jury Verdicts for 2012. The $144,690,039 verdict obtained by Linnan & Fallon, of Albany, New York, ranked Number 6 in the country, and the largest in the State of New York, for a personal injury case.

Charlene Fallon, R.N., Esq., has been selected by her peers to be included in "Best Lawyers in America." Attorney Fallon, a graduate of Western New England University School of Law, Class of 1994, along with Attorney James D. Linnan, founded the law firm Linnan & Fallon in February 2000, which now has offices in Albany, Catskill, Glens Falls and Oneonta. Attorney Fallon's more than 20 years of experience as a Registered Nurse has served her well in developing an extraordinary proficiency for medical malpractice cases, vaulting her into the profession's elite. She joins her partner Attorney Linnan on the prestigious list, who received the distinction for the seventh consecutive year.

Source: Times Union

CATSKILL - Albany Medical Center Hospital was found liable for the wrongful death of Thomas P. Meehan, the popular town supervisor of Windham who had been re-elected 19 times.

The jury awarded Meehan's family $1.4 million in Greene County Supreme Court on Thursday.

Meehan, 61, a carpenter, went into Albany Med on Nov. 11, 2009, for hip replacement surgery. He was walking and doing physical therapy the day after the surgery, said the family's lawyer, James Linnan, of Linnan & Fallon in Albany.