About Us

Vigorito, Barker, Porter & Patterson, LLP has established itself as one of New York’s premier litigation firms. Collectively, our seasoned trial attorneys have taken more than 500 verdicts across nine counties in the New York State Supreme Court system, as well as both the Eastern and Southern District Federal Courts. When results matter most, we are chosen to defend their sensitive, high exposure cases.

The firm concentrates in the defense of medical negligence, construction and labor law, commercial litigation, general liability claims and health care law. We currently serve as lead counsel in significant litigation on behalf of the largest insurance and medical entities in the New York metropolitan area.

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Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Defense

Medical Malpractice Defense

VBP&P has extensive experience in the defense of hospitals, physicians and other health care professionals.  Our litigation team has tried over a hundred medical malpractice cases to verdict in every venue from Suffolk to Putnam County.  This expertise provides our clients with a tremendous advantage in that each of our clients are represented by attorneys […] Read More »

Healthcare Law

Healthcare Law

VBP&P’s healthcare law team assists our clients in successfully navigating through a variety of issues facing the industry.  The practice provides a wide range of services, including structuring healthcare organizations, contracts, assisting clients with regulatory sanctions from state and federal agencies, development of compliance programs, and representation of physicians before the New York State Department […] Read More »

General Liability Defense

General Liability Defense

Our General Liability team has extensive experience in the field, including but not limited to, construction and labor law claims, premises liability, negligent security, product liability, motor vehicle accidents, burn cases, property damage, and construction defects. Additionally, we are routinely hired to act as monitoring counsel in high exposure claims. Our attorneys have decades of […] Read More »

White Collar Criminal Defense

White Collar Criminal Defense

The Firm is uniquely qualified to serve the interests of those clients seeking representation for allegations of criminal conduct. Alfred P. Vigorito, served 8 years in the Bronx District Attorney’s Office wherein he served as Deputy Chief of both the Narcotics and Public Corruption Bureaus. Mr. Vigorito also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney […] Read More »

Municipal Law

Municipal Law

Governmental entities and their subsidiaries can sometimes find themselves needing to defend against claims of professional negligence.  We are well-versed in the complex and vacillating laws existing to protect governmental functions from such lawsuits which can not only hinder these functions, but also produce financially crippling outcomes.  We will work with governmental agencies to both […] Read More »

Nursing Home & Long Term Care Defense

Nursing Home & Long Term Care Defense

VBP&P has a team of attorneys and nurse consultants representing numerous nursing home and long term care facility clients. VBP&P utilizes the extensive experience of our medical malpractice attorneys along with the regulatory experience of our health care team to provide a comprehensive approach to defending a wide range of claims brought against nursing and […] Read More »

Construction & Labor Law

Construction & Labor Law

Our Construction Litigation team has extensive experience representing, and vigorously defending, well-known property owners, developers, property mangers, contractors, construction managers, design professional and subcontractors against all personal injury claims stemming from the New York State Labor Laws, including 200, 240 and 241, as well as construction defects. We routinely handle high exposure cases involving wrongful […] Read More »

Appeals

Appeals

When the initial litigation process ends, the need may arise for an experienced appellate attorney capable of effectively and efficiently defending or challenging the outcome of your case. Our firm has extensive appellate experience handling matters in both federal and state courts. Our attorneys have handled numerous matters in the Appellate Divisions, New York Court […] Read More »

Directors and Officers Liability

Directors and Officers Liability

Members of our Directors & Officers (D&O) Liability practice represent insurers that issue D&O liability policies. As defense counsel, we represent boards of directors, board committees and individual directors and officers against allegations of negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, self-dealing and employment practices violations. It is our goal to minimize the disruptive impact that […] Read More »

Commercial Transportation & Motor Vehicle

Commercial Transportation & Motor Vehicle

We have many years of defense experience in representing trucking companies, bus operators, ambulance and ambulette providers, livery vehicles and other commercial transportation interests.  We represent clients from the time of an accident through the investigation and claim process, up to and including trial, if needed. We also represent clients in connection with federal and […] Read More »

Products Liability

Products Liability

At VBP&P, we have long represented manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in claims and lawsuits concerning a range of products including industrial machines, vehicles, consumer items, recreational equipment, toys, and food/beverage. We work closely with our clients in crafting a defense strategy recognizing that the outcome of a single case can have a significant impact on […] Read More »

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