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Note:  If you or someone you know has, or may have, a legal problem or issue, It is in your and their best interest to contact an attorney for advice.   Call CORE's Legal Department at (212) 598-4000 for a referral to a lawyer or agency in your area who may be able to help.





CORE's legal partners in the battle to protect your rights


CORE is proud of its affiliation with Duffy, Duffy & Burdo, Esqs., in order to provide for the legal needs of our members and affiliates.  Duffy, Duffy & Burdo, Esqs., is one of the premier law firms in the State of New York with an unequaled reputation for excellence and success. 


Senior partner James R. Duffy, Esq. has been recognized as one of the top medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys in the United States, securing well in excess of $300,000,000.00 in verdicts and settlements for his clients.  Mr. Duffy has had a long association with CORE, supporting our organization and providing a voice in the courts for our members.


 His dedicated efforts on behalf of our members and their families and friends has been recognized by his receipt of our illustrious   Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Legal Services.


COREís faith in Duffy, Duffy & Burdo, Esqs., is validated by their recent $8,500,000.00 award on behalf of a woman who suffered brain damage while undergoing surgery at New York University Hospital, and the $10,500,000.00 verdict on behalf of an infant who was damaged at birth due to the negligence of the motherís physicians.   


Members and their families are strongly encouraged to contact Duffy, Duffy & Burdo, Esqs., through COREís offices, with all of their legal needs and questions. 




Information and opinions on this page are not intended to override or replace the advice and council you may and should receive from a practicing attorney. This information is presented solely as a means of making visitors to our web site aware of how new laws, rules and regulations may affect them and to keep the public updated on the outcome of cases that our legal department and advisors are involved in.


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