Kenneth Fromson

Personal Injury | Trial Attorney

Education

State University of New York at Albany, B.A.
New York Law School, J.D. cum laude

Admissions

New York
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
United States District Court
Eastern/Northern/Southern Districts of New York

Winning Case Highlights

$34,000,000.00 Million Dollars, Finkelstein & Partners wins verdict against Pfizer

Trial Attorney Kenneth Fromson was part of the winning team that won a Philadelphia jury verdict of $34.3 million for a Decatur, IL client, who claims the prolonged use of two drugs manufactured by Wyeth and parent company Pfizer resulted in her breast cancer.

$12,700,000.00 Million Dollar Settlement : Unsafe Working Conditions

Andrew G. Finkelstein, managing partner, and firm partner Kenneth Fromson, obtained a settlement of $12,750,000 for our injured client on the day the jury was to be selected. Our client, a 49 year old truck driver for a retail auto supply store, sustained broken bones in both feet when he stepped off an unprotected edge and fell 10 feet to the warehouse floor while making a delivery.

$9,250,000 Million Settlement for Corporation Failing to Have a Distracted Driving Policy

The case was ultimately settled prior to trial for $9,250,000 by Managing Partner Andrew Finkelstein and Trial Partner Kenneth Fromson.

Mr. Fromson is an active member of the American Association for Justice (formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association). Within the Association, he is a member of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, as well as the Section on Toxic, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Torts.

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Mr. Fromson joined the firm in 1994. His practice has involved all facets of litigation. He has managed and litigated various types of personal injury cases to trial, in both state and federal courts, arising from defective drugs and products, automobile accidents, fall downs due to defective conditions, dog bites, motorcycle accidents and construction site accidents.

Mr. Fromson actively participates in the firm’s mass tort litigation department regarding pharmaceutical products. He has served as national coordinating and trial counsel in both large, complex matters and in individual cases involving drug products. He has also briefed and conducted Daubert and Frye challenges, and has successfully argued dispositive motions in both state and federal courts throughout the country. Mr. Fromson also participates in the firm’s class action and whistleblower litigation representing individuals who have exposed corporate fraud.

Mr. Fromson handles cases involving traumatic brain injury. Brain injuries are complex, and often involve misdiagnosed, misunderstood or otherwise undetected disease following trauma. As an active member of the firm’s Neuro Law trial group, Mr. Fromson brings to his clients, not only the empathy and understanding of the emotional impact such injuries have on injured people and their families, but he also brings to each case a keen eye for detail and professionalism in his pursuit of justice for each client.

Mr Fromson also teaches other lawyers advanced trial practices, at the nationally recognized Keenan Ball college.

Honors:

Chief Notes & Comments Editor, New York Law School Journal of Human Rights; Competitions Editor,
Moot Court Executive Board at New York Law School; National Championship and Best Brief Award,
Rendigs National Products Liability Moot Court Competition at University of Cincinnati College of
Law (1993).

Publications:

Beyond an Eye for an Eye, Castration As An Alternative Sentencing Measure, NY
Law School Journal Human Rights (Vol. IX Spring 1994)