Sandy Liebhard

Sandy A. Liebhard, a founding partner at Bernstein Liebhard LLP, has successfully represented plaintiffs in complex litigations for more than 20 years. As dedicated consumer advocates, Mr. Liebhard and his fellow attorneys have taken on some of the largest corporate interest in the nation in cases involving dangerous pharmaceuticals, faulty medical devices and defective consumer products. As an author for, Mr. Liebhard has written extensively on the litigation involving proton pump inhibitors (Nexium, Prilosec, PrevAcid, etc.) and kidney injuries; Risperdal and gynecomastia; the Bair Hugger forced air warming blanket; talcum powder and ovarian cancer; transvaginal mesh; power morcellators; defective hip implants; and more.

Mr. Liebhard is a 1988 graduate of Brooklyn Law School. He is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

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Ethicon Prolene Hernia Mesh Plaintiffs Try Again for Multicounty Litigation in New Jersey

Plaintiffs who claim to have been harmed by Ethicon, Inc.’s Prolene hernia mesh products have asked the Administrative Office for the Courts of New Jersey  to centralize their cases in a multicounty litigation. The application was submitted on September 6th, … Continue reading

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Draws FDA Warning Letter for Tainted Losartan

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3M Military Earplugs Court Issues 5th Case Management Order

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FDA Slams JUUL Over Illegal E-Cigarette Marketing

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New York Child Victims Act Allows Buffalo Plaintiffs Their Day in Court

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Yet Another Injectafer Study Links Iron Infusions to Severely Low Phosphorus Levels

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Ethicon Surgical Stapler Malfunction Leads to Lawsuit

A Washington state resident has filed a lawsuit against Ethicon, Inc., after a surgical stapler malfunction allegedly resulted in severe complications following a laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy surgery. Surgical Stapler Lawsuit Allegations According to a complaint pending in the U.S. District … Continue reading

California Doctor Abandons Polypropylene Mesh, Encourages Pure Tissue Hernia Repair

A California surgeon no longer uses polypropylene mesh implants to perform hernia repair, and is now one of the few doctors in the nation to offer pure tissue repair surgeries. “I came to the conclusion that this was stupid,” Dr. … Continue reading

3M Military Earplugs Court Approves Protocol for “Technology Assisted Review”

Hundreds of lawsuits filed over allegedly defective military earplugs marketed by the 3M Company continue to move forward in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida. According to a Pretrial Order dated July 1st, the Court has approved a … Continue reading

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