Pegalis & Erickson, LLC
Sanford S. Nagrotsky is a Partner at the law firm of Pegalis and Erickson, in Lake Success, New York. For the past 30 years, he has obtained millions of dollars of settlements on behalf of the firm’s clients. Mr. Nagrotsky’s desire to obtain a measure of justice for victims of preventable medical error is what fuels his passion and dedication to zealously represent his clients. Because of his dedication and expertise, Pegalis & Erickson has obtained compensation for many clients whose cases were previously rejected by other prominent law firms. Mr. Nagrotsky has instituted and maintains a unique approach to client service rarely seen today. Each day Mr. Nagrotsky speaks directly with people seeking legal advice in their effort to learn if they have a potential medical negligence case. His experience in medical litigation helps procure the necessary relevant information needed to determine if the client has a potential meritorious case. Mr. Nagrotsky utilizes his extensive knowledge and medical research skills in a highly professional manner to swiftly analyze critical issues for clients and potential clients. Additionally, he has access to a network of highly qualified medical experts who are willing to assist him and his firm. Mr. Nagrotsky has been involved in the local political process, managing two successful judicial campaigns resulting in the appointment of Nassau County Supreme Court Justices. He has also been asked to assist in fund raising campaigns for other candidates seeking judicial offices. Sanford Nagrotsky has lived on Long Island since 1990 with his wife of 29 years, Andrea, who is a court reporter in the Nassau County Supreme Court. They have two daughters both of whom were educated in the Jericho public schools. Emily is now an attorney practicing in NYC, and Amanda, is poised to finish law school in 2014. Through the years, he and his wife have sponsored children through the organization Children International, sponsoring a 12 year-old boy who lives in the Philippines. The Nagrotskys also support many local charities, including animal welfare groups. Sanford Nagrotsky was admitted to practice in New York 1982. He is a member of Nassau County Bar Association and New York State Trial Lawyers Association. He obtained his law degree from State University of New York at Buffalo and his undergraduate degree from State University of New York at Oneonta.