The Schlitt Law Firm has selected Thomas McHugh from East Islip and Matthew Parente of Oyster Bay for its fall legal internship program. Carol L. Schlitt, the founding partner of the Schlitt Law Firm, said, “Tom and Matt represent everything we value: they are smart, curious, driven, detail-oriented, responsible and enthusiastic. They have already made key contributions and show promising futures.”
Nassau County Supreme Court Justice Randy Sue Marber granted a $4.9 million award to a Nassau County nurse, Marie Sweeney, for the damages she suffered as a result of a vicious and violent attack upon her by a patient. The court found the defendant, Donte Oakes, liable for his assault on Nurse Sweeney while working as a nurse in the psychiatric ward at Franklin General Hospital. The case – Marie Sweeney v Donte Oakes – (Index number 601010/2011) had been filed on Ms. Sweeney’s behalf by the Schlitt Law Firm.
After 15 years of solo practice as a New York personal injury and medical malpractice attorney, Carol L. Schlitt has expanded her practice and created The Schlitt Law Firm. Carol L. Schlitt explains, “When I worked by myself, it felt right to refer to my practice as the Law Office of Carol L. Schlitt. The new name, The Schlitt Law Firm, better reflects the breadth and depth of our resources.”