Evan Torgan concentrates his practice on plaintiff's personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. In a specialty measured by monetary awards, he has to his credit numerous multimillion dollar verdicts including $90 million for a brain-injured child resulting from neonatal malpractice, $30 million for a child struck by a truck causing orthopedic injuries, $17 million for a nurse with spinal column injuries from an automobile accident, $9.5 million for a pedestrian injured by a major power company, and $64 million for a brain-damaged child caused by obstetrical malpractice. Mr. Torgan also has many settlements in the multi-million dollar range including $14 million for obstetrical malpractice, $14 million for spinal injuries sustained in a major store, $7 million for a child struck by an intoxicated driver and $7 million for medical malpractice.
Mr. Torgan is an adjunct professor at Cardozo School of Law where he teaches courses in Trial Techniques and Litigation. He has been a frequent lecturer for the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York County Lawyers' Association, the Queens County Bar Association and the Kings County Bar Association. He has also been a frequent instructor at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He has written and lectured on all areas of trial practice including direct examination, cross examination, opening statements, summation, economic testimony, medical testimony, vocational testimony and jury selection.
Mr. Torgan is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University and Hofstra University School of Law where he was an Associate Editor of the Law Review. He continues to co-author a column in the New York Law Journal entitled "Trial Advocacy."
Mr. Torgan is listed in the Best Lawyers in America.