Appellate Practice

The attorneys at Burden & Hansen, LLC possess the vast litigation experience that is critical to evaluating and identifying the grounds for an appeal and the oral and written advocacy skills that are key to persuasive argument.

We represent clients seeking to reverse unfavorable lower court rulings from motions and trials, as well as those seeking to preserve favorable lower court decisions. We handle appeals both arising from cases we are defending, as well as appeals referred to us by clients represented by other counsel in lower court proceedings and trials.

Burden & Hansen, LLC handles appeals in all the areas in which we practice, including trucking and transportation negligence; products liability; medical/pharmacy malpractice; nursing home negligence; premises liability; construction defect; fire, subrogation and property loss; labor law; employment law; sexual harassment and discrimination; automobile liability; Uninsured Motorist (UM), Supplementary Underinsured Motorist (SUM); No-Fault; retail, restaurant and hospitality; municipal law/government liability; and professional liability.

Our attorneys practice before the New York State Appellate Divisions, New York State Court of Appeals, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the Pennsylvania Superior Court, and Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.