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S. Crocker Bennett, II Named the Best Lawyers’ 2016 Burlington Medical Malpractice “Lawyer of the Year”


Paul Frank + Collins P.C. attorney S. Crocker Bennett, II was recently selected as the 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants in the Burlington area.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

Mr. Bennett’s practice focuses on the defense of physicians, hospitals and other health care providers in malpractice cases. He has attained Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating (AV) and, in 1999, was honored with Fellowship in the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Bennett has been listed in Best Lawyers for over 20 years, and this is his third time being named Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year. Mr. Bennett is a graduate of Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, New Hampshire and a graduate of the University of Vermont.