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  • Bio
  • Credentials
  • Notable Work
  • Awards & Accolades
  • Notable Verdicts/Settlements

Maureen A. Keegan

Attorney

As a co-founder and partner at Basch & Keegan, Maureen A. Keegan (Moe) has practiced personal injury law exclusively since 1986. Maureen’s areas of practice include all aspects of civil litigation, medical malpractice, wrongful death, automobile and trucking claims, product and premises liability. Initially, Ms. Keegan worked for a medical malpractice defense firm in New York City. Based in Kingston for the last 30 years, Ms. Keegan has successfully represented clients throughout the Hudson Valley, greater New York City, and Capital District areas.

Before studying law, Keegan worked as a Pharmacy Resident at Johns Hopkins and at teaching hospitals in New York State. She has been a Super Lawyer and Top 100 Trial Lawyer of New York State. Over the years, Keegan has successfully represented thousands of injury victims and is widely known as a successful and knowledgeable attorney in the Hudson Valley. She is active in local community and bar associations.

Basch & Keegan’s philanthropic support is well known in Ulster and Dutchess Counties. The firm was honored by SUNY Ulster and Legal Services of the Hudson Valley. In addition, Basch & Keegan collects for the pantry of People’s Place at Thanksgiving time. They have supported the Jewish Federation’s Fall for Art for more than 20 years, support the Ulster County Bar Association’s Adopt a Star program at Christmas. There are dozens of other excellent philanthropic groups Basch & Keegan lends a helping hand to.

Moe, a native Long Islander, has enjoyed making the Hudson Valley her home for the past 30+ years. She and her husband Dave have two children, Ryan and Jane, who both graduated from Kingston High School. Jane is currently teaching math at Brooklyn Tech, and Ryan will be awarded an MBA from Stanford in June, 2021. Moe enjoys the outdoors and is an active sculler and member of the Rondout Row Club. She and Dave enjoy exploring the hike and bike trails in Ulster, Dutchess, Greene and Columbia County.

Admissions

  • New York State Supreme Court
  • Southern, Eastern and Northern District US Federal Courts of New York
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • Third Judicial Department Committee on Character and Fitness, 1998 - 2013
  • Member of Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commissions, 2007-2018
Memberships
Education
Employment
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers of New York State
  • 2018 American Institute of Personal Injury Attorney’s 10 Best Female Attorneys Client Satisfaction Award
  • 2020-2021 Diamond Member, Top Attorneys of North America, The Who’s Who Directories
    • https://whoswhopr.com/2019/04/top-attorney-maureen-a-keegan/
  • 2021 Hudson Valley Magazine Top Lawyer, Medical Malpractice
  • 2011 – 2021 Super Lawyer
  • 2021 Chronogrammie Winner, Basch & Keegan Best Law Firm of the Hudson Valley

Awards & Accolades

  • 2018 American Institute of Personal Injury Attorney’s 10 Best Female Attorneys Client Satisfaction Award
  • 2020-2021 Diamond Member, Top Attorneys of North America, The Who’s Who Directories
    • https://whoswhopr.com/2019/04/top-attorney-maureen-a-keegan/
  • 2021 Hudson Valley Magazine Top Lawyer, Medical Malpractice
  • 2011 – 2021 Super Lawyer
  • 2021 Chronogrammie Winner, Basch & Keegan Best Law Firm of the Hudson Valley

Notable Settlements & Verdicts

  • $4,000,000 Tractor Trailer Accident
  • $1,296,217.28 Birth Injury because of Car Collision
  • $1,000,000 Improper Kidney Removal 
  • $801,000.00 Workplace injury
  • $700,000: Slip & Fall on Ice
  • $700,000: Rear-end Car Collision
  • $600,000: Deck Collapse 
  • $578,390.81 Labor Law Violation
  • $575,000.00 Electrician Injury
  • $350,000: Migrating IUD
  • $4,000,000 | Tractor Trailer Accident

    A truck driver was rear-ended by another trucker and suffered failed back syndrome.

  • $4,000,000 | Motorcycle Accident

    Our client was a 34-year-old driving a motorcycle into work when she struck a pothole with her front tire causing her to lose control and impact a guardrail. Our client was transported by helicopter to Albany Medical Center, having suffered serious injuries.

  • $3,850,000 | Post-Operative Complication

    Attorneys John A. DeGasperis and Eli B. Basch negotiated a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of an Albany County woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to hospital and physician malpractice.

  • $3,750,000 | Slip & Fall

    After a long and difficult battle, justice was obtained. Our client was a grandmother visiting a museum with her grandchildren. She tripped and fell on a ramp that led from one room to another within the museum.

  • $3,300,000 | Floor Collapse

    Our client literally fell through the floor.

The Opinons that matter Most

Serious injuries require genuine representation
  • John was quick to respond, helpful and honest

    John was quick to respond, helpful and honest regarding my situation and the questions I had. Also easy to talk to which is always appreciated!

  • Strong and Persistent

    “Strong and Persistent”

  • Best of the best of the best!

    “Compassionate, dedicated, professional...Eli, Maureen, Derek, John, and all the staff.”

  • Professional, Responsive & Communicative

    Maureen and her crew do one heck of a job!!!!

  • Extremely responsive, even after hours!

    “Highly recommended!”

What sets us apart?

  • We Understand How You Feel
    We recognize the difficulty that injury victims face. Let us take some of the weight off your shoulders.
  • Personalized & Passionate Representation
    We consistently obtain excellent results because our opponents know we don’t back down. We are ready to fight for you.
  • A History of Success
    We’ve recovered tens of millions of dollars in compensation for personal injury victims in the Hudson Valley. Ask your friends and neighbors about us.
  • For Us, Every Case Is Personal
    Our attorneys spend significant time with each and every client, explaining the legal process and ensuring that our clients understand their options at every stage of their case.
  • Proven Strategy for Getting Exceptional Settlements
    We work hard for our clients and prepare each case for trial. This proven strategy enables us to obtain higher settlement values on behalf of our clients.

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