Office News

September 26,  2014

Reporter Michael Anich quotes attorney Sean J. Doolan, Esq. in a Leader Herald article regarding a lawsuit against the Nathan Littauer Hospital Association and Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, in Gloversville, New York.

September 22,  2014

Benjamin Setarah, Esq. recently obtained a $950,000 settlement for a client, who sustained head and shoulder injuries after being hit by his own car. Max Robinson summarized the incident and settlement for VerdictSearch New York.

July 24,  2014

“Understanding Protections for Assisted Living Residents,” an article by Sean J. Doolan, Esq. and Jeffery M. Adams, Esq. was published in the New York Law Journal.

July 23,  2014

A New York Law Journal article summarizes a $1.5 million verdict obtained by Doolan Platt & Setareh, LLP in Clinton County, New York.

July 21,  2014

Sean J. Doolan, Esq. is quoted in a Press Republican article regarding a recent $1.5 million verdict Doolan Platt & Setareh, LLP obtained in an overmedication case, in Clinton County, New York.

June 17,  2014

Sean at the NYSTLA Seminar

Jason at the NYSTLA Seminar





Attorneys Sean J. Doolan, Esq. and Jason J. Platt, Esq. presented at a New York State Trial Lawyers Association seminar, Litigating Nursing Home Cases 2014. Sean spoke about the Assisted Living Reform Act in New York State, while Jason covered nursing home neglect and abuse litigation. The seminar was held at the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute in New York, NY.

May 20,  2014

Attorney Sean J. Doolan, Esq. is quoted in a Times Union article by Lauren Stanforth, regarding a lawsuit filed against Hudson Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, in Albany, NY.

March 1,  2014

Sean J. Doolan, Esq. participated in a Windham Area Recreation Foundation (WARF) fundraiser at the The Club at Windham Mountain, raising $12,000 to help establish the “Windham region as a preeminent four season destination and [better] the lives of its residents and visitors through the enhancement of trail-based recreation opportunities.”

July,  2013

Doolan Platt & Setareh, LLP is formed, merging The Law Offices of Benjamin Setareh of Pleasantville, NY and Doolan & Platt, LLP with offices in Dobbs Ferry and Windham, NY. The two firms combined have been successfully handling and trying nursing home cases, personal injury matters of all types and criminal cases for over 40 years.

May 25,  2013

WindhamTrail2Sean and Christine Doolan participated in the T. Patrick Meehan Memorial Walk fundraiser, which coincided with the grand opening of the Windham Path, Windham, NY.

Photo by Francis X. Driscoll

November 17,  2012

Jason J. Platt and Sean J. Doolan attended the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Celestial Ball at the Albany Marriott honoring Rosemarie Riddell Bogdan, Esq. (left) and Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP who have worked tirelessly to raise funds to find a cure for juvenile diabetes (

September 24,  2012

Sean J. Doolan and Jason J. Platt attended the Kyle Goldberg Memorial Foundation Eighth Annual Golf Tournament, which raises money for scholarships and awareness of substance abuse prevention, at Spook Rock Golf Course, in Suffern, NY.

With Ken Goldberg and James Hostomsky

With Ken Goldberg and James Hostomsky







September 6,  2012

Sean J. Doolan attended The OJ Simpson Trial: Trials and Error, Behind the Headlines of America’s Most Controversial Cases, a panel discussion hosted by Pace Law School Center for Continuing Legal Education. Panelists included Alan Dershowitz, Esq., pictured to the right (on the defense “dream team”) , Chris Darden, Esq. (Deputy District Attorney), the Goldman Family (victim Ron Goldman’s family) and Dan Abrams (Legal Analyst covering case for CourtTV).

April,  2012

Doolan & Platt, LLP is formed, merging The Law Offices of Sean J. Doolan of Windham, NY and The Law Office of Hyman & Platt, P.C., Dobbs Ferry, NY. The two firms combined have been successfully handling and trying nursing home cases, personal injury matters of all types and criminal cases for over 30 years.

November 21,  2011

Sean J. Doolan, Esq. is quoted in newspaper article, Woman Sues Nursing Home Over Death of Elderly Uncle, The Daily Gazettelink

October 5,  2011

Following the destruction that took place across New York as a result of Tropical Storm Irene, Sean J. Doolan co-founded New York State Trial Lawyer Care Inc., to assist citizens who were in need of pro-bono legal services. NYSTLC, Inc put victims in contact with attorneys who volunteered their legal services. See Judge Addresses Legal Services for the Poor, Times Union.

August 28,  2011

The Law Office of Sean J. Doolan in Windham, NY suffered considerable damage from Tropical Storm Irenelink

March 21,  2011

Sean J. Doolan and Stacey Koeppel, Litigation Paralegal, lobbied state legislators in Albany, NY against the Governor’s proposed tort reforms, including caps, that were proposed in the Executive Budget.

January 14,  2011

Sean J. Doolan, Issue of Tort Reform  Letter to the Editor, The Daily Mail.

April,  2010

Attorney Sean J. Doolan, Esq. was mentioned in a News10 ABC article, “New Accusations of Neglect at Local Nursing Home,” regarding Northwoods Rehabilitation and Extended Care Facility in Troy, NY.

April 1,  2010

Press Conference involving an Upstate Nursing Home link.

July,  2005

Sean Doolan & Erin BrockovichSean J. Doolan with Erin Brockovich, 2005 Toronto American Association for Justice Annual Convention.


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