Oliva has been a distinguished attorney for plaintiffs in medical negligence cases for more than 20 years. She handles all aspects of pretrial litigation and appeals representing patients in cases involving birth injury, surgical, neurosurgical, cardiac, and women’s health care negligence including the failure to diagnose and treat breast cancer.
Oliva dedicates considerable time to community services. In 2011, she was the Nassau County Women’s Bar Foundation Courage Award recipient. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, and is active in several organizations that support Breast Cancer research, awareness, and patient support. She has also mentored students at the ABGS Middle School in Hempstead, NY.
Ms. Oliva has been back with Pegalis and Erickson, LLC, since 1996. Linda M. Oliva, Esq. obtained her law degree from St. John’s University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Hofstra University, where she was elected to Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society) and Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish Honor Society). She is admitted to practice law in New York State and in the Federal Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.