Howells, New York Personal Injury Lawyers

James Edward Monroe
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New York Personal Injury Attorney with 23 years experience

James E. Monroe is a partner at Dupée & Monroe. P.C. where he devotes his practice to representing injured plaintiffs in personal injury litigation including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, and construction... Read More »
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Abel Arcia
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Dedicated to protecting the rights of the injured. Call for a free consultation!

I’m an experienced personal injury lawyer and represent clients in all types of personal injury cases throughout New York. I provide personal attention and will vigorously advocate for your rights throughout your case. Read More »
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Gary Sobo
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Middletown, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 50 years experience
(888) 429-6706 1 Dolson Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940
Personal Injury
James Edward Monroe
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Goshen, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 23 years experience
(845) 551-6704 211 Main St
Goshen, NY 10924
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal and DWI
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
James E. Monroe is a partner at Dupée & Monroe. P.C. where he devotes his practice to representing injured plaintiffs in personal injury litigation including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, and construction accidents. James also maintains an active criminal defense practice and represents people whose civil rights have been violated. James received his undergraduate degree from Albany State University in 1991 and earned his Juris Doctorate law degree from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan in 1996. In addition to his law practice, James is proud to serve as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Access:Supports...
Andrew Finkelstein
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Middletown, NY Personal Injury Lawyer
726 East Main Street
Middletown, NY 10940
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Elder, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
Brooklyn Law School
Mr. Finkelstein is the Managing Partner of Finkelstein & Partners. He has become a noted consumer activist through his representation of injured individuals against corporate wrong doers and irresponsible parties. An accomplished litigator, Mr. Finkelstein has represented Plaintiffs in wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases arising from defective drugs, dangerous consumer products, automobile, bus and motorcycle accidents, dog bites, fall down accidents and air craft crashes. He has successfully handled dozens of multi-million dollar cases, including a $9 million dollar recovery for catastrophic injuries from a construction accident, $3.5 million dollars for injuries sustained in a car...
Peter William Green
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Middletown, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 14 years experience
(845) 820-5091 815 Route 211 East
Middletown, NY 10941
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Family
Syracuse University College of Law
David Elijah Gross
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Newburgh, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 28 years experience
(845) 414-6206 1279 Route 300
PO Box 1111
Newburgh, NY 12551
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
David E. Gross is a partner at Finkelstein & Partners, LLP, representing clients in the Hudson Valley who have sustained serious injuries. With unwavering dedication and extensive experience working with clients who have suffered head injuries, Mr. Gross strives to obtain compensation that will improve the lives of his clients.

Admitted to practice by the New Jersey State Bar Association, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of New York; the New York State Bar Association; the Supreme Court of the United States; and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Mr. Gross also...
Jason C. Scott
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Walden, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 12 years experience
(845) 778-2121 158 Orange Avenue
Walden, NY 12586
Personal Injury, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Medical Malpractice
Pace Law School
Jason C. Scott is an associate with the firm's litigation team practicing general civil and criminal litigation. In addition, he focuses on regulatory and compliance issues in health care. His experience in the health care field and as a litigator enable him to provide clients with the best possible representation in a broad range of legal matters.
Benjamin Ostrer
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Chester, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 43 years experience
(845) 469-7577 111 Main Street
P.O. Box 509
Chester, NY 10918
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Appeals, Criminal and DWI
New York Law School
Principal attorney with Ostrer & Associates, P.C. the successor firm to Ostrer & Hoovler, P.C. located in Chester, New York. The practice handles criminal defense, complex litigation and personal injury matters. Ben is the 2016 recipient of the New York State Bar Assn. Charles Crimi Memorial Award as the outstanding private criminal defense attorney in New York. He was honored by NYSBA for his pro bono work in 2018. He has obtained not guilty verdicts in serious felony cases and has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbel as well as a top 25 in the Hudson Valley...
Dominick John Robustelli
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Monroe, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 44 years experience
(800) 727-7084 581 NY-17M
Building 3, #7
Monroe, NY 10950
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Saint Louis University School of Law
Dominick J. Robustelli has over 41 years of experience in personal injury cases. During Mr. Robustelli's first ten years of practice, he worked for and became a partner in a defense personal injury firm learning the insurance companies' ways of evaluating cases, setting reserves of cases, valuing cases and settling cases. Working on behalf of an insurance company, Dominick J. Robustelli learned what insurance companies look for in setting values on cases.

Mr. Robustelli has lived an worked in 3 counties in the area since becoming an attorney. His first 10 years he worked for, and became a partner in a...
Amir Hassan Sadaghiani
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Chester, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 13 years experience
(877) 469-7577 111 Main Street
P.O. Box 509
Chester, NY 10918
Personal Injury and Criminal
University of Notre Dame
Amir Hassan Sadaghiani has been an Associate with Ostrer & Associates, P.C. since October 2014. Prior to joining the firm, he served the people of Orange County as an Assistant District Attorney since December 2006. While serving in the Orange County District Attorney's Office, he investigated, prosecuted, and tried numerous cases to verdict involving the crimes of murder, vehicular assault, arson, assault, intimidating a witness, robbery, burglary, criminal possession of a weapon, possession and sale of narcotics and marihuana, driving while intoxicated and larceny. Mr. Sadaghiani was assigned to the Special Investigations Unit where he oversaw the District Attorney's Office's...
Jason R. Ohliger
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Port Jervis, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 14 years experience
(845) 856-5333 143 Pike Street
Port Jervis, NY 12771
Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Jason R. Ohliger represents victims of motor vehicle accidents, defective products, dog bites, and medical malpractice.

Attorney Ohliger is a graduate of the Temple University Beasley School of Law. Upon graduation, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph F. Kameen, President Judge of the Pike County Court of Common Pleas.

He is licensed (and actively practices) in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Pike County Bar Associations.
Benjamin Ostrer
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New York Personal Injury Attorney with 43 years experience

Principal attorney with Ostrer & Associates, P.C. the successor firm to Ostrer & Hoovler, P.C. located in Chester, New York. The practice handles criminal defense, complex litigation and personal injury matters.... Read More »
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Jacob Tuckfelt
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Warwick, NY Personal Injury Attorney
(845) 988-9898 11 Oakland avenue
Warwick, NY 10990
Personal Injury, Business, Divorce and Family
Andrea Durgin Pawliczek
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Montgomery, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 28 years experience
(845) 457-7702 1120 State Route 17K
Montgomery, NY 12549
Personal Injury, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Pace Law School
Middletown, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 48 years experience
(845) 343-2101 41 Dolson Ave
Middletown, NY 10940
Personal Injury
Middletown, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 22 years experience
(845) 461-4233 40 Grove St #106
Middletown, NY 10940
Personal Injury
Middletown, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 41 years experience
(845) 343-5100 453 Rte 211 E
Middletown, NY 10940
Personal Injury, Business, Criminal and DWI
New York Law School
Goshen, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 54 years experience
(845) 294-4080 40 Matthews Street
Goshen, NY 10924
Personal Injury
Goshen, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 46 years experience
(845) 294-7990 15 Matthews Street
Goshen, NY 10924
Personal Injury, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Goshen, NY Personal Injury Attorney
210 N Church St
Goshen, NY 10924
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Campbell Hall, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 40 years experience
(845) 496-6100 100 Egbertson Road
Campbell Hall, NY 10924
Personal Injury
New York Law School
Pine Bush, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 22 years experience
(845) 361-3671 15 Bruyn Ave
Pine Bush, NY 12566
Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Criminal and Medical Malpractice
New York Law School
Chester, NY Personal Injury Lawyer
307 Knollcrest Ln
Chester, NY 10918
Personal Injury
Michael Kaplen
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Pleasantville, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 40 years experience
(914) 747-4410 427 Bedford Rd
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
Brooklyn Law School
Michael V. Kaplen is a Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School where he teaches the only course in the nation devoted to traumatic brain injury law. Michael is a member of the New York State Traumatic Brain Injury Services Coordinating Council and chaired the council from 2007 to 2013. He is president of the American Academy of Brain Injury Attorneys.

He is board certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is board certified by the American Board of Professional Liability attorneys in the field of medical malpractice....
Robert 'Rob' Fellows
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New City, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 43 years experience
(800) 660-4878 254 South Main Street
Suite 500
New City, NY 10956
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
State University of New York - Buffalo
Widely regarded as one of the region’s most successful plaintiff’s attorneys, Rob Fellows is the firm’s managing partner. Rob brings more than 40 years of experience and legal skill to the courtroom and to his clients, where his reputation for meticulous attention to detail, relentless preparation, and aggressive advocacy has gained him the respect of colleagues, judges, and adversaries alike.

Rob believes that the firm’s strong connections with its clients are a major factor in its success. He says, “We take the time to get to know our clients as people, beyond the facts of their cases. We learn...
Jonathan D. Katz
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New Paltz, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 37 years experience
(866) 938-8498 27 Sunset Ridge
New Paltz, NY 12561
Personal Injury, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Syracuse University College of Law
I am attorney serving clients throughout the Hudson Valley in Kingston, Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Greene and Columbia counties in family law, divorce and traffic ticket cases. I provide close personal attention and legal insight into the immediate challenges, and long-term consequences of your situation.My unrelenting advocacy on your behalf is intended to build a sound strategy to safeguard your relationship with your children, and advance your personal and financial goals.
Peter Howard Tilem
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 29 years experience
(877) 377-8666 188 E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Real Estate and White Collar Crime
Pace Law School
Peter Tilem’s legal career started in September of 1991 as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office in Manhattan, where he was assigned to the prosecution and investigation of hundreds, if not thousands, of criminal cases—including violent crimes, white collar crimes and homicides.

Since founding Tilem & Associates, PC, Mr. Tilem has continued to litigate in both state and federal courts and has continued his representation of clients involved in high-profile cases. Mr. Tilem appears regularly in the newspaper and on television concerning his representation in such cases and as a legal commentator. He is...
Jeffery L. Greco
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(914) 898-8800 75 S. Broadway
4th Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationWhite Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 15 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
South Texas College of Law
I am a Federal & State criminal trial lawyer. I do not handle anything beside criminal defense matters in Federal + State court. I cut my teeth as a prosecutor in the third largest city in the U.S., handling narcotics and major felony cases. I rose to the level of Chief Prosecutor and then I left and took that trial experience with me. I switched sides to become a defense lawyer to protect my clients' constitutional rights that get trampled everyday. Based out of New York and Los Angeles, I am the Managing Partner in both New York +...
Joseph Edward O'connor
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Newburgh, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 22 years experience
(866) 440-4452 356 Meadow Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
St. John's University School of Law
Joseph O’Connor is a native New Yorker who represents injured clients all across the Hudson Valley. Joseph attended graduated from St. John’s University School of Law with his law degree. He started out working at a general practice firm, but eventually joined Alfred B. Mainetti and discovered personal injury law. Joseph realized that personal injury law is his passion and finds it the most challenging and satisfying area of law. Joseph focuses a majority of his time to representing clients with catastrophic injuries. In his spare time, Joseph volunteers as a trustee for two disabled adults with traumatic developmental ...
Jonathan Bradford Ripps
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New City, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 24 years experience
(845) 709-6644 254 S. Main Street
5th Floor
New City, NY 10956
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Entertainment & Sports
A versatile lawyer, Jonathan Ripps handles a wide array of cases. Whether you have been accused of driving under the influence of alcohol or victimized by somebody else’s negligence, you can depend on this trusted lawyer for excellent legal advice and representation. A passionate and proactive attorney, he will work tirelessly to secure a favorable resolution for your current case. For the ultimate in criminal and traffic defense, personal injury and entertainment law, do not hesitate to turn to the Law Offices of Jonathan B. Ripps.
Alfred Mainetti
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Newburgh, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 47 years experience
(845) 275-3003 356 Meadow Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Products Liability
The John Marshall Law School
Alfred Mainetti is the senior partner of Mainetti Mainetti & O'Connor. He graduated from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois with his J.D. Al works hard to make sure each client is able to receive the maximum compensation he or she deserves. He gets to know them as individuals and regularly communicates with them to update them on their case and to better serve their needs. He has successfully litigated multiple multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for his clients. Al is active in the community and regularly sponsors charitable events and functions across the Hudson Valley.
Jonna Spilbor
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Poughkeepsie, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 26 years experience
(845) 436-3193 214 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Jonna Spilbor is the founding attorney at Jonna Spilbor Law. An experienced trial lawyer, she has served as a contributing attorney and legal analyst for the Fox News Channel and has lent her voice to various publications, such as Variety Magazine, The New York Times, CNN, and others. Jonna also hosts and co-hosts several radio shows in the Poughkeepsie area. She is one of only a few members of the elite National College for DUI Defense and has handled hundreds of DUI and criminal cases. Her firm assists clients with criminal defense, family law, estate planning, personal injury, and more.
Aubrey Claudius Galloway
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Scarsdale, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 8 years experience
(914) 358-6420 2 Overhill Road
Suite 400
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Health Care and Medical Malpractice
Seton Hall University School of Law and Pace Law School
Aubrey C. Galloway III, Esq. received his Juris Doctorate from Pace Law where he followed a litigation track and excelled in trial and appellate advocacy. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Gettysburg College where he was elected to the prestigious Pi Lambda Sigma honors society for excellence in the subject. Mr. Galloway begin his legal career as an Associate at one of the top Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury law firms in the country, Aaronson Rappaport Feinstein & Deutsch LLP (Best Lawyers® rankings). During his 4 years at ARFD he handled the defense...
James C. Freeman
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 30 years experience
(855) 228-7369 111 Church St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Business, Criminal and Medical Malpractice
Pace Law School
James C. Freeman, Of Counsel to Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC, Attorneys at Law, is a highly experienced civil litigator who has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. His personal injury and medical malpractice verdicts and settlements have been publicized in various media outlets. Early on in his legal career, Mr. Freeman worked as an Assistant County Attorney for Westchester County from 1990-1995. Mr. Freeman also represented physicians and hospitals at a well respected defense firm. His experience on both sides of the aisle works to the benefit of all his current clients, medical malpractice...
Brooke D. Youngwirth
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Poughkeepsie, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 9 years experience
(845) 454-1110 35 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Personal Injury, Business, Civil Rights and Employment
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Brooke Dana Youngwirth represents both employees and private and public-sector employers before state and federal agencies, including the New York State Division of Human Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Brooke also defends private and public employers against employment harassment and discrimination, labor violations, and various other federal and state claims.

In addition, Brooke frequently provides counsel to individuals, school districts, police departments, and other private employers on a range of topics such as wrongful termination, student disciplinary matters, employment discrimination, and the implementation of employment policies and handbooks. Brooke has held client training sessions and continuing legal education seminars...
Mark A. Siesel
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 33 years experience
(914) 224-3086 50 Main St
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White Plains, NY 10606
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Brooklyn Law School
My law firm, The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel, is an established firm with offices in White Plains and the Bronx. I have over 27 years of experience specializing in personal injury and criminal law matters. Further, I will remain personally involved with your case from beginning to end. I zealously represent all of my clients, and, as a result of my advocacy, I have obtained many successful verdicts and settlements.

I am dedicated to providing skillful and effective legal representation to my local community. I have been licensed to practice in both New York and New Jersey since 1987,...
Norman M. Block
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Pleasantville, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 33 years experience
(877) 377-5313 3 Sandford St
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Business, Employment and Medical Malpractice
Fordham University School of Law
Valerie J. Crown
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(845) 708-5900 151 N Main St
#402
New City, NY 10956
Free ConsultationNew City, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 36 years experience
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Social Security Disability
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Valerie dedicates her law practice to protecting the rights of individuals with serious injuries and disabilities. For the past 29 years, she has devoted her career to helping victims of abuse and neglect receive the compensation and benefits they deserve – whether from personal injury, dental malpractice, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and wrongful death, social security disability, or workers compensation. Valerie is admitted to practice before all of the State Courts of New York, the Federal District Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts, and the United States Supreme Court. She obtained her B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia...
Michael H. Joseph
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(914) 354-3809 203 E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationWhite Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 20 years experience
Personal Injury, Business, Construction and Criminal
Tulane University School of Law
Michael H. Joseph is an injury attorney serving New York City, NY, Manhattan, and White Plains. He is also a Partner at the Law Office of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC. He has devoted his career to representing people who were hurt in accidents at construction sites and other locations.

With more than a decade of experience representing clients, Mr. Joseph is an effective advocate in the courtroom, on appeal, at arbitrations, during mediations, and in administrative hearings. Since he understands how stressful and complicated life after an unexpected accident can be, Mr. Joseph vigorously advocates on behalf of injured individuals to...
Jared Altman
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Montrose, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 38 years experience
(914) 737-0200 2125 Albany Post Rd
Montrose, NY 10548
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Business, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Jared Altman has nearly three decades of experience in the legal field. While still in law school he worked in the District Attorney's Office assisting with the prosecution of matters such as driving while intoxicated or impaired, assault and larceny. He also represented disabled persons seeking Social Security Disability benefits. Upon graduating Hofstra University Law School with distinction in 1981, he entered the litigation field with positions at law firms emphasizing personal injury and commercial litigation. There he was exposed to cases involving automobiles, buses, subways, false arrest, infantâs claims, burns and animal bites, to...
Hayley A. Chittenden
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 4 years experience
(877) 377-8666 188 E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
Personal Injury, Business, Criminal and Real Estate
Pace Law School
Hayley A. Chittenden is a civil litigation attorney who practices a wide range of areas including but not limited to, commercial litigation, construction law, real estate law, matrimonial law and trusts and estates law. She litigates matters from their inception to resolution. Ms. Chittenden is a sharp and relentless advocate in the courtroom and a collaborative and innovative deal-maker when negotiating. She is passionate about her career and the legal system but most importantly, her clients and the outcome of their cases.

Ms. Chittenden is admitted to practice in the state of New York and the U.S. District Court...
Scott D. Kagan
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 9 years experience
(914) 259-8810 707 Westchester Ave
#309
White Plains, NY 10604
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Scott Kagan is a New York attorney with a national practice litigating complex product liability cases in a wide array of matters, including automotive crashworthiness, consumer products and heavy machinery. Scott also handles selected catastrophic injury cases that present complex liability issues. Specifically, he handles cases involving medium and heavy trucks, motor vehicle defects and various product defects, personal injury accidents, medical malpractice, boiler and pressure vessel failures, and escalator and elevator malfunctions. He has litigated significant injury cases in New York and several out-of-state jurisdictions.

Scott has worked in personal injury litigation from both the plaintiff and defendant side, giving...
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Injured in an accident?

When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.

Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.

Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.


Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.

Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.