White Plains, New York Personal Injury Lawyers

Stephen Bilkis
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I'm an experienced New York City personal injury lawyer and I fight to help my clients get the compensation they deserve. My practice includes auto accidents, medical malpractice, products liability, and slip and falls. Read More »
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Michael Huguenot
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New York Personal Injury Lawyer with 37 years experience

Pace UniversityNew York and US District Courts for Eastern and Southern Districts
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Peter Ronai
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Free Consultation! Aggressive and Dedicated Representation for Personal Injury!

I provide the highest quality legal representation for those injured due to the negligence of others. I will fight for your rights and interests! Visit my website for verdicts and settlements, and a free consultation. Read More »
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Jonathan Roberts
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New York Personal Injury Attorney with 26 years experience

Fordham University School of LawUnited States District Courts for the Eastern Districts of New York, United States District Courts for the Southern Districts of New York and New York
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Alexander Kran III
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Free Consultation! Experienced Personal Injury Attorney! Trusted Legal Counsel!

I am devoted to helping injury victims get justice! I work tirelessly to help families receive the compensation they deserve! Visit my website for client testimonials and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jeffery L. Greco
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(914) 898-8800 75 S. Broadway
4th Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 14 years experience
Personal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Immigration
South Texas College of Law
I am a trial lawyer by trade. People do not hire me to plead them guilty. They hire me to fight for them and that is what I do. I cut my teeth as an assistant district attorney in the third largest city in the U.S., handling narcotics cases 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, I run the New York...
Mark A. Siesel
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 32 years experience
(914) 224-3086 50 Main St
#1000
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,...
Scott D. Kagan
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 8 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...
Peter Wight Yoars
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 20 years experience
(914) 740-1050 75 S. Broadway
4th Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Construction, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Pace Law School
Peter W. Yoars, Jr. is a solution-driven attorney with experience in all aspects and phases of complex civil and commercial litigation, settlements, arbitrations and mediations. Peter has vast experience with jury and non-jury trials in state and Federal courts as well as arbitrations, mediations and other forms of ADR. As trial and lead counsel, he handles engineering and construction disputes, corporate litigation, environmental law, professional liability claims, toxic torts, product liability, among other cases. Peter has made hundreds of court appearances, drafted countless pleadings, motions and other court documents, managed intricate and voluminous discovery processes, taken and defended...
Louis Gasparini
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 16 years experience
(914) 304-4353 75 South Broadway 4th Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Personal Injury, Business, Construction and Products Liability
Albany Law School
At Lynch Schwab, we handle all legal matters in every county in New York State, and can appear throughout all of Connecticut. We provide clients with thorough, cost conscious and effective representation. All of our attorneys have previously trained at large litigation law firms, and are dedicated to providing the same services which a large firm can provide, but with the small firm personal client relationship. Our Firm handles all aspects of the legal practice, representing major insurers, municipalities, small businesses, large businesses and individuals. We also represent clients on non-litigation matters, such as real estate closings, commercial and business...
Henry G. Miller
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII Gold
White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 60 years experience
(800) 734-5694 99 Court St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Legal Malpractice and Products Liability
New York University School of Law and St. John's University School of Law
Thomas L. Gallivan
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 14 years experience
(855) 228-7369 111 Church St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Medical Malpractice
St. John's University School of Law
Thomas L. Gallivan represents individuals and families in matters of nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice and personal injury. Prior to founding the firm, Gallivan & Gallivan, Attorneys at Law, Mr. Gallivan defended nursing homes, physicians, and hospitals, as well as their insurers. As a result of this experience, Mr. Gallivan is very familiar with the strategies employed by nursing homes, physicians, hospitals and their insurers. He uses his experience defending these matters to the benefit of his current clients, victims of nursing home neglect/abuse, medical malpractice or personal injury.

Mr. Gallivan also serves as counsel to individuals accused of...
Martha L. Osorio
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 37 years experience
(800) 318-9750 203 E Post Rd
1st Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
Carol M. Wickham
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 40 years experience
(800) 734-5694 99 Court St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Defense and Products Liability
Golden Gate University School of Law
Thomas Owen O'Connor
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 19 years experience
(914) 259-8810 707 Westchester Ave
#309
White Plains, NY 10604
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
University of Notre Dame
Carol M. Wickham
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 40 years experience

Golden Gate University School of LawNew York and U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
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Barry M. Lasky
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Free Consultation! Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer! Helping the Injured!

I aggressively represent personal injury victims with expertise. I work tirelessly to help victims and families receive the compensation they deserve! Visit my website for more information, call for a free consultation! Read More »
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Natalie E. Zaremba
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 4 years experience
(914) 761-9400 200 East Post Road
White Plains, NY 10601
Personal Injury, Divorce and Family
Pace Law School
Ms. Zaremba is an Associate Attorney at Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari. She is experienced in all aspects of matrimonial and family law practice including divorce, child custody, spousal and child support, equitable distribution, domestic violence and pre-nuptial and post-marital agreements.
Daniel F. Gallivan
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 45 years experience
(855) 228-7369 111 Church St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Real Estate
St. John's University School of Law
Daniel F. Gallivan graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in 1972. Since then, he has been practicing law in the New York area, including the five boroughs, and Westchester, Rockland and Orange counties. Mr. Gallivan serves as trial counsel to the firm, Gallivan & Gallivan, Attorneys at Law, in medical malpractice, personal injury, criminal and DWI matters. He has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his personal injury and medical malpractice clients. In addition, his reputation for representing criminal defendants is unparalleled. Mr. Gallivan has tried many criminal cases to verdict with...
Carlos M. Calderon
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 28 years experience
(800) 734-5694 99 Court St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
University of Connecticut School of Law and University of Puerto Rico School of Law
Patrick J. McMahon Esq.
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII SilverSocial Media
White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer
(800) 318-9750 203 E Post Rd
1st Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Pace Law School
He is admitted to practice in the State of New York
Andrew James Barovick
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 30 years experience
(914) 761-1133 235 Main Street, Suite 318
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Social Security Disability
Yeshiva University
Victor Fusco
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 43 years experience
(800) 416-5454 50 Main Street
White Plains, NY 10606-1900
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Administrative, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Brooklyn Law School
Mr. Fusco is the founding member of Fusco, Brandenstein & Rada, P.C., a 20 lawyer firm with 5 offices on Long Island, 4 in NYC as well as a Westchester location. In its nearly 40 year history the firm has successfully represented thousands of working people and their loved ones in Workers Compensation, Social Security Disability, NYS & NYC Employee Civil Service Disability, Long Term Disability and ERISA claims, Veterans Benefits and Personal Injury matters. Mr. Fusco was the founding president of the NY Social Security Bar Association and is a past president of the National Organization of Social Security...
James C. Freeman
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney
(855) 228-7369 111 Church St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Business, Criminal and Medical Malpractice
Pace Law School
Dominick John Robustelli
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 43 years experience
(800) 727-7084 200 Mamaroneck Ave
#500
White Plains, NY 10601
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...
Ian Douglas Orr
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 21 years experience
(914) 428-7700 75 S. Broadway
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Construction, Insurance Claims and Workers' Comp
Fordham University
Our team of attorneys are experienced in the negotiation and litigation of property, injury & workers compensation insurance claims on behalf of homeowners, commercial businesses and everyday people who suffer personal injuries. To put it simple, we love to work for the "little guys" while fighting for their rights against the big insurance companies. We don't let our clients get bullied into taking less money on their claims or allow insurance companies to deny their claims unjustly. Our attorneys will utilize over 20 years of legal experience to get your claim paid at full value.
Kirsten Bennett
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 17 years experience
(914) 246-2906 50 Main Street, Ste. 1000
White Plains, NY 10601
Personal Injury, Criminal, Probate and Real Estate
I currently serve clients throughout Westchester, Putnam and Fairfield counties in the areas of criminal defense, real estate sales and purchases, and probate matters. I have a broad range of experience having worked in both the public and private sectors as a prosecutor in Nassau County, New York, and with a national insurance defense law firm for over 8 years. I pride myself on outstanding personal service, and quality representation at competitive prices.
Scott Steinberg
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I vigorously advocate for victims who have sustained injuries due to the negligence of another party. I work hard for the compensation you deserve! Visit my website for more information. Call for a free consultation! Read More »
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Btzalel Hirschhorn
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New York Personal Injury Attorney

University of Baltimore School of Law and Midrash ShmuelNew York
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Hayley A. Chittenden
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 3 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 litigation and transactions attorney with experience in litigating commercial and construction law matters, family and matrimonial matters, landlord tenant law, and criminal law. 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 has litigated matters from their inception to resolution practicing in a wide range of areas. She understands that lawsuits can be a stressful and lengthy process for her clients. Sensitive to...
Keith Ahlers
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 35 years experience
(800) 869-6319 14 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Brooklyn Law School
Admitted to the bar, 1984 State of New York; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. EDUCATION: New York University (B.A. cum laude 1980); Brooklyn Law School (J.D. 1983). MEMBER: American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyer Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Legislative Committee); New York State Bar Association; Westchester County Bar Association; White Plains Bar Association; Defense Research Institute, Chairman, Ethics Committee. Founder and President, The Breadwinners Foundation, Inc; Board Member, Periwinkle Productions.
Stewart McMillan Esq.
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 24 years experience
(914) 358-4326 244 Westchester Avenue
Suite 410
White Plains, NY 10604
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Construction, Criminal and DWI
Fordham University School of Law
Vince Sykes
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 10 years experience
(914) 303-6331 50 Main Street, Suite 1000
White Plains, NY 10606
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Workers' Comp
Pace Law School
Jesus A. Cachaya Jr.
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 10 years experience
(800) 318-9750 203 E Post Rd
1st Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Immigration
Capital University Law School
Sarah J. Eagen
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII Gold
White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 16 years experience
(800) 734-5694 99 Court St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Municipal and Products Liability
Pace Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Peter Howard Tilem
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII GoldBlawgsearchSocial Media
White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 28 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
John S. Rand
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII Gold
White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 29 years experience
(800) 734-5694 99 Court St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Appeals and Products Liability
Pace University
Daniel Kalish
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 33 years experience
(914) 761-6177 199 Main St #603
White Plains, NY 10601
Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Jeffrey Mitchell Binder
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 22 years experience
(914) 946-3191 68 East Post Road, suite 200
White Plains, NY 10601
Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Business and Criminal
Steven Zalewski
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New York Personal Injury Attorney with 32 years experience

New York
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Robert A. O'Hare Jr.
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New York Personal Injury Attorney with 36 years experience

St. John's University School of LawNew Jersey
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Robert J. Frisenda
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII Gold
White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 42 years experience
(800) 734-5694 99 Court St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Defense and Products Liability
New York Law School
Lewis McCarthy
Claimed Lawyer ProfileLII Silver
White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer
(914) 358-4326 244 Westchester Ave
Suite 410
White Plains, NY 10604
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Construction, Criminal and Products Liability
Fordham University School of Law
Timothy A. Green
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 17 years experience
(914) 683-7900 399 Knollwood Road
Suite 213
White Plains, NY 10603
Personal Injury, Construction, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
University of Southern California and Pace Law School
John M. Hochfelder
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 41 years experience
(914) 686-0900 81 Main Street
White Plains, NY 10601
Personal Injury
Jeffrey Ian Carton
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 27 years experience
(914) 331-0100 2 Westchester Park Drive
#410
White Plains, NY 10604
Personal Injury and Business
Columbia Law School
Jeff has been recognized annually by his peers as a New York “Super Lawyer” (one of the Top 25 in Westchester County), and selected as one of US News & World Report’s “Best Lawyers in America” in the area of commercial litigation. He has also been named a lifetime member of “Elite Lawyers in America,” “The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum,” and “Top Trial Lawyers in America.”

Jeff’s versatility with a wide array of subject matters has led to his handling of many high profile, difficult cases. Among other matters, Jeff successfully led the defense in federal court of a boat-builder...
Daniel F. McGuire
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer
(914) 368-0016 777 Westchester Avenue, Suite 101
White Plains, NY 10604
Personal Injury, Employment, Entertainment & Sports and Immigration
Daniel McGuire comes from a family that has practiced law for generations. He learned early that the way to best serve clients is to be honest and transparent in all dealings, and to always provide the quality of service he would expect for himself and his family. To this end, our firm strives to be the place our clients turn to first with any legal question or problem, knowing that they will receive guidance that they can trust. Our firm is built on the foundations of quality and integrity. Nothing is more gratifying to us than...
Charles G. Smith
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White Plains, NY Personal Injury Lawyer
(914) 948-4500 1 Barker Avenue
Suite 675
White Plains, NY 10601
Personal Injury, Insurance Defense, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
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...
Harold Weisman
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Scarsdale, NY Personal Injury Lawyer with 61 years experience
(914) 713-1400 670 White Plains Rd
Suite 321
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Elder and Medical Malpractice
New York University School of Law
Michael Harold Maizes
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Rye Brook, NY Personal Injury Attorney with 34 years experience
(914) 251-1112 800 Westchester Avenue
345N
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Wake Forest University School of Law
We are a family owned, multi-generational law firm serving New York, New Jersey and Florida. We also have affiliated offices and counsel in Illinois and California. Our two partners have more than 80 years combined experience between them, and our firm is well-established and well-respected. Our clients are treated as family, and with respect and prompt, personal attention. Our services are efficiently performed, we communicate effectively, and our rates are reasonable and competitive. Michael is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Florida and various Federal Courts, including the United States Supreme Court. He graduated from State University...
Edward R. Averbuch
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Free Consultation! Experienced and Successful Injury Attorney! Pursuing Justice!

I am committed to protecting the rights and interests of those injured due to the negligence of others. I fight for compensation! Visit my website for client testimonials and case results, Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Peter J. Saghir
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Free Consultation! Aggressive and Skilled Personal Injury Lawyer! Call for Help!

I aggressively represent those who have been injured as a result of someone else's negligence. I seek full and fair compensation for injuries! Visit my website for testimonials and results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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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.