Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson
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NY Personal Injury Attorneys
Our firm fights tirelessly for injured firefighters and victims of accidents and medical malpractice to get the compensation they deserve
The law firm of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, PC is one of New York's most prominent firms concentrating in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and firefighter rights. We serve all of NYC, including the Bronx, Long Island, Queens and Brooklyn.
With nearly 100 years of collective legal experience, we have fought battles and won important landmark decisions in some of our nation's highest courts. We do not select our clients on the basis of their ability to pay. Rather, we represent our clients on a contingency fee basis that is set by New York state law. Our dedication to our clients is unmatched, and we vow to fight vigorously and aggressively to ensure they receive the settlements they deserve.
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When choosing an NY personal injury attorney to handle your case, you need one with in-depth knowledge of all of the aspects of personal injury law. Every claim that can be made on your behalf should be vigorously pursued and every issue raised; you only have one chance to make your case. Because they are NY injury lawyers experienced in these kinds of cases, the attorneys of Barasch, McGarry, Salzman & Penson, PC understand exactly how New York law defines all of the elements of a personal injury case, including the legal definition of negligence, what constitutes injury, what kinds of damages New York allows a victim to claim, and how to effectively negotiate fair settlements on behalf of their clients.
But choosing a lawyer who understands the intricacies of personal injury cases in general is not enough. You also need a legal team behind you that has a proven track record of success handling cases dealing with your particular kind of injury, to maximize your chances of winning your case. The attorneys of Barasch, McGarry, Salzman & Penson, PC have in-depth experience in New York personal injury law, and they have won hundreds of millions of dollars in awards for clients who have suffered injuries for numerous reasons, including automobile, railroad, airplane and construction accidents, medical malpractice, and product liability, among others. So choosing Barasch, McGarry, Salzman & Penson, PC to handle your case ensures you are working with NY injury lawyers who have not just the knowledge to prevail, but the proven ability to win on your behalf. Our attorneys are known for defending their clients vigorously and aggressively—and we pledge to fight for you.
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The NY injury attorneys from Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, PC are longtime advocates of FDNY firefighters and rescue personnel. They have represented the late James Zadroga, an NYPD officer and 9/11 first responder. A growing concern of the firm is tied to these FDNY firefighters who assisted in the search for the victims of 911at the World Trade Center are getting cancer at a higher rate than firefighters before 9/11... Read more
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The accident lawyers in New York from Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, PC were invited to Washington to meet with the Department of Justice lawyers. The Department of Justice lawyers are in charge of the implementation of the Zadroga Act. They are currently in the very beginning stages of choosing the new special master and writing the regulations that will apply soon. These regulations are going to determine which cancers will be covered, whether PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Order is compensable, and whether prior claimants can bring supplemental claims for their latent injuries and subsequent disability...Read more
NY Personal Injury Attorney Michael Barasch Speaks Out on the 9/11 Health Care Law
In the January 25, 2011 edition of New York Newsday on the 9/11 healthcare law, discussing these possible denials of compensation under the new law, New York personal injury attorney Mr. Barasch was quoted as saying, “It’d be tragic if the one thing these guys did wrong was not get sick enough quick enough to qualify for what now would be compensation rightfully owed to them under Zadroga.”...Read more
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Recent verdicts and settlements in New York City personal injury cases
- After two months of trial in Brooklyn, our Brooklyn accident lawyers recovered nearly $5 million on behalf of twin brothers, laborers who were badly burned in a natural gas explosion while they worked side by side to repair a water main break in Coney Island.
- Our Bronx accident lawyers recovered nearly $4 million for a Bronx firefighter who sustained facial burns while fighting a fire that broke out in a vacant apartment while floor-refinishing work was being performed. Contributing to the settlement were the flooring contractor, the building owner who hired them, and the manufacturers of the highly flammable flooring chemicals being used at the time.
Read about the many winning verdicts and settlements achieved by our accident lawyers
Most frequently asked questions on personal injury
Should I provide a statement to an insurance company without a lawyer’s help?
It is in your best interests to only provide your contact information to an insurance company until you consult with a NY injury attorney. The more significant your injuries, the more imperative it becomes to seek legal counsel before providing any statement.
Will I have to go to trial to recover damages?
About 95 percent of personal injury cases filed settle prior to trial.
What is considered “pain and suffering?”
Pain and suffering includes harm caused by physical injury and mental anguish experienced through avoiding activities you engaged in prior to your accident and the potential of surgery.
Each of the injury attorneys in NY of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson PC came from a different background, faced unique challenges, and learned from vastly different experiences while following their own career path. What eventually brought us together is what we share: a deep, abiding connection to the people of New York and a passion for advocating for those unable to advocate for themselves. Our commonly-held goal of achieving life-changing results for deserving personal injury victims, even against what can seem to be overwhelming odds, is what drives us to fight on behalf of all of the injury victims we represent.
The lawyers at the New York personal injury law firm of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson PC are passionate and compassionate advocates inside and outside the courtroom. One of our greatest resources is the diversity and depth of expertise that results from combining our individual strengths, and channeling our collective energy toward our shared goal of getting justice for victims who might otherwise be unable to recover for their injuries. The ability of our NY injury attorneys to make a difference in the lives of our clients has increased exponentially because we work together as a team on their behalf, no matter how formidable our opponent may be and no matter how many resources they may have at their disposal to try to avoid compensating someone they have hurt.
Not only will our attorneys fight aggressively and zealously on your behalf, we will continue that fight beyond the courtroom if necessary. The NY attorneys of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson PC are experienced in appellate work and will work tirelessly on your behalf.
For more information on our paths to Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson PC and to learn more about why we love what we do, please review our individual profiles:
If you need a New York accident lawyer, or help anywhere else in NY getting justice for injuries you suffered as a result of someone else’s actions or inaction, contact us online or call the NY injury attorneys of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson PC toll free at 1-888-746-9042 for a free, no-obligation consultation.
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