NYC Personal Injury Attorneys Stand by Your Side
The caliber of legal representation you require
Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, PC fights tirelessly for injured firefighters and victims of accidents and medical negligence to get the compensation they deserve.
As a prominent New York firm concentrating in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice and firefighter rights, we serve all five boroughs as well as Westchester, Long Island, Rockland, Putnam and Orange counties.
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 set by New York state law. Our dedication is deep, and we vow to fight vigorously and aggressively to ensure that our clients receive the settlements they so desperately need.
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Our credentials set us apart
When choosing an attorney to handle your case, you need one with in-depth knowledge of all aspects of personal injury law. You should consider the experience and success of an effective accident lawyer — the attorneys of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, PC aim to exemplify these characteristics, below, every day.
Because we are lawyers experienced in these kinds of cases, we understand exactly how New York law defines the elements of a case, including negligence, what constitutes injury, what kinds of damages a victim can claim and how effectively to negotiate fair settlements on behalf of our clients. Most important, we never lose sight of the fact that every client is different and must be treated individually with respect.
However choosing a lawyer who understands the intricacies of medical malpractice and personal injury cases in general is not enough. You also need a legal team behind you that has a proven track record of success dealing with your particular kind of injury to maximize your chances of winning your case. The attorneys of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, PC have comprehensive experience, and we have won hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for clients who suffered injuries for a vast array of reasons.
Highlights at Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, PC
The attorneys of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, PC are longtime advocates for FDNY firefighters and rescue personnel. We represented the late James Zadroga, an NYPD officer and 9/11 first responder. A growing concern of the firm is tied to the first responders who assisted in the search for the victims of 9/11 at the World Trade Center getting cancer at an alarming rate... Read more
WTC Victims Fund
Lawyers from our firm have been to Washington, D.C. to meet with the Department of Justice attorneys in charge of implementing the Zadroga Victim Compensation Fund. The department wrote the regulations that apply to claims, — which cancers are covered, which disorders are compensable and if prior claimants can bring supplemental claims for their latent injuries and subsequent disability...Read more
Attorney Michael Barasch speaks out on the 9/11 health care law
In the January 25, 2011 edition of New York Newsday, discussing possible denials of compensation under the new 9/11 healthcare law, Michael Barasch was quoted as saying, “It’d be tragic if the one thing these guys did wrong was not get sick quick enough to qualify for what now would be compensation rightfully owed to them under the Zadroga Act.”...Read more
Please visit our dedicated website for extensive information on getting compensated for a 9/11-related illness. Bear in mind that the deadline for registering for compensation for a known illness is October 3, 2013.
Attorneys at our firm are prolific writers on topics important to our clients, and we regularly appear in the media. View all articles
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To speak with a Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, PC attorney at no charge, call 212.385.8000 or contact us online. We can make a difference in your case and in your life.