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NYC Personal Injury Attorneys Stand by Your Side

Serving all five boroughs of NYC, Long Island, Westchester, Putnam and Duchess Counties

Welcome to the personal injury law office of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson. We are a nationally known personal injury law firm, located in New York, with lawyers who concentrate in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases arising out of auto accidents, construction accidents, plane, train and motorcycle accidents, and any other case where a serious personal injury was caused by someone’s negligence. Many of our clients are NYC firefighters who were injured in the line of duty. We also represent thousands of sick first responders and local residents who are survivors of the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks.

For more than 100 collective years, the personal injury attorneys at the New York law firm of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson have been seeking justice for victims of personal injury and wrongful death throughout New York and the United States.

Accident victims who file personal injury claims may be eligible for damages, which may include, but are not limited to financial compensation for loss of past and future income, pain and suffering, emotional distress and permanent disability. Families of the deceased can file a wrongful death civil law suit, which can help them recover damages for pain and suffering, lost wages, mental anguish, loss of companionship, loss of support and services, lost net accumulations (savings the decedent would have had), medical costs and other expenses.

Personal Injury cases, especially catastrophic injury cases, can often be complex, lengthy and costly to take to trial. You need an experienced law firm with the tools, technology, resources and financial capability to take on large corporations and insurance companies. Making the right decision on your legal representation could have a major impact on the outcome of your case.

We are committed to providing old-fashioned legal service along with the most current research and the latest in technology. Our cases are self-funded and we endeavor to work with the most qualified experts in their respective fields. We have handled thousands of cases (many high profile and complex) and have achieved numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients.

Our areas of practice

At our firm, we represent clients in personal injury cases involving:

Our attorneys have the skill and experience to handle the most complex injury matters.

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 certainly consider the experience and success of an effective accident lawyer. The attorneys of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson are experienced and boast a proven track record of success. What drives us every day is the desire to ensure that our clients get the compensation they deserve.

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 favorable settlements on behalf of our clients. Most importantly, we never lose sight of the fact that we represent people in need, not corporations, not businesses, not insurance companies.  You are our primary concern, and every client is treated dignity and respect as they navigate a difficult time in their lives.

Of course, 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 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

Representation of all accident Victims, including injured Firefighters, Police Officers and Emergency Medical Technicians

For the last 3 decades, the attorneys of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson have advocated for injured FDNY firefighters and other rescue personnel. We have successfully fought for injured firefighters, police officers and EMT’s against negligent building owners, and against landlords whose willful disregard and non-compliance with electrical and building codes has caused fires and injuries.  We are honored to have represented the late James Zadroga, an NYPD detective 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

Our law firm represents thousands of sick and deceased 9/11 first responders.  The lawyers from our firm have been to Washington, D.C. many times to meet with the Department of Justice attorneys in charge of implementing the Zadroga Victim Compensation Fund. The department of justice wrote the original regulations that apply to claims.  Working with the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), over 67 cancers have been added to the list of certified WTC conditions.  They are compensable.  Prior claimants can bring supplemental claims for their newly diagnosed cancers and subsequent disability findings … 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.”  Barasch and his firm have been proud to advocate on behalf of the 9/11 community in order to convince Congress to extend and reauthorize the 2010 Zadroga Act…. Read more

Please visit our dedicated website for extensive information on compensation for 9/11-related illnesses. Bear in mind that the deadline for registering for compensation for a known illness is two years from the date that your illness is certified by the WTC Health Program or another governmental entity such as Workers Compensation or the Social Security Administration.

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 attorney at no charge, call 888.746.8212 or contact us online. We can make a difference in your case and in your life.

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