Placidus Aguwa

Placidus Aguwa: Attorney with Aguwa & Metu, P.C.
  • Partner at Aguwa & Metu, P.C. (3 Attorneys)
  • 89-44 162nd Street, Jamaica, NY 11432
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    5.0/5.0 (3)
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Biography

Placidus Aguwa is the managing partner of the firm. He graduated, Magna Cum Laude from the University of Ife Law School. With more than two decades as a trial and transactional attorney, he has developed expertise and outstanding reputation representing clients. Over the years, in conjunction with his partners, he has recovered millions dollars for clients in negligence and medical malpractice cases.

Aguwa has been active in the local legal community to 1997 and has received awards for exceptional services to the community.

Bar Admissions
• New York State Supreme - 1996
• U. S. District Court Southern District of New York - 1997
• U. S. District Court Eastern District of New York - 1998
• U. S. Court of International Trade - 1997
• Nigerian Bar - 1991

Professional Association Memberships
• Queens County Bar Association
• New York State Trial Lawyers Association
• New York State Bar Association
• Nigerian Lawyers Association – former President

Areas of Practice (22)

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Slip and Fall
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Subway Accidents
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Head Injury
  • Civil Rights
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 7
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 13
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 11
  • Bankruptcy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
646-681-8024  Phone
718-739-4444  Phone
718-739-4440  Fax
Law School Attended:
University of Ife, LL.B., 1990; Nigerian Law School, BL., 1991
Year of First Admission:
1991
Admission:
1997, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1996, New York; 1998, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1997, U.S. Court of International Trade; 1991, Nigeria
Memberships:
New York State Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association.
Reported Cases:

Queens Supreme Court – One Million Dollar recovery [$1,000,000.00] on behalf of a pedestrian struck and severely injured in a crosswalk.



Bronx Supreme Court – Five Hundred and Seventy Five Thousand Dollar recovery, [$575,000.00] on behalf of an operator severely injured at a construction site.



Bronx Supreme Court – Two Hundred Thirty Nine Thousand Dollar, [$239,000.00] judgment against a drunk driver.



Dutchess Supreme Court - One hundred Forty Two Thousand Dollar, [$142,000.00] recovery on behalf a client severely injured by a drunk driver.



Mediation - Five Hundred Thousand Dollar recovery, [$500,000.00] on behalf of a homeowner, for a fire damage claim against the insurance company.



Arbitration - Two Hundred Thirty Seven Thousand Dollar, [$237,000.00] award in a Breach of Contract Arbitration.



Retained as counsel in $20 million dollar transaction Oil and Gas Vessel by Guaranty Trust Bank Trust Bank, PLC.



Retained as counsel in $1.8 million dollar financing of Texan Oil and Gas Fabricator’s subsidiary by Guaranty Trust Bank Trust Bank, PLC.
ISLN:
913784066
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (3 reviews)
Peer Reviewed
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    4.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 06/08/17 in Personal Injury

    I've worked with Attorney Aguwa and he is a skilled lawyer. I highly rate him because he is knowledgeable.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 06/08/17 in Catastrophic Injury

    Exceptional lawyer who is fully capable of handling legal matters.

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Jamaica, New York

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