Our firm helps individuals and consumers who have been injured or wronged by other corporations and individuals. Most of our practices revolves around personal injuries and wrongful deaths which result because of the negligence or wrongful acts of others. These cases include: automobile accidents, truck accidents, bicycle accidents, defective products, falls, work related accidents, medical errors, fraud and more.
We work hard to help people in their time of need and obtain proper compensation for them in order to alleviate these surprise events which inevitably occur but which usually could have been prevented if proper care were taken by the other party. If we are ever unable to assist you in your matter, we always try to refer you to another reputable lawyer, whom we know and trust, to discuss your case and possibly represent you. We are prepared to provide you with an arsenal of legal knowledge and experience to fight your case. We have an excellent track record in successfully resolving our clients' cases and obtaining justice for the wrongfully injured. We are proud of what we do and proud of the people we have the privilege to represent. Our law firm's Practice Areas include:
Medical malpractice causes hundreds of thousands of injuries and deaths in the United States annually. The term medical malpractice refers to a physician's failure, either due to negligence or error, to provide a patient with the accepted standard of care, thereby causing a patient to suffer harms and losses.
If you have been seriously injured by the negligent actions of a doctor, insurance company, hospital, therapist, nurse or other medical professional, it may be important to contact an attorney who can help you protect your legal rights. We have the experience, knowledge and skill to assist you in determining if you do in fact have a legitimate medical malpractice claim.
Personal injury attorneys and lawyers typically represent clients (plaintiffs) who have been injured either financially or physically due to the fault of another. At Peter DeFilippis & Associates we handle nearly every type of personal injury - from car accidents, and wrongful death to product liability.
Our cases are handled on a contingency fee basis meaning our firm does not charge a legal fee until we are successful in obtaining compensation for you, our client. Litigation costs and expenses are advanced by the firm and reimbursed when your case settles or after a trial and judgment.
A serious injury or the accidental death of a loved one can be devastating emotionally, physically and financially. It is a vulnerable time as you try to navigate the road to recovery. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, you should talk to an experienced New York City Personal Injury attorney as soon as possible.
We have won fair and just compensation in hundreds of verdicts and settlements for those hurt or killed in a wide variety of different types of accidents. We have established a reputation for maximizing the compensation clients receive for their injuries and for minimizing the hassles of pursuing a claim.
As with any case, the facts of each incident have to be carefully reviewed to determine whether or not the case is meritorious. If however, you feel that you have been harmed by the negligent act or omission of someone else, please contact us for a complete review and evaluation of your case.
Labor and Employment Law
You work hard for your employer. In turn, your employer should work hard to see that you are treated with the dignity and respect that you deserve. We handle discrimination cases, including: age, disabilities, National origin, race, religion, retaliation, sexual and gender.
FDA and Prescription Drugs
Medications must be approved by the FDA to be sold in the United States. Products approved by the FDA, yet used for unapproved purposes may be unsafe and carry dangerous risks. The timely, efficient and effective resolution of defective medical products often calls for an attorney who is experienced in handling these matters and dedicated to providing the client with personal service. The average person needs a law firm that is ready, willing and able to stand up to those that are marketing drugs and supplements that can have potentially dangerous side effects. We represent injured parties in products liability cases against culpable drug makers, and other product manufacturers, and distributors or sellers whose defective or dangerous products may have caused serious harm to consumers including, but not limited to, injuries associated with the use of:
Please contact our firm today to schedule a consultation and case evaluation with an attorney knowledgeable about defective drug cases.
Have you or a loved one been injured by a faulty product? Learn your legal rights and ask us about many of the current products that are causing injury or being recalled.
A suit for wrongful death may be filed when a person dies as the result of someone else's negligent, reckless or intentional act. No loss is greater than the wrongful death of a loved one. At the Law Offices of Peter DeFilippis & Associates, our lawyers represent grieving families in their claims for compensation against the people responsible for your loss. We diligently fight for the rights of surviving family members and Estates
We have been achieving exceptional results for family members of wrongful death victims of catastrophic injury and wrongful death for nearly three decades. A wrongful death claim in New York allows only certain family members to collect specific types of damages for loss of future wages, medical expenses prior to death, and loss of companionship. In New York, a wrongful death claim must be filed by the person appointed by a Surrogates' Court to be the personal representative of deceased person's estate. Our wrongful death attorneys will assist you in all probate proceedings necessary to file your wrongful death lawsuit.
At the Law Offices of Peter DeFilippis & Associates, we devote whatever resources are needed to help our clients receive maximum compensation for their loss. Our selective case list allows us to give our full personal attention to every client. Again, each inquiry is treated with care and every phone call is returned promptly.
If we commit to your fatal accident case, we will set out to prove it by thorough investigation, use of top-flight experts and extensive depositions. We handle all catastrophic injury wrongful death cases on a contingency fee basis. That means you pay nothing for our legal services unless we make a recovery for you.
Business and Construction Litigation
If you have suffered from an act which has caused an adverse negative affect to you, or your business, please contact Peter DeFilippis & Associates as soon as possible.
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