- A Tier 1 Firm for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff in New York City
- A Tier 1 Firm for Medical Malpractice Litigation – Plaintiff in New York City
Our NYC Personal Injury Law Firm is proud to announced that 9 of our attorneys made it to the to 2019 Best Lawyers® list. These lawyers are:
- Marijo C. Adimey – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
- Jeffrey B. Bloom – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
The New York Personal Injury Lawyers at Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom Hershenhorn, Steigman and Mackauf obtained the second and the third highest personal injury verdicts in New York in 2017.
- On September 28 2017, Ben Rubinowitz, Rachel Jacobs and James Rubinowitz obtained a $71 million verdict for a 19 year old woman who suffered a fracture of her lumbar spine in a car accident. This is the second highest personal injury verdict and the highest car accident verdict in New York in 2017. It is the fourth of all New York verdicts among all categories of law (read more here)
- Less than a month later, on October 24 2017, Ben Rubinowitz and Peter Saghir obtained a $41.5 million verdict for a 43 year old sanitation worker who was fatally struck by a street sweeper. This is the thirdd highest personal injury verdict and the highest truck accident verdict in New York in 2017. It is the fifth of all New York verdicts among all categories of law (read more here)
Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf is proud to announce that 11 of their New York personal injury lawyers were named 2017 Super Lawyers for the New York Metro area. The 11 named are Marijo Adimey, Jeffrey Bloom, Seymour Boyers, Diana Carnemolla, Anthony Gair, Howard Hershenhorn, Jerome Katz, Stephen Mackauf, Ben Rubinowitz, Peter Saghir and Richard Steigman. Among them, our our managing partner Ben Rubinowitz and our senior partner Jeffrey Bloom also made the top 100 New York Metro Super Lawyers.
The firm also would like to congratulate NY personal Injury Lawyers Christopher Donadio and Rachel Jacobs for their selection as Rising Stars for the New York Metro area.
Over the last 12 years, no other personal injury law firm in New York City had that many attorneys selected by Super Lawyers. 7 of our senior partners have been nominated for 12 consecutive years. All our attorneys have extensive experience in the field of personal injury law. They have honed their skills and developed expertise in Construction Accidents, Auto Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability and other areas of personal injury litigation. The firm has gained a national reputation as “counsel to the profession”.
Our NY personal injury law firm is proud to announce that our attorneys Ben. B. Rubinowitz, Anthony H. Gair and Christopher J. Donadio obtained a $5.85 million settlement in a construction accident that occurred in Queens.
The case involved a construction worker who was injured while performing asbestos removal work on a building rooftop in Queens, NYC. He fell 15-20 feet into the building when the roof collapsed in the area where he was working.
He was rushed to North Shore University Hospital where he was diagnosed with fractures to his spine. While in the hospital, he underwent a percutaneous fusion from the T10 vertebrae to the L2 vertebrae. He remained in the hospital for three and a half weeks after the accident. Following his discharge, he underwent several months of physical therapy and also received epidural steroid injections in his lower back.
Our New York Personal Injury Law Firm was listed in six practice areas in the newly released 2017 ranking of the Best Law Firms by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. For the seventh consecutive year our firm was named a a top tier Law Firm for the New York City Metropolitan area in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs, Legal Malpractice – Plaintiffs and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs. The firm also ranked nationally in the top tier in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs.
Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The 2017 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Over 10,000 attorneys provided more than 800,000 law firm assessments, and over 10,000 clients provided more than 90,000 evaluations.
Our NY personal injury law firm is proud to announce that 11 of our attorneys have been named Super Lawyers. These top NYC personal injury attorneys are: Ben B. Rubinowitz, Anthony H. Gair, Howard S. Hershenhorn, Jeffrey B. Bloom, Richard M. Steigman, Jerome I. Katz, Stephen H. Mackauf, Marijo C. Adimey, Diana M.A. Carnemolla, Peter J. Saghir and Seymour Boyers. Additionally one of our youngest attorneys, Christopher A. Donadio, were selected to the Super Lawyer Rising Stars list.
7 of these talented lawyers have been selected for 11 consecutive years: Jeff, Seymour, Anthony, Howard, Jerome, Stephen and Ben are all senior partners at the firm and have accumulated invaluable experience in the field of personal injury litigation. Richard has been elected a Super Lawyer five times.
Additionally Ben and Jeff were both listed in the Super Lawyers top 100 New York -Metro.
Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf, a leading New York Personal Injury Law Firm, announces that it has been listed in six practice areas in the just released 2016 rankings of law firms by U.S. News Media Group, the publishers of U.S. News & World Report, and Best Lawyers®. This is the sixth edition of this highly-anticipated annual analysis. Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf was ranked in the top tier in five legal specialties in the New York City Metropolitan Area: Legal Malpractice-Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice-Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs, Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs. The firm also ranked nationally in the top tier in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs.
Inclusion in the “Best Law Firms” listing is based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes data collection, evaluation and feedback from thousands of clients, lawyers and law firm representatives spanning a wide range of practice areas nationwide.
“We are delighted that our firm has once again received this honor,” says Ben Rubinowitz, Managing Partner at the firm. “To be included in six practice areas is a testament to the hard work and endless dedication we give to our clients. At our firm there is nothing more important than the plight of our clients. We have always worked tirelessly to secure the very best results for those who have been seriously injured through the fault of others. We are honored to be recognized for our dedication and the superb results that we have achieved.”
We are proud to announce that a bicycle accident verdict and an auto accident settlement obtained by our New York personal injury attorneys have been listed in the 2015 New York Law Journal’s New York’s Verdict & Settlement Hall of Fame. Induction into the New York’s Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame is based on five years of verdicts and settlements submitted to the Verdict Search database. Those cases that could not be submitted due to confidentiality restraints were not considered. The practice area focus for this year’s Hall of Fame honors is Motor Vehicle.
The two cases handled by our firm that made it to the Hall of Fame are “Ortiz v. New York Transit Authority” and “Estate of Farinacci v. Powell”. In the first case, our personal injury attorneys Ben Rubinowitz and Peter Saghir obtained a $8.57 million verdict for a bicyclist who suffered degloving injuries to her leg after being struck by a MTA bus in Manhattan. In the second case, attorneys Ben Rubinowitz and Diana Carnemolla obtained a $8 million settlement for the husband and the 4 year old child of a 22 year old mother who was killed by a drunk driver. This settlement was the largest award in the State of New York for the wrongful death of a mother leaving one child surviving her.