When faced with the aftermath of a car accident, having an experienced New York auto accident lawyer by your side can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. Choosing the right lawyer for your case is one of the most important decisions you’ll make following a car accident. But how do you find the best auto accident lawyers in New York?
Most people would agree that a personal referral is an ideal way to go. However, not everyone knows someone who has hired a personal injury lawyer in the past.
I’m Anthony Ferrante, a New York auto accident attorney and founding partner at Ferrante & Koenig, PLLC. I’ve created this post to help people who need to hire an auto accident lawyer but don’t know where to start. Below, please find a list of some of the best auto accident lawyers in New York.
If you suffered injuries in a New York auto accident, your case will be in good hands with any of the lawyers listed here.
5 of the Best NYC Car Accident Lawyers
Jeffrey Koenig – Ferrante & Koenig
Jeffrey Koenig is my partner at Ferrante & Koenig, PLLC. Even if he were not my partner, I’d recommend him to anyone needing a personal injury lawyer. He’s one of the best auto accident lawyers I know. Jeffrey has spent nearly two decades exclusively representing injured victims at two sizeable personal injury law firms.
His trial record of success speaks for itself. He’s recovered millions of dollars for his clients.
David H. Perecman – The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.
David H. Perecman founded The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. in 1983. He has a team of accomplished attorneys who excel in different aspects of personal injury law, including complex auto accident cases. Their reputation for aggressive advocacy and dedication to getting justice have earned them countless five-star reviews from previous clients.
His firm has recovered more than half a billion dollars in settlements and jury verdicts, including some auto accident cases. Examples include a $2,125,000 settlement for a bus driver who sustained injuries when a vehicle tried to pass on the left; and a $1,250,000 settlement at mediation for an auto accident where the defendant made an unsafe lane change into the plaintiff.
Allen L. Rothenberg – The Rothenberg Law Firm
Allen L. Rothenberg is the founder of The Rothenberg Law Firm has a long history of securing impressive jury awards and settlements for injured victims in auto accidents. He’s been involved in several high-profile cases before state and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
His firm has successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of clients. Some notable cases include a $6.9 million resolution for an eye injury in an auto accident caused by icy conditions and $2.5 million for a pedestrian who needed a knee replacement after being struck by a police car.
Andrew Levine – Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm
Andrew Levine is the co-founder of Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm. For three decades, his firm has provided top-notch personal injury representation to New York residents, demonstrating proficiency in complex auto accident cases.
His firm has achieved multiple seven-figure settlements and trial verdicts for New York auto accidents, including a $2.8 million trial verdict in a rear-end case where two sisters suffered severe injuries and a $2.2 million settlement for a victim struck head-on by a reckless driver.
Ben B. Rubinowitz – Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf
Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf have represented injured New Yorkers for over 100 years. Ben and his team recovered some impressive awards, including the largest verdict in New York State and the 25th-largest judgment in the country in 2018. This case involved a pedestrian who sustained catastrophic injuries after being struck by a double-decker bus in Manhattan, New York.
Other settlements of note include a $71 million verdict for a fractured lumbar spine in an accident and an $8 million settlement for a mother whose 4-year-old child was killed by a drunk driver.