New York City Personal Injury Attorney

New York City Personal Injury Lawyer

Five Decades of Collective Legal Experience

When it comes to personal injury representation, there is no substitute for experience. Our team of New York City personal injury attorneys has more than 50 combined years of legal experience. Over the years, we have recovered more than $100 million in compensation for our clients. Today, we use this knowledge to fight for our clients' rights in a wide variety of personal injury practice areas. Click on the links below to read about some of the cases that we handle. If you have additional questions about your claim or lawsuit, feel free to call our office today and request a free initial case consultation - our team is available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Bicycle Accidents
According to statistics from the city government, nine out of ten bicycle fatalities are the result of collisions with motor vehicles. Although some bike accidents are the fault of the cyclist, a large percentage of incidents are due to negligent or reckless behavior on the part of the automobile driver.

Birth Injuries
Our attorneys have extensive experience representing families in claims against doctors who exhibited negligence that caused a birth injury. If your child has suffered Erb's palsy, cerebral palsy, or another type of injury at birth, we have the knowledge and resources to help you.

Boating Accidents
If you were injured while riding a boat for recreational purposes, you could have grounds for a personal injury claim against the boat owner. If negligent piloting or unsafe equipment is responsible for your injuries, you may be entitled to financial compensation.

Bus Accidents
Our attorneys can represent the victims of bus accidents, including passengers who were hurt while riding a bus and individuals who were injured from being struck by a bus. We can assist you in filing a claim against a private bus operating company or the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Car Accidents
If you have been seriously hurt in an automobile accident or you have lost a loved one in a fatal collision, let us help you pursue compensation for your pain, suffering, and income loss.

Catastrophic Injuries
After suffering a serious or debilitating injury such as a severe burn, brain injury, or spinal cord injury, your life could be changed forever. You deserve maximum compensation for all current and ongoing damages, which is why you should hire an attorney with proven success.

Children's Injuries
If your child was injured or otherwise harmed through the negligent actions of another, then you can take legal action. Your child deserves to be given the best medical treatment, and you can provide that for them by recovering compensation from the responsible party.

Civil Rights / False Arrest
The United States of America operates under ethical values that apply to all people, regardless of race, age, gender or beliefs. Sometimes, law enforcement officers wrongfully arrest citizens because of prejudice, administrative mistake, or even discrimination. Protect yourself and your rights by hiring a personal injury attorney to represent you.

Construction Accidents
The construction industry is one of the most dangerous lines of work in New York City, accounting for a large percentage of fatal workplace accidents every year. Certain types of jobsite accidents are especially common, such as falls, electrocution, or being struck by a falling object.

Defective Products
Filing a lawsuit against a large manufacturer can be challenging because they typically have vast resources for defending their businesses against legal action and are anxious to avoid being found liable for causing injuries or death. To even the playing field, you need a proven injury lawyer on your side who has the legal muscle to fight for your right to compensation.

Ferry Accidents
As the most efficient source of transportation between New Jersey and New York City, the ferry system is a popular mode of transportation. Unfortunately, it is also a flawed system that has been known to experience mechanical problems and operation errors. If you were injured in a ferry accident, call our firm for help.

Firefighter Injuries
Firefighting is one of the most respected jobs in the world, and rightly so. Individuals who put their lives in danger every day to make sure that others stay safe deserve a special respect. Because of this, it is important that injured firefighters get the financial compensation they need and deserve if they are wrongfully injured.

Medical Malpractice
Don't assume that your doctor did everything he or she could to prevent causing your injury! Doctors make mistakes just like everyone else, but when they do, the results can be disastrous for the patient. An attorney on our team formerly worked at a medical malpractice defense firm, which gives us a unique insight into how to get results in this type of case.

Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents are frequently caused by an automobile driver and can leave the rider with catastrophic injuries or even result in death. If it can be proven that the driver is at fault, you may be entitled to recover monetary damages for your losses, injury, and suffering.

Nursing Home Neglect
When you have reason to suspect that an elderly loved one is suffering abuse or neglect in a nursing home or assisted living facility, it is vital that you contact an attorney who can help you investigate the situation. The right legal representation and action can help safeguard your family member's rights as well as their physical and emotional well-being.

Pedestrian Accidents
If you have been injured as a result of being struck by a vehicle, you may be able to take legal action to recover monetary damages from the driver. To help you establish the facts of the case and who is at fault, do not hesitate to ask an attorney on our team to help you understand your options.

Police Brutality
Unnecessary use of excessive force by a law enforcement officer is classified as police brutality, and victims of this type of abuse are entitled to compensation.

Premises Liability
If you are injured on someone's property and it can be proven that the owner knew about the subpar conditions yet failed to take reasonable corrective actions, you may be able to take legal action against him or her.

Racial Profiling & Discrimination
Discriminatory acts such as racial profiling that are made by a member of the law enforcement agency can lead to false arrest or mistreatment of another kind. If you were victimized by racial profiling, you can take legal action against the offending officer.

Social Security Disability
Contact The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny to learn about how we can assist you in filing for Social Security Disability Insurance if your injuries or the deterioration of your health has kept you out of work for months on end.

Subway Accidents
New York City has the largest public transportation system in the world and the New York City Transit Authority is responsible for keeping passengers safe. When you or your family are injured in a subway accident, you may be able to file a claim for compensation if you are able to prove that your accident was caused by the negligence of the government authorities who are in charge.

Toxic Exposure
Every day, we come into contact with many different and possibly dangerous chemicals in our homes, businesses and city. If you suffered injuries due to toxic exposure at work or because of a dangerous product, you may be able to claim compensation for those injuries from the party responsible for your overexposure.

Trucking Accidents
Have you been injured in an accident caused by a negligent truck driver? Let us investigate the situation to find evidence that proves that the trucker is at fault so that you can file a claim for financial compensation. Whether the trucker was fatigued, under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or was driving recklessly, you should not be forced to pay the price for the accident.

Workers' Compensation
For individuals who suffer from a work-related injury or illness, workers' compensation benefits may be available. Work with a personal injury lawyer from our firm to set up your benefits.

Wrongful Death
Do not risk going uncompensated for the tragic, preventable death of a loved one. If your family member's demise could have been avoided, an attorney from our firm can represent you. In a case like this, you are already are burdened with terrible grief so let our firm help you demand a settlement or jury verdict to offset the significant financial impact of your loss.

If you suffered an injury or the loss of a loved one in an avoidable accident, contact our team of New York City personal injury lawyers.

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