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We Obtain Superior Results

We know that there are a lot of firms you can choose from to handle your case. However, we are the only firm that has a reputation for being as diligent, thorough and committed to your success. When you choose Edelman & Edelman, P.C., you know that everything possible will be done to secure the best available outcome for you and your family.

Based in New York City, Edelman & Edelman, P.C., represents clients throughout Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, Long Island & New Jersey.

We Go All In — And Don't Stop There

We do not accept standard answers to complex questions. We dig deep for the truth and work hard to ensure that all negligent parties are held accountable for the harm you have suffered. Other lawyers have told us we go far beyond what they would do in search of victory, but we don't know how to do it any other way. You may not know it yet, but you're lookin' at your lawyers.

How long do I have to file a personal injury claim?

The statute of limitations for many personal injury claims in New York is three years, but that time limit can be significantly shorter in certain situations, including when the case involves negligence by a government employee. Don’t wait until it is too late. Contact us right away to learn how long you have to file your personal injury claim.

What should I do after suffering a serious personal injury?

Whether your personal injury was caused by a motor vehicle accident, a bike crash, a defective/dangerous product or anything in between, there are four important steps you should consider:

1) seek necessary medical attention;

2) call 911, whether you need police or an ambulance;

3) gather evidence and information, including photos of the injury/accident and names/contact information of any witnesses; and

4) contact one of our attorneys to learn your legal rights.

What should I NOT do after suffering a serious personal injury?

First, DO NOT forget to complete the four steps already mentioned:

1) get necessary medical help for your personal injury;

2) call 911;

3) gather evidence; and

4) contact an attorney.

In addition, you should never admit fault or speak to the other side, including the other party’s insurance company or their lawyer. They will use what you say against you, so have your own personal injury lawyer communicate on your behalf. Lastly, never accept a settlement offer for your injury without first discussing it with an attorney.

What are the most common causes of construction accidents?

Otherwise known as the “Fatal Four,” these few construction hazards cause well over half of all fatal construction accidents every year:

1) falls from heights;

2) hit/struck by objects;

3) caught-between/in accidents; and

4) electrocution.

What is New York’s Scaffolding Law, and why is it important?

This law requires all property owners and general contractors to provide construction workers with proper safety equipment — including scaffolding — when work is being done to a building. If they fail to do this and a worker is injured, the owner or contractor will be legally liable. In many cases, this law provides injured construction workers with the most effective legal remedy.

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We Are Your Advocates

For nearly 60 years Edelman & Edelman, P.C., has been New York City's premier law firm for representation in complex, negligence and civil litigation matters. Our attorneys continue to amass an impressive record of multimillion-dollar settlements and precedent-setting verdicts in cases ranging from scaffolding falls to wrongful conviction and incarceration.

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We Go The Extra Mile

Our firm is set apart by the level of knowledge and skill of our attorneys. Martin Edelman has long been known for his understanding of serious injuries and his ability to present a compelling case for damages even when the doctors' diagnosis indicated no substantial damage. We diligently pursue all options in an effort to secure the best possible outcome on your behalf.

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Seeing Is Believing

Helping a jury understand a complex injury and its impact on a victim can be very difficult. We use state-of-the-art visual and tactile tools to communicate sophisticated medical concepts in a manner that is easy to understand for the judge and jury. Edelman & Edelman, P.C., are pioneers in the use of demonstrative evidence in construction and personal injury claims.

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We know all about the New York City firms that operate on volume — firms that settle claims quickly in order to process a maximum number of cases. When you choose our firm, you can rely on us to do everything possible to obtain maximum compensation and to stay with you after the case has ended to ensure that you receive the full benefit of the awarded damages.

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For construction accidents, personal injury and wrongful conviction claims, you will not find a more qualified legal team than Edelman & Edelman, P.C. We invite you to contact us to schedule a no-obligation initial consultation where you can learn more about how we can help you.

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