New York Personal Injury Attorneys
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Law Firm OverviewTolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick is an experienced, dedicated law firm located in New York City. For more than 50 years, our attorneys have been representing injured consumers who have claims against the party responsible for their injuries.
Exclusively practicing in areas of personal injury has allowed us to become highly knowledgeable in a wide variety of areas. This knowledge renders us capable of providing you with only the highest-quality legal representation, focusing on efficiency and honesty.
Our principal attorney Stephan H. Peskin is heavily involved in each and every case that comes into our office. He conducts the initial consultation with each potential client and is able to confidently assess the possibilities for each case. Mr. Peskin realistically portrays the possible outcomes to clients and pursues cases aggressively on their behalf in the instance that they are satisfied with the options that they have regarding their case.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Areas of Law
- Admiralty & Maritime
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Animal Bites
- Appellate Practice
- Asbestos Mesothelioma
- Auto Dealer Fraud
- Aviation Accidents
- Back & Neck Injury
- Bad Faith Insurance
- Bicycle Accident
- Birth Injury
- Boating Accident
- Brain Injury
- Burn Injuries
- Bus Accidents
- Car Accident
- Catastrophic Injuries
- Civil Litigation
- Civil Rights
- Commercial Litigation
- Commercial Ship Accident
- Construction Accidents
- Construction Injuries
- Construction Law
- Cruise Ship Accidents
- Defamation, Libel & Slander
- Defective Drugs
- Defective Products
- Failure to Diagnose
- FELA Railroad Injuries
- Food Poisoning
- Health Care
- Health Care & Social
- Industrial Injuries
- Informed Consent
- Jones Act
- Local, Municipal & State Law
- Mass Tort
- Medical Insurance
- Medical Law
- Medical Malpractice
- Medicare & Medicaid
- Medication Errors
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Motor Vehicles
- Motorcycle Accident
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Pedestrian Accident
- Personal Injury
- Pharmaceutical Law
- Pharmaceutical Litigation
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Product Liability Litigation
- Professional Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- Property Law
- Railroad Accidents
- Rollover Accident
- Sexual Abuse
- Slip & Fall
- Social Security Disability
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Surgical Errors
- Toxic Mold
- Toxic Torts
- Traffic Ticket
- Truck Accident
- Workplace Injuries
- Wrongful Death
Additional Areas of Law: Emergency Vehicle Accidents; Pothole & Sidewalk Accidents; Dangerous Intersection Injury & Fatality Statistics; Mass Transit; Subway Accidents; Taxi Cab Accidents; Truck Driver Negligence; Cyclist Injuries; Transit Vehicle Accidents; Garbage Truck Accidents; Overloaded Trucks & Falling Debris; Crane Accidents; Falling Object & Scaffolding Accidents; Third Party Claims; Inadequate Security; Daycare Injury & School Accidents; Elevator/Escalator Accidents; Stairway Falls; Dangerous Children's Product Liability Claims; Defective Car Seats & Cribs; Tourist Accidents;
Areas of Law Description
Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick represents clients in the following areas of practice:
- Auto Accidents
For over 40 years, the New York auto accident lawyers of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick have been representing clients who have been involved in a wide variety of auto and other vehicle accidents.
• Car Accidents
At the law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our New York car accident lawyers have more than 40 years experience representing New Yorkers and tourists who have been injured in a car crash.
• Boating Accidents
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our New York boating accident lawyers have more than 40 years of experience in pursuing claims against negligent boat drivers and other parties responsible for your injuries.
• Motorcycle Accidents
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our attorneys pursue full compensation for clients who have been injured or have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident in New York.
• Auto / Car Insurance Law
The personal injury attorneys at Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick have the knowledge and intuition to help clients evaluate their case and determine how to move forward to obtain financial recovery.
• Emergency Vehicle Accidents
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Fallick, we have the experience, skills and resources to help navigate the complexities involved in emergency vehicle accident lawsuits.
- Pedestrian Accidents
At the law office of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our New York pedestrian accident attorneys work closely with investigators in tracking down eyewitnesses, collecting evidence, and reconstructing what happened in pedestrian knockdown accidents.
• Bicycle Accidents
Our New York bicycle accident lawyers are here to help when disaster strikes, but please ride safely and make sure your loved ones do so as well.
• Pothole & Sidewalk Accidents
New York City's sidewalks, like many of the cities in the Northeast suffer from potholes. Potholes are a type of urban acne caused by the freeze - thaw cycle.
• Dangerous Intersection Injury & Fatality Statistics
Our New York City fatal crash lawsuit attorneys always offer free initial consultations to all of our clients so you can have your case assessed without cost or obligation.
• Mass Transit
The New York City law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick has more than 40 years of experience representing injured tourists and New Yorkers in mass transit/public transportation accidents.
• Bus Accidents
If you are injured in any facility or by a vehicle owned or operated by the New York City Transit Authority you must file a notice of claim within 90 days of the accident or your claim will be denied regardless of merit.
• Subway Accidents
Trip and falls on staircases and platforms are common forms of accidents related to the New York subway system. Your location and the reason for the fall are extremely important factors in a claim for an injury sustained on the subway.
• Taxi Cab Accidents
If the taxi cab in which you are a passenger is involved in an accident the taxi cab company's No-Fault coverage is completely responsible for the payment of your medical bills and other economic expenses.
- Truck Accidents
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our New York truck accident attorneys are committed to helping motor vehicle accident victims, including those involved in a serious semi truck accident.
• Truck Driver Negligence
The New York law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick has more than 40 years of personal injury experience. We have the knowledge and experience necessary to get the compensation our clients deserve.
• Pedestrian & Cyclist Injuries
The New York City law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick has extensive experience representing the interest of accident victims. For more than 40 years we have provided injury victims with an aggressive pursuit of justice.
• Transit Vehicle Accidents
For more than 40 years, the New York law office of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick has been providing aggressive representation and personalized legal services to the victims of accidents throughout New York.
• Garbage Truck Accidents
If you've been injured, you need an experienced attorney. Tolmage, Peskin, Harris and Falick has more than 40 years of experience pursuing personal injury claims throughout New York.
• Overloaded Trucks & Falling Debris
The New York City law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick has been helping injury victims get justice for more than 40 years. Trucks drivers have a responsibility to make sure their cargos are secure, and we have the knowledge and resources necessary to step into the courtroom and hold them accountable when they fail to do so.
- Medical Malpractice
The law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick has over 40 years of experience representing clients that have a wide variety of cases resulting from suspected malpractice.
• Surgical Errors
At the New York surgical error law office of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our NY City surgeon malpractice attorneys expose negligence on the part of surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists, and orderlies in cases involving surgical errors.
• Failure to Diagnose
At the law office off Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our NY City cancer misdiagnosis lawsuit attorneys consult medical experts and health care specialists who identify violations of standard treatment protocols and general negligence on the part of doctors.
• Birth Injury
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our New York birth injury lawyers help families find answers about what happened to their child and help them learn how to move forward.
• Emergency Room Errors
At the New York City law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris, Falick, we have been representing the victims of serious injuries for more than 40 years.
• Brain Injury & Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
At the New York law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris, Falick, we have more than 40 years of personal injury experience. We will aggressively pursue the maximum compensation you are entitled to for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and long term care.
- Construction Accidents
Let the New York construction accident lawyers of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick work on your behalf to get the money damages and respect you deserve for your losses.
• Crane Accidents
Over the years, New York's famed skyline has taken its toll on construction workers and others. In order to build these buildings workers are heavily reliant on construction cranes and other rigging to hoist men and material to the upper floors.
• Falling Object & Scaffolding Accidents
At the law office of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our New York scaffolding accident attorneys represent construction workers, pedestrians, and others who have been injured due to falling objects or unsafe scaffolding in a construction zone.
• Third Party Claims
At the law office of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our NY City third party liability attorneys hold negligent third parties financially and legally accountable for the injuries they cause.
- Premises Liability
At the New York slip and fall accident law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, clients come to us for representation when they have suffered a variety of types of personal injuries from a number of accidents.
• Inadequate Security
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our New York negligent security lawyers are experienced in pursuing claims on behalf of the victims of negligent security and maintenance.
• Lead Poisoning
At the law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our New York lead poisoning attorneys understand the seriousness of your child's lead poisoning, lead paint poisoning, and other toxic tort cases.
• Daycare Injury & School Accidents
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our NY City school injury lawyers have more than 40 years of experience representing clients in civil lawsuits. We will diligently seek a claim against the negligent and harmful party to recover full compensation.
• Elevator/Escalator Accidents
Successfully proving an escalator or elevator injury case can be difficult, but the attorneys at Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick adeptly assist New York elevator accident victims.
• Stairway Falls
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, we proficiently assist victims of stairway fall accidents. After someone falls down stairs and is injured or killed, the landlord or business owner often takes swift action to fix the dangerous condition.
- Product Liability
The New York product liability lawyers of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick have over 40 years of experience representing injured people and their families in order to obtain the compensation that an individual may be entitled to.
• Dangerous Children's Product Liability Claims
Contact our NY City product liability claims lawyers for experienced representation against manufacturers of defective and dangerous children's products. We represent clients throughout all five boroughs of New York.
• Defective Car Seats & Cribs
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, we've helped injured children and their families for more than 40 years, but we have more than just experience in our favor.
- Serious Injuries
Our NYC firm focuses on handling personal injury claims involving everything from New York auto accidents to medical malpractice to slip and fall accidents.
• Tourist Accidents
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, our New York tourist accident attorneys have over 40 years of experience in representing tourists in accident and personal injury cases that occur in New York City.
• Child Injuries
The New York child injury lawyers of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick in New York City has over 40 years experience representing parents of children who were injured or harmed.
• Civil Rights Violations
At the law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick our New York civil rights attorneys understand the gravity of this situation and are determined to see that your rights are preserved.
• Professional / Legal Malpractice
For over 40 years, the law firm of Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick has been assisting clients who have an assortment of professional malpractice claims.
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MTA Cracks Down on Bus Driver Violations, but Some Slip through the Cracks
New York City MTA bus crashes have increased recently due to an influx of new, inexperienced bus drivers. The inexperienced drivers have increased the risk to passengers, pedestrians and motorists.Read Article
A Quiet Danger: Three Common Types of Nursery Product Defects
The CPSC reports that on average, 114 children die from nursery product injuries each year. This article examines the three types of product defects, as well as the victim’s and family’s rights after an accident.Read Article
Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy: Still a Common Threat to Infants
Despite advances in neonatal medicine, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy remains a common condition in the U.S., potentially causing cerebral palsy, brain damage or death to the infant.Read Article
Harlem, Lower East Side Children More Likely To Die In Crosswalks
Children in Harlem and the Lower East Side face a disproportional pedestrian accident rate than children in other areas of Manhattan. Why is there such a large disparity and what is the solution?Read Article
An Alarming Look Back At Fatal New York Traffic Accidents In 2012
As 2012 draws to a close, it’s natural to wonder what 2013 will bring to New York City traffic safety.Read Article
NYC Traffic Deaths Spike For Motorists, Cyclists And Pedestrians
A recent Mayor's Management Report revealed a 23 percent increase in New York City traffic fatalities. The September 2012 Mayor's Management Report revealed a 23 percent increase in New York City traffic fatalities. That number - which includes deaths involving automobiles, bicycles and walkers - is particularly discouraging because it halts a trend of improved safety beginning in 2007.Read Article
Study Reveals Startling Hospital ICU Misdiagnosis Statistics
When a Patient Dies in an Intensive Care Unit, There Is a 28 Percent Chance That a Diagnosis Was Missed - When John Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers examined diagnosis errors in hospital intensive care units (ICUs), they expected to find some room for improvement in patient care. However, the lead author of the study, Dr. Bradford Winters, described the results as “surprising and alarming.”Read Article
Fatal Day Care Accident Leads to Multiple Lawsuits
Child care injuries are alarmingly common and the harm may result from a variety of sources. However, all day care accidents typically involve employee negligence or recklessness. Just weeks ago, a day care van filled with children veered wildly toward oncoming traffic before leaving the road and crashing into a tree. The accident injured 15 passengers — 14 of them children — and killed a 31-year-old woman.Read Article
Inadequate Security in NYC Buildings is a Big Problem in Summer
As New York negligent security attorneys, we understand how these cases are extremely contentious. We’ve outlined some of the contested issues commonly seen in this type of premises liability suit. Although most New Yorkers welcome summer, the warmer weather also correlates with a rise in crime. School-age teenagers are on break from school and people spend more time outdoors, perhaps explaining why New York City experiences increased violence in the summer.Read Article
When is Hot Water Too Hot?
The New York State Consumer Protection Board has issued a directive urging consumers to make sure their children and loved ones are protected from extremely painful and possibly fatal scalding burns. Here are some helpful hints:Read Article
Your Hospital Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
Preventable hospital mistakes range from U.S. surgeons operating on the wrong person or body part, happening as much as 40 times per week, to a hospital staff member’s failure to properly disinfect a room or wash his hands. The landscape of the modern medical system at first can seem quite picturesque. American hospitals are capable of great feats: saving lives, curing disease, and inventing new procedures.Read Article
Aggressive Driving Remains a Serious Problem in New York City
NYC motorists average an auto accident every 7.3 years, nearly 38 percent higher than the national average.Read Article
New York Tort Deform as it Relates to the Rights of Injured Children
In a callous political move, Governor Cuomo dealt a significant blow to the rights of brain damaged children to help offset the State’s budget shortfall.Read Article
“Safe Harbor” for Doctors, Caps, Health Courts & other Panaceas Are Not the Answer to Rising Health Care Costs
Reform of the medical malpractice laws has been a subject of national debate for many years.Read Article
Is New York’s Fight against Distracted Driving Effective?
New York passed legislation outlawing texting and e-mailing while driving.Read Article
Trucking Accidents Remain a Problem in New York
Accidents involving tractor-trailers are a problem across the United States and New York is no exception.Read Article
New Rules for Teen Drivers in New York
New laws that went into effect in February, New York teen drivers now face two new obstacles on their way to the road.Read Article
Civil Recovery Possible for Victims of Fake Botox Injections in Albany
The physicians, plastic surgeons with the Plastic Surgery Group of Albany, used an unapproved drug called Tri-Toxin, provided by Toxin Research International (TRI), an Arizona company. An investigation of TRI by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) drew attention to the Plastic Surgery Group. Although it is unclear whether any other New York physicians purchased Tri-Toxin from TRI, investigators estimate that nearly 200 physicians from the U.S. purchased the drug.Read Article