Tolmage, Peskin, Harris, Falick

New York Personal Injury Lawyers

Tolmage, Peskin, Harris, Falick

20 Vesey Street
New York, New York 10007

Phone(212) 964-1390 or(877) 298-3201
Fax (212) 608-4959

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Law Firm Overview

Tolmage, Peskin, Harris, Falick is a New York City personal injury law firm with over half a century of history representing clients throughout the area.
The attorneys have continued to uphold the firm's original mission, which is to provide highly effective representation for injured clients seeking compensation. The firm's legal team is highly invested in each case, working diligently to see that remuneration is maximized through whatever means necessary.

A narrow focus on personal injury law means that the attorneys are deeply knowledgeable down to the smallest subtleties of insurance and injury matters. The firm's lawyers, as a result, are experts in using both negotiation and litigation in the resolution of claims.

The attorneys know that if you have been injured, you have a lot of other issues to contend with, on top of physical pain. They understand how expensive good medical care can be, and how unfair it seems that you should even need it. Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick practice compassionately, communicate honestly, and work to exceed the expectations of every client. Their focus is on the well-being and best interest of each person they serve, and their work reflects that sincerity.

Languages: English, Spanish

Areas of Law

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:

• 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, pedestrian,boat, motocycle, and bus crash.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.


Shoshana Bookson Shoshana Bookson
Accident, Admiralty and Maritime, Animal Bites, Asbestos Mesothelioma, Automotive

Matthew Lombardi Matthew Lombardi
Accident, Admiralty and Maritime, Animal Bites, Asbestos Mesothelioma, Automotive

Stephan Peskin Mr. Stephan H. Peskin
Managing Attorney
Accident, Admiralty and Maritime, Animal Bites, Asbestos Mesothelioma, Automotive

Christopher Seleski Christopher Seleski
Accident, Admiralty and Maritime, Agency and Distributorship, Animal Bites, Asbestos Mesothelioma


  • New York State Bar Association
  • National College Trial Advocacy
  • American Association for Justice
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association

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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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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?

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.”

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 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.

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 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.

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 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:

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 “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.

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 Is New York’s Fight against Distracted Driving Effective?

New York passed legislation outlawing texting and e-mailing while driving.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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