Experienced Representation In All Types Of Accident Cases
When you have suffered an injury due to an accident, concerns over missing work and paying mounting medical bills can be overwhelming. With over four decades of experience, I understand the challenges individuals face when they have suffered a personal injury. Based in Staten Island, Michael J. Gaffney Law Firm provides residents of New York and New Jersey with comprehensive personal injury representation. I am passionate about helping individuals obtain the maximum recovery for their injuries.
With an emphasis on personalized service, I offer straightforward, practical advice to clients, helping them hold negligent parties accountable for their injuries. By providing you with aggressive representation and guiding you through each step of the legal process, I hope to reduce your stress and allow you to focus on healing so you can move forward.
Personalized Service Because Each Situation Is Unique
In personal injury cases, having an experienced Staten Island personal injury lawyer representing you can significantly impact the outcome of your case. I understand your circumstances are unique and value providing personal attention to each client I represent. I have represented individuals who have been injured in almost every type of accident, including:
- Motor vehicle accidents such as truck, motorcycle and bicycle-related collisions
- Accidents involving pedestrians
- Bus and public transit accidents
- Construction site accidents, including falls from scaffolding
- Slip-and-fall claims whether related to lack of snow or ice removal, dangerous sidewalks or floor covering damage
- Dog bites
- School and playground accidents
- Catastrophic injuries resulting in brain damage or paralysis
- Wrongful death cases after fatal accidents
Whether you are looking to recover medical expenses, lost wages or compensation for a fatal accident involving a loved one, I will tailor my approach to meet your needs. If a settlement is in your best interest, I will represent you in mediation and settlement conferences. When necessary, I am prepared to aggressively litigate your case in both state and federal courts, as well as in appellate court.
Knowledgeable Legal Counsel You Can Trust
In addition to my personal injury practice, I provide general legal services to clients throughout the community in residential real estate, estate planning, guardianships, and buying and selling small businesses.