Our Firm has provided highly personalized legal services with successful results since 1991. We have an established track record of significant recoveries. In fact, we have obtained an exceptional recovery for our clients in 99% of the matters handled.
The main objective of our Firm is to successfully reach our clients' goals and to treat each client with consideration and respect along the way.
We endeavor to make the practice of law understandable to our clients. We attend to our clients' matters in a diligent, straightforward, and conscientious manner. We utilize our expertise in a variety of areas of law to deal with unique situations to arrive at the best results possible for you.
Mr. DeFilippis has extensive trial experience and has favorably settled and won substantial verdicts in several high profile cases. He has provided expert legal commentary and analysis for television and newspaper reporters on numerous occasions. Mr. DeFilippis was honored to be: selected to the Super Lawyers list in 2011, 2012 and 2013; included in the list of "The Top 1% Trial Counsel for Medical Malpractice" in New York by "Medical Malpractice Lawyers"; rated a top medical malpractice lawyer by "Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers"; recognized for excellence in the field by"Top Lawyers: New York Metro Area" 2011-13.
Everyone in the Firm, from Mr. DeFilippis to the dedicated legal professionals assisting him, work hard to handle a variety of cases including all manner of personal injury, medical malpractice claims and business matters. Persistence and perseverance are hallmarks of our Firm. All members of our legal team share a common desire to genuinely help people. We are not satisfied unless our clientele is satisfied.
We welcome the opportunity to speak with you and to discuss how we may be your counsel. Please call (212) 227-4001 or email PD@LegalRightsAdvice.com. Feel free to visit our website at LegalRightsAdvice.com.
Specialties:Our Practice Areas include: Personal Injury; Automobile Accidents and Injuries; Medical Malpractice; Slip and Fall; Wrongful Death; Business Law; Construction Law; Employment Law; Contracts; Real Estate Litigation; General Civil Litigation.
Languages Spoken: Mandarin, English
Licensed since 1989
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|America's Most Honored Professionals: Top 10%||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Nation's Top Attorneys-Top One Percent||The National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|10 Best Lawyers in New York State||American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys||2015|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2014|
|10 Best Lawyers in New York State||American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys||2014|
|Top Attorney: NY Metro Area||American Registry||2014|
|Top Settlements of 2014||New York Law Journal||2014|
|Verdicts and Settlements: Hall of Fame||New York Law Journal||2014|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2013|
|Top Attorney: NY Metro Area||American Registry||2013|
|Top Attorney: NY Metro Area||American Registry||2012|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2012|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Top Attorney: NY Metro Area||American Registry||2011|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2011|
|Top Lawyers: New York Metro Area||Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers||2011|
|Top 1% Trial Counsel||Medical Malpractice Lawyers||2011|
|Top Verdicts & Settlements||VERDICTSEARCH||2011|
|Top Verdicts & Settlements||VERDICTSEARCH||2010|
|Lead Trial Attorney||Law Offices of Peter DeFilippis & Associates||1991 - Present|
|Associate||Harmon and Marks||1989 - 1991|
|Law Clerk||Jeffrey Margolis & Associates, P.C.||1987 - 1989|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|New York State Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|New York County Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||N/A||N/A|
|Stothart v. Montefiore Medical Center||A total damages verdict was rendered in The Bronx County Supreme Court for $3,500,000.|
|Castello v. Casper||The matter was settled after depositions were conducted for $775,000.|
|Levy vs. Combs (P. Diddy)||A Judge ruled Combs was at fault for causing the deaths and injuries. The case settled during trial in a companion case for a significant amount subject to a confidentiality agreement at the request of Sean "Diddy" Combs.|
|Jury Verdict Review and Analysis||Tenant Slips and Falls on Wet Stairway-No Warning Sign or Handrails - Settlement: $300,000||2014|
|Firm's Web site||Seeking to Understand Damages||2014|
|Firm' s Web Site||Subtracting Insult From Injury||2014|
|Firm's Web site||Unraveling Pain and Suffering||2014|
|New York Post||Jury Rigged: How Many Verdicts Would be Different if Juries Were Allowed to ask Questions?||2013|
|New York Personal Injury Law Blog||Should Jurors Be Allowed to Ask Questions at Trial?||2013|
|Seton Hall University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1988|
|Fordham University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1985|