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Mr. DeStefano was my attorney for my second car accident. I was not happy with my first attorney so I sought out a different attorney and am so happy that I did! Mr. DeStefano settled my case very quickly. He is so intelligent, knowledgeable, pleasant and very informative, explaining every step of my case to me whenever I had a question. His staff is so wonderful and helpful. I am very happy that Mr. DeStefano was my attorney and would HIGHLY recommend him!
I have worked with Charlie as co-counsel on many cases over the past eight years. He is passionate about the law and obtaining justice for his clients. He exhibits a compassion for his injured clients unparallel in our profession. He looks at every issue with a level of creativity that distinguishes him from most members of the bar. I look forward to working with him on many cases in the future amd recommend him highly to all accident victims.
Charlie is a compassionate man first and an excellent attorney second. He helped me through several years of litigation against an insurance company that was hell bent on limiting my severe injuries award from a car accident claiming it was prior conditions. I was on my way to work one day and a scumbag hit me and left the scene. Not only did Charlie take on the insurance company and win the case but he also gave me the help and assistance I needed to recover from my injuries.
2 years ago I had a car accident on the Verrazano with an SUV that hit me from behind near the Belt Parkway exit. The guy that hit me putshed my car about a half a block, then luckily my car stopped before hitting the center part.
I hurt my shoulder and back and went right to the hospital, then I saw a nurologist and ortopedic doctor, saw a physical therapist and chirpractor all for about 9 months in total. My neighbor told me to call Mr Destefano.
He always called me back when i had questions and told me exactly what his plan was to get me a settlement. I never sued before, but he spelled it all out for me and told me about how he was goimng to first try to settle, then try to get a retired judge to decide it, and finally if that did not work , he was going to take it to court.
I was very happy with how he treated me and we finally got what we was looking for to settle the case against Geico. He had all my records, photos of the accident, police report, and sent it to Geico and kept trying to get them to pay me. At the end, he took it to a judge in long island, we sat in a office for 1 hour, and he won the case! He is a nice man and i really liked him the way the talks to you and the way he explains the case to you. He is sharp and knows how to talk to people. I decided to write this because he deserves it and i was happy over all with the way the did his job. He speaks perfect Spanish too (and my mother speaks only Spanish and he explaned the case to her all the way through the end.
I had another case in 2003 with another lawyer (on Court Street) , but Charles DeStefano would JUMP when I called ...and answered all my questions (even if it took a long time to explain on the phone)...and at the end of the case, he won it at an arbratration. He came to the arbratration with color blowup photos, big fancy diagrams, and all of my medical reports. and it was like TV to watch him put on the case! All i can say is that if you like to be treated like your case is important, then he is the one to go to.