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For over 25 years I have represented victims of medical malpractice exclusively. My entire career has been devoted to trying to help patients whose lives have been affected by improper medical care. I am the current Chair of the Medical Malpractice Committe of the New York State Bar Association and am past-President of the State Bar's Trial Lawyer's Section. For three years I also was Chair of the Medical Malpractice Committee of the Bar Association of the City of New York.
My office takes great pride in the work that we do on behalf of victims of medical negligence. We have a nurse on our staff who works with us full time evaluating cases and assisting our clients. We also have a terrific network of medical experts willing to assist us on our cases.
We offer free consultations to anyone who thinks they may have been the victim of malpractice. We also work on a contingency basis, which means that we only earn a fee if we are successful and obtain a recovery for our clients.
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Mr. Valet is the consummate professional. He works tirelessly to give the highest level of representation to those injured by medical negligence and maintaining the utmost respect for the courts, the judicial system, and his fellow attorneys. He is a leader in the New York State Bar Association and has dedicated his career to bettering the legal profession.
Dennis Valet Real estate Attorney
Relationship: Family member
I endorse this lawyer. Mr Valet has been a leading voice for those injured as a result of negligence for decades. He is considered amongst litigators to be one of the finest. He and his firm do a great service to the profession.
Edward Ruffo Personal injury Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Superlawyers, New York||Superlawyers||2014|
|Superlawyers, New York||Superlawyers||2013|
|Superlawyer--Metro New York 2011||Superlawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer, New York Metro Area||Superlawyers||2010|
|AV Preeminent Rating, Highest Rating Possible in Legal Ability||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|Partner||Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra LLP||1987 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Trial Lawyers Association||Board of Directors||2010 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Delgate, House of Delegates||2010 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Chairman, Medical Malpractice Committee||1996 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Executive Committee||1995 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1990 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Chair, Trial Lawyer's Section||2010 - 2011|
|Bar Association of the City of New York||Chairman, Medical Malpractice Committee||2006 - 2010|
|Robertson v. The State of New York||Settled for $7.5 million|
|Sardono v. State of New York||Settled|
|White v. O. Wayne Isom and N.Y. Hospital||Settled|
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|Trial Magazine||Practice Parameters||1992|
|Hofstra University School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|New York University School of Law||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1982|
|N.Y. State Bar Association, Annual Meeting||Program Chair--Trial Practice||2013|