also known as Peter DeFilippis
Personal Injury, Automobile, Pedestrian, Premises Accidents and Medical Malpractice cases.We fully understand the needs of the business person and work towards favorable resolution.Our lawyers are specialists at evaluating and handling New York City medical malpractice claims.We have a long history of consistently winning our cases through skill, planning, and execution.If you lost a loved one in an accident we have the experience to handle any death claim.
Peter DeFilippis & Associates is an experienced, trusted and successful personal injury law firm located in midtown Manhattan. We have been successful in resolving our clients' cases 99% of the time. Our NYC injury attorneys charge no fee unless we win your motor vehicle accident, trip and fall or medical malpractice case. New Yorkers have trusted us for more than 25 years because our lawyers possess the skill and knowledge to obtain the results you expect. Injured persons dealing with a serious personal injury claim need aggressive NYC lawyers willing to fight to win for them. In order to reach that goal, choosing the right legal counsel for the job is a crucial component. We have an established track record of obtaining high value settlements and million dollar jury verdicts for our clients and their families.
We have been independently recognized as one of New York City’s best personal injury law firms. Peter DeFilippis has been selected to the prestigious Super Lawyers magazine list for the past six years in a row. That is an honor limited to no more than five percent of the Attorneys in the entire State of New York.
We know how to professionally and effectively settle New York personal injury accident cases, involving a car, truck, pedestrian, motorcycle, medical malpractice and slip and fall or trip and fall incidents. Our skilled lawyers have extensive courtroom experience in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, Putnam and Westchester.
The large insurance companies pay defense attorneys in an effort to deny just compensation for personal injury and medical malpractice claims even when they are well documented and substantiated. When seriously injured due to another’s fault, you should hire a proven, top notch, New York City personal injury lawyer to stand up for you and battle for your interests.
Hire One of the Best NYC Law Firms and Safeguard Your Legal Rights.
We have been acknowledged by the legal industry as a leader in the personal injury and medical malpractice fields. Mr. DeFilippis skill rating was recently increased again to “Superb” attorney(9.9/10) by Avvo. Peter DeFilippis and Associates was named to the “Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame” in 2011 and again in 2014 by the New York Law Journal.
Lawyers Who First and Foremost Care About You.
We don’t just handle cases. We represent people. Our firm’s now long-standing reputation is built on winning most every one of our clients’ cases while treating them with compassion and respect along the way. You are our top priority and we will not be satisfied until you are satisfied with the results.
Our loyalty and ethical commitment to our clients’ needs was recognized when our attorneys and staff earned the “Client Distinction” Award from Martindale- Hubbell in 2012 and 2015. In 2016 Mr. DeFilippis also received the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” Award from the The National Trial Lawyers.
Partner with hardworking, honest and dependable lawyers willing to go the full distance required to obtain the best results possible for you. We battle for your right and your families right to a fair and just settlement for wrongful death, physical injuries, pain and suffering, lost work wages, medical bills, and all other related harms and losses. Experience the peace of mind which comes from having a prominent legal team in the personal injury and medical malpractice fields standing by your side throughout this challenging time.
Call or Email us at Defilippislaw@gmail.com for a free consultation. Call 212-227-4001.
Languages spoken: Mandarin, English
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Top Attorney in NY Metro Area||American Registry||2015|
|10 Best Lawyers in New York State||American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys||2015|
|Nation's Top Attorneys-Top One Percent||The National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|America's Most Honored Professionals: Top 10%||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Verdicts and Settlements: Hall of Fame||New York Law Journal||2014|
|Top Settlements of 2014||New York Law Journal||2014|
|10 Best Lawyers in New York State||American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys||2014|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2013|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2012|
|Top Verdicts & Settlements||VERDICTSEARCH||2011|
|Top Lawyers: New York Metro Area||Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers||2011|
|Top 1% Trial Counsel||Medical Malpractice Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||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|
|New York County Lawyers' Association, Supreme Court Committee||Committee Member||1995 - 1998|
|COSTELLO vs. MARIOS RISTORANTE & PIZZERIA, MARIO DINARDI, ET AL||$625,000 recovery for pain and suffering only|
|CALIXTE vs. 5201 SNYDER AVE. ASSOC. LP ET AL||Settlement in Kings County Supreme Court after jury selection for $300,000|
|Brusco v. Rostoker||The matter settled for $400,000 in The Bronx Supreme Court|
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|Verdictsearch publication||Premises Liability – Fall Down – Pizzeria door handle and latch intentionally removed by owner – Ankle fracture settled for $625,000.||2016|
|Jury Verdict Review and Analysis||Premises Liability – Defendant Found 100% Negligent for Causing the Fall: Evidence Destroyed||2015|
|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|