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Paul F. Oliveri

Personal injury Attorney at New York, NY

5.0   28 reviews

Licensed for 43 years

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Learn Paul’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    20%
    We handle all types of accidents, personal injury and negligence cases. A few examples: motor vehicle, premises liability, on-the-job, fire, broken bones, fractures, amputation, tourist accidents, false arrest, police misconduct and sexual abuse.

    35 years, 999 cases

  2. Medical malpractice
    10%
    If a health care professional’s medical negligence causes death or serious injury, experienced medical malpractice lawyers can help. We are recognized for our work in this area, including hospital errors, delayed diagnoses and birth injury cases.

    35 years, 500 cases

  3. Motorcycle accident
    10%
    Motorcyclists are more likely to be injured or killed while riding than any other group of roadway users. We will fight for the compensation to which you are entitled and can help you get your life back on track.

    35 years, 300 cases

  4. Nursing home abuse and neglect
    10%
    We handle nursing home death and injury matters, including Bed Sores, Ulcers and Sepsis. If someone you love has been the victim of nursing home neglect, we can help you find justice.

    35 years, 300 cases

  5. Slip and fall accident
    10%
    Residential, commercial and municipal property owners and managers have the legal responsibility to maintain their premises in a reasonably safe condition. If seriously injured, we look forward to helping you.

    35 years, 300 cases

  6. Trucking accident
    10%
    If seriously injured or killed in a trucking accident, we will help you take on the insurance companies to get the settlement you and your family need to get back on your feet.

    35 years, 300 cases

  7. Workers compensation
    10%
    Workers’ compensation pays benefits if you are unable to work due to an on-the-job injury or occupational disease. Our firm can guide you to workers’ compensation law specialists, with whom we closely work and strategize to achieve maximum results.

    35 years, 500 cases

  8. Wrongful death
    10%
    No amount of money can ever replace a lost family member, but a significant legal recovery can help ensure that the parties responsible for your love one’s death are held accountable. We will seek maximum compensation for your loss.

    35 years, 100 cases

  9. Car accident
    5%
    All types of motor vehicle injury and death cases.

  10. Defective and dangerous products
    5%
    Case examples: Dangerous and defective products, such as car airbags; Medical products liability, such as meshes; Toxic exposure, such as lead poisoning.

    35 years, 300 cases

NEW YORK ACCIDENT, PERSONAL INJURY AND MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS. CALL 833-278-6366

Paul F. Oliveri has been repeatedly honored in Who's Who in American Law; and has been recognized by the well-respected legal services company LexisNexis® in its MARTINDALE-HUBBELL BAR REGISTER OF PREEMINENT LAWYERS™ as a preeminent attorney in the practice of Medical Malpractice Law, Premises Liability Law, and Personal Injury Law. Only the most distinguished law practices appear in the Bar Register—those that have achieved the prestigious "AV" rating, which is the top ranking in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. The "AV" rating is the result of a structured peer review and is based upon the confidential opinions of practicing attorneys and members of the judiciary. Fewer than 5 percent of all law firms qualify and are included, making OLIVERI & SCHWARTZ, P.C. one of the most distinguished and respected personal injury law firms in the country.

In addition, Mr. Oliveri is an active member of The National Crime Victim Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers' Association, the American Association for Justice and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. When he was appointed a Director of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Oliveri was the youngest person ever so appointed. He is currently a Director Emeritus of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

As a client of Oliveri & Schwartz, P.C., you can be assured of personal service that is hard to find in larger law firms. Mr. Oliveri is personally involved with each and every case. We treat our clients like members of our family, because we believe that you deserve compassionate support during this difficult time as well as accomplished counsel.

Awards

Top Contributor 2020,2019,2018,2017,2016,2015
Top Contributor
2020 2019 2018 + 3 ...
Client's Choice 2016,2015
Client's Choice
2016 2015

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Licensed for 43 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1979
Updated 11/17/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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UPTOWN MANHATTAN - HARLEM OFFICE
1825 Park Ave (at 125th St.)
9th Floor
New York, NY, 10035
DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN - FINANCIAL DISTRICT OFFICE
120 Broadway
18th Floor (near Wall St.)
New York, NY, 10271
BROOKLYN OFFICE
26 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11242
NASSAU COUNTY, LONG ISLAND OFFICE
1140 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY, 11530
SUFFOLK COUNTY, LONG ISLAND OFFICE
33105 Main Road
Cutchogue, NY, 11935
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Paul received a significant number of 4+ stars in 2016
Posted by Rebecca | May 5, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
#1
Greatest personal injury attorney there is, hands down! Paul and his staff made me feel as if I was their #1 priority, which meant a lot when it came to overall experience. Their hard work and dedicated effort will always be remembered.
Posted by anonymous | March 27, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Above and Beyond
Paul Oliveri is the best attorney in the business. His brilliance is revealed on every possible level including in his his character and work ethic. My husband and I have never in our lives have ever experienced this level of competence before. He works so hard to make sure his clients are treated as if they are his own family members. He calls you back every time as if he is only working for your benefit. He is super organized and is extraordinary at handling details. His ability and talent as an attorney go way beyond what you could imagine. His paralegal secretary is also brilliant and an absolute pleasure to work with. His team is exceptional and "over the top" making the entire experience a pleasant one. You don't have any worries knowing Paul Oliveri is your attorney because there would never be even one detail overlooked. When it comes right down to what you need, Paul is the Babe Ruth of all attorneys.
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Posted by anonymous | August 14, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Lawyer and Nice Person I could ever met.
It was my luck that I met Mr. Oliveri to handle my case. From the Day 1 to the end of the case, I could feel that Mr. Oliveri and his staff was with me and whenever I called with a question, it was promptly answered. I would highly recommend Paul Oliveri to anyone who is in need of a personal injury lawyer. Not only he is best lawyer, I would say he is the kind and honest person too.
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Posted by anonymous | December 9, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best lawyer in New York!
I recently guided a family member to Mr. Oliveri's office concerning a personal injury case. I am a former highly satisfied client. Mr. Oliveri is now providing experienced compassionate help to my relative. I'm confident that my relative is in good hands. I highly recommend Mr. Oliveri.
Posted by Bill | December 1, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A Caring Personal Injury Attorney That Got Us Great Results
Met with Paul Oliveri regarding an auto accident, injuries were sustained where the other party was clearly at fault. The insurance companies were giving us the run around when a friend suggested I contact Mr. Oliveri and I retained him. Almost immediately the insurance company started changing their tune and we ended up with a substantial settlement. I found Mr. Oliveri to be compassionate, caring and aggressive.
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Posted by anonymous | December 1, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing Help Once Again
As a previous client of Paul Oliveri, I was extremely happy with case results. He and his employees are professional, prompt, clear, and helpful. They really know what they are talking about! I would definitely recommend his work, as I am so grateful for all of his help!!!
Posted by anonymous | June 23, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
If you're looking for answers and a quick turnaround look no further!
Mr. Oliveri and his staff were most helpful in answering my questions in regards to my father's wrongful death suit. I am looking forward to continuing the relationship and look forward to very favorable results.
Posted by Sandy | May 1, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Comforting and reliable
I met Mr. Oliveri some years ago just to obtain a consultation. I had questions and needed honest answers. He was very easy to speak with and answered all my questions without making me feel badly or embarrassed. Thank you! I'd recommend you to anyone I came across in need of your services.
Posted by Annie | April 11, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellence!
Although I personally did not need this firm's services at the time that I called, Mr. Oliveri answered all my questions clearly and professionally. Because of this, I have recommended Mr. Oliveri to various family members, friends and neighbors, over the years, when they needed a lawyer. These individuals were grateful that Mr. Oliveri and his firm were able to assist them in their time of need.
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Response from Paul Oliveri April 13, 2016
I love what I do, and am sincerely thankful when my efforts are appreciated. Thank you for your kind words!
Posted by Devi | May 20, 2015
Best lawyer anyone could ask for!
Mr. Oliveri and his staff worked very diligently on my case. Whenever I called with a question, it was promptly answered. I was treated with much respect. I would highly recommend Paul Oliveri to anyone who is in need of a personal injury lawyer.
Response from Paul Oliveri June 4, 2015
Devi - It was an honor and privilege to represent you, and to befriend you and your family. Thank you for your kind words, and for your support of my law firm. Wishing you and your family the very best - Paul
Posted by Mary Shanice | May 12, 2015
Thirty -year old lasting impression
It has been nearly 30 years since I have retained the services of Mr. Oliveri, but I will never forget the time and effort he took to explain to me what the objective to insure a successful outcome to my case. He helped me to realize at that that time that my injuries where not a fault of my own but the negligence of another which won me a $40,000 settlement. Several years and decades later, I can still count on Mr. Oliveri and his firm to response to my inquiries efficiently, expeditiously and if necessary lead me in the right contacts. I have chosen the pursue an education in law through his unbeknownst influences. After all these years, the firm still keeps in touch, a sincere reminder that I was not just another buck in the bank. Thank you, Mr. Oliveri for still being there.
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Response from Paul Oliveri May 13, 2015
Wow. Your kind words have made my day, my week, my month, etc. I am humbled and appreciative. As always, please let me know - however and whenever - I can be of any further service to you and those you know. Thank you!
Posted by Gina | April 29, 2015
BEST LAW FIRM IN NEW YORK!
You will not find a more understanding, compassionate, trustworthy and knowledgeable law firm anywhere in New York! Paul Oliveri was always there to answer my questions and keep me informed of the process during our legal case. I highly recommend using Paul Oliveri as your lawyer because you will not be disappointed.
Response from Paul Oliveri May 1, 2015
Thank you!
Posted by Loretta | April 29, 2015
Knowledgeable & Trustworthy
I Have know Paul Oliveri for years for years, I found him to be trustworthy & knowledgeable. As a client Paul's commitment to my case ensured a more than satisfactory settlement. You could not ask for a more experienced, considerate and professional attorney. I Recommend Paul Oliveri
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Response from Paul Oliveri May 7, 2015
I sincerely appreciate your kind words and support. Thank you!
Posted by DAMARIS | April 29, 2015
MAGNIFIC
VERY ATTENTIVE LAWYER. WORK HARD AND KEEP THE PEOPLE INFORM ABOUT ANY CHANGES OR ANY MATTER ABOUT THE CASE.
Response from Paul Oliveri May 1, 2015
Your kind words are sincerely appreciated. Thank you!
Posted by Joe | April 28, 2015
In Good Hands
My experience with Paul was very gratifying. His knowledge of the law is impressive, but just as impressive was his ability to translate the "legalese" and explain all the available options, ultimately leading to a relatively stress-free resolution of my situation. I highly recommend putting your legal problems in his capable hands.
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Response from Paul Oliveri April 29, 2015
Much appreciated. Thank you!
Posted by Debra | April 27, 2015
Best Personal Injury Lawyer in New York
I am a client of Mr. Oliveri's law firm, Oliveri & Schwartz, P.C. From the first moment when I contacted his office, and right up until now, I like everything about this attorney's services, especially the way that my phone calls are promptly answered and the good advice that I get at each step of the case. The staff is top-notch, always making me feel comfortable and at ease. I have had surgeries for my injuries, with another surgery scheduled soon. When I have questions about how all of this will impact my case, or when I have any other questions, I receive prompt and compassionate answers. I have recommended Mr. Oliveri to friends and relatives, and they always thank me for giving them the name and info for the Best Personal Injury Lawyer in New York.
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Posted by Michael | April 25, 2015
Elite Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice Attorney
I have had numerous issues with doctors and treatment over the years. I was referred to Paul Oliveri by a family member and I am extremely grateful. He is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about his practice and treats his clients with utmost respect and explains legal terminology in terms that the average person can understand. Paul has successfully represented me and I have referred several people to him who were also very satisfied with representation and guidance.
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Posted by Leslie | April 22, 2015
Truly a life saver!
Mr. Oliveri is an honest and professional attorney. Mr. Oliveri was able to procure all information needed for my case when I could not, move my case along smoothly for me, and help provide me with a more than satisfactory award.
Response from Paul Oliveri April 29, 2015
I sincerely appreciate your kind words. Thank you.
Posted by Mike | April 22, 2015
Trustworthy, Excellent Attorney!
Mr. Oliveri was incredibly trustworthy throughout my entire case. He paid attention to every detail, and kept me updated along the way, comforting any doubts and anxiety I had. Overall, Mr. Oliveri is an excellent attorney whose services I would recommend to anyone in need of a Personal Injury or Medical Malpractice attorney!
Response from Paul Oliveri April 29, 2015
Your support is appreciated. Thank you kindly.
Posted by Charlie and Joan | April 22, 2015
Better Call Paul
I had known Paul Oliveri for many years before he became involved in a legal issue concerning my wife's injuries after being hit by a car on the West Side of Manhattan. He immediately acted and was soon able to obtain a cash settlement from the driver's insurance company. We advise everyone to "better call Paul!"
Response from Paul Oliveri April 25, 2015
Thanks so much for your support and kind words. All the best!
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 120 minutes
  • Contingency 10%-33%

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, PC
  • 2012 - Present
  • Director Emeritus
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • 1989 - Present
  • Founding Member
  • Oliveri & Schwartz, P.C.
  • 1983 - Present
  • Associate
  • Fuchsberg & Fuchsberg
  • 1979 - 1983
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Education

  • St John's University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1978
  • New York University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1975

Legal Cases

  • Jimenez vs. City of New York
  • $1.2 Million Jury verdict
  • Singh vs. Meehan, et ano.
  • $2.5 Million settlement
  • Lopez vs. 506-510 Associates
  • $1.25 Million settlement
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Associations

  • Nassau Lawyers Association of Long Island
  • Officer
  • 2018 - Present
  • Brooklyn Women's Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Long Beach Chain
  • Founding Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • The Injury Board
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Nassau Lawyers Association
  • Director
  • 2012 - Present
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Director Emeritus
  • 1995 - Present
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 1989 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 1983 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1979 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Client's Choice Award
  • Avvo
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who In American Law
  • 2014
  • Legal Elite
  • Avenue Magazine
  • 2014
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • WHPC Tower Talk radio
  • How to choose the best personal injury lawyer
  • 2018
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Motor Vehicle Laws
  • 1990

Attorney endorsements

Received (23)
Given (26)
Endorse Paul
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Paul is an excellent lawyer and tireless advocate for his personal injury clients. The impressive money recoveries he secures for his clients year in and year out show that he is a lawyer you want in your corner. I endorse Paul Oliveri without reservation."
Personal injury Attorney | May 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"A true professional. Incredibly knowledgeable. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse Mr. Oliveri. Very experienced and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Oliveri is a well-respected lawyer and a valuable asset to this community. His dedication to the law and his clients is admirable."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Oliveri is very obviously skilled and qualified in the handling of personal injury claims on behalf of his clients. His responses to questions posted on this site are always on point."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Oliveri provides thoughtful and expert opinions on a variety of personal injury topics. He is thorough and on point. I would not hesitate to seek formal advice and representation from this attorney. I wholeheartedly endorse him."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Medical malpractice Attorney | Jul 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Paul Oliveri is an extremely knowledgeable attorney, and a zealous advocate on behalf of his clients. He is well regarded in the legal field."
Unknown Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"One of the absolute best. Exceptional attention to detail, service next to none. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He knows his craft."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Oliveri commands the respect of his peers, adversaries and clients alike. His track record of success make it clear that he is one of the top trial attorneys in New York I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Paul for his excellent knowledge of NY personal injury law, and his dedication and commitment to his firm's clients. Paul is a dedicated, knowledgeable and compassionate attorney and truly cares about his clients."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer for their dedication and commitment to clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Paul is a top-notch personal injury lawyer. Any client would be happy to have his representation."
Medical malpractice Attorney | Apr 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've know Paul for several decades and have worked together with him on several matters. He's top notch, knows what he's doing and responsive. On a scale of 1 to 10, he's an 11."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"My firm has known Paul for a number of years. He has a sterling reputation as a trial attorney and member of the bar. We can say with confidence that his work on behalf of his clients is top notch. Would certainly recommend him."
Medical malpractice Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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New York Personal injury Lawyer Paul F. Oliveri
Paul F. Oliveri
Personal injury Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 43 years
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