Peter DeFilippis & Associates is an experienced, trusted and successful personal injury, medical malpractice and business law firm located in midtown Manhattan and Southern Westchester (Dobbs Ferry). We have been successful in resolving our clients' cases 99% of the time. We have an established track record of obtaining high value settlements and million dollar jury verdicts for our clients and their families. 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 28 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 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. He has also been recoginzed as one of the "Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Attorneys" by The National Trial Lawyers.
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 and Westchester 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(10/10) by Avvo. Peter DeFilippis and Associates was named to the “Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame” in 2011-19 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 2015-19.
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.
Email us at [email protected] or call 212-227-4001 or (914)-478-7777 for a free consultation. Please visit our website at LegalRightsAdvice.com
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|“Top 100 Attorneys” in personal injury law nationwide||American Academy of Attorneys||2019|
|"Top 10 Attorney Award” for the state of New York||National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys||2019|
|Top 100 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2017||TopVerdicts.com||2018|
|Gold Client Champion Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2018|
|Silver Client Champion Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Top Attorney in NY Metro Area||American Registry||2015|
|America's Most Honored Professionals: Top 10%||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||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|
|Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame: Medical Malpractice||New York Law Journal||2014|
|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|
|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 10 Verdicts of 2010 (breach of contract)||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|
|New York County Lawyers' Association, Supreme Court Committee||Committee Member||1995 - 1998|
|Firm's Website||How to Determine the Reasonable Settlement Value of Traumatic Trimalleolar Ankle Fractures||2017|
|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||JD - Juris Doctor||1988|
|Fordham University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1985|
|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|
|Stothart v. Montefiore Medical Center||A total damages verdict was rendered in The Bronx County Supreme Court for $3,500,000.|
|Richards v. Wolfe||The case was tried in New York Supreme Court and a settlement was reached after three days of trial for $550,000.|
|Castello v. Casper||The matter was settled after depositions were conducted for $775,000.|
|Asta v. NYCHHC||The case, which was filed in the Kings County Supreme Court, was settled before depositions for $675,000.|
|Towers v. NYC||A total damages verdict was rendered in The Bronx County Supreme Court for $1,900,000.|
|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 Combs.|
|IFD v. NYCSCA||The case, which was filed in the Kings County Supreme Court, settled before depositions began for $1,250,000.|
|Ramirez v. NYCHA||Jurors awarded a total damages verdict for $598,500|
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