Dan Buttafuoco has handled over 100 juried and non-juried trials involving all aspects of personal injury, negligence, product liability and medical malpractice cases. Dan has won for his clients many millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements in these areas. Dan has the third highest recorded personal injury settlement in New York State history. Dan has the highest recorded settlement ever for a police officer.
BAR ADMISSIONS: New York- All Courts; United States
District Court (Federal Courts): Southern and Eastern Districts of New
York; United States Court of Military Appeals; United States Court of
Appeals- Second Circuit; United States Supreme Court; United States
Claims Court; Admitted pro hac vice in other states.
MEMBERSHIPS: New York State Bar Association; New York State Trial Lawyer's Association; American Trial Lawyer's Association; National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives; National Board of Trial Advocacy- Certified Civil Trial Lawyer since 1989 - Christian Trial Lawyers Associations -Christian Legal Society. PROFESSORSHIPS: Adjunct Professor of Trial Law – National Injury Trial Attorney's Program Hofstra Law School; PERSONAL: Elder and Bible Studies Teacher at Bethpage Assembly in Bethpage, NY; Former School Board Member and President of South Shore Christian School a/k/a Long Island Christian Academy from 1987 until 2004. Dan is married with 3 children, one of whom is a practicing lawyer.