Jonathan C. Reiter

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Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in New York, NY

Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC
 | 350 5th Avenue, Suite 6400
New York, NY 10118-6400
Phone: 212-736-0979
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1976
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (20%)
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Jonathan C. Reiter is a prominent New York City personal injury attorney with almost 40 years of litigation experience in New York’s state and federal courts. Mr. Reiter began his career as a trial attorney for the Legal Aid Society Criminal Defense Division, and then became Law Secretary to Judge Gerard M. Weisberg of the New York State Court of Claims. He founded the Law Firm of Jonathan C. Reiter, in 1986 with offices in the Empire State Building. The firm is now called Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, and employs several experienced trial attorneys, as well as paralegals, investigators and on-site legal nursing consultants. His focus is on catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents of every type, including public transportation, train and aircraft accidents, work-related accidents, construction accidents, property owner negligence and other serious injury and wrongful death cases.  Mr. Reiter has particularly extensive experience in aviation accident cases, in which he has represented the families of many people killed in airline crashes and private plane accidents. He also has extensive experience in cases involving medical malpractice, defective products, and human rights abuses, such as police brutality and sexual harassment.

Mr. Reiter is a 1975 graduate of Brooklyn Law School, and he is admitted to practice in New York State courts, as well as in the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York. Mr. Reiter has also been admitted to practice for specific cases in other states as well, including Florida, Connecticut and New Jersey.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (60%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Aviation and Aerospace (20%): Aviation

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Aviation and Aerospace: Aviation

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017

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Law Firm of Jonathan C. Reiter helps people that have been victim to surgical problems which can give rise to medical malpractice; contact the firm at 212-736-0979 or www.jcreiterlaw.com.

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About Jonathan Reiter

Admitted: 1976, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.jcreiterlaw.com/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State of New York, 1976
  • Member, Bronx County Bar Association
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Mr. Reiter achieved a $22.97 million dollar verdict in Supreme Court Queens County in a medical malpractice case in which hospital personnel failed to timely diagnose and treat a patient with MRSA pneumonia in the ICU, resulting in a cardiac arrest from which the patient survived, although with brain damage., 2014
  • Mr. Reiter achieved a settlement of $15 million for the family of a young mother killed in an airline crash., 2014
  • Mr. Reiter obtained the highest verdict for a single passenger in the EgyptAir 990 crash ($3.6 million including interest). This case was the first to award loss of society damages to a victim’s sisters, brother and cousin as dependent relatives under the Death on the High Seas Act, in addition to awarding substantial damages to the victim’s parents.Mr. Reiter obtained million dollar and/or multi-million dollar settlements for the survivors of14 persons killed in the American Airlines Flight 587 crash at Belle Harbor, New York, including residents of the United States and the Dominican Republic. He also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee on that case. Numerous medical malpractice, negligence and wrongful death verdicts and settlements are listed on the Firm's website at www.jcreiterlaw.com

Educational Background:

  • Brandeis University, B.A., 1971
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Office Location for Jonathan C. Reiter

350 5th Avenue
Suite 6400
New York, NY 10118-6400

Phone: 212-736-0979

 

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Last Updated: 5/26/2017

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