Michael F. Kremins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Raskin & Kremins, LLP
 | 160 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 917-920-6864
Fax: 212-608-1659
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Michael F. Kremins is a civil rights and personal injury attorney at the law firm of Raskin & Kremins in New York, New York. Mr. Kremins has over three decades of experience representing New York residents in matters involving car accidents, commercial litigation, construction accidents, employment discrimination, police brutality and workers’ compensation. He serves clients throughout the New York metropolitan area.

    A lifelong New Yorker and a former general counsel for the New York Police Department, Mr. Kremins has gained a reputation for aggressively pursuing justice. An experienced litigator, he has secured millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients. Recognizing his accomplishments, the National Trial Lawyers named him one of the “top 100 trial lawyers.”

    In addition to serving his clients, Mr. Kremins regularly lectures at various continuing legal education seminars and is active in his legal community. He is a member of the New York County Lawyers Association’s Committee on Supreme Court and the Bronx County Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee.

    Additionally, Mr. Kremins sits on the board of the New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance and serves as president of the Jewish Lawyers Guild. He belongs to the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

    Mr. Kremins earned a bachelor’s degree from American University and received his law degree from Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He graduated in 1981 and is eligible to appear before all New York state and federal courts, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Civil Rights
    • 10%Construction Litigation: Business
    • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Police Misconduct, Discrimination, Construction Defects, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury


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    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

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    About Michael Kremins

    Admitted: 1981, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.raskrem.com/meet-team/michael-kremins/


    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association
    • Supreme Court, Democratic Judicial Screening Committee, 2006
    • Gold Member Award, Universal Cultural Center, 2000
    • Recognition for representing victims of 9/11 without fee, Trial Lawyers Care, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Federal Court of New York
    • New York City Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member
    • State of New York
    • American Trial Lawyers Association, 1997
    • New York County Lawyers' Association, Supreme Court Committee, 1997
    • Bronx Bar Associations: Judiciary Committee, 1997
    • United States Supreme Court, Washington, D.C., 1997
    • Association of Trial Lawyers of New York City, 1997
    • Judge at Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition-Bronx Supreme Court, Bronx County 2005 - present 
    • American Association for Justice, Justice List, 1997
    • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 1997
    • All Local, Federal, and State Courts, 1997

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • President of the Jewish Lawyers Guild

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Lectured on no-fault insurance law Lectured on deposition tactics and strategy, New York State Trial Lawyers, 2010
    • Lectured on litigation practice Lectured on deposition tactics and strategies, New York County Lawyers Association, 2005


    • $10,000.000.00 Settlement: Truck Accident - Our firm represented a 6-year-old boy who was struck by truck driving in a negligent manner.  The accident resulted in the child suffering serious and permanent brain injury.
    • $1,100,000.00 Settlement: Premises Liability - While working as a janitor at a school, our client was severely injured due to the negligence of the City of New York when a large cabinet was caused to fall on him from behind.  He sustained injuries to his neck, back, hands, and feet, and required several surgeries.
    • $950,000.00 Settlement: Products Liability - While working as a butcher's assistant and using a meat slicing machine, our client was caused to suffer partial amputations of portions of his left thumb, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th fingers.  Our firm brought an action against the manufacturers of the machine alleging failure to warn, winning a settlement.
    • $1,400,000.00 Verdict: Labor Law/Construction - Our iron worker client was injured on a job site when falling from an unsafe ladder onto the ground, causing serious knee injuries requiring surgery.
    • $590,000.00 Settlement: Slip and Fall - Our client was caused to slip and fall on water and grease in the kitchen of the restaurant where he worked due to the negligence of a cleaning company.  The cleaning company caused and allowed the dangerously slippery condition to exist.  He sustained injuries to his left knee that required arthroscopic surgery.
    • $5,000,000.00 Verdict/Settlement: Labor Law/Construction - While working as a laborer/shop steward at a job site, an unsafe scaffold caused our client to fall to the ground, causing serious injuries including multiple back herniations requiring complicated surgery.
    • $700,000.00 Settlement During Trial - A blind woman and her companion were seriously injured as a result of New York City Police Department officers' use of excessive force and violation of the clients' Federal and State civil rights.
    • $555,000.00 Settlement: Labor Law/Construction - While working as a laborer at a construction site, our client was caused to fall from a scaffold and suffered injuries to his head, neck, and back.
    • $600,000.00 Settlement: Labor Law/Construction - Our client, a construction worker, was in a trench digging a foundation at a job site when a wall of dirt fell down on top of him.  He suffered a dislocation of his hip and a fractured pelvis, which required surgery.
    • $2,225,000.00 Settlement: Front-seat passenger in vehicle was struck from behind by another vehicle.  Sustained serious injuries to his cervical spine including two herniated discs.
    • $497,965.93 Verdict: Labor Law - While working as a plasterer at a construction site, our client was caused to fall from a scaffold and suffered a broken left knee, which was casted.
    • $870,000.00 Settlement: Labor Law/Construction - While working as an electrician at a construction site, our client was caused to fall off an unsecured ladder that has been placed on uneven ground. He sustained serious injuries to his left knee and left ankle, requiring multiple arthroscopic surgeries.
    • $375,000.00 Settlement: Motor Vehicle Accident - Our client's vehicle was struck in the rear by the defendant's vehcile while stopped at a red light.  He sustained injuries to his neck, back, and shoulder.
    • $1,100,000.00 Settlement: Labor Law/Construction - While working as an electrician at a job site and climbing down a ladder, our client stepped off the ladder onto a piece of sheet rock that was hazardously covering a hole, and fell through the hole.  He sustained serious injuries to his neck, back, and both shoulders, and required surgery to his neck and left shoulder.
    • $300,000.00 Settlement: Slip and Fall - Our client was caused to slip and fall on ice on a sidewalk and suffered a broken ankle that required surgery.

    Educational Background:

    • American University, B.A.
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    Office Location for Michael F. Kremins

    160 Broadway
    4th Floor
    New York, NY 10038

    Phone: 917-920-6864

    Fax: 212-608-1659

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