Michael S. Feldman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Jacoby & Meyers, LLP
 | 39 Broadway, Suite 1910
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 646-779-6627
Fax: 212-267-2804
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    A partner in his firm's litigation department, attorney Michael S. Feldman is also the director of the Truck Accident Trial Group. Mr. Feldman practices in the area of personal injury law with the firm Jacoby & Meyers, LLP. He works out of the office located in Newburgh, New York.

    With numerous verdicts, arbitrations, mediations and settlements, Mr. Feldman has proven himself a skilled litigator. He is admitted to the state bars of New York and New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Eastern District Of New York, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, United States District Court of New Jersey and the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. He is a dean of the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute and provides continuing legal education to other attorneys in litigating truck collision cases and nursing home litigation.

     
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    Focus Areas

    Personal Injury - Plaintiff

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021

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    About Michael Feldman

    Admitted: 1984, New York

    Professional Webpage: http://www.jmlawyer.com/attorneys/michael-feldman

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New Jersey
    • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
    • Member, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
    • New York
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
    • Member, American Association of Justice
    • Member, Bronx County Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
    • Member, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Faculty, Nursing Home Litigation, CLE
    • Faculty, How to Litigate Truck Collision Cases, CLE

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Rockland teacher wins $4M in libel/defamation suit against blogger, 2019
    • Company Ignores Labor Laws, Pays $1,400,000 Settlement When a company fails to keep a job site clean, orderly, and free of debris, they put each and every one of their workers at risk. Our 32-year old client was on a job site when he woke up on the ground, unaware of what happened to him. It was later determined a ladder he was using most likely slipped due to the dirty floor, losing traction and causing our client to crash to the ground. He sought medical treatment for a number of serious injuries, including a brain injury, fractured skull, fractured spine, collapsed lung and fractured wrist. As a result of his injuries, he was forced to undergo several invasive surgeries. Attorney Michael Feldman and Managing Partner Andrew Finkelstein worked together to hold the management company accountable, settling the case for $1,400,000., 2019
    • No Smoke Detector – Brooklyn Landlord Pays $1,020,000, 2019
    • Jury Awards Truck Crash Victim $6.8 Million, 2019
    • Landlords who choose not to maintain their property must be held accountable when someone gets hurt. That’s what we did for our 53-year-old client who was on his way to work at the Westchester VA when the concrete slab at his house was iced up and his landlord never salted or sanded. The slip caused him to rupture a tendon in his leg so badly he needed surgery. This case settled for $200,000., 2018
    • $2.5M Verdict, Ignoring the Vehicle & Traffic Law has consequences.  A Brooklyn jury found both a double parked car and a driver leaving a parking spot accountable for causing a crash. , 2017
    • $950K Settlement, Baby injured due to negligent Bronx landlord. , 2017
    • 536K Verdict awarded to Motorcyclist injured in Long Island City. , 2016
    • $5.7M jury verdict awarded to a Jacoby & Meyers' client for the tragic death of an 8-year old girl in a 2006 runaway school bus accident. , 2016
    • $37 Million Dollar Verdict for a Victim of a Drunk Driver
    • 100K Mediation-awarded to a 67 year old Westchester County female who tripped and fell over a pool cover cord improperly handled by pool cover installer
    • 1.55 M Settlement Before Trial-was agreed to by the trial judge and the parents of a now 13 year old boy who sustained multiple burns about his back and upper torso when the sterno from a Hot-Dog vendor's cart fell upon him. The verdict will be paid by multiple defendants.
    • 350 Verdict-in favor of a 62 year old school principal who fell into an ice filled pot hole in the city street thereby sustaining a fracture, and a tear to her shoulder which required surgical repair
    • Settlement During Jury Selection with Court Approval Valued at over 1.55 Million-was directed by the Court on behalf of a 7 year old child who was burned on his back when sterno from a hotdog vending cart came into contact with the child
    • 850K Settlement Before Trial with Court Approval - a now 11 year old Westchester County child sustained multiple burns on her arms and chest when she removed a scalding hot container of baby formula from a microwave oven spilling the contents on her body
    • 350K Settlement Before Trial-on behalf of a 53 year old Bronx mother of 1 who slipped and fell on black ice sustaining a fractured right angle which required surgery and internal fixation. The specials use property owner was found at fault
    • 200K Settlement Before Trial - a 49 year old King County female will be paid the policy limits from both defendants when she suffered a fracture femur in an accident between a motor vehicle and motor cycle
    • 3.4M Settlement Before Trial-was reached with a 38 year old Rockland County Female who sustained multiple lower extremity injury as a result of being hit by a bus while a pedestrian
    • 250K Settled Before Trial- was afforded to a 48 year old Queen County male who sustained a serious eye injury with surgery after he was brutally beaten by police
    • 525K Settlement Before Trial-was reached on behalf of a 45 year old Kings County father of 2 when during work he fell from a scaffold resulting in a fracture to his right ankle requiring surgery with the installation of hardware
    • 950K Mediation Decision - 65 year old Bronx resident was struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the street resulting in multiple fractures to his leg and arm both of which required surgical intervention

    Educational Background:

    • S.U.N.Y Stony Brook, B.A., in National Economics Honor Society. National Political Science Honor Society, Cum Laude, 1980
    • St. Johns University School of Law Juris Doctor, Deans List

    Industry Groups

    • Nursing Home Litigation
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    Office Location for Michael S. Feldman

    39 Broadway
    Suite 1910
    New York, NY 10006

    Phone: 646-779-6627

    Fax: 212-267-2804

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