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Pat James Crispi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Keogh Crispi, P.C.
521 5th Avenue, Suite 1740
New York, NY 10175
Phone: 212-818-0600
Fax: 212-818-0180
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1984
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%), Construction Litigation: Consumer (40%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Pat James Crispi is a senior partner with Keogh Crispi, P.C., law firm in New York, New York. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 38 years of total legal experience, Mr. Crispi provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the New York City metro who have serious and complex legal challenges involving any of the following:

· Construction accidents, construction defects, construction liens and other construction-related litigation

· Personal injury and wrongful death claims

· Medical malpractice

· Products liability and toxic torts

A native of the New York City area, Mr. Crispi has a genuine concern for the legal issues that affect the residents and business owners of his community, and he has gained a reputation for his impassioned advocacy and aggressive approach to helping his clients obtain the favorable outcomes they expect and the positive results they seek efficiently and cost-effectively. 

To that end, he fully prepares each case he handles as if it were going to trial, and he fights hard at every turn to help his clients obtain the maximum amount of compensation they deserve. Highly effective in his practice, Mr. Crispi has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients, and he has earned a designation as among the top 5% of trial lawyers in New York as well as one of the leading trial advocates in the country.

A 1979 graduate of Rollins College, Mr. Crispi attended Fordham University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1983. He is admitted to practice before all New York state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Mr. Crispi is also an active member of the Bronx County Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the New York State Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Construction Litigation: Consumer
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Construction Defects, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability

Selections

11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2021

About Pat James Crispi

First Admitted: 1984, New York

Professional Webpage: https://keoghcrispi.law/pat-james-crispi/

Educational Background

  • Rollins College, Florida, Major: Political Science

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Association for Justice
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • Member, Judiciary Committee of the Bronx County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York, 1983
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Pro bono/Community Service

  •  Youth Basketball Coach
  • Member, Board of the Local Youth Basketball Program

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) recovered for 5 year old boy who suffered lead paint poisoning, 2020
  • Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($600,000.00) recovered for two boys who suffered lead paint poisoning, 2016
  • Four Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($4,500,000.00) recovered for a construction laborer how suffered a crush injury to his foot due to faulty excavation practices on a construction site, 2016
  • Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($900,000.00) recovered for a construction carpenter who injured his knee in a slip and fall on a construction site, 2016
  • One Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,600,000.00) recovered for a construction worker inured due to a ceiling collapse while performing repairs, 2017
  • Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($700,000.00) recovered for a construction laborer who suffered a foot injury on the job site due a faulty material transport device, 2018
  • Four Million Six Hundred Thirty Thousand Dollars ($4,630,000.00) recovered for a home health aide who was injured due to a wall collapse while waiting at a bus stop, 2010
  • One Million Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,400,000.00) recovered for the family of a construction worker who suffered a fatal fall from a scaffold on a construction site., 2020
  • Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand ($750,000.00) recovered for an eleven year old boy who suffered lead paint poisoning, 2019
  • Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000.00) recovered for a security guard who suffered a head injury due to negligence during the installation of a wall display at a Clothing Store, 2016
  • Two Million Dollars (2,000,000.00) recovered for a construction laborer who was struck by a falling object due to faulty safety, 2018
  • ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000.00) recovered for Carpenter struck with plywood, Case: JACKSON v. 1240 FIRST AVENUE LLC et ano Supreme Court, New York County Index No: 103820/09, On November 9th, 2007, Cleophus Jackson while employed at the construction project of a new residential high rise apartment building, located at 1240 First Avenue (aka 400 E. 67th Street), New York, NY, was struck by section of plywood that fell from the floor above. The section of plywood fell when another worker was working (trimming the deck) on the floor above. Cleophus Jackson is presently 39 years old married and resides with his wife. His. He was employed as a Union Carpenter. Injuries  Labral tear, left shoulder; Two (2) Surgical left shoulder arthroscopy procedures, 2012
  • Six Million Dollars ($6,000,000.00) recovered for three carpenters injured due to negligent crane operation on a construction site, 2017
  • Two Million Two Hundred Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($2,225,000.00) recovered for bricklayer who was injured due to a failure to provide a proper ladder on a construction site, 2020
  • Three Million One Hundred Eighty Five Thousand Dollars ($3,185,000.00) recovered for Construction worker who suffered a fall, 2020
  • $1.2 MILLION DOLLARS ($1,200,000.00) recovered for adult daughter, Case: GINA JIMENEZ, as Administratrix of the Estate of FRANCISCO JIMENEZ v. PREMIER CONTRACTING OF NEW YORK, INC., TRIUMPH CONSTRUCTION CORP., CUZJACK CONSTRUCTION CORP. & RAYMOND REYES   Supreme Court, Bronx County, Index #: 302593/08 Date: January 31, 2012, On January 28, 2008, Francisco Jimenez was fatally injured when he was run over by a dump truck owned and operated by the two of the defendants. The fatal accident occurred on the commercial property that was owned and operated by the other defendant.  The injuries documented, in the “Report of Autopsy” revealed that no head trauma occurred. The entire contents the decedent’s thoracic cavity were extruded through a fifteen (15) inch hole in the decedent’s left thigh. In addition, the decedent suffered multiple fractures.  The recovery was awarded to Francisco Jimenez’s, daughter age 27, 2012
  • TWO HUNDRED TWENTY THOUSAND ‰ ($220,000.00) DOLLARS recovered for woman who suffered a fracture of the left first metatarsal   Case: DRAGOMIRA ZHECHEVA v. GEORGE B. HOLMAN & CO., INCORPORATED, INC. Supreme Court, New York County, Index #: 109161/10 Date: April 19, 2012   On June 24, 2010 Dragomira Zhecheva (age 32) was injured when she was struck on the left foot by a metal object that had been placed and left unattended, against the framing of sidewalk scaffolding on the public sidewalk, in the vicinity of the entrance to 120 Warren Street, New York, NY.   Ms. Zhecheva underwent surgery at New York Downtown Hospital on July 7, 2010, for treatment of her injury, 2012
  • One Million Four Hundred Thousand ($1,400,000.00) Dollars Worker suffers fractures of his right arm after a fall Supreme Court, Bronx County March 14, 2011, Plaintiff s Attorney Pat James Crispi, KEOGH CRISPI P.C., New York, NY. Senior Partner Obtains Jury Award $2.2 Million for Client Jury Verdict June 13, 2008, SUPREME COURT, BRONX COUNTY ALEXANDER BEAUCHAMP v. UNION SQUARE NEWS Inc. INDEX NO: 17619/2005, Judge Nelson S. Roman Attorney for Plaintiff PAT JAMES CRISPI, KEOGH CRISPI, P.C., JIMENEZ v. PREMIER CONTRACTING OF NEW YORK, INC, et al, Supreme Court Bronx County, Index No: 302593/08 $1.2 million recovered for daughter of 53 year old man fatally injured when struck by a dumptruck in a Construction Yard. Attorney for Plaintiff PAT JAMES CRISPI, KEOGH CRISPI, P.C. $4.63 Million Dollars Recovered for Psychiatric Injuries Recovered for Home Health attendant who suffered psychiatric injuries. Lorna Hanson v. Safeway Environmental Corp., Extell Development Corporation, Supreme Court. Bronx County Index No: 18120/05, C $4.5 Million for Worker Who Suffered Crush Injury to Foot CASE: Frederick Migliaccio v. 808 Columbus LLC and Gotham Construction Co., LLC, Supreme Court, New York County Index #: 100526/08 January 4, 2010, PLAINTIFF ATTORNEY: Pat James Crispi, Keogh Crispi P.C., New York, Senior Partner Obtains Jury Award $2.2 Million for Client Jury Verdict June 13, 2008, SUPREME COURT, BRONX COUNTY ALEXANDER BEAUCHAMP v. UNION SQUARE NEWS Inc. INDEX NO: 17619/2005, Judge Nelson S. Roman Attorney for Plaintiff PAT JAMES CRISPI, KEOGH CRISPI, P.C. $2 Million for Mother and Son Injured as Pedestrians Leg fractures New York State Supreme Court Bronx County Adrian Salva, and Lisa Betances against Mellon Construction & Roy Sylvain Settled during trial Adrian Salva age 12; Lisa Betances age 32 Plaintiff’s Attorney Pat James Crispi, KEOGH CRISPI, P.C. $1.3 Million Dollars recovered for Carpenter who suffered a fractured heel bone Supreme Court, Queens County. Index #: 18265/07, Judge Hon. Frederick D. R. Sampson Thomas Fallon & Patricia Fallon v. James V. Zizzi Contracting Corporation. $1.137 Million Verdict for Negligent Security Trevor Daly v. Gristedes Bros. Food Supreme Court Bronx County Plaintiff’s Attorney Pat James Crispi, KEOGH CRISPI, P.C. $1 Million Recovered for Inured Bricklayer Who Injured His Shoulder., THOMAS BARBARINO; Brick Layer; married; two children; age 58. $815,000.00 recovered for the daughters of man killed on a construction site. AUGUST R.CORSIVO v. M&S HOTELS, LLC, et al, Supreme Court, Erie County Index Number: 831/2008 $750,000 Laborer Suffered Ankle Fracture From Platform Fall CASE: JOHN GREEN v. EAST COAST 7 LLC, et ano,  Supreme Court, New York County Index No: 103453/07, June 25, 2009. $600,000.00 Recovered for Woman Trapped in an Elevator and Injured, Due improper rescue for injury that required multiple knee surgeries, Owens v. Stevenson Commons, et al, Supreme Court, Bronx County, Index No: 14294/05, Judge Stanley Green, Date September 20, 2010. $500,000.00 Settlement for Construction Laborer, New York State Supreme Court Queens County, PADRAIG KEEGAN and KATE KEEGAN against COLUMBUS CENTRE, LLC. and BOVIS LEND LEASE, LMB, INC., Index No: 25562/02
  • ONE MILLION FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND% ($1,400,000.00) DOLLARS Worker suffers fractures of his right arm after a fall from scaffold Supreme Court, Bronx County March 14, 2011, Plaintiff s Attorney Pat James Crispi, KEOGH CRISPI P.C., New York, NY SINGH v. 4064 BRONX BLVD LLC Index #: 305698/08, Palwinder Singh was 46 years old married with his two children. On June 26, 2008, he was the victim an accident, when employed at the renovation of a six story residential apartment building located in Bronx, New York 10466. Mr. Singh was performing brick pointing work while standing on a manual two-point suspended metal scaffold suspended at the third or fourth floor level of the rear exterior wall of the building. When he climbed back up the exterior fire escape in order to continue his work, the Plaintiff-Respondent grabbed the scaffold suspension ropes; and placed his right foot down onto the scaffold platform. At this point, the scaffold moved perpendicularly away from the building causing him to fall more than thirty feet to the ground and resulting in multiple fractures to his right arm that required surgical repair, 2011
  • ONE HUNDRED THIRTY THOUSAND ‰ ($130,000.00) DOLLARS recovered for man who suffered a laceration of the small finger, Case: BOBBY EDWARDS v. ACADIA-P/A 161st STREET LLC, Supreme Court, Bronx County Index #: 303171-07, Date: May 10, 2012, On April 27, 2007, at approximately 3:15 pm, the Plaintiff, Bobby Edwards (age 47) was in the fifth floor, men’s bathroom located at 260 E. 161st Street, Bronx, NY. After washing his hands, and as he reached up into the broken metal towel dispenser located on the bathroom wall, his right hand came into contact with the jagged edge. Within less than one second, as Mr. Edwards stepped towards bathroom exit, he observed that blood that was gushing from his right hand. The paper towel that he removed from up and under the broken dispenser had his blood all over it. The blood was coming from a wound on his right hand. The wound on his right hand was located where it made contact with the jagged edge of the broken metal towel dispenser. Mr. Edwards underwent surgery in the form of Stage II Flexor Tendon Reconstruction, Right Little Finger at Montefiore Medical Center for treatment of his injury, 2012

Transactions

  • Two Million Two Hundred Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($2,225,000.00) recovered for bricklayer who was injured due to a failure to provide a proper ladder on a construction site, 2020

Industry Groups

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Office Location for Pat James Crispi

521 5th Avenue
Suite 1740
New York, NY 10175

Phone: 212-818-0600

Fax: 212-818-0180

Last Updated: 3/31/2021

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