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 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (40%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Pat J. Crispi leverages more than 20 years of experience in personal injury litigation. As a senior partner of the Manhattan law firm Keogh Crispi, P.C., his successes have included six- and seven-figure verdicts or settlements won on behalf of his clients. The success of the law firm and of Mr. Crispi continues to grow with multiple seven figure recoveries in the 2011. Present and former cllients continue to repeatedly make strong recommendations to others on the law firm's behalf.

Originally a native of New York City, Mr. Crispi received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1983. He is licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court of New York, Eastern and Southern Districts. As a plaintiff's attorney, he is especially adept in handling cases involving complex negligence cases resulting in injury.

Mr. Crispi maintains an active presence in his professional and local communities. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and previously was a member of the Judiciary Committee of the Bronx County Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Association of Justice. The father of four daughters, Mr. Crispi is an active participant in his community on issues of: education; and culteral development.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Construction Litigation (40%): Construction Defects

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2018

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About Pat Crispi

Admitted: 1984, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.keoghcrispi.law/About/Pat-J-Crispi.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • ONE HUNDRED TWENTY THOUSAND ‰ ($120,000.00) DOLLARS recovered for woman who suffered a torn meniscus of the left knee   Case: CHRISLENNY SIERRA v. TERI FASHION INC.   Supreme Court, Bronx County, Index #:            305856/10 Date:                        April 30, 2012   On April 4, 2010 Chrislenny Sierra (age 28) was injured when she fell into an opening in the floor created by an open trap door at the clothing store owned and operated by the defendant located at 91 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468   Ms. Chrislenny Sierra underwent surgery on December 21, 2011, for treatment of her injury., 2012
  • 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
  • ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY FIVE THOUSAND ‰ ($175,000.00) DOLLARS recovered for man who suffered a re-fracture of the left patella   Case: JEAN INNOCENT v. JFK INTERNATIONAL AIR TERMINAL LLC   Supreme Court, Kings County Index #:            30993/07 Date:                        May 4, 2012   On June 24, 2010 August 26, 2006 JEAN INNOCENT (age 36) was re-injured when he slipped and fell due to a collection of rainwater on the surface of the baggage area of Terminal 4, Belt 6-A at JFK International Airport. The condition that caused the accident was due to a failure to close the available doorways and access openings, while the area was not in use, thereby exposing the area to the elements of inclement weather.   Mr. Innocent underwent surgery for treatment of his injury., 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 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 prcedures, 2012
  • $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
  • 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 SEVENTY FIVE THOUSAND ‰ ($175,000.00) DOLLARS recovered 79-year-old woman who suffered a fractured pubic rami.   Case: BYUNG -JA KIM v. ANDREW J. HORAN & KERRY ANN HORAN   Supreme Court, Westchester County Index #:                                   6149/10 Date of Settlement:                 January 11, 2013   On November 6, 2009, BYUNG -JA KIM (age 77) was walking in the parking area of the residential parking complex located at 65 Bari Manor Croton-on-Hudson, New York. A vehicle that was backing out of a parking space knocked her down. The vehicle was owned by Andrew J. Horan and was being operated by his daughter & Kerry Ann Horan.   Ms. Kim was hospitalized for approximately ten days and was treated with bed rest. No surgery was performed.
  • 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 Construciton 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  

Educational Background:

  • Rollins College, Florida -- Major: Political Science
Office Location for Pat James Crispi

521 5th Avenue
Suite 1740
New York, NY 10175

Phone: 212-818-0600

Fax: 212-818-0180

 

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Last Updated: 3/13/2018

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