Ruth E. Bernstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

The Ruth E. Bernstein Law Firm
 | 450 Seventh Avenue, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10123
Phone: 212-888-6688
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015, 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
    Attorney Profile

    Experienced attorney Ruth E. Bernstein is the founder of The Ruth E. Bernstein Law Firm. At her New York City law office, Ms. Bernstein focuses her efforts on protecting the rights of victims of negligence. Thanks to her extensive knowledge of personal injury law and her excellent reputation, clients from the New York City metropolitan area and throughout New York state know to turn to her for assistance as they pursue compensation related to the following:

    • Medical malpractice
    • Products and premises liability
    • Catastrophic injuries
    • Wrongful death
    • Construction accidents
    • Car and motorcycle accidents
    • Dog bites
    • Trucking accidents
    • Sexual abuse
    • Nursing home abuse

    Ms. Bernstein began her legal career in 1991 after earning her law degree from Brooklyn Law School and her approval to practice law in New York state. Over the past nearly 25 years, attorney Bernstein has repeatedly proved herself to be a dedicated client advocate and invaluable legal ally in a number of jury trials that led to favorable verdicts for her clients. In fact, her many successes have led to numerous features in print and on television.

    As a result of Ms. Bernstein's outstanding record of success, she has earned a number of honors and awards from within the legal community, including the Marie Lambert Award, which the American Association for Justice bestowed upon her in 2011.

    In addition to her role as a successful trial lawyer and advocate for the rights of those suffering from personal injuries, Ms. Bernstein is also a dedicated member of the legal community. She served as chair of the American Association for Justice's Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, where she also served as a member of both the Executive Committee and the Board of Governors.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Toxic Torts


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    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015, 2017 - 2020

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    About Ruth Bernstein

    Admitted: 1991, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    • Marie Lambert Award, American Association of Justice, 2009

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Association for Justice
    • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
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    Office Location for Ruth E. Bernstein

    450 Seventh Avenue
    33rd Floor
    New York, NY 10123

    Phone: 212-888-6688

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    Last Updated: 1/23/2020

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