Andrew G. Finkelstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Newburgh, NY

Finkelstein & Partners, LLP
 | 1279 Route 300, Newburgh, NY 12551
Phone: 800-529-2676
Fax: 845-562-3492
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney and managing partner of Finkelstein & Partners, LLP, Andrew G. Finkelstein has become a noted consumer activist through his representation of injured individuals against corporate wrongdoers and irresponsible parties. He has successfully handled dozens of multimillion-dollar cases by representing plaintiffs in wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases arising from defective drugs, dangerous consumer products, automobile, bus and motorcycle accidents, dog bites, fall down accidents, and aircraft crashes.

A frequent lecturer at Continuing Legal Education courses, Mr. Finkelstein has discussed topics, including "Science in the Courtroom," "Technology in the Courtroom," "Prosecution of a Pharmaceutical Case," "The Ethics of Online Advertising," and "Structured Settlements and the Personal Injury Settlement."

Mr. Finkelstein was honored by the American Association for Justice for his leadership participation in the program 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, where he served as captain in a pro bono capacity through "Lawyers Care."

 
Practice Areas
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Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019

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About Andrew Finkelstein

Admitted: 1992, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.lawampm.com/attorneys/andrew-finkelstein-personal...

Honors/Awards:

  • Leadership Participation, American Association for Justice
  • 2017 Champion of Justice, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, 2017
  • NYS Trial Lawyers Civil Justice Award, 2006
  • As a member of The RoundTable, Finkelstein is recognized as being among the top 100 civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys in the United States.    Finkelstein is a noted consumer activist representing injured individuals against corporate wrongdoers or irresponsible parties. He has litigated wrongful death and personal injury cases arising from defective drugs and products, automobile accidents, falls due to defective conditions, dog bites, bus accidents, motorcycle accidents, construction site accidents and air craft crashes. In addition to winning several awards for his outstanding career, Finkelstein has handled dozens of multi-million dollar cases.     As a member of The RoundTable, Finkelstein is recognized as being among the top 100 civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys in the United States.    Finkelstein is a noted consumer activist representing injured individuals against corporate wrongdoers or irresponsible parties. He has litigated wrongful death and personal injury cases arising from defective drugs and products, automobile accidents, falls due to defective conditions, dog bites, bus accidents, motorcycle accidents, construction site accidents and air craft crashes. In addition to winning several awards for his outstanding career, Finkelstein has handled dozens of multi-million dollar cases.   , RoundTable of the 100 Most Influential Trial Lawyers in America, Trial Lawyer Magazine , 2015
  • NYS Trial Lawyers Presidents Award, 2002 - 2004
  • “Selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is comprised of the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments merit a lifetime achievement recognition. Lifetime Achievement recognition among America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is meant to identify and promote the most outstanding and impactful legal talent currently serving throughout the nation.” –America’s Top 100 Attorneys., Lifetime Recognition Award, America’s Top 100 Attorney, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Federal District Court of New Jersey
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Executive Committee Member, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • Member, Plaintiff Steering Committee, Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch New Jersey Coordinated Litigation
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Executive Board Member of New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • Member, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Member, Executive Steering Committee, Hormone Replacement Therapy Multi District Litigation
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Executive Board Member of American Association for Justice
  • New Jersey

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mr. Finkelstein is active participant in his firm's public service campaign, Commit to Quit Texting and Driving.  His firm launched the campaign in 2011 with a radio campaign targeting the youngest drivers. Since then Andrew has spoken at many high schools in New York State, where he encourages teens to make the choice not to text and drive and to encourage their friends and families to do the same.  Most recently Mr. Finkelstein filmed a TV campaign in partnership with CBS6 in Albany to inform the public about the dangers of texting and driving.    , 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Commit to Quit Texting and Driving
  • Frequent Lecturer, Legal Education
  • Lecture, Science in the Courtroom
  • Lecture, Technology in the Courtroom
  • Lecture, Prosecution of a Pharmaceutical Case
  • Lecture, Prosecution of a Pharmaceutical Case
  • Lecture, Ethics of On-Line Advertising
  • Lecture, Structured Settlements and the Personal Injury Settlement
  • Newburgh, NY – On Monday, November 16, 2015 managing partner Andrew Finkelstein visited Newburgh Preparatory Charter High School to speak to students about the dangers of texting and driving. , Speaker, 2015
  • Andrew presented at the Reptile Black Letter Law Seminar at the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business. Reptile Black Letter Law seminars are intended to provide plaintiff attorneys with the legal background and skills needed to prepare effective strategies for trials., Lecture, Maryland Association of Justice
  • In 2009, Don Keenan and David Ball launched the Plaintiff’s revolution known as the “Reptile.” This revolution has garnered the attention of both the plaintiff and the defense bar for its game changing success.  Andrew was a panelist and presenter on Friday, 4/29, regarding strategies for prosecuting a personal injury case. Andrew presented regarding direct and cross examination and also sat on the ethics panel discussion.  The program was well received by the members of the bar., Lecture, New Hampshire Associates of Justice
  • "Through the NYSTLA and Mr. Finkelstein’s participation and discussion with key members of the NYS legislature, New Yorkers have the greatest protections in the Nations should they be involved in a crash while in or with a ridesharing vehicle.  Mr. Finkelstein will be lecturing in Westchester, Newburgh, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Binghamton and Albany over the next several weeks." Read more. , Lecturer, Preparing for Rideshare in New York , New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2017

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $6.8 Million Verdict Awarded After I-84 Truck Crash, 2019
  • Insurance Company Pays $5.7 Million, 2019
  • $1,036,000 Settlement Following Birth Injury, 2019
  • $8,323,000 Settlement- Birth Medical Malpractice Causes Cerebral Palsy, 2018
  • Failure To Treat Acute Asthma Timely - $3,250,000 Settlement, 2018
  • $9,250,000 Settlement for Corporation Failing to Have a Distracted Driving Policy, 2018
  • Forklift Operator Ignores Dangers - $2,500,000 Settlement, 2017
  • Drowsy Driving By Group Home Driver – Catastrophic Injuries - $3,500,000 Settlement, 2017
  • $9,250,000 Settlement for Corporation Failing to Have a Distracted Driving Policy, 2017
  • $1,625,000 Settlement - Fall down at Train Station, 2017
  • $1,950,000 Settlement - Hit In Rear Results in Settlement, 2017
  • $2,250,000 Million Dollar Settlement Nursing Home/Food Services Fatal Error, 2016
  • $12,750,000 Million Dollar Settlement Workplace Injury, 2016
  • $2 Million For Injuries Caused By A Defective Guardrail
  • $4.5 Million Dollars For Significant Injuries In A Truck Accident
  • $2.5 Million In Damages In A Defective Products Case
  • $3.5 Million Dollars For Injuries Sustained In A Car Accident
  • $2.25 Million Dollars For Injuries Suffered As A Result Of A Defective Seat Belt
  • $5.5 Million Dollars For Catastrophic Injuries Resulting From A Car Accident
  • $1,800,000 Million Dollar Settlement, Construction Worker Injured on the Job, 2016
  • $1,150,000 Settlement - Distracted Driver in Supermarket Parking Lot Held Accountable for Hitting Shopper, 2017
  • $9 Million Dollar Recovery For Catastrophic Injuries From A Construction Accident
  • $3.45 Million Dollars For Injuries Sustained In A Pedestrian Knockdown

Educational Background:

  • Syracuse University, B.S., 1987
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Office Location for Andrew G. Finkelstein

1279 Route 300
Newburgh, NY 12551

Phone: 800-529-2676

Fax: 845-562-3492

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Last Updated: 9/10/2019

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