Jeffrey Black

Jeffrey Black

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Olean, NY

Black, Lyle & Habberfield, LLP
 | 129 North Union Street, Olean, NY 14760-0648
Phone: 716-373-1920
Fax: 716-373-3110
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

I only handle personal injury/negligence cases in New York and Pennsylvania.  I have extensive trial experince and have obtained multiple verdicts in excess of one million dollars.  I handle all types of injury or wrongful death cases including medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, automobile accidents, slip and falls and construction accidents to include injuries caused during oil and gas exploration.  Our firm has two full time registered nurses and a full-time investigator.  We handle cases throughout Western, New York and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

About Jeffrey Black

Admitted: 1994, New York

Professional Webpage:

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed and admitted in Pennsylvania and New York as well as Federal Western District of New York and Federal Western District of Pennsylvania

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member Cattaraugus County Bar Association (past president) Allegany County Bar Association New York State Bar Association Pennsylvania Bar Association Western New York Trial Lawyers Association New York State Trial Lawyers Association Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Allegany Limestone Board of Education 2008-present Directions of Independent Living Board 2016-present Paul Harris Fellow Olean Rotary Club Past Board Member Cattaraugus County United Way Past Board Member Cattaraugus County Arts Council Lector St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church


  • Schultz v Excellsior Orthopaedics, 129 AD3d 1606 (2015).  Erie County Supreme Court, New York verdict of over $9,000,000.00 in a medical malpractice case where our client suffered a simple ankle fracture that ultimately resulted in an above-the-knee amputation.  Case tried for approximately one month and affirmed in its entirety by the Appellate Division., 2015
  • Schifelbine v Foster Wheeler, 4 AD3d 736 (2004), Over 23 million dollar verdict affirmed on appeal for client who fell through a roof suffering quadriplegia.  Case tried in Allegany County New York and remains one of the largest damage verdicts affirmed on appeal.
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Office Location for Jeffrey Black

129 North Union Street
Olean, NY 14760-0648

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Last Updated: 4/2/2019

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