Arthur L. Rubenstein

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Bronx, New York

Alpert, Slobin & Rubenstein, LLP
Arthur L. Rubenstein
Alpert, Slobin & Rubenstein, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1989

Education: Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
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Alpert, Slobin & Rubenstein, LLP

2890 Randall Ave
Bronx, NY 10465 Visit website


Managing partner at Alpert, Slobin & Rubenstein, LLP, Arthur L. Rubenstein represents clients in New York City, New York, Long Island and Westchester. He is a personal injury attorney who handles cases related to medical malpractice, premises liability, dog bites, construction accidents, slip and falls, and motor vehicle accidents, as well as represents sexually abused children and adult victims of child sexual abuse.

Mr. Rubenstein attended Adelphi University, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management. In his junior year, Arthur hit .448  for the baseball team , which ranked him 8th among NCAA leading hitters.   Thereafter , he moved on to law school at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. While in law school, he was on the Dean’s List four times and graduated third in his class. Currently, he is admitted to practice in the state of New York and before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

A member of the Bronx County Bar Association, Mr. Rubenstein is also actively involved as a member of the New York County Lawyers Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and was selected to the Lawyers of Distinction. During his career, he has settled more than $85 million in cases and recently , in 2022, he settled over 70 cases totaling approximately 5 million dollars. He continued his extensive pro bono work throughout the year.

Arthur has represented professional athletes and the Police Benevolent Association. With a strong commitment to aggressive advocacy while protecting their rights and best interests, Mr. Rubenstein is known for building a solid relationship with each client. Before he began representing the injured, he worked defending insurance companies, which allows him to anticipate what companies may try to do to avoid a settlement.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1989, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Nominated to Super lawyers 
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1992
  • Bronx Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyer Association
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • New York, 1989
Educational Background:
  • Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, B.B.A. Management, Honors: Captain of Varsity Baseball, 8th leading hitter in the NCAA
Representative Clients:
  • Settled a pedestrian knockdown case (Porres Mendez v NYCTA) after deposition of the defendant driver for 2 million where 89 year old client was hit by a bus and passed away within a few days. Was able to obtain on an appeal to NYCTA the bus drivers personnel records which revealed incriminating information and helped pave way towards settlement., 2019
  • (300k settlement)  Aronova v Trylon, et al - Plaintiff client tripped and fell with allegations that she fell on  a metal hasp causing her to sustain a comminuted fracture of her shoulder- P  was not really sure what caused her to fall and all medical records indicated that she fell as a result of losing her balance. She unfortunately passed away from unrelated causes .Case was settled at mediation for 300k. , 2021
  • (settled for 250k) Cota-Camacho-  pedestrian knockdown in a dark parking lot - P sustained multiple fractures- case settled pre suit for policy limits., 2022
  • (settled for 345k) Edgar Silva v Cassese- Pedestrian knockdown whereby defendant had green light and p was dressed in dark clothing which prevented the driver from. seeing the p at night . -  p sustained a fractured leg with required ORIF., 2022
  • (settled for $247,500) Joseph Marrero v Mamkin-  rear end collision with the defendant claiming she was inching her vehicle slowly and tapped the P's vehicle- no damage to either car - p ultimately had hip surgery which def claimed was a pre existing congenital injury , 2022
  • (settled for 237,500k) Case settled for 237,500k- P rear ended the defendant truck-liability was difficult.  P sustained a tear in the knee which resulted in arthroscopic surgery.  P had numerous priors. Case settled pre depositions, 2022
  • (240k settlement) K. Wilson v Pokora - pedestrian knockdown with disputed liability- P had a host of prior injuries including 15 prior surgeries.  This matter P underwent right shoulder surgery. case settled for 240k pre depositions., 2022
  • (settled for 400k)J. Pagan v Brace industrial group- auto case that settled for 400k with client having undergone one shoulder surgery with pre existing injuries. Case settled pre depositions. , 2022
  • ( 200k settlement ) Ballard v Winthrop University Hospital - P suffered from pressure sores she may have developed at defendant hospital - P unfortunately passed away from unrelated causes.  Case settled for 200k , 2021
  • (200k settlement) Ballard v Winthrop University Hospital -Plaintiff/client suffered from pressure sores at Def Hospital - unfortunately passed away as a result of unrelated issues- case settled for 200k, 2021
  • (210k settlement) Russo v White,Hub Truck Rental, et al- Client was a passenger in a car that was hit by a recklessly driven vehicle causing the car Plaintif was in to strike a completely stopped truck at a red light . P sustained a neck injury resulting in surgery. P made a complete recovery. The adverse reckless vehicle tendered their 25k policy early in the litigation and I was able to obtain a 185k settlement from the truck's carrier. Case settled for  a total of 220k. , 2021
  • (225k settlement)  Duff v NYCHA- case involved allegations that the p tripped and fell in her own apartment on a broken tile and sustained a fractured knee cap. . Accident was unwitnessed and p suffered from a myriad of pre existing co morbid conditions.   Case settled at mediation for 225k., 2021
  • (170k settlement) Farris v Reyes-  Plaintiff police officer sustained a shoulder injury on the job when his vehicle was hit during a high speed chase. Evidence adduced in the case reveled that p sustained a subsequent injury to his shoulder while shoveling snow, causing the client to retire on 3/4's ....  Case settled for 170k , 2021
  • ( 150k settlement ) Roger Wootton v Kaplan-   Plaintiff was a tennis instructor who had an auto accident with allegations of a soft tissue shoulder injury- Plaintiff did not miss one day from work as a result of the accident and evidence reveled that his injury related to a subsequent shoulder injury he sustained while giving a tennis lesson.  Case settled for 150k , 2021
  • ( 175k settlement )  Almodover v NYCHA- Client sustained a fractured arm as a result of a dog bite which took place outside of the housing authority complex where the Plaintiff resided. The dog that bit her had no history of any prior bites with no prior complaints by anyone and was not living at the subject premises . The housing Authority was granted summary judgement which was overturned on appeal on an issue of fact. Case settled at mediation for 175k., 2021
  • ( $2,000,000 settlement ) Settled a pedestrian knockdown case (Porres Mendez v NYCTA) after deposition of the defendant bus driver for $2,000,000 involving a 89 year old client who was hit by a bus who unfortunately passed away within a few days. Integral part of influencing transit to settle the case was related to successfully winning an appeal to NYCTA and being able to obtain the bus drivers personnel records , which revealed incriminating information which helped pave way towards settlement., 2019
  • ( 500k settlement ) The Plaintiff client was on a motorcycle involved in an accident with a Jericho fire dept vehicle - he sustained a fractured wrist with surgery - The case settled in Nassau county for 500k (Frobey v. Jericho fire dept), 2018
  • ( 375k settlement ) settled a tough slip and fall case on snow and ice with no notice to property owner for 375k (Fucile v.200 business park Assoc), 2017
  • ( 400k settlement ) Settled the Plaintiff/clients case (Negron v city) for 400K after defeating the city's motion for summary judgement in a case where client was alleged to have gone through a red light when she was struck by a city ambulance which was traveling  with lights and sirens on. Client was arrested at scene. Notwithstanding, case resolved favorably for the client., 2020
  • ( 925k settlement ) The Plaintiff/client suffered a fractured clavicle with surgery from a car accident involving a nassau county vehicle-case settled for 925k (azbel v county of nassau), 2016
  • ( $2,900,000 settlement ) Settled a tough liability case with NYCTA for 2.9 million (hidalgo vs NYCTA) for a client who essentially healed from a bad motorcycle accident with a bus. Allegations that motorcycle was speeding at time of collision., 2019
  • Settled the clients case ( Negron v city) for 400K after defeating city motion for summary judgement in a case where client was alleged to have gone through a red light when she was struck by a city ambulance with lights and sirens on. Client was arrested at scene, 2020

Office location for Arthur L. Rubenstein

2890 Randall Ave
Bronx, NY 10465

Phone: 718-829-8800


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

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