Shawn W. Carey

Top rated personal injury attorney in Grand Island, New York

The Carey Firm, LLC
Shawn W. Carey
The Carey Firm, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Products liability; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1997

Education: University at Buffalo Law School - SUNY

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022
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The Carey Firm, LLC

1730 Grand Island Boulevard
Grand Island, NY 14072 Visit website


Shawn W. Carey is the founder of The Carey Firm, LLC, located in Grand Island, New York. From his law firm, Mr. Carey devotes his time and resources to helping those who suffered serious injury or wrongful death from negligent, careless or reckless actions of other people, businesses and corporations. While always providing his clients with the compassion and respect they deserve, Mr. Carey works hard to secure the fair compensation and repayment for wrongs that they need to support themselves and their families.

Serving the Buffalo and Rochester metro regions, including Niagara Falls and all of Erie and Monroe Counties, Mr. Carey handles all types of serious personal injury and wrongful death claims, including those arising from any of the following:

  • Automobile and motorcycle accidents
  • Commercial truck and tractor-trailer accidents
  • Construction site falls, injuries and accidents
  • Dangerous and defective products, vehicles, equipment and tools
  • General negligence and premises liability, including slip-and-fall accidents
  • Work site and other on-the-job injuries
  • Legal and medical malpractice
  • Railroad accidents and FELA claims

Additionally, Mr. Carey represents disabled employees and those with work-related injuries or illnesses who need help securing their workers' compensation and Social Security Disability benefits.

A seasoned litigator, Mr. Carey began his legal career in 1997 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University at Buffalo School of Law and his license to practice from New York State. Over more than 25 years as an attorney, Mr. Carey has recovered many millions of dollars in settlements and awards on behalf of his clients, including multi-million individual recoveries both by settlement and by jury verdict, thereby earning his reputation as one of the region's top plaintiffs personal injury lawyers.

Whether fighting on behalf of his clients' rights and interests in court or negotiating a settlement outside the courtroom, Mr. Carey is a dedicated legal advocate, aggressively striving to obtain the maximum amount possible for the damages his clients incurred as well as for their pain and suffering.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Motor vehicle defects

  • 80% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - products: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1997, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • President of the Western Region Affiliate of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Industry Groups:
  • Construction Workers
  • Individuals And Families

Office location for Shawn W. Carey

1730 Grand Island Boulevard
Grand Island, NY 14072

Phone: 716-775-2395


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

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Q: After A New York Construction Injury, Could I Have More Than A Workers’ Comp Claim?

A: You could, and there is a good chance that you do. Even if you have a viable workers’ compensation claim, you could also have an additional legal … See all answers by Shawn Carey

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