Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff, PLLC
New York City Personal Injury Attorneys
The Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff, PLLC, is one of the largest law firms in New York concentrating in the representation of victims of all types of accidents, including construction accidents, slips/trips and falls, car accidents, premises accidents, medical malpractice and wrongful deaths. With over 100 years of combined attorney experience, our firm has established a reputation for a "no holds barred" litigation approach and an unyielding negotiation style, which has resulted in some of the largest verdicts and settlements in New York.
Our firm has also developed a robust practice representing victims of police abuse, including cases of false arrest, excessive force, police shootings and wrongful conviction. In the past year, the firm has won numerous jury verdicts in police abuse cases. In 2014, the Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff secured the highest award in New York state history for a man who served 18 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.
The firm has successfully litigated some of the highest-profile matters in the country, including the American Airlines flight 587 disaster in which all aboard died, train derailments and collisions in New York, Connecticut and North Carolina, and the Harlem gas explosion. However, no case is too big or too small. We represent multitudes of victims, ranging from car crashes to ceiling collapses to construction scaffolding accidents. We treat each case with the same tenacity and desire to win, no matter the size.
Our principal and owner, Michael S. Lamonsoff, Esq., has made numerous appearances on national and international television, in the print press, and on radio to provide commentary on legal matters and the high-profile cases his firm litigates.
Helping Our Clients After Their Accidents
The Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff is profoundly aware that victims of accidents have pressing needs. We prioritize clients' economic, personal and health needs by maintaining a staff of extremely qualified benefits specialists, property damage experts and no-fault specialists and a huge network of providers and specialists who can assist our clients with any need.
We are also keenly aware of our clients' need to stay informed of the progress of their cases. We provide our clients with access to an attorney 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is our personal commitment to our clients to gain their trust and respect.
Firm Settlements And Verdicts
The firm was recently recognized in NY Magazine's Top Verdicts and Top Settlements of 2014 lists for cases won on behalf of a variety of victims. Among these landmark awards was a $5.5 million verdict in a construction accident case, $4.75 million for a trip-and- fall and $4.75 million for wrongful imprisonment. These are just a sampling of our many multimillion-dollar awards.
The Secrets Of Our Success
When asked for the secret to his and his firm's success, Michael S. Lamonsoff, Esq. doesn't hesitate to say, "Winning. I love to win and my clients love me for it. That's the cornerstone of my firm's mission."
Every case litigated by the Law Offices of Michael S. Lamonsoff, PLLC, is prepared for victory at trial. Winning is always the primary goal. Though many cases settle without having to go to trial, our success is based upon the notion that the highest settlements are awarded when the defendants are afraid of the risk of a trial against our team of highly prepared trial attorneys.
In addition to being a Super Lawyer, Mr. Lamonsoff is a Million Dollar Advocate and a Multi-Million Dollar Advocate and won the Client's Choice Award from Avvo for 2015. He also serves on the board of directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.
The phone lines at the firm are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for clients in need and those who wish to seek free legal consultations.
Mr. Lamonsoff has been interviewed and quoted in print including the New York Times, Newsday, Daily News, the Village Voice and the New York Post
Mr. Lamonsoff has been interviewed on CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Univision and Telemundo, as well various local networks like NY1, MY9, Channel 10, Pix 11, News 12 and 1010 WINS
Internationally Mr. Lamonsoff has appeared on German and Chinese national television and in international publications
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