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Stephan H. Peskin has been practicing personal injury law in New York City since 1968. As a managing partner at New York City firm Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, which he joined in 1981, Mr. Peskin focuses on civil rights, construction law, discrimination and personal injury matters, including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and products liability cases. A seasoned litigator and widely recognized authority on personal injury law, he has been featured in Who's Who in American Law.
Mr. Peskin has an outstanding record of obtaining seven-figure verdicts and settlements for his clients. He secured a $6.3 million award for the family of a broker killed on 9/11 as well as a $4.3 million verdict for a family from Turkey. In the case of a Virginia chef who was electrocuted, he obtained a $2.25 million verdict. He also represented a Staten Island client who was awarded $2 million after he suffered injuries in a head-on accident.
After he graduated with his bachelor's degree from New York University, Mr. Peskin attended Brooklyn Law School and obtained his law degree. He went on to become licensed in both New York and Pennsylvania. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd and 4th Circuits as well as the District of Columbia Circuit. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Peskin has authored a number of published articles on a wide range of civil legal topics, such as maximizing settlements and negotiation strategies. In addition, he has published materials on criminal topics such as plea bargaining, the use of polygraphs and hypnosis, and client interviews.
Tolmage, Peskin, Harris, Falick
20 Vesey St
New York, NY 10007
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Can I sue the city of New York for falling into a pothole?
In recent years, New York City's pothole law has changed. Currently, the following rules will …
Can I sue if I was a visitor to New York and was involved in an accident?
If you are injured while visiting New York, you can bring a lawsuit based upon your injuries. Once …
What happens if I am injured in New York but not a citizen?
New York permits a noncitizen or nonresident alien the right to bring a suit for damages, including …
What happens in New York if I get hurt while driving someone else's car?
If you are injured while driving another person's car in New York, you are protected by that …
What happens if I get hurt on a New York City construction site?
Accidents at construction sites usually result in serious injuries to workers. The laws of the …
How long will my personal injury case take in the state of New York?
The length of a personal injury case from start to completion depends on many factors. The number …
Can I sue a doctor or hospital for treatment in New York?
The short answer is yes. Under New York state law, you can sue a doctor or a hospital for …
How long after an accident can I sue in New York?
The statute of limitations is the law that governs deadlines for filing lawsuits for personal …
How can I sue the city or state of New York?
The concept of "sovereign immunity" prevents the city and state of New York from being sued UNLESS …
What happens in New York if I am in an accident with a car and I have no medical insurance?
If you are injured in an auto accident, the first $50,000 of medical bills will be paid for by the …
Who pays my medical bills if I am injured in an accident in New York?
If you are injured in an auto (truck, bus) accident in New York, you may be covered by "no-faut" …
Can I sue my landlord in New York for injuries inside the building?
In some cases, yes, whether you are the tenant or a guest of a tenant. In general, a landlord must …
Law School: Brooklyn Law School
Admitted: 1968, New York
Professional Webpage: www.stephanpeskin.com/Attorneys/Stephan-H-Peskin.shtml
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