Imagine your child is struck by a FedEx truck and left permanently handicapped. It would change your entire family’s life. In addition to your child’s unnecessary pain and suffering, you would need to cope with insurmountable medical bills and the potential purchase of a new home or vehicle in order to accommodate your child’s needs. Other family members, including you yourself, may need counseling, and you may never fully recover emotionally.
Though nothing can completely right the wrongs in such an unfortunate situation, financial compensation could, at the very least, allow you to live a comfortable life. You’d be furious if police deemed the driver who hit your child — and uprooted life as you know it — to have no fault in the accident. If the injuries cannot be corrected, you’d at least assume FedEx would be required to pay for the negligence of their driver, right?
Well, unfortunately, our firm once represented a very similar case. In that scenario, the father was blamed for the accident because they were jaywalking across the street. Police said the driver had no fault in the collision, and multiple attorneys refused to file a lawsuit on the family’s behalf. Luckily, a friend of the family referred them to us. At Raskin & Kremins, we saw the case differently.
When you feel oppressed or powerless against the system, I encourage you to turn to me.
Righting the Wrongs of Others
Under my representation, the family was awarded $10 million, allowing them to secure proper medical treatment, counseling services, a wheelchair-accessible van, and a nice home in the suburbs. Though cases like these can take 5 - 10 years to win, they’re the only way to offer some redemption for such horrific tragedies. They’re also why I continue to practice law after all these years.
My clients become my family. Even if a case takes a decade to resolve, I continue to maintain consistent communication with my clients throughout the process. And, of course, they’re never charged a dime unless I recover money on their behalf.
One of the reasons I’m so comfortable working on contingency is that I have direct experience in the insurance industry. In the past, I represented the New York State Department of Liquidation and the State Insurance Fund, in addition to a number of domestic and international insurance carriers. More often than not, my knowledge of the other side proves to be a tremendous benefit for my personal injury clients today.
Serving You Beyond Matters of Personal Injury
Most know me as a personal injury attorney, but I have extensive experience in business and real estate law, as well. My clients include many well-known New York City restaurants, night clubs, real estate investors, banks, and everyday people simply looking to buy and sell personal property. Regardless of the situation my clients are facing, I strive to serve them holistically. Rather than merely attending to the legal side of their case, I will look at the full picture and aid them in navigating any challenges necessary.
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Federal Court of New York
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School
B.A., University of South Florida
New York Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
New York State Trial Lawyers Association: Past Board of Directors
President of the Jewish Lawyers Guild
Jewish Lawyers Guild: Officer, Board of Directors
New York County Lawyers Association
The Association of Trial Lawyers
Phi Alpha Delta
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