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Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice

  • Bus & Truck Accidents

    New York City’s bus network is one of the most extensive in the country with 5,710 daily bus trips transporting over 2.5 million passengers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. At the national level, over 700 million passengers are transported by buses each year. With the…

  • Construction Accidents

    Construction is a high risk industry and construction site fatalities and injuries are substantially higher than the national average, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA). In 2014, a total of $36 billion was spent on construction activities in New York while the number of new…

  • Medical Malpractice

    Your loved one has died or sustained a serious injury or a life-long disability because of a failure of medical staff to establish a proper diagnosis, administer proper medicine or act in a timely manner? Or maybe a medical professional has failed to consider how multiple drugs interacted…

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

    Did you know that almost 30,000 people die in motor vehicle accidents all over the United States every year and that New York is among the ten states with the highest medical and work loss costs ($1.33 billion) associated with motor vehicle crash deaths? These harrowing statistics, provided…

  • Motorcycle Accidents

    Did you know that motorcyclists have a 35-fold higher risk of getting injured or dying in traffic accidents and that traffic accidents involving motorcyclists are among the most devastating of all accidents? According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the motorcycle fatality rate…

  • Pedestrian Accidents

    Pedestrian accidents in New York State are a very common occurrence. Slips, trips, falls, knockdowns and hit-and-run accidents have become increasingly deadly. Considering that over a 100 million Americans choose walking as their travel mode (whether for work or socially), it is absolutely vital for them to understand…

  • Premises Liability

    Negligent owners, landlords and building managers often delay, or avoid making much needed repairs to correct unsafe living conditions. For residents of New York City this is hardly a surprise. Common building defects that lead to serious accidents include uneven and defective elevators, broken surfaces, cracked sidewalks, slippery…

  • Product Liability Lawyers

    As a consumer you have a particular set of rights and when you buy a product, you rightfully expect this product to be safe and efficient to use. Regrettably that is not always the case. Using deficient, faulty or flawed products can have tragic ramifications. What constitutes a…

  • Workplace Accidents

    Your employer is responsible for taking all reasonable measures to secure your safety on the job. Hundreds of employees are injured at work in New York each day and thousands of work accidents result in serious injuries and death. Employees who are injured at work maybe entitled to…

  • Wrongful Death

    What is a wrongful death claim? Losing a loved one is one of the most stressful and upsetting experiences particularly if that loss is sudden, unexpected and the result of someone else’s negligence. In law, this is called wrongful death and is defined as “the taking of the…

  • Late Diagnosis, Misdiagnosis and…

    Early detection of the most serious diseases and health conditions such as cancer, heart attack, stroke, aneurysm and various infections is of utmost importance for several reasons. The earlier the disease is diagnosed, the greater the chance of successful treatment. Also, with most diseases, the treatment is the…

  • When To Sue For…

    Personal injury is a collective term that covers a wide variety of wrongs and damages done to a person, and / or his or her property, rights or reputation. If you have suffered loss, accident, injury or other misfortune due to other people’s negligence, malpractice, intentional error or…

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Protecting your rights is not complicated or time consuming. Protecting your rights is our job. When you have been injured in an accident or by a defective product (such as a medical device or drug), protecting your rights is as easy as finding the right legal representative who knows the system and knows how to win your case.

Attorneys at Gurfein Douglas know what insurance companies look for in evaluating claims, how to make the most beneficial settlement offers and how to best prepare your case. Most other personal injury lawyers in New York simply do not have this kind of experience.


We have been leaders in these types of settlements; we are known by pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers, and their insurance companies and they know who they are up against. They know we will represent our clients fully and go to trial when necessary. Because of this, we often get you the largest possible settlement before trial. Not pennies on a dollar, but a meaningful settlement! If a fair settlement can’t be reached, we are the advocates you want in the courtroom.

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New York City, NY 10007
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