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Personal Injury Lawyer

Accidents can happen anywhere and at any time, causing property damage and catastrophic injuries that could be life-changing.

Our New York City personal injury attorneys can help you seek damages for medical bills and other losses you have sustained.

Learn how the Law Office of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC helps accident survivors and their families in Manhattan and White Plains, NY.

Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

There are many compelling reasons to hire a personal injury lawyer after an accident:

Knowledge of Personal Injury Law

Personal injury cases can be complicated, especially for people without a legal background. Hiring a personal injury attorney can help you avoid costly mistakes when filing a lawsuit.

A Strong Advocate for Your Interests

Insurance companies may try to lowball your personal injury claim. Our personal injury lawyers will help you negotiate a fair settlement or seek maximum compensation for your injuries.

Access to Injury Case Authorities

Our personal injury attorneys can consult and collaborate with trusted authorities throughout New York. Their insight into the available evidence can help bolster your personal injury claim.

Keeping You Updated and on Task

There are many important deadlines when filing a personal injury claim. The team at our law firm can keep you on task throughout litigation and offer progress reports as the process unfolds.
Our law firm's philosophy is
to treat our clients like family.

At the Law Office of Michael H. Joseph,
you are not just a file.
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Have You Been Injured in an Accident? Contact Our Personal Injury Attorneys

If you were injured in any type of accident, our personal injury lawyers in Manhattan and White Plains, NY, will provide the representation you deserve. Our attorneys have handled all types of accident cases, including car accidents, slip and fall cases, police brutality and misconduct, and construction accidents.

The Law Office of Michael H. Joseph is a go-to law firm for other lawyers in New York. Colleagues have referred clients to us given our record with complex personal injury cases.

For more information about your legal options, contact our law firm online. You can also reach the Law Office of Michael H. Joseph by phone at:

(212) 858-0503

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Our law firm can conduct consultations and meetings in English or Spanish. This allows you to understand your legal options and allows us to understand your concerns as a client. This is just one of the many ways our law firm accommodates the diverse Spanish-speaking population of New York, both in the five boroughs and Westchester County.

A Proven Record of Client Satisfaction Standing with the People of New York City and White Plains, NY

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Lily Rose

2021

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I spoke with Mr. Michael Joseph concerning malpractice case in which he was extremely knowledge about its protocol and merits. He exhibited interest and offered his expert advise regarding the outcome of the case. I found Mr. Joseph to be considerate of my position and generous of his time spent in conversation. I highly recommend the Michael Joseph Law firm to those who seek legal justice. Mrs. Trevore 11/15/21

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Anne Horan

2015

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Been with the Law Offices of Michael H. Joseph since 2012, and he is just great. So understanding, and an awesome guy in general. He is always providing me me with thoughtful and well reasoned advice, and overall was so communicative with me whether it was through email or by phone. Recommend Michael.

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The Clock Is Ticking

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City buses are operated by public authorities — in this case, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Department of Public Works and Transportation. You must file a notice of claim within 90 days of the bus accident. Failure to meet this deadline means that you may be barred from filing a lawsuit for your injuries.

Pedestrian Accidents

If you were hit by a car, you have rights that you probably didn't know about. The negligent driver's insurance company has to pay your medical bills, lost wages, and compensate you for pain and suffering. There is a 30-day deadline to apply for these benefits.

Our lawyers can help you meet filing deadlines that are in place and help you weigh your legal options against the negligent driver.

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Bike Accidents

New York law is protective of bicycle riders. It's incumbent on drivers to exercise reasonable care to avoid hitting bicyclists. If you were hit by a car while riding a bicycle, our attorneys will help you get the compensation you deserve.

Our attorneys can also assist with accidents that occur in designated bike lanes, whether caused by moving vehicles in the bike lane or parked vehicles obstructing designated bike lanes.

Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents

If you were injured because you slipped and fell on snow or ice, don't assume that it was your fault. New York City Administrative Code and the City of White Plains code requires residential and commercial landowners to clear sidewalks of snow and ice within a short period after the snow or rain ceases. They are also responsible for repairing and maintaining broken sidewalks in front of their property. Sadly, property owners often ignore these regulations, contributing to injuries.

You may have a premises liability lawsuit if you slipped, tripped, or fell because of the negligence of a property owner.

Statute of Limitations

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In the state of New York, a personal injury claim must be filed within three years of the date of an accident. A personal injury case cannot be pursued once the statute of limitations has passed, so it's important to speak with a lawyer as soon as possible.

Do You Think You Have a Personal Injury Lawsuit? Speak with an Attorney About Your Case

From Midtown Manhattan to White Plains, NY, people rely on the Law Office of Michael H. Joseph for sound legal counsel and guidance. Our lawyers have handled personal injury cases for decades and can help New Yorkers with different kinds of injury lawsuits, including auto accident litigation, injuries from defective products, and police brutality cases. We are frequently recommended by other attorneys and peers because our personal injury lawyers can handle difficult accident cases that are beyond the skill set of other attorneys.

To speak with a personal injury lawyer about your case, contact our law offices online. You can also call the Law Office of Michael H. Joseph at:

(212) 858-0503

The Law Office of Michael H. Joseph Is Here to Help

"Michael Joseph is not only a knowledgable attorney, but a tactful one as well. His extensive legal knowledge allows him the opportunity to inform all potential clients of the road ahead as well as any potential hazards he may encounter along the way. In my time with him he was kind and easy to speak to, but was very shrewd in dealing with the defendants. There are not many attorneys who you can say are kind and have a good morale compass, but Michael Joseph definitely falls into that category. I hope to never need him again but if I ever do, it will be comforting to know that he will be in my corner to guide me through the formalities and tension of extended legal processes. These words are not enough, but thanks again Michael, you helped me through one of the hardest times in my life." Eric Kleemann

Police Line of Duty Accidents

If you were a police officer and were injured on the job, New York law allows you to file a lawsuit if your injury was caused while an assailant was committing a crime. Whether you were in a car accident or got hurt breaking up a fight in a bar, it's worth speaking with a personal injury lawyer about civil litigation.

Our personal injury lawyers have represented members of New York's Finest who were injured while in the line of duty. The legal damages recovered in a lawsuit can help cover medical bills as well as the lingering effects of a serious injury.

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Bouncer and Bar Assaults

New York City's nightlife can have a dangerous side. If you suffered injuries in a bar or nightclub because you were assaulted by a bouncer, you can file a lawsuit to cover injuries you sustained during the altercation. Sometimes in the process of breaking up a fight, innocent bystanders at the club get injured, in which case it's crucial that you consult with a personal injury attorney.

Our personal injury lawyers can review evidence of the altercation that led to injuries and ensure the bouncer and the establishment in question are held accountable for the harm you sustained.

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Medical Injuries

If you, your spouse, or your child were injured because of the negligent actions of a surgeon, doctor, nurse, or pharmacist, you can hold that medical professional legally accountable. Medical malpractice lawsuits help patients seek damages for their injuries and additional healthcare expenses.

The Legal Representation You Deserve Personal Injury Lawyers in New York City and White Plains

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Rian W

2020

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Mr. Joseph is a pleasant and understanding attorney that will fight hard to resolve disputes. His work product is of the highest quality in the business. He's willing to invest his time into cases so you'll to be in the best position to win.

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Renee Fasma

2013

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I actually did an internet search for car accident lawyers in the area. Initially the meeting with my attorney went well. He put all terms into language I could understand. They were pretty affordable, and I was happy with the final result.

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The Law Office of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC

Law Office of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC

The Law Office of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC, has been helping injured victims recover compensation for their injuries for over a decade. Our attorneys are members of several prestigious organizations, including: 

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • New York County Bar Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association

To request your free initial consultation with our team, call our New York City office at (212) 858-0503 or our White Plains office at (914) 574-8330. You can also request a case review online.

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