Over $6 Billion Recovered for Personal Injury Victims

Seeger Weiss ranks among the nation’s elite personal injury and medical malpractice law firms and takes pride in supporting our local communities in New York and New Jersey.

Over the last ten years, our personal injury attorneys’ have recovered more than $6 billion dollars for victims of personal injury. Unlike most personal injury law firms, we have the resources and experience to go “toe to toe” with the big defense firms and the insurance companies, but offer the personalized, client-friendly service of a small firm.

Latest news: In 2011, we received a sizable settlement for injured New Jersey construction worker who was hurt while working from scaffolding. Read news story and why employers are responsible for safe scaffolding and ensuring fall protection.

Our track record is one of many reasons that firms nationwide send their personal injury cases to us. Simply put, our colleagues know that we have the skill, the resources and the tenacity to get maximum value for their personal injury clients.

The Tort System

Tort actions were created as a non-legislative way to compensate wrongs and harm done by one person to another's person, property or other protected interests, e.g. physical injury or reputation. The tort system, first, tries to compensate victims for their losses. Secondly, it tries to set an example of liability to avoid future harm or accidents. Read more:

Is tort reform a good thing?
Types of personal injury damages
Barriers to justice: loser pays all

The Right to Civil Justice

Corporations are responsible for thousands of preventable deaths, injuries, and diseases as well as enormous economic costs to workers, consumers and the environment. The civil justice system offers victims the only way to deter companies from engaging in wrongdoing.

A civil justice right: trial by jury
Personal injury attorneys tackle unsafe corporate practices
Caps on damages deprive some a just award

Protecting Rights

As Americans, we have a democratic right to civil justice and trial by jury. No matter what propaganda big businesses issue about tort reform, victims deserve a chance to obtain justice from a judge and jury.

The value of joint and several liability
When the discovery rules helps victims
Cause of action: heart of personal injury litigation

Statutes of Repose vs. Statutes of Limitations

Many assume that if one is wronged the ability to seek remedy will always be open-ended. This isn’t the case. Often legal proceedings must abide by a statute of repose, which limits a victim’s timeframe for recourse. And can nullify any legal responsibility that the wrongdoer or corporation has done to the victim.

Nullifying responsibility for harm
NY statutes of limitations

If you or someone you know has been injured as a result of an accident, negligence or medical malpractice, please fill out this form  for a FREE consultation. If, because of your personal injury, you cannot come to our office, hospital or home visits can be arranged. All our personal injury and medical malpractice cases are handled on a contingency basis, which means that our law firm is not paid unless you recover.

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