Fox Law Firm PLLC, in Riverhead, is known as one of Long Island’s most successful and respected personal injury law firms because we have achieved major awards for our clients. In fact, our founding attorney, Kevin Fox, obtained the largest individual jury verdict ever rendered in New York: more than $212.5 million on behalf of a child injured by medical malpractice. If you have been harmed through someone else’s negligence or wrongful act, putting our Suffolk County law firm on your side is the right decision.
If you’ve been injured by another motorist in an auto accident, the last thing you should have to bear is the financial burden of medical bills, lost wages and property damage. But far too often, negligent drivers and their insurance companies attempt to devalue injuries or even deny responsibility entirely.
Tractor Trailer Accidents
Tractor Trailer crashes cause catastrophic injuries to the occupants of other vehicles on the highway. Because of their size, weight and speed, Tractor Trailer crashes often injure and kill multiple parties in multiple vehicles.
icycling in Suffolk County, New York, is a popular and enjoyable recreational activity. Unfortunately, because we live in a highly populated area with busy roadways, bicyclists are often exposed to dangers created by negligent and distracted motorists.
Construction workers, whether they work on a skyscraper, a new home or a road project, are all protected by special laws in the State of New York. Property owners, General Contractors and their agents are required to make worker safety a priority. When someone is injured at work, it is often due to the owner or contractor violating the worker protection requirements of the NYS Labor Law and Industrial Rule regulations.
Slip and Fall
Slip and fall accidents, also referred to as trip and fall accidents, are among the most common sources of accidental injury in the United States. All too often, slip and fall injuries are the result of property owners and businesses failing to take care of their properties.
Medical errors kill 98,000 people every year. Hundreds of thousand more are injured and disabled by acts of medical malpractice. Fox Law Firm PLLC has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients who have been injured by medical professionals who commit acts of malpractice.
Malpractice – Birth Trauma
Medical errors kill 98,000 people every year. Hundreds of thousand more are injured and disabled by acts of medical malpractice. Many of these errors harm newborns and are totally preventable with proper care. Fox Law Firm PLLC has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients who have been injured by medical professionals who commit acts of malpractice.
Defective products injure and kill thousands of people every year. Products used every day can cause harm when they are defective in their design or manufacture.Sometimes manufacturers and retailers fail to realize they are putting a dangerous product on the market.
Property owners have a duty to maintain their premises in a reasonably safe condition. When property owners are careless in the maintenance and inspection of their property, dangerous conditions develop. Loose steps or railings, slippery conditions or defects in pavement can all lead to serious injuries.
Few events disrupt your life as completely as a criminal conviction. Incarceration, driver license suspension, a criminal record, damage to your reputation and other negative consequences make it essential to be represented by an experienced criminal defense lawyer, no matter what charge you face.
A conviction for drunk driving can affect you long into the future. While jail time, fines and driver license suspensions disrupt your life in the short term, a criminal record can carry long-lasting consequences, limiting your employment prospects and driving privileges.
Traffic law violations and misdemeanors may not seem like that big of a deal, until you have been accused of one. Even minor traffic infractions can carry substantial fines and add points to your license. In the case of more serious offenses, you could lose your license, or even spend time in jail.
Over the past few years, so-called “rideshare” apps like Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular alternatives to traditional taxis and car services. However, these rideshares are no less prone to getting into accidents than any other motor vehicle on the road, and in some cases they may employ negligent or reckless drivers.