Protecting the Rights

of Injured New Yorkers

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At Schulman Blitz, LLP, we believe that caring for clients and fighting for their rights are two sides of the same coin. This is the philosophy that defines our practice and the approach we bring to each and every case…

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The Perfect Team

New York

Born & Bred

Board Member

NYSTLA

Super Lawyer

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017

Results

Millions of Dollars Recovered

Lecturer

Lawline.com & more

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New York

Native

Board Member

NYSTLA

Super Lawyer

2014, 2015 & 2016

Results

Millions of Dollars Recovered

Seminars

Continuing Legal Education

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Personal Injury

Premises Liability

Property owners are responsible for maintaining their buildings, workplaces, commercial establishments, walkways, parks and other premises in a safe manner. When owners and tenants fail to meet these responsibilities and people are injured the law provides a remedy.

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Construction Accidents

There are many hazards on a jobsite and injuries sustained on a construction site can be devastating. The law permits workers to recover money damages for on-the-job injuries when owners, contractors and subcontractors don't meet their obligations or follow safety rules.

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Municipal Liability

We depend on state and city agencies to provide safe transportation, education, health care, recreation and safety. When these services don't perform properly, citizens often are injured and entitled to compensation.

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Municipal Worker Injuries

Municipal employees often have accidents or incidents on the job that cause them personal injuries and jeopardize their ability to work and earn a living. Often, municipal workers may be entitled to bring claims for monetary compensation against their employers and responsible third parties, including lost income, lost benefits, pensions, medical expenses and pain and suffering.

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

If you are injured in a car collision you must act quickly to retain experienced and aggressive attorneys who will battle the insurance companies to ensure you receive full compensation for your injuries.

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Police Misconduct

There are many members of the New York City Police Department who admirably serve the public under tough circumstances, work hard and do the right thing. Unfortunately, there are also the bad apples - police officers who abuse their authority, make unjustified arrests, and commit acts of violence against the public.

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Medical Malpractice

Patients trust medical professionals to provide services in a careful and competent manner. When something goes wrong because a health care provider has been negligent, patients can seek recourse through a malpractice lawsuit.

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Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one due to circumstances that seem suspicious or that may have been caused by another's negligence is a painful experience, and one for which the law provides ample legal recourse.

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News

$185,000 for Brooklyn grandmother who fell down exterior steps with missing handrails

New York law requires stairs to have handrails   On October 12, 2015, our client, then 72 years old, arrived at her home in Brooklyn, after returning from grocery shopping with her husband.  As she was walking up the exterior steps to her apartment, she lost her balance and fell backwards.  As she fell, she...
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$300,000 for woman who fell in lobby of Manhattan apartment building

A trip and fall on the upper west side building leads to a fractured pelvis   On April 25, 2016, our client went to visit a friend who lived on the upper west side of Manhattan. Upon leaving her friend's apartment, our client took the elevator from the fifth floor to the lobby. When the elevator...
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$1.3 Million settlement for bachelor party attendee struck by drunk driver

  A Bachelor Party Gone Wrong   On February 2, 2014, Schulman Blitz, LLP's client and a group of his friends were attending a bachelor party in Manhattan.  After the festivities had concluded, our client and his friends were on a party bus on their way home to Long Island. While driving eastbound on the Long...
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