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For more than 40 years, the White Plains injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC have provided aggressive and focused representation to clients with complicated legal needs. We are a full-service law firm representing clients throughout the counties of the Bronx, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Nassau, and Suffolk.
Our New York attorneys are committed to protecting the rights of our most vulnerable citizens, the elderly. As a result, our attorneys concentrate in the area of nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect. We aggressively represent victims of nursing home neglect or abuse. Our attorneys take the time to understand the specific situation of each victim and their family, and we act as compassionate guides throughout the legal process. The Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC is uniquely situated to protect the rights of victims of nursing home neglect or abuse. Our law firm has two in-house registered nurses with experience in working in the nursing home environment.
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We offer client services throughout the state of New York in a broad range of legal practice areas. Your family’s nursing home abuse, medical malpractice or personal injury legal needs call for dedicated and aggressive lawyers.
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For trusted legal advice about your accident, contact the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC for a free consultation. If you have been injured or lost a loved one, our attorneys will fight to get you maximum compensation for your losses. Don’t face this struggle alone: you can contact us 24-7 and we’ll be there when you need us. We serve clients throughout the Bronx, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Nassau, and Suffolk.
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The experienced New York Attorneys at the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC, Attorneys at Law, have a proven track record of success in handling personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect and criminal defense cases. The links below will take to you a sampling of notable cases handled by our attorneys:
Notable Medical Malpractice Settlements and Verdicts
$2,000,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement - Failure to Diagnose Cancer - Westchester County The plaintiff, a 37-year-old grocery store worker, claimed that as a result of the failure to diagnose, she suffered from breast cancer that has metastisized to her liver and bones, causing scarring and requiring a radical mastectomy and two reconstructive surgeries.
$1,950,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement - Anesthesiologist Malpractice - Westchester County 61 year-old male suffered oxygen deprivation during a routine colonoscopy. The anesthesiologist failed to provide appropriate sedation and properly monitor our client’s oxygenation during and after the procedure.
Notable Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Settlements and Verdicts
$490,000 Nursing Home Neglect Settlement - Kings County A Brooklyn nursing home resident suffered a large Stage IV sacral bedsore. The bedsore recurred a few months after healing. She also suffered a fall resulting in a fracture of the right foot at the same facility. Confidential Nursing Home Abuse Settlement - Richmond County
Client developed severe Stage IV pressure sore on her sacrum while a resident at a local nursing home. The pressure sore became infected, resulting in her death. Experts in nursing and geriatrics were ready to testify at trial. $375,000 Fall/Fracture and Bedsore Settlement - Queens County A ninety-five (95) year-old female suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, ostearthritis and dysphagia
New York Injury Attorneys
At the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC, we know that a serious injury can leave you physically, emotionally, and financially vulnerable. When you’re struggling to recover, dealing with insurance companies and the legal system can be overwhelming.
Our New York injury attorneys advocate aggressively on your behalf so you get the compensation you need. Your cause becomes our cause as we negotiate a full and fair settlement of your personal injury claim.
The Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC has helped hundreds of injury victims in and around New York recover the settlement or award they need to pay for medical care and regain financial stability. Our personal injury lawyers collectively have over 100 years of experience getting best results in accident claims. Whether you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle collision, slip and fall, construction accident, or pedestrian accident, we are ready to help you and your family.
Our New York Injury Attorneys Fight for Your Recovery
If you've been injured by someone else's negligence, you need a deeply committed personal injury lawyer to get fair compensation for your losses and injuries. Our skilled attorneys have the experience and dedication you need to get your life back on track after an accident. When you work with our firm, you won't just be a case among thousands. We truly care about our clients and treat each case as if it belonged to a member of our own family.
Average New York Injury Settlement
The average settlement amount for personal injury cases in New York varies greatly. Your case's value depends on a number of factors, including property damage, medical bills, lost wages, and other damages you suffered. If you require ongoing medical treatment or personal support, the value of these services must also be taken into account. Should you be disabled, your New York injury lawyer will calculate the value of lost future income as well.
In some cases, a defendant may have acted so recklessly that punitive damages, also known as exemplary damages, apply. Although rarely awarded, they can occur if, for example, you were seriously injured by a drunk driver with a history of DUI convictions.
At the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC, we always fight for the maximum compensation for our clients. For example, we have recovered over $30 million for nursing home victims alone. Although every case is different, our goal is always to get the money you need to remain financially stable as you recover.
Our Practice Areas
Every year, thousands of New York residents are injured by the careless or negligent actions of another party. Examples include, but not are not limited to:
- Car accidents caused by drunk or distracted drivers
- Slip and fall accidents due to unsafe conditions in homes or businesses
- Negligent supervision at a daycare or school
- Poorly designed or manufactured consumer products
A serious accident can leave you with high medical bills and months of lost wages, but Insurance companies are not always willing to pay you what your case is worth. The New York personal injury attorneys at our firm will insist on maximum compensation for you and file a lawsuit if the insurance provider refuses to be reasonable.
Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse
Nursing home abuse and neglect have reached epic proportions across the country. Many elder care and nursing home facilities provide excellent care and nurturing environments, but there are also many that do not. This negligence leads to unexplained deaths, injuries like pressure sores and bedsores, and preventable illnesses. If you suspect that an elderly loved one is being mistreated at their care facility, speak to a New York nursing home abuse attorney at our firm.
Every day, patients in hospitals and clinics across New York fail to receive adequate care due to medical provider negligence. When we put our lives in the hands of care providers, we have a right to expect that they will do everything they can to help and protect us. If a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional has violated your trust, a New York medical malpractice attorney at our firm will aggressively seek full compensation for you and your family.
When medical professionals handle problems incorrectly during your baby’s delivery, birth injuries can occur. Birth injuries can range in severity from temporary bruises to more serious conditions such as cerebral palsy, brachial palsy, brain damage, or even death. The most severe of these injuries can require lifelong care. The experienced New York birth injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC will fight for the justice you and your baby deserve.
Construction zones and workplaces are full of hazards. When someone acts in a careless manner, there’s a high likelihood that serious injury or death may occur.
Common accidents include falls, electrocution, falling objects, scaffolding collapse, and crane accidents. If you’ve been hurt, our New York construction accident attorneys will use their knowledge of the laws that govern your particular accident to hold the careless party or parties accountable.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
New York roads and highways can be dangerous places. All it can take is a single encounter with a distracted, intoxicated, or reckless driver to change your life forever. Due to the size and high travel speeds of most motor vehicles, many victims sustain severe injuries like traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. The outcome can be even worse if large commercial vehicles like semi-trucks are involved. The New York motor vehicle accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC have obtained significant awards for crash victims over the years and will fight for an equally favorable outcome for your case.
The loss of a loved one is a tragic and life-altering experience, and more so when it is a result of someone else’s negligence. When a loved one dies, survivors may file a wrongful death lawsuit on their behalf to receive compensation for funeral expenses, loss of financial support, lost companionship, and more. At the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC, our New York wrongful death attorneys are committed to providing the compassionate legal advocacy you need.
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