Phone: (914) 220-1086
Fax: (516) 394-4229
111 Church St
White Plains, New York 10601
Thomas L. Gallivan represents individuals and families in matters of nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice and personal injury. He has extensive experience representing the elderly in nursing home matters involving bedsores (pressure injuries, pressure ulcers, decubitus ulcers), falls resulting in fractures and death, sexual abuse, physical abuse, choking, aspiration, sepsis, and wrongful death. Mr. Gallivan is of counsel to Duffy & Duffy, LLP, one of the preeminent personal injury firms in New York. He has recovered in excess of $30,000,000 for nursing home victims and millions more for those injured due to medical malpractice, birth injuries, motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, and construction accidents.
Prior to founding the firm, Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC, Attorneys at Law, Mr. Gallivan defended nursing homes, physicians, and hospitals, as well as their insurers. As a result of this experience, Mr. Gallivan is very familiar with the strategies employed by nursing homes, physicians, hospitals and their insurers. He uses his experience defending these matters to the benefit of his current clients, victims of nursing home neglect/abuse, medical malpractice or personal injury.
Mr. Gallivan also serves as counsel to individuals accused of breaking the law. He represents criminal defendants charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Petit Larceny, Assault, Drug Offenses, and Domestic Violence, as well as all other types of misdemeanors and felonies. While in law school, Mr. Gallivan worked in the United States Attorney’s Office (Criminal Division), as well as the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.
- Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse
- Personal Injury
- Medical Malpractice
- Criminal & Traffic Law
- Trusts & Estates
- Wills & Trusts
Mr. Gallivan is a member of the Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC). LTCCC is an organization committed to improving care provided to the elderly and disadvantaged. He is also a member of the New York State Trial Academy, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Nassau Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, and the Westchester County Bar Association.
- J.D., St John’s University, School of Law, 2004
- B.A. Economics, Loyola College in Maryland, 2001