Areas of Practice

Automotive Accidents

Automobile accident cases are probably the most litigated types of personal injury cases in the courts.  Consequently, lawyers often litigate an automobile accident case as if it were the same as every other automobile accident case in their office; falling into the trap of not seeing the distinctions of a particular case.   At Lucarelli &… Read more »

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents require special consideration. For example, no-fault insurance does not apply to motorcycle victims. Therefore, the issue of medical bills and disability benefits must be carefully considered when addressing a motorcycle accident case. What’s more, motorcycle injuries can be devastating.  Medical bills and related damages can quickly become overwhelming.  If you are the unfortunate… Read more »

Bicycle Accidents

A large percentage of our personal injury practice is dedicated to representing cyclists injured in bicycling accidents. Our success representing injured cyclists has been fueled by the fact that our attorneys are avid cyclists, and our law firm has arguably done more for the New York City cycling community than any other law firm. The… Read more »

Pedestrian and Runners’ Accidents

Pedestrians, and especially runners, face serious risks when walking or running across roadways and alongside traffic.

Workplace & Construction Site Accidents

Workplace Accidents When an accident occurs at work the injured employee is often limited to pursuing a worker’s compensation claim with their employer.  Worker’s compensation benefits can include medical coverage, lost wage payments and sometimes a lump sum settlement. Although the employee is generally barred from proceeding with a negligence claim against their employer, often… Read more »

Slip & Fall Accidents

If you were injured in a slip and fall accident,  you may be entitled to a monetary recovery.  Often times, property owners are covered by insurance for injuries occurring on their property. However, in order to win a case against a property owner, an injured victim needs to first establish a liability case.  This is… Read more »

Dog Bite Cases

Being attacked by a vicious dog can have both devastating physical and emotional effects; especially when the victim is a child.  Medical costs can be quite high and often times the best plastic surgical procedures are not covered by medical insurance. Dog bite victims often have claims against the owner of a vicious dog.  The… Read more »

Wrongful Death Cases

Wrongful death is a claim against a person or entity that can be held liable for the death of a person.  Wrongful Death claims are brought by representatives of the estate of the decedent, usually a spouse or close family member.  Damages that may be available in a wrongful death lawsuit can include medical and… Read more »

Defective Product Cases

Defective product lawsuits have proven over time to be one of the consumers’ most effective tools in combating unreasonably dangerous products on the market.   However, defective product lawsuits often involve hard fought battles resulting in extensive and costly litigation.   Many times, it is not just the manufacturer of the defective product that is responsible.  For… Read more »

Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice occurs when a physician or other healthcare provider deviates from accepted standards of medical care resulting in injury or death to the patient.  To successfully litigate a medical malpractice claim, the plaintiff must prove that the deviation from accepted standards of care was the proximate cause of the injury or death. Often times,… Read more »