Personal Injury

If you or someone you know has been hurt because of someone else's negligence, you have rights.  The Law Offices of Joseph Z. Amsel will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve.  Contact us to find out more. 

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Trip/Slip & Fall

A Slip/Trip and Fall case may arise from many different conditions including a cracked, raised or uneven sidewalk or roadway, snow and ice that was left unshoveled or unsalted or improperly shoveled and salted, a liquid left on the floor in a public place or store, or even the result of naturally occurring items such as rocks, trees or tree roots.  If you or someone you know has been the victim of someone else's failure to safely maintain their property or the sidewalk, you may have a case.  Call us to learn more.

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Auto Accidents

From the moment you are involved in a car, truck or bus accident, the insurance company for the negligent driver is already building their case.  If you've been involved in any kind of auto accident, as a driver, bicyclist or pedestrian, you need someone in your corner to even the playing field.  Contact us immediately.

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Construction/Workplace Accidents

Our construction workers, laborers and union workers helped build our state. That's why the law in New York provides special protection for these men and woman who risk themselves every day to move us forward.  If you've been hurt on the job from a falling item, scaffold accident, unsecured portion of a job, lack of proper safety equipment, lack of proper training, defective equipment or someone else's failure to warn of a danger at your workplace, you may be entitled to special protection under our law.  Call us to find out if you qualify.

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Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accident cases in New York present their own form of challenges.  Unlike ordinary automobile accidents, where drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists are virtually guaranteed some basic level of medical care through New York’s No-Fault law, motorcyclists are not covered by New York’s No-Fault insurance.  This leaves motorcyclists who have been injured through the negligence of other’s exposed and left to fend for themselves.  At the Law Offices of Joseph Z. Amsel, we have experience handling and successfully trying these cases and will fight hard to get you the compensation you deserve.  Call us to find out more.

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Medical Malpractice

While most doctors are well-meaning and do not intend harm to their patients, sometimes avoidable errors are made by medical professionals.  Such errors include Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose illness such as cancer, Surgical Errors, Birth Injuries, Anesthesia Errors, Orthopedic Mismanagement, Emergency Room Errors and Hospital and Nursing Errors.  If you or someone you know is the victim of such medical malpractice, you may have a case.  Call us now and let us help you get justice.

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Wrongful Death

Wrongful death cases can arise out of any number of scenarios, including construction accidents, medical malpractice, auto and motorcycle accidents and even trip/slip & fall cases.  While no amount of compensation can ever bring back a loved one, a Wrongful Death award can provide the bereaved with a sense of closure and justice.  If you believe that you may have a wrongful death case for the loss of a loved one, call us now.  We will provide aggressive and compassionate representation in your time of grief.