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Attorneys Mitchell Silbowitz, Howard Schatz, and Howard Frederick

New York City
Personal Injury Attorneys

Standing Up for Accident Victims Since 1987

Nothing can turn your life upside-down and inside-out like a serious accident or the loss of a loved one. Carefully laid plans are suddenly thrown out the window, and the future you envisioned is jeopardized – all because someone acted with disregard for your safety. If you want answers, Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, L.L.P. is the firm to help you. Our New York City personal injury attorneys represent clients across the state who have suffered harm in car accidents, due to nursing home abuse or medical malpractice, and in any scenario linked to the negligence or wrongdoing of another.

It takes a competent and aggressive attorney to level the playing field between you and the insurance company that’s responsible for paying for your injuries or losses. With our extensive trial experience and an unwavering commitment setting right the wrongs caused by negligence, we can deliver the representation you need. We have been fighting for New York’s injured since 1987 and have recovered over $70 million for our clients. When it comes to upholding your rights, we won’t cave and we won’t flee. We love the long, hard fight because it yields the results you rightfully deserve.

Contact us today at (646) 681-7055 to discuss your case with our attorneys.

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    The Million Dollar Advocates Forum was established in 1993 and remains one of the most prestigious groups of trial attorneys in the nation. Membership is extended only to those attorneys with verdicts and settlements over a million dollars.

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    Membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® is reserved for attorneys who have successfully obtained multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Membership is so exclusive, in fact, that less than 1% of the nation’s attorneys are members.

  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers

    In order to be selected to the Super Lawyers list, an attorney must first be evaluated on 12 indicators of professional achievement and peer recognition. The organization uses a patented, multi-phase process to make selections.

  • New York Law Journal Top Verdicts
    New York Law Journal Top Verdicts

    Every year, the New York Law Journal publishes a list of the highest grossing verdicts, settlements, decisions, and arbitrations in the state. We are very proud to have made the list.

  • The National Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers

    Membership in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 list is by invitation-only. An extensive, multi-phase process involving peer nominations and third-party research is used to make selections to this exclusive group.

  • The National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys
    The National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys

    Less than 1% of the nation’s attorneys make the NAOPIA “Top 10” list. Recipients have demonstrated exemplary skill, experience, knowledge, and success in their respective fields. Only 10 attorneys from each state are selected.

  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers

    Attorney Lora H. Gleicher has been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars List, Excellence in Practice from 2014-2018.

  • Top 10 Premises Liability Settlements
    Top 10 Premises Liability Settlements

    Attorney Lora H. Gleicher has been recognized for obtaining one of the Top 10 Premises Liability Settlements in New York in the year 2017.

Experienced Accident Attorneys

When a person or their property is harmed as a result of another person’s negligence, carelessness, or wrongful acts, Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick L.L.P. may be able to help. Our New York City team has decades of experience handling all types of personal injury cases for clients throughout the state of New York.

  • Premises Liability
  • Car Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Snowy or Icy Sidewalks
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Elevator & Escalator Accidents
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Wrongful Death

Hear From Our Clients

  • "I had a favorable experience with this group. They kept me informed and on top of any information they had. I felt that I could always call if I had a concern or question. They settled my case in exactly the time frame they gave me. I would definitely recommend them!"

    - Julie M.

  • "Friendly and helpful staff, very professional, they're excellent at what they do and I definitely recommend them!!"

    - Andrea W.

  • "Howard Schatz did a phenomenal job with my personal injury claim. I was thrilled with the outcome and would recommend him 100%."

    - Former Client

  • "I had an Incredible experience with Mr. Schatz and the staff. They were extremely accommodating and I was quite pleased with my settlement and would recommend this office to handle and legal matter."

    - Barbara N.

  • "Thanks so much for your service during my accident. It was a pleasure to have your attorneys working on my behalf. I will definitely recommend your company to anyone I can again thanks for all your help."

    - Boddie E.

  • "From the beginning to the end of my legal case, Mr. Frederick did a great job! I highly recommend him and his staff, and I have no doubt that they will work as hard for you as they did for me. And I got a great result too!"

    - Hector G.

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Meet The Team

Hiring the right attorney to represent you is one of the most important decisions you will ever make and is crucial to getting fair and adequate compensation for your pain and suffering.

Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick achieves results!

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Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz, & Frederick, LLP gladly accepts referrals from other lawyers. If you’re interested in discussing referrals, contact our attorneys at (646) 681-7055 today.

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Why Choose Us?

Experience You Can Trust

Hiring a personal injury lawyer can be a tough decision and, undoubtedly, one that will have a considerable impact on the outcome of your case. When you work with our firm, you will have our dedication and experience on your side.

  • Experienced with Multi-Million Dollar Cases
  • Record Jury Verdicts
  • Responsive & Dedicated to Our Clients
  • Experience Dealing with Insurance Companies
  • Founded by A Former Judge
  • You Don't Pay Unless We Win

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