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George Garafola
George Garafola

George Garafola

Of Counsel

George Garafola is a founding partner of Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, L.L.P. He negotiates settlements and litigates personal injury matters in the areas of motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, slip/trip and fall, elevator accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, and dangerous drugs.

Mr. Garafola has specialized in personal injury law since entering private practice in 1987 and has personally handled thousands of lawsuits to successful conclusions. He prides himself on being accessible to all of his clients on a daily basis.

Mr. Garafola is the former law assistant to Judge Anthony Mercorella of the Civil Court of the City of New York and the former counsel to Justice Irwin M. Silbowitz of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

Our clients depend on our uncommon insight and a common sense approach to solving legal problems. In order to win a personal injury claim, the negligence of another individual or entity must be proven. Mr. Garafola takes pride in having the skills and resources necessary to investigate and prove the required elements of negligence, and he works hard to ensure that each client receives the fairest settlement and maximum award available for the harm they have suffered.

Contact Mr. Garafola today by calling (646) 681-7055.


  • 1975, St. John’s University Law School, J.D.
  • 1976, Fordham University

Admitted to Practice

  • 1976, New York State Bar, Second Department
  • 1976, New York, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • $8.6 Million

    Medical Malpractice

  • $7.9 Million

    Elevator/Escalator Accident

  • $7.3 Million

    Premises Liability

  • $4.2 Million

    Negligent Security

  • $3.1 Million

    Premises Liability

  • $2.9 Million

    Bus Accident

  • $2.8 Million

    Slip & Fall Accident

  • $2.25 Million

    Birth Injury

  • $2.1 Million

    Elevator/Escalator Accident

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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
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  • Founded by A Former Judge
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