Brooklyn Personal Injury Lawyer

Choosing a top NYC Law Firm for Your Brooklyn Personal Injury Case

When faced with the aftermath of a personal injury in Brooklyn, the choice of legal representation can significantly impact the outcome of your case. Call Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf at 212 943 1090 to speak with a Brooklyn Injury Attorney Today. We offer Free Consultation.

Brooklyn Personal Injury Lawyers

At our Personal Injury Law Firm , we offer our Brooklyn clients a significant edge in personal injury cases. Our status as a top NYC firm gives us access to premier resources and some of the nation’s best trial lawyers.

While many reputable firms operate within Brooklyn, our approach combines the best of both worlds: deep local understanding and insights into Brooklyn’s legal landscape, coupled with the robust capabilities and reach of an established Manhattan-based law firm founded more than 120 years ago by Harry A. Gair. This synergy allows us to offer a level of service and representation aimed at achieving not just favorable outcomes, but also at upholding the highest standards of justice and client care.

Whether your case involves negotiating with insurance companies, conducting thorough investigations, or presenting compelling arguments in court, our team's access to state-of-the-art resources and some of the country’s most esteemed legal minds offers a distinct advantage.

Award-Winning Legal Excellence 

Our team's dedication to fighting for our clients has not gone unnoticed. Our attorneys are recognized nationally for their trial advocacy, receiving numerous awards and accolades for their legal prowess and client commitment.

Forbes logoAmong the most recent Awards, our managing partner Ben Rubinowitz was named TWICE 2024 LAWYER OF THE YEAR by BEST LAWYERS in Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation-plaintiff. Ben as well as Howard Hershenhorn were also recognized by Forbes Advisor as 2024 Best Personal Injury Lawyers in NYC. Diana Carnemolla was listed by Forbes in their “Best NYC Car Accident Lawyers” ranking. Additionally, most of our attorneys are annually recognized by their peers as “Best Lawyers” and “SuperLawyers” and our firm is listed every year in Best Law Firm.

Choosing the Brooklyn Personal Injury Attorneys at Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf means opting for a level of representation that aims not just for success, but for the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.

Top verdicts and settlements in Brooklyn

Our dedication to our clients in Brooklyn has resulted in significant victories, both in and out of the courtroom. Here are a few examples of how we've helped our Brooklyn clients navigate the most challenging times of their lives, achieving substantial verdicts and settlements on their behalf.

  • A record-setting $27.5 million settlement with the Diocese of Brooklyn for four boys who were sexually abused by a catechist teacher.
  • $9.2 million settlement in a Brooklyn medical malpractice case in which doctors and hospital employees failed to timely diagnose and treat a small bowel obstruction which resulted in systemic infections, multiple surgeries, lengthy hospitalization, and the need for a kidney transplant.
  • $7.5 million settlement on behalf of 5 boys who were sexually abused by a religious education teacher at a Brooklyn parish.
  • $5.8 million settlement in a Brooklyn construction accident case for a man who suffered paraplegia as a result of a fall from a scaffold when it was struck by a hi-lo.
  • $4.85 million recovery in a birth injury case for a Kings County infant injured at birth as a result of fetal distress.
  • $4.5 million settlement in a Brooklyn truck accident case for psychological injuries to a girl who witnessed her 8-year-old brother being fatally struck and crushed by the rear tires of a tractor-trailer truck during a left turn. The truck driver, operating with a suspended license, caused the tragedy directly in front of the victim's sister.
  • $4 million recovery in a misdiagnosis case for a Kings County man who was admitted to the emergency room after a bar fight and had sustained an undiagnosed subdural hematoma.
  • $2.125 million verdict in a dental malpractice case for the estate of a Kings County man who died of complications because of a dental procedure.
  • $2.025 million recovery for a construction worker who lost parts of his fingers when his hand was caught in an unguarded opening of a flatbed truck.
  • $1.270 million medical malpractice unanimous jury verdict in Brooklyn for a woman whose spleen was torn from her colon during a routine, screening colonoscopy.
  • $1,073,295 verdict in a ladder accident case in the Brooklyn Supreme Court on behalf of a 38-year old construction worker who fell face-first from a defective ladder and sustained a fractured jaw and seven lost teeth.
  • $1 million dollar settlement on behalf of a 28-year-old bicyclist who was struck and injured by a large truck making a right turn in downtown Brooklyn.
  • $1 million settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit involving an elevator accident in Brooklyn, where the elevator plummeted several floors, resulting in the death of a 40-year-old unemployed single man. The case was settled for the maximum amount covered by the policy limits.
Unrivaled Expertise in Brooklyn's Personal Injury Landscape

At Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf, our attorneys are not just participants in Brooklyn's legal community; we are leaders in navigating its complex personal injury landscape. Our profound understanding and experience cover the full spectrum of personal injury claims common in Brooklyn, ensuring that our clients receive representation that's not only skilled but also deeply attuned to the nuances of each case type. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Brooklyn Car Accidents

    We bring to the table a deep understanding of Brooklyn's traffic patterns and legal standards, positioning us to adeptly handle the intricacies of car, pedestrian, bicycle, and motorcycle accident claims.

  • Brooklyn Truck Accidents

    Our attorneys adeptly handle the intricacies of truck accident claims. With the increase in commercial and delivery traffic across Brooklyn, truck accidents present complex challenges involving commercial vehicle regulations and company liability. Our firm's expertise ensures comprehensive representation for victims of both personal and commercial vehicle accidents, advocating for their rights and securing the compensation they deserve.

  • Brooklyn Bus Accidents

    Bus accidents are a frequent occurrence in Brooklyn due to the high volume of public and private bus traffic. Our firm is proficient in navigating the specific legal landscapes and regulations surrounding bus accidents, providing exceptional legal representation to victims. We are committed to understanding each client's unique circumstances and aggressively pursuing just compensation for their injuries and losses, addressing issues of negligence and public transportation safety.

  • Bicycle Accidents in Brooklyn

    Cycling in Brooklyn can be perilous, and accidents involving bicyclists are increasingly common amidst the borough's crowded streets. Our attorneys are well-versed in the rights of bicyclists and the specific hazards they face, such as dooring and collisions with motor vehicles. We work tirelessly to advocate for the rights of injured bicyclists, aiming to obtain full compensation for their medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Our approach combines a thorough investigation of the accident scene with an expert understanding of New York cycling laws.

  • Kings County Pedestrian Accidents

    Pedestrian safety is a major concern in Brooklyn, where high traffic density leads to a significant number of pedestrian accidents. Our law firm specializes in these cases, providing expert legal counsel and representation to those injured on Brooklyn's streets. We focus on comprehensive claims handling, from gathering evidence and eyewitness accounts to negotiating with insurance companies.

  • Public Transportation Accidents in Brooklyn

    With vast experience in claims involving buses, subways, and taxis, we're committed to ensuring that public transportation accidents are met with the rigorous legal scrutiny they deserve.

  • Brooklyn Construction Accidents

    With ongoing development throughout Brooklyn, our attorneys are at the forefront of advocating for construction workers' rights, leveraging our expertise in workplace safety regulations and workers' compensation law.

  • Brooklyn Sexual Abuse

    Our attorneys have obtained record-setting settlements in Brooklyn for sexual abuse cases including church and school sexual abuses.

  • Kings County Premises Liability Accidents

    Our team is highly experienced in investigating and proving negligence in premises liability cases, understanding the critical role that property maintenance (or the lack thereof) plays in ensuring the safety of Brooklyn residents. Our attorneys are also well-versed in the rights of tenants and the responsibilities of landlords, fighting for those injured due to unsafe living conditions or security failures.

  • Medical Malpractice in Brooklyn

    Our knowledge of Brooklyn's healthcare system and legal standards enables us to effectively represent victims of medical negligence, from surgical errors to misdiagnoses as well as birth injury and maternal fatality.

  • BK Product Liability in Kings County

    Our team is adept at navigating the complexities of product liability claims, protecting consumers from defective and dangerous products that have caused harm

  • Brooklyn Wrongful Death

    In the most tragic cases, we provide compassionate and determined representation to the families of wrongful death victims, understanding the profound impact of these losses on the Brooklyn community.

Our team's dedication to mastering the specifics of Brooklyn's personal injury claim landscape means that when you choose Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf, you're not just choosing a lawyer; you're choosing a partner who's as invested in your community and its legal challenges as you are.

Why Choose Us for Your Brooklyn Personal Injury Case? A Boutique Approach with National Recognition

Our firm is a boutique powerhouse, ensuring personalized attention to every case by some of the nation's top trial attorneys. Our focus? Delivering justice to those injured in Brooklyn through unrivaled expertise and compassion.

Deep Brooklyn Expertise

At Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf, our team of Brooklyn personal injury lawyers bring unparalleled expertise and deep local knowledge to every case we handle. Our profound familiarity with Brooklyn's courts, juries, and judges sets us apart, ensuring our clients receive the most effective representation possible. Here’s how our insights into the Brooklyn legal landscape directly benefit our clients:

  • Understanding Local Legal Nuances: Our attorneys are well-versed in Brooklyn’s specific legal procedures and rules, allowing us to navigate the system with precision, avoiding delays and maximizing the potential for favorable outcomes.
  • Tailoring Strategies to the Audience: With an intimate knowledge of local juries and judges, we customize our approach to align with their preferences and tendencies, significantly enhancing our persuasive impact in court.
  • Leveraging Precedents and Relationships: Our established presence in Brooklyn has allowed us to build a comprehensive understanding of past rulings and foster professional relationships within the court system, advantages we leverage to our clients’ benefit.
  • Predicting Case Outcomes: Our familiarity with Brooklyn's legal environment enables us to set realistic expectations and formulate negotiation strategies that reflect the likely outcomes of similar cases, guiding our clients through informed decision-making processes.
  • Efficient Case Management: Knowing the ins and outs of the Brooklyn courts, we manage cases with an efficiency that minimizes stress and financial burden on our clients, aiming for the quickest possible resolutions without compromising on results.
  • Specialized Knowledge: Our team’s expertise includes a keen awareness of the types of personal injury claims that frequently arise in Brooklyn, equipping us to handle even the most complex and specialized cases with confidence.

Choosing Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf means partnering with a team that not only possesses exceptional legal prowess but also an intrinsic understanding of the Brooklyn legal landscape. Our commitment to leveraging this knowledge for our clients’ benefit is unwavering, as we navigate the intricacies of personal injury law with the aim of securing the justice and compensation our clients deserve.


Your journey to justice begins with a free, no-obligation consultation. We listen, we understand, and we advise. It's your first step towards recovering what you've lost.

Case Evaluation

With a keen understanding of Brooklyn's legal intricacies, we meticulously evaluate every case, leveraging local insights to build a compelling claim.


Our approach to representation is simple: it's client-centered. From negotiation to trial, we're by your side, fighting for the compensation you deserve.

Here is a "Brooklyn Personal Injury Litigation FAQ" that you can use:

  1. What qualifies as a personal injury case in Brooklyn?

    A personal injury case in Brooklyn involves an injury to a person resulting from someone else's negligence or intentional act. Common examples include car accidents, slips and falls, medical malpractice, workplace injuries, and assault claims.

  2. How long do I have to file a personal injury claim in Brooklyn?

    In New York, the statute of limitations for most personal injury claims is three years from the date of the injury. However, certain cases, such as those involving medical malpractice or claims against a government entity, may have different time limits.

  3. What should I do immediately after an injury in Brooklyn?

    After an injury, it is crucial to seek medical attention, even if the injuries seem minor. Document everything related to the incident, including taking photographs, obtaining contact information from witnesses, and keeping records of medical visits and expenses.

  4. How is liability determined in Brooklyn personal injury cases?

    Liability in personal injury cases is typically determined through evidence of negligence. The plaintiff must prove that the defendant owed a duty of care, breached that duty, and caused the injury directly or indirectly, along with resulting damages.

  5. Can I still receive compensation if I'm partially at fault for my injury?

    Yes, New York follows a comparative negligence rule. If you are partially at fault for your injury, your compensation may be reduced by your percentage of fault in the incident.

  6. What type of damages can I recover in a personal injury lawsuit in Brooklyn?

    Victims of personal injury can recover various types of damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, pain and suffering, and emotional distress.

  7. Do I need a lawyer to handle a personal injury case in Brooklyn?

    While you are not required to have a lawyer, personal injury cases can be complex. An experienced personal injury attorney can offer valuable guidance, represent your interests in court, and negotiate with insurance companies to ensure you receive fair compensation.

  8. How do personal injury settlements work in Brooklyn?

    Most personal injury cases in Brooklyn are resolved through settlements before reaching trial. A settlement is a mutual agreement between the plaintiff and defendant (or their insurers) regarding the compensation to be paid to the plaintiff.

  9. How can I find a personal injury lawyer in Brooklyn?

    You can find a personal injury lawyer in Brooklyn by searching online for law firms, asking for recommendations from friends or family, or contacting the local bar association for referrals.

Contact Us

Ready to discuss your case? Contact us today for your free consultation. Our commitment to serving Brooklyn clients means we're here to accommodate your needs, ensuring easy and accessible legal counsel.

Client Reviews
"Very compassionate, very efficient and top rate! If you want a team of good lawyers that will not only work hard to win your case but knows how to listen and feel for you as a victim of medical malpractice, this firm is your only choice." [Extract] D.F.
"Everyone I communicated with at this firm made me feel like I was part of their family. My needs, feelings, and concerns were carefully considered and given the needed attention. My counselors were available whenever I needed them and became my personal friends. They came highly recommended and lived up to their reputation. I would recommend them to any of my friends without hesitation. This firm gives attorneys a "good name". Clients matter here. They made me feel like I mattered as a person, that I was valued, and not just a possible source of income for the firm. They earned their fees, and you will find that they will also earn your trust." N.W.
"My husband was in a coma with very little chances to survive, due to a car accident. The compassion and professionalism that they showed myself and my family during such a difficult time combined with an incredible willingness to get the best results for us have shown us that we had made the absolute best choice. They not only fought extremely hard for what proved to be a very difficult case, but they also emotionally helped us through this incredible ordeal and have been a caring advocate for our family and our case. They got us the best results we could have expected given the circumstances and didn't give up when things got more challenging." [Extract] V.P.
"August 2020, my mother was in a horrific car accident. I contacted Gair Gair Conason to handle my mother's case. Everyone at the firm who helped us with the case did such a fantastic job with being so efficient. We could not have been more satisfied with the services we received." [Extract] K.C.