Hach & Rose, LLP

Hach & Rose, LLP

Our mission is to provide our clients with the highest quality legal representation available. Our attorneys recognize that our clients have only one bite at the apple; we make it count!

Firm Overview

Personal Injury counsel everyone who needs a strong advocate for justice, including Union Members, their Families & Friends.

At Hach & Rose, LLP, we understand the pressures faced by injured persons and their families. We fight tirelessly on behalf of our clients and pride ourselves on the feedback we receive from our very satisfied clientele. If you have been injured, contact our lawyers for a no-obligation, no-pressure evaluation of your case.

Our attorneys will be happy to provide you with a confidential and free assessment of your lawsuit. With a very strong record of large verdicts and settlements, you can feel assured that your case is in the right hands. Over $100 Million Recovered for our clients.

At Hach & Rose, LLP, our experienced attorneys are proud to represent union members throughout New York, California, and many other parts of the country. It is important that you feel comfortable with the attorneys handling your case. We are confident you will feel completely at ease with the accident attorneys in New York at Hach & Rose, LLP.

Email: info@hachroselaw.com
Main Office

Main Office
185 Madison Ave, 14th Floor
New York  NY  10016

  • (212) 779-0057
  • (212) 779-0028
Personal Injury
At Hach & Rose, LLP, our accident lawyers have the knowledge and experience necessary to assist clients in their pursuit of compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and other losses that can result from a sudden accident.
The New York personal injury lawyers of Hach & Rose, LLP, are dedicated to vigorously protecting the rights and interests of those who have been hurt due to the negligence or recklessness of another party, and the firm consistently achieves the top results in the State of New York representing accident victims. In both 2010 and 2011 we achieved 4 out of the top 100 results for personal injury claims as reported by the New York Jury Verdict Reporter. Those results were followed in 2012 with the highest reported jury verdict in the State of New York in a construction accident case.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

From a very early age, Attorney Hach has been involved in the labor movement. His father, a highly respected, former New York Labor Leader, instilled in him the character and ethics necessary to become an effective leader: Hard work, dedication and a reputation built on honesty and integrity. These are the hallmarks of good and solid character. Attorney Hach has served our country as a member of the Air Force, the labor movement, and as an attorney he has dedicated himself to the clients of Hach & Rose, LLP. Skill, perseverance, and solid character are the cornerstones upon which Hach & Rose, LLP, was built and is what sets them apart from the competition. Throughout his legal career, Attorney Hach has represented union members across the country and has advised and lectured on a myriad of issues, such as: health and pension fund issues; lien and subrogation issues; securities litigation and monitoring services; summary plan descriptions as well as mass tort and general labor issues.

A decade ago, he partnered with Michael Rose, esteemed for his seven-figure jury verdicts on behalf of his personal injury clients and for his commitment as a respected speaker for the New York Bar. Attorney Rose has blossomed into one of the finest trial attorneys in New York; no small feat, given the highly competitive nature of New York City's legal industry. His intellect and his ability to think strategically on his feet while maintaining an affable demeanor endear him to members of the Bar and to jurors alike. This combination of good, solid character traits has resulted in many million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Last year, Attorney Rose sat with a client who was looking for advice as to whether he should accept a $60,000 (sixty thousand dollar) settlement offer that was recommended by his prior attorney. After assuming representation and putting in a lot of hard work, the client received a $2,000,000 (two million dollar) settlement. Together, Hach and Rose have formed a unique firm that delivers results and has recovered more than ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS in the last few years alone.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

There's a very simple answer to that. Instead of looking at a client when they come in as a dollar sign or as revenue to the firm, we look at that person as a person, as a family man, as a mother, as a father, as a brother, as a sister, and the needs that they have financially. We look at them and we listen to them, and I think it's very important. A lot of firms don't do that; we do that.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Well, very simple things, simple things that we hear a lot of complaints about from other firms, from people who had other attorneys at other firms. Not getting back to them on the phone that's a big deal. It may not sound like much, but it's a big deal. Just getting back to a client within 24 hours is very important to do, and it's something that a lot of people complain about. It's a very simple thing that we can fix, and we do. We hire good people, make sure that they're paid well and their heart's in their job, and because of that, we have people who care about the clients that come through our door.

Halina Radchenko

Halina Radchenko provides expertise in the area of motor vehicle car accidents as well as general negligence cases. Prior to joining Hach & Rose she maintained her own practice focusing on helping persons who were injured or killed due to the negligence of others. Halina is a proud member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. As a member of NYSTLA she is involved in the automotive committee.

Halina believes it is imperative for attorneys to become involved in government and politics because it is the duty of every lawyer to inform government of the stories they see and hear daily from their clients all in an effort to improve upon existing laws.

Admitted to bar:

New York
United States District Court of the Eastern District of New York

Honors and awards:

Order of the Barrister

Professional memberships:

Brooklyn Bar Association
Brooklyn Women's Bar Association
Columbian Lawyers Association
New York County Lawyers Association
New York State Bar Association
  • University of Rochester
    Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • St. Mary's University, School of Law
    Juris Doctor Degree

Michael Rose

Michael Rose has spent his entire career representing accident victims. He has tried numerous cases to verdict and settled many claims resulting in tens of millions of dollars in recovery for clients. Many of these cases have resulted in seven-figure jury verdicts and settlements. During a recent six-month time span, Mr. Rose tried three cases; each independently resulted in a seven-figure jury verdict. In both 2010 and 2011 he was responsible for securing four of the top one hundred personal injury results in the State of New York for personal injury claims as reported by the New York Jury Verdict Reporter. In 2012 he was responsible for securing the largest jury verdict in the State of New York for Construction Site Accidents as reported by the New York Jury Verdict Reporter. This jury verdict was in excess of thirteen million dollars.

He is a frequent lecturer to members of the Bar Association, covering topics such as construction site accidents, vocational rehabilitation, and expert witness examinations.

Admitted to bar:

New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York

Honors and awards:

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Lifetime member, Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Featured in New York Magazine's Top-Rated Lawyers in the New York Area
Selected to the 2013 New York Super Lawyers list
Awarded with a Superb 10.0 out of 10.0 rating by Avvo

Professional memberships:

New York State Bar Association
Association of the Bar of the City of New York Former member, Tort Litigation Committee
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
American Association of Justice
New York State Trial Lawyers Association Labor Law Committee
  • New England School of Law
    J.D. , 1996
  • Ithaca College
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) , 1993

Gregory Hach

Gregory Hach is well known for representing members of organized labor unions in mass tort actions including prescription drug liability, personal injury actions, and asbestos litigation. He was named "Professional of the Year" in both 2010 and 2011 and was named to the "Who's Who Roundtable," a group consisting of only 50 professionals nationwide recognized for their accomplishments in their chosen fields of practice. Mr. Hach is responsible for developing LOHRSOFT, a software system that identifies virtually all types of injuries and illnesses that may entitle both union health plans and their members to obtain financial recovery where they might otherwise not recognize such claims.

Mr. Hach is a veteran of the United States Air Force, grew up in a proud union household, and has been a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers for 20 years. Through his efforts, Mr. Hach has obtained tens of millions of dollars for union families nationwide. He is a proud, former working member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, the New York Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and the Washington, D.C. Bar Association. Outside the office, Mr. Hach is a private pilot and aircraft owner as well as a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Mr. Hach's honesty, integrity, reputation, and tireless work ethic makes him the perfect advocate for injured union members. Mr. Hach's philanthropic efforts include volunteering with the homeless and donating to various scholarship funds and other charitable organizations. He is also fluent in German.

Mr. Hach is admitted to practice in New York, Washington, DC, and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    B.S. , 1996
  • Ohio Northern University, Claude W. Pettit College of Law
    J.D. , 1999

Mark Glen Sokoloff

NYC FELA Attorney

Mark Glen Sokoloff specializes in representing railroad workers under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), as well as National Mediation Board Arbitrations, railroad wrongful termination and employment discrimination claims.

Mr. Sokoloff has over 25 years of trial experience and is Designated Counsel to both the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers AFL-CIO Local Lodge 754 and the Independent Railway Supervisors Association (IRSA).

In 1976, Mr. Sokoloff, representing his client, Paul Reutershaun, initiated the "Agent Orange" class action (Reutershaun v. Dow Chemical) which led to a record liability settlement of $750 million dollars. Mr. Sokoloff is currently representing permanently injured Amtrak and LIRR employees in FELA complaints filed in Washington, D.C., Essex County, New Jersey and Queens, New York. Mr. Sokoloff moreover is currently representing commuters in the Dundy County, Nebraska derailment.

Admitted to bar:

New York
U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals 1977


Mr. Sokoloff was involved in drafting the first New York State Agent Orange Complaint on behalf of Consolidated Rail Conductor, Paul Reutershaun, which led to an eventual $750,000,000 product liability settlement
$850,000 jury verdict for a LIRR railroad worker injured in the Richmond Hill Maintenance Facility under the FELA statute
$50,000 settlement for a railroad worker who lost hearing due to exposure to noise at the LIRR Hillside Facility
$350,000 jury verdict for an engineer as a result of a train derailment in Jamaica, Queens, NY
$250,000 settlement for a train conductor as a result of a train derailment in Oyster Bay, NY
$150,000 for a conductor suffering from reflex sympathetic dystrophy/compartmental pain syndrome injured as a result of a rough track in the LIC yard
$450,000 for a Metro North worker who was injured due to a derailment in Cos Cob, Connecticut
  • Brooklyn Law School
    Juris Doctor Degree
  • Ohio University

David Cheverie

David Cheverie is an associate at Hach & Rose, LLP and practices in the fields of personal injury and mass tort litigation. Mr. Cheverie's focus is construction site accidents, representing Union members who have been injured or killed on the job. He is also a proud member of Laborers' Local 230.

Admitted to bar:

New York

Professional memberships:

New York Bar Association
New York County Law Association
Laborers' Local 230
  • Rogers Williams Law School
  • University of Connecticut

Russell Ragland

Russell began his legal career in Texas, representing workers and their families throughout the United States who suffered injury or serious illness from exposure to toxic substances and dangerous products in the workplace.

Since relocating to New York, he has continued representing injured and terminally ill plaintiffs, and has worked with the prominent law firms Weitz & Luxenberg and Levy, Phillips, & Konigsberg. Russell was integral to the litigation and trial of Croteau v. Consolidated Edison Company, representing a man suffering from mesothelioma, which resulted in a $47 million jury verdict against two public utilities in New York County in 2003.

He has tried cases in every borough of New York City, as well as Westchester and Nassau Counties, obtaining significant verdicts on behalf of his injured clients. His areas of specialty include products liability, labor law, premises liability, motor vehicle, and general negligence. In 2006, Russell obtained a $2.75 million verdict in Kings County (Brooklyn) on behalf of a construction worker injured as a result of a scaffold collapse at an unsafe worksite.

Admitted to bar:

New York
United States District Courts of the Eastern and Southern District of New York

Professional memberships:

New York State Trial Lawyers
  • University of Richmond
    Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • SMU School of Law in Dallas, Texas
    Juris Doctor Degree

John Blyth

John Blyth is an associate at Hach & Rose, LLP and practices in the fields of personal injury, mass torts, and complex civil litigation. Mr. Blyth's focus is general negligence and construction site accidents, representing Union members who have been injured or killed on the job. His responsibilities at the firm include investigating new cases, drafting motions, and taking depositions, as well as participating in court conferences, mediations and arbitration hearings.

Admitted to the bar:

New York
New Jersey
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Federal court in New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Professional Memberships:

New York City Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
    Juris Doctor Degree
  • State University of New York at Albany

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