Tomkiel and Tomkiel, PC

Tomkiel and Tomkiel, PC

For The People

Firm Overview

What We Do: Communicate, Educate and Advocate
We do not make assumptions. Instead, we listen. We communicate. We will take the time to find out exactly what your needs are, because they are unique.

We answer questions. You will certainly have many of them. We will educate you about everything from the basics of the legal process to the options available to you.

We will advocate for you. When you have us on your side, you can be confident that we will help you fight every battle, no matter how large or small. We will put our experience to work in order to pursue the compensation that you deserve.

More Than 30 Years of Experience
Handling Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims
Founded in 1979, our law firm has been helping accident victims since day one.

Our practice areas expand beyond personal injury and wrongful death claims. We can also help with related matters, such as workers' compensation in workplace accident cases, or Social Security benefits. Our lawyers want to see that you get everything you need to move forward with your life.

No Attorney Fees Unless We Recover Money for You
Since all cases are handled on a contingency basis, there is no risk to you.*

Free Consultations
Call us at 1-800-456-6757 or send us an e-mail to schedule a free consultation.

*Costs excluded, but may be advanced by the Firm until conclusion of the case.

Main Office
Tomkiel and Tomkiel, PC
670 White Plains Road
Suite 322
Scarsdale  NY  10583
  • 914-723-1700
  • 914-723-1788

Other Offices

60 East 42nd Street
Suite 1419
New York,  NY  10165

Stanley Tomkiel

Stanley A. Tomkiel, III, Esq. has been practicing personal injury law since 1979. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Florida. He handles complex serious injury cases. Many of his settlements and verdicts have been reported in state and national professional publications, including the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Law Reporter, the New York Jury Verdict Reporter and the New York Law Journal.

Mr. Tomkiel has achieved the highest rating -AV- by Martindale Hubbell, which indicates very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar. He lectures at continuing legal education seminars, and is a member of numerous professional associations.

The practice is devoted exclusively to personal injury and wrongful death cases, including construction and worksite accidents and injuries caused by medical malpractice, defective products, unsafe premises and motor vehicle accidents.

Areas of Practice:

Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Medical Malpractice
Products Liability Law
Toxic Torts
Municipal Liability
Premises Liability
Litigation & Appeals
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
New York, 1979
Florida, 1987
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1981
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1988
U.S. Federal Court, 1981
Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
Juris Doctor

Manhattan College, Bronx, New York
Bachelor of Arts

Published Works:
Social Security Benefits Handbook, (Sourcebooks)

Representative Cases:
Nieves v. Five Boro Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Corp., 93 N.Y. 2d 914, 712 N.E. 2d 1219, 690 N.Y.S.2d 852 (N.Y. 1999)
Gallello v. McCall, 247 A.D. 2d 693, 668 N.Y.S. 2d 728 (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept 1998)
Berry v. New York City Bd. of Educ., 239 A.D. 2d 637, 657 N.Y.S.2d 786 (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept 1997)
Nieves v. Five Boro Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Corp., 256 A.D. 2d 106, 683 N.Y.S. 2d 204 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept. 1998)
Gentile v. New York City Housing Authority, 228 A.D. 2d 296, 643 N.Y.S. 2d 588 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept. 1996)
Arbusto v. Fordham University, 160 A.D. 2d 191, 554 N.Y.S. 2d 2 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept. 1990)
Czuchta v. Bribitzer, 111 A.D. 2d 145, 489 N.Y.S. 2d 697 (Mem) (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept 1985)
Wirth v. DeVito, 89 A.D. 2d 603, 452 N.Y.S. 2d 463 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept. 1982)
Meaney v. Regan, 88 A.D. 2d 1020, 451 N.Y.S. 2d 915 (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept. 1982)
Mead v. Regan, 84 A.D. 2d 620, 444 N.Y.S. 2d 255 (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept. 1981)
Licht v. Village of Hastings-On-Hudson, 78 A.D.2d 732, 432 N.Y.S.2d 549 (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept. 1980)
Wirth v. DeVito, 74 A.D.2d 827, 425 N.Y.S.2d 179 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept. 1980)
Reynolds v. Heckler, 1986 WL 1812 (S.D.N.Y. 1986)
Raimondi v. Heckler, 1985 WL 399 (S.D.N.Y. 1985)
Bacon v. Metro North Commuter Railroad Corp., 592 F. Supp. 14 (S.D.N.Y. 1984)
Keppler v. Heckler, 587 F. Supp. 1319, 6 Soc. Sec. Rep. Ser. 527 (S.D.N.Y. 1984)
Honors and Awards:
Service Award, County of Westchester in Recognition of Service to the Cause of Religious and Civil Liberties

Pro Bono Award, Fire Fighters Burn Foundation of Westchester-Putnam, NY

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Association for Justice

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

New York State Bar Association

Westchester County Bar Association

Yonkers Lawyers Association

Eastchester Bar Association

Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers

Catholic Coalition of Westchester

Yonkers Lawyers Association, 1995 - 1996
Past President

Westchester Bar Association, 1983 - 1987
Past Chairperson, Workers' Compensation Committee

Town of Somers, New York Zoning Board of Appeals, 1983 - 1987

Civil Justice Foundation - Founding Sponsor

  • Bar Number: Attorney
    New York , 1979
  • Manhattan College
    Bronx, NY
  • Western New England Coll. School of Law
    J.D. , 1978
    Springfield, MA