Friedman, Hirschen & Miller, LLP

Friedman, Hirschen & Miller, LLP

Firm Overview

The personal injury law firm of Friedman, Hirschen & Miller, LLP in Albany, New York, serves the communities of the Capital District and Greater New York state. If you have been injured in an accident, you need an experienced lawyer to help you get the recovery you need. Our attorneys work hard to provide help for injury victims and their families. Each year in New York, car and other automobile accidents cause thousands of injuries, including many that are catastrophic or fatal. We represent victims of every type of automobile accident, including head-on and rear-end collisions, rollovers, T-bones and construction zone accidents. We also help victims of motorcycle accidents, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, and automobile accidents that result from drunk driving.

Main Office

Main Office
100 Great Oaks Boulevard Suite 124

Albany NY 12203


(518) 377-2225


Auto Accident

Albany Car Accident Attorneys

Friedman, Hirschen & Miller, LLP is recognized as central New York's preeminent accident injury law firm representing individuals injured in auto accidents caused by other drivers' negligence. If you suffered an injury in an automobile accident, as a driver or a passenger, don't assume the insurance company will take care of you. Even if you must seek damages from your own uninsured/underinsured motorist (UIM) policy, you will probably find that you are treated as a hostile claimant by your insurance company. You don't have to fight the large, national insurance companies alone. Our Albany car accident lawyers offer the experience and knowledge to stand toe-to-toe with their adjusters and defense lawyers. We are proud of our record helping victims of negligence obtain the full and fair compensation they deserve after suffering injuries and damages in motor vehicle accident claims involving: Dangerous Roadways and Construction Zone Accidents Drunk Driving Accidents Head-On Collisions Motorcycle Accidents Rear-end Collisions Rollover Accidents T-Bone Accidents Auto Accidents We Help Auto Accident Victims Throughout New York State No matter where you live in New York state or elsewhere, you should consider the advantages of engaging a New York personal injury attorney who practices in the area where the accident occurred. It is much more difficult for an insurance company to take advantage of you if you have counsel who can protect your interests with respect to evidence preservation, accident reconstruction, witness statements and other factors that can determine the outcome of your claim. Contact us today to arrange a free consultation..

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

At our firm, trial preparation is key. Few cases resolve successfully unless all the facts are uncovered and used to strengthen the claim. And facts have little use unless they are communicated effectively. We understand the psychology of a trial, and each of us has decades of experience communicating with juries. We couple aggressive trial preparation with friendly, client-centered service and patience; it is often necessary to pace casework with clients' developing medical treatment and recovery following an accident. Our approach has yielded numerous high-value awards for injured clients, including over a dozen $1 million-plus awards. For more information, please contact our firm.

Carolyn B. George

Friedman, Hirschen & Miller, LLP

Carolyn B. George is an accomplished and respected attorney whose commitment to professional excellence over the past 35 years has earned her recognition by Superlawyers. She concentrates her practice in the area of personal injury accidents, to obtain the maximum recovery for her clients with detailed attention and quick results. Her experience representing defendants as in-house counsel for major insurance carriers provides a unique insight into the nuances of an insurance company's operations. She also handles all aspects of residential and commercial real estate with an understanding of the time sensitive nature of such matters.

Jeanne M. Gonsalves Lloyd

Friedman, Hirschen & Miller, LLP

Jeanne M. Gonsalves Lloyd, Esq., is a graduate of the College of Saint Rose, cum laude, Albany, New York, and Brooklyn Law School. She has been practicing personal injury law for 20 years and has represented numerous clients in automobile, aviation, product liability, premises liability and medical malpractice actions. Jeanne has represented clients through all phases of litigation from inception through trial and appeal. She has also successfully represented clients in Alternative Dispute Resolution forums, including mediation and binding arbitration. Jeanne has also lectured other attorneys in the area of insurance law, trial practice, automobile accident litigation and Labor Law litigation. She is admitted to practice in New York State Courts, as well as in the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association.

Jeffrey Miller

Friedman, Hirschen & Miller, LLP

For more than 30 years Jeffrey Miller has been one of Upstate New York's leading personal injury trial lawyers successfully representing clients who have suffered personal injuries in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, slip and fall and as the result of defective products. His trial skills have resulted in awards of millions of dollars to clients suffering from orthopedic injuries, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, chronic pain and burn injuries. He represents each client with compassion, understanding and a commitment to do the very best for each and every client. He has received the highest legal rating from his fellow lawyers and has been designated as a Superlawyer.

John L. Orfan, Esq.

Friedman, Hirschen & Miller, LLP

John L. Orfan is a graduate from the State University of New York at Albany and Brooklyn Law School. John practiced for 5 years primarily in the area of personal injury litigation in Manhattan before joining our firm in 1999. John's experience on both the plaintiff's and defense sides of personal injury litigation have given him a unique perspective on how insurance companies and defense counsel view, evaluate, defend and settle plaintiff's personal injury cases. John's 20 years of experience includes all facets of personal injury litigation, including motor vehicle cases, Labor Law, Product liability, slip/trip and fall injuries and lead poisoning claims.

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