One of the Region's Most Highly Rated Injury Firms
-Pre-Eminent Reputation for Excellence
-Leading New York Personal Injury Lawyers
-Responsive Personal Service
-Estate Planning, Elder Law, Real Estate
-Advocacy for the Developmentally Disabled
-Free Consultation and Contingency Arrangements in Personal Injury Matters
Experience you can trust
Based in Rockland County, New York, the experienced trial lawyers of Sichol & Hicks have a record of results in complex auto and motorcycle accident cases, work-related accidents, such as construction accidents, scaffold falls, ladder falls and crane accidents, medical malpractice, amputations, negligence, and death cases. Clients of Sichol & Hicks get the benefit of their many years of experience in handling serious matters, such as birth injuries, brain injuries, bone fractures, injuries from defective products, workplace and labor law accidents, medical malpractice, playground accidents, negligent security cases, and more. Additionally, the firm specializes in the fields of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Real Estate and Advocacy for the Developmentally Disabled.
Leading New York personal injury lawyers
It is the firm's policy to thoroughly prepare every case for trial, so insurance companies know that these lawyers will not hesitate to try your case. The firm's record of success at trial is a valuable asset when it comes to settlement negotiations and the firm has a reputation for maximizing the value of every case. They accept injury cases from throughout the region, including Rockland County, Orange County, Putnam County, Greene County, Westchester County, Nassau County, and Suffolk County.
Responsive personal service
In plaintiffs' personal injury cases, the firm's goal is to obtain monetary settlements for lost wages, medical expenses and pain and suffering. In most cases it is possible to obtain a favorable settlement through negotiation. You can count on them to listen carefully and work closely with you to understand every aspect of your case. They return your phone calls. They know how important your case is to you and they keep you apprised of developments as they happen.
Reputation for excellence
Sichol & Hicks is among a select group of law firms listed in the New York Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers and is the only firm based in Rockland County rated Pre-Eminent in the field of personal injury. This is a directory of leading law firms that includes only those lawyers and firms that have earned the AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the nation's oldest and most respected attorney rating entity. The "A" rating recognizes the firm's preeminent legal ability and professionalism. The "V" rating communicates "Very High" ethical standards. Sichol & Hicks is one of fewer than 60 New York firms listed in the area of Medical Malpractice and fewer than 80 firms included in the area of Personal Injury.
139 Lafayette Avenue
Suffern, NY 10901
Caring Personal Injury Attorneys in Suffern, New York
Providing compassionate assistance for victims
Personal injury is a serious matter that can drastically affect your health, your job, your family and your future. If you have suffered an injury because of somebody else's negligence, you need an experienced personal injury attorney by your side. While you concentrate on getting well, the attorneys at Sichol & Hicks, P.C. in Suffern diligently pursue the compensation you require to get your life back on track.
Experienced lawyers on your side
Our personal injury lawyers at Sichol & Hicks, P.C. have more than 65 years of combined experience in this area of the law. We have witnessed the heartache that results from serious injury and wrongful death. With compassion and resolve, we have achieved justice for families devastated by motor vehicle accidents, defective products, dangerous prescription drugs, unsafe work conditions and professional medical negligence. We take great satisfaction in helping injured victims obtain full compensation for their past and future medical bills, lost income, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. By teaming with the finest physicians, engineers and other experts, we are able to maximize your recovery.
The inability to work combined with the accumulation of medical bills adds financial strain to the stress of injury. At Sichol & Hicks, P.C., we handle your personal injury claim on a contingency basis. That means you don't have to pay us to represent you until we recover compensation for you through a settlement or a trial.
Knowledgeable help when you need it most
Consulting an attorney immediately following an injury is essential to the preservation of crucial evidence and witness testimony. In addition, New York law places time limits on filing personal injury claims. To ensure timely investigation of your claim, the attorneys at Sichol & Hicks, P.C. can schedule appointments on weekends or evenings and make hospital and home visits. Our offices are conveniently located in Suffern.
-Construction Site Injuries
-New York, 1971
-U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York, 1972
-Fordham University, J.D.
Associations & memberships
-Rockland County (Chairman, Medical-Legal Committee, 1974-1983), New York State and American Bar Associations
Juris Doctorate ,
-Trusts and Estates
-Medicare and Medicaid
-Real Estate Closings
-New York, 1988
-Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, J.D.
Associations & memberships
-Rockland County and New York State Bar Associations
-Hughes v. Physicians Hospital, 149 Misc 2d 661, 566 NYS2d 496 (Sup. Ct. Queens Cty, 1991)
-Komlosi v. Fudenberg et al 88 Civ. 1792 (1999 Judge Pitman)
Recipient: Robert Hodgson/Augustus Jacobs Law Award, NYSARC Inc.; Paul Harris Fellow Award, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International; North Rockland Rotarian of the Year Award, 2007. Named, Pride of Rockland Award, 2002. Lecturer, Issues Concerning the Elderly and the Disabled, CUNY Law School, Suffolk Academy of Law, C.W. Post College, Hofstra University, Various Accounting Associations, Parent Organizations, and Senior Citizen Centers. Spoken, Elder Law, WMCA in New York and WGBB, WLIM and WRIV on Long Island. Former Counsel, Ferraro & Zugibe, Garnerville, New York. Former New York State Coordinator, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. Of Counsel, Ferraro & Zugibe, Garnerville, New York.
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Juris Doctorate ,