<b>New York City Personal Injury Attorney</b>
The attorneys and staff at The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny were all raised, educated and trained in the Metropolitan New York area. The firm has more than 100 combined years of legal experience in the personal injury field. Our cases include:
* Personal injury, including premises liability and motor vehicle accidents
* Birth injuries and other varieties of medical malpractice
* Firefighter injuries and other types of work-related injuries
* Explosions, fires , building collapses and toxic exposure claims
Our goal is to assist those who turn to us for guidance in navigating the challenge of pursuing compensation for injuries caused by the negligence of others.
Our Goal Is to Give Our Clients the Best Service Possible -- and Deliver the Best Results Attainable in Each Case
We strive for favorable results for injured people seeking compensation. The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny has also recovered more than $100 million in successful case settlements and favorable jury verdicts. We daresay that a great many of our successes have come about through our dedication, skill, intellect, preparation and ingenuity.
At the same time, we attribute many successes to close collaboration with our clients. We get to know them and their families to gain a clear understanding of how their injuries and losses have impacted their lives. We work hard to keep them informed at all times. When it comes time for an injured person to choose to accept a settlement offer or take a case to trial, we want that client to have the right information and legal advice to make the right decision.
We Set The Bar High
At The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny, we set the highest ethical standards for ourselves. We pledge to treat our clients with the utmost respect and care. Richard M. Kenny was recently appointed to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee of the First Department of the New York State unified court system. This committee aims to protect the rights of clients and maintain the integrity of the legal profession. The appointment is a testament to Richard M. Kenny's high ethical standards .
875 Avenue of the Americas, Ste. 805
New York, NY 10001
Motor Vehicle Accidents-Legal Services
We can assist with motor vehicle cases.
An estimated 6 million car accidents occur every year. In 2009, more than 2.3 million drivers and passengers went to the emergency room with injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents, and recovery from these injuries has an economic impact of roughly $70 billion per year. If you have suffered an injury during an accident that was caused by someone else, you may have a valid personal injury claim. Car accident attorney from the Bronx, Richard M. Kenny, can analyze your case and help you obtain compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages.
Types of Motor Vehicle Accidents
If you can prove that your injuries were caused by another driver's negligence, you have a good chance of winning your personal injury claim. Here are a few common types of motor vehicle accidents.
* Passenger Vehicle Accidents: Most accidents occur between two passenger vehicles. Recreational boating accidents also occur in the waters surrounding New York.
* Commercial Vehicle Accidents: People who drive buses, trucks, or other commercial vehicles for a living spend more time on the road than most people, and are thus more likely get into accidents.
* Pedestrian/Bike Accidents: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists are much more vulnerable to injuries than drivers of passenger vehicles.
Common Car Accident Injuries
Distracted or reckless drivers can cause a wide range of injuries. If you get into a motor vehicle accident, you could suffer one of the following injuries.
* Whiplash: Whiplash occurs when the head makes sudden movements during an impact, causing damage to the neck. Whiplash may not present symptoms until a few days after the accident.
* Head Injury: During an accident, one's head could hit the steering wheel, side window, or windshield. A head injury could lead to brain damage, which could in turn lead to years of medical bills and ongoing care.
* Broken Limb: Some people suffer broken limbs or other internal injuries during auto accidents. Such injuries can lead to high medical bills and several months of missed work.
Benefits of Hiring an Attorney
If you don't think you should be responsible for covering the expenses associated with your injuries, consider hiring NYC personal injury attorney Richard M. Kenny. Mr. Kenny can analyze the circumstances behind your injuries, determine whether you have a valid case, and help you file a claim. Mr. Kenny can also negotiate for a high settlement or argue on your behalf should the case go to court. With the Law Office of Richard M. Kenny on your side, you'll have a much higher chance of obtaining the compensation you need to live a reasonably comfortable life after your accident.
If you've been in an auto accident that has caused you serious injury through no fault of your own, there is no need to face the complexity of issues without strong legal representation from our Bronx personal injury lawyers. The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny understands how overwhelming an accident can be for both you and your family. We provide caring comprehensive legal representation that protects your rights and can get you the justice you deserve.
We provide representation in a wide variety of motor vehicle accidents including:
* Rear-end accidents
* Single vehicle collisions
* Uninsured motorist
* Underinsured motorist
* Automobile defect claim
In addition to the physical pain of injury, a severe car accident can bring a mountain of financial problems to you and your loved ones. Let the Law Office of Richard M. Kenny vigorously defend your rights and your future.
Mr. Kenny is a seasoned trial attorney with over one hundred and fifty verdicts in his twenty six year career as a lawyer. He has spent his entire career devoted to the representation of the seriously injured.
Mr. Kenny is a graduate of St. John's School of Law (class of '90). He has worked tirelessly on behalf of accident victims throughout his entire career and has specialized in the representation of firefighters injured in the line of duty. He is a proud member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Association of Justice, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Legends Society of Top Lawyers in the United States. Mr. Kenny, however, is most proud of the pro bono work his office did on behalf of families and individuals affected by the September 11th tragedy where they represented multiple victims.
The majority of Mr. Kenny's time is spent in court on behalf of his severely injured clients. Over the course of his career, he has tried to verdict over a hundred cases, winning tens of millions of dollars in compensation on their behalf. He currently has one of the highest sustained verdicts in the history of the Second Department on a non-medical malpractice negligence case, wherein he successfully represented a young woman who was catastrophically injured in a one car accident that was proven, during the course of a three week trial, to have occurred as a result of improper highway design. That case resulted in a sustained verdict in excess of $13,000,000.00. He was also co-counsel on a well-documented tragedy involving the death of three firefighters which resulted in a verdict in excess of $11,000,000.00.
In January 2014, Mr. Kenny was appointed as a member of the First Department Disciplinary Committee, which performs the vital function of protecting the rights of clients by maintaining the integrity of the legal profession.
Since he graduated from St. John's University School of Law, James Lundy has always practiced in the area of personal law. Over the course of his career, he has successfully handled a wide variety of cases including general negligence, construction accidents, medical malpractice, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, asbestos, lead paint and other toxic torts and product liability. He met the firm's founder Richard M. Kenny in 1992 while employed as young associates at Sullivan and Liapakis. They formed a close bond based on shared values and a commitment to protecting the rights of the seriously injured. Throughout the years while working at different firms, the two continued to work on matters as co-counsel.
Prior to joining the firm in September 2010, James Lundy was counsel at Wilentz, Goldman and Spitze handling asbestos, lead paint, toxic tort, pharmaceutical and medical device cases. While there, as co-trial counsel, he obtained a $4.5 million verdict on behalf of several lead poisoned children and obtained millions of dollars in compensation for victims of asbestos exposure and harmful pharmaceutical products.
Since joining the Law Office if Richard M. Kenny, his successes are many. In just 18 months he has obtained compensation of $3.15 million in a combined architectural malpractice, construction project, products liability and negligence case; $1.5 million in a motor vehicle accident case; one million dollars in a personal injury action arising out of a fire in an apartment complex; $760,000 in another fire case; and $985,000 dollars in a medical malpractice case.