Michael Scott Feldman
Trial Group Director
Jacoby & Meyers, LLP
Michael Feldman is a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Department. He Joined the firm in 1992. Mr. Feldman is the Director of the Truck Accident Trial Group.
Michael Feldman is Dean of the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute. He is on the Board of the Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. He is a Member of the American Association of Justice, Association of Plaintiff’s Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers and the Bronx County Bar Association.
Mr. Feldman has lectured on Nursing home litigation, Trucking litigation, and Trial Advocacy. He has lectured at numerous Bar Associations and colleges.
Michael Feldman has been named as a Top 100 Lawyer in the State of New York by National Trial Lawyers. He has been certified as a life member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi- Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
He has been named by Reuters as a SuperLawyer. He was designated Top Lawyer in the New York Metropolitan Area by the American Registry. Mr. Feldman is an Arbitrator with the Civil Court, City of New York. Mr. Feldman is also a Veterans Administration accredited attorney.
Mr.Feldman has successfully obtained many substantial verdicts and settlements, including the following:
$37 Million dollar verdict for the victim of car crash caused by a drunk driver.
$6 Million dollar verdict awarded to Brooklyn client seriously injured in a pedestrian knockdown involving a city bus.
$6 Million dollar settlement awarded to clients seriously injured in a car crash in Newburgh, New York.
$5.7 Million dollar verdict awarded to a Jacoby & Meyers, LLP client whose 8-year old daughter suffered fatal injuries in a runaway school bus accident, read more.
$4 Million dollar verdict for a passenger in an automobile crash who sustained a compression fracture of his lumbar spine.
$3.5 Million dollar settlement awarded, drowsy driving by group home driver results in catastrophic injuries.
$3.4 Million dollar settlement before trial. A 30-year-old female Rockland County pedestrian sustained multiple lower extremity injuries as a result of being hit by a bus. At the time of the incident the injured plaintiff’s 2-year-old child was also struck and tragically died a few days later.
$3.25 Million dollar settlement was reached on behalf of the Estate of a 25-year-old student who was burned to death when she was unable to escape from her 6th-floor apartment in the Bronx, read more.
$2.5 Million dollar verdict awarded to victim seriously injured in a car crash. A Brooklyn jury found both a double-parked car and a driver leaving a parking spot accountable for causing a crash, read more.
$2.5 Million dollar settlement awarded to Bronx client injured in tractor-trailer crash, read more.
$2.5 Million dollar settlement awarded to client seriously injured when a tractor-trailer failed to properly navigate a turn and struck the victim’s vehicle, read more.
$2.5 Million settlement for victim of sexual assault at a camp.
$2.3 Million dollar settlement, distracted driver hits pedestrian in intersection.
$2.25 Million dollar settlement awarded to the family of our client, a nursing home resident with food restrictions. Although our client’s doctor notified both the nursing home and the nursing home’s food delivery service company that our client had strict food restrictions, both parties neglected to follow the doctor’s orders. Our client was served food she was unable to eat and tragically choked to death.
$2 Million dollar settlement awarded, Manhattan lawyer hires firm for Bronx trial.
$1.8 Million dollar verdict awarded to client seriously injured in a construction accident at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
$1.55 Million dollar settlement before trial was agreed to by the trial judge and the parents of an 8 year old boy who sustained multiple burns to his back and neck when a sterno can from a Hot-Dog Vendor’s cart fell on him.
$1.2 Million dollar verdict for a passenger on a bus which stopped short causing her to fracture her arm.
$1.2 Million dollar verdict, Rockland jury holds distracted driver accountable.
$1 Million dollar settlement. Brooklyn landlord held accountable for failing to install a smoke detector.
$950,000 Mediation decision for a 65-year-old Bronx resident injured by a truck while crossing the street.
$950,000 Settlement for injuries sustained due to negligence of Bronx landlord.
$850,000 Settlement before trial with court approval of a 6-year-old Westchester County child who sustained multiple burns on her arms and chest when she removed a scalding hot container of baby formula from a microwave oven spilling the contents on her body.
$800,000 arbitration award for construction worker injured while working at a construction site.
$750,000 Settlement of resident of Nursing Home who was given inadequate care and fractured her hip.
$525,000 Settlement for a 45-year-old Kings County father of two. While at work, he fell from a scaffold resulting in a fracture of his right ankle which required surgery with installation of hardware.
$285,000 Settlement after depositions for a pedestrian struck by a distracted delivery van driver.
$200,000 Settlement on behalf of neglected nursing home resident.
Mr.Feldman is an active member of the legal community, regularly sharing valuable insights with those dedicated to seeking justice for those the seriously injured, highlights include:
May 2016: New York State Trial Lawyers Institute (NYSTLI) Nursing Home litigation Seminar Presenter. The seminar was designed to provide nursing home abuse attorneys with the skills and resources needed to successfully seek justice for abused and neglected nursing home residents.
June 30th 2015: New York State Trial Lawyers Institute (NYSTLI) Traumatic Brain Injury seminar, a presentation was developed to help attorneys recognize, screen and build a traumatic brain injury case utilizing the latest technology, testing, evaluations and assessments.
June 17, 2014: Partner Michael Feldman is a speaker at the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute (NYSTLI) seminar Litigating Nursing Home Cases.
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New York, NY 10006
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|Personal Injury||Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Work Place Injury, Whiplash, Wrongful Death|
- New Jersey, New York
Partner, Attorney | Jacoby & Meyers, LLP
Jacoby & Meyers was founded in 1972 with the goal of making top-quality legal representation available to everyone. Up until that time, only the wealthy could afford lawyers, while the poorest were provided with legal aid. This left the majority of everyday working people with very few options. Today our New York and New Jersey offices represent plaintiffs in all types of personal injury claims. For nearly 50 years our attorneys and support teams have been focused on providing compassionate, straightforward legal representation for injury victims in New York and New Jersey. Our promise to you: we will only charge a one-third fee of what we obtain on your behalf.
JD | St John's University School of Law
1980 - 1983
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