Practice Areas

Construction Site Accidents in New York

Construction accident cases can be extremely complex and injuries occurring on construction sites often have devastating consequences. There are special and unique laws in New York designed to protect workers injured at construction sites. If you have been involved in an accident at a construction site, call Seth D. Zukoff today for a free consultation.  Mr. Zukoff knows how to navigate the complexities on construction accident cases to maximize your recovery.

Auto Accidents Law in New York

Being involved in an auto accident is a frightening experience that can drastically change your life within seconds.  A car accident can cause debilitating physical injuries, emotional trauma, and costly property damage. A serious car accident injury that prevents you from returning to your job or that limits the number of hours you can work can be financially devastating. Even an accident that occurs at a low speed or that doesn’t result in much damage to your car, can cause physical injuries.

Hit and Run Accidents in New York

Being injured by a hit and run vehicle or by an uninsured motor vehicle in New York often leads to confusion about whether the accident victim can receive compensation for injuries they have sustained.  There are special rules and regulations regarding your rights when you are involved in this type of accident.  Seth D. Zukoff is familiar with these rules and regulations and has successfully resolved many of these types of cases on behalf of his clients.

No Fault Insurance

In addition to receiving compensation for pain and suffering for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle related accident, accident victim in New York are entitled to certain benefits under the “No Fault” Insurance law.  This includes payment of hospital bills and coverage for accident related medical treatment, lost wages for time missed from work, and other benefits.  Seth D. Zukoff has applied for and enabled thousands of his clients to receive No- Fault benefits, allowing them time to remain home from work and receive medical care while they recover from their injuries.

Pedestrian Accidents

Victims of pedestrian motor vehicle accidents often suffer significant permanent injuries including broken and fractured bones requiring surgery and hospitalization, lacerations with disfiguring scarring and torn ligaments.  Unfortunately, pedestrian motor vehicle accidents resulting in death are an all-too-common occurrence in New York.  Seth D. Zukoff has represented pedestrians seriously injured and killed in pedestrian motor vehicle accidents and has recovered substantial sums for these accident victims.

Slip Trip and Fall Injuries

Seth D. Zukoff has represented hundreds of accident victims injured as the result of tripping and slipping hazards in supermarkets, department stores, parking lots, on public sidewalks and in other private and public places.  Mr. Zukoff has brought many successful cases against the City of New York on behalf of individuals injured on public sidewalks. Premise accidents, particularly against the City of New York can be complex and require prompt investigation.  No expense is spared in investigation and preparing of these cases on behalf of these accident victims.

Infant Injuries

Throughout his 30 years in practice, Seth D. Zukoff has recovered significant compensation for infants involved in many different types of accidents including motor vehicle and pedestrian accidents, injuries occurring at school and on playgrounds, supermarket accidents and matters involving sexual assault.  Mr. Zukoff’s vast experience in handling a wide range of accident cases, his attention to detail and his personalized, compassionate and thoughtful representation makes him uniquely qualified to represent injured minors.