OVER $100 MILLION IN SETTLEMENTS RECOVERED.
As the Founder & CEO of The Harrison Law Group, P.C., Brett J. Harrison is a dedicated and fierce legal advocate serving Long Island, New York. As a personal injury attorney, he has a particular focus on tort litigation that involves insurance, automobiles, and more. He has been assisting clients in the greater New York region for over two decades. Attorney Harrison is admitted to practice in federal courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. As a legal advocate, he fights tirelessly on behalf of his clients to seek the justice they need.
- Hofstra School of Law Juris Doctor. 1991.
- SUNY at Binghamton Bachelor of Arts. Philosophy. 1988. – Graduated with Honors
- New York State Bar 1992
- U.S. District Court of the Southern 1993 District of New York
- U.S. District Court of the Eastern 1993 District of New York
Legal Experience Since January 1992
- Plaintiff’s Tort Litigation (including Insurance, Automobile, Premises Liability, Municipal, Arbitrations, Mediations) throughout the Five Boroughs and Long Island.
- Criminal Defense: misdemeanors, felonies, and vehicle and traffic law in the Five Boroughs and Long Island.
Memberships, Organizations & Offices
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
- New York State Bar Association
- Long Island News Radio, Co-Host for Business Spotlight on Long Island
- Host of Legal Straight Talk, Weekly Cable Show
Long Island Personal Injury Lawyers
As a Leading New York Personal Injury Firm For 30 Years, We Have Helped Thousands of Clients in Suffolk County, Nassau County, Queens County, and Throughout NY Successfully Collect Millions of Dollars.
If you have been injured due to the negligence of another person or company, we understand that you or a loved one’s life has been changed. Whether you have a serious injury or have been turned down by firms who said you have a “soft tissue” injury, our legal team can help you seek the maximum compensation to which you are entitled. Regardless of whether you have been in a car accident, slip and fall, dog bite, medical malpractice, construction accident, or any other accident caused by someone else’s negligence, an experienced New York personal injury lawyer at The Harrison Law Group, P.C. will guide you through the legal process, communicating with the insurance agencies on your behalf while providing you with sound and individualized legal advice. Our experienced team of accident attorneys are recognized for their successes over the past 30 years; they are on standby and ready to help.
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At The Harrison Law Group, P.C. it is all about our clients. We work hard to connect with our clients on a personal level because we understand that to seek the maximum appropriate compensation for you, we have to dedicate our time to understand your injuries and the hardships you now face. Each person’s hardship is different, thus requiring a unique and experienced approach. Our goal is to help you put your life back together after an accident and injury — accounting for the effects on your employment, family, and financial consequences. Our law office has significant resources to bring in extremely qualified economic, medical, and life care experts, and investigators, while never sacrificing your interests and always having an immediate plan of action for you. Call the Harrison Law Group, P.C. at (631) 465-9797, and let us help you put your life back in order.
We strive to foster and maintain a team at The Harrison Law Group, P.C. that values a broad range of experiences, perspectives, and ideas. We believe a diverse legal team of Long Island personal injury attorneys is a cornerstone to providing high-quality and effective representation. If you are looking for creative problem solvers and innovative solutions, contact our law firm today for a free consultation. Our team reflects the diverse community we protect and represent through all of our New York personal injury cases, and we will be proud to have you as a client of our law firm.
New York Personal Injury Cases
According to the New York Department of Health, about 8,000 New Yorkers die every year because of accidents. More than 155,000 New Yorkers sustain an injury severe enough to be hospitalized, and over 1.5 million people seek treatment and are released from the emergency room each year. Personal injuries may be happenstance, but it’s important to know what steps to take if you find yourself in need of a New York Personal Injury Lawyer.
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What is Personal Injury?
If you’re injured as a result of a negligent third party, you may be entitled to compensation due to the damages you’ve experienced — either directly through the responsible party or their insurance company. An experienced New York personal injury lawyer will focus on tort law while seeking economic and non-economic damages for their clients — whether or not the target is a multi-million dollar award.
Personal injuries are classified as injuries to the body, mind, and emotions of an individual. When you suffer an injury because of another party, you experience turmoil, and your quality of life will change. Some victims experience loss of enjoyment of life, and even depression.
It’s important to speak with mindful attorneys who have the wisdom to handle your case effectively. Personal injury suits are filed against individuals or entities that cause harm due to recklessness, negligence, misconduct, or liability.
What Sets Us Apart?
Our attorneys and staff are competent, compassionate, and committed to seeking the maximum fair and appropriate compensation for all of our clients. We fight to win, not to quickly settle and move on to the next case. Our firm will make sure that you are properly advised of all of your options while giving you the proper legal advice to make the right decision for yourself and your family. We are willing to go above and beyond to meet your expectations, whether it’s meeting with you after hours, on the weekends, at your home, in the hospital, or at the office. We will make ourselves available for you 24/7.
We understand the immediate concerns you will have, which include paying your bills, traveling to and from work and doctors’ appointments, and taking care of your daily responsibilities. We want you to know that here at The Harrison Law Group we understand and can help. We will take immediate action on your case and begin to work as soon as we are retained.
A Commitment to Excellence & Solutions For You
Our reputation is built on a record of attentiveness and diligence in pursuit of our clients’ interests. We fight hard for all of our clients with outstanding creative approaches and individualized solutions in personal injury and accident cases to seek the maximum fair and appropriate compensation. Time after time, The Harrison Law Group, P.C. has taken cases that other attorneys either wanted to drop or would have settled for small amounts, and we turned them into million-dollar cases. We have been dedicated to Personal Injury and helping our clients pursue justice for over 30 years.
Our office sets itself apart because we do not only return phone calls; we call our clients at least every 30 days to provide a status update on your case — and if there is no update, we call to see how you are doing. Happy clients are informed clients, and we are committed to keeping you informed every step of the way. We are available 24/7 to all of our clients via email, text, or phone to answer questions and give updates. While we have a big firm reputation, we have a small firm dedication to each client.
Types of Personal Injury
Personal injuries can refer to injuries sustained due to dental malpractice, product liability, or assault claims, but they more commonly involve the following types of injuries:
When your vehicle collides with another vehicle, a pedestrian, an animal, debris, or another stationary obstruction such as a tree, pole, or building, you may face significant injuries and expenses that often include medical treatment and vehicle repairs. Following a car accident that was no fault of your own, it is important to immediately begin working with a New York personal injury lawyer to seek fair and appropriate compensation.
Motor vehicle accidents involving a truck or tractor-trailer and caused by the recklessness of others will present additional complex factors that are not present in a regular car accident case. You can be certain that there will be attorneys representing the truck driver, which is why you should partner with a New York personal injury lawyer at our law office immediately.
When your motorcycle is involved in a motor vehicle accident at no fault of your own, you will need help in your fight to be fairly compensated in your case. As a client of our law firm, you can be confident that we are bringing the fight to the insurance company.
An injury from an accident caused by unsafe conditions on someone else’s property often involves a fall on a slippery or uneven surface. Other types of negligence or dangerous circumstances may also lead to an injury or death. In some cases, your accident could amount to a multi-million dollar settlement. Our law office of NY accident attorneys will be happy to guide you through this process as our client.
Dog owners are generally determined to be liable if their dog hurts you or anyone else. New York personal injury law in this situation provides a means to seek compensation for your medical expenses, your pain and suffering, & much more.
A property owner could be liable for damages if you slip, trip, and fall on their property due to their negligence. Working with a qualified New York personal injury lawyer in this situation is important because the Queens, Nassau County, Suffolk County, or Long Island property owner that you file a claim against will certainly be represented by law firms who are trying to dismiss or settle your case for as little as possible.
An injury sustained due to working on a construction site can be life-changing or deadly. In many cases, such an injury will prevent your ability to continue working for some duration of time. Workers’ compensation is available for these types of accidents. Depending on the details of your case, you may also be able to file a lawsuit.
Death caused by negligence or intentional actions of another party is known as wrongful death. The NY accident attorneys at our law office are experienced in these cases and are ready to help you fight for the money you need.
When you work with a licensed medical professional, you have every right to expect that they will take prudent and cautious steps to help you work towards a successful recovery. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. The New York personal injury attorneys at our law firm are ready to help you fight for fair compensation.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law
What types of compensation can be received in a personal injury case?
There are several types of compensable damages that can be received including money for lost wages and career change, property damage compensation, health aids, and home rehabilitation to accommodate for the injuries sustained.
What is the difference between a “personal injury claim” and “personal injury lawsuit”?
A personal injury claim is when you or the law firm you have retained and the at fault party’s insurance company try to come up with a settlement to resolve your claim. Most cases generally do settle out of court. If a settlement can not be reached, a law firm will go ahead and commence a personal injury lawsuit, which simply means taking the at fault party to court.
How much is my case worth?
The value of your case depends on multiple factors such as liability, injuries, insurance coverage, venue, medical bills and etc. Here at The Harrison Law Group, P.C., we will evaluate your case and give you the most comprehensive answer as far as what you can expect regarding compensation.
What should you do after a personal injury accident?
Seek medical attention. Take photos of your injuries, defects and property damage. Keep track of everyone you speak with, take the names, phone numbers and addresses of all witnesses, as this will be useful information for when you hire an attorney. Finally, call The Harrison Law Group, P.C. to see how we can help.
What if I am part responsible for the accident?
Even if you are partially responsible for the accident you may still be entitled to compensation and you should not wait and speak to an attorney right away.
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