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Long Island Personal Injury Lawyers Practice Areas

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  • Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • Construction and Work Accidents
  • Railroad/FELA Accidents
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Bullying and Cyberbullying
  • School Accidents and Children's Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Drunk Driving Accidents
  • Concert and Club Accidents
  • Serious Injuries--General
  • Criminal Defense

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Workers CompensationWorkers Compensation

If you were recently hurt on the job, you are not alone. Every single day in the state of New York, about 584 employees sustain an injury on the job or develop an occupational illness, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And no industry is exempt. Workers are injured in all types of work environments from mining and construction to retail and healthcare. Even when you are well-trained and use the best safety practices, accidents can and still do happen. For help obtaining your benefits, call a workers’ compensation lawyer on Long Island at Goldstein & Bashner today: 516-222-4000.

Bus AccidentsBus Accidents

Victims of bus accidents (or their families in fatal cases) have the right to seek compensation for damages either via an insurance claim or lawsuit. The guidelines, time limits, and elements vary case-by-case, depending on the type of carrier, whether other parties were involved, and which legal avenue the victim pursues. For help pursuing a settlement for your losses, call Goldstein & Bashner at 516-222-4000 to set up a consultation with a Long Island bus accident lawyer.

Truck AccidentsTruck Accidents

On any given day in New York, you will probably notice dozens of large trucks on the highways of Long Island, most of which complete routes without any issues. However, when a large truck is involved in a roadway accident, it can be devastating. If you or your loved one was involved a truck accident, speak to a Long Island truck accident lawyer who specifically handles cases involving large semi-trucks.

Bicycle AccidentsBicycle Accidents

Given the nature of a bicycle accident, cyclists often sustain serious or catastrophic injuries, including head injuries, spinal cord damage, shattered bones, internal injuries, and amputations. New York laws provide recovery options for bicycle accident victims, but the state imposes strict time limits on when you can file a claim. 

Pool AccidentsPool Accidents

Swimming pools are a hotspot for summer fun, but are they also a place of risk. An estimated 3,500 people died in drowning accidents each year between 2005 and 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Even non-fatal accidents and near-drowning can cause serious, long-term injuries, such as brain damage and spinal cord damage. When a tragic accident strikes, victims or family members should speak to a Long Island swimming pool accident and drowning lawyer about their legal options for recovering compensation for damages. 

Uninsured Motorist AccidentsUninsured Motorist Accidents

If the other driver was uninsured and you suffered serious injuries that cause damages beyond what your own insurance covers, you may still be able to recover compensation through your uninsured motorist coverage. You may also be able to file a lawsuit. Our accident lawyers at Goldstein & Bashner can help you explore and exercise your options.

Distracted Driving AccidentsDistracted Driving Accidents

Cases of distracted driving are becoming more common, and consequently so are accidents caused by distracted driving. If another driver was texting or otherwise distracted and caused your wreck, the attorneys at Goldstein & Bashner can help you recover the compensation you deserve.

Head-on AccidentsHead-on Accidents

A head-on collision can lead to severe injuries. In many of these cases, one of the drivers was distracted or intoxicated, causing him to cross the center lane and collide with an oncoming vehicle. Goldstein & Bashner helps victims of these accidents  hold the at-fault party responsible and collect compensation they need for their medical bills, lost wages, and other short- and long-term damages often associated with head-on accidents.

Rear-end AccidentRear-end Accident

If another driver rear-ended you, it can cause serious injuries, including whiplash. Our Long Island rear-end accident lawyers can help you get compensation to cover your medical bills and other damages. We collect evidence of fault and damages to prove your entitlement to a fair settlement.


Whiplash injuries are entitled to recover compensation for their short- and long-term damages. Our Long Island whiplash lawyers help victims of neck injuries and whiplash get the evidence they need to prove the existence and significance of their injuries.

Slip and Fall Injuries / Premise AccidentsSlip and Fall Injuries / Premise Accidents

Slip and fall or trip and fall accidents can lead to painful injuries. Municipalities and property owners on Long Island and in New York City can be held liable for injuries occurring on the premises and this area of law is known as premises liability. The experienced slip and fall lawyers at Goldstein and Bashner will review the details of your accident to determine if you have a case and, if so,  work to get you the maximum compensation you deserve.

Car Accidents and Other Vehicle AccidentsCar Accidents and Other Vehicle Accidents

Our car accident lawyers handle cases that result in serious or permanent injuries. We can help you recover monetary damages for your injuries caused by the car accident, which may include lost wages, medical expenses and other costs associated with your injury. Call us immediately following a serious auto accident and we will review your case, free of charge.

Bullying and CyberbullyingBullying and Cyberbullying

We get calls from all over the country about bullying--this includes physical and emotional bullying in person as well as cyberbullying through social media and messaging. If your child is a victim of any bullying, you are far from alone, but it is important to know you have rights. Call us today if you have questions or want to find out your legal options.

School Accidents and Children's InjuriesSchool Accidents and Children's Injuries

School accident cases range from bullying incidents to playground and classroom injuries to school bus accidents. It is important if your child is injured at school that you seek a competent and experienced lawyer who understands the specific laws regarding public and private schools and can help you determine your course of action and ensure that you get the compensation you deserve. Contact Goldstein and Bashner for a free consultation.

Drunk Driving AccidentsDrunk Driving Accidents

Are you the victim of a drunk driving accident? Our personal injury lawyers can help you get the maximum compensation you deserve by going after not only the driver but any other responsible third party. It may not be the drunk driver's complete responsibility if he is in an accident that hurts or injures someone--a bar or restaurant that served them alcohol may also be held responsible. Call Goldstein and Bashner for more information.

Sexual AssaultsSexual Assaults

If you have been the victim of a sexual assault, you may be able to collect compensation for any physical and emotional injuries that you have sustained. We can help to show our clients that they may be entitled to receive compensation from the assailant, as well as from other parties. At Goldstein & Bashner, we have extensive experience in handling sexual assault cases in the New York and Long Island areas. Those who have endured a sexual assault have been through a truly traumatic experience. By serving as a friend and legal adviser, we will help you through the difficult and challenging times that often follow for those who have been victimized. If you have been the victim of an assault, please contact us for a free consultation.

Construction and Work AccidentsConstruction and Work Accidents

We represent cases involving violations that occurred on a construction site that caused a worker’s injury. In New York, there are strict laws that must be followed when it comes to construction and labor law cases. We understand these laws and regularly help injured workers obtain compensation. If you have been injured on a construction site, we can help you. Contact us at (516) 222-4000.

Railroad Accidents and FELARailroad Accidents and FELA

Goldstein and Bashner represents both railroad passengers and employees who have been injured in an accident or while working on the railroad. Our firm has gained the support of Local 589, a division of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Long Island Railroad Union based on our record of helping injured railroad workers receive compensation for their injuries.

Motorcycle AccidentsMotorcycle Accidents

If you have been in a motorcycle accident, you should know your legal rights. Our Long Island motorcycle accident lawyers can help to guide you through the legal process and to collect monetary compensation for your injuries. We have successfully helped many motorcycle accident victims throughout the New York and Long Island areas. If you have been in an accident, please contact our offices for a free case evaluation.

Other Serious InjuriesOther Serious Injuries

Our accident lawyers will help you get the compensation you deserve for your serious injuries.  This section provides general information and answers to common questions about serious injuries and accidents.

Criminal DefenseCriminal Defense

Were you charged with a crime on Long Island? Pulled over for DWI on Sunrise Highway, the Northern State or the LIE? Received a speeding ticket in Huntington, Port Jefferson or Massapequa? Whether you are facing fraud charges or currently under investigation in Hicksville, Stony Brook or any town throughout Long Island, you need an aggressive and experienced attorney with a winning record. Hiring our criminal defense team, led by well-known Long Island criminal defense lawyers Ira Rosenberg and Anne D'Elia, will help ensure you get the best outcome possible, whether it is having charges completely dismissed or dramatically reduced.

Concert and Club AccidentsConcert and Club Accidents

Our law firm represents people who have been injured at concerts, clubs and other music venues.  We can help you recover money damages for your injuries caused by an accident or incident which occurred at a concert or club which may include lost wages, medical expenses and other costs associated with your injury.  Call us immediately following a serious injury from an accident or incident at a concert or club and we will review your case, free of charge.

General InformationGeneral Information

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