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Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Auto Accidents

Automobile accidents account for the greatest percentage of personal injury claims in the United States. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), someone in our country is involved in an auto accident every 10 seconds... [Read More]

Bicycle Accidents

When you’ve been injured riding your bike, you may have a claim to recover damages. You should consult a personal injury attorney to learn what your options are. These cases can become complicated and require an attorney who knows the laws of the state where the accident occurred... [Read More]

Brain Injuries

Brain injuries caused by trauma often result in permanent impairment or death. TBIs are among the most debilitating traumatic injuries and are often the result of someone else’s negligent, careless, or violent act. Auto accidents, falls and other premises accidents, accidents in the workplace... [Read More]

Burn Injuries

Burns are among the most painful and dangerous of all injuries. Ten percent of the 450,000 patients those who suffer burn injuries annually in the U.S. require hospitalization, and approximately 3,500 of those die... [Read More]

Child Injuries

As hard as most parents try to protect our children, it is not always possible to prevent injuries—especially injuries caused by another person's negligent or deliberate act. When another person is responsible for causing the injury, whether because of a car accident, dog bite, unsafe condition... [Read More]

Construction Accidents

Our firm has handled many construction-related injury claims and we pride ourselves on our experience and success. Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed as a result of improper safety measures at a construction site. Construction accident injuries result from errors... [Read More]

Dog Bite Injuries

Dog bites are a significant national problem in the United States. Each year there are nearly 5 million cases of dog attacks and bites. Some 800,000 victims per year require medical attention. Children are the main victims and account for the majority of individuals who have to be treated... [Read More]

Driving While Intoxicated

A drunk driving accident kills another person every fifty minutes in the United States and injures a person every minute. Driving while intoxicated is a serious problem throughout the country—one that does irreversible harm, depriving families of their loved ones and individuals of the ability... [Read More]

Motorcycle Accidents

At Proudfoot Law Firm, we have handled all kinds of motorcycle accident cases for both operators and passengers of motorcycles. Many times when motorcycle operators are operating their bike carefully and safely, other inattentive automobile or truck drivers are to blame for an accident... [Read More]

Medical Malpractice

When you receive treatment from a hospital or doctor, you expect that you will be cared for in a professional and competent manner. You place your health, and often your life, in the hands of others. In the majority of cases, medical professionals are fully qualified, experienced... [Read More]

Personal Injury

A personal injury is any physical or mental injury to a person as a result of someone’s negligence or harmful act. Sometimes personal injury may be referred to as bodily injury. The following are some of the most common accidents resulting in personal injury... [Read More]

Product Liability

Product liability refers to actions for injuries suffered as the result of a defective product. This includes actions against product designers, manufacturers, or distributors. Some examples include defective seatbelts, defective air bags, faulty tires and wheels, dangerous baby toys, medical devices... [Read More]

Slip & Fall Accidents

A slip and fall is an injury which occurs when someone slips, trips, or falls as a result of a dangerous or hazardous condition through the negligence of a property owner. When an individual slips and falls on someone else’s property and is injured as a result of a dangerous condition on the property... [Read More]

Workers' Compensation

New York State workers' compensation benefits cover individuals who have been injured or suffered occupational disease as a result of their employment. If you have been injured at work, an experienced workers' compensation lawyer can explain the complexities of the compensation law... [Read More]

Wrongful Death

If someone you love has been killed because of a careless, reckless, dangerous, or otherwise negligent act on the part of another person, you are probably experiencing a flood of emotions—grief, pain, frustration, and anger. Many newly bereaved families find that they just don’t have the heart... [Read More]