Serious injuries change lives – not only the life of the injured person but his or her family members as well. At Powers & Santola, LLP, we know how the recovery from a personal injury can be slow, painful and costly. If you were harmed by another’s negligence, you need a personal injury lawyer what will be able to help you get through this challenging period and recover the compensation you are due.
Since 1987, our attorneys have provided skillful legal guidance and aggressive representation to personal injury victims and their families in Albany, Syracuse and communities throughout New York.
Our mission is to pursue full and fair compensation for the injuries our clients have suffered due to the actions of negligent doctors, construction site owners, drivers and others.
How Do I Know If I Have a Personal Injury Case?
When we provide a consultation about your case, we will answer all of your questions and learn more about what happened to you or your family member.
To learn more about the steps that are involved in pursuing a personal injury lawsuit in New York, please see our Timeline. You can also check out our section, Do I Have a Case?
What Can a Personal Injury Lawyer Recover in New York?
Our goal at Powers & Santola, LLP, is to make a fundamental difference in each client’s life. We know how difficult it can be to suffer from traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage or severe burns due to the careless or reckless acts of another.
We work tirelessly to pursue the compensation that our clients deserve, including:
New York follows a doctrine of pure comparative fault. This means that your recovery in a personal injury claim can be reduced according to the percentage of fault assigned to you. If the other party in your case claims that you were at fault for your injuries, we will be ready to answer.
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another, please see our Wrongful Death section to learn more about your rights and the damages that can be pursued in those cases.
Cases Our Personal Injury Lawyers Handle in Albany and Syracuse, NY
The attorneys at Powers & Santola, LLP, focus primarily on three areas of law:
Due to our legal skill, experience and resources, we can handle personal injury cases in a wide range of other areas, including:
Get Help Today from Our Personal Injury Attorneys in Albany & Syracuse
When we accept a personal injury case at Powers & Santola, LLP, our attorneys look at the big picture. We consider your current medical needs, your anticipated rehabilitation and vocational retraining and your physical and medical needs far into the future.
We understand the effects that serious injuries can have on victims and families as well as the long-term costs associated with treating the injuries. We don’t settle for less than our clients need and deserve.
This dedication to our clients’ interests has allowed us to recover millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for people who have suffered injuries in Albany, Syracuse and throughout New York.