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About Our Firm

“We strive to help each of our clients restore independence, dignity and meaning to their life.”

Since 1987, Powers & Santola, LLP., has been driven by the expectation of excellence in all that it does on behalf of its clients.  We are always motivated by a genuine desire to make a difference in their lives, and to obtain full and fair monetary compensation for their injuries.

We firmly believe that it’s essential to meticulously prepare each case we handle as if it will go to trial. Insurance companies and our opponents know that we zealously advocate for every client we represent.

Our Attorneys

  • Margie Soehl
  • John Powers
  • Michael Hutter
  • Daniel Santola
  • Laura Jordan
  • Amber L. Wright
  • Kelly C. Wolford

We will not under any circumstance compromise the full value of a case for a quick settlement.

We devote all of our resources, skills and experience to handling select cases involving serious personal injuries.  Our clients have suffered permanent, life-changing injuries, such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, closed head injuries, amputation injuries (loss of limb), severe burns, birth injuries, or injuries from hospital and medical malpractice. Some of our clients have lost a family member to wrongful death due to someone else’s negligence in a car accident, workplace accident or medical malpractice.

We recognize that a serious injury changes a person’s life in ways that cannot be addressed by money alone. We strive to help each of our clients restore independence, dignity and meaning to their life.

Are you ready to move forward? Contact an experienced upstate New York personal injury law firm.

If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury, we invite you to contact an experienced New York personal injury lawyer at Powers & Santola, LLP., to discuss your legal rights. Contact our office online or call us toll-free at 518-465-5995 to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your motor vehicle accident, medical malpractice or construction accident case. We have offices in Albany, Syracuse, and Rochester.

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Verdicts & Settlements

  • $1.2 million for a 48-year-old utility company employee who suffered severe injuries to his back when he fell several feet when the ladder he was on suddenly collapsed.
  • $2 Million for a 72-year-old construction worker who suffered multiple fractures when he fell through the roof of a structure he was demolishing.
  • $2.8 Million for a Massachusetts roofer who suffered lower limb paralysis when he fell while climbing a 10-foot-high ladder fixed to the exterior wall of a factory building while having to carry a heavy roll of roofing material on his shoulder.
  • $2.75 Million for a 47- year old Vermont power transmission like worker who died when he fell 30 feet when the bucket lift he was working in was torn from the end of the bucket lift boom by the power line he was working on when one of the utility poles further up the transmission line broke due to its deteriorated condition.
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