Year: 2022

mom teaching teenage daughter proper driving techniques by adjusting the rearview mirror and providing a space free of distractions

Mastering a new skill takes time and practice. In the meantime, novices are prone to making mistakes as part of the learning process. The same is true of new drivers. When teens start to drive, it is easy for them to fall prey to distractions. Unfortunately, inexperience paired with distracted driving can cost someone their […]

Best Law Firms 2023 logo

We are proud to announce that U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® has named The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. to its “Best Law Firms” 2023 edition in the area of personal injury litigation – plaintiffs, tier 1, for the metropolitan areas of New York City and Long Island.  Law firms that are ranked in […]

We are proud to announce that Super Lawyers has recognized all 10 of the firm’s attorneys for its 2022 honors. Eight of the firm’s attorneys, accounting for more than two-thirds of the firm’s lawyers, were recognized in the area of Personal Injury – Plaintiffs, attorney Peter Rigelhaupt, who heads the firm’s appellate practice, was listed […]

Payton Harper holding up the University of Alabama flag

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is pleased to announce that Payton Harper has been selected as the winner of our 2022 Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism. Payton is a 15-year-old dual enrolled (early college) high school student at Advantage Homeschool Academy and has already excelled in several challenging college classes. He will attend the University […]

Attorney David Perecman

Five attorneys recognized as The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is pleased to announce that our firm’s founder and lead trial lawyer, David H. Perecman, has been selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®! In addition, five of our firm’s personal injury trial […]

June is National Safety Month and The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is happy to share resources to help our clients and communities stay healthy and safe. As part of National Safety Month, the National Safety Council designates a specific safety topic for each week in June. These focus features are intended to educate the public about ways […]

traffic cameras

As rates of motor vehicle accidents tick upwards, New York City is working overtime to implement new protections – including concrete-protected bike lanes and raised crosswalks. But according to officials and safety advocates, there’s already a viable tool in place that isn’t being used enough: traffic cameras. As part of an initiative from Transportation Alternatives, a Manhattan-based non-profit […]

close up of hand on steering wheel

Labor Day is nearly here and millions of Americans are gearing up to celebrate the final days of summer with road trips, extended vacations, and some good ol’ fashioned holiday weekend fun. Naturally, holidays like Labor Day bring with them real risks – including those that directly impact safety on our roads. You may already […]

watch for motorcycles sign

When spring is in the air, motorcycles are everywhere – which is why NHTSA has designated May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. As a firm that represents injured riders and their families, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. knows motorcyclists face major risks. According to statistics from NHTSA: 5,579 riders and passengers died in motorcycle crashes in 2020. Motorcycle fatalities […]

construction workers working with electrical equipment on jobsite

As a law firm known for helping workers after job-related injuries, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. is proud to support National Electrical Safety Month! Throughout May, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and other trade groups work to educate workers and the public about common electrical risks and essential safety practices. In addition to providing many […]