Author: The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.

black car that hit bicycle now lying on ground, who is at fault if the bicyclist did not stop at the stop sign?

You may have noticed a growing trend in New York City. More bicyclists than ever before travel the city’s streets. The NYC Department of Transportation finds that of adult New Yorkers, 30 percent ride a bike. On a typical day, people make 550,000 cycling trips in the city. Unfortunately, that means a growing number of […]

Group of construction workers at a safety meeting to ensure safety protcol is being meant to eliminate construction accidents

Construction is an inherently dangerous business that often requires the use of heavy machinery, power tools, scaffolding, hoists, and other equipment. New York City construction workers are put in hazardous conditions every day. The precarious nature of construction work means employers and site operators should be extra vigilant regarding safety protocols and standards on the […]

Scholarship honors a 14-year-old Queens boy with autism and helps others pursue higher education opportunities NEW YORK, NY (January 17, 2023) — The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., a boutique personal injury law firm with offices in New York City and Long Island, NY, today announced that applications are open for its 2023 Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship […]

aggravated driver in NYC traffic, stay alert when driving next reckless drivers.

Reckless drivers can wreak havoc on the roads, severely injuring themselves and others. A recent four-car crash on the Belt Parkway in Queens illustrates how dangerous reckless driving can be. According to CBS News, at least two drivers involved in the collision were speeding and may have been racing before striking two other vehicles, sending […]

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 […]