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Universally regarded as an excellent advocate, Paul has obtained more than 20 multi-million dollar verdicts for his clients. Elected to the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, partner Paul Yakaitis has served in this prestigious position since 2004. Paul is also an active member of the American Association for Justice, an organization dedicated to protecting individuals against predatory corporate management and negligent government.
Jeffrey W. Bader
Practicing personal injury law for over 35 years, Mr. Jeffrey W. Bader is a highly respected New York trial attorney with many successful verdicts and has handled just about every aspect of personal injury law. Since the success and growth of Bader & Yakaitis, LLP, he now devotes his time to managing the firm’s day to day activities and personally oversees the handling of all of the firm’s cases. Jeff carries a great rapport with our clients and has obtained the firm’s high levels of recommendations.
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Mr. Morales has over 20 years working as a Litigation paralegal and has worked assisting trial attorneys drafting, pleadings, motions, briefs and many other documents needed in preparation for court. Because of his legal skill in research he has been a key player in winning civil and criminal cases, both in state and federal court. He also has worked diligently in the Hispanic community in helping accident victims obtain proper medical assistance and representation with Bader & Yakaitis LLP.
Bader & Yakaitis handles serious personal injury and wrongful death claims in the New York metropolitan area. We protect the rights of the injured, not the people, hospitals or companies who cause injury nor their insurance companies.
Bader & Yakaitis, LLP has earned its reputation for in-depth legal knowledge, unmatched trial experience, and prompt, individualized service. We have won major verdicts and negotiated multi-million dollar settlements for our clients in personal injury, building accidents/premises liability, lead poisoning, medical malpractice, hospital negligence/wrongful death, nursing home abuse, auto truck and motorcycle accident, plane crash, construction accident, and police brutality matters.
In our experience, no two cases are the same. No two victims are the same. And no two results are guaranteed to be the same. However, Bader & Yakaitis, LLP’s commitment to work hard for our client is always the same-no matter the opponent or the court.
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“We handle each of our cases as if it is going through a complete trial; then and only then would we be able to obtain the best settlements for our clients.”
– Paul Yakaitis
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As a football player, I needed to stay fit. I spent most of my time at the gym pumping iron. When a piece of exercise equipment malfunctioned and left my hands crushed, I was in big trouble. It took months of rehab to get back to catching the old pig skin. I was lucky to return at all. What I didn’t need luck for, was the lawsuit against said gym. Bader and Yakaitis got all of my medical bills paid for and much, much more. Now back to the game!
As a longtime construction worker at a local library, I took the collapse of a ‘secure’ bookshelf to make me realize otherwise. With a broken femur, I had to walk around on crutches for too long. It was a struggle just to take my niece to school. Eventually, I lost my job, but I fought back. I found B&Y, and I didn’t have to worry one bit. They helped me out, and now I have my old job back, with a great retirement fund. What can I say? I love books.
I had just spent a lengthy stay in the hospital after a risky stomach surgery. When I exited the hospital, I looked both ways before crossing the street as always. I stepped off the curb and a pickup truck struck me, sending me flying off my feet. I ended up right back in the hospital. While there I was told of B&Y, and that they could help me get the compensation I deserved for the accident. I was able to make a full recovery, knowing that I was safe in their hands.
If the negligence or carelessness of someone has caused your injury, you may be able to sue the responsible party by filing a personal injury lawsuit. Our personal injury lawyers at Bader & Yakaitis, LLP possess the knowledge and experience to evaluate your legal matter and provide valuable information about the options available to you.
For more than 20 years, the attorneys of the Bader & Yakaitis, LLP have represented people injured due to the negligent or intentional acts of another. Our representation has benefited the injured in a wide variety of personal injury and wrongful death matters in NYC. Such includes building, plane, construction, and motorcycles accidents, nursing home abuse, hospital negligence, police brutality, and lead poisoning.
Each matter that Bader & Yakaitis, LLP handles is staffed by a lead attorney, supported by a team of paralegals, investigators, and our network of outside consultants and experts.
No two cases are exactly alike. The chances for the amount of recovery typically depend on who is at fault, severity, medical costs, income and future earnings lost, and the effects on the victim and their family. If you or a loved one has been injured, please call 1-212-465-1110 or submit a request.
It is wise to keep or obtain copies of any documents relevant to the accident or injury. Also, try to acquire any and all prescriptions, and bills for medical attention received. As a rule, we suggest that our clients not discuss the accident or injuries with anyone other than our team of attorneys and professionals.
It’s important to seek the help of an accident lawyer as soon as possible. Otherwise, a time limit, called a statute of limitations, may prevent you from suing those responsible for the injury or limit the recovery. A personal injury attorney can best determine whether there remains time to file your lawsuit.