I grew up in North Buffalo and currently live in Amherst with my wife and three children. My mother was a teacher in the city of Buffalo, and my father was a salesman with Proctor & Gamble. I graduated from Canisius High School where I was a standout on the football team. I obtained my undergraduate degree and law degree from SUNY Buffalo.
Early in my career, I did work for numerous insurance companies and big corporations, this experience changed my life for the better. I quickly learned that insurance companies and big corporations have only one goal: to put profits over people. I knew first hand that the insurance companies and big corporations were hurting far more people and families than they were ever helping. I became a plaintiff’s lawyer because helping people should be a priority. Now I use my experience with the insurance companies and big corporations to help others, instead, of harming them.
Helping people and families that suffer when big companies break important safety rules has become my passion. As a community, we must hold companies accountable for breaking the safety rules that keep us all safe. Holding these companies accountable for the harm they have caused helps keep all of us and our families safe. As a community, we must deter these companies from breaking our safety rules because behavior rewarded is behavior repeated.
Since becoming a Plaintiff’s lawyer I have obtained numerous verdicts in excess of a million dollars, some of the largest verdicts of their type in New York State. The juries that awarded those verdicts told me afterward that they understood the importance of their role on the jury as community leaders. Those leaders simply could not stand by while members of our community were harmed by safety rule violators. Those jury members knew that their verdict would help stop the safety rule violation from ever happening again.
I focus my practice on the areas of construction accidents, Workers’ Compensation, falls, and motor vehicle accidents. If you or anybody you know has any legal needs please do not hesitate to contact me at 716-852-1888.