QUEENS PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY2019-01-19T14:34:50+00:00

QUEENS INJURY LAWYERS

In 1958, founder Frederick M. Wittenstein opened our office on Utica Avenue in Brooklyn.  The firm expanded to Queens in 1985 with its beautiful new offices in historic Forest Hills.  Now a fixture in the community, we help people that have been injured in a wide variety of ways.  Like all personal injury lawyers in Queens, we can represent you for a car accident or slip and fall, getting you the highest possible settlement or verdict while providing you with astounding customer service throughout the process.  We go the extra miles for all our clients, even the small cases, because we want to tell your family and friends what a great job we did.  That’s the secret our success.

We are a well-established Queens injury lawyers, dedicated to serving the needs of our clients by getting the highest amount of compensation possible, holding their hand every step of the way.  We’ve collected millions of dollars, for thousands of people, for over 60 years.  The grandchildren of our original clients come to us when they get hurt because they know we can turn their lemons into lemonade and they’ll walk away with a smile of their face.  We handle cases in New York City (Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, The Bronx, Staten Island,) Nassau County, Long Island and Westchester.  If you are unable to come to our office in Forest Hills, we will come to your home or to the hospital for an initial consultation.  If you have an actionable case, we can get started on it right away.  Leave the legal work to us so you can focus on your health. Call 718-261-8114 for a FREE CONSULTATION with Queens Injury Lawyers or CLICK HERE.

At Queens Injury Lawyers Wittenstein & Wittenstein we work on a contingency fee retainer.  This means that if we accept your case, you don’t have to pay us a dime until the case is either settled or a verdict is rendered.  If we are not able to collect anything, you owe us nothing. We will help you get your medical bills paid, collect your lost earnings and out-of-pocket expenses.  We will investigate, collect evidence and aggressively prosecute your case.  We will always be available by phone and e-mail and will answer your questions and address your concerns promptly.  This is the level of service our clients expect, and that’s why we’ve been in business for more than 60 years.  For more information on Queens Injury Lawyers CONTINGENCY FEES.  For a FREE CONSULTATION call 718-261-8114 or CLICK HERE.

At Queens Injury Lawyers, Wittenstein & Wittenstein maintains it’s reputation as one of New York City’s Top Personal Injury Law Firms by achieving outstanding settlements and verdicts, combined with providing the best customer service in town. We bend over backward to make sure that our cases are prepared for settlement or trial with the utmost care. It is also extremely important to us that every single one of our clients is informed about their case every step of the way.  For more information about the firm CLICK HERE.

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Why Did My Attorney Drop My Accident Case?

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