New York, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2014
Top New York personal injury attorneys Jeffrey M. Rich and Marc L. Rich of Rich & Rich, P.C. received the prestigious AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell(R). The AV Preeminent rating is the highest such peer review rating available to any individual lawyer.
Jeffrey M. Rich is a 1982 graduate of the University of Southern California and a 1985 graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. Jeff has 28 years of experience as a trial lawyer and is admitted to the Bar in the states of New York and New Jersey. Jeff has successfully tried cases in both New York and New Jersey. Jeff has successfully litigated many oral and maxillofacial surgery malpractice cases in which his clients have suffered lingual nerve injuries and inferior alveolar nerve injuries during dental surgery; medical malpractice cases involving cosmetic breast and body surgery, failure to diagnose cancer, birth injuries, surgical injuries and improperly performed surgical procedures. Jeff has successfully litigated hundreds of general negligence cases involving motor vehicle and bus accidents, slips, trips and falls, construction site accidents, municipal liability and transit system liability cases. Jeff is president of the New York Criminal & Civil Courts Bar Association and is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Jeff was recognized by his peers in 2013 when he received an “AV” Preeminent rating by Martindale Hubbell and was selected as a 2013 Superlawyer.
Marc L. Rich graduated cum laude from Tulane University in 1986 and studied abroad at The London School of Economics and Political Science. He obtained his law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1989.
Marc was admitted to the Bar in the States of New York and New Jersey in 1989. He was admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York in 1990. Marc is a founding partner of Rich & Rich, P.C. and has 24 years of experience as a trial lawyer. Marc has successfully litigated catastrophic injury cases and obtained multi-million dollar recoveries for his severely injured clients, including traumatic brain injuries and bodily injuries resulting in disfiguring amputation. Marc has also successfully litigated many nursing home cases involving elderly residents who were permitted to develop bed sores leading to fatal infection and those involving falls or other accidents caused by improper care planning, inadequate supervision or the failure to provide assistive devices.
Marc has successfully litigated many medical malpractice cases involving birth injuries, surgical injuries, improperly performed surgical procedures, podiatric malpractice and the failure to diagnose medical conditions. Marc has also successfully litigated many general negligence and wrongful death cases involving motor vehicle, tractor-trailer and bus accidents; pedestrian accidents; premises accidents involving the failure of property owners or managers to maintain their premises in a reasonably safe condition; slip, trip and fall cases; construction site accidents; municipal liability and transit system liability cases.
Marc L. Rich is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Queens County Bar Association and the New York Criminal & Civil Courts Bar Association. Marc was recognized by his peers in 2013 when he received an "AV" Preeminent rating by Martindale Hubbell. Read professional recommendations about Marc L. Rich.
“An AV Preeminent rating is a significant accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence,” said firm partner Jeff Rich. “But, what I most value is seeing my clients’ happy faces when we resolve a complicated legal matter in their favor.”
Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of the peer review rating process. The ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
The legal ability rating indicates professional ability in a specific area of practice and is based on five key areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience.
The general ethical standards rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities.
About Rich & Rich, P.C.
Rich & Rich, P.C. has earned the respect of the legal community by successfully representing thousands of clients in the New York metropolitan area. While they are well known and respected, Rich & Rich, P.C. is small enough to give clients the individual attention they deserve.
The Manhattan personal injury lawyers at the firm focus their practice on:
The firm’s attorneys fight aggressively for their clients’ rights and strive to improve their quality of life after they have been injured. They understand the physical and emotional pain that clients are experiencing and are extremely sensitive to their difficult situations.
For more information about the firm, visit http://www.richandrich.com or call 1-866-LAWRICH