Dinkes & Schwitzer – Super Lawyers A Tradition of Excellence
December 6, 2011
Securing a $10 million verdict for an auto accident victim is a once in a lifetime achievement for any attorney. For William Schwitzer, who obtained the largest motor vehicle accident verdict in New York State in 2010, it’s part of his ongoing legacy.
THE FIRM Dinkes & Schwitzer P.C. is among New York state’s leading personal injury firms, with a history dating back to 1931. Under William Schwitzer’s leadership, the firm frequently assists other lawyers in complex cases.
RESOURCES Dinkes & Schwitzer, with a staff of more than 15 attorneys, has litigated some of New York’s highest profile cases, including the American Airlines Flight 587 disaster and the Staten Island Ferry crash. The firm currently represents victims of civil rights violation, including the Estate of Nixzmary Brown. The firm also represents complex medical malpractice cases and victims of catastrophic construction accidents, including many of the scaffold collapse cases in New York covered by the media. Labor organizations have recognized Schwitzer as an advocate of workers’ rights and construction site safety.
DEDICATION TO CLIENTS Client contact is the firm’s most paramount principle. “An attorney, not a paralegal or a secretary, regularly advises clients of the progress of their case,” Schwitzer says.
RESULTS Schwitzer’s impeccable courtroom record includes the highest verdicts in New York State in 2010. Not only has he achieved the highest motor vehicle accident verdict of $10 million and the fifth highest construction accident verdict of $8.9 million, he’s also been recognized for obtaining a top 10 verdict of $37 million in the country.
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