Michelle F. Laskin
Michelle Laskin, an attorney with over 20 years experience, has devoted her career to representing injured people. She specializes in all aspects of personal injury and medical malpractice law. Ms. Laskin obtained one of the largest punitive damages awards in New York State for a 35 year old woman who lost her leg as a result of being struck by a drunk driver. This verdict was one of the 10th largest verdicts in the State of New York in 2001.
Ms. Laskin was instrumental in changing the law in New York State mandating a 48 hour hospital stay following a vaginal birth. Michelle Laskin has fought against negligent doctors in all aspects of medicine. She obtained a 4.5 million dollar settlement for a brain damaged baby. Ms. Laskin fights for cancer patients who were improperly diagnosed. She has been successful in receiving large awards and settlements for construction workers injured on the job due to others negligence. She has vast experience in car accident and trip and fall cases. Ms. Laskin has represented plaintiffs who have been injured due to the negligent maintenance and security of buildings and property. Ms. Laskin has a stellar reputation for being an aggressive advocate for her clients.