EXPERIENCE

 

YOU NEED 

AND 

RESULTS 

YOU

DESERVE!

 

PRACTICE
AREAS

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS/

PREMISES LIABILITY

  • Fall at work

  • Slip/Trip and fall due to unkept property

  • Fall from a height

  • Structure collapse

  • Trip & fall

  • Dangerous worksite

MISCELLANEOUS PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS

Defective product personal injury: If you have been injured by a defective product, you can bring forth a lawsuit to hold the company accountable.

PRACTICE AREAS

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

 

In the blink of an eye one's life can change forever. Intoxicated, distracted, or reckless drivers can cause a person irreversible harm or death.  At DeCaro & DeCaro we stand with the victim in bicycle accidents, hit pedestrian accidents, car accidents and other motor vehicle collisions. 

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

 

When we place family and loved ones in the hands of medical professionals we expect the utmost care. There are risks associated with every procedure but in some cases 

patients are severely injured or lose their lives this can be due to medical negligence.

  • Dental Malpractice

  • Failure to Diagnose

  • Preventable Infection

  • Medication & Surgical Error

PERSONAL INJURY

Personal injury caused by someone else's negligence inducing wrongful death.

DOG & ANIMAL ATTACKS

A dog or animal bite can leave lasting physical and emotional scars on the victim. Injuries associated with animal and dog bites:

  • Rabies

  • Psychological Trauma

  • Painful Infections

  • Disfigurement & Scarring

  • Puncture Wounds

  • Lacerations

 

ATTORNEY PROFILE

PHONE
(914) 835-6200
MAIL

phil@decaro.com
 

PHILIP DECARO

ABOUT PHILIP

Philip A. DeCaro has specialized in the area of personal injury law since 1989. He is one of the most successful advocates for injury plaintiffs in the New York metro area, having successfully resolved by trial verdict or settlement, thousands of cases providing the justice and compensation that his clients deserve. He concentrates in the trials of general negligence, premises liability, product liability construction accidents, medical malpractice matters as well as contract and commercial disputes. Phil has acted as an arbitrator for City Courts here in New York State, a member of a municipal Planning Commission, Board Member of many Non-Profit community organizations as well as having served as a member of the Westchester County Bar Association Grievance Committee. He has been awarded a 5 out of 5 “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale Hubbell, which is a testament to the fact that his peers and Judges rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.

ADMITTED

* Supreme Court New York State,

1989

* United States District Court Southern District of New York, 1991

* United States District Court Eastern District of New York, 1991


* United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit,

1998
* United States District Court Western District of New York, 2013

 

AFFILIATIONS

* New York State Bar Association

* New York State Trial Lawyers Association

* Westchester County Bar Association

* Colombian Lawyers Association

EDUCATION

 Drake University School of Law

1987



University Of Hartford

1984

 

LITIGATION RESULTS

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS
* $2,020,000.00 awarded for death due to police failure to respond to threats by neighbor

* $950,000.00 for multiple fractures caused by a drunk driver

* $600,000.00 for multiple fractures due to failure of driver to stay in her lane

* $600,000.00 death as a result of head on collision

* $775,000.00 nerve injury and dropped foot due to a boating accident

* $350,000.00 for injuries sustained when a pedestrian struck by truck

* $1,150,000.00 for injuries to a pedestrians’ s foot when crushed by a bus
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
* $10,000,000.00* OB/GYN negligence during the delivery of a baby

* $2,000,000.00 for a negligent cataract operation

* $600,000.00 for negligent post-operative wound care

* $375,000.00 for hospital negligence in treating a colon obstruction

* $350,000.00 for misdiagnosis of bone lesion

* $900,000.00 for misdiagnosis of hematoma

* $980,000.00 for negligent treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

* $1,150,000.00 for negligent repair of a fractured hip

* $500,000.00 for negligent treatment of a cataract surgery

* $650,000.00 for negligent repair of Anterior Cruciate Ligament

* $325,000.00 for negligent monitoring of trial medication for migraine headaches

* $1,200,000.00 for failure to maintain homeostasis during operative procedure

* $750,000.00 for negligent failure to diagnose breast cancer

* $400,000.00 for failure to diagnose a bowel obstruction

* $401,000.00 for negligent treatment of bone infection

* $410,000.00 for negligent urological treatment

* $300,000.00 for negligent administering of medication

* $250,000.00 for negligent treatment during colonoscopy
CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS/ PREMISES LIABILITY
* $2,000,000.00 for head injuries sustained in a stairway collapse

* $500,000.00 to a laborer injured fall from a rooftop

* $437,500.00 for injuries sustained from fall from ladder
MISCELLANEOUS PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS
* $600,000.00 for unsafe design by manufacture punch press

* $650,000.00 for injuries sustained due to improper school supervision

 

CONTACT
KNOLL &
WALTERS

ADDRESS

480 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison, NY 10528

Email: phil@decaro.com
Tel:  (914) 835-6200

Fax: (914) 835-6800

 

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