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​Jonathan C. Reiter

An Award-Winning Attorney

 
Jonathan C. Reiter: An Award-Winning Attorney

New York Personal Injury Lawyer
Fighting For Justice

Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation today

Injury victims need someone they can trust on their side fighting for their rights. In New York City, personal injury victims and families who have lost loved ones routinely rely on one law firm with a renowned reputation for getting the job done right – Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC.

Jonathan C. Reiter is a leading NYC medical malpractice lawyer. Whether you’re dealing with a complicated medical misdiagnosis case, an international or local airline accident or another type of serious personal injury, Jonathan C. Reiter and his talented team of aggressive New York attorneys will fight for the compensation you rightfully deserve.

Don’t wait to take legal action. You may lose your right to obtain compensation if you postpone contacting an attorney. Contact us immediately.

Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation. The sooner you call, the sooner we can help you get your life back on track.

More than $250 million recovered for clients in the United States & around the world
New York City Personal Injury Law Firm
Fighting For Justice

Personal Injury Information Center

Medical Malpractice

Knowing what to do after a serious or fatal medical or surgical error can be overwhelming. Surgical mistakes and medication errors are leading causes of injury and death. Obstetrical malpractice causes brain damage to babies that may last a lifetime. We can get justice for you and your family when medical malpractice has destroyed your health and your finances.

Medical Misdiagnosis

When a doctor or hospital fails to correctly diagnose your case, your illness can get worse and become incurable. When a doctor fails to diagnose cancer, infection, heart disease, kidney disease, stroke or another potentially serious condition, you may suffer terrible consequences. The Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm can get you the compensation you deserve .

Wrongful Death

Whether your family member is killed due to malpractice, an airline crash, a construction accident, a dangerous drug or product, a motor vehicle or train accident or any other type of catastrophic event, the New York City wrongful death law firm of Jonathan C. Reiter has more than 30 years of experience helping the families of victims obtain fair compensation.

Aviation Crashes

Airline and private plane crashes cause devastating injuries, death and financial ruin to the families of victims. Our firm has obtained multi-million dollar awards for airline crash victims, as well as private plane crashes. Let us help your family through this difficult time and get compensation for your terrible losses.

Construction, Scaffold and Demolition Site Injuries

Construction and demolition sites are dangerous places to work. Laborers, electricians, carpenters, masons, plumbers, HVAC workers, machine and crane operators and other trades face the risk of serious construction injury or death. We have the experience to get construction workers and their families the money damages they deserve.

Automobile and Truck Crashes

Whether you are a driver or a passenger, a serious motor vehicle collision can wreck your health and finances. We consistently obtain multi-million-dollar settlements and verdicts for victims of serious car and truck accidents. Contact the Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm for your New York car crash injury.

Slip, Trip and Fall Injuries

When property owners don’t do their job maintaining their property, or warning of hazardous conditions, anyone can become the victim of a slip, trip and fall accident that may cause devastating injuries or death. We will hold the property owner accountable and get you compensation for your injuries, pain, suffering and financial loss.

Car Service, Taxi and Limousine Collisions

When you take a private car service like Uber of Lyft, or a taxi or limousine, you want to arrive safely at your destination, but you may wind up in a serious accident. We know the special laws applicable to private cars, taxis and limousines and can get you fair compensation for your injuries, pain, suffering and economic losses.

Bus, Subway and Train Crashes

Bus, subway and train crashes can cause catastrophic injuries and death to many people at once. Train derailments and collisions in stations happen all too frequently. When buses turn over or collide with other vehicles, passengers can suffer severe injuries. We know how to get justice for victims of these accidents.

Lead Poisoning of Children

Lead poisoning can cause permanent brain damage to young children. That is why property owners must protect them from lead paint chips and other sources of lead contamination and pediatricians need to test them regularly. If your child has a positive lead test, call us to learn what can be done to get life-long monetary compensation for your child.

Police Misconduct and Wrongful Conviction

Police brutality, false arrest, and wrongful conviction happen all too frequently. When police use excessive force against citizens, they violate their duties and cause untold suffering. Prisoners who have been wrongfully convicted may spend years in jail before they are released. We know how to get fair compensation for violations of your civil rights by the police.

Sexual Harassment and Discrimination at Work

When you go to your job, you shouldn’t have to put up with sexual harassment or discrimination based on race, religion, age or sexual orientation. If you make a complaint or blow the whistle on misconduct, you can’t be retaliated against. When your rights are violated, we can sue to get you the compensation you deserve.

Bicycle and E-bike collisions

Bicyclists and E-bike riders can be injured in accidents as well as cause collisions with pedestrians. Bicyclists that are “doored” by vehicles can be seriously injured. E-bike riders who go down streets the wrong way can blind-side pedestrians. We can obtain substantial compensation for whoever is seriously injured due to a bicycle accident or E-Bike collisions.

Motorcycle Crashes

Motorcyclists are at high risk for serious injuries and death when the are struck by other motor vehicles. They may be thrown from their motorcycles at high speed and run over. Despite wearing helmets and other protective gear, very serious injuries can occur. We have the experience to obtain substantial awards for motorcyclists for their injuries, pain, suffering and economic losses.

Pedestrians Hit by Vehicles

When a pedestrian is struck by a motor vehicle, catastrophic injuries can occur. Drivers who are speeding, failing to pay attention or failing to yield the right of way to pedestrians are a threat to both adults and children. The medical bills and lost wages are paid by the car owner’s insurance company, but in the serious cases, we recover substantial damages for injuries, pain and suffering

Defective Products and Devices

When a manufacturer puts a defective product on the market, anyone who uses it can be seriously injured or killed. Medical devices like pacemakers that fail, machinery that does not have proper safety guards, automobiles that have defective parts like airbags can all cause catastrophic injuries. We hold companies accountable when their defective products cause serious injuries or death.

Dangerous Prescription Drugs

When you take a prescription drug it’s because you want to get better. But sometimes, drug companies conceal how dangerous their products are, and terrible injuries occur. A defective drug that was prescribed to treat one illness winds up causing a side effect that makes the patient sicker or causes death. We can sue the drug company for substantial damages for putting a defective drug on the market.

Terrorism and Mass Disasters

Terrorism has cost the lives of thousands of people in New York and around the world. The Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm has represented families in terrorism and mass disaster cases, including 9/11, Libya (the Lockerbie crash) the Chiquita case involving terrorism in Colombia, and many others. We have the experience and knowledge to prosecute these difficult cases for our clients.

Case Results Matter.

People don’t want excuses when they have a serious legal problem.

Contact us today.

Next Steps: What Happens When You Meet Us?

– We want to meet with you and take the time to learn about your case. We want to develop a strategy that suits your specific needs. People don’t want excuses when they have a serious legal problem. They want solutions. They want results.

– Successfully solving clients’ problems drives us to work harder every day. We’re proud of our case results. Our settlements and verdicts are about more than just dollars and cents. Our work holds corporations responsible for their actions. Our work changes people’s lives.

– Make your case count. Contact us. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation today. We’re conveniently located in The Empire State Building in Manhattan along with a second office in the Bronx. Best of all, you only pay us if we win. That’s because we work on a contingency fee basis.

– Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC – passionately pursuing justice, one case at a time.

Results

Our list of verdicts and settlements covers a wide range. You can read more about each one in the topics listed below:

  • Airline Crashes & Aviation Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Automobile Accidents & Train Accidents
  • Defective Products
  • Human Rights Violations, Sexual Harassment & Police Brutality
  • Workplace Injuries & Construction Accidents
  • Premises Liability & General Negligence

​Contacting an Attorney for the first time can be stressful.  
Don't worry, we are sympathetic to your problems. Call or email us now.

How We Fight to Win Your Case

What’s the secret to our success? We thoroughly understand the laws in the United States and other countries governing a wide range of accidents. But our success isn’t simply due to our knowledge. We have a tireless work ethic. We truly do not rest until justice is served.
With over 30 years of experience in personal injury law, attorney Reiter knows how to handle even the most complex injury, wrongful death and serious accident cases.

At Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, you can expect to receive one-on-one attention and unrelenting representation and dedication.

At our law firm, we adhere to four guiding principles:

  • Providing personal attention to every client and every case

  • Carefully examining the full extent of the injuries and damages

  • Thoroughly investigating the facts of each case

  • Developing effective, innovative courtroom strategy and presentation techniques

JONATHAN C. REITER:
An award-winning attorney

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC) selected attorney Reiter to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent. NADC recognizes only a select number of attorneys who elevate the standards of the bar and represent the ideals of the legal profession.

In addition, each year since 2011 Jonathan C. Reiter has been selected to Super Lawyers, a listing of outstanding attorneys recognized for their professional achievements.

Read more about Reiter’s accomplishments.

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​View Our Record Of Success

$32
million
for relatives of victims of American Airlines Flight 587 Belle Harbor, NY
for relatives of victims
of American Airlines Flight 587 Belle Harbor, NY
$22.97
million
for family for medical malpractice victim
$16
million
for wrongful death of airline passenger
$5
million
relatives of victims of Swissair Flight 111 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia
$4
million
for motorcycle accident victim struck by drunk driver
$3
million
bus strikes railroad bridge killing passenger
View Our Record Of Success

We Have A Team

​Knowledge, Experience and a Proven Record Of Success

JONATHAN C. REITER Team
JONATHAN C. REITER
Attorney in Chief

Mr. Reiter is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School, Brandeis University (B.A. 1971) and Brooklyn Law School (J.D. 1975). He began his career as a trial attorney for the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society…

MERYL I. SCHWARTZ Team
Meryl I. Schwartz
Staff Attorney

Ms. Schwartz graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 1987, cum laude, with a B.A. in Political Science. She then attended Brooklyn Law School from which she received her J.D. in 1990…

DEANNA MIRRO ALTMANN Team
Deanna Mirro Altmann
R.N.C., Legal Nurse Consultant

An important part of the New York City personal injury law firm Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, Deanna is an independent legal nurse consultant in our office…

Deborah L. Comer Team
Deborah L. Comer
B.S., R.N., Legal Nurse Consultant

Deborah L. Comer, B.S.,R.N. is an independent legal nurse consultant who maintains a full time presence in our office. She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Department of…

William L. Acosta Team
William L. Acosta
Private Investigator

William L. Acosta is a staff private investigator for the firm as well as the founder and CEO of Equalizer Private Investigations & Security Services Inc…

Debra L. Norwood Team
Debra L. Norwood
Paralegal

Ms Norwood is a graduate of Suffolk Community College (A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies 1981) and John Jay College of Criminal Justice, (B.S. in Legal Studies, 1994)…

Monica Salamanca Team
Monica Salamanca
Paralegal

Ms. Salamanca is a graduate of New York University having obtained her Diploma in Paralegal Studies in 2008. Monica has been employed by our firm since 2006…

Alyce Iavarone Team
Alyce Iavarone
Paralegal

Ms. Iavarone is a graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice (AAS, 1985). She has worked as a paralegal in the negligence and medical malpractice field since 1981…

Susan L. Williams Team
Susan L. Williams
Legal Assistant

Ms. Williams is a graduate of Hunter College and attends The New School where she is scheduled to receive her Masters Degree in International Studies in 2014…

Mariel Reiter Team
Mariel Reiter
Legal Assistant

Ms. Reiter is a graduate of Lesley University (Bachelor of Fine Arts 2007). Mariel has been employed by our firm since 2007…

Knowledge, Experience and a Proven Record Of Success
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​​Located in the Empire State Building
with Satellite Offices in Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens

​The Empire State Building, the most prestigious skyscraper in the world, is located on the west side of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, between 33rd and 34th Streets.
Visitors enter through the historic Art Deco Lobby where they receive a pass to come to our office suite  on the 64th floor which has magnificent views of the  New York skyline.

Empire State Building

350 5th Ave Suite 6400
New York, NY 10118

350 5th Ave #6400
New York, NY 10118

Bronx

901 Sheridan Ave
Bronx, NY 10451

Queens

108-14 72nd Ave 2nd Floor,
Forest Hills, NY 11375, USA

Brooklyn

Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC
167 Division Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11211,
Suite 221

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