Awards & Recognition

The DeFrancisco & Falgiatano Law Firm has built their reputation representing individuals and their families who have suffered serious physical injuries. Our attorneys have extensive experience in handling all types of personal injury cases including automobile accidents, medical malpractice, construction accidents, birth injuries, falls, premises liability, and defective products; among others. Our law firm has also achieved some of the largest verdicts at trial in Upstate, New York which have been published in the newspaper and various jury verdict reports across the United States. Because of these great achievements in the personal injury field, our lawyers have some of the highest legal honors and affiliations within the legal community as personal injury lawyers. Some of these honors and affiliations include the following:

  • SuperLawyers
  • Best Attorneys of America
  • Top 1% of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Top 1% Trial Counsel for Medical Malpractice
  • AV Martindale-Hubbell Rated: Top Rated Lawyer
  • Member of: Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member of: Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers (NYSATL)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA)
  • Avvo 10.0 Rated
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Lead Counsel Rated: Personal Injury Law - Plaintiff
Client Reviews
"I highly recommend DeFrancisco & Falgiatano - Charlie represented me for a medical malpractice case. He is the best of the best. He is friendly and I am very happy with the representation he provided."
★★★★★
"I cannot express in words what an awesome job Charlie Falgiatano and Jean Marie Westlake did in representing my family in my mother's case at trial. There can never be enough thank-yous." D.L., Cortland, NY
★★★★★
"I suffered a serious injury as a result of medical malpractice. My husband and I retained Jeff DeFrancisco to assist us in this case. We were extremely happy with his representation and highly recommend him." Kelley R., Syracuse, NY
★★★★★
Since the insurance company was unwilling to settle the matter my case ultimately went to trial. At trial Jeff DeFrancisco did an absolutely amazing job by obtaining a very favorable result for me." T.H., Oneida, NY
★★★★★
"We were very impressed with how Jeff DeFrancisco represented us at trial and we were extremely happy when the jury found in our favor." D.M., Auburn, NY
★★★★★