Cortland County Personal Injury

At DeFrancisco & Falgiatano Personal Injury Lawyers, our injury lawyers have more than 30 years of combined experience. We have the ability to take complex cases and obtain successful results via negotiations and trials. Our founding attorneys have earned numerous legal honors, including membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. They were also selected for inclusion as New York Super Lawyers.

We represent injury victims and their families in the Cortland area. Cases are taken on a contingency fee basis. You pay no fees unless we recover damages for you. For a free consultation, please call 315-479-9000.

Upstate New York Vehicle Accidents

Have you or a family member been injured in an auto accident? We take cases involving all types of vehicle accidents, including cars, trucks, commercial vehicles, recreational vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians. We represent accident victims with serious injuries as well as families that have lost loved ones to wrongful death.

We will investigate the accident and seek damages for your past, present and future losses. We work with medical experts to determine your past and future medical needs. In addition, we may consult with life-care planners and economists to calculate lost wages and other financial losses. Once we have determined liability, we will hold all negligent parties accountable.

Our personal injury practice also includes cases such as:

To schedule a free consultation with a Cortland personal injury attorney, please call 315-479-9000 or contact us online. We offer evening and weekend appointments as well as home and hospital visits.

The dedicated team at the Cortland located law firm, DeFrancisco & Falgiatano, is committed to providing top-quality personal injury law representation. We represent many types of personal injury cases, such as:

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - The vast majority of personal injury cases across the country involve motor vehicles. If you have sustained an injury due to a car, truck, school bus, public transportation or recreational vehicle accident, you may be eligible for compensation which will help you to cover costs related to medical services and loss of income. We also represent those who have been injured because of a defective road or bridge.

  • Medical Malpractice - When you entrust a professional to offer medical care, they are obligated to keep you safe. Misdiagnosis or medical error may lead to further injury. If you are the victim of medical malpractice, our Cortland law firm may be able to take your case.

  • Our legal team can represent malpractice cases that may arise in area hospitals including:

    • Cortland Regional Medical Center

    • Cayuga Medical Center

  • Birth Injuries - Preventable birth injuries can be devastating events for families. Our Cortland law firm works with those who have received inappropriate prenatal care or suffered from labor complications, delivery trauma and other birth-related injuries.

  • Construction Accidents - Construction sites are often full of danger, despite required safety regulations. If you've been injured while working at a construction site, it is vital to seek representation as soon as possible. Claims against third parties and workers compensation benefits may be an option for you.

  • Spinal Cord, Brain and other Serious Injuries - Our Cortland law firm works with those who have sustained spinal cord injuries from motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls or leisure activities.

  • Premises Liability - Property owners have a legal obligation to keep their visitors safe from harm. We represent clients who have been injured because of poor upkeep or negligence. If you've been injured in a slip and fall or swimming pool accident, or have been harmed by lead paint exposure, an animal attack or carbon monoxide poisoning, our Cortland law firm may be able to help you.

  • Defective Products and Class Actions - A defective product or device can cause serious injury, and manufacturers, suppliers and designers may be held liable. If a defective product or breach of warranty has caused your injury, we may be able to work with you.

To receive a free consultation regarding your injuries, contact our Cortland law firm at 315-479-9000. DeFrancisco & Falgiatano is located at 26 Court Street, Cortland, NY 13045.

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."
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"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
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"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
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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
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"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
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