Bronx, New York

Stephen B. Kaufman, P.C.

Fighting For The People Of The Bronx

Stephen B. Kaufman, P.C.

3397 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 822-0500
Stephen B. Kaufman, P.C., Auto Accident Law, Services, Bronx, New York

Stephen B. Kaufman, P.C. is a personal injury attorney in the Bronx, and his team is dedicated to helping clients seek the compensation they deserve for physical or psychological injuries sustained at the hands of someone else. Attorney Kaufman will fight for your rights aggressively while remaining professional at all times. Born and raised in the area, he has more than 40 years of experience serving the community he knows and loves.

When it comes to injuries sustained in automobile accidents, negotiating with insurance companies is often frustrating, even when the claim seems fairly straightforward. Attorney Kaufman and his staff are experienced in dealing with insurance providers and will help you make your case. They regularly handle all kinds of accident claims, including those resulting from truck, van, and motorcycle accidents, boating injuries, and drunk driving collisions. If an NYC bus or subway caused your injuries, they have experience with those cases, as well.

There are a lot of opportunities to slip and fall in the city, and serious accidents often occur because someone was negligent. Failing to shovel snow, repair a sidewalk, or maintain stairs can all result in serious injuries, but if someone else’s oversight hurt you, Attorney Kaufman will help. In addition to representing clients in slip and fall cases, he also takes on construction accidents, medical malpractice, and premises liability claims.

When you call the law firm of Stephen B. Kaufman, P.C., you can rest assured your phone call will be returned by this experienced lawyer within 24 hours. Additionally, he offers free initial consultations for all potential clients. If you were hurt because of someone else’s reckless behavior, visit his website to learn how this personal injury attorney will help you. Then, call (718) 822-0500 to schedule your consultation.

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