124 Front Street Suite 202 Massapequa Park , NY 11762
About Richard H. Coleman & Associates, P.C.
My name is Richard Coleman and I founded this firm on a commitment to set the standard for personal injury in Nassau County. When you need an experienced attorney to make sure your rights are protected, no one will fight more aggressively on your behalf than we will.
With over 42 years of experience and a record of settling millions of dollars, I have the tools to get results and secure your justice.
We have an extensive and intricate understanding of legal procedures, as well as federal and state trial experience, especially in automobile accidents, dog bites, and slip and fall cases.
So when you need to be sure that you are getting the very best legal representation, and not some fly-by-night attorney who is only interested in settling your case as soon as possible, trust the experienced attorneys at Richard H. Coleman & Associates, P.C to do everything in their power to get the best possible ruling on your case.
To receive a free in home or hospital consultation, please contact us today.
Richard H. Coleman & Associates, P.C.'s Firm Bios'
Attorney Richard Coleman
A native of Nassau County, Richard Coleman graduated from Western New England College of Law in 1977. He has both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from New York University.
In addition to belonging to the New York State bar since 1978, Mr. Coleman was admitted to the US District Court, Eastern and Sourthern Districts in 1978. He is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association,New York State Trial Lawyers Association and Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Coleman has a "AV" rating for Client/Peer Review by Martindale-Hubbell, indicating that he meets very high criteria of general ethical standards.
For over 40 years, Mr. Coleman has been practicing in personal injury representing individuals who are victims of auto collisions, bicycle accidents, trips and falls, slips and falls, dog and animal bites and construction accidents.
Since 1980, Mr. Coleman has maintained his law practice in the Massapequas, New York. He has tried numerous jury trial cases and takes cases all the way to trial, if necessary. Because of that,he has garnered the respect of insurance representatives and defense attorneys.
Mr. Coleman prides himself on adding a personal touch to his practice. Clients always receive a call back and each client can expect to speak with him, not a secretary. Mr. Coleman is committed to giving each client personal attention to their case.
In over 40 years of practice, Mr. Coleman has settled, resolved or tried to verdict thousands of cases resulting in millions of dollars recovered for his clients who were severely injured by the negligence of others, corporations, municipalities, etc.
Recent Personal Injury and wrongful death settlements/verdicts include:
$400,000 for a 17 year old pedestrian struck by a car crossing the street at dusk, who suffered a fractured femur
$525,000 for a 8 year old boy who was bitten in the face by a relative's dog and sustained facial scarring
$100,000 (full policy limits) for a 50 year old man crossing a street 3:30am when struck by a car, sustaining multiple fractures
$1,150,000 for a 35 year old construction worker who fell 90 feet from a scaffold, sustaining multiple fractures
$650,000 for a 42 year old construction worker who fell off a ladder, sustaining a fractured foot.
$325,000 for a 25 year old pedestrian on a bicycle, struck by a van, sustaining a fractured leg
$190,000 wrongful death of a 54 year old disabled man struck by a car when he stepped out between parked cars
$250,000 for 20 year old driver struck in the rear, sustaining two lumbar herniated discs, without surgery
FREE IN-HOME OR HOSPITAL CONSULTATION
Richard H. Coleman & Associates P.C. is ready to assist you immediately with an initial consultation free of charge. All meetings are entirely confidential and will help you to determine whether you require further counsel.
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Tom Mele began his career serving in the United States Navy in 1974. By 1976 Tom served with the N.I.S. Unit, "Drug Undercover Enforcement". Upon discharge, Tom worked with many investigative agencies dealing with insurance fraud investigations. In 1995 Mr. Mele began studying all aspects of soft tissue injury, attending dozens of C.L.E. courses, and working side by side with multi-discipline medical centers.
Studying and understanding insurance company strategies to minimize compensation to their insured, and/or individuals that were severely hurt as a result of another individual’s negligence. By the end of 2001, Mr. Mele began to negotiate insurance claims for many personal injury law firms in the tri-state area and is now one of the top negotiators in New York. Tom was admitted to the New York Trial Lawyers Association whose goals are to promote a safer and healthier society, to assure access by those who are wrongfully injured to the civil justice system, and to advance public representation by ethical "WELL TRAINED LAWYERS".
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