Clifford A. Shapiro

Clifford Shapiro

2012-2014

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email: cshapiro@wrslaw.com
phone: (212) 986-7353
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Super Lawyers 2012-2014
Clifford Shapiro has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine yearly from 2012-2014. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and evaluations.
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Education

  • J.D. , John Marshall Law School
  • B.A., University of Buffalo

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S District Court, Eastern District of NY
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Organizations

  • New York State Trial Lawyer's Association
  • American Association of Justice

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Cliff in The New York Times Magazine
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Clifford Shapiro’s
Case Results

$5 Million
Construction Accident: Wrongful Death
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$3 Million
Motor Vehicle Accident in Kings County
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$2.75 Million
Construction Accident
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$2 Million
Car Accident: Drunk Driver Fled the Scene
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$2 Million
Flatbed Tractor Trailer Backed Into Minibus
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I take great pride in ensuring that each case is expertly managed and effectively litigated in order to maximize each client's recovery. We represent severely injured people who depend on us to obtain for them the best possible settlement or verdict. In many instances, our clients have no one to turn to other than us. Many of our clients have disabling injuries, large medical bills and have been unable to work since their accident. I feel privileged that our clients have chosen our firm to assist them during their difficult times.

About Clifford A. Shapiro

Cliff joined WRSH as a trial lawyer in 1986 and became this firms managing partner in 1993. He has practiced plaintiff's personal injury law exclusively since his admission to the New York State Bar. His specialty is negotiation, and he is actively involved in the settlement of many cases in our office. Cliff has extensive experience in virtually every type of personal injury case and has settled countless cases ranging from several thousand dollars to millions of dollars. Our firm's reputation is to prepare every case aggressively, and because of this, Cliff is able to obtain substantial settlements prior to trial. Negotiating the best possible settlement, as soon as practicable during the litigation process, best serves our clients.

Cliff graduated with honors from the University of Buffalo in 1982 and received a J.D. Degree from The John Marshall Law School in 1985. Cliff is a sustaining member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association, The American Bar Association and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Cliff has been selected as a Super Lawyer, an honor which represents true recognition of accomplishment in the field by one's peers.

Cliff resides in Westchester with his wife Judy, and their children Sam, Corinna and Roman.


Clifford Shapiro's Verdicts & Settlements

$5 Million - Construction Accident: Wrongful Death | read more

$3 Million - Motor Vehicle Accident in Kings County | read more

$2.75 Million - Construction Accident | read more

$2 Million - Car Accident: Drunk Driver Fled the Scene | read more

$2 Million - Flatbed Tractor Trailer Backed Into Minibus | read more

$1.75 Million - Motor Vehicle Accident in Nassau County | read more

$1.5 Million - Vehicle Accident: Pedestian Knockdown | read more

$1.5 Million - Motor Vehicle Accident: Collision with NYPD Tow Truck | read more

$1.5 Million - Motor Vehicle Accident: Rear-ended by Sanitation Truck | read more

$1.325 Million - Roadway Design: Bicycle Accident | read more

$1.2 Million - Premises Liability: Trip and Fall | read more

$1.175 Million - Products Liability: Defective Platform Hoist | read more

$1.08 Million - Obstetrical Malpractice | read more

$1.075 Million - Construction Accident: Fall Down Elevator Shaft | read more

$1.05 Million - Premises Liability: Fall Injury | read more

$975,000 - Pedestrian Injury: Pedestrian Knockdown | read more

$940,000 - Premises Liability: Struck by Falling Wall Façade | read more

$850,000 - Worksite Accident: Cable Company Employee Falls Off Ladder | read more

$750,000 - Premises Liability Gas Station Accident | read more

$688,000 - Premises Accident: Sheet Metal Work | read more

$650,000 - Premises Liability: Apartment Slip and Fall | read more

$650,000 - Premises Liability: Struck by Falling Debris | read more

$637,000 - Construction Accident: Home Construction Site Injury | read more

$600,000 - Medical Malpractice: Failure to Properly Treat Bone Infection | read more

$500,000 - Premises Accident: Defective Bannister in Stairway | read more

$500,000 - Premises Accident: On the Job Injury | read more

$500,000 - Worksite Accident: Carpenter Slip & Fall | read more

$400,000 - Premises Liability: Elevator Accident | read more

$400,000 - Premises Liability: Total Knee Replacement | read more

$375,000 - Premises Liability: Apartment Balcony Trip and Fall Accident | read more

$375,000 - Premises Liability: Slip and Fall on Ferry | read more

$370,000 - Premises Accident: Slip and Fall at Restaurant | read more

$350,000 - Premises Liability: Injury From Broken Step | read more

$350,000 - Premises Liability: Struck by Falling Object | read more

$300,000 - Automobile Accident: Accident While Entering Driveway | read more

$300,000 - Auto Accident: Motorcyclist Struck by Van | read more

$300,000 - Car Accident: Rear-end Collision | read more

$300,000 - Motor Vehicle Accident: Driveway Accident | read more

$300,000 - Premises Liability: Sidewalk Accident | read more

$290,000 - Motor Vehicle Accident: High Speed Auto Accident | read more

$275,000 - Motor Vehicle Accident: Resulted in Knee Injuries | read more

$250,000 - Motor Vehicle Accident: Pedestrian Knockdown | read more

$200,000 - Motor Vehicle Accident: Passenger Injury | read more

$200,000 - Premises Liability: Construction Worker Injury | read more

$175,000 - Sleep Away Camp Accident | read more

$3 Million - New York Truck Accident | read more

$1.75 Million - New York Motor Vehicle Accident | read more


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If you or a loved one has been seriously injured, it is important to seek legal representation as soon as possible. Contact the New York personal injury attorneys at Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP today for a FREE, no obligation consultation today:

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