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The Winner of the 2018 Foundation For Your Future Scholarship Is…

By WRSH on September 5, 2018 - Comments off

Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP, is proud to announce the winner of our Foundation For Your Future 2018 scholarship. This was a tough choice; but we narrowed it down to one finalist who impressed us with her future goals, her love for her family, and her dedication to serving the community.

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Final 4 Chosen for WRSH’s 2018 Scholarship

By WRSH on August 29, 2018 - Comments off

Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP, would like to thank the six hundred plus applicants who submitted essays to our Foundation For Your Future 2018 scholarship. We opened the scholarship up earlier this year, and the prize is $500 towards the winner’s post-secondary educational expenses.

We asked you all, “How will attending college help you achieve your future goals?” because we strongly believe that higher education creates a strong foundation for everyone. And boy, did we get answers. Read the rest »

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We Haven’t Chosen Our Scholarship Finalists Just Yet

By WRSH on August 15, 2018 - Comments off


The response to our Foundation For Your Future 2018 scholarship has been overwhelming! We received over 700 applications and essays, and the competition is fierce. The team at Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP, is sad to say we need more time to review your outstanding responses before coming up with finalists.

Please check back with us on our blog and Facebook page on August 29th to meet our five finalists! The winner will still be announced on September 5th, 2018. Thank you!

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New York Attorney Sets Up Jazzy Evening for Children in Need

By WRSH on May 2, 2017 - Comments off

WRSH-Fundraiser (1)We can prove that lawyers do have hearts. Although, if you were at The Mouse Trap in Amityville last month, you probably already know that.

On March 19, 2017, New York trial attorney Frank J. Lombardo with Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP, chaired a blues-filled fundraising event for children and adults in need.

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WRSH Legal Learning Seminar at Bedford-Central Presbyterian Church

By WRSH on May 16, 2016 - Comments off

WRSH Law at Brooklyn ChurchOn Sunday, April 3, 2016, Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP held its first Legal Learning Seminar of the year at Bedford-Central Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, NY.

After a warm introduction from Pastor Neil, WRSH attorneys Paul Cordella and Eric Horn spoke to congregants about protecting their rights if they are involved in a personal injury matter. Mr. Cordella and Mr. Horn spoke candidly and enthusiastically about the importance of documenting an incident, whether it is an automobile accident, premises liability, or a work-related injury. They stressed the significance of documenting elements of liability and damages to support a case. Read the rest »

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Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP Secures $4 Million Settlement

By WRSH on February 18, 2016 - Comments off

Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP is proud to announce that we’ve secured a $4 million settlement for one of our personal injury clients.

In January of 2010, plumber Benny Mitchell was working at a renovation site in Brooklyn. Benny suffered a serious injury one morning when a 200 pound over-head duct fell and struck him. Investigation found that the accident was caused by co-workers cutting suspension wires holding the up the duct. That same morning, the renovation site had another duct falling incident that nearly injured another worker just minutes before Benny was hurt. Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP was able to prove that the site violated New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations about over-head construction hazards. Read the rest »

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Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin’s 2015 Update Newsletter is Now Available!

By WRSH on December 3, 2015 - Comments off

WRSH - 500x500When Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP first opened up shop 25 years ago, we aimed to give every one of our clients the very best legal representation we could provide. Not to brag, but in 2015, we did just that. Well, maybe we should brag a little. Why? Because the 2015 issue of Update, our annual newsletter, is filled with firm news and settlement announcements we’re pretty proud of. Read the rest »

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Kenneth Halperin’s Work for the City Bar’s Cancer Advocacy Project

By WRSH on May 13, 2015 - Comments off

Kenneth Halperin VolunteerWhen not handling personal injury cases as a partner of Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP, attorney Kenneth Halperin volunteers with the City Bar Justice Center’s Cancer Advocacy Project (CAP) – a non-profit 501(c)(3) that provides pro bono legal services to individuals who might not otherwise receive the legal guidance they need due to financial straits.

The City Bar is an affiliate of the New York City Bar Association that provides numerous avenues for attorneys and legal experts to give back to the community, creating a valuable resource for information and assistance for those who may have difficulty affording quality legal representation. The Cancer Advocacy Project, in particular, helps cancer patients, survivors, their families, and caregivers in the following areas: Read the rest »

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WRSH Recovers $3.3 Million for Woman Severely Injured in Manhattan Truck Accident

By WRSH on June 19, 2014 - Comments off

New York City Personal InjuryNew York attorneys Philip Russotti and Kenneth Halperin of Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP recent settled a case for $3,300,000 on behalf of a 43-year-old woman who suffered permanent injuries in a truck accident.

The injured woman was riding in the passenger seat of her sister’s car that was headed to Staten Island when the accident occurred. A semi-truck drifted into the right lane of a two lane southbound road, striking the car and causing the woman’s sister to lose control of the vehicle. The car spun into the path of the truck, resulting in a second impact. Read the rest »

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New York Super Lawyers Recognizes 8 WRSH Attorneys, 2 Listed as “Rising Stars”

By WRSH on May 6, 2014 - Comments off

WRSH New York LawyersThe personal injury and medical malpractice law firm Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP is proud to have eight of our attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2014 New York Super Lawyers Magazine.

Super Lawyers is an exclusive listing that identifies attorneys who have achieved the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in more than 70 legal practices every year. Only five percent of qualifying attorneys are chosen for inclusion every year in each state after a thorough vetting process that involves extensive peer reviews, nominations, and independent research. Read the rest »

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