Peter DeFilippis & Associates is an experienced and successful personal injury Law Firm located in Manhattan and Southern Westchester. They have been independently recognized as one of New York City’s best personal litigation Firms. Mr. DeFilippis is acknowledged by the legal industry as a leader in the plaintiffs’ personal injury and medical malpractice fields and has handled many high profile cases. He has an established track record of obtaining million dollar jury awards and high value settlements. He has been selected to the prestigious Super Lawyers magazine list for 2010-2019. That is an honor limited to no more than 5 percent of the Attorneys in the entire State of New York. Mr. DeFilippis is currently rated as a “Superb” attorney (10/10) by Avvo, an independent attorney rating service.
Peter DeFilippis and Associates was named each year to the VerdictSearch list for "Top Verdicts” from 2010-2018. They were included in the “Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame: Medical Malpractice” by New York Law Journal in 2014 for the verdict of $3,500,000 in the case of Stothart v. Montefiore Medical Center in the Negligent Medical Treatment Category. And named in "Top Settlements of 2014” by New York Law Journal for Premises Liability: Negligent Repair Category in the matter of Calixte vs. 5201 Snyder Avenue Associates. Their case of Towers v. Hoag was featured in Jury Verdict Review and Analysis after winning a verdict for Plaintiff in the amount of $1,900.000. In a trial in Putnam County Supreme Court in 2016, Mr. DeFilippis tried a trip and fall case in which the jurors returned a verdict 100 percent in favor of the Plaintiff after deliberating for just 15 minutes. That fractured ankle case settled after the liability verdict for $625,000.
The Firm’s sincere commitment to their clients’ needs was recognized when the attorneys and staff earned the “Client Distinction” Award from Martindale- Hubbell in 2012 and 2015. They received the Martindale Hubbell Client Champion Gold (2018) award given to lawyers/firms with at least 6 reviews, with an average score of 4.2 or higher. In 2016-2018 Mr. DeFilippis also received the: “Top 100 Trial Attorneys” Award from the National Trial Lawyers; National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top One Percent 2015-18; America’s Most Honored Professionals (Top 10%) in 2015; Listed on the “Top 100 Personal Injury Settlements in New York in 2017” site by TopVerdict.com; The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys chose them to receive the “Top 10 Attorney Award” for the state of New York in 2016-2018. In 2018 Mr. DeFilippis was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Attorneys” in personal injury law nationwide by the American Academy of Attorneys.
The Firm has had more than 40 different cases reported in various legal journals and court reporting services. Mr. DeFilippis has provided expert legal commentary and analysis for television and newspaper reporters on many occasions and has written numerous, published articles concerning various legal matters.