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Robert K. Young & Associates, P.C.
Attorneys at Law
2284 Babylon Tpke., Merrick, NY 11566

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CASE RESULTS :
  • $1,500,000.00 for a man injured in a construction accident.
  • $1,350,000.00 for a dog bite victim who suffered a neck and back injury. This award was the highest award for a dog bite victim in NYS for the year 2015 and 3rd highest in NYS history for a dog bite victim.
  • $1,100,000.00 for an assault victim.
  • $1,000,000.00 for a woman in motor vehicle accident and sustained facial injuries.
  • $985,000.00 for a man involved in a construction accident and sustains a back injury.
  • $975,000.00 for two persons who fell down the same staircase on separate occasions.
  • $925,000.00 for a disabled man injured in his home when a construction worker fell upon him and thereafter aggravated a pre-existing spinal injury.
  • $900,000.00 for a women who slipped and fell on ice (who testified she saw it before she fell) and sustained a back injury.
  • $900,000.00 for a woman involved in a motor vehicle accident with minimal property damage and questionable liability who sustained spinal injuries.
  • $900,000.00 for a man involved in a car accident and sustained spinal injuries.
  • $840,000.00 for a construction site accident victim who suffered a fractured wrist.
  • $800,000.00 for a medical malpractice victim.
  • $800,000.00 for a man involved in a motor vehicle accident who sustained spinal injuries.
  • $800,000.00 for medical malpractice victim.
  • $750,000.00 for a woman involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustains a mild TBI.
  • $725,000.00 for a passenger involved in a motor vehicle accident who sustained hand injuries.
  • $650,000.00 for a woman who suffered a back injury as a result of minor hit in the rear car accident.
  • $600,000.00 for pedestrian hit by car recovered from the owner of the property where the accident occurred.
  • $595,000.00 for an elderly woman who slipped and fell sustained a laceration to her scalp and fractured a shoulder
  • $585,000.00 for a man injured at a construction site and sustained spinal injuries.
  • $565,000.00 for a woman who aggravated a long standing back problem in a car accident
  • $550,000.00 for a man involved in a motor vehicle accident who fractured his arm and leg.
  • $550,000.00 for construction accident victim for shoulder and knee injuries.
  • $542,000.00 for a man who slipped and fell at a customer’s house and sustained soft tissue spinal and knee injuries.
  • $500,000.00 for a motor vehicle accident victim.
  • $500,000.00 for a man involved in a hit a run accident.
  • $500,000.00 for a man who fractured his leg at a construction site.
  • $500,000.00 for a women who strikes a car in the rear and then is rear ended and sustains a back injury.
  • $470,000.00 for a woman involved in a car accident and fractures both legs; we procured this award within 11 weeks after she retained our office.
  • $450,000.00 for a man hit by a car and sustained spinal injuries.
  • $450,000.00 for a young man involved in a motor cycle accident.
  • $435,000.00 for a man who aggravated a spine injury in a motor vehicle accident.
  • $430,000.00 for an elderly man involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained spinal injuries.
  • $350,000.00 for a man in a car accident who sustained a fractured shoulder and mild TBI.
  • $350,000.00 for a woman involved in a car accident and sustained spinal injuries.
  • $350,000.00 for a man involved in a car accident and sustained spinal injuries.
  • $350,000.00 for a man who aggravated a back injury in a car accident.
  • $340,000.00 for a woman who aggravated a back injury in a car accident.
  • $307,500.00 for a man who slipped and fell in a parking lot and never reported the accident to the landowner or tenant.
  • $300,000.00 for a young woman involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained a neck injury.
  • $295,000.00 for a boy bitten by a pit bull.
  • $292,000.00 for a family in a motor vehicle accident.
  • $275,000.00 for a man involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained spinal injuries.
  • $250,000.00 for a motor vehicle accident victim who sustained spinal injuries.
  • $250,000.00 for a woman involved in a car accident and sustains back and shoulder injuries.
  • $250,000.00 for a construction site accident victim who fractured his leg.
  • $250,000.00 for a man struck by a car.
  • $250,000.00 for a man who injured his hand in a motor vehicle accident.
  • $240,000.00 for a motor vehicle accident victim who fractured her leg.
  • $240,000.00 for a woman who slipped and fell on water and fractured her wrist.
  • $225,000.00 for a medical malpractice victim.
  • $225,000.00 for a woman who slipped and fell and injured her shoulder.
  • $220,000.00 for a medical malpractice victim.
  • $220,000.00 for a man involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained spinal injuries.
  • $220,000.00 for a family involved in a motor vehicle accident.
  • $210,000.00 for a man who injured his hand in a work related accident.
  • $210,000.00 for a man involved in a car accident and sustains back injury.
  • $200,000.00 for a slip and fall victim who fractured his leg.
  • $200,000.00 for a slip and fall victim.
  • $200,000.00 for a motor vehicle accident victim.
  • $200,000.00 for an elderly couple involved in a motor vehicle accident.
  • $200,000.00 for a woman who slipped and fell down a step because of optical confusion and broke her arm.
  • $200,000.00 for a woman who slipped and fell at her rented home and fractured her leg.
  • $200,000.00 for a woman involved in a car accident and sustains back and shoulder injuries.
  • $195,000.00 for a man involved in motor vehicle accident and sustained injuries to both shoulders.
  • $190,000.00 for a man injured in a motor vehicle accident and sustained injuries to his knee and shoulder.
  • $185,000.00 for a slip and fall victim.
  • $175,000.00 for a motor vehicle accident victim who sustained shoulder injuries.
  • $170,000.00 for a young boy hit by a motor vehicle and sustained a facial fracture.
  • $170,000.00 for products liability victim.
  • $165,000.00 for a boy who injured his finger on a school trip.
  • $160,000.00 for a woman who slipped and fell on water.
  • $155,000.00 for a woman who aggravated an old neck injury in a car accident.
  • $150,000.00 for a man who slipped and fell at construction site and sustained soft tissue leg injury.
  • $150,000.00 for three men in a car accident.
  • $150,000.00 for an elderly woman involved in a motor vehicle who sustained a facial fracture.
  • $150,000.00 for a car accident victim who suffered a fractured arm.
  • $150,000.00 for a victim of products liability case.
  • $150,000.00 for man a car accident who suffered a knee injury.
  • $148,000.00 for a boy who injured a finger while playing basketball.
  • $145,000.00 for a man involved in a motor vehicle accident who suffered knee and shoulder injuries.
  • $135,000.00 for a woman involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained injuries to both shoulders.
  • $135,000.00 for a woman involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained a knee injury.
  • $135,000.00 for a woman who slipped and fell on ice.
  • $135,000.00 for an elderly woman who slipped and fell and sustained lacerations to her face and a fractured arm.
  • $125,000.00 for a pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle.
  • $125,000.00 for a motor vehicle accident victim.
  • $105,000.00 for a man in a car accident who suffered a fractured rib and shoulder injury.
  • $105,000.00 for a woman involved in a car accident and sustained a knee injury.
  • $100,000.00 for an elderly woman who slipped and fell at a nursing home.
  • $80,000.00 for a victim of an assault who suffered a fractured nose.

Attorneys

Robert K.Young

Robert K.YoungAfter graduating from the University of Rhode Island and completing his law school education at NY Law School in 1966, Robert K. Young,  with subsequent admission to the New York State Bar in 1968, founded the the Law Office of Robert K.Young & Associates, P.C., in 1968.

During his 50 years of law practice, Mr. Young has successfully represented thousands of clients in the diverse areas of personal injury including car accidents, premises liability, construction accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and accidents, workers' compensation and motorcycle, truck and boating accidents. Mr. Young has extraordinary legal talents and abilities in all of the foregoing areas as well as matters concerning divorce and custody, landlord/tenant and criminal matters. He has litigated numerous cases over the years and is highly regarded throughout the legal community for his professionalism and integrity in the advocacy of his clients.

Mr. Young is a member in good standing of both the Nassau County and New York State Bar Associations and still zealously pursues the claims, best interests and legal goals of his clients.

Gary J. Young

Gary J. Young

In June 2018 and for the 3rd consecutive year in a row that Gary J. Young has received the designation of “Super Lawyer”. After attending the University of Albany, Gary J. Young graduated Cum Laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and, in July 1998, was admitted to practice law in the State of New York. Since joining his father's practice in 1997, Gary has handled thousands of personal injury cases and recovered tens of millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. Gary has successfully tried both jury and non-jury cases, as well as arbitrations, throughout New York. Gary's unwavering work ethic and "no stone left unturned" management style, has proven extremely effective over the past 20 years, helping him win exceptional recoveries for his clients. Recently, in January 2018 Gary obtained an award for a victim of an intentional assault in the amount of $1,100,000.00 and in February through July 2018 awards of $650,000.00, $700,000.00 and $750,000.00 for car accident victims who sustained spinal injuries.  Other noteworthy recent awards include a $250,000.00 jury verdict for a woman who sustained a shoulder and back injury (the offer prior to trial was $25,000.00), $985,000.00 for a man who injured his back at a construction site, a combined total award of $975,000.00 for two persons who slipped and fell on separate occasions at the same apartment building and sustained spinal injuries, $900,000.00 for a woman who slipped and fell on ice and injured her spine, $550,000.00 for a man who sustained knee and shoulder injuries at a construction site, $550,000.00 from the property owner for a woman who suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident on his property and $500,000.00 for a man who sustained spinal injuries as a result of a car accident.
 
Past awards also include $1,350,000.00 for a dog bite victim who aggravated a neck injury and suffered a back injury (this award was the highest award ever for a dog bite victim in Queens County and  as per the New York Law Journal, the highest award in NYS for the year ending 2016 for a dog bite victim), $1,000,000.00 for a woman who suffered severe facial lacerations and fractures in a motor vehicle accident, $925,000.00 for a disabled man who suffered a spinal injury resulting from a construction accident at his home, $900,000.00 for a woman severely injured in a motor vehicle accident, $900,000.00 for a man who suffered severe spinal injuries in a motor vehicle accident, and $800,000.00 for a man who also suffered back injuries in a car accident.

Gary understands and appreciates the "human side" of personal injury, and how the negligence of others can exact an enormous emotional and physical toll on his clients. For this reason, Gary keeps in constant contact with clients throughout their cases to ensure they are kept well informed, allowing his clients to focus on their physical and emotional recovery. Gary also prides himself on client responsiveness, ensuring that all phone calls are answered or returned promptly the same day. Gary understands that simple things, such as professionalism and good old fashion kindness and emotional support, can go a long way to helping his clients not only achieve monetary compensation for their injuries, but also the peace of mind and confidence knowing that the right man is on the job.

Gary has also regularly lectured on No-Fault issues, in January 2012, was voted "Best Attorney in Long Island" by the readership of the Long Island Press and received a “Super Lawyers” designations for the years 2016 and 2017.

 

Jack Cutrone

Jack CutroneJack Cutrone received his undergraduate degree from Villanova University and his Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University. He is an associate specializing in representing personal injury victims and has been a tireless advocate for the rights of injured people since joining the firm in 2002. He has successfully litigated hundreds of cases, including car accidents, slip and fall accidents, work place accidents and medical malpractice claims and has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for his clients.

Mr. Cutrone also has substantial experience representing clients in real estate transactions as well as representing the interests of clients in criminal court matters including traffic violations, DWI, drug charges, burglary, robbery and assault.

Mr. Cutrone has successfully defended many clients against claims of breach of contract and claims of negligence. Notably Mr. Cutrone had a wrongful death case dismissed against his client prior to trial and without any contribution.

Nicole C. Chan

Nicole C. Chan attorney lawyer for slip and fall accident long island ny

Nicole C. Chan received her Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University in 2012 and was admitted to practice law in New York State in 2013.  Prior to attending law school, Nicole graduated Cum Laude from Stony Brook University with her Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science in 2009. 

Having grown up on Long Island, Nicole has demonstrated a true commitment to the local community.  Prior to joining the firm, she volunteered countless hours supporting cases at the Criminal Justice Clinic at Hofstra University and the Department of Social Services in Mineola.

Due to her passion for criminal law and trial advocacy, in 2012 Nicole was recognized by the Criminal Courts Bar of Nassau County and awarded with the Leon Stern Award.    

Nicole is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and New York State Bar Association.  Nicole has been an Associate at Robert K. Young and Associates, P.C. for over 5 years and has handled countless cases from inception to completion. 

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Jonathan VanDina

Jonathan VanDinaJonathan VanDina received his Juris doctorate from Pace University School of Law in 2011 and was admitted to the bar in 2012. He is admitted to practice in the Second Department, State of New York as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Since his admission, Jonathan VanDina has litigated all aspects of personal injury and medical malpractice cases from inception to trial. His experience includes general liability matters, medical negligence, premise liability, vehicular negligence and municipality liability.

 

 

Angeliki Kokkosis, Esq.

Angeliki Kokkosis, Esq.Angeliki Kokkosis was admitted to practice law in the State of New York in 2016 and the State of New Jersey in 2015. Ms. Kokkosis received her Juris Doctorate from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in May 2015 with a citation of excellence in advocacy and litigation. While attending Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Ms. Kokkosis was the secretary of Hofstra’s Labor and Employment Legal Society as well as a member of Hofstra’s First Generation Law Students and Hofstra Law Women. While attending law school, Angeliki Kokkosis began her career at Robert K. Young Law& Associates, PC as an intern in 2013. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Kokkosis graduated Magana Cum Laude from Hofstra University with her Bachelors of Arts in 2012.

 

Angela Calia, Esq.

Angela Calia, Esq.Angela M. Calia received her Juris Doctorate and Criminal Law Certificate from Touro Law School and was admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey in 2017. Prior to attending law school, Angela graduated from Pace University in 2012 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in both Law and Italian Studies. At Touro she received the award for Exemplary Contributions to the Quality of Student Life, the Touro Pro Bono Service Award and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Race, Gender and Ethnicity. Throughout her law school experience Angela worked with the Nassau District Attorney’s Office, defense firms, and the Veterans and Service Members’ Rights Clinic. Prior to joining Robert K. Young & Associates, P.C., she has worked with firms where her experience includes No-Fault, property damage, personal injury and vehicular negligence. Angela is currently a member of the Nassau County Bar Association.

Tal Stanecky

Tal SteneckyTally Z. Stanecky received his Just Doctorate from Touro Law School in 2016 and was admitted to practice law in New York State in 2018. During his time at Touro Law, Mr. Stanecky acted as an agent of the Nassau County Bar Association Lawyer’s Assistance Program, advocating on behalf of his fellow Juris Doctor Candidates and bar admitted NYS attorneys. Mr. Stanecky completed his undergraduate work at Towson University with Magna Cum Laude honors and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Prior to joining Robert K. Young & Associates, Mr. Stanecky attained international business acumen as an Operations Director for a large multinational corporation and associated multination non-profit organization, focusing his talents on contract formation and negotiations, U.S. Department of State regulation code enforcement and regulation lobbying, and international Visa regulations.