• 30+ Years of Fighting and Winning
  • No Fees Unless We Win
  • Protecting the people, not the powerful
  • 99% Litigation Success Rate on all personal injury cases accepted and prosecuted

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Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. is exclusively a personal injury law firm. We only handle injury and death claims, so we are able to invest all of our resources, skill, experience and expertise into getting you the money and benefits you deserve.


This level of dedication, knowledge, experience and skill has helped us achieve 99% litigation success rate on all personal injury cases accepted and prosecuted.

After your accident, you want an attorney who will really fight for the money and benefits you are entitled to and will treat you with respect and compassion during this difficult time.

A Google search returns hundreds of legal professionals, so how do you know you’re choosing the right lawyer? Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. have a different approach than other law firms to aggressively recover money and benefits for you and to do so efficiently and compassionately.

We don’t accept every case, but when we do, we win.

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Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. is an awarding-winning law firm that has received substantial recognition from colleagues and organizations within and outside the legal community. Our lawyers are often invited to speak to lawyers, judges and other legal professionals about important legal topics.


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Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. has earned a reputation for Relentlessly pursuing our clients’ rights.
We protect the people, not the powerful.

We don’t accept every case, but when we do we win.



Our goal is to secure the maximum compensation possible and our track record speaks for itself.

Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. is exclusively a personal injury law firm. We only handle injury and death claims, so we are able to invest all of our resources, skill, experience and expertise into getting you the money and benefits you deserve. This level of dedication, knowledge, experience and skill has helped us achieve great success.

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Life-changing accidents. Life-saving results.

Schwartzapfel Lawyers Heath Brandafino Testimonials

If it wasn’t for his expedience, and you know, care, and taking care of everything, I probably would have gotten nothing out of being destroyed.

- Heath Brandafino
Schwartzapfel Lawyers Samantha Salustro Testimonials

Insurance companies do not want to pay. My attorney fought for everything I was due.

- Samantha Salustro
Schwartzapfel Lawyers Tiffany Lane Testimonials

I feel they handled the insurance in the most amazing possible way they could.

- Tiffany Lane
Schwartzapfel Lawyers Dr. Mark Heffron Testimonials

He made me feel comfortable from the beginning that my life will get back together and that he will help me and my family become whole again.

- Dr. Mark Heffron
Schwartzapfel Lawyers Jacline Ducheine Testimonials

When they accepted my case it was a great relief…I felt they were going to take care of me.

- Jacline Ducheine
Schwartzapfel Lawyers Joanne Foster Testimonials

Everything was exactly what they told me. Even pretty much down to the time it would be settled. I would recommend Schwartzapfel to everybody.

- Joanne Foster
Schwartzapfel Lawyers Lawrence Wellbrock Testimonials

Schwartzapfel definitely had my back through the whole thing.

- Lawrence Wellbrock
Schwartzapfel Lawyers Dominic Figurito Testimonials

I think that Schwartzapfel’s firm exceeded my expectations as to what a law firm would do.

- Dominic Figurito


Supporting the Families of Union Members

Union members are the backbone of this country and work hard to build, protect and serve all of us. In honor of these great women and men, Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. has established multiple scholarships including a $25,000 law school scholarship at Touro Law Center to benefit students whose parents are union members in good standing.

Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. Scholarships

The 2017 Schwartzapfel Lawyers Humanitarian Scholarship is a $2,000 prize to be used for school-related expenses, including tuition, books, fees, room and board, or travel expenses. Available to undergraduate students currently enrolled in a college or university, this scholarship has been created to help a student whose studies and education will lead to a career centered on helping others and improving the country and world we live in.

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Our New York City personal injury lawyers and staff support numerous charities in the five boroughs, the surrounding NY region and throughout the world. Causes we support include:

Health, Medicine And Disease Prevention
Health, Medicine And Disease Prevention
  • Breast Cancer Research Foundation
  • American Cancer Society
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • American Heart Association
Family Issues
Family Issues
  • The Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Harlem Dowling West Side Center
  • Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc.
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
  • Pace University Law School Scholarships
  • Touro Law School Scholarships and Fellowships
Children & Teens
Children & Teens
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Girl Scouts of the USA
  • Ascent School-Hope on the Horizon
Food & Housing Justice
Food & Housing Justice
  • Island Harvest
  • Community Soup Kitchens
  • Habitats for Humanities
  • Long Island Cares
International Relief Organizations
International Relief Organizations
  • Bolivia Medical Missions Team, director
  • World Vision, financial supporter
  • Doctors without Borders
  • Smile Train
  • Metropolitan Museum-NY, New York
  • Foundation for the Arts
  • The Caumsett Foundation
Animal Welfare
Animal Welfare
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Audubon
  • Little Shelter (Animal Rescue)
Elderly Care
Elderly Care
  • NY Foundation for Senior Citizens
  • FRIA-The Voice and Resource for Eldercare with Dignity
  • Long Term Care Community Coalition
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Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C.

If you have sustained an injury, you likely have many questions. Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. can explain the legal process and help you get the money and benefits you’re entitled to.