Michaels & Smolak News
We've moved! Our main office is still in Auburn, but the street address is now 17 East Genesee St., suite 401.
Attorney Mike Bersani is once again touring New York State this fall lecturing to other lawyers about how to hold New York municipalities (cities, towns, villages, counties, school districts, etc.) liable for personal injuries. To review his lecture outline, click here. Attorney Mike Bersani is considered one of New York's leading legal experts in the field of New York municipal liability.
Michaels & Smolak recently negotiated a multimillion dollar confidential mediated settlement - All we can say is that we recently obtained a multimillion dollar settlement on behalf of a construction worker who sustained severe and permanent lung damage from dust created during demolition and construction activities.
Michaels & Smolak settled a case for 7.75 Million dollars for a young man partially paralyzed from a car crash.
Michaels & Smolak brought in a $3,814,390 judgment (with interest) for an elderly Parkinson's patient paralyzed and brain damaged due to an equipment malfunction during brain surgery (ask for a copy of the decision and news articles!). The defendant fought the Michaels & Smolak team every inch of the way, through a long trial, and then two appeals, but in the end we prevailed.