Cortland, New York

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Cortland, a city of about 19,000, is the seat of Cortland County's (New York) government. Cortland is situated between Binghamton and Syracuse, New York. Cortland was settled in 1791, became a village in 1853, and then a City in 1900.

Michaels & Smolak has represented personal injury and medical malpractice clients from all over the City of Cortland and Courtland County. Michaels & Smolak's recent Cortland clients include a man injured in a motor vehicle collision who sustained facial lacerations and injuries to his teeth requiring many root canals and braces. Michaels & Smolak also recently represented the family of a man who died as a result of a misdiagnosis by his physicians.

The injury and malpractice lawyers of Michaels & Smolak handle any and all cases where a person was injured through negligence of medical malpractice. The firm also handles legal malpractice cases. Michaels & Smolak's four lawyers work as a team on each and every case. Unlike almost any other personal injury law firm, Michaels & Smolak holds bi-weekly meetings where its four attorneys discuss their cases collectively for several hours. This collaborative "brainstorming" leads to better case results. The firm's Cortland clients benefit from this same team approach to case preparation. Michaels & Smolak's reputation as a premier injury law firm has lead several Cortland attorneys to refer their personal injury and medical malpractice cases to Michaels & Smolak.

Michaels & Smolak provides a free consultation on each and every new case inquiry. The lawyers of Michaels & Smolak often travel to the clients' homes, in Cortland and elsewhere, to meet with them regarding their cases. Michaels & Smolak also has law offices in Syracuse, Liverpool and Auburn. From Cortland, Syracuse is the closest. The directions are here.