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About Michael Levine Esq.

Michael S. Levine has been practicing law for almost 3 decades, following his 1985 admission to a number of state and federal bars, including the bars of New York and New Jersey; the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; and the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He graduated from Hobart College in 1979, where he was a Dean's List student and captain of the tennis team. Michael earned his J.D. from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in 1983. He belongs to both the New York State Bar Association and the Suffolk County Bar Association, where he serves on the Grievance Committee and Judicial Screening Committee; the American Association of Justice; and is the Immediate Past President (2014-2015) of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA).

$5,750,000 Gross Verdict awarded to Suffolk County Motorcycle Accident Victim

By |2018-10-22T19:06:11+00:00September 5th, 2018|Local News, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Accidents, Press Releases, Recoveries|

jury sided with my client and delivered a verdict in his favor of $5,750,000.  As a personal injury attorney since 1985, I believe that the verdict I achieved for my client is the highest award ever given to a motorcyclist who sustained life altering injuries from a motorcycle accident in Suffolk County

Lavern’s Law | Date of Discovery Bill

By |2018-12-19T19:43:54+00:00September 27th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Delayed Diagnosis Of Cancer, Diagnostic Errors, Failure To Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Michael Glass, Michael Levine, Wrongful Death Claims|

It's named after a woman, Lavern Wilkinson, who died in 2013 of treatable lung cancer. Her radiologist noticed a suspicious mass in 2010, but Lavern was never told. When she went back more than 2½ later for a chronic cough, she was told she had cancer, that it had spread, and that it was terminal.

Schools are under a duty to adequately supervise the students

By |2018-10-22T18:48:27+00:00August 18th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Michael Levine, Premises Liability, Press Releases|

Rt v Three Vil. Cent. Sch. Dist. (2017 NY Slip Op 06207) The plaintiff “RT” (hereinafter the infant plaintiff) allegedly was assaulted by a classmate during a class at a public school within the defendant, Three Village Central School District. The classmate allegedly grabbed the infant plaintiff by the back of his head and pushed [...]

Injuries Caused by Falling Objects

By |2018-10-22T18:49:10+00:00July 11th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Construction Accidents|

Construction injuries can be the result of a lack of safety equipment such as hardhats, protective goggles, face shields, debris nets, and protective guards on tools and machinery. Improper use of tools and equipment as well as lack of training can also cause injuries.

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

By |2018-10-22T18:49:54+00:00April 28th, 2017|Motorcycle Accidents, Motorcycle Mike|

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month We urge everyone to share the road and be alert, and we’re especially reminding motorcyclists to make yourselves visible, to use DOT-compliant motorcycle helmets, and to always ride sober. How to choose the right helmet before you hit the road.Watch this Video from the NHTSA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uB0ZY55ty7Q&feature=youtu.be Motorcycle Safety If you [...]

Motorcycle Tires Safety Tips

By |2018-10-22T18:50:31+00:00March 24th, 2017|Motorcycle Accidents, Motorcycle Mike, Safety Tips|

Check your Motorcycle Tires Before You Ride Spring has arrived, and most of us in New York can’t wait to jump on our motorcycles at the first sign of good riding weather.  But remember, let’s not jump the gun on safety either. Below are a few tips on why it’s so important to check your [...]

First Steps After A Construction Accident

By |2018-10-22T18:56:48+00:00November 15th, 2016|Attorney Articles, Construction, Construction Accidents|

construction sites are usually occupied by numerous employers (contractors, subcontractors) at a time. Often, one of these third parties will be the cause of an injury to a non-employee who is working for someone else on the site.