Stephen BilkisHead of Law Office
A spinal injury is one of the most devastating types of injury that a victim can suffer. Damage to the spinal cord can prevent the victim from standing, walking, writing, or breathing. The most severe spinal cord injuries will leave the victim with permanent paralysis, and can even lead to death. If you have suffered a spinal injury because another person was negligent, experienced New York spinal injury lawyer Stephen Bilkis can help. Mr. Bilkis earned his law degree in 1997 from Touro Law School. The same year he passed the New York bar exam, and soon thereafter established the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates. Mr. Bilkis has been serving injury victims in New York for more than 20 years. He has successfully argued cases in which the victim suffered catastrophic injuries such as spinal injuries, including cases which resulted in multimillion settlements or jury verdicts for his clients. Mr. Bilkis has been a member of numerous bar associations and organizations including the American Association for Justice, American Prepaid Legal Institute, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association, and AARP Legal Services Network. By working with Stephen Bilkis and the team at the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates, you will receive top-level legal representation and advice along with personal service. We understand the financial and medical issues associated with traumatic spinal injuries. We also understand the emotional toll such an injury takes. We are committed to tirelessly serving you with understanding and compassion.
With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Bilkis understands that a serious injury to the spinal cord can be the result of a number types of accidents, including car accidents, truck accidents, bike accidents, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, and medical malpractice. For the injured victim to be eligible to receive compensation, the accident must have been caused due to the negligence, recklessness, or intentional act of another person. Mr. Bilkis and his team have the experience and skill to investigate your case to determine liability. He has the resources to examine the scene of the accident, question witnesses, and request documentation from law enforcement and other agencies involved in the investigation. A review of medical records is critical to determining liability and damages. Mr. Bilkis is familiar with medical records and is comfortable with working with experts to determine the cause of injuries, the severity of injuries, and the prognosis for the victim.
Mr. Bilkis is equipped to go head-to-head with the defendant’s team in order to secure a fair settlement for his client, taking into consideration the client’s injuries, the client’s financial damage, and the defendant’s actions that caused the accident. While in many cases Mr. Bilkis is able to secure a fair settlement during negotiations, he is willing and prepared to go to trial to fight for the compensation that his clients deserve. He is not intimidated by insurance companies or large corporations.
Because of his long track record of excellent service and superb results, Mr. Bilkis has earned the respect of clients and peers alike. He and his team have been invited to offer legal analysis on television and print media such as CNN, CNBC, CBS, ABC New York, the New York Times, New York Post and Newsday.
If you have suffered a spinal injury, it is imperative that you are represented by an attorney who understands the law related to catastrophic accidents, and who also understands the medical implications of severe injuries to the spinal cord. Spinal injuries can result in permanent paralysis and a myriad of other health problems that can permanently impact the victim’s quality of life. Stephen Bilkis and the team at the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates have years of experience representing severely injured victims throughout Nassau County, Manhattan, Suffolk County, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Staten Island, and Westchester County. Mr. Bilkis stands up for everyday people who are struggling to recover physically and financially.