Animal Attacks

Empowering Individuals

My child was hurt at a neighbor's house - can I settle this myself?
Parent's want to do the right thing.  If your child was injured at a neighbor's house you may think the "right thing" is resolving the matter yourself.  This may be correct, but before doing so there are several things to keep in mind.  Learn more here.
What do I do if my child was bit by a dog?

New York allows for recovery where an animal had previously shown “vicious propensities” - what is a Vicious Propensity?

Defining a vicious propensity, and more importantly proving it, can be difficult.  Learn more here.

In an animal attack case a thorough investigation is key

If you or someone you know has been attacked by a family member it is very important to speak with an attorney quickly. In cases like these a thorough investigation is one of, if not the most important factors in determining whether the victim will receive compensation, or will be left with nothing.

If you find yourself the victim of an attack give us a call 518.308.8339. We're always happy to help.

Personal Injury

Have you been injured at a job site, or in a vehicle? D’Orazio Peterson is an experienced Personal Injury law firm. If you have experienced serious injury due to negligence or malice, be sure to contact us to see what we can do to help you receive the justice you deserve.

Employment Law

If you were recently laid off during maternity leave or you’re having trouble at work and think discrimination is to blame, you have the right to fight back against your employer’s poor behavior. D’Orazio Peterson handles employment law cases involving FMLA violations and incidents of discrimination based on age, gender, race or disability.

Medical Errors

Medical errors are a leading cause of death, and many are preventable. We work towards eliminating those errors.