About Our Firm

Since the founding of Koss & Schonfeld, LLP, our attorneys have successfully represented clients in all phases of personal injury and commercial litigation as well as in a broad array of transactional matters. Our attorneys have earned a reputation in the legal profession as zealous advocates and consummate deal-makers.

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90 John Street, Suite 408
New York, NY 10038

Phone: (212) 796-8914
Fax: (212) 401-4757

Email: info@kandsllp.com

Practice Areas

Our firm strives to provide its clients with the individualized attention and zealous representation that they have come to expect. Our clients are treated with the professionalism and courteousness that have become the hallmarks of our practice.

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Real Estate

We represent a diverse clientele from the aspiring homeowner to the sophisticated real estate developer. We have successfully closed hundreds of millions of dollars in real estate and commercial transactions. Whether a simple residential real estate transaction, a complex commercial real estate development deal or the purchase or sale of a portfolio of healthcare facilities, our attorneys will successfully guide you through all phases of the transaction.

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Commercial Litigation

The firm’s commercial litigation practice handles all types of civil litigation, including commercial, real estate and partnership disputes. With extensive experience both in the courtroom and in the boardroom, our attorneys are uniquely positioned to represent clients when the two areas intersect.

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Personal Injury

The firm’s largest practice area is personal injury, products liability and medical malpractice litigation. We fiercely pursue every available avenue to secure the compensation that our clients deserve, while showing our clients the care, concern and compassion that they so richly deserve. The firm has recovered many millions of dollars on behalf of our injured clients.

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WHO WE ARE

Whether in the courtroom or at the negotiation table, our clients receive the attention and devotion that they deserve and the results speak for themselves.

SKILLED ATTORNEYS

Our staff is comprised of experienced and knowledgeable trial lawyers and real estate attorneys who are as devoted to their clients as they are to their craft.

FREE CASE EVALUATION

Contacting the firm is free. We understand that the disputes facing you, your family or your business can seem daunting. It is our goal to put you at ease.

Our Successes

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

  •  $1,750,000 settlement for a man who suffered a urological injury as a result of the failure of a New York City area hospital to provide him with prophylactic antibiotics prior to a routine urinary procedure.
  • $900,000 settlement for an infant patient who suffered a brachial plexus injury as a result of a negligent delivery performed by the delivering obstetrician.
  • $795,000 settlement for the wrongful death of a woman who passed away as a result of the negligent failure to recognize elevated potassium levels pre-operatively, leading to a hyperkalemic event during surgery and death.
  • $627,500 settlement for patient injured as a result of the failure by her physician to timely conduct a colonoscopy resulting in interval growing cancer.
  • $590,000 settlement for a woman whose physician neglected to conduct a swallow study despite the fact that she was rapidly losing weight and who was ultimately diagnosed with esophageal cancer.
  • $525,000 jury verdict in Queens County medical malpractice case involving a negligently performed cardiac procedure. The verdict was substantial in light of the fact that the damage caused by the malpractice was subsequently substantially corrected.
  • $500,000 settlement for a woman who suffered a foot injury as a result of a negligently performed bunionectomy procedure.

Commercial Litigation

  • $15,000,000 recovered in litigation involving misappropriated funds, unpaid loans and fraudulent conveyances.
  • $250,000 recovered on behalf of a property owner who was defrauded by a prospective purchaser.
  • Dismissal of a case brought against our client challenging the sale of a commercial property.
  • Dismissal of a case brought against our landlord client by a tenant who claimed the existence of a lease renewal. The decision was affirmed on appeal.
  • Dismissal of a case brought against our client, a business broker, claiming that the client acted improperly in the sale of a business.
  • Dismissal of a case brought against our client alleging unfair competition.
  • Dismissal of case alleging that our client owed the plaintiff significant sums of money that were alleged to have been loaned by the plaintiff. The dismissal was affirmed on appeal.
  • Dismissal of complaint against individual owner of a company for alleged failure to pay commission upon the closing of a real estate transaction.

PRODUCT LIABILITY

  • $4,300,000 total jury verdict in a defective tire case in Broome County. After winning a successful appeal, our firm tried and won a case on behalf of three passengers riding in a car with a defective tire.
  • $2,000,000 jury verdict in Federal court. After our client suffered the loss of two of his fingers, we obtained this substantial verdict against the manufacturer of a defective lawnmower which caused the loss his injuries.

MOTOR VEHICLE

  • $1,300,000 verdict for a driver who was struck in the rear of his vehicle. The driver suffered injury to his back which required surgery.
  • $810,000 settlement for a pedestrian whose foot was run over by a passing vehicle, resulting in significant foot injury that subsequently developed RSD.
  • $575,000 settlement against the MTA for the negligent transportation of a patient in an access-a-ride vehicle. The settlement for the patient who suffered a fractured coccyx is believed to be the highest for a patient who already required the use of a wheelchair.



MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

  •  $1,750,000 settlement for a man who suffered a urological injury as a result of the failure of a New York City area hospital to provide him with prophylactic antibiotics prior to a routine urinary procedure.
  • $900,000 settlement for an infant patient who suffered a brachial plexus injury as a result of a negligent delivery performed by the delivering obstetrician.
  • $795,000 settlement for the wrongful death of a woman who passed away as a result of the negligent failure to recognize elevated potassium levels pre-operatively, leading to a hyperkalemic event during surgery and death.
  • $627,500 settlement for patient injured as a result of the failure by her physician to timely conduct a colonoscopy resulting in interval growing cancer.
  • $590,000 settlement for a woman whose physician neglected to conduct a swallow study despite the fact that she was rapidly losing weight and who was ultimately diagnosed with esophageal cancer.
  • $525,000 jury verdict in Queens County medical malpractice case involving a negligently performed cardiac procedure. The verdict was substantial in light of the fact that the damage caused by the malpractice was subsequently substantially corrected.
  • $500,000 settlement for a woman who suffered a foot injury as a result of a negligently performed bunionectomy procedure.

Commercial Litigation

  • $15,000,000 recovered in litigation involving misappropriated funds, unpaid loans and fraudulent conveyances.
  • $250,000 recovered on behalf of a property owner who was defrauded by a prospective purchaser.
  • Dismissal of a case brought against our client challenging the sale of a commercial property.
  • Dismissal of a case brought against our landlord client by a tenant who claimed the existence of a lease renewal. The decision was affirmed on appeal.
  • Dismissal of a case brought against our client, a business broker, claiming that the client acted improperly in the sale of a business.
  • Dismissal of a case brought against our client alleging unfair competition.
  • Dismissal of case alleging that our client owed the plaintiff significant sums of money that were alleged to have been loaned by the plaintiff. The dismissal was affirmed on appeal.
  • Dismissal of complaint against individual owner of a company for alleged failure to pay commission upon the closing of a real estate transaction.

PRODUCT LIABILITY

  • $4,300,000 total jury verdict in a defective tire case in Broome County. After winning a successful appeal, our firm tried and won a case on behalf of three passengers riding in a car with a defective tire.
  • $2,000,000 jury verdict in Federal court. After our client suffered the loss of two of his fingers, we obtained this substantial verdict against the manufacturer of a defective lawnmower which caused the loss his injuries.

MOTOR VEHICLE

  • $1,300,000 verdict for a driver who was struck in the rear of his vehicle. The driver suffered injury to his back which required surgery.
  • $810,000 settlement for a pedestrian whose foot was run over by a passing vehicle, resulting in significant foot injury that subsequently developed RSD.
  • $575,000 settlement against the MTA for the negligent transportation of a patient in an access-a-ride vehicle. The settlement for the patient who suffered a fractured coccyx is believed to be the highest for a patient who already required the use of a wheelchair.

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OUR PRACTICE AREAS

Appelate

Issues relating to personal injury, real estate, family law and estate matters.

Commercial Litigation

Our firm represents clients in commercial settings at the trial and appellate levels.

Personal Injury

Our largest practice area is personal injury and medical malpractice litigation.

Securities Litigation

Handled securities litigation and arbitration involving claims against large investment institutions and brokerage houses,

Class Actions

Involves defective products, unsafe drugs, improper labeling, and consumer fraud.

Mergers & Acquisitions

The firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice is focused on the purchases and sales of existing businesses.

Products Liability

Those damaged by unsafe products to receive compensation for their injuries.

Real Estate

Successfully closed hundreds of millions of dollars in commercial real estate transactions.