Have You Been Seriously Injured in a Slip, Trip or Fall Accident?

The Law Office of Richard Stelnik has decades of experience representing people who have been injured in slip, trip and fall accidents in New York. We provide tough, creative and responsive legal representation.

The Law Office of Richard Stelnik handles the following types of slip, trip and fall cases:

  • Broken or uneven sidewalks, streets or stairs
  • Dirt, debris or liquid on a sidewalk, street or stairs
  • Snow or ice on a sidewalk, street or stairs
  • Defective or broken fire escape
  • Unsafe construction sites and falls from scaffolds
  • Slip, trip or fall in a apartment building, office or retail store
  • Improperly operated or maintained bus, subway, train or airplane

We are located in lower Manhattan near the new World Trade Center transportation hub.

Our clients pay us no legal fee unless they receive compensation. At that point they are charged a percentage of the recovery.

We offer a free – no strings attached – initial consultation!

We offer experienced, skilled legal representation in pursuit of the best result possible.

We regularly communicate with our clients to keep them informed of the progress of their case.

Call Us at 212-964-6430 or E-Mail Us Using the Contact Form Below to Arrange for a Free Consultation.

“I will never forget your patience and persistence… Thank you for everything and for helping me get my life back”

L.W. Bronx, New York

“Richard was meticulous in his research & investigation, always available when I needed him, and steadfast in resolving my case with the most positive results. I was very satisfied with the outcome of my case.”

C.Y., New York, N.Y.

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Attorney Profile

stelnik-headshotEarly in Mr. Stelnik’s career, he worked as an in-house legal counsel with a large liability insurance company. Mr. Stelnik gained a tremendous amount of experience handling accident cases and other insurance related matters at the insurance company and he also learned how liability insurance companies work and think. After a period of time, Mr. Stelnik left his in-house position at the insurance company and started his own law practice, representing people who were injured in accidents. He has been representing accident victims since that time.

Richard Stelnik is admitted to practice law in the state courts of New York and New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He received his juris doctor degree from New York Law School. He has knowledge of Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.

In 2008, Mr. Stelnik served on the Judicial Screening Panel for the First District, which considered applicants for judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York.


Richard Stelnik is a proud member of the American Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association and the New York State Bar Association.

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