About John P. Beatty

John P. Beatty is repeatedly recognized as one of the top injury attorneys in New York State.

John has litigated or tried to verdict some of New York’s top injury verdicts and settlements, including achieving;

2022 One of New York’s Largest Fall from a Height Settlements

2021 One of New York’s Largest Car Crash Settlements

2021 New York State’s 16th Largest Injury Settlement

2020 8th Largest Premises Liability Settlement in the United States

2020 33rd Largest Personal Injury Settlement in the United States

2020 New York State’s Largest Reported Premises Liability Settlement

2020 New York’s Largest Burn Injury Settlement

2017 New York’s Largest Premises Liability Verdict*

2016  One of New York’s Largest Premises Liability Verdicts**

John is a renowned injury attorney.  Well respected for his trial advocacy skills, John’s efforts have helped achieve many verdicts and settlements worth millions and tens of millions of dollars for injured and grieving families*.   At trial, John has won multiple seven-figure verdicts and settlements for clients with prior injuries, and he has been recognized for helping achieve multiple eight-figure verdicts at trial.

Beatty Law is a modern, vibrant, progressive firm with its best years ahead of it.  We are a smart, accomplished team.  We work hard for the victims and families we represent.

Begun in earnest in 2020 by a former partner of a very successful plaintiff’s firm, John proudly represents injured clients from every walk of life, race, creed, ethnicity, religion, gender and identity.  Beatty Law, PLLC works to achieve financial justice for clients as quickly as possible.

Skills & Accomplishments

  • John has successfully litigated some of the largest injury and death cases in New York State and the United States
  • John has helped injured people of all walks of life recover over $225 million dollars during his legal career.*
  • John’s extensive contacts with and knowledge about local, regional, and national investigative bodies means he get answers about what really happened to you–fast!
  • John has litigated death and catastrophic injury cases throughout New York State and nationally.
  • Before practicing law, John oversaw the investigation of hundreds of motor vehicle collisions and supervised in the NYPD Traffic, Special Operations and Legal Divisions.
  • Beatty Law, PLLC has a very deep bench of some of the best investigators and experts in the country.
  • John has a depth and breadth of significant wrongful death and personal injury experience few NY lawyers share.

*Denotes legal work that may have been performed at law firms other than Beatty Law, PLLC.    Past results do not guarantee similar outcome.  This site may be considered attorney advertising.

**May denote trial verdicts and/or settlements involving annuity payments.

Experience & Education

  • New York City born and raised
  • NYPD 17-years; Honor Legion Member
    • Recognized as a Community Police Officer of the Year
  • Harvard University, Master’s degree
  • Fordham University Law School, Law degree with honors

Legal Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at Fordham University Law School
  • Elected Board Member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA-former)

Of Counsel

  • John is proud to be Trial Counsel to the prominent New York law firm Pawar Law Group

Despite Court closures during the Covid lockdown John has helped recover nearly $20 million dollars in settlements during COVID for a small number of injured families**

John’s successes in the law gives Beatty Law, PLLC the financial clout to take on any corporate adversary or insurance company.

For over 15 years, John has investigated, litigated, tried-to-verdict or settled some of the largest cases and verdicts/settlements in New York.  Few attorneys have litigated as many seven and eight-figure injury cases as John has.