John has a deep understanding of the FDNY and has been guiding firefighters and officers for years. He knows the FDNY. He has successfully litigated wrongful deaths for firefighter families and litigated devastating fatal engine and ladder truck collisions. John and his firm achieved what is believed to be the largest reported settlement for a burn injury in New York State in 2020.
Burn Injuries He has taken phone calls from FDNY members at all hours seeking counsel. John understands that it is not a 9-5 job and he is available to you all day, every day, all day.
John enjoys sharing firehouse meals while instructing FDNY firefighters and officers on how to protect their legal rights, whether they have to battle building code violations in smoke and fire conditions in a run-down building or get unnecessarily hurt on the ice in hockey matches.
As an active cop in the NYPD, John was involved with several working fires in Bushwick, Brooklyn, where he served for years, and John understands that being in the FDNY is one of the most dangerous jobs in the City. FF Line-of-duty injuries are common. Whether enroute to or at a working fire or returning to quarters from fires, aided cases and inspections, injuries and rig collisions occur frequently.