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John Charles Cherundolo

John Charles Cherundolo

We win cases for seriously injured people!
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse ...
  • New York
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Summary

Led by Judge John Cherundolo, former Acting New York Supreme Court Justice and Super Lawyer, The Cherundolo Law Firm represents people who have suffered serious/catastrophic injuries. We have helped hundreds of clients win $1,000,000 and multi-$1,000,000 dollar verdicts and settlements. Our practice is limited to only the most catastrophic of cases and we do what it takes to WIN! We WIN BIG CASES for our seriously and catastrophically injured clients!!!

Here is an example of just a few of our Previous Cases:
$17,000,000 - for a client injured in a pedestrian bridge collapse
$7,100,000 - for the family of an infant who suffered brain damage in a birth injury
$1,850,000- for a client who suffered brain damage after a medication error
$47,100,000- The Largest Verdict Award in Onondaga County- PRODUCT LIABILITY CASE VERDICT
$9,200,000 for a highway worker that was injured in a fall when struck by a negligent driver
$16,000,000 for a worker injured when an object fell on him at work and caused severe spinal injury
$10,000,000 for an injured infant
$1,000,000 to an injured worker that caught hand in a defective designed machine
$2,900,000 for a death resulting by tractor trailer
$9,600,000 -- driver who suffered spinal cord injuries in truck/auto crash

Traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injuries are just two examples of the types of injuries that leave victims unable to take part in their usual activities and affect their ability to enjoy life. Cherundolo Law specializes in proving the difficult cases that leave people catastrophically injured and unable to make a living or enjoy life.

Our lawyers take on the toughest negligent, product liability or medical negligence cases and fight to hold negligent parties responsible.We get results for victims and their families. If a catastrophic injury has had a serious impact on your life, you need a lawyer who is serious about getting you the financial compensation you deserve. Call us Today for Free Consultation.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Products Liability
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Trucking Accidents,Product Liability, Aviation, Workplace Injuries
Video Chat and Conferencing
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Syntella
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Our office generally works on a contingency fee arrangement, where our fee is determined as a percentage of the recovery.
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Trial Lawyer/Founder and Managing Partner
Cherundolo Law Firm
- Current
Adjunct Professor of Law--Advanced Torts
Syracuse University College of Law
- Current
Adjunct Professor of Law, Specializing in Advanced Torts, Mass Torts, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Labor Law, Truck accident cases
Acting Supreme Court Justice
New York State Office of Court Administration
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I was appointed to the New York Court of Claims by Governor George Pataki, and served as Acting New York Supreme Court Justice for almost 7 years
Trial Lawyer/Founder and Managing Partner
Cherundolo Bottar & Leone
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Trial Lawyer, involved in hundreds of cases for clients with serious and catastrophic injuries, during this time had hundreds of cases with settlements and verdicts of multi million dollars
Education
Temple University Beasley School of Law
LL.M. (2011) | Masters in Trial Advocacy
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Syracuse University College of Law
J.D. (1973) | Law
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Honors: Order of the Coif (top 10%)
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Awards
Top Ten Lawyers in New York
National Trial Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America
US News and World ReportBe
Named as one of the Best Lawyers in America for at least 10 years
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
National Trial Lawyers
Top Ten Personal Injury Lawyers in New York
Current
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New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
Founder and Past President, Currently Member of the Board of Directors
- Current
Activities: Was one of 4 Founders of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, which has grown to almost 3,000 members State wide in New York State
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American College of Trial Lawyers
Fellow
- Current
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Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow
- Current
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International Academy of Trial Layers
Fellow
- Current
Activities: Elected as a member of the American Academy of Trial Lawyers, an International Group that admits only the top 500 trial Lawyers in America.
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American Board of Trial Advocacy
Fellow
- Current
Activities: Founder of Syracuse Chapter of ABOTA,
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Million and Multi Million Dollar Advocate
Member
- Current
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Elite Trial Lawyers of America
Member
- Current
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American Association of Justice
Leaders Forum Member, Past Member of President's Council
- Current
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New York State Trial Lawyer Association
Past President
- Current
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New York State Bar  # 1357805
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Book Chapter "The Art of Cross Examination"
New York State Bar Association
Decisions
New York State Trial Lawyers
Precedents and Statutes
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
Speaking Engagements
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
I speak annually across Central New York for the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers presenting new developments in the Law of Products Liability.
Syracuse University College of Law , Syracuse, New York
I speak annually in Upstate New York, and present current cases and statutes in the field of Product Liability to Lawyers for the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. I also am an Adjunct Professor of Law at Syracuse University, and teach courses in Advanced Torts regularly and annually
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
100 Madison Street
AXA Tower I, 15th Floor
Syracuse, NY 13202
Telephone: (315) 449-9500
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: Our telephones are answered 24/7. Please call us at any time, day or night!
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