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Ruth E. Bernstein

450 7th Ave, 33rd Floor
New York, New York 10123

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450 7th Ave, 33rd Floor New York, New York 10123

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Bronx New York, New York 10462

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Brooklyn New York, New York 11216
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Personal Injury, Construction Accidents, Brain Injury

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Ruth E. Bernstein is an attorney practicing in the Bronx and Brooklyn, New York for personal injury, brain injury, and construction accidents.

She has over 20 years of experience successfully recovering verdicts and settlements as a trial lawyer.

Memberships and Associations:

  • ATLA Board of Governors

  • New York City Bar Association

  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Board of Directors

  • Women's Caucus Chair

  • Brooklyn Bar Association

  • New York County Lawyers Association

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association


In 2009, she received the Maria Lambert Award by the American Association of Justice in 2009 for her outstanding work as a trial lawyer.

See for yourself why she has developed a reputation as one of the premier New York injury attorneys. Contact Ruth E. Bernstein today for your consultation.
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Are Lyft and Uber E-Bikes Safe?

E-bikes are becoming a more popular form of transportation. But are these popular vehicles safe? That, sadly, may be a resounding NO if Lyft and Uber don’t take some active responsibility and implement measures to ensure e-bikes do what they’re supposed to do. If they do not, we may end up looking a... […]

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Attorney Fees for Personal Injury Cases

How much does it cost to hire a personal injury lawyer? You might be wondering if you need to pay a retainer to obtain the services of a personal injury attorney. A retainer is what you would pay an attorney if hiring for a case before you even see any results. Pretty typical, yes, but costly, as ma... […]

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What are Non-Economic Damages?

In personal injury law, non-economic damages are costs that have no direct corollary to expenses, or bills, or property damages that would require repair or replacement. Instead, they refer to damages and losses that are harder to put a price on. Compensation for Your Non-Financial Losses First, l... […]

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New York Man Files Medical Malpractice Suit for IVC Filter Blood Clots

Medical malpractice law is a subset of personal injury law: someone wrongfully injured you, it just happens to involve a doctor’s office, hospital, or pharmacist. Legally that medical establishment may be liable for damages, whatever they may be. This is the case for one New York resident by the nam... […]

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How an Experienced Attorney Wins Car Crash Cases

Attorneys are essential for your car accident claim. Even in cases that seem open-and-shut, you need an attorney on your side to prove the truth of the matter. You can expect pushback from the insurance company, no matter what the situation is. In this video, Ruth Bernstein explains how she went... […]

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Ruth E. Bernstein - Personal Injury Attorney

Everyone deserves justice. When you’ve been wronged by a corporation, an insurance company, another driver, or another individual, you need someone who will fight to the end to get the results you deserve. Ruth E. Bernstein is an injury attorney in New York. She has over 20 years of experience su... […]

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What Are the Different Types of Personal Injury Cases?

Since people are injured in a lot of different ways, there are different types of personal injury cases. Personal injury is a legal practice that covers a variety of different causes for injury. With that said, there is also quite a range for how much someone can win in a personal injury case. The s... […]

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Are Lyft and Uber E-Bikes Safe?

Are Lyft and Uber E-Bikes Safe?

E-bikes are becoming a more popular form of transportation. But are these popular vehicles safe? That, sadly, may be a resounding NO if Lyft and Uber don’t take some active responsibility and implement measures to ensure e-bikes do what they’re supposed to do. If they do not, we may end up looking at more and more product liability cases, and not just in Austin, Texas. Defects Lead to Injury Rachelle Kuebler-Weber was riding on a Jump pedal-assist electric bike when the front wheel locked up, sending her flying over the handlebars and causing a broken wrist, a concussion and bruising on her left side. Jump is the e-bike brand owned by Uber, and it appears that Uber will be facing questions... […]

Attorney Fees for Personal Injury Cases

Attorney Fees for Personal Injury Cases

How much does it cost to hire a personal injury lawyer? You might be wondering if you need to pay a retainer to obtain the services of a personal injury attorney. A retainer is what you would pay an attorney if hiring for a case before you even see any results. Pretty typical, yes, but costly, as many lawyers would charge anywhere from $200/hour to a flat fee that would conveniently combine all the hours it would take to manage a case within a period of one to three months. Do the math, and that’s a lot of money you would have to put upfront just for an attorney to take your case right from the very beginning. However, if you’re dealing with a personal injury issue, there’s a light at the en... […]

What are Non-Economic Damages?

What are Non-Economic Damages?

In personal injury law, non-economic damages are costs that have no direct corollary to expenses, or bills, or property damages that would require repair or replacement. Instead, they refer to damages and losses that are harder to put a price on. Compensation for Your Non-Financial Losses First, let’s start by defining economic damages. These are pretty straightforward components of a personal injury lawsuit. Medical bills, surgery, prescription costs, wages you lost because you couldn’t work, vehicle repairs, rental car costs while your car was in the shop… basically, anything that you have a receipt for as a result of your injury would be considered an economic damage. Non-economic da... […]

New York Man Files Medical Malpractice Suit for IVC Filter Blood Clots

New York Man Files Medical Malpractice Suit for IVC Filter Blood Clots

Medical malpractice law is a subset of personal injury law: someone wrongfully injured you, it just happens to involve a doctor’s office, hospital, or pharmacist. Legally that medical establishment may be liable for damages, whatever they may be. This is the case for one New York resident by the name of Ivan C. (claimant) who received an implant known as the IVC Filter into his heart, a device designed to catch blood clots and prevent pulmonary embolisms. The Procedure Did Not Go As Planned After complications, the claimant agreed to two surgeries for the purpose of removing the IVC filter. The device was successfully removed, but resulting issues came about, such as filter thrombosis (blo... […]

How an Experienced Attorney Wins Car Crash Cases

How an Experienced Attorney Wins Car Crash Cases

Attorneys are essential for your car accident claim. Even in cases that seem open-and-shut, you need an attorney on your side to prove the truth of the matter. You can expect pushback from the insurance company, no matter what the situation is. In this video, Ruth Bernstein explains how she went the extra mile for one client after their car crash, when the insurance company engaged in bad faith practices. Ruth Bernstein is a personal injury attorney in New York. Contact her now by calling 888-366-0490. Learn more about her practice and experience at Ruth Bernstein's profile. https://youtu.be/Jot2_DTlXLk Transcript: We give personal attention to all of our clients. We choose our ca... […]

What Are the Different Types of Personal Injury Cases?

What Are the Different Types of Personal Injury Cases?

Since people are injured in a lot of different ways, there are different types of personal injury cases. Personal injury is a legal practice that covers a variety of different causes for injury. With that said, there is also quite a range for how much someone can win in a personal injury case. The spectrum is rather vast and compensation can go from a few thousand dollars up to several million. Typically, the worse the injury, the better the payout, but this is generally because injured individuals are going to have an incredibly large amount of medical services to pay for in addition to the serious pain and suffering they are having to endure because of the injury. Keep in mind, too, that i... […]