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Ruth E. Bernstein

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


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Representing injured people since 1992. We welcome the opportunity to talk with you and to discuss how we may be of service.

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Personal Injury, Construction Accidents, Brain Injury


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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Ruth E. Bernstein

Main Office

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

New York New York 10462

New York New York 11216

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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... […]

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... […]

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... […]