Verdict For Medical Malpractice $103 Million
Failure To Diagnose Cancer $3 Million
Brooklyn Elevator Malfunction $1 Million Medical Malpractice During Surgery $3.9 Million Man Paralyzed In Two-Car Collision
$5 Million
Man Paralyzed In Two-Car Collision $2.9 Million Pedestrian Struck and Injured By Vehicle
$1.1 Million
Plaintiff Sustains Injury On Employers Premises $1.7 Million Plaintiff Hit By Vehicle Riding A Motorcycle $600 Thousand
Plaintiff Fell On Poorly Waxed Floor At Bank $900 Thousand

Staten Island Personal Injury Lawyers

Choosing the right Law firm matters.

In a city of eight million people, there are tens of thousands of lawyers. Every day of the week, individuals and businesses need legal help. When that someone is you, rest assured that the Staten Island lawyers at Sgarlato & Sgarlato have the legal expertise to obtain the best possible results for our clients.



What We Do

Insurance companies notice when cases are handled by paralegals or case managers. We’re different – all letters, conversations and negotiations are handled by an attorney only. Period.


Our Approach

Too many cases mean less focus on you. To achieve larger outcomes, we focus on quality not quantity – more time into fewer cases for better results. Our testimonials speak to the better experience at every stage!


Our Mission

We have the resources to give your case the time and energy it deserves. We never pressure clients into accepting bad settlement offers. We are prepared to do whatever it takes to secure a maximum recovery for you!

Practice Areas

Personal Injury

For someone who is unfamiliar with the area of personal injury law, it can be a confusing subject. What are the statutes of limitations on the various types of personal injury cases and how to those change if it is a case brought against the government? Should I give any information to the insurance company or discuss the case in any way? The area of personal injury law can be a minefield that is impossible to navigate if you don’t have experienced professionals on your side.

Construction Accidents

At Sgarlato and Sgarlato, we have years of experience in handling a variety of Staten Island personal injury cases. We have the expertise you need to get the best possible results for your case. Whether your case involves a government entity or a private individual, you need to contact the expert Staten Island Personal Injury Lawyers at Sgarlato and Sgarlato because time is not on your side in a personal injury case.

Medical Malpractice

If there is one person people trust implicitly outside of their own family members it is their doctor. When that doctor recommends their patient go see a specialist, that patient also trusts the specialist implicitly. When a doctor violates that trust, it can be emotionally devastating for the patient. But more than that, it can also be fatal.

Legal Malpractice

It takes a special kind of law firm to be the legal malpractice attorney Staten Island residents and business professionals count on. But for many years now, Sgarlato and Sgarlato has been the legal malpractice lawyer Staten Island clients have been counting for honest and comprehensive representation.

Our Office

Over 50 years of combined experience
in complex legal matters

At Sgarlato and Sgarlato, we are Staten Island personal injury lawyers dedicated to our clients and will fight to ensure a fair and equitable outcome. Our attorneys have more than 50 years of combined experience. Sgarlato & Sgarlato’s exceptional results for our clients lie in the expertise, professionalism and ingenuity of each of our exceptionally qualified attorneys.The results we achieve for our clients often make headlines.

Success Stories

Because of Mr. Sgarlato, my life is changing for the better. The award we won against the hospital will help me do whatever I want to do in life and give me a little more freedom.

- Stephanie Debes

I’ve known Richard and Gina Sgarlato for thirty years and rely on them to handle every kind of legal issue. They assist me and my family in real estate matters and property investments.
- Dennis Gambino

During one of the most painful times in my life, the Sgarlato firm corrected the mistakes of another law firm and obtained the best possible result in the wrongful death of my husband.

- Carol Spatola

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