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Cherundolo Law Firm, PLLC

Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Wrongful Death, Bed Bug, Accident & Injury, Mass Tort Claims, Aviation Law, Business Law

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  • Firm Size: 10
  • Firm Year: 2013
  • Office Hour: 8:30-5 PM daily
  • Language: English

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John C Cherundolo

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Accident & Injury, Products Liability, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury

John C Cherundolo is a former Supreme Court Judge, and now has re-entered the Practice of Law after being on the Court for almost 7 years. Cherundolo ... (more)

John Cherundolo is one of the most well well known and experienced lawyers in all of the Northeastern United States. He is the Senior Partner of Cherundolo Law Firm, PLLC, a Syracuse based law firm that handles only the most severe and catastrophically injured individuals, and Wrongful Death.  The firm lives by the commitment of providing "...Excellence in the Practice of Law and the Protection of Individual Rights".
   Cherundolo was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, and attended undergraduate school at Syracuse university.  He was an All East Football Player at Syracuse university and played in both the North South Shrine game and the Hula bowl.  He turned down a chance at playing professional football to attend law school at Syracuse Law, and graduated with high honors, as a member of the Order of the Coif.  He started practicing in Syracuse in 2974, and after two years of practice in Illinois focusing on Products Liability cases, came to Syracuse.  He has practiced for over 40 years, all the time representing injured individuals.  Over the years, he has had a multitude of verdicts that have won millions of dollars for his clients.  Below are some of the representative cases that he has handled over the years.'
     He has been elected as a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, a World Wide Association of trial Lawyers that only accepts the 500 best lawyers in America into membership.   Cherundolo has had many of the largest verdicts in Upstate New York, and has practiced extensively representing injured clients throughout the northeastern united States and beyond.  Cherundolo is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Syracuse university College of law where he teaches Advanced Torts and is involved in a variety of Trial Practice competitions and training.  He has represented thousands of personal injury plaintiffs over the 40 years of practice.  From 2006-2013, Cherundolo was an Acting Supreme Court Judge, having been appointed by the then Governor George Pataki.  As a Judge, he wrote several momentous decisions that created new law in New York State. He has been involved in Plaintiff's cases in such States as Florida, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, Virginia, California, Arizona, Illinois, New Jersey and a host of others.  In addition he is constantly writing, lecturing and teaching other lawyers in the profession on all subjects surrounding Trial Practice, and travels throughout the State lecturing every year on the new advances in the law.  Cherundolo Law Firm's practice is limited to representing individuals who have sustained catastrophic injuries, or who have suffered wrongful death through the negligence or wrongdoing of another party.  He is currently the President-Elect of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, a State-wide association of trial lawyers.  Cherundolo was one of the founding members of the Association, after serving as a President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.
   Cherundolo has handled thousands of personal injury cases, with specialties in catastrophic injury cases such as Paraplegia, traumatic Brain injury, Quadraplegia, Brain Damage, Cerebral Palsy, Severed Spinal Cord, Broken Backs, Amputations of arms, legs or feet, Spinal Cord injuries, Blindness, Severe and permanent Burns, and a host of other injuries.  He has specialized in cases involving scientific evidence, including Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Automobile and Truck Cases, Cancer Cases, Mold and other Toxic Tort Cases, Mass Tort Cases, Drug and Medical Device Cases, and many other cases of a similar scientific nature.
   There are currently offices in Syracuse new York and New York City and the Firm is in the process of opening  offices in East Syracuse,New York. Watertown, New york, and Utica, New York.  

Mass Tort Claims, Aviation Law, Business Law

  • -Syracuse Law Review, Survey of New York Law, 2014 (in progress); Survey of      "Torts Law"
    -Syracuse Law Review, Survey of New York Law, 2013:  Survey of "Torts Law"
    -Syracuse Law Review, Survey of New York Law, 2012:  Survey of "Torts Law"
    -New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2013 Precedents and Statutes, "Recent Cases in the Law of Product Liability"
    -New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2012 Precedents and Statutes, "Recent Cases in the Law of Product Liability"
    -NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2011 Precedents and Statutes, "Recent Cases in the Law of Product Liability"
    -New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2010 Precedents and Statutes, "Recent Cases in the Law of Product Liability"
    -New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2009 Precedents and Statutes, "Recent Cases in the Law of Product Liability"
    -New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2008 Precedents and Statutes, "Recent Cases in the Law of Product Liability"
    -New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2007 Precedents and Statutes, "Recent Cases in the Law of Product Liability"
    -New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2006 Precedents and Statutes, "Recent Cases in the Law of Product Liability"
    -New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2005 Precedents and Statutes, "Recent Cases in the Law of Product Liability"
    -New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 1997, "Update on No Fault and Motor Vehicle Law in New York"
    -New York State Bar Association, Book Chapter in Book entitled "Litigating the Personal Injury Case in New York State, "Cross Examination"
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There is no charge for the initial consultation. Fees generally are determined on a contingency fee basis, pursuant to a written agreement, in accord with the Judiciary law of the State of New York, and the Rules of the Fourth Department of Courts.
  • --Plaintiff v General Dynamics, Supreme Court Onondaga County, Claim of Product Liability and Negligence against Plow Manufacturer, Plaintiffs Verdict $47,100,000.
    --Plaintiff v Freightliner et. al., Supreme Court Onondaga County, for quadraplegia suffered in a truck/auto accident, Settlement for Plaintiff $7,500,000+
    --Plaintiff v Airplane Manufacturer, Supreme Court Onondaga County, Settlement for Wrongful Death from injuries suffered in an airplane crash, $5,500,000
    --Plaintiff v SUV and Tire Manufacturers and Inspection Station, Severe injuries and Wrongful Death, Settlement $5,500,000
    --Plaintiff v Physician and Hospital, Superior Court, Vermont, Severe brain damage and spastic quadraplegia and cerebral palsy from birth injury, $3,300,000+
    --Plaintiff v Hospital, Supreme Court Oneida County, Injuries and Regional Pain Syndrome from infection from needle used in injection, Jury verdict  $1,710,000
    --Plaintiff v Hospital, Supreme Court Jefferson County, Brain Injuries acquired as a result of Medical Malpractice, Jury Verdict against hospital $1,850,000
    --Plaintiff v New York State, severe arm, leg and back injuries, including osteomyelitis from bridge collapse, over $5,750,000
    --Plaintiff v Contractor, Supreme Court Onondaga County, Construction Worker fell 18 feet from girder he was working on, Cash Settlement of $1,800,000
    --Plaintiff v General Motors, Supreme Court Onondaga County, burns sustained by couple when gas tank blew up in accident, Settlement $1,200,000
    --Plaintiff v Driver and State of New York, Supreme Court Onondaga County, Severe Injuries following the vehicle being penetrated by State owned Guardrail, Jury Verdict, $2,340,000
    Many more on request
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