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Richard P. Weisbeck, Jr. is a senior partner of the firm. For over 25 years, he has focused his practice in the area of personal injury law, including construction accidents, workplace injuries, automobile accidents, defective products/products liability, slip and fall accidents, and amputations.

Numerous local attorneys refer their complex cases to Mr. Weisbeck. His experience in resolving difficult matters as well as his nationally recognized litigation and trial skills are essential for successfully handling serious cases. Over the course of his career, Mr. Weisbeck has ensured that hundreds of people recover substantial damages for their injuries.

 

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of New York, 1983
  • United States Supreme Court, 1986
  • United States Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1984
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York, 1984

 

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., 1982
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., 1978

 

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Bar Association of Erie County

Over the course of his career, Mr. Weisbeck has ensured that hundreds of people recover for their injuries. Some of those he has helped are described below.

  • $14 million structured settlement for a worker who suffered severe electric shock on the job
  • $7 million cash and structured settlement for a young man who suffered a brain injury in an automobile accident
  • $5 million for a disabled child who’s attendant failed to suction his tracheostomy, causing further injury to the child
  • $4.5 million settlement for a construction worker who suffered back injuries after falling through a defective stairway
  • $3.8 million award for a 22-year-old nursing student involved in a motor vehicle collision with a rental truck in which he suffered injuries to his lower spine, left arm, and left knee
  • $3.8 million settlement for a mechanic whose hand was amputated by an engine fan blade he was working on
  • $3.8 million settlement for a construction worker for back and internal injuries suffered when the man-lift he was working on toppled over
  • $2.4 million settlement for a factory worker who lost his foot as the result of a large coil tipping on to him
  • $2.2 million jury verdict for a union laborer who sustained back injuries when a scaffold he was working on collapsed
  • $2.2 million settlement for a laborer who sustained multiple injuries when he fell through an unguarded floor opening in a new building project
  • $1.3 million award for a construction worker and his spouse after suffering a broken ankle when he slipped and fell on ice and snow at a construction site
The Best Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in America
Named to Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation—Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation—Plaintiffs

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubell
AV Peer Review Rating, signifying the highest recognition in legal ability and professional ethics


Super Lawyers
Among the Top 50 attorneys named to Upstate New York Super Lawyers

Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 2013
Named "Lawyer of the Year" in Buffalo for Product Liability Litigation—Plaintiffs by Best Lawyers in America

Who's who

Who's Who in Law

Named to the final 2012 issue of Business First/Buffalo Law Journal's "Who's Who in Law" for Personal Injury