There is a strict standard in New York State for those who interfere with people’s right to possess their loved one’s body after death. The emotional distress a person feels when their loved one’s body is misplaced or otherwise negligently handled is immeasurable. Mr. Bauman has significant experience in this area, including having successfully appealed a case in the Fourth Department that preserved a person’s right to be compensated if their loved one’s body has been lost forever. He is sought out by clients and referring attorneys because of his experience litigating and appealing these issues to gain his clients the compensation they deserve to begin the healing process while navigating this difficult time in their lives.
Dale J. Bauman
- 716 849 1333, ext. 326
- 716 855 1580
Dale J. Bauman concentrates his practice on all areas of personal injury, including:
- Premises Liability
- Municipal Liability
- Construction Accidents
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Medical Malpractice
- Medication Error
- Nursing Home Neglect
- Dental Malpractice
- Tourist Accidents
- Funeral Home & Cemetery Negligence
Mr. Bauman has obtained numerous full policy settlements in motor vehicle accident claims as well as substantial settlements in premises liability and construction accident claims.
Dale handles all manner of plaintiff personal injury litigation from meeting with injured clients, preservation of evidence, pre-suit and post-suit settlements, and trials. He has briefed and argued appeals before the Fourth and Third Departments of New York’s Appellate Division. In addition, Mr. Bauman has extensive experience with reduction of health care and insurance liens that regularly affect personal injury settlements.
Mr. Bauman also maintains an active Florida personal injury practice. He can advise personal injury clients injured in Florida on their best means of obtaining compensation for their injuries, regardless of whether they live in New York or Florida.
Awards and Recognitions
|Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
Named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in 2021 – 2024 for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. The Best Lawyers in America give this award as a recognition to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
|Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”
Named to Upstate New York Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” in 2018, 2019, and 2020; no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in any state have this distinction
Bar and Court Admissions
- State of New York
- State of New Jersey
- State of Florida
- United States District Court, Western District of New York
- United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
- State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., 2010
- State University of New York at Buffalo, M.P.H. (Masters of Public Health), 2007
- University of Scranton, B.S., 2004
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- Past Vice President and Board Member, EmbraceWNY