Dallin M. Fuchs – NYC Injury & Accident Attorney
New York, NY
As one of our senior partners and lead
trial attorneys, Dallin M. Fuchs focuses his practice exclusively on significant
personal injury cases involving
premises liability and
general negligence. He brings 25 years of experience in the preparation and trial of cases
in both New York and New Jersey. He has secured over a hundred million
jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.
Dallin’s accomplishments reflect his deliberate approach to his cases.
He is of the firm belief that meticulous preparation is the key to successfully
litigating a case. No detail is too small and nothing will be overlooked.
Among Dallin’s greatest strengths in this regard is his skill at
questioning witnesses at depositions. Dallin has said “An attorney
cannot just ask questions from a script. An attorney must listen to the
answers and be prepared to follow up.” It is this attention to detail
which has allowed Dallin to confront witnesses with incorrect statements
or outright fabrications that many other attorneys would have missed.
This had led to cases being resolved quickly and favorably for many of
Dallin is well-known throughout the Courts of New York as a
fierce trial attorney with incisive courtroom proficiency and poise. His impeccable trial preparation
and ability to think on his feet make him a very dangerous and respected
adversary to both the defense bar and the insurance industry. He implements a major
philosophy of the firm in all of his cases – each case must be prepared as if it will go
to trial. This includes researching every fact and point of law. His thorough
grasp of the nuances of complex legal and factual issues, together with
his ability to distill that information into clear and understandable
terms for a jury, has resulted in an impressive track record of legal
victories for the firm’s clients.
Dallin combines his impressive legal skills with a deep sense of concern
for his clients which is apparent to all parties involved. His clients
come to fully trust him and his advice because he takes the time to explain
to each client the legal process and the reasoning behind every decision.
He is known to spend hours explaining the case to the client, preparing
them for testimony, and in general, helping them through some of the most
difficult times in their lives. “It’s incredibly rewarding
to represent people who are looking to you to make things right for them,”
Dallin’s expertise in New York
personal injury litigation has been long-recognized by his peers. He has been named as a
Super Lawyer in New York every year from 2010 to the present.
Martindale Hubbell has also awarded him an
“AV” rating which signifies that
Martindale Hubbell regards Dallin as having the pinnacle of professional excellence and the
highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.
Dallin is also pleased to share his knowledge and skills with
other members of the Bar of the State of New York. As mentioned previously, Dallin’s deposition
skills are among the finest in the State and he welcomes the opportunity
to teach other
attorneys and improve the overall skill-level of the profession in that regard.
He is frequently asked to share his knowledge and experience, and has
served as a lecturer for the
American Bar Association.
Finally, as one of the
leaders of our firm, Dallin’s integrity, compassion and legal ability help form the
cornerstone of our firm’s successful practice. He strongly believes in the
firm’s philosophy of handling only the most serious injuries and cases so as to best represent
those injured clients who need our representation the most.
Significant Verdicts and Settlements
- $10.5 Million settlement during jury deliberations for a 30 year old paraplegic laborer
$5.05 Million jury verdict for the
wrongful death of a 30 year old woman
$4 Million recovery after jury verdict for the
wrongful death of woman killed in
$3.2 Million jury verdict for a
brain damaged police officer as a result of an
$2.48 Million jury verdict for a bridge painter who
fell due to
inadequate safety devices
- Mr. Fuchs has resolved by verdict or settlement over 50 other cases for
1 million dollars or more
Areas of Practice
- New York, 1991
- New Jersey, 1990
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1999
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1999
Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
Honors and Awards
Professional Associations and Memberships