Legal Team

About Us

The Law Offices of Eric Richman is a New York City personal injury law firm located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our experienced lawyers provide outstanding personal injury legal representation to individuals and families who suffered injuries in and around New York, including New York City, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Rockland, Westchester, Long Island, Nassau County or Suffolk County.

Personal injuries impact the life of not only the person involved, but the lives of their family, friends and even co-workers. In addition to severe physical and emotional trauma, there are often substantial financial consequences that arise from serious injuries, such as lost income, medical expenses, diminished earnings and more. Unfortunately, injured persons must address these issues from the moment the accident occurs, through the days, weeks, months and even years of their recovery process.

Reputation for Excellence

Our principal attorney, Eric Richman, Esq. is an experienced trial lawyer and one of the best known and most respected personal injury attorneys in New York City. Mr. Richman has been featured in the New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, New York Newsday and is a frequent guest expert on local and national television. We have helped clients and their families recover millions of dollars in awards and settlements for serious accidents and injuries, including car and truck accidents, trip and fall injuries and medical malpractice.If you are injured, you need a New York City accident attorney who will fight for you. We invite you to contact our New York personal injury firm for a free initial consultation. We offer confidential home or hospital visits if you cannot travel.

We take cases on a contingency fee basis. If we accept your case, there is no fee unless we recover damages for you. Our team of experienced New York trial attorneys work with the leading investigators and medical and financial experts. Together, we research cases, obtain evidence and prepare for a successful trial or favorable settlement.

What Makes Us Different?

The extremely personalized representation you will receive throughout the complex legal process. At your sign up, you will be given the personal cell phone of the attorney handling your case.

Starting with your first call to our office you will feel the passion that our team has for taking care of you. We are passionate about winning your case, convincing the insurance adjusters or a jury that you were right all along and collecting every cent your case, the law, and circumstance allow.

You will be surprised at the level of personal service and professionalism you experience. You will be surprised how much your mind can be put at ease when you are comfortable and trust your legal team.

Our Attorneys

Eric Richman

Eric Richman, Esq. is an experienced New York City personal injury lawyer who has dedicated his career to fighting for injury victims and their families. Mr. Richman has won millions of dollars for his clients and is one of the best known and most respected personal injury attorneys in New York City.

Mr. Richman’s personal commitment to each and every client is unique in the personal injury lawyer landscape. He answers each and every phone call and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for his clients.

Mr. Richman has been featured in the New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, New York Newsday and is a frequent guest expert on local and national television.

Mr. Richman’s personal injury law practice areas include the following:

  • Personal injury
  • Car and truck accidents
  • Bus and subway accidents
  • Motorcycle and bicycle accidents
  • Trip and fall accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Premises liability
  • Sexual assault victims
  • Medical malpractice
  • Wrongful death and catastrophic injuries

Mr. Richman completed his undergraduate work at Brandeis University, graduating Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated in 1997 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Mr. Richman is a member of the American Association for Justice, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Jewish Lawyers Guild and the New York State Bar Association and the bar associations for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is also admitted to practice in New Jersey. Mr. Richman is actively involved in a wide variety of charitable organizations and New York philanthropies.

Philip Karasyk (Of Counsel)

Philip Karasyk, Esq. is the son and grandson of New York City police officers and has a unique viewpoint and expertise into the issues facing the New York Police Department. His personal familiarity with the internal workings of the New York Police Department has helped him represent officers in the NYPD Trial Room and before major investigative bodies, as well as police officers charged with serious crimes.

Mr. Karasyk is a member of the bar associations of New York State Courts, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Mr. Karasyk completed his undergraduate work at Northeastern University. He graduated from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois.

James Moschella (Of Counsel)

James Moschella, Esq. comes from a family of New York City police officers and firefighters and has experience at all levels of administrative, civil and criminal proceedings. Mr. Moschella is particularly interested in civil rights litigation, and frequently handles civil rights cases concerning allegations of abuse of police authority and excessive force.

Mr. Moschella is a member of the bar associations of New York State Courts, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit.

Mr. Moschella completed his undergraduate studies at St. John’s University, Queens, New York and graduated from Brooklyn Law School.