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New York Blindness or Hearing Loss Attorney

At the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm, we provide legal representation to people who have sustained eye injuries or hearing loss as a result of an accident. We can even come to you at your home, hospital or on the job. If you don’t have a doctor to treat you for your injury, we may well be able to find doctors that can treat you without you paying them until the end of the case, and we can keep insurance adjusters from calling you. These injuries could be caused by medical malpractice, a motor vehicle accident, or a slip, trip and/or fall, an accident at a construction site, among others, and may involve negligence or wrongdoing on the part of the person or people responsible.

eye injuriesOur firm brings these medical professionals, construction site owners, property owners and managers and vehicle owners to trial in appropriate cases. We will not settle your case unless it is in your best interest to do so, and you approve. Click here to see more verdicts and settlements. In one case, we represented a man who was on a ladder using a nail gun and a nail hit his eye because he was not given protective eye goggles. He suffered a loss of vision, but he was still able to see well enough to drive a car. We were able to sue someone other than his employer (boss) and we recovered $795,000 for him. The other side (the defense attorneys) fought bitterly against us, yet we proved liability without a trial. The other side (the defense attorneys) appealed that decision and we won in the appellate courts also. The case was settled during trial for $795,000.

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LASIK Surgery Lawsuits

One of the most common eyesight lawsuits is that filed against doctors for misdiagnosis of candidacy for LASIK surgery. While LASIK is an advanced technology that can seemingly perform miracles in terms of eyesight, it is not safe for everyone.

Doctors should inform their patients of inherent risks and they must give each patient a comprehensive eye exam to learn of any factors or underlying conditions that may put the patient at greater risk.

Read more about here: LASIK Surgery and Medical Malpractice

Blindness and Hearing Loss Claims

Many of these injuries are permanent and greatly diminish the quality of life of the victim. Possible correction or rehabilitation is costly, so if you or someone you know incurred an eye injury or hearing loss that resulted from the negligent or careless actions of others, you should contact us immediately because you may be entitled to a large money award.

At the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm, we will inform you of your rights, guide you through the process, and do everything we can to help you get the most money for your case. Call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 1-800-WORK-4-YOU (1-800-967-5496) to schedule your free consultation. We can even come to you at your home, hospital or on the job.

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Client Testimonials

Mr.Wilhelm and Mr. Ginsberg really care about representing people who might otherwise not be represented. They come to your home, if you are unable for whatever reason to meet with them in their office. That is a rare thing in this day and age. They do excellent work and try their utmost to achieve a positive outcome.read more
Veronica B.
I have worked as appellate counsel and of counsel to Mr. Wilhelm for 25 years. Mr. Wilhelm's firm always does an extremely thorough job of working up each client's case in order to optimize the chances of maximum recovery. The Wilhelm firm zealously litigates their clients' claims and, if necessary, will take a case to trial and on appeal to ensure that their clients get the best results possible under the law.read more
Susan N.
Mr. Wilhelm was very helpful and caring the whole step of the way. Also very efficient in handling my case which was very difficult. I could not thank him or his staff enough for their support.
Inawa M
Most helpful and caring law firm! Mr. Wilhelm and Mr.. Ginsberg make you feel right at ease! Happy holidays to all!
Veronica B.
Extremely professional and polite staff. Very caring lawyers and Mr. Wilhelm and Mr. Ginsberg made you feel right at ease. Would definitely recommend them to others!
Veronica B.
So thankful Mr. Wilhelm accepted me as a client!!I was first taken in by an attorney that only had his interests first, I can't even imagine how I would live if Mr. Wilhelm didn't get the chance to review my case, use his knowledge and experience and WIN BIG!!I didn't know what to expect as far as compensation but I knew everything was going to be all right when Mr. Wilhelm called me one day and asked is he could settle....WOW!!!Not only did Mr. Wilhelm win a summary judgement for me(in my situation this was very good), Mr. Wilhelm got me more money in my pocket than what the bum attorney I was with first demanded in full resolution.Don't waste your time like I did, talk to Mr. Wilhelm first and you will understand what I already know.I learned from my suit, every decision you make WILL AFFECT YOUR WELL BEING!!read more
transcender72
I met with an accident and my leg was broken. My friend suggested me to consult Kenneth A. Wilhelm's law firm as my medical bills was more than the coverage limits of the responsible party. Mr. Wilhelm was very friendly and kept me informed about the case progress and the case outcome was exactly what we expected.read more
John C.
Great attorney. Professional and courteous staff. Wouldn't use anyone else.
Joni Cicerale M.
When my daughter was burned in an accident, my husband and I looked for a good lawyer who specialized in burn cases. My husband found Mr. Kenneth A. Wilhelm, and we called him and met with him. He told us he would do whatever he could for our daughter, and he did! We were very pleased with the work Mr. Wilhelm did for our daughter, and we are glad we chose such an excellent lawyer. We would choose his services again if we had to, and I would recommend his services to my family, friends, or anyone who has need of a lawyer. My daughter is doing well because of him.read more
Stanley G.
My son was born prematurely, and I trusted the doctors and hospital to get him through the first few weeks and out of danger. The doctors made some mistakes in their procedures and my son is now injured for life because of their mistakes. I didn't know what to do. I hired Ken Wilhelm's law office because I heard from someone that Ken Wilhelm is the best. He and his attorneys held the hospital responsible for their errors. We received a very large settlement. It doesn't fix my son's suffering but I feel that my attorneys helped me get what my family deserved for our hardship.read more
Jean S.
I have known Mr. Wilhelm for the past 12 or more years. He represented me for different problems that I had, and he was very successful. I have no problem in recommending him to my friends and neighbors because he is an honest and reliable attorney.
Malcolm N.
I have been a client of Kenneth A. Wilhelm's law firm for many years. I am very pleased with the services that I have received. I have always told my family, friends, and neighbors that if they ever need a lawyer, they should contact Mr. Wilhelm. The employees are not only helpful in assisting your needs, but they are trustworthy and you can be comfortable leaving all matters in their hands. They were very helpful to me and my family when I had my accident, like a second family. Please don't hesitate to call the Wilhelm firm; they will be there for you in your time of need.read more
Guy F.

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