David Cook

Kreindler & Kreindler LLP

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3rd Avenue 750
New York 10017 NY US

David C. Cook was admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 1973 and has been with the firm for 30 years and a partner at the firm since 1988. He has focused on litigation for over 35 years, with particular attention to major transportation accidents, including aviation disasters, multidistrict litigation, products liability, including railroad disasters, major bus accidents, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, job site and construction disasters, property and fire damage as well as flood insurance litigation resulting in wrongful death and life altering injuries.

He has served as vice-chair of the ABA Tort and Insurance Practice Section’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Executive Committee for Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law, and Chairman of its Fire and Property Insurance Section. He has been a member of the New York County Lawyers Association, American Bar Association and the American Association of Justice.

He practices nationally, internationally and throughout the New York Metropolitan Tri-State area and has been admitted in many state and federal courts, including New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Florida, Illinois, Utah, Georgia, U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. He is a co-author of the recognized three volume treatise “New York Law of Torts.”

Mr. Cook prides himself and his firm in their hands-on approach in the aggressive representation of each of their clients and recognizes that each client’s case is the most important in each of their respective lives. He litigates and tries many high profile cases throughout the United States obtaining decades-long history of numerous multi-million dollar results, a few of which include:

  • 2018 high seven figure recovery for fall from elevated structure
  • 2018 high seven figure wrongful death recovery in transportation accident
  • 2017 traumatic brain injury high seven figure recovery Federal District court
  • 2017 seven figure wrongful death recovery resulting from structural collapse
  • 2014 seven figure conclusion of railroad personal injury accident
  • 2013 seven figure jury verdict in New York County, State Supreme Court, against NYCTA
  • 2012 conclusion of seven figure wrongful death and personal injuries resulting from a Railroad tunnel excavation collapse
  • 2011 stairways and construction sites
  • 2011 Wrongful death of construction concrete worker resulting from 2008 collapse of a Manhattan high rise superstructure
  • 2010-2015 Second Avenue subway construction catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases
  • 2009 Medical malpractice, seven figure conclusion of loss of limbs by college student

Virtually all of Mr. Cook’s practice is dedicated to catastrophic injury and wrong death lawsuits with seven figure plus damages.

Education:

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. – 1972
  • New York University-University Heights Campus, Bronx, New York
    • B.A. – 1968

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1985 – Present
  • New York State Lawyers Association, Member, 1973 – Present
  • New York State Bar, Member
  • New York State Bar, Section of Insurance Law, Chairman
  • American Bar Association (TIPS), Vice-Chair, Committee on Insurance Coverage Litigation, 1995 – 1996
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

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