Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP
Law Firm Overview
Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool has recovered nearly $1 billion on behalf of injured clients. Through half a century of excellence in the negotiating room and in the courtroom, we have built one of the premiere personal injury and medical malpractice law firms in New York City.
The firm is highly regarded for excellence throughout the state of New York and handles many complex medical malpractice and serious personal injury or wrongful death cases on behalf of other attorneys. Other law firms retain the trial attorneys and support staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool because of the firm’s reputation for winning significant monetary awards in difficult, complex cases and very serious personal injury cases.
Because of their winning record, comprehensive understanding of the law, attention to detail, and tenacity in the courtroom, the New York personal injury trial attorneys at Queller Fisher have built a reputation among their peers as the "attorney's attorney."
A key factor to the firm’s success -- selectively choosing very serious New York personal injury and medical malpractice cases on which to focus all of the firm’s talent, knowledge, experience and resources -- remains a hallmark of Queller Fisher and its distinctive brand of success, both in the negotiating room … and in the courtroom.
However, today Queller Fisher makes a conscious effort to make the firm’s high-quality legal representation available to the general public, by reaching out to the seriously injured and allowing prospective clients to more easily access the firm on their own without having to be referred by another attorney.
We welcome the opportunity to meet with you -- at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool there is absolutely no fee or cost associated with your case unless we recover money on your behalf.
We offer free consultations to discuss your case and can even arrange to meet you in your home or hospital room when necessary. Our staff can communicate in a number of languages, including English, Spanish, Portugese, Russian, Polish, Mandarin, Shanghainese, Italian, French, Sinhalese, and Arabic.
At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, we have built a firm of trial lawyers and support staff with the knowledge and experience to handle a broad range of medical malpractice and personal injury cases. From a traumatic brain injury stemming from a New York car accident, to serious medical malpractice cases involving complex surgery, our firm will assign a law partner and assemble the team of staff members best suited to represent you and your case.
All partners in the firm are highly skilled and widely respected trial attorneys, who enjoy excellent statewide and national reputations. All associate attorneys are members of the New York State Trial Lawyer’s Association and have significant experience in personal injury and medical malpractice law.
When a catastrophic event affects your life, you deserve only the best qualified attorneys you can find to represent you and your family.
Your future and the well-being of you and your family can depend on finding the very best law firm to fight for your rights. The New York personal injury lawyers and medical malpractice attorneys have spent decades proving that we are that law firm and we have the experience and results to prove it.
How We Work
Partners carefully screen each potential case presented to the firm. Upon acceptance, your case will be assigned to a lead attorney and a team of support staff specifically chosen and assembled based on their experience and qualifications and the needs of your case.
The diverse professional background of the firm's lawyers and staff experts ensures that every case is handled by an experienced team that is thoroughly familiar with the nature of the claim, whether it involves a New York car accident, construction accident, premise liability, wrongful death or medical malpractice claim.
Your case is then thoroughly investigated, typically in consultation with experts and private investigators. The firm has longstanding relationships with investigators, medical and legal professionals, and expert witnesses, who play key roles in the successful resolution of our personal injury and medical malpractice cases.
At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, we pride ourselves on our ability to seamlessly manage our cases from the day a client walks in the door until your case’s final resolution at trial or settlement.
Unlike many personal injury attorneys who have never, or rarely, taken a case to trial, the New York trial lawyers at Queller Fisher are renowned for their skills in the courtroom. The lead lawyer on your case is involved in every step of the process, including strategic decision making, preparation of court filings, settlement negotiations, factual, legal and medical research, pre-trial conferencing and trial.
Excellence and Success
The New York personal injury lawyers and medical malpractice attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of thousands of clients.
While previous case results cannot indicate the worth or potential value of other cases, we have included many multi-million dollar verdicts throughout this website and can provide additional results upon request.
Because at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, our history, our work on behalf of our clients, and our results in the courtroom is our reputation.
Support Staff and Research
Associate attorneys at Queller Fisher are some of the best and brightest in their field and provide invaluable expertise and support in building the firm’s cases. Additionally, we employ skilled legal assistants and paralegals with a wide range of knowledge and experience in the field of personal injury and medical malpractice negotiation and litigation.
Our firm employs the latest technology and cutting-edge research techniques, which enables our attorneys and staff to access a multitude of databases and other legal and medical resources and to obtain the latest information from the court system and other avenues of investigation.
Even when they are in court, our attorneys are in constant contact with the office and the team assigned to your case and our state-of-the-art case management system affords us instant access to thousands of scanned documents and other case information.
With Queller Fisher in your corner, you can rest assured with the confidence that not only do you have our attorneys representing you, but you have an entire team specifically assembled to win you the compensation you deserve.
Our Martindale-Hubbell Listing
As a result of our outstanding reputation, Queller Fisher has been awarded the prestigious AV rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, an award only bestowed upon the finest law firms in the country. In addition, all partners have been AV Peer Review Rated, a testament to each lawyer’s legal ability and ethical standards.
We are particularly proud of this prestigious distinction because it is not our opinion but rather the hard-earned opinions of the judges who preside over our courtrooms, the lawyers we face at trial and other professionals in the legal community.
Our attorneys are active members of national and state bar associations, including the New York State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the New York State Trial Lawyer’s Association, the New York City Trial Lawyer’s Association, and the New York County Lawyer’s Association.
We are recognized as leaders in the field of New York personal injury trial lawyers and medical malpractice trial attorneys and are often retained by other attorneys to represent their clients in highly complex and catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice cases.
Our partners frequently lecture before law students, attorneys and judges on different aspects of trial preparation and techniques, and complex personal injury and medical malpractice issues.
Professional and Accessible
High standards of professionalism, concern, diligence, integrity and skill are demanded from each of our attorneys and support staff. We maintain flexible hours and respond to every telephone call.
Our attorneys can be reached on an emergency basis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In ensuring and demanding that each and every case Queller Fisher takes the honor and responsibility of representing, our staff frequently works evenings and weekends to make sure your case benefits from everything our firm has to offer and that your likelihood of a significant recovery is maximized.
If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed as a result of a New York personal injury accident or an incident involving medical malpractice, call Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool today to inquire about a free and confidential appointment to discuss your case.
Some of the firm's most notable successes can be found by clicking here.
The firm's lawyers are well known in the profession. Several partners teach at law schools and are regularly asked to participate in conferences, panel discussions and continuing legal education classes sponsored by national and state bar associations.
Areas of Practice
- Medical Malpractice
- Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
- Injured Parties
- Sorichetti v. City of New York, 408 N.Y.S.2d 219 (N.Y.Sup. 1978)
- Warmsley v. City of New York, 454 N.Y.S.2d 144 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept. 1982)
- Sullivan v. Held, 438 N.Y.S.2d 359 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept. 1981)
- Pittsburgh Fabric Products Co. v. Geller, 65 N.Y.S.2d 461 (N.Y.Sup. 1946)
- Sorichetti by Sorichetti v. City of New York, 482 N.E.2d 70 (N.Y. 1985)
- Bank of New York
West Practice Categories
Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury