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General Defense


Law Offices of Richard A. Fogel, P.C.

389 Cedar Avenue, Islip, New York 11751-4627

Practice Areas

  • Toxic Torts
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Medical Devices
  • Environmental Law
  • Commercial Litigation

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About Us

Richard A. Fogel has an extensive science background with a Master's Degree in Marine Environmental Sciences and 30 years practice in Toxic Tort, Insurance Coverage, Product Liability, Commercial and Environmental Litigation. As a former scientist, he has a unique ability to work with experts on technical issues and communicate complex causation and scientific explanations to courts and juries. His practice is ninety percent repeat business because his focus is on getting the matter resolved on a cost effective basis that serves the client's best interests. This is not a volume practice unlike many insurance defense firms. Rather, it is designed for personal service for technical cases without incurring the premium price demanded by larger firms. The office is in Suffolk County, Long Island but the firm appears in all courts located in the greater New York area and northern New Jersey. Consider referring one of your toughest cases to the Law Offices of Richard A. Fogel, P.C. and let Rich show you how personal service and unique experience can help you resolve problems cost effectively.

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

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Personnel Information

Firm Member


Richard A. Fogel

Islip, NY

Admitted
  • New Jersey, 1987
  • New York, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
Additional Biographical Details:

Adjunct Professor of Business Law and Litigation at Nassau Community College

Memberships:
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Babylon Environmental Conservation Commission (Former Chairman)
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Southampton College of LIU, B.S., 1980
  • State University of New York, Marine Science Research Center, M.S., 1982
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1987

Born: 1959

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Legal Articles by Richard A. Fogel

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High Profile Cases

Andrade v. Wong, 251 A.D.2d 609, 675 N.Y.S. 2d 112 (2nd Dep't 1998) (lead paint); Garcia v. Government Employees Ins. Co., 30 N.Y.3d 1033, 69 N.Y.S.3d 206 (2017) (coverage); Lopez v. Gem Gravure Co., Inc., 50 A.D.3d 1102, 1108, 858 N.Y.S.2d 226, 231 (2d Dep’t 2008)(causation/toxic torts)

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