Gary J. Young


Gary J. Young Attorney At Robert K. Young Law & Assoc. - Nassau  County NY

In June 2018 and for the 3rd consecutive year in a row that Gary J. Young has received the designation of “Super Lawyer.” After attending the University of Albany, Gary J. Young graduated Cum Laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and, in July 1998, was admitted to practice law in the State of New York. Since joining his father's practice in 1997, Gary has handled thousands of personal injury cases and recovered tens of millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. Gary has successfully tried both jury and non-jury cases, as well as arbitrations, throughout New York. Gary's unwavering work ethic and "no stone left unturned" management style, has proven extremely effective over the past 20 years, helping him win exceptional recoveries for his clients. Recently, in January 2018 Gary obtained an award for a victim of an intentional assault in the amount of $1,100,000.00 and in February through July 2018 awards of $650,000.00, $700,000.00, and $750,000.00 for car accident victims who sustained spinal injuries.  Other noteworthy recent awards include a $250,000.00 jury verdict for a woman who sustained a shoulder and back injury (the offer prior to trial was $25,000.00), $985,000.00 for a man who injured his back at a construction site, a combined total award of $975,000.00 for two persons who slipped and fell on separate occasions at the same apartment building and sustained spinal injuries, $900,000.00 for a woman who slipped and fell on ice and injured her spine, $550,000.00 for a man who sustained knee and shoulder injuries at a construction site, $550,000.00 from the property owner for a woman who suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident on his property and $500,000.00 for a man who sustained spinal injuries as a result of a car accident.
Past awards also include $1,350,000.00 for a dog bite victim who aggravated a neck injury and suffered a back injury (this award was the highest award ever for a dog bite victim in Queens County and  as per the New York Law Journal, the highest award in NYS for the year ending 2016 for a dog bite victim), $1,000,000.00 for a woman who suffered severe facial lacerations and fractures in a motor vehicle accident, $925,000.00 for a disabled man who suffered a spinal injury resulting from a construction accident at his home, $900,000.00 for a woman severely injured in a motor vehicle accident, $900,000.00 for a man who suffered severe spinal injuries in a motor vehicle accident, and $800,000.00 for a man who also suffered back injuries in a car accident.

Gary understands and appreciates the "human side" of personal injury, and how the negligence of others can exact an enormous emotional and physical toll on his clients. For this reason, Gary keeps in constant contact with clients throughout their cases to ensure they are kept well informed, allowing his clients to focus on their physical and emotional recovery. Gary also prides himself on client responsiveness, ensuring that all phone calls are answered or returned promptly the same day. Gary understands that simple things, such as professionalism and good old fashion kindness and emotional support, can go a long way to helping his clients achieve not only monetary compensation for their injuries but also the peace of mind and confidence knowing that the right man is on the job.

Gary has also regularly lectured on No-Fault issues, in January 2012, was voted "Best Attorney in Long Island" by the readership of the Long Island Press and received a “Super Lawyers” designations for the years 2016 and 2017.

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