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Practice Areas

Real Estate

     Robert L. Ryan, Jr. offers comprehensive legal advice on a full range of transactional matters including the purchase and sale of real estate, and represents parties embroiled in contract fulfillment disputes. I assist individuals and businesses with their real estate legal issues.

     Find out how our expertise in Real Estate Law can meet your legal needs – contact us today for an initial, no-cost, no-obligation consultation.


Medical Malpractice


     Medical malpractice can also be described as professional negligence, which is a specialized area of personal injury law. A thorough understanding of the law and medicine is required.

     Medical malpractice takes place when a health care provider fails to act within the standards of care required of them in treating a patient, and this failure causes or contributes to the death or injury to the patient.

     I will undertake a thorough analysis of your relevant medical records with the assistance of a medical expert before advising you whether or not your case has merit. This is a requirement under existing law.

     Every reasonable effort will be made to pursue fair and just compensation for the injury sustained. The firm has worked with the finest medical experts in various fields of medicine and will strive to achieve a successful result. Every case is handled as though a trial will be conducted. Settlement is reached only when a fair result can be obtained.

     Your case is as important to me as it to you. Personalized attention to detail separates my firm from all other medical malpractice firms. For a free personal consultation contact me.

Personal Injury


     In a personal injury lawsuit, the plaintiff bears the burden of proof; so it is the injured who must convince the court that the other party was at fault and caused the injuries. When you consider the difficulties and the importance of presenting a strong case associated with this proposition, you can appreciate that your lawyer’s knowledge, experience and legal skills will help you prevail.

     As your attorney, I will pursue full and fair compensation. Together with investigators, medical experts and accident reconstructionists work, we will determine the root cause of the accident. We will gather the evidence you need to support your claim for trial as well as settlement negotiations. I offer comprehensive legal representation in the following areas of law:

  • Auto Accidents

  • Dog Bites

  • Slip & Fall

  • Wrongful Death

  • Premises Liability

  • Negligence


Business Formation

     It is important to select the right structure when creating your business and the right lawyer to represent you.

I represent both public and private sector clients who need an experienced transactional law attorney. It is essential to focus on each client’s overall business objective. This ensures a smooth and quick resolution to the issue at hand. The firm excels in meeting deadlines and paying attention to the details which are critical in today’s marketplace. I am dedicated to offering practical legal advice in a timely and efficient manner.

I can assist you in the following areas:

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Business Transactions

  • Contracts

  • Business Formation

Choosing between a sole proprietorship, corporation, partnership and other options is an important decision. Selecting the right entity may help to limit your personal liability. I will help you weigh the risks and benefits of limited liability companies (LLC), limited liability partnerships (LLP), Subchapter S election for corporations and navigate the options that are available.

Family / Divorce Law

     I have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Divorce

  • Spousal support

  • Child Custody

  • Child Support

  • Legal Separation

  • Prenuptual agreements

  • Mediation

  • Appeals


     Please contact me for a free consultation to discuss your specific needs.

Insurance Law

     Insurance companies require attorneys who are skilled, seasoned and diligent. Analyzing relevant evidence secured through a variety of discovery techniques and procuring unimpeachable expert witnesses is critical to a successful defense. Comprehensive and thorough legal advice from attorneys with decades of defense experience is always provided at our law firm.

     I have represented the insureds of many prominent insurance companies and self-insured entities. This would include Medical Liability Malpractice Insurance Company, Firemen’s Fund, St. Paul Fire & Marine, INA/Aetna, AIG, USAA, PRI and Travelers. I have also represented the Long Island Rail Road, Town of Hempstead, Village of Freeport and Long Island Water Corporation, among others.

     Clients are assisted from the initial occurrence with factual investigation of claims and all discovery and pretrial preparation including the retention and trial preparation of expert witnesses. It is critical to a thorough and complete defense that cases be treated from the outset as though a trial will be held. I have found that this approach lends itself to favorable dispositions prior to trial by motion practice or settlement. I have also sucessfully prosecuted numerous appeals.

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