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For over 25 years, Carol L. Schlitt has helped New Yorkers achieve peace of mind and recover millions of dollars in damages. “I understand that you want a personal injury lawyer who pays attention to you, moves your case as quickly as possible and obtains the most compensation. I will be your personal lawyer from beginning to tend. I make a simple promise: I will do everything I can to deliver remarkable service and outstanding results. I love what I do and love coming through for my clients!

Carol Schlitt’s cases have been listed among the highest verdicts in New York State. Ms. Schlitt has been named a Super Lawyer for each of the last five years, a designation given to the top five percent of attorneys in New York State. The National Trial Lawyers have named Carol Schlitt one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers.  Avvo has given Carol Schlitt a Superb rating of 10.0, the highest rating a personal injury lawyer can obtain. The American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers has named the Schlitt Law Firm as one of the Ten Best in New York for Customer Satisfaction. Our outstanding legal work has been recognized by multiple media outlets, including CBS-TV, MSNBC, the New York Times, the New York Post, Newsday and News 12.

Contact The Schlitt Law Firm today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Car Accident Cases
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Supermarket and Product Liability Matters
  • Municipal Liability
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Slip, Trip and Fall
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Taxi Accident Cases
  • Elevator and Escalator Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Lander and Scaffold Cases

Call Attorney Carol Schlitt today at 631-823-1115 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Carol L. Schlitt


  • State of New York
  • Eastern and Southern Districts of Federal District Court

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Rated Superb (10.0) by Avvo
  • Named Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Had Two Verdicts Listed Among Top Verdicts n NY State
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bronx Bar Association
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Named as a Top Personal Injury Attorneys by New York SuperLawyers magazine
  • Past winner of the New York City Municipal Attorney of the Year with cases listed among the Top Ten Civil Verdicts in New York
  • Featured in the New York Times, Newsday, the New York Post, New York One, the New York Jury Verdict Reporter and the New York Law Journal

Verdicts and Settlements

$4.9 Million Awarded to Nurse Assaulted by Patient

A psych patient viciously assaulted a nurse leaving her with head, face and eye injuries.

Trip Down a Stairs Results in $200,000 Settlement

A landlord failed to repair damages to a stairway and a woman tripped over town carpet.

Slip and Fall at Fast Food Restaurant Results in $90,000 Settlement

A young woman slipped on spilled liquid and injured her back

Parking Lot Slip on Ice Leads to $75,000 Settlement

A woman slipped on ice in a store parking lot.

$425,000 Settlement for Woman Injured by Collapsing Cabinets in her Brooklyn Apartment

A couple living in Brooklyn endured leaking water into their kitchen.

$265,000 Settlement for Slip and Fall on Ice at Suburban New York Train Station

A New York woman slipped and fell on black ice at the pay station kiosk of a train station and injured her shoulder and back.

New York State Appellate Court Upholds $560,000 Award in Bronx Broken Step Case

The New York State Appellate Division upheld a lower court award of $560,000 to a girl who suffered multiple broken bones

Medical Malpractice $23 Million Structured Settlement for a Brain Damaged Baby

During labor and delivery, doctors and nurses ignored fetal distress for 70 minutes causing hypoxia that resulted in brain damage.

$500,000 Verdict for Pedestrian Knocked Down by New York City Bus

On September 27, 2010, a Manhattan jury awarded Antonia Reyes $500,000 in compensation for the injuries she suffered when knocked down by a New York City Transit Authority bus.

New York City Pedestrian Struck by Car in Manhattan Settles Case for $100,000

A New York City man crossing Third Avenue at 73rd Street was struck by a car and badly injured.

Wrongful Death Car Accident Case on Long Island Settles for $1.25 Million

A successful software entrepreneur and family man was driving home after work when a woman crossed a double yellow line striking him head on and killing the man.

$1 Million Settlement for Emotional Distress

A tenant organizer and his girlfriend lived in an Upper West Side Manhattan building. The landlord hired men to monitor and harass the plaintiffs.

$975,000 Settlement for Passenger in a Car Accident

Ms. Schlitt served as trial counsel for this case. The client was a passenger in a car travelling east on Randall Avenue in the Bronx.

$970,000 in Long Island Malpractice Case for Failure to Diagnose

A fifty year-old man went to his internist seeking assistance in losing weight. The internist put him on phentermine, a weight loss drug to be used for no more than eight weeks.

$800,000 Verdict for Car Accident Victim

An Albanian immigrant had finished work for the day and was riding home as a passenger in a van. At the same time, a man driving Ford Van collided with a construction company truck and then stuck the van in which our client rode.

$625,000 for Wrongful Death in Queens Nursing Home

A woman suffered a stroke in a hospital and her family moved her to a nursing home for long term care.

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