Michaelangelo Matera

The Matera Law Firm

Personal Injury Lawyer | Serving Melville, NY

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560 Broadhollow Rd. Ste. 303
Melville, NY 11747

Real Help For The Injured And The Accused

Suffering a serious injury can be the beginning of the most difficult time of your life. You may be worried about medical bills and lost wages while you are trying to work through recovering from your injuries. You deserve help that understands what you are going through and that has the skills necessary to deliver results for you.

At The Matera Law Firm, we offer our representation that is backed by decades of trial experience that includes work as former prosecutors. Knowing how to create positive results at trial has helped us secure millions of dollars in compensation for our clients over the years.

Our firm can help if you were injured in any type of accident, including:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Dog attacks

Call Michaelangelo Matera today at 516-741-6700 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Michaelangelo Matera

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, J.D.
  • Binghamton University

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • lMillion Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Catholic Lawyers Guild, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Criminal Courts Bar Association of Nassau County, Member, 2009 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member, 2005 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present
  • New York State Defender’s Association, Member, 2008 - Present

$1,500,000 - In one of the most highly publicized cases in not only New York but also national history, our firm obtained a settlement just before trial for the Estate of an individual who was murdered by members of the New York City Police Department who were moonlighting as members of organized crime. The murder occurred in 1990 and despite the fact that we did not learn who had killed the client until fifteen years later, we were still able to piece the case together and obtain a favorable settle

$1,400,000 - verdict for a laborer who fell when a scaffold collapsed while he was attaching siding to a home resulting in an injury to his back.

$700,000 - for a client in Queens County who was a patron in a restaurant and was thrown out by a security officer in what turned out to be a case of mistaken identity. The client sustained a broken leg which required surgery to repair.

$450,000 - settlement for a 52 year old client who was injured when another driver attempted to make a left turn in front of her in Nassau County. Our client sustained injuries to her back which required surgery to repair.

$250,000 - for a retired school teacher who was a passenger in a car when it was struck by another vehicle in Nassau County resulting in several fractures and a collapsed lung. The $250,000 was the total coverage available and resulted in the court opining in essence that based upon the evidence our firm presented, the award would have been even higher if there was more coverage available.

$250,000 - for a 19 year old college student who was hit by a car after exiting his vehicle and walking towards school sustaining a leg fracture.

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