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Laurence C. Tarowsky

New York Personal Injury Lawyer

Laurence C. Tarowsky, Attorney at Law is here to protect the rights of men and women who have been seriously injured throughout Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, and Staten Island areas. Prior to going into private practice, Laurence C. Tarowsky began his career working for an insurance company defending a variety of lawsuits. During this period of time, Laurence C. Tarowsky gained valuable insight into the tools used by insurance companies to try to minimize the amount of money that they are legally obligated to pay. Using those skills, over 30 years ago, Laurence C. Tarowskyopened up his law office with the desire to zealously represent clients who have been seriously injured or have lost a family member in a serious accident.

It is Laurence C. Tarowsky’s mission to make sure that each and every personal injury client and their families are treated with the utmost respect and personal service, and that every available resource is used to maximize the client’s recovery. It is his goal to make sure that every client is treated like they are part of his family. It is for this reason that Laurence C. Tarowsky takes great pride in knowing that his clients constantly refer their friends and family members to him when they become, unfortunately, victims of someone else’s negligence.

As a personal injury lawyer in Manhattan, New York, Mr. Tarowsky has been recognized as a true leader in the New York personal injury field by other attorneys and judges. Laurence C. Tarowsky is continuously asked to represent accident victims who have been referred to him by other attorneys who have come to trust him over the course of his career. Mr. Tarowsky takes a personal and direct commitment to every client, and he is available to them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Mr. Tarowsky enjoys being an advocate for his clients and has won millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on their behalf. Mr. Tarowsky has been published in the New York Law Journal’s Top Verdicts and Settlements list, identifying him as one of the top personal injury lawyers in New York.

Mr. Tarowsky’s personal injury law practice areas include significant catastrophic accidents, spinal cord injuries, construction accidents, car and truck accidents, premises liability cases, bus and subway accidents, and slip/trip and fall accidents.

Mr. Tarowsky has been a long-standing member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. He has also served as judge and evaluator as part of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition.


  • Hofstra University School of Law, 1986, Juris Doctor
  • Syracuse University, 1983, Bachelor of Science (Accounting)

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1990

Laurence C. Tarowsky does not get paid unless you get compensated for your injuries. Case evaluations are always free. Please call (212) 947-2099 or contact us online.

Client Testimonials

The Opinions that Matter Most
  • “I recommend Mr. Tarowsky for anyone who is in need of a true professional and perhaps more importantly — a decent human being.”

  • “He’s always helpful when working on my cases. Compassion is an understatement, he authentically cares and would go to the end of the earth for his clients, 24/7.”

  • “He always has time to answer questions about your case and pushes for the best deal for his client. He’s a lawyer that cares.”

  • “Lonnie is not an ‘ambulance chaser!’ He is honest, reliable, straightforward and extremely professional.”

  • “He stands up for your rights and helps you get what you deserve, and works very quickly to resolve your issues.”

  • “I have the utmost confidence and respect for his ability as an attorney, and also for his ability to recognize the human element in these cases.”

  • “He won a case that a previous lawyer handled very poorly and a case that I almost lost. Very reputable lawyer.”

  • “Lawyer Tarowsky will say yes and he will bring smiles to your face. He did it for me so he can equally do it for you. ”

  • “I was given great advice on what I was to be focused on during the case and Mr. Tarowsky, as well as staff, were very prepared and organized. ”

  • “Thank you for helping me during my time of hardship, and for helping me deal with my pains, complaints and all of the rest.”

  • “Mr. Tarowsky is all about his clients and the well being of them, he would answer all questions, if he missed a call from you he will call you back, he keeps you informed at all times.”

  • “He is thoughtful and excellent at his job. I could not have a better attorney than Mr. Tarowsky.”

  • “While working with him, my perspective never faltered and I knew that my family had made the right choice of attorney.”

  • “Best of all, he has become my friend, and that is the most beautiful blessing anyone could ask for.”

  • “When everybody else said ‘no’ he found a way. He silently works for you, the key is to be patient and he will get you the results.”


Millions of Dollars Recovered*

  • $1,975,000.00 Car Accident
    The plaintiff’s vehicle was stopped and struck from behind by a bus in Bronx. After receiving minor treatment for his back injuries, he underwent back surgery and was unable to return to work. The insurance company for the bus claimed that his injuries were not related to this accident, but rather an accident he had a few years prior. The medical evidence presented by the attorney demonstrated that they were, in fact, caused by this accident.
  • $2,700,000.00 Lead Paint Poisoning
    A child in a Bronx apartment building suffered lead paint poisoning from his exposure to the paint on the apartment walls, ceilings and floors which had an unsafe lead content. The child suffered cognitive and motor skill delays. This settlement will provide a lifetime payout for the benefit of the child.
  • $1,200,000.00 Negligence
    Woman sustained burn injuries to her hands and face, and her two children were killed, in a house fire in Queens. The fire was started by the negligent use of a torch by a plumber who had been doing work at the home. In addition, the homeowner did not provide working smoke detectors at the time of the fire.
  • $990,000.00 Construction Accident
    Construction worker fell from a ladder at a construction site in Manhattan, causing a back injury.
  • $775,000.00 Car Accident
    Rear-end collision in Brooklyn, causing knee and back injuries. The responsible vehicle only had $25,000 in insurance coverage. After obtaining a settlement from the insurance company, we proceeded to recover an additional $750,000 in an Arbitration award for Underinsurance benefits from the injured person’s own insurance company.
  • $750,000.00 Ladder Accident
    Queens resident, a painter, fell from a ladder while painting the exterior of a restaurant. He sustained a serious injury to his lower spine.
  • $600,000.00 Scaffold Accident
    Apprentice carpenter fell from a scaffold at a construction site in Manhattan and sustained bulging discs in his lower spine.
  • $450,000.00 Pedestrian Knockdown
    Young woman sustained head and facial injuries after being struck by a motorcycle in Manhattan. The Police Report indicated that she was running to cross the street, and was not in the crosswalk at the intersection. This was disputed by other witness statements obtained by the attorney.
  • $450,000.00 Automobile Accident with FDNY
    The plaintiff was struck by a New York City Fire Department vehicle, which claimed to be responding to an emergency in Queens with its lights and sirens on. The plaintiff suffered a back injury, and denied the FDNY vehicle had its lights and sirens on.
  • $445,000.00 Car Accident
    The plaintiff was struck from behind by a vehicle in Westchester County, causing a serious back injury.

Why Hire Us?

Your Recovery is Too Important Not To
  1. Free Consultations & Case Evaluations for New Clients
  2. Over 30 Years of Personal Injury Experience
  3. Understanding of Insurance Company Tactics
  4. Responsive Representation & 24/7 Call Answering
  5. A Recognized Leader in the New York Personal Injury Field
  6. Millions of Dollars Recovered in Verdicts & Settlements
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  • New York Law Journal’s Top Verdicts and Settlements
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1990
  • AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1990
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association