Scott D. Frendel has spent his legal career concentrating in negligence, medical malpractice and workers’ compensation litigation, specifically cases involving serious injuries. Mr. Frendel was formerly associated with a prestigious New York City law firm, where he worked directly with many of the top trial attorneys in New York as rated by New York Magazine. He has worked on complex cases involving brain damage in infants, erb’s palsy and failure to diagnose cancer.
Most recently, Mr. Frendel was lead attorney in a complex case involving a commercial diver who sustained severe brain damage. Mr. Frendel was able to secure a settlement of $15 million for the diver and his family. Details of this case can be found in our reported cases section.
He spent part of his legal career in California where he worked extensively on cases concerning the Jones Act and The Longshoreman and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. Through the years he has developed a diverse clientele, which includes police officers, judges, firefighters, teachers, plumbers, construction workers and postal workers. Mr. Frendel represents many of these clients throughout New York state in Orange County, Rockland County, Westchester County, and the five boroughs. He argues many cases on behalf of his clients at the New York State Supreme Court, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Boards and the New York State Workers’ Compensation Appellate Bureau.
Mr. Frendel graduated from the State University of New York at Oneonta in 1992, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in business economics, with a concentration in finance. He graduated from Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 1997 with a Juris Doctor. He is admitted to practice in New York and in the Appellate Division, 2nd Department. Mr. Frendel is a member of the Rockland County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.
Areas Of Practice
New York State Workers’ Compensation
Work Related Accidents
Slip and Fall Accidents
Social Security Disability
Maritime Personal Injury (Jones Act)
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York
• Juris Doctorate – 1997
State University of New York at Oneonta
• B.S.C.B.E. – 1992
• Major: Finance
Professional Associations and Memberships
Rockland County Bar Association, Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
Orange County Chamber of Commerce, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
Injured Workers Bar Association, Member