Ronald C. Burke, Esq

Trial Attorney with 30+ Years of Experience

Attorney Ronald C. Burke, Esq. has more than 30 years of experience and has focused his career on representing clients in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice and legal malpractice. He is a seasoned trial lawyer and has won many seven-figure settlements and verdicts for his clients over the years, including many case victories listed among the largest in the history of the state. (See Case Results page of this website under heading "Why Choose Us?".) He has been featured in the news and is a regular lecturer for the New York County Lawyers Association, as well as having lectured before the New York State Bar Association. Ron is also an attorney with Kelner & Kelner, a New York personal injury/medical malpractice law firm.

Recent Case Results

  • Last week I obtained a verdict of $5,730,000 against an anesthesiologist and hospital for the wrongful death of a 56 year old elevator mechanic who suffered a brain injury during surgery to place a feeding tube in his stomach. Read On

  • Jury awards a verdict of $2, 017,000 to a 65 year old former bricklayer who fell off a collapsed scaffold sustaining an intra-articular comminuted calcaneus (heel) fracture and complex regional pain syndrome of the right foot causing a permanent limp. Read On

Awards and Accolades

Mr. Burke's awards and accolades are many. Among them, he has been included in New York Super Lawyers® each year since 2010, and he has received the highest-possible AV® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. Verdict Search, a part of the New York Law Journal, frequently recognizes his notable successes after winning some of the highest settlements and verdicts in past years. He was also featured in their list of the "Top New York Verdicts" and "Top New York Settlements."

In June 2023, Ron Burke secured a $7,500,000 settlement after a jury verdict holding the driver of an SUV 95% liable for striking a pedestrian in the crosswalk fracturing his skull and causing permanent brain injuries. This case settled after openings in the damages phase of the trial. In 2022 Ron Burke secured two $5,000,000 jury verdicts: one in Nassau County on behalf of a construction worker who fell off a ladder and suffered a pilon fracture of his ankle; the second in Kings County in a medical/dental malpractice case involving the spread of an infection from the maxillary sinus to the frontal sinus and then to the brain - necessitating a craniotomy. Also in 2022, he obtained a settlement of $2,500,000 just prior to jury selection, for a child struck by a bus.

Ron Burke is member of the New York State Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as before the United States Supreme Court.

When Ron Burke is not handling personal injury and malpractice cases, he has been highly involved in the local community. He was a member of the Village of Rockville Centre Volunteer Fire Department, has served on the local School Board and as Chairman of the local Zoning Board. Learn more about Ron Burke and how he can skillfully handle your personal injury or malpractice case by contacting the Law Offices of Ronald C. Burke, Esq. right away to schedule your complimentary case evaluation. Our firm is here to help!

Contact a New York Malpractice Attorney

Our firm provides each client's case with thorough preparation and aggressive representation, ensuring that you win the best possible results for your case whether it is settled or goes to trial. As a seasoned trial lawyer, Mr. Burke can provide the strong and relentless representation you need to establish negligence in a medical or legal malpractice. We also represent victims of accidents of all kinds to compensate you for any damages you may have suffered. Our firm can recover compensation for your medical expenses, loss of income, pain and suffering, loss of the quality of life and much more. Contact us today!

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