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Christopher Cellante

Posted on Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 at 8:23 am    

Christopher Cellante represents clients who have suffered from catastrophic personal injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, construction accidents, and wrongful death. Prior to joining Hach & Rose LLP, Mr. Cellante defended the City of New York and its agencies, including the NYPD and FDNY, in civil litigation as an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Law Department. He received the Division Chief Award for his advocacy and results achieved on behalf of the City. His knowledge and insight in municipal liability has proven to be an invaluable tool when representing those injured by the City’s negligence. Mr. Cellante also represented injured workers before the New York Workers’ Compensation Board in some of the highest exposure cases in New York, including spinal injury, brain injury, and quadriplegia. His efforts have fostered several multi-million-dollar civil settlements. Mr. Cellante’s aggressive litigation strategy has resulted in hundreds of favorable settlements for injured New Yorkers. When not in the courtroom, Mr. Cellante enjoys spending time with his family in Westchester County. He enjoys deep sea fishing and is an avid fan of the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.

Awards and Associations

  • Division Chief Award with the New York City Law Department

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • University of Notre Dame Law School

Christopher Cellante represents clients who have suffered from catastrophic personal injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, construction accidents, and wrongful death. Prior to joining Hach & Rose LLP, Mr. Cellante defended the City of New York and its agencies, including the NYPD and FDNY, in civil litigation as an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Law Department. He received the Division Chief Award for his advocacy and results achieved on behalf of the City. His knowledge and insight in municipal liability has proven to be an invaluable tool when representing those injured by the City’s negligence. Mr. Cellante also represented injured workers before the New York Workers’ Compensation Board in some of the highest exposure cases in New York, including spinal injury, brain injury, and quadriplegia. His efforts have fostered several multi-million-dollar civil settlements. Mr. Cellante’s aggressive litigation strategy has resulted in hundreds of favorable settlements for injured New Yorkers. When not in the courtroom, Mr. Cellante enjoys spending time with his family in Westchester County. He enjoys deep sea fishing and is an avid fan of the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.

Awards and Associations

  • Division Chief Award with the New York City Law Department

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • University of Notre Dame Law School

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Jury Verdicts Total Over $30 Million Combined

Landmark Case Results

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$13,000,000

Jury verdict obtained on behalf of an injured union painter who fell from a ladder and sustained a traumatic brain injury.

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$12,800,000

Jury verdict for a worker who suffered severe neck injury, as a result of a negligently installed door-closer by construction companies that had been hired to build a new wing of a hospital.

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$8,000,000

Jury verdict obtained for the victim of a motorcycle accident.

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$6,489,320

Recovery for a construction worker who fell through a hole in the roof.

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$6,058,000

Jury verdict for a phlebotomist diagnosed with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) as a result of striking her knee.

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$6,000,000

Settlement plus lifetime Workers’ Compensation benefits. Total value $12,000,000. Produce store worker crushed by produce that fell from defective pallet.

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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