Our Team of New York Injury Lawyers Can Help in the Following Areas:

Our team has over 100 years of collective experience getting results for injured victims:

Roger L. Simon has been practicing law since 1986.

Edward D. Friedman has been practicing law since 1985.

Marie G. Costello has been practicing law since 1993.

John G. Papadopoulos has been practicing law since 2012.

Friedman & Simon L.L.P. was founded by Edward D. Friedman and Roger L. Simon on September 1, 1991.

Over the past two decades, tens of thousands of injured persons have consulted with us.  It has been an honor and privilege for our firm to recover many millions of dollars for clients who have suffered harm as a result of the negligence of others.

Whether a case is best settled as a claim or calls for prosecution to verdict or to an appellate court, the experienced lawyers of Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. always fight to get the best result possible.

For cases best prosecuted in jurisdictions outside of New York State, Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. associates with a nationwide Of Counsel network of excellent attorneys.  If you or a loved one has been hurt anywhere, please call or email our office now for the experienced, professional, dynamic and caring case approach of Friedman & Simon, L.L.P.




Edward Friedman graduated from Hofstra University School of Law in Hempstead, New York in 1984 with the degree of J.D. after graduating New College of Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York in 1981 with a B.A. degree.

Bar Admissions:

New York, 1985
Florida, 1987
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1987
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1987

Edward Friedman

email: Edward D. Friedman




Roger Simon graduated from Hofstra University School of Law in Hempstead, New York in 1985 with the degree of J.D. after graduating from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York in 1981 with B.A. degree.

Bar Admissions:

• New York, 1986
• U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1989
• U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2004
• U.S. Supreme Court, 2005



Roger Simon

email: Roger L. Simon



Marie G. Costello

email: Marie G. Costello

Bar Admissions:

Connecticut, 1993
New York, 1993
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1993
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1993


New York Law School, New York, New York

St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York, 1984

John G. Papadopoulos

email: John G. Papadopoulos

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, Nov 2011
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, Nov 2011
New York, Jan 2012
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, Feb 2012
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, Feb 2012


Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 2011
Binghamton University, B.A., 2008


You are entitled to call 1-212-LAWYERS and speak with a personal injury lawyer that has served New York City and Long Island clients for twenty years, helped thousands and won millions –


A Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. accident attorney will meet with you at the place of your choosing: Work, home, elsewhere or our offices.


No win – no fee, guaranteed!


A client called us after another law firm had rejected his case. Our practice took the case and through the skillful use of legal resources we won over one million dollars.


We are glad you visited our website and we hope you will contact us immediately to learn more about what to do after a car accident.


Our personal injury attorneys handle cases of medical malpractice (birth injury, brain injury, surgical error, misdiagnosis), defective drugs, construction accidents, slip and fall incidents, nursing home neglect, product liability, cases of serious injury, and car/auto/truck/motorcycle/bicycle/pedestrian accidents.


You are a unique individual. We understand that your accident affected you in ways that are specific to the conditions in your life. We take into consideration the unique facts and circumstances of your case. We will take the time to answer all of your questions and to understand and address your special concerns.


If you or someone you care about has been injured by someone else’s careless and reckless misconduct, we are here to help you. We are here to help you recover what has been taken from you and to restore the parts of your life that have been broken. We are here to make sure that the person(s) who injured you don’t get away with it and that your dignity is honored in the process.


As your personal injury lawyer, we will fight to make you whole. We will work to win a settlement or award that compensates you for past and future pain and suffering; past and future medical expenses; past and future lost earnings; and, where applicable, the losses experienced by an injured person’s spouse or parent.


You. Your needs, your expectations and your goals for the outcome of your case. These are the most important considerations that drive our work on your behalf. If you are not sure what to expect, or what is realistic, it will be our privilege to discuss these issues with you in detail. We will help you to make the best decisions regarding your case.

You deserve to have an experienced team of professionals working for you. You will benefit from the over 100 years of collective experience of the firm’s auto accident attorney practice.


In addition to the caring attention to your concerns and the determination to win on your behalf that we offer, we draw upon a record of real results.

As your personal injury lawyer, we feel that if something is important to you, it is important to us! We are here to achieve the results you want.

Call Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. now – to be your New York personal injury lawyer!