New York Insurance Defense Lawyers
At Montfort, Healy our attorneys defend insurance companies, businesses, hospitals, and professionals in insurance coverage disputes in New York City, Nassau County, and Garden City, New York. Since 1950, our firm has represented clients in cases related to hospital liability, medical malpractice, municipal law, premises liability, insurance coverage, motor vehicle claim defense, product liability, and construction and industrial accident defense.
Over the years, we built our reputation on honesty, integrity, and communication. To find out more about insurance defense, contact our managing partner today.
Michael J. Boranian
Michael J. Boranian heads our firm’s medical malpractice group. He has been admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey since 1989. He joined Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley in December 2005 as senior trial counsel and has been partner since 2008. Over his 25 year career, Mr. Boranian has represented large hospital centers and individual physicians, nurses, physician assistants and other medical providers in the defense of high exposure orthopedic, obstetrical, cardiological, neurological and general medical claims and law suits. Read More
Christopher T. Cafaro
Christopher T. Cafaro has extensive experience in trial practice. His areas of specialization include construction and Labor Law. He has successfully litigated complex Labor Law cases involving contractual indemnification, anti-subrogation and coverage issues on cases involving catastrophic injuries. Read More
James Michael Murphy
James Michael Murphy, has been a partner at Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley since 1993. He concentrates his practice in personal injury, construction and labor law, negligence, insurance law, products liability, municipal liability and has extensive experience in Federal Court matters arising under 42 U.S.C. Section 1981 and 1983. Read More
Jeffrey D. Present
Jeffrey D. Present joined the firm in 1987, and has been a partner since 2000. Jeffrey has tried cases in almost every county in the First and Second Judicial Departments, primarily involving serious automobile accident and premises liability actions. Read More
Michael A. Baranowicz
Michael A. Baranowicz was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1978. He has a wide range of experience in all aspects of personal injury defense including medical malpractice, construction litigation, products liability, premises law, automobile claims and insurance coverage. Read More
Frank J. Cafaro
Frank J. Cafaro was admitted to practice in New York State in 1963. He has represented the firm’s core clients in professional liability defense litigation for more than 40 years. During this period of time, Mr. Cafaro has tried over 100 cases to verdict. Read More
Donald S. Neumann Jr.
Donald S. Neumann Jr. was admitted to the Bar in New York State in 1974 and began his career with Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley the same year. Initially, he focused exclusively in trial practice and gaining a broad range of trial experience in automobile, premises, municipal, medical malpractice and products liability. He was also responsible for any question of insurance coverage that arose during the course of litigation. Read More
Michael K. Chin
Michael K. Chin has been admitted to practice law in New York since 1994. He joined Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley in 2008. Mr Chin began his career as an Associate and later trial attorney with a commercial litigation firm and was later associated with a prominent Manhattan defense firm where he specialized in the representation of both physicians and healthcare institutions in medical malpractice litigation. Read More
Hugh J. Larkin
Admitted to the New York State Bar in 1996, after graduating from St. John’s University School of Law in May, 1995. His practice experience includes a position as associate attorney in a general practice firm handling personal injury, medical malpractice, matrimonial, commercial, and criminal matters. Read More
John W. Persons
John W. Persons was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1981. He has extensive experience in civil litigation. His areas of specialization include: automobile litigation, premises liability, municipal liability, product liability and medical malpractice. Read More