As a New York City personal injury lawyer, Ed Cooper has devoted his entire career to representing people who have been injured by large corporations. He represents construction workers who work under dangerous conditions; people who have been forced to accept substandard medical care; and countless individuals who have been mistreated by insurance companies looking to maintain a profit. Ed is fearless in using the courtroom to expose the truth and help the jury correct the wrong.
Ed handles a variety of cases, including construction accidents, medical malpractice, products liability, highway design and motor vehicle accidents. His efforts have resulted in countless verdicts and settlements in excess of a million dollars.
Ed was voted by his peers in 2021 as Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation in New York City.
He has been recognized as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in New York State by the National Trial Lawyers and as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent of attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. Ed is routinely featured in Super Lawyers as one of the Top Attorneys in the tri-state area, an honor reserved for the top 5% of attorneys in his field and is consistently recognized as one of New York’s Best Lawyers.
In addition to trying cases, Ed has authored and argued successful appeals before the Appellate Divisions of the State of New York. He lectures on trial practice before the New York State Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Bronx County Bar Association, Queens County Bar Association and Hofstra University School of Law. When not working, Ed spends time with his wife and three children and races Ironman Triathlons.
Torgan Cooper + Aaron has a quality over quantity approach when it comes to our caseload. Our firm limits the number of our cases, allowing our personal injury attorneys to be 100% invested in each client’s case, from beginning to end.
Personal Injury Overview
Slip and Fall
Construction Accidents Overview
Construction Injuries to Undocumented Workers
Injured by Falling From a Height/Roof
Injured by Falling Objects (Bricks/Debris/Rubble)
Unsafe Construction Equipment