Long Island Injury Lawyers & Criminal Defense Attorneys

When you have been seriously injured, or are facing criminal charges that could land you behind bars, you can’t afford to waste any time.

You need an experienced attorney who understands the legal system, can anticipate the challenges you may face, and isn’t afraid to take your case to trial to uphold your rights. 

At The Matera Law Firm, we offer our clients representation that is backed by extensive experience that includes time serving as assistant district attorneys at the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office and the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office.

Top 50 Personal Injury Settlements in New York 2019 - The Matera Law Firm

As former prosecutors, we know how the other side of the courtroom is going to be looking at our clients’ cases. Further, that trial experience has allowed us to generate positive results for all of our clients over the years.

As trial lawyers, we know how to present a strong and compelling case, whether through negotiation or taking the case all the way through trial. Insurance companies also know us, and they know that we will not settle for less than a case is worth. This allows us to negotiate from a position of strength, and has helped us obtain millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients. 

Contact us today to arrange a free confidential consultation with our dedicated Long Island injury lawyers and criminal defense attorneys. Let our 25+ years of experience work for you.

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    Long Island Injury Lawyers & Criminal Defense Attorneys

    Why Choose The Matera Law Firm?

    • Free Confidential Consultations
    • Nationally Recognized Law Firm
    • Former Prosecutors On Your Side
    • Over 25 Years of Experience
    • Proven Track Record of Success
    • Seasoned Trial Lawyers With Courtroom Experience

    A Proven Record of Positive Results For Our Clients

    Personal Injury

    • $1,000,000 – for a client in Suffolk County who was injured in a motor vehicle accident resulting in an injury to her back.

    • $1,200,000 – settlement for a client in Suffolk County who was injured when the ladder he was on fell out from under him while he was making a repair at his client’s factory resulting in a fractured heel which required several surgeries.

    • $1,500,000 – In one of the most highly publicized cases in not only New York but also national history, our firm obtained a settlement just before trial for the Estate of an individual who was murdered by members of the New York City Police Department who were moonlighting as members of organized crime.

    Criminal Defense

    • ACQUITTAL – Our Firm obtained an acquittal of all charges against a client after trial who was charged with Robbery where the complainant claimed to have sustained a broken leg and the theft of his money.

    • FEDERAL MATTER – Our Firm obtained a favorable disposition for a client who was charged with numerous Federal crimes in connection with an alleged bribery of State officials at a construction site.

    • OUTRIGHT DISMISSAL – Our Firm obtained a dismissal of all charges pending against a young mother of three in Nassau County. The client had been charged with possession of pills that she insisted belonged to her children and which were prescribed for them.

    Meet Our Attorneys

    Michaelangelo Matera, Esq.

    Managing Partner

    Tyler Rossworn Esq. - Long Island Injury Lawyer and Criminal Defense Attorney

    Tyler R. Rossworn, Esq.


    Harrison Corcoran Esq. - Long Island Criminal Defense Attorney and Personal Injury Lawyer - The Matera Law Firm

    Harrison Corcoran, Esq.


    Attorney Michael D. Elbert - Long Island Criminal Defense Attorney - The Matera Law Firm

    Michael D. Elbert, Esq.

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    The Matera Law Firm

    560 Broadhollow Road, Suite 303

    Melville, NY 11747

    Phone (516) 741-6700

    Fax (516) 741-6797


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