Highly Experienced and Accomplished Personal Injury,  and Insurance Attorneys

Experience. Dedication. Results.


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Personal Injury, and insurance disputes attorneys serving clients in the New York Metropolitan Area

Now in its seventh decade of serving clients on Long Island and in the New York Metropolitan Area.

Based in Mineola, New York, the law firm of Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs, LLP was established in 1955, making it one of the oldest and most venerable firms in the state. During the ensuing 60+ years, the firm and its individual partners have fought for the rights of injured clients in Nassau and Suffolk counties, the five boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island), and Westchester and Rockland counties. We work aggressively, tenaciously, skillfully, and successfully, obtaining for clients the greatest possible measure of justice, compensation, and peace of mind.

Our practice covers nearly all aspects of injury and
negligence law, most notably the following:

  • Personal injuries affect people’s lives in many ways. A car crash or slip and fall can render those involved unable to work.

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    Personal injury law

  • Although insurance companies like to portray themselves as good friends, neighbors, and helping hands,

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    Insurance law

In addition, the firm’s unparalleled Appeals Department has a success rate that far exceeds the norm.

Our lawyers and our support staff have
extensive legal experience

Shayne, Dachs is a uniquely constructed law firm, consisting of only partners and no junior associates. Our lawyers have each been practicing for a minimum of 34 years , our support staff—paralegals and legal assistants—have all been with the firm for an average of 39 years. This remarkable degree of longevity and continuity guarantees that no matter who handles your case, you receive highly experienced and knowledgeable legal representation and attention.

During our many years of practice, the members of our firm have all excelled and earned outstanding reputations and the profound respect of their peers and judges. It is for that reason that we have become known as “lawyers’ lawyers” or “counsel to the profession.” Each of the attorneys in the firm has achieved an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Reviewed RatingsSM, representing the highest standards of legal ability and professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence. Indeed, we are honored to be listed among the most distinguished law practices in the country in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in four separate categories:

Personal Injury

Insurance Law

Appellate practice

In addition, each of the attorneys in the firm has been named and recognized among “Long Island’s Top Legal Eagles” (Personal Injury Law) by Long Island Pulse Magazine, and one of our attorneys has been named to New York Metro Super Lawyers, a recognition accorded to only the top 5% of attorneys in the State. All of our attorneys are and have been extremely active in lecturing, teaching, and writing about various topics related to personal injury,, insurance law, and appellate practice. Indeed, we were the first law firm to be assigned a regular featured column in the New York Law Journal in 1973, a column on Insurance Law that is still featured in the Law Journal today — a distinction that celebrates our longevity, reputation and commitment to excellence.

Top-Rated Personal Injury Lawyers in Long Island

Accidents happen daily in Long Island. When they do, you need an experienced personal injury lawyer from the Long Island law firm of Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs LLP to represent you. Suffering injuries from an accident changes your life, so having a professional personal injury lawyer by your side is important during this challenging time. Our team of top-rated personal injury lawyers in Long Island have years of experience handling personal injury cases such as car accidents. We negotiate with insurance companies to get favorable results for our New York clients, and take cases to trial when necessary. We have extensive knowledge of all personal injury laws in the State of New York. If you or a loved one have been hurt because of someone’s negligence in a car accident, call our personal injury lawyers in Long Island today.

How to Select a Right Personal Injury Attorney

When it comes to personal injury cases, you need an attorney with experience, skills, and resources to successfully represent you. Injuries sustained during a car accident can lead to significant medical bills and ongoing need for medication and rehabilitation, in addition to pain and suffering. This is where our team of top-rated personal injury lawyers in Long Island come to play. We can determine the value of your case and work hard to get you the compensation you need and deserve. We have a proven track record of recovering excellent settlements and resolutions for car accident victims like you in New York.

Are You Looking for a Car Accident Attorney in Long Island, NY?

When you’re looking for a car accident or personal injury attorney in Long Island, you need to find experienced, professional, and well-respected lawyers. The lawyers at Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs LLP are aggressive and knowledgeable personal injury attorneys that can make sure that your legal rights are protected throughout the entire legal process. We have a tremendous amount of experience, and have recovered millions for those injured in car accidents in and around Long Island. We offer no-cost legal consultations to those suffering from car accident injuries and damages.

If You Have Been Injured in an Auto Accident in Long Island, NY

In the event you’ve been injured in an auto accident, you need to seek medical attention. Not only is this most important for your health, it also serves as documentation for your injuries that can be used in your personal injury case later. At Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs LLP, we can help you deal with insurance companies and negotiate settlements for your injuries, pain and suffering, lost wages or earning potential (if unable to work anymore), medical bills, car damages, and more. If a settlement amount is reached, we will not hesitate to take your case to trial.

Reasons to Choose Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs, LLP for Your Car Accident Case & Personal Injury Claim

There are many reasons why you should choose the Long Island law firm of Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs LLP for your car accident case and personal injury claim in Long Island. We offer knowledgeable and experienced legal representation in all of the New York courts. We pride ourselves on giving each case the attention that it deserves, and fighting as hard as possible to achieve the best possible results for each of our clients.

Ultimately, experience matters. Our hard work, dedication, excellence, and skills have led to successful results for countless personal injury clients over the years. We offer high-quality legal representation every step of the way. We are dedicated to helping our clients in Long Island to receive the greatest amount of justice and compensation possible for their specific personal injury claim.

If you or a loved one have been injured and need legal representation from personal injury lawyers call our Long Island law office. Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs LLP looks forward to the chance to help you to efficiently and quickly resolve your personal injury claim in New York. We offer no-cost legal consultations. To schedule a consultation with one of our car accident attorneys in Long Island today, call us at 866-353-7918 today.

Experience, dedication, results

Experience counts. Dedication, skill, hard work, tenacity, and excellence matter. These are the ingredients that distinguish Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs, LLP and make it the prominent and formidable firm that it is, and assure you that our representation is of the highest standards of quality and service. We are deeply committed to helping our clients receive the greatest degree of justice and compensation possible.

If you or a loved one, friend, or acquaintance has been injured or is involved in a dispute over insurance coverage and needs the assistance of an experienced attorney, call us at (516) 747-1100 or toll-free at (866) 351-8524, or contact us online today to schedule a free consultation. We look forward to the opportunity to assist you in promptly and efficiently resolving your personal injury,  and/or insurance law matter with the competence, care, and concern that has earned us our excellent reputation in the legal community and with our many satisfied clients. Allow us to put our experience and expertise to work for you!


Upon the publication of his treatise, entitled New York Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law & Practice (LexisNexis/Matthew Bender 2016/2017) (see book review); and upon his receipt of the John E. Leach Memorial Award from the New York State Bar Associations’s Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, “in recognition of outstanding service and distinguished contributions to the legal profession.”