Cherry, Edson & Kelly, LLP

Specialists in workers’ compensation defense on behalf of insurance carriers, self-insured employers and third-party administrators

Industry Leaders in Workers’ Compensation Defense

For more than four decades, attorneys at Cherry, Edson & Kelly, LLP, have focused on workers’ compensation defense for insurance carriers, self-insured employers and entities represented by third-party administrators throughout New York State.

We skillfully represent our clients in all aspects of claims asserted before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board, from inception to the Appellate level.


New York Workers’ Compensation Defense

Cherry, Edson & Kelly, LLP, provide expert defense for employers and insurers in workers’ compensation claims before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board. Serving New York for over 40 years from our offices in Melville and Tarrytown, we make personal Court appearances in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties and upstate New York. We appear virtually in all hearing locations in New York State.

Mitigating Litigation Costs on Your Behalf

At Cherry, Edson & Kelly, LLP, we pride ourselves in our ability to help our clients navigate through complex procedural and legal issues in a cost effective manner in order to minimalize risk, avoid potential exposure and reduce litigation costs.

Your Defense Is Safe In Our Hands

Having spent so many years appearing before the NYS Workers’ Compensation Board, we have developed an in depth understanding of the inner workings of the Board, its policies and hearing procedures. We have developed specialized litigation strategies to defend against all types of claims including accidental injury, occupational disease, asbestos related, stress and heart claims.

Our experienced attorneys have the unique ability to implement and develop new strategies in the handling and shaping of the defense to claims filed in new areas of the Workers’ Compensation Law as a result of the World Trade Center tragedy and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our team works as a unit to prepare and present the most effective defense available to obtain the best outcome for our clients.

Call Cherry, Edson & Kelly, LLP, at 516-486-4640 or send us a message here to get our team working on your claims defense today.