Mark Cantor is a partner at Cantor, Wolff, Nicastro & Hall LLC. Mark has been an attorney since 1977 and has tried dozens of cases dealing with automobile negligence, medical malpractice, construction accidents, and premises liability, along with other types of cases throughout New York State.
Mark was one of the founding partners of Morris, Cantor & Barnes along with Cantor, Lukasik, Dolce & Panepinto and as such was instrumental in recovering in excess of thirty million dollars for injured victims. An innovator in the field of Personal Injury Law, Mark was responsible for gaining settlements and verdicts in some of the earliest cases in Western New York involving Section 240 (1) of the Labor Law (commonly known as the “Scaffold Law”) and one of the earliest cases involving the New York Dram Shop statute, which holds bars and restaurants liable for serving an intoxicated person.
A passionate advocate for his clients, Mark has been representing injured people of our community for over 40 years. Mark is known amongst the legal community for his ability to uncover facts that many attorneys may overlook. Mark focuses his tireless efforts on serving the interests of the victims of serious injuries as a result of other’s negligence.
Mark is happy to help those injured across New York State.
“Jury Selection in a Civil Case” – Article used as a teaching tool for attorneys
How to Try a Personal Injury Case – Guest Speaker Topic
Direct and Cross Examination of a Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist – Guest Speaker Topic
Dram Shop Liability – Guest Speaker Topic
Practice Tips in Handling Automobile Accident Cases – Guest Speaker Topic
Speaker at the Erie County Chiropractic Society
Honors and Awards
Board member of the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association (Former)
Board member of the Erie County Bar Association (Former)
President of American Board of Trial Advocates local chapter (Former)
Super Lawyers – 2018 Award Recipient
Rated 5 Stars on Google Review for “Personal Injury Attorney”
Oklahoma City University Law School 1976
SUNY Buffalo 1974
$6.7 Million recovered for a Rochester forklift operator injured on the job site.
$3.8 Million recovered for the family of a Clarence Electrician who was killed in a motor vehicle collision.
$3.4 Million recovered for a medical malpractice incident involving a brain-damaged infant.
$1.65 Million Arbitration Award for a 35-year-old man involved in a slip and fall on ice.
$2 Million recovered for a Tonawanda roofer who fell from a scaffold
$1.2 Million recovered for an Elmira man who fell due to a broken railing
$1 Million recovered for a man injured in a motor vehicle collision
$450,000 recovered for an electrician who suffered a neck injury on the job
$1.65 million Arbitration Award for a 35 year old man involved in a slip and fall on ice
$975,000 recovered for a 45 year old man in a motor vehicle collision
$950,000 recovered for a 31 year old worker who was injured on a fall from a staircase
$850,000 recovered for a Medical Malpractice case involving a misdiagnosis of a Pulmonary Embolism