At Richmond Vona, our Buffalo personal injury attorneys fight with dignity for your voice to be heard and the justice you deserve. We handle mesothelioma, serious injury and wrongful death claims in Western New York. If you or your family member was seriously injured as a result of another’s negligence or wrongdoing, our legal team is here to help.
A Buffalo Personal Injury Law Firm You Can Trust
Richmond Vona isn’t your typical personal injury law firm. We respect our clients too much for false promises, and we carefully review and vet cases in their interest. That means, we only take cases that have the potential for a successful outcome as opposed to putting clients through years of litigation with no results.
For those affected by a serious personal injury, Richmond Vona offers high-quality legal representation and experienced attorneys who treat clients with the dignity they deserve. We offer hope, comfort, and confidence to every person who walks in the door.
Our firm is committed to providing:
Fully personalized legal representation
Open and honest communication
Care, compassion, and respect
A results-oriented focus
At Richmond Vona, we always put the interests of our clients above our own. Our legal team is prepared to do whatever is necessary to get you the full and fair financial compensation that you deserve—whether that is through settlement negotiations with an insurance company or negligent party, or at trial where we fight for a successful verdict.
After all you’ve been through, you deserve to have someone fight on your behalf while giving you the individual attention you deserve. When you entrust your case to our skilled personal injury attorneys, you become part of the Richmond Vona family; you are not just another case file. We value communication and honesty, and we promise to always keep you informed and up to date about your case. We are available around the clock and encourage you to call, text, or email us at any time.
With more than 24 years of combined personal injury experience, our co-founding attorneys, John E. Richmond and Keith R. Vona, have helped injury victims and their family members recover more than $150 million in financial relief.
“He is a miracle worker. He found someone who knew my Dad who had passed away over 50 years ago. No easy feat. He works very, very hard for his clients. Knowledgeable and kind. I highly recommend him”
“John Richmond was hired by our family to represent our elderly mother who was in a car accident. She suffered severe whip lash, laceration to her liver caused from a broken rib. John was professional and easy to work with...”
“Keith is an awesome person in general, outside of his skills and talent as an attorney. He is insightful, knowledgeable and helpful and will go out of his way to ensure the client knows...”
"I am so thankful that John took on my case. I couldn't be happier with the results and how quickly he obtained them for me. I would highly recommend John for his outstanding service and knowledge of the law."
Awards and Achievements
Both Keith and John were named to the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in New York by The National Trial Lawyers.
John was named to the Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in New York by The National Trial Lawyers three consecutive years in a row.
John and Keith were both selected as Upstate New York Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication.
Keith has been involved in trial verdicts totaling in excess of $17 million and settlements valued at more than $100 million on behalf of his clients.
United States Marine Corps & Police Officer
Keith has served in the United States Marine Corps and worked as a police officer for the City of Buffalo, where respect and honor are two of the foremost values.
Personal Injury Claims We Handle in Western New York
We represent plaintiffs across an array of personal injury cases. Whether you have experienced a serious car accident, been injured on the job site, were diagnosed with an illness as the result of asbestos exposure, or lost a loved one due to the actions or negligence of others, Richmond Vona will leverage our extensive knowledge and trial experience to ensure that your case is heard.
Construction Site Accidents
Asbestos Exposure (Mesothelioma & Lung Cancer)
Brain & Spinal Injuries
Slip and fall
Commercial Truck Accidents
Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Defective Drugs & Medical Devices
New York Wrongful Death