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Charles E. Wisell



Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, P.C.
25th Floor
40 Fulton Street

New York,NY 10038-1850

Contact Information
Phone – (212) 285-3300
Fax – (212) 406-4544

Charles E. Wisell joined the firm in early 2014 and brings with him over twenty years of experience in plaintiff’s personal injury practice. Mr. Wisell focuses on construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents and premises accidents. He is an experienced trial attorney with an ability to recover awards for his clients on seemingly unwinnable cases. He specializes in cases for clients that are undocumented aliens injured through the negligence of others.

Mr. Wisell, fluent in Spanish and English, has appeared on CNN Español as a guest speaker providing legal and practical insight on legal events in the news. He has also been a featured legal guest speaker at events hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Prior to working for Lipsig, Mr. Wisell worked in Jackson Heights, Queens, where he zealously defended the rights of injured Hispanic clients.



  • Touro Law School, Central Islip, NY

Bar Admissions

  • New York 1996
  • U.S. District Court
  • Eastern District of New York

Recent Case Results

$6.7 Million- Verdict for a 34 year old man who was working at a construction project in the Brooklyn Marine Terminal. He fell while working on scaffolding and suffered spinal and neck injuries because of the unsafe working conditions and defective equipment. The jury awarded him money for his pain and suffering, his lost wages, and his necessary medical treatment.

$4.75 Million- Lipsig Law Firm Partner Charles E. Wisell secured a $4.750 million Settlement for our client, a 39-year old plumber, injured due to unsafe work conditions at a construction site. The building owner provided our client a ladder that was unsafe for use. Our client was working on the ladder when it twisted and collapsed. The Lipsig law firm proved that defendants violated the safety requirements of New York’s Labor Law.

Our hard-working Lipsig law firm client suffered neck, back, knees and shoulder injuries. He needed spine surgery to his neck and back and operations on both knees. We were able to obtain a $4,750,000 settlement for our client that will help him to deal with his injuries and economic losses.

$4.5 Million- obtained a settlement after a jury was selected for our client who fell 15 feet when a ladder slipped out during construction work. Our client suffered injuries to both of his heels and needed surgery to both lower legs.

$2.5 Million- The owner of a large commercial structure failed to provide Local 78 asbestos workers with proper safety equipment causing a worker to fall from a height. The worker suffered a back injury that required surgery.

$2.3 Million- A plumbing company employee travelling at an unsafe speed in a company vehicle struck a 68 year old news cameraman’s vehicle in the rear causing him to suffer a neck injury that required surgery.

$2.25 Million- 32 year old undocumented construction worker who fell between floors at work and injured his knee and lower back.

$1.75 Million- 36 year old undocumented construction worker who fell from a ladder and injured his lower back and fractured his wrist.

$1.35 Million- An apartment building owner failed to provide workers on the job site with proper fall equipment causing a welder to fall 10 feet and suffer a wrist fracture that required surgery.

$1,000,000.00- Settlement during trial against The City of New York for a 64 year old construction worker who suffered a fractured leg when an unsecured panel fell upon him.

$800,000.00- 26 year old construction worker who fell off a scaffold while performing masonry work and dislocated his ankle.

$750,000.00- Arbitration award for a 45 year old male who suffered a cervical injury in a motor vehicle accident that required surgery.

$550,000.00- 24 year old undocumented construction worker who fell off a ladder at work while painting and fractured his wrist.

$500,000.00- 28 year old cell phone repairman struck by a newspaper delivery truck and suffered shoulder and knee injury requiring micro surgeries.

$500.000.00- 22 year old undocumented nanny struck by a car while riding a bicycle in Queens and suffered a fractured leg

$383,000.00- 39 year old undocumented cook who was knocked off his bicycle and suffered a knee injury requiring micro surgery

$250,000.00- 86 year old retired homemaker who slipped on ice and suffered a hip fracture.

$240,000.00- 26 year old trade show model who slipped and fell on water in a hotel and sustained a minor facial laceration


  • July 13, 2019 - A Honduran immigrant was working on a construction site when he fell from the roof of the building and broke his leg. His co-workers said he had not seen anything and his employer refused to compensate him, so he turned to a lawyer to file a lawsuit in court in New York, United States.

  • February 2, 2018 – A woman who was seriously injured after a tragic accident has finally found legal representation for her case. The accident occurred in June 2017 when the young mother of two was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Queens, NY.

The police investigation ended on February 2 without suspects and now the victim is worried that the driver will not be held responsible for the accident. Fortunately, attorney Charles Wisell of the law firm of Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman has decided to take the case to investigate the possibility of bias in the police investigation and finally obtain justice for his client.