50 year-old unemployed bus rider in Queens injured when the MTA bus she was riding stopped short. She suffered injuries to her neck and ultimately had remedial surgery.
45 year old parking garage attendant tripped and fell on a defective drain and injured while on the job. In addition to the workers compensation claim made separately, a claim against the parking garage owner was made for the defective condition. The $790,000 settlement was reached midway through the trial.
35 year old office worker injured when the elevator in her building malfunctioned and dropped a few stories. Defendant vigorously defended the claim disputing her injury claim based on the fact that that 5 others in the same elevator did not suffer any injuries. She claimed neck and shoulder injuries. The case settled for $1,189,000.00 on the eve of trial for the full amount of the remaining insurance policy.
50 year old hotel worker tripped and fell due what he referred to as an optical illusion due to the carpeting that was in place. In addition to the workers compensation claim, a claim was made against the owner of the hotel. The worker suffered injuries to his neck and back which required surgical intervention. The settlement was reached during a mediation.
9 year old fell off a deck due to a missing glass pane and suffered a broken leg. He was in a cast for 3 months but has since made a full recovery. The case was settled with a structure providing for payments to the infant at the age of 18 and 22.
30 year old was shot in the groin inside a restaurant. The claim against the restaurant was for negligence for failing to prevent known armed persons from entering the premises. The judgment was obtained following an inquest.
Structured settlement paying out over $8.6M to family of a utility worker who died from severe burns suffered during an electrical explosion resulting from a defective switch at a worksite. We were able to obtain the settlement for the man’s widow and young children.
Structured settlement paying out over $7.6m to infant who was injured during birth causing cerebral palsy and developmental delays. In addition to the $7.6m settlement, we were also able to secure the infant free medical care for the rest of their life.
$5.5M in a false arrest case involving conscious pain and suffering and wrongful death for the family of a 63-year-old Union City, New Jersey man who died in police custody. The jury found that there was no probable cause to arrest the man in his own home, and that the failure of the police officers to provide adequate medical attention to our client who suffered a severe asthma attack while in custody caused his untimely death in the street outside his home.
Structured settlement with total expected payout of 6.4MM for a Brooklyn 26-year-old male who was struck by a National Grid driver as he was crossing the street. His injuries included, a non-depressed temporal and parietal skull fractures and traumatic brain injuries. He also sustained bladder and colon lacerations which required surgical repair.
Structured settlement with total payments of $2.9M for a Brooklyn woman whose car was struck by a driver who disregarded a traffic signal. Although she did not immediately go to the hospital, she developed severe back pain and required surgery. She was unable to continue her career as a special education teacher.
For an employee working inside a warehouse. Our client, a 63-year-old Brooklyn resident, fell 12 feet off a scaffold injuring his left shoulder. Left knee and neck. The defendant claimed our client was responsible for his injuries because he failed to use safety equipment provided to him.
For an employee working on the construction site. Our client, a 43-year-old Brooklyn resident, fell 15 feet through an unsecured plywood floor and sustained fractured vertebrae in his back which required surgery.
For a 53-year-old man who suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his back when his acupuncturist failed to secure a heat lamp and then left the patient unattended in the treatment room resulting in a three-inch scar on his back.
For a 54-year-old home health aide who was injured in a blind (unreported) bus accident, did not go to the hospital until the next day. She developed severe back pain and ultimately had remedial surgery.
In 2011, then 46-year-old marble layer suffered a crush injury to his toe when a marble slab fell on his toe. Defendants argued he caused his own injury. He has been unable to return to work since the date of the injury.
Settlement the details of which cannot be disclosed as they are protected by a confidentiality agreement.
For a day worker performing work inside a single family home. Our client, a 49-year-old Queens resident suffered multiple fractures in his right hand as well as partial amputation of his right index finger tip using a table saw that did not have a protective guard.
Justice after 9 long years on the eve of trial for a 66-year-old blind woman with diabetes who had to have her right foot amputated in 2009 as a result of failure to diagnose gangrene. In addition, she had been on dialysis since 2006 due to kidney failure.
Settlement (on a 1 million dollar policy) for a security guard struck by a swerving vehicle while on the job. He sustained injuries to his ribs, bilateral knees, right shoulder and lower back.
For a 60-year-old woman who slipped and fell on the job. In addition to her worker’s compensation claim, we brought a claim against the building’s owner. Her injuries included a broken wrist treated through multiple surgeries.
For a 57-year-old security guard who in 2013 slipped and fell on ice injuring his shoulder and his neck. He sued the building owner for failure to properly clean the snow and ice. He had two surgeries, a cervical fusion and a right shoulder arthroscopy. He has been unable to return to work since the date of the injury.
For a 7 year old Queens girl who suffered burn injuries to her shoulder and arm when the ceramic coffee mug her mother was using exploded. We sued the manufacture of the mug as well as the local store who imported it and sold it in Flushing Queens.
For a 63-year-old man who fell off a Scaffold, allegedly because of his own negligent actions and required surgeries to his shoulder, knee and neck.
For a 58-year-old bus driver who was rear ended. Property damage to the bus was minimal. Claimed injuries were neck and back. Treatment was conservative, consisting of physical therapy and trigger point injections. He has been unable to return to work since the date of the injury.
For a 50-year-old woman who had a cardiac ablation procedure and suffered an inadvertent perforation of the heart. Following a short hospitalization, she has since made a full recovery. The settlement was for pain and suffering during the period of hospitalization.
Mediated settlement for a 44-year-old man who spent most of his adult life incarcerated due to various weapons and parole violation charges. He claimed that three months after his release in 2014, the ceiling in the shower in his apartment collapsed on him causing neck injuries requiring surgery.
Verdict for a 44 year old Brooklyn man who suffered leg injuries following an alleged dispute over a parking spot in Brooklyn. Defendant claimed plaintiff jumped on the hood of his car and threatened him while plaintiff claimed Defendant struck him upset about loosing the parking spot.
Settlement for a 46 year old woman who slipped and fell on wet interior stairs in her apartment building suffering an ankle injury which required surgical intervention. Defendant claimed the stairs were wet due to a storm in progress.
For a 7-year-old girl who was suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns when a coffee mug filled with hot coffee and help by her mom, shattered, causing the coffee to spill on her.
For a 31-year-old woman who claimed her heel got caught in a gap on the ramp. She suffered an ankle fracture and required surgery.
For a 40-year-old delivery man who reportedly tripped over a drain in a shopping center sustaining a fracture to his ankle which required surgery.
62-year-old passenger on a MTA bus claimed bus driver closed the door on her leg causing injury to her right knee and hip requiring arthroscopic surgery to both. The incident was not reported and the driver identified through the passenger’s Metro card denied an incident occurred. At the time of the incident, the plaintiff had been out of work due to a work related accident four months prior in which she injured her right shoulder and right knee. She was prescribed a cane which she was not using on the date of the injury on the bus.
For a 65-year-old woman who slipped on water by a pool in her gym. She sustained a left-hand fracture and required surgery.
Plaintiff was bit on her upper lip by a dog. Defendants contended that plaintiff caused their own injury by picking up the dog and provoking him. In addition defendants claimed the dog had never bit anyone else before and that under New York Law, every dog is entitled to one free bit.
Slip and fall on ice in a ski resort causing a fractured wrist. Defendants claimed plaintiff assumed the risk by walking with regular shoes on the ice.
For a 51-year-old woman who reportedly slipped in a wet subway car during a rain storm. She sustained two fractures, to ankle and elbow requiring a cast for 4 weeks.
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