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$4,500,000 Settlement for Pedestrian Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A 31 year old male off duty police sergeant was struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the street. He sustained a fractured skull with bleeding of the brain and underwent a surgical craniectomy. He also fractured his lower leg and had surgery during which a plate and screws were inserted. The case settled within two years of the accident.


$3,000,000 Settlement for Bus Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A woman in her late 20s was stepping onto a New York City bus in Queens when the bus driver closed the doors on her and drove the bus for a short distance with her stuck between the doors. The woman did not realize she was hurt and did not report the accident. The bus driver denied the accident had occurred. Three years after the accident our law firm prepared and distributed 2,000 flyers with a color picture

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$2,250,000 Settlement for Product’s Liability

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A man in his early 40s was doing chin-ups in a public park and the bar broke which caused him to fall to the ground. The man fractured his neck and underwent surgery during which a plate was inserted. The client was not able to return to work because of his injuries. The case settled just before the trial.


$1,600,000 Construction Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A construction worker was standing on a wooden scaffold which broke causing him to fall to the ground. He fractured his wrist and lower leg and underwent surgery with insertion of a plate and screws to both areas. He was in his late 40’s and was not able to return to work after the accident


$1,100,000 Settlement for Pedestrian Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A 13 year old boy was struck by a car while crossing the street in Queens. The boy fractured his shoulder, right leg and left leg and underwent surgery for all three fractures. The case settled just before the trial.


$850,000 for Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A man was injured in a motor vehicle accident in Queens when another vehicle failed to stop for a stop sign and struck him. The client sustained a herniated disc in his lower back and underwent lumbar spine fusion surgery.


$800,000 for Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A woman in her 30s from Queens was stopped at a gas station getting gas when a truck backed into her vehicle. She sustained a herniated disc in her lower back and underwent a percutaneous discectomy surgical procedure. She also had a torn meniscus in her knee and underwent arthroscopic surgery. There was one million dollars in available coverage. The case settled at a private meditation meeting.


$735,000 for Premises Liability

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

Our client, a man in his 50s, was driving his vehicle on black ice in Staten Island when another car struck him in the rear and only had insurance coverage of $10,000. The client had two herniated discs in his neck for which he underwent spinal fusion surgery. We pursued a claim against a storage facility located two blocks away which had permitted rain water to flow onto the roadway, through a PVC pipe, which went down the hill and

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$650,000 for Construction Accident

Posted by Support on September 30, 2013

A 31 year old tile setter sustained a burn to his hand and injured his wrist and neck as a result of coming into contact with a live electrical wire while working. The case settled just before trial.


$637,000 for Construction Accident

Posted by Support on September 30, 2013

A man in Brooklyn was performing demolition work on the roof of a three story building when the ledge he was standing on broke and he fell 25 feet to the ground. We obtained a judgement against the owner of the building by asking the court to hold them responsible for the accident under the Labor Law and the court agreed. The client sustained a fracture of his neck and underwent a surgical procedure with insertion of a plate.


$600,000 for Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A man and his wife were passengers in a taxi cab which drove into a work truck which was legally parked in the left lane on first avenue in Manhattan. The man broke his jaw and the woman had lacerations and scarring of her forehead. The taxi had $200,000 in insurance coverage which they offered in settlement. We established that the truck, although legally parked with a work permit, violated its own safety plan by not placing enough warning cones

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$560,000 Settlement of the First Part of Slip and Fall Case

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A 33 year old man from Queens slipped and fell on ice in front of a building. The building had allowed rainwater on the roof of the building to flow through a PVC pipe on the side of the building to the sidewalk where it would freeze and become ice. The client injured his shoulder, knee, hip and ankle and underwent 4 surgeries.


$495,000 for Elevator Misleveling Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A woman from Brooklyn who worked as a cleaning lady at the World Trade Center was on an elevator which did not stop level with the floor causing her to trip and fall. She tore the cartilage in her knee and underwent a surgical procedure. Through investigation we located a woman who had been on that elevator when it had stopped midlevel with the landing before our client’s accident. During the trial the case settled.


$475,000 for Premises Liability

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A woman was shopping for shoes in a major department store in Manhattan. She was standing on a platform looking at shoes on display and took a step backward not realizing that there was a step down of 9 inches to a lower level of the floor. From the fall she fractured her hip and underwent hip replacement surgery. There were no signs warning customers of this condition and no railing to prevent customers from falling to the lower level.


$450,000 for Elevator Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A man from Brooklyn in his 20’s was traveling in the elevator in the apartment building where he lived when the elevator abruptly stopped between floors causing him to lose his balance and fall to the floor of the elevator. He tore the ligaments in his wrist which was surgically repaired. The superintendent of the building testified that the client had told him he got into a fight with his friend in the elevator and that was why he fell

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$365,000 for Pedestrian Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A 65 year old mother of two was a pedestrian walking in the crosswalk when she was struck by a car. She injured her neck, back and knee. She had made knee complaints to her doctor the day before the accident.


$360,000 for Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A 40 year old woman while driving her car was struck in the rear by another car. She herniated a disc in her lower back.


$350,000 for Pedestrian Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A 19 year old boy from Brooklyn was a pedestrian struck by a car. He fractured his hip, had surgery and made an excellent recovery.


$337,500 for Trip and Fall Case

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A 44 year old woman from the Bronx had tripped and fell in her sister’s home on a carpet which was raised and ripped. The client fractured her ankle and underwent surgery.


$325,000 for Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A 52 year old woman injured her shoulder while a passenger on a bus and underwent surgery. She had a pre-existing injury to her shoulder.

 


$310,000 for Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A 52 year old woman from Manhattan while driving her car was struck by another car as a result of a defective traffic control device. Both drivers had a green traffic light. The woman was in a coma for 5 days and had a herniated disc.


$300,000 for Construction Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A 61 year old male construction supervisor had 2 on the job accidents a month apart injuring his knee and shoulder.


$300,000 for Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted by Support on September 25, 2013

A man from Brooklyn was driving a car owned by his uncle. His wife was seated in the front passenger seat. The man lost control while driving the vehicle, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree causing the demise of his wife. The man had three young children, ages 1, 3, and 5. Our law firm had the man’s brother-in-law appointed legal guardian of the three children for the purpose of the lawsuit. The legal guardian sued the

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