Verdicts and Settlements

Here are just a few examples of (the many thousands) significant recoveries our team of professionals has obtained on behalf of our clients:

$4,000,000 PEDESTRIAN KNOCKDOWN

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.

$5,500,000 POLICE MISCONDUCT

$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 too 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.

$8,600,000 PRODUCTS LIABILITY

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.

$2,900,000 AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT

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.

$2,500,000 CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT

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.

$1,400,000 ACUPUNCTURE MALPRACTICE

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.

$1,190,000.00 INJURED BUS RIDER

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.

$1,100,000.00 CRUSH INJURY/TOE/INJURED WORKER

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.

$900,000.00 NURSING/MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

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.

$900,000.00 SLIP & FALL ON THE JOB

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.

$800,000.00 SECURITY GUARD/ SLIP & FALL ON ICE

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

$700,000.00 INJRED BUS DRIVER

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

$700,000.00 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

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.

$750,000.00 INJURED CONSTRUCTION WORKER

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.

$600,000.00  CEILING COLLAPSE

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.

$350,000.00 PRODUCTS LIABILITY

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.

$310,000.00 FALL GETTING OFF A CAROUSEL ON A STREET FAIR

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.

$250,000 TRIP & FALL OVER A DRAIN

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.

$225,000.00 PASSENGER ON AN MTA BUS, UNREPORTED INCIDENT

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.

$180,000.00 SLIP & FALL ON WATER BY A POOL

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.

$132,000.00 SLIP & FALL IN A SUBWAY CAR DURING A STORM

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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