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CASE RESULTS

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$5.5 Million

$5,500,000 million dollar verdict. The plaintiff was assaulted and raped by a mistakenly released New York State Correctional Facility prisoner. A second woman was raped and killed by the same prisoner. The law firm tried the case jointly with the second victim’s attorney and obtained a combined verdict for $5,500,000. The verdict was the first in which the State of New York was held liable for injuries caused by the mistaken release of a prison convict.

$3.2 Million

$3,200,000 for a child pedestrian who was crossing the street and was struck by a truck. In this case, the young child suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of the accident. The defendant argued that the child’s family was at fault due to the fact that the child was unsupervised at the time of the accident and ran into the street. Through the use of several different expert witnesses, the law firm was able to recreate the accident and show that the defendant was driving over the center-line of the road at the time of the accident. The defendant eventually settled the matter prior to a trial.

$1.7 Million

$1,700,000 for a construction worker injured when a vehicle crashed into a barricade at a construction site. The worker suffered serious injuries to his back. The case was settled just prior to trial through mediation.

$1.5 Million

$1,500,000 for the victim of a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff was a passenger in a car that was struck by a truck. She suffered a traumatic brain injury and spinal injuries. The case was settled for $1,500,000 before reaching trial due to our experienced attorney’s swift actions.

$1 Million

$1,025,000 for the victim of a drunk driving accident. The driver of a vehicle was over-served at a bar and became intoxicated. He crashed his vehicle driving home from the bar and caused substantial injuries to the plaintiff. The driver and the bar combined to pay the plaintiff $1,025,000 for her injuries.

$975,000

$975,000 for the victim of a one-car accident. The plaintiff was a passenger in her husband’s vehicle when he fell asleep at the wheel. The plaintiff suffered internal injuries including a lacerated liver. The law firm was able to obtain $975,000 settlement for the plaintiff from her husband’s insurance carrier.

$925,000

$925,000 for a victim of a work-related accident. The plaintiff was injured as a result of a construction site accident. He suffered severe injuries to his right forearm and wrist.

$725,000

$725,000 for the victim of a motorcycle accident. The plaintiff was the operator of a motorcycle that was involved in an accident with a truck. The truck made an untimely left hand turn in front of the motorcycle. The defendants argued that the motorcycle was traveling at an excessive speed. The plaintiff suffered a fractured vertebrae in his neck. He made a full recovery and returned to work within six months. The law firm obtained a settlement for the plaintiff for the amount of $725,000.

$612,000

$612,000 for the victim of a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff suffered an exacerbation of a prior back injury when her vehicle was struck by another vehicle that was erroneously waved through an intersection by a construction crew flagman. The construction company argued that the other operator disregarded the flagman’s instructions. The law firm was able to obtain a joint settlement of $612,000.

$600,000

$600,000 for the operator of a motor vehicle that was rear ended by a landscaping truck. As a result of the accident the plaintiff injured her lower back. This injury eventually required surgery.

$600,000

$600,000 for the victim of a rear end accident with a car. The plaintiff suffered injuries to her neck and back when her vehicle was rear-ended by a car. The defendants argued that the plaintiff had a pre-existing back and neck problem and merely aggravated the injury. The matter was settled on the eve of trial for $600,000.

$450,000

$450,000 for an assault victim. An intoxicated individual assaulted the plaintiff at a bar. The plaintiff suffered a fractured ankle that required surgery. The law firm sued the bar for over-serving the assailant prior to him assaulting the plaintiff. Through investigation, it was proven the assailant had consumed a substantial amount of alcohol at the bar prior to the assault.

$440,000

$440,000 for the victim of a work related accident. The plaintiff fell from a latter while performing construction. He suffered ankle fractures. The law firm argued that the defendant violated the Labor Law of the State of New York by failing to have a person holding the latter for the defendant. The case settled for $440,000.

$390,000

$390,000 for the victim of a multiple-vehicle collision. The plaintiff suffered a fractured arm and sternum.

$385,000

$385,000 for the victim of a rear end accident. A truck struck the plaintiff’s vehicle in the rear, while he was stopped at a stop sign. Plaintiff suffered back pain and was eventually diagnosed with RSD in his foot, a chronic condition that may have been related to his back injury. The case eventually settled for $385,000.

$350,000

$350,000 for the victims of a rear end car accident. A husband and wife were rear-ended by another vehicle. Each suffered injuries to their backs. The husband eventually had surgery, while the wife received conservative treatment. The insurance carrier argued that each had long standing pre-existing injuries. The matter settled in Federal Court on the eve of trial for $350,000.

$350,000

$350,000 for the victim of a slip and fall accident. The plaintiff was in a NYC building walking on its staircase. The staircase’s treading was worn and needed replacement. The water that other occupants had tracked in from the outside had made the staircase dangerous to walk on. The plaintiff slipped, causing a fractured elbow which required surgery. The claim against he building’s owner settled for $350,000.

$300,000

$300,000 for a person injured in a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff was operating a vehicle when he was rear-ended by the defendant’s vehicle. The plaintiff suffered lower back injuries. He eventually underwent surgery. The insurance carrier for the responsible party had an insurance limit of $25,0000, which was tendered to the plaintiff. We then brought an underinsured claim against the plaintiff’s auto insurance policy for an additional $275,000. They refused to pay that amount voluntarily. Arbitration was held. The hearing officer awarded our client the full limit of the policy, an additional $275,000. Furthermore, the hearing officer commented in his decision that the plaintiff’s injuries exceeded the policy limits and awarded arbitration fees as well.

$300,000

$300,000 for the victim of a slip and fall. The plaintiff slipped on a wet floor in a fast food establishment. He suffered an aggravation of a prior back injury, requiring surgery. Prior to trial, the case settled for $300,000.

$300,000

$300,000 for a person injured in a bar as a result of negligent supervision. Another patron that was engaged in mosh pit dancing struck the plaintiff. The plaintiff suffered a lacerated spleen. The case was tried and a jury awarded a total of $300,000 for past and future pain and suffering.

$265,000

$265,000 for a victim of a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff was rear ended and suffered injuries to his shoulder that required arthroscopic surgery. He made a full recovery following surgery. We obtained the 265K after mediation.

$250,000

$250,000 for the victim of a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff’s vehicle was sideswiped on the LIE. He sustained a neck injury and was treated conservatively with chiropractic care for several months to no avail. Eventually, medical professionals decided he needed neck surgery. The firm obtained $250,000 for him.

$245,000

$245,000 for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. The plaintiff was crossing a roadway at night. He alleged that he had a green light. The defendant claimed that she had a green light, as well. The plaintiff suffered a fractured tibia and fibia. The case settled for $245,000.

$240,000

$240,000 for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. The plaintiff was struck by a car that was entering a parking lot from a exit only driveway. She suffered a torn meniscus and hairline knee fracture. The claim settled for $240,000.

$240,000

$240,000 for a plaintiff who was struck by a motor vehicle while riding her bicycle. She sustained injuries to her back and her wrists. The case settled within a year of the date of the accident for $240,000.

$225,000

$225,000 for the victim of assault. The plaintiff was a guest at a hotel when a male patron assaulted her. The law firm sued the hotel for failing to provide adequate security. The case settled prior to trial when it was shown that had there been proper security measures in place the assault would not have happened.

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