$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.
$3,200,000 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.
$1,700,000 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.
$1,500,000 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.
$1,050,000 for a premises liability injury. The victim suffered a fractured ankle while on another parties premises. The injury resulted in surgery with the implantation of several screws.
$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 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.
$950,000 settlement for a victim of a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff suffered injuries from a rear-end collision that caused serious neck injuries and herniated discs, requiring in the multiple surgeries.
$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.
$750,000 for a victim injured in a motor vehicle accident. Our client was a passenger of a vehicle that was struck by a truck. As a result of the accident, the victim had a fractured tibia and required surgery in order to recover. The case resulted in a settlement for $750,000.
$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.
$625,000 for a construction related accident. The plaintiff suffered from a fractured leg from an injury on the construction site.
$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 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 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.
$550,000 settlement for a slip and fall accident. The plaintiff slipped and fell on ice and as a result suffered from a torn quadricep.
$500,000 settlement for a victim of a construction site accident. The client was injured as a result of failed scaffolding while he was working. As a result, the client fell ten feet and suffered a fractured ankle.
$500,000 settlement for a slip & fall accident. The client was injured in a parking lot due to slipping on snow and ice. As a result, he suffered permanent damage to his elbow.
$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.
Our client was injured in a T-bone car accident. The client sustained injuries to her lower back. She had already suffered from a previous lower back condition, and this accident exacerbated her prior problem culminating in a lower back surgery. The case was settled without going to trial for $450,000.
$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 for the victim of a multiple-vehicle collision. The plaintiff suffered a fractured arm and sternum.
$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.
375,000 for someone who got injured from slipping and falling. The plaintiff slipped and fell on ice in front of the building where she worked. We pursued a case against the landlord for negligence because they failed to have the parking lot properly cleaned after a snow storm. Our client injured her shoulder and required arthroscopic surgery. She also had neck and back strains.
$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 for a victim of a motor vehicle accident. The accident resulted in the plaintiff suffering from a back injury, knee injury and facial laceration. The defendant claimed the back and knee injury were pre-existing injuries. However after discovery was complete, we were able to settle the case for substantially more than the initial offer.
$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.
$330,000 for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The plaintiff was a teenage boy that sustained a fractured ankle while crossing the street. The insurance carrier for the operator and owner of the vehicle tendered its entire policy just prior to trial.
$325,000 for the victim of a bicycle accident. The bicyclist was struck by the side view mirror of a truck which resulted in a fractured collar bone. The defendant originally left the scene of the accident. However, a third party vehicle was able to capture the scene and identify the truck with their dash cam. As a result, the case settled for $325,000.
$300,000 for someone who slipped and fell on ice on someone’s property. The injury required surgery on the victim’s arm in order to recover.
$300,000 settlement for a facial injury as a result of an assault at a bar. A patron was over served resulting in his intoxication. He then assaulted our client. We sued the bar and the assailant. Ultimately, the case settled right before trial.
$300,000 for a person injured in a 2 car accident. The plaintiff suffered injuries in both the neck and the wrist the required continuous treatment to recover. The case was settled at a mediation for $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 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 verdict 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 verdict of $300,000 for past and future pain and suffering.
$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 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.
$250,000 for a client that was rear-ended. After the accident, she developed radiating lower back pain that was treated with a series of epidural injections. The client was first offered $50,000 by the insurance carrier to settle the case. She rejected it, and we proceeded to an arbitration against the insurance carrier at which time the arbitrator awarded $250,000, which was the full limit of the insurance policy.
Client was a passenger of a car in a motor vehicle accident. The driver lost control and collided with a telephone pole. The plaintiff suffered a fractured jaw and right hand as a result of the accident. The plaintiff only had a $100,000 policy but because the family of the plaintiff had additional coverage, the case was able to be settled for $250,000.
$250,000 for a person injured in a motorcycle accident. The plaintiff suffered a fractured lower leg that required surgical repair. The Firm was able to obtain a settlement offer for the full limits of the defendant’s insurance policy within one year of the date of the accident.
$250,000 for a person injured from tripping and falling from a defective condition at another person’s home. The plaintiff suffered fractures in the facial bones as a result of the fall.
$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 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 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.
$230,000 for a pedestrian struck by a car. The plaintiff sustained a fractured ankle and required surgery. The defendant argued that the plaintiff was at fault for the accident because she failed to pay attention while she was crossing the roadway and walked right in front of the defendant’s car. After extensive negotiations the case was settled for $230,000.
$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.