Case Results

construction accidents

$5M

for a worker who fell from a ladder, broke both arms, and developed Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) causing chronic pain in one of his arms.

$4M

settlement for a worker who became disabled after a floor collapsed beneath him at a construction site causing him to fall two stories.

$3.15M

for a union steamfitter who was struck by a falling object and causing him to be thrown from a ladder while repairing an HVAC system at a commercial building and sustaining disabling neck and back injuries.

$3M

for a plumber who fell from an A-Frame ladder when it fell over causing him to break his femur and injure his back requiring surgery and resulting in disability

$2.5M

for a union electrician whose finger was crushed by a falling pipe resulting in an extensive fracture and the onset of reflex sympathetic dystrophy / complex regional pain syndrome (RSD / CRPS)

$2M

for a plumber who fell from a ladder while repairing a cooling system at a commercial property, sustaining multiple fractures of his hand resulting in disability.

$2M

for a laborer buried by debris falling at a demolition project resulting in neck and back injuries and disability.

$1.9M

for a laborer who fell from a roof of a two story building while installing waterproofing sustaining multiple disabling injuries.

$1.8M

for a union steamfitter who was struck by a falling hoist sustaining back injuries resulting in disability.

$1.75M

obtained for a laborer who was performing sheet rock installation and taping on a construction project when he fell off an A-Frame ladder situated on top of the Baker’s scaffold causing him to fall two stories to the floor below and sustained significant back and head injuries requiring surgeries.

$1.75M

for a union ironworker who sustained bilateral knee injuries on two separate construction projects resulting in multiple knee surgeries and disability.

$1.7M

at trial for a worker caused a fall from a scaffold. He will receive tax-free payments for the rest of his life.

$1.06M

trial verdict for a bricklayer who fell from a sidewalk shed fracturing his wrist necessitating surgery

$1.375M

for a worker who fell from a ladder while trying to repair a drainage pipe at a high-rise building.

$730,000

litigated and settled a case for a laborer who had his thumb amputated in a construction accident when a steel beam fell and stuck his hand. His thumb was able to be reattached, but he lost partial use and function as a result of the accident.

medical malpractice

$7.35M

for a young man who was severely brain injured during a procedure at a hospital.

$5M

for the family of a woman who was severely brain damaged during a routine endoscopy

car accidents

$7M

verdict for a client who sustained an injury to her neck requiring surgery due to an automobile accident.

$4.95M

for a woman struck by a bus resulting in brain injury and disability.

$4.65M

at trial for a client who was a back seat passenger in South Carolina when a bus driver fell asleep and pushed the plaintiff’s vehicle off of the road.

$1.5M

litigated and settled a case for a driver who was injured when another driver made a left turn across his path resulting in a collision, which caused serious hand, knee and back injuries.

$1.2M

During jury selection, negotiated a settlement in the amount of $1.2 million for a young man injured in a car accident when another car struck him causing him to sustain neck, back and hip injuries requiring surgeries.

$1M

tried a case for a client who sustained leg injuries when a truck struck her as she was walking on the sidewalk. After trial, a jury returned a verdict for slightly over $1 million.

$900,000

settlement for the estate of an elderly man killed in a car accident.

$900,000

settled a case for a husband and wife injured in a car accident as passengers. This case was settled just before a trial.

$800,000

a little girl who was struck by a bus making a left turn at an intersection in Brooklyn, resulting in significant scarring to one of her legs.

$750,000

for a young man hit by a bus while crossing the street, sustaining ankle and head injuries.

$700,000

or a client who was in a car that was rear-ended by another vehicle. This case was settled after a trial.

$600,000

litigated and settled a case on behalf of a pedestrian who was struck by a motor vehicle causing her to sustain a broken leg requiring surgery.

$425,000

for a young boy who was struck by a car. The child suffered a concussion injury, and post-traumatic stress disorder that affected his school work. This case was settled during trial. The money will be held in trust for him until his 18th birthday.

$400,000

for a school teacher in Westchester County who was struck by a car while crossing the street. This case was settled before trial.

Playground/Parks Accidents

$5M

litigated and settled a case for $5 million for a client who was injured by a falling tree limb in a New York City Park. This case was settled before trial.

$700,000

for a child who was at a children’s play center and fell from a piece of defective equipment. This case was settled after a trial.

$700,000

settled a case for a young girl who sustained leg injuries at an indoor playground due to a dangerous condition and lack of supervision.

$250,000

for a man struck by a falling tree limb causing neck injuries.

Premises Liability

$2.5M

for the estate of an elderly man crushed by an elevator which malfunctioned causing him to be caught between the elevator car and the elevator shaft wall

$1.25M

for a man buried beneath a falling parapet wall as he was walking on the adjacent sidewalk, resulting in neck and back injuries requiring surgical intervention

$1.2M

for a woman who fell through an open and unmarked sidewalk cellar door sustaining head injuries.

$875,000

for a woman who sustained back injuries when she slipped and fell in her apartment due to a leaky ceiling.

$750,000

for a young man who fell from a fire escape when the railing gave way resulting in fractured facial bones requiring surgery.

$500,000

for a woman who was scalded as a result of an improperly installed stove in her apartment. This case was settled before trial.

Slip and Fall Accidents

$1M

for a teacher who slipped and fell at school and sustained back injuries that caused disability and forced an early retirement as a result.

$875,000

for a woman who sustained injuries to her back when she slipped and fell in her apartment due to the negligence of her landlord.

$650,000

for a client who sustained head injuries when she tripped and fall due to a broken curb on a sidewalk.

$500,000

for a client who sustained injuries to her hip and elbow when she tripped and fell due to a defective sidewalk.

$450,000

litigated and settled a case for a client who slipped and fell on ice outside a car dealership’s service department resulting in low back injuries.

$192,000

for a woman who suffered a fracture of her elbow in a fall due to a defective city sidewalk.

Pedestrian Accidents

$800,000

litigated and settled a case for a little girl who was struck by a bus making a left turn at an intersection in Brooklyn. The accident resulted in significant scarring to one of her legs which she will have to a degree for the rest of her life.

$690,000

litigated and settled a case for a 94-year-old man who was hit by a driver as he was crossing the street, resulting in a fractured hip requiring surgery.

Elevator Accidents

$2.5M

for the estate of an elderly man crushed by an elevator which malfunctioned causing him to be caught between the elevator car and the elevator shaft wall

$1.175M

for a client who was injured when an elevator she was on malfunctioned.

Boating Accidents

$850,000

litigated and settled a difficult liability case on behalf of a passenger on a personal watercraft, which struck a bridge causing our client to be thrown off the vessel and into part of the bridge sustaining serious injuries.