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Verdicts and Settlements

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - Back and shoulder injuries sustained by a masonry worker who was struck by a wood plank from a scaffold that was being dismantled four floors above - $1,500,000 plus waiver of $312,000 workers compensation lien, total value $1,708,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – Neck and back injuries sustained by welder/laborer on construction site when block, tackle and chain dislodged and fell from the floor above. The chain struck construction worker on the head. Injured worker was wearing his helmet on the time of the accident - $900,000

LEAD PAINT POISONING/PREMISES LIABILITY - non-permanent brain damage injury sustained by Brooklyn infant who ingested lead paint chips which fell to the floor of the apartment where he lived - $900,000

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - internal, organ and orthopedic injuries sustained by Queens driver of motorcycle after intersection collision with a NYPD patrol car - $850,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - non-permanent brain injury sustained by baby during delivery caused by hospital's failure to diagnose mother's gestational diabetes - $825,000

PEDESTRIAN KNOCKDOWN/AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - below the knee injury sustained by 84 year-old male pedestrian crossing in the crosswalk who was struck by bus making a left turn - $725,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - ankle injury sustained by roofer who fell from unsecured ladder at construction site - $700,000

ELEVATOR ACCIDENT - female hospital worker suffered back injury when she tripped and fell when entering a misleveled elevator - $675,000

PREMISES LIABILITY - herniated disc injury sustained by Bronx patron at bar/restaurant as a result of excessive force used by security personnel during altercation with another patron - $600,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - construction site foreman suffered back and shoulder injuries after falling through an opening in the floor placed there to throw debris to the floor below. - $600,000


MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - aggravation of pre-existing injuries to the neck and both knees sustained by passenger in an access-a-ride vehicle which collided with another automobile - $535,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - compression fracture of vertebrae and fracture of the wrist sustained construction worker who fell one story through temporary floor in a building undergoing rehabilitation - $525,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - knee injury sustained by elevator installer who stepped off elevator which had stopped two feet above poorly lit lobby floor - $450,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - lower back injury sustained by window installer who fell backwards when the scaffold he was working from collapsed in the middle - $425,000

SNOW AND ICE ACCIDENT – Shoulder and back injuries sustained by Queens office worker who slipped and fell in a parking lot which was improperly cleared of snow and ice - $350,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - failure to properly repair and augment anterior cruciate ligament of the knee after sports injury - $325,000

PREMISES LIABILITY - knee and shoulder injuries sustained by Brooklyn porter who fell when step collapsed while descending an exterior concrete stairway - $325,000

PREMISES LIABILITY – Aggravation of pre-existing back condition sustained by Manhattan rooming house tenant as a result of a slip and fall on wet common bathroom floor - $300,000

PREMISES LIABILITY - Knee injuries sustained by a 53 year old woman who slipped and fell down due to garbage and debris on the staircase in her apartment building - $290,000

PREMISES LIABILITY - ankle fracture requiring surgery sustained by Bronx grandmother who slipped and fell on homeowner's back stairs that was not cleared of ice which had formed from snow melting from the roof - $285,000

WORKPLACE ACCIDENT - nasal bone fractures requiring reconstructive surgery when driver of truck was struck by splintering pieces of a pallet which shattered while being loaded into the truck - $250,000

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - lower back injury sustained by driver of motor vehicle involved in an intersection accident in Brooklyn - $250,000

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - leg injury sustained by driver of motor vehicle as a result of an intersection accident - $250,000

DEMOLITION ACCIDENT - shoulder injury sustained by Queens asbestos remover when the air conditioning duct brackets failed, causing the duct to fall from the ceiling - $249,500

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - serious knee injury sustained by driver of motorcycle after intersection collision with a motor vehicle - $248,000

SIDEWALK ACCIDENT - leg injury sustained by Brooklyn patron of fruit and vegetable store who fell through cellar door which opened from the sidewalk - $230,000

SIDEWALK ACCIDENT – elbow injury sustained by Queens grandmother who tripped and fell on uneven and raised flagstone in the driveway portion of the sidewalk - $227,500

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - knee injury sustained by driver of motor vehicle who was struck by forklift owned by plumbing supply company which was unloading pipe into its warehouse - $225,000

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - hip injury sustained by female pedestrian who was knocked down when commercial van was attempting to back into a parking space - $225,000

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - shoulder injury sustained by pedestrian crossing in crosswalk on a green light after being struck by motor vehicle making a left turn - $225,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - hand injury sustained by construction worker during the course of demolition of a factory building - $225,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - head injury sustained by worker who was struck by a piece of falling debris from conveyor system during the course of demolition of a factory building - $225,000

SIDEWALK ACCIDENT - elbow fracture sustained by Brooklyn elderly woman who tripped and fell on a broken sidewalk adjacent to an apartment construction project - $225,000

PEDESTRIAN KNOCKDOWN/AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - knee injuries requiring surgery sustained by 30 year-old single mother crossing in the crosswalk who was struck by van making a left turn - $200,000

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - shoulder injury sustained by driver when he was rear-ended by defendant's vehicle - $200,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - arm injury sustained by woman in a car accident which hospital failed to diagnose - $200,000

PREMISES LIABILITY - leg fracture sustained by Bronx restaurant patron who fell down defective stairs with worn bullnoses and incorrect step geometry leading to the restaurant restrooms - $200,000

SNOW AND ICE ACCIDENT - left hip injury sustained by Brooklyn elderly woman pedestrian who fell on sidewalk which was improperly cleared of with snow and ice - $196,000

SNOW AND ICE ACCIDENT - elderly woman who slipped and fell due to improperly cleared ice from an apartment complex walkway resulting in an elbow fracture and surgery; settled just prior to jury selection - $175,000

PREMISES LIABILITY - elbow fracture and dislocation sustained by Manhattan resident who tripped and fell while skating at Bronx roller rink - $175,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - neck and back injuries sustained by worker during renovation of building when a pipe dislodged from the ceiling knocking the worker and the baker's scaffold he was working from to the ground - $175,000

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - knee injury sustained by passenger in intersection collision - $162,500

PREMISES LIABILITY/BUILDING ACCIDENT - leg injury sustained by Manhattan apartment dweller caused by slip and fall on wet lobby floor due to the failure to place mats or mop during rainstorm - $160,000

PREMISES LIABILITY/BUILDING ACCIDENT - fall on defective stairway in Queens apartment building resulting in fractured arm - $160,000

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - intersection accident resulting in leg injury to driver - $155,000

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - shoulder injury sustained by pedestrian crossing the street and struck by commercial van - $150,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - tear of the left ankle ligament sustained by worker due to the failure to install barricades or guards across window openings causing construction worker to fall from the first floor to the ground floor - $150,000

PREMISES LIABILITY - leg injury sustained by Brooklyn patron who tripped and fell over a curled up mat in fruit and vegetable store - $150,000

PREMISES LIABILITY - tear of the achilles tendon sustained by Queens supermarket patron who tripped and fell in hole in entranceway when leaving the supermarket - $150,000

SIDEWALK ACCIDENT - hip injury sustained by Manhattan pedestrian who tripped and fell over raised sidewalk flagstone - $150,000

CORRECTION OFFICER ON INMATE ASSAULT - Fractured jaw sustained by inmate during an altercation with a correction officer at Rikers Island Jail. - $140,000 

ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - foot injury caused by improperly secured roadway construction plate which bounced into the air and landed on pedestrian walking in the street - $137,500

SIDEWALK ACCIDENT – tear of the rotator cuff sustained by Brooklyn maintenance worker who tripped and fell on a broken sidewalk - $120,000

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - knee injury sustained by female passenger on motorcycle after being sideswiped by an automobile - $120,000

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - knee injury sustained by driver of motor vehicle who was struck by New York City Department of Sanitation garbage truck - $115,000

BUILDING ACCIDENT - shoulder injury sustained by Manhattan apartment dweller who slipped and fell on improperly washed interior stairway - $110,000

INMATE ON INMATE ASSAULT - Fractured orbit sustained by Brooklyn super when sucker punched by another prisoner in a NYPD 70th precinct holding cell. - $100,000

PREMISES LIABILITY - tear of the rotator cuff sustained by Manhattan supermarket patron who slipped and fell on a slippery floor in the produce aisle - $100,000

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - leg injury sustained by female pedestrian crossing the street in the crosswalk on a green light - $100,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - laceration and scarring of the forearm sustained by worker a from a falling piece of sheet metal ceiling during demolition - $100,000

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT - back injury sustained by construction worker who was dismantling steel window shutters during the course of building demolition - $100,000

ELEVATOR ACCIDENT - knee injury sustained by hospital worker due to misleveling elevator - $100,000

PREMISES LIABILITY - amputation of the tip of Staten Island school teacher's finger when a defective gym door closed suddenly on the - jury verdict - $125,000; settled at post trial court conference - $100,000

SIDEWALK ACCIDENT - fracture of the toe and tear of the left wrist tendon sustained by Bronx clerical worker who tripped and fell on sidewalk grating - $100,000

SIDEWALK ACCIDENT - fractured arm sustained by female Manhattan pedestrian who tripped and fell over sign pole remnant which was not cut down to the sidewalk level - $100,000

SNOW AND ICE ACCIDENT - slip and fall on sidewalk which Staten Island homeowner had improperly cleared of snow and ice resulting in arm fracture - $100,000

FALSE ARREST/FALSE IMPRISONMENT – Staten Island secretary was falsely arrested in her apartment and detained for five days before she was released. After several court appearances, case was dismissed. $97,000

PEDESTRIAN KNOCKDOWN/AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT – Staten Island secretary sustained knee injury after being struck in the crosswalk by automobile making a left turn. $90,000

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