$5,000,000 settlement at trial for brain injured victim. In this motor vehicle accident, a young 12 year old girl attempted to cross the street against a red light and was struck by a “hit and run” vehicle, suffering a severe head injury resulting in a short term coma and long term cognitive issues. Unfortunately, there were few direct witnesses to the accident. A comprehensive investigation led to a City owned DEP truck as the culprit, although the City denied its involvement. On the eve of trial, the City offered this significant settlement to compensate our young client.
$4,000,000 settlement for woman who suffered multiple body injuries including head trauma as a result of a motor vehicle accident when her car was struck by a truck at an intersection.
$2,000,000 settlement during trial for client who suffered multiple fractures of the foot and leg when struck by a City Bus as he was crossing the street. We also obtained a $275,000 settlement for client’s 12 year daughter, who was also struck by the bus and suffered fractured ankle.
$1,875,000 settlement for motorcyclist who suffered a fractured pelvis, head injury and a ruptured testicle when he was struck by a car making an illegal U-turn.
$1,400,000 settlement on the eve of trial in an excessive force case for man who suffered an orbital fracture when beaten by the police.
$1,200,000 settlement following a jury verdict for a man who sustained leg fractures requiring surgery as a result of a collision with a police vehicle while operating a motorcycle.
$1,200,000 for a young woman who suffered head injuries when she slipped and fell on the sidewalk in front of a business due to an icy condition created by the business.
$1,200,000 settlement following a jury verdict for a man who sustained multiple leg injuries in a motor vehicle accident with a police vehicle who claimed to be responding to an emergency call. The jury concluded that the officer driver operated his vehicle in a reckless manner, the legal standard when emergency vehicles are responding to a call.
$1,150,000 settlement before trial for client who fell down stairs while making a delivery to a bakery and sustained spinal injuries requiring surgery.
$1,000,000 settlement following a jury verdict for a young man who was struck from behind by a New York City santitation truck while riding a bicycle, sustaining a wrist fracture and ankle injuries requiring surgery.
$775,000 settlement for a man who sustained lower back injuries which required surgery as a result being struck in the rear by another motor vehicle while stopped at a red light.
$750,000 mediated settlement for a woman who sustained leg fractures when she was struck by a motor vehicle while crossing a street in a crosswalk.
$700,000 settlement in medical malpractice case based on a misreading of a brain MRI. A pre-fight MRI was taken, but the radiologist failed to diagnose a subdural hematoma. As a result, client participated in a subsequent charity boxing match where he sustained a brain injury resulting in hospitalization and some cognitive symptoms.
$675,000 settlement for a man who sustained knee injuries requiring multiple surgeries as a result of being struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in a crosswalk.
$525,000 verdict in Queens, County, for a bicyclist struck by car who suffered spinal injuries resulting in surgery, including a spinal fusion.
$500,000 settlement for child burned by excessively hot water in an apartment.
$480,000 settlement against the City for an accident caused when client hit a large dip in the road and lost control of his vehicle, crashing into a parked car and fracturing his femur.
$450,000 settlement for a man who sustained an ankle fracture requiring surgery as a result tripping while descending a defective set of stairs.
$450,000 settlement for a man who sustained an ankle fracture requiring surgery as a result of tripped down a set of stairs which were missing a handrail.