$500,000

recovery for construction worker injured when he was hit in the face with the end of an air compressor hose. At the time of the accident the worker was instructed to hold the hose while the foreman turned on the air pressure from a remote location. The worker was not provided with a proper shut off valve to control the air compressor hose.

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Successes

$3 Million

for child deprived of oxygen during his birth due to claimed negligence by the mid-wife attending to the birth.


2.9 Million

recovery for a 22 year old spinal cord injury victim. The client was injured when a hanging scaffold fell nearly 3 stories and the safety line failed to engage to prevent the fall.


$2.5 Million

Verdict for a family of a 50 year old woman killed in an automobile accident. The woman was killed when a New York State Trooper collided with her car at nearly 100 mph while responding to an emergency call. The jury found that the officer acted with reckless disregard for the public's safety. Verdict was the highest verdict against police department in New York State for 2008.


$2.1 Million

recovery for a 45 year old victim of medical malpractice. The client's common bile duct was mistakenly cut during a routine laparoscopic gallbladder surgery resulting in devastating injuries, multiple operations and long-term hospital stays.


$1.61 Million

for warehouse worker who had his hand injured in the unguarded rollers of a conveyor.

The machine was installed a few weeks before the accident, however, one of the guards were missing at the time of the installation. The client was injured when his hand was pulled into the rollers when he tried to remove a piece of cardboard that was stuck in the rollers.


$850,000

for a 35 year old passenger in an automobile accident who sustained bilateral femur fractures requiring surgical pinning.


$760,000

Verdict for a 50 year old woman injured on a New York City Transit Authority Bus. The woman sustained a Grade 4 shoulder separation that required surgical repair when the bus suddenly accelerated then stopped while she was attempting to find a seat after boarding. Verdict was the highest verdict against New York City Transit Authority for 2009.


$750,000

for an infant who sustained Erbs' Palsy as a result of a traumatic birth. The doctor failed to properly consider the risk factors for a large infant and failed to properly deliver this large infant to protect against injury.


$680,000

recovery for twin boys who were injured when they ingested lead based paint from the apartment they lived in as infants. The twins had relatively minor blood lead levels.


$600,000

for an infant injured by a defectively designed section of baby carrier. The infant sustained a fractured skull when the arm of the product detached when his father lifted him off the floor.

$1.5 Million

recovery for a 70 year old burn victim. The client sustained burns on his torso and legs as a result of the installation of a steam boiler without proper safety valves and discharge piping.


$1.5 Million

for a 40 year old man injured by a snow plow when his thumb was crushed by the moving parts of the plow.


$1.4 Million

recovery for a 45 year old construction worker injured when the elevator he was riding fell approximately 2 floors. He suffered complete disruption of his anterior, posterior and lateral knee ligaments and will likely require knee replacement.


$1.2 Million

recovery for a family trapped in a fire in their New York City Housing Authority apartment caused by defective wiring. The New York City Housing Authority removed an outlet in the bedroom forcing the family to overload the remaining outlet.


$1.1 Million

recovery for a 30 year old victim of sexual assault in her apartment building due to improper security. The security guard left his post at the door of the building because his replacement did not arrive in time for his meal break.


$975,000

for woman who was not treated promptly for respiratory distress in a hospital. The woman went into respiratory failure and was revived shortly thereafter.


$800,000

Verdict for a construction worker who fell off a ladder and fractured his arm. The injuries required multiple operations and may result in a wrist fusion in the future.


$750,000

recovery for a construction worker injured by an unguarded table saw. The client's right hand came in contact with the unguarded blade when the wood unexpectedly "kicked back".


$750,000

for a 26 year old man who fell down an elevator shaft when he leaned on the hallway doors.

He sustained multiple fractures of his right arm and shoulder.


$675,000

for construction worker hit in the head with a beam while doing demolition work. The worker was not provided with a hard hat on the job and there was no overhead protection.


$500,000

recovery for a woman who slipped and fell on stairs in a building. At the time of the accident a contractor was stripping paint off the stairs and told the client that the stairs were dry. The client had surgical fusion of her cervical vertebra.

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