These are some of the results that we achieved for our clients:

Paraplegic, Settlement, $3,350,000.00
14-year-old rear seat passenger wearing seat belt. Products liability lawsuit against Toyota. Toyota claimed they met all safety standards. Learn more about Car accidents

Boating Collision, Trial, $3,310,000.00
Former Navy Seal swimming in lake struck by a recreational boat. Settled during trial. Partial loss of non-dominant hand, surgeries and related injuries. Defendant claimed plaintiff did not take reasonable precautions and placed himself in harms way. Learn more about Recreational accidents

School Incident, Mediated Settlement, $3,250,000.00
Student injured during recess. School denied any wrongdoing; argued that accident was spontaneous and unavoidable. Infant sustained paraparesis (partial paralysis affecting the lower limbs). Mediated for primary insurance policy and most of excess policy. Learn more about Slip and Falls

Wrongful Death, Verdict, $2,450,000.00
Mother while crossing street run over by a New York Times delivery truck. New York Times denied it was their truck, that a different truck ran over the woman. No direct eyewitness to incident. Learn more about Wrongful Death

Medical Negligence, Trial, $1,950,000.00
Father of seven struck by motor vehicle while using pay phone. Misdiagnosis by physician caused death of the plaintiff. Settlement reached just prior to summations for all but $50,000 of available monies. Learn more about Medical Malpractice

Medical Negligence, Mediated Settlement, $1,250,000.00
Young woman had cosmetic surgery to correct congenital condition. She awoke with permanent loss of vision in one eye. Hospital and surgeon denied responsibility. Court-ordered mediation resulted in payment of all but $50,000 of available monies. Learn more about Medical Malpractice

Motor Vehicle, Settlement, $1,000,000.00
Police officer directing traffic struck by motor vehicle. Officer resuscitated at hospital, suffered multiple injuries and several surgeries. Lien of $1,600,000 waived and officer’s lifetime workers’ compensation benefits maintained. Learn more about Car accidents

Construction Accident, Jury Selected, $926,000.00
Construction worker fell from unguarded scaffold. Fractured leg and foot. Defense denied fault and claimed plaintiff could work. Structured settlement exceeded $1 million. Learn more about Construction accidents

Brain Disease, Trial, $701,500.00
Motor vehicle, hit in rear, back injury. Approximately 6 months afterward 54-year-old woman began experiencing seizures and other cognitive disorders. Defense doctor opinion brain injury was pre-existing. Settled during trial. Learn more about Car accidents

Motor Vehicle, Settlement, $650,000.00
Neck surgery. Intersection accident with question of lights. First medical treatment following day. Defense alleged aggravation of prior injury. Primary insurance policy exhausted; excess policy not disclosed, our investigation uncovered. Learn more about Car accidents

Pedestrian Incident, Mediated Settlement, $600,000.00
Pedestrian walking on shoulder, police reconstruction conclude he walked in front of vehicle. Instantly died. Pure economic claim. Defense put loss at slightly over $200.000. Learn more about Car accidents

Motor Vehicle, Eve of Trial, $453,250.00, Rockland County
Our client was struck in the rear by a municipal vehicle. Prior next and back injuries with surgeries. Injuries in this case were neck and back with surgeries. Defense hired nationally recognized experts to argue that the injuries were not related. Hudson Valley venue. Learn more about Car accidents

Bedsore, Verdict, $435,000.00
Following kidney transplant, client developed bedsore. Hospital’s defense was that while saving his life, the sore was unavoidable, and they properly cared for him. We disproved this. Learn more about Bedsores and Pressure Ulcers

Nursing Home, $425,000.00, Albany County
Our client suffers from a condition that requires total assistance for all activities. While a resident of a group home a Stage 4 bedsore develops and requires surgical procedures. Defenses position – the wound occurred on a home visit, the person refused to cooperate with care and the area had healed. Learn more about Bedsores and Pressure Ulcers

Loss of Consortium, Arbitration Award, $375,000.00
Wife suffered serious personal injuries when struck by a motor vehicle. Following a hearing, the Arbitrator determined the husband’s loss to be $375,000.00. Reduced by wife’s comparative fault; net award $262,500.00. Learn more about Car accidents

Motor Vehicle, Settlement, $350,000.00
Back surgery. Defense position impact caused no damage to either vehicle. Plaintiff was under active treatment with a chiropractor, including a visit on the day of the accident. Primary insurance policy exhausted, excess policy contributed. Learn more about Car accidents

Burn of Toddler at Parents Home, $350,000.00
Child tipped stove over, hot liquid on burner. Stove was installed by company owned by grandfather of infant. Child’s father was an employee of the company. Defendant denied any wrongful conduct and disclaimed insurance coverage.

Amputation (Nursing Home), Settlement, $300,000.00, Rockland County
Above knee amputation of senior citizen in a nursing home. Some bedsores. Defense argued that family refused proper care, such as a feeding tube, to prevent the loss. Client suffered from dementia. Passed few weeks after amputation. Hudson Valley venue. Learn more about Bedsores and Pressure Ulcers

Nursing Home, $250,000.00, Settlement:
Senior citizen fell at nursing home. Fracture to leg. Facility claimed that resident was not a fall risk. We successfully argued fall preventions should have been in place. Learn more about Falls in Nursing Homes

Nursing Home, Settlement, $250,000.00, Richmond County
Senior citizen with significant health issues including prior bedsore, developed new bedsore in a nursing home. Stage 3 wound. Period in question was approximately 2 months. Defense claimed that the wound was unavoidable, and the resident was not assisting with care. Learn more about Bedsores and Pressure Ulcers

Nursing Home, Settlement, $240,000.00, Queens County
Patient of nursing home fell and fractured femur. Lived for a few months afterwards. Fracture was not a cause of death. Defense claimed that the fall was unavoidable. NYC venue. Hospital and Nursing Home. Learn more about Falls in Nursing Homes

Hospital and Nursing Home, $175,000.00, Settlement:
Terminally ill man with AIDS on life support, developed bed sores. Defense was that this could not be prevented and that he experienced no pain. Records indicated expressions of pain. Learn more about Bedsores and Pressure Ulcers

Nursing Home, Settlement, $150,000.00, Bronx County
Patient acquired bedsore in hospital. Defense claimed that the wound was due to patients underlying cancer. One of the treating doctors confirmed this. We acquired case will motion to dismiss for commencing the case after the time to sue had expired. NYC venue. Learn more about Bedsores and Pressure Ulcers

Nursing Home, Settlement, $150,000.00, Dutchess County
On the day this senior citizen was admitted to a nursing home there was a fall that caused a fracture to the hip. Resident died the following day. Case was defended on the basis that the home did not have a chance to implement fall preventions. Case settled very early in the litigation process. Learn more about Falls in Nursing Homes

Nursing Home, Settlement, $140,000.00, Oneida County
Senior citizen admitted to nursing home with a pressure ulcer. The wound became progressively worse. Resident died unrelated to the wound after approximately 6 weeks. Defense was that the wound was properly carried for and resident was too ill to for them to heal the wound. Learn more about Bedsores and Pressure Ulcers

Over Medication (Nursing Home), Settlement, $125,000.00, Broome County
Resident of a municipal nursing home was chemically restrained for approximately one month. Spouse claimed his wife suffered immeasurably but recovered. Defense argued that the medication was consistent with accepted care. Upstate venue. Learn more about Nursing Home Abuse

Medication Error, Prior to Jury Selection, $120,000.00, Rockland County
Senior citizen entered nursing home for short term rehabilitation. Overprescribed medication which resulted in repeat of therapy by a couple of months. Defense argued that the error was inconsequential and the extra therapy improved mobility. Client became a centenarian during the case Learn more about Nursing Home Abuse

Dog Bite, $100,000.00, Eve of Trial:
Woman visiting friend bitten by dog. Friend and family claimed their dog had never bitten anyone before and their dog was not the culprit. The law does require a prior act, such as a bite, to win. Lower leg scar. Learn more about Dog Bite accidents

Bullying: 13-year-old Figure Skater With Olympic Dream Alleges School District’s Failure to Protect Him.
Featured on ABC television’s Good Morning America Show, hosted by Diane Sawyer. Segment included Olympic Gold Medalist Katarina Witt. Published in The New York Times Magazine, New York Post, and Gannett Newspapers. Learn more about Premises LiabilitySlip And Fall

Nursing Home, Settlement, $175,000.00, Albany County
Patient on patient assault. Multiple fractured ribs. Defense claimed a random act that they could not anticipate or prevent. Additionally, lien of approximately $100,00.00 was waived. Learn more about Nursing Home Abuse

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