Verdicts And Settlements


Premises Liability
Apartment Building: Student fell down stairway when the balustrade collapsed

Injury: Traumatic brain injury

Verdict:
$6.8 million

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Car Accident
Sidewalk: Pedestrian was struck when a vehicle was driven on the sidewalk

Injury: Spinal injury requiring surgical fusion

Verdict:
$2.75 million


Car Accident
Intersection Collision: Teenager was a passenger in an automobile involved in a two-car intersection collision

Injury: Traumatic brain injury

Settlement:
$1.6 million


Slip and Fall
Restaurant: Patron slipped on a wet floor in a fast-food restaurant due to an improper cleanup

Injury: Traumatic brain injury

Settlement:
$1.5 million


Construction Accident
Workplace Negligence: Construction worker was injured when a sewer frame slipped and fell on his hand due to the negligence of the general contractor in failing to provide adequate safety equipment.

Injury: Partial thumb amputation — post-traumatic stress disorder

Settlement during trial:
$975,000


Fall
In Department Store: Patron/shopper fell in a retail store into a drop-off that did not have a safety railing

Injury: Fractured knee with surgery

Settlement during trial:
$800,000


Pedestrian
Construction Vehicle Accident: Pedestrian crossing the street was hit in the head and neck when a loading platform was negligently being lowered on a construction vehicle

Injury: Head trauma and herniated disk

Settlement:
$675,000


Slip And Fall In Home
Negligent Contractors: Homeowner slipped and fell in her basement due to a dangerous, slippery condition created by careless home contractors

Injury: Leg fracture with surgery

Verdict:
$625,000


Pedestrian
Truck Accident: Pedestrian in a crosswalk was struck by a pickup truck making a turn with the green light

Injury: Head injury and knee surgery

Verdict:
$570,000


Stove Explosion
Apartment: Tenant was burned when her stove exploded due to an improper repair of the oven by the landlord

Injury: Burn injury to hand with skin graft

Settlement:
$435,000


Bicycle
Tow Truck Accident: Teenager was hit by a tow truck while riding her bicycle on a residential street

Injury: Fractured pelvis

Settlement:
$435,000


Auto Accident
Rear-End Collision: Two car — rear-end collision on the Grand Central Parkway during rush hour

Injury: Herniated disk in the lower back

Settlement:
$400,000


Pedestrian
Auto Accident: Pedestrian was struck crossing the street by an automobile making a sharp turn

Injury: Leg fracture with surgery

Settlement:
$300,000


Slip And Fall
Supermarket: Shopper was inadvertently knocked to the ground by a grocery packer in the check-out area

Injury: Leg fracture

Settlement:
$240,000


Slip And Fall
Snow And Ice: Pedestrian fell on the sidewalk of a residential home due to improper snow and ice removal

Injury: Fractured ankle

Settlement:
$195,000