Verdicts And Settlements

$5,088,000 VERDICT

In Suffolk County for a Verizon Field Technician who underwent surgery to his lower back and right knee after being hit by a pickup truck driven by a Suffolk County employee. As a result of the collision, the client never returned to work.

After we were successful in defeating the county's post-trial appeals, the case was ultimately settled for $6.3 million.

$4,750,000 SETTLEMENT

In Bronx County for a roofer who suffered thermal and chemical burns from hot tar after falling at a construction site. He was diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome and underwent multiple surgeries, which prevented his return to work. As part of the settlement, the workers' compensation carrier agreed to waive its entire lien, making the total settlement over $5 million.

$3,775,000 VERDICT

In Suffolk County for traumatic brain injury suffered by an 8-year-old boy with negative diagnostic and neurological testing, when his head collided with a window during a school bus accident.

$3,250,000 SETTLEMENT

In New York county for a woman who sustained a mild traumatic brain injury after being struck in the head by a wooden panel at a construction site.

$3,200,000 SETTLEMENT

In Queens for a 62-year-old woman who was a passenger in a multivehicle accident and sustained fractures to the leg and ankle and underwent multiple surgeries.

$2,625,000 SETTLEMENT

For a 47-year-old man who sustained complex regional pain syndrome after falling on construction debris. At the time of the fall, the client worked for a cleaning company and never returned to work.

$2,250,000 SETTLEMENT

In New York County for a 45-year-old property manager who fell from a ladder and underwent surgery to the neck.

$1,700,000 SETTLEMENT

In Kings County for a 54-year-old man who suffered a fractured left ankle and underwent surgery to the ankle and both shoulders after he was struck by a Time Warner Cable truck while he was riding a motorcycle. As a result of his injuries, he never returned to his employment as an iron worker.

$1,500,000 SETTLEMENT

For a 70-year-old trucker killed instantly in a head-on collision with another 18-wheeler in South Carolina.

$1,500,000 SETTLEMENT

In New York County for a 50-year-old electrician who fell from a ladder at a construction site and suffered a fractured spine, which required surgery. As a result of the fall, he never returned to work. This result was obtained despite the fact that the client died of unrelated causes a year before the settlement.

$1,300,000 SETTLEMENT

In Bronx County for a 63-year-old woman after her car was struck in the rear. As a result of the collision, the client suffered a burst fracture to her cervical spine and underwent a two level corpectomy and fusion surgery.

$1,300,000 SETTLEMENT

In the Bronx for a home health aide who was injured while riding as a passenger in an ambulance involved in a motor vehicle collision. The client required a fusion of the lumbar spine, which prevented him from returning to work.

$1,100,000 SETTLEMENT

In Ocean County, New Jersey, for a 56-year-old woman injured in a head-on car collision, who suffered a traumatic brain injury and spinal injuries which required surgery.

$1,000,000 SETTLEMENT

In the Bronx for a 56-year-old man who was knocked off his bicycle and suffered two arthroscopic procedures to his knee, a total knee replacement to the same knee and arthroscopic surgery to his shoulder. The client had a history of knee and shoulder injuries prior to the accident.


In Hudson County for an industrial bridge painter who suffered an injection injury when his forearm was injected with paint by a high-pressurized spray gun.


In Bronx County for a 41-year-old woman who was injured in a two-vehicle collision while riding as a passenger on a NYC Transit bus. As a result of the impact, she underwent a fusion to her lower back at the L4 and L5-S1 levels.


In the Bronx for a woman who had lower back surgery after falling down wet stairs in her apartment building.


In Middlesex County for a 55-year-old man who was struck in the rear by a sanitation truck and underwent a two-level lumbar fusion at L4 & L5-S1. As a result of his injuries he was unable to return to his previous employment.


In Passaic County, New Jersey, in a product liability case involving a 35-year-old man who suffered injuries when a portable AC chiller fell from a forklift, pinning his leg.

$830,000 VERDICT

In Hudson County, New Jersey, for a man who sustained smoke inhalation injuries and a nonsurgical torn meniscus in an apartment fire.


In the Bronx for a 31-year-old man struck by the side mirror of a truck while crossing the street. The client sustained a nonsurgical herniated disc and traumatic brain injury.

$520,000 VERDICT

In Staten Island for the estate of a 16-year-old boy who was killed instantly by a New York City Transit Bus, while riding his bicycle. The verdict was reported as one of the top New York verdicts of 2008 by VerdictSearch.


In Brooklyn for a construction worker who fell from a ladder and sustained a nonsurgical disc herniation of the lower back.