$10,000,000 (Suffolk County Case) for a woman that was involved in a motor vehicle accident. The defendant had no license and ran a red light. The client had catastrophic injuries that left her in a vegetative state.
$1,450,000 (Suffolk County Case) for an electrical apprentice injured while working. The client stepped into an opening that was not properly guarded. He sustained injuries to his lower back and hip. Due to the accident he had to have his hip replaced. The defendants argued that his symptoms were age related and degenerative.
$1,370,000 (Suffolk County Case) for a truck driver that had his hand crushed by a beam while being loaded on his truck. The defendant argued that he was primarily responsible for the accident and should have been paying closer attention.
$1,258,500 (Suffolk County Case) for man that was struck by a drunk driver. The other driver admitted to running a red light. The client suffered serious injuries including a broken arm and broken pelvis. In addition, the client had to have a surgery to his urethra. The settlement included funds from the convenience store that sold the other driver alcohol.
$875,000 (Nassau County Case) for a woman that was hit in the rear by a drunk driver.
$800,000 (New York County Case) An electrician from Suffolk County tripped and fell over construction debris. He fractured his non-dominant hand and underwent several surgeries. The defendant argued that the debris was “center piled” easily seen and that the plaintiff was not looking where he was walking. The case settled prior to trial.
$800,000 (Suffolk County Case) for a retired woman that fell in a grocery store. The client stepped on a tile that was ½” higher than the rest of the floor. She had to undergo several surgeries to her leg. The insurance company argued that the difference in height between the tiles was “trivial” and not dangerous. We retained a highly regarded safety expert that was able to show why such a small difference in height was dangerous.