Personal Injury Lawyer Suffolk County
RECENT FIRM SUCCESS
ROBERTS v. EMPIRE CITY SUBWAY CO. – $875,000
Our client, while on the job as a New York City Transit Authority bus driver, drove over a defective construction plate causing the bus to fall into the pavement. He sustained a serious back injury which required surgery. The defense argued that our client had prior back injuries and they did not cause the new injury. We were able to secure a settlement of $875,000.
TOLLIVER v. SLOMINS – $712,500
This was a 2 car head on collision where our client suffered a severe hip fracture and dislocation. The defendant denied liability and the case went to trial. After we were successful during the liability stage of trial, the defendant settled for $712,500.
MEJIAS v. ERA-TOP REALTY – $600,000
Our client tripped on a defective sidewalk grate covering. Ms. Mejias suffered a severely fractured ankle requiring surgery. After extensive litigation, we were able to secure our client a settlement of $600,000.
CASSAR v. RUSSO – $300,000
This was a two-car accident where our client suffered a severe back injury. After 2 plus years of litigation, we were able to obtain a settlement for full policy limits of $300,000.
MILLER v. THE CITY OF NEW YORK – $1,425,000
Our client was struck by a vehicle at a corner intersection. Our client suffered multiple, severe injuries. We brought suit against the driver of the vehicle as well as the City of NY. We alleged that the City defectively designed the traffic control signal at the intersection. After years of litigation against the City of NY, we were able to secure a settlement for $1,425,000.
SARNO v. FAIRCHILD – $800,000
Our client was a passenger in a one-car accident who suffered a severe ankle fracture and dislocation. The defense raised the issue/defense of not wearing a seatbelt. We were able to counter that defense with the help of a accident re-constructionist expert and secured our client a $800,000 settlement prior to trial
WILSON v. MADISON SQUARE GARDEN (MSG) – $187,500
Our client slipped and fell at MSG during a WWE event. She suffered an injury to her lower back. After extensive litigation against MSG, we obtained a settlement for $187,500.
YARBROUGH v. VILLAGE OF HEMPSTEAD – $600,000
Our client was a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Our investigation revealed that not only was the driver at fault, but so was the Village of Hempstead for failing to maintain their roads in a safe condition. Our client suffered a fractured leg with surgery. At mediation, we were able to obtain an award of $600,000.
WOOD v. MALLO – $280,000.00
Our client was struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the street. The driver claimed that our client was at fault and just walked into the roadway without using proper precaution. We hired an engineer\accident re-constructionist and were able to prove the driver was at fault. We obtained a $280,000 recovery for our client.
OLDENBORG v. ASCENSIO – $100,000.00
Our client was the driver in a 2 car accident. She suffered a torn hip labrum and required surgery. We obtained Full Policy settlements from both the other driver ($25,000) as well as from her SUM Supplemental Underinsured Insurance coverage ($75,000).