Results

Personal injury case results by our attorney advocates

If you have sustained a serious personal injury as the result of someone else’s fault or responsibility, contact our firm to find out if you may have a case.

Medical Negligence, Mediated Settlement

The Result

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.

Burn Of Toddler At Parents Home

The Result

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.

Loss of Consortium, Arbitration Award

The Result

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.

The Charges
The Result

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.

Pedestrian Incident, Mediated Settlement

The Result

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.

Motor Vehicle, Settlement

The Result

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.

Wrongful Death, Verdict

The Result

Single mother of one, run over by a delivery truck. New York Times denied it was there truck and that woman disregarded a “do not walk signal”. There was no direct eyewitness to incident.

Boating Collision Trial

The Result

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 harm’s way.

School Incident, Mediated Settlement

The Result

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.

Paraplegic, Settlement

The Result

14-year-old rear seat passenger wearing seat belt. Products liability lawsuit against Toyota. Toyota claimed they complied with all existing safety standards and improper use of belt.

Medical Negligence, Trial

The Result

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.

Construction Accident, Jury Selected

The Result

Construction worker fell from unguarded scaffold. Fractured leg and foot. Defense denied fault and claimed plaintiff could work. Structured settlement exceeded $1 million.

Bullying: 13-year-old figure skater with Olympic dream alleges school district’s failure to protect him

The Result

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.

Motor Vehicle, Settlement

The Result

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.