Verdicts and Settlements

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$24,500,000 Settlement
Record truck accident settlement for a spinal cord injury caused by the careless operation of a loaded tractor trailer.
$22,575,000 Verdict
Verdict for wrongful death, conscious pain and suffering, punitive damages, and negligent infliction of emotional distress for three children.
$20,520,000 Verdict
Verdict against Philip Morris USA Inc. and American Tobacco for designing cigarettes to addict consumers. Punitive damages assessed against Philip Morris USA Inc. in the sum of $17.1 million.
$14,768,000 Verdict
Verdict for a 61-year-old porter working at a New York City Upper East Side luxury apartment building who was not properly trained to safely clear a jam in the building trash compactor.
$9,750,000 Settlement
Medical Malpractice settlement in Pennsylvania for a young child who suffered from a severe injury to the intestinal tract due to a delay by the hospital and doctor in diagnosis and treating Necrotising Enterocolitis.
$9,200,000 Settlement
Our client, a 52-year-old executive secretary had an extensive stay in a local Nassau County hospital. She was discharged and thereafter had persistent nausea and vomiting for a two-week period.
$9,000,000 Verdict
Verdict for a victim who fell down a flight of stairs and suffered a back injury when Con Edison shut down power to her apartment building.
$8,000,000 Settlement
Settlement with the State of New York in the Court of Claims for a victim who sustained brain damage while descending a recreational tube slide on a slope negligently designed by New York State.
$6,675,000 Settlement
Settlement with a prescription drug manufacture that failed to properly test its product prior to placing it on the market.
$6,000,000 Settlement
Settlement with a landlord for a child that was exposed to lead paint in an apartment. As a result of the lead paint exposure the child sustained brain damage and was diagnosed with autism.
$5,500,000 Settlement
Settlement for the Estate of a 37-year-old woman.
$5,200,000 Settlement
Settlement for an infant who suffered brain damage when a gauze pad that was applied in her mouth during cleft pallet surgery became lodged in her windpipe.
$5,042,432 Verdict
Verdict against Phillip Brothers Chemical Company, Inc. who failed to adequately warn a worker in an electroplating plant how to properly add zinc cyanide to a brass plating mixture resulting in an explosion causing burns and loss of vision in one eye.
$5,000,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim who fell between subway cars while the train was in motion as a result of the railroad's neglect in securing the area between the subway cars.
$5,000,000 Settlement
Settlement for a stagehand (employed by a Broadway musical) rendered quadriplegic in a fall from a 30 foot height while attempting to repair stage lights.
$5,000,000 Verdict
Verdict against a hospital that failed to properly treat an asthma patient resulting in respiratory arrest.
$5,000,000 Verdict
Verdict against a bus company in a wrongful death case brought by the widow of a truck driver killed in a crash with a bus.
$4,800,000 Settlement
Settlement for a construction worker killed when crushed by a falling machine while working in a water tunnel six hundred feet below ground.
$4,700,000 Settlement
Settlement for a shopper who was struck by a box that fell off a high-low resulting in Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
$4,600,000 Settlement
Settlement for a bicyclist that was thrown as a result of a defective roadway maintained by the State of New York during a charitable event.
$4,600,000 Verdict
Verdict in an upstate county medical malpractice cardiac case.
$4,600,000 Settlement
Settlement for an asthma victim given contraindicated medicine resulting in brain damage.
$4,500,000 Settlement
After obtaining a substantial jury verdict in NYC against a property management company that failed to properly train its porters and maintain its building equipment, a settlement was reached in favor of our client.
$4,500,000 Settlement
Settlement with a hospital for the failure to timely diagnose and treat an intra-cerebral bleed of an 18 year old female patient that resulted in permanent brain damage.
$4,200,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim who suffered a stroke during the delivery of her child.
$3,500,000 Settlement
A 5 year old boy fell while playing on monkey bars at a park in New York City. He was brought to the local emergency room by his parents and diagnosed with a fractured wrist.
$3,500,000 Verdict
Settlement for a motorist struck by a rental car causing neurological injuries.
$3,350,000 Settlement
Settlement in a Medical Malpractice case where the OBGYN clinic failed to inform the mother that her child would be born deformed thereby depriving her of the opportunity to have a legal abortion.
$3,200,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim who suffered brain damage following replacement of a heart valve.
$3,200,000 Settlement
Our client a 34 year old family man was living in Manhattan with his wife and young child working as a real estate agent. He and his wife decided to give up the hectic city life and connect with the land.
$3,200,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim that was struck by a car and suffered brain damage while awaiting treatment in the hospital's emergency room.
$3,000,000 Settlement
Our client, a 53 year old female went to her neurologist with complaints of headaches and intermittent right sided weakness.
$3,000,000 Verdict
Verdict against the nation's largest helmet manufacturer when a victim was thrown from a motorcycle causing her to striker her head on the pavement resulting in brain damage despite wearing the protective helmet.
$3,000,000 Verdict
Verdict against an upstate hospital for failure to diagnose a cerebral aneurysm.
$2,875,000 Settlement
Settlement for a worker who was required to change a part in a commercial boiler without the main hot water supply shut down resulting in second and third degree burns and death.
$2,750,000 Settlement
Settlement for burns when a roach spray can ignited by static electricity in the air.
$2,600,000 Settlement
Settlement for a construction worker who was an operator of heavy construction equipment that was injured when he was struck in the head by a CAT 320 that was being operated by a co-worker.
$2,500,000 Settlement
Settlement for the operator of a van that was killed by a train at a railroad crossing that had an inadequate line of sight.
$2,500,000 Settlement
Settlement for a construction worker when New York State failed to secure a concrete form at a construction site on the Long Island Expressway that fell striking the plaintiff who was working at the site and sustained a herniated disc which required surgery.
$2,400,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim whose mammogram was misread as negative causing a delayed breast cancer diagnosis resulting in a more advanced stage of cancer.
$2,400,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim who sustained a joint disease from a contaminated food supplement.
$2,375,000 Settlement
Settlement against a hospital that failed to place a patient who died in the emergency room on a continuous heart monitor even though he had complained of chest pain earlier that day.
$2,350,000 Verdict
Verdict against a hospital for the negligent implantation of a diseased donor heart in a heart transplant recipient resulting in his wrongful death. The verdict triggered a high/low settlement made during trial.
$2,300,000 Settlement
A New York City doctor failed to perform adequate testing on a uterine cancer patient before prescribing estrogen. As a result, the estrogen acted as an accelerant to the growth of the cancer cells, resulting in the death of our client.
$2,300,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim against a pharmaceutical company that manufactured a product that caused cancer.
$2,252,000 Settlement
$2,225,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim whose CT scan was misread in the emergency room of a hospital resulting in a misdiagnosis.
$2,225,000 Settlement
Settlement against a hospital that failed to aggressively treat a patient who was diagnosed with viral meningitis, encephalitis which resulted in death.
$2,200,000 Settlement
While preparing to unload a tractor trailer filled with scrap metal at an upstate New York recycling center, the plaintiff was about to tie up the rear axle mudflaps when a second tractor trailer rolled into the plaintiff.
$2,200,000 Verdict
A New York Supreme Court, Nassau County jury has awarded $2,200,000 against a Pediatrician who failed to diagnose infantile scoliosis during annual examinations.
$2,010,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim who suffered a fatal heart attack while on a crash liquid diet.
$2,000,000 Settlement
A two year old child was in her apartment with her brother and sisters when her father left the apartment to go to the local bodega to pick up dinner for the children.
$2,000,000 Verdict
Verdict against a interventional cardiology physician for an injury to the femoral nerve during a cardiac catheterization resulting in a permanent femoral nerve neuropathy.
$2,000,000 Verdict
Verdict on behalf of a driver who sustained leg fractures after striking a disabled truck that was in the roadway.
$2,000,000 Verdict
$2,000,000 Settlement
Settlement with the State of New York in the Court of Claims for a motorist who was killed when his vehicle hydroplaned on water from a defective roadway drain causing his vehicle to strike another vehicle head-on.
$2,000,000 Settlement
Settlement against the manufacturer of a vaporizer that caused a fire killing an infant and injuring the infant's father.
$1,975,000 Settlement
Our client, a 39-year-old man had a reoccurring heart issue and was admitted to the hospital where he underwent a heart and kidney transplant. He was admitted to the hospital for a year.
$1,900,000 Settlement
Settlement against a hospital that failed to treat severe preeclampsia and HELLP Syndrome which resulted in death.
$1,900,000 Settlement
Settlement against a hospital that failed to timely diagnose and treat a brain aneurysm resulting in brain damage.
$1,850,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim that was given anesthesia prior to surgery that resulted in a coma and death.
$1,800,000 Settlement
A 44-year-old man admitted to the hospital for a gastro-intestinal bleed lost his life when doctors failed to diagnose a dissection of his aorta.
$1,800,000 Settlement
Settlement against a doctor for failing to properly diagnose transient ischemic attacks resulting in a fall over an exposed pipe, causing head trauma that was improperly treated at a hospital.
$1,750,000 Settlement
Settlement with a hospital for the failure to timely respond to a thyroid storm in a 32 year old female patient which resulted in death.
$1,650,000 Verdict
Verdict against a doctor who failed to diagnose breast cancer that resulted in a double mastectomy and metastasis.
$1,600,000 Settlement
Settlement with a hospital and doctors that failed to diagnose a brain aneurysm that resulted in a hemorrhage and death.
$1,550,000 Settlement
Settlement for the wrongful death of a 33 year old who died as a result of her doctor's failure to diagnose lung cancer.
$1,500,000 Settlement
$1,500,000 Settlement
Settlement for a construction worker who died after falling from a ladder at a construction site.
$1,500,000 Verdict
Verdict with a high/low settlement for a delivery route driver who sustained a fracture to his right and left leg after the corporation that owned the van failed to properly maintain the transmission linkage and the van slipped into reverse and hit the driver.
$1,500,000 Verdict
Verdict for a bicyclist who sustained a fractured arm when he was struck by a bus.
$1,500,000 Settlement
Settlement with a landlord who failed to repair water damaged vinyl flooring in an apartment that caused a fall resulting in a head injury.
$1,450,000 Verdict
Verdict for a victim who died of a heart attack one week after a stress test was misread.
$1,375,000 Settlement
Settlement during trial against a doctor that failed to timely deliver an infant via cesarean section secondary to prolonged bradycardia, causing a neurological injury to the infant who survived for only 15 months.
$1,375,000 Settlement
Settlement with an Obstetrician and a New York hospital during trial in a case that involved the failure of the Obstetrician and the hospital to timely perform a cesarean section.
$1,250,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim who died of breast cancer six months after her mammogram was misread.
$1,200,000 Settlement
$1,200,000 Settlement
This medical malpractice case was filed against a pediatrician who treated our client from the time he was born until he was 9 years old. When our client began walking his mother expressed concern to this pediatrician that her child walked on his toes.
$1,200,000 Settlement
Settlement for an infant born prematurely requiring prolonged hospitalization and surgery as a result a doctor's failure to closely monitor the pregnancy.
$1,175,000 Settlement
Settlement with a hospital that failed to properly treat an asthma patient that resulted in brain damage.
$1,160,000 Settlement
Settlement against doctors who failed to timely diagnose a rare form of brain cancer in a 14 year old boy resulting in his death.
$1,150,000 Settlement
Settlement for a Parkinson's patient who fractured her hip when she got out of a chair and fell in her hospital room after a staff nurse left her unattended without a call bell.
$1,100,000 Settlement
Settlement for an infant born prematurely due to a compromised cervix caused by laser surgery that was performed when the infant's mother was pregnant.
$1,075,000 Settlement
Settlement for a victim struck and killed by a car while crossing in the middle of the road.
$1,000,000 Settlement
$1,000,000 Settlement
$1,000,000 Settlement
Settlement for a 2-year-old girl who was exposed to lead-based paint while she resided in her uncle's apartment in Queens County.
$1,000,000 Verdict
Verdict against a Podiatrist who mismanaged an infection in a patient's toe resulting in amputation.
$1,000,000 Settlement
Settlement for an infant after seven weeks of trial with a hospital for the failure to report positive cystic fibrosis new born screen results causing a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis.
$1,000,000 Verdict
Verdict against a doctor who failed to diagnose and treat a rectal abscess that resulted in a recto-vaginal fistula.
$1,000,000 Settlement
Settlement with a doctor who failed to diagnose and treat a small bowel tumor that resulted in death.
$1,000,000 Settlement
$1,000,000 Settlement
Settlement with a hospital that failed to diagnose flu-like symptoms as pneumonia resulting in the death of the patient.
$1,000,000 Verdict
Verdict for a victim injured in an auto cop-chase case.
$1,000,000 Settlement
Settlement for a homeowner who died after receiving third degree burns when an adhesive that he was using to install floor tiles ignited.
$1,000,000 Verdict
Verdict against a department store for falsely detaining a foreign diplomat after accusing him of shoplifting.
$975,000 Settlement
Settlement for a 29 year old female who was told that her pap smear was normal in 2011. Some months later she developed abnormal bleeding and was diagnosed with cervical cancer in December of 2012.
$950,000 Settlement
Our client was given a mammogram that was misread. Accordingly, the early stages of breast cancer were not diagnosed timely which resulted in a mastectomy.
$950,000 Settlement
Failure to diagnose and treat C-diff by gastroenterologist resulting in C-diff colitis, surgery and hospitalization.
$900,000 Settlement
Our client, a 65 year old female was staying in a New York hotel when a strange man walked down the hallway completely naked and knocked on her door.
$750,000 Settlement
Our client who was 7 years of age was visiting at her uncles house in Nassau County, New York, when she was injured in the backyard playing hide and go seek.
$700,000 Settlement
The plaintiff was employed at an air conditioning duct fabrication plant and was using a hand held grinder when the grinding wheel broke apart and a piece of the wheel struck our client's arm.
$700,000 Settlement
Our client, a seventy five year old man, was prescribed too much Coumadin by his treating cardiologist for A-Fib and had a spontaneous bleed in his right arm. This resulted in decreased mobility and scaring to his right arm.
$575,000 Settlement
While taking a stroll on the Coney Island Boardwalk with her husband and two friends, our client stumbled on a raised boardwalk plank, causing her to lose her balance, fall, and fracture her hip.
$500,000 Settlement
A 69-year-old man complaining of chest and shoulder pain was examined by his primary care physician and sent home with a prescription for a muscle relaxer. Approximately 36 hours later our client suffered a mild heart attack.
$500,000 Settlement
Our client was walking on the sidewalk on 54th Street in Brooklyn, New York, when he tripped on an uneven sidewalk slab that was raised due to a tree root that had grown underneath the concrete sidewalk. As a result our client tripped and fell sustaining a left foot Lisfranc fracture.
$500,000 Settlement
Settlement for a woman who presented to the emergency room with chest pains and was admitted to the hospital where she suffered another heart attack due to a lack of proper treatment.
$500,000 Settlement
Our client was stopped in traffic on the Long Island Expressway heading westbound, approaching exit 43, when he was struck in the rear. As a result of the impact our client's car was pushed into the rear of the car in front of him.
$500,000 Settlement
The plaintiff was stopped at a red light on 34th Street in New York City when he was struck in rear by the defendants vehicle. The plaintiff sustained a herniated disc that required surgery.
$500,000 Settlement
Our client, a 68-year-old woman with early stages of Alzheimer's, was admitted to a local Nassau County hospital hospital after she fainted at home. During her admission, she was confused and unable to call for assistance when she wanted to get out of bed.
$500,000 Settlement
Our client, a 34 year old woman, sustained an injury to the radial nerve of her left hand requiring two surgeries, as a result of a failed attempt by a nurse to insert an intravenous line (IV).
$500,000 Settlement
Our client, a 6 year old child was exposed to lead based paint in the apartment that he lived in. A blood lead level was taken from our client which demonstrated that he had toxic lead in his system.
$500,000 Settlement
Settlement with a New York City doctor on behalf of our client, a 47 year old female, who was prescribed Lamotrigine (Lamictal) in December 2012 by her psychiatrist.
$500,000 Settlement
A pregnant woman with high blood pressure was not properly monitored during labor, which subsequently led to an injury that was disputed by the doctor’s defense team.
$500,000 Settlement
Defendant landlord failed to abate lead paint in an apartment where a child was exposed and sustained lead paint poisoning.
$465,000 Settlement
The plaintiff was on her way to Nordstrom's Department store at the Roosevelt Field Mall. She slipped on ice on the walkway into the store and sustained a fractured vertebra.
$450,000 Verdict
Verdict against a defendant medical provider for failing to timely administer diagnostic testing, resulting in a ruptured appendix.
$425,000 Settlement
The plaintiff was traveling on 1-87N in Elizabethtown, NY. A tractor trailer had jackknifed several miles ahead of plaintiff. The tractor trailer was positioned across the roadway.
$400,000 Verdict
While stopped in traffic on the Bruckner Expressway, our client was rear-ended by a car that was not paying attention to traffic that was slowing down.
$400,000 Settlement
The plaintiff, a 73 year old female was entering her apartment building in Queens, New York when she lost her balance while descending the lobby stairs which consisted of three steps.
$400,000 Settlement
Our client, a longtime resident of an apartment building in Brooklyn, New York, tripped and fell on the exterior steps while entering the building, resulting in a torn spleen.
$390,000 Settlement
Our client, a 43 year old disabled male, was attempting to cross a street in Brooklyn in his wheelchair when the defendant was driving his pick-up truck and made a left hand turn onto the street that the plaintiff was crossing. The pick-up truck struck plaintiff’s wheelchair.
$390,000 Settlement
The plaintiff slipped and fell on ice on the sidewalk in front of 613 East 16th Street, Brooklyn, NY and sustained a fracture of her foot.
$390,000 Settlement
A pedestrian was crossing the street in a wheel chair and was struck by a car. He sustained a fracture to his wrist. No surgery was required.
$375,000 Settlement
While exiting an MTA bus, an elderly woman fell and injured her leg and hip as a result of the driver’s failure to pull the bus close enough to the curb or lower the bus to ensure a safe exit.
$375,000 Settlement
While descending a stairway that was not properly maintained, plaintiff fell down four steps sustaining a fracture to her right tibial plateau which required surgery.
$350,000 Settlement
Our client was a passenger in a motor vehicle that ran a red light. The insurance was limited to $25,000.00.
$335,000 Settlement
A 79 year old female fell in front of the Town Deli in Great Neck, New York while going to the cleaners
$325,000 Settlement
The plaintiff who was 94 years old was exiting a mini bus from the Middle Village Adult Center and fell sustaining a left leg fracture.
$321,905 Settlement
A teenager slipped on water and fell down the interiors stairs leaving her apartment building. The landlord had not properly maintained the stairway and he girl suffered a fractured ankle when there was no handrail for her to grab onto as she fell.
$300,000 Settlement
A 38 year old female office worker was exiting a New York City Transit Authority bus in Queens County and stepped off the bus and onto a broken sidewalk causing her to twist her right ankle.
$300,000 Settlement
The plaintiff was exiting an MTA bus in Jamaica, Queens, New York. The bus stopped along side a broken portion of the sidewalk when plaintiff stepped off the bus her ankle twisted due to the broken sidewalk.
$300,000 Settlement
Plaintiff, a 13 year old girl was a pedestrian standing in the street in Manhattan with her parents who were attempting to hale a cab. The cab did not see the plaintiff and struck her.
$300,000 Settlement
A nursing home resident documented as a fall risk, fell and fractured his hip after the nursing home staff did not follow proper preventative measures.
$290,000 Settlement
The plaintiff an 8 year old boy had gone to church with his mother early on a Sunday morning. After church let out, the young man was playing with his friends on the church grounds.
$275,000 Settlement
The plaintiff who was 75 years old was descending an interior staircase in her apartment building located in Long Island City, New York.
$275,000 Settlement
The plaintiff, a 90 year old female, was exiting her doctors office building through automatic sliding glass doors.
$250,000 Settlement
A New York City apartment building landlord failed to perform adequate background checks before hiring a doorman who punched our client in the face, breaking his jaw.
$250,000 Settlement
17-year-old standing on a sidewalk corner was hit in the leg by a driver who swerved out of the way of another oncoming vehicle.
$250,000 Settlement
Our client, a 70 year old female went to visit her doctor on Northern Boulevard in Great Neck, New York. When exited the building she walked down a ramp that was between the sidewalk and the parking lot.
$225,000 Settlement
An 82-year-old woman being transported by ambulette was not safely restrained in her wheelchair for the ride. The ambulette stopped short and our client hit her head on one of the leg braces of her wheelchair.
$175,000 Settlement
Our client attended an affair at a catering hall in Queens, New York. When she walked to the coat check area she did not see that there was a single riser step.
$175,000 Settlement
An 83 year old male was exiting the YMCA in Plainview, New York when he tripped over a rubber mat that was in the vestibule at the exit door.
$160,000 Settlement
A $160,000 settlement was secured for our client who was injured after falling on a broken soap dish in the shower at a friend’s apartment.
$150,000 Settlement
Our client was riding his motorcycle in rush hour traffic and suffered a lower back injury after he was rear-ended by a vehicle when the driver did not see the traffic slowing down.
$140,000 Settlement
A 74-year-old woman injured her knee after tripping and falling down steps at the subway station on 34th Street and 8th Avenue near Penn Station.
$100,000 Settlement
While crossing Pitkin Avenue plaintiff was hit by a car that was backing up and sustained a pelvis fracture. The full insurance policy was tendered.

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Settlement for an asthma victim given contraindicated medicine resulting in brain damage. Continue reading

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After obtaining a substantial jury verdict in NYC against a property management company that failed to properly train its porters and maintain its building equipment, a settlement was reached in favor of our client. Continue reading

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Settlement with a hospital for the failure to timely diagnose and treat an intra-cerebral bleed of an 18 year old female patient that resulted in permanent brain damage. Continue reading

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Settlement for a victim who suffered a stroke during the delivery of her child. Continue reading

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A 5 year old boy fell while playing on monkey bars at a park in New York City. He was brought to the local emergency room by his parents and diagnosed with a fractured wrist. Continue reading

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Settlement for a motorist struck by a rental car causing neurological injuries. Continue reading

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Settlement for a victim who suffered brain damage following replacement of a heart valve. Continue reading

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