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Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • $5.5 million jury verdict in Saratoga County, the largest motor vehicle accident award in the county's history.
  • $272,500 settlement for a Saratoga-area truck driver hit by another truck as he waited in his disabled truck for a tow.
  • $600,000 jury award for an Orange County man struck by a car who suffered bulging discs. There were no witnesses to the accident and our client spoke little English, but our trial attorney was able to convince a jury of the merits of the case.
  • $550,000 for an Albany man who suffered the loss of his spleen as a result of the defendant's negligent operation of his car.
  • $400,000 awarded to our client who was rear-ended while stopped waiting to make a left turn. The crash aggravated pre-existing back pain.
  • $1.5 million settlement for a motorcyclist injured because of dangerous potholes on the Palisades Interstate Parkway — settlement reached after a judge awarded full liability.
  • $1 million jury verdict in Columbia County for a motorcyclist injured when a large truck pulled into his lane.

Defective Products

  • $3 million settlement to a young girl who sustained third-degree burns on her back when an improperly designed stove tipped over on her.
  • A 7-year-old child who was scalded by boiling water because the stove didn't have anti-tipping protection. The child suffered severe burns and we were able to obtain a $1 million settlement for him.
  • $2.8 million for an 8-year-old child injured when leaking propane caused a stove to explode. The child's father had repeatedly complained to the gas company about gas odors prior to the explosion and nothing was done to find or correct the problem.

Medical Malpractice

  • $1.25 million award to a man whom the doctors and hospital failed to diagnose as having sustained a punctured lung after a serious automobile accident. As a result of the failure to properly diagnosis, he slowly and consciously suffocated over a 35-minute period.
  • $3.2 million settlement to the family of a young mother who died after doctors failed to realize that she was having a severe reaction to the drug Dilantin. In spite of obvious signs to the contrary, they continued to administer the drug even as her condition worsened. She suffered terribly for days until her death.
  • $2 million settlement to a baby and her parents after she suffered permanent kidney damage as a result of the administration of the wrong dosage of medication.
  • $950,000 settlement to a senior citizen who lost his leg after a nurse failed to monitor pulses in his leg for vascular integrity.
  • $500,000 settlement for a woman whose breast cancer was not diagnosed for three years, requiring a double mastectomy.

Nursing Home Neglect

  • $945,000 settlement in Brooklyn on behalf of an elderly man who suffered bedsores due to the negligence of both a hospital and a nursing home.
  • $275,000 settlement on behalf of a man who suffered several bedsores as the result of a hospital and a nursing home's careless treatment.
  • $300,000 settlement on behalf of the estate of a client who suffered bedsores while in the care of a nursing home.

Premises Liability

  • $800,000 obtained for a 21-year-old man who slipped on grease at a fast food restaurant while delivering a washer/dryer and suffered a serious back injury.
  • $538,586 Albany County jury verdict for a man who fell, suffering a serious back injury due to a loose handrail on the defendant's staircase.

Construction Accidents

  • $1.95 million on a $2 million insurance policy: Settlement secured for a union iron worker who was injured because of a contractor's unsafe scaffolding.
  • $1.25 million for a construction worker who fell into a hole that was not properly safeguarded at a work site. The award provided compensation for his injuries and allowed him to find work in a new field.
  • $820,000 for a 51-year-old who suffered a serious knee injury as the result of being struck by a forklift.

Other Cases

  • $750,000 jury award to a young mentally disabled man and his parents because the county failed to properly train its social workers and removed the young man from his parents home based upon a controversial communication method that falsely claimed he was the victim of sexual abuse.