Notable Verdicts And Settlements From Our Team

Verdicts:

$198,000,000 -- Motor Vehicle Accidents

Record verdict for passengers injured when rental car collides with disabled tractor trailer.

$104,000,000 -- Premises Liability

Two brothers suffer spinal cord injuries when diving into shallow water from pier New York City held liable.

$76,000,000 -- Personal Injury

False arrest and excessive force — New York City held liable.

$33,000,000 -- Premises Liability

Child falls from sculpture in New York City park — Spinal cord injury.

$32,000,000 -- Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice award for brain-damaged infant.

$16,000,000 -- Motor Vehicle Accident

Child suffers brain damage of child from car accident.

$14,000,000 -- Construction Accident

28-year-old worker injured when platform collapses while laying cable.

$12,000,000 -- Wrongful Death

Wrongful death of an infant during childbirth.

$10,000,000 -- Medical Malpractice

Infant suffered brain damage during delivery.

$5,000,000 -- Medical Malpractice

Brain-damaged infant from childbirth.

Settlements:

$21,000,000 -- Construction Accident

Man suffers spinal cord injury when pipe dropped on him at construction site.

$11,000,000 -- Premises Liability

65-year-old woman injured when she falls through gap between LIRR train and platform.

$8,000,000 -- Construction Accident

35-year-old worker injured when steel plate falls on his head while renovating elevator.

$5,500,000 -- Medical Malpractice

Surgical error sustained in a Brooklyn hospital which resulted in an infant with brain damage.

$2,500,000 -- Motor Vehicle Accident

Male riding motorcycle, struck by NYPD police car, proceeding through red light without sirens and light.

$2,500,000 -- Bicycle Accident

A New York City police car struck a 65-year-old male bicyclist in Brooklyn.

$2,100,000 -- Medical Malpractice

Birth injury sustained at a Brooklyn hospital, resulted in brain damage to an infant.

$1,400,000 -- Medical Malpractice

Twenty-nine-year-old male suffering from compartment syndrome and nerve damage in leg, as a result of hospital's negligence.

$1,250,000 -- Medical Malpractice

Failure to diagnose cancer by a Bronx physician, in a 16-year-old boy, which resulted in amputation of his foot.

$1,200,000 -- Wrongful Death

A 35-year-old woman died during child birth at a New York City hospital.

$1,100,000 -- Medical Malpractice

Failure to diagnose blood vessel obstruction by New York City hospital, which resulted in amputation of leg, below the knee.

$650,000 -- Pedestrian Accident

A New York City Transit Authority bus struck a pedestrian crossing the street; he sustained a head injury and fractured leg.

Spinal Cord Injuries:

$21,000,000

Manager at construction site injured by falling pipe.

$16,000,000

23-year-old man falls while climbing rock wall when safety belt breaks.

$14,000,000

28-year-old worker injured when platform collapses while laying cable.

$11,000,000

65-year-old woman injured when she falls through gap between LIRR train and platform.

Brain Injuries:

$8,000,000

35-year-old worker injured when steel plate falls on his head while renovating elevator.

$6,000,000

15-year-old student injured in New York City school when he falls down an elevator shaft with defective doors.

$5,750,000

Passenger in car injured when New York City ambulance runs red light with siren.

$3,200,000

Boy's brain injured from ingesting lead paint.

$3,000,000

28-year-old woman suffers carbon monoxide poisoning when boiler malfunctions.

$1,200,000

74-year-old woman suffers carbon monoxide poisoning when boiler malfunctions.

Wrongful Death:

$6,000,000

Worker dies from fall when caulking windows of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

$5,000,000

Worker killed while testing AirTrain to Kennedy airport.

$4,070,000

Failure to diagnose and treat a perforated bowel of a 53-year-old woman.

$4,000,000

35-year-old worker dies in fall while working on construction of new building.

$3,500,000

65-year-old woman killed when struck by an MTA bus.

$2,900,000

Failure to properly treat pneumonia resulting in respiratory arrest in a 42-year-old man.

$2,400,000

Failure to diagnose and treat a benign brain tumor of a 29-year-old man.

$2,100,000

Failure to diagnose and treat prostate cancer.

$1,700,000

Failure to properly perform a cardiac procedure resulting in cardiac arrest in a 47-year-old man.

$1,650,000

Failure to timely diagnose gastric cancer in a 32-year-old woman.

$1,600,000

Failure to diagnose and treat a pulmonary embolism resulting in cardiac arrest in a 29-year-old man.

$1,420,000

Failure to properly diagnose and treat breast cancer in a 45-year-old woman.

Bodily Injury:

$1,000,000

Multiple fractures

70-year-old woman injured when struck by a delivery van.

Medical Malpractice Settlements

Brain Damage:

$5,500,000

Failure to properly intubate infant, resulting in brain damage

$4,100,000

Failure to properly monitor infant's oxygen levels, resulting in cerebral palsy, spastic quadriparesis and mental retardation.

$3,700,000

Failure to perform a timely cesarean section in response to fetal distress.

$2,500,000

Failure to perform a cesarean section resulting in cerebral palsy and mental retardation.

$2,000,000

Failure to diagnose fetal distress resulting in neurologic impairment.

$3,400,000

Failure to have proper equipment available to resuscitate patient after hospital procedure.

$2,400,000

Failure to properly perform a hysterectomy following severe uterine hemorrhage after the birth of twin children.

$1,500,000

Failure to properly perform cardiac surgery.

Surgical Negligence:

$5,350,000

13-year-old child suffered T5/T6 paralysis after spinal cord was severed during scoliosis repair surgery.

$2,800,000

Perforated colon following a cesarean section resulting in abdominal abscess and severe peritonitis.

$1,550,000

Failure to properly monitor triglyceride levels during in vitro fertilization therapy resulting in acute pancreatitis.

$1,300,000

Failure to diagnose vascular insufficiency resulting in the amputation of the right leg below the knee.

$1,000,000

Failure to remove a catheter tip resulting in a fracture at the base of the skull.

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