$7,000,000 Settlement: was obtained on behalf of a young married woman. During delivery of her first child, she was improperly given anesthesia which resulted in significant and life altering brain injuries.
$3,500,000 Award: was obtained for our client who suffered bilateral decentrated ablation during lasik surgery. Essentially, the laser removed tissue in the wrong portion of both eyes leaving him with significantly reduced visual capacity.
$1,300,000 Settlement reached prior to the start of trial for a case venued in Queens County. This medical-malpractice case involved a failure by the infant plaintiff‘s pediatrician timely diagnose Crohn’s disease, which led to aggravation of the condition and extensive surgery. A derivative claim was also asserted on behalf of the infant’s parent.
$1,000,000 Settlement in matter venued in Richmond County for infant plaintiff who suffered Erb’s palsy as a result of his physicians’ malpractice in the handling of his mother’s pregnancy and his delivery.
$900,000 Award: was obtained on behalf of a woman who suffered from severe visual defects after lasik surgery. The client had a condition known as Kerataconus which excluded her from being a good candidate for surgery. However, she was not advised of this risk and the doctor performed the surgery anyway.
Construction Accident & Labor Law
$500,000 Settlement for Injuries: Plaintiff, male, age 27, is the building superintendent of a building owned by Defendant A. He was instructed to repair a leaky valve on a hot water boiler, and he called Defendant’s Plumbing Company to the site to replace it. While helping the plumber to remove the valve, it exploded, shooting steam into the Plaintiff’s right arm and torso causing severe burns, which required skin grafting.
Train & Bus Accidents
$1,500,000 Verdict: Plaintiff a 51 year old female was boarding a New York City train at a station in the Bronx when she slipped in between the train and the platform resulting in her leg being crushed between. The train car was air-lifted off her leg and she was ultimately diagnosed and treated for a crush injury to the nerves of her leg. She also was diagnosed with Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD). After a trial on Liability where the jury found the Transit Authority 100% responsible, a second jury awarded her $1.5 million dollars for pain and suffering.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
$3,000,000 Settlement in open court just before trial for infant who was crossing the street with a walk signal in her favor when she was struck by an ambulance which was not using its lights or sirens. She was nine years old at the time of the incident. She sustained a fractured leg and fractured foot, and required skin grafts.
$1,350,000 Global Settlement reached for three passengers of a vehicle who were injured when the car struck a pot-hole and careened off the side of a narrow road with a steep set off. Plaintiffs brought suit against the driver of their vehicle and further claimed that the city was negligent in the design, construction, and maintenance of this particular roadway. The city contended that there was no prior written notice regarding the dangerous condition. Plaintiffs argument that the city caused and created the dangerous condition resulted in resolution of the case. Each of the three plaintiffs suffered various severe head and facial injuries.
$1,298,680 Verdict for thirty-five year old bicyclist who was proceeding through an intersection with a green light in his favor when a van failed to heed a red light. The van collided with him, throwing him from his bike, then fled the scene of the accident. The motorist was retrieved by a good Samaritan. The bicyclist suffered fractures to his arms and legs.
$175,000.00 recovery obtained for a 64 year old man who claims he was rear ended by a car. The defendant car claimed our client turned suddenly into his path of travel. The client sustained a shoulder injury among other injuries and underwent a shoulder arthroscopic surgery. While a motion as to whether the injuries were serious and related was pending the matter was settled for a figure representing full value.
$240,000 settlement just before trial for Richmond County infant who fell from the landing of stairs that were missing a railing. She suffered a fractured arm. Although the arm was placed in a hard cast, it ultimately broke a second time and required surgery with percutaneous pinning and a second surgical procedure to drain her wound. She developed skin and bone infections (Staphylococcus Aureus and Osteomyelitis) during the course of her healing.
A significant confidential settlement was reached for an 81 year old man who fell in a National chain supermarket when the entrance doors closed on him. He was knocked to the ground and sustained a fracture to his hip requiring surgery and rehabilitation. Though there was no records of the door having closed on anyone previously, the partners at L&S proved that the company called to service the door had warned the supermarket they should update the sensors. The Plaintiff can now have the necessary funds to provide for additional care he needs.
$18,100 verdict for Richmond County woman who was injured on a rusty, jagged pipe which was protruding from a lake shoreline while she was vacationing upstate. She sustained a laceration on her leg which required stitches.