$6,500,000 settlement for roofer that fell 20 feet off a commercial building. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and permanent loss of vision in both eyes. New York Labor Law case; Sections 200, 240(1) and 241(6). Settled with one carrier for $6,000,000.00 and property owner $500,000.00 pre-trial. Case still pending with third defendant. Suffolk County.
$3,000,000.00 settlement for Minority Shareholder Oppression, Wrongful Termination and Common Law Dissolution claims (§ 1104-a of the Business Corporation Law). Case settled during discovery.
$525,000.00 Client’s vehicle was struck by a municipality plow truck and his primary injury was a fractured leg requiring surgical repair. Because the plow truck was deemed to be protected by NYS VAT § 1103 and NYS VAT § 1104; The Reckless Disregard standard of negligence applied. Even with the higher standard of negligence we were able to settle the case just prior to jury selection
$300,000.00 settlement for deck collapse case. Client had prior knee injuries without surgery. After the collapse he had two orthoscopic surgeries. Case settled during discovery.
$75,000.00 settlement for a hit and run (driver was never identified). Another firm had the case for almost a year. Client had orthoscopic surgery to knee. Once we took over the case it settled within months during SUM/UM arbitration.
$65,000.00 Schuyler County man was involved in a head-on collision and suffered a torn rotator cuff which required surgical repair. Settled during discovery prior to depositions.