Recent Results

  • Truck Accident: Passenger in SUV struck by tractor-trailer that lost control and crossed over concrete barrier on highway suffering a severe traumatic brain injury, coma and multiple fractures. Mediated Settlement - $4,815,000.00.
  • Construction site accident: Ironworker fell 20 feet suffering multiple fractures and severe internal injuries. Settlement after mediation - $2,750,000, including $1,450,000 cash upfront, $1,000,000 longer-term payout and the waiver of a $300,000 Worker's Compensation lien.
  • Dental Malpractice – Severed Lingual Nerve during lower wisdom tooth extraction-Permanent neuropathic pain, numbness and loss of taste-Jury Verdict $2,300,035.00 – Hudson County New Jersey (Highest known jury verdict at the time in the United States for this type of case).
  • Bus accident: nine-year-old girl struck by NYCTA bus suffering severe crush and degloving injuries to one foot. Missed one year of school. Jury Verdict - $2,160,000.
  • Construction site accident: Drywall taper standing on a ladder placed on top of a scaffold fell to the ground when the scaffold toppled over, suffering neurological head injuries, a fractured elbow, a fractured nose and several herniated discs. Settlement at mediation - $1,600,000.
  • Paramedic’s negligence: Wrongful death-Failure to timely transport patient to hospital causes otherwise preventable death. Mediated Settlement on eve of trial - $1,600,000.
  • Medical Malpractice: Birth Injury: newborn baby girl suffered hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy during labor and delivery resulting in speech delays.  Settlement before trial - $1,500,000.00.
  • Bus Accident-Passenger on interstate motor coach that loses control and crashed on highway-multiple fractures and surgery - $1,200,000.00
  • Pedestrian Accident: Mother and son struck by school bus suffering multiple fractures. In-Court settlement after insurance company went bankrupt - $1,125,000.
  • Medical Malpractice – Colonoscopy Injury. Multiple perforations of colon. Botched repair surgery. Wrongful Death of retired middle aged woman. Settlement before trial $1,000,000.00.
  • Dental Malpractice: Severed Lingual Nerve from a careless lower wisdom tooth extraction to a young school teacher. Permanent pain, loss of sensation and taste to part of tongue. Just under $1,000,000 (highest known settlement at the time in the United States for this type of case).
  • Medical Malpractice: Birth Injury: Shoulder dystocia causing Erb's Palsy in newborn baby girl. Settlement before trial - $950,000.
  • Medical MalpracticeBreast Augmentation. Improper surgical technique causes scarring, disfigurement of breasts, implant extrusion and reconstructive surgery. Settlement during re-trial for an undisclosed amount.
  • Construction site accident: Sheet metal worker fell off a ladder due to wetness on the ground and his boots. Fractured heel bone with surgery. Settlement at mediation - $791,000.
  • Elevator Accident:  Elevator malfunctioned and traveled erratically from the fifth floor to the basement where it came to an abrupt, sudden and violent stop.  45 year old woman suffered bulging and herniated discs in her neck and back and a torn meniscus in her knee requiring arthroscopic knee surgery and low back surgery.  Mediated Settlement: $775,000.00
  • Medical Malpractice: Wrongful Death of 82 year old man-Unnecessary Surgery performed incorrectly. Settlement before trial $750,000.00.
  • Premises Accident: Fall down grocery store stairs. Herniated discs in low back. Settlement during trial - $725,000 including $550,000 cash plus the waiver of a $175,000 workers compensation lien.
  • Dental Malpractice – Severe facial nerve damage caused by improperly performed dental implant surgery resulting in infection, permanent facial pain and numbness of the lower lip and chin. Settlement before trial $700,000.00. (New Jersey)
  • Construction Site Accident: Construction worker slipped and fell on ice at baseball stadium during a renovation project suffering neck and back injuries. Settlement after mediation - $565,000, including $400,000 cash upfront and the waiver of a $165,000 Worker's Compensation lien.
  • Premises Accident: Mother tripped and fell on raised sidewalk while holding 3 year old daughter. Child suffered a fractured skull and epidural hematoma requiring surgeries. Mediated Settlement- $550,000.
  • Dental Malpractice – Orthognathic surgery to correct under-bite performed incorrectly, requiring corrective surgery with prosthesis-permanent neuropathic pain, numbness and misaligned jaws-Settlement before trial - $500,000.00
  • Medical Malpractice – Nerve Injury to leg during low back surgery. Settlement at time of trial - $500,000.00
  • Medical Malpractice – Breathing tube placed in stomach instead of lungs by doctors in hospital-Coma-Death. Settlement before trial - $500,000.00
  • Premises Accident:  Woman slipped and fell on ice in the driveway of her condominium unit due to a defective roof drainage system.  Multiple fractures of the leg and ankle requiring three surgeries. Settlement after mediation - $450,000.00
  • Premises Accident:  Woman fell down interior stairs at a Manhattan restaurant that had no handrails and were difficult to see.  Fractured hip requiring a total hip replacement.  Mediated settlement - $450,000.
  • Automobile accident: Driver stopped in traffic was hit in the rear by another car and sustained a herniated cervical disc requiring surgery. Settlement before trial - $425,000.
  • Automobile Accident: Driver of vehicle struck in rear while stopped at red light and pushed into the rear of the vehicle in front of it. Traumatic brain injury and activation/exacerbation of hip pain requiring total hip replacement. Settlement - $400,000.00.
  • Pedestrian Accident: 50-year-old female struck by minivan while crossing street outside of marked crosswalk suffering multiple fractures of the leg requiring two surgeries. Settlement at trial - $400,000.
  • Medical Malpractice: Wrongful death: Failure to diagnose bladder cancer. Federal Court. Settlement before trial - $400,000.
  • Podiatric Malpractice: Use of cold therapy machine improperly prescribed following foot surgery causing frostbite and resulting in amputation of a portion of the big toe.  Settlement during trial - $400,000
  • Automobile Accident: Passengers in minivan struck by a bus on highway. Settlement before trial. Knee injury with surgery - $400,000. Herniated discs without surgery $200,000.
  • Medical Malpractice: Foreign body left in chest cavity by doctors following cardiac bypass surgery. Additional surgery required to remove foreign object and repair sternum. Settled before trial - $375,000.
  • Automobile Accident: Driver of a vehicle collided with a concrete pillar adjacent to the road due to a large accumulation of water caused by a clogged sewer, which was negligently maintained the City of New York. Driver suffered multiple fractures. Settlement during trial - $370,000.
  • Dental Malpractice – Severed Lingual Nerve during lower wisdom tooth extraction-Permanent neuropathic pain, numbness and loss of taste-Mediated settlement before trial - $325,000.00.
  • Automobile Accident: Passenger in stalled van on highway struck in the rear by tractor-trailer. Fractured bone in neck. Settlement before trial - $325,000.
  • Nursing Home Negligence: Wrongful Death. Elderly nursing home resident developed pressure ulcers leading to fatal infection. Mediated Settlement - $315,000.
  • Construction Site Accident: Ironworker tripped and fell on debris at construction site suffering neck and knee injuries. Settlement after mediation - $300,000.
  • Trip and Fall on Sidewalk-Hip fracture with surgery-Mediated Settlement - $295,000.00.
  • Nursing Home Negligence: Elderly long term nursing home resident with dementia fell six times at nursing home facility due to inadequate supervision, improper assessment and care planning. Fractured hip requiring surgery.  Mediated Settlement - $275,000.00.
  • Property Damage: Flood on higher floor causes water leak into artist's studio in Manhattan building damaging original artwork. Settlement - $275,000.
  • Pedestrian Accident: Pedestrian struck by vehicle while crossing the street.  Traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid and intraventricular hemorrhages requiring surgery.  Settlement - $270,000.00.
  • Dental Malpractice – Severed Lingual Nerve during lower wisdom tooth extraction-Permanent neuropathic pain, numbness and loss of taste-Mediated settlement - $260,000.00.
  • Pedestrian accident: Elderly woman slipped and fell on ice on a public sidewalk from a cracked drainpipe attached to an adjacent building suffering a fracture hip requiring two surgeries. Settlement before trial - $259,500.
  • Medical/Nursing Malpractice: Wrongful death of an elderly woman with alzheimer's following successful surgery to repair fractures to her hip and elbow.  Development of pressure ulcers at hospital shortly after surgery which deteriorated to an advanced stage.  Subsequently transferred to a nursing home facility where an intestinal infection developed following a misdiagnosis and improperly prescribed medication, leading to gastrointestinal hemorrhage and septic shock. Mediated Settlement - $252,500.00.
  • Automobile accident - 34 year old female driver involved in a low impact front end collision while stopped at a stop sign.  Exacerbation of cervical spine pathology and soft tissue injuries to one knee requiring cervical decompression and fusion and two arthroscopic knee surgeries. Settlement before trial - $250,000.00
  • Medical Malpractice- Wrongful death of 54 year old non-working recent immigrant from complications following procedure to remove kidney stones. Settlement- $250,000.00.
  • Medical Malpractice-Radial Nerve injury following bicep tendon repair surgery. Mediated settlement before trial- $250,000.00.
  • Medical Malpractice: Improper treatment of elbow fracture on young boy by orthopedic surgeon - failure to make referral to specialist - permanent deformity of elbow joint - settlement before trial - $250,000.
  • Medical Malpractice: Failure to diagnose appendicitis. Settlement before trial - $250,000.
  • Premises Accident: Woman slipped and fell on a staircase inside an apartment building after the stairs had been mopped sustaining herniated discs in the cervical and lumbar spines. Settlement at mediation - $250,000.
  • Medical Malpractice – Punctured gall bladder during sonographic guided renal biopsy- Gall Bladder surgically removed. Pre-suit settlement - $240,000.00.
  • Automobile Accident: 22 year old unrestrained rear seat passenger in an SUV that lost control on the highway, struck high curbing and rolled over.  Bilateral jaw fractures requiring surgery.  Settlement after Mediation - $225,000.00.
  • Automobile Accident-Low impact rear end collision-Settlement -$225,000.00
  • Premises Accident: Slip and fall down stairs in apartment house. Fractured ankle. Mediated settlement - $225,000.
  • Taxicab Accident: Passenger in taxi struck by another vehicle suffered aggravation and exacerbation of a prior back injury. Settlement - $205,000.
  • Automobile Accident: Wrongful death of a 43 year old rear seat passenger in a taxi that was involved in an intersection collision with another vehicle.  Blunt impact injury to the knee and torn meniscus requiring arthroscopic surgery.  Development of bilateral pulmonary thromboemboli due to deep vein thromboses of the leg following blunt impact of the knee.  Settlement - $200,000.00 (policy limits).
  • Dental Malpractice – Nerve damage caused by improperly performed dental implant surgery resulting in permanent pain and numbness of the lower lip and chin. Settlement $195,000.00.
  • Nursing Home Negligence:  92 year old woman in a nursing home for short term rehab after undergoing successful surgeries to repair a hip fracture and subdural hematoma, was caused to fall out of bed and fracture her other hip requiring a second hip surgery.  Mediated Settlement: $190,000.00.
  • Trip and Fall on Sidewalk-Fractured humerus with surgery- Mediated Settlement -$190,000.00
  • Nursing Home Negligence: Long term nursing home resident with dementia fell five times at nursing home facility due to inadequate supervision, improper assessment and care planning.  Fractured hip requiring surgery.  Mediated Settlement - $175,000.00.
  • Sidewalk Trip and Fall- Woman tripped and fell on cracked City sidewalk suffering fractured wrist.  Mediated settlement - $175,000.00.
  • Medical Malpractice-Wrongful death of 86 year old woman during procedure to drain fluid from her abdomen. Settlement -$175,000.00.
  • Dental Malpractice: Improper crowns and bridges. Settlement before trial - $175,000.
  • Sidewalk trip and fall: Elderly woman tripped and fell on cracked City sidewalk suffering bilateral jaw fractures requiring surgery.  Mediated settlement $170,000.00.
  • Premises Accident: Elderly woman fell while descending an interior staircase at an apartment building due to inadequate lighting.  Fractured hip requiring surgery.  Settlement - $170,000.00
  • Dental Malpractice: Improperly performed implant surgery. Settlement before trial - $150,000.
  • Train station accident: Woman fell while walking up train station stairway when concrete step crumbled beneath her, suffering fractured fingers. In-Court settlement - $160,000.
  • Sidewalk Trip and Fall Accident: Elderly woman tripped and fell on cracked City sidewalk suffering fractured hip. In-Court settlement - $150,000.
  • Dental Malpractice-Nerve damage caused by improperly performed dental implant surgery resulting in permanent pain and numbness of the lower lip and chin. Settlement before substantial litigation - $125,000.00.
  • Dental Malpractice-Nerve damage caused by improperly performed dental implant surgery resulting in permanent pain and numbness of the lower lip and chin. Settlement before trial (New Jersey)- $130,000.00.
  • Premises Accident: Woman tripped and fell over clothing rack inside a department store suffering a fractured hip. Settlement - $120,000.
  • Automobile Accident: 18-year-old unbelted passenger in vehicle that skidded on wet pavement and struck a pole suffered facial scarring. Settlement - $100,000 (insurance policy limits).
  • Slip and Fall Bus Accident: Woman slipped and fell on ice in roadway while exiting a bus suffering a fractured leg. Settlement during trial - $100,000.
  • General Negligence: Ambulance attendant fell on patient while transporting him from hospital to home. Patient suffered fractured leg. Settlement - $100,000.
  • Airline Accident: Flight Attendant hits sleeping passenger in knee with food cart. Knee injury with arthroscopic surgery. Settlement - $75,000.