$3,900,000 settlement in collaboration with Zaremba Brown PLLC for a Union Electrician who tripped and fell on scattered debris and material. Our client sustained injuries to his back and shoulder requiring surgery to repair. This matter settled after two failed mediations and a successful appeal in which “new law” was made on cases brought under a particular section of the New York State Labor Law.
$3,500,000 settlement in collaboration with Zaremba Brown PLLC for a Union Carpenter who was struck by a power tool that fell from a scaffold above when another worker. Our client sustained a neck injury that required surgery to repair. This case settled at mediation while our motion for summary judgment was pending.
$2,680,000 settlement for a 51-year-old worker who was struck by falling material on a construction site. Our client sustained injuries to his shoulder and arm, which required several surgeries, along with injuries to his neck. Importantly, we were able to secure this settlement after only one defendant deposition and well before the case was on the trial calendar, which will avoid years of litigation and the Covid-related delays.
$2,250,000 settlement in collaboration with Zaremba Brown PLLC for a Staten Island resident who was on his way to work when a private sanitation truck backed out of a commercial driveway and caused a significant crash with our client. The trucking company argued that our client was speeding and should have been able to avoid their truck. However, through extensive discovery efforts and an accident reconstructionist expert, we were able to prove the truck driver’s negligence was the cause of the crash.