$1,658,000.00 verdict for a construction worker who sustained a traumatic brain injury after a fall from a roof. Holzmuller v. Spring Valley Housing Development Fund Corp., New York State Supreme Court, Rockland County, Index No. 5287/02.
$1,000,000.00 verdict for victim of a pit bull attack (the award was reduced to $663,000.00 for 35% comparative negligence of the Plaintiff). Bongiorno v. AJA Transportation, New York State Supreme Court, Kings County.
$450,000.00 verdict in a case where Plaintiff bicyclist suffered a fractured tibial plateau when struck by a motorist exiting a parking garage (the award was reduced to $292,500.00 for 35% comparative negligence of the Plaintiff). New York State Supreme Court, New York County, Index No. 129201/95.
$850,000.00 settlement in a wrongful death/medical malpractice case where the decedent died while undergoing a controversial opiod addiction treatment. Confidential settlement in a case filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
$2,125,000.00 settlement after jury selection in a wrongful death/medical malpractice case where the decedent died after doctors failed to diagnose and treat a brain aneurysm. Confidential settlement in a case filed in New York State Supreme Court, Queens County.
$290,000.00 settlement during jury selection in a wrongful death/psychiatric malpractice case where it was claimed that the decedent committed suicide after hospital doctors and personal failed to diagnose that decedent was suffering from apsychotic condition that needed immediate medical care and treatment. Confidential settlement in a case filed in New Jersey Superior Court, Union County.
$375,000.00 settlement during trial in a nursing home negligence/bedsore case. In this case the defendant Nursing Home failed to prevent, timely diagnose and treat a resident’s pressure ulcers. Confidential Settlement in a case filed in New York State Supreme Court, Bronx County.
$810,000.00 settlement in a products liability case where Plaintiff was injured by a defective bungee cord. Srour v. BJ’s Wholesale Club, United States District Court, Trenton, New Jersey, 2004.
$750,000.00 settlement in a wrongful death case where decedent was struck and killed by a street sweeper. Smith v. Dejana Industries, New Jersey Superior Court, Essex County, 2006.
$525,000.00 settlement for motor vehicle accident victim. Multari v. Berkowitz Fat Company, New Jersey Superior Court, Monmouth County, 2009.
$145,000.00 settlement at mediation of a case where the decedent, a nursing home resident, suffered a fractured hip when he fell in his room at Defendants’ nursing home. Confidential Settlement in case filed in New Jersey Superior Court, Passaic County, 2016.
$60,000.00 verdict for the victim of a motor vehicle accident who suffered cervical strain and muscle spasm. This is a case where no offer of settlement was made before trial and the jury found that Plaintiff proved a serious injury under §5102 of the New York State Insurance Law in that she sustained a significant limitation of use of a bodily function or system and was unable to perform her usual and customary activities for 3 months out of the first six months following the accident. Taylor v. Capricorn Seafood, Civil Court of the City of New York, County of Kings, Index No. 9582/95.
$300,000.00 settlement at mediation for a construction worker who injured his shoulder in two separate accidents at the same construction site. Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment under New York State Labor Law §240(1), known as the “Scaffold Law” was pending at the time of the settlement. Ryan v. HHT REIT Inc, New York State Supreme Court, New York County, Index No. 154372/2013.
$1,225,000.00 verdict in a medical malpractice case where the Defendant doctor failed to diagnose and treat Plaintiff’s corneal pregnancy which resulted in Plaintiff having to undergo a subtotal hysterectomy. There was conflicting testimony as to Plaintiff’s ability to become pregnant again. Notably the jury awarded $300,000.00 to the husband plaintiff for loss of consortium. This case was covered by the NYC Chinese newspapers on a daily basis. Jian Ling Chen v. Dr. Manuel Sy, New York State Supreme Court, Kings County, Index No. 35417/96.
$800,000.00 verdict for a child born with mild to moderate erb’s palsy. Plaintiff claimed that the erb’s palsy was caused by the delivering doctor exerting excessive downward traction on the baby’s head during vaginal delivery. Abdelkader v. Dr. Shahine, New York State Supreme Court, Kings County, Index No. 44493/03.