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$705,000.00 - Juvenile struck by a commercial van as she walked to City school bus. Plaintiff alleged that the van driver did not stop at a red traffic signal and the bus did not utilize its stop sign as the plaintiff approached the bus. Plaintiff sustained serious fractures and a degloving injury to her foot requiring open reduction and internal fixation. Case settled after a jury was selected in Kings County.
$500,000.00 - Juvenile assaulted by another juvenile when the officer left the room in a youth correctional facility in the Bronx. Plaintiff sustained a fractured skull requiring the insertion of a metal plate. The case settled after a 50% liability verdict against the State of New York.
$375,000.00- Two construction workers injured in a fall at a construction site. One plaintiff had a torn miniscus requiring surgery and the other worker had a fractured sternum as well as neck and back injuries. The Court granted summary judgment in favor of the plaintiffs and the case settled during mediation in Rockland County.
$350,000.00- Wrongful death case in which plaintiff an eldery female checked into the hospital with cardiac arrest and other medical problems. Lab technician removed her oxygen during a ct scan but never put it back causing anoxic brain damage. Plaintiff was sedated during the ct scan and never regained consciousness. Case settled at a trial conference
$200,000.00 - Plaintiff did not receive proper medical attention while in police custody in the Bronx and required a further amputation to his toe as a result of exposure to unclean conditions in Bronx central booking. The City lost its motion for summary judgment and case settled during the appeal.
$195,000.00 - Podiatrist performed negligent bunion surgery causing pain and subsequent surgery to repair a bone in plaintiff's foot. Case settled in Bronx County during a settlement conference prior to jury selection.
$175,000.00 - Four children with low lead levels settled before jury selection in New York County. The children alleged cognitive difficulties due to exposure to lead paint in their building.
$100,000.00 - Woman assaulted in Bronx homeless shelter by security officer. Plaintiff needed several stitches to her face and a residual scar remained. Case settled in Bronx County during a settlement conference before jury selection.
$100,000.00 - Man stabbed in his home by intruder since Landlord failed to provide an adequate lock for his apartment. Plaintiff had a significant injury requiring life saving surgery. Case settled in Westchester County prior to jury selection.
$75,000.00 - Hospital failed to properly diagnose fractured finger since no x-ray was taken by resident doctor. Plaintiff settled prior to jury selection in Queens County.
$50,000.00 - Hospital conducted wrongful autospy on infant against consent of mother. Case settled after liability verdict against Hospital in Queens County.
$50,000.00 - Parents of stillborn baby requested fetus for burial and Hospital discarded fetus in trash. Parents suffered emotional distress and case settled in New York County during pre-trial settlement conference.
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