Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro was voted Best Litigation Firm by Long Island Business News.
Settlement reached during mediation in the amount of $600,000 for the estate of a 29 year old woman who lost control of her bicycle when she fell while attempting to avoid construction debris left on a Brooklyn roadway by an adjoining property owner and a general contractor. After she fell to the ground she was […]
Senior Associate Steve Gokberk obtains summary judgment in Suffolk County on the issue of liability for our 35-year-old male client following a motor vehicle accident. As a result of this accident, our client underwent four surgeries, including one shoulder surgery, two surgeries to his right knee and one surgery to his left knee. The accident occurred when the defendant attempted a left […]
A settlement of $850,000 was secured by Partners Marvin Salenger and Carolyn Caccese for the family of a 37-year-old, married man whose death was due to his doctors not recognizing that he was suffering from pulmonary emboli (blood clots in his lungs). They failed to administer timely and appropriate treatment, which would have saved his life. The lawsuit […]
Carolyn Caccese and Joe Donnelly together obtained a $450,000 verdict in Bronx County Supreme Court last week. We represented a couple that were injured when their taxi rear-ended another yellow cab while they were in the back seat. As the result, our clients sustained tears in their shoulders. Prior to trial, the defense conceded liability […]
Marvin Salenger and Joe Donnelly together obtained a $1,000,000 verdict in Queens County Supreme Court last week. We represented a 61 year old motorcycle driver who was struck by a motor vehicle, throwing him from his bike. As a result, our client sustained five broken ribs and a small hemorrhage in the left lateral ventricle […]
Associate Steve Gokberk obtained a summary judgment for a Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro client on the issue of liability. This action was commenced to recover damages for serious personal injuries allegedly sustained on September 16, 2016 as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 43rd Avenue and 39th […]
Lavern’s Law was passed in June of 2017 to change the statute of limitations on medical malpractice lawsuits to give some victims more time to file complaints and seek restitution. Recently, Gov. Cuomo and state legislative leaders struck a deal for some amendments that gives cancer patients more time to sue for malpractice. Under the new bill […]
When news of a sexting scandal at a Long Island high school broke, WNBC-TV and WPIX-TV asked Salenger, Sack partner Joe Bavaro to explain the law, and possible consequences for “sexts”.
The Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro team negotiated a settlement in the tragic case of Nassau County police officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, who was killed by friendly fire in the line of duty. View CBS Coverage More coverage of the settlement negotiated by Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro in the high profile case of a Nassau […]
Justice was served last week when we reached a settlement in the high profile case of Nassau County police officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, who was killed by friendly fire in the line of duty. While nothing can bring back a loved one, the settlement will allow Officer Breitkopf’s family to take comfort in justice served and […]