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Partner John Zervopoulos Obtains a $850,000 Settlement

Congrats to partner John Zervopoulos for obtaining a settlement of $850,000 recently.  Our client was a railroad employee who slipped and fell on a moving train, injuring both knees.  Since traditional workers’ compensation laws do not cover railroad workers, we pursued the case in Federal Court, under FELA (Federal Employers Liability Act).  Well done, JZ!

By |2020-07-10T21:36:23+00:00July 10th, 2020|Accomplishment, Client Wins, News|0 Comments

$3.5M SETTLEMENT & JUSTICE FOR ANOTHER CLIENT

Congratulations to senior partner, Joe Bavaro and attorneys Deborah Kurtz and Steve Gokberk for a great collaborative effort in obtaining a settlement for a 30 year-old union worker injured on the job.  The responsible parties did not supply an adequate safety device, thereby causing the accident. He sustained serious injuries to his neck and shoulder, requiring multiple [...]

By |2020-06-30T18:42:53+00:00June 30th, 2020|Accomplishment, Client Wins, News|0 Comments

SUMMARY JUDGMENT GRANTED ON MOTION FOR ASSOCIATE STEVE GOKBERK

Congrats to associate Steve Gokberk for winning summary judgment in a motor vehicle case.  The defendants attempted to have the case dismissed, but Steve defeated that motion and cross-moved for summary judgment for our client.  A total win for Steve.  Great job!

By |2020-05-19T21:38:50+00:00May 18th, 2020|Accomplishment, Client Wins, News|0 Comments

$310,000 SETTLEMENT FOR A FEMALE POLICE OFFICER- SEXUAL HARASSMENT WITHIN HER PRECINCT

Joe Donnelly secured a $310,000 settlement for a female police officer who was sexually assaulted and harassed by a supervising officer in her precinct.  According to our client, she was called into her supervisor’s office inside the precinct where he forcefully pulled her hair and tried to kiss her and then grabbed her below the [...]

By |2020-04-28T19:34:56+00:00April 27th, 2020|News|0 Comments

$1.5 MILLION SETTLEMENT DURING TRIAL IN SUFFOLK COUNTY SUPREME COURT

$1.5 MILLION SETTLEMENT WIN FOR OUR CLIENT:   Congratulations to partners Joe Bavaro and Marvin Salenger for obtaining a $1.5 million dollar settlement for the estate of a 39-year-old motorcyclist who was wrongfully killed by the negligence of a motor vehicle driver.   The deceased sadly left behind two children.  The case was settled during trial in Suffolk [...]

By |2020-01-06T13:40:39+00:00January 6th, 2020|Accomplishment, Client Wins, News|0 Comments

SALENGER, SACK, KIMMEL & BAVARO BEST LAWYERS HONOREES

Congratulations to the firm’s partners Marvin Salenger, Jeffrey Kimmel, Joe Bavaro and Carolyn Caccese for once again being recognized for their legal excellence in the 2020 edition of “Best Lawyers in America” for Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiff and Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiff. "Best Lawyers" is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on [...]

By |2019-12-29T14:48:59+00:00December 29th, 2019|Accomplishment, News|1 Comment

$125,000 VERDICT FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT VICTIM – RICHMOND COUNTY SUPREME COURT

Joe Donnelly won an $125,000 jury verdict for a 23 year old woman who struck a vehicle that made an improper left turn in front of her.  The young woman was transported to Richmond University Medical Center where she was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of her right wrist.  She was treated non-surgically and placed [...]

By |2019-09-20T18:14:00+00:00September 20th, 2019|Accomplishment, News|0 Comments

7 Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro Attorneys Given Super Lawyer Honors

We are proud to announce that Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro Partners, Marvin Salenger, Jeff Kimmel, Joe Bavaro, John Zervopoulos and Carolyn Caccese have been listed as 2019 NY Metro Super Lawyers; and Associates Joe Donnelly and Steve Gokberk as Rising Stars. This is a great honor for the firm. Super Lawyers evaluates attorneys who [...]

By |2019-09-12T18:04:10+00:00September 12th, 2019|Accomplishment, News|0 Comments

GIVING BACK TO COMMUNITY ON BACK TO SCHOOL SEASON

BACK TO SCHOOL IS TIME FOR GIVING BACK!  Last Sunday, the Salenger Sack team had the privilege of supporting a Long Island community by donating $3,000 and volunteering at The Bread of Life Church” in Wyandanch.  Over 1,000 backpacks were distributed to the children who attended.  The "Back to School Jump-Off 2019" event included a [...]

By |2019-08-28T14:54:38+00:00August 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

PARTNER JOSEPH BAVARO NEW PROFESSOR AT HOFSTRA LAW

We are extremely proud to announce that partner Joseph Bavaro has joined the faculty of Hofstra University Law School (a.k.a. the Maurice A. Dean School of Law at Hofstra University) as an Adjunct Professor of Law. Professor Bavaro will be teaching a course in Foundational Lawyering Skills (FLS). Hofstra Law is lucky to have added [...]

By |2019-08-27T20:28:30+00:00August 27th, 2019|Accomplishment, News|0 Comments
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