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!
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 [...]
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!
$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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
GREAT RESULT: Attorneys Marvin Salenger and Steve Gokberk recently settled a labor law case for $1,750,000. Our 45 year-old client was struck by a pipe that fell from a height at a construction site. He suffered a skull fracture, a C-7 disc vertebrae fracture and an ACL tear, requiring surgery. Well done, Marvin and Steve!
Congratulations to managing partner Jeffrey Kimmel for being inducted into the Plainview-Old Bethpage/JFK High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Jeff was recognized for his superior athletics in four varsity sports: soccer, basketball, baseball and football. He was a 4-year member of the school’s Varsity Soccer program. He was the first freshman ever to play varsity. During his career, [...]