Results & Awards

Our Winning Verdicts

$1 Billion
Case Winnings
1,200+
Cases Tried
50+
Industry Awards
Long Island's Leading Lawyers 2018 Leaders in the Law
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Super Lawyers
Ten Leaders
The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

All Results

$13 Million Settlement

Construction Accident – Labor Law Case

A 46-year-old carpenter fell from a scaffold at a worksite in New York City and suffered a significant spinal injury resulting in paralysis.

$10.1 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to timely treat a patient

A 40-year-old woman with heart attack symptoms was left in the emergency room waiting area of a Nassau County hospital for 20 minutes, resulting in a massive heart attack and brain damage.

$10 Million Verdict

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death – Failure to timely diagnose breast cancer

A radiologist failed to properly interpret a mammogram, resulting in a delayed diagnosis of breast cancer in a 46-year-old woman, who ultimately passed away.

$8.2 Million Verdict

Police Brutality – Brooklyn Police Officer beat a Hispanic male

Our client, a 28-year-old Hispanic male, was beaten by a Brooklyn Police Officer after failing to leave the scene of an accident that involved a marked police vehicle and a civilian car. He suffered permanent blindness in one eye.

$8 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to timely diagnose a blood clot

A doctor’s failure to appreciate the significance of headache complaints by a 21-year-old caused a delay in diagnosing a blood clot, resulting in a stroke and brain damage.

4.5 Million Settlement

Premises Liability –Elevator malfunction in a New York City building

Negligent elevator maintenance in a Manhattan hotel caused a malfunction which resulted in severe back injury to our client.

$3.75 Million Settlement

Car Accident – Head on collision caused serious injury

While driving in Putnam County our client, a 33-year-old man, was struck head-on, causing hip and ankle fractures.

$3.75 Million Settlement

Premises Accident – LIRR worker suffered electric shock

A LIRR electrical worker suffered a high voltage electric shock due to improperly grounded/insulated wires.

$4.8 Million Verdict

Car Accident – NYC Bus strikes a pedestrian

After being assaulted and thrown into a New York City Street, a passing NYC Transit Authority bus ran over our client’s leg, resulting in an amputation.

$4.25 Million Settlement

Car Accident – Car struck a tractor-trailer improperly stopped

Our client was operating a car that struck a tractor-trailer that was stopped on an unlit highway waiting to make left turn, causing a traumatic brain injury.

$4.5 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to appreciate preeclampsia (high blood pressure)

Doctors fail to timely diagnose preeclampsia (high blood pressure) in a pregnant woman, leading to placental abruption, oxygen deprivation, and a brain-damaged infant.

$4.75 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to perform a timely C-section

During delivery of a baby, doctors failed to properly monitor the fetal monitor strips and the fetal heart rate resulting in oxygen deprivation and brain damage in the infant.

$5 Million Settlement

Construction Accident – Fall from a ladder

A union carpenter fell from a scaffold and suffered severe injuries to both heels.

$5.4 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Newborn baby found face-down

One day after birth, our client was found face down in the hospital nursery, causing oxygen deprivation that resulted in brain damage.

$5.5 Million Settlement

Car Accident – Pedestrian struck by a truck

Our client, a pedestrian crossing a New York City Street, was hit by a truck making a left-hand turn. As a result, she suffered a brain injury.

$6.9 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Intraoperative airway fire in trachea

While undergoing a laser procedure to remove vocal cord polyps, an airway fire in the trachea burned our client’s lungs and vocal cords, resulting in the loss of his ability to speak.

$3.5 Million Settlement

Construction Accident – Labor Law Case

While working in New York City, a maintenance worker fell from a ladder and suffered severe neck injuries.

$3.5 Million Settlement

Car Accident – A gas tanker rear-ended our client’s vehicle

While driving on a highway in Westchester County, our client was rear-ended by a gas tanker, causing a fire. Our client suffered extensive third-degree burns and a shoulder injury.

$3.1 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death

After undergoing a routine hernia repair, doctors failed to properly administer and prescribe anticoagulants to our client, leading to the formation of a pulmonary embolism (blood clot) and death.

$3.1 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Surgical error during a back surgery

While performing surgery to revise and adjust a spinal cord stimulator, a doctor damaged our client’s spinal cord, causing a further spine injury and paralysis.

$3.05 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Improperly performed hernia repair surgery

While performing a hernia repair surgery, the surgeon negligently traumatized the femoral nerve, resulting in permanent nerve injury.

$3 Million Settlement

Car Accident and Wrongful Death – Question of lights

A 44-year-old driver collided with a bus that had passed through a red light on Linden Boulevard in Brooklyn. As a result, our client suffered a fractured neck resulting in quadriplegia. He subsequently died about 7 weeks later.

$2.875 Million Settlement

Construction Accident – Fall from a roof during construction project

A carpenter working on a roof in Suffolk County slipped and fell to the ground, injuring his heel, shoulder, and puncturing his lung.

$3 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to perform an emergency c-section

Doctors and nurses failed to properly interpret fetal monitor strips and fetal heart rate abnormalities, allowing the labor to continue to a vaginal delivery. The infant suffered a loss of oxygen and was born with brain damage and cerebral palsy.

$2.75 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to properly perform a lumpectomy

Doctors failed to properly perform a lumpectomy (removal of breast tissue), leading to a delay in diagnosing breast cancer. By the time the cancer was diagnosed, it had metastasized to the liver.

$2.75 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death – Improperly performed colonoscopy

Failing to perform enough biopsies during a colonoscopy performed on an ulcerative colitis patient, the doctor’s malpractice resulted in a delayed cancer diagnosis. By the time the cancer was found, it was Stage IV and the patient ultimately passed away.

$2.7 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Loss of oxygen to a fetus

A doctor mistakenly attributed a lack of fetal movement to the fetus being asleep when, in fact, the fetus was being deprived of oxygen. By the time of delivery, the loss of oxygen resulted in brain damage and cerebral palsy in the infant.

$2.65 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death – Delay in diagnosing lung cancer

Delay in diagnosing lung cancer in a non-smoker resulted in a late-stage diagnosis, metastasis, and death.

$2.5 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death – Delay in performing a lung biopsy

Failure to timely perform a biopsy on a suspicious lung lesion in a 48-year-old man delayed his cancer diagnosis and resulted in metastasis and death.

$2.5 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death – Failure to timely diagnose deep leg vein thrombosis

A doctor failed to recognize and diagnose symptoms of a deep vein thrombosis (blood clot), leading to a pulmonary embolism and death.

$2.4 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death – Failure to timely diagnose sepsis and treat with antibiotics

Hospital doctors failed to timely recognize sepsis in a 31-year-old woman, which led to a heart attack, brain damage, and death.

$2.5 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death – Emergency Room doctor unable to establish an airway

A hospital doctor failed to timely establish an airway and intubate our client, who came to the Emergency Room with heart attack symptoms. After numerous intubation attempts, our client passed away.

$2.35 Million Settlement

Premises Liability – GML 205-e case

A Queens police officer, while on duty, tripped and fell over a parking lot defect, causing him to suffer a fractured shoulder.

$2.3 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to timely diagnose a cecal volvulus

Medical malpractice: Our client, a 7-year-old girl, presented to her doctors with abdominal complaints, which they believed was appendicitis. Unfortunately, her doctors failed to diagnose her actual problem.

$2.35 Million Verdict

Car Accident – Head-on collision

A 37-year-old rear-seat passenger in a car, who was not wearing a seat belt, suffered a significant and permanent shoulder injury after a head-on collision.

$2.2 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to properly appreciate elevated PSA levels

A 2-year delay in diagnosing prostate cancer in a 46-year-old married man resulted in a late-stage diagnosis and the removal of his prostate.

$2.15 Million Settlement

Police Negligence – Improper training and supervision

Our client, a 40-year-old member of Nassau County’s elite Bureau of Special Operations was shot and killed by friendly fire. An MTA Police Officer accidently shot our client during an encounter with an emotionally disturbed person.

$2.15 Million Settlement

Car Accident – Driver of a tractor-trailer injured

Our 46-year-old client, while driving a FedEx delivery truck, entered a warehouse parking lot to make a scheduled stop. The road suddenly collapsed, causing the truck to “bottom out.” As a result, the driver suffered serious back injuries that ultimately required a fusion surgery.

$2.1 Million Settlement

Construction Accident – Labor Law case

A 56-year-old sheet metal worker fell from an A-frame ladder during a construction project in New York City. As a result of the fall, he suffered a traumatic brain injury, shoulder injuries and an avulsion fracture of the thumb.

$2.05 Million Settlement

Products Liability – Defective office stool collapsed

Our client, a 43-year-old man, was sitting on a stool at work when it suddenly collapsed. As a result, the rod beneath seat cushion protruded upwards and impaled our client, pierced his rectum and causing severe colon and related injuries.

$2.038 Million Verdict

Car Accident and Wrongful Death; Pedestrian struck and killed by car

A 22-year-old woman who was being chased by her boyfriend ran into the street and was struck by a passing car. She passed away from her injuries.

$2 Million Settlement

Construction Accident – Labor Law case

Our client, a 44-year-old roofer working on a construction project in New York City, fell about 30 feet through a covered hole at the site. As a result, he suffered a disclosed and fractured pelvis, compression fractures of dorsal spine, a fractured left elbow, and psychological injuries.

$2 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death; Failure to properly monitor a patient

A 63-year-old man lapsed into coma after open heart surgery because a cardiac monitor alarm malfunctioned.

$2 Million Settlement

Premises Liability – Pool Case

A 17-year-old boy dove into a pool and struck his head on the bottom, causing a fractured vertebra and quadriplegia.

$2 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to timely diagnose an aneurysm

Doctors failed to timely diagnose an aneurysm, causing a brain aneurysm to burst, resulting in a subarachnoid hemorrhage (brain bleed).

$2 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to timely perform a CAT scan

A 51-year-old woman complaining of neck pain and severe headache was not properly treated. Her doctors failed to perform a CAT Scan, which would have revealed a brain aneurysm. Because of this, the aneurysm continued to grow and eventually burst, causing severe, permanent brain damage.

$2 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Delay in treating thoracic spinal mass

Doctors failed to timely perform surgery on a 21-year-old woman who had developed a mass on her spine. This delay allowed the mass to grow and compress her spine, causing her to become paralyzed.

$1.9 Million Settlement

Construction Accident – Labor Law Case

During the excavation of a New York City Street, water main trenches were being dug out. Our client was the foreman on the job. The operator of a backhoe accidentally dropped a large piece of asphalt onto our client, seriously injuring his ankle.

$1.875 Million Settlement

Construction Accident – Labor Law Case

A 43-year-old construction worker fell 6-7 feet off a scaffold, resulting in severe back and knee injuries.

$8 Million Settlement

Medical Malpractice – Failure to timely perform a c-section

During our client’s labor at a Staten Island hospital, doctors and nurses failed to recognize fetal distress, which led to oxygen deprivation and caused cerebral palsy in the baby.