On October 31, 2011, Marion Hedges went to a shopping center at East 117th Street in Manhattan with her 13 year old son. After they left a store, they walked to a parking garage station, when she was hit by a metal shopping cart which two adolescent boys threw over a railing from a pedestrian
New Trial Required in Traumatic Brain Injury Case due to Jury’s Erroneous Finding that Bus Driver 100% at Fault for Pedestrian Knockdown; $1,800,000 Pain and Suffering Verdict Unchallenged
On September 27, 2003, Claude Williams, a 66 year old retiree, stepped off the curb on Madison Avenue near its intersection with 125th Street in Manhattan and was struck by a New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) bus. His injuries, described below, were severe.
In the lawsuit that followed, Williams v. Hooper (Supreme Court, New…
Another Big Win for City of New York – $10,000,000 Judgment Tossed Out on Appeal; State’s Highest Court Will Now Rule on Case involving Claims of Inadequate Police Protection
With about 40,000 officers, the New York City Police Department is the largest police force in the United States. Serving more than 8 million people, its mission is to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide for a safe environment. Day in and day out, the officers put their lives on the…
Two Construction Workers in Lead Paint Fumes Brain Damage Case Win Combined Verdict of $7.3 Million After Trial Judge Vacated $10 Million Verdict Due to Attorney Misconduct
After a seven week jury trial in Manhattan, construction workers Ryszard Kruzynski and Krzystof Belzek were awarded verdicts of $4,250,000 (Kruzynski) and $6,125,000 (Belzek) for their pain and suffering for brain damage they sustained as a result of their exposure to lead fumes during demolition work at New York City’s Grand Central Terminal.