Success Stories: Personal Injury
Obtained Summary Judgment and subsequent settlement in favor of injured worker against general contractors and property owners in a personal injury action based on statutes regulating scaffolding and elevated work surfaces under the NYS Labor Law. (Moss v. McDonald’s Corp., Supreme Court, Nassau County)
Our client suffered a fractured patella as a result of a fall caused by a restaurant owner’s negligence. We obtained a liability judgment after motion practice against that restaurant, and after a contested inquest, obtained a money judgment in the amount of $200,000.00 in Suffolk County, New York. The Restaurant’s insurance carrier denied coverage. Thereafter, following a bankruptcy filing by the restaurant owner, we brought an a action directly against the Restaurant’s insurance carrier under New York’s direct action statute – Insurance Law §3420 based in part on claimed misconduct by the insurance carrier. Following the commencement of that action, we obtained a six figure settlement on behalf of our client. (Bove v. State Farm Insurance, et. al., Supreme Court, Nassau County)
Defeated an attempt at dismissal and obtained substantial recovery upholding Plaintiffs claims of Constructive Trust and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress in related property and matrimonial litigations. (Breitfeller v. Breitfeller, Supreme Court, Suffolk County)
Won dismissal of a defamation action brought against a physician by a nurse colleague based upon documentary evidence obtained through investigation and legal defects within Plaintiff’s complaint. (Wong v. Baumel, Supreme Court, Nassau County)
Won summary judgment on behalf of Plaintiff injured in a multi-vehicle accident. (Temple v. Metz, et al., Supreme Court, Nassau County)
Won complete dismissal of a personal injury action against our client by two Plaintiffs following our client’s acquittal on charges of Assault. (Mannino & Smith v. Marrero, Supreme Court, Queens County)
Obtained six figure settlement for a client who suffered a fractured wrist as a result of negligence of national store chain.
Obtained six figure settlement for a client who suffered a fractured ankle as a result of negligence of commercial landlord.
Obtained six figure settlement for a client who suffered a fractured knee as a result of negligence of residential property owner.
Obtained multiple settlements in claim or after contested motion practice for various injuries to backs, necks, knees and wrists.