- $700,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff sustained both cervical and lumbar disk herniation. The plaintiff required an anterior cervical depression and fusion and a lumbar laminectomy decompression and fusion.
- $550,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff was involved in accident where she was rear—ended. As a result, the plaintiff required a surgical procedure on her low back, which included the insertion of a stimulator to help alleviate the pain.
- $2,700,000 — Jury Verdict — Medical Malpractice
The plaintiff sustained a fractured leg as a result of a fall. Surgery was performed to insert a plate and screws to hold the broken bone. The plaintiff developed an infection and the doctor’s attempts to save the leg were unsuccessful. As a result, the plaintiff’s leg was amputated from the knee down.
- $2,400,000 — Jury Verdict — Medical Malpractice
This case has been remanded by the Supreme Court to the Appellate Division for clarification. The plaintiff was suffering from a urological problem. As a result, he consulted a doctor who prescribed medication after only physically examining the plaintiff on one occasion. He subsequently suffered an injury, which resulted in the permanent loss of the ability to obtain an erection.
- $1,150,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff sustained an injury to her low back requiring surgery.
- $1,050,000 — Settlement — Fall Down
The plaintiff, a man in his 30s, fell and aggravated a pre-existing back injury. During treatment for that injury, he sustained a stroke after undergoing a myelogram, which resulted in a left hemiparesis.
- $992,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff sustained severe injuries to her neck and back in two motor vehicle accidents. As a result, she underwent multiple spine surgeries including multiple fusions in her cervical spine and one fusion in her lumbar spine.
- $950,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff sustained multiple herniated disks requiring surgery.
- $850,000 — Settlement - Wrongful Death
The plaintiff was struck and killed by a dump truck while attempting to cross the street.
- $750,000 — Settlement — Products Liability
The plaintiff was electrocuted due to unsafe machinery. As a result, the plaintiff suffered severe burns requiring surgery.
- $700,000 — Settlement — Fall Down
The plaintiff was injured after a fall of over 25 feet. He sustained multiple pelvic fractures, three right-sided rib fractures, a thoracic fracture and a right clavicle fracture. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff has been significantly limited in the use of his right arm.
- $503,500 — Jury Verdict — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff was a passenger in a bus that was involved in a motor vehicle accident. As a result of the accident, he sustained a severely sprained ankle resulting in arthroscopic surgery.
- $500,000 — Partial — Wrongful Death
Plaintiff was involved in a motor vehicle while nine months pregnant. The plaintiff lost her baby and suffered a compound fracture of her hip.
- $500,000 — Settlement — Medical Malpractice
The plaintiff was diagnosed with rectal cancer. He alleged that the defendant delayed in diagnosing his condition.
- $475,000 — Jury Verdict — Products Liability
The plaintiff sustained a permanent limitation of use in her shoulder and arm when she fell due to an elevator that did not stop level with the floor.
- $410,000 — Settlement — Products Liability
The plaintiff was severely injured when a defective chair collapsed. He suffered a knee injury requiring surgery.
- $375,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff was involved in a rear end collision. As a result, he suffered multiple herniated disks.
- $325,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff, a minor, was riding his bicycle when the defendant who disregarded a stop sign struck him. As a result, the plaintiff suffered a severe facial laceration. He will permanently have a substantial scar on his face.
- $296,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle that was rear—ended. As a result, she sustained an aggravation of a pre—existing neck and back injury resulting in surgery. She also suffered from depression due to the limitations she was subjected to due to the injury.
- $275,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle
The plaintiff, 71 years of age at the time of the accident, was struck by a motor vehicle while he was riding his motorcycle. As a result, the plaintiff fractured his pelvis and his hip. He also suffered a separation of his AC joint, a partial tear of his rotator cuff and a labrum tear. He will suffer from pain as a result of the fractures and shoulder injuries for the rest of his life.
- $250,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff suffered an injury to her surgically replaced hip, which the doctors opined would accelerate the necessity for another replacement.
OTHER NOTABLE VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS
- $20,000,000 — Structured Settlement — Assault
The plaintiff was shot by a police officer and the bullet lodged in his spine paralyzing him from the waist down.
- $5,000,000 — Settlement — Medical Malpractice
The plaintiff was undergoing surgery to correct a visual defect. The plaintiff alleged that during the surgery the anesthesiologist caused the loss of the flow of oxygen to brain. As a result, the plaintiff suffered a loss of all cognitive functions.
- $2,500,000 — Jury Verdict — Medical Malpractice
The plaintiff was undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer. The plaintiff alleged that the surgeon negligently damaged a nerve. As a result, the plaintiff lost the ability to speak and swallow.
- $2,000,000 — Settlement — Toxic Tort
The plaintiff’s were subjected to long-term exposure to a landfill, which caused injuries to the respiratory and nervous system, as well as, skin disorders.
- $1,200,000 — Verdict — Products Liability
The plaintiff was injured while using a meat grinder, which resulted in having his arm amputated at the elbow.
- $1,200,000 — Settlement - Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff suffered internal injuries requiring surgery.
- $975,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff sustained multiple herniated disks requiring surgery.
- $800,000 — Settlement — Fall Down
The plaintiff sustained a knee injury requiring surgery.
- $750,000 — Jury Verdict — Slip-And-Fall
The plaintiff sustained a fractured hip. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff had surgery to repair the hip.
- $750,000 — Settlement — Fall Down
The plaintiff sustained a fractured hip.
- $575,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
Two plaintiffs were injured in the motor vehicle accident. One sustained multiple injuries including surgery for two herniated disks and the other sustained multiple injuries including a shoulder injury requiring surgery.
- $500,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff was struck in the rear. He sustained a neck, back and closed head injury. As a result, the plaintiff suffered from depression and had cognitive difficulties, which significantly affected his ability to work and his marital relations.
- $498,000 — Jury Verdict — Fall Down
As a result of the accident, the plaintiff sustained a closed head injury and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder.
- $300,000 — Settlement — Motor Vehicle Accident
The plaintiff sustained multiple fractures and a concussion. The fracture of her elbow required surgery.
- $250,000 — Jury Verdict — Product Liability
This was a product liability case involving a defective ladder. We claimed that during the manufacturing process the side rail of the ladder was not properly manufactured and there was undue stress applied at a rivet hole adjacent to the first rung. When the plaintiff stepped on to the ladder the morning following the purchase, the ladder collapsed and he suffered a severe fracture to his right wrist.
- $250,000 — Jury Verdict — Motor Vehicle Accident
Plaintiff sustained a neck sprain and was required by the verbal threshold to show a serious impact on her life as well as objective, medical evidence to support her complaints.
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