Notable Personal Injury Cases
Federal Police Excessive Force Settlement
After two federal civil rights trials, a seven-figure settlement was negotiated against The City of New York and an NYPD Sergeant who shot and paralyzed a fleeing fugitive who was wanted on an arrest warrant. Jamal S. v. Stephen D., et. al., EDNY.
Motor Vehicle Accident, Brain Injury
Negotiated a $935,000 settlement immediately prior to trial for a man injured in a car accident on the entrance ramp of the Robert Moses Causeway in West Islip. Plaintiff suffered a skull fracture, a closed end brain injury, memory loss and post-traumatic stress disorder. Robert R. v. Estate of Kyle E., Supreme Court.
Snow And Ice Settlement, Fractured Femur
Slip-and-fall action involving an elderly client who fell on the front steps of a Riverhead diner and suffered a fractured femur and fibular requiring open reduction surgery. $500,000 settlement prior to trial. Estate of Salvatore C. v. The Peconic Diner, Supreme Court.
Trip And Fall Against The City Of New York
$575,000 jury verdict against The City of New York for a Lisfranc fracture and surgery of the foot caused by a defective sidewalk. Estanislo R. v. City of New York, Supreme Court.
Represented Ms. Fisher in a federal civil rights lawsuit filed in The United States District Court, Western District of New York, against a New York State correctional officer from Albion Correctional Facility.
Passenger Wrongful Death Settlement
Obtained a seven-figure settlement for the estate of an 18-year-old young woman passenger killed in an automobile accident in Pennsylvania caused when the driver fell asleep while driving. Estate of Kristen G. v. Samuel F., Supreme Court.
Roofer Killed At Job Site
Negotiated a seven-figure settlement for the estate of a 38-year-old roofing contractor killed when he fell from a rooftop in Amityville. Estate of Richard G. v. Thomas B., et. al., Supreme Court.
Motor Vehicle Accident, Knee Injury
Settled a motor vehicle accident suit for $600,000 involving a tibial plateau fracture of the knee, metatarsal and cuneiform fractures, radial head fracture and concussion. Thomas N. v. Apollo, HVAC Corp., et. al., Supreme Court.