Cases and Verdicts

Betancourt v. NYCTA, $16,500,000 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Automobile passenger in collision with bus, fracture of Ll and L5 vertebrae with fusion at TI2-LI and LI-L2.

Dessasore v. NYCHA, $5,000,000 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Trip and fall in stairwell, broken handrail, herniated discs at L4-L5 and L5-S1 with fusion and partial paralysis.

Alvarado v. NYC Board of Education, $5,000,000 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Sexual assault of special education student, Psychological injury.

Fuentes v. Conrail, $4,460,533 verdict, Southern District of New York
Pedestrian struck by train while intoxicated, above the knee amputation.

Halsey v. New York City Transit Authority, $4,040,018 verdict, post trial motions to reduce as excessive denied by trial judge, Queens Supreme
Passenger in bus accident, lumbar fusion, shoulder arthroscopy and triceps tendon repair.

Economou v. Shriber, $3,948,841 verdict, Queens Supreme
Motorcycle driver in intersection accident, fracture of pelvis and wrist, cruciate ligament tears, surgical intervention.

Mason v. NYC Board of Education, $2,550,000 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Fall on snow and ice, bilateral slipped capital femoral epiphysis with open reduction internal fixation.

Bell v. NYC Board of Education, $2,250,000 verdict, King’s Supreme
Negligent supervision, sexual assault, rape, psychological injuries.

Kornagay v. May Department Stores, $2,045,000 verdict, Kings Supreme
Collapse of bench, meniscus tear resulting in total knee replacement.

Conway v. NYCTA, $1,600,000 verdict, Queens Supreme
Trip and fall in stairwell, bi-lateral ankle fractures of talus bone with surgical intervention,

Chapman v. Moskowitz, $1,315,000 verdict, Putnam Supreme
Fall from deck, cervical disc herniation with fusion.

Laneve v. NYCTA, $1,300,000 verdict, New York Supreme
Hit by train after fall from platform, TA claimed plaintiff jumped, skull fractures with surgery.

Sinclair v. Finkelstein Morgan, $1,196,000 verdict, Bronx Civil
Leaky ceiling resulting in slip and fall, bulging discs with neuropathy.

Rodriguez v. NYC, $1,116,000 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Trip and fall in apartment with inconsistent history in hospital record, fractured tibia with open reduction internal fixation.

Ellis v. NYC Parks Dept, $1,100,000 verdict, Bronx Civil
Trip and fall on poorly maintained baseball field, fractured femur with open reduction internal fixation.

Jones v. NYC, $1,006,400 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Negligent sealing of abandoned building, 2nd and 3rd degree bums.

Palsujaj v. SM Associates, $1,000,000 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Trip and fall, fractured wrist with open reduction internal,fixation.

Magro v. Faletta Carting, $900,000 settlement during trial, Kings Supreme
Pedestrian knockdown with surgery to upper extremity and skin grafting.

Edwards v. Mall, $802,000 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Motor vehicle accident with torn meniscus and surgery.

Bouls v. NYCTA, $703,902 verdict, New York Supreme
Pedestrian struck by bus, plaintiff worked as a cook for over twenty years, carpal tunnel surgery with injury to median nerve.

Miller v. Second Canaan Housing Development Fund Corp., $675,000 settlement during trial, New York Supreme
Trip and fall in stairwell, ankle fracture with open reduction internal fixation.

Guzman v. 4030 Bronx Boulevard Associates, L.L.C., $675,000 settlement during trial, Bronx Supreme
Ceiling collapse, claim of cognitive deficits on eleven year old, negative head CT scan, prior head injury, positive neuropsychological exam but deficits unsopported by school records.

Jones v. New York Bus Service, $675,000 settlement during trial, Bronx Supreme
Bus passenger, torn meniscus with surgery and residuals.

James v. American Red Cross, $637,900 verdict, New York Supreme
Driver in intersection accident, no comparative fault, fractured finger with surgery.

Valliades v. Curtos, $600,000 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Slip and fall, elderly woman with severe osteoarthritis with knee replacement five years post accident.

Williams v. EJ Parking, $525,000 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Plaintiff attempting to stop an unoccupied moving vehicle, meniscus tear with arthroscopic surgery.

Jenkins v. NYC, $522,900 verdict, New York Supreme
Trip and fall over tree well in rainstorm, Fractured wrist, closed reductian.

Wohlgemuth v. Pang, $485,000 verdict, Queens Supreme
Pedestrian knockdown with torn meniscus and surgery.

DeCarlo v. Myers et al., $475,000 settlement during trial, King Supreme
Motor vehicle accident at intersection, aggravation of preexisting condition resulting in hip replacement.

Pichardo v. Mustafa, $425,000 verdict, Bronx Supreme
Herniated disc L5-S1 with positive EMG, twelve year history of back complaints, 50k/250k hi lo,case settled for $250,000.

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