Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Won For Injured New Yorkers

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Workers’ Compensation Case Results

Wondering what kind of results we have gotten in the past? Read on to find out.

MTA Bus Accident — $20,000,000

$20 million judgment awarded to a woman who was hit by an MTA bus and lost an arm, leg, and eye in a left turn mow down.

Fall From Heights — $1,500,000

$1,500,000 won for a worker who fell from a height and suffered spinal injuries when scaffolding collapsed by attorney Mark E. Freund in New York Supreme Court.

Fall From Heights — $1,850,000

$1.85 million settlement for a 35-year-old African construction worker whose work platform collapsed causing him to fall 20 feet and suffer serious injuries.

Fall From Heights — $2,000,000

$2 million won for a 42-year-old construction worker who fell 30 feet at his work site suffering multiple blunt trauma injuries. The owner of the building development, the general contractor, and the site safety supervisor were found to be negligent.

Medical Malpractice — $3,950,000

$3.95 million medical malpractice settlement for a client who was the victim of gross negligence by a city hospital. The client suffered massive distention-dilatation of the colon and numerous ruptures to the intestine after the hospital failed to diagnose that he was suffering from Crohn’s disease.

Repetitive Motion Injuries — $156,000

$156,000 workers’ compensation settlement won for a construction worker who required back and shoulder surgery. The injuries to the back and shoulder were attributed to the repetitive lifting of heavy machinery at the workers’ job site.

Fractured Bone — $142,000

$142,000 workers’ compensation settlement won for an MTA worker who fractured his foot on a subway platform while on the job. The city worker was found to have a partial loss of use of his foot due to the injury sustained.

Auto Accident — $128,000

$128,000 workers’ compensation settlement won for a delivery boy involved in a motor vehicle accident while on the job. The 21-year-old worker had a torn rotator cuff that required two surgeries.

Slip And Fall — $262,000

$262,000 won for a delivery driver who got a section 32 settlement. He was lifting something at work and pushing hand jack when he fell with the hand jack on top of him, causing him to sustain various injuries to the body and back.

Asbestos Exposure — $195,000

$195,000 recovered for an asbestos handler who was exposed to dust fumes while doing the asbestos cleanup after 9/11 at the World Trade Center site. He developed rhinitis, RADS and GERD as a result of the exposure.

Slip And Fall — $95,000

$95,000 workers’ compensation settlement won for a New York City parks department worker who fell and suffered a torn meniscus that required surgery and extensive rehabilitation.

Fall From Heights — $121,600

$121,600 awarded for the super of a building who was injured while doing general repairs and maintenance. While plastering a wall in the building, he fell from his ladder, injuring his back, right shoulder, wrist, and elbow. He also fractured two ribs. He was 58 years old. The claimant went back to work. He lost 80% of the use of the right arm.

Slip And Fall — $52,572

$52,572 won for a highway road repairer for City of New York DOT who slipped while coming down off the truck. He injured his left shoulder and left wrist. No lost time from work.

Auto Accident — $85,000

$85,000 recovered for a truck driver who sustained serious injury to his left leg in a motor vehicle accident that occurred while on the job. The employer tried to claim that he was an independent contractor and shouldn’t qualify for workers’ compensation benefits.