$4,087,077 Settlement : Child Injured by Negligence / Product Liability

A seven year old boy was playing in his driveway as a commercial landscaper mowed his lawn. Suddenly, the mower ran over a baseball on the lawn which became a projectile that struck the child in the head and fractured his skull. The boy required extensive surgery to repair the skull damage and suffered damage to his motor skills in his leg as well as cognitive problems.

$1.2 Million Settlement : Product Liability

A $1,200,000 settlement was reached for the Estate of our client, who was killed by malfunctioning machinery at his job. A 37 year old Guyanese immigrant who took the steps to become an American citizen, he was working at a mattress factory even though he was eligible for unemployment after being laid off from his previous employment. In fact, he would have made more money on unemployment, but chose to work instead to be a role model for his children. He was working with a machine that wraps mattresses in plastic.

Product recall

It is safe to say that most people experience food poisoning at least once in their lives. If you have ever had food poisoning, you know the misery it brings. How long and how ill you become is dependent on the type of ‘poison’ that entered your system, whether it be a norovirus, E. coli, listeria, etc. You may be wondering if you are able to file a lawsuit against the restaurant or grocery store that distributed or manufactured the food that made you ill.

$500,000 Settlement : Product Liability

Sullivan County, NY—This case involved a 58 year old man performing independent contractor work doing renovations and repairs on a mobile home park owner. Another employee was converting the stove in the kitchen from natural gas to propane gas. This employee canoud not get the stove to light and went to shut off the gas. Our client then goes to the stove and turns the knob on the front when there is an immediate explosion causing 2nd and 3rd degree burns onhis arms. These injuries required extensive hospitalization on a ventilator and skin grafting.