Settlements of Our New York Attorneys
- February 25, 2014
- Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein, LLP
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$925,000 Settlement for a Bicyclist Hit by Commercial Van
$925,000 settlement for a bicyclist who suffered a de-gloving injury to his left lower extremity when hit by a delivery van at an intersection in Brooklyn. Notably, the bicyclist, despite his injuries, was able resume bicycling within months of the accident.
Construction Accident – $13.375 Million Settlement for Survivor of Fall From Roof of a Building due to the Defective Repair of a Scaffold
The NYC Personal Injury Lawyers at Antin, Ehrlich and Epstein obtained a settlement of $13.375 Million, on behalf of a window washer who miraculously survived a fall from the roof of a 47 story building. The settlement was against the owner of the building owner and the scaffolding company responsible.
The plaintiff, a pedestrian, was crossing the street within the crosswalk when she was struck by a commercial van which was making a left turn.
Labor Law – $4,400,000 Verdict for Worker Who Suffers Fractured Skull After Being Hit by Wooden Beam
A construction worker was in the basement of a building doing demolition when he was struck in the head by a 12-foot long wood beam that had become dislodged from between two brick columns.
This medical malpractice action involved the misdiagnosis of a young man as merely suffering a “black eye” after being assaulted. Actually, it turned out that he had suffered a traumatic brain injury. Unfortunately, the hospital and emergency room physicians failed to conduct a complete, comprehensive physical examination of the plaintiff.
Construction Accident – $2.5 Million Settlement for the Estate of a Worker Killed from Fall due to the Defective Repair of a Scaffold
A NYC Personal Injury Lawyer at Antin, Ehrlich and Epstein obtained a settlement of $2.5 Million, on behalf of the estate of a window washer who fell from the roof of a 47 story building. The settlement was against the owner of the building and the scaffolding company responsible.
A construction worker erected a wooden plank on a construction site so that he could get from one side of a building that was being worked on to the other side, without having to walk all the way around the building. He fell off the plank and suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of the fall.
Motor Vehicle Accident – $1,400,000 Settlement for Passenger Who Suffered a Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in One-Car Accident
Our client was severely injured during a one-car accident when the driver of the car in which he was a passenger lost control, rolling the car over. The family enlisted the personal injury lawyers at Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein to help him resolve his case.
Not only did Scott Epstein receive an offer for the full contents of the insurance company’s $1,250,000 policy, but settled the case for $150,000 above the policy limits when the family of the driver of the car responsible for the accident agreed to personally pay the difference.
The estate of a driver who was killed after he was struck by a car which had crossed the double yellow line on a road sued Orange County because of the poor driving conditions on the road. The man, who died of a lacerated liver, was hit by a driver who was traveling at a safe speed but “floated” across the roadway because the pavement had become polished.
Scott Epstein secured a $1,350,000 settlement for the wrongful death of a 46 year old man. His vehicle was struck by another car traveling in the opposite direction which crossed over a double yellow line and struck the decedent’s car, causing a head on collision.
A high school student was skateboarding in New York City when he was hit by a garbage truck that was making a right turn. As a result of this, the student suffered hip and pelvis fractures.
With the help of the personal injury attorneys at Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein, he was able to win a $1,000,000 settlement.