Settlements of Our New York Attorneys
- February 25, 2014
- Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein, LLP
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Settlements of Our New York Attorneys
[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”2_3″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]Labor Law Violation – $925,000 Settlement for Construction Worker who Fell from Ladder
In this recent personal injury case, the 33-year-old plaintiff fell from an unsecured ladder inside of a boiler room during the course of his employment.
$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. Of note is the fact that the bicyclist, despite his injuries, was able resume bicycling within months of the accident.
In this work-related injury case, the plaintiff, whose job entailed moving and loading trucks, sustained serious personal injuries due to a missing step on the truck he was attempting to exit.
The plaintiff, a carpenter, stepped off of a ladder onto a small piece of sheet metal, causing an exacerbation of a pre-existing left knee injury. The new incident required 3 subsequent left knee surgeries to fully restore the knee’s function.
A New York City construction worker was working in a shaft when he was struck by falling bricks. He was injured as a result of this construction accident. The personal injury lawyers at Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein helped him receive a $750,000 settlement.
A plumber was killed when the ditch he was working in at a construction site caved in. His family choose the law firm of Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein to represent his estate. Our attorneys were able to win a $750,000 wrongful death settlement for the estate because the construction companies were negligent in shoring up the sides of the ditch as it was being dug.
An American student who was in Quebec, Canada, was involved in a one-car accident as a passenger. The incident caused the student to suffer a well healed cervical vertebrae fracture without residuals. Had Canadian law been applied to the case, the student would not have been able to recover anything. However, the attorneys from Antin, Elrich & Epstein successfully argued that American law should apply in this case.
A plaintiff was taking a warm shower when suddenly the water becoming scalding hot. The plaintiff suffered severe burns to their body as a result of the scalding water. Personal Injury attorneys at Antin, Elrich & Epstein were able to get a $600,000 settlement for the victim.
In this March 19, 2009 personal injury case, the plaintiff, a 38-year-old physician, was crossing the street outside of the crosswalk. He was struck by a left turning motor vehicle, causing him to sustain a tibia/fibula fracture which required surgery.
In this personal injury action, the infant plaintiff, nine-months old at the time, suffered severe burns when he fell off of a bed and came into contact with an exposed, uncovered, and uninsulated extension and riser pipe in the rear bedroom of his parents’ Bronx apartment. The hazard was been known and documented to the building managers for some time prior to the incident.
A construction worker in New York City was injured after he slipped and fell while walking down a ramp to get to an excavation site. He suffered a torn rotator cuff and required surgery. The construction accident attorneys at Antin, Ehrlich & Epstein were able to get the worker a $485,000 injury settlement.
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