If you or your loved ones have been harmed as a result of someone else’s actions, you may have the right to recover money damages. The New York personal injury attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. protect the rights and interests of the seriously injured and the families of those who have been killed. We handle a wide range of personal injury claims, including motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, premises accidents, products liability, police assaults, municipal liability and wrongful death cases.
In the past 10 years, our attorneys have recovered more than $2 Billion in verdicts and settlements for New Yorkers. All of our cases are handled on a contingency fee basis where there is never a legal fee charged unless there is a recovery for you. We are your personal advocates and take that responsibility very seriously. We will treat you with compassion, courtesy, and respect while delivering exceptional legal representation. Our lawyers have the expertise to maximize your financial recovery.
Verdicts and Settlements
WE HAVE RECOVERED OVER $2 BILLION FOR OUR CLIENTS IN THE LAST 10 YEARS.
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. has been recognized as one of New York’s top personal injury law firms due to our impressive record of results, our total commitment to our clients and our excellent reputation in the legal community.
To protect yourself and your family. You need experts to help navigate you through the legal process. The attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C., pride themselves on their thorough investigation and preparation. Our lawyers prepare each case as if it were going to trial, which puts us in the best position to achieve significant results for you.
We only work on a “contingency fee”, which means that if we do not win, we do not get paid. Essentially, our fee is contingent upon your case’s success. Thus, you will get the best representation possible, while not spending a single penny.
Our Personal Injury Lawyers have been working with the Victim Compensation Fund since its inception in 2002. We were also key players in the post-9/11 federal lawsuits against the City of New York and were instrumental in the initial passage and reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which extended benefits to victims of 9/11-related illnesses.
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. proudly serves as General Counsel to the Uniformed Firefighters Association of New York and continues it’s more than 40-year tradition of successfully representing injured NYC firefighters and their families.
We are proud to have recovered Billions in verdicts and settlements for our clients in the New York area. Fighting against injustice and righting wrongs is what motivates our attorneys. We know a serious injury, can be devastating – emotionally, physically, and financially. Our Goal is to seek justice for our clients. We are fully prepared to take our clients’ cases to trial and prevail should the defendant refuse to settle on just terms. Our verdicts and settlements speak for themselves and are consistently among the highest in the State. The attorneys and support staff in our firm are unwavering in their commitment to bring you justice and financial compensation for your injury. Please view some of our results on the right-hand side of the screen or click below.
Recovered in VCF awards for our clients, from both the first VCF (2002-2004) and since the VCF reopened in 2011.
The families of the deceased firefighters and the surviving firefighters brought lawsuits against the owner of a building for allowing the construction of illegal partition walls in the apartment, which blocked access to the fire escape. They also sued the City of New York for failing to provide firefighters with personal safety ropes, which would have enabled the men to safely self-evacuate from the burning building. Five years earlier, the City had removed the personal safety ropes from FDNY gear and never replaced them.
More than 10,000 workers who sued New York City over health damages they claimed after the 9/11 recovery efforts have approved a settlement, clearing the way for payouts totaling $700 million – of which our clients received about $105 million
Against the City and in favor of our client, a 17-year old boy who was shot by a police officer, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. This was a re-trial of a case which had resulted in a jury verdict of $41 Million. The policeman alleged that our client pointed his gun at the officer and was about to shoot him. But the young man claimed that he had already dropped his gun and was on his knees. The jury unanimously held that the policeman’s shooting of the plaintiff was not legally justified.
Two construction workers, ages 38 and 40, were killed, and a third worker, age 43, was seriously injured when a crane they were on collapsed.
The jury deliberated for eight hours and returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff, awarding more than $26 million for the child’s past and future pain and suffering. The jury also awarded $500,000 for the wrongful death of her twin sister, who died 28 days after birth.
A 43-year-old man and his two-year-old daughter suffered 70% and 50% total body surface burns, respectively, when a gas explosion occurred in their apartment. The father died from his burns and was survived by his wife and three children.
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