Trip and fall resulting in fractured hip and wrist settles for $750,000

Personal injury attorney, Steve Fils-Aime, Esq., recently settled a lawsuit arising out of a trip and fall incident. The client, an elderly grandmother, had traveled to the defendant’s premises, a supermarket, to go grocery shopping with her husband. While entering the supermarket, the client tripped and fell on a broken portion of the curb attached…

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Court Of Appeals Rules In Favor Of Injured Firefighter

A New York City Firefighter broke his leg when he fell down a staircase during firefighting operations at one of the Co-Op City buildings in the Bronx.  As he started to fall, he reached out to grab for a handrail he expected to be on his right but there was no handrail on that side…

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Failure To Check Patient’s Name And Date Of Birth Results In Death And A $550,000.00 Settlement

Medical Malpractice attorney, Elizabeth Montesano, Esq., represented the four adult children of a 54-year-old man who died because of an egregious medical error when two different medical facilities failed to confirm his identity before administering an unnecessary dialysis treatment. Despite a number of medical conditions, the decedent maintained an independent and active lifestyle and was…

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