Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) won a $26 million medical negligence verdict last week on behalf of its client for past and future pain and suffering.
A Bronx jury found both the City of New York and the landlord responsible for the tragedy that occurred on January 23, 2005, a day that will forever be known as “Black Sunday” in the FDNY.
LIPA failed to heed utility industry protocol that calls for shutting down power in the face of a severe flood. The purpose of this procedure is to protect property from fires.
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. has filed dozens of Notices of Claim against the Long Island Power Authority, the utility providing the Breezy Point and Belle Harbor neighborhoods of Queens with electricity. The firm’s clients charge LIPA with negligence in its management of the electrical system during Superstorm Sandy.