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 to the sidewalk of the premises. As a result...Read More
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 to grab onto. That’s because this staircase had only a handrail on the left side instead of two handrails that...Read More
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 a...Read More
Liza Milgrim, Esq recently settled the case of a young woman who was exposed to dangerous levels of lead as a child. The three-year-old girl, whose blood lead level spiked to 58 at one point, was poisoned while she resided in a Manhattan apartment. The child had to endure two years of exposure- during which the property was sold but not remediated. Luckily, the child went on to graduate...Read More
The recent controversy involving New York City Housing Authority developments has placed lead paint poisoning back at the forefront of public attention. However, lead paint exposure is still a prevalent concern for young children living in any older home or apartment.
While lead-based paints were banned for use over 35 years ago, leaded paint that was used prior to that time was not removed....Read More
This office represented a 53-year-old man who was involved in a hit and run motor vehicle accident that resulting in cervical spine disc injuries and neck pain. While he had pain in the neck area, he was able to walk into the hospital to undergo back surgery. Unfortunately, our client woke up from surgery with quadriplegia that despite intense physical therapy continues to cause severe...Read More
SPBMC was proud to sponsor the Competition, founded in 1997, which introduces hundreds of middle school students to the judicial system and exposes them to careers in the law. Volunteer lawyers coach the students over the course of four months to prepare them for roles as prosecutors, defense attorneys, witnesses, and jurors. During the competition, actual judges preside over the mock trials,...Read More
Plaintiff was working in a building near its electrical box when it exploded, injuring him. He sustained a fractured ulna which required surgery and he also sustained burns as a result of the explosion.
There was an explosion in a manhole in the street which supplied electricity to the building where the plaintiff works. The force of this explosion migrated through the conduit which supplied...Read More