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
Our client felt a lump in her breast and reported it to her Doctor, She was referred for a mammogram and sonogram which were (correctly) interpreted as negative. The doctor did not follow up with plaintiff to investigate the lump. When it began to grow, plaintiff returned (6 months later) for a mammogram which was suspicious and cancer was diagnosed soon thereafter. Plaintiff underwent a...Read More
UFA General Counsel Michael Block and TJ McManus were proud to lecture at the annual delegate convention this year in Atlantic City. SPBMC is honored to have served as the UFA’s General Counsel for nearly the last 40 years. The union’s commitment and support for its Members and their families are examples of Labor at its finest.
Our personal injury attorneys have obtained a $580,000 settlement for an insurance salesman that was pulled over by a police officer and told to come over to the car. While the salesman was standing by the police car, the defendants’ vehicle hit the police car, knocking our client to the ground. Our client was taken to the hospital with neck, shoulder and back complaints.
Subsequently, he...Read More