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$580,000 Settlement Obtained For Client That Was Injured After Being Pulled Over By Police

Our New York City 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…

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Failure to Diagnose Dengue Fever Proves Fatal: Family of Deceased Patient Wins $4.5 Million Settlement

Our client had a 7-month-old baby and was three months pregnant with her second child when her husband died from complications of an undiagnosed Dengue fever. The fever was the result of a mosquito bite in the Dominican Republic. Two days after returning from that country, our client’s husband, a 31-year-old diabetic, went to the emergency…

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$3.475 Million Verdict for Construction Worker Injured in Elevator Accident

A freight elevator carrying construction workers malfunctioned and plummeted five stories before crashing into the sub-basement of a building under renovation in New York City. The impact caused severe back and neck injuries to our client – a 43-year-old union electrician. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. obtained summary judgment on liability under…

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$4.55 Million Settlement for a Delay in Delivering an Infant and Inadequate Fetal Monitoring Strips

Sullivan Papain Block Mcgrath and Cannavo P.C has recently obtained a  $4.55 million settlement for a delay in delivering infant plaintiff and inadequate monitoring of fetal monitoring strips.  The mother of the plaintiff presented to the hospital with decreased fetal movement. She was observed and allowed to be removed from the monitor to walk around…

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Scaffolding Accident Resulted in a $505,000 Dollar Settlement

A 26-year-old laborer fell approximately 15 feet while dismantling a scaffold.  The plank of the scaffold extended approximately 1 foot beyond the scaffold’s frame.  The Plaintiff stepped on the edge of the plank and the plank toppled over with the plaintiff.  Plaintiff injured his shoulder requiring shoulder surgery and suffered a fracture of the L2…

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