Owners who fail to safeguard their buildings can be held responsible for damaging nearby properties and businesses. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) represented an owner whose only building was destroyed due to the negligence of the adjacent property owner and their lack of fire prevention equipment.
While the defendant renovated part of a building in Manhattan, a fire...Read More
Doctors and nurses have a duty to provide a hospitalized patient with thorough and appropriate care, and take all complaints seriously. Failure to do so can be extremely harmful. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) represented a woman whose treatable post-operative symptoms went unnoticed and she suffered life-threatening consequences as a result.
Helen was a 50-year-old...Read More
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, PC (SPBMC) has successfully represented masons and professionals who have been injured or killed while working with brick, concrete and stone on commercial and residential construction sites. This work is physically demanding because masons lift heavy materials and often must stand, kneel, and bend for long periods. Poor weather conditions may...Read More
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) has successfully represented construction professionals who have been injured or killed while working on communication towers. As our culture increasingly relies on improving and mobile technology, more communication towers have subsequently been built and need regular repairs and maintenance.
Employees climb communication towers that...Read More
Construction industry professionals have turned to Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) to help them achieve justice after suffering an injury, illness or death. The firm has achieved substantial awards and settlements for victims injured or killed in construction accidents involving glass installation.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that...Read More
Medical procedures intended to benefit a patient can sometimes cause more problems than they solve, if not properly administered. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) represented a woman in her mid-40s who suffered tremendous pain and suffering – and endured multiple operations – as a result of a doctor’s negligence and a surgery went awry.
Our client, “Debbie” was a...Read More
New York, NY, February 22, 2016 – Today 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. The jury awarded damages to five firefighters and their families totaling $183 million, and assigning liability of 80% to the City and 20% to the landlord.
On Black...Read More