A Franklin Square resident was arrested for driving while intoxicated, among other offenses, after allegedly crashing his car into a Franklin Avenue bar and neighboring storefront early Saturday morning. The crash injured the driver and his passengers and also caused substantial property damage.
Local news outlets indicated that 23-year-old driver Michele Masci injured his shoulder and two...Read More
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) won a $4 million verdict last week on behalf of its client for emotional distress due to the loss of her five-month-old fetuses.
At the time of the wrongful deaths, the plaintiff was five months pregnant with twins when a sonogram showed signs of an increased risk for pre-term labor.
She contacted her doctor immediately and asked for a...Read More
A car traveling in Manhattan late Thursday morning fatally struck an 18-year-old tourist and injured 22 pedestrians, authorities confirmed. The incident occurred at the heart of Times Square – 44th Street and Seventh Avenue – when the driver of a Honda sped the wrong way up a Seventh Avenue sidewalk and mowed over pedestrians. The driver crashed into a pole at 45th Street, and the car caught...Read More
Even after a cancer is initially diagnosed or treated, medical negligence can still follow. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. represented a plaintiff whose doctors failed to properly assess his post-surgical condition and negligently dismissed his subsequent claims of extreme pain.
Our client, “Jim” was a 50-year-old father of four who was diagnosed with Stage 1 bladder cancer....Read More
For years, the NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) has claimed it made required annual inspections of its apartments for lead paint. However, the Department of Investigations charged Tuesday that NYCHA stopped doing all annual inspections from 2012 through 2014 and continuing into 2016 on thousands of apartments. Tenants of these apartments have potentially been exposed to lead paint which is...Read More
Construction safety is a high priority for Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC), as we have had years of success recovering millions of dollars for workers injured or killed on-site. Thankfully, this has also been a hot topic among New York’s public officials and lawmakers, who have enacted a new law to help mitigate the risks of such tragedies.
In October 2017, New York...Read More
Construction workers encounter safety risks in all phases of their jobs, whether their feet are on the ground or behind the wheel. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) has represented workers who have been injured or killed while driving to, from and for work.
The statistics for transportation-related occupational injuries and fatalities are staggering. According to...Read More
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, PC (SPBMC) has successfully represented demolitionists and other construction professionals who have been injured or killed while on-the-job. Demolition work involves many of the hazards associated with construction, from falling objects and toxic exposure to electrocution and musculoskeletal injuries. However, structures slated for demolition are...Read More