A $4,300,000.00 settlement was secured just prior to trial on behalf of a child because of her pediatricians’ failure to diagnose a condition of hydrocephalus. This law firm was hired by the father of a young girl with this serious medical condition that went undiagnosed for almost five (5) years. Hydrocephalus is a buildup of fluid in the cavities deep within the brain. If is...Read More
A 42-year-old construction worker was walking along a 2-foot wide foundation wall carrying materials to the back of a construction site when he lost his balance and fell through an unguarded opening. He fell approximately 15 feet striking his head. The worker was not provided personal fall protection equipment. Defendants argued that the worker could have used a ladder to access the...Read More
Sullivan Papin Block Mcgrath and Cannavo P.C. acquired a $1,875,000 settlement during the damages trial for a 41-year old member of the Bricklayers Union who was injured while re-pointing the façade of a luxury high-rise building in New York City. The worker was not provided with a scaffold that could be lowered to ground level nor a safety line or anchor point to tie on to as he was...Read More
Renowned New York injury firm receives highest possible achievements in New York
NEW YORK, NY | November 10, 2017 – Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC), one of New York’s premier plaintiffs’ personal injury law firms, is proud to announce its continued recognition for outstanding work on behalf of personal injury and medical malpractice victims by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®...Read More
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) won a $26 million medical negligence verdict last week on behalf of its client for past and future pain and suffering.
The plaintiff was a 7-and-a-half-year-old girl who was born deaf, along with other health problems. She was one of two twin girls born in 2010. Symptoms of pre-term labor started when her mother was 21 weeks pregnant....Read More
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. represents victims of train crashes, derailments and various railroad and subway accident cases.
A trash fire at a 145th Street subway station in Harlem yesterday affected tens of thousands of commuters on the A, B, C, and D lines. Nine people were taken to area hospitals for minor injuries, officials said.
This incident is just one of many...Read More
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
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
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