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Our Cases

Some of our verdicts and settlements:

$3,500,000 awarded to a 27-year-old model who was assaulted in a building where several violent crimes had occurred.

$2,000,000, following settlement, paid out over time for a 7-year-old child who sustained lead poisoning due to negligence on the part of his landlord’s who had neglected to remove peeling lead paint from the walls of the apartment.

$1,000,000 awarded to a 3-year-old girl who became learning disabled as a result of sustaining lead poisoning from the paint in her apartment.

$700,000  awarded (including a waiver of worker's compensation lien) to construction worker who fractured his femur and torn ligaments in the knee as a result of using a defective saw.

$660,000 verdict to a teacher who suffered a fractured toe that required surgery after tripping over a loose wire on the floor of her office.

$650,000 settlement to site flag person who was hit by a car sustaining a fracture of her hip and humerus.

$650,000 awarded to a 60-year-old unemployed woman who sustained a fractured hip after allegedly walking into the path of a motor vehicle.

$650,000 settlement (including a waiver of worker's compensation lien) to a 58-year-old construction worker who sustained a herniated disc as a result of falling from a pipe in a construction trench.

$600,000 settlement to a 46-year-old nurse who sustained a herniated disc and a fractured foot after being struck by a car as she was crossing mid-block, looking in the opposite direction.

$600,000 verdict to a 27-year-old home care attendant who sustained a torn meniscus after being struck by a car while exiting a bus at an improper location.

$550,000 settlement for a 44-year-old carpenter who suffered a fractured hip and a knee injury after cutting himself with a saw that lacked the proper guards.

$538,000 settlement for a 39-year-old laborer who sustained a herniated disc after twisting his back on debris on the floor of a construction site.

$513,000 settlement (including a waiver of worker's compensation lien) for a 38-year-old mason who fell through a hollow shaft on the sidewalk, sustaining a herniated cervical disc and a laceration of a tendon.

$500,000 settlement for a 54-year-old school lunchroom cook who sustained a fractured hip after by slipping on a waxed floor in a catering hall that had a history of over-waxed floors.

$500,000 settlement for a 56-year-old retired woman who sustained a complex hematoma to the left side of her face after being struck by two cars that had hit each other and gone out of control.

$475,000 settlement for a 56-year-old construction worker who fractured his wrist, resulting in nerve damage, after an air duct fell on a scaffold.

$450,000 settlement for a 37-year-old electrical foreman who slipped on debris on a stairway at a construction project, exacerbating a pre-existing back injury.

Schmelkin Associates, P.C.
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New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-227-8865
Toll Free: 1-888-LAWWIRE (529-9473)
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