Category: Personal Injury - page 2

November 30, 2017

Barry Washor Settles Brooklyn Medical Malpractice Case for $10.85 Million Dollars

The partners and staff wish to congratulate our partner, Barry Washor, for settling a Brooklyn Medical Malpractice case during trial for the amount of $10.85 million dollars. It is believed that this result ranks among the highest medical malpractice settlements of 2017. Congratulations also to our Partner, Kevin McDonald, and all of our exceptional staff,..

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November 22, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving from Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP! Please Don’t Drink and Drive!

The partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish our clients, colleagues, families and friends a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!! We are thankful to be part of such a wonderful office and extend our holiday wishes to all. As a reminder, please enjoy the holiday in a safe and responsible manner!!..

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November 17, 2017

Jonny Kool Settles Bronx Labor Law 240(1) Case on Behalf of Injured 57-year old Bridge Painter for $3.8 Million

Congratulations to our partner, Jonny Kool, for the settlement of a Bronx Labor Law case in the amount of $3.8 million. The case involved multiple injuries sustained by a 57-year old bridge painter on May 10, 2013, at the High Bridge Rehabilitation project in Bronx County. The plaintiff was seriously injured when the end of..

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November 1, 2017

Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP Included in 2018 Best Law Firms in New York City by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report released their annual listing of “Best Law Firms” rankings. Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP was included in the New York City rankings in three practice areas – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. The partners and staff are..

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October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween From Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP!!!

Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuhcs & Kool, LLP wish all of our friends and families a safe and happy Halloween. Please remember to pay special attention to your children so they can safely "Trick or Treat on this fun and festive day. A special thank you is necessary for our very own Tara Kelly who decorated..

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October 26, 2017

10 Safety Tips to Prepare for a Safe Winter in New York

Winter is that time of year which can bring its own unique circumstances that make accidents more likely and dangers more catastrophic. Of course, not all accidents are preventable, but there are steps that can be taken to minimize accidents and the potential impact on yourself and your family. Below are a list of 10..

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October 17, 2017

Roof Collapse in Brooklyn Injures 6 Construction Workers – a Labor Law 240 Case?

This morning, at approximately 9:47am, 6 construction workers were injured in Brooklyn when the roof they were working on collapsed to the basement of the Brownstone building. According to CBS New York, the workers were putting up cinder blocks on the roof when the collapse occurred. 6 workers were reported injured with 4 in serious..

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October 16, 2017

The Danger of Drones Colliding With Airplanes Becomes a Reality

Just because something has not happened yet does not make it unlikely or not foreseeable. Worries about drones colliding with aircraft have been there for a long time now. Those worries became reality when a drone collided with a small commercial plane in Canada last week according to a report in the New York Post…

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October 12, 2017

Harvey Weinstein – Could The Weinstein Group Be Liable for His Sexual Harassment?

The news recently has been filled with stories of the actions of famous movie producer, Harvey Weinstein. Various women accuse him of sexual harassment and assault claiming unwanted sexual advances and his use of the notorious “casting couch.” According to various news reports, including People Magazine, numerous movie stars have made such accusations and Mr…

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