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The personal injury attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool And The Law Office Of William A. Gallina, LLP have obtained countless verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients in the New York City area. These clients were injured due to medical malpractice, unsafe premises, dangerous construction sites or other instances of negligence or wrongful conduct.* Browse our NYC personal injury settlements and verdicts below.

Vehicle Accident Settlements

VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

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Premises Liability Settlements

PREMISES LIABILITY

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Medical Malpractice Settlements

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

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Construction Accident Settlements

CONSTRUCTION & LABOR ACCIDENTS

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Wrongful Death Settlements

WRONGFUL DEATH

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Municipal Liability Settlements

MUNICIPAL LIABILITY

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Birth Injury Settlements

BIRTH INJURY & NEGLIGENCE

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Product Liability Settlements

PRODUCT LIABILITY

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Personal Injury Settlements

PERSONAL & CATASTROPHIC

INJURY VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS

Vehicle Accidents

$6 Million
A young man from Brooklyn was struck by an ambulance and suffered serious fractures.
$6 Million
A man who was struck and severely injured by a police vehicle.
$5.5 Million
A Bronx woman lost her arm and fractured her back as a result of a car accident. Her case settled for $5.5 million.
$5 Million
A woman who sustained injuries to her cervical and lumbar spine as a result of a train accident. Her injuries required multiple surgeries.
$3.2 Million
A Bronx man suffered brain damage as a result of a car accident. His case was handled by our attorneys and the case resulted in a $3.2 million jury verdict.
$2.3 Million
A 60-year-old dental assistant who was struck by a commercial van owned and operated by Staten Island University Hospital. The pedestrian sustained serious injuries to both her legs, including a tibial plateau fracture, requiring multiple surgical procedures.
$2.3 Million
A 24-year-old part-time construction worker who was a passenger in an automobile that entered a flooded street and crashed, causing multiple injuries. He was awarded $2.3 million.
$1.75 Million
A 31-year-old man who sustained injuries to his wrist and back requiring surgeries as a result of a multi-vehicle “road rage” incident between a tractor-trailer and another vehicle. As a result of this incident between the other 2 vehicles, the plaintiff’s vehicle was struck and propelled into a concrete barrier, resulting in his injuries.
$875K
A 42-year-old man whose vehicle was struck received a settlement of $875k for a broken leg that required surgery.
$875K
A Bronx man who was struck by a truck as he attempted to cross the roadway, resulting in a leg amputation to one limb and foot amputation to the other. Because the traffic and pedestrian lights were not synchronized, the truck entered the intersection and struck him as he attempted to cross, with both the truck operator and pedestrian claiming the light in his favor. Plaintiff secured a settlement of $875k – the maximum $60,000 available from the truck’s policy with the remaining portion being paid by the company charged with maintaining the traffic lights.
$500K
A 15-year-old boy suffered severe scarring of his torso in an automobile accident and was awarded a settlement of $500k.
$450K
A 14-year-old boy who sustained a fracture of both his tibia and fibula of his left leg requiring an open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) surgery with hardware.
$450K
A paramedic won $450k after sustaining a neck injury when a vehicle struck him from behind in traffic.
$403K
A 9-year-old girl was struck by a sports utility vehicle, causing an ankle fracture that will lead to arthritis. A jury verdict awarded her $403k.
$75K
A 27-year-old teacher and his wife received a $75k settlement during trial to compensate for back injuries sustained when their stopped vehicle was hit from behind on a parkway.
$25K
A jury verdict awarded a 73-year-old pedestrian $25k in compensation for knee injuries sustained as a result of being hit by a car.
Premises Liability Verdicts And Settlements

Premises Liability

$3.9 Million
A New York City detective tripped and fell due to a sloping sidewalk that should have had a railing. A jury verdict awarded the Plaintiff $3.9 million for the knee injury and complications he suffered.
$2.1 Million
A woman who sustained injuries from slipping on old ice that was left unmaintained and hidden underneath freshly fallen snow.
$1.2 Million
A 49-year-old health care attendant was awarded $1.2 million from the City of New York for a fractured ankle that resulted in surgery and the use of a cane after falling due to a broken section of sidewalk.
$1.1 Million
A food deliveryman slipped and fell while descending a greasy staircase as he attempted to deliver a hand truck full of produce. He injured his lower back, which necessitated surgery. He settled before trial for $1.1 million.
$1 Million
A Bronx man who slipped and fell on ice, which injured his back and required surgery.
$1 Million
A jury verdict awarded Julio A., a security guard, $1 million from the Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Authority after the bus operator’s negligence caused him to exit the bus onto an icy street, slip and sustain injuries.
$975K
A 49-year-old woman in the Bronx received a $975k settlement during trial as a result of being sexually assaulted in a building. The building was negligent for having ignored a pattern of previous assaults and crimes.
$825K
A Bronx woman received an $825k settlement after falling down the stairs of her apartment building and fracturing her ankle.
$800K
A jury verdict awarded a 67-year-old woman $800k to compensate her for hip injuries sustained from a fall on a snow-mounded walkway, which existed due to the negligence of the adjacent building.
$800K
A 73-year-old woman sustained a leg injury from a fall due to a torn and frayed lobby rug in her elderly resident apartment building. She received a settlement of $800k.
$663K
A jury verdict awarded Earl E., age 79, $663k from the City of New York to compensate him for a leg injury after he slipped on an icy sidewalk overpass.
$425K
A tenant claimed that her building’s landlord ignored a leaky ceiling. The leak caused her to fall and injure her knee. A jury verdict awarded her $425k.
$275K
A 52-year-old female postal worker received $275k to compensate her for injuries sustained to her back, knee and shoulder when she fell as a result of an ignored, recurrent leak.
$250K
A 60-year-old Bronx man was awarded $250k after falling on a broken sidewalk hidden by leaves in front of a police station.
$240K
A 71-year-old bakery worker sustained a fractured hip while retrieving her mail due to negligent maintenance of an interior lobby. She received a $240k settlement during trial to compensate her for her injuries.
$225K
An army spouse in Orange County was awarded $225k after falling at a store and injuring her knee.
$200K
A pedestrian settled during trial for $200k for knee injuries sustained from a fall on a city street due to negligent street maintenance.
$183K
A 31-year-old woman, unemployed, received an $183k settlement during trial after she fell over a cracked and broken sidewalk, resulting in a fracture to her left ankle that required physical therapy and surgery.
$153K
An apartment building tenant suffered injuries to her left foot, which failed to heal after a fall from a neglected stairwell’s broken concrete. A jury verdict awarded her $153k.
$150K
A jury verdict awarded a 27-year-old man $150k for injuries he sustained from falling on a slippery step in an unlit staircase.
$125K
A 65-year-old retiree received a $125k settlement during trial from the City of New York for injuries she sustained after slipping and falling on old ice under new snow on a public walkway.
$108K
The estate of an 81-year-old woman received a $108k settlement during trial from the City of New York to compensate for a left elbow bone fracture that required surgery after tripping and falling due to a missing drain grate.
Medical Malpractice Verdicts And Settlements

Medical Malpractice

$46 Million
Due to a failure of timely intubation, a 24-year-old college student went into respiratory arrest resulting in hypoxic brain injury. His family called our firm and we obtained a $46 million verdict.
$27.5 Million
An 8-month-old child suffered severe brain damage and mental retardation as a result of a nurse’s negligence. Our medical malpractice lawyers secured a $27.5 million verdict at trial.
$10.85 Million
A 32-year-old Brooklyn man suffered as a result of a delay in diagnosing aortic dissection.
$8.7 Million
A young Nassau County woman was taken to the hospital after a car accident. The doctors failed to diagnose her internal bleeding, which then led to a cardiac arrest and resulted in brain damage.
$8 Million
A baby suffered brain damage due to medical malpractice following a motor vehicle accident.
$7.8 Million
A young woman was rendered brain-damaged as a result of medical negligence.
$6.25 Million
A school teacher rendered comatose following a negligently-performed medical procedure.
$5.5 Million
A Queens school teacher suffered brain damage as a result of negligence.
$5.1 Million
A young Bronx woman's bile duct was damaged after a negligent performance of surgery, which resulted in serious liver damage.
$5 Million
A victim was awarded a $5 million settlement for a surgical error.
$4.7 Million
A man suffered blindness as a result of a failure to diagnose meningitis.
$4.6 Million
A child suffered brain damage due to medical negligence in not properly diagnosing a new condition.
$4 Million
A man whose legs were amputated as a result of negligently performed surgery.
$3.95 Million
A child who lost 80% of his small intestine due to medical negligence.
$3.5 Million
A woman who suffered a stroke after being prematurely discharged from an emergency room.
$3 Million
A 48-year-old man who had an above-the-knee amputation of his leg due to a delay in diagnosing and treating postoperative compartment syndrome.
$2.85 Million
A 21-year-old-woman sustained a stroke after her doctor failed to diagnose a bleeding disorder.
$2.8 Million
A 57-year-old man suffered a disabling hemorrhagic stroke brought on by aspirin which was improperly prescribed by the ER doctor when the Plaintiff was sent home after presenting with neurological symptoms consistent with a small intra-cranial bleed.
$2.6 Million
A woman who lost part of her bowel due to medical malpractice.
$2.6 Million
A 58-year-old man who required bilateral leg amputations due to failure of the Defendant vascular surgeon to recognize and treat postoperative thromboses and ischemia following aortic aneurysm repair.
$2.4 Million
A 33-year-old man who suffered cardiopulmonary arrest and permanent neurological injuries. He suffered the injuries after his tracheal tube became obstructed with mucous while in the intensive care unit of a Long Island hospital.
$2.2 Million
A 63-year-old man who suffered a stroke following open heart surgery.
$2.2 Million
A victim was awarded $2.2 million due to a delay in diagnosing cancer.
$2.1 Million
A man who became mentally unstable with fear of sudden death after learning that a surgical instrument had been left inside his body during surgery at the Defendant hospital. His mental illness necessitated institutionalization at a psychiatric hospital.
$2 Million
A 1-year-old boy who suffered brain damage due to the failure of the Defendant hospital to promptly identify and surgically drain a sub-arachnoid hemorrhage when the child was taken to the ER with acute neurological changes.
$1.9 Million
A 19-year-old man required amputation of a leg due to a delay in diagnosing and treating compartment syndrome that developed after surgical repair of an ankle fracture from a dirt bike accident.
$1.6 Million
A 55-year-old Suffolk County man was awarded a $1.6 million settlement as a result of a failed lumbar fusion surgery due to improperly placed lumbar pedicle screws which should have been seen intra-operatively. As a result of the failed surgery, the plaintiff sustained nerve damage and needed corrective back surgery.
$750K
A New York patient received a $750k settlement after a faulty knee replacement.
$600K
A hospital patient in the Bronx was awarded a $600k settlement after developing bed sores.
$200K
A nursing home resident in Kings County was awarded $200k after falling and suffering from a fractured rib.
Construction Accident Verdicts And Settlements

Construction & Labor Accidents

$16.9 Million
A 36-year-old Westchester man who fell off a ladder was awarded $16.9 million.
$10.5 Million
A Queens worker was struck by a 20-foot pipe that fell in a trench. He was paralyzed, and during the trial, while the jury was deliberating, top attorneys at our firm were able to attain a $10.5 million settlement.
$5.5 Million
A superintendent fell down the elevator shaft at work as a result of negligent failure by the company who was renovating the elevator.
$5.25 Million
A construction worker who was injured at the job site.
$3.9 Million
A 42-year-old construction worker who was injured when he fell off of a slippery dump truck ladder and was impaled on vertical rebar left uncapped at a construction site.
$3.75 Million
An undocumented construction worker was working in the basket of a cherry picker on a bridge. Unbeknownst to the worker, the cherry picker's controls were defective. As a result, the arm of the machine inadvertently moved, resulting in the worker's shoulder being trapped between the basket and bridge. The accident caused the worker to suffer a severe brachial plexus injury.
$3.5 Million
A construction worker who was injured on-the-job.
$2.75 Million
A 37-year-old laborer who fell from a ladder while doing sheetrock work at a construction site. As a result of the fall, the claimant sustained multiple injuries requiring surgery, including arthroscopic shoulder surgery and a cervical fusion.
$2.7 Million
Construction material fell on a laborer's knee at a construction site. The laborer underwent multiple knee surgeries. The experienced personal injury attorneys at our firm obtained a $2.7 million settlement during trial just before closing arguments.
$2.7 Million
A 42-year-old construction worker who slipped on wet rebar at a Manhattan construction site. He sustained spinal injuries requiring multiple surgeries as a result.
$2.5 Million
A sheet metal worker sustained a crushed pelvis when the unsecured arm of a sign that was being hoisted became dislodged and struck him.
$2.49 Million
While working on the George Washington Bridge, a bridge painter fell 40 feet, suffering significant injuries. An expert attorney handled the case and the laborer obtained a $2.49 million jury verdict.
$1.95 Million
A worker who suffered multiple fractured bones in a fall. The Plaintiff had been working on the construction of new residential homes in the Bronx. While working on the second floor, he fell through a hole that had not been properly covered, resulting in his injury.
$1.75 Million
A worker who was injured by a falling brick. Due to the fact that the area the Plaintiff had been working in lacked proper cover, he suffered orthopedic and neurological injuries to his arm which required surgery.
$1.75 Million
A 44-year-old construction worker who fell on ice and ice-covered debris at a construction site. The fall resulted in injuries to his lower back and both knees which required surgical intervention.
$1.7 Million
A bridge painter who fell off a scissor-lift truck which moved unexpectedly. The injured worker sustained a complex, comminuted fracture to his elbow requiring emergency surgery, as well as a fractured pelvis.
$1.55 Million
A laborer lost vision in an eye due to not being provided with proper eye protection.
$750K
A 28-year-old experienced HVAC mechanic received a $750k settlement after a construction accident in which protective eyewear was not issued. His injuries resulted in blindness to one eye, surgery and loss of past and future wages.
$500K
A 71-year-old man in the Bronx was awarded $500k after falling off a ladder and suffering from a head injury and memory loss.
Wrongful Death Verdicts And Settlements

Wrongful Death

$46 Million
A woman who died due to a medical misdiagnosis. The Plaintiff went to the hospital complaining of chest pains. An internist initially diagnosed her with septic shock caused by a stomach infection. Following the diagnosis, the internist ordered intravenous fluids. The patient, however, did not have a stomach infection – her lungs were filling up from congestive heart failure. As a result, the intravenous fluids caused the patient to drown.
$13.2 Million
As a result of medical negligence, a mother died during childbirth. Her family called our firm and we were able to achieve a $13.2 million verdict and $8 million settlement.
$8.1 Million
The family of a New York City woman received a settlement of $8.1 million after she died due to a medication overdose in a hospital.
$7 Million
The family of a woman was awarded $7 million after she died during the delivery of her baby.
$5.05 Million
A Queens woman died after being struck and dragged by a bus. Our plaintiff attorneys obtained a $5.05 million jury verdict.
$4.5 Million
A woman who died following a transfusion of contaminated blood. Her husband was awarded $4.5 million.
$4.5 Million
A mother died as a result of OB/GYN malpractice.
$4.2 Million
The family of a woman who died at childbirth as a result of medical malpractice was awarded $4.2 million.
$4 Million
A man who died as a result of a delay in diagnosing and treating tuberculosis. His wife and daughter received a $4 million settlement.
$4 Million
The family of a woman killed in a car accident received $4 million.
$4 Million
The family of a victim who died due to a failure to diagnose meningitis was awarded $4 million.
$3.9 Million
The family of a corrections officer who died as a result of negligent medical treatment following an asthma attack at work.
$3.9 Million
The family of a mother who died from complications following a C-section was awarded $3.9 million.
$3 Million
The family of a mother of 2 children was awarded $3 million after the victim passed away following complications from gastric bypass surgery.
$2.7 Million
The family of a Bronx NYPD detective was awarded $2.7 million. The victim sustained internal bleeding following an abdominal surgery which was not timely noticed and addressed, resulting in his death.
$2.4 Million
The family of a 26-year-old Bronx woman was awarded $2.4 million after the woman died from blood poisoning caused by bedsores.
$2.35 Million
The family of a man who died because of a failure to diagnose bowel obstruction was awarded $2.35 million.
$2.3 Million
The family of a woman who died following childbirth received a $2.3 million settlement.
$1.6 Million
The family of a 91-year-old woman who resided at the Defendant’s nursing home was awarded $1.6 million. Plaintiff was given sulfa medication, to which she had a known allergy; she developed severe burns as a reaction to the sulfa and died.
$1.5 Million
The family of a pregnant mother of 7 children was awarded $1.5 million. The victim suffered a heart attack and passed away after being improperly taken off of her blood pressure medications.
$1.3 Million
The estate of a woman who died following a misdiagnosis of Hodgkin's disease was awarded $1.3 million.
$1.25 Million
The family of a 3-year-old Bronx child received a $1.25 million settlement for the death of their child.
$1 Million
The family of a man who died from a pulmonary embolism was awarded $1 million. The hospital did not properly treat the pulmonary embolism, resulting in the victim’s death.
$850K
The family of a 69-year-old Bronx man received a $850k settlement after the man died during a colonoscopy.
$500K
The family of an 83-year-old woman received a $500k settlement after a harmful blood thinner caused her to bleed to death - U.S. District Court.
Municipal Liability Verdicts And Settlements

Municipal Liability

$14.5 Million
After 2 police detectives from Queens were shot and killed as a result of municipal negligence, a top New York personal injury attorney was able to achieve a jury verdict of $14.5 million.
$6 Million
A Queens police detective sustained multiple fractures as a result of being struck by a municipal vehicle while on duty.
$376K
A jury verdict awarded $376k to a young girl from the City of New York’s Administration for Children’s Services after an untreated ear infection led to permanent hearing damage; this infection occurred when the girl was an 8-year-old ward of the system.
$280K
A woman who tripped and fell due to a misleveled roadway, which caused a severely fractured nose.
$245K
A passenger in the Bronx was awarded $245k from the NYC Transit Authority after falling and spraining his ankle while getting on a bus.
$241K
A passenger in the Bronx was awarded $241k from the NYC Transit Authority after a short stop on the bus caused the passenger to hurt her knee.
$150K
The family of a bullied child in a New York school was awarded $150k.
Birth Injury Verdicts And Settlements

Birth Injury & Negligence

$9.6 Million
The family of a brain-damaged child was awarded $9.6 million. At the time of birth, the physicians encountered difficulty delivering the baby and did not perform a C-section in a timely manner. As a result, the child was born severely brain-damaged, blind and deaf.
$5.8 Million
A child who was born brain-damaged as a result of medical negligence.
$5.5 Million
A Bronx woman who sustained a stroke following childbirth, which resulted in neurologic dysfunction.
$5.4 Million
A doctor failed to treat high blood pressure following a C-section, leading to the victim having a stroke.
$5.3 Million
A Suffolk County woman's hypertension wasn't properly treated during childbirth, resulting in partial paralysis.
$5 Million
A woman who suffered a stroke as a result of a failure to diagnose and treat pre-eclampsia at the time of childbirth.
$4.5 Million
A child who was born with brain damage due to a physician's failure to perform a timely C-section.
$4.3 Million
A Queens child suffered brain damage as a result of negligent delivery, resulting in cerebral palsy.
$4 Million
A 4-year-old girl who sustained hypoxic brain damage when the doctors at the Defendant hospital failed to recognize fetal distress during the mother's labor and failed to perform an emergency Caesarian section.
$3.6 Million
A brain-damaged baby whose condition was caused by medical malpractice.
$3.5 Million
A young child who was born with brain damage due to the delay in performing the necessary Caesarian surgery.
$3.4 Million
A baby who suffered brain damage due to medical negligence.
$3.1 Million
A baby who was born with cerebral palsy due to a delay by the medical providers in performing a C-section when the baby was in fetal distress.
$2.9 Million
A child who sustained hypoxic brain injury at birth when the Defendant obstetricians failed to recognize fetal distress during the mother's labor and do an emergency Caesarian section.
Product Liability Verdicts And Settlements

Product Liability

$2.8 Million
A verdict was awarded to Juan M. after a defective product caused serious and debilitating injuries.
$1.7 Million
A 46-year-old Bronx man recovered a settlement of $1.7 million after a portion of his hand was severed due to a defective meat packing machine.
Personal Injury Verdicts And Settlements

Personal & Catastrophic Injury

$6 Million
A correctional officer suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of being hit in the head by a tree lamp that broke off due to decay.
$4.5 Million
An injured police officer received $4.5 million as compensation.
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