Verdicts And Settlements

Personal Injury

Date: Sep 06, 2017
Outcome: Settlement in the amount of $25,000.00
Description: The Client was involved in a minor MVA and sustained an injury to the lumbar spine. The liability carrier classified the injury as "soft tissue," and offered the Client $1,000.00 to settle the claim. After properly building and posturing the claim for trial, however, the claim settled for policy limits of $25,000.00.

Workers' Compensation

Date: Aug 11, 2017
Outcome: Settlement in the amount of $85,000.00
Description: The Client sustained a work-related injury to the cervical spine and acquired right-handed carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). The Employer accepted the injury to the cervical spine, but controverted the right-handed CTS. Following a hearing, the ALJ found that the Employer should have accepted the right-handed CTS. The Employer appealed. Following oral arguments, the Appellate Division affirmed the ALJ. Eventually, the Employer authorized corrective surgery for the right-handed CTS, and then the claim settled in favor of the Client.

Personal Injury

Date: Jan 13, 2017
Outcome: Settlement in the amount of $115,000.00
Description: The Client sustained a fractured vertebrae as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

Workers' Compensation

Date: Jun 20, 2016
Outcome: Co-counseled settlement in the amount of $237,500.00
Description: The Client sustained a work-related injury to the lower-extremity that developed into CRPS.

Workers' Compensation

Date: Mar 30, 2016
Outcome: Settlement in the amount of $75,000.00
Description: The Client sustained a work-related injury to the cervical spine. The Employer controverted the claim, and there were no witnesses to the accident. Nevertheless, after preparing the claim for a hearing before the ALJ, the claim settled in favor of the Client.