Case Report Negligence Towing dolly too big for van, plaintiff alleged Verdict: (P) $250,000.00 Case Type: Negligent Assembly or Installation, Motor Vehicle – Passenger, Motor Vehicle – Single Vehicle Case Name: Jorge Gomez v. Barn Trailer Service, Inc, Victor H. Martinez and Vilma Z. Martinez, No. 25202/06 Venue: Queens Supreme, NY Judge: Martin E. Ritholtz… Read more »
Schulman Blitz, LLP settled a case for our client who works at an office building in midtown Manhattan. One day, while riding the elevator to the lobby during her lunch break, the elevator began to shake violently causing our client to sustain injuries to her back and knee. At a mediation shortly before the trial… Read more »
Schulman Blitz, LLP settled a case for $45,000 for a man who was the victim of police brutality and excessive force. Our client was falsely arrested and during the course of the arrest, the NYPD arresting officer twisted our client’s pinky finger causing it to fracture. We sued the City of New York, the NYPD… Read more »
Schulman Blitz, LLP settled a case for a woman who was injured when she tripped and fell on a defect in the street that was emanating from a manhole cover owned by ConEd. Under the law, ConEd is responsible for maintaining the street within 12 inches of the manhole cover. Our client fractured her wrist… Read more »
Schulman Blitz, LLP settled a case for a woman who was injured when she tripped and fell on a sidewalk defect on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The case was settled pre-suit with the insurance company for the adjoining landowner for $250,000.
A Queens County jury awarded $150,000 for injuries sustained in a car accident. Our client was driving his car when he was stuck by another vehicle. The defendants conceded that they were responsible for the accident. Following a three day trial, Justin Blitz, Esq. secured a $150,000 jury verdict for our client who sustained several… Read more »
In a hotly contested case, Justin Blitz, Esq. represented a man who was a passenger in a vehicle that was towing another vehicle using a tow dolly. As a result of the tow dolly being defective, an accident occurred and our client was badly injured. Following a week-long trial that included the testimony of the… Read more »
Schulman Blitz, LLP settled a case for a woman who was injured while riding her bicycle in Southampton, New York. As she was riding, a motorist suddenly and without looking pulled out of a driveway. Our client swerved to avoid being stuck by the car, and in doing so, fell off her bicycle and fractured… Read more »
On March 31, 2008, plaintiff a nurse in her 60s, was injured when her SUV was struck by a sedan as she attempted to make a left turn from Bergen Street onto Bedford Avenue’s southbound lane in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. Schulman Blitz filed a lawsuit against the driver of the sedan, and its… Read more »
Our client’s leg was injured when he was stuck by a truck while riding his bicycle. Schulman Blitz, LLP procured a $40,000 settlement for our client with the truck’s insurance company before a lawsuit was started.