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A Few of Our Recent Settlements and Verdicts

  • $3,000,000 Settlement for Wrongful Death Victim

    $3,000,000.00 Sullivan Brill recently secured a $3,000,000 settlement for a 44-year-old-man killed in a head on collision. The accident occurred when a young man, who was under the influence of cocaine while towing construction equipment for a local construction company, hit Sullivan Brill's cli... Read On

  • Jury Provides $900,000 Verdict to Victim of Police Brutality

    Sullivan & Brill, LLP recently obtained an $900,000 verdict, including $500,000 in punitive damages, on behalf of a client that was the victim of excessive force by the New York City Police Department. On the night of the incident, New York City Police officers responded to a 911 call made at 3:3... Read On

  • $425,000 Verdict for Victim of Bicycle Accident

    $425,000.00 In February 2017, a Westchester County jury returned two verdicts in favor of a Sullivan & Brill client that was hit by a car while riding his bicycle. Read more in our blog post. Read On

  • Jury Awards $320,000 to Woman With Fractured Ankle

    $320,000.00 New York injury lawyer Joseph Sullivan recently obtained a $320,000 jury verdict for a Manhattan woman that was hit by a bicyclist while crossing Columbus Avenue in New York City. She was hit by a young man who was riding his bicycle in the wrong direction on Columbus Avenue. Investi... Read On

  • $750,000 Settlement for Medical Malpractice Victim

    $750,000.00 Sullivan & Brill, LLP and co-counsel recently obtained a $750,000 settlement on behalf of a client whose radial nerve had been severed by a surgeon attempting to remove two tumors in her right arm. The client presented to the surgeon with neurofibromatosis, a condition that causes tu... Read On

  • $600,000 Settlement for Slip and Fall Victim

    $600,000.00 Sullivan Brill recently recovered $600,000 on behalf of a 60 year old women that fell down the steps at a historic Bed and Breakfast she was visiting on a vacation from out of state. The accident happened soon after the client checked into the inn. She went up a flight of steps that ... Read On

  • $500,000 Settlement for Victim of Sexual Assault

    $500,000.00 New York personal injury lawyer Joseph Sullivan recently obtained a $500,000 settlement, with the assistance of a Florida law firm, for a client who was the victim of a sexual assault by an employee of a major cruise line. The incident occurred while the ship was in port in a foreign... Read On

  • $430,000 Slip and Fall Settlement

    $430,000.00 Sullivan & Brill, LLP recently recovered $430,000 on behalf of a man that slipped on the step shown in the photograph below while vacationing at a Caribbean resort. The lawsuit claimed that the resort improperly designed, constructed, and maintained the steps. Both the current owners... Read On

  • $375,000 Settlement for Delayed Diagnosis of Ankle Fracture

    $375,000.00 After twisting her ankle late one evening, a Sullivan Brill client went to a Nassau County podiatrist complaining of pain. He took x-rays and told her it was a bad sprain. After three months of continued pain, she went to an orthopedist, who took additional x-rays and diagnosed her w... Read On

  • $350,000 Settlement for Child that Broke Arm Falling from City Play Structure

    $350,000.00 Premise Liability lawyer Joseph Sullivan recently obtained a $350,000 settlement just prior to trial from the City of New York for a 14 year old boy who fell from the monkey bars in the Lindower Park in Brooklyn, New York. The boy fell from the monkey bars onto a surface that was sup... Read On

  • $350,000 Settlement for Failure to Diagnosis Skin Cancer

    $350,000.00 A settlement of $350,000 was recently obtained by medical malpractice lawyer Joseph Sullivan for a woman whose Brooklyn dermatologist gave her the incorrect results of a biopsy of a mole on her forehead. She was told by the office staff that the biopsy was normal, when in fact it sho... Read On

  • $250,000 Settlement Obtained for Victim of False Arrest

    $250,000.00 Sullivan & Brill, LLP, with the assistance of co-counsel, recently obtained a $250,000 settlement on behalf of a middle-eastern man falsely accused of scalping tickets in front of a well-known Manhattan theater. The man was online at the theater when he saw people he know from his co... Read On

  • $175,000 The car accident attorneys at Sullivan & Brill recently obtained a $175,000 settlement on behalf of a child that was injured whe

    $175,000.00 The car accident attorneys at Sullivan & Brill recently obtained a $175,000 settlement on behalf of a child that was injured when his uncle lost control of a rented car while traveling through North Carolina. The car spun off the road and the seatbelt the child was wearing dug into h... Read On

  • $95,000 Slip on Ice Causing Knee Injury Results in $95,000 Settlement

    $95,000.00 A man who slipped on ice in the parking lot of his office building and fractured his knee was awarded a $95,000 settlement. The landlord claimed that the parking lot was properly maintained and that it had no notice of any icy condition. Agreeing with its argument, a Supreme Court jud... Read On

  • $88,000 Settlement obtained for man who injured wrist in car accident

    $88,000.00 An $88,000 settlement was obtained by the car accident attorneys at Sullivan & Brill for a man who tore a ligament in his wrist when another car hit the side of his car and caused him to jam his wrist into the stick shift. Read On

  • $90,000 Settlement for Women with Herniated Disc

    $90,000.00 A women who was hit by a car while walking across the street, causing a herniated disc in her lower back was awarded a $90,000 settlement as jury selection began. The insurance company and defendant claimed that the women was crossing in the middle of the block and walked into the sid... Read On

  • $80,000 Settlement for women with carpal tunnel syndrome

    $80,000.00 A women who fell on her wrist after being hit by a tow truck while crossing the street developed carpal tunnel syndrome for which her doctor recommended surgery. However, the insurance company refused to pay for it. After filing a lawsuit against the tow truck company and driver and b... Read On

  • $135,000 Settlement for Injury from Fall in Store

    $135,000.00 A man that tripped in the Staten Island store of a national electronics chain sustaining a torn meniscus was awarded a $135,000 settlement in Federal District Court, Southern District of New York after the slip and fall lawyers at Sullivan & Brill successfully defeated the defendant'... Read On

  • $200,000 Settlement Obtained for Family of Man that Committed Suicide

    $200,000.00 $200,000 settlement obtained by the Puerto Rico medical malpractice attorneys at Sullivan & Brill, LLP for the family of a man that checked himself into a psychiatric hospital and committed suicide immediately upon being released. Read On

  • $130,000 Settlement for Women that Tripped on Sidewalk and Fractured Wrist

    $130,000.00 The personal injury attorneys at Sullivan & Brill, LLP obtained a $130,000 settlement for a 70 year old women who tripped on hole in the sidewalk in front of a laundry mat in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn. The client fractured her wrist, but did not require surgery. The insuranc... Read On

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