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A Few of Our Recent Settlements and Verdicts

  • $713,000 Jury Verdict on $12,500 Pre-trial Offer

    On October 7, 2019, a Westchester County jury provided $713,000 in compensation for non-economic damages to our client who sustained serious injury to his knee after being hit by a car while crossing the street on his way home from school. Before trial, the insurance company offered $12,500 to se... Read On

  • $975,000 Settlement on Behalf of Pedestrian Hit by Bus

    Our client was crossing Ocean Avenue at Avenue X in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, New York when she was struck by a minibus and killed. Ocean Avenue is seven lanes wide at that location and the defense claimed that our client began crossing when the pedestrian signal was a solid "Don't ... Read On

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

    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

  • $400,000 Settlement Obtained for Child Mistakenly Shot at House Party

    Our client was a 10 year old boy from Staten Island who was playing with a friend at a neighbor's house party when he was he suffered a gunshot through the shoulder. At the time of the incident, he was coming from the basement up the steps. Unbeknownst to him, in the kitchen above, the host of th... 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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