New York Verdicts and Settlements
Ajlouny Injury Law New York personal injury lawyers have recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients in New York State for over 30 years. Fighting on behalf f our clients is what our personal injury law firm does best. Serious injury accidents can be devastating both emotionally, physically, and financially. Ajlouny Injury Law is prepared to go all the way to trial if necessary. If you don’t win, we don’t win!
Client was struck after crossing approximately = of crosswalk with green light. INJURIES: Motor vehicle negligence - Auto/pedestrian collision - Plaintiff contends he is struck after crossing approximately = of crosswalk with green light - Skull fracture - Subdural hematoma - cognitive deficits. FACTS: Our client, a pedestrian, in his early 20s, was crossing in the crosswalk with the green light, when he was struck by the defendant who failed to stop at the red light, sustaining serious life-changing injuries. Our client suffered a fractured skull, subdural hematoma without loss of consciousness and fractures of the 9th, 10th and 11th ribs. The client suffered permanent pain and difficulties with memory and concentration. The case settled at mediation for $600,000.
Female Struck At Intersection
An adult female pedestrian, allegedly suffered tears to the medial and lateral meniscus in her left knee, labral and Bankart tears in her left shoulder, synovitis and bursitis in her left shoulder and soft tissue injuries to her left hip and lumbar spine when she was struck at or near an intersection by defendant. Plaintiff Minor contended the defendants were negligent in the ownership and operation of the vehicle. The defendants contended the plaintiff was not injured to the extent claimed and/or did not suffer a serious injury. Jurors found defendant conduct negligent but not a substantial factor in causing the incident.
Vehicle Negligence • Interstate/Freeway
Client was driving on the I-678 S. Bronx Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza about one tenth of a mile south of Schley Avenue in Whitestone, N.Y., when a motorist collided with his vehicle. Client and wife sustained injuries. Ajlouny Injury Law filed a lawsuit against the motorist, asserting negligence, carelessness and recklessness in the ownership, operation, management, maintenance, supervision, use and control of the vehicle. Defendant and wife sought compensation for pain and suffering and medical expenses.
Trip Personal Injuries
The plaintiff suffered injuries when she tripped on the roots of a tree or shrub which had become exposed after wood chips, which had initially covered the roots, had become disbursed. The plaintiff's testimony and a sworn statement by an employee of the defendant clearly indicates that the site of the accident was a landscaped strip of land which abutted a parking lot that serviced a shopping mall.
Injured Passenger In Car Crash
A male passenger of a vehicle suffered permanent impairment due to multiple significant injuries including fractures of his right patella, tibia, fibula and femur; lumbar vertebrae fractures at levels L2, L4 and L5; a right pelvic fracture; multiple facial fractures including fractures that required surgery; multiple rib fractures resulting in a lacerated spleen and left pneumothorax; right frontal lobe contusions and subdural hemorrhage with short-term memory loss, as well as loss of teeth and a fracture to the first digit distal phalanx, when the drivers vehicle overturned on a public highway. Our client claimed that the driver was negligent by failing to have the motor vehicle under reasonable and proper control, failing to make prompt and timely use of adequate and efficient brakes, signaling devices, horns and steering mechanisms, failing to keep a proper lookout and be reasonably alert, excessive speed, and by permitting the vehicle to be operated in violation of the applicable statutes, ordinances and regulations. The defendant denied liability and contended that the plaintiff failed to exercise reasonable care for his own safety, failed to use and/or misused available seat-belts in accordance with the manufacturer's recommended procedures and further maintained that had the available seat-belts been utilized in a proper, prudent and reasonable manner, the alleged injuries of the plaintiff would have been substantially reduced or prevented entirely. The jury found the defendant 100 percent negligent and awarded the plaintiff $4,000,000 for past and future suffering.
Car Accident • Rear-End Negligence • Passengers Injured
Our client reportedly was driving east on Sunrise Highway in Mastic, N.Y., with passengers, his wife, and their three children, including minors two minors, and his vehicle allegedly was rear-ended by a vehicle. Our client and passengers reportedly were injured, and one minor died. A undisclosed settlement was reached the personal injury claim. A petition was filed against the at fault motorist, asserting negligence and seeking approval of the settlement. The court approved the settlement.