Verdicts And Settlements

On this page, you will find information on many of the seriously injured people we have helped at Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C.

With more than 50 years of experience in personal injury, our attorneys have won countless settlements and verdicts for our clients and their families, so that they could pay medical bills, have money to live, and receive proper compensation for their pain and suffering. Since 1965, we have obtained more than $1 billion in compensation for our clients.

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To learn more, just click one of the headings below. That will take you to the section, providing you specific information about the people we have helped.

$4.5 Million Settlement during trial for municipal liability/motor vehicle accident for 41-year old construction worker who was on his way to work on his motorcycle when he was struck by a municipal sanitation truck that made a left turn without yielding the right-of-way to our client, who was proceeding straight. Our client suffered severe crush injury to the chest and abdomen with bilateral lung collapse, multiple fractures of the thoracic spine, multiple rib fractures, fractures of the right shoulder, right hand and wrist requiring surgery, and left knee injury with torn meniscus requiring surgery

$800,000 Settlement for municipal liability/construction accident for 45-year old electrician who was laying out work for a municipal construction zone at a street intersection when a municipal street sweeper struck the large metal stake that was part of the layout line and propelled it into his ankle. Our client suffered open pilon fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg, requiring surgery with open reduction and internal fixation.

$1.23 Million Settlement for construction accident for 50-year old female apprentice electrician who tripped and fell in a hallway over a misplaced dolly and suffered injuries to her elbow, wrist and knee, with the knee injury resulting in consequential injury to her lower back; and she required surgery for her injuries.

$10 Million Settlement during trial for construction accident for 34-year old union tunnel worker (a/k/a "sandhog") who was working on the Second Avenue tunnel project when he was injured. He was standing on the platform of a large steel structure known as a "crown form" when the platform suddenly collapsed, causing him to fall 15 to 20 feet to the concrete floor below. As a result, he suffered severe injuries including multiple facial and skull fractures, which required open reduction, internal fixation and grafting, as well as a fracture of the right wrist which required surgery, as well as psychiatric trauma and depression.

$1.2 Million Settlement for medical malpractice for 57-year old man where the defendants failed to timely diagnose and treat his prostate cancer, despite elevated PSA levels.

$550,000 Settlement for medical malpractice for 65-year old man for improper administration of lumbar epidural steroid injection which resulted in right foot drop.

Case Results

Since 1965, we’ve recovered over $1 BILLION on behalf of our clients. read more
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    $2.1 million settlement

    for 33-year old electrician who fell from ladder while attempting to fit heavy cable into crown box when cable sprung back and struck him, causing him to suffer left shoulder injury with impingement.

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    $1.6 million settlement

    for 38-year old electrician who slipped and fell on debris on stairway with resulting cervical herniated disc and aggravation of pre-existing arthritic changes.

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    $2.55 million settlement

    for 42-year old electrician who fell into an uncovered, unprotected hole and suffered a severe low back injury with herniated disc(s) that required surgery at L4-5 and L5-S1 levels.

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    $1.75 million settlement

    for 26-year old construction worker who fell through opening in roof and fractured his wrist, requiring surgery with open reduction and internal fixation, external fixation device, and eventual fusion.

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    $2.5 million settlement

    for 38-year old female electrician (with history of prior neck injury) who tripped on uneven Masonite protective floor covering, and suffered neck injury with herniated discs requiring cervical fusion.

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    $1.2 million settlement

    during trial for 40-year old sheet metal worker who was struck in the neck and shoulder by an air conditioning unit and suffered herniated cervical discs and cervical radiculopathy.