$3.62 million recovery for Brooklyn construction worker who was injured in fall from a scaffold
$3.2 million verdict for 62 year-old woman hit by car in Brooklyn
$2.8 million recovery for physician who sustained head injury in motor vehicle accident
$1.8 million recovery for construction worker who injured his back due to inadequate lighting
$1.6 million recovery after trial for a six year-old boy who was struck by a van as he was leaving a youth group function without any adult supervision. The case settled after the jury returned a liability verdict against the driver and the youth organization who failed to supervise him
$1.5 million verdict in Nassau County for a 70 year-old pedestrian who sustained a broken leg and broken foot after being hit by a car as it turned into a parking lot.
$1.36 million recovery for Bronx woman who suffered serious neck and back injuries when she slipped and fell on ice at work
$1.3 million recovery in Nassau County for an 80 year-old man after the wheel of a tow truck ran over his foot causing ankle fractures and severe skin loss
$1.25 million verdict for Brooklyn woman who slipped and fell on ice at her daughter’s school resulting in a severe ankle fracture and surgery
$1.2 million recovery for a Brooklyn woman who sustained a second degree burn on her leg when the gas range oven in her apartment exploded due to the negligence of her landlord and the gas company. The burn injury did not require surgery but resulted in a permanent scar.
$1.0 million verdict for a Bronx woman in medical malpractice case against her plastic surgeon who failed to inform her of certain risks of the elective scar revision surgery that he performed on her jaw and neck which resulted in a slightly longer scar
$950,000 verdict for Queens woman who injured her knee in trip and fall on sidewalk doors
$900,000 wrongful death settlement obtained for the family of a 91 year-old nun who was killed in a nursing home when an unsecured wardrobe closet fell on top of her. (Click here to view ABC TV news coverage of this case.)
$900,000 recovery after a jury trial in the Bronx for a “Good Samaritan” who pulled over on the Bruckner Expressway to rescue a disabled motorist from a burning car, and in the process, was struck by a passing cab resulting in severe injuries. The motorist who was rescued by our client was later discovered through our own investigation to have been drunk and intoxicated at the time of the accident and he was forced to pay $800,000 of the total settlement under the Good Samaritan doctrine for creating the dangerous rescue situation and the cab driver paid $100,000. The appeals court decision in this case has become a landmark court decision for “Good Samaritan” cases in New York State.
$874,950 recovery for a Bronx man who tripped on a dangerous grate and required knee surgery
$775,000 verdict against NYC Transit Authority for Brooklyn woman who fell down subway steps that jury determined to be defective and dangerous
$650,000 recovery in Suffolk County for a karate instructor who sustained a back injury in low-speed parking lot car accident
$470,000 recovery for an 86 year-old woman in Nassau County who was injured when she fell into open sidewalk cellar doors
$450,000 recovery for a Brooklyn woman was struck by a van while crossing the street in a low speed impact that caused her to suffer a knee injury and back injury
$390,000 recovery for a Bronx woman who injured her neck when she fell on a loose step in her basement apartment
$300,000 recovery in Nassau County for a 26 year-old woman who sustained back injuries in a car accident
$300,000 recovery in Nassau County for a 70 year-old pedestrian who was legally blind, mentally retarded and walking alone when she was hit by a car in a low-speed impact resulting in leg injuries
$290,000 recovery in Nassau County for a man who injured his neck in rear-end car accident
$285,000 recovery in Nassau County for a woman who broke her leg in car accident
$270,000 recovery in Nassau County for a teenager who fractured her hip in car accident
$250,000 recovered for a Brooklyn teenager who was struck by a car while walking near his college campus in Syracuse and sustained a fractured hip
$250,000 arbitration recovery in Nassau County for a man who exacerbated his back injuries in a rear-end collision motor vehicle accident
$250,000 recovery for a Bronx infant in medical malpractice action for burn injuries sustained to her forearm due to an IV infiltration that the anesthesiologist failed to monitor during a surgical procedure
$245,000 recovery for a Manhattan man who fractured his ankle in a slip and fall on icy steps in front of his apartment building
$210,000 in Queens for a 34 year-old woman who broke her arm while trying to mount an NYPD police horse before a Mets/Yankees game and the mounted police officer dropped her – the jury determined that the police officer was 85% at fault and that plaintiff was 15% at fault
Disclaimer: The above case results are samples of some of the verdicts and settlements that were obtained through the efforts of Kenneth A. Pryor during his career as lead counsel or co-counsel and the results were dependent on the specific facts of each individual case. Prior results are no guarantee of a similar outcome or future success. Each case is unique and the final outcome of negotiations or trial is never guaranteed. In some cases, the verdicts may have been reduced by a court or settled by the parties for a lesser amount.