Congrats to partner John Zervopoulos for obtaining a settlement of $850,000 recently. Our client was a railroad employee who slipped and fell on a moving train, injuring both knees. Since traditional workers’ compensation laws do not cover railroad workers, we pursued the case in Federal Court, under FELA (Federal Employers Liability Act). Well done, JZ!
Congratulations to senior partner, Joe Bavaro and attorneys Deborah Kurtz and Steve Gokberk for a great collaborative effort in obtaining a settlement for a 30 year-old union worker injured on the job. The responsible parties did not supply an adequate safety device, thereby causing the accident. He sustained serious injuries to his neck and shoulder, requiring multiple [...]
Congrats to associate Steve Gokberk for winning summary judgment in a motor vehicle case. The defendants attempted to have the case dismissed, but Steve defeated that motion and cross-moved for summary judgment for our client. A total win for Steve. Great job!
$1.5 MILLION SETTLEMENT WIN FOR OUR CLIENT: Congratulations to partners Joe Bavaro and Marvin Salenger for obtaining a $1.5 million dollar settlement for the estate of a 39-year-old motorcyclist who was wrongfully killed by the negligence of a motor vehicle driver. The deceased sadly left behind two children. The case was settled during trial in Suffolk [...]
Attorneys Marvin Salenger and Steve Gokberk recently settled a case one week into the trial. The case involved a woman who tripped and fell while stepping off a sidewalk in a shopping center. We claimed that a ramp leading off the sidewalk was improperly constructed. The exact location of her fall became a central issue [...]
We are pleased to announce that a $1.5 million dollar settlement has been obtained by partners Marvin Salenger & John Zervopoulos for a construction work-site accident case. Our 50 year old client tripped over an unguarded pipe protruding from the floor. The fall exacerbated a pre-existing knee injury, ultimately resulting in a knee replacement. [...]