Daniels v. Kromo Lenox Associates et. al.
9.4+ million dollar guaranteed settlement payout. Infant fell into bathtub of hot
Rodriquez v. The City of New of New York
2.4 million dollars
city failed to timely repair the lead violations in a privately
owned building. First major case holding the City responsible for
failing to repair lead violations after assuring that they would.
Lamot v. City of New York
$2 million verdict in lawsuit against the City for failing to timely
remove an infant from an unsafe home.
1.5 million dollar settlement.
Victim sodomized in coed bathroom of club. After club filed for
bankruptcy, money was paid by the landlord on the basis of a
violation of an administrative code requiring separate bathrooms if
establishment sells liquor.
Chianese v. Mauntner Glick
1.1 million dollar verdict
Tenant pushed into her apartment by a serial rapist, bound with
a scarf and manhandled. Largest verdict upheld for a crime victim
neither sexually assaulted nor maimed.
Kaplan v. Emmett, et al.
1.1 million dollar settlement
Malpractice suit against hospital for negligently discharging child
back to lead infested apartment, failure to properly diagnose and
treat and failure of landlord to repair the premises.
Abreu v 85 McClellan St.
$1 million settlement prior to trial for woman strangled and raped in her building due to inadequate building security.
Graves v. City of New York
$910,000.00 settlement against the City of New York for its
negligence in removing the lead paint in its so-called "welfare
hotels" Infant was doing well in school but had declined from
prior level of functioning.
Bachman v. Brower Bros., Inc. et al.
$910,000.00 settlement for pedestrian who suffered a broken leg and
ruptured spleen after being hit by a driver who was on the cell
phone at the time of the accident.
R. v. Riverside Park
$850,000.00 pre-trial settlement for attempted rape and assault that started in the elevator of her building.
Phillips v. Pennsylvania Hotel
Visitor raped in bathroom of hotel. Inadequate security guard.
Lopez v. Woodner, et al.
$610,000.00 settlement for a woman assaulted by intruder for failing
maintain a doorman at the revolving door of the building.
T.Z. v. City of New York
Confidential settlement for claim alleging violation of Title IX for sexual harassment of 7th grade student by fellow students in the presence of the teacher. Created Eastern District precedent that one incident of sexual harassment/abuse can be a pervasive interference with the student’s right to education.
MARY DOE, an Infant Under the Age of Fourteen (14) Years, by her Parents and Natural Guardians JOHN DOE and JANE DOE, and JOHN DOE and JANE DOE, Individually, v North Tonawanda School District.
Confidential settlement for infant sexually abused by her teacher in a Buffalo, NY public school.
J.B. v N.Y.C.H.A.
Young woman raped on the roof in an unlocked housing authority building in which the building staff installed a lock on the outside of the roof door.
Hill v. Douglas Ellman, et. al.
Confidential settlement. Race/sex discrimination in hiring doormen.
Virola v NYCHA
Teenager raped in unlocked housing authority building.