Recent Verdicts And Past Results

Over the course of his career, Mr. Silverstein and his firms have obtained numerous multi- million dollar settlements and trial verdicts in a wide variety of tort-related cases.

Below is a sample of recent settlements on behalf of our respective clients:

  • $5,380,000 for a 42-year-old police officer in New York County who reinjured his right knee during a rescue of passengers stuck in an elevator owned and maintained by the New York City Transit Authority during a blackout
  • $3,850,000 for a driver found to have blood alcohol content of .08 percent in a case against the NY State Thruway after separate liability and damages trials
  • $2,600,000 for 42-year-old electrician who was injured after being shocked by live wires, causing him to suffer back and neck injuries after falling from a ladder
  • $2,400,000 for motorist injured when her car was side-swiped by a city-owned vehicle whose driver denied responsibility;
  • $2,300,000 for a construction worker hit by a falling bucket, causing back and shoulder injury
  • $2,250,000 trial verdict in Suffolk County for a 40-year-old undocumented worker who was injured at a construction site in an unwitnessed accident involving a fall off a ladder
  • $2,250,000 for a woman with pre-existing back and leg injuries in a case against a building owner for negligent maintenance of his property
  • $2,250,000 for a construction worker who fell from ladder and fractured a toe and could not return to work after it was surgically repaired
  • $2,250,000 for a police officer who slipped and fell on a wet staircase, rupturing his quadriceps tendon
  • $2,000,000 for a construction worker who slipped and fell on waterproofing, reinjuring his back
  • $1,840,000 for young girl seriously injured in a tractor-trailer accident with limited insurance coverage;
  • $1,100,000 for a 60-year-old pedestrian who was knocked down and suffered a fractured leg that required surgery
  • $1,000,000 for a 75-year-old female artist who slipped and fell on soda in an airport and suffered a shoulder injury
  • $900,000 for a woman who was wrongfully incarcerated by the State of New York;
  • $750,000 for an unbelted police officer who injured a shoulder and knee while the officer's partner was engaged in a high-speed car chase
  • $750,000 for a 70-year-old woman who fell from a poorly maintained fire escape while fleeing a fire in her building and injured her leg, requiring surgery
  • $740,000 for tenant who injured shoulder when bathroom ceiling collapsed while he was taking shower;
  • $700,000 for a construction worker who fell from a ladder, requiring right elbow surgery
  • $590,000 for a police officer who injured her knee in a slip and fall accident while on the job, requiring surgery
  • $550,000 for a 50-year-old bicyclist who injured his ankle, requiring surgery, following a collision with another bicyclist in Central Park
  • $525,000 for a tenant who injured his ankle when he slipped and fell on a wet stairwell;
  • $500,000 for a man whose two fingers were severed by a defective power saw and later reattached
  • $475,000 for an inebriated party-goer found at the bottom of a defective staircase on New Year's Eve, resulting in claim of traumatic brain injury
  • $475,000 for an 85-year-old man who suffered burn injuries when a stove tipped over while cooking
  • $475,000 for a building porter who injured his hand while removing debris from a trash compactor
  • $445,000 for a water meter installer who injured his foot in basement of a building while moving boards to access meter;
  • $412,500 for bicyclist who injured his ankle after colliding with another bicyclist in Central Park;
  • $400,000 for motorcyclist who allegedly was speeding and injured his knee during collision with another motorist;
  • $400,000 for construction worker who injured ankle by tripping over hose while performing asbestos abatement work;
  • $375,000 for an inebriated bicyclist who improperly crossed the road and was struck by a motorist who had right of way, resulting in injuries to his leg and head
  • $350,000 for a police officer who fell to ground injuring knee after receiving electrical shock from equipment he was using while on the job;
  • $350,000 for a 23-year-old security guard who injured his shoulder, requiring surgery, in a from a slip-and-fall accident in a building stairwell while on the job
  • $325,000 for a motorist who injured his knee due to a police officer’s failure to turn on his siren before making improper turn causing accident;
  • $325,000 for a construction worker who fell from a scaffold, reinjuring her shoulder and requiring surgery
  • $300,000 for construction worker who suffered burn on her wrist while performing lead abatement work at jobsite;
  • $300,000 for a 40-year-old woman who tripped and fell over a raised sidewalk at night. Case settled during trial
  • $279,000 for an elderly woman who tripped and fell while entering an elevator, injuring her hip
  • $250,000 for a girl who was struck by a car, injuring her jaw
  • $250,000 for a girl sexually molested by a fellow student in a school auditorium
  • $250,000 for an infant who suffered a broken arm when she fell off gymnastics equipment at day care
  • $240,000 for an elderly woman who slipped and fell on ice, injuring her hip
  • $240,000 for a 40-year-old woman who slipped and fell on a sidewalk due to debris that had accumulated from an adjacent construction site
  • $192,500 for a vehicle passenger who injured her knee in an auto accident
  • $172,500 for a truck driver who tripped over equipment while unloading cargo, injuring his knee
  • $150,000 for a saleswoman who tripped and fell over wire at an office, injuring her elbow
  • $102,500 for a woman who slipped and fell on water at a New Year's Eve party, injuring her knee

*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome .