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Case 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 verdicts and settlements we have secured on behalf of our respective clients:

  • $6.0 Million Ladder Fall
    • Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $6,000,000 for a window washer who fell off a ladder that shifted and moved while cleaning a second-floor window at a jobsite.

  • $5.38 Million Police Officer Injury
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $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.

  • $4.65 Million Work Injury
    • Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $4,650,000 following a trial verdict and favorable appellate decision for an undocumented construction worker who fell off a ladder at a Jobsite.

  • $4.35 Million Scaffold Fall
    • Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $4,350,000 for a construction worker who fell off scaffolding, injuring his head and wrist

  • $4.25 Million Neck Injury
    • Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $4,250,000 for a construction worker who injured his neck after being struck by a fence that was improperly maintained

  • $3.85 Million DUI Accident
    • Auto Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $3,850,000 for a driver found to have a blood alcohol content of .08 percent in a case against the NY State Thruway after separate liability and damages trials

  • $3.57 Million Wrongful Incarceration
    • Civil Rights

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $3,570,000 from the City of New York and New York State for a woman wrongfully incarcerated for over 6 years

  • $2.75 Million Ladder Fall
    • Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $2,750,000 after a liability verdict at trial involving a construction worker who fell off a ladder injuring his back and wrist

  • $2.6 Million Ladder Fall
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $2,600,000 for a 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

  • $2.5 Million Elevator Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $2,500,000 for a female security guard who injured her knee at work in an elevator accident

  • $2.4 Million Side-Swipe Collision
    • Auto Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $2,400,000 for a motorist injured when her car was side-swiped by a city-owned vehicle whose driver denied responsibility

  • $2.3 Million Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $2,300,000 for a construction worker hit by a falling bucket, causing a back and shoulder injury

  • $2.25 Million Ladder Fall
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained a $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.

  • $2.25 Million Negligent Maintenance
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $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

  • $2.25 Million Ladder Fall
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $2,250,000 for a construction worker who fell from a ladder and fractured a toe and could not return to work after it was surgically repaired

  • $2.25 Million Police Officer Injury
    • Work Injury
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $2,250,000 for a police officer who slipped and fell on a wet staircase, rupturing his quadriceps tendon

  • $2 Million Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $2,000,000 for a construction worker who fell off a retaining wall while working on a Jones Beach renovation project, crushing his leg

  • $2 Million Slip & Fall
    • Work Injury
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein obtained $2,000,000 for a construction worker who slipped and fell on waterproofing, reinjuring his back.

  • $1.9 Million Trench Truck Accident
    • Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    A supervisor injures their neck and shoulder while driving a truck into an unmarked trench, resulting in a settlement of $1,995,000.

  • $1.995 Million Construction Supervisor Injury
    • Construction Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $1,995,000 for a construction supervisor injured on the job

  • $1.9 Million Metal Pile Mishap
    • Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    A laborer's non-dominant hand is injured when a metal pile falls during a renovation project, resulting in a settlement of $1,985,000.

  • $1.985 Million Construction Worker Injury
    • Construction Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $1,985,000 for a construction worker who was injured on the job.

  • $1.9 Million Slip & Fall
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $1,900,000 for an asbestos abatement worker who slipped and fell at his job site while descending a slippery stationary metal ladder, injuring his neck.

  • $1.8 Million Tractor-Trailer Accident
    • Auto Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $1,840,000 for a young girl seriously injured in a tractor-trailer accident with limited insurance coverage

  • $1.8 Million Slip & Fall
    • Premises Liability
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $1,800,000 for a union worker who suffered a neck and knee injury after slipping and falling on a defective step on an interior stairwell at his place of employment.

  • $1.6 Million Granite Hoisting Mishap
    • Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    A laborer sustains a right hand injury while hoisting a large granite stone onto a flatbed truck, leading to a settlement of $1,650,000.

  • $1.65 Million Construction Worker Injury
    • Construction Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $1,650,000 for a construction worker who was injured on the job.

  • $1.2 Million Fatal Pedestrian Collision
    • Pedestrian Accident

    A pedestrian is struck by a motorist, suffering severe injuries and ultimately passing away, leading to a settlement for the full policy limits of $1,250,000.

  • $1.25 Million Pedestrian Knockdown
    • Pedestrian Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $1,250,000 for a client who was a pedestrian.

  • $1.2 Million Falling Ladder Injury
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $1,200,000 immediately following a jury verdict for a restaurant employee injured from a falling ladder while performing kitchen prep work.

  • $1.1 Million Fractured Leg
    • Pedestrian Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $1,100,000 for a 60-year-old pedestrian who was knocked down and suffered a fractured leg that required surgery.

  • $1 Million Slip & Fall
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $1,000,000 for a 75-year-old female artist who slipped and fell on soda in an airport and suffered a shoulder injury

  • $950,000 Burn Injury
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $950,000 for a good samaritan who suffered 2nd-degree burns at a bodega attempting to rescue fellow patrons from a hot grease fire.

  • $900,000 Trip & Fall
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $900,000 for a building porter who tripped over raised and uneven stair nose and tread recently replaced by the building owner and injured his back.

  • $900,000 Slip & Fall
    • Work Injury
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $900,000 for an asbestos abatement worker who slipped and fell while performing asbestos remediation, injuring his ankle.

  • $900,000 Wrongful Incarceration
    • Civil Rights

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $900,000 for a woman who was wrongfully incarcerated by the State of New York.

  • $850,000 Demolition Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $850,000 for a construction worker who suffered back and arms injuries from a falling light fixture while performing demolition work.

  • $800,000 Scaffold Collapse
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $800,000 for a construction worker who injured his shoulder when a defective scaffold collapsed.

  • $750,000 Scaffold Fall
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $750,000 for a worker who fell from a scaffold at a construction site that tipped over due to inadequate safety devices breaking both wrists.

  • $750,000 Rear-End Collision
    • Auto Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $750,000 for a motorist driver who was rear-ended while parking, injuring his back.

  • $750,000 Police Officer Injury
    • Auto Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $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 Slip & Fall
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $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 Ceiling Collapse
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $740,000 for a tenant who injured his shoulder when a bathroom ceiling collapsed while he was taking a shower.

  • $700,000 Slip & Fall
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $700,000 for a woman who slipped and fell on a stairwell in a residential building, injuring her back and knee

  • $700,000 Ladder Fall
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $700,000 for a construction worker who fell from a ladder, requiring right elbow surgery.

  • $590,000 Police Officer Injury
    • Work Injury
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $590,000 for a police officer who injured her knee in a slip and fall accident while on the job, requiring surgery.

  • $550,000 Ankle Injury
    • Bicycle Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $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 Slip & Fall
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $525,000 for a tenant who injured his ankle when he slipped and fell on a wet stairwell.

  • $500,000 Bus Accident
    • Pedestrian Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $500,000 for a pedestrian with significant pre-existing medical conditions who was struck by a bus while crossing the street.

  • $500,000 Construction Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $500,000 for a union laborer at a construction site who was struck by a falling pipe on the head and neck.

  • $500,000 Defective Power Tool
    • Product Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $500,000 for a man whose two fingers were severed by a defective power saw and later reattached.

  • $475,000 Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Catastrophic Injury
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $475,000 for an inebriated party-goer found at the bottom of a defective staircase on New Year’s Eve, resulting in a claim of traumatic brain injury.

  • $475,000 Burn Injury
    • Catastrophic Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $475,000 for an 85-year-old man who suffered burn injuries when a stove tipped over while cooking.

  • $475,000 Hand Injury
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $475,000 for a building porter who injured his hand while removing debris from a trash compactor.

  • $445,000 Foot Injury
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $445,000 for a water meter installer who injured his foot in the basement of a building while moving boards to access the meter.

  • $412,500 Ankle Injury
    • Bicycle Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $412,500 for a bicyclist who injured his ankle after colliding with another bicyclist in Central Park.

  • $400,000 Motorcycle Accident
    • Auto Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $400,000 for a motorcyclist who allegedly was speeding and injured his knee during a collision with another motorist.

  • $400,000 Trip & Fall
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $400,000 for a construction worker who injured their ankle by tripping over a hose while performing asbestos abatement work.

  • $400,000 Restaurant Worker Injury
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associated obtained $400,000 for a restaurant worker who was injured on the job.

  • $375,000 Leg & Head Injury
    • Bicycle Accident
    • Auto Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $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 Police Officer Injury
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $350,000 for a police officer who fell to the ground injuring their knee after receiving an electrical shock from equipment he was using while on the job.

  • $350,000 Slip & Fall
    • Work Injury
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $350,000 for a 23-year-old security guard who injured his shoulder, requiring surgery, from a slip-and-fall accident in a building stairwell while on the job.

  • $350,000 Demolition Accident
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $350,000 for a construction worker who injured his knee from stepping into a hole while performing demolition work.

  • $325,000 Knee Injury
    • Auto Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $325,000 for a motorist who injured his knee due to a police officer’s failure to turn on his siren before making an improper turn, causing an accident.

  • $325,000 Scaffold Fall
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $325,000 for a construction worker who fell from a scaffold, reinjuring her shoulder and requiring surgery.

  • $300,000 Burn Injury
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $300,000 for a construction worker who suffered a burn on her wrist while performing lead abatement work at a job site.

  • $300,000 Trip & Fall
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $300,000 for a 40-year-old woman who tripped and fell over a raised sidewalk at night; the case was settled during trial.

  • $290,000 Motorcycle Accident
    • Auto Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $290,000 for a college student on a motorcycle who rear-ended a motorist that stopped short from an illegally parked landscaping truck on a blind curve.

  • $279,000 Trip & Fall
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $279,000 for an elderly woman who tripped and fell while entering an elevator, injuring her hip.

  • $250,000 Jaw Injury
    • Auto Accident
    • Pedestrian Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $250,000 for a girl who was struck by a car, injuring her jaw.

  • $250,000 Molestation
    • Sexual Assault

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $250,000 for a girl sexually molested by a fellow student in a school auditorium.

  • $250,000 Daycare Accident
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $250,000 for an infant who suffered a broken arm when she fell off gymnastics equipment at daycare.

  • $240,000 Slip & Fall
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $240,000 for an elderly woman who slipped and fell on ice, injuring her hip.

  • $240,000 Slip & Fall
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $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 Passenger Injury
    • Auto Accident

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $192,500 for a vehicle passenger who injured her knee in an auto accident.

  • $172,500 Trip & Fall
    • Work Injury
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $172,500 for a truck driver who tripped over equipment while unloading cargo, injuring his knee.

  • $167,500 Broken Electric Saw
    • Work Injury
    • Product Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $167,500 for a welder who suffered a neck laceration from a broken electric saw.

  • $150,000 Trip & Fall
    • Premises Liability
    • Work Injury

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $150,000 for a saleswoman who tripped and fell over a wire at an office, injuring her elbow.

  • $102,500 Slip & Fall
    • Premises Liability

    Keith D. Silverstein & Associates obtained $102,500 for a woman who slipped and fell on water at a New Year’s Eve party, injuring her knee.

Disclaimer: Prior case results do not guarantee a similar outcome.