Verdicts And Settlements

$500,000 SETTLEMENT FOR DELIVERY DRIVER SLIP AND FALL

A 55 year old man who was walking down exterior stairs at a private home in Brooklyn after making a package delivery slipped and fell due to ice remaining after a recent snow event. He sustained a shoulder injury which required surgery and time out of work. Our client, represented by partner, Glenn Kimelman, was able to secure a $500,000.00 settlement from the property owner's insurance company.

Hello Mr. Taubman:
I am informing you I have received your letter enclosed with the settlement agreement. I am also informing you that I received the funds to my account.

Thank you for you professional services and advice. I am honored to be represented by a great man as exceptional as yourself, a super lawyer at that :D. Very honored and grateful to know that you are there for your members.

Hopefully I do not get interrogated by "some internal affairs guy" at work again but if any one approaches me yes I will definitely call you. Thank you.

TSO Katherine Perez

New York City

$185,000 SETTLEMENT FOR WORKER SLIP AND FALL

A 64 year old man who was walking on a NYC sidewalk to move his work truck slipped and fell due to a restaurant worker hosing down the area without warning signs posted. He sustained a back injury which temporarily forced him out of work and which he reinjured after his return. Our client, represent by partner, Glenn Kimelman, was able to secure $185,000.00 from the restaurant insurance company.

$175,000 SETTLEMENT FOR DELIVERY DRIVER SLIP AND FALL

A 53 year old man who was walking in a private company parking lot on Long Island after making a package delivery slipped and fell due to ice remaining after a recent snow event. He sustained a leg injury which required surgery and three months out of work. Our client, represent by partner, Glenn Kimelman, was able to secure a $175,000.00 from the property owner insurance company.

Woman Settles Case For One And One Half Times Her Salary Against Major New York Food Store

An administrative assistant working at the corporate offices of a prominent New York City food store settled her age discrimination and harassment case on the eve of trial. The terms of the settlement, which were to remain confidential, paid the plaintiff one and one half times her salary. Plaintiff was 66 years of age. Although she had received numerous above satisfactory evaluations and raises, new Management made negative comments about Plaintiff concerning her work, attitude and "failure to take on additional responsibilities". These comments were false and were pre-textual for bias and prejudice towards older workers.

$400,000 VERDICT FOR PEDESTRIAN TRIP AND FALL

A 56 year old man who was walking on a pathway alongside his apartment building on Long Island tripped and fell due to a hole in the pavement. He sustained a fracture to his shoulder requiring surgery. Our client, represent by partner, Glenn Kimelman, was awarded $400,000.00 at trial in Kings County (Brooklyn).

$100,000+ Settlement for Sexual Harassment.

A waitress at a catering facility just settled her case for $100,000+. She was repeatedly fondled by kitchen staff and when she complained to Banquet Manager she was ignored.

$72,500 settlement for slip on ice

A woman who slipped and fell on ice in front of a bank sustained a wrist injury for which a settlement was negotiated by partner, Glenn Kimelman, for $72,500.00.

A lawsuit was pending in Bronx County.

$55,000 settlement for slip on ice

A woman who slipped and fell on ice in front of a store in Manhattan sustained a wrist injury for which a settlement was negotiated by partner, Glenn Kimelman, for $55,000.00

A lawsuit was pending in Queens County.

$85,000 settlement for pedestrian hit by car

A woman who was crossing a street in Brooklyn was hit by a car making a turn, knocking her to the ground. Our client received $25,000.00 from the automobile insurance policy of the car that hit her and another in underinsurance coverage from her own auto policy.

Slip and fall accident results in a $285,000 settlement for our client
Attorney Glenn Kimelman Settled A Case for Our Client in the Amount of $285,000.00. Client was Walking down the stairs in her building when her foot slipped off of the worn step causing her to fall down the stairs fracturing her ankle.

A lawsuit was pending in Bronx County.

Settlement of $400,000.00 for slip and fall victim
Attorney Glenn Kimelman settled a case for our client in the amount of $400,000.00. our client was at work when she slipped and fell due to a water leak from the ceiling which the landlord had put a garbage pail under to catch but dripped onto the floor, injuring her hip and knee.

A lawsuit was pending in Queens County.

Settlement of $650,000.00 for Shuttle Bus Accident Victim
Attorney Glenn Kimelman settled a case for our client in the amount of $650,000.00. Our client was riding as a passenger in a employee shuttle bus which was struck by a limousine at La Guarida Airport injuring his shoulder and knee.

A lawsuit was pending in Bronx County.

Man receives $175,000 in settlement against NYPD for use of excessive force and violation of his civil rights
A man received $175,000 for injuries he sustained as a result of being beat up by police officers without justification. This civil rights action was brought in federal court.

ESL teacher fired by prestigious public school district for protecting education and civil rights of minority students receives six-figure settlement
An ESL teacher who was fired in retaliation for fighting for equal education rights of minority students at a prestigious public school, received a six-figure settlement from the school district.

Woman receives large settlement after she blows the whistle on abuse at home for mentally handicapped residents

A counselor received a large monetary award at a mediation hearing after being fired for complaining of medication abuse at a not-for-profit home for mentally handicapped residents.

Woman receives large settlement in civil rights case against Sheriff's Department for abuse of authority in an attempt to gain sexual favors
A woman received a large settlement in her civil rights case against a Sheriff's Department after a deputy sheriff wrongfully used his position to stalk and sexually harass her.

New York City

Juvenile correction officer awarded $150,000 for racial discrimination and hostile work environment
At a pre-trial conference at the State Division of Human Rights, the City of New York agreed to pay our client a $150,000 settlement for ethnic and racial slurs resulting in a hostile work environment.

Female volunteer firefighter receives large settlement against town fire department for exposure to sexually hostile work environment
Female volunteer firefighter received a large settlement for being subjected to sexually explicit comments and lewd gestures in male dominated town fire department, which was condoned by her superiors.

City worker fired for exercising his union rights gets job back
A civil servant who was terminated in retaliation for filing a grievance with his union was reinstated and received back pay.

City worker retaliated against for blowing whistle on city agency's non-compliance with federal environmental laws receives $185,000
City environmental worker received $185,000 after she was fired for reporting the City's failure to comply with the Federal Clean Water Act.

New York City

Transit authority pays pregnant train operators and conductors $250,000 for gender and pregnancy discrimination
In a federal court lawsuit, the transit authority paid $250,000 to female employees who were subject to discriminatory layoffs relating to their pregnancy status. In addition, the pregnancy policy of the NYCTA was rewritten as a result of this lawsuit.

Female correction officers receive multi-million dollar settlement in pregnancy discrimination suit
A group of pregnant NYC correction officers received a multi-million dollar settlement in federal court after being told to have abortions or lose their jobs. This was the largest pregnancy discrimination recovery against the City of New York.

New York City

Black city correction officer assigned to work in worst sections of jail receives large settlement in race discrimination suit
A black correction officer received a large settlement and transfer after alleging that work assignments were determined based on race.

New York City

Male doctor receives large settlement in gender discrimination case
A male doctor received a large settlement after he was denied a promotion based on his gender in a predominantly female run city agency.

New York City

Man receives six-figure settlement in religious discrimination case against city agency
A Sabbath observer received a six-figure settlement after a city agency failed to accommodate his religious practices.

Maintenance worker receives substantial settlement for losing her job with NYPD after requesting religious accommodation
A maintenance worker received a substantial settlement after she was fired from her job with the NYPD because she could not work Sundays due to her religious beliefs.

New York City

Female correction officer receives $135,000 for sexual harassment
A female NYC correction officer received a settlement of $135,000 based on sexual harassment by her direct supervisor for lewd remarks and unauthorized touching.

Six women awarded $250,000 for sexual harassment by major nationwide retail chain
Six women were awarded $250,000 for being subjected to unwanted sexual advances, groping and physical intimidation by a store manager of a major nationwide retail chain. In addition to the award of damages, the store manager was terminated from his position as a result of the lawsuit.

Five men receive $325,000 in same sex sexual harassment suit against major national company
A group of male food service workers received a settlement of $325,000 for sexual harassment by their male supervisor in the form of sexual advances and unauthorized touching.

Pharmacist's assistant receives settlement in sexual harassment case against large national drug store chain
A young woman received a substantial settlement in her sexual harassment suit against a major drug store chain for being groped by the head pharmacist.

Male worker at private nursing home receives large settlement after being sexually harassed by female supervisor
A man received a large settlement after being terminated for not giving in to his female supervisor's sexual advances.

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