Results & Settlements

NY LITIGATION

Dawn M. Pinnisi secured a settlement which is expected to pay out over $3.5 million to an infant who sustained Erb’s Palsy as a result of negligent labor and delivery at a New York City hospital. The matter was litigated Kings Supreme Court of New York and settled prior to trial.

NJ Litigation

Jeffrey W. Varcadipane secured a settlement of $560,000 on behalf of business client who sued its insurer for business interruption losses it sustained when its New York City Building sustained water damage, resulting in lost rents. The Insurance company’s expert determined that the insurer was only responsible for $260,000. VP’s client’s expert determined that its client was entitled to $560,000 in covered losses. During trial, the insurer agreed to pay VP’s client $560,000. The case was litigated in Bergen County Superior Court and tried in February 2018.

NJ LITIGATION

Jeffrey W. Varcadipane secured a settlement for $850,000 on behalf of a client who sustained herniated discs in his cervical spine as a result of a motor vehicle accident caused by a drunk driver in Wayne New Jersey, which ultimately required that the client undergo surgery. The case was settled immediately before trial in the New Jersey Superior Court for Passaic County in November 2017.

NY LITIGATION

Dawn M. Pinnisi secured a $400,000.00 settlement for the family of a victim of medical malpractice. The victim, a 51 year old male who had a prior history of mental illness, presented to the emergency room of a New York City run hospital with psychiatric complaints. Instead of being admitted to the hospital for evaluation, the man was negligently discharged and he was later found in a subway tunnel, having been struck by a train. The case was litigated in Kings County Supreme Court, New York and settled prior to trial in June 2017.

NY LITIGATION

Dawn M. Pinnisi secured a $350,000.00 recovery against the New York City Housing Authority after a ceiling collapse causes serious injuries to one of its tenants. Despite repeated complaints over the span of four months regarding a constant leak from the tenant’s kitchen ceiling, the housing authority failed to remedy the condition resulting in a ceiling collapse. The tenant was taken to the emergency room and ultimately underwent back surgery. The case was litigated in Kings County Supreme Court of New York and settled December 2017.

NY LITIGATION

Jeffrey W. Varcadipane secured a settlement of $525,000 on behalf of a client who was injured when the vehicle he was operating in was struck by a snowplow in Dutchess County, New York. The matter was litigated in Dutchess County Supreme Court and was settled during jury selection in November 2017.

NJ LITIGATION

Jeffrey W. Varcadipane secures a Plaintiff’s verdict in breach of contract action on behalf of business client who sought recovery for professional fees. The matter was tried in Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County in October, 2017.

NJ LITIGATION

Jeffrey W. Varcadipane secured a settlement for $335,000 on behalf of a client who sustained fractures and required surgery after a motorcycle crash. VP’s client had rented the motorcycle a day earlier and while operating it on a highway, the motorcycle suddenly experienced a phenomenon known as “speed wobble”. VP’s motorcycle expert was able to link the speed wobble to a defective condition in the steering column. The case was litigated in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County and settled prior to trial in October 2017.

NY LITIGATION

Dawn M. Pinnisi secured a $147,500.00 settlement for a woman who slipped and fell over water in Macys and fractured her elbow. The matter was litigated in New York Supreme Court and settled in September 2017.

NJ LITIGATION

Jeffrey W. Varcadipane secures Plaintiff’s verdict in breach of contract action on behalf of business client owed unpaid balance for environmental contamination consultation services. The matter was tried in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County in September 2016 over the course of three days and resulted in a favorable verdict for Plaintiff.

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