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for a Monroe, New York mother of two was rear-ended on the NYS Thruway. She received no emergency room treatment but saw her primary care doctor at Crystal Run Healthcare the next day for neck and back pain. She was diagnosed with a herniated disc. She ultimately had cervical surgery at Westchester Medical Center. Joe Owen brought a case in New York Supreme Court on the injured woman's behalf. It was determined that the driver who struck her was driving in the course of her employment for a major corporation. After litigating the case in Supreme Court Orange County in Goshen, there was a trial before Judge Onofry. During the trial there was a settlement reached against the corporation's insurance company.
for Mount Hope man William W. injured in cross over accident in Middletown. William W. previously had neck surgery but as a result of the car accident, he needed further surgery and was unable to continue working in a warehouse in Montgomery. He was paid lost wages in addition to the verdict.

for Montgomery woman injured in accident at big box store in Middletown, NY. S.L., a 42 year old postal employee, became injured when a box fell on her shoulder. She initially tried to work after the accident as a post office carrier but was unable to continue. She sustained a shoulder injury. We were able to prove through expert testimony that she could not carry the heavy bags of mail. Her case settled at a mediation.

for a NYC policeman injured in Thruway accident on her way to work. Ms. Laura M. of Warwick, NY injured her neck and back in the rear-end collision with an employee of a pharmaceutical company. Ms. M went back to work but was forced to retire two years early because of her injuries. Her case settled during trial. She was paid lost wages in addition to the settlement.

for a Port Jervis man injured in side impact accident with a tractor trailer on the New York State Thruway (Route 87) in Rockland County. George P., age 47, was unable to work after the accident and sustained knee, neck and back injuries. He required knee and spinal surgery. His treating Orthopedist from Middletown opined that Mr. P suffered permanent injuries. He was paid lost wages in addition to the settlement.

for 53 year old James N. from Walden who was injured in a construction accident which occurred in a Westchester County office building, when he fell from a ladder. He sustained a fractured ankle which required surgery. His case was settled after a trial in New York Supreme Court.

for 42 year old Circleville man. Michael S., injured in a motorcycle accident on Route 211 in Middletown. He suffered a fractured hip and pelvis. His case settled during a State Supreme Court trial in Goshen.

for tow truck operator Joel C. injured in Middletown car accident. Mr. C, a lifelong Middletown resident, became injured when his tow truck was rear-ended by a car. He sustained neck and back injuries and was unable to work for a significant period of time. He was paid lost wages in addition to the settlement.

for 29 year old Deerpark man injured in a construction accident in Port Jervis. He fell from a roof due to not having a proper safety harness or scaffolding to protect him. He suffered a fractured foot and a fractured hip.

for 38 year old Washingtonville woman injured in an intersection accident in Blooming Grove. Meghan F. injured her foot and knee in the accident. Her right calcaneus was fractured and her knee required surgery performed in Newburgh. Her case settled in New York State Supreme Court during trial.

for Monroe woman. Diane O. was injured in a side swipe car accident which occurred on Route 32 in Highland Mills. She did not seek medical attention on the day of the accident. She injured her hand and fingers and required three surgeries. The wrongdoer’s car was owned by a local attorney. The lawyer’s insurance carrier, State Farm, paid $400,000 to settle the case in New York State Supreme Court, when the trial was about to start.

for 24 year old Kysean L. His car was rear-ended on the New York State Thruway in Harriman by an ambulance. He injured his neck, which required a same day procedure to repair it. The ambulance’s insurance company paid $450,000 to settle the case in Orange County on December 7, 2016. Mr. L was working at the time for a car dealership and missed over a year of work. He was also compensated for his lost wages.

for retired fireman Robert S. of Goshen for injuries sustained at a car dealership. He became injured at the Healy Brothers car dealership in New Windsor when he fell from an elevated car lot to a lower lot because there was no fence. He injured his knee which required surgery performed in Middletown, New York at Orange Regional Medical Center. His case was settled in New York Supreme Court in Goshen, Orange County shortly before trial.

for 42 year old New Hampton woman injured in a car against bus accident. Eileen M.’s car was stopped in icy conditions when a school bus slid in to the rear of her car in Waywayanda. She sustained a rotator cuff tear which was initially misdiagnosed as a cervical strain. She underwent arthroscopic surgery and missed several months of work. She was compensated for her work loss in addition to the settlement of $250,000. 

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for family of a Pine Bush bus driver killed in an accident with a garbage truck. His wrongful death action arose out of an accident in the Town of Wallkill and was settled within one year.

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for a 30 year old Chester woman injured when she stepped in a parking lot hole at a big box store in Monroe. She suffered a fractured ankle which required surgery. Her case was handled in Federal Court in White Plains.

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for a 49 year old Wurtsboro woman injured after stepping in a hole in the parking lot of Home Depot in Middletown. She suffered a neck injury requiring surgery. Her case was settled outside of court by a mediator.

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