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PEDESTRIAN, AUTOMOBILE AND BIKE CASES
$1,300.000.00 DOLLAR VERDICT FOR VICTIM OF A HORRIFIC BROOKLYN AUTO ACCIDENT
Daniel Flanzig won a $1.3 million dollar verdict from a Kings County Supreme Court jury in a case involving the death of a 76 year old woman killed in a horrific automobile accident when her vehicle was struck by another driver, pushing her vehicle into the path of a truck. After a 10 day trial in Brooklyn, the jury awarded over a million dollars for the victims 35 minutes of pain and suffering.
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$1,100,000.00 SETTLEMENT FOR 57 YEAR OLD WHO WAS STRUCK BY A VEHICLE WHILE IN HIS DRIVEWAY
Cathy Flanzig obtained a $1.1 Million recovery for a 56 year old man who suffered a severe leg injury requiring him to undergo several limb salvage surgeries as a result of being struck by his children's religious school teacher while in his own driveway. The settlement was reached soon after the action was commenced and the $1.1 million recovery represented the defendant's full policy limits. This case was reported in the New York Law Journal and the New York Jury Verdict Reporter as a
'Top 25 Verdicts or Settlements' for a pedestrian accident in 2010.
$700,000.00 FOR A 51 YEAR OLD SALESMAN WHO SUFFERED CERVICAL INJURIES IN An AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT
Daniel Flanzig obtained a $700,000.00 recovery during the second day of trial for a 51 year old man who suffered a cervical spine injury requiring surgery when his vehicle was side swiped on the Belt Parkway in Queens, New York. The settlement was reached during the second day of the liability trial in the Supreme Court, Queens County.
$500,000.00 RECOVERY FOR 46 YEAR OLD DIPLOMAT WHO SUSTAINED CRUSH INJURY AND RSD WHEN HIS FOOT WAS RUN OVER BY VAN AT JFK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Daniel Flanzig obtained a $500,000.00 dollar settlement for a 46 year old diplomat who was struck by a van in the passenger drop off area of JFK Airport. As a result of the accident, our client sustained a crush injury to his foot and developed signs of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a painful and debilitating neurological condition. The settlement was reached after a lengthy and complex mediation where the defendants disputed fault for the accident as well as the extent of our client's disability.
$450,000.00 RECOVERY FOR STUDENT AND PHARMACY CLERK WHO SUFFERED NECK, BACK, AND WRIST INJURIES IN An AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT
Daniel Flanzig obtained a $450,000.00 recovery for a 45 year old college student who worked part-time at a local pharmacy who sustained neck, back, and wrist injuries as a result of an automobile accident when her vehicle was struck in the rear. The settlement was reached while the matter was about to be tried in Suffolk County Supreme Court.
$340,000.00 SETTLEMENT FOR A 57 YEAR OLD SHOE SALESMAN STRUCK BY A NYC YELLOW TAXI CAB
Cathy Flanzig obtained a significant recovery for a 57 year old shoe salesman who suffered a fractured leg as a result of being struck by a taxicab in Manhattan. In this complicated resolution, Cathy first obtained the full policy limits of the taxi cab's liability insurance. She thereafter obtained another $240,000.00 from our client's own automobile policy under the underinsured portion of his coverage.
$350,000.00 RECOVERY FOR A 49 YEAR OLD GAS STATION ATTENDANT STRUCK BY A CUSTOMER'S VEHICLE
Cathy Flanzig obtained a $350,000 settlement for a 49 year old gas station attendant who suffered a fractured wrist as a result of being struck by an automobile while he was a pedestrian standing at the gas station where he was employed. This settlement was reached as the case was about to be tried in Nassau County Supreme Court.
$320,000.00 RECOVERY FOR WOMEN HIT BY DRUNK DRIVER WHO HAD JUST LEFT A LOCAL CLUB
Daniel Flanzig obtained a $320,000.00 recovery for a 32 year old mother who was hit by a Drunk Driver after the intoxicated driver had just left a local club. After obtaining an offer of the full policy limits of the driver's insurance policy, the firm commenced an action against the bar alleging that they served the visibly intoxicated patron who caused the accident. The firm was able to obtain the recovery by proving through the police investigation as well as an expert toxicologist, that the club should have been aware that the patron was intoxicated when they continued to serve him alcoholic beverages.
$320,000.00 RECOVERY FOR AN ELDERLY COUPLE IN AN AUTO ACCIDENT
Daniel Flanzig obtained a $260,000.00 recovery for a 66 year old woman and a
$60,000.00 recovery for her 68 year old husband who were both involved in an auto accident with a truck driver in Queens, New York. The husband was operating the vehicle in which his wife was a passenger. The settlement took place immediately before a jury was to be selected in Supreme Court, Bronx County.
COMBINED $300,000.00 RECOVERY FOR LONG ISLAND ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON WHO SUSTAINED CLOSED HEAD INJURY.
Cathy Flanzig obtained a $300,000.00 settlement for a New York Orthopedic surgeon who sustained a closed head injury (T.B.I.) in an automobile crash. After obtaining the full policy limits ($100,000.00) of the vehicle that struck our client, Cathy was able to obtain an additional $200,000.00 from our clients underinsured motorist carrier (SUM) policy.
$300,000.00 SETTLEMENT FOR PEDESTRIAN STRUCK WHILE WALKING ON SIDEWALK
Flanzig and Flanzig obtained a $300,000.00 recovery for a 52 year old man who was struck by a vehicle exiting a parking lot on Glen Cove Road in Nassau County New York. The pedestrian suffered a fractured leg and a lumbar herniated disc. The settlement was reached just prior to jury selection in the Supreme Court, Nassau County.
$275,000.00 SETTLEMENT FOR WOMAN SUFFERING FROM MS AGGRAVATED BY AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT
A $275,000 settlement was awarded to a woman whose non-symptomatic multiple sclerosis resurfaced due to injuries she sustained in an automobile accident. This unusual theory was successfully argued by Daniel Flanzig before a mediator, despite contradictory medical theories that state that MS is not aggravated or caused by trauma.
$250,000.00 SETTLEMENT IN SIGNIFICANT INDIANA AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT
Flanzig and Flanzig obtained a settlement for two women who were passengers in a vehicle involved in a significant automobile accident. The operator of the vehicle alleged that her brakes failed, causing her to drive into the rear of a stopped tractor trailer. Through the use of an expert engineer that Flanzig and Flanzig dispatched to Indiana (the site of the accident), we were able to prove that the brakes operated properly and the sole cause of the accident was the defendant operator's negligence. The settlement was obtained prior to jury selection in the Supreme Court, Queens County.
$250,000.00 RECOVERY FOR CON ED UTILITY WORKER IN AN ON THE JOB AUTO ACCIDENT
Daniel Flanzig obtained a$250,000.00 award for a male cable splicer in his late 40s employed by Consolidated Edison who sustained a cervical herniated disc in an auto accident. His van was struck by a Flushing Hospital Medical Center Ambulance on an emergency call. A settlement was reached after Flanzig and Flanzig was successful in obtaining a decision from a Supreme Court Judge that the plaintiff sustained a "serious injury" as a matter of law. Such decisions are rarely granted in auto accident cases where judges usually prefer to leave this determination for the jury.
$200,000.00 AWARDED FOR A ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR INJURED IN AN AUTO ACCIDENT INVOLVING COMPLEX UNDERINSURANCE ARBITRATION
A 53-year old electrical contractor was awarded a total settlement of $200,000.00 following injuries to his shoulder and back in an auto accident. The insurance company of the vehicle that struck our client awarded $25,000.00 Cathy Flanzig obtained the additional recovery by filing for underinsurance arbitration with our client's own insurance company. The settlement was reached on the morning that the arbitration was scheduled to take place.
$160,000.00 SETTLEMENT FOR A FAMOUS LAS VEGAS MAGICIAN
Our client sustained injuries to his shoulder in an automobile accident and had to have arthroscopic surgery. The settlement was reached after a jury was impaneled in the Supreme Court, Nassau County
$97,500.00 RECOVERY FOR 37 YEAR OLD WOMAN "DOORED" BY NYC TAXI CAB WHILE RIDING IN BIKE LANE ON 6TH AVENUE IN NYC
Daniel Flanzig obtained a settlement for NYC cyclist who sustained a severe back injury while "doored" by a NYC Taxi cab while traveling in the bike lane on 6th Avenue in New York City.
$50,000 RECOVERY FOR CYCLIST HIT BY DUMPSTER TARP WHILE RIDING UP LAFAYETTE STREET IN NYC
Daniel Flanzig obtained a $50,000 recovery against a construction company who failed to properly secure the tarp of its dumpster placed along the curb on Lafayette Street in New York City. The Tarp blew into the cyclist path causing him to lose control of his bike and be hit by a truck. The truck then fled the scene and was never identified. The client came to us too late to file an MVIAC claim so pursued a case against the construction company. The case was settled before trial in the Supreme Court, NY County.