A Jury has awarded $3.8 million to a 45 year-old electrician in a negligence suit against real estate developer Olympia and York.
The suit, in Supreme Court, New York County, claimed that electrician Larry Horne was injured while working on an enclosed roof at 55 Water Street,, where an employee of Olympia and York was removing cinder block with a sledgehammer. According to the suit, Mr. Horne tripped on a piece of cinder block and suffered back injuries. Doctors determined that he could no longer work.
Mr.Horne won medical expenses, lost earnings and damages for pain and suffering. His wife was awarded $500,000 for loss of services. Peter Rosenberg of Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP, represented the plaintiff and Brian Jones of Hogan Jones and Parisi the defendant in Horne vs. O & Y Equity Corp.
Our client, a 5-year-old patient, receives almost $8 million in compensation from an NYC hospital in a medical malpractice claim won by Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolf. Representing the injured child with his team of legal and medical experts, Daniel Minc said, "It was great day for the family."
The case involved negligent care on the part of the hospital pediatric intensive care unit for failing to observe bleeding from a simple biopsy wound which caused neurological damage.
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