Potential Property Buyer Slips & Fall on Ice & Receives $1.05 Million Settlement

August 8th, 2022 by

M.S. was searching for property to purchase in New York. He was interested in buying a home and went to one that was on sale to inspect it. He exited his vehicle and began walking on the driveway when he slipped and fell. This fall occurred due to snow that covered a defective sidewalk. As a result of the fall, M.S. suffered a fractured left wrist that required immediate hospitalization and eventual surgery.

M.S. was unsatisfied with the first attorneys he retained. He knew that he needed dynamic attorneys with a depth of experience to litigate his case. He, therefore, did his due diligence in identifying the best personal injury law firm in New York. From the moment he met the lawyers and staff at Hill & Moin LLP, he knew he had found the right counsel. They addressed his questions and concerns and reassured him that they would work tirelessly to obtain the best possible resolution in his case. Despite the complexity of the issues, Hill & Moin obtained an incredible $1.05 million settlement.

M.S. described his experience with Hill & Moin as excellent and lauded the staff’s communication with him throughout his case. M.S. plans to use his settlement proceeds to finally purchase the real estate that he had sought previously. He highly recommends Hill & Moin to anyone who needs legal representation on a contingency fee basis in personal injury cases in New York.

Spanish Speaking Construction Laborer Who Fell Off Moving Ladder On Farm Receives $1.85 Million Settlement

May 25th, 2022 by

M.H. was working on a farm. He was building a roof and was on a ladder nailing plywood onto the wooden frame. As he was nailing the plywood, the ladder began to move and leaned to the right. This caused MH to fall off the ladder. As a result of the incident, he suffered a fractured left wrist that required surgery, four fractured spinal cord vertebrae that required surgery, fractured rib and right thumb, fractured nose, and a herniated disc.

M.H. began his search for legal representation. A colleague recommended that he contact Hill & Moin and after receiving his call, their office set up an appointment to meet with him. They explained the legal process to him, addressed his questions and concerns, and assured him that they will do everything possible to achieve a satisfactory settlement. Thanks to Hill & Moin’s decades of legal experience and perseverance, M.H.’s case was settled for an incredible $1.85 million. Even though the accident occurred in upstate NY, the NYC attorneys were with him every step of the way.

When M.H. was informed of the settlement, he was surprised and knew his life had finally changed. M.H. stated that Hill & Moin did a great job. He commended the office staff’s friendly communication with him throughout his case in providing him with status updates and case reviews. M.H. said that he will highly recommend Hill & Moin to anyone who was injured in a construction in New York City.

Pedestrian Who Slipped and Fell on Ice in Brooklyn Rejoices Upon Receiving Settlement of $500,000

April 26th, 2022 by

Mr. A.D. was walking down the sidewalk in Brooklyn when he slipped and fell on ice. Mr. A.D. sustained a left ankle fracture. He consulted Hill and Moin who handled the case with utmost professionalism and care.

Mr. A.D. explained that at Hill Moin he was treated like a family member and that the settlement amount he received surpassed his expectations.

Mr. A.D. highly recommends Hill & Moin to anyone who has sustained a personal injury and is looking to be represented by knowledgeable and caring attorneys who will go above and beyond for their clients.

Staten Island Woman Injured After Slip & Fall on Ice Receives $500,000 Settlement

December 13th, 2021 by

F.L., a home health aide from Staten Island, was taking out the garbage on the day after a snowstorm when she slipped and fell on icy pavement that her landlord hadn’t properly salted. Having broken her ankle and injured her neck and back, F.L. was unable to get up and remained on the floor with no jacket. After F.L. screamed for help for a long and frigid 20 minutes, someone finally saw her and called 911. 

Seeing how worried F.L. was, one of F.L.’s home health aide colleagues recommended her to Hill & Moin, LLP. Although the property owner initially denied liability, the attorneys at Hill and Moin guided F.L., communicated with her, and successfully resolved her case. With Hill & Moin, LLP’s skillful representation, F.L. became the happy recipient of over $500,000.

F.L. was elated to hear of the settlement that the attorneys at Hill & Moin, LLP reached for her and very happy with the great job that Hill & Moin, LLP did on her case.

Home Health Aide Injured After Slip & Fall On Exterior Staircase Receives $400,000 Settlement

November 9th, 2021 by

TY was exiting work when she slipped and fell due to a defective staircase. Due to this fall, TY suffered a tear of the right rotator cuff and underwent a right shoulder arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.

TY was referred to Hill & Moin LLP by her Worker’s Compensation Attorney. After speaking and meeting with the attorneys at Hill & Moin LLP, TY was relieved to hear that the firm would be able to help her with her case. The attorneys at Hill & Moin LLP worked diligently throughout the whole case to ensure that TY was taken care of. By the end of the litigation, TY became the happy recipient of a $400,000 settlement.

When Hill & Moin informed TY of her settlement award, she was ecstatic. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, her case moved ahead. TY was very happy with the work Hill & Moin LLP did for her and described Hill & Moin LLP as very friendly and accommodating. The settlement proceeds will greatly improve the quality of TY’s life, and she strongly recommends Hill & Moin LLP to anyone searching for only the best legal representation.

Home Care Aide injured after Trip & Fall On Basement Floor Secured $500,000 Settlement

October 28th, 2021 by

AG tripped and fell due to a hole in the basement while working as a home care nurse. Due to this fall, AG suffered a torn ligament in her left ankle and underwent repair surgery.

AG began her search for a law firm that she believed could provide excellent representation. She decided to retain Hill & Moin LLP, knowing she was going to be in good hands. Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic and fierce litigation by defense counsel, Hill & Moin LLP was able to secure a $500,000 settlement for AG.

AG was very grateful that Hill & Moin LLP was able to obtain this settlement for her. AG plans to use some of the proceeds to renovate her home. She described Hill & Moin LLP as a great firm providing only the best legal representation. AG definitely recommends Hill & Moin LLP to anyone searching for the best lawyers.

Pedestrian Injured After Trip & Fall On Defective Sidewalk Secured $350,000 Settlement

October 14th, 2021 by

AL tripped and fell due to a defective sidewalk. Due to this fall, AL fractured her right wrist.

AL’s mother had been represented by Hill & Moin LLP in a motor vehicle accident many years ago and knew the quality of the firm’s litigation skills. She retained the firm knowing she was in good hands. Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic and delays in court, Hill & Moin LLP was able to secure a $350,000 settlement for AL.

AL was very grateful that Hill & Moin LLP was able to obtain this settlement, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. She described Hill & Moin LLP as a wonderful firm providing the best representation with the best attorneys. AL wholeheartedly recommends Hill & Moin LLP to anyone searching for proven legal representation.

Defective Sidewalk Caused Scooter to Fall. Injured Rider Receives Six Figure Settlement.

September 15th, 2021 by

Mr. Andrei was riding a scooter when the wheels of the scooter got caught on the defective sidewalk and caused him to fall to the ground. The incident resulted in Mr. Andrei suffering an ankle fracture.

Mr. Andrei consulted with Hill and Moin LLP and was confident that the firm would help him achieve the best result possible, and they certainly did.

The hard work of the attorneys at Hill and Moin LLP paid off and the client praised them for all they did to reach the outstanding settlement.

Mr. Andrei highly recommends Hill & Moin to anyone who has suffered a serious personal injury as a result of a negligence and is looking for high quality and professional legal representation.

Pedestrian Injured After Trip & Fall On Defective Sidewalk Awarded $375,000 Settlement

July 30th, 2021 by

RM was walking to his friend’s house when he tripped and fell due to a defective sidewalk. Due to this fall, RM fractured his left wrist and underwent surgery.

RM searched for legal representation and was referred to the law firm of Hill & Moin LLP. He called their office and the attorneys at Hill & Moin LLP began working on his case right away. Although the case was fiercely litigated by defense counsel, RM became the happy recipient of a $375,000 settlement.

When Hill & Moin informed RM of his settlement award, he was ecstatic. RM was very grateful that Hill & Moin LLP was able to obtain this settlement, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. He described Hill & Moin LLP as an excellent firm providing the best representation. RM plans to use some of his settlement proceeds to build a house in his home country for his son and take entrepreneur classes to start his own auto business. RM wholeheartedly recommends Hill & Moin LLP to anyone searching for proven legal representation.

What Are the Most Common Premises Liability Claims?

July 23rd, 2021 by

Slip-and-falls are among the most common premises liability cases, but premises liability law goes far beyond slipping, tripping, and falling. Premises liability refers to the duty of care that property owners have towards others.

Some property owners neglect their responsibilities, which could lead to property damage and serious injuries. When this happens in New York, victims can contact the personal injury lawyers of Hill & Moin to learn their legal options.

Most Common Types of Premises Liability Cases

What are the most common premises liability claims?

  • Slip and fall injuries: Though people fall for many reasons, some of them are preventable. For instance, if employees do not clean spills promptly or fail to warn customers of wet floors, an injured individual could pursue personal injury damages. If negligence played a role in an accident, the responsible party could be held liable.
  • Poisonings or exposure to toxic materials: Sometimes, people get sick because they have been exposed to toxins or fumes at work or in a rented house. Common environmental toxins include carbon monoxide, asbestos, lead, and pesticides.
  • Construction accidents: You could benefit from professional guidance every step of the way when you hire a personal injury attorney after a construction accident. Our knowledgeable legal team has assisted clients in navigating the complex workers’ compensation system, even undocumented workers. We can also give you additional options in the case your claim was recently denied. As a visitor to a construction site, you have rights too. Call (212) 668-6000 for a free case evaluation.
  • Elevator or escalator accidents: Elevators and similar machinery require continual maintenance to function well. Suppose a business owner, for example, does not inspect and repair an elevator on a regular basis. In that case, he or she could face a personal injury lawsuit if someone is hurt in the elevator.
  • Fire injuries: In New York, buildings must meet fire safety codes. A property owner who ignores these regulations could put people’s lives in danger.
  • Dog bites: Did a dog attack you or your child in New York? You may seek damages, such as medical costs and veterinary bills, if a dangerous dog bit you. To learn your rights, request a free legal consultation today.
  • Inadequate security: Diligent property owners do what they can to keep their land or buildings safe. Broken or missing cameras and locks or poor lighting can add up to a dangerous situation for people visiting the property. If employees or customers sustain injuries during a robbery, assault, or act of vandalism, New Yorkers can contact our law firm to receive a free consultation. There’s no obligation to hire us, and you could discover that you are due significant compensation.

Of course, there are many other cases that may be covered by premises liability law but are not mentioned in this list. Why not send a message to let us know about your case?

Common Damages Your Claim Could Pursue

Your confidential case review could reveal that you are eligible for financial compensation, such as:

  • Medical expenses: Many people underestimate the impact of medical bills after a premises liability accident. In addition to causing unnecessary stress, medical debt may ruin your credit score for years in the future.
  • Lost wages: Hill & Moin attorneys understand that each day matters when you are struggling to support your family. When you miss work because of your injuries, a premises liability settlement could pay for a significant portion of your lost wages.
  • Psychological injuries: Physical pain and the trauma of an accident can affect your emotional and mental well-being. The experienced lawyers across our network can help you investigate your legal remedies for compensation.
  • Property damage: If your car or house got damaged in a premises liability accident, you could seek financial compensation for repairs or the replacement value.
  • Funeral and burial costs: When someone dies in a premises liability accident, surviving family members may file a wrongful death claim to cover reasonable expenses for a funeral service.

The Time You Have Left To File a Claim Depends On Your Case

In New York, premises liability lawsuits are subject to a deadline called the statute of limitations. After a specific period of time passes, you could lose your eligibility to pursue justice and financial compensation for your case. You have the right to sue for proper compensation, but time could run out if you wait too long.

You may have more or less time to act when compared with other premises liability claims. It all depends. The statute of limitations differs by circumstances, and a knowledgeable attorney can explain these to you.

On behalf of our clients, we have won lawsuits that paid for thousands of dollars of past and future medical treatment and rehabilitation costs. Would you like to secure your future?

The sooner you contact Hill & Moin personal injury lawyers, the sooner you can learn how our Personal Injury Recovery SolutionsⓇ can work for you. Reach out to us at (212) 668-6000 or fill out the brief contact form. Don’t wonder about your rights!