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Construction Worker Falls from a Truck Flatbed, Receives $625,000

March 18th, 2021 by

Jose Urena was a union construction worker and truck driver. While at work, he was loading the back of his truck with construction materials. Like many construction workers and truck drivers, he was not given adequate safety equipment as required by New York’s Labor Laws. Suddenly, Mr. Urena was bumped by the materials being loaded. He lost his balance and began to fall. Without any safety equipment provided to him, Mr. Urena fell from his truck bed down to the street.

Mr. Urena sustained injuries to his left shoulder, back, and neck resulting in a surgery. Mr. Urena was unable to work and needed help. He needed highly skilled attorneys familiar with construction site accidents. His worker’s compensation attorney knew to call Hill & Moin LLP, a firm which has helped thousands of hurt workers obtain serious compensation for their injuries. The highly skilled and experienced attorneys at Hill & Moin obtained Mr. Urena a $625,000 settlement for his case.

When asked about his experience with Hill & Moin, he described that he was, “impressed with how hard they fought for me.” He explained how informed he felt every time he called. Now, Mr. Urena plans on seeing his family in the Dominican Republic for the first time in four years. With this settlement, he hopes to open a hotel in Santiago. Mr. Urena states he would “100% recommend Hill & Moin to his friends and family”.

Floor Supervisor Struck By Dolly Receives $375,000 Settlement

January 25th, 2021 by

S.W. went to work eager to begin her shift as a floor supervisor. She had set up and prepared her stand to be ready to serve customers. She then checked the floor to make sure that the other food stands were also ready to begin operations. As she was exiting the freight elevator, she was struck on her left side by a vendor’s dolly. A worker was pushing several boxes on this dolly and as a result of this incident, S.W. suffered a swollen and bruised left ankle and left leg. S.W. would no longer be able to continue working and enjoy serving customers.

S.W. decided to begin her search for an established, well-known and reputable law firm that would provide high quality legal representation. She found the Hill & Moin website and was impressed by their prior results and years of service. She gave them a call and, upon conducting the intake, Hill & Moin went right to work thinking of the best methods to resolve her case. As a result of their hard work ethic and dedication to the best possible outcome, S.W.’s case was settled for $375,000.

S.W. was delighted upon hearing the news and surprised at the speed in which her case was settled. She described working with Hill & Moin as very good and commended the staff as very attentive and professional. The attorneys addressed all of her questions and concerns. S.W. plans to use her settlement proceeds to start her own business. S.W. would highly recommend Hill & Moin to anyone who is in need of highly respected and stellar legal representation.