Hill & Moin Reaches $1,760,000 Settlement
for Visitor Who Fell in NYC School Building
The case was tried
by Melisande Hill before a Brooklyn jury.
Plaintiff tripped and fell over a mislaid mat in
a New York City School when exiting the
building. The supervising custodian had
taken the day off. Plaintiff, a retired nursing
home worker, suffered neck injuries. The jury
unanimously found in her favor and awarded
$1.250,000 for pain and suffering and $560,000
for medical expenses. Her successful
trial attorney, Melisande Hill, stated: “We
worked hard to get our client the verdict she
deserved. She was like part of our family.”
Hill & Moin LLP is proud of the
resolution of many successful cases in
2005 - 2017 involving falls, job-related injuries, auto
accidents and medical malpractice. These extraordinary
$10.0 Million verdict for a fall on defective steps.
$6.5 MILLION settlement for medical
negligence in treating a stroke patient.
OVER $4 MILLION judgment
collected for the landlord’s negligence
causing a skull fracture and brain injuries to a young
$2.5 Million settlement for an injured party when a ceiling crashed on him.
$2.5 Million settlement for a woman struck by a van.
$2.5 Million settlement of a
malpractice action for medical errors in the
delivery of a baby causing brain damage.
$2.45 Million settlement for a woman struck by a van.
$2.25 Million settlement for a retired man
by a doctor’s error.
$2 Million settlement for slip and fall on ice.
$2 Million dollar settlement at trial for a
union carpenter, who suffered a crushing arm
injury caused by a falling form wall on a
Manhattan construction site.
$2 Million settlement
for a customer injured in a supermarket.
$1.9 Million verdict for a construction
worker who was struck by a wooden plank and fractured
$1.76 Million settlement for a fall in a
$1.7 Million settlement for an automobile accident victim.
$1.2 Million settlement for worker injured in a ladder collapse.
$1.6 Million settlement for
worker who fell from a scaffold at construction
$1.5 Million settlement for a birth injury.
$1.5 Million settlement for
bedsores suffered by a senior after surgery.
$1.5 Million award to a woman for
nerve damage sustained when a camera tripod fell on
$1.5 Million settlement
of a malpractice action for a
brain damaged mother involving medical
errors in the delivery of her baby.
$1.4 Million verdict for a
pedestrian struck by a taxi cab.
$1.25 Million settlement for a delivery worker injured at the Fulton Fish Market.
$1.25 Million settlement for a construction worker who fell from a ladder onto a scaffold.
$1.25 Million settlement for a
bicyclist struck by an ambulance.
$1.2 Million settlement for a
tourist who fell on a broken sidewalk and suffered a
serious eye injury.
$1.125 Million settlement at
trial for the pain and suffering of a laborer
who fell from a ladder while removing an air
duct during renovation of commercial space in
$1,075,000 settlement for a laborer injured in a ladder accident.
$1,000,000 settlement for a fall from a ladder collapse.
$1,000,000 settlement for a worker injured in a scaffolding accident.
$975,000 settlement to a
construction worker who fell of a scaffold.
$975,000 settlement for 54 year old garage worker injured in a garage floor collapse.
$950,000 settlement for a fall from a ladder.
$950,000 settlement for a for a worker who fell in a garage.
$900,000 settlement for a construction worker struck by a falling object.
$875,000 settlement for a trip
and fall on a defective sidewalk.
$850,000 settlement for a restaurant worker who slipped and fell on the job.
$850,000 settlement for a postal worker who fell in to a hole in a deli.
$850,000 settlement for a welder injured on a construction site.
$850,000 settlement for a beverage distributor driver who slipped and fell
on snow and ice.
$850,000 settlement for a plumber struck by
falling bricks at a construction site.
$787,500 settlement for a
passenger injured in a livery cab accident.
$750,000 settlement for a New
York construction worker who fell down a
defective stairway while on the job.
$750,000 settlement for a woman
who fell on wet stairs.
$750,000 settlement for
$700,000 settlement for a pedestrian struck outside of the crosswalk.
$700,000 settlement for a home health aide
who fell in the subway.
$700,000 settlement for a
construction worker’s hand injury.
$650,000 settlement to a school bus driver who
fell down rotted exterior steps of a school.
$650,000 settlement for a
medical malpractice claim where a doctor failed to
treat an infection.
$650,000 settlement for an eye
injury caused by a doctor's negligence.
$625,000 settlement for an asbestos worker
injured when a ladder collapsed.
$600,000 settlement for a senior citizen
injured when walking by a construction site.
$600,000 settlement for a 69
Year old Puerto Rican man struck by construction
$600,000 settlement for a martial arts
student who suffered an eye injury.
$600,000 settlement for a passenger in an
$550,000 settlement for a fall from a ladder.
$550,000 settlement for a contractor who was injured on a construction site.
$550,0000 settlement for a
senior citizen who fell in a bank.
$550,000 settlement for a worker who fell
through a hole into a basement.
$550,000 settlement for a medical
malpractice case where a patient was seriously injured
due to a hospital error which occurred during
$550,000 settlement after trial
for a knee injury suffered during an intersection
$546,000 verdict for the
victim of a
$525,000 settlement for a
painter who fell from a ladder.
$515,000 settlement for man
injured while at work at New York Sports Club on
$500,000 settlement for a pedestrian
struck by a vehicle after his first attorney
abandoned his case.
$500,000 settlement for an electrician who fell off a ladder.
$500,000 settlement for a
Ukrainian electrician who was struck by a car.
$500,000 settlement for a
maintenance worker injured when an elevator
$500,000 settlement to a 93 year old woman
struck by a truck.
$500,000 settlement to a young mother
struck by a van.
$500,000 settlement for a painter
injured in a car accident.
$500,000 settlement against a
utility company for a sidewalk trip and fall.
$500,000 settlement for an eye
injury suffered from a falling object on a
$450,000 settlement for a worker who
fell from a height while making repairs.
$425,000 settlement for a construction
worker injured while hoisting materials.
$370,000 settlement for a fall on a
defective sidewalk during a snowfall.
$325,000 settlement for a slip and fall
$300,000 settlement for a senior who
tripped and fell on a raised sidewalk in front
of a building.
$300,000 settlement for a slip and fall
on ice after exiting a car.
... and Millions of dollars
of settlements for other injured New York
residents, workers and visitors to our state.
In the last year, you may have heard or
seen us on WCBS-News Radio 88 and local television stations
that did profiles on some of our most newsworthy cases.
Our 35 years of trial and appellate experience allow us to
litigate with confidence and success in complicated personal
injuries cases. Simply stated, we achieve superlative
settlements that change the lives of our clients.
You have the right to receive proper compensation for
the injuries sustained by other people's negligence!