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Construction Accident - $10,500,000 Settlement

Our client was working at a construction site when he was hit by a massive sewer pipe, which had been improperly secured while it was being hoisted onto a scaffold. This accident left our client paralyzed. Our immediate investigation revealed that the employer was in violation of the New York State Labor Law. The employer had failed to provide necessary safety devices for our client’s protection. Further investigation revealed that the employer did not properly supervise the construction personnel at the work site and did not take other measures to ensure the safety of our client. Attorneys working on the case helped arrange the best medical care for the client including arranging a transfer from his original emergency hospital to a more highly regarded orthopedic hospital. In addition, he was helped with his workers’ compensation claim. After substantial litigation, the defendants agreed to settle the case for $10,500,000.

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Medical Malpractice - $7,000,000 Settlement

Our client died due to malpractice on the part of a hospital’s medical staff. The client was admitted to the hospital for a caesarian section and subsequently bled to death after giving birth to twin boys. The attorneys working on this case successfully proved that our client’s doctor and the hospital’s medical staff were negligent in failing to properly examine and evaluate our client’s medical condition in a manner that meets acceptable medical standards. Accordingly, the attorneys achieved a $7,000,000 settlement on behalf of our client’s family.

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Construction Accident - $975,000 Settlement

Our client was erecting a scaffold at an elevated train line when he fell, sustaining serious injuries. Our investigation discovered that the employer was in violation of New York State Labor Law. The employer failed to provide the necessary safety devices for our client’s protection. Further investigation revealed that the employer was negligent in its supervision of the construction personnel at the work site, as well as, making routine inspections to ensure the client’s safety. Attorneys working on the case arranged for the client to receive the best possible medical care and assisted him with his worker’s compensation benefits. After substantial litigation, the employer agreed to settle the case for $975,000.

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Medical Malpractice - $850,000 Settlement

Our client, a 30 year old municipal worker, died due to the reckless negligence of a medical center. The client went in for a routine procedure to treat sleep apnea. Two days later, he died as a result of the medical center’s failure to provide proper post-operative care. Attorneys working on the case achieved an $850,000 settlement on behalf of the client’s family.

 

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Medical Malpractice - $750,000 Settlement

Our client died due to the malpractice on the part of a hospital’s medical staff. Our client was admitted to the hospital for stomach bypass surgery. Due to the negligence in performing that operation, the client was readmitted to the hospital on two more occasions. Shortly after the final visit, the client died as a result of the medical staff’s failure to properly diagnose and treat the client for series gastrointestinal injuries, sustained while under the hospital’s care and supervision. Attorneys working on the case achieved a $750,000 settlement, on behalf of the client’s family.

 

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Construction Accident - $1.8 Million Settlement

Our client was working at a construction site in Long Island, when he fell from an elevated truck, suffering serious injuries. After ensuring that he received the best medical care available, attorneys working with Koehler & Isaacs investigated the conditions at the work site. It was discovered that his employer negligently failed to provide the necessary precautions and safety measures to ensure his safety. Our client and his family were assisted with worker’s compensation and other disability benefits. After litigating the matter, the case reached a $1.8 million settlement.

 

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Construction Accident - $2 Million Settlement

Our client suffered serious injuries after falling from an elevated height on a New York City Bridge. His cable wire that was supporting him broke, causing the accident. Our investigation found that the employer was in violation of New York State Labor Law. The employer failed to provide adequate safety equipment for our client’s protection. Further investigation revealed that the employer was negligent in its supervision of the construction personnel at the work site and was also negligent in failing to make routine inspections to ensure the worker’s safety. Attorneys working on the case arranged for the client to receive the best possible medical care and assisted him with his worker’s compensation benefits. After substantial litigation against his employer, the City of New York, the case was settled for $2 million.

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Automobile Accident - $8 Million Settlement

Our client was the family of a correction officer killed in an auto accident in Florida. The officer was killed suddenly while traveling in an airport transfer vehicle. The van in which he was riding had been hit by another vehicle and veered off the road. Attorneys working with Koehler & Isaacs guided the family through the legal maze of wrongful death litigation and explained to them all of their rights. Through diligent efforts and strong representation a multi-million dollar settlement was won for the family.

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Construction Accident - $8 Million Settlement

Our client fell from a scaffold while painting a bridge over the East River. He was very seriously injured. After assisting him to acquire the best medical care available, attorneys working with Koehler & Isaacs investigated the circumstances surrounding this tragedy. It was discovered that serious violations of law and safety procedures by our client’s employer had resulted in the fall from the scaffold. Safety equipment was inadequate and the employer was negligent in his supervision of the worksite. The bridge painter and his family were assisted with worker’s compensation and other related benefits. After litigating the matter, the case reached a multi-million dollar settlement.

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Automobile Accident - $750,000 Settlement

Our client was in an auto accident on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx. Investigation showed that the defendant was in the wrong lane and hit our client head on. Koehler & Isaacs' investigation revealed that the defendant was operating his vehicle at an unsafe speed. Our client suffered multiple cuts and bruises and a fractured leg and arm. The law firm helped the client, who was a correction officer, with his worker's compensation and sick leave issue while we litigated his case against the other driver and the leasing company involved. The attorneys settled this case for $750,000.00 and the officer is now back to work.

 

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Construction Accident - $3.4 Million Settlement

Our client was working for a painting contractor when he fell from the Triborough Bridge suffering serious injuries. Our immediate investigation revealed that the employer was in violation of the New York State Labor Law. The employer had failed to provide necessary safety devices for our clients protection. Further investigation revealed that the employer did not properly supervise the construction personnel at the bridge worksite and did not take other measures to ensure the safety of our client. Attorneys working on the case helped arrange the best medical care for the client including arranging a transfer from his original emergency hospital to a most highly regarded orthopedic hospital. They also arranged a psychiatrist to assist him in adjusting to his injuries and a physical therapist to help him reach maximum possible recovery. In addition, he was helped with his worker’s compensation claim. After suit and substantial litigation, the defendants agreed to settle the case for $3,400,000.00. The client was very happy with this outcome.

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Construction Accident - $3.75 Million Settlement

Our client was painting a steel overpass along the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens when he fell from the roof of the truck being used as a platform and was seriously injured. Investigation revealed that the employer had required our client to stand on the roof of the truck while painting when our client should have been provided a true lift truck with safety rails. In addition, the client had not been provided the required safety belts, ropes and harnesses necessary for such work. The employer also violated State Labor Law and OSHA regulations. The attorneys working with Koehler & Isaacs LLP assisted our client in transferring to an excellent hospital in New York City where he underwent extensive surgery. He was assisted with his worker’s compensation claim, pension and other claims. After litigation, the defendants settled the case in the amount of $3,750,000.00.

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Constrution Accident - $3.25 Million Settlement

On behalf of the family of a construction worker who died in New York City at a worksite. The worker was married and had 3 adult children. He died instantaneously at the worksite. He was 50+ years of age.

 

 

 

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Medical Malpractice - $2.4 Million Settlement

To compensate a child who was neurologically damaged as a result of negligence by the delivering obstetrician at the time of birth. This unfortunate event occurred in an Upstate Community hospital.

 

 

 

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Construction Accident - $450,000 Settlement

 To compensate a construction worker who fractured his left forearm as a result a construction accident. He was taken from the worksite to a hospital and underwent surgery to his arm.

 

 

 

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Construction Accident - $400,000 Settlement

 To compensate a construction worker who broke his foot as a result of negligence while working at a construction site. This individual required casting and was out of work for a few months.

 

 

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