Pedestrian Hit By a NYPD Car

$28,000,000.00 Settlement

During a high-speed police chase, a police car struck our client who was legally crossing a street in a cross-walk causing serious permanent injuries. Raskin & Kremins recommended that plaintiff reject the city's offer of $300,000.00 and proceeded to trial and eventual verdict. The jury agreed that the police chase was dangerous and violated the rules controlling police pursuit of vehicles and public safety.

Truck Accident

$10,000,000.00 Settlement

Our firm represented a 6-year-old boy who was struck by truck driving in a negligent manner. The accident resulted in the child suffering a serious and permanent brain injury.

Car Accident

$2,225,000.00 Settlement

Front-seat passenger in vehicle was struck from behind by another vehicle. Sustained serious injuries to his cervical spine including two herniated discs.

Premises Liability

$1,100,000.00 Settlement

While working as a janitor at a school, our client was severely injured due to the negligence of the City of New York when a large cabinet was caused to fall on him from behind. He sustained injuries to his neck, back, hands, and feet, and required several surgeries.

Products Liability

$950,000.00 Settlement

While working as a butcher’s assistant and using a meat slicing machine, our client was caused to suffer partial amputations of portions of his left thumb, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th fingers. Our firm brought an action against the manufacturer of the machine alleging failure to warn, winning a settlement.

Police Brutality

$700,000.00 Settlement During Trial

A blind woman and her companion were seriously injured as a result of New York City Police Department officers’ use of excessive force and violation of the clients’ Federal and State civil rights.

Slip and Fall

$590,000.00 Settlement

Our client was caused to slip and fall on water and grease in the kitchen of the restaurant where he worked due to the negligence of a cleaning company. The cleaning company caused and allowed the dangerously slippery condition to exist. He sustained injuries to his left knee that required arthroscopic surgery.

Labor Law

$497,965.93 Verdict

While working as a plasterer at a construction site, our client was caused to fall from a scaffold and suffered a broken left knee, which was casted.

School Negligence

$10,000,000.00 Settlement

We represented a child who was sexually molested while in the custody and control of a school facility by another child with a violent history. Raskin & Kremins rejected an offer of $200,000.00 and proceeded to trial wherein the jury found for the child plaintiff and against the school facility for not protecting the child. The jury found the school did not take adequate precautions to reasonably protect the child’s safety.

Labor Law

$5,000,000.00 Verdict/Settlement

While working as a laborer/shop steward at a job site, our client to fall to the ground because of an unsafe scaffold, causing serious injuries including multiple back herniations requiring complicated surgery.

Labor Law

$1,400,000.00

Our iron worker client was injured on a job site when falling from an unsafe ladder onto the ground, causing serious knee injuries requiring surgery.

Labor Law

$1,100,000.00 Settlement

While working as an electrician at a job site and climbing down a ladder, our client stepped off the ladder onto a piece of sheet rock that was hazardously covering a hole, and fell through the hole. He sustained serious injuries to his neck, back, and both shoulders, and required surgery to his neck and left shoulder.

Labor Law

$870,000.00 Settlement

While working as an electrician at a construction site, our client was caused to fall off an unsecured ladder that had been placed on uneven ground. He sustained serious injuries to his left knee and left ankle, requiring multiple arthroscopic surgeries.

Labor Law

$600,000.00 Settlement

Our client, a construction worker, was in a trench digging a foundation at a job site when a wall of dirt fell down on top of him. He suffered a dislocation of his hip and a fractured pelvis, which required surgery.

Labor Law

$555,000.00 Settlement

While working as a laborer at a construction site, our client was caused to fall from a scaffold and suffered injuries to his head, neck, and back.

Motor Vehicle Accident

$375,000.00 Settlement

Our client’s vehicle was struck in the rear by the defendant’s vehicle while stopped at a red light. He sustained injuries to his neck, back, and shoulder.

Slip and Fall

$300,000.00 Settlement

Our client was caused to slip and fall on ice on a sidewalk and suffered a broken ankle that required surgery.