Archive for April, 2010

Henry Mendia – An Immigrant’s Story

Friday, April 30th, 2010

A young Hispanic worker got hurt on the job, and Hill & Moin LLP got him a payday.

Henry Mendia, 27, from Queens was injured doing construction work as a day laborer almost three years ago. He was working below ground level when an unattended wheelbarrow crashed down on his head, neck, back, and shoulders. The impact knocked him unconscious for about 20 minutes. He ended up needing several stitches and losing his hearing in one ear. Henry’s boss followed him to the hospital and tried to buy his silence with a few thousands dollars.

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A. L.’s Story

Friday, April 9th, 2010

A student was struck by a car on campus, so Hill & Moin LLP taught the negligent driver a lesson in justice.

On the afternoon of Halloween 2007, Alex Levine, then a sophomore psychology major at New York University, was struck by a motor vehicle as he was leaving class. Alex was carefully crossing a street near Washington Square Park, carrying his school books, when a driver who was not paying attention to the road, ran into him and knocked him to the ground. The driver was from out of town and was only in the area to drop off friends for the West Village Halloween festivities taking place that night.

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