Posts Tagged ‘permanently disabled’

Administrative Worker Hit by a Truck

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Justina Bastien, from Jamaica, Queens, was a 44-year-old administrative worker when she was involved in a car accident that permanently disabled her. One morning, an 18-wheeler rear-ended the car in which Ms. Bastien was riding and spun it around, according to the police report. She sustained a left knee tear that could not be treated by physical therapy alone, required surgery several months after the accident and might require another.

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Myra Heller’s Story

Monday, June 14th, 2010

An active senior and her husband were devastated by a fall, but Hill & Moin LLP got them compensation.

Myra Heller was an active 82-year-old woman when a sidewalk defect caused her to fall. She was entering the Long Island Railroad Station near Penn Station, planning to go to an art show at the Nassau County Museum with a friend, when she tripped over a depression in the sidewalk, about an inch and a half deep. The fall broke her shoulder, but she managed to go into the station to get help from the Long Island Railroad police. The fall required shoulder replacement surgery, and she ended up spending more than four weeks in the hospital, where she contracted a staph infection; Myra is permanently disabled from her injury.

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