Posts Tagged ‘slip and fall on ice’

Six-Figure Settlement Reached for 65-year-old Peruvian native for Slip and Fall Injury on Icy Sidewalk.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Y.T., a Spanish-speaking 65-year-old native of Peru, was walking home from a beauty salon on a cold winter day when she slipped and fell on an icy sidewalk. Y.T. landed on her left side and immediately started to feel numbness, pressure, and very severe pain in her left arm. During her visit to the hospital, it was determined that Y.T. had sustained a fracture and would be needing surgery in her left wrist with inserted hardware.

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Thanks to Hill & Moin, Settlement From Woman’s Slip and Fall on an Icy Brooklyn Sidewalk Will Pay for Her Children’s College Educations

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Early one winter morning, O.K., a 67-year-old Uzbekistani woman, was on her way to work. O.K. slipped on a mixture of ice and snow that had been cleared from the front entrance of a business and shoveled into her path on the sidewalk.   A bystander helped O.K. up after her fall, and although she still made it to work, she had to leave for the ER shortly after arriving due to the severe pain in her right arm and shoulder.

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Hasidic Father of Four Receives 6-figure Settlement After Slipping on Icy Steps, Grateful for Hill & Moin’s Representation.

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

S.F. was coming home one night with his wife and their four children when he slipped on an ice patch that had formed on his front steps. He realized the icy step was due to a leak in the gutter above the stairs which would create a puddle and freeze on the front steps. The defunct gutter was a complaint both S.F. and his wife had mentioned to their superintendent and maintenance staff more than once in the winters before the accident. That night, S.F.’s fall resulted in three broken bones of his right ankle and he required immediate surgery.

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Longtime USPS Employee Receives $450,000 Settlement After Slip and Fall on Black Ice

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

45-year-old T.C. had been a United States Post Office employee for 25 years when she slipped and fell down icy stairs of a residence on her letter delivery route. Despite wearing her proper USPS regulated snow boots, the large patches of unsalted black ice on the building’s outdoor steps caused her to fall, tearing ligaments in her ankle and hitting her head as a result. Bystanders to the accident both heard and witnessed her fall and called an ambulance for T.C.

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Prior Medical Conditions Did Not Prevent Bronx Resident from Collecting $490,000 for Trip and Fall on a Defective Sidewalk

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

New York Accident AttorneysP.A.K., a Lehman College Adjunct Lecturer, suffered a double wrist fracture after exiting her physical therapy office to meet her husband in their car. As P.A.K. was walking to the car, she tripped and fell over an elevated sidewalk flagstone, causing her to fall forward. In response to the fall, P.A.K. braced for the impact by putting her hands out in front of her, making contact with hard snow piled along the sidewalk. P.A.K. thought nothing of the fall until the pain in her wrists became severe. At the hospital, she was found to have a fracture to both of her wrists, one of which would later require surgery.

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Native Russian Speaker who Slipped and Fell on Ice in Coney Island Receives $250,000 Settlement for Ankle Fracture

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

New York Slip and Fall AttorneysMr. Marchenko, a Russian Brooklyn resident, suffered a fracture of the left ankle after slipping and falling on ice, on an improperly maintained property.  Mr. Marchenko came to Hill & Moin through a friend, and from the beginning received the very best in service and care. The seasoned attorneys of Hill & Moin, were able to present Mr. Marchenko with a settlement of $250,000 for his current and future pain and suffering. The ease of working with the Russian speaking staff was an important factor in retaining Hill & Moin, LLP, long known for their expertise in litigating snow and ice cases.

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