Posts Tagged ‘torn ligament’

33-year-old NYC Sanitation Worker Tears ACL in Workplace Accident

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Brooklyn sanitation employee L.P. was walking through his regular work garage, as he had done daily the past 8 years, when a decayed platform crumbled beneath him. He had stepped onto the platform’s curb with his right leg, which twisted at his knee and ankle under the weight of the impact, causing him to fall. L.P.’s partner was walking with him at the time of the accident and witnessed the platform break and his partner’s subsequent fall. Shortly after, L.P. was taken in an ambulance from the worksite.

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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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Senior Trips and Falls on Raised Cellar Door En Route Home from Coney Island Synagogue and Receives Substantial Settlement

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

NY Trip and Fall LawyersR.S., an older religious Jewish man, suffered a trip and fall in the Coney Island portion of Brooklyn on his way to his home. R.S. was making his way home from the synagogue, when he tripped and fell over a raised cellar door. His left foot became caught on the raised edge of the cellar door and he immediately fell onto his knees, resulting in a torn meniscus in his right knee.

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Russian Painter Falls From Ladder And Receives Settlement Greater Than Half Million Dollars

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

In the summer of 2014, Mr. R was seriously injured while painting and doing maintenance work at a New York summer camp. While painting the roof of a camp building, Mr. R fell from an unsafe ladder and suffered multiple injuries, including a fractured vertebrae and medial meniscal tears to his right and left knees, which later required surgeries. Mr. R found his way to the law firm of Hill & Moin and was extremely lucky that he did.

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Pittsburgh Native Suffers Trip And Fall Over Door Saddle At Local Brooklyn Bar Resulting In $250,000 Settlement

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

G.S., a hard working Pittsburgh woman, briefly working in Brooklyn, met some friends and co-workers for a late after work dinner at a nearby restaurant/bar in celebration of her return to Pittsburgh. As G.S. arrived at the establishment, a door saddle with an unusual raised second edge, caused her to trip and fall over it, falling onto her right hand, resulting in a ligament tear of two of her fingers.

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Worker “Counts On” Hill & Moin and is Awarded Six Figures After Fall Down Stairs

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Mr. Sanchez, a hard-working, 42-year-old Manhattan resident, was descending stairs at his workplace when he fell down broken steps, tearing a ligament in his knee which required surgery.

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