Case Results

Case Results
Verdicts and Settlements in New York
For almost 20 years, The Law Offices of Jason B. Kessler has fought to protect the rights of people who have been injured due to the negligence and wrongdoing of others. We have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients to compensate them for their physical injuries and emotional suffering. Many of our clients hire us because of our high success rate in negotiating and settling cases, both in and out of court. Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.

 

Below are cases that we have settled on behalf of our clients:

 

$1,175,000 – Automobile Jury Verdict – Westchester County: Client suffered from a severe neck and left hand injury as a result of being struck by a car. Client eventually had surgery on her left hand and neck. In a damages only trial in conservative Westchester County, a jury came back with an excellent verdict.

 

$775,000 – Automobile Accident Settlement — Bronx: Plaintiff was a passenger of a car that was hit by a truck. As a result, she had back surgery and need for wound care. The case was settled during mediation.

 

$650,000 — Elevator Accident Settlement — Suffolk County: Client was a passenger in an elevator car that fell and stopped below floor level. Client hurt his back as a result and needed to have back surgery. Case settled shortly after depositions were taken.

 

$650,000 – Automobile Accident Settlement – Westchester County: Client was hit in the rear on a Westchester County highway. Client suffered from severe neck and back injuries including spinal surgery. This case was settled before trial in a conservative venue.

 

$625,000 – Automobile Accident Settlement- Manhattan: Client’s car was rear-ended by another driver. Client suffered from severe back and shoulder injuries, including an aggravation of a pre-existing back condition and a torn rotator cuff in her left shoulder. As a result of the collision, the client underwent back surgery and shoulder surgery. Client was a housekeeper and was unable to do her job as a result of this collision. The case was settled during discovery.

 

$607,500 — Automobile Accident Settlement – Westchester County: Client was side swiped by a company van and severely injured as a result of the collision. He suffered with pain in neck, back and both knees. Client had neck surgery and surgery on both of his knees. Case was settled on the trial calendar.

 

$602,500 — Automobile Accident Settlement – Queens County: Client was on a bus that was rear ended by a cement truck. Client suffered from severe neck and back injuries, and  had spinal surgery. Case was settled prior to being certified for trial.

 

$490,000 — Automobile Accident Settlement – Bronx County: Client was rear ended by a truck. Client suffered with pain in neck, head injury, concussion syndrome, balance and cognitive impairment. We were able to get summary judgment on liability. The case was settled prior to trial.

 

$435,000 – Automobile Accident Case–Westchester County: Plaintiff was driving down a street when another driver T-boned her car. As a result, she had neck surgery with scarring. This case was settled at a settlement conference.

 

$367,500 — Construction Accident Settlement — Manhattan: Client fell off a 12 foot scaffold due to an improper safety device. Client suffered left heel fracture and had a broken ankle. As a result, the client needed to undergo ankle surgery. Client lost one year’s worth of wages. Settled case during discovery.

 

$350,000 — Automobile Jury Verdict – Bronx: Plaintiff suffered from neck pain, back pain and inflammation and tears in her shoulders with an arthroscopic surgery as a result of two successive car accidents within two months of each other. Mr. Kessler was able to persuade a jury to offer the Plaintiff $250,000 for past pain and suffering, plus $100,000 for future pain and suffering, and find 50/50 liability between the two accidents.

 

$325,000 — Workers’ Compensation Settlement –Manhattan: Social worker was attacked by a special needs child and injured head, neck, back and suffered psychological damage as well.

 

$160,000 — Dental Malpractice Settlement — Bronx: Defendant’s dental student and oral surgeon severed Plaintiff’s lingual nerve while removing lower third molar, causing Plaintiff to undergo nerve re-connection surgery. Plaintiff still suffers from loss of sensation in tongue.