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Friday, October 31, 2014

$2.9 Million Recovery For Staten Island Construction Worker

By Louis Grandelli

The Law Offices of Louis Grandelli reached a settlement of $2.9 million on behalf of a Staten Island steel worker involved in a construction accident. We were able to settle the case for a substantial sum of money despite the defendants’ attempted use of the “open and obvious” defense. The accident occurred at a construction project…

Thursday, October 23, 2014

NY State Law Protects Injured Firefighters And Police Officers

By Louis Grandelli

Historically, firefighters and police officers were typically barred from bringing a lawsuit under the so-called “firefighter’s rule” when those individuals were injured in the line of duty. However, over the years, New York State law has been modified to provide for a means for police officers and firefighters to recover damages for personal injuries and lost wages…

Friday, October 17, 2014

$700,000 Settlement Without Definitive Proof of Negligence

By Louis Grandelli

The Grandelli Firm, recently settled a construction accident case for $700,000.00, without anyone ever discovering what actually caused the accident to occur. The known facts are straightforward: the plaintiff was working alongside a hoist located on a construction site, when the hoist suddenly dropped on to the plaintiff’s foot, causing him to lose his big toe. However,…

Thursday, October 9, 2014

New Legal Standard Places Emphasis On Driver Awareness

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Car Accidents

As the fall season is upon us, and the winter season approaches, driving can become more hazardous and more accidents can occur. For example, it is not uncommon this time of year to see deer on the road in Staten Island, Westchester, or Upstate New York. In fact, according to statistics recently released, 1 out…

Thursday, October 2, 2014

$1.4 Million Settlement Obtained For Client Based Upon Appellate Division – First Department’s Interpretation of Industrial Code §23-1.7(e)(2)

By Louis Grandelli

Our office recently obtained a $1.4 Million settlement on behalf of a Staten Island marble mechanic who was injured at a construction site when he slipped and fell on gravel which had been improperly left in his work area. Prior to trial, the defendant-general contractor made a motion to the New York State Supreme Court to…

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