We are happy to announce that The Grandelli Firm will now be known as


The addition of Leigh Eskenasi as a named partner recognizes his dedication to our clients, and his contributions to the numerous multi-million dollar recoveries the firm has obtained, which are among the highest in New York State.

Friday, February 24, 2023

$22.9 Million Law Suit Settlement

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

Grandelli & Eskenasi recently obtained a $22.9 million settlement for a worker in Staten Island, who was installing security cameras at an elevated height, without having been provided with proper equipment for the job.  In order to access the roof line of the building to perform the task, the worker was only given access to…

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

The Justice For Injured Workers Act

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

Last week, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed an important piece of legislation into law that will improve injured workers’ ability to present evidence of their injuries. The Justice For Injured Workers Act (JIWA) contains, among many other changes, language that amends the current Workers’ Compensation Law to state that “no finding or decision by…

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Camp Lejeune Contamination and the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

In the first half of 2022, in an overwhelming show of bipartisan support, the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate passed the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022, which covers individuals harmed by contaminated water while living or working on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune for at least 30 days between August 1, 1953,…

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Proposed New York State Legislation Aims to Make Construction Work Safer

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

In April 2015, a tragic construction accident occurred in a Manhattan work site when an unreinforced trench collapsed, crushing a worker. The collapse resulted in the wrongful death of Carlos Moncayo, a 22-year-old Ecuadorean immigrant. According to both city and federal regulations, construction work involving trenches deeper than five feet requires that the trenches be…

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Elevator Fall in Bronx – Construction Accident

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

On May 19th, a construction supervisor was tragically killed and another worker injured in a construction accident, when an elevator abruptly crashed down four floors in the Bronx. According to CBS News, the incident occurred at around 8:15 in the morning at 20 Bruckner Boulevard in Mott Haven. Eyewitness reports attested that two employees of…

Friday, June 4, 2021

Brooklyn Roof Collapse – Construction Workplace Accident

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

Last week, a construction worker in Brooklyn fell off a roof due to the floor collapsing beneath him, causing him to fall 40 feet to the ground. The construction workplace accident occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 27, when the worker fell from the roof of the Flatbush Savings Bank which was in…

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Recent Construction Fatalities Serve As Sobering Reminder Of Workplace Dangers

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

Construction work is inherently dangerous. The job requires workers to climb scaffolds and ladders to great heights, operate heavy machinery and power tools, and carry out physically demanding activities. Unfortunately, injuries and fatalities are a reality in this line of work. According to the CDC, falls remain the leading cause of construction worker fatalities, making…

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Louis Grandelli, P.C. Obtains $8,500,000 Settlement For Client

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

Our office is pleased to announce that we obtained a $8,500,000.00 settlement on behalf of a Staten Island sanitation worker who was injured while on his route.  The accident occurred when the plaintiff was performing his duties as a sanitation worker, walking from one home to the next in Staten Island, New York, when the…

Monday, April 15, 2019

Grandelli & Eskenasi – Highest Settlement On A Premises Liability Case

By Grandelli & Eskenasi

2017 Premises Liability Case Grandelli & Eskenasi is pleased to announce that our office was recognized for obtaining the highest settlement on a premises liability case for the year 2017, as reported by TopVerdict.com. The case, Delacruz v. M. Parisi & Son Constr. Co., Inc., et al, was settled before trial for $2,250,000.00 and was handled…

Friday, April 22, 2016

Worker Killed In Manhattan When Scaffold Falls 10 Stories

By Louis Grandelli

A construction worker died Thursday, April 21st, when he was struck by a piece of wood while on the job at The Printing House on Hudson Street, in Manhattan. Louis Mata was attempting to dismantle scaffolding from the West Village luxury condo when the plank came loose and fell 10 stories, striking him in the…

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