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Friday, December 12, 2014

$2.5 Million Settlement For Construction Accident Caused By Violation of Industrial Code

By Louis Grandelli

The Law Office of Louis Grandelli settled a $2.5 million construction accident despite the defendants’ arguments that the large pile of concrete that caused plaintiff trip was so open and obvious that plaintiff was responsible for the accident. The accident occurred while the plaintiff was working on a project on the Manhattan side of the…

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 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…

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

$625,000 SETTLEMENT ON BEHALF OF DUTCHESS COUNTY RESIDENT INJURED WHILE UNLOADING MARBLE

By Louis Grandelli

The Law Office of Louis Grandelli, P.C. recently obtained a $625,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 52 year old Dutchess County resident who was seriously injured while he was unloading granite slabs from a container. At the time of his accident, Roberto Lopez was employed by Global Granite in Wappingers Falls, New York. Mr. Lopez’s primary responsibilities…

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