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Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. Case Results

At Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. we are committed to getting you the results you deserve. We know that you come to us with a unique set of issues; although some of the cases we have handled often share common traits, no case is exactly the same. From the moment we take your case until it is resolved, our primary goal is to provide you the best and most professional representation possible.

The results listed below represent a small piece of the picture. There are numerous factors that come into a play when we are representing our clients, so we make no promises of any kind regarding the specifics of your case.

Names have been withheld to respect the rights and privacy of the parties involved.

MOTOR VEHICLE / COMMERCIAL VEHICLE

. . . Motor Vehicle/ Sanitation Truck
A settlement during trial was reached in the amount of $9.5 million in Queens County on behalf of a 23 year old real estate project manager and father who was struck by a sanitation truck while riding his motorcycle. Our client was required to undergo an above the knee amputation, also known as left hip disarticulation. He underwent 15 surgeries related to this incident.

. . . Motor Vehicle/ Commercial Van
settlement in the amount of $8 million was reached in New York County on behalf of a 46 year old legal assistant who was struck by a commercial van. The pedestrian suffered permanent brain injury and is confined to a wheelchair as a result of the incident.

. . . Motor Vehicle/Commercial Bus
A verdict in the amount of $5 million was reached in New York County on behalf of a 48 year old man who was a passenger in a motor vehicle which was rear-ended by a commercial bus. As a result of the accident, our client suffered mild traumatic brain injury.

. . . Motor Vehicle
A settlement in the amount of $2,250,000 was reached in New York County during mediation prior to trial on behalf of a 43 year-old man who was a passenger in a vehicle that lost control and struck a utility pole. The man had to have over 13 surgeries to repair a fractured elbow.

. . . Motor Vehicle / Illegal U-turn
A settlement in the amount of $1.2 million was reached in Middlesex County, New Jersey on behalf of a 49 year old man who sustained injuries after his vehicle was struck by a commercial vehicle which made an illegal u-turn into his lane of travel. Our client suffered a right thigh bone fracture and a right hip fracture as a result of the accident. Our client underwent three surgeries related to these injuries.

. . . Motor Vehicle / Pedestrian
A settlement in the amount of $1 million was reached in Bronx County on behalf of our client, a 55 year old woman whose foot was run over by a motor vehicle in a private parking lot. Our client sustained a crush injury to her foot, a lisfranc fracture and subsequent arthritis as a result of the accident.

. . . Train Accident
A settlement during trial in the amount of $975,000 was reached in Queens County on behalf of a 55 year old man who was hit by a train as he attempted to disembark. Plaintiff suffered a below the knee amputation of his right leg as a result of the occurrence.

. . . Motor Vehicle / Bystander Injury
A verdict in the amount of $700,000 was reached in New York County on behalf of out client, a 43-year old real estate agent who, while walking on his lunch break, was struck by a bumper that had flown off a car during a two car collision. As a result of being struck, our client suffered multiple fractures to his left foot including a lisfranc fracture and a fractured metatarsal. Our client was forced to undergo two surgeries to his foot and had a bone graft procedure performed.

. . . Motor Vehicle / Snow Plow
Asettlement in the amount of $650,000 was reached in Rockland County on behalf of a 58 year old computer executive who was struck by a snow plow which backed up into him. As a result of the incident, our client underwent surgery to replace a fractured humerus.

. . . Motor Vehicle
A $625,000 settlement was won on behalf of a 23 year-old woman who was the victim of a two-car collision. Consequently, she required back surgery and suffers from severe back pain.

. . . Motor Vehicle / Pedestrian
A settlement was reached in the amount of $585,000 in Kings County on behalf of an 11 year-old boy who was struck by a plumbing supply truck as he attempted to cross the street. The child suffered a fractured skull, a subdural hematoma and a fractured right tibia as a result of the accident.

WORKPLACE

. . . Premises/Construction

A $850,000 settlement was reached in New York county on behalf of two window washers who were killed after the cherry picker they were working in toppled over. Their deaths could have been prevented had their employer provided them with the proper safety equipment.

Construction Accident / Bobcat Machine
settlement was reached in the third week of trial in the amount of $7.5 million on behalf of the eight surviving children of a 38 year old construction worker. During the course of his employment, the construction worker was caused to fall off a Bobcat machine, rendering him a quadriplegic. Subsequently, the construction worker died as a result of complications from his injuries.

. . . Construction Accident / Ironworker
settlement in the amount of $2.5 million was reached in Bronx County on behalf of the estate of a 44 year old ironworker’s apprentice. The apprentice was performing work on the underside of a bridge when he was caused to fall to his death due to improper safety precautions at the work site, including improper scaffolding and fall protection.

. . . Police Officer
A $1,569,000 verdict was won on behalf of a 30 year-old officer of the New York City Police Department who slipped and fell as a result of substandard flooding conditions in the precinct where he was newly assigned. The injuries effectively ended his career as a police officer. He tore the anterior cruciate ligament; the medial and lateral menisci, necessitating two surgeries.


. . . Construction Accident / Scaffolding
An $838,000 settlement was won on behalf of a 39 year-old carpenter foreman who fell off of a scaffold, sustaining serious injuries, including a right wrist fracture, three fractured ribs, and a disc herniation at C3-4 which required surgery.

WRONGFUL DEATH

Wrongful Death / Medical Malpractice
A settlement in the amount of $2,750,000 was achieved in New York County on behalf of the family of a 33 year old jeweler and musician who died after innocently being shot in a holdup. The hospital where he was taken failed to timely perform surgery.

. . . Wrongful Death / Legionnaire’s Disease
A settlement in the amount of $2.5 million was achieved in New York County on behalf of the family of a 42 year old woman who died after being exposed to Legionnaire’s Disease while seeking treatment at a hospital for an unrelated condition.

. . . Wrongful Death / Medical Malpractice
settlement in the amount of $2,500,000 was reached in Kings County on behalf of the estate of a 38 year-old woman who was the victim of medical malpractice during childbirth. The hospital failed to properly perform a C-section and allowed the woman to become hypoxic. The woman died as a result of her injuries and left behind a husband and six children.

. . . Wrongful Death / Medical Malpractice
$2,250,000 settlement was won on behalf of a family of a 32 year-old real estate secretary who was struck by a motor vehicle and was misdiagnosed with a subarachnoid hemorrhage. She left behind her husband and a 14 year-old son. The settlement was accomplished following the third week of trial during cross-examination of the defendant a neurosurgeon.

. . . Wrongful Death / Motor Vehicle
A settlement in the amount of $2 million was reached during mediation prior to trial on behalf of a 49 year-old New York hotel housekeeper. She was walking to work when she was struck by a beer truck which improperly backed up in the middle of a block. The woman died as a result of her injuries and left behind a husband, one minor child and two adult children.

. . . Wrongful Death / Motor Vehicle
settlement in the amount of $1.5 million was reached on behalf of the family of two boys, one of whom was fatally struck by a commercial vehicle which ran a red light as they were walking home from school. A settlement on behalf of his older brother was achieved due to his proximity in witnessing the accident.

. . . Wrongful Death / Medical Malpractice
A $1.3 million settlement was won on behalf of a family of a 42 year-old carpenter who was misdiagnosed with stomach cancer by a Long Island HIP Group. The settlement was achieved during a trial in Nassau County. He left behind a wife and two children.

. . . Wrongful Death / Medical Malpractice
A $750,000 settlement was reached during trial in Nassau County on behalf of the Estate of a 49 year olf mother and special education teacher who passed away after doctors failed to diagnose her colon cancer.

. . . Wrongful Death / Medical Malpractice
settlement in the amount of $650,000 was reached on behalf of the estate of a 75 year old mother and grandmother who died as a result of complications arising during an upper endoscopy. The doctor failed to perform a proper pre-operative evaluation and the anesthesiologist failed to properly monitor our client during the procedure. As a result, our client suffered cardiopulmonary arrest and died.

. . . Wrongful Death / Faulty Construction
A settlement in the amount of $528,000 was reached in Bronx County on behalf of the family of a 33 year old barber and a musician when was struck by a parapet wall which fell from the roof of a nearby one story building. The barber tragically died as a result of his injuries. There was no insurance coverage for the building. As a result of the work of Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., the proceeds from the sale of the building were confiscated to compensate the surviving minor children.

. . . Pedestrian/Cyclist

A settlement of $800,000 was reached for a 66 year old woman in New York County after being struck by a cyclist while attempting to cross the street. The cyclist was travelling in the wrong direction of the bicycle lane at the time of the accident. The collision left our client with multiple injuries including a fractured elbow.

Personal Injury

. . . Personal Injury/Premises

A settlement of $600,000 was reached for the family of a child who suffered physical abuse while living in a foster home in Kings County. The City should have known of the potential risk of abuse based on the conduct of the abusive foster parent.

. . . Personal Injury/Motor Vehicle 

A settlement of $1.7 million was reached in Atlantic County New Jersey on behalf of a 41 year old husband and father who lost his life after falling overboard from a rented pleasure boat. The boating company failed to provide proper safety instructions which would have prevented our client’s loss of life.

. . . Personal Injury/Train Accident

A 26 year old performance artist was injured as a result of falling into the gap between the New York City Transit Authority subway car and the station platform. Our client suffered significant degloving injuries to his right leg. After a two part, 6 week trial, our office was successful in securing a just verdict.

If you or someone you love has been the victim of a personal injury or accident, please contact Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. personal injury lawyers serving injured victims in New York and New Jersey.

Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C.
New York 212-385-4410 ‚ New Jersey 201-541-8540

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