The Role of Skillful Representation

Securing a $5 Million Dollar Personal Injury Settlement with the Right Lawyer

Mark recently resolved a personal injury case involving a client who suffered severe injuries in a fall from a height on a construction site. The settlement took place before trial during an extensive mediation session, resulting in a $5,000,000 award for Mark’s client. With a track record of settling over 150 cases exceeding one million dollars, such as this one, it underscores the importance of having the right attorney, like the North Shore Injury Lawyer, to ensure you receive the compensation you genuinely deserve.

The accident

In May 2020, a 36-year-old carpenter on Long Island experienced severe injuries after falling 20 feet from a foundation wall to a concrete floor. The general contractor and owner failed to provide him with the required safety devices, thereby violating the New York State Labor Law. Due to the severity of the injuries that he sustained when he fell, the client underwent eight (8) surgeries, including procedures on his shoulder, ankle, knee, wrist, and a lumbar spine fusion surgery. The man, who is married with 5 children, faces a life forever altered by this serious accident.

What Mark did to fight for his client

Upon meeting his client, Mark followed his usual practice of personally handling the case and thoroughly understanding all relevant details of the incident. He immediately took proactive steps by hiring experts to support his client in obtaining the compensation he truly deserved. The experts enlisted and their respective tasks were as follows:

  • Construction site safety expert: tasked with proving fault on the owner and general contractor.
  • Life care planner and economist: responsible for demonstrating economic damages 
  • Medical illustrator: assigned to prove injuries and pain and suffering by creating graphic trial exhibits illustrating all injuries and necessary surgeries

A $5,000,000.00 settlement

Mark successfully represented his client by diligently presenting evidence from key experts during a lengthy mediation. This resulted in an impressive settlement of $5,000,000.00 for a resident of Nassau County, and the case was resolved before proceeding to trial. Mark also secured summary judgment on liability, establishing that the defendants were fully responsible for the accident, thanks to the assistance of the construction site safety expert.

Why choosing the right lawyer matters

The recent success Mark had resolving this personal injury case exemplifies the deep impact that having the right lawyer can make. The tragic accident that happened just a few years ago left a 36-year-old father of five on Long Island with life-altering injuries due to the negligence of the general contractor and owner. Mark’s unwavering commitment to his client’s cause, demonstrated by his strategic hiring of experts and thorough case management, paved the way for a $5,000,000 settlement during a lengthy mediation. 

This substantial outcome further proves the crucial role that an experienced attorney, like the North Shore Injury Lawyer, plays in ensuring those who have suffered due to the negligence of others are rightfully compensated for their injuries, pain and suffering, and economic losses. Mark’s dedication to his client’s case is what sets him apart from other attorneys, as his steadfast commitment to personally handling each client’s case and strategically pushing each case through the legal system makes a world of difference.

Are you or someone you know in need of legal assistance following a serious accident? Contact Mark today at 631-495-9435, and he will happily answer any of your questions and carefully guide you through the process.