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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Worker/Workplace Negligence - OSHA 

Case: Ronald R. Gosselin v. Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission

State: NJ

Date: 2018-10-04

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On May 5, 2014, plaintiff Ronald Gosselin, 52, an electrician, was struck by an electrical arc while working at Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission in Newark. He suffered burns....

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Case Types: Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Construction - Falling Object 

Case: Kenneth Craddock v. Extell 4110 LLC, Extell Development Company and Gotham Construction Company

State: NY

Date: 2018-07-02

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 12, 2014, plaintiff Kenneth Craddock, a union-affiliated carpenter in his late 30s, worked at a construction site that was located at 551 10th Ave., in the Hell's Kitchen section of Manhattan...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Dannon C. Cardona v. City of New York and the New York City Housing Authority

State: NY

Date: 2018-06-22

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 11, 2010, plaintiff Dannon Cardona, 23, a laborer, worked at a renovation site that was located alongside the intersection of Havemeyer and Randall avenues, in the Castle Hill section of the ...

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Case Types: Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Construction - Falling Object 

Case: Julio Gomez v. 56th and Park (NY) Owner, LLC and Lend Lease (US) Construction LMB Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2018-05-30

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 24, 2013, plaintiff Julio Gomez, a laborer in his late 30s, worked at a construction site that was located at 432 Park Ave., in Manhattan. Gomez was struck by lumber that had fallen out of a...

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Case Types: Employment - Retaliation | Employment - Whistleblower | Employment - Conscientious Employee Protection Act 

Case: Keith Hudson v. Town of Morristown, Karl Peter Demnitz, individually and in his official capacity as Chief of Police

State: NJ

Date: 2018-05-29

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 1, 2015, plaintiff Keith Hudson, 35, was demoted from his position as police detective in Morristown to the patrol division. ...

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Case Types: Employment - Retaliation | Civil Rights - 42 USC 1983 | Government - Municipalities | Employment - Sexual Harassment | Employment - Workplace Harassment | Employment - Hostile Work Environment | Constitutional Law - Freedom of Speech | Constitutional Law - Fourteenth Amendment 

Case: Valerie Montone v. City of Jersey City, Jersey City Police Department, Mayor Jeremiah Healy, Police Chief Robert Troy consolidated with John Astriab, Clyde Banks, James Buckley, William Cullinane, Richard DeStefano, David LaBruno, Ezio Scerbo and John Whalen v. City of Jersey City, Jersey City Police Department, Mayor Jeremiah Healy, Police Chief Robert Troy and Business Administrator Brian O'Reilly

State: NJ

Date: 2018-05-24

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: From November 2004 to July 2006, plaintiff Valerie Montone, a police sergeant in her 40s, was denied a promotion to lieutenant. ...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Anthony Gonzalez and Margaret Gonzalez v. Paramount Group Inc and Allianz Global Investors US LLC

State: NY

Date: 2018-05-10

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On March 5, 2011, plaintiff Anthony Gonzalez, 44, a union-affiliated laborer, worked at a renovation site that was located at 1633 Broadway, in Manhattan. Gonzalez was removing portions of a wall com...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Shane Forbes and Charles Forbes v. Natalie Nickol and Lawrence Nickol

State: PA

Date: 2018-04-25

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 22, 2013, plaintiff Charles Forbes, 77, a musician, was driving on Newtown-Yardley Road, in Newtown. At the same time, another car was approaching from the opposite direction. When Forbes ent...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Trevon J. Godwin v. SHS Upper City NY II LLC and Triton Construction Company, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2018-04-24

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 2, 2015, plaintiff Trevon Godwin, 24, a laborer, worked at a renovation site that was located at 555 West End Ave., in Manhattan. A ceiling collapsed while Godwin was demolishing an adjoining...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Alfred Lamce and Brunilda Lamce v. Salmar Properties, LLC and the Phoenix Network, LLC.

State: NY

Date: 2018-04-24

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On June 13, 2013, plaintiff Alfred Lamce, 48, an electrician, worked at a renovation site that was located at 850 Third Ave., in the Greenwood Heights section of Brooklyn. Lamce was cutting and remov...

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Case Types: Discrimination - Gender | Employment - Workplace Harassment | Employment - Gender Discrimination 

Case: Heydi Portalatin v. Belleville Township and Belleville Police Department

State: NJ

Date: 2018-04-11

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Lost Earnings (Economics)

Summary: In early 2012, plaintiff Heydi Portalatin, a new police officer at the Belleville Township Police Department, allegedly began to experience discrimination and harassment her because of her gender....

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Case Types: Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Construction - Scaffolds and Ladders | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Mario Malfitano v. Extell West 57th Street, LLC. and Lend Lease (US) Construction LMB, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2018-03-20

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 28, 2011, plaintiff Mario Malfitano, 27, a union-affiliated deckman, worked at a construction site that was located at 157 W. 57th St., in Manhattan. Workers were constructing an upper story ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Motor Vehicle - Verbal Threshold 

Case: Edward Jenkins and Jacqueline Jenkins v. Kalman Liebeskind

State: NJ

Date: 2018-03-16

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Sept. 23, 2013, plaintiff Edward Jenkins, 57, a technical support engineer, was driving south on Lanes Mill Road, in Brick. At the same time, another car was approaching from the opposite directio...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Crosswalk | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages 

Case: Estate of Leyla H. Kan and Oktay Kan v. Rainbow Transportation Inc., Esperanza Jaramillo, Julia Carozza. Robert Carozza, Plymouth Rock Assurance, American Alternative Ins. Corp. and Network Adjusters Inc.

State: NJ

Date: 2018-02-08

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 7, 2014, Leyla Kan, 60, a coffee-shop proprietor, was walking west on Fort Lee Road in Leonia. As she was crossing Broad Avenue in a designated crosswalk, a bus driven by Esperanza Jaramillo ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Douglas Sanders v. Dominick Tozzo and Lynnes Nissan City Inc.

State: NJ

Date: 2017-12-14

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 14, 2013, plaintiff Douglas Sanders, a sales associate in his late 30s, was retrieving a dealership vehicle from Lynne's Nissan City Inc., in Belleville. ...

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Case Types: Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Construction - Falling Object 

Case: Victor Espinoza v. Tishman/Turner, JV, Tishman-Turner Joint Venture III, Tishman Construction Corporation, Tishman Construction Corporation of New York, Tis

State: NY

Date: 2017-12-14

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 27, 2010, plaintiff Victor Espinoza, 39, a laborer, worked at a construction site that was located at 285 Fulton St., in Manhattan. During the course of his work, Espinoza attempted to reloca...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Cornelius Jones and Jacklyn Jones v. New York City Health and Hospital Corporation, City of New York and Stalco Construction, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2017-12-04

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 11, 2013, plaintiff Cornelius Jones, 54, a union-affiliated plasterer, worked at a renovation site that was located at 234 E. 149th St., in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx. During the cou...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Failure to Test | Medical Malpractice - Delayed Diagnosis | Medical Malpractice - Delayed Treatment | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Consult | Medical Malpractice - Post-Operative Care 

Case: Jann Benzilio and Cara Cangelosi administrices of the estate of Frank Cangelosi, deceased v. Dr. Jules Geltzeiler, Dr. Felix Fianko, Dr. Felix Garcia-Perez, Dr. Stephen Windsor, Dr. Susan Greenberg, Dr. Loretta Christensen, Dr. Niveen Hanna, Dr. Marie Reffler and Jersey Shore University Medical Center

State: NJ

Date: 2017-11-13

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 24, 2009, Frank Cangelosi, 63, a retiree, went to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, in Neptune, to treat an enlarged prostate and remove excess tissue by ablation. During the ablation p...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Rachel B. Drake v. Victor Sadiri T. Andvei

State: NJ

Date: 2017-10-26

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Feb. 25, 2012, plaintiff Rachel Drake, 35, an attorney, was driving to her office on Main Street in West Orange. She was stopped with her left-turn signal on, waiting for an opportunity to turn, w...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Government - Municipalities | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages 

Case: Colombina Frosch as Executrix of the Estate of Steven A. Frosch, Deceased, and Colombina Frosch, Individually v. The City of New York Antonio G. DeCaro

State: NY

Date: 2017-10-24

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On June 21, 2014, plaintiff's decedent Steven Frosch, 43, an operator of a street-sweeping vehicle, was struck by a vehicle. The incident occurred while Frosch was working at a depot that was located...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Intentional Torts - Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress 

Case: Morgan C Wang v. Neil N Sexton, PV Holding Corp., Avis Budget Car Rental, LLC and Budget Rent a Car System, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2017-09-28

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 20, 2012, plaintiff Morgan Wang, 19, a student, was a rear-seat passenger of a rented minivan that was being driven by a friend, Neil Sexton, who was traveling on the westbound side of Slater...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Frank Vitiello v. State of New York

State: NY

Date: 2017-09-27

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 20, 2012, claimant Frank Vitiello, 32, an engineer, worked at New York's Alexander Hamilton Bridge, which connects Manhattan and the Bronx. He was inspecting ongoing work. During the course ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Deanna Velazquez v. Xiao Chen

State: NJ

Date: 2017-09-21

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 22, 2012, plaintiff Deanna Velazquez, 40, an emergency-room medical technician, was driving east on Winchester Avenue in Atlantic City. As she crossed the intersection with North Hartford Ave...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall 

Case: Thomas J. O'Brien, Jr. v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Silverstein Properties, Inc., Lower Manhattan Development Corp., Durst 1 WTC Consultant LLC, Durst 1 WTC Developer LLC, Durst 1 WTC LLC, Durst Organization Inc., Durst Organization L.P., Durst Organization, Inc., Tishman Construction Corp. of New York, Tishman Realty & Construction Co., Inc., Regional Scaffolding &

State: NY

Date: 2017-08-08

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 13, 2010, plaintiff Thomas O'Brien Jr., 51, a crane's operator, fell while he was descending an exterior temporary stairway. The incident occurred at a construction site that was located at 1...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle | Workplace - Negligent Supervision | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Hiring 

Case: Lillian E. Carter executrix of the Estate of Boro M. Atanasoski, deceased v. Schrips LLC, European Bread, Inc., Schripps d/b/a European Bread, Joseph M. Elzaguirre Acuri Agency Inc., Acuri Agency, Peter M. Acuri Jr., Archer & Associates Inc., Mary Allen, Mary K. Allen, Mary E. Allen, Mary Allen Insurance Agency Inc., Robert Lanciotti, and Gina Gherlone

State: NJ

Date: 2017-06-05

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 26, 2014, plaintiff's decedent Boro Atanasoski, 63, was standing by his box truck, which was parked in front of his asbestos-removal business, on Paterson Plank Road in Carlstadt. ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Estella Aliotta, Anthony Aliotta, and Paula Raspantini v. John A. Galinus and Eileen Sisco

State: NJ

Date: 2017-05-17

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On June 11, 2015, plaintiff Estella Aliotta, 47, a legal secretary, was driving a Volkswagen Jetta north on Ringwood Avenue, in Pompton Lakes. The front-seat passenger was plaintiff Paula Raspantini,...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Medical Malpractice - Informed Consent | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Monitor | Medical Malpractice - Post-Operative Care | Medical Malpractice - Unnecessary Procedure 

Case: Risa Rosenberg, as executrix of the Estate of Gerald Lazar, deceased v. Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Mitchell Spinnell MD, Russell Gura MD, Aza Abdalla MD, Agency Nurse RN 104, Jacquilin A. Watts RN, and AMN Healthcare Inc.

State: NJ

Date: 2017-05-12

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: In March 2012, plaintiff's decedent, Gerald Lazar, 51, a writer, was suffering from anemia after a laparoscopy at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, in Englewood. The laparoscopy, a procedure by ...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Surgeon | Medical Malpractice - Foot Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Orthopedic Surgeon | Medical Malpractice - Orthopedic Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Post-Operative Care | Medical Malpractice - Physician's Assistant | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Communicate | Medical Malpractice - Prescription and Medication 

Case: Williams Marks, Individually and As Personal Representative of the Estate of Jeanne Marks, deceased v. Brian Coleman, M.D., Justin Bartl, PA-C, South-Palm Orthopedics, P.A., and Delray Medical Center, Inc.

State: FL

Date: 2017-05-11

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On May 28, 2014, plaintiff's decedent Jeanne Marks, 60, presented to Delray Medical Center, at Delray Beach, where she had reconstructive surgery of her right forefoot. The surgery was performed by o...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Hope Williams Individually and as Guardian of Brittney Williams an Incapacitated Person v. Valerie Connors and Eli Lilly and Company

State: NY

Date: 2017-04-20

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: During the evening of Dec. 7, 2011, plaintiff Brittney Williams, a 25-year-old unemployed woman, was struck by a car. The incident occurred on the southbound side of St. Johnland Road, near its inter...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Michael Plaszczymaka and Lilla Plaszczymaka v. Lei Fu

State: NJ

Date: 2017-04-10

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Sept. 20, 2015, plaintiff Michael Plaszczymaka, 55, a heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) foreman, was riding a motorcycle north on Minebrook Road in Bernardsville. At the same time,...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Margaret Panchella v. Geniva Martin and Antonino Spicuzzo-Vasi

State: NJ

Date: 2017-04-06

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Lost Earnings (Economics)

Summary: On March 6, 2015, plaintiff Margaret Panchella, 51, a hairdresser, was a passenger in a sport utility vehicle that was broadsided in Montgomery. The SUV had been exiting a gas station and initiating ...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Jose Chevez v. Stratford at North Hills Associates

State: NY

Date: 2017-04-04

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Sept. 28, 2015, plaintiff Jose Chevez, 35, a painter and a roofer, worked at a residence that was located at 53 Harvard Road, in Manhasset. Chevez was replacing a condominium's wooden siding. Duri...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Right Turn | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Pauline Bianculli, as Administratrix of the Estate of Decedent, Richard Mark Bianculli Sr. v. Haley Driscoll and Denis Driscoll

State: NJ

Date: 2017-04-04

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On June 21, 2016, plaintiff's decedent, Richard Mark Bianculli, 46, a truck driver, was involved in a fatal collision while riding a motorcycle in Jefferson Township. He had been heading south in the...

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Case Types: Discrimination - Race | Employment - Retaliation | Government - Firefighter | Employment - Whistleblower | Employment - Workplace Harassment | Employment - Hostile Work Environment | Employment - Conscientious Employee Protection Act 

Case: Fred Bonda v. Elizabeth Fire Department, City of Elizabeth, J. Christian Bollwage, Thomas McNamara, Edward Sisk, Onofrio Vitullo, and Mark Chai

State: NJ

Date: 2017-03-27

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: In February 2014, plaintiff Fred Bonda, a fire inspector in his late 50s, retired from the Elizabeth Fire Department, in Elizabeth. ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Rene Azucena, an Un-adjudicated Incompetent Adult by His de Facto Guardian Guillermo Azucena v. Shadow Enterprises LLC and Joyce Celia Sitt

State: NY

Date: 2017-03-21

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 12, 2013, plaintiff Rene Azucena, 20, a busboy, was struck by a motor vehicle. The incident occurred on Ocean Parkway, alongside its intersection at Avenue M, in the Midwood section of Brookl...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Eridania Pereyra v. Agustin Rebatta Donlen Trust

State: NY

Date: 2017-03-13

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On June 7, 2013, plaintiff Eridania Pereyra, 34, a sales manager, was driving on the eastbound side of West 135th Street, near its intersection at Seventh Avenue, in the Harlem section of Manhattan. ...

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Case Types: Hotel/Restaurant - Food Poisoning | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages 

Case: Domenico Maceri, as administrator of the Estate of Jacqueline Maceri, deceased v. The Chandelier Catering

State: NJ

Date: 2017-03-02

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 12, 2013, plaintiff's decedent, Jacqueline Maceri, 42, a bookkeeper, attended a banquet at The Chandelier Restaurant in Bayonne. During the visit, she ate a chicken dish and became violently...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Dermatology | Medical Malpractice - Misdiagnosis | Medical Malpractice - Cancer Diagnosis | Medical Malpractice - Delayed Diagnosis | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Detect | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose | Medical Malpractice - Lost Chance of Recovery 

Case: Grace Miller, Individually and as Executrix of the Estate of Robert Miller, and as Natural Guardian of the Infant Children v. Teresa V. Notari, M.D., Summit Dermatology Group, LLC; ABC Corps. 1-100, and John/Jane Does 1-100

State: NJ

Date: 2017-02-17

Experts: Kristin Kucsma (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On March 10, 2014, plaintiff's decedent, Robert Miller, 48, an architect, died of cancer....

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Rollover | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Seat Belt | Motor Vehicle - Driver Fatigue | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle | Products Liability - Automobiles | Products Liability - Crashworthiness | Products Liability - Breach of Warranty | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Instrumentality | Products Liability - Manufacturing Defect 

Case: Gloria Doomes Indiv. and as m/n/g of Infant Plaintiffs, Travis Doomes & Gregory Doomes, Both Under the Age of 14 Years Old v. Best Transit Corp., Sim Corp., d/b/a Prison Gap, Wagner M. Alcivar, Ford Motor Company, Warrick Industries, Inc., d/b/a Goshen Coach & J & R Tours, Ltd. / Kelli Rivera v. Best Transit Corp, Wagner M. Alcivar, Operation Prison Gap. Inc, Ford Motor Company, Warrick Industries Inc d/b/a Goshen Coach and J & R Tours, Ltd. / Sharon Ann Rodriguez, Ann Lee Perez, an Infant by Her m/n/g, Maria Figueroa & Maria Figueroa Indv. v. Best Transit Corp. & Wagner Fifueroa, Indv. / Candida Santiago, Individually & as Administratrix of the Estate of Heriberto Santiago, Deceased v. Best Transit Corp., Sim Corp., d/b/a Prison Gap & Wagner M. Alcivar, Ford Motor Co, Warrick Industries, d/b/a Goshen Coach & J&R Tours Ltd. / Ana Jiminian Indiv., & as Parent of Alexander Nunez, an Infant & Karlenys Nunez, an Infant v. Best Transit Corp., Wagner M. Alcivar, Ford Motore Co., et al.

State: NY

Date: 2017-02-07

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 23, 1994, plaintiff Gloria Doomes, 29, a security guard, plaintiff Gregory Doomes, a pre-teen boy, plaintiff Travis Doomes, a pre-teen boy, plaintiff Ana Jiminian, a 34-year-old unemployed w...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Wilson P. Guamarrigra v. 576 Johnson Avenue Realty, LLC, Caffe' Vita, Inc. and Caffe' Vita NYC, LLC Gaspars Construction, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2017-02-03

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 18, 2014, plaintiff Wilson Guamarrigra, 35, a laborer, worked at a renovation site that was located at 576 Johnson Ave., in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. Guamarrigra was constructing a ce...

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Case Types: Insurance - Coverage | Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Motor Vehicle - Underinsured Motorist 

Case: Jacqueline Harmon and James Harmon v. Metropolitan Direct Property & Casualty Insurance Company

State: NJ

Date: 2017-01-31

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 18, 2010, plaintiff Jacqueline Harmon, 45, a nurse, was broadsided while driving in Middletown. She had been traveling east on Laurel Avenue, and as she was going through the intersection wit...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Medical Malpractice - Delayed Diagnosis | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Detect | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Dmitriy Markov, as administrator of the Estate of Galina Volodina v. Kanta Davessar, M.D., Michael McGinnis, M.D., and Miraca Life Sciences Inc.

State: NJ

Date: 2017-01-23

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: In May 2012, plaintiff's decedent, Galina Volodina, 42, an office worker, was screened for stomach cancer after complaints of gastrointestinal pain, at the offices of Miraca Life Sciences, in Union. ...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Psychologist | Medical Malpractice - Brain Injuries | Medical Malpractice - Ear, Nose & Throat | Medical Malpractice - Unnecessary Procedure 

Case: Terry Polt v. David Kroon, M.D., Hunterdon Otolaryngology Associates, Andrew Loesberg, M.D., Hunterdon Radiological Associates, Hunterdon Medical Center and Stephen Schwartz, M.D.

State: NJ

Date: 2017-01-17

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 5, 2010, plaintiff Terry Polt, 55, a physician, was seen at Hunterdon Medical Center, in Flemington. She had experienced nose bleeds lasting multiple days and underwent an embolization (a se...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Tedoro Vargas v. The Drake Tenants Corp., Case Whitney LLC.

State: NY

Date: 2016-12-22

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 17, 2013, plaintiff Teodoro Vargas, 47, a mason, worked at a renovation site that was located at 47-37 45th St., in the Sunnyside section of Queens. Vargas was repairing an overhead area of t...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: James Pennolino v. R.A.M.S. Mechanical Inc., Bay Crane Service Inc. and Bay Crane Service of Long Island, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2016-11-16

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 30, 2011, plaintiff James Pennolino, 21, a laborer, worked at a demolition site that was located at 2350 Broadhollow Road, in Farmingdale. Pennolino and other workers were dismantling a three...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Manuel Cruz Barbecho v. City of New York, New York City Housing Authority, M.A. Angelides, Inc., Hudson Meridian Construction Group, L.L.C. and Stonewall Contracting Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2016-11-14

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 17, 2006, plaintiff Manuel Cruz Barbecho, 40, a union-affiliated asbestos-abatement specialist, worked at a renovation site that was located at 30 Ave. D, in the East Village section of Manha...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Oral Surgeon | Medical Malpractice - Oral Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Surgical Error 

Case: Angie Spiro and Petrit Spiro v. The United States of America

State: NY

Date: 2016-10-18

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 18, 2013, plaintiff Angie Spiro, 56, a hairdresser, underwent surgery. The procedure was performed at a federally funded clinic that was located at Montefiore Medical Center, in the Bronx....

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Case Types: Civil Rights - Title VII | Employment - Retaliation | Employment - Equal Pay Act | Employment - Hostile Work Environment | Civil Rights - Civil Rights Act of 1964 | Employment - National Origin Discrimination 

Case: Pauline Hyles v. City of New York, Martha E. Stark, Former Commissioner of City of New York Department of Finance, Rochelle Patricoff, Former Assistant Commissioner of City of New York Department of Finance, Individually and in their Official capacities

State: NY

Date: 2016-09-30

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: In September 2008, plaintiff Pauline Hyles, a 50-year-old Guyanese, West Indian woman, learned that she had been demoted by her employer, the New York City Department of Finance. Hyles, an assistant ...

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Case Types: Discrimination - Race | Employment - Retaliation | Employment - Constructive Discharge | Employment - Hostile Work Environment 

Case: Jesse Diaz v. City of Trenton, James Hall, Leonard Carmichael, and Qareeb Bashir

State: NJ

Date: 2016-09-29

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 11, 2012, plaintiff Jessie Diaz, a Hispanic firefighter in his 40s, was on duty at Firehouse Engine No. 7 in Trenton. On that day, a white co-worker made a derogatory racial epithet regardin...

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Case Types: Negligence Per Se -  | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages 

Case: Donna Peltz, individually and as administratrix of the Estate of Steven Peltz and as Natural Guardian of the infant children Shawn Peltz and Jessica Peltz v. Mountain View Development & Contracting Co., Inc., Craig Wallenstein and Andrew Pirlozzi

State: NJ

Date: 2016-09-08

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 3, 2013, plaintiff Steven Peltz, 51, a baker, was driving west in the left lane of Route 280 near Parsippany. Traveling in front of him, in the right lane, was a tractor-trailer. The empty 40...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Dariusz Bugnacki v. 31 East 72nd Street Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2016-09-06

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 25, 2011, plaintiff Dariusz Bugnacki, 46, a carpenter, worked at an apartment building that was located at 31 E. 72nd St., in Manhattan. The building was undergoing renovation, and Bugnacki ...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Construction - Falling Object 

Case: Ronald E. Blake v. 155 East 79th Street, LLC and T.G. Nickel & Associates, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2016-08-22

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 9, 2014, plaintiff Ronald Blake, 61, a carpenter, worked at a construction site that was located at 155 E. 79th St., in Manhattan. During the course of his work, Blake was struck by plywood a...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle 

Case: Daryl Whatts v. Ronald Clark

State: NY

Date: 2016-08-08

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 4, 2012, plaintiff Daryl Whatts, 40, a mechanic, was motorcycling on East Main Street, near its intersection at Pearne Avenue, in Cortland. His motorcycle struck the left side of a minivan th...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bicycle | Motor Vehicle - Right Turn | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages 

Case: Pedro Esteban Lopez Garcia Deceased, by Pedro Alonso Lopez Saenz, as Administrator of the Estate of Pedro Esteban Lopez Garcia v. Long Island Pipe Supply Inc., Hector M. Zelaya and Hub Truck Rental Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2016-07-15

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: At about 4:55 p.m. on Nov. 27, 2013, plaintiff's decedent Pedro Esteban Lopez Garcia, 54, a factory's laborer, was bicycling on the northbound side of Maurice Avenue, near its intersection at Borden ...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Bradley Carhart v. Titan Construction Group, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2016-06-27

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Feb. 11, 2013, plaintiff Bradley Carhart, 24, a union-affiliated laborer, worked at a renovation site that was located at 199 W. Boston Post Road, in Mamaroneck. During the course of the day, Carh...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Right Turn 

Case: Karen Wilkie v. Bay Ridge Motor Sales, Inc. d/b/a Bay Ridge Toyota and Rondell R Rodney

State: NY

Date: 2016-06-17

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Feb. 7, 2013, plaintiff Karen Wilkie, 55, a registered nurse, was struck by a car. The incident occurred on the westbound side of 65th Street, alongside its intersection at Seventh Avenue, in the ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Timothy Habersham v. Jimmy Seenath & Rye Ambulette Transport Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2016-05-20

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Feb. 24, 2010, plaintiff Timothy Habersham, 41, a truck's driver, was struck by a passenger van. The incident occurred on the southbound side of Broadway, between West 85th and West 86 streets, in...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Hiring | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Retention 

Case: Rene H. Manlapig and Maristella Manlapig v. Jeremy Horace Jupiter, A. Anastasio & Sons Trucking Company, Inc., A. Anastasio & Sons Trucking Co. 1 and the Anastasio Group

State: NY

Date: 2016-05-11

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 17, 2012, plaintiff Rene Manlapig, 57, a trucker, was driving on the eastbound side of the George Washington Bridge, which joins New Jersey and New York. His truck collided with a large shipp...

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Case Types: Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Construction - Scaffolds and Ladders | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Jan Kupiec v. The Morgan Contracting Corp. DelSavio Construction Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2016-05-10

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 19, 2012, plaintiff Jan Kupiec, 37, a union-affiliated waterproofing professional, worked at a construction site that was located at 321 Palmetto St., in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. Du...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Thomas Phillips v. Powercrat Corporation, Von Rohr Equipment Corp & KMCP, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2016-03-24

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Sept. 23, 2008, plaintiff Thomas Phillips, 37, a union-affiliated electrician, worked at a renovation site that was located at 1090 Leggett Ave., in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. Phillips ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Test | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Communicate 

Case: Sally Kelly and the Estate of John Kelly v. Atlantic Health System Inc., Morristown Medical Center, Emergency Medical Associates of NJ & PA, Steven Gohsler, MD, Alfredo Tapia, MD / Sally Kelly and the Estate of John Becker Walker v. Morristown Medical Center, Emergency Medical Associates of NJ & PA, EDIMS LLC, Ann Griswold, RN, Gery McKenna, RN, Brad Robbins, RN

State: NJ

Date: 2016-03-24

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 2, 2010, plaintiff's decedent, John Becker Walker, 45, a computer consultant, was seen at the emergency room of Morristown Medical Center, in Morristown. He complained of pain behind his left...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Zofia Goreczny as Administratrix of the Estate of Marek Goreczny, and Zofia Goreczny, Individually v. 16 Court Street Owner LLC and SL Green Realty, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2016-03-22

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 1, 2009, plaintiff's decedent Marek Goreczny, 52, a servicer of elevators, worked at a renovation site that was located at 16 Court St., in the Brooklyn Heights section of Brooklyn. Goreczny...

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Case Types: Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Kenden A. Murray v. 502-12 86th Street LLC; The TJX Companies Inc. d/b/a T.J. Maxx; Schimenti Construction Co.; Schmenti Construction Co. Inc.; & Pioneer General Construction Co. LLC

State: NY

Date: 2016-03-13

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 29, 2011, plaintiff Kenden Murray, 38, a union-affiliated installer of sheet metal, worked at a construction site that was located at 502 86th St., in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn. Murr...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Construction - Scaffolds and Ladders 

Case: Paul Darcy v. SL Green Realty Corp., 673 First Avenue Associates L.P., 673 First Associates, L.P., Barr & Barr, Inc. and NYU Hospitals Center

State: NY

Date: 2016-02-19

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 21, 2011, plaintiff Paul Darcy, 46, a union-affiliated carpenter, worked at a construction site that was located at 333 E. 38th St., in Manhattan. During the course of Darcy's work, he fell o...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Stanislaw Kulesza v. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York and Morgan Construction Enterprises, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2016-02-05

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 3, 2008, plaintiff Stanislaw Kulesza, 50, a union-affiliated roofer, worked at a renovation site that was located at 535 W. 114th St., in Manhattan. Kulesza fell while he was working on a bui...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety 

Case: Raymond Drewes v. DF Stone Contracting Ltd and the County of Nassau

State: NY

Date: 2016-01-20

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Feb. 7, 2012, plaintiff Raymond Drewes, 54, a laborer, worked at Jones Beach State Park, which is located at 1 Ocean Parkway, in Wantagh. A construction project was under way, and Drewes' employer...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Government - Municipalities | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Mushander Brown v. Metropolitan Transit Authority, NYC Transit Authority, City of New York and Betty J. Foster

State: NY

Date: 2015-12-23

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 30, 2007, plaintiff Mushander Brown, 27, a student, was a rear-seat passenger of a vehicle that was being driven by her aunt, Betty Foster, who was traveling on the westbound side of East 125...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Ana Espinal v. New York City Health Hospitals Corporation

State: NY

Date: 2015-12-11

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 18, 2007, plaintiff Ana Espinal, 41, a home health aide, fell while she was working at Elmhurst Hospital Center, which is located at 79-01 Broadway, in the Elmhurst section of Queens. Espinal...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall 

Case: Errol Joseph v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Tishman/Turner, JV, Tishman-Turner Joint Venture III, Tishman Construction Corporation, Tishman Construction Corporation of New York, Tishman Construction Corporation of Manhattan, Turner Construction Company

State: NY

Date: 2015-12-01

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 2, 2012, plaintiff Errol Joseph, 40, a union-affiliated carpenter, worked at a construction site that was located at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, which abuts the intersection o...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Residence | Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Dewon Wilson v. The Estate of Joseph Giacomo, the Estate of Carmel Giacomo, Renaissance at Raritan Valley, Taylor Management Co. and Landscape Maintenance Services

State: NJ

Date: 2015-10-19

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Jan. 17, 2011, plaintiff Dewon Wilson, 32, an emergency medical technician (EMT), was dispatched to respond to an emergency call at 24 Esplanade Drive in Somerset. A resident of the home, Joseph G...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Miroslaw Torbinski v. 191 Mineola Realty LLC

State: NY

Date: 2015-10-07

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 12, 2010, plaintiff Miroslaw Torbinski, 51, a laborer, worked at a building that was located at 217 Mineola Ave., in Roslyn Heights. Torbinski was painting the interior portion of the buildin...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Taskheer Hussain v. New York City Housing Authority

State: NY

Date: 2015-09-30

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 1, 2008, plaintiff Taskheer Hussain, 41, a union-affiliated carpenter, worked at a renovation site that was located at 301 Sutter Ave., in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. During the cour...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Gurmeet Singh and Surinder Kaur v. Thomas Alfano and MetLife Investments / Bahadur Singh, Harbinder Kaur, Sukhwant Singh, Jagdev Kaur, Jaib Singh, Mandee Kaur and Gurmeet Singh v. Thomas Alfano and MetLife Investments

State: NJ

Date: 2015-09-22

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Lost Earnings (Economics)

Summary: On April 15, 2010, plaintiff Bahadur Singh, a taxi driver in his 50s, was the front-seat passenger in a vehicle heading south on the New Jersey Turnpike, near Robbinsville Township. In the back seat ...

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Case Types: Insurance - Coverage | Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Motor Vehicle - Automobile Insurance | Motor Vehicle - Underinsured Motorist 

Case: Ivan Lorenzo, and Monica Lorenzo v. Joseph B. Caggiano, Jason Berkenbush, and Kristyn Kertesz, and Greenwich Insurance Company

State: NJ

Date: 2015-09-21

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On March 22, 2013, plaintiff Ivan Lorenzo, 41, a truck driver, was in his cement truck traveling south on Green Pound Road in Rockaway Township. He claimed that a Ford F150 pickup truck, approaching ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Government - Municipalities | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Gerlynn Y. Alford v. New York City Transit Authority, MV Transportation, Inc., R.J. Sylvester, Southern Comfort of NY, Inc., AstraLease Associates, Inc., and William Torres

State: NY

Date: 2015-09-09

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On March 1, 2011, plaintiff Gerlynn Alford, a 53-year-old unemployed woman, was a passenger of a paratransit vehicle that was being driven by William Torres, who was traveling on the eastbound side o...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Hector Guerra v. Judith L. Occhiogrossi and Joseph D. Occhiogrossi

State: NY

Date: 2015-08-20

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On March 8, 2013, plaintiff Hector Guerra, 39, a landscaper, was a passenger of a vehicle that was traveling on the southbound side of Brewster Avenue, near its intersection at Reed Farm Road, in Bre...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Medical Malpractice - Cardiac Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Detect | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Michael Parker, Administrator and Administrator Ad Prosequendum for the Estate of Mildred Parker, Individually v. Basel Batarseh, MD, Warren Mareca, MD, Cardiology Associates, Michael Biehl, MD, Cardiology Consultants of North Jersey, Advanced Cardiology Practice, Lorraine Cornwall, MD, Mohamed Rabbat, MD, Ali Zahran, MD, St. Joseph Medical Center, LabCorp, Inc.

State: NJ

Date: 2015-07-28

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: In April 2009, plaintiff's decedent Mildred Parker, 39, a homemaker, was admitted to St. Joseph's Medical Center in Paterson. She complained of a recurrent pattern of fevers and chills. She was hospi...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Jeffrey Blue v. Fort Washington 336 Limited Partnership, New Castle Realty NY Inc. and Integrated Construction Enterprises, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2015-07-17

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On May 22, 2012, plaintiff Jeffrey Blue, 42, a demolition specialist, worked at a renovation site that was located at 336 Fort Washington Ave., in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. A woode...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Angel Reyes and Lisette Reyes v. Provost Holdings, L.P., "John Doe", a Fictitious Name for a General Partner in Provost Holdings, L.P., Whose True Name Is Currently Unknown, Rainbow Transit, Inc., Rainbow Transit, Inc. No. 2 and City Wide Transit, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2015-06-29

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: At about 7 a.m. on Feb. 3, 2011, plaintiff Angel Reyes, 34, a deliveryman, fell while he was working in the parking lot of a bus depot that was located at 2240 Conner St., in the North Baychester sec...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Sylvia Davis v. CPS 1 Realty GP LLC and Tishman Construction Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2015-06-26

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Lost Earnings (Economics)

Summary: On Feb. 6, 2006, plaintiff Sylvia Davis, 41, a union-affiliated apprentice mason tender, worked at a renovation site that was located at 768 Fifth Ave., in Manhattan. During the course of the day, Da...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Hit and Run | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Celso Roberto Planta v. Edward S. Martin 3rd John Doe

State: NY

Date: 2015-06-18

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: At about 12:50 a.m. on June 23, 2012, plaintiff Celso Planta, 60, a livery vehicle's driver, was driving on the eastbound side of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, in Brooklyn. Planta claimed that, whi...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Edgardo Soriano and Sarah Soriano v. Tyrrell Limited, Uplift, LLC d/b/a Uplift Studios

State: NY

Date: 2015-06-17

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 2, 2012, plaintiff Edgardo Soriano, 54, an independent contractor and a part-time security guard, worked at a fitness facility that was located at 24 W. 23rd St., in Manhattan. Soriano was pa...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Angelo Augello v. Nassau Management Center Inc, 110 Hempstead Management LLC, Maya Rankova, Mayya Rankova, Rafik C. Katanova, Compassion Medical Services

State: NY

Date: 2015-05-27

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 11, 2010, plaintiff Angelo Augello, a plumber in his 30s, worked at a two-story building that was located at 95 Clinton St., in Hempstead. During the course of his work, Augello inspected pip...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Nurse | Medical Malpractice - OB-GYN | Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Medical Malpractice - Childbirth | Medical Malpractice - Birth Injury | Medical Malpractice - Brain Injuries | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Detect | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment | Medical Malpractice - Prescription and Medication 

Case: Chaya Applegrad, a Minor by her Mother and Guardian ad Litem, Esther Applegrad, Esther Applegrad, Individually and Gedalia Applegrad, Individually v. Eric Bentolila, M.D., an Individual, Valley Hospital, an Entity, Kourtney Kaczmarski, R.N., an Individual, Mary Brown, an Individual, Yie-Hsien Chu, M.D., an Individual, Joe Does 1-10 and Jane Does 3-10

State: NJ

Date: 2015-05-26

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On May 26, 2007, at 6 a.m., plaintiff Esther Applegrad, a pregnant woman, was admitted to Valley Hospital after her water broke. Two hours later, her treating obstetrician, Eric Bentolila, entered an...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Andrew Lombardi v. Structure Tone, Inc., Trinity Real Estate, Trinity Church Corp., Rector Church Wardens and Vestrymen of Trinity Church in the City of New York d/b/a Trinity Church and Cowtan & Tout, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2015-05-20

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 3, 2011, plaintiff Andrew Lombardi, 40, a union-affiliated carpenter, worked at a renovation site that was located at 205 Hudson St., in Manhattan. While exiting the building, Lombardi trippe...

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Case Types: Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall 

Case: Juan Vargas v. Peter Scalamandre & Sons, Inc., Ferrera Bros. Building Materials Corp., Rad & D'Aprile Construction Corp., Total Safety Consulting, LLC, and AB Green Gansevoort, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2015-05-15

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Feb. 19, 2008, plaintiff Juan Vargas, 40, a union-affiliated laborer and shop steward, worked at a construction site that was located at 848 Washington St., in Manhattan. Vargas tripped while he w...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Rollover | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Motor Vehicle - Dangerous Condition | Government - State and Local Government | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Clary Carpio, as Administratrix of the Estate of Victor F. Carpio, Deceased v. The State of New Jersey, New Jersey Department of Transportation, Ford Motor Company, Michael Palumbo

State: NJ

Date: 2015-05-01

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 4, 2008, plaintiff's decedent Victor Carpio, 46, was driving a 1999 Ford Ranger east on Interstate 80 in Morris County, when a multiple-car accident occurred in the westbound lane, near mile-...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Tree | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Premises Liability - Falling Object | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Sara Machicado, as Administratrix of the Estate of Jose and Machicado, Deceased Sara Machicado Individually v. Donna Paradise Town of and North Hempstead, Joe Doe

State: NY

Date: 2015-04-30

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 5, 2008, plaintiff's decedent Jose Machicado, 52, was driving on I.U. Willets Road, near its intersection at Parkway Drive, in Roslyn Heights. His vehicle was struck by a falling tree. Machic...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger 

Case: Darlene Briscoe, Daniel Flynn v. Elrac, Inc. Enterprise Rent-a-Car Company and Michael Agricola

State: NY

Date: 2015-04-03

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 27, 2007, plaintiff Darlene Briscoe, 43, visited an automobile dealership that was located at 268 Jericho Turnpike, in Syosset. Briscoe, who was accompanied by her husband, Daniel Flynn, lef...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Renee K McAllister, individually and as administratrix ad prosequendum for the Estate of Saleem McAllister v. Luis J. Santana, State of New Jersey and State of New Jersey Department of Treasury

State: NJ

Date: 2015-03-27

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 10, 2011, plaintiff's decedent Saleem McAllister, 28, a trucking company employee, was seriously injured and subsequently died as a result of injuries from being thrown from his motorcycle i...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Question of Lights 

Case: Edward Feldman and Jill Feldman v. Evenson Best LLC and Hector L. Zambrana

State: NY

Date: 2015-02-19

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 2, 2010, plaintiff Edward Feldman, 62, a commercial real estate broker, was struck by a furniture delivery van. The incident occurred on Third Avenue, alongside its intersection at East 15th ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Katherine Waldo and Robert Waldo v. Timothy Goulet and Able Mechanical Inc.

State: NJ

Date: 2015-02-12

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 9, 2012, plaintiff Katherine Waldo, 41, a cardiothoracic nurse, was driving a Toyota Highlander in stop-and-go traffic on Route 4 west, in Paramus. She was heading toward the intersection wit...

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Case Types: Toxic Torts - Asbestos | Products Liability - Asbestos | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Products Liability - Failure to Warn | Products Liability - Marketing Defect 

Case: A. Katherine Chisholm, Individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of Richard G. Chisholm, Deceased v. R.T. Vanderbilt Company, Inc. Individually and as Successor in Interest to Gouverneur Talc Company, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2015-02-11

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: In April 2010, plaintiff's decedent Richard Chisholm, 50, an engineer, learned that he was suffering mesothelioma, which is an aggressive, incurable cancer that can result from ingestion or inhalatio...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Robert Labatto and Mary Labatto v. Genting New York LLC, Tutor Perini Corporation and Resorts World Casino

State: NY

Date: 2015-02-10

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 17, 2012, plaintiff Robert Labatto, 42, a union-affiliated ironworker and a firefighter, worked at a construction site that was located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., in the South Ozone Park secti...

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Case Types: Government - Police | Civil Rights - 42 USC 1983 | Government - Municipalities | Government - Excessive Force | Intentional Torts - False Arrest | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant | Constitutional Law - Eighth Amendment | Constitutional Law - Fourteenth Amendment | Intentional Torts - Malicious Prosecution 

Case: Rodney King v. City of New York, Police Officer Eric Martinez and Police Officer "John Doe"

State: NY

Date: 2015-02-06

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: During the early morning hours of Dec. 10, 2011, plaintiff Rodney King, 31, a servicer of elevators, visited a nightclub that was located at 2647 Eighth Avenue, in the Harlem section of Manhattan. He...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Mia Battle v. Structure Tone (UK) Inc, Russell Investment Management Company, MetLife Inc, Equity Office Management LLC & The Blackstone Group LP

State: NY

Date: 2015-02-04

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 23, 2009, plaintiff Mia Battle, 28, a union-affiliated apprentice carpenter, worked at a renovation site that was located at 1095 Sixth Ave., in Manhattan. Battle was installing ceiling tiles...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Jackson Vega v. Amboy Bus Co, Samuel R. Haynes

State: NY

Date: 2015-01-20

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Sept. 24, 2010, plaintiff Jackson Vega, 47, a repairman, was driving on the westbound side of East Tremont Avenue, near its intersection at Creston Avenue, in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx. ...

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Case Types: Civil Rights - 42 USC 1981 | Civil Rights - 42 USC 1983 | Employment - Age Discrimination | Employment - Race Discrimination 

Case: Wanda Sinclair, Diane Sherard, Elizabeth Mercado, and Sharon Holder v. The City of New York, Mathew Wambua, Ruthanne Visnauskas, Eric Enderlin, Robin Weinstein, Michael Aronson, Jessica Katz, Beatriz de la Torre, Clare Farnen and John and Jane Does 1-5 (said names being fictitious, the persons intended being those who aided and abetted the unlawful conduct of the named Defendants)

State: NY

Date: 2014-12-28

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: In 2004, plaintiff Elizabeth Mercado, an Hispanic woman in her mid-40s, and plaintiff Diane Sherard, a black woman in her mid-40s, learned that their employer, the New York City Department of Housing...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Jaroslaw Galanek v. The City of New York the New York City Housing Authority, the NYCHA I Housing Development Fund Corporation, the NYCHA Public Housing Preservation II, LLC, the New York City Housing Development Corporation, the Comptroller of the City of New York, the NYCHA Public Housing Preservation I, LLC and Corbex, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2014-10-14

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 2, 2010, plaintiff Jaroslaw Galanek, a sheet-metal specialist in his early 40s, worked at a building that was located at 580 Castle Hill Ave., in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx. Workers...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Failure to Warn | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Supervision 

Case: Carlo Ceglie v. Newport Centre Noc III, James G. Kennedy Construction, Atlas Acon Electric Service Corp., Computer Floors Inc., Fromkin Brothers Inc., Malatesta, Metralite Inc., and Scholes Electric

State: NJ

Date: 2014-10-07

Experts: Kristin Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 21, 2009, plaintiff Carlo Ceglie, 43, an electrical contractor/foreman, was completing his portion of a large renovation project at 499 Washington Boulevard, in Jersey City. Ceglie claimed th...

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Case Types: Hotel/Restaurant - Dram Shop 

Case: Oung-Jo Yuh v. Super Star Dance Studio, LLC, Tisno S. Hassan, Andre Nehorayoff and Kenneth Wang

State: NY

Date: 2014-10-07

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 19, 2007, plaintiff Oung-Jo Yuh, 18, attended a party that was conducted at a studio that was located at 98 Mott St., in the Chinatown section of Manhattan. The party was a celebration of its...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Michelle Masi v. Melissa L. Kapustin and Honda Lease Trust

State: NJ

Date: 2014-09-19

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On May 13, 2010, plaintiff Michelle Masi, 35, was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of the on-ramp to Route 280 and Pleasant Valley Way. She was employed as a West Orange police officer ...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Construction - Falling Object 

Case: Jerzy Snop v. Eugene Khavinson, 290 13th Street LLC, Omnibuild Inc., Omnibuild LLC, Omnibuild of NY & Zom Corp

State: NY

Date: 2014-08-19

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 27, 2009, plaintiff Jerzy Snop, 59, a boom crane's operator, worked at a construction site that was located at 290 13th St., in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. During the course of his w...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change 

Case: Piedad Estrada v. DeVito Bros. Enterprises Inc. and John Doe

State: NY

Date: 2014-08-08

Experts: Kristin Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Sept. 29, 2011, plaintiff Piedad Estrada, 49, a housekeeper, was driving on Astoria Boulevard North, near its intersection at the westbound side of Grand Central Parkway, in the East Elmhurst sect...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Shaquita Cambridge v. Piccinini Brothers, Inc. and Socrates D. Fernandez

State: NY

Date: 2014-08-04

Experts: Kristin Kucsma (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Feb. 26, 2011, plaintiff Shaquita Cambridge, a 17-year-old unemployed woman, was a front-seat passenger of a car that was traveling on the eastbound side of Atlantic Avenue, in the Crown Heights s...

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Case Types: Government - Municipalities | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: John T. Begley v. The City of New York, and the NYC Dept of Education

State: NY

Date: 2014-07-28

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: At about 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2011, plaintiff John Begley, 52, a construction supervisor, fell in the parking lot of a school that was located at 1110 Boston Road, in the Morrisania section of the ...

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Case Types: Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Krzysztof Nalepa v. 130 Owners Group LLC and Masterworks Development Corp. and Cedar and Washington Associates LLC

State: NY

Date: 2014-07-16

Experts: Kristin Kucsma (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 15, 2008, plaintiff Krzysztof Nalepa, 36, a union-affiliated asbestos-abatement professional, worked at a renovation site that was located at 130 Cedar St., in Manhattan. Nalepa and a co-wor...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Motor Vehicle - Question of Lights 

Case: Mohammed H. Munshi v. Sara B. Rosenbaum and Pearl Rosenbaum / Liston C. Jackson v. Jets Cab Corp., Mohammad H. Munshi, Pearl Rosenbaum & Sara Rosenbaum

State: NY

Date: 2014-04-10

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On May 18, 2008, plaintiff Liston Jackson, 35, a bus driver, was driving on the eastbound side of West 133rd Street, near its intersection at Broadway, in Manhattan. Meanwhile, plaintiff Mohammed Mun...

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Case Types: Products Liability - Pharmaceutical | Products Liability - Failure to Warn | Products Liability - Breach of Warranty 

Case: Terrence Allen and Susan Allen v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (f/k/a Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.), Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Limted, Takeda Pharmaceuticals LLC, Takeda Global Research and Development Center, Inc., Takeda California, Inc. (f/k/a Takeda San Diego Inc.) and Eli Lilly and Company

State: LA

Date: 2014-04-08

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: Beginning in June 2006, plaintiff Terrence Allen, 56, from Batavia, N.Y., began being prescribed pioglitazone hydrochloride, known by the brand name Actos, for treatment of symptoms related to diabet...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Construction - Scaffolds and Ladders | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Gheorghe Nechifor v. RH Atlantic-Pacific LLC and Hunter Roberts Construction Group, L.L.C.

State: NY

Date: 2014-03-12

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On March 4, 2009, plaintiff Gheorghe Nechifor, 45, a union-affiliated laborer, worked at a construction site that was located at 1485 Pacific St., in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. During the...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Raul Diaz & Estefania Flores v. 210 West 81st St., LLC. & AM & G Waterproffing LLC.

State: NY

Date: 2014-02-11

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 28, 2006, plaintiff Raul Diaz, 44, a union-affiliated laborer, worked at a renovation site that was located at 219 W. 81st St., in Manhattan. A nail ricocheted backward while Diaz was attempt...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Judith Feliciano-Batista and Franklin Batista v. Calvin Roy Waterton Dish Network Service LLC, Dish Network LLC, EchoStar Satellite, LLC, and EchoStar Satellite Corporation

State: NY

Date: 2013-11-08

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Feb. 11, 2009, plaintiff Judith Feliciano-Batista, a 42-year-old unemployed woman, was driving on the southbound side of Route 376, near its intersection at Entry Road, in Hopewell Junction. Her v...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall 

Case: Jan Tolpa v. One Astoria Square, LLC and Criterion Development Group, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2013-10-14

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On May 26, 2009, plaintiff Jan Tolpa, 47, a plumber's assistant, worked at a construction site that was located at 26-24 21st St., in the Astoria section of Queens. He tripped while he was performing...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Rodis Cabrera v. Theophane Moss & Center for Employment Opportunities, Inc

State: NY

Date: 2013-09-27

Experts: Kristin Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 3, 2011, plaintiff Rodis Cabrera, 60, a taxi driver, was driving on the northbound side of Park Avenue, near its intersection at East 176th Street, in the Tremont section of the Bronx. As he ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Crosswalk | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Verbal Threshold 

Case: Napoleon Dye and Ester Dye v. Paul A. Moretti

State: NJ

Date: 2013-09-23

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 7, 2010, plaintiff Napoleon Dye, 60, a truck driver, was walking across Stuyvesant Avenue in Irvington, at its intersection with Springfield Avenue. Dye claimed he was crossing the roadway wi...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Vicki Scerbo and John Scerbo v. RSP Property Management, Renu Shah and Orchard Enclave LLC

State: NJ

Date: 2013-08-19

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 13, 2009, plaintiff Vicki Scerbo, 45, a counselor for homebound patients with mental deficiencies, visited the building located at 247 Orchard Street in Elizabeth for the purpose of seeing a...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Jean Szanyi and John Szanyi Jr. v. Dollar Tree Stores, Wurtsboro Associates LLC and Mainardi Management / Dollar Tree Stores Inc., Wurtsboro Associates LLC and Mainardi Management v. JW Construction and North Jersey Pavement Maintenance

State: NJ

Date: 2013-08-02

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 5, 2009, at roughly 5:30 p.m., plaintiff Jean Szanyi, 51, a salesperson, allegedly fell to the ground after slipping on snow in the parking lot for a Dollar Tree store located in a shopping m...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Huma Hasan, administratrix of the Estate of Shahid Hasan v. Michael A. Ietta, Bergen Anesthesia Group P.C., Robert Baklajian M.D., Robert Baklajian M.D. P.A. and The Valley Hospital

State: NJ

Date: 2013-07-23

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 1, 2010, plaintiff's decedent Shahid Hasan, 58, a retail-store employee, presented to cardiologist Robert Baklajian, upon referral from his primary care physician, for a consultation....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Martin Pollack and Eileen Pollack v. Tri Nguyen and New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company

State: NJ

Date: 2013-07-11

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On March 16, 2008, plaintiff Martin Pollack, 56, a chiropractor, was traveling southbound on U.S. Route 9 in Marlboro when he was allegedly rear-ended by a vehicle being driven by Tri Nguyen. In addi...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Construction - Scaffolds and Ladders | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Michael V. Stallone and Michelle Stallone v. Plaza Construction Corp., 17th and 10th Associates, LLC, The Related Companies, L.P., The Related Companies, Inc., Abington Properties, Taconic Investment Partners, LLC and Livingston Electrical Associates, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2013-05-09

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: At about 5:20 a.m. on Feb. 6, 2007, plaintiff Michael Stallone, 45, a union-affiliated engineer who operated tower cranes, worked at a construction site that was located at 450 W. 17th St., in Manhat...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Robert Chevola v. Broadway Park REIT d/b/a 237 Park Nominee LLC., Broadway Partners Fund Manager LLC., Bear Sterns Analytics Corp; et al

State: NY

Date: 2013-05-08

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On March 12, 2007, plaintiff Robert Chevola, 45, a union-affiliated electrician, worked at a renovation site that was located at 237 Park Ave., in Manhattan. While he was walking on the building's se...

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Case Types: Discrimination - Gender | Employment - Retaliation | Employment - Workplace Harassment | Employment - Gender Discrimination | Employment - National Origin Discrimination | Discrimination - Nationality or National Origin 

Case: Neelu Pal M.D. v. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Peter M. Scholz M.D., George Batsides M.D., Juan Plate M.D., Mark Anderson M.D., Stephen Lowry M.D. and John Lagenfeld M.D.

State: NJ

Date: 2013-04-12

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: In July 2008, plaintiff Neelu Pal, 37, a general surgeon, began a three-year cardiothoracic fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's Robert Wood Johnson Medical School....

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Sidewalk | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Veronika Leimane v. Jing Xian, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2013-04-11

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 9, 2010, plaintiff Veronika Leimane, a 58-year-old unemployed woman, tripped on the sidewalk that abutted the premises of 134 Ave. U, in the Gravesend section of Brooklyn. She fell, and she s...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Negligence Per Se -  | Products Liability - Automobiles | Products Liability - Design Defect 

Case: Larry Clanton v. Nissan North America, Anthony Levito, and All Around Fence

State: NJ

Date: 2013-03-19

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On July 7, 2006, plaintiff Larry Clanton, 45, a postal worker/DHL delivery driver, was driving his 2003 Nissan Altima southbound on the Garden State Parkway. The left rear wheel (tire and rim) of a n...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Professional Negligence -  | Hotel/Restaurant - Dram Shop | Government - State and Local Government | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Service of Alcohol 

Case: Marie Castelli v. Knights of Columbus t/a SJW Association Knights of Columbus St. Joseph the Worker Council #4125; Robert Weldon; Andria Weldon; PECO Energy Co. d/b/a Philadelphia Electric Co.; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation; and Rick Horger, individually and t/a Rick's Expert Tree Service

State: PA

Date: 2013-03-18

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: Early in the afternoon of March 8, 2008, plaintiff Marie Castelli, 47, a bartender at a Knights of Columbus establishment in Levittown, attended an employees' meeting at her place of work....

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law 

Case: Stephen Kempisty v. 246 Spring Street, LLC., Bovis Lend Lease LMB, Inc., Bayrock/Sapir Organization, LLC f/k/a Bayrock/Zar Spring LLC, Urban Foundation Company, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2013-03-06

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 28, 2006, plaintiff Stephen Kempisty, 46, a union-affiliated carpenter, worked at a construction site that was located at 246 Spring St., in the SoHo section of Manhattan. During the construc...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Motor Vehicle - Negligent Entrustment 

Case: Linda J. Lonergan as Administratrix of the Goods, Chattels and Credits Which Were of the Estate of Katelyn Frances Longergan, Deceased v. VW Credit, Inc., Stephen R. Bond, Cynthia A. Cook and Michael A. Napolitano

State: NY

Date: 2013-02-23

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Jan. 10, 2010, plaintiff's decedent Katelyn Lonergan, 19, a student, was a passenger of a compact car that was being driven by 19-year-old Marc Napolitano, who was traveling on the westbound side ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Repair | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Kathryn E. Coon, individually and as administratrix ad prosequendum for the Estate of Thomas Coon, deceased v. NK Company Ltd., Kaplan Industries and AGL Welding Supply Co. Inc.

State: NJ

Date: 2012-10-04

Experts: Kristin Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On May 14, 2009, Thomas Coon, 60, was filling a compressed oxygen tank at his place of employment, a welding supplier in Linden, when the tank ruptured. Coon died as a result of the accident....

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Steven Watson and Gloria Watson v. Pacific Vanderbilt Development Company, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2012-10-01

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On May 20, 2008, plaintiff Steven Watson, 54, a laborer, worked at a demolition site that was located at 800 Pacific St., in the Prospect Heights section of Brooklyn. The premises' second floor colla...

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Case Types: Government - Municipalities | Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Mario Del Moral v. City of New York & the N.Y.C.D.O.T.

State: NY

Date: 2012-09-10

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Dec. 22, 2008, plaintiff Mario Del Moral, 28, a trucker, fell while he was traversing the New York City Department of Transportation's Bronx bus-storage yard, which is located at 3200 Connor St., ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Government - Municipalities | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages 

Case: Deborah Marks Kahn, as Administratrix of the Estate of Seth Kahn, Deceased, and Deborah Marks Kahn, Individually v. New York City Transit Authority, and Jeremy Philhower

State: NY

Date: 2012-07-20

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 4, 2009, plaintiff's decedent Seth Kahn, 22, a student, was struck by a bus. The incident occurred on Ninth Avenue, alongside its intersection at West 53rd Street, in Manhattan. The bus's dri...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Bicycle | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment | Agency/Apparent Agency - Vicarious Liability 

Case: DeAndre Robinson, a minor by his guardian ad litem Madinah Williams v. Truck Tech Inc., Always Afford Moving & Storage and Leo F. Leone

State: NJ

Date: 2012-04-24

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Sept. 22, 2009, DeAndre Robinson, 9, was riding his bicycle in his Plainfield neighborhood when he was involved in an accident with a truck. DeAndre, who reportedly was dragged under the truck dur...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Stairway | Premises Liability - Apartment Building | Premises Liability - Stairs or Stairway 

Case: Akhtar Khalil and Shagufta Khalil v. Apartments at Cherry Hill Associates LLC

State: NJ

Date: 2011-10-14

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 4, 2008, the plaintiff Akhtar Khalil, 64, fell about 15 feet after losing his balance on a turn on the stairs at his apartment building in Boonton. The apartment building had a series of "win...

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Case Types: Discrimination - ADA | Employment - Failure to Accommodate | Discrimination - Rehabilitation Act of 1973 | Employment - Pennsylvania Human Relations Act 

Case: Monica O'Donnell v. Pennsylvania Department of Corrections; Commissioner Jeffrey Beard, individually and in his official capacity as superintendent of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections; Superintendent Robert Shannon, in his official capacity as superintendent of the State Correction Institution of Frackville; Jeffrey Chaimpi, in his official capacity as principal of the State Correction Institution of Frackville; Robert Collins, individually and in his official capacity as (current) superintendent of the State Correctional Institution of Frackville; and Cephus Moore, individually and in his official capacity as human resources representative of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

State: PA

Date: 2011-08-25

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: From June 2000 until September 2010, when she was in her early 30s, plaintiff Monica O'Donnell was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections at the State Correctional Institution at Frac...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Workplace - Construction Site | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Besnik Pazaj and Elida Pazaj v. Plaza Construction Corp., WCI Communities, WCI Towers Northeast USA and R&L Construction

State: NJ

Date: 2011-06-30

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 17, 2006, plaintiff Besnik Pazaj, 48, an employee of R & L Construction, of Hackensack, was working on the fourth floor of a new building, a 12-story high-rise project in North Bergen, when h...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Sidewalk | Premises Liability - Snow and Ice 

Case: Guy Richards and Patricia Richards v. Quality Automotive of Bloomingdale, Inc. and J + C Properties LLC

State: NJ

Date: 2011-06-02

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: At approximately 7:00 p.m. on Feb. 17, 2008, plaintiff Guy Richards, a 49-year-old painter, slipped and fell on an icy sidewalk covered with snow on the Hamburg Turnpike, in Bloomingdale, beside the ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Alejandro Gaona-Garcia v. Bonnie Gould, as the Public Administrator for the Estate of William E. Ruckel

State: NY

Date: 2011-05-25

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Jan. 24, 2006, plaintiff Alejandro Gaona-Garcia, 36, a foreman for a garment manufacturing firm, was driving on the southbound side of the Bronx River Parkway, near its interchange at East 233rd S...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Premises Liability - School | Premises Liability - Athletic Field 

Case: Sebastian DelDuca, a minor, by his parents and guardians ad litem, Tracy DelDuca and Lenny DelDuca, and individually v. Ridgewood Board of Education

State: NJ

Date: 2011-01-28

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On June 13, 2004, plaintiffs Tracy and Lenny DelDuca, and their children, Maggie, 4, and Sebastian, 22 months, attended a church softball game at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Ridgewood. The fie...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Negligence - Failure to Warn | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Giulio Lupo v. Pro Foods, LLC., Pro Foods Restaurant Supply, LLC., Schimenti Construction Co., of New York, Inc., Schimenti Constuction Co., LLC., & Coppola Paving & Landscaping, Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2010-08-02

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Nov. 17, 2004, plaintiff Giulio Lupo, 37, a mason tender, was working on the construction/renovation of a Pro Foods supermarket in the Long Island City section of Queens. Lupo arrived to work at a...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Mariusz Mielnik, Deceased by His Administratrix, Marzena Mielnick v. Demarest Mill Realty

State: NY

Date: 2010-03-22

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Aug. 25, 2005, plaintiff's decedent Mariusz Mielnik, 35, an electrician, worked at Rockland Bakery, which is located at 94 Demarest Mill Road, in Nanuet. Contractors were constructing an addition ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - SUV | Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Rollover | Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change 

Case: Nester Bodden v. MKM Distribution Services and Antonio Rivera

State: NJ

Date: 2010-01-05

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Oct. 3, 2006, plaintiff Nestor Bodden, 40, a U.S. Park Police officer, was driving northbound in the left lane of the New Jersey Turnpike, in Woodbridge, when a box truck came up from behind him a...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Pain Management 

Case: Aykesha Terrell v. Sri Kantha

State: NJ

Date: 2009-10-06

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On April 30, 2007, plaintiff Aykesha Terrell, 36, county probation officer, had a cervical trigger point injection in the West Orange office of Dr. Sri Kantha, an anesthesiologist, for treatment of c...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Right Turn | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Jie Li Dongoi Guo v. Triboro Coach Corporation, Marjorie R. Johnson and Richard A. Pirrera

State: NY

Date: 2009-08-20

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Jan. 11, 2006, plaintiff Jei Li, 42, a research scientist, was a passenger of a bus that was being driven by Marjorie Johnson, who was traveling on the northbound side of 71st Avenue, near its int...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Construction - Scaffolds and Ladders | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Thomas Fallon & Patricia Fallon v. James V. Zizzi Contracting Corporation

State: NY

Date: 2009-05-27

Experts: Kristin Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On June 15, 2007, plaintiff Thomas Fallon, 43, a carpenter, worked at a construction site that was located on Flying Point Road, in Water Mill. Fallon was installing a drop ceiling that was suspended...

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Case Types: Employment - Retaliation | Employment - Whistleblower | Employment - Conscientious Employee Protection Act 

Case: Patrick Bland v. Donald Winant, individually and in his official capacity as the mayor of the Borough of Dumont, and the Dumont Police Department

State: NJ

Date: 2009-02-10

Experts: Kristin K. Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: Plaintiff Patrick Bland began working as a police officer for the Borough of Dumont in 1978. During his tenure, he attempted, without success, to rise in the ranks of the police force. In October 200...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Elevator Accidents | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Salvatore Parisi v. Marriott International Inc and Schindler Elevator Corp

State: NY

Date: 2008-11-24

Experts: Kristin Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On June 8, 2005, plaintiff Salvatore Parisi, 48, a stagehand, was setting up for a show at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel, in Manhattan. Parisi claimed that, while he was loading equipment into ...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Construction - Falling Object | Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation 

Case: Thomas Barbarino & Jennie Barbarino v. The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company & Heartland Building and Development Co.

State: NY

Date: 2008-08-12

Experts: Kristin Kucsma M.A. (Livingston, NJ) Economics

Summary: On Feb. 5, 2005, plaintiff Thomas Barbarino, 58, a bricklayer, was one of several contractors who worked at an unfinished building that was located at 2754 Hylan Blvd., in the Oakwood section of Rich...