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

Case: Chung Sik Choi v. Carola L. Marte

State: NY

Date: 2017-03-16

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: At about 10:35 p.m. on Dec. 7, 2011, plaintiff Chung Suk Choi, a 54-year-old unemployed man, was driving on the northbound side of the Hutchinson River Parkway, near its interchange at East Tremont A...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Apartment | Premises Liability - Tenant's Injury | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Jonathan Muniz v. Chimienti Realty Associates Inc., Chimienti Realty Corp. and 1755 Jarvis, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2017-02-24

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Dec. 19, 2010, plaintiff Jonathan Muniz, a 45-year-old unemployed man, fell while he was walking in his residence, an apartment that was located at 1755 Jarvis Ave., in the Pelham Bay section of t...

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Case Types: Railroad - Subway Accident | Government - Municipalities | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Omar R. Valle v. New York City Transit Authority

State: NY

Date: 2016-12-14

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 28, 2010, plaintiff Omar Valle, 36, a street vendor, fell while he was riding a subway train that was traveling beneath Central Park West, near West 86th Street, in Manhattan. He sustained in...

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

Case: Amed Ramada & Marina Ramada v. Glenn J. Mamaguffin

State: NY

Date: 2016-03-04

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 3, 2008, plaintiff Ahmed Ramada, 47, a business's owner, was driving on West 242nd Street, near its intersection at Broadway, in the Fieldston section of the Bronx. When he reached the inters...

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

Case: William J. Gardner v. Robert J. Tirrito and C.V. Tirrito

State: NY

Date: 2016-02-09

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 28, 2013, plaintiff William Gardner, 56, a boat's operator, was motorcycling on the westbound side of Mill Dam Road, near its intersection at West Shore Road, in Huntington. Gardner's motorc...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Darshan Singh v. Deonarine Ram, Greater Hartford Ridesharing Corporation

State: NY

Date: 2016-01-11

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: At about 6:30 a.m. on Feb. 1, 2011, plaintiff Darshan Singh, 81, a street vendor, was struck by a van. The incident occurred on the Van Wyck Expressway's northbound service road, alongside its inters...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Government - Municipalities | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Reginald Mercier v. New York City Transit Authority, Shiroatto Osamaroo and Alix Casimir / Harry Weston, Tanata Simpson, Mignoette Wynter & Ravelle Worshman v. NYCTA, Dsomarco Shridatto & Casmir Alix / Avril Edmondson v. City of NY, NYCTA, MABSTOA, Dsamaroo Shirdatto & Alex Casimir / Travis Brooks v. New York City Transit Authority, Shirnatto Dsamaroo and Alix Casmir

State: NY

Date: 2015-11-02

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 11, 2009, plaintiff Tanara Simpson, a homemaker in her late 30s, plaintiff Harry Weston, a truck driver, plaintiff Mignonette Wynter, a home health aide, plaintiff Travis Brooks, plaintiff Av...

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Case Types: School - Negligent Supervision 

Case: Pedro Godoy v. Central Islip Union Free School District and Otis R. Scerbo

State: NY

Date: 2015-07-29

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 20, 2009, plaintiff Pedro Godoy, 18, a student, participated in a gym-class floor-hockey game that was conducted at Ralph G. Reed Middle School, which is located at 200 Half Mile Road, in Ce...

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

Case: Neville Davis v. Yoke Why Chew

State: NY

Date: 2015-06-26

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 28, 2011, plaintiff Neville Davis, 61, a repairman, was driving on the northbound side of Third Avenue, near its intersection at Seventh Street, in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn. His vehicl...

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

Case: Paul Montagni v. Talal Khalil Eid

State: NY

Date: 2015-06-15

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On May 19, 2008, plaintiff Paul Montagni, 48, a traveling salesman, was driving on the eastbound side of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, in Brooklyn. His vehicle's rear end was struck by a trailing v...

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

Case: Janelle Vanacore v. Jean-Louis Dehappi & Bela Jones

State: NY

Date: 2015-05-07

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 20, 2009, plaintiff Janelle Vanacore, 24, a sales representative, was driving on the southbound side of Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive, near its interchange at East 71st Street, in Ma...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Motor Vehicle - Question of Lights 

Case: Todd Brody v. Anna Cintron

State: NY

Date: 2015-04-29

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 15, 2009, plaintiff Todd Brody, 48, a salesman, was driving on the northbound side of Henry Hudson Parkway East, near its intersection at West 246th Street, in the Riverdale section of the Br...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Motorcycle | Motor Vehicle - Right Turn 

Case: Carl Menifield v. Elliston A. Crosdale & Dennis R. Bembury

State: NY

Date: 2015-04-24

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 17, 2007, plaintiff Carl Menifield, a 53-year-old unemployed man, was a front-seat passenger of a vehicle that was being driven by Dennis Bembury, who was traveling on the northbound side of ...

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

Case: Charles A. Wesch and Anna Wesch v. Calra Angulo and Luis A. Heras

State: NY

Date: 2015-03-23

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 28, 2008, plaintiff Charles Wesch, a man in his mid-30s, was driving on Port Jefferson Patchogue Road, near its intersection at Grant Smith Road, in Coram. His spouse, plaintiff Anna Wesch, a...

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

Case: Lorraine Fernandez v. Kishar Kriplani

State: NY

Date: 2015-03-19

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 10, 2006, plaintiff Lorraine Fernandez, 24, a U.S. Air Force airman, was driving on the northbound side of the Joe DiMaggio Highway, in Manhattan. An acquaintance, Chaquira Carreno, was a pas...

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

Case: Heomawattie Mahadeo, an Infant by Her Father and Natural Guardian, Gurdath Mahadeo and Gurdath Mahadeo, Individually v. Kenneth Chin Christine L. Chin

State: NY

Date: 2015-02-06

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 22, 2010, plaintiff Heomawattie Mahadeo, 14, was struck by a pickup truck. The incident occurred on Goethals Avenue, near its intersection at 161st Street, in the Jamaica section of Queens. H...

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

Case: Jose S. Rodriguez v. Moon W. Lee

State: NY

Date: 2014-11-20

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 16, 2010, plaintiff Jose Rodriguez, 37, a shirt vendor, was driving on the northbound side of Grand Concourse, near its intersection at East 149th Street, in the Melrose section of the Bronx....

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

Case: Jay Conrad v. Parvez Ahmed & David M. Sperling / Parvez Ahmed v. David Sperling

State: NY

Date: 2014-10-30

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: During the evening of Oct. 5, 2010, plaintiff Parvez Ahmed, an electrician in his 50s, was driving on the southbound side of Carleton Avenue, near its intersection at Nassau Street, in Islip Terrace....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Eugenia Giordano v. C. Gonzalez-Bleiberg and Michael Bleiberg

State: NY

Date: 2014-10-27

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: At about 7:15 p.m. on Dec. 20, 2011, plaintiff Eugenia Giordano, 57, an automobile salesperson, was struck by, or collided with, a car. The incident occurred on Fourth Avenue, near its intersection a...

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

Case: Nichalus Griffiths v. Tony's Fish & Seafood Corp & Jose M. Diaz

State: NY

Date: 2014-10-03

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 11, 2009, plaintiff Nichalus Griffiths, a mechanic in his 30s, was driving on the eastbound side of the Long Island Expressway, in New York. While he was stopped in traffic, his vehicle's rea...

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

Case: Maria Huelmo v. Edward P. O'Gorman and Nancy O'Gorman

State: NY

Date: 2014-09-16

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 19, 2008, plaintiff Maria Huelmo, 47, a self-employed housekeeper, was driving on the Southern State Parkway, near its interchange at Wantagh Avenue, in Wantagh. When she reached the intercha...

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

Case: Maritza Dilone v. Stellios Trikounakis and Kim Morrison

State: NY

Date: 2014-08-22

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Dec. 31, 2008, plaintiff Maritza Dilone, 51, a teacher's assistant, was struck by a motor vehicle. The incident occurred on Sedgwick Avenue, near its intersection at West Fordham Road, in the Univ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Daniel Kumi v. Jay W. Watson

State: NY

Date: 2014-08-13

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On May 16, 2010, plaintiff Daniel Kumi, a 52-year-old unemployed man, was driving on the northbound side of the Macombs Dam Bridge, which connects Manhattan and the Bronx. Kumi's car was involved in ...

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

Case: Sarae Ramos-Tillman & Steven Oliver v. Sisay S. Kassa & Arka Memory Cab Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2014-07-16

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On June 27, 2007, plaintiff Sarae Ramos-Tillman, 29, a police officer, was driving on West 112th Street, near its intersection at Fifth Avenue, in the Harlem section of Manhattan. While her vehicle w...

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

Case: Gregory Munro v. Turner Construction, ARE-East River Science Park, LLC, and Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2014-05-02

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 27, 2009, plaintiff Gregory Munro, 57, a steamfitter, worked at a construction site that was located at 462 First Ave., in the Kips Bay section of Manhattan. Munro was installing a pipe in t...

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

Case: Pompilio Rosario v. La Cabana Houses and Essex Plaza Management Associates

State: NY

Date: 2014-02-27

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On March 19, 2010, plaintiff Pompilio Rosario, a 52-year-old unemployed man, fell in the bathtub of his residence, an apartment building that was located at 391 Lorimer St., in the Williamsburg secti...

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

Case: Joanna Mason v. 1431 Rockaway Parkway, LLC and Family Candy I Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2014-02-24

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 15, 2011, plaintiff Joanna Mason, 63, a retiree, fell while she was exiting a bodega that was located at 1431 Rockaway Parkway, in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn. She sustained an injury of...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Parked Car | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Daniel Pevsner v. Harry Herman

State: NY

Date: 2013-11-26

Experts: Michael D. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 30, 2008, plaintiff Daniel Pevsner, 25, was a passenger of a vehicle that was parked alongside the intersection of Hewes Street and Lee Avenue, in the South Side section of Brooklyn. The vehi...

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

Case: Thomas Glass v. Mariela Azua and Walter A. Azua

State: NY

Date: 2013-11-15

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 11, 2005, plaintiff Thomas Glass, 33, a salesman, was driving on Broadway Avenue, near its intersection at Veterans Memorial Highway, in Holbrook. While he was proceeding through the intersec...

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

Case: Bramahnanda Prashad v. Barry Smith

State: NY

Date: 2013-10-31

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On June 20, 2009, plaintiff Bramahnanda Prashad, 54, a painter, was driving on the Van Wyck Expressway's southbound service road, near its intersection at Rockaway Boulevard, in the South Ozone Park ...

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

Case: Ivette Roman v. Mayra Morales

State: NY

Date: 2013-10-23

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 12, 2009, plaintiff Ivette Roman, an after-school program's supervisor in her late 40s, was struck by a motor vehicle. The incident occurred on East Tremont Avenue, alongside its intersection...

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

Case: Wanda F. Milton v. Homefield Bowl, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2013-10-22

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On March 29, 2009, plaintiff Wanda Milton, 46, a school's assistant principal, fell in a bowling alley that was located at 938 Saw Mill River Road, in Yonkers. She sustained injuries of an ankle....

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

Case: Joseph S. Moore Jr. v. All County Sewer & Drain, Inc. & Lawrence Guarneri

State: NY

Date: 2013-10-08

Experts: Michael D. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Otolaryngology

Summary: On Nov. 2, 2006, plaintiff Joseph Moore Jr., 42, was driving in the Bronx. His vehicle's rear end was struck by a trailing vehicle that was being driven by Lawrence Guarneri. Moore claimed that he su...

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

Case: Eun Seong Chung John M. Chung v. Kang Ja Lee / Kang Ja Lee v. Eun Seong Chung John M. Chung

State: NY

Date: 2013-10-08

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Nov. 20, 2010, plaintiff Eun Seong Chung, 36, a physiatrist, was driving on the westbound side of Northern Boulevard, near its intersection at Linden Place, in the Flushing section of Queens. Her ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Residence | Premises Liability - Failure to Warn | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Leonid Epshteyn and Tatayana Epshteyn v. Rosetta Branchinelli

State: NY

Date: 2013-09-25

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On June 26, 2007, plaintiff Leonid Epshteyn, 56, a servicer of cooling, heating and ventilation systems, worked in the attic of a house that was located at 32 Stone Hill Drive E., in Manhasset. After...

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

Case: Michael Seecharan Tara Seecharan v. Sean J. Foster Automoive Rentals, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2013-08-20

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 5, 2010, plaintiff Michael Seecharan, 66, a retail store's part-time greeter, was driving in the right southbound lane of Merrick Avenue, near its intersection at Charles Lindbergh Boulevard,...

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

Case: Samia Karnaby Farjallah Karnaby, & Salim Karnaby v. Phil Sampatt & Taconic Builders Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2013-07-09

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 5, 2009, plaintiff Salim Karnaby, 41, a retiree, was driving on the southbound side of Park Avenue, near its intersection at East 113th Street, in Manhattan. His parents, plaintiffs Farjallah...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Arturo Pena v. Charles A. Henze

State: NY

Date: 2013-07-02

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 10, 2009, plaintiff Arturo Pena, 61, a livery vehicle's driver, was driving in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. While he was proceeding through the intersection of Nostrand Avenue and ...

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

Case: Ulises Castillo & Maria Castillo v. Azees Ramroop & Bibi Ramroop

State: NY

Date: 2013-06-21

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 19, 2009, plaintiff Ulises Castillo, a 52-year-old unemployed man, was driving on the Van Wyck Expressway, in Queens. His vehicle's rear end was struck by a trailing vehicle that was being dr...

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

Case: Raymond Desmond & Lidia Desmond, His Wife v. Northport-East Northport UFSD

State: NY

Date: 2013-06-17

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Sept. 17, 2005, plaintiff Raymond Desmond, 48, a construction worker, attended a soccer game that was conducted at Northport Middle School, which is located at 11 Middleville Road, in Northport. H...

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

Case: Edward V. Rutkovsky v. Jacqueline Sontag and Bruce Sontag

State: NY

Date: 2013-05-16

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On July 28, 2010, plaintiff Edward Rutkovsky, 52, a cardiologist, was driving on the northbound side of Shelter Rock Road, near its intersection at South Service Road, in North Hills. While he was pr...

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

Case: Judelka Collado v. Bogopa, Inc. d/b/a Wyckoff Food Bazaar and Bogpa Service Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2013-05-15

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On June 18, 2009, plaintiff Judelka Collado, 27, a student, fell while she was shopping at a market that was located at 454 Wyckoff Ave., in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. She claimed that she sus...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Laura Lauretta and Salvatore Lauretta v. Baseball Heaven, LLC. John Petrocelli, Sandra Caravousanos and U.S. Sports Management, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2013-04-25

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On May 5, 2007, plaintiff Laura Lauretta, 47, a legal secretary, visited an athletic facility that was located at 350 County Road 101, in Yaphank. Another patron, Sandra Caravousanos, tripped and fel...

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

Case: Jacques Check v. Evelyn Spinelli and Frank W. Cacheres

State: NY

Date: 2013-04-19

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On March 1, 2010, plaintiff Jacques Check, 71, a plumber, was driving on the westbound side of Waverly Avenue, near its intersection at Scranton Avenue, in East Rockaway. His truck collided with an e...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Right Turn | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Naida Lopez v. Vincenzo Puccio and George King

State: NY

Date: 2013-04-11

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 11, 2008, plaintiff Naida Lopez, 46, an administrative assistant, was a passenger of a car that was being driven by George King, who was traveling on the northbound side of 73rd Street, near ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Martha Ampuero v. I. Aracena-Almonte

State: NY

Date: 2013-04-10

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On March 10, 2010, plaintiff Martha Ampuero, 64, a home health aide, was driving in Queens. Her vehicle was involved in a sideswipe collision with a sport utility vehicle that was being driven by Ara...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Fernando Ferrer v. Cassina Karamoko, NY Meat & Fish Market Corp

State: NY

Date: 2013-03-25

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On March 24, 2008, plaintiff Fernando Ferrer, 48, a livery vehicle's driver, was driving on the eastbound side of East 175th Street, near its intersection at Townsend Avenue, in the Mount Hope sectio...

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

Case: Idris Gooden v. Leabert Miller

State: NY

Date: 2013-03-04

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Rockville Centre, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb 14, 2010, plaintiff Idris Gooden, a window dresser in his early 20s, was struck by a motor vehicle. The incident occurred on East 85th Street, alongside its intersection at Flatlands Avenue, i...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Parked Car | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Grace Martinez v. Nestle Water of North America, Nestle Water of North America a/k/a Sky Materials, Sky Materials Corp., Orlando Diaz, G.C.T., LLC. and Chavez W. Duran

State: NY

Date: 2013-03-04

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On June 24, 2008, plaintiff Grace Martinez, 39, an office aide, was driving on West Burnside Avenue, near its intersection at Davidson Avenue, in the University Heights section of the Bronx. While sh...

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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: John F. Killian v. All Area Realty Services Inc., Lane Towers Owners, Inc., Lane Towers Condominium Association, and the Board of Directors of Lane Towers Condominium

State: NY

Date: 2013-03-01

Experts: Michael Katz Dr. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 30, 2010, plaintiff John Killian, 70, an accountant, was walking on a sidewalk of Queens Boulevard, near its intersection at 70th Road, in the Forest Hills section of Queens. He claimed that ...

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

Case: Ruth Sierra & Julian Alvarez v. Luis R. Cruz & Luis Cruz

State: NY

Date: 2013-02-19

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 28, 2009, plaintiff Ruth Sierra, 31, a teaching assistant and a retail store's salesperson, was driving in the Soundview section of the Bronx. While her car was stopped at a red traffic signa...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Carole Apollon v. Mary Lyons

State: NY

Date: 2013-02-11

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 29, 2008, plaintiff Carole Apollon, 51, the driver of a school bus, was driving on Brown Street, in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn. She parked near the intersection at Avenue S. Befo...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: John Yant v. Robert Nadella & Zoraina Abreu

State: NY

Date: 2013-02-06

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 8, 2010, plaintiff John Yant, 56, a driving school instructor, was a passenger of a vehicle that was being driven by Zoraina Abreu, who was traveling on the Cross Bronx Expressway's service ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Kelvin Rodriguez v. Kenneth Z. Lui & Shui Kwan Lui

State: NY

Date: 2013-01-25

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On May 27, 2010, plaintiff Kelvin Rodriguez, 43, a self-employed driver of a livery vehicle, was driving on Linden Place, near its intersection at the Whitestone Expressway's service road, in the Flu...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Terrence J. Skinner v. Jason Liang

State: NY

Date: 2013-01-24

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Hauppauge, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Nov. 20, 2007, plaintiff Terrence Skinner, 47, a retiree, was struck by a car. The incident occurred on Meadow Woods Road, in Great Neck. Skinner claimed that he sustained injuries of his back and...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Stephen Barbieri and Kathleen Jensen v. Carmela M. Carmody and John J. Carmody

State: NY

Date: 2013-01-08

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Aug. 5, 2008, plaintiff Stephen Barbieri, 25, a bank's teller, was driving on the northbound side of William Floyd Parkway, near its intersection at Beacon Street, in Shirley. While he was proceed...

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

Case: Michelle Lemon and Cortel Fleurima v. F.T. Silfries, Inc. James M. Rauch, New York City Transit Authority and Chester A. Chandler - Driver

State: NY

Date: 2012-11-30

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 19, 2008, plaintiff Cortel Fleurima, 18, a student, and plaintiff Michelle Lemon, 18, a student, were passengers of a public bus that was being driven by Chester Chandler, who was traveling o...

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Case Types: Government - Municipalities | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  

Case: Luis Arguinzoni v. City of New York

State: NY

Date: 2012-11-29

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 5, 2009, plaintiff Luis Arguinzoni, a 42-year-old unemployed man, exited a taxi that was stopped on Wyona Street, near its intersection at Riverdale Avenue, in the East New York section of Br...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Maria Garcia v. Francisco Morales Timber Ridge Framing Corp. and Jose E. Valdez Jr.

State: NY

Date: 2012-11-21

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Sept. 12, 2007, plaintiff Maria Garcia, 50, a nursing administrator, was driving in the Queens Village section of Queens. While she was proceeding through the intersection of 99th Avenue and Franc...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Crosswalk | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Xiu Mei Ren and Guo Lin v. Jin Z. Wu and J & R Express Moving, Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2012-10-31

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 14, 2010, plaintiff Xiu Mei Ren, 34, a restaurant's part-time employee, was struck by a bus. The incident occurred on Division Street, alongside its intersection at Market Street, in Manhatt...

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

Case: Gladys Peterson v. MTLR Corp Anderson Smith & Duane Reade Inc / James Peterson v. Anderson Smith MTLR Corp., and Duane Reade, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2012-10-04

Experts: Michael Katz (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 30, 2009, plaintiff James Peterson, 55, a security guard, was driving on Third Avenue, near its intersection at East 80th Street, in Manhattan. His wife, plaintiff Gladys Peterson, a 43-year-...

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

Case: Miguel A. Mejia and Maria Ayala v. Noris Reynoso Delgado

State: NY

Date: 2012-10-02

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Queens, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Jan. 12, 2008, plaintiff Miguel Mejia, 38, a laundry's presser, was driving on Westchester Avenue, near its intersection at Simpson Street, in the Foxhurst section of the Bronx. His van's rear end...

Worker/Workplace Negligence Subscribe to view the full case

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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: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Queens, NY) Orthopedics

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

Case: Louise Cassetta v. Petroleum Rays, Inc. and Exxon Mobil Oil Corp., s/h/a Mobil Oil Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2012-09-12

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 21, 2006, plaintiff Louise Cassetta, an unemployed woman in her late 40s, claimed that she fell in the parking area of a gasoline station that was located at 730 E. Fordham Road, in the Belmo...

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

Case: Igor Yusupov and Lionid Aminov v. Regis L. Olortigue

State: NY

Date: 2012-08-24

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On March 18, 2009, plaintiff Igor Yusupov, 40, a taxi's driver, was a passenger of a vehicle that was being driven by plaintiff Lionid Aminov, 56, an ambulette's driver, who was traveling on the Van ...

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

Case: Ella Taylor Hall v. Manard Stovall

State: NY

Date: 2012-07-25

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On July 4, 2006, plaintiff Ella Taylor Hall, 64, a psychologist, was driving on Dr. Theodore Kazimiroff Boulevard, in the Bronx. Her sport utility vehicle's rear end was struck by a trailing car that...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Jose L. Martinez v. Erika Duran and Jason Polite

State: NY

Date: 2012-06-27

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Queens, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Jan. 13, 2008, plaintiff Jose Martinez, 36, a livery vehicle's driver, was driving on the westbound side of East 169th Street, in the Mount Eden section of the Bronx. While he was proceeding throu...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Gary Kallem and Victoria Kallem v. Thomas Mandracchia and Jackson Hole Diner

State: NY

Date: 2012-06-18

Experts: Michael Katz (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Oct. 26, 2009, plaintiff Gary Kallem, 77, a bicycle shop's owner, was struck by a motor vehicle. The incident occurred on a sidewalk that separated the street and a parking lot that was located at...

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

Case: Chun Sum Kim v. Sung J. Kim

State: NY

Date: 2012-06-01

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On July 26, 2009, plaintiff Chun Sum Kim, 51, a business owner, was driving on East 201st Street, in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx. Her vehicle's left side was struck by a sport utility vehic...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Michael Melvin v. Michael Reynolds and Jonathan Blackwood

State: NY

Date: 2012-05-25

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 11, 2009, plaintiff Michael Melvin, 23, a medical aide, was driving on the southbound side of Engineers Road, near its intersection at Plant Avenue, in Smithtown. While he was proceeding thro...

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

Case: Aaron Bell & John Cataldo v. Edward A. Weingartner & M.M. Weingartner

State: NY

Date: 2012-05-21

Experts: Michael Katz M.D (Sayville, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: At about 8 a.m. on Nov. 18, 2008, plaintiff Aaron Bell, 33, a mechanic, was driving on Holbrook Road, near its intersection at Holbrook Avenue, in Centereach. Plaintiff John Cataldo, 31, was a passen...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Kenneth Merrill and Lori Doino v. William Platt

State: NY

Date: 2012-05-21

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 9, 2009, plaintiff Kenneth Merrill, 41, a metalworker, was struck by a motor vehicle. The incident occurred on Route 112, in Port Jefferson Station. Merrill claimed that he sustained an inju...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bicycle | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment 

Case: Anthony Ioviero v. Youngah Hur

State: NY

Date: 2012-05-04

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Sept. 20, 2009, plaintiff Anthony Ioviero, a 52-year-old unemployed man, was bicycling on the southbound side of 71st Avenue, near its intersection at Juno Street, in the Forest Hills section of Q...

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

Case: Adelina Barley v. Mohammed G. Enbeh Columbia Limo Service & Robert L. Marchesano

State: NY

Date: 2012-04-18

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On May 20, 1998, plaintiff Adelina Barley, a data-entry clerk in her late 40s, was a rear-seat passenger of a livery vehicle that was being driven by Mohammed Enbeh, who was traveling on Third Avenue...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Cheikh Ndoye v. Graciela Castro and Carola Leguizamon

State: NY

Date: 2012-04-18

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 24, 2008, plaintiff Cheikh Ndoye, 42, a taxi driver, was driving on the southbound side of 12th Avenue, near its intersection at 48th Street, in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn. When he...

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Case Types: Workplace - Workplace Safety | Workers' Compensation - Employee Status 

Case: Alber Franco v. Raymond LeCann and Mirelle LeCann

State: NY

Date: 2012-04-09

Experts: Michael Katz M.D (Sayville, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 29, 2007, plaintiff Alber Franco, 24, a laborer, worked at a residence that was located in East Quogue. Franco was replacing a door, and the work necessitated his use of a table saw. During t...

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

Case: Florizel Alfanso Steele v. Ramon E. Pierret

State: NY

Date: 2012-04-05

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Nov. 21, 2005, plaintiff Florizel Alfanso Steele, 45, a parking attendant, was driving on East 163rd Street, near its intersection at Tinton Avenue, in the Woodstock section of the Bronx. While hi...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment 

Case: Bockutson & Eunice Barron v. Elizabeth Payano

State: NY

Date: 2012-03-28

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: At about 7 a.m. on Feb. 1, 2006, plaintiff Bockutson Barron, 43, a laundry's attendant, was driving on West 181st Street, near its entrance to Harlem River Drive, in Manhattan. His wife, Eunice Barro...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment 

Case: Ralph St. Laurent and Roxanne St. Laurent v. Julie C. Engel

State: NY

Date: 2012-03-26

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: At about 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2009, plaintiff Ralph St. Laurent, 53, a student, was driving on Havenwood Drive East, near its intersection at William Floyd Parkway, in Shirley. When he reached the ...

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

Case: Abel Torres a/k/a Jose Castillo v. 3536 Cambridge Ave, LLC 915 East 107th Street Restaurant Corp., Meridian Contracting Corp., Robert Wagner, New Vision Enterprise, Inc., and DNO Construction Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2012-03-20

Experts: Michael Katz (Bronx, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 13, 2005, plaintiff Abel Torres, 27, a construction worker, worked at a construction site that was located at 3517 Riverdale Ave., in the Bronx. Torres was removing debris from an area in wh...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Store | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Roberta James v. Western Beef Retail, Inc. dba Western Beef

State: NY

Date: 2012-03-20

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Sept. 13, 2008, plaintiff Roberta James, 40, a registered nurse, slipped in the supermarket that is located at 220 S. Fulton Ave., in Mount Vernon. She fell, and she claimed that she sustained inj...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  | Premises Liability - Res Ipsa Loquitur | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Lillian Calisto v. Christopher Cantazaro

State: NY

Date: 2012-03-16

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Hewlett, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Sept. 1, 2009, plaintiff Lillian Calisto, 48, a homemaker, was driving on the eastbound side of the Northern State Parkway, in Birchwood. While she was approaching the interchange at South Oyster ...

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

Case: Anna Bazeli v. Greg Kransnoff

State: NY

Date: 2012-03-14

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On May 3, 2006, plaintiff Anna Bazeli, 48, a part-time surgeon's assistant, was driving on the Wantagh State Parkway, in Nassau County. Her vehicle's rear end was struck by a trailing vehicle that wa...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Right Turn | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Yong Duk Chae v. Chelsea Sanitation Service Inc. and Darryl B. Bey

State: NY

Date: 2012-03-09

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 11, 2009, plaintiff Yong Duk Chae, 47, a truck driver, was driving on Leggett Avenue, near its intersection at Bruckner Boulevard, in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. When he reached the...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Parked Car | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment 

Case: Vincent Persaud v. Vinesh Ryan Raghoo an Infant by His m/n/g, Tanuja Raghoo, Vinesh Ryan Raghoo and Esrie P. Singh

State: NY

Date: 2012-02-24

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On March 18, 2010, plaintiff Vincent Persaud, 19, a college student, was a passenger of a vehicle that was being driven by Vinesh Ryan Raghoo, who was traveling in the South Ozone Park section of Que...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Red Light | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Christine L. McKeon v. Diana M. Aquilino

State: NY

Date: 2012-02-22

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Oct. 5, 2008, plaintiff Christine McKeon, a clerk and a part-time real estate agent in her 60s, was driving in Ronkonkoma. While she was proceeding through the intersection of Express Drive North ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Sidewalk | Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Sylvia Samuel v. RiverBay Corp. & City of N.Y.

State: NY

Date: 2012-02-17

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Bronx, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 23, 2004, plaintiff Sylvia Samuel, 58, a clerk, was walking on Darrow Place, in the Eastchester section of the Bronx. Samuel claimed that she fell on the sidewalk that abuts 120 Darrow Place....

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

Case: Tagewattie Raghunauth and Ramesh Raghunauth v. Mark LeFave and Donna LeFave

State: NY

Date: 2012-02-03

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Bronx, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On May 5, 2009, plaintiff Tagewattie Raghunauth, 37, a homemaker, was driving on Lincoln Avenue, in Rockville Centre. Her vehicle's rear end was struck by a trailing vehicle that was being driven by ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Tenant's Injury | Premises Liability - Apartment Building | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Felicity Reimold v. Walden Terrace Inc. Aras Properties, Inc., Coimach Industries Co., and Coinmach Corporation

State: NY

Date: 2012-02-01

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 2, 2007, plaintiff Felicity Reimold, 60, a social worker, fell in the laundry room of her residence: an apartment building that was located at 96-26 64th Ave., in the Rego Park section of Que...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Dexter Pilgrim v. Wilson Flat, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2012-01-31

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 3, 2009, plaintiff Dexter Pilgrim, a 29-year-old unemployed man, fell while he was ascending the entryway steps of the residential building that is located at 401 E. 21st St., in the Prospect...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Samuel Alamo v. Joe A. Martins and Tatyana Ivankovskaya

State: NY

Date: 2012-01-09

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Bronx, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On March 2, 2009, plaintiff Samuel Alamo, a 34-year-old unemployed man, was driving on the Long Island Expressway, in Syosset. Plaintiff Juan Obando was a passenger. Their vehicle was involved in a h...

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Case Types: Civil Practice - Summary Judgment | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Labor Law 

Case: Carlos Chacha and Rosa Chacha v. Carsal Associates, Inc., DCBE, Inc., and Emerson-Classon, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2011-12-14

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On March 20, 2008, plaintiff Carlos Chacha, a demolition laborer, worked at a multi-story commercial building that was located on Classon Avenue, near its intersection at Myrtle Avenue, in the Clinto...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment | Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation 

Case: Manuel Fernandes & Maria Fernandes v. Mamadou S. Jalloh, Luxury Cars, Bogdan Wnorowski, Quigg Development Corp., and Luxury Cars Group, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2011-11-30

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Sept. 14, 2007, plaintiff Manuel Fernandes, 49, was driving near the intersection of Bruckner Boulevard and Fteley Avenue, in the Soundview Bruckner section of the Bronx. Fernandes decelerated whe...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Cheryl J. Calderon v. Teri E. Jurkschat and Bonnie J. Barker

State: NY

Date: 2011-11-30

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 15, 2004, plaintiff Cheryl Calderon was driving on Middle Country Road, near its intersection at Yaphank Middle Island Road, in Middle Island. Her vehicle collided with a vehicle that was bei...

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

Case: Hee Kyong Yoon v. Derrick C. McClae & Stephanie Y. Dawkins

State: NY

Date: 2011-11-23

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Aug. 23, 2008, plaintiff Hee Kyong Yoon, 50, a manicurist, was driving on the Cross County Parkway, in Yonkers. Her vehicle's left side collided with the right side of a vehicle that was being dri...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Manuel L. Cires v. Juan M. Dutan

State: NY

Date: 2011-10-05

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 14, 2008, plaintiff Manuel Cires, a mechanic in his 50s, was driving on the southbound side of Junction Boulevard, near its intersection at 32nd Avenue, in the East Elmhurst section of Queens...

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

Case: Tariq Tahir v. John Grgas

State: NY

Date: 2011-10-04

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 6, 2009, plaintiff Tariq Tahir, a masonry firm's owner in his early 60s, was driving in the Forest Hills section of Queens. While he was proceeding through the intersection of 69th Road and t...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment 

Case: Julio Barahona v. Felipe Roman Lima Teresa Pastilla & Nancy Rios

State: NY

Date: 2011-07-12

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 14, 2002, plaintiff Julio Barahona, 52, a deliveryman, was a front-seat passenger of a car that was being driven by Teresa Pastilla, who was traveling on Wawayanda Avenue, in Middletown. Whil...

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

Case: Rosa Parreno v. Ann E. John

State: NY

Date: 2011-07-08

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 23, 2008, plaintiff Rosa Parreno, 51, a custodial worker, was a passenger of a vehicle that was being driven by her husband, Segundo Parreno, who was traveling on the southbound side of Junct...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Tenant's Injury | Premises Liability - Apartment Building | Premises Liability - Stairs or Stairway | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Nazarena Caraballo v. 783 Beck Street Housing Development Fund Corp., Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association and Schur Management Co., Ltd.

State: NY

Date: 2011-06-29

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Bronx, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 22, 2004, plaintiff Nazarena Caraballo, 36, a customer-service representative, was returning to her apartment at 73 Beck St., in the Bronx. She claimed that she noticed that rainwater had acc...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Patricia Anderson v. The State of New York

State: NY

Date: 2011-06-23

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On May 22, 2008, claimant Patricia Anderson, a 45-year-old unemployed woman, was driving south along Merrick Boulevard, near its intersection with Archer Avenue, in the Jamaica sectiion of Queens. Th...

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

Case: Luis Caceres and Jennifer Caceres, an Infant, by Her f/n/g, Luis Caceres v. C.L. Norris

State: NY

Date: 2011-06-23

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On March 14, 2008, plaintiff Luis Caceres, 41, a Venetian blind manufacturer's employee, was driving on Hillside Avenue, near its intersection at the Van Wyck Expressway's south service road, in the ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Hiring | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Supervision 

Case: Phyllis Smith v. County of Suffolk, Metropolitan Suburban Bus Authority, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, MTA Long Island Bus, Inter-County Motor Coach, Inc. and "John Doe" (Name Being Fictitious and Unknown Representing That of the Operator)

State: NY

Date: 2011-06-15

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Dec. 27, 2006, plaintiff Phyllis Smith, 70, a retiree, was a passenger of a public bus that was traveling on John Street, in Amityville. The bus's driver stopped abruptly, and Smith was tossed out...

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

Case: Rafael & Natividad Rodriguez v. City of NY Board of Ed, NYC School Construction Authority Community School District # 20 & Public School 104

State: NY

Date: 2011-06-08

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Nov. 3, 1993, plaintiff Rafael Rodriguez, 45, a laborer, was cementing a boiler at Public School 104, in Brooklyn. He fell about 12 feet from a scaffold, and he claimed that he sustained injuries ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Jennifer Holder-Watson v. Nellis M. Rodriguez & Leidy L. Rodriguez

State: NY

Date: 2011-06-08

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 11, 2006, plaintiff Jennifer Holder-Watson, 39, a collections manager, was driving on Mosholu Parkway, near its intersection at Grand Concourse, in the Norwood section of the Bronx. Her vehic...

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Case Types: Nursing Homes - Restraints | Worker/Workplace Negligence -  

Case: Robert E Campbell as Temporary Guardian of Ester Wolkowitz v. York 72 Associates, LLC. Macklowe Management Co. Inc., & Haym Salomon Home For Nursing & Rehabilitation d/b/a We Care Partnership, Synita S. Penumalla, M.D.

State: NY

Date: 2011-05-20

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 12, 2005, plaintiff Ester Wolkowitz, 75, fell while she was exiting a revolving door that provided access to the lobby of a building that was located at 515 E. 72nd St., in Manhattan. She su...

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

Case: Nancy Franzese v. BAP Holdings L.P., and Broadway Bound of Garden City, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2011-05-12

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: At about 1 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2009, plaintiff Nancy Franzese, a sales manager in her 60s, fell while she was crossing the parking lot of the Broadway Bound Dance Center, which is located at 66 New Hyde...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment 

Case: Bridget Amann v. Scott O'Gara

State: NY

Date: 2011-05-10

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 7, 2004, plaintiff Bridget Amann, 23, a sales associate and a student, was driving on Montauk Highway, near its intersection at Tahlulah Lane, in West Islip. While she was proceeding through ...

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

Case: Johnny Felicies v. Piotr Gorecki and Tatra Express Courier Service

State: NY

Date: 2011-05-10

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 13, 2008, plaintiff Johnny Felicies, 47, a construction laborer, was motorcycling on the northbound side of Central Park West, in Manhattan. While he was approaching the intersection at West ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Lilian Hernandez v. Jose Antonio Hernandez

State: NY

Date: 2011-03-01

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On March 20, 2006, plaintiff Lilian Hernandez, 43, a payroll supervisor, was driving on 91st Avenue, through the intersection with 112th Street, in Queens. Her vehicle was broadsided by a car driven ...

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

Case: Kimberly C. Fernandez v. Patricia Galiano and Kathryn Galiano

State: NY

Date: 2011-02-09

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Sept. 12, 2007, plaintiff Kimberly Fernandez, 19, a hotel's concierge, was driving on Franklin Avenue, in Floral Park. While her vehicle was stopped at a red traffic signal, its rear end was struc...

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

Case: Benedetto Davi v. Pedro B. Huerta and Gabriel Huerta

State: NY

Date: 2011-02-08

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 27, 2007, plaintiff Benedetto Davi, 37, an architect, was driving on 26th Street, in the Ditmars Steinway section of Queens. While his vehicle was stopped, its rear end was struck by a traili...

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Case Types: Government - Municipalities | Premises Liability - Falling Object | Premises Liability - Window Accidents | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Assembly or Installation 

Case: Ricardo Sacarello v. City of New York & Crystal Windows & Door Systems and A.W.L. Industries Inc

State: NY

Date: 2010-12-29

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Rockville Centre, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 17, 2003, plaintiff Ricardo Sacarello, 43, a police detective, was engaged in the normal course of his duties at the New York City Police Department's 75th precinct headquarters, which is loc...

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

Case: Anna Pidoto v. Jasmine Limo Inc & Adolf Hanna

State: NY

Date: 2010-11-17

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Oct. 24, 2006, plaintiff Anna Pidoto, a medical secretary, was crossing between two parked cars on 48th Street in Brooklyn, between Ninth and 10th avenues, when she was struck by a vehicle driven ...

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

Case: Nicole Cervini v. Ciata Dukuly Amie A. Donzo and Kalifala Donzo

State: NY

Date: 2010-11-17

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On July 9, 2007, plaintiff Nicole Cervini, 29, a pharmaceutical sales representative, was driving on North Conduit Avenue, near its intersection at 114th Street, in the South Ozone Park section of Qu...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Tenant's Injury | Premises Liability - Apartment Building | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Adorita Felipe Appleton v. 205 East 17th Street, LLC, 2500 Bedford Avenue, LLC, Four Star Mechanical, Inc and JBR Framers, Inc

State: NY

Date: 2010-10-28

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Sept. 27, 2005, plaintiff Adorita Felipe Appleton, 43, a room service attendant for a hotel, tripped and fell on a piece of metal on the bottom step of an interior stairway leading to the lobby in...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Parked Car | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Affirmative Defenses - Contributory Negligence 

Case: Giovanni Massa and Josephine Massa v. Jose L. Guzman and Canzone Plaster, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2010-10-05

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Sept. 7, 2006, plaintiff Giovanni Massa, 69, a retiree, opened the front driver-side door of his sport utility vehicle, which was parked alongside a curb of Bruckner Boulevard, in the Bronx. The o...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Sidewalk | Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Raymond Puzzio and Kathleen Puzzio v. 2110 Barnes LLC.

State: NY

Date: 2010-09-30

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 8, 2005, plaintiff Raymond Puzzio, 65, a clerk, tripped on the sidewalk that abutted 2110 Barnes Ave., in the Pelham Parkway section of the Bronx. He fell, and he sustained an injury of a kne...

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Case Types: Negligence - Negligent Repair | Slips, Trips & Falls - Elevator | Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Elevator Accidents | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Rita Mohabir and Jaggernauth Mohabir v. 673 First Avenue Associates. L.P., S.L. Green Realty Corp., S.L. Green Mgmt. Corp., Transel Elevator Industries, Inc., H.M. Hughes, Co., Inc., and Peepels Mechanical Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2010-05-17

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On May 23, 2005, plaintiff Rita Mohabir, 51, a billing clerk, tripped while she was exiting a freight elevator at New York-Presbyterian Hospital's administrative offices, which are located on East 38...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Failure to Warn | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Mildred Avila v. Schafer Hall L.P., Schafer Mews Housing Development Fund Corp, Lithan Co., & the Lantern Group, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2010-04-29

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 5, 2002, plaintiff Mildred Avila, 48, a case manager, slipped in a hallway of the Schafer Hall support facility, which is located on 118th Street, in Manhattan. She fell, and she claimed that...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Stairs or Stairway | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Herberth Manzano, Osiris Manzano v. WOTC Tenants Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2010-03-26

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 28, 2005, plaintiff Herberth Manzano, 40, a servicer of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, slipped while he was descending an exterior stairway of Springfield Gardens Apartmen...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment 

Case: Jessie R. Dorrego v. Wheatley Kosher Restaurant Corp. and Thomas D. Ward

State: NY

Date: 2010-03-26

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Sept. 8, 2006, plaintiff Jessie Dorrego, 19, a bartender, was driving on Shelter Rock Road, near its intersection at Wimbledon Drive, in North Hills. Her vehicle's rear end was struck by a trailin...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment 

Case: Jocelyn Saunders and Janaya Reddick v. Marcelino Robles and Gabriel D. Garcia

State: NY

Date: 2010-02-11

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On March 10, 2005, plaintiff Jocelyn Saunders, 36, a nurse's aide, was driving in the Bronx. Her daughter, plaintiff Janaya Reddick, 14, was a passenger. While Saunders was stopped at the intersectio...

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

Case: Lauren Liounis v. NYCTA, Jeffrey Wilson, Chase Manhattan Auto Finance & Moussa Zlitz

State: NY

Date: 2009-12-21

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Jan. 17, 2004, plaintiff Lauren Liounis, 39, a hairdresser, was a passenger of a public bus that was traveling on the westbound side of the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, which spans Brooklyn and lower ...

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

Case: Hector Nunez v. Luis R. Zhagui

State: NY

Date: 2009-11-10

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Bronx, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 8, 2006, plaintiff Hector Nunez, 26, a high school's assistant basketball coach, was driving on the eastbound side of Queens Boulevard, near its intersection at 67th Street, in the Woodside s...

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

Case: Jane Barry v. Dimitrios Adamipis and Big Apple Roofing and Construction Corp

State: NY

Date: 2009-11-04

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 6, 2005, plaintiff Jane Barry, an administrative worker in her 60s, was driving on Fort Hamilton Parkway, in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn. As she approached the intersection at 64th S...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Inadequate or Negligent Security 

Case: Carlos Rodriguez v. The Salvation Army

State: NY

Date: 2009-11-02

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 20, 2003, plaintiff Carlos Rodriguez, 50, a homeless street vendor, was assaulted in a homeless shelter in Queens. The other man, also a resident of the shelter, was wielding a 7-inch-long ba...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Orlova Chaze v. Associated Food Stores, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2009-11-02

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On May 4, 2007, plaintiff Orlova Chaze, 40, a financial analyst, visited a supermarket that was located at 663 East Park Ave., in Long Beach. After she had completed her purchases, she exited the sto...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Basil Medina v. Aura Pujols

State: NY

Date: 2009-10-13

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 23, 2006, plaintiff Basil Medina, a 48-year-old unemployed man, was driving on Allerton Avenue, near its intersection at Yates Avenue, in the Bronx. As he proceeded through the intersection,...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Apartment | Premises Liability - Falling Object | Premises Liability - Tenant's Injury | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Alyssa Castello a Minor by Her Mother & Natural Guardian, Tracey Perez & Tracey Perez, Individually v. Ana Beatriz Casper, John T. Casper, Ceasar Linares, as Executor of the Last Will and Testament of John T. Casper, Deceased, Estate of John T. Casper & George Huertas

State: NY

Date: 2009-09-10

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 7, 2004, plaintiff Alyssa Castello, 3, was struck by a radiator that tipped and fell. The incident occurred in the kitchen of her family's residence: an apartment that was located at 664 Jama...

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

Case: Corazon Ligon v. Pereza Auto Corp. and Miguel M. Rodriguez

State: NY

Date: 2009-07-21

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Nov. 17, 2005, plaintiff Corazon Ligon, 52, a job-opportunity specialist, was struck by a livery cab. The incident occurred on Northern Boulevard, alongside its intersection at 39th Avenue, in the...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Stairs or Stairway | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Susan Marinelli v. 181 South Franklin Associates Inc., and Morris Rubin

State: NY

Date: 2009-07-09

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 27, 2006, plaintiff Susan Marinelli, 60, an administrative assistant, slipped on a stairway in her employer's premises, which were located at 181 South Franklin Ave., in Valley Stream. She fe...

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

Case: Maria S. Burgos v. 205 E.D. Food Corporation d/b/a C-Town; C-Town Supermarket and Terrinaz Enterprises, LLC.

State: NY

Date: 2009-07-02

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 25, 2006, plaintiff Maria Burgos, 68, a retiree, tripped in an aisle of a C-Town supermarket that was located at 288 Brook Ave., in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx. She fell, and she sus...

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

Case: Tasheana Sutherland v. Knickerbocker Management LLC

State: NY

Date: 2009-06-23

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 5, 2005, plaintiff Tasheana Sutherland, 23, a photographer and a receptionist, was driving on Sedgwick Avenue, in the High Bridge section of the Bronx. As she approached the intersection at U...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Apartment | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Tenant's Injury | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Elena Scopelliti v. Manhattan Beach Estates Associates, LP and Robert Palmer

State: NY

Date: 2009-06-22

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: During the morning of Jan. 25, 2005, plaintiff Elena Scopelliti, 45, a residential health-care attendant, slipped in the kitchen of her apartment, which was located at 1511 Brightwater Ave., in the B...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Sidewalk | Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Assembly or Installation 

Case: Kalliopi Tsikrikis v. City of New York 31-23 Crescent Building Corp., Betty F. Casazza, Kin K. Tam & Fei Shek Tam as Tenants in Common

State: NY

Date: 2009-06-03

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: At about 8:45 p.m. on April 27, 2004, plaintiff Kalliopi Tsikrikis, 70, a retiree, tripped on a sidewalk that was located on Crescent Street, near its intersection at 31st Road, in the Astoria sectio...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Construction - Falling Object | Strict Liability - Demolition or Blasting 

Case: Miguel Romero v. Trump Village Apartments Two LLC, Sea Breeze-West First, Inc. and Iva West Development LLC

State: NY

Date: 2009-06-03

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Aug. 23, 2005, plaintiff Miguel Romero, 44, a day laborer, was working at the removal of an existing chain link fence located around the perimeter of a vacant lot that was being readied for the co...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Crosswalk | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Motor Vehicle - Weather Conditions 

Case: Vanessa Cariddi v. Sibtul Syed Hassan Mikhal Zaslavsky, Michael Fish & Nicola Dicostanzo

State: NY

Date: 2009-05-14

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Sept. 17, 2004, plaintiff Vanessa Cariddi, 27, a professional opera singer and part-time ballet instructor, was struck by a motor vehicle that was being driven by Michael Fish. The impact occurred...

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

Case: Nwamaka Okonta v. Jhoan Fausto Auto Corp and Francisco Morla

State: NY

Date: 2009-05-13

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Bronx, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 17, 2006, plaintiff Nwamanka Okonta, 25, a nurse's aide, was a rear-seat passenger of a taxi that was traveling in the Morrisania section of the Bronx. While the taxi was stopped at the inte...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Sidewalk | Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Jimmy Rodriguez v. Queens Blvd.-40th Owners Corp., Carga y Giro, Variedades and E & S Computers, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2009-05-11

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On March 21, 2007, plaintiff Jimmy Rodriguez, 38, a copy machine technician, was driving on Queens Boulevard, near its intersection at 39th Place, in the Sunnyside section of Queens. He parked and ex...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment 

Case: Esteban Rivera and Julieann Rivera, by Her Parent and Natural Guardian, Esteban Rivera v. Theresa Panarella

State: NY

Date: 2009-05-07

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 15, 2005, plaintiff Julieann Rivera, 11, was a passenger of a vehicle that was being driven by her father, Esteban Rivera, who was traveling on the Bruckner Expressway, in the Bronx. Their v...

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

Case: Aleksey Vasilyev v. Guo Q. Liang

State: NY

Date: 2009-04-14

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Sept. 22, 2004, plaintiff Aleksey Vasilyev, a man in his 40s, was driving in Nassau County. His vehicle's rear end was struck by a trailing vehicle that was being driven by Guo Liang. Vasilyev cla...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Lena Viscardi v. Waldman Holdings Ltd, G & M Bakery Corp., Individually and Doing Business as Tropiano's Pastry Shop

State: NY

Date: 2009-04-06

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 31, 2005, plaintiff Lena Viscardi, 75, tripped on a concrete walkway that led to a side entrance of Tropiano's Pastry Shop, which is located at 1200 Forest Ave., in Richmond County. She fell,...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Residence | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Rosa Rosas v. Evangelos Letsios, also Known as Angelo Letsios

State: NY

Date: 2009-04-02

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 14, 2004, plaintiff Rosa Rosas, a 58-year-old unemployed woman, saw a sign about an apartment for rent posted in a window of a building located at 50-25 43rd St., in the Woodside section of Q...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - U-Turn | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Zinoviy Khodik v. Annette L. Cachola and Alberto Figueroa

State: NY

Date: 2009-03-26

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New York, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 16, 2005, plaintiff Zinoviy Khodik, 34, a student and a cook, was driving on the southbound side of Goulden Avenue, near its intersection at West 197th Street, in the Kings Bridge Heights sec...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case 

Case: David A. Sorto-Moran v. Robert T. Dominguez

State: NY

Date: 2009-02-03

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 17, 2005, plaintiff David Sorto-Moran, 18, a student, was struck by a minivan. The incident occurred while Sorto-Moran was standing at a bus stop that was located on South Street, in Patchogu...

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

Case: Linda Spooner-Morgan v. Willie J. Heath

State: NY

Date: 2009-01-20

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Sept. 20, 2004, plaintiff Linda Spooner-Morgan, 45, a nurse, was driving on East 222nd Street, near its intersection at Carpenter Avenue, in the Bronx. As she proceeded through the intersection, h...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Crosswalk | Motor Vehicle - Cell Phone | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Question of Lights 

Case: Tyron Heyliger an Infant by His f/n/g, Bentley Heyliger, and Bentley Heyliger, Individually v. Jack D. Green and Consolidated Edison

State: NY

Date: 2009-01-12

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Bronx, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 22, 2005, plaintiff Tyron Heyliger, 8, was struck by a van. The incident occurred in a crosswalk of the intersection of Archer Street and Taylor Avenue, in the Parkchester section of the Bro...

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Case Types: Negligence - Negligent Repair | Slips, Trips & Falls - Elevator | Premises Liability - Tenant's Injury | Premises Liability - Apartment Building | Premises Liability - Elevator Accidents | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Bruce Mantel v. Saunders Apartments, Inc. Vision Enterprise Management, LLC and Skyline Elevators, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2008-12-12

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 12, 2006, plaintiff Bruce Mantel, 56, a legally blind mailroom clerk, fell into an open elevator shaft at his residence, an apartment building that was located at 63-109 Saunders St., in the ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Joanne M. Caprisecca & Brittany Capriseca, Inft. by and Through Her p/n/g, Joanne M. Caprisecca & Anthony Caprisecca, Individually v. Richard J. Walsh

State: NY

Date: 2008-11-20

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New Hyde Park, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 13, 2003, plaintiff Joanne Caprisecca, 38, a cashier, was driving in Port Jefferson. Her daughter, plaintiff Brittany Caprisecca, 11, was a passenger. As the elder Caprisecca was turning towa...

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

Case: Francisco Mangual v. Miguel Rivera and Jennifer Solis

State: NY

Date: 2008-09-25

Experts: Dr. Michael Katz (Yonkers, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On March 11, 2005, plaintiff Francisco Mangual, a 58-year-old unemployed man, was driving on the northbound side of Hunts Point Avenue, near its intersection at Spofford Avenue, in the Hunts Point se...

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

Case: Lewis Liebetruth v. Pedro Salmeron

State: NY

Date: 2008-09-03

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Sayville, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 29, 2002, plaintiff Lewis Liebetruth, 26, an electrician, was driving on Fifth Avenue, near its intersection at Lee Avenue, in Bay Shore. When he reached the intersection, he stopped at a red...

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Case Types: Animals - Dog Bite | Strict Liability -  | Animals - Animal control 

Case: Maria Kalamarz v. Mary Ellen Yarshevitz & Anton Yarshetivz

State: NY

Date: 2008-07-24

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 20, 2005, plaintiff Maria Kalamarz, 56, a housekeeper, worked at the Brooklyn home of Anton Yarshevitz and Mary Ellen Yarshevitz. Kalamarz had made one prior visit to the home. During that o...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Irene Ortiz v. Thomas R. Glennon

State: NY

Date: 2008-07-16

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Jan. 28, 2005, plaintiff Irene Ortiz, 32, a homemaker, was driving on Sunrise Highway, in Suffolk County. She stopped when she encountered her boyfriend's vehicle, which was disabled on the side o...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation | Motor Vehicle - Alcohol Involvement-Defendant 

Case: Patricia A. Goucher & Edward V. Goucher v. Bridget V. Meli

State: NY

Date: 2008-07-10

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Sayville, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: At about 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 1, 2002, plaintiff Patricia Goucher, 49, a residential health aide, was driving on Argonne Road West, in Hampton Bays. As she decelerated and prepared to turn onto a reside...

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

Case: Henry McIntosh & Sandra McIntosh v. Deanna M. Brandi & Carl Lang

State: NY

Date: 2008-06-26

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New York, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Jan. 17, 2004, plaintiff Henry McIntosh, 47, a utility's employee, was driving in the middle northbound lane of the Major Deegan Expressway, in the Bronx. He encountered two stopped vehicles that ...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Lorenzo Lopez v. Tri M Construction Management Corp. & J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

State: NY

Date: 2008-06-25

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New York, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 24, 2004, plaintiff Lorenzo Lopez, 61, an electrician, worked at a building that was located at 450 W. 33rd St., in Manhattan. Lopez and other electricians were removing cables that were loc...

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

Case: Sonia Portillo v. Union City Mirror & Table Alfonso Severino, Jose A Guerra & Ricardo E Guerra

State: NY

Date: 2008-06-13

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 24, 2003, plaintiff Sonia Portillo, a 41-year-old unemployed woman, was a front-seat passenger of a car that was being driven by her son, Ricardo Guerra, who was traveling on Main Street, nea...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Alternative Dispute Resolution - Arbitration | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Vlad Benjamin v. Igor Shamalov, Uri Shamalov and Ilusha Shamalov

State: NY

Date: 2008-06-11

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Dec. 7, 2005, plaintiff Vlad Benjamin, 33, a paralegal, attempted to step onto the sidewalk near the driveway of 99-16 63rd Ave., in the Rego Park section of Queens....

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Peter Steffen v Bernard S. Lichtenstein

State: NY

Date: 2008-04-29

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Queens, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Dec. 28, 2005, plaintiff Peter Steffen, 33, a sanitation worker, was emptying trash cans into a sanitation truck that was double-parked on Fulton Street, near its intersection at Cliff Street, in ...

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

Case: Lloyd A. Malsin and Nancy Malsin v. Martha P. Alvarez and Jose Luis Avila Alvarez

State: NY

Date: 2008-03-18

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 10, 2005, plaintiff Lloyd Malsin, 51, an owner of a business that provides ophthalmological services, was driving on the northbound side of the Van Wyck Expressway, in the Jamaica section of ...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Ice | Government - Municipalities | Slips, Trips & Falls - Snow | Slips, Trips & Falls - Sidewalk | Slips, Trips & Falls - Slip and Fall | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Earle & Nydia Eaton v. The C.O.N.Y. & N.Y.C.D.O.T.

State: NY

Date: 2008-03-17

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Bronx, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: At about 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 28, 2004, plaintiff Earle Eaton, 79, slipped on the sidewalk of a Westchester Avenue overpass that spanned the Bronx River Parkway, in the Bronx. He sustained an injury of...

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

Case: Ho Ja Kang v. Jung Suk Kim, Gao Huiwen

State: NY

Date: 2008-03-12

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 9, 2005, plaintiff Ho Ja Kang, 46, a homemaker, was a passenger of a vehicle that was being driven by her husband, Jung Suk Kim, who was traveling on 74th Street, near its intersection at 44t...

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Case Types: Government - Municipalities | Premises Liability - Sidewalk | Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Dangerous Condition of Public Property -  | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Oliva Mendez v. City of New York, Robert Jorlett & Susan Zugaib

State: NY

Date: 2008-03-10

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Feb. 1, 2005, plaintiff Olivia Mendez, 54, an airline's freelance ticket agent, tripped on a sidewalk of 36th Street, in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn. She fell and sustained injuries of her...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment 

Case: Diana L. Grady v. Jonathan Jacobs

State: NY

Date: 2008-02-13

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Sept. 18, 2003, plaintiff Diana Grady, 23, a hospital's dining-services worker, was driving in the Rockaway Park section of Queens. As she proceeded through the intersection, her vehicle collided ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Zara Krozer v. Carlos A. Torres & Louis A. Torres

State: NY

Date: 2008-01-31

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 26, 2004, plaintiff Zara Krozer, 70, a retiree, was struck by a motor vehicle. The incident occurred on Bay Ridge Parkway, near its intersection at 21st Avenue, in the Bensonhurst section of ...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Stairs or Stairway | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Steven Berkowitz & Linda Berkowitz v. Anthony Allen Frances Allen, Martin Campise & Kim Campise

State: NY

Date: 2008-01-29

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Bronx, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 5, 2003, plaintiff Steven Berkowitz, 49, a speech therapist who treated children, tripped while descending the interior stairway of a two-family Bronx home whose upper story was occupied by a...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Sidewalk | Premises Liability - Snow and Ice | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Seva Fokina v. Mohammed Nayeem

State: NY

Date: 2007-12-04

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 22, 2005, plaintiff Seva Fokina, a 70-year-old unemployed woman, slipped on the sidewalk that abutted the intersection of 28th Street and 35th Avenue, in the Astoria section of Queens. She su...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Ellen Levine Davis v. 607 Middle Neck Road Corp dba DeFranco-Spagnolo Salon

State: NY

Date: 2007-11-08

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 23, 2004, plaintiff Ellen Levine Davis, 48, a homemaker, slipped in the entryway of DeFranco Spagnolo Salon and Day Spa, which is located at 200 Middle Neck Road, in Great Neck. She claimed t...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Apartment Building | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Etelka Roth and Leslie Roth v. Janet Sandifer and Anurhadappura Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2007-11-01

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New York, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Feb. 15, 2005, plaintiff Etelka Roth, 45, a housekeeper, worked at a condominium that was located at 399 Washington St., in Manhattan. Roth stepped onto a second-story exterior platform to clean o...

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

Case: Mimo Hong Lee v. Gannett Co., Inc. and Rochester Democrat and Chronical

State: NY

Date: 2007-10-18

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 23, 2005, plaintiff Min Hong Lee, 64, a remover of asbestos, worked at a building that was owned by the Pike Co. During the course of his duties, he fell off of a 6-foot-high scaffold. He cla...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown | Slips, Trips & Falls - Sidewalk | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Andre A. Lewis v. Con Ed

State: NY

Date: 2007-10-17

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Feb. 22, 2005, plaintiff Andre Lewis, a 36-year-old unemployed man who was attending a work-training program, lost his balance while walking across the doors of a utility vault that opens onto the...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Stairs or Stairway | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Sergy Shishov v. 760 East 10th Realty, LLC

State: NY

Date: 2007-09-25

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Jan. 17, 2004, plaintiff Sergey Shishov, a 53-year-old unemployed man, was walking with his son down a staircase in a building located at 760 East 10th St., in Brooklyn. Shishov claimed that his l...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Peter Hancock and Pisa Contracting Inc. v. Courtesy Bus Co. Inc. and Gerald Harris

State: NY

Date: 2007-09-12

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 16, 2004, plaintiff Peter Hancock, 43, a construction worker, was driving a sport utility vehicle southbound on Lawson Boulevard, at the intersection of Vermont Avenue, in Oceanside. At the s...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Tenant's Injury | Premises Liability - Apartment Building | Premises Liability - Stairs or Stairway | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Myron & Shelia Fishbane v. Chelsea Hall LLC., Chelsea Apartments LLC., & Apartment Management Associates, LLC.

State: NY

Date: 2007-08-01

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 10, 2004, plaintiff Myron Fishbane, 69, a semi-retired accountant, was entering his apartment building at 8700 25th Ave., in Brooklyn. As he attempted to go down the lobby stairs to enter the...

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

Case: Kim Winburn Patrick Winburn v. Muhammad A. Ali Alexander Tovi & Alan W. Bentz

State: NY

Date: 2007-07-26

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: During the evening of Saturday, June 30, 2001, plaintiff Kim Winburn, 46, an office manager, was a passenger of a taxi that was being driven by Muhammad Ali, who was traveling on Ninth Avenue. Winbur...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Parking Lot | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Mandy La, Individually and as Mother and Natural Guardian of Jennifer Luong, an Infant Under the Age of Fourteen Years v. 385 West John Associates

State: NY

Date: 2007-07-18

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Rockville Centre, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 2, 2003, plaintiff Jennifer Luong, 4, and her father were in the parking lot of a store that was located at 385 West John St., in Hicksville. Jennifer occupied a shopping cart that was being ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Civil Practice - Summary Judgment | Motor Vehicle - Reversing Vehicle 

Case: Wilfredo Miranda Petro Nieves & Maria Rosario v. Addicts Rehabilitation Center Fund Inc. & Mark A. Bradley

State: NY

Date: 2007-07-17

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On July 1, 2003, plaintiff Wilfredo Miranda, a 43-year-old unemployed man, was driving on East 128th Street, in Manhattan. Plaintiffs Pedro Nieves and Maria Rosario were passengers. As Miranda approa...

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

Case: Moussa Diabate Dramane Keita v. C & C Ford Sales Inc. Mansour Jobe

State: NY

Date: 2007-06-28

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New York, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 12, 2004, plaintiff Moussa Diabate, 42, the driver of a livery cab, was driving in upper Manhattan. Plaintiff Dramane Keita, 41, also the driver of a livery cab, was a front-seat passenger. ...

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Case Types: Products Liability - Design Defect | Construction - Scaffolds and Ladders | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Vincent and Angela Spitzer v. Atlantic Heydt Corp., 95 Maiden LLC., Rockrose Development Corp., 2 Gold GC LLC., and 2 Gold LLC

State: NY

Date: 2007-04-30

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On August 14, 2004, plaintiff Vincent Spitzer, 36, crane operator was working for a subcontractor, Atlantic Heydt Corp. and was dismantling a kodiac tower crane on a work platform 27 feet high in fro...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Failure to Warn | Premises Liability - Tenant's Injury | Premises Liability - Apartment Building | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Teresita Salva v. Plum Holding Corp Aras Properties

State: NY

Date: 2007-03-23

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (New York, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Feb. 28, 2004, plaintiff Teresita Salva, 57, a postal worker, was walking in front of her apartment unit in Queens. She contended that she slipped on a wet floor, fell to the ground and sustained ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Crosswalk | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Government - Municipalities | Motor Vehicle - Intersection 

Case: Elizabeth Torres v. The City of New York, New York City Police Department & Lynn Andersen

State: NY

Date: 2007-02-23

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Oct. 22, 2002, plaintiff Elizabeth Torres, 50, an executive secretary, exited her Tribeca office and crossed Greenwich Street, at the corner of Beech Street, in Manhattan. As she crossed, Lynn And...

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

Case: Jarolsaw Ludwiczak v. Mega Builders, Inc. / Mega Builders, Inc. v. Tri-State Environmental Contracting, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2007-02-21

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Oct. 2, 2003, plaintiff Jaroslaw Ludwiczak, 25, an asbestos worker, was on a suspended scaffold at 100 29th St., in Brooklyn, working to remove asbestos. While in the course of his duties, the win...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Elevator | Premises Liability - Tenant's Injury | Premises Liability - Apartment Building | Premises Liability - Elevator Accidents | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Antoinette Egan v. 2750 Johnson Owners Corp. & Lyndonville Property Mgmt Corp and Golden Elevator Company

State: NY

Date: 2007-02-08

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Feb. 13, 2001, plaintiff Antoinette Egan, 86, headed toward an elevator in her apartment building, which was located at 2750 Johnson Ave., in the Bronx. The elevator was a 40-year-old two-speed AC...

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

Case: Ella Jones v. William Braxton Marion Fraser & Kwabena Adomako, Sr.

State: NY

Date: 2006-10-05

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Bronx, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Aug. 5, 2004, plaintiff Ella Jones, 77, was a front-seat passenger of a vehicle that was being driven by Marion Fraser, who was traveling on northbound Third Avenue, near its intersection at East ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Transportation - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Government - Municipalities 

Case: Juliana Szuchopa v. New York City Transit Authority and "John Doe"

State: NY

Date: 2006-09-28

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Oct. 7, 2004, plaintiff Juliana Szuchopa, 78, was a passenger of a bus that was traveling on Route 25, in the Long Island City section of Queens. She claimed that the bus stopped abruptly and that...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Speeding | Motor Vehicle - Sideswipe | Motor Vehicle - Lane Change | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Impact | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Charles Etherson and Nancy Etherson v. Charlotte Burko Daniel C. Burko, Jr., and Polymina Maridakis

State: NY

Date: 2006-06-23

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 10, 2003, plaintiff Charles Etherson, 52, a respiratory therapist, was traveling south on the Meadowbrook State Parkway in the third lane on his way home from work. At the Southern State Park...

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

Case: Nicholas Darlow v. Hallen Cosntruction Co., Inc. and Daniel R. Hickey

State: NY

Date: 2006-06-19

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Queens, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: At about 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 21, 2005, plaintiff Nicholas Darlow, 80, was driving on the southbound side of Murray Street, near its intersection at 45th Avenue, in Queens. When Darlow reached the inter...

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

Case: Svetlana Grosman v. Giovanna Pizzino

State: NY

Date: 2006-05-16

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 19, 2002, plaintiff Svetlana Grosman 42, an osteopathic physician, was driving on westbound 19th Avenue, near its intersection at 82nd Street, in the New Utrecht section of Brooklyn. As she p...

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Case Types: Transportation - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Crosswalk | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Motor Vehicle - Right Turn 

Case: Pedro Jimenez an Infant Under the Age of 14 Yrs, by His m/m/g Amria Gordon, and Amria Gordon, Individually v. United Fleet, Inc. and Tyrone Hodge

State: NY

Date: 2006-05-01

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 19, 2002, plaintiff Pedro Jimenez, 6, a student, was being escorted by his mother, Amria Gordon, across the crosswalk of Bond Street, at its intersection with Atlantic Avenue, in Brooklyn. As...

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

Case: Valentin Ispir v. David S Hillman Yan Gilstein

State: NY

Date: 2006-04-10

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Rockville Centre, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 1, 2002, plaintiff Valentin Ispir, 40, a waiter, was traveling eastbound on the Grand Central Parkway, in Queens. A three vehicle collision occurred when Yan Gilstein stopped short and was re...

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Case Types: Construction - Accidents | Construction - Labor Law 

Case: Peter Cusumano and Jane Ann Cusumano v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority and New York City Transit Authority

State: NY

Date: 2006-03-21

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Dec. 18, 2003, plaintiff Peter Cusumano, 37, an ironworker, worked at an elevated subway station that was located at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and 23rd Street in Queens. As he was standin...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Broadside | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - No-Fault Case | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Motor Vehicle - Question of Lights 

Case: Philip A. Gonzalves & Gloria Gonzalves v. Jaqueline E. Wood & Renee L. Wood

State: NY

Date: 2006-02-21

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Jan. 12, 2003, plaintiff Philip Gonzalves, 51, a medical-chart analyst, was driving on eastbound East 50th Street, near its intersection at Park Avenue, in Manhattan. As his vehicle proceeded thro...

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

Case: Eleanor Forman v. Leon McFadden and Shreenivas R. Shah

State: NY

Date: 2006-02-16

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 6, 2003, plaintiff Eleanor Forman, a 47-year-old unemployed woman, was bicycling on westbound 26th Street, crossing Tenth Avenue, in Manhattan, when she was struck by a box truck that was bei...

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

Case: Joseph Faddool Sakyiwa Faddool & Shameika Mitchell v. Lisa A. Jones & Adolphus M. Jones

State: NY

Date: 2006-02-10

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On July 11, 2002, plaintiff Joseph Faddool, 29, a hospital's aide, was driving in the middle lane of southbound Lexington Avenue, between 115th and 116th streets, in Manhattan. His vehicle's front pa...

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

Case: Choi Wah Fung v. Fai Tam Man & Van Vien

State: NY

Date: 2006-01-19

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (New York, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Aug. 2, 2002, plaintiff Choi Wah Fung, 83, fell while walking in a crosswalk of Canal Street, at its intersection with Mott Street, in Manhattan. He ultimately claimed that he was struck by a car ...

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

Case: Kevin P McGuinn v. William A Lent

State: NY

Date: 2005-11-15

Experts: Michael Katz M.D. (Rockville Centre, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: At about 5 a.m. on Oct. 7, 2003, plaintiff Kevin McGuinn, a 40-year-old unemployed man, was struck by a motor vehicle. The incident occurred on Sunrise Highway, near its intersection with Bedford Ave...

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

Case: Kathleen Denapoli and Michael Denapoli v. Caitlin Abbott and Richard Abbott / Kathleen Denapoli and Michael Denapoli v. Family Laundry Service Inc. and Rolando Martinez

State: NY

Date: 2005-11-10

Experts: Michael J. Katz M.D. (Forrest Hills, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On April 11, 2003, plaintiff Kathleen Denapoli, 43, a bookkeeper, was driving on Corona Avenue, in Valley Stream. While stopped at a red traffic signal, her sedan was struck by a trailing minivan tha...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Store | Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Hanna Gaby v. Fanny Gottheil

State: NY

Date: 2005-08-10

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (New York, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On June 18, 2000, plaintiff Hanna Gabay, 47, a salesperson, was engaged in the normal course of her employment at Fabric Place, a retail store located at 4912 18th Ave., in the Parkville section of B...

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

Case: Donna Weiner and Norman Weiner v. William Hunt

State: NY

Date: 2005-07-15

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 10, 1999, plaintiff Donna Weiner, a 57-year-old unemployed woman, was a front-seat passenger in a vehicle that was being operated by her husband, plaintiff Norman Weiner, 72, a semi-retired m...

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

Case: Peter Stamp v. Louis Argerakis and Dianna M. Agerakis

State: NY

Date: 2005-07-15

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On April 30, 2002, plaintiff Peter Stamp, 39, an unemployed systems analyst, was driving on eastbound Maple Street, near its intersection with Rogers Avenue, in Brooklyn. As Stamp's sedan proceeded t...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Motor Vehicle - Traffic Offenses 

Case: George Elias, as Adminstrator of the Goods, Chattles & Credits Which Were of Keith G. Elias, Deceased v. BTR Inc., Milton Transportation, Inc., William D. Lewis & Jason A. Koch / Jason A. Koch v. BTR Inc., Milton Transportation, Inc. and William D. Lewis

State: NY

Date: 2005-07-11

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lynbrook, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: At approximately 9:45 p.m. on Feb. 28, 2001, plaintiff Jason Koch, an air-conditioning and refrigeration mechanic, was driving on Smithtown Avenue, near its entrance to Long Island Islip MacArthur Ai...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Crosswalk | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Donald Elisano v. L.I.C. Rest Group Operations, LLC and Dorian Scott

State: NY

Date: 2005-06-10

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 16, 2002, plaintiff Donald Elisano, 41, a communications consultant, was struck by a delivery van. The incident occurred in the crosswalk of Broadway, at its intersection with West 50th Stree...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Health Club 

Case: Petra Maxwell v. Town Sports International Inc a/k/a New York Sports Clubs and Lydia Pena

State: NY

Date: 2005-04-18

Experts: Michael Katz (Melville, NY) Exercise

Summary: On Aug. 14, 2002, plaintiff Petra Maxwell, 44, the director of a vocational school, presented to a Queens health club, where she had undergone a prior personal-training workout. On this occasion, Max...

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

Case: Eric Matthews and Diana Matthews v. Kevin M McCormack, Clair L. Kerrick Sr., Keith Titus Corp and Page Transportation, Inc. / Kevin & Kathy McCormack v. Clair L. Kerrick Sr Keith Titus Corp and Page Trnasportation, Inc. / Kenneth Schalk v. Clair L. Kerrick Sr. Keith Titus Corporation, Page Transportation. Inc., and Richard L. Vankeuren / Carley Gervais, John LaMacchia & Michael MacIvor v. Page Transportation, Inc., Keith Titus Corp., Clair L. Kerrick, Sr., Richard L. Vankeuren

State: NY

Date: 2005-04-12

Experts: Michael Katz (Brooklyn, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: At approximately midnight on Sept. 9, 2002, plaintiff Kevin McCormack was driving westbound on Interstate 90, in Batavia, N.Y. His passengers were a group of musicians, plaintiffs Carley Gervais, 28...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Gianna Mirra Bruno and Michael Bruno v. Petrocelli Electric Co., Inc., New York Paving, Inc., Consolidated Edison of New York & the City of New York

State: NY

Date: 2005-02-15

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On March 31, 1999, plaintiff Gianna Mirra Bruno, 35, a school bus driver, tripped in the crosswalk of Broadway, at its intersection with 47th Street, in New York. She fell and sustained a knee injury...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Slip and Fall | Premises Liability - Apartment Building | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition | Premises Liability - Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance 

Case: Haydee Nisivocca v. Tabs Real Estate Inc, Irving Domnitch, Charles R. Hendry, Hane Ann Martin a/k/a Jane Hendry Martin, Malcolm B. Hendry Jr, and Douglas E Hendry as Successors in Interest to Malcolm B Hendry, Elizabeth Hendry, His wife and Charles Hendry and Queensland Realty Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2004-12-15

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 18, 2003, plaintiff Haydee Nisivocca, 71, a bakery worker, slipped while attempting to retrieve mail in the lobby of her apartment building at 40-05 Hampton St. in Elmhurst. She fell and sust...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Red Light 

Case: Kelvin Walker v. City of New York New York City Department of Transporation & Bal Chin

State: NY

Date: 2004-10-29

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 28, 2001, plaintiff Kelvin Walker, 37, a sanitation-department employee, was stopped at a red light at the intersection of 53rd Street and 2nd Avenue in Brooklyn when his 1995 Buick was struc...

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

Case: Adelmo & Elizabeth Rubio Nancianne Rubio an Infant by Her Parent and Natural Guardian, Elizabeth Rubio, abd Brandon Rubio an Infant by His Parent and Natural Guardian, Elizabeth Rubio v. Thomas A. Madeo and Sandra M Cano

State: NY

Date: 2004-10-25

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On Aug. 13, 1999, plaintiff Adelmo Rubio, 40, a waiter and student, was driving on Richmond Road, near its intersection with Aultman Avenue, in Richmond County. Rubio's wife, plaintiff Elizabeth Rubi...

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Case Types: Negligence - Negligent Repair | Slips, Trips & Falls - Elevator | Slips, Trips & Falls - Trip and Fall 

Case: Rachel DeJesus v. Otis Elevator Co.

State: NY

Date: 2004-06-17

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 17, 2001, plaintiff Rachel DeJesus, 47, a clerical aide, tripped and fell in the lobby of the Rusk Institute, which is located on 34th Street in New York....

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

Case: Siobhan Reid v. Linda Kurecka, Nicholas Mancuso, John Rodell / John Rodell v. Linda Kurecka & Nicholas Mancuso / Nicholas Mancuso v. John Rodell, Siobhan Reid & Linda Kurecka

State: NY

Date: 2004-03-12

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On July 11, 2001, plaintiffs Nicholas Mancuso, 21, a parcel deliveryman, Siobhan Reid, 21, a salesperson, and John Rodell, a 24-year-old unemployed man, sustained injuries in a motor vehicle collisio...

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Stairs or Stairway | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition 

Case: Elena Vichnevskaia and Konstantin Karmazin v. 200 West 86th Apartment Corp.

State: NY

Date: 2004-01-15

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 21, 2001, plaintiff Elena Vichnevskaia, 53, a billing clerk, was injured in a trip-and-fall accident outside a residential cooperative building located at 200 W. 86th St. in New York. Vichnev...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Adrian Colon, an Infant, by His Mother and Natural Guardian, Gloria Colon, and Gloria Colon, Individually v. Zoar Ferreras and Marilyn Vasquez

State: NY

Date: 2003-08-07

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Bronx, NY) Diagnostic Radiology

Summary: Infant plaintiff Adrian Colon, 11, claimed that he was struck by a 1997 Toyota Camry while crossing West 174th Street, between Grand Avenue and Macombs Road in the Bronx, N.Y. The incident occurred a...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian 

Case: Cathy Hallivis and Maurice Hallivis v. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, The City of New York, Ndiaye Mamadoa, and Arkady Eppel

State: NY

Date: 2003-04-17

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: Plaintiff Cathy Hallivis, 33, was struck by a cab while crossing 50th Street, at its intersection with First Avenue in New York. The incident occurred at approximately 8 p.m. on March 12, 1997....

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Case Types: Premises Liability - Sidewalk | Premises Liability - Trip and Fall | Premises Liability - Dangerous Condition of Public Property 

Case: Doris Vividor v. City of New York

State: NY

Date: 2003-02-27

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: Plaintiff Doris Vividor, 64, a homemaker, claimed that she tripped and fell due to a missing section of curb at the southwest corner of 73rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan, N.Y. Vividor con...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Pedestrian | Damages - Pain and Suffering 

Case: Donald Washburn v. William St. Pierre

State: NY

Date: 2003-01-31

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: Plaintiff Donald Washburn, 35, brought this action for injuries sustained when he was hit by defendant William St. Pierre's vehicle at the intersection of Mamaroneck Avenue and Jackson Avenue in Mama...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Left Turn 

Case: Zoe Prasskos v. Francis and Ann Russo

State: NY

Date: 2002-12-11

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: Plaintiff Zoe Prasskos, 24 a dental student, claimed injuries stemming from a traffic accident with defendant Francis Russo. Prasskos contended that she was driving in the traffic circle surrounding ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Right Turn | Motor Vehicle - Intersection | Motor Vehicle - Underinsured Motorist 

Case: Andrew Whittingham v. Windsor Insurance Company

State: NY

Date: 2002-11-11

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: This SUM arbitration arose out of a motor-vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Linden Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue in Brooklyn, N.Y. Plaintiff Andrew Whittingham, 34, a highway-...

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Case Types: Hotel/Restaurant -  | Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: William Horn v. Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania

State: NY

Date: 2002-10-16

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Manhattan, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: Plaintiff, a 39-year-old lawyer, claimed that at 9:30 PM on 1/31/00 he tripped and fell as he exited the Penn Club, located on W. 44th St. in Manhattan. Plaintiff claimed that the area at the bottom...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Adamina Vasquez v. Consolidated Edison of New York, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2002-04-15

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (New York, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: This accident occurred on 1/14/97 at the intersection of Broadway and Wall St. in Manhattan. Plaintiff, a 45-year-old administrative assistant, tripped and fell on a defective Con Edison grating. D...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Maricy Kartychak v. Con Edison

State: NY

Date: 2001-08-20

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (New York, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: Pltf., a 36-year-old homemaker and part-time business consultant, claimed that on 2/16/94 at 3 PM, several days after a major snowstorm, she fell approximately 12 feet into a Con Edison manhole near ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  

Case: Anthony Johnson Deroy and Nadine Codrington Johnson v. Mario Amoroso and Jean Annecco

State: NY

Date: 2001-06-04

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (New York, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: Pltf., a 32-year-old office worker, was the driver of a car traveling eastbound on Merrick Blvd. in Queens on 4/19/97. Deft. was traveling westbound and made a U-turn at the intersection of 243rd St...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Question of Lights 

Case: Everheart Gillian v. Nurten and Anibal Karol

State: NY

Date: 2001-03-20

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lynbrook, NY) Radiology

Summary: At approximately 2:20 PM on 6/20/97, Pltf., a nurse's aide in her 40s, was traveling westbound on Rte. 454 in Hauppauge, approaching the intersection of Rte. 347. Deft. Karol was proceeding east on ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender 

Case: Abraham and Aviva Alhadef v. Paul Pollack, M.D.

State: NY

Date: 2001-03-08

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lawrence, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On 2/23/96, Pltf., a 64-year-old computer business owner, was traveling on an eastbound ramp of the Verrazano Pkwy. that led to the Belt Pkwy. in Brooklyn when one of his car''s tires became flat. He...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender 

Case: Abraham and Aviva Alhadef v. Paul Pollack, M.D.

State: NY

Date: 2001-03-08

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lynbrook, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: On 2/23/96, Pltf., a 64-year-old computer business owner, was traveling on an eastbound ramp of the Verrazano Pkwy. that led to the Belt Pkwy. in Brooklyn when one of his car's tires became flat. He...

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Case Types: Slips, Trips & Falls - Falldown 

Case: Howard Winell v. 185 West End Avenue Owners Corp. and Insignia Residential Group, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2000-10-25

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (New York, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: Pltf., a 61-year-old investment advisor, claimed that on 11/30/98 at approximately 7 AM, he was walking out of the lobby of Deft.''s building when he tripped on a defective mat, causing him to fall. ...

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Case Types: Products Liability -  

Case: Paul and Gina Tomossone v. Ottawa Truck Corporation v. Sunnydale Farms, Inc.

State: NY

Date: 2000-04-12

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Flushing, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: On 2/11/93 at 7:30 PM, Pltf., a 26-year-old yard jockey for Sunnydale Farms in Brooklyn, allegedly slipped and fell from the top step of a yard tractor''s three-step rear access system as he attempte...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Transportation - Bus 

Case: Kelvin Ferreira v. Two Daughters Enterprises and Sun Jet Transportation

State: NY

Date: 1999-09-21

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Radiology

Summary: Pltf. was a 53-year-old truck driver at the time of this accident, which took place on 7/29/94 on Hwy. 401, just outside of Toronto, Canada. Pltf., the president of a Trinidadian sports club, had cha...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  

Case: Sheik and Nisha Kaiuyum and Krishnalall and Nazeila Hiralall v. Julio and Bernice Martino

State: NY

Date: 1999-09-16

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lynbrook, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: The accident occurred on 6/19/94 at 1 PM. Pltf. Sheik Kaiuyum (65% liable), a 48-year-old school bus driver, was driving a car in which Pltfs. Nisha Kaiuyum, a 38-year-old homemaker, Krishnalall Hir...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign 

Case: Judith Thomas v. Chester Pulaski

State: NY

Date: 1998-12-21

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Radiology

Summary: Pltf., a 42-year-old health care aide at the time, claimed that on 9/17/92 she was injured in a motor vehicle accident, which took place at the intersection of Newkirk Ave. and E. 18th St. in Brookly...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  

Case: Carmela, Joanne, and Andre Proserpio and Maria Pennino v. Joseph Marino and George Proserpio

State: NY

Date: 1998-04-27

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Cedarhurst, NY) Orthopedic surgery

Summary: The accident occurred at 6:30 PM on 7/21/94 at the intersection of 150th St. and 23rd Ave. in Bayside. Pltf. Maria Pennino, a 52-year-old homemaker, was a passenger in the Proserpio vehicle, along w...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender 

Case: Kenneth Roper v. Con Edison

State: NY

Date: 1998-03-10

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lynbrook, NY) Orthopedics

Summary: Pltf., a 47-year-old investigator for the New York State Corrections Dept., claimed that on 3/30/95, he was injured in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of 21st St. and 34th Ave. in Queens...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Stop Sign 

Case: Michael Vira v. Tracy Terrana, John and Vasil Vira

State: NY

Date: 1998-02-17

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lido Beach, NY) Radiology

Summary: Pltf., a 14-year-old student at the time, was a front seat passenger in a vehicle driven by his brother, Deft. John Vira (30% liable), which was involved in a collision on 1/16/93 with the Terrana ve...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Bus | Transportation - Bus | Motor Vehicle - Left Turn | Motor Vehicle - Passenger 

Case: Sonia Holmes-Anderson v. Liberty Lines Express, Inc.; Joseph Gargiuolo; and Rudean Leinaeng

State: NY

Date: 1997-02-19

Experts: Dr. Michael J. Katz MD (Lynbrook, NY) Orthopedic Surgery

Summary: Facts: On 8/17/93 at 7 PM, Pltf., a media advertiser in her 40s, was a passenger on Deft.''s commuter bus driven by Deft. Gargiuolo (20% liable) when it was involved in an accident with Deft. Leinaen...