$1,750,000 Settlement for Security Officer Who Sustained Spine & Knee Injuries Requiring Surgery


Plaintiff was a 41 year old security officer at Barnard College at the time of the accident.


At the time of the accident, Plaintiff was driving home from work on Rockaway Beach Boulevard when his vehicle was struck on the front driver's side by a marked NYPD vehicle that entered an intersection without stopping and while traveling the wrong way down a one way street. The NYPD vehicle was not responding to an emergency and was not utilizing its lights or sirens.


Plaintiff suffered injuries to his neck and a worsening of pre-existing injuries to his back and right knee. As a result, Plaintiff underwent arthroscopic surgery to his right knee and a surgery to his cervical spine.


The matter was settled prior to jury selection by partners Jeffrey A. Block and S. Joseph Donahue.