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$1,500,000 Settlement for Multiple Fractures, Including a Broken Sternum, After Car Accident

Our client, a 70-year-old homemaker, was a passenger in a car driven by her husband when they were hit head-on by another vehicle. As a result of the crash, she sustained serious injuries, including a broken sternum and fractures to her knees and ankles. Represented by Block O’Toole & Murphy, she received $1.5 million in compensation.

Court and County
Supreme Queens

Age and Occupation of Plaintiff
Plaintiff was a 70-year-old retired homemaker

Description of Case
This was head-on car collision resulting from a cross over on a two lane roadway. Plaintiff was a passenger in the car operated by her husband.

Plaintiff sustained fractures to her knees, ankles and sternum as a result of being struck head on by another vehicle.

Settlement Amount

This case was handled by Partner Jeffrey A. Block.

To discuss your case with a qualified accident attorney, please call 212-736-5300 today. We offer free legal consultations to victims hurt in car crashes, on-the-job falls, and other serious accidents.

Broken Bone Auto Injury Lawsuits

The lawyers at Block O’Toole & Murphy are experienced in litigating cases for clients who suffered broken bones after a car accident and have attained some of the top auto injury results in New York State. In 2016 alone, the law firm achieved 6 of the 10 Highest Motor Vehicle Settlements in New York State.

Select results for clients who suffered broken bones include:

  • $32,756,156 jury verdict for a Vietnam veteran who suffered serious injuries, including multiple broken bones, after he was hit by a car
  • $13,000,000 settlement for a 24-year-old client who was hit by a car while walking home at night and sustained multiple injuries, including fractures to her pelvis and humerus
  • $8,800,000 settlement for a pedestrian who suffered broken bones, TBI, and other injuries after she was struck by a van

To learn more about our auto accident results, please visit our Motor Vehicle Verdicts & Settlements page.

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