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$1,900,000 Settlement for Slip and Fall Accident in the Workplace

Plaintiff slipped and fell at her place of employment while walking down freshly mopped steps. As a result of her fall, the Plaintiff suffered neck and back injuries, including three cervical disc bulges and four cervical disc herniations. As a result of her injuries, she was required to undergo a cervical fusion surgery and subsequently a lumbar fusion surgery. The Plaintiff also made a claim for future lost wages as she was disabled from returning to work and a claim for her future medical needs and costs related thereto.

Settlement Amount
The case settled before trial for $1,900,000.


The case was handled by Daniel P. O’Toole and Frederick C. Aranki

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Slip/Trip and Fall Accidents at Work

One of the leading causes of work injuries, slips, trips, and falls can result in serious injuries to workers, including but not limited to: head injuries, broken bones, herniated discs, knee injuries, and more.

If you’ve been hurt in a slip and fall accident, whether at your place of employment or in another location, you may be eligible for compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other damages. Our lawyers are skilled at litigating slip/trip and fall accident lawsuits and have recovered significant compensation for injury victims in New York.

Results for injured workers include:

  • $3,125,000 recovery for an employee who slipped on debris and fell down a flight of stairs
  • $3,000,000 settlement for a worker who sustained knee and shoulder injuries after he tripped on wires and fell at his place of employment
  • $2,650,000 settlement for an electrician foreman who tripped and fell on the stairway at a construction site in downtown Manhattan

To date, Block O’Toole & Murphy attained well over $1.5 billion in verdicts and settlements for our clients. To better understand your legal rights after a serious accident, call Block O’Toole & Murphy today: 212-736-5300.

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