$2,450,000 Settlement in Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit
In a New York motorcycle accident lawsuit, our client was riding his Harley Davidson along 7th Avenue in Brooklyn when he collided with another vehicle at or near an intersection. As a result of the crash, he sustained serious injuries, including a fractured skull and retrograde amnesia. Represented by the Law Firm of Block O’Toole & Murphy, he received $2.45 million in compensation.
Court and County
Age and Occupation of Plaintiff
Description of Case
Plaintiff was operating his Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on 7th Avenue while wearing a toy helmet when the Defendants traveling northbound on 7th Avenue made a left turn at or near the intersection with Prospect Avenue causing the accident.
Plaintiff sustained a fractured skull and multiple hematomas causing him to undergo a craniotomy/craniectomy and causing permanent cognitive disorder. The Hospital records state that Plaintiff was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Plaintiff was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Plaintiff had retrograde amnesia and could not testify to his wearing a helmet.
This case was handled by Partners Jeffrey A. Block and Daniel P. O’Toole
In 2016 alone, Block O’Toole & Murphy recovered 6 of the 10 Highest Motor Vehicle Settlements in New York State. Our lawyers work tirelessly to fight for every dollar that our clients are legally entitled to. For a free legal consultation, call 212-736-5300 today.
Top Results in Motorcycle Accident Lawsuits
The Law Firm of Block O’Toole & Murphy achieved some of the highest verdicts and settlements in motorcycle accident cases in New York State. Select results for injured motorcyclists include:
- $14,000,000 jury verdict in a Nassau County case for a motorcyclist who had to sustain a below-the-knee amputation after he was hit by a truck
- $2,325,000 settlement in a Bronx case for a motorcycle rider who suffered multiple fractures and was disabled from employment after he collided with a vehicle making a left turn
- $1,500,000 settlement in a New York Supreme case for a motorcyclist who was hit by a fire truck in Governors Island
- $950,000 recovery for a Long Island motorcyclist who collided with a tractor trailer that was making a right turn