$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
Our lawyers fight aggressively for every dollar that our clients are legally entitled to. In told, we’ve recovered well over $1.5 billion for clients in serious personal injury matters. 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