Throughout his career, New York personal injury lawyer Marc Albert has developed a strong track record of success, earning numerous multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements for many of his clients. Some of his most recent results include:
- $17.895M Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Settlement – Bus Accident
After nearly six years of litigation, in November 2011, Mr. Albert brought the catastrophic Windsor Wildcats bus accident case to a successful conclusion reaching a settlement agreement with the defendants that would compensate his clients the sum of $17.895 Million. This tragic accident occurred when a coach bus, being operated by a 24 year old driver with virtually no bus driving experience and carrying an under 21 female Canadian hockey team, the Wildcats, veered off the road on Route I390 near Geneseo and struck a 70 tractor trailer head on that was illegally parked on the shoulder. As a result of the accident, four people were tragically killed and countless others catastrophically injured. Mr. Albert presided over the case from the very outset to the day in which a settlement was agreed upon.
- $3.25M Medical Malpractice Settlement – Failure to Diagnose Meningitis
Representation of a 10 year old boy who suffered brain damage as a result of a hospital’s failure to timely diagnose and treat bacterial meningitis. This medical malpractice action, which was brought in Supreme Court, Kings County proceeded to mediation once the case was placed on the Court’s trial calendar, where a settlement was reached on behalf of our client in the sum of $3.25 million.
- $2.9M Wrongful Death Settlement – Boating Accident
Representation of the family of a 43 year old successful technologist who was tragically killed when a boat, on which he was a passenger, struck the Greenport jetty in Eastern Long Island causing him to be ejected from the boat where he ultimately drowned. The case was brought in the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York on behalf of what truly was a wonderful family – his loving wife and two beautiful children. Marc obtained a $2.9 million pre-trial settlement in this matter.
- $2.3M Settlement for Failure to Evacuate a Cerebral Hemorrhage
Representation of a 62 year old Staten Island man who suffered an injury to his brain as a result of the defendant neurosurgeon’s failure to timely, properly and fully evacuate a cerebral hemorrhage during a craniotomy. The case was brought in Supreme Court, Richmond County and was ultimately settled for the sum of $2.3 million.
- $2.25M Personal Injury Verdict – Bus Accident
In the first damages trial held in the Supreme Court, Livingston County relating to the tragic Windsor Wildcats bus accident, Mr. Albert obtained a $2.25 Million Verdict on behalf of three of his clients who were injured in the crash. The verdict was one of the largest in the history of Livingston County and played a significant role bringing about the $36 Million global settlement of the case that was entered into in November, 2011.
- Confidential Seven Figure Settlement – School Abuse
Representation of 11 children who suffered physical and emotional injuries as a result of abuse by staff at a public act school. The case was brought in the Supreme Court, Bronx County and was brought to conclusion with a confidential seven-figure pre-trial settlement.
• $2M Medical Malpractice Settlement – Negligent Performance of Mediastinoscopy and Biopsy
Representation of the family of a 30 year old woman who tragically died following a mediastinoscopy and biopsy surgical procedure during which her Superior Vena Cava was torn. In this Supreme Court, New York County case, the plaintiff alleged that the defendant surgeon was negligent in the decision to perform the subject surgery given the patient’s history of Superior Vena Cava Syndrome and deviated from the standard of care in the manner in which he performed the surgery, causing massive bleeding and ultimately death. The case was brought to a conclusion with a $2 Million pre-trial settlement.
- $1.7M Medical Malpractice Settlement – Failure to Diagnose Renal Disease
Representation of a 44 year old corrections officer who was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease, only after his physician failed to recognize signs of kidney disease and increasingly alarming blood test results over an almost two year period. This medical malpractice action concluded with a $1.7 million settlement.
- $1.646M Personal Injury Settlement – Pedestrian Knockdown
Representation of a 43 year old Bronx man who suffered serious injuries to his lower back requiring surgical intervention when, while removing a bag from the trunk of a taxi, he was struck from behind by an oncoming van and pinned between the van and the taxi. The case was brought in Supreme Court, Bronx County and was ultimately settled for the sum of $1,646,000.
- $1.5M Personal Injury Settlement – Negligent Supervision
Representation of the family of a 83 year old woman who was brutally assaulted by the husband of a home health aide who had been hired by the family to assist with caring for the woman’s disabled spouse. Approximately one week prior to the incident, the home health aide brought her husband, who was a convicted felon and a drug addict, to the home of my clients, a direct violation of her company’s protocols. On that day, the aide walked with her husband into the home through a kitchen door that was always left unlocked by the couple so as to allow the aides access. Seeing that a man that they did not know had entered their home, my clients politely asked the man to leave, which he did. However, one week later, the man returned, walked through the unlocked kitchen door, tied the elderly woman up at knifepoint and beat her within an inch of her life. My client suffered irreversible brain damage in the attack, and ultimately died from her injuries approximately two years later. The suit was brought in the Supreme Court, Erie County against the Home Health Aide, her husband and her employer and was settled during a mediation proceeding for the sum of $1.5M.
- $1.4M Personal Injury Verdict – Premises Liability
Representation of a 53 year old woman who sustained a serious ankle injury as a result of a slip and fall accident at the Met Life Building in Manhattan. Together with Chris Seeger, Marc proceeded to trial on the case before a Supreme Court, New York County jury. With the defendants’ having a settlement offer of $300,000 on the table, which our client rejected, the jury came back with a verdict for the plaintiff in the amount of $1.4 million.
- $1.35M Personal Injury Settlement – Pedestrian Knockdown
Representation of a 90 year old woman who sustained serious personal injuries from which she ultimately died as a result of a motor vehicle accident. The woman was crossing the street in a crosswalk in Manhattan when an oncoming vehicle made a left turn directly into her, knocking her to the ground. The case was brought in Supreme Court, New York County and was settled prior to trial for the sum of $1.35M.
- $1.3M Wrongful Death Settlement – Medical Malpractice
Representation of the family of a 43 year old healthy woman who tragically died following a negligently performed neurosurgical procedure. The case, which was brought in the Supreme Court, Orange County on behalf of her loving husband and son, was settled at a pre-trial conference for the sum of $1.3 million.
- $1.2M Personal Injury Settlement – Motorcycle Accident
Representation of a 45 year old man who suffered serious and permanent injuries, including fractures of the leg and shoulder requiring surgery, as a result of a motorcycle accident. The offending vehicle proceeded through a stop sign and failed to yield the right of way to my client, a lawful motorist who was proceeding straight on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan. The case was brought in Supreme Court, New York County and was settled for the sum of $1.2M during a Mediation.
- $1.075M Personal Injury Verdict – Premises Liability
Representation of a 32 year old New York City resident who suffered serious injuries to his right leg when he was struck by a gunshot from a range of less than ten feet while participating in a hunting excursion in Chico, California. The case, which was brought in Superior Court, San Francisco County was settled for the sum of $1,075,000.
- $1M Personal Injury Settlement – Construction Accident
Representation of a 43 year old construction worker who was injured while working in a trench at Ground Zero. This personal injury case, which was brought in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, resulted in a $1 million settlement.
- $850K Personal Injury Settlement – Construction Accident
Representation of a 31-year-old Brazilian laborer who suffered serious injuries to his cervical spine as a result of a fall from a scaffold to the ground below. The accident occurred while the plaintiff was working for a masonry contractor at a New Jersey State School Construction Authority project. The case was brought in Middlesex County against several contractors on the project whom plaintiff claimed did not provide our client with proper fall protection and equipment. The case was settled on behalf of our client for the amount of $850,000 on the eve of jury selection.
- $850K Personal Injury Settlement – Premises Liability
Representation of a 71 year old woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of a fall over a protruding piece of metal which was sticking out of the ground at a New York State owned park in Brooklyn. The injury resulted in significant memory and cognitive impairment. An action was commenced in the New York Court of Claims against the State of New York and a settlement was reached on the eve of trial for the sum of $850,000.
- $816K Personal Injury Settlement – Premises Liability
Representation of a 58 year old Pennsylvania resident who was suffered serious injuries to her lower back as a result of a fall of approximately eight feet to a cement ground while visiting New York and going on the New York Skyride attraction. She fell after deciding just before the ride started that she did not want to go on the ride and got out of her seat to leave the venue. A door, which was supposed to prevent access to the area of this eight foot drop, had not been closed by the ride’s attendants. The case was brought in the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York and was ultimately settled for the sum of $816,284.00.
- $730K Medical Malpractice Settlement – Failure to Diagnose Vascular Disease
Representation of a 21-year-old client who suffered serious injuries when his peripheral vascular disease was not diagnosed and treated by his primary care physician in a timely manner. The case, which was brought in Circuit Court, Arlington County, resulted in a $730,000 medical malpractice settlement.
- $717K Personal Injury Settlement – Pedestrian Struck by Truck
Representation of a 55 year old woman who suffered serious injuries to her right leg and arm when she was struck by a commercial truck while lawfully crossing the street. The case, which was brought in the Supreme Court, New York County settled during the course of discovery for the sum of $717,500.
- $675K Personal Injury Settlement – Motor Vehicle Accident
Representation of a 38 year old man who suffered serious injuries to his right leg as a result of a motor vehicle accident which occurred just outside Albany, New York. The case was brought in Supreme Court, Greene County and our client was ultimately compensated with a $675,000 pre-trial settlement.
- $600K Personal Injury Settlement – Construction Accident
Representation of a 41 year old New York City Fire Department worker who suffered injuries to his right knee and lower back as a result of a fall while descending an unstable exterior staircase at a Staten Island firehouse that was in the process of being constructed. The action was brought in Supreme Court, Kings County and settled for the sum of $600,000 following jury selection at trial.
- $600K Medical Malpractice Settlement – Failure to Diagnose Heart Disease
- $575K Settlement – Drug Companies Failure to Warn of Catastrophic Side Effect
Representation of a 7 year old boy who suffered a severe allergic reaction, Steven’s Johnson Syndrome, marked by severe burns to his body following ingestion of Biaxin, an antibiotic of Abbott Laboratories. An action was commenced in the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York on behalf of our client against Abbott alleging the failure to properly and adequately warn of this potentially catastrophic side effect. The case was ultimately settled for the sum of $575,000.
- $537K Personal Injury Settlement – Motor Vehicle Accident
Representation of a 68 year old woman who suffered internal injuries, including but not limited to a lacerated spleen requiring a splenectomy when she was struck by a commercial vehicle while crossing the street. The case was brought in Supreme Court, Nassau County and a pre-trial settlement was reached in the amount of $537,500.
- $500K Personal Injury Settlement – Motor Vehicle Accident
Representation of a 54 year old Queens man who suffered serious neck injuries requiring surgical intervention as a result of a motor vehicle accident. The case was brought in Supreme Court, Queens County and was settled prior to jury selection for $500,000.
Please contact us today to schedule your free initial consultation. Marc Albert serves clients throughout the New York City metropolitan area from his offices in Queens, Manhattan, and Long Island.