New York Car
Significant Cases & Settlements
Municipal Liability Cases
Off-duty Police Officer Shoots
Bystander in Car
While a customer at a Brooklyn beauty parlor, an off-duty
NYPD officer gave chase to robbery suspects. He alleged that
the suspects fired a gun. He claimed to have returned fire
and hit the innocent driver of a car stopped at a light. Keith
McKinley was a 43-year-old bank clerk when he was shot. He
suffered a serious head wound. Keith Kleinick obtained a $1.5
million settlement for Mr. McKinley who is now on permanent
$700,000 in Lead Poisoning Case
From October 1992 to April 1994 (before his children were
found to have elevated blood lead levels) the father of seven-year
and three-year-old daughters made numerous complaints regarding
peeling paint in their apartment. However, no action was taken.
A ten-day trial concluded with a verdict of $700,000 on behalf
of the sisters.
$4.2 Million Settlement in Automobile Accident Case
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Other Significant Cases & Settlements
$5 Million in Medical Malpractice Case
A 29-year-old lawyer went to a Manhattan Hospital for treatment
of low sodium. She was given too much sodium to correct her
condition, known as hyponatremia. Physicians failed to monitor
the procedure and her reaction properly. As a result, she
suffered permanent brain damage and double vision. In addition,
she is prone to falling and injuring herself. WKW obtained
a $5 million settlement in 2003.
$3.86 Million in Partial Collapse of Building
A worker sustained multiple fractures of vertebrae and tibia/fibula
when the parapet of wall falls. He suffered scarring, deforming
disfigurement, psychological and neurological damages and
multiple surgeries were required. Defendants conceded liability
at trial and upon hearing medical and economic expert testimony,
court awarded $3.86 million.
$1.5 Million in Premises Liability Case
A 79-year-old woman suffered four pelvic fractures and was
bedridden for the remaining year of her life due to a fall
caused by a selector malfunction which caused the elevator
at her daughter's residence to stop in an unleveled position.
A three-week trial concluded with a $1.5 million verdict.
College Student Exposed to Toxic Matter
A 21-year-old design school student was in an area of the
school that was improperly ventilated. She was exposed to
toxic chemicals including Benzine and developed aplastic amenia.
Andrew Weitz obtained a $900,000 settlement for her.
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