Slip, Trip & Falls

$2.25 million verdict – A Bronx jury awarded Ms. Colon for a trip and fall accident. Miss Colon was caused to fall when she moved to the right to allow a pedestrian to pass, and her foot rolled to the outside due to the sidewalk being unleveled with the adjoining grass, resulting in a fractured ankle. Learn More

In The News – Alomar v Khan – A customer slipped as a result of the store’s staff not warning of an open stairway. Burns & Harris helped the customer recover $750,000 in injuries. Learn More

Automobile Accidents

$675,000 verdict – A Bronx jury awarded Mr. Hardy for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Mr. Hardy’s vehicle was struck when an ambulette attempted to turn left. Mr. Hardy sustained injuries to his knee, shoulder, and foot… Learn More

In The News – Peters-Martini v City of New York Department of Sanitation – Ms. Martini was injured when a sanitation snow plow pushed a trash can through the windows of a Queens restaurant. Learn More

Construction Accidents

$12.5 million verdict – A Bronx jury awarded John Doe over $12 million for an accident on a construction site. John Doe was working when a piece of scaffold weighing 35 pounds fell, striking John Doe in the lower back. Learn More

In The News – John Doe v. Clinton Green South and Bovid Lend Lease – The INSIDER EXCLUSIVE “Goes Behind The Headlines” in this TV Special… “SAFETY ON THE JOB – Leon G.’s Story” to examine how Seth A. Harris, Ptr Burns & Harris successfully got justice for Leon. Learn More