Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. has earned a reputation for relentlessly pursuing our clients’ rightful money and benefits from individuals, corporations and government agencies that cause serious accidents.
$265 millionWrongful Death Case
$265,000,000 Global recovery representing 1 of 8 wrongful death victims in Amtrak train wreck.
$7 millionElectrician Injured After Falling from a Ladder
Electrician Injured After Falling from a Ladder.
$6 millionUnion Laborers Hit by Vehicle
We won a $6 million verdict for two construction laborers, members of Local 1298, who were hit by a vehicle. One of the construction workers sustained a right leg injury that ultimately required an above-the-knee amputation. The other client sustained crush injuries to his right foot. Backed by expert witnesses testimony and video animation, we proved at trial that the driver, who claimed to have the green light, failed to maintain a proper lookout and was liable for this collision.
$5.75 millionInsulator Injured After Fall Through an Open Atrium
Recovery for a construction worker who fell injuring his head, neck, and shoulder.
$5.5 millionBrain Damaged Baby Case
We settled a birth injury case for $5.5 million prior to a trial. The infant suffered brain damage caused by hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy when the doctor failed to timely diagnose fetal distress and terminate the vaginal labor in a timely fashion, rather than to order a Cesarean Section delivery.
$5 millionTrade Union Member Injured at a Construction Site
We recovered $5 million for a Union bridge painter who was denied proper safety equipment at an NYC construction site. This lack of safety equipment caused him to fall resulting in injuries to his wrist.
$5 millionSlip and Fall Case
We recovered $5,000,000 for union elevator constructor who slipped and fell on a NYC construction site injuring his back.
$4.5 millionDrywall Taper Injured After a Fall
We recovered $4,500,000 for union drywall taper who fell and injured his shoulder and hip on a NYC construction site.
$4.3 millionElevator Constructor Struck by a Falling Object
We recovered $4,300,000 for union elevator constructor who herniated a disc in his neck after being struck by a falling object during a repair at a NYC building.
$4.15 millionUnion Electrician Killed at a Construction Site
We recovered $4,150,000 for union electrician who was killed instantly during the offloading of a truck at a NYC Construction site.
$4 millionElevator Mechanic Injured During a Repair
We recovered $4 Million after trial to hold Defendant responsible for safety violation that injured our client.
$3.8 millionMedical Malpractice Case
We recovered $3.8 million for a 68-year-old man who had an improperly performed hip replacement, resulting in infection and the removal of his prosthesis, and consequently a limp when ambulating.
$3.449 millionConstruction Worker Injured in Trip and Fall
We recovered 3.449 million for a construction worker who tripped and fell over an air handler suffering neck and back injuries requiring surgery. The defendants were found 100% liable.
$3 millionLaborer Injured After Fall Through a Drainage Hole
Recovery for a construction worker who fell through a hole injuring his back and elbow.
$3 millionConstruction Site Case Involving an Injured Elevator Mechanic
We recovered $3 million for an elevator mechanic who was severely injured while working at a construction site requiring multiple surgeries.
$3 millionErb's Palsy Case
We recovered $3 million in future periodic payments to a child who sustained Erb’s palsy as a result of excessive lateral traction on the fetal head during delivery after encountering a shoulder dystocia.
$3 millionWrongful Death Case
We recovered $3 million for the wrongful death of a husband and father who developed deep vein thrombophlebitis and a fatal pulmonary embolism following knee surgery.
$2.92 millionUnion Carpenter Injured in Trip and Fall
We recovered $2,920,000 for union carpenter who suffered an aggravation injury to his back after tripping and falling at a Queens construction site.
$2.77 millionConstruction Worker Case
We recovered $2.77 million for a construction worker who fell from a ladder and injured his left side requiring multiple surgeries.
$2.7 millionMan Injured After Being Struck by a Truck
We recovered $2,700,000 for a client who suffered aggravation injuries to his back when a truck crashed into him in Westchester County.
$2.5 millionElevator Mechanic Injured After Fall from Top of Elevator Car
Recovery for a construction worker who fell injuring his ankle and back.
$2.5 millionScaffold Accident Case
We recovered $2.5 million for a union carpenter that injured his shoulder in a scaffold accident at a construction site.
$2.5 millionBrain Injury Case
We recovered $2.5 million for failure to timely diagnose and treat a cerebral aneurysm that ruptured and resulted in a stroke and brain injury.
$2.5 millionScaffold Injury Case
We recovered $2.5 million for a 33 year-old union carpenter who suffered a shoulder injury when the scaffold he was on collapsed. Despite surgery he was left with a permanent partial disability.
$2.4 millionDelivery Truck Injury
We recovered $2,400,000 for a client who was injured by a delivery truck.
$2.4 millionEngineer Injured After Falling From a Ladder
$2,400,000 for an operating engineer who fell from a ladder at a NYC building injuring his head and neck.
$2.2 millionConstruction Site Accident
We recovered $2.2 million for a construction worker who suffered severe right wrist, bilateral knees and back injuries requiring multiple surgeries when the platform he was on collapsed.
$2.2 millionElevator Constructor Injury
We recovered $2,200,000 for a knee injury suffered by an elevator constructor at a NYC construction site.
$2.1 millionTractor Trailer Collision
Recovery for client who injured her neck, back and knee in a tractor trailer crash.
$2.1 millionSlip and Fall Case
We recovered $2.1 million for a client who slipped and fell down a staircase injuring his neck and back requiring surgery.
$2 millionTeacher Slip and Fall Case
We recovered $2 million for a gym teacher who slipped and fell down the stairs at school due to a liquid substance and suffered a fractured right hip requiring surgery and injury to the back.
$2 millionIronworker Injured on Construction Site
Recovery for a construction worker who injured his arms while lifting materials at a job site.
$2 millionUnion Ironworker Struck by Rebar
We recovered $2,000,000 for a union ironworker who was struck by a piece of rebar at a NYC construction site injuring his shoulder and neck.
$2 millionConstruction Scaffolding Accident
We recovered $2 million at trial for a construction worker who injured his spine in a scaffold accident.
$2 millionConstruction Worker Ladder Fall Injury
We recovered $2,000,000 for an undocumented construction worker that fell off of a ladder in Westchester and suffered aggravation back injuries.
$2 millionOperating Engineer Ladder Fall Injury
We recovered $2,000,000 for an operating engineer that was injured after falling from a ladder while performing a repair at a NYC building.
$1.85 millionConstruction Worker Injured on Construction Site
Recovery for worker who injured his ankle after falling from a scaffold.
$1.85 millionConstruction Scaffold Injury Case
We recovered $1.85 million for a 53 year-old construction worker, a member of Local 79, who suffered a fractured right foot while dismantling a scaffold at a New York City construction site. Our law firm was granted summary judgment on the issue of liability and recovered $1,850,000 out of a possible $2,000,000 in insurance coverage on behalf of our client.
$1.75 millionCrane Operator Injured After a Fall
Recovery for a construction worker who injured his back and wrists after falling off a crane.
$1.75 millionUnion Carpenter Fall Injury
We recovered $1,750,000 for a union carpenter that suffered aggravation back injuries after a fall at a NYC construction site.
$1.625 millionElevator Accident
We recovered $1,625,000 for our client that sustained aggravation back injuries in an elevator accident.
$1.5 millionWrongful Death Action in Queens
We recovered $1,500,000 for the family of a pedestrian who was fatally struck by a motorist. Our attorneys defeated the defense counsel’s arguments that our client was not in a crosswalk and that he did not have any conscious pain and suffering or economic loss.
$1.5 millionPainter Ladder Fall Injury
We recovered $1,500,000 for a painter that fell from a ladder and suffered a shoulder injury in Suffolk County.
$1.36 millionCarpenter Injured in Trip and Fall
Record breaking verdict for worker who injured what the defense called “a broken pinky toe” after a trip and fall accident at a construction site.
$1.25 millionElevator Constructor Fall Injury
We recovered $1,250,000 for an elevator constructor that suffered a shoulder injury after a fall at a NYC construction site.
$1.25 millionSheet Metal Worker Injured After a Fall
Recovery for a construction worker who injured his shoulder and neck after falling from a duct riser.
$1.25 millionCar Crash Neck Injury
We recovered $1,250,000 for a retired client that suffered aggravation neck injuries in a NYC car crash.
$1.25 millionElevator Constructor Struck by a Falling Object
We recovered $1,250,000 for an elevator constructor that suffered a hand injury due to a falling object at a NYC construction site.
$1.2 millionInsulator Injured in Fall from Scaffold
Recovery for a construction worker who injured his knee and arm after falling from a scaffold.
$1.2 millionConstruction Worker Ladder Fall Injury
We recovered $1,200,000 for a construction worker that injured his arm after falling from a ladder at a NYC construction site.
$1.17 millionPedestrian Struck by Drunk Driver Case
We recovered $1,167,950 for a pedestrian who was struck by a drunk driver. Our legal team recovered all of the insurance money available under the drunk driver’s policy. We then recovered money from the gas station that sold alcohol to the drunk driver and from the owners of the homes where the drunk driver consumed the alcohol.
$1.05 millionAuto Accident Case
We recovered $1,053,502.23 judgment after verdict for woman who suffered a shoulder injury in a car crash resulting in arthroscopic surgery.