Rosenberg & Rodriguez, PLLC

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We are here for you especially when COVID-19 is affecting so much of our daily life. We want to make sure that we are available to our clients when you need us. In compliance with Gov. Cuomo’s directive, our office is working remotely. We have remote access to your files and have a program that allows our clients to e-sign documents. In addition, Cuomo’s Executive Order No. 202.7 allows Notarization of documents to be done via VIDEO/AUDIO technology. Although we are a PERSONAL INJURY LAW FIRM, we are offering this service for FREE. Please rest assured that we are continuing to work diligently on your cases and all your phone calls and emails will be returned.

 

$225,000.00 for a woman who tripped and fell

$225,000.00 dollars for a woman who tripped and fell on a raised portion of a city sidewalk and sustained a fractured non-dominant wrist.

The City of New York denied liability and payment on this case for several years based on their claim that the City had not received any prior written complaints of the broken sidewalk as required by law for a municipality to be responsible.

Our attorneys would not take “no” for an answer and conducted a thorough investigation that included interviewing neighbors and reviewing the archives maintained by the Department of Transportation and other city agencies. We ultimately discovered that an elderly man had fallen and injured himself on that same defect approximately a year before our client’s accident and that the City was in fact aware of the broken sidewalk. After being confronted with the evidence we discovered, the City of New York was forced to settle the case shortly before trial.