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Congratulations to Ivan Rodriguez for obtaining a $760,000.00 jury verdict for a 63-year old livery taxi driver who was involved in a rear-end collision and sustained injuries to his lower back and knee. The defendant who rear-ended the plaintiff claimed that the impact was moderate. The defendant driver also claimed that the plaintiff was not …

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Congratulations to Ivan Rodriguez for obtaining a $817,000.00 jury verdict for a teenage girl who had been a passenger in a mini-school bus involved in an intersection accident with another vehicle and sustained a fractured leg. The school bus driver denied responsibility for the accident claiming that the accident occurred when an unidentified car cut …

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A 41-year-old male, on a business trip in New York from California, slipped and fell on a freshly mopped interior stairwell in a Manhattan hotel. As a result of his fall, he sustained an injury to his non-dominant shoulder which required two arthroscopic surgeries. The settlement was reached prior to trial in New York County.

New York County Supreme Court, Index # 104843/08 Rosenberg & Rodriguez successfully moved for summary judgment on the issue of liability and for the dismissal of the defendants’ liability related affirmative defenses. This personal injury and wrongful death case stems from a two-car accident that resulted in the tragic death of a two-year-old child who …

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Richmond County Supreme Court, Index # 100099/09 Rosenberg & Rodriguez, representing an injured plaintiff, successfully defeated the defendants’ motion to dismiss the plaintiff’s case. The defendants made a motion before the Richmond County Supreme Court to dismiss the plaintiff’s case arguing that she had failed to sustain a “serious injury” as that term is defined …

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Richard Pu v IAR Apple Optical – NY Civ. Ct., Index # 057407/08 Rosenberg & Rodriguez successfully defended an optical store in a consumer transaction lawsuit. This unusual case arose out of the sale of a pair of custom-made designer eyeglasses. The plaintiff, a suspended attorney, alleged that IAR Apple Optical was engaged in wide-scale …

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Rodriguez v. United Health Corporation, Fair Hearing # 5916974P Rosenberg & Rodriguez represented a patient in a dispute with United Health Care Insurance Co. (UHC) stemming from UHC’s denial of health insurance benefits. The patient was scheduled to undergo a surgical procedure and the patient’s physician requested approval of a 2 – 3 day hospital …

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Rosenberg & Rodriguez successfully argued before the Appellate Division of the First Department on behalf of Plaintiff Wilson Castillo, a victim of a motor vehicle accident. The defendants had made a motion to dismiss Mr. Castillo’s case before the Bronx County Supreme Court arguing that Mr. Castillo had failed to sustain a “serious injury” as …

Win in the Appellate DivisionCastillo v. Collado, 302760/08 Read More »

$225,000.00 settlement obtained by Rosenberg & Rodriguez 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 …

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$220,000.00 settlement obtained for a man who was struck in the head with debris from a collapsing ceiling. The plaintiff, a security guard, was at his job site when the ceiling in the building’s office partially collapsed striking him in the head and shoulders. The defendants initially denied causing or having any reason to know …

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