Case Results

Verdicts and Settlements in New York

For almost 20 years, The Law Offices of Jason B. Kessler has fought to protect the rights of people who have been injured due to the negligence and wrongdoing of others. We have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients to compensate them for their physical injuries and emotional suffering. Many of our clients hire us because of our high success rate in negotiating and settling cases, both in and out of court. Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.

Below are cases that we have settled on behalf of our clients:

$1,175,000 – Automobile Jury Verdict – Westchester County: Client suffered from a severe neck and left-hand injury as a result of being struck by a car. The client eventually had surgery on her left hand and neck. In a damages only trial in conservative Westchester County, a jury came back with an excellent verdict.

$925,000 – Automobile Accident Settlement- Bronx CountyClient was rear-ended by a limousine driver. As a result, the client suffered from pain in the neck, back, left knee and left ankle. The client had back surgery and arthroscopic surgery. The case was settled during discovery.

$775,000 – Automobile Accident Settlement — Bronx: Plaintiff was a passenger of a car that was hit by a truck. As a result, she had back surgery and the need for wound care. The case was settled during mediation.

$650,000 — Elevator Accident Settlement — Suffolk County: Client was a passenger in an elevator car that fell and stopped below floor level. Client hurt his back as a result and needed to have back surgery. Case settled shortly after depositions were taken.

$650,000 – Automobile Accident Settlement – Westchester County: Client was hit in the rear on a Westchester County highway. The client suffered from severe neck and back injuries including spinal surgery. This case was settled before trial in a conservative venue.

$625,000 – Automobile Accident Settlement- Manhattan: Client’s car was rear-ended by another driver. Client suffered from severe back and shoulder injuries, including an aggravation of a pre-existing back condition and a torn rotator cuff in her left shoulder. As a result of the collision, the client underwent back surgery and shoulder surgery. The client was a housekeeper and was unable to do her job as a result of this collision. The case was settled during discovery.

$607,500 — Automobile Accident Settlement – Westchester County: Client was sideswiped by a company van and severely injured as a result of the collision. He suffered from pain in the neck, back, and both knees. The client had neck surgery and surgery on both of his knees. The case was settled on the trial calendar.

$602,500 — Automobile Accident Settlement – Queens County: Client was on a bus that was rear-ended by a cement truck. The client suffered from severe neck and back injuries and had spinal surgery. The case was settled prior to being certified for trial.

$490,000 — Automobile Accident Settlement – Bronx County: Client was rear-ended by a truck. The client suffered from pain in the neck, head injury, concussion syndrome, balance, and cognitive impairment. We were able to get summary judgment on liability. The case was settled prior to trial.

$435,000 – Automobile Accident Case–Westchester County: Plaintiff was driving down a street when another driver T-boned her car. As a result, she had neck surgery with scarring. This case was settled at a settlement conference.

$367,500 — Construction Accident Settlement — Manhattan: Client fell off a 12 foot scaffold due to an improper safety device. The client suffered a left heel fracture and had a broken ankle. As a result, the client needed to undergo ankle surgery. The client lost one year’s worth of wages. Settled case during discovery.

$350,000 — Automobile Jury Verdict – Bronx: Plaintiff suffered from neck pain, back pain and inflammation and tears in her shoulders with arthroscopic surgery as a result of two successive car accidents within two months of each other. Mr. Kessler was able to persuade a jury to offer the Plaintiff $250,000 for past pain and suffering, plus $100,000 for future pain and suffering, and find 50/50 liability between the two accidents.

$325,000 — Workers’ Compensation Settlement –Manhattan: Social worker was attacked by a special needs child and injured head, neck, back and suffered psychological damage as well.