IX. PUBLIC HOUSING
$475,000 settlement on a case in which an Officer suffered a knee injury when he fell down a circular staircase. An architect determined the staircase did not conform to code and the unlawful nature of the staircase lead to the Officer’s fall.
$30,000 settlement on a case in which an Officer severed a finger when he fell while chasing a perpetrator and his ring got caught on a bent rusted spike situated on top of a Housing Authority fence.
Litigation pending on a case in which an Officer injured her knee when she fell down a flight of steps after tripping on known broken steps inside the PSA.
$25,000 settlement for an Officer injured as a result of falling in a staircase on liquids left in a public housing building.
X. DEFECTIVE ROADWAY
1.4 million dollar settlement for an Officer severely injured after falling down a defective sewer drainage grate.
1.2 million dollar settlement for a Sergeant severely injured after tripping on a depressed plumber’s cut in the roadway.
$500,00 settlement for Highway Officer who severely injured his wrist after his motorcycle hit a depression in the road caused by negligent construction.
Litigation pending for an Officer injured after tripping on an uneven bus apron.
Litigation pending for an Officer severely injured after tripping on a depressed plumber’s cut in the roadway.
Litigation pending in a case in which an Officer fell in a City school due to worn out defective steps.
$25,000 settlement in a case in which a school safety Officer fell in a City school due to defective steps.
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS
$1,085,000 settlement for a Manhattan South Officer who was injured when his partner proceeded in the opposite lanes of traffic causing a collision with a civilian motorist.
$1,000,000.00 settlement for a Manhattan North Officer who was injured when his RMP collided with another RMP who proceeded through a steady red light while responding to a 10-13.
$750,000 for Queens South Officer injured as a result of an RMP intersection accident with a civilian auto when the City failed to properly design and position the light stanchions.
$715,000 for Officer injured after his RMP struck a raised manhole cover.
$350,00 settlement for Officer injured after the airbags of her RMP did not deploy.
$750,000 settlement for Officer injured after his partner drove the RMP through a steady red light causing accident.
Litigation pending in several cases in which Officers were severely injured after police vehicles went through steady red lights striking the Officers’ RMP.
$1,000,000 arbitration award for state trooper injured after being rear-ended on the Whitestone Bridge.
$850,000 settlement for Officer injured after being struck from behind by a leased vehicle while responding to a highway accident..
$315,000 settlement for Officer injured after being struck by a light pole. The pole had been previously struck by a Daily News Truck.
Numerous settled cases of motor vehicle accidents in which Officers received maximum insurance limits.
$750,000 settlement for Officer injured by civilian motorist while en route to an emergency run.
Litigation pending in several cases in which Officers’ were injured in motor vehicle accidents where the civilian motorists failed to yield to an emergency vehicle.
$225,000 for Officer injured his shoulder in a line-of-duty accident caused by a civilian motorist.
III. STOLEN VEHICLES AND SUM COVERAGE
$87,500 settlement from Officer's personal auto insurance SUM coverage who was injured by perp when perp assaulted Officer with stolen vehicle.
$66,000 settlement from Sergeant's personal auto insurance SUM coverage when perp assaulted Sergeant with a stolen vehicle causing Sergeant to sustain a serious injury.
IV. PULLING MOTORIST'S OUT OF VEHICLES
$25,000 maximum auto insurance recovery for Officer who injured his shoulder while wrestling with perpetrator in vehicle.
V. OFF-DUTY ACCIDENTS
Litigation pending in several cases in which Officers’ were injured in off-duty motor vehicle accidents where the civilian motorists were negligent in its operation.
VI. RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE SERVICE
$100,000 for retired Detective after injuring his knee in a motor vehicle accident.
$475,000 for retired Detective after being struck by a motor vehicle while he was walking his dog.
$75,000 settlement for a retired Police Officer injured in a motor vehicle accident.
$165,000 settlement for a retired Police Officer injured in a motor vehicle accident.
$100,000 for father of Police Officer injured in a motor vehicle accident.
$500,000 for sister of Police Officer injured in a motor vehicle accident.
$735,000 settlement for a son of a Police Officer who was assaulted by a group of adolescents.
$20,000 for sister of Police Officer who fractured her foot after slipping on ice in front of her co-op.
$52,500 for sister of Police Officer who injured her hand in an automobile accident.
$100,000 for wife of Police Officer injured in an automobile accident.
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