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FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2015, 1:55 PM

Answers to Common Questions About Personal Injury Cases

Can I sue? How much is my case worth? How long will my case take? Do I have to sue my friend or just his/her insurance company? Is my settlement taxable?

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FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015, 1:10 PM

Words of Caution and Instruction for Accident Victims

If you've had an accident, be careful--what you say could be misinterpreted and come back to hurt you later. If possible, take pictures (or even video) of the scene and evidence. Act quickly to avoid exceeding any statutes of limitations.

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MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017, 8:38 AM

Barry Strutt Featured in The Trial Lawyer Magazine

Barry Strutt is featured in an article in the Spring 2017 edition of The Trial Lawyer discussing the $20 million settlement that he secured in a recent traumatic brain injury case.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 2:54 PM

$20 Million Personal Injury Settlement: Synopsis of the Physical, Psychological and Psychiatric Injuries Suffered

As a result of his workplace injury claimant Paulo Suarez alleged that he suffered multiple facial fractures; respiratory failure; a coma; a severe traumatic brain injury with subarachnoid hemorrhage and a diffuse axonal injury; all of which resulted in residual, permanent cognitive, memory, and behavioral (psychological and psychiatric) impairments, including but not limited to an adjustment disorder and bi-polar mood disorder, with manic and psychotic features secondary to traumatic brain injury and exacerbated by the side effects of necessary mood stabilizing medications, left-sided weakness and generalized slowing.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017, 2:48 PM

$20 Million Personal Injury Settlement: Background of the Case and How We Established Liability

In 2011, 19-year-old Paulo Suarez received a traumatic brain injury while working on a construction project in Rye, NY. At the culmination of a 5-and-1/2-year-long personal injury legal battle, we won a $20 million settlement for him. This article provides an overview of the accident and discusses how we established liability under N.Y. Labor Law 240(1).

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