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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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FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017, 4:21 PM

How We Won a Settlement for a Slip and Fall Victim Who Fell During a Winter Storm After Her Case Was Dismissed Without A Trial

Proving that injuries sustained in a slip and fall accident during a winter storm are the fault of a property owner can be difficult. Recently, in such a matter, our client's case was dismissed without a trial. But our knowledge of the law and our advocacy skills enabled us to win on appeal and achieve a significant settlement.

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2017, 4:04 PM

The Importance of Hiring a Knowledgeable Personal Injury Lawyer: Sometimes the Judge Gets It Wrong

Personal injury lawyers know that no matter how good the facts of a case are, favorable law is required to win at trial. White Plains personal Injury lawyers Keegan, Keegan, & Strutt LLP. recently fought successfully for a second trial in a slip and fall matter in which the trial court had denied our requests to charge the jury with law that we had demonstrated to be applicable, and we won a substantial settlement for our client.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 3:54 PM

How We Secured A Second Trial on Damages After a Legal Error Prevented The Jury from Awarding The Full Amount of Money Damages It Intended

We represented a plaintiff/carpenter who lost his hand in a “chop saw” accident. It took some creative lawyering and a trip to the appellate division to ensure that the he was awarded the full amount of damages that the jury had intended that he receive.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016, 1:55 PM

How We Ensured Compensation for a Sexually Abused Minor

Our office represented a young woman who was sexually abused by a neighbor. We used the so-called "Son of Sam Law" to preserve and attach "funds" from a line of credit that was being used by the abuser's wife to purchase a home.

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