.app { display: none; }

New York Personal Injury Lawyers

We Speak Español &

Bronx Jury Awards NYC Police Officer $31 Million Dollars

By Dansker & Aspromonte

Related Posts

July 20, 2024

Was your child injured playing school sports?


Today a Bronx jury awarded $31 Million dollars to a NYC police officer who was severely injured in an intersection collision with a New York City Transit Authority vehicle. The police officer, 45, sustained brain damage, nerve damage and knee injuries when the patrol car she was a passenger in was struck by Chevy suburban driven by bus supervisor Ronald Mills on August 18, 2004, at the intersection of Pelham Parkway and Boston Road, in the Pelham section of the Bronx.

Mr. Mills testified he did not see the police car which was travelling through a steady red light on the way to the scene of a robbery with a firearm.

According to brain injury attorney Paul Dansker, Esq. of Dansker & Aspromonte LLP Associates and Jonathan Shramko, Esq., the Officer underwent three knee surgeries and sustained permanent brain damage including memory impairment, cognitive dysfunction, traumatic migraine headaches, nausea, dizziness, vertigo, post-concussion syndrome and permanent nerve damage in her neck radiating into her left arm.

The Police Officer was ultimately terminated from the New York City Police Department in 2006 based on a showing that she was physically unable to perform the duties of a police officer.

Testimony by doctors at trial showed that the Officer was totally disabled and could not work in any capacity in the future.

“This is an example of justice at work in New York City. The jurors were smart and attentive and arrived at a decision which was fair and reasonable under the circumstances,” said Paul Dansker, lead trial counsel.

The New York City Transit Authority will appeal.

For further information, call or text (212) 732-2929 or complete a Free Case Evaluation

Let Our Team Handle Your Case with Confidence

Contact Our Team Today

Proven Record of Success

Dansker & Aspromonte Associates LLP has been advocating for the rights of the injured since 1986. We have the tools, resources, knowledge, and commitment to get you the best possible outcome.

Providing Answers & Solutions

Our team is committed to always being able to provide you with updates on your case and answers to your questions. This is your case and we want to be sure you are confident every step of the way.

Small Firm Dedication & Focus

Our firm is different from most firms in our area in that we are a “boutique” type firm that is small enough to give personal attention to our clients and yet experienced and powerful with a reputation as a hard-hitting litigation firm.

Innovative Legal Strategies

Each client that comes to our team gets a managing partner and trial partner dedicated to their case. We put our collective 100 years of experience behind your case to obtain the best possible outcome on your behalf.