We invite you to browse some of our recent case results to learn more about our past successes and how we have helped people in situations similar to yours.
Christian, a four-year-old boy, was brought to the hospital for a routine eyelid repair. To cut costs, the hospital contracted out its anesthesia services to a third-party corporation.
A 35-year-old New York City Police officer was a passenger in a police car going to an emergency call. After a collision, Ms. A. was rendered unconscious and was admitted to Jacobi Hospital with head and limb injuries.
This accident occurred in the Bronx when Rafael C. was working on a sanitation truck. The driver lost control while making a turn. Rafael was ejected and the truck ran over his leg.
A 22-year-old theater intern was walking across the intersection of 42nd Street and Ninth Avenue in Manhattan when she was struck by the rear door of a passing truck which had flown open because it had been improperly secured by the driver.
Dansker & Aspromonte represented 60 tenants in the infamous Schomburg Plaza fire. A fire started in a jammed compactor chute on the 20th floor of the high-rise apartment building.
This female accountant was walking after work in Battery Park on the pedestrian promenade when she was suddenly struck by a speeding police motor scooter.
This case involved a 6-year-old girl who was in a minivan that was struck by an ambulance in a multi-car collision on the Northern State Parkway in Long Island, New York.
A 26-year-old bicycle deliveryman was struck by a speeding Dollar Rent-A-Car van on a busy intersection, causing multiple fractures in his neck, back, arm and leg, as well as mild brain damage.
In one of the most tragic cases this office has seen, two mothers and their four teenagers were driving to a high school swimming meet on the New York State Thruway in a van. When the driver suspected a flat tire, instead of pulling over onto the shoulder, the mother of two of the children inexplicably stopped the van in the right moving lane of traffic.
A 49-year-old man fell down an elevator shaft when the doors to the elevator opened but the elevator cab was on a floor above.
Despite the fact that this case was referred to Dansker & Aspromonte Associates by another attorney 17 years after the accident took place, a stunning verdict was won through painstaking investigation and tireless preparation.
A 20-year-old busboy was struck by a car on Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn. He suffered brain damage and multiple fractures of his back, legs, arms, hip and knees.
Mr. S. was a married NYC Parks Department employee. On a snowy night in Staten Island, he was preparing his truck to spread salt on the roadways.
A 42-year-old firefighter, who had previously run over 30 marathons, cut his leg while fighting a fire. He went to the Fire Department Medical Clinic and then to Bellevue Hospital for treatment. He was given antibiotics, stitched and released. Ordinarily, this should have been the end to the story.
Mrs. Y-H was a passenger on a subway train that derailed. At the moment of impact, she was thrown across the subway car and into a pole. She was knocked unconscious.
A 21-year-old developmentally disabled Chinese boy was walking with some friends after school when he stepped out into the crosswalk against the light and a City bus which was turning a little too close to the corner struck him.
An undocumented Mexican immigrant working on scaffolding at a construction site fell 30 feet onto cement.
In this case, a woman and her boyfriend approached the 65th Street transverse across Central Park on the morning before the NYC Marathon. They saw a uniformed City worker putting up barricades to close off the roadway.
A 30-year-old carpenter who was working at a jobsite in a retail store fell from a ladder onto both feet.
A young Chinese first time mother was injured due to the medical malpractice of the doctors and staff at what was then Beekman Downtown Hospital.
A 39-year-old secretary was struck by a private school bus in the Bronx. Initially, Ms. M. suffered a contusion that caused a large hematoma of her right thigh.
Maria, a housekeeper, was walking across Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn in the crosswalk when she was struck by a school bus and thrown over 25 feet.
Eric Q. was an innocent bystander who was shot in the leg while he was walking on the sidewalk.
A 31-year-old maintenance worker struck an improperly maintained NYC traffic control pressure sensor embedded in the roadway while riding his bicycle.
This 34-year-old chef and restaurant owner was rollerblading in Greenwich Village when she was struck by a vehicle backing into a parking space.
This case involved a 47-year-old Chinese home health aide who was attacked and robbed while she was going to visit her patient in a NYCHA building in lower Manhattan.
A 46-year-old carpenter was working on a straight ladder which had been leaned against the wall on a jobsite. He fell when the ladder slipped away from the wall.
A 36-year-old woman met a man at PJ Clarke’s Tavern in Manhattan. After being served drinks at the bar for over five hours, they got into his Alfa Romeo Spider and within minutes he proceeded to run a red light on Park Avenue, and they were struck by a speeding taxicab.
Mrs. R. was a 46-year-old worker who cleaned offices at night. Unbeknownst to her, the building was being fumigated with a very concentrated and powerful chemical agent.
A 53-year-old car service driver, got out of his car to retrieve money dropped by another driver in the drive-thru lane of a Burger King. As he stepped out of his vehicle, he fell through a broken sewer grate into a 4-foot-deep opening.
A 43-year-old home-care attendant was struck by a van in the Bronx. She suffered a fractured ankle and needed surgery.
Baby Taylor was 9 lbs. 13 oz. Instead of delivery by C-section, which was clearly indicated, the attending physician elected a natural birth. When the baby was stuck in the pelvic area, excessive force was used to pull her out, injuring the nerves in her neck and causing partial paralysis of her left arm. The condition is known as Erbs Palsy.
Baby S was born with a congenital hip dislocation which was not anyone’s fault. Failure to diagnose and properly treat the condition resulted in a slight but permanent deformity.
A 56-year-old home health attendant tripped over an exposed wire that was extending from a telephone box on the subway platform. Cordelia required a knee replacement.
A 50-year-old construction worker fell through a hole in the scaffold where he was working and sustained small fractures of the spinous process and mild cognitive deficits.
A 16-year-old boy was pinned against a wall by a slowly backing box truck. Ernest R. sustained a lacerated spleen which had to be removed.
Frank N. was a security guard who slipped on ice at a building owned by Metropolitan Life. Heating coils installed in the ramp to prevent the ramp from becoming icy were not operational and building management did not take any steps to clear the ice or warn of the condition.
A young girl slid down a sliding pond in the playground of an NYC school. As Ayisha slid down, her ring finger went into the gap and the top of it was cut off.
A 45-year-old construction worker was working at a job site when a wood beam fell from a dumpster and struck his right lower leg, resulting in a degloving injury and fractures requiring surgery.
One day after school, Julio ran after his bus, which was leaving without him. He slipped and was run over by the back wheels, sustaining severe injuries, including bilateral hip fractures and a shearing injury to his buttocks.
A 61-year-old professor of orthopedics fell on a sidewalk in front of a hotel in New York City and suffered a chronic shoulder injury.
Meusette, a 19-year-old university student, was a passenger in the back seat of a car that lost control and struck a barrier in Washington Heights. As a result of the accident, she suffered a fractured pelvis.
Jovita, an elderly office worker, was struck by a van moments after she left her office at the close of business. She was knocked unconscious and removed to the hospital by ambulance.
A 60-year-old woman sustained a head injury after tripping on a rain mat.