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$23,394,775
SETTLEMENT IN CONSUMER FRAUD CASE

ZB recently served as co-lead counsel in a consumer class action case. Our work in this multi-district consumer fraud action resulted in a $23,394,775.00 settlement which was distributed to the class of purchasers.

$8,943,143
SETTLEMENT IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE

Our team settled a complex medical malpractice case with allegations of wrongful death for $8,943,143. The case settled as jury selection began and came on the heels of a failed mediation. The settlement included contribution from all defendants across multiple medical specialties.

$7,944,326
JURY VERDICT IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE

Our team won a $7,944,326 verdict in a complex medical malpractice trial that took 5 weeks to complete. Our client was a young child with developmental delays and the claim was that the delays were caused by the malpractice of the defendant Doctors. The defendant made no settlement offer before or during trial and took a “no-pay” position.

$5,700,000
JURY VERDICT IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE

Our attorneys won a $5,700,000 Jury Verdict in a Bronx County medical malpractice case. Prior to the Trial, the defendant took a “no pay” position and made no settlement offer. The unanimous Jury Verdict included $700,000 in past pain and suffering and $5,000,000 for future pain and suffering for our client who suffered a serious pressure ulcer and resultant nerve damage in his foot. Brian Brown led our Trial team through this two week Trial.

$4,500,000
SETTLEMENT IN TRUCKING CASE

Our attorneys recently obtained a settlement of $4,500,000 in a case where our clients were injured a catastrophic tractor-trailer accident. This hotly contested interstate trucking case was settled at mediation after a protracted litigation in Federal Court. Prior to the mediation, the defendants had made no settlement offer whatsoever and adamantly denied all financial responsibility based on "insurance coverage" and "choice of law" arguments. The tragic accident from which this case arose was prominently featured in both the national and local media at the time of the occurrence.

$3,900,000
SETTLEMENT FOR A CONSTRUCTION WORKER

Settlement for a construction worker who fell from a hanging scaffold when the pulley and rope broke. The plaintiff suffered a fractured heel and injured his lower back. The case settled at mediation.

$3,750,000
SETTLEMENT DURING TRIAL IN AN INTERSTATE TRUCKING ACCIDENT

Plaintiff suffered a comminuted sub- trochanteric fracture of his right femur with compartment syndrome. Plaintiff underwent emergency fasciotomy surgery to address the compartment syndrome as well as ORIF with inter-medullary rod to address the complex femur fracture. This case settled during the 8th day of Trial in Bronx County Supreme Court. Prior to Trial, the defendant’s best settlement offer was under $1,000,000.

$3,650,000
SETTLEMENT FOR A UNION MEMBER

Our client was a Port Authority police officer who was injured when he slipped and fell at a construction site and suffered an injury to his neck.

$3,640,000
FOR A UNION CONSTRUCTION WORKER

Our client was a Union Construction Worker who was injured when a scaffold frame collapsed onto him. Our client suffered a neck injury and had post-concussion syndrome. This matter settled at mediation.

$3,500,000
SETTLEMENT DURING A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE TRIAL

Our Attorneys recently obtained a $3,500,000 settlement at Trial for a child diagnosed with birth injuries including Autism Spectrum Disorder. We alleged that the infant plaintiff suffered a birth injury due to the defendant ob/gyn's negligence in failing to convert the infant's delivery to a c-section. The infant plaintiff was hypoxic at birth and suffered from seizures. The defendant had contended that the plaintiff's injuries were not caused by the alleged malpractice, and the case settled for the full amount of the available insurance coverage.

$3,300,000
SETTLEMENT DURING A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE TRIAL

Our attorneys recently obtained a hard fought settlement of more than $3,300,000 in a complex medical malpractice case. The case settled during a three week jury Trial. This result is a true testament to our team's hard work and persistence as the defendants made no settlement offer whatsoever prior to the “eve of Trial” and had taken a "no-pay" position throughout the litigation.

$3,250,000
FOR A UNION CONSTRUCTION WORKER

Plaintiff suffered a fractured ankle when he fell from a ladder.  Plaintiff won summary judgment in the Appellate Division for the 1st Department, and this case settled in the midst of a lengthy Trial in Bronx County Supreme Court.

$3,000,000
SETTLEMENT FOR A CONSTRUCTION WORKER

56 year old construction worker who fell from a ladder which was placed on top of a baker scaffold. Plaintiff sustained injuries to his lower back and neck. Defendant’s claimed that the injuries were preexisting and degenerative in nature. This case settled at mediation at the close of discovery.

$2,400,000
JURY VERDICT IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE

Verdict in a Dutchess County Medical Malpractice Trial. The award included $2,000,000 for pain and suffering and comes after the defense counsel took a rigid “no pay position” and refused to even consider the possibility of settlement when raised by the Court. Our client was the widow of a man who committed suicide after being negligently discharged from a local hospital in violation of established policy and procedure.

$2,400,000
SETTLEMENT FOR A UNION CONSTRUCTION WORKER

Plaintiff was a 61-year-old Local 28 sheet metal worker that fell off a ladder while reaching over his head. Plaintiff sustained neck, elbow and shoulder injuries and could not return to work. The case settled while motions for summary judgment pursuant to Labor Law Section 240(1) were pending by all sides.

$2,400,000
SETTLEMENT FOR UNION CONSTRUCTION WORKER

This settlement was obtained for a union construction worker who fell down a staircase on the job and suffered neck, knee and shoulder injuries.  This case settled while motions for summary judgment were pending.  The defendants moved for summary judgment arguing that Labor Law Section 240 did not apply to the facts of the case because of the location of plaintiff’s accident and we vigorously opposed the motion driving the parties to a settlement.

$2,400,000
SETTLEMENT FOR UNION CONSTRUCTION WORKER

This settlement was obtained for a union construction worker who was injured when a wall collapsed on his leg causing a fracture.  This case settled while motions for summary judgment were pending.  The defendants moved for summary judgment arguing that neither Labor Law Section 240 or 241(6) applied to the facts.  We argued that the facts of this case could expand the rights of recovery under Section 240 and our argument led the parties to settlement.

$2,200,000
SETTLEMENT FOR A UNION CONSTRUCTION WORKER

Settlement for a union construction worker who fell form a ladder and had a lower back injury. Plaintiff had worked for 58 days prior to reporting the accident. The case settled while motions for summary judgment were pending.

$2,050,000
SETTLEMENT IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE

Medical Malpractice Settlement on the “eve of Trial” in Middlesex New Jersey for failure to diagnose a brain abscess.

$2,025,000
SETTLEMENT FOR A UNION MEMBER

Our client was injured at work when he was struck by oncoming traffic.  The defendant had just $1,000,000 in insurance, but we were able to more than double the recovery by arguing that the insurance was enlarged by a conflict in the insuring agreement.

$2,000,000
SETTLEMENT IN A CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT CASE

Settlement for a 63 year old Union Construction worker who complained of lower back pain and had arthroscopic surgery to his knee. This settlement was reached at mediation after our client was granted summary judgment pursuant to Labor Law Section 240(1).

$2,000,000
SETTLEMENT IN A CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT CASE

Settlement for a Union Construction worker who was granted Summary Judgment under Labor Law Section 240(1) and complained of knee, shoulder, neck and back injuries.  The settlement was achieved despite the plaintiff having had a poor work record and an advanced age.

$1,500,000
SETTLEMENT DURING A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE TRIAL

Our attorneys recently settled a complex medical malpractice case in Richmond County during the third week of a hotly contested Trial. The names of the parties must remain confidential pursuant to Court Order, but the defense team vigorously contested liability and took a "no-pay" position right up until the day of settlement.

$1,375,000
SETTLEMENT IN A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE

Our team was able to settle this wrongful death case after we took the depositions of the defendant doctors where the testimony established that anesthesia protocols had been violated.

$1,000,000
SETTLEMENT IN A CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT CASE

Our attorneys recently obtained a settlement of more than $1,000,000 total value for a construction worker struck by a man-lift during a quality inspection. The twelve ton man-lift struck our client during a routine quality control inspection and resulted in our client sustaining aa fractured leg and a ruptured disc in his back. Our claims were brought under Labor Law Section 241(6) for the defendants failure to maintain a safe workplace.

$1,000,000
SETTLEMENT IN A CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT CASE

Our attorneys recently won a settlement of more than $1,000,000 total value for a pedestrian injured when struck by an oncoming vehicle. This case was unique in that it was rejected by three other prominent law firms because the drive of the vehicle that hit our client had no insurance. However, we were able to identify a viable defendant; the owner of charter busses that had been illegally parked by fire hydrant and had obscured the offending drivers view of our client. Through extensive investigation and the application of the FMCSA regulations, we were able to obtain a settlement that will care for our client for life.

MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS FOR FAMILY OF PROMINENT NEWS REPORTER

Zaremba Brown recently obtained a significant settlement on behalf of the Estate of Paul Smith, and his wife. Paul Smith was a decorated veteran and helicopter pilot who manned ABC News' "Chopper 7". Mr. Smith died tragically when he was struck by an "out of control" taxi cab which jumped the curb in front of the restaurant where Mr. Smith had just finished celebrating a family member's birthday. Following the settlement of the underlying case, our attorneys were able to obtain an additional $750,000 settlement on behalf of Mr. Smith's widow relative to the medical care she received immediately following the accident. It was our contention that she had suffered nerve damage leading to a "drop foot" as a result of medical malpractice.

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