A man riding as a passenger in a car suffered injuries when that car collided with another at an intersection in lower Manhattan. Less than a month after presenting a settlement proposal to insurance companies for both cars involved in this auto accident, the Schlitt Law Firm has reached a settlement on behalf of their client. The settlement delivers good value to the client in a short amount of time.
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A writer attending a conference in Manhattan slipped and fell in a flooded bathroom and injured her back. The woman called the Schlitt Law Firm to have Carol L. Schlitt represent her. After investigating and developing the case, the Schlitt Law Firm made a settlement proposal to the defendant’s insurance company. When the insurance company denied liability, the Schlitt Law firm filed a lawsuit. The pressure of the lawsuit brought the insurance company to the negotiating table and produced a settlement that made for a very happy client.
A client called to ask, “I slipped and fell on ice in New York City two years ago, can I still sue?” The answer in his case is, “yes”, but we need to explain the statute of limitations and the grounds needed to win a slip and fall claim.
Most personal injury cases in New York settle before going to trial, but if a case goes to trial it will be heard in one of two formats: as a bifurcated trial or a unified trial. In all trials, the judge or jury must determine the liability of the defendants, if any, and the value of the damages that resulted from the negligence, recklessness or other acts of the defendants. The format of the trial determines how those decisions will be reached.
Today may be a hot day in June, but the Schlitt Law Firm announces a cool settlement for a slip and fall on ice case in Manhattan. Our client, a long-time resident of the East Village, left her apartment almost a full day after a snowstorm ended, but her landlord had failed to clear ice and snow from the steps in front of her building. As she tried to make her way down the steps, she slipped and fell, injuring her left shoulder, left arm, neck and upper back. The woman retained Carol L. Schlitt to represent her and today we announced a hard-fought settlement in the case making the woman very happy.
A few days after Superstorm Sandy struck New York City and knocked out power, a college student attempted to cross a downtown Manhattan intersection where the traffic lights were not working. A car failed to stop or even yield at the intersection and stuck him, breaking his leg. The young man’s parents contacted the Schlitt Law Firm and Carol L. Schlitt to represent their son. The case required working with three insurance companies and we reached a settlement that made both the young man and his parents happy and provided a big financial boost for his college education. Or as the young man’s father put it, “Great news.”
We work hard to fulfill our promise of Remarkable Service. Here’s a note we received this morning from a very happy client: “If I can shout it out from the roof tops that you’re the greatest Lawyer in the world, I would. “
A New York playwright and actor crossed 14th Street in Manhattan when a taxi passed a stopped car and struck him, knocking him to the ground and breaking his leg. He called the Schlitt Law Firm due to our experience winning taxi cases and our commitment to communication with clients. Carol L. Schlitt served as the client’s personal attorney. This afternoon, we reached a sizeable settlement making our client very happy and rewarding him for his persistence in pursuing the taxi company.
On a Saturday afternoon, a Queens woman’s visit to the supermarket turned ugly when she slipped and fell on some leaking water. The fall injured her back and coccyx and exacerbated a pre-existing injury. She reached out to Carol L…. Read More ›
On a clear and cool November afternoon, our client, an office worker in Manhattan, went out to get some lunch. While crossing in a crosswalk on Seventh Avenue, a taxi struck her and knocked her to the ground. She suffered bruises and was left with a bulging disk and disc herniation. The woman asked Carol L. Schlitt to represent her in an effort to receive compensation for her injuries. We reached a settlement yesterday afternoon that will put money in the hands of our client as soon as possible.