Monique Falu v. The New York City Housing Authority

Monique Falu v. The New York City Housing Authority

Plaintiff, Monique Falu claimed that she fell on Friday, August 4, 2006 at 12:00p.m. noon between the eighth and ninth floors of the “B” staircase at 505 East 120th Street, New York, N.Y., a building in the Wagner Housing Development owned and operated by The New City Housing Authority. Falu, a telephone repair technician who…

Demand:

$6,500,000

Verdict:

Defense Verdict

Rakauskas v. Arden Shell Corp., et al.

Rakauskas v. Arden Shell Corp., et al.

In this case, the plaintiff’s husband, who was pumping gas at a defendant self-service station, contended that the fire suppression system that was installed and maintained by one of the defendants activated despite the absence of fire, suddenly discharging chemical from the canopy above the pump, causing the plaintiff to run and fall, sustaining injuries.…

Demand:

$1,000,000

Verdict:

Defense Verdict

Dr. Maria Anghel v. Utica Mutual Insurance Company

Dr. Maria Anghel v. Utica Mutual Insurance Company

On January 31, 2010, a flood occurred at the two-story medical practice building located at 2410 Hempstead Bethpage Turnpike in East Meadow and owned by plaintiff Maria Anghel.  The cause of the floor was determined to be the bursting of a sprinkler system pipe due to freezing of the water inside the pipe. The flood…

Demand:

$300,000 plus interest and costs

Verdict:

Defense Verdict

Stock v. Morizzo d/b/a Village Hair Studio, Karen Danzer, Meinrad Danzer, and Howard Touhey

Stock v. Morizzo d/b/a Village Hair Studio, Karen Danzer, Meinrad Danzer, and Howard Touhey

On March 15, 2003, plaintiff Katharine Stock, a teacher in her 50s, visited Village Hair Studio, which is located at 53155 Main Road, in Southold, Long Island, New York. While Stock’s hair was being shampooed, she was struck by a cabinet that had fallen off of a nearby wall. Stock sustained an injury of her…

Demand:

$2,500,000

Verdict:

Defense Verdict