Blog Posts in 2012

12.04.2012
Bicycle Messenger Receives $1 Million Settlement

On September 25th, 2012, bicycle messenger Bernabe Herrera-Ferino was awarded $1,000,000.00 in a pre-trial settlement after he sustained serious injuries to his leg, knee, and ankle during a motor vehicle versus bicycle accident. The accident itself ...

06.05.2012
Protect Your Family From Underinsured Drivers

If you own and operate any type of vehicle, it may be a good idea to protect yourself from uninsured and underinsured motorists by including sufficient Supplemental Underinsured Motorist and Uninsured Motorist coverage (SUM/UM) in your policy. In ...

06.04.2012
Fall Injuries in the Workplace

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 605 workers were killed by falling to the same or lower level in 2009—with an additional 212,760 workers being seriously injured for the same reason. The fact remains that falls are one of ...

01.06.2012
George Ilchert Joins Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL)

We are pleased to announce that Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan LLP p artner George W. Ilchert now participates in the Pan-European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL), an organization created to network with personal injury ...

01.05.2012
$1,250,000 Settlement Reached for 81-Year-Old Hit by Bus

Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan LLP p artner Bill Ryan resolved the case of 81-year-old Chung Tsoi in a speedy 15 months from the date of the accident to settlement. The case settled on the eve of jury selection in New York County Supreme ...