Recent Injury Settlements & Case Results

Bus Accident: Settlement For Victims

The law firm of Sobo & Sobo won a settlement for a former Montgomery woman who suffered severe injuries from a bus accident.

Successful Settlement for Head On Collision Victim

A Goshen woman suffered injuries to her head, neck, left shoulder and left leg when her car was struck head on. The accident occurred when another automobile crossed over the line and hit the plaintiff’s vehicle. Sobo & Sobo successfully settled the case on behalf of the victim.

Substantial Settlement for Rear-End Collision Victim

A woman was exiting the Thruway in the Town of Clarkstown when she was rear-ended by another vehicle. In the accident, she sustained neck, right shoulder, and lower back injuries. Sobo & Sobo successfully settled the case for a substantial amount.

Car Accident Causes Back Injury, Awarded Entire Insurance Policy

A South Fallsburg woman was awarded the entire insurance policy as compensation for serious injuries she suffered to her lower back as a result of a car accident in the Town of Thompson. The accident caused a herniated disc in her lumbar spine. The insurance company refused all settlement offers, claiming that the injuries were caused by arthritis and not the accident. After an arbitration proceeding, the referee determined that the car accident caused the herniated disc and he awarded the woman a sizable settlement.

Taxi Cab Passenger Receives Sizable Settlement

A taxi cab ran a red light and was struck by another vehicle in Port Jervis.  The passenger in the taxi cab sustained an injury in her right shoulder as well as a cervical spine injury that later required surgery. Sobo & Sobo achieved a sizable settlement for the victim.

Substantial Settlement for Passenger Rear-Ended In Truck Accident

A man was a passenger on Route 17M, when the car he was riding in got rear-ended by a commercial tractor. He sustained injuries to the back and left shoulder. Sobo & Sobo successfully settled the rear end collision case for the plaintiff and obtained a substantial settlement for the victim.

Construction Accident Settlement for Worker who Fell 20 Feet

A construction worker fell 20 feet from a scaffold while at work on a construction site.  He suffered several injuries including two fractures that required surgery and the insertion of a plate and screw in both heels.  Sobo & Sobo successfully argued that the scaffold lacked required safety devices and was able to secure the kind of substantial settlement the worker deserved.

Landmark Settlement Awarded to 5-Year-Old Dog Bite Victim

A 5 year-old girl from Montgomery New York suffered serious injuries when her neighbor’s dog attacked.  The dog bit her in the face causing permanent scars.  The insurance company refused all settlement offers until the day of trial when Sobo & Sobo was able to settle the case prior to jury selection.  The settlement is the largest for a dog bite to a child in Orange County since 1994.

Drunk Driving Accident Victim Receives Settlement

A Middletown woman was injured in a drunk driving accident. The intoxicated driver who was driving without a license swerved off the road and struck a tree, the crash resulted in a fractured ankle for the victim. An injury that took two surgeries to repair. Sobo & Sobo achieved a successful settlement with the defendant’s insurance company after filing a lawsuit in Orange County Supreme Court.

Motorcycle Accident Victim Receives Successful Arbitration Award

A Middletown man was riding his motorcycle when a vehicle cut in front of him. The resulting accident caused fractures to the biker’s ankle and cervical spine. Sobo & Sobo won an arbitration award despite the victim’s claims that the accident was the fault of the motorcyclist.

Pedestrian Accident Victim Receives Huge Settlement

A woman was crossing State Route 211 when she was struck by a vehicle. As a result of the accident, she suffered a fracture to her nose and serious injuries to both knees. Sobo & Sobo successfully argued that the driver of the vehicle was negligent and achieved a huge settlement for their client.

Substantial Premises Liability Settlement for Family Whose Children Suffered Brain Damage Due to Lead Paint

Two children suffered brain damage as a result of lead paint poisoning. Sobo & Sobo successfully proved that the landlord was negligent in ignoring the existence of lead paint dangers in the premises.

Settlement in Products Liability Case for Victim of Defective Product

A man suffered serious injuries when the tire of a snow blower exploded while being inflated. The injuries included multiple fractures to his right foot resulting in the need for two surgeries. Sobo & Sobo successfully argued that the product was negligently designed and the manufacturer agreed to pay a settlement to the victim.

Abundant Settlement for Victim of Slip-And-Fall Accident

A woman was exiting an Extra Mart and as she walked down the walkway she came across a dustpan on the ground to avoid stepping on it she hastily stepped into an icy area. She then slipped and fell suffering an injury to the knee that later required surgery. Sobo & Sobo was able to obtain an abundant settlement for their client.

Successful Settlement For 2-Year-Old Boy Pinned by Dump Truck

A 2-year-old boy was riding his big wheel when he was struck and pinned by a dump truck. The child suffered serious injuries that required multiple surgeries including an intertrochanteric right hip fracture. Sobo & Sobo successfully argued that the driver of the truck was negligent and achieved a successful settlement.

Landmark Settlement Awarded for Wrongful Death

A construction worker fell from the roof of a commercial building and died as a result of his injuries. The law firm of Sobo & Sobo successfully proved that the worker was not provided with proper safety devices. As a result, a landmark wrongful death settlement was awarded to the victim’s family.

Successful Settlement for Ladder Fall Case

A man who was attempting to start a business was injured when he fell from a ladder fracturing several toes, his left foot as well as suffering neck and back pain. When he was hired to cut branches and remove trees from the defendant’s property, he was provided a ladder and a chainsaw to complete the work. Sobo & Sobo proved that the defendant was negligent when he proved a bent ladder that gave way and caused the man to fall.  

Successful Settlement for Victim of Trip-And-Fall Accident

A Bloomingburg woman tripped on broken pavement and fell in front of a Dollar Store. She sustained injuries to her left arm and back. Sobo & Sobo successfully settled the case for their client.