The Frankel Law Firm Settles Lead Poisoning Case for $1,500,000

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Frankel Law Firm in New York City recently settled a lead poisoning case for the sum of One Million and Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000.). This sum represents the present cost of the settlement. The settlement was structured and will pay to the plaintiff future periodic payments. Under the agreement the plaintiff who is a child will be paid Three Million and Three Hundred and Ninety Nine Thousand and Nine Hundred and Twelve Dollars ($3,399,912.00). The future periodic payments are guaranteed by Prudential Insurance Company of America.

The suit entitled C____vs.  Dvorak alleged in pertinent part that the plaintiff was lead poisoned in a home in Suffolk County, New York. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant(s) negligence in failing to properly maintain the home caused the exposure and ingestion by the plaintiff to chipping lead paint and lead dust.  Lead is a highly toxic heavy metal that can cause severe adverse and permanent health effects particularly in children. The Frankel Law Firm focuses on personal injury cases including lead poisoning, products liability, car, truck, bus and other types of accidents and complex litigation.

The Michael Stewart Frankel Law Firm has successfully represented many families in lead poisoning cases over a period of decades and has been the attorney of record on precedent setting and reported cases in lead poisoning litigation including Juarez v. Wavecrest Mgt. Team, Ltd., 212 A.D.2d 38 (1st Dept.1995), rev’d 88 N.Y.2d 628 (1996); Cortes v. Riverbridge Realty Co., 227 A.D.2d 430 (2d Dept.1996); Public Service Mutual Insurance Co. v. Ayfas Realty Corp., 234 A.D.2d 226 (1st Dept.1996), lv. dism 90 N.Y.2d 844 (1997); Nwaru v. Leeds Mgt. Co., 236 A.D.2d 252 (1st Dept.1997) Calderone v. Levites Realty Mgt. Corp., 246 A.D.2d 458 (1st Dept.1998); Pena v. Classic Realty Mgt. Corp., 247 A.D.2d 215 (1st Dept.1998); Kelly v. New York City Housing Auth., 248 A.D.2d 594 (2d Dept.1998); Lopez v. No Kit Realty Corp., 254 A.D.2d 155 (1st Dept.1998) Cartegena v. Tang, 260 AD2d 337 (2d Dept 1999); Vargas v. Menorah Realty Corp., 274 AD2d 428 (1st Dept 2000); Tejeda v. 116 West Corp., 293 AD2d 261 (1st Dept 2002); Zaman v Patwary, 295 AD2d 424 (2d Dept 2002); Munoz v. Puretz, 301 AD2d 382 (1st Dept 2003); Perez v. New York City Housing Authority, 304 AD2d 736 (2d Dept 2003); Bligen v. Markland Estates, Inc., 6 AD3d 371 (2d Dept 2004).

The Frankel Law Firm ( ) (tel# 212-888-5100) practices in the areas of lead poisoning, personal injury, products liability litigation, auto, truck, bus and bike accidents as well as appellate practice and other complex litigation. The firm is located at 275 Madison Avenue, in New York City. The Firm was founded in 1978, by Michael Stewart Frankel and has recovered multimillion dollars in damages in lead poisoning and other serious personal injury cases.


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