Leventhal Law Group Results

Results

$4,500,000 settlement for a client unjustly convicted of rape (the second highest award from the State of New York).

$975,000 settlement for a client who lost an eye after being kicked by an NYPD sergeant.

$800,000 settlement for a client who was falsely arrested and struck in the face with a metal baton, which caused a broken jaw and a traumatic brain injury.

$625,000 settlement for a client who was kicked in the eye and falsely arrested, resulting in an orbital fracture and unjustly spending a day in police custody.

$475,000 settlement for a client who suffered nerve damage from tight handcuffs.

$400,000 settlement for a paraplegic inmate who suffered an inferior pubic ramus fracture during transport from court to Rikers Island because he was improperly secured inside a DOC transport van.

$340,000 jury verdict and settlement of attorney’s fees for a client who was detained for 45 minutes and issued a baseless summons for disorderly conduct. Jury findings were based on loss of liberty and emotional distress.

$325,000 settlement for a client who was subjected to excessive force when police officers pushed their knees in his back and slammed his face to the ground.

$300,000 verdict by a judge in federal court for emotional distress for a woman who was detained for 15 minutes by armed agents while her home was searched, based on mistaken information.

$300,000 settlement for a man who suffered a broken elbow after police pulled his legs out from under him while he was handcuffed.

$285,000 settlement for a mother and son who were falsely arrested for unlawful eviction of a tenant and were detained for 15 hours each before the Staten Island DA declined to prosecute.

$280,000 settlement for a man who was falsely arrested and suffered a broken nose when an officer hit him in the face with handcuffs.

$240,000 settlement for a Staten Island man who was kicked in the eye by an NYPD officer. He suffered a ruptured globe.

$225,000 settlement for "deliberate indifference" to a prisoner with mental health problems. DOC repeatedly ignored his medial condition, resulting in multiple suicide attempts.

$200,000 settlement for a high school administrator who was kicked in the eye by a NYPD officer on Staten Island, causing an orbital fracture.

$150,000 jury verdict for a client who was detained for 45 minutes and issued a baseless summons for disorderly conduct. Jury findings were based on loss of liberty and emotional distress.

$150,000 settlement for a 14 year-old from Staten Island who was forced by police officers to remove his clothes and left alone in a desolate area.

$150,000 settlement for two women who were inappropriately photographed by a NYPD detective.

$40,000 jury verdict against the City of Yonkers and a number of police offers in federal court in White Plains for a man who was punched in the eye by a police officer.

$30,000 settlement for two men who were unlawfully strip-searched in public and falsely arrested by the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a choke hold.


Leventhal Law Group Practice Areas

New York Police Misconduct Attorneys

Police Misconduct

Because we place a great deal of trust in police officers to serve and protect our community, it is an extremely terrifying experience when you become a victim of those who we expect to protect us. Police officers are not above the law. Law enforcement may only use the amount of force that is reasonably necessary in a situation. When the force used is excessive and unreasonable, the outcome can be devastating.

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New York Criminal Defense Attorneys

Criminal Defense

If you have been arrested and accused of a crime, your freedom and future are at stake. Being convicted of a crime can have serious ramifications on all aspects of your life, which is why it is so important to retain counsel as soon as possible. A conviction can result in time spent in jail, probation, parole, and loss of certain rights. A felony conviction can make you ineligible for certain employment, affect immigration status, and even disqualify you from serving on a jury.

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New York Personal Injury Attorneys

Personal Injury

If you have been injured due to the intentional or negligent action of another, you may be entitled to compensation. Personal injury actions also include medical malpractice, premise liability, and products liability and are designed to compensate a victim for pain and suffering, loss of earnings, loss of consortium, and sometimes punitive damages in the event of gross negligence. The Leventhal Law Group represents clients who have suffered injuries arising out of situations such as motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents, sexual assaults, defective products, and wrongful death arising from the negligence or misconduct of another.

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