Case Description Practice Area
Largest Verdict Against the U.S. Postal Service in America’s History
Settlement: $9,400,000. Motor Vehicle, Federal Mail Truck Crosses Center Line, Summary Judgement on Liability, Brain Damage, Hemiplegia, Multiple Fractures, Bench Trial, Discounted to Present Value.
Motor Vehicle
Alan S. Ripka, Esq. Trial Lawyer
Verdict: (P) $7,300,000.00. Truck tossed out of collision, landed on plaintiff’s car.
Personal Injury
Alan S. Ripka, Esq. Trail Lawyer
Proud to have achieved the Top NY Settlements in 2013. Verdict: $2,400,000 Ranked 3rd in Medical Malpractice. Verdict: $2,000,000 – Ranked 5th in Medical Malpractice. Verdict: $1,000,000 – Ranked 8th in Medical Malpractice.
Medical Malpractice
Alan S. Ripka, Esq. Trial Lawyer
Settlement: $2,150,000. Bronx man against Transit Authority for bus accident
Personal Injury
Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance
Plaintiff fell into elevator’s shaft, blamed lack of maintenance. Verdict: $1,900,000.
Premises Liability
Top Three in Motor Vehicle
Alan S. Ripka, Esq. is honored to have achieved many Top NY Settlements in 2012. Verdict: $1,250,000 – Top Three in Motor Vehicle
Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice/Surgical Error
Settlement: $1,250,000. Doctor overlooked perforation of bowel, patient alleged.
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice, Failure to Test, Unnecessary Procedure
Settlement: $825,000.00. Doc’s needless procedure damaged nerves, patient alleged.
Medical Malpractice
Failure to Communicate — Failure to Detect — Premature Discharge
Hospital didn’t disclose test’s troublesome results, suit alleged. Verdict: $750,000.
Medical Malpractice
Passing Bicyclist Became Wedged Between Bus and Parked Car
Verdict: (P) $550,000.00
Motor Vehicle
Alan S. Ripka, Esq. Trial
In an arbitration ruling denying a Summary Judgment motion filed by Finish Line, Inc., employers may be held liable for illegal videotaping of an employee restroom by a company employee.
Defective Pharmaceuticals