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Court Dockets* - Verdicts & Settlements

The following sample dockets show verdict or settlement where legal support services were rendered by Accurate Building Inspectors®.

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Dockets Listed: 1984 - 2009

*Sources: NewsDay, Accurate Building Inspectors® Database, NY Court Docket, NY Jury Verdict Reporting, New York Law Journal, Attorney of Record.

2009 - Dockets

Date of Incident: March 6th 2006
Trial Date: June 16th 2009 Through June 23rd 2009
ABI File Number: ABI No. 208.080LP.
Inspection Date: March 7th 2008

Tripped & Fell due to broken and
uneven 1-5/8″ inch differential at foot of
ramp, causing plaintiff to trip and fell forward.

Verdict: $ 2,500,000.00
Past Pain & Suffering: $ 1,000,000.00
Future Pain & Suffering: $ 1,500,000.00
Parties: Nina Dumitriu & Cornel I. Dunitriu vs. 4525/4555 Apartment Corp.

Court: Bronx Supreme Court, 851 Grand Concourse, Bronx County, New York
Index No.: 18909/2006
Judge: The Hon. Lucy Billings
Starting Trial Date: June 16th Through June 23rd 2009
Length of Trail: 6 Days
Plaintiff's Attorney: James J. Culleton, Esq., Culleton, Marinaccio & Foglia, White Plains, NY.
Plaintiff's. Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, 1860 Bath Avenue – Brooklyn, NY. Doctor Louis C. Rose, MD (Orthopedic Surgeon), Bronx, NY.
Plaintiff's Witness: Dr, Cornel I. Dumitriu, Plaintiff's Husband; Nina Dumitriu, Plaintiff; John Pineda, Building Superintendent.
Defendant's Attorney: Corwin Del Toro, Esq., Margaret G. Klein & Associates, New York City.
Defendant's Experts: Stanley H Fein, PE - Syosset, NY.
Defendant's Witness: Marshall Kanter, Garthchester Realty (Managing Agent); Juan Vasquez, Building Assistant Superintendent; Gladys Lincona, Garthchester Realty.
Carrier: Greater New York Insurance Companies.

2008 - Dockets

Date of Incident: December, 10th, 2004
Trial Date: July 29th 2008
ABI File Number: 207.497LP
Inspection Date: October 4th 2007

Tripped & fell due to a concrete exterior stair
that did not have a handrail on either side of the flight,
steps were out of stride, out of geometry, not level,
no starting platform at the head of the stair and
a parking area curb obstacle at the head of the stair.

Verdict: $75,000.00
Parties: Donald Stricklin vs. Richard Parker (Individually)

Court: In The District Court, Dallas County, Texas - 95th Judicial District
Index No.: DC-06-124950D
Judge: The Hon. Karen Gren Johnson
Starting Trial Date: July 28, 2008 Through July 30, 2008
Length of Trail: 3 Days
Plaintiff's Attorney: Brian A. Mottet, Esq of Miller Brown, LLP, 400 South Ervay Street -- Dallas, Texas.
Plaintiff's. Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building
Inspectors, 1860 Bath Avenue – Brooklyn, NY; Jonathan Harrington, M.D.
Plaintiff's Witness: Stricklin's daughter Debbie Stricklin
Defendant's Attorney: Barry Fanning, Esq. & Ron Ihle, Esq. of Fanning, Harper &
Martinson, PC, 4849 Greenville Ave. -- Dallas, Texas
Defendant's Experts: None.
Defendant's Witness: Steve Reid of The American National Bank of Texas
Carrier: The Chubb Insurance Group

2007 - Dockets

Trial Date: October 19,2007
ABI File Number: 204.393LP
Inspection Date: July 7, 2004

Trip & Fall do to hole in kitchen floor of Plaintiff's
rented apartment, caused by a rotting wooden floor,
the result of a long-standing leak that was not repaired.

Settlement: $240,000.00
Parties: Monica Ebochue vs. 3484 Corsa Avenue, The Bronx, New York

Court: The Bronx Supreme New York
Index No.: 21768/04
Judge: The Hon. George D. Salerno – Room 528
Starting Trial Date: October 16, 2007 Thru October 19, 2007
Length of Trail: Three Days
Plaintiff's Attorney: Paul H Schietroma, Esq. of Sapone & Schietroma
1 Penn Plaza - NY, New York
Plaintiff's. Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building
Inspectors, 1860 Bath Avenue – Brooklyn, NY;
Louis Rose, MD – Orthopedic Surgeon - The Bronx, NY
Plaintiff's Witness: Co-Worker, & supervisor (Pre & Post Accident)
Defendant's Attorney: Richard M. O’Keefe, Esq. White Plains, NY
Defendant's Experts: None
Defendant's Witness: None
Carrier: Greater New York Insurance, Co.


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ABI Trial Date: October 11, 2007
ABI File Number: 03.363LP
ABI Inspection Date: June 11, 2003

Case Description: A Temporary Construction Stair,
No handrail on both sides,new atrium railing
not secured properly and failed,
Plaintiff Fell while climbing out and over the atrium railing.

Verdict or Settlement: $650,000.00
Parties: Daniel Stiglianese vs. Macerich Queens Expansion, LLC., Barney Skanska Inc., Sordoni Skanska, Inc, American Architectural Metals, Inc. and Eagle Scaffolding Co. Inc.
Negligent Percentage: 100% Skanska (The General Contractor)

Court Location: Supreme Court, Mineola, New York
Index No.:4803/04
Judge: Thomas Feinman, Part 22
Starting Trial Date: 10/9/07
Liability Verdict: 10/16/07
Length of Trial in Days: 7 days
Plaintiff's Attorney(s): Wesley M. Serra Esq. Irom, Wittles, Freund, Berne & Serra Bronx, New York
Plaintiff's Expert(s): Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector, Accurate Building Inspectors, Division of Ubell Enterprises. Brooklyn, New York
Defendant's Attorney(s): Fabian, Cohen & Hall, 570 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10022
Defendant's Expert(s): None at Trial
Insurer: St. Paul-Travelers


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Trial Date: September 21st & 24th 2007
ABI File Number: ABI #206.397LP.Adler
Inspection Date: August 6th 2006

Slipped & Fell exiting the Bank of America,
due to steep and uneven ramp with no handrail at outside entrance.

Verdict: $ 518,361.12
Parties: Ira R. Adler vs. Bank of America at 3508 Johnson Ave., Bronx County NY

Court: Supreme Court of the State of New York, Bronx, County
Index No.: 16166/06
Judge: The Hon. Justice Walker
Starting Trial Date: September 18th 2007 Through September 25th 2007
Length of Trail: 6 Days
Plaintiff's Attorney: Gregory Danenberg, Esq. of The Law Offices of Gregory Danenberg, 432 Park Avenue South, Floor 4, New York, NY 10016-8013
Plaintiff's. Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector & Stair & Ramp Designer & Builder of Accurate Building Inspectors ® 1860 Bath Avenue – Brooklyn, NY 11214-4616
Melvin Adler, M.D. (not related to plaintiff) Orthopedic Surgeon of Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Defendant's Attorney: William J Fitzpatrick, Esq. of Goldberg Segalla, LLP - Mineola NY
Defendant's Experts: Peter Pomeranz, P.E., Massapequa Park, NY Dr. Edward Habermann, Orthopedic Surgeon.

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Trial Date: May 21st 2007
ABI File Number: 206.053LP
Inspection Date: February 6th 2006

Faltered and fell down a flight of Exterior Stairs in
Brooklyn New York. Steps were out of Stride (inconsistent).
Broken Nosing at Head-Step and missing Handrail on
both sides of stair (greater than forty-four inches wide).

Verdict: $1,000,000.00 Defendant was found 100% negligent.
Parties: Valentina Voytsekhivska v. Andor Deutch & Ester Deutch.

Court: Kings County Supreme, 360 Adams Street, Brooklyn, New York
Index No.: 11977/04
Judge: The Hon. Bruce M. Balter Part 9
Date: May 21st 2007
Liability Verdict: May 29th, 2007
Damages Verdict: June 4th, 2007 Three Day Trial.
Plaintiff's Attorney: Harlan Wittenstein, Esq. of the firm Wittenstein & Associates, PC, Brooklyn, NY;
Plaintiff's Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of the firm, Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY;
Defendant's Attorney: Raymond E. McAlonan, Esq. of the firm, Jacobson & Schwartz, Rockville Center, NY;
Defendant's Expert: None.
Defendant's Witness: None.

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Trial Date: February 14th 2007
ABI File Number: 02.135LP
Inspection Date: March 7th 2002

Patched Ceiling Collapse, on Plaintiff,
Building Owner Had Previous Knowledge of Defect.
Fifty Pounds of the Ceilings, Plasterboard, Plaster and
Compound Fell on Plaintiff while Sleeping, Due to
Lack of Emergency repair and Improper Original
patch work and repair.

Verdict: $76,000.00
Parties: Constantino v. 839 Fox Street, Bronx New York

Court: Civil Court, City of New York (Bronx, New York) at 851 Grand Concourse.
Index No.: 2144/02
Judge: The Hon. Sharon Aarons
Date: February 13th
Plaintiff's Attorney: Paul Schietroma, Esq., Bronx, NY
Plaintiff's Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of the firm, Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY;
Dr. Morton I. Finkel, MD, Neurologist, New York City, NY; Dr. Ali E. Guy, MD, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, New York City, NY.
Defendant's Attorney: Joan Fiden, Esq. of Kugan, Ahlers, Fiden & Norris, L.L.P.
Defendant's Expert: Dr. Daniel J. Feuer, MD, Neurologist, New York City, NY;
Dr. Caren Jahre, MD, Diagnostic Radiologist and Neuroradiologist, New York City, NY.

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Trial Date: February 13th 2007
ABI File Number: 205.687LP
Inspection Date: January 5th 2006

Trip and Faltered and fell down a flight of exterior
stair at Major World, Inc, Auto Dealer, Queens NY.
Steps where broken, Missing Tread-Nosings, Protruding Screws,
Steps out of Stride (inconsistent). Lack of Repairs and
Missing Intermediate (center) Handrail.

Verdict: $175,000.00
Parties: Beverly McLaughlin v. Major World, Inc.

Court: Kings County Supreme (Brooklyn, New York) at 360 Adams Street
Index No.: 14364/04
Judge: The Hon. David B. Vaughn Part 4
Date: February 12th
Plaintiff's Attorney: Harlan Wittenstein, Esq., Brooklyn, NY
Plaintiff's Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of the firm, Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY
Defendant's Attorney: John E. Gray, Esq. of Zawacki, Everett, Gray & McLaughlin, New York City, NY
Defendant's Expert: None.

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Trial Date: January 30th & February 2nd 2007
ABI File Number: 02.540LP
Inspection Date: August 27th 2002

Faltered and fell down a flight of stairs in
New York City's Subway System. Steps were out of
stride (inconsistent) improper repair and
missing intermediate (center) handrail.

Verdict: $775,000.00 – Plaintiff was found 20% negligent.
Parties: Rosella Garcia, v. New York City Transit Authority - NTCTA.

Court: Kings County Supreme (Brooklyn, New York) at 360 Adams Street
Index No.: 53569/02
Judge: The Hon. Bruce Balter Part 9
Date: January 30th 2007 –Liability Verdict: February 5th 2007 – Damages Verdict: February 8th 2007 – Seven Day Trial.
Plaintiff's Attorney: Mitchel Kessler, Esq. & Trial Attorney: Kenneth A. Pryor, Esq.
Plaintiff's Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of the firm, Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY; Dr. Jerry Lubliner, Prof. of Orthopedic Surgery, New York University Medical Center.
Defendant's Attorney: Mark S. Yagerman, Esq. of the firm, Smith, Mazure, Director, Wilkins, Young & Yagerman, P.C.
Defendant's Expert: None.
Defendant’s Witness: Regan Dowd Maintenance Staff Department for the NYCTA.

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2006 - Dockets

Trial Date: October 4th 2006
ABI File Number: 205.099LP
Inspection Date: February 25th 2005

Tripped and fell down flight of stair in NYC's Subway,
Steps out of stride (inconsistent) improperly repaired
and handrail was too high.

Verdict: $96,000.00
Parties: Borko Gracanin, v. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, The City of New York & New York City Transit.

Court: New York County Supreme (New York City)
Index No.: 107907/05
Judge: Leland DeGrasse
Date: October 4th 2006
Plaintiff's Attorney: Luis F. Ras, Esq. of Ras Associates, PLLC
Plaintiff's Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY.; Dr. Jonathan S. Garay, Physical Medicine & Rehabilition, NYC.
Defendant's Attorney: Roger P. Mc Tiernan, Jr. of Barry Mc Tiernan & More.
Defendant's Expert: None.

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2002 - Dockets

Trial Date: July 3rd 2002
ABI File Number: 01.467LP
Inspection Date: October 16th 2001

Improper Stair Design & Maintenance
Stair Geometry Improper, Out of Stride &
Protruding Pipe Into Stair.

Verdict: $700,000.00 reduced to $595,000.00
Parties: Charki Zarok v. 682 6th Avenue Housing Development Corp. v. Green Kay Corp.

Court: New York County Supreme
Index No.: 101063/94
Judge: Carol E. Huff
Date: July 3rd 2002
Plaintiff's Attorney: Michael S. Bender of Argyropoulos & Bender, PC
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY; Dr. Peter Saadeh, physiatrics, New York City; Dr. Carolyn Martin, treating neurologist, New York City.
Defendant's Attorney: Christopher P. Termini of McCabe, Collins, McGeough & Fowler, LLP, Mineola, NY
Experts: Dr. William Head, neuropsychiatrist, New York City; Dr. Maurice Carter, orth surgery , New York City.
Insurer: Providence Washington for the defendant, State Insurance Fund for the Third-Party Defendant.

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Trial Date: April 29th & 30th, 2002
ABI File Number: 98.1807LP
Inspection Date: November 6th, 1998

Windows Defective Old & In Disrepair,
Broken Glass & Broken Frames & Sash Cords.

Verdict: $2,432,640.00
Parties: Shi Pei Fang v. Heng Sang Realty Corporation.

Court: Queens County Supreme
Index No.: 19255/96
Judge: Ronald D. Hollie
Date: April 29th & 30th, 2002
Plaintiff's Attorney: Arthur Les Solmon of Benedict P. Morelli & Associates, PC, New York, NY; Dr. Joel Grad, Hand Surgeon, New York, NY
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY
Defendant's Attorney: Edward J. O'Gorman of Wilson Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, New York, NY
Expert: Dr.Peter Dodsick Orthopedic Surgeon, New York, NY

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2001 - Dockets

Trial Date: March 21st, 2001
ABI File Number: 01.029LD
Inspection Date: January 19th, 2001

Laborer's Arm Caught In Conveyor Belt - Defendant's Verdict.

Settlement: $0.00
Parties: Joseph Errante v. Power Screen of New York, Inc. v. Rapid Recycling & Demolition. Inc.

Court: Suffolk County Supreme, Riverhead
Index No.: 13714/94
Judge: Mary M. Werner
Date: March 21st, 2001
Plaintiff's Attorney: Neil Lenowitz of Carl P. Maltese, Smithtown, NY
Pltf. Experts: Brian Duggan, Environmental Scientist, Haupauge, NY
Defendant's Attorney: G. Randi Johnson of Gallacher, Kushel & Horvat, Riverhead, NY for Power Screen;
Steven Weinberg of Gottesman, Wolgel, Secunda, Malamy & Flynn, PC, New York, NY for Rapid Recycling
Deft. Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY
Carrier: Hartford for Power Screen; New York State Insurance Fund for Rapid Recycling.

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2000 - Dockets

Trial Date: August 23rd, 2000
ABI File Number: 99.1237LP
Inspection Date: April 15th, 1999

Trip & Fall on Defective Ramp & Missing Handrail.

Settlement: $255,000.00
Parties: Blanche Posner v. Kushner Companies; Puck Building; Puck Caterers, Inc. New Puck LLP & Frost

Court: New York County Supreme, NY
Index No.: 116026/98
Date: August 23rd, 2000
Plaintiff's Attorney: Stephen H. Frankel, Great Neck, NY
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY; Ronald Krinick, MD, Orthopedics; Manhattan, NY
Defendant's Attorneys: Robert Higgins; Bruce A. Lawrence, Brooklyn, NY
Expert: Robert Hyman M.D., Orthopedics, Manhattan, NY
Insurer: CNA for Frost Lighting & CGU/One Beacon for Kushner/Puck

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Trial Date: March 16th, 2000
ABI File Number: 95.1636LP - 00.238LP
Inspection Date: November 10th, 1995 & March 6th 2000

Golf Cart Fell Over At Driveway, Nassau Coliseum,
Pot Hole & Broken Asphalt Pavement.

Settlement: $544,000.00
Parties: Edward DiCamillo v. County of Nassau

Court: Nassau County Supreme, NY
Index No.: 32891/95
Judge: Burton S. Joseph
Date: March 16th 2000
Plaintiff's Attorney: Gary Silverstein of Rosenberg, Minc, & Armstrong, New York, NY
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY; Dr. Paul Kleinman, Orthopedic Surgery, White Plains, NY
Defendant's Attorney: Christopher L. Grayson, Mineola, NY
Experts: None
Insurer: Nassau County, NY

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1999 - Dockets

Trial Date: June 23rd, 1999
ABI File Number: 95.1009LP
Inspection Date: January 6th, 1995

Wrongful Death, Fall From Roof,
Railings Had Been Removed To Install Flashing.

Verdict: $3,348,333.00
Parties: Vera Leyton, As Administratrices of the Estate of Robert Leyton v. New York School Construction Authority & PBX Beacom Construction, Corp., a Joint Venture.

Court: Kings County Supreme (Brooklyn)
Index No.: 025142/95
Judge: Aaron D. Burnstein
Date: June 23rd, 1999
Plaintiff's Attorney: Ronald A. Samanowitz of Samanowitz & Endzweig, Great Neck, NY on Liability, Thomas A. More of Kramer, Dillof, Tessel, & Moore, New York, NY, on Damages.
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY; Les Seplaki, Economist, New Jersey; Dr. Lawrence Shields, Neurologist, New York, NY.
Defendant's Attorney: Experts: Dr. Robert April, Neurologist, New York, NY

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Trial Date: May 12th, 1999
ABI File Number: 98.1297LP
Inspection Date: April 18th, 1998

Sidewalk, Trip & Fall on Wide & Open Expansion Joint.

Settlement: $200,000.00
Parties: Jacqueline Douglas v. City University of New York

Court: Court of Claims, New York, NY
Index No.:
Judge: Alan C. Marin
Date: May 12th 1999
Plaintiff's Attorney: Gary Silverstein, Rosenberg, Minc & Armstrong, New York, NY
Expert: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY
Defendant's Attorney: Diane Temkin, Assistant Attorney General, New York, NY
Experts: None
Insurer: New York City

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1998 - Dockets

Trial Date: September 16th, 1998
ABI File Number: 94.1067LP
Inspection Date: March 16th, 1994

Trip & Fall Over Low Slung Chain Gate at Parking Lot.

Settlement: $135,000.00
Parties: Jimmie Freeman v. Marcus Garvey Brownstone Houses, Inc. & RY Management, Co., Inc.

Court: Kings County Supreme (Brooklyn, NY)
Index No.: 18597/93
Date: September 16th, 1998
Plaintiff's Attorney: Steven G. Schiesel, Pecoraro & Schiesel, New York, NY
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY; Leon Sultan M.D., Orthopedics, Franklin Square, NY.
Expert: Harlan Fair, Engineering, Armonk, NY
Insurer: General Star National Insurance Company, Scottsdale Insurance Co.

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Trial Date: January 22nd, 1998
ABI File Number: 97.1864L
Inspection Date: December 15th, 1997

Property Damage Do to Flood
From Laundromat Equipment Not Being Maintained.

Verdict: $161,250.00
Parties: Jin Sun Lee, Se Young Lee, & Grand Furniture Co. v. Parkchester Management Corp. & Coinmach Inductees.

Court: Bronx Civil, NY
Index No.: 15633/95
Judge: Jerry L. Crispino
Date: January 22nd, 1998
Plaintiff's Attorney: Jeffrey A. Sunshine of Jeffrey A. Sunshine, P.C., Lake Success, NY
Expert: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY.
Defendant's Attorney: Daniel Dietchweiler of Brody & Fabiani; New York, NY, for Coinmach, Michael Arce of Alan I. Lamer; Elmsford, NY, for Parkchester Mng..
Expert: None
Insurer: AIG for Parkchester; Home for Coinmach

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1997 - Dockets

Trial Date: December 3rd, 1997
ABI File Number: 97.1445LP
Inspection Date: May 26th, 1997

Construction Accident,
Improper Hosting of Heavy Pipe Falling on Plaintiff.

Settlement: $787,500.00
Parties: Jorge Lopez v. Price Club; Turner Construction Co.; Lakeville/Pace Mechanical; Commander Electric Co.

Court: New York County Supreme
Index No.: 102798/94
Date: December 3rd, 1997
Plaintiff's Attorney: Michael S. Bender of Argyropoulos & Bender, PC
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY; John Killian, MD, Surgery, Garden City, NY; Demund Mantell, Ph.D, Economics, Scarsdale, NY.
Defendant's Attorney:
Experts: Dr. Farkas, Orthopedics, Mineola, NY
Insurer: AIG for Lakeville/Pace, Price Club, and Turner

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Trial Date: September 23rd, 1997
ABI File Number: 96.1231LP
Inspection Date: May 2nd, 1996

Trip & Fall At Bathroom Door Saddle,
Was Excessively High & Created A Trip Hazard.

Settlement: $20,000.00
Parties: Aida Padon v. New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)

Court: Bronx Supreme
Index No.: 20349/93
Judge: Lottie E. Wilking)
Date: September 23rd, 1997
Plaintiff's Attorney: Joel Savit & Lawrence Dicker.
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY
Def. Experts: Lewis Zickel, Engineer, Dobbs Ferry; Dr. Salvatore Lenzo, Hand Surgeon, New York, NY
Insurer: NYCHA


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Trial Date: September 12th & 15th 1997
ABI File Number: 91.1366L & 92.1214L
Inspection Dates: May 6th, 1991, July 16th, 1991 & February 18th, 1992

Ramp incident, Slipped & Fell open side of ramp.
Ramp too steep, 1½″ inches on 12″ inches
with no guard or handrail, with painted edge surface.

Settlement: $200,000.00
Parties: Winkler-Landi vs..Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. Little Neck, New York

Court: Queens Supreme New York
Index No.: 9396/91
Judge: The Hon. Charles A. LaTorella Jr.
Trial Date: September 12th & 15th 1997
Plaintiff's Attorney: Stephen G. Winn, Esq of Monsour Winn Kurkland & Warner, PC 5 Dakota Drive - Lake Success, New York
Plaintiff's. Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, 1860 Bath Avenue – Brooklyn, NY;
Plaintiff's Doctors:
Plaintiff's Witness:
Defendant's Attorney: William Ryan Esq.


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Trial Date: January 23rd 1997
ABI File Number: 95.1196LP
Inspection Date: May 1st, 1995

Trip & Fall on Single Step Stair,
No Visual Cue or Handrail.

Settlement: $732,000.00
Parties: Rose Roux v. Sal Caiola & Bettina Equities Co.

Court: New York County Supreme
Index No.: 129732/94
Judge: Richard B. Lowe III
Date: January 23rd 1997
Plaintiff's Attorney: Alan M. Shapey of Harry H. Lipsig & Partners, New York, NY.
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY
Defendant's Attorney: Thomas Judge of O’Connell & Gimble, New York, NY.
Experts: Murray Burton, MD, Orthopedics, New York, NY.
Insurer: Greater New York Mutual.

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1996 - Dockets

Trial Date: December 5th, 1996
ABI File Number: 92.1131LP
Inspection Date: March 6th, 1992

Slip & Fall From Leaking Fire Extinguisher
Liquid Dripping On To Stair Steps.

Verdict: $350,000.00
Parties: David Savino v. City of New York.

Court: Bronx County Supreme
Index No.: 15194/89
Judge: Stanley B. Green
Date: December 5th, 1996
Plaintiff's Attorney: Alan M. Shapey of Harry H. Lipsig & Partners, New York, NY.
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY, Robert Israel, Orthopedic Surgery, New York, NY.
Defendant's Attorney:
Experts:
Insurer: New York City

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1995 - Dockets

Trial Date: April 20th, 1995
ABI File Number: 92.1026LP
Inspection Date: January 16th, 1992

Trip & Fall On Driveway,
Trip Hazard Created By Neighbor Applying Tile On Driveway.

Verdict: $270,000.00
Parties: Ignazio Ceira v. Denis Hartas & Padulla Ceramic, Inc.

Court: Kings County Supreme (Brooklyn)
Index No.: 9839/92
Judge: Aaron D. Burnstein
Date: April 20th, 1995
Plaintiff's Attorney: Glenn Miller of Sivin & Miller, New York, NY
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY
Defendant's Attorney: Rosario M. D'Apice of Marc Longo, Brooklyn, NY for Hartas
Experts: None

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1994 - Dockets

Trial Date: February 16th, 1994
ABI File Number: 93.1383LP
Inspection Date: July 13th, 1993

Construction Road Plate Loose.
Crushes Toe When Shifted by Passing Bus.

Verdict: $225,000.00
Parties: Sharon Leahy Cooper v. City of New York, New York Telephone Co., Empire City Subway, New York City Transit Authority, MABSTOA, & Consolidated Edison of NY

Court: New York Civil
Index No.: 122115/90
Judge: Norman C. Ryp & Louis B. York
Date: February 16th, 1994
Plaintiff's Attorney: Michael S. Bender 0f Rosenberg, Minc & Armstrong, New York, NY
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY
Defendant's Attorney: Elsa M. Rodriguez, Assistant Corporation Counsel for New York City
Experts: None
Insurer: New York City

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1992 - Dockets

Trial Date: November 2nd, 1992
ABI File Number: 92.1580LP
Inspection Date: 1992

Trip & Fall Over Flower Box In Lobby
In the Line of Ingress & Egress.

Verdict: $841,500.00
Parties: Jane Lubin v. First Avenue Owners Association, Orsini Desigh, Inc. & M.C. Construction, Co.

Court: New York Supreme
Index No.: 19543/90
Judge: Helen Freedman
Date: November 2nd, 1992
Plaintiff's Attorney: Howard R Borowick of Borowick & Feldman, New York, NY for Lipsig & Partners, New York, NY
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY; Dr. Jonathan Korn, Orthopaedic Surgeon, New York, NY
Defendant's Attorney: Seymour Gelfand, New York, NY for First Avenue Associates., Joseph P. Finegan of Hogrefe, Stern & King, New York, NY for Orsini, Joseph P. Finegan of Lawlor, Caulfield, Galvin. Heller & Harris, New York, NY for M.C. Construction.
Experts: None

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1984 - Dockets

Trial Date: March 27th, 1984
ABI File Number: 84.1000.LP
Inspection Date: 1984

Foot Caught In Space Between Floor And
Bottom Of The Door, Not Installed Properly.

Settlement: $9,000.00
Parties: Edward & Ardeleen Heckers v. Pan American & Triangle Maintenance Corp.

Court: Queens County Civil
Index No.: 2975/83
Judge: Charles J. Thomas
Date: March 27th, 1984
Plaintiff's Attorney: Erwin B. Newman for Monsour & Winn, Lake Success. NY.
Experts: Alvin Ubell, Building & Home Inspector of Accurate Building Inspectors, Brooklyn, NY
Defendant's Attorney: Harold V. McCoy, Jr of McCoy & Agoglia, Mineola, NY for Pan American
Experts: None

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