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Cases of Interest

At Zalman Schnurman, & Miner we are fully dedicated to our clients, having faithfully represented them for over 30 years. To this day, our attorneys continue to bring case after case to successful conclusion on their client’s behalf. Don’t believe us? See for yourself below.

Here are some notable case results our firm has achieved in the the previous six years:


January 2022

A bicyclist who broke his nose when the driver's side door was opened into the bike lane the bicyclist was riding in.


December 2021

A woman who fell on a broken subway step and broke her arm.


July 2021

A woman who rented an apartment on the top floor of a two-family home fell on uneven steps to the front door of the apartment she rented, breaking her leg.


November 2020

The driver of a car was the victim of a hit and run driver. She suffered a rotator cuff tear requiring arthroscopic surgery.


July 2020

A pedestrian slipped on ice and broke her wrist, while exiting her car in the parking lot of her building complex.


May 2020

A bicyclist fell on an uneven sidewalk and broke her wrist.


February 2020

A gentleman who slipped and fell on loose asphalt from an incomplete roadway repair. He had suffered a broken arm.


December 2019

A passenger of a car accident who suffered fractures, when the driver hit a tree.


July 2019

A driver was rear ended and suffered a serious back injury.


July 2019

A pedestrian was injured in a parking lot incident in which she was forced to dive out of the way of a moving vehicle. The pedestrian suffered a broken arm. No information was exchanged between the pedestrian and driver, and no police were called to the scene. Despite the lack of initial information, our firm was able to track down and identify the driver.


June 2019

A pedestrian slipped on a sidewalk covered in snow and ice, suffering a knee injury.


May 2019

A motorcyclist was struck by a car changing lanes. He suffered a fractured arm among other injuries.


April 2019

A pedestrian tripped and fell when his walker came in contact with a broken curb and sidewalk. He aggravated prior knee and back conditions.


March 2019

A woman tripped on the sidewalk as the result of a raised cellar door. She suffered an ulna and radius fracture at the elbow.


November 2018

A bicyclist was traveling straight through an intersection, and was struck by a turning truck, suffering a broken arm and nose.


September 2018

A gentleman slipped on ice in the roadway in front of his house. His family had long complained to the town where they lived that a repaving of the roadway had caused water to pool in the roadway. After a heavy rain, water accumulated and then turned to ice when the temperature dropped. He suffered bilateral ruptured quadriceps among other injuries.


August 2018

Moving company employee fell down a flight of uneven stairs, while helping a couple move out of their apartment. He suffered an aggravation of a prior back injury, requiring surgery. The defendants argued that the plaintiff had a pre-existing back injury and had successfully navigated the stairway several times before he fell.


August 2018

A woman slipped on ice in the parking lot at the apartment building where she lived. The management company admitted that they cleared snow and ice from the center of the parking lot, but never from the parking spots, not even empty parking spots. She suffered a fractured wrist and hip.


June 2018

A woman tripped on an uneven sidewalk, suffering a torn meniscus in her knee and a tear in her shoulder.


January 2018

A woman was a pedestrian in a crosswalk struck by a turning car. She suffered a torn meniscus in her knee, requiring surgery.


November 2017

A woman slipped and fell because of ice on the sidewalk where a homeowner’s driveway crossed over.She suffered an ankle fracture requiring surgery. The homeowner’s claimed that they had completely cleared the area of any ice and snow, but we deposed the EMT driver who recalled that the area was slippery upon arriving at the scene.


August 2017

A tourist from Europe tripped on a broken sidewalk, and fractured her finger, requiring surgery.


May 2017

A bicyclist got thrown from his bicycle after the front wheel got stuck in a gap between subway grate panels on the sidewalk. He was thrown forward and suffered facial injuries requiring multiple surgeries to repair. The sidewalk was narrowed by a construction fence. Both the construction companies and the Transit Authority were sued. The defendants argued that the plaintiff, an adult, should not have been riding his bicycle on the sidewalk. Plaintiff argued that the sidewalk was the safest place to be given that the roadway was busy with vehicle traffic, and there was no designated bike lane.


May 2017

A man tripped over a box sticking out of the bottom of a shopping cart being operated by a store employee. He suffered a knee injury which required surgery.


April 2017

A woman tripped over a broken sidewalk. She suffered a fractured ankle requiring surgery.


April 2017

A gentleman tripped over a raised hinge on a ventilation grate on the sidewalk. He suffered a fractured finger.

Zalman Schnurman, & Miner's reputation for satisfying clients is nothing recent; it has been developed over three decades of providing excellent service.

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