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Current Prevention Treatment for Bedsores

Bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers or pressure sores, are serious injuries to the skin and underlying tissue due to unrelieved or prolonged pressure.  For the most part, bedsores develop on skin that covers the more bony areas of the body, such as the lower back, heels, ankles, hips, and buttocks.  However, areas such as the upper thigh, elbow and ears are also areas at risk for pressure Read More >>

Cement Trucker Charged With School Bus Driver’s Death

This action arises out of a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on July 23, 2012.  On that day a cement truck operated by defendant Raymond Ragen struck a Long Island Railroad overpass on Oyster Bay Road in Locust Valley, New York. The cement truck was an oversized vehicle that could not clear the overpass and should not have attempted to do so.  After striking the overpass the cement Read More >>

John Dalli Named Recipient of Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law Award

John Dalli, Partner, Dalli & Marino, LLP has been named a recipient of Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law Award in the category of Partner. He was honored at a special ceremony on November 14 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.  Read the full press release. Watch the Long Island Business News' Leadership in Law Awards 2013 video: http://vimeo.com/79489375   Read More >>

3 Million Dollar Verdict for Nursing Home Resident

William Reinhardt, as Administrator of the Estate of James Reinhardt v. Sunrise at Mill Basin: James Reinhardt was a resident of Sunrise at Mill Basin who resided in a locked dementia unit at the nursing home facility. As a residential health care facility Sunrise was responsible to provide appropriate supervision and care to Mr. Reinhardt. The unit where Mr. Reinhardt resided was Read More >>

2.4 Million Dollar Settlement for Construction Worker

Juan Carlos Fajardo v. 100 Motor Parkway Associates: Juan Carlos Fajardo, a thirty three year old construction worker, was injured while working on a six foot ladder at a construction site in Hauppauge, New York. Mr. Fajardo was cutting sheetrock on a ceiling at a height of approximately 8 feet when the ladder he was standing on shifted causing him to fall to the ground. As a result of the fall Read More >>

Liability Verdict and Subsequent 1.7 Million Dollar Settlement for Truck Driver Injured on Forklift

Jonel Marina v. Benfield Electric Supply Corporation: Plaintiff Jonel Marina, a truck driver, was making a delivery of electrical supplies to defendant Benfield’s warehouse. In order to extricate two pallets of electric wire from the back of Mr. Marina’a truck, a forklift operator employed by defendant asked him to stand on the forks of the forklift and use a hand jack to drag the pallets out. Read More >>

1.6 Million Dollar Settlement for Carpenter Injured in a Fall from Ladder

Gasparri v. Jones Apparel Group and Federated Department Stores: Plaintiff Mario Gasparri recovered 1.6 Million Dollars for injuries sustained to his right arm as a result of a fall from an unsecured ladder while performing renovation work at a Macy’s Department Store. Mr. Gasparri was installing a drop ceiling in an area of the store being refurbished when the six foot ladder he was using to Read More >>