New York Appellate Attorneys
Fighting for clients involves being prepared to take appeals when there are adverse decisions which affect the client. Over the years Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald has perfected many appeals and won hard-fought victories at the appellate level.
In Henry v. City of New York, Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald appellate counsel convinced the Court of Appeals to unanimously reverse a decision of the Appellate Division, 2nd Department. Because of this case, the statute of limitations for infants is tolled until they reach majority or age 18.
Lugo v. LJN Toys, Ltd., another Court of Appeals case, is the seminal case on toy safety in the State of New York. Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald appellate counsel successfully argued this case before New York's highest appellate court. The court held that the manufacturer could be held liable for the injury to a child when the specimen shield of "Voltron - protector of the universe" was thrown by another child.
In Gomez v. New York City Housing Authority, Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald New York appellate attorneys were able to successfully convince the Court of Appeals to reverse the decision of the Appellate Division, 1st Department. As a result, plaintiffs in a premises security case can prove that the assailant was an intruder by circumstantial evidence.
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For more detailed discussions and cites to the text decisions of the cases noted above, and other appeals handled by Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald, please refer to Appellate Practice under Verdicts and Settlements.
$31,575,000-Failure to properly monitor newborn's metabolic acidosis caused brain damage and cerebral palsy