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Carmen Giordano’s Legal Cases

11 total


  • Civil Rights Victory for Falsely Imprisoned Homeless Man

    Practice Area:
    Civil Rights
    Outcome:
    Cleared record and settlement for client
    Description:
    Carmen Giordano, Esq. secured a $113,000 settlement for Jake, a homeless man, who was locked up on Rikers Island for a rape he did not commit.
  • Immigrantes Deuncian Otro Caso Abuso Policial

    Practice Area:
    Civil Rights
    Outcome:
    Settlement for clients
    Description:
    Giordano secured a 7 figure settlement for Russian immigrants beaten and arrested by police officers.
  • Mother's Victory for her mentally ill son's death by NYPD

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    settlement for client
    Description:
    Giordano and client, Cerbelli, whose mentally-ill son was shot and killed by the police, brought claims against the City Of New York. The case called into question the procedures employed by the NYPD dealing with the mentally ill in crisis situations.
  • Verdict of Almost $2 Million Dollars for Window “Accident”

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    settlement for client
    Description:
    In May 2005, Carmen Giordano, Esq. obtained a $1,966,000 verdict in a premises liability case for the victim of a window accident where the plaintiff suffered chronic inter-digit neuropathy.
  • IP & Entertainment Law Victory

    Practice Area:
    Intellectual Property
    Outcome:
    settlement for client
    Description:
    Carmen Giordano, Esq. took over as trial counsel in a federal case brought in California and received an award of $700,000 for a defendant in copyright case, getting case dismissed and obtaining an award of costs and fees.
  • Slip & Fall Labor Law case in NY County Supreme Court

    Practice Area:
    Slip and Fall Accident
    Date:
    Dec 10, 2013
    Outcome:
    Settlement just under $1,000,000
    Description:
    Construction worker fell from ladder on the job resulting in herniated disc, and torn achilles tendon.
  • Federal Police Excessive Force & False Arrest Case

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Feb 06, 2014
    Outcome:
    settled for just under $300,000
    Description:
    Southern District of NY Federal Case involving excessive force used by NYPD & false arrest. Plaintiff thrown into a subway turn-style by police, lacerated lip requiring sutures, steroid injections and surgical revision
  • Wrongful Death Case: Southern District of NY

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Death
    Date:
    Apr 24, 2014
    Outcome:
    in discovery
    Description:
    1983 violation of 8th amendment rights, inmate died in solitary confinement, ignored, not given proper medical care.
  • Harris v. American Transit

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jun 12, 2014
    Outcome:
    Jury awarded $2.5 million
    Description:
    Passenger in small transport vehicle (ambulette) suffered rotator cuff tear in mva.
  • Henriquez v. NYC et. al.

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Death
    Date:
    Dec 30, 2014
    Outcome:
    Case settled for $1.2 million
    Description:
    Wrongful death of inmate in solitary confinement