SCHULMAN BLITZ, LLP 
FALL 2017 NEWSLETTER
 
We hope you had a great summer  and  that  you are enjoying the beautiful fall season that we are having.  Halloween and Thanksgiving are right around the corner and as always, we hope that the last few months of 2017 are happy, healthy and safe for you and your loved ones. 
 
Our summer was busy with multiple trials, out-of-court mediations and successful settlements for our clients. 
 
We are proud of the results that Schulman Blitz, LLP achieved through the hard work of our attorneys and staff and we hope that you enjoy reading about some of our successes.

- Fred and Justin-

Fred Schulman named Top 100 Lawyer in New York &
Justin Blitz selected for 4th year in row as 
Super Lawyer Rising Star 

We are exited to report that Fred Schulman, Esq.   was recognized in the New York Times as one of the  "Top 100" Lawyers in the entire New York Metro area for the second year in a row.
 
Fred was also named to the  Super Lawyer list  for the fifth year in a row.
 
Fred is honored to be recognized as one of 2017's most respected lawyers in the country and to be listed as one of the  top 5%  of the lawyers in New York.

 
 

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We are also excited to report that Justin Blitz, Esq.   was selected for the 4th year in a row to the Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars list (2.5% in the state). 
 
 
 
 
Schulman Blitz, LLP is proud of the amazing results we obtain for our clients and we are honored of our peers recognition.
Schulman Blitz, LLP settles case for $600,000
for pedestrian struck by bike messenger

Our client, a 71 year old woman was crossing Broadway at 71st Street in Manhattan when she was struck by a bicycle messenger who was employed by a Manhattan-based courier and messenger company. 
 
Our client sustained multiple fractures as a result of being struck by the bicyclist, including fractures to her face and her pelvis. 
 
Schulman Blitz, LLP settled the case for $600,000.00 on the eve of trial. 
Schulman Blitz, LLP settles case for $590,000 for  
Bronx woman whose vehicle collided with garbage truck 
 
Our client, a 66 year old woman, had left her home in the Bronx and was driving her car on her way to meet some friends.  She stopped at a red light at the intersection of East 222nd Street at White Plains Road.  When the light turned green, she began to proceed into the intersection, when her car was struck by a sanitation truck that suddenly and without warning began to back up into the the middle of intersection. 
 
Our client sustained multiple
As a result of the crash, our client sustained injuries to her lower back which required a spinal fusion surgery. While litigation was ongoing, Justin Blitz, Esq. was able to procure a settlement for our client in the amount of $590,000. 
More Recent Schulman Blitz, LLP Settlements
  • Our client, an executive at Bloomberg, L.P., was walking to work when she was struck by a car that was making a left turn onto 3rd Avenue from 96th Street in Manhattan. As a result of the crash, our client sustained severe injuries to her jaw and face resulting in a debilitating and painful temporo-mandibular joint dysfunction, known as TMJ.  
 
The temporo-mandibular joint is a hinge that connects your jaw to the bones of your skull. This joint you move your jaw up and down and side to side, so you can talk, chew, and yawn.   After five years of litigation, at the eve of trial, Justin Blitz, Esq. settled our client's case for $212,500.00.
  • Our client, a porter and a member of the Service Employees International Union, Local 32BJ, was driving his car on North Conduit Avenue in Queens when he was rear-ended while stopped for red light. Due to the impact, he hit his knee on the underside of the dashboard and suffered a lateral meniscus tear which required arthroscopic surgery.   Stephanie Mastrocola, Esq. settled our client's case during the course of the litigation for $145,000.00.
  • Thomas Schiro, Esq. settled a case for our client, an elderly woman, who was  not properly secured to her wheelchair inside an ambulette. When the driver began to drive, our client's  wheelchair fell backwards, causing her to strike her head on the floor of the ambulette and suffer injuries to her neck and lower back.  Mr. Schiro was able to successfully settle our client's case with the insurance company for the ambulette prior to litigation for an amount which fairly compensated our client for the injuries that she sustained.
     
  • Our client, a 16 years old high school sophomore, was walking on a sidewalk in White Plains when he was struck by a car that was exiting a parking lot.  As a result of the crash, our client sustained a trabecular fracture to his knee.  Stephanie Mastrocola, Esq. resolved his case during the litigation for a confidential amount.  
Justin Blitz's Lectures Receive Over 10,000 Views!  

  Justin Blitz Lectures to Lawyers at New York Law School, his alma mater, June 27, 2015

Justin Blitz, Esq. will be continuing his popular lectures series to lawyers throughout the State and Country on various topics related to the law.
 

Recent Reviews of Justin's lectures include: 
 
Justin Blitz opened my eyes to so many aspects of trial practice and technology. He was excellent. Another reason why I recommend Lawline.   
Thomas - Lagrange, IL

Very informative, interesting and very well done.  
Ann - Utica, NY
 
Very interesting on trial technology. 
Aleksandra - Northbrook, IL
 
Fabulous speaker. Very interesting presentation on use of technology. 
Jerry - Killeen, TX

great program very informative.  
Kenneth - Houston, TX

This guy was brilliant!  
Ray- Woodville, TX
 
Superb presentation.  
Chris - New York, NY

good speaker who is very knowledgeable about trials.  
Eliot - Bronx, NY
 
Excellent content and delivery. Very helpful in my practice. 
Benjamin - Los Angeles, CA
 
loads of practical tips, especially for smaller case like low impact soft tissue. 
Jim - Houston , TX
 
Really enjoyed Justin's presentation. I would love to see more from him. 
Christina - Pittsburgh, PA
 
It was like a Woody Allen movie. He kept mt attention. 
Derek - Ballwin, MO

This presentation falls in the category of my top CLE I have viewed on lawline. 
Robyn - Rochester, NY
 
One of the best CLE programs I have taken. 
Gerard - North Collins, NY
Fred Schulman, Esq. updates his widely acclaimed 
Treatise on Medical Malpractice

The treatise, a primer for medical malpractice attorneys throughout the country, is updated twice a year by Fred Schulman with new caselaw, statutes, and emerging theories for litigating medical malpractice cases.  


Click Here to purchase a copy of Fred Schulman's renowned treatise "The Preparation and Trial of Medical Malpractice Cases" which is published by Law Journal Press, a division of American Lawyer Media.
 
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