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New York, NY

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212-967-2105

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Eric Nass heads the firm's workers' compensation division.  His area of practice is exclusively limited to workers' compensation.  When someone is injured at work, people are often concerned simply about making ends meet to support their family, not to mention worrying about how they will be able to pay for hospitals and doctors to treat their injuries.  Often the only avenue of recovery for injured workers is the workers' compensation system, which can be overwhelming to the uninitiated.  Mr. Nass and his team are dedicated to assisting their clients navigate through the workers' compensation system to obtain the maximum recovery for their clients lost wages and to make sure that their clients have access to the medical treatment they deserve so that they can return to work as soon as possible.  He is a 1991 graduate of the Syracuse University, and a 1995 graduate of Hofstra Law School.  He is admitted to the bar of New York.

Areas Of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1996
  • New York, 1996

Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D. - 1995
  • Syracuse University
    • B.S. - 1991

Honors and Awards

  • AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®

Success Stories

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

$500,000 for the wrongful death of 47- year-old school teacher who died during an operation to remove an aneurysm from his brain.

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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – FALLING OBJECT

$12,000,000 (approximate structured payment with a then present day settlement amount of $4,000,000) plus waiver of an approximate $300,000 lien for a 25-year-old undocumented laborer who was struck by a falling bucket during a construction project.

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PREMISES LIABILITY – ESCALATOR ACCIDENT

$850,000 for a 7-year-old girl whose foot became trapped in a moving escalator as a result of missing comb plate teeth, causing lacerations and fractures to multiple toes.

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PREMISES LIABILITY – DEFECTIVE BANNISTER

$719,000 (approximate structured payment to the child with a then present day settlement amount of $500,000) for a 14-month-old toddler who broke her leg after she fell one-story in her apartment building as a result of a missing baluster in a railing.

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BUS CRASH – ROLL-OVER

$1,140,000 for a 55-year-old passenger seriously injured on a bus that blew a tire and rolled over in Upstate New York.

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

$687,500 for a mother’s psychological and physical injuries after her son died shortly after his birth.

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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – FALL FROM LADDER

$750,000 for a 32-year-old satellite television installer who fell from a ladder during installation of television system.

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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – DEFECTIVE LADDER

$600,000 for a 43-year-old construction worker, who was injured when he fell from a defective ladder at a New York City Housing Authority Construction project.

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PREMISES LIABILITY – ANIMAL BITE

$715,000 (approximate structured payment with a then present day settlement amount of $300,000) for a two-year-old girl who was bitten by a neighbor’s pet monkey.

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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – UNSAFE WORKPLACE

$875,000 for the wrongful death of a 31-year-old undocumented laborer working in a sewer main that was under construction, who drowned after passing out from lack of oxygen.

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CAR CRASH – PEDESTRIAN KNOCKDOWN

$575,000 for a 67-year-old pedestrian who was crossing the street when he was struck by a vehicle traveling in reverse.

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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT — FALL FROM ROOF

$5,000,000 (approximate structured payment with a then present-day settlement amount of $2,500,000) plus waiver of approximate $250,000 workers’ compensation lien for a 46-year-old undocumented immigrant laborer who fell from a roof under construction.

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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – FALL FROM ROOF

$750,000 for a 32-year-old working who was pointing (replacing mortar between bricks) at a Manhattan building and fell from a staircase bulkhead to the roof below.

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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – FALL FROM BUILDING

$1,400,000 plus waiver of $25,000 worker’s compensation lien for a 28-year-old undocumented immigrant construction worker who fell from a building.

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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – FALLING OBJECT

$600,000 for a 34-year-old construction worker who was struck by a portion of a scaffold that fell on his arm, causing serious lacerations.

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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – FALL FROM ROOF

$1,127,500 for a 39-year-old laborer, in the Supreme Court, Putnam County. The injured worker fell from the roof a building under construction.

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PREMISES LIABILITY – SLIPPERY FLOOR IN RETAIL STORE

$480,000 for a 37-year-old customer at a Manhattan retail store, who fell on a slippery floor.

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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT – FALL FROM SCAFFOLD

$850,000 plus waiver of entire $120,000 workers’ compensation lien for a 34-year-old union taper who fell from a scaffold.

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Success Stories

BUS CRASH – ROLL-OVER

$880,000 for a 38-year-old passenger on a bus that blew a tire and rolled over in Upstate New York.

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CAR CRASH — PEDESTRIAN KNOCKDOWN

$500,000 for a 59-year-old pedestrian, who was struck by the mirror of a passing vehicle as he attempted to cross the street.

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