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New York, NY

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212-967-2105

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Frank Eskesen has been practicing law since 1999.  He is an experienced litigator, whose practice is devoted to obtaining the recovery that his seriously injured clients deserve.  He is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers, the New York State Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice (formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association), and other groups dedicated to the pursuit of plaintiff's causes.

He is a 1994 graduate of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, and a 1999 graduate of Brooklyn Law School.  He is admitted to the bars of New York and New Jersey as well as the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York and the U.S. District Court District of New Jersey.

Areas Of Practice

  • Construction Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip And Fall Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2000
  • New Jersey, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D.
  • State University of New York at Plattsburgh
    • B.A.

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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Success Stories

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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Success Stories

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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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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