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Susan M. Karten and Associates is one of New York City’s most aggressive and highly respected personal injury law firms.

Our law firm has built a reputation taking cases that other law firms have rejected and in getting top results for our clients.

           
With over 40 combined years of litigation experience, our firm has achieved multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements and has pushed the envelope in the legal field taking on and winning many ground-breaking and precedent forming lawsuits.

Handling significant high profile cases like the “Happyland Social Club Fire”case where 91 persons were killed as a result of the landlords failure to have proper escape routes, the “Anthony Baez Police Brutality Wrongful Death Case”, and the infamous “Puerto Rican Day Parade Central Park Sexual Assault cases”, and countless other cases, where our firm has secured multi-million dollar awards for our clients.

           
When you hire Susan M. Karten and Associates, you become a member of our family, and the entire litigation team works hard to achieve excellent results and a strong commitment toward obtaining justice for you and your family.

Each case, whether a car accident, or a complex brain damaged baby case, is worked on
by Senior partner Susan Karten, and her team of Litigation Specialists to achieve the best results.


Consultations are free and our office stands ready to fight for you !

 

Cases of Interest (A sampling of cases handled by this firm)

“In 2003 Susan Karten achieved one of the Top 100 verdicts in the Nation - 35 Million Dollars

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Subway Transit Case:  

- Verdict in a subway stroller dragging case in Kings County - 12.5 million dollars

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Brain Damaged Baby Cases:

- Failure to Diagnose in-utero distress and failed to timely deliver - Suffolk County
- 4 Million Dollars

- Failure to properly treat infant post delivery - New York City - 35 Million Dollars

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Medical Malpractice:

- Failure to timely diagnose Breast Cancer - 1.5  million dollars

- Failure to diagnose Aortic Rupture - New York County - 6 Million dollar settlement

- Failed surgical procedure with Bladder Perforation - Queens County - 2.5  million dollars

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Premises Attack/Negligent Security:

- Happy Land Social Club Fire case, failure to properly and safely maintain premises, Bronx County – 20 Million Dollars

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Bronx Women attacked in her building - faulty building entrance security system - Bronx County - 1 Million Dollars

- Manhattan women assaulted  in her apartment - faulty lock - New York County
- 1 Million Dollars

- Decayed tree falls in Pelham Bay Park - Bronx County - 1.5 Million Dollars

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Police Excessive Force:

- Strangling of a Bronx man after football struck police car - 3 Million Dollars
                       
- Improper restraint during epileptic seizure n New Jersey - 2 Million Dollars



Past Results do not guarantee future performance”

       
     
 
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  Susan M. Karten & Associates, LLP
  200 West 57th Street, Suite 900
  New York, NY 10019
  Phone: 212.826.3800
  Fax: 212.486.6583
   
skarten@skartenlaw.com
csnyder@skartenlaw.com
   
   
           
 
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