Injured NYC Police Diver Awarded Over $1 Million

Martime and workers' compensation attorneys Hofmann and Schweitzer represented a New York City Police diver who was injured on a rescue mission. Our client was required to jump from a helicopter without a harness ususally utilized in rescues of this nature. Our client sustained severe back injuries and, with our help, was able to settle with the city for over $1 million dollars.

New York City Police Diver injured on rescue mission while jumping from helicopter. No harness available to use for jump. Sustained back injury, L1 fracture. Settled against the City of New York out of court for $1,050,000.

Paul T. Hofmann
Focused on personal injury, with an emphasis on maritime, railroad and construction worker tort claims.

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