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$1.9 Million Settlement for Lost Eye in Auto Accident

By Greg Kohn

August 27, 2014 – Bruce Nagel and Greg Kohn of Nagel Rice settled a rear-end auto case for a man who lost his eye as a result of the accident for $1.9 million.In December 2013, Zachary Maloney was driving on Interstate 684 in New York and proceeded onto an exit ramp that was backed up with traffic. Another motorist, Jonathan Milley of Princeton, N.J., failed to stop for the traffic and rear-ended Maloney, according to Maloney’s lawyers, Bruce Nagel and Greg Kohn of Nagel Rice in Roseland, N.J.

Maloney, 29, sustained a ruptured left eye, fractured orbital wall and other injuries. He had the eye surgically removed in January, and now has a prosthetic eye, which requires special eye drops and causes eyelid pain and other issues, Nagel and Kohn said.

The parties settled presuit.

The attorneys at Nagel Rice, LLP represent clients throughout New York and New Jersey in a wide range of matters including personal injury, automobile accidents, brain injuries, medical malpractice, business litigation and class action cases.
About the Author
Greg Kohn is a partner at Nagel Rice and specializes in complex civil litigation cases, including professional malpractice, personal injury, class actions, wrongful death, products liability, and commercial litigation.  He has extensive experience representing clients in both state and federal court. Greg has tried many jury trials to verdict and has recovered over $50 million in settlements and verdicts in all types of personal injury matters including automobile accidents, wrongful death cases, slip and falls, and other catastrophic injury cases. Greg also handles medical malpractice cases, involving misdiagnoses, wrongful birth, and delayed cancer diagnosis. If you have questions regarding this article, you can contact Greg here.
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