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Duane R. Morgan

Duane R. Morgan has been practicing exclusively in the area of personal injury since 2004, and was named as a 2011-2012 Rising Star by Super Lawyer. He specializes in trial practice of construction accidents, automobile accidents, premises accidents and product defect cases.

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Mr. Morgan has obtained numerous verdicts and multimillion dollar settlements for his clients
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A union crane operator fell from a crane injuring his shoulder and sustaining a concussion.
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A scaffold worker that was hit on his hardhat by a falling object. The client went to the doctor only three times in the first 7 months and continued working for 10 months after his accident. The case settled after jury selection in New York County.
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An Albanian maintenance worker that suffered from Post-concussion syndrome after a grate fell and struck him on the head.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Personal Injury - Plaintiff
Labor Law - Plaintiff
Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
Toxic Torts - Plaintiff
Wrongful Death - Plaintiff

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York, 2004

U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2012

U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2012

EDUCATION

Temple University Beasley School of Law
Philadelphia, PA J.D. - 2003

Ithaca College
B.A. - 1998

HONORS & AWARDS

Selected for New York Metro Super Lawyers 2011-2018

Selected by the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Other Results

$3,250,000 for a scaffold worker was struck by a falling scaffold pipe, injuring his neck and back;

$2,900,000 to a janitorial worker sustained an injury when an air conditioner fell on his head;$2,200,000 for a laborer who fell off a baker scaffold, injuring his neck and back;

$1,500,000 for a woman walking on the sidewalk who was struck by a forklift, injuring her neck and back;

$1,500,000 for a construction worker who fell off of a ladder, reinjuring his lower back upon which he had a prior surgery;

$1,370,000 for a worker who injured his lower back after being struck by a car which ran a red light;

$1,300,000 to a hospital worker who slipped and fell, injuring his neck and back;

$1,250,000 for a plumber who tripped over a piece of debris at a construction site, re-injuring his lower back;

$1,250,000 for a non-union plumber who tripped on a brick left on the stairs causing him to fall and re-injure his lower back. The plumber suffered a similar injury 10 years ago in a car accident;

$1,050,000 to a construction worker who fell into a hole while making a delivery, injuring his back;

$1,000,000 verdict for an undocumented immigrant who had his hand caught in a pasta maker at a popular New York restaurant;

$875,000 for a worker who fell down stairs, injuring his knees and shoulder;

$775,000 settlement for an Albanian that lost the index finger on his non-dominant hand in a construction accident involving a grinder;

$750,000 for a teacher fell into a hole in school, reinjuring his back;

$700,000 verdict for an 80-year-old-woman who sustained a fractured ankle when she stepped off a city bus that failed to kneel the bus;

$650,000 to the driver of a car who was rearended and injured her neck;

$600,000 settlement against a general contractor, for a non-union plumber who injured his knee and shoulder;

$550,000 for a construction worker who fell off a wall and reinjured his back;

$500,000 verdict for a woman who tore a ligament in her wrist when the mirror of a passing van struck her hand.