Recently, lawyer Richard M. Kenny of the law firm of Richard M. Kenny was selected as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes® Lawyers for 2021.
For an attorney to be considered for this award, he or she must have argued a legal case with at least $ 2,000,000 in alleged damages involved. From there, any attorney selected for this award will undergo a benchmarking. qualitative, in which the organization will assess many facets of a lawyer’s qualifications and practice, including experience, notable results of cases on behalf of their clients, reputation among their peers. , impact on their community, and more.
Each year, America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® selects only the top 100 qualified attorneys from each state for this great honor, which means less than 1% of attorneys in the United States receive such an award – and far fewer in the New York State.
Lawyer Kenny began his work as a civil lawyer over 30 years ago, and since then he has delivered over 150 verdicts. Due to his unwavering dedication to helping accident victims throughout New York City, he has won several awards during his career, including being named one of America’s Best Lawyers by his peers of 2013. until today.
Among the accident victims that lawyer Kenny has successfully represented is a construction worker who lost his leg during a highway construction job because his leg was trapped between two concrete pylons . In most construction accidents, construction workers simply file workers’ compensation claims, however, lawyer Kenny realized that the damage far exceeded any compensation that could be recovered in such a asks, and as a result, he took legal action under a new theory of law which had not been attempted before. In the end, they recovered a settlement of $ 6.2 million on behalf of their client.
In another case of a construction accident, the Richard M. Kenny’s Law Firm recovered $ 4.35 million in compensation for an accident victim who developed brain damage after falling from scaffolding through no fault of his own. In this lawsuit, lawyer Kenny proved that the accident victim did not receive the necessary safety equipment to do his job and, as a result, he fell from the scaffolding and suffered brain damage. permanent.
Lawyer Kenny is also a frequent contributor to the community. After the tragedy of September 11, he volunteered with the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund. Additionally, after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the east coast, attorney Kenny worked as a legal volunteer for Sandy’s relief effort. Richard M. Kenny’s law firm also recovered $ 25 million for first responders who suffered injuries in the 9/11 disaster.
The law firm of Richard M. Kenny has been helping victims of malpractice, negligence and wrongful death in New York City since 2002, and if you’ve been wrongfully injured, they’re ready to help, too. Contact our New York City Personal Injury Lawyer online or call (212) 421-0300.