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The following are a sampling of some of the verdicts and settlements secured by Maduegbuna Cooper LLP


Publicly Company and Affiliates Transfer Shares Worth Over $60 Million to Settle Breach of Contract and Fraud Lawsuit by Nigerian Bank, First Atlantic Bank PLC v. Chrome Energy Corporation et al., Cause No. 2004-32021 (District Court, Harris County, Houston, Texas, October 2004)


"Jury Awards $2.5 Million for Non-Random Selection of Airline Employee for DOT Drug Testing" Jury Verdict Reporter, JVR No. 810230, 2005 WL 6430457 (E.D.N.Y., 2005) Read More


Hospital Settles Malpractice and Wrongful Death Suit for Failure to Timely Diagnose Acute Appendicitis; Harper v. St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, Index No. 105425/03, (Supreme Court, New York County, June 2005)


County and Health Care Contractors Pay $1.1 Million to Settle the Claims of Family of Female Inmate who died due to delayed Medical Care by Westchester County Jail; Wilson v. County of Westchester et al., Docket No.: 07-cv-1429 (S.D.N.Y. October 2010)


Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Settles at Mediation for $925,000.00, July 2007.


“Jury Finds HRA Biased, Awards Official $750G”
The Chief Civil Service Leader, Friday, April 20, 2012 Read More

"City Settles Lawsuit That Claimed Bias and Retaliation"
New York Times, Wednesday, April 17, 2012 Read More

“New York City Agrees to Pay $750,000 To Settle Whistleblower’s Rights Case”
Bloomberg BNA Daily Report, 76 DLR A-12, April 19, 2012

BNA’s Government Employee Relations Report, 50 GERR 507, April 24, 2012

BNA’s Employment Discrimination Report, 38 EDR 600, April 25, 2012 Read More

Verdicts and Settlement Summary, Glaves-Morgan v. City of New York, 2012 WL 1613687 (S.D.N.Y.), JVR No. 1205090006 Read More


Following Defeat of Summary Judgment motion, New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation ("HHC") agrees to pay $725,000,000.00 to settle Federal Lawsuit of a Trinidadian Born Black Attorney who claimed that she was Discriminated against because of her Race and National Origin and Retaliated against by her Supervisors (senior attorneys), for her internal complaints against them with HHC, May 2014.


New York City Agrees to Pay $650,000.00 to settle Failure to Promote Discrimination Claim of Employee of Nigerian national origin, July 2015; Verdict Search, 2015 (pending publication).


New York City Agrees to Pay $600,000.00 to settle Federal Lawsuit of Bipolar Employee who claimed Failure to Accommodate his Mental Disability, May 2012, Verdict Search, 2012


New York City Agrees to Pay $550,000.00 to settle Federal Lawsuit of a Latino Assistant Deputy Commissioner who alleged she was Demoted and Constructively Discharged Due to her Race and Gender by two different Executive Deputy Commissioners at the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA), February 2014; Verdict Search, 2014 (pending publication).


Following close of discovery, City agrees to pay $500,000 to Settle claims of Military veteran who was not reemployed after tours of duty in violation of the employee’s rights under Federal and State Reemployment Rights for members of the military, April 2015


New York City Settles the Federal Retaliation Lawsuit of a former Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer of one of its Mayoral Agencies, April 2012, Verdict Search, 2012


Airline Settles Trip and Fall on Jetway at LaGuardia for $300,000.00, December 07, 2009


City-owned Hospital Pays $250,000.00 for failure to Promptly Diagnose and Treat Herniated Disc Resulting in Dropped Foot to Trainee-Physician Assistant, Hugh v. New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation et al., 2002 WL 32119941, (Supreme Court, New York County, October 23, 2002)


Physical Therapists Agree to Pay $170,000.00 to Patient Startled by an assistant and fell off of the table and Sustained Right Ankle Fracture, Jury Verdict Reporter, JVR No. 362440, 1998 WL 1062072 (Supreme Court, Bronx, 1998) Read More


City Settles Case of National Origin Discrimination by Nigerian Teacher, Echezona v. City of New York et al., 2002 WL 32105563, (S.D.N.Y., November 22, 2002)


“City Failed to Properly Protect Site of Drowning, Estate Alleged”, Jean-Paul v. City of New York, 2007 WL 1650203 (Supreme Court. Kings County, November 2007) Read More


Tavern Settles Claims of Assault by Drunken Patron, Rambo v. Odessa Restaurant, Inc., 2003 WL 22170362, (Supreme Court, New York County, July 2003)