Blog Posts - Carol L. Schlitt



The Whaling Museum and Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor Names Carol L. Schlitt to the Board of Trustees

The Whaling Museum and Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor has added attorney Carol L. Schlitt to its Board of Trustees. Executive Director Nomi Dayan said, “Carol’s engagement in the community, commitment to education and recognized leadershi...
by New York Law Thoughts on Jun 23, 2015

Schlitt Law Firm Holds Annual Holiday Open House for Project T.O.Y.

On December 4, The Schlitt Law Firm held its annual fundraiser for Project T.O.Y., a holiday charity program that collects toys for families in need. Dozens of Huntington community members gathered at the Schlitt Law Office to support the charity, wh...
by New York Law Thoughts on Dec 5, 2014

Schlitt Law Firm Holds Annual Holiday Open House for Project T.O.Y.

On December 4, The Schlitt Law Firm held its annual fundraiser for Project T.O.Y., a holiday charity program that collects toys for families in need. Dozens of Huntington community members gathered at the Schlitt Law Office to support the charity, wh...
by New York Law Thoughts on Dec 5, 2014

The Schlitt Law Firm Names Ashlyn Angell as a Personal Injury Legal Analyst

The Schlitt Law Firm has announced the hiring of Ashlyn Angell as one of the firm’s Legal Analysts. In this capacity, Ms. Angell will help the firm develop, analyze, and prosecute personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Carol L. Schlitt, th...
by New York Law Thoughts on Oct 4, 2013

New York Personal Injury Law Firm Announces $100,000 Settlement for Manhattan Taxi Accident Case

A van ran a red light in Upper Manhattan and struck a taxi, throwing the taxi’s passenger into the cab’s Plexiglas divider. He sustained very bad laceration under his chin that required stitches and the work of a plastic surgeon. The laceration d...
by New York Law Thoughts on Sep 26, 2013

Nurse gets $4.9M after patient attack | Verizon FiOS1 News – Long Island

On September 9, 2013, we won a $4.9 million verdict for Marie Sweeney, a nurse assaulted the job at Franklin General Hospital. This news story interviews attorney Carol L. Schlitt and Marie Sweeney and discusses the assault and the failure... Read Mo...
by New York Law Thoughts on Sep 10, 2013

The Schlitt Law Firm Wins $4.9 Million Award for Nurse Beaten by a Patient

Nassau County Supreme Court Justice Randy Sue Marber granted a $4.9 million award to a Nassau County nurse, Marie Sweeney, for the damages she suffered as a result of a vicious and violent attack upon her by a patient. The court found the defendant,...
by New York Law Thoughts on Sep 9, 2013

New York Personal Injury Firm Announces $200,000 Settlement for Trip and Fall on Bronx Stairway

A health care worker and her family repeatedly complained to their landlord about a torn and damaged carpet on the stairway leading from their apartment to the ground floor. The landlord promised to make repairs but never did. Unfortunately, the woma...
by New York Law Thoughts on Sep 5, 2013

The Schlitt Law Firm Reaches Settlement for Trip and Fall Case on Uneven Sidewalk in Manhattan

A busy professional was walking in Manhattan when he tripped and fell over an uneven sidewalk. The fall broke the man’s ankle. The man wanted help collecting compensation for his injury and he wanted a firm on which he could rely to get the job do...
by New York Law Thoughts on Aug 28, 2013

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Announces Settlement in Car Crash Case

A Brand Manager was driving home from work in Westchester when an SUV crashed into her car from behind. The impact caused whiplash symptoms and left her with terrible headaches and occipital neuralgia. The woman was unsure what to do and waited a ful...
by New York Law Thoughts on Aug 1, 2013

The Schlitt Law Firm Names Additional Long Island College Student to 2013 Internship and Scholarship Program

The Schlitt Law Firm has expanded its internship and scholarship program to include a third student. The Firm has selected Ki Yun (Tony) Kim from Plainview for its legal internship program. Carol L. Schlitt, the founding partner of the Schlitt Law Fi...
by New York Law Thoughts on Jul 23, 2013

The Schlitt Law Firm Settles a Slip and Fall Case with the City of New York for $125,000

Our client was walking along Dorsey Street in the Bronx when he slipped and fell on snow and ice. The New York City Department of Sanitation plows had pushed the snow from the street onto the tops of parked cars and onto the sidewalk, creating high m...
by New York Law Thoughts on Jun 28, 2013

Will My Personal Injury Case Settle and What Can a Law Firm Do to Help Settle a Case?

We are frequently asked, “Will my case settle?” or “Do I have to go to court? I don’t want to go to court.” Most personal injury cases settle before ever going to trial. In fact, many of our cases settle before we even file a lawsuit. While...
by New York Law Thoughts on Jun 20, 2013

The Schlitt Law Firm Settles Pedestrian Accident Case for a College Student

A few days after Superstorm Sandy struck New York City and knocked out power, a college student attempted to cross a downtown Manhattan intersection where the traffic lights were not working. A car failed to stop or even yield at the intersection and...
by New York Law Thoughts on Jun 12, 2013

Once I Settle My Case, How Soon Will I Be Paid? When Will I Receive My Settlement Check?

As soon as a personal injury case settles, clients want to know, “when will I be paid?” We answer our clients with a Case Closing Report that provides a timeline on when a client will be paid and exactly how much. In general, once a case settles...
by New York Law Thoughts on May 23, 2013

The Schlitt Law Firm Settlement Packages: A Proven Approach to Leverage Fast, Full Value Settlements

We have developed a series of key personal injury case reports designed to ensure the most thorough development of the case, the education of our clients about all aspects of their cases and the value of their cases and the presentation of a forceful...
by New York Law Thoughts on May 15, 2013

The Schlitt Law Firm Announces Settlement in Manhattan Construction Accident

A young woman injured by flying debris from a New York City construction site agreed today to a settlement with the construction company and property owner. Carol L. Schlitt of the Schlitt Law Firm negotiated the settlement. The case puts to rest a l...
by New York Law Thoughts on May 8, 2013

The Schlitt Law Firm Announces a Settlement for a Slip and Fall in a Bronx Supermarket

A Bronx woman entered a local supermarket on a Sunday evening and fell near the deli counter spraining her right hand, right wrist and neck. She wanted a personal injury lawyer to help her seek reimbursement from the grocery store and she asked the S...
by New York Law Thoughts on May 1, 2013

Carol L. Schlitt Wins $326,000 Verdict in Bronx Car Accident Trial

Our client, a home health aide, entered a small grocery store to pick up a few items. Suddenly, a car smashed through the front window, pinning her against the shelves. The woman suffered neck and back injuries. This case seemed straight forward, yet...
by New York Law Thoughts on Feb 28, 2013

A Question about a Broken Hip Suffered in a Slip and Fall at a Store

I slipped on water in Wal-Mart. There was no sign noting the water and I broke my hip. Had to have surgery and surgeon said I would most likely need a hip replacement. Should I get an attorney and how much should I ask for?
by New York Law Thoughts on Feb 27, 2013


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