Proner & Proner

Proner & Proner

Firm Overview

In April 19, 2007, a Supreme Court New York County jury returned a verdict in the case of Florencio Hernandez v. Michelle Vavra , Liberty Lines, Inc., Evelio Torres and Mungo One, Inc, awarding the Plaintiff, Mr. Proner's client Florencio Hernandez $3,309,000. The case was tried before the Honorable Justice of the Supreme Court Carol Huff. The award came on a case the Defendants were only offering $150,000 prior to trial. Mr. Hernandez suffered a stroke while in the hospital after being struck as a pedestrian by a taxicab that was involved in an accident with a bus. The Defendant's claimed his stroke was unrelated to the accident and was because he had seven high risk factors for a stroke unrelated to the accident including prior strokes, diabetes, high blood pressure, a history of heart ailments, arteriosclerosis, and smoking. When the accident happened Mr. Hernandez was already disabled from his prior heart condition unrelated to the accident and was in fact walking to his doctor's office for a post operative visit to his Doctor after having four heart stints placed one week prior to the accident. Mr. Proner obviously convinced the jury that Mr. Hernandez's stoke was related to the accident and his quality of life subsequent to the accident was greatly diminished.

Main Office


14 Depot Place

Bethel CT 06801

Phone

(203) 244-6026

Fax

Other Offices


60 E. 42nd Street
New York

A. Stanley Proner

Proner & Proner

The founder of Proner & Proner, A. Stanley Proner is one of the most successful and experienced auto accident and personal injury attorneys based in New York City. Attorney Proner's knowledge in many areas of personal injury law has earned him an outstanding record of success for his courtroom victories and favorable settlements that he has recovered for his clients.

With a background in many areas of personal injury, attorney Proner has helped injured victims from New York City and beyond get the financial compensation they deserve from those responsible for their injuries. A. Stanley Proner has extensive experience handling the following types of cases:

Personal Injury Lawsuits
Auto Accidents
Medical Malpractice Cases
Wrongful Death Lawsuits
Defective Drug Cases
Employment Discrimination
Sexual Harassment

Attorney Proner is admitted to practice law in the states of New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Florida. For national cases outside of these states, A. Stanley Proner relies on the expertise of lawyers within Proner & Proner's national legal team. The national legal team is made up of 50 trusted associate attorneys and law firms throughout the United States.

A. Stanley Proner's legal commentaries have been published in The New York Times and by many other widely respected publications. Additionally, attorney Proner's successful legal work has resulted in media coverage of Proner & Proner's high-profile verdicts and settlements.

Mitchell Proner

Proner & Proner

Mitchell Proner of Proner & Proner is a nationally renowned motorcycle accident and personal injury lawyer based in New York City. As a prominent member of the motorcycle community and legal community, Mitch is committed to providing the most effective legal aid to his clients and furthering the rights of injured victims throughout the United States. Having recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients over the years, Mitch has proven the tremendous success of his skilled, tenacious, and compassionate approach to legal representation. Mitchell Proner was recently awarded the prestigious “Silver Spoke” Award by the Board of Directors of The National Coalition of Motorcyclists (NCOM). Past recipients have included the industrialist Malcolm Forbes, actor Peter Fonda, Harley Davidson motorcycle designer Willie G. Davidson, and EZ Ride magazine publisher Keith Ball. Mitchell Proner received this award in appreciation for his legal work improving the image of motorcycling. The award was given to Mitchell at the annual NCOM Convention with over 1600 motorcyclists in attendance representing motorcycle clubs and Motorcycle Rights Organizations from all over the country. Mitchell Proner thanked the Board of Directors and the Aid to Injured Motorcyclists Attorney Group for their faith and confidence in him throughout the twenty years he has been working in the motorcycling community.

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