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NYSTLA Thankng

Alyssa Held

for joing fight to protect

The Civil Justice System

May 18, 2012

NYSTLA Thankng

Alyssa Held

for joing fight to protect

The Civil Justice System

May 18, 2012

Edward Held and Alyssa Held with Sol Wachler former Chief Judge, NY Ed Held, Alyssa Held, Jennifer Held and  Barbara Held with Justice Bach Prosecutor of Adolf Eichmann Trial Jennifer Held with Ruth Wedgewood Prof of Law @ Yale Univ and News Commentator on the Law


Jennifer and Alyssa Held with Appellant Court Judge 1st Department NY Judge Rosenberger

Alyssa Held with Judge Hubsher "of Supreme Kings in New York"

Alyssa Held with Judge Louise Arbour Supreme Court Judge in Canada


Auto/Pedestrian Collision


Motor vehicle negligence – Hit-and-run auto/pedestrian collision accident – Motor Vehicle

Indemnification Corp. claim – Permanent knee injury requiring surgery.

Kings County, New York


The plaintiff, a 21-year- old male, contended that he was walking across the street when he was struck by an automobile, , which then fled left the scene. The plaintiff sued the Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation, the company charged with responsibility for liability of accidents caused by unidentified drivers in New

York, for the injuries sustained in the collision.

The plaintiff contended that he was legally crossing the street at the crosswalk with the “walk” sign on. The plaintiff indicated that he was struck by an automobile which fled the scene, The driver of the automobile was never apprehended. As a result of being struck by the automobile, the plaintiff suffered internal derangement of his right knee, including suprapatellar plica which required arthroscopic surgery for excision. The plaintiff contended that he suffered has permanent damage to his right knee as a result of being struck by the automobile.

The plaintiff’s medical records were admitted into evidence. The plaintiff’s expert orthopedic surgeon testified as to the damage to the right knee caused by the automobile incident. The defendant contended that the suprapatellar plica was not a result of the collision caused by the accident. The jury found the defendant to be liable and awarded damages to

the plaintiff in the amount of $60,000.


Plaintiff’s orthopedic surgeon expert: Alan J. Dayan,

MD from Brooklyn, NY. Defendant’s orthopedic

surgeon expert: Sanford R. Wert, MD from Brooklyn,


Cruz vs. Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation.

Index no. 010337/2006; Judge Bruce M.

Balter; 5-08.

Attorney for plaintiff: Jennifer R. Held of Held, Held

&, and Held in Brooklyn, NY. Attorney for defendant:

Patricia Casey Peck of Kathleen M. Sweeney in New York, NY.


Summer/ Fall 2008

We win again!     

The family law firm of Held, Held & Held is proud to announce a huge victory against Allstate Insurance Company in a personal injury case decided by a Brooklyn jury. This case was won by our very own top-notch attorney, Jennifer R. Held, Esq. Our client was awarded  the astounding verdict in the amount of over $557,000 for past and future pain and suffering, which will be featured in an upcoming Jury Verdict Reporting issue.

At the family law firm of Held, Held & Held, we take great pride in getting the most money possible for you, your family members, and friends that have been injured due to the fault of others.

Held, Held & Held is at your service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, with FREE legal consultations. We will gladly come to you if you can’t come to our office regarding any personal legal matters or concerns. We are always here to assist you in any way possible. Held, Held & Held has been serving the community of New York for over 40 years, and we look forward to serving you for many more years to come.  Let our family help your family and friends.

Thank you for your confidence in us over the years.


2012 Newsletter

Dear Client & Friend:

The Family Law Firm of HELD, HELD & HELD has been a leader in the field of personal injury and negligence law for the past 44 years.

We are proud to announce new and exciting ways to help our clients in other areas of the law either in house or through our associate attorneys with the highest degree of expertise in order to accomplish our clients needs.


Please feel free to call our firm or stop by if you or anyone you know should be in need of any of our legal services mentioned.  Be assured that our family law firm treats each client like family.  Let our family help your family and friends get what you deserve.

                                 Very truly yours,                                                

                                 Held, Held & Held

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