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Representative cases

Veterans Way Creedon & Gill represents five of the Veteran families whose homes in Islandia were victimized by illegal dumping. We are proud of the justice we have obtained so far for these Veterans, relying on our experiences as prosecutors and our expertise in the areas of coverage, construction, and environmental laws. Veterans Stand Up

Casino Land Grab Suffolk Regional Off Track Betting tried to railroad a casino into the backyards in Brookhaven. They spent a lot of money and intended to break a lot of laws to get it done. Creedon & Gill was hired by the Medford and Brookhaven Civic Associations town Politicos to stop them. We did. Casino Land Grab

Loss of American Airlines Flight 577. In this tragic case the ill fated Air Bus, not only were passenger lives lost, but lives were lost and homes destroyed on the ground as well . Working swiftly through the issues of causation and apportionment, a full settlement was obtained from American Airlines. Rockaway Tragedy Surrogates Court. Manhattan

Hotel Catastrophe An ill conceived candle-lit 'good luck' shrine set a hotel ablaze in Rhode Island. By the time the fire departments left and the mold set in the insurer had was left with a seven figure payout. Without a year after referral to Creedon & Gill the matter resolved in mediation well above the recovery target.

Maritime Disaster The decedent truck driver and his truck, along with his cargo of our clients expensive equipment, were lost off the back of a ferry to  the bottom of the Long Island Sound.
Lost at Sea

Unprotected Falls Creedon & Gill frequently lectures on Labor Law issues and is uniquely qualified to handle difficult Labor Law cases, like an eight defendant matter currently pending involving the unprotected fall of a worker from a fourth story parapet. It would take several page to list all of the kinds of construction accident cases we have been involved in, from demolition collapses to falling elevators.
Construction Collapse Brooklyn Collapse Scaffold Collapse Scaffold Failure Plunging Elevator Plunging Elevator

Products and Complex Medical cases Creedon & Gill has handled cases involving the global recall of Cochlear Implants, fire starting space heaters, defective patient lifts devices and the occurrence of multiple myeloma cancers in 911 First Responders.

Warehouse Blaze Damages from a fire to the manufacturers warehouse totaled seven million dollars. Establishing the cause and origin of the fire, and litigating the sufficiency of the sprinkler system were issues central to the prosecution of this case.
Factory Destroyed

 Challenging the legality of a large radiological entity in down-state New York our office maintained a lead role in this litigation, with responsibility for  presenting the issues of medical standards and patient safety. We have also been involved in nearly every Federal case ever brought in New York where Medical Mills have repeatedly fallen on their face attempting to slander the IME industry.

Scalded The infant plaintiff was badly burned by scalding water in his mothers apartment. The utility company attempted to obtain contribution from our client, the child’s mother. The case was successfully resolved with a summary judgment motion without contribution by our client.

The People of the State of New York v Alexander Brown, 83 N.Y.2d 791, 632 N.E.2d 1279, (New York Court of Appeals 1992) The successful prosecution of a nightmarish crime spree that culminated in the tragic line of duty death of a New York City Police Officer.

Travelers Indem. Co. v. LLJV Development Corp. 227 A.D.2d 151, 643 N.Y.S.2d 520 N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept.,1996.  Managed the insurer’s declaratory judgment action in this land mark case, where a worker was gravely injured by a propane-tank explosion. The Appellate Division set out the rules controlling coverage of additional insureds in construction accidents.

Thruway Fatalities Two State Troopers were  killed in a horrific crash of their patrol car while they themselves were intoxicated by alcohol or cocaine. The case against the client trucking company was resolved successfully with a summary judgment motion that established that the Troopers own criminal acts  constituted superceding and unforeseeable acts  rupturing the chain of causation.
Trooper Fatality

Washington Slept here A million dollar recovery was obtained on the eve of trial in this subrogation case where a fire erupted in a historic home hours after a contractor had left a renovation job. Cause and origin engineers were able to establish that a fire sparked by the improper use of a heat gun had smoldered for hours before bursting forth to destroy the home.

Westchester Medical Center vs. Travelers 309 A.D.2d 927, 765 N.Y.S.2d 901, (App. Div. 2nd Dept 2003). In this notable and successful defense of a an arbitration decision, the Appellate Division ruled that there was no coverage for a  husband who intentionally drove his wife over an embankment  in an attempt to kill her.

JRWB v Travelers AAA 179912664002, Aff. Index 108679, S.Ct, NY Cty, . Bransten, J.  Creedon & Gill founding partner Peter Creedon lead the industry wide combined arbitration against this radiological giant, established its  illegality and put a stop to seventeen million dollars in billing that had been unlawfully submitted to insurers.