Brian P. Hurley
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  • Associate

Location:

New York, NY

Phone:

Fax:

212-425-0007

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Brian P. Hurley has been with Kelner and Kelner since 1993, handling general negligence and litigation matters.  In his thirty years of practice he has successfully obtained settlements and verdicts in a wide range of matters.

While maintaining a full case load of all of the types of claims handled by the Firm, he has had particular experience in products liability, lead poisoning and Labor Law suits.  Brian has obtained significant recoveries in all manner of actions, including automobile collisions, municipal liability actions and premises liability cases, in settlement and at trial.  Those recoveries have included $2 million dollars for a union window washer injured in an elevator drop, $1.8 million dollars for the wrongful death of a union lather caused by a fall from a height on a construction site, $1.4 million dollars for a New York City teacher injured by improperly secured equipment, $3.3 million dollars for a New York City sanitation worker injured in a premises incident and $1 million dollars for a bus passenger injured in an automobile collision.

He has lectured on topics related to the Firm’s practice at the New York County Trial Lawyers Association.  Brian graduated from Colgate University in 1983, and from Villanova University School of Law in 1986.  He is a member of the New York State Bar Association.  Brian is admitted to practice in the Courts of the State of New York as well as the Southern and Eastern Districts of the Federal Court.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Premises Liability

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1988

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
    • B.A.
    • Major: History

Representative Clients

  • $1,100,000 Settlement – Construction Accident: a male laborer in his mid-50’s fell from a ladder. The case settled in Westchester County, NY.

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association

Languages

  • Spanish

$40,000,000 Verdict- Truck Accident / Wrongful Death

A commercial truck struck an overpass causing the container to separate from the truck and fly through the front of our client’s vehicle, which resulted in the death.

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$36,000,000 Verdict- Subway Accident

A 19 year old man was struck by a New York City subway train. He was paralyzed as a result of the accident and was awarded one of New York’s largest verdicts.

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$27,000,000 Verdict- Construction Accident

A man in his 50’s fell off a latter at a construction site and sustained a brain injury. The case was tried in Manhattan Supreme Court.

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