Defense Victories For Tom Craven: Congratulations to Tom Craven for a defense verdict on November 6th in Kings County on damages in Cruz v. Lessard (19317/12). The case was tried in a Summary Jury format before Judge Kathy King with parameters of $30,000 to $275,000. Tom received another defense verdict on liability in Sachaleli v. Zdrazil (12866/12) on October 15th, in before Judge Velazquez in Kings County. A $500,000 policy was saved as damages claimed were extensive.
Tom has successfully tried numerous high exposure automobile accident cases. His experience encompasses all aspects of litigation defense including arbitration, taking and defending depositions, and conducting hearings as well as arguing at trial and before the New York Appellate Division. Admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts, he handles cases in state and federal courts.