$13,000,000 - Jury verdict on behalf of injured union painter who fell from a ladder and sustained a traumatic brain injury. The largest Construction Accident Verdict in New York for 2012.
“I was told by another firm that they didn’t think I had a winnable case. Hach & Rose told me that it would be an uphill battle but they believed in me and my case… we won!”
$3,525,000 – For construction supervisor who fell from a makeshift ladder injuring his back.
“I was impressed from the moment I sat down at our first client meeting. If there’s a more honest Law Firm in New York or anywhere for that matter, I haven’t met them.”
$8,000,000 – Jury verdict obtained for the victim of a motorcycle accident
“My first lawyer, who I think was in over his head on my case, dropped me as a client. Hach & Rose took over and did a superb job while getting me a significant settlement…”
$6,058,000 – Jury verdict for a phlebotomist diagnosed with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) as a result of striking her knee.
“They are hands down the finest law firm I’ve ever dealt with”
$2,300,000 – For the family of a operating engineer that was killed in the course of his employment.
“Hach & Rose are skilled, honest and straightforward lawyers… what more can I say?”
$1,300,000 – Settlement obtained during trial for a woman injured in an automobile accident.
“I was hesitant to call Hach & Rose because I am not a union member, but they treated me and my family with the highest respect…”
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Russell Ragland

Russell began his legal career in Texas, representing workers and their families throughout the United States who suffered injury or serious illness from exposure to toxic substances and dangerous products in the workplace.

Since relocating to New York, he has continued representing injured and terminally ill plaintiffs, and has worked with the prominent law firms Weitz & Luxenberg and Levy, Phillips, & Konigsberg. Russell was integral to the litigation and trial of Croteau v. Consolidated Edison Company, representing a man suffering from mesothelioma, which resulted in a $47 million jury verdict against two public utilities in New York County in 2003.

He has tried cases in every borough of New York City, as well as Westchester and Nassau Counties, obtaining significant verdicts on behalf of his injured clients. His areas of specialty include products liability, labor law, premises liability, motor vehicle, and general negligence. In 2006, Russell obtained a $2.75 million verdict in Kings County (Brooklyn) on behalf of a construction worker injured as a result of a scaffold collapse at an unsafe worksite.

Admitted to bar:

  • New York
  • United States District Courts of the Eastern and Southern District of New York
  • Texas


Professional memberships:

  • New York State Trial Lawyers