A veteran of the Nassau and Suffolk trial courts, John Nash has built a lengthy and distinguished career as a highly respected litigator across several practice areas.
Mr. Nash joined Sullivan Papain in 1980, after working with the New York City Law Department Office of the Corporation Counsel where he served as unit chief and lead trial attorney in the prestigious Manhattan Trials Unit. He became a member of the firm in 1985, and in 1991 moved to the firm’s Long Island office. There, he has helped build Sullivan Papain into one of Long Island’s premier personal injury firms. Mr. Nash has recovered a series of substantial verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients in the areas of product liability, premises and motor vehicle negligence. Mr. Nash is a retired USN Captain and has been very active in Navy-related organizations. He also serves as an active firefighter in his community. Mr. Nash is based in Sullivan Papain’s Garden City, N.Y., office.
Areas of Practice
- Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
- Construction Accidents
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Medical Malpractice
$7 million settlement — Negotiated a $7 million settlement for a 23-year-old woman who was rendered partially paralyzed in a motor vehicle accident.
$1.2 million settlement — Obtained a $1.2 million settlement for a 51-year-old woman who required a spinal fusion after being hit by a “train” of shopping carts.
$2 million settlement — Won $2 million for a 40-year-old laborer who was not given proper equipment to secure him and fell from a roof of a shopping center, sustaining serious brain injuries.
$1 million settlement — Secured a $1 million settlement against the Town of Huntington, N.Y., and a driver involved in a collision with a medi-van that injured a 72-year-old woman. The driver passed through a stop sign that was obscured by tree branches.