Philanthropy

The Proner Kids Foundation

In 2011, Mitchell Proner formed The Proner Kids Foundation, a non-profit corporation that provides cash gifts to children who have lost parents in motorcycle accidents, regardless of fault. Any members of the riding community are welcome to inquire for funding on behalf of any child that has lost a parent in a motorcycle accident.

Proner A.B.A.T.E. of New York Scholarship

Since 2006, Mitchell Proner has awarded an annual $1,000 scholarship to a college student to subsidize their educational needs. The recipient is selected by the Board of A.B.A.T.E. of New York as exemplifying dedication to the motorcycle rights movement.

Applications for the scholarship are available through A.B.A.T.E. of New York, and the award is funded solely by Mitchell Proner.

What is A.B.A.T.E.?

A.B.A.T.E. is a motorcycle rights organization that brings attention to issues affecting riders. They pushed for the repeal of helmet laws, and are also involved in safety training and charity work. The acronym A.B.A.T.E. stands for American Bikers Aimed Toward Education.

Learn more about the firm and Mitchell Proner.

RECENT SETTLEMENTS

Last year we recovered over $15 million for our clients. With that money, our clients are able to pay their medical bills. They are getting their lives back on track after serious injuries and they are holding to account the people who wrongfully injured them.

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$1,100,000.00 - Female, 35: Motorcyclist hit by oncoming traffic


Our client was riding on the back of a motorcycle going south when the defendant heading north made a left hand turn in front of the client, causing the accident.
Injuries: Fractured left leg which required surgery

We understand motorcyclists because we ride

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$5,100,000.00 - Female, 43: Cyclist hit by truck


Our client was riding her bicycle when a truck was turning and came up onto the sidewalk. Our client went to back up and the truck struck her.
Injuries: Catastrophic injuries to entire right side of body below the waist resulting in amputation of the right leg and hind quarter; bladder rupture; multiple rib and spinal fractures.

$3,500,000.00 - Female, 33: Serious personal injury


Our client fell down the stairs and was knocked unconscious at a New York City
subway station.
Injuries: Fractured skull, subsequent seizure disorder.

$4,300,000.00 - Male, 63: Pedestrian hit by bus


Our client was crossing a street when a bus hit a car and the car spun and hit him.
Injuries: Traumatic brain injury; fractured shoulder.

$750,000.00 - Male, 35: Workers' compensation


Our client was changing a pump strainer on a hot air furnace when he stepped on a board and fell through the ceiling.
Injuries: Herniated disc which required surgery.

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