Verdicts and Settlements

Employment

$1 Million settlement of whistleblower lawsuit where client was fired for reporting employer’s improper manipulation of employee pension funds.Precedent-setting ERISA decision in the Untied States Court of Appeals and recovery of disability benefits for client under employee welfare plan.

Bad Faith

$3.2 Million recovery from a bank that illegally maintained a judgment against our client and a lien on the client’s property.

Medical Malpractice

Confidential seven (7) figure settlement against renowned Philadelphia-area hospital which selected wrong twin to be terminated to save life of other twin, at gestation age of seventeen weeks.

$2.7 Million settlement against Montgomery County cardiology group which used improper medication during a stress test of a 59 year old retired janitor, causing respiratory failure and a catastrophic brain injury.

$1.5 Million verdict for widow of 35 year old man who died of sepsis and multiple organ failure due to delayed diagnosis and treatment of perforated colon.

Structured settlement with payments of $955,000 for client who suffered kidney damage due to doctor failing to monitor kidney function during long-term administration of lithium therapy.

Confidential six (6) figure settlement against a family doctor who failed to prescribe statin drugs for our client, increasing his risk of suffering a serious heart attack at age 55.

Confidential six (6) figure settlement in favor of parents of a premature 3-day old infant who suffered near fatal respiratory distress episode when hospital failed to recognize ventilator malfunction in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Significant six (6) figure settlement against a local hospital on behalf of the estate of a 74 year old retired gentleman who died when hospital staff failed to properly respond to an x-ray technician accidentally knocking a ventilator tube loose.

$750,000 settlement on behalf of a 62 year old Bucks County woman, against a local gynecologist, who failed to recognize in a timely manner that he had nicked his patient’s bowel while performing a total abdominal hysterectomy.

$650,000 verdict for a carpenter who suffered loss of vision in one eye and disfigurement of the eye due to ophthalmologist’s negligence in failing to timely recognize and treat a severe eye infection.

$600,000 verdict in Bucks County against an anesthesiologist, on behalf of a 38 year old woman who developed chronic pain syndrome as a result of an improper method of administration of anesthesia for a relatively minor surgical procedure.

$500,000 settlement against Bucks County hospital and local family physician group which failed to suspect cardiac origin of symptoms, resulting in death of 51 year old husband and father of 3.

$500,000 settlement for woman who sustained rectal damage due to doctor’s improper use of forceps during delivery of her baby.

$500,000 settlement on behalf of a 34 year old woman who underwent cervical spine surgery on the wrong vertebral level, causing chronic pain for several years before she was able to undergo corrective surgery.

Significant confidential six (6) figure settlement on behalf of the estate of a 70 year old Berks County man who suffered a stroke after his physicians failed to reinstitute anti-blood clot medication subsequent to routine gallbladder surgery.

Significant confidential six (6) figure settlement on behalf of a 78 year old Montgomery County man, and against a local hospital, which failed to timely diagnose a hematoma which developed after administration of an epidural anesthetic prior to surgery.

$250,000 settlement after Bucks County jury awarded a substantial sum to our client, and against a local workers’ compensation clinic, which failed to timely and properly diagnose a ruptured biceps tendon.

Legal Malpractice

$120,000 settlement for clients who were charged excessive and unethical legal fees by their former attorney.

Motor Vehicle Accident

$1 Million settlement for teenager who suffered traumatic brain injuries when a trailer came loose from a passing vehicle and struck the motorcycle on which our client was a passenger.

$450,000 settlement for client who suffered leg and back injuries when his motorcycle was hit by a dump truck at an intersection that was improperly designed and lacked appropriate traffic controls.

Liquor Liability

$315,000 settlement for client who sustained arm fractures when he was attacked by a patron at a private club.

Product Liability

Multi-Million Dollar settlement for steelworker who sustained traumatic amputation of both legs when he was run over by a defective ram truck that was not equipped with proper warning devices.

Multi-Million Dollar settlement for operating engineer who suffered traumatic amputation of both legs when a defective boom crane tipped over due to malfunctioning safety instruments.

Structured settlement with payments of $3.8 Million for child who received severe burn injuries to her leg in a fire caused by a gas heater that malfunctioned due to negligent maintenance by the apartment complex.

Structured settlement with guaranteed payments of more than $1.2 Million for a client who became paralyzed in an accident caused by a defectively designed snow tube.

$650,000 settlement during trial for a nurse who suffered a lacerated tendon in her wrist when a 5 gallon glass water bottle broke due to a water dispenser that was unstable because of its defective design.

$500,000 settlement for a child who lost vision in one eye due to the affects of a prescription drug that lacked appropriate warnings when injected for treatment of eye inflammation.

$450,000 settlement for hospital worker who sustained a concussion and post-concussion syndrome when the back of a defectively designed wheelchair collapsed and struck her on the head while strapping a patient into the chair.

A large confidential settlement for a client who suffered a crushed leg in a fork truck accident caused by negligent maintenance of the truck’s steering and braking mechanisms.

Construction Accident

Large confidential settlements with utility company and construction company for widow of worker electrocuted and another worker who sustained severe electrical burns when their scaffold came into contact with overhead electrical wires that were uninsulated and had no safety warnings.

$530,000.00 for client who was entering a building worked on by a construction company and who was hit in the head by debris from the construction site.

$225,000.00 for construction worker who fell on site due to lack of guardrails on stairway.

$200,000.00 for client who was injured when he slipped on mud in a construction site.

Car Accidents/Highway Defects

$2.1 Million settlement on behalf of a young Bucks County man who suffered multiple orthopedic injuries as a result of the combined negligence of a driver, a homeowner responsible for maintenance of vegetation, the local township, and PennDot.

$1.4 Million settlement on behalf of the estate of a 17 year old passenger in Lehigh County, who died as a result of careless driving by his 17 year old friend.

Settlement in excess of $1 Million for a Bucks County man who suffered multiple orthopedic injuries as a result of the combined negligence of a driver, a homeowner responsible for maintenance of vegetation, the local township, and PennDot.

Near $.5 Million settlement on behalf of the estate of 59 year old retired Bucks County man who was the driver of a vehicle who had the stop sign and was hit by a negligent driver after stopping at a Bucks County intersection where vision was obstructed by road alignment as well as by vegetation.

$415,000 settlement on behalf of 40 year old client, and against a local Bucks County township, who suffered multiple orthopedic injuries due to negligent maintenance of the roadway which allowed the formation of ice, causing the accident.

Significant six (6) figure settlement on behalf of the estate of a 16 year old boy who was struck and killed by a Septa Bus while a pedestrian in northeast Philadelphia.

$375,000.00 for bicyclist client who was hit by a car and suffered a fracture.

$375,000.00 for client who was stopped in traffic when struck by defendant vehicle through the rear.

$325,000.00 settlement for injuries to woman whose car was rear-ended by another vehicle.

$262,000.00 for client who was stopped at a stop sign and was rear-ended by defendant vehicle.

$225,000.00 for client who was struck by defendant’s vehicle causing back problems.

$220,000.00 settlement for client who suffered ankle injury as a result of a vehicle accident.

$150,000.00 for a client hit by defendant vehicle causing aggravation of back problems.

$150,000.00 settlement for client who was hit by another vehicle causing aggravations of prior back & neck problems.

Premises Liability

$.5 Million settlement for a 52 year old licensed practical nurse who fell in a Bucks County supermarket due to water on the floor in the produce section, resulting in a diagnosis of fibromyalgia.

$310,000.00 settlement to client who, while working, was struck by a motorized pallet jack crushing his body against the machine and a wall.

$300,000.00 to client who, while working, was injured by a temporary employee who ran over his foot with a forklift.

$117,500.00 recovery for client who fell on steps that were uneven.

Dram Shop

$1.1 Million recovery against driver and two bars for causing fatality and serious injury to clients. Part of the money was contributed by an uninsured bar.

Significant settlement for client who became intoxicated in a bar and had a one car accident with loss of his leg.

Dog Attacks

$280,000.00 against dog owner who attacked a minor causing scarring.

$125,000.00 against owner of a dog who attacked a minor client causing facial scarring.

$100,000.00 for client who was knocked to the ground by an unrestrained dog.

Insurance Claim

$192,000.00 against insurance broker who sold wrong insurance policy to client.

Slip & Falls

$400,000.00 for client suffering multiple thigh injuries when he fell in a hole while delivering products to defendant’s store.

$215,000.00 for client who fell on ice in front of an apartment complex.

$150,000.00 for recover for client who slipped on ice which was covered by light snow.

Significant verdict of $120,000.00 for elderly woman slipping a supermarket.