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Verdicts & Settlements

Stampone O’Brien Dilsheimer Law has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of our clients over our 35+ year history. Here is a glance at our teams winning record.

This list does not account for numerous major settlements which have been recovered on a confidential basis.

 

Motor Vehicle Accidents

$8 Million Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client, a minor, rear seat passenger received a settlement award as a result of neurological injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident wherein the Defendant was operating a commercial vehicle and intentionally/recklessly collided with the minor’s vehicle after a road rage incident. A portion of the settlement funds were utilized to purchase an annuity which could provide lifetime benefits over $35 million.

$3 Million Jury Award – Philadelphia County

Bicycle Accident – A Philadelphia jury awarded $3 million to our client, who was a bicyclist struck by an armored
vehicle as she attempted to cross the street. She suffered derangement to both knees, a femoral hernia, and thoracic outlet syndrome.

$1.95 Million Settlement – Lancaster County

Our client exited her vehicle on the PA turnpike after being involved in an accident with a flatbed truck when she was struck by a commercial tractor trailer. Plaintiff suffered both a fractured vertebra and hip, as well as extremely painful compound fractures of the tibia and fibula.

$1.85 Million Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client received a confidential settlement as a result of a wrongful death related to a motor vehicle accident.

$1.5 Million Settlement – New Jersey – Atlantic County

Our client involved in a motor vehicle accident on Route 42 in New Jersey. Plaintiff suffered severe brain injuries leaving him incapacitated and requiring care for the rest of his life.

$1.5 Million Settlement

Our client, a Good Samaritan, had stopped his vehicle on the Northeast extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike to render aide to the victim of a 2-car collision.  While rendering aide, our client’s vehicle was struck by a tractor trailer causing our client’s vehicle to strike our client propelling him 30 feet in the air and suffering disabling injuries.  Our firm was able to prove that the driver of the tractor trailer was operating the vehicle significantly in excess of the speed limit as a result of expert analysis of the truck’s event data recorder (black box).

$1.1 Million Settlement – New Jersey – Gloucester County

Our client received a policy limits award after the amputation of portions of both legs when he was struck by an automobile as he stood on the shoulder of the Atlantic City Expressway. Defendant, a doctor, fell asleep at the wheel.

$1,050,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, a passenger in a motor vehicle, suffered a torn meniscus and rotator cuff injury requiring surgery as a result of a 2-care motor vehicle accident.

$880,000 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client, a 29-year old mechanic, was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident with a motor vehicle which was exiting a tavern.  Through the investigation of an accident reconstructionist, our firm was able to obtain policy limits settlements from both the driver of the motor vehicle, as well as an illegally parked truck, which obstructed the site of both our client and the motor vehicle exiting the tavern.  Additionally, our firm was able to obtain a significant settlement from the tavern by proving their parking lot failed to properly designate and control traffic patterns.

$825,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client was a passenger in a motor vehicle owned by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and was in the course and scope of his employment as a highway maintenance worker with PENNDOT when he was struck in the rear while on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The settlement included a significant portion of the recovery to compensate him for his loss of wages as a PENNDOT highway maintenance worker.

$825,000 Settlement

Our client was a passenger in a vehicle being operated by a co-employee in the course and scope of his employment when he was struck in the rear, suffering disabling injuries.  Our firm was able to obtain an award at binding arbitration in the amount of $825,000.00, as well as a resolution of his underlying workers’ compensation claim in the amount of an additional $50,000.00.

$750,000 Settlement – Montgomery County

Two car motor vehicle accident wherein our client struck her face on the windshield upon impact. Our client suffered injuries to her left cheek, chin and lip, requiring three plastic surgeries for scar repair.

$750,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client was killed as a result of a collision with a tractor trailer and received a settlement award in a disputed
liability contest. The collision occurred after our client lost control of her vehicle and crossed the center line where she was struck by an oncoming truck. The driver of the truck failed to have the vehicle under control in an emergency situation.

$700,000 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client suffered a debilitating knee injury as the result of a rear-end automobile accident.  We were able to recover the defendant’s policy limit of $100,000.00 and an additional $600,000.00 of underinsured motorist benefits based on our client owning six motor vehicles each covered by a $100,000.00 underinsured motorist benefit limit with stacked benefits.

$700,000 Settlement

Our client was the driver of a delivery vehicle involved in a 2-car collision. He suffered injuries which significantly exceeded the limits of the other drivers’ insurance policies.  The commercial vehicle which our client was operating maintained underinsured motorist limits of $1 million dollars.  We were able to obtain a settlement of $675,000.00 from the underinsured motorist carrier.

$650,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client received a settlement award after suffering serious neurological and orthopedic injuries when the vehicle
he was operating was struck head-on by another motor vehicle which was traveling the wrong way on a one-way street.

$610,000 Settlement – Bucks County

While operating her motor vehicle through an intersection, our client was struck by a commercial vehicle which had first
been struck by another vehicle. Injuries included multiple fractures and vascular injuries.

$525,000 Settlement – Montgomery County

Motorcycle Accident – Our client, who was a novice motorcycle operator, recovered $525,000 as a result of a collision with a Montgomery County police cruiser who violated a stop sign. At the time of the accident, the cruiser was being operated by a trainee police officer. Our client recovered $500,000 which is the maximum allowable under Pennsylvania Law from political subdivision.

$425,000 Settlement – Mercer County

Our client, a truck driver, lawfully parked his truck and walked to the rear of the truck to obtain his tools. He was then caused to slip and fall on an icy condition within the parking lot owned by his employer’s customer.  As a result, he required knee surgery.

$352,750 Settlement – Bucks County

Our client, a pedestrian, suffered serious orthopedic injuries and anosmia as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle while he was a pedestrian standing in front of his home.

$320,000 Settlement – Bucks County

Our client received an award after being involved in a high impact intersectional collision controlled by a blinking light. He suffered injuries which included multiple fractures of the rib cage and various orthopedic injuries.

$300,000 Settlement – New Jersey

Motor Vehicle/Liquor Liability – Policy limits were awarded to the estate of our client who suffered a decapitation injury in
a motor vehicle accident which involved a tractor trailer and an intoxicated driver who had consumed alcohol at a restaurant.

$265,000 Settlement – Bucks County

Our client was involved in a rear-end motor vehicle accident while waiting to make a left hand turn into his home.  Our client, a physically fit personal trainer, required two back surgeries in order to treat herniated discs in his lumbar spine.  Our firm was able to obtain policy limits settlements from both the negligent party, as well as his underinsured motorist carrier.  The case was complicated by the fact our client was covered by a limited tort policy.

$225,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Police Chase/Motor Vehicle Accident – Our client was killed in a motor vehicle accident involving a police chase through the City of Philadelphia. Our client received a settlement award after alleging the police department failed to follow established procedures for a high speed chase.

$215,000 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client received an arbitration award of $200,000 from the underinsured motorist portion of his automobile insurance policy when he was injured by another motor vehicle which only maintained insurance limits of $15,000.

$200,000 Settlement – Bucks County

Our client, a nurse’s aide, was involved in a motor vehicle accident.  The client had a significant history of degenerative back conditions which our firm was able to prove were aggravated by this accident, preventing her from returning to work.  The client was covered by a limited tort policy of insurance.  The settlement offer before trial was $6,000.00.  Just prior to trial, the third party insurance carrier and our client’s underinsured motorist carrier tendered their full policy limits totaling $200,000.00.

$200,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client suffered serious orthopedic injuries when struck by a motor vehicle while a pedestrian.

$200,000 Settlement – Cumberland County

Our client received a policy limit award when she was killed in an accident wherein she was a passenger in a convertible automobile which lost control, crossed the center line, and struck an oncoming vehicle.

$200,000 Settlement – Dauphin County

Our client suffers personal injuries which operating a motor vehicle and was run off the road by a phantom vehicle.  Our client was compensated under the Uninsured Motorist provisions of his employer’s vehicle which he was operating at the time of the accident.  Our client suffered a minor hand injury which became complicated by a series of infections.

$150,000 Settlement – Narberth County

Our client, a minor, sustained compound fractures of both ankles and a fractured skull after teenage horseplay. The minor was thrown from the hood of the car when the operator of the vehicle accelerated and then stopped suddenly.

$150,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client was the operator of a motor vehicle when he was rear-ended on I-95, causing him to spin in the opposite direction and strike a guardrail. Injuries sustained were soft tissue injuries.

$135,000 Settlement – Delaware County

Our client was operating his motor vehicle on I-95 when he was rear-ended by a person operating a rental vehicle. He suffered severe injuries to his back and neck requiring fusion surgery.

$125,000 Settlement – New Jersey – Cape May County

Jet-ski Accident – Our client, a minor, received a settlement award of $125,000 after being injured in a collision between two wave runners. Our client was a passenger on one of the wave runners when it was struck in the rear and she was thrown into the water suffering a head injury.

$115,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client was struck by a motor vehicle while making a left turn. His injuries included a severe right ankle fracture, a fractured phalanx and a lacerated liver.

$100,000 Settlement – New Jersey

Motorcycle Accident – Our client received a settlement award after his motorcycle collided with the rear of a passenger vehicle which intentionally stopped short in a road rage incident.

Premises Liability

$3.15 Million Settlement – Bucks County

Our client, a Brazilian national, non-citizen, sustained catastrophic injuries while working as a framer/laborer on a construction site.  He was caused to fall one story from an unprotected deck.  Witnesses alleged a harness and lanyard were available at the job site for his use and that he walked off the unprotected deck while pulling a chalk line.  Plaintiff was able to overcome this evidence and the matter was resolved.  Our client was also able to continue to receive partial workers’ compensation indemnity benefits and full medical coverage.

$1,584,950 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client, a teacher, was injured in the course of scope of her employment when she suffered a fall as a result of negligent construction practices and improper sequencing of construction project work on a college campus.  Our client suffered injuries to her lower limb and developed RSD.

$1 Million Settlement – Philadelphia County

Elevator Accident – Our client, a registered nurse, received a settlement award of $1 million when she was injured while a passenger on a hospital elevator which suddenly and without warning dropped numerous floors by way of a “free-fall.” Injuries included polyneuropathy and multiple disc herniations.

Six Figure Confidential Settlement Agreement

A commercial property owner sustained water damage to his property as a result of heavy rains which caused the sewer lines to back up. The client’s property was inundated with raw sewage and water which caused significant damage to multiuse commercial/industrial property. The insurance company claimed that there was no coverage for this type of loss under the policy due to the fact that this was not a flood insurance policy; and because there were more than one source of water, i.e. the backup of drains and sewers as well as surface water.

Six Figure Confidential Settlement Agreement – New Jersey – Atlantic County

Our client, a minor, suffered scarring and disfigurement of the face as  a result of an attack by an unrestrained dog on a commercial premises.

Six Figure Confidential Settlement Agreement – Philadelphia County

Our client received a confidential settlement as a result of an assault and battery by a foster parent.

$750,000 Settlement – Eastern District of PA

Federal Court – Our client, a UPS driver, received a settlement award of $750,000 as a result of neurological injuries suffered as a result of a loading dock lift malfunction. The plaintiff received an additional $100,000 as part of a Compromise and Release in the underlying workers’ compensation claim.

$700,000 Settlement – New Jersey – Atlantic County

Our client received a confidential settlement as a result of a slip and fall injury at a casino requiring hip fracture surgery.

$600,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Deck Collapse – Our client received a settlement award for orthopedic injuries suffered when the second floor patio deck he was standing on failed, causing him to fall to the ground.

$590,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, an electrician, was injured when he fell through a hole in an attic while constructing a residential home.  Our client suffered a fractured ankle which required surgery.

$575,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, an electrician, was in the course and scope of his employment while situated on a ladder and running cable through a ceiling of a classroom, the leg of the ladder fell into a hole in the floor, causing the Plaintiff to fall. He suffered a severe fracture of the right foot, permanent surgical scarring and disfigurement, and a permanent limp and weakness of the right foot.

$500,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Workplace Shooting – Our client received a policy limit award after being shot by a co-employee while in the course and scope of employment. Defendant employer failed to provide adequate security after having notice of the co-employees dangerous propensities. 

$450,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, an electrician, was injured when he fell through a soffit while doing electrical work.  Our client suffered a fractured ankle which required surgery.

$300,000 Settlement – Luzerne County

Our client, a sign painter, received a settlement award after receiving injuries in an electrocution when the extended pole he was utilizing to paint a billboard came in contact with power lines which were in close proximity to the signage.

$300,000 Settlement – Maryland – Worcester County

Our client suffered a cervical spine injury when she was caused to lose control while on a waterslide tube as a result of negligent operating procedures of the waterpark and their staff.

$290,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client suffered serious orthopedic injuries, including  displaced fracture of the arm, as the result of a fall after being served intoxicating beverages within a commercial catering establishment.

$275,000 Settlement – York County

Our client committed suicide while a patient in a drug treatment facility due to lack of proper supervision.

$260,000 Settlement – Berks County

Our client, who was hosting a Halloween party, was dressed as a sheep.  Another guest, dressed as the Big Bad Wolf, playfully lit a match in close proximity to our client’s costume which consisted of cotton balls.  Our client’s costume ignited, engulfing him in flames.  As a result of the negligent act of the person dressed as the Big Bad Wolf, our client suffered scarring and disfigurement of his right upper extremity. Our recovery was from the defendant’s homeowner’s policy.

$250,000 Jury Verdict – Philadelphia County

A Jury awarded damages to our client who slipped and fell on ice and snow on the sidewalk resulting in severe shoulder injuries requiring surgery.

$250,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, a minor, suffered injuries as a result of an assault and battery within a school facility due to negligent supervision.

$250,000 Settlement – New Jersey – Atlantic County

Dog Bite – Our client, a minor, joined her grandfather at a car dealership when she was attacked by a pit bull causing her to suffer serious injuries to her face and mouth, requiring surgery.

$235,000 Settlement – New Jersey – Atlantic County

Our client received an arbitration award of $235,000 as a result of injuries suffered when she was caused to slip and fall at her doctor’s office while exiting a medical transit vehicle. The Plaintiff suffered multiple fractures to her femur.

$230,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client received a settlement of $230,000 as a result of injuries she suffered as the result of a defective door closing mechanisms which caused the door to slam on her ankle, causing an a 3 centimeter laceration and bone bruise which required surgical repair.

$205,000 Jury Verdict – Philadelphia County

Our client received a jury verdict after proving that Defendant’s negligently dropped a large sign which was in the process of being erected. Plaintiff suffered torn shoulder muscles and a herniated cervical disc.

$200,000 Settlement – Luzerne County

Dog Bite – Our client, a minor, received a settlement award after suffering serious injuries to her face and neck, including permanent scaring, as a result of an attack by a vicious dog.

$200,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client was awarded a settlement after falling on an uneven and unleveled threshold. She suffered serious disc herniations and required fusion surgery.

$200,000 Settlement – Snyder County

Our client, a carpenter, was injured when a deck collapsed while he was performing carpentry work for a homeowner.  The deck had been improperly secured by prior contractors.  Our client suffered serious orthopedic injuries.

$200,000 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client, a former police officer, received a mediation settlement of $200,000 after falling on a defective condition of the sidewalk in front of a supermarket. Our client was caused to suffer injuries requiring disc surgery. There were no witnesses and a questionable defect.

$200,000 Settlement – Delaware County

Our client suffered a left distal radius fracture and rotator cuff tear after falling to the ground as a result of grease on a suspended metal gate.

$200,000 Settlement – Bucks County

Our client was a business invitee struck by a tow motor at a home supply store. He suffered injuries to his left foot and knee, including medial meniscus tear.

$172,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client received a settlement award of $172,000 as a result of injuries she suffered in a fall in front of an office building. Our client suffered a fractured wrist resulting in several surgeries. The fall was caused by a raised sidewalk cement block.

$115,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client received a settlement of $115,000 after slipping on grease which built up on a concrete loading dock as a result of overflow of debris from a trash dumpster. The client’s fall occurred as he was making a work delivery to a customer of his employer. Our client suffered a fracture to his wrist.

Construction Accidents

$3.15 Million Settlement – Bucks County

Our client, a Brazilian national, non-citizen, sustained catastrophic injuries while working as a framer/laborer on a construction site.  He was caused to fall one story from an unprotected deck.  Witnesses alleged a harness and lanyard were available at the job site for his use and that he walked off the unprotected deck while pulling a chalk line.  Plaintiff was able to overcome this evidence and the matter was resolved.  Our client was also able to continue to receive partial workers’ compensation indemnity benefits and full medical coverage.

$1,584,950 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client, a teacher, was injured in the course of scope of her employment when she suffered a fall as a result of negligent construction practices and improper sequencing of construction project work on a college campus.  Our client suffered injuries to her lower limb and developed RSD.

Six Figure Confidential Settlement Agreement

A commercial property owner sustained water damage to his property as a result of heavy rains which caused the sewer lines to back up. The client’s property was inundated with raw sewage and water which caused significant damage to multiuse commercial/industrial property. The insurance company claimed that there was no coverage for this type of loss under the policy due to the fact that this was not a flood insurance policy; and because there were more than one source of water, i.e. the backup of drains and sewers as well as surface water.

$600,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County 

Construction Accident/Product Liability – Our client, an ironworker, received a settlement award after falling to his death from a bridge on which he was doing road repair in a disputed liability contest.

$600,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Deck Collapse – Our client received a settlement award for orthopedic injuries suffered when the second floor patio deck he was standing on failed, causing him to fall to the ground.

$590,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, an electrician, was injured when he fell through a hole in an attic while constructing a residential home.  Our client suffered a fractured ankle which required surgery.

$575,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, an electrician, was in the course and scope of his employment while situated on a ladder and running cable through a ceiling of a classroom, the leg of the ladder fell into a hole in the floor, causing the Plaintiff to fall. He suffered a severe fracture of the right foot, permanent surgical scarring and disfigurement, and a permanent limp and weakness of the right foot.

$450,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, an electrician, was injured when he fell through a soffit while doing electrical work.  Our client suffered a fractured ankle which required surgery.

$400,000 Settlement

Our client, a cement mason, suffered a fall in the course of his employment on a construction work site when he tripped over a guide line which had been set by another subcontractor on the job who had failed to appropriately warn of the existence of the hazard to other trades working on the site.

$250,000 Settlement – New Jersey

Our client received an award after suffering neurological and orthopedic injuries as a result of the forklift he was operating flipping over. The Plaintiff was not legally of age nor appropriately trained by his employer.

$125,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client received a settlement of $125,000 as a result of damages to his home caused by construction renovations being performed at an adjoining home. The defendants performed the renovations in a negligent manner which caused damage to the plaintiff’s foundation and the structural integrity of his home.

Medical Malpractice

Eight Figure Confidential Settlement Agreement – Philadelphia County

This was a confidential 8-figure settlement of a medical malpractice and product liability claim involving a medical device.

$1.9 Million Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client was injured while having blood drawn at a laboratory.  Her injuries were caused by the improper insertion of the needle into the vein of her wrist.  The improper administration of the needle resulted in a nerve injury which developed into Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.

$500,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, an immigrant of South America who was in the U.S. without government authority, received a settlement of $500,000 as a result of a heart attack which occurred in the Emergency Room Philadelphia hospital. The Plaintiff had gone to the Emergency Room with complaints of chest pain, but was forced to wait an inordinate amount of time resulting in his death in the Emergency Room waiting room before being seen by a physician.

$500,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, a foreign national, presented himself to a hospital emergency room with complaints of chest pain.  Our client did not speak English.  He and his son approached the admissions desk on several occasions and were told to remain seated; they would be with him shortly.  After waiting approximately 45 minutes with chest pain, our client suffered a fatal heart attack.

$450,000 Settlement – Delaware County

Our client, a 41-year old male, dies of acute pancreatitis. The hospital staff physicians failed to monitor patient and failed to provide him with adequate fluids.

$400,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client had a significant history of pain due to a chronic lumbar disc condition.  Our Firm was able to negotiate a $400,000 settlement after arguing that defendant’s chiropractic manipulation resulted in a condition known as Cauda Equina Syndrome resulting in the Plaintiff requiring permanent use of a catheter to urinate.

$275,000 Settlement – York County

Our client committed suicide while a patient in a drug treatment facility due to lack of proper supervision.

$250,000 Settlement – Lehigh County

Our client received a settlement award as a result of burn injuries suffered during a surgical procedure wherein an operating room drapes and oxygen line ignited as a result of a spark from an electro cautery device.

$225,000 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client suffered orthopedic injuries while a patient in a nursing home resulting from the failure to properly secure her in her wheelchair.

$200,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, a minor, was injured when his nurse failed to properly secure him in his wheelchair causing him to suffer a serious head injury requiring surgery.

$125,000 Settlement

Circumcision Case – Our client, a minor, suffered injuries during circumcision procedure when defendant doctor negligently cut into his urethra.

$100,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client received a settlement award after suffering a burn injury resulting from a compress being overheated in a microwave by the nursing staff.

Product Liability

Eight Figure Confidential Settlement Agreement – Philadelphia County

This was a confidential 8-figure settlement of a medical malpractice and product liability claim involving a medical device.

$2 Million Settlement – Bucks County

Our client, a minor, received a settlement award as a result of injuries sustained due to the alleged failure of a lock-out mechanism on a top load washing machine which allowed the minor to fall into the drum during spin cycle.

$1 Million Settlement – Philadelphia County

Elevator Accident – Our client, a registered nurse, received a settlement award of $1 million when she was injured while a passenger on a hospital elevator which suddenly and without warning dropped numerous floors by way of a “free-fall.” Injuries included polyneuropathy and multiple disc herniations.

$950,000 Settlement – New Jersey

Our client, a factory worker, received a settlement award after severely burning his hands necessitating multiple surgeries as a result of the operation of a laminating machine. The laminating machine lacked proper safety shield mechanisms and warning signs.

$850,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, an emergency room nurse, received a settlement after suffering debilitating injuries including lumbar disc herniation and torn rotator cuff. The injury resulted from defective footwear required to be worn in the operating room.

$750,000 Settlement – Eastern District of PA

Federal Court – Our client, a UPS driver, received a settlement award of $750,000 as a result of neurological injuries suffered as a result of a loading dock lift malfunction. The plaintiff received an additional $100,000 as part of a Compromise and Release in the underlying workers’ compensation claim.

$610,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, a waitress, received a settlement award after suffering a burn injury to her extremities when a bottle of flaming brandy exploded as she attempted to flambé a tableside desert.

$515,000 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client, a suburban homemaker, suffered severe burns to her lower extremities when a portable propane torch accidentally fell from a kitchen shelf, self-igniting.  Our Firm, through expert testimony, demonstrated how the torch was capable of igniting even when not in use as a result of a lack of appropriate safety features. The defective conditions included improper design to prevent cracking at the cylinder head allowing combustible gas to escape.

$450,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client, a bakery mechanic, received a settlement award after suffering neurological injuries when his arm became trapped in a bakery conveyor belt he was attempting to repair. The conveyor system failed to provide an emergency lock-out system to enable repairman to safely inspect the machine.

$450,000 Settlement – New Jersey – Cape May County

Product Liability/All-Terrain Vehicle – Our client received a settlement award after suffering serious orthopedic injuries when the all-terrain vehicle he was operating was caused to flip over at speed as a result of the defective design of the ATV.

$350,000 Settlement – Bucks County

Lawnmower Accident – Our client, a landscaper, suffered the loss of multiple toes when the riding mower he was operating was caused to flip over and the blades continued to spin as a result of a defective lock-out mechanism.

$300,000 Settlement

Product Liability/Scuba Diving – Our clients received a settlement award resulting from Defendant supplying a dive tank which contained “bad air.”

$300,000 Settlement – Maryland – Worcester County

Our client suffered a cervical spine injury when she was caused to lose control while on a waterslide tube as a result of negligent operating procedures of the waterpark and their staff.

$100,000 Settlement – Bucks County

Our client received a settlement award of $100,000 as the result of a slip and fall accident which occurred in a shoe store when the plaintiff was trying on a pair of shoes which were wrapped in cellophane and which caused a dangerous slippery condition. The fall resulted in a serious fracture to the plaintiff’s ankle.

Workplace Injury/Disability

$1,584,950 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client, a teacher, was injured in the course of scope of her employment when she suffered a fall as a result of negligent construction practices and improper sequencing of construction project work on a college campus.  Our client suffered injuries to her lower limb and developed RSD.

$600,000+ Settlement

After extensive litigation with testimony from a pathologist and neuromuscular specialist, our client received an award for a work related intra-cranial multiple infarct (3-strokes). Our client is now a quadriplegic who is confined to a wheelchair and hospital bed; he is unable to feed, dress, bathe, and attend to his personal hygiene. Value of the indemnity over his life expectancy of 35 years exceeds $600,000; his medical care and treatment is approximated at $3 million dollars.

$200,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client received a Compromise & Release mediation settlement of his workers’ compensation claim in the amount of $200,000 as a result of two heart attacks suffered by him in the course and scope of his employment as a crane operator. Defendant vigorously contested the causal connection of the claimant’s heart attack to his employment.

$180,000 Settlement

After lengthy litigation involving testimony from medical specialists, this case was settled for $180,000 with provisions for open and ongoing medical treatment for the lifetime of our client. Our client was also awarded Social Security Disability Benefits.

$160,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client received a Compromise & Release in the amount of $160,000 as a result of injuries suffered by her in the course and scope of employment as a factory worker. This was resolved after extensive litigation wherein defendant contended the claimant’s injuries were no related to her work accident.

$140,000 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client received a Compromise & Release in the amount of $140,000 after suffering injuries to her leg including a torn achilles. The injury occurred as the result of fall down in the course and scope of her employment as a teacher.

$126,000 Settlement – Bucks County

Our client suffered two herniated discs in his neck while working for a medical waste disposal company. Defendant filed a petition to terminate benefits based on their doctor’s opinion he was capable of returning to work. We simultaneously filed a petition alleging his condition had worsened. After successfully litigating these matters, our client received a Compromise & Release in the amount of $126,000.00.

$105,000 Settlement – Philadelphia County

Our client suffered gunshot wounds to her leg after being caught in cross-fire while working at Wal-Mart. Fortunately, the bullets exited her leg without significantly damaging any nerves, tendons or vessels. Our client received a Compromise & Release in the amount of $105,000.00.

$101,800 Settlement – Montgomery County

Our client, an early childhood special education teacher, injured her elbow while assisting a student out of their wheelchair. She was diagnosed with a torn extensor which required surgery to release the tendon. Thereafter, our client received a Compromise & Release in the amount of $101,800.00.

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