We believe this experience makes us more effective and understanding on both sides of these tragedies. If you are coping with a tragedy of serious injury or death, please consider whether we can help. We offer compassionate, realistic, and results-oriented legal representation for people involved in serious accidents, and their families.
A young motorcyclist and his wife recovered $3.5 million in settlement after a school bus struck him from behind while he was stopped by traffic at a freeway entrance. The accident left him with multiple back fractures and permanent pain, and impacted their married life.
The family of a skilled worker killed by a defective concrete pump recovered $2.2 million in settlement from the German pump manufacturer.
The parents of an adult daughter recovered $1.5 million in settlement for her wrongful death after she was struck by a bus in Los Angeles. The entire family had immigrated to the US from the Caribbean a few years earlier.
Five elderly migrant workers were attacked by eight teenage boys in a widely publicized hate crime that resulted in guilty pleas by all the boys. The migrants sued the boys and their parents, and settled for $1.36 million paid by their insurers, despite California law barring insurance coverage for criminal acts.
In five cases filed in four different states, one of which was tried to a jury verdict in the Detroit federal court, plaintiffs recovered a total of $1.3 million from a German car manufacturer. The plaintiffs had all suffered burns of varying severity when plastic pipes failed in the cars’ defective cooling system, and hot coolant escaped.
A pediatrician and her husband received $1.27 million in settlement from a hospital where she was given a misplaced injection that left her in permanent pain.
A young man undergoing drug rehabilitation had his major hand mutilated in a roll-over auto collision with an express delivery van. He recovered $650,000 in settlement from the delivery company, despite having emotional problems that made it impossible for him to go to trial.
An accountant injured by a fall in an overcrowded nightclub recovered $405,000 in settlement from the nightclub operators.
A guest speaker injured by a fall from an unsafe hotel stage recovered $350,000 in settlement from the hotel.
A vehicle passenger injured in a collision between a pickup and a trash truck recovered $320,000 in settlement from both drivers on the first day of trial.
An avid bicyclist recovered $300,000 in settlement from a general contractor and an equipment delivery company after he collided with a delivery truck illegally parked outside a construction site.
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