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Verdicts And Settlements


The following are some of the verdicts and settlements we have obtained for our clients. This list is not all inclusive as they are too numerous to list. There are many more awards in all of the areas in which we practice. We would be happy to discuss any specific types of claims and our results in those areas. We hope you can understand that these cases are by and large subject to comprehensive and arduously negotiated confidentiality agreements.

- $19,830,000.00 - Partial Trial Settlement / Partial Verdict
RE: Defective highway product and negligent engineering, design, and construction resulting in traumatic brain injury.

- $13,160,000.00 - Verdict and Appeal (Affirmed)
Trial and appeal for complex closed head injury case involving fall on State highway against contractor and State Agency.

- $14,000,000.00- Pre-Trial Settlement in U.S.D.C.
RE: Failure of electrical component product used in residential and commercial buildings causing severe burns.

- $ 7,000,000.00 - Pre-Trial Global Settlement (Suffolk Superior Court)
RE: Failure of customized industrial vehicle and component product parts.

- $5,000,000.00 - Verdict
RE: Fall in unguarded elevator shaft, fractured pelvis.

- $1,250,000.00 - Pretrial Settlement
RE: Defective design and manufacturing of scissor lift resulting in fall and wrongful death.

- $1,000,000.00 - Verdict
RE: Sexual assault at a hotel.

- $1,000,000.00 - Pretrial Settlement
RE Wrongful death caused by defective crane and negligent supervision at construction site.

- $4,100,000.00- Pre-Trial Settlement (Middlesex Superior Court)
RE: Construction site negligence and potentially defective pile driving equipment.

- $3,700,000.00- Pre-Trial Settlement
RE: Failure of industrial assembly-line product.

- $1,500,000.00- Settlement defective rails cars and component parts causing exposure to asbestos and cancer.

- $1,300,000.00- Verdict against major utility company
RE: Failure of one of its electrical safety features.

- $760,000.00- Verdict in U.S.D.C.
RE: Railroad's failure to properly supervise and maintain track structure – claim against side track owner, as well.

- $1,500,000.00- Pre-Trial Settlement
RE: Failure of hoisting equipment products and negligently manufactured (i.e. Razor-Sharp) steel joists resulting in wrongful death on a construction site.

- $1,200,000.00- Pre-Trial Settlement
RE: Failure of defective high pressure water valve at workplace.

- $1,200,000.00- Pre-Trial Settlement
RE: Failure of industrial scissor-lift at place of employment.

- $1,300,000.00- Pre-Trial Settlement
RE: Failure of an industrial machine due to defective design at place of employment.

- $5,000,000.00 - Verdict
RE: Fall by worker into an open unguarded and open elevator shaft at a construction site. The worker fractured his pelvis as a result of the accident.

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