Verdicts & Settlements
JURY VERDICT: $26.5 MILLION
Parent and young child lost lives when their motor vehicle was stopped in heavy traffic on interstate, and was rear-ended by a tractor trailer.
JURY VERDICT: $12.5 MILLION
Estate of Nicole Brown Simpson awarded punitive damages against O.J. Simpson in its survival action against him for his intentional, malicious attack on her, resulting in her death.
JURY VERDICT: $11.4 MILLION
Laborer working on elevator repair struck on head by falling debris, resulting in [severe, permanent] traumatic brain injury.
SETTLEMENT: $9.5 MILLION
Pedestrian on public thoroughfare struck on head by falling debris resulting in [severe, permanent] traumatic brain injury.
SETTLEMENT: $5.58 MILLION
Passenger in motor vehicle suffered severe traumatic brain injury in a vehicle that was struck by a tractor-trailer that ran a red light while exiting I-95 South.
JURY VERDICT: $5.5 MILLION
Passenger in motor vehicle lost life when struck head-on by legally intoxicated driver who crossed over highway divider.
SETTLED DURING TRIAL: $4.5 MILLION
Laborer electrocuted on job while operating an articulating boom crane on residential premises, resulting in severe burns.
SETTLEMENT: $4.475 MILLION
Patient blead to death in hospital room when left unattended after aborted surgery for spinal fusion.
SETTLEMENT: $3.6 MILLION
Individual lost life as a result of commercial aviation disaster.
SETTLEMENT: $3.25 MILLION
Pedestrian struck by school bus while walking on unmarked crosswalk, suffering broken pelvis and traumatic brain injury.
SETTLEMENT: $3.01 MILLION
Worker placing materials in back of van when another vehicle struck man from behind, pinning worker between the two vehicles
SETTLEMENT: $3 MILLION
Pedestrian struck by commercial vehicle while crossing street mid-block, resulting in spinal cord injury.
SETTLEMENT: $2.85 MILLION
Passenger in private plane lost live when plane crashed on final approach.
SETTLEMENT: $2.8 MILLION
Contractor fell through concealed hole cut in floor of construction site, landing 10 feet below, and fracturing his spine.
SETTLEMENT: $2.6 MILLION
Woman assaulted and raped by parolee who was to be under 24 hour supervision by private company that contracted with Westchester County.
SETTLEMENT: $2.35 MILLION
Individual lost life from acute drug intoxication after ingesting combination of prescription drugs supplied by others.
JURY VERDICT: $2 MILLION
Woman murdered during attempted car-jacking in municipal parking garage, parking garage found to be lacking in reasonable security.
SETTLEMENT: $1.8 MILLION
French tourists drowned in flash flood that roared through slot canyon that tour guide had led them into.
SETTLEMENT: $1.8 MILLION
Individual lost life in commercial aviation accident.
SETTLEMENT: $1.5 MILLION
Individual died in hospital as a result of negligent post-natal care.
SETTLEMENT: $1.35 MILLION
Child died as a result of fall out of unsecured window in residential apartment complex.
Homicide victim was tenant, resulting from long-running landlord tenant conflict. Landlord convicted of murder.
Individual lost her life when her vehicle was stopped in traffic and was rear-ended by a distracted driver at a high rate of speed.
Laborer fell from elevated I-beam on construction site, with no harness or protective netting, and fractured leg.
Cyclist hit large pothole in roadway, was thrown over handlebars and suffered traumatic brain injury.Laborer fell from elevated I-beam on construction site, with no harness or protective netting, and fractured leg.
Large limb from visibly dead tree on private property broke and fell toward street, striking windshield of car, and injuring driver.
JURY VERDICT: $750,000
Laborer got limb caught in unprotected metal lathe machine while working at commercial premises.