Peace of mind an​​​​​d financial security for families burdened by injury.

$120 Million Products Liability Settlement | Bone screws used in spinal fusions procedures break after implantation.
$35 Million Work Injury Verdict | Tractor-trailer driver becomes paralyzed when his brakes and seat-belt fail.
$28.7 Million Motor Vehicle Accident Verdict | A child is rendered a paraplegic in a motor vehicle accident.
$18.5 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement | Man loses all four limbs to amputation after failure to diagnose and treat infection.
$16.5 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict | A seven-year-old suffered when his surgeon failed to investigate his correctable heart condition.
$12.9 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement | Young girl suffers severe and permanent brain damage after failure to recognize respiratory distress.
$12.26 Medical Malpractice Verdict | A truck driver’s spine was severely damaged by infection.
$10.9 Million Products Liability Verdict | Young mother gives birth to a child with birth defects as a result of her Topamax prescription.
$10 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict | An unapproved medical device implanted in a man’s spine.
$8 Million Products Liability Settlement | 7 year-old killed in a fire caused by a defective curling iron and defective power strip.
$6.9 Million Motor Vehicle Settlement | Motorcyclist permanently injured in collision.
$6.1 Million Premises Liability Settlement | A 3 year-old girl lost her eye after it was impaled by a gate latch in disrepair.
$5.75 Million Wrongful Death Settlement | A two-year-old girl died at a Philadelphia daycare center.
$5.2 Million Motor Vehicle Accident settlement | Pedestrian run down by a garbage truck.

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Settlements & Verdicts


$120 Million total settlement for plaintiffs injured as a result of implantation of spinal bone screws into the spine during spinal fusion procedures.


An eight-figure products liability settlement against a leading smoke detector manufacturer and major mobile home company.


$18.5 Million settlement for negligence in a hospital Emergency Department.



$35 Million recovery for a man who was ejected from the seat of a tractor trailer he was driving after the brakes failed when he applied them.


$28.75 Million verdict for a child that was rendered a paraplegic in a motor vehicle accident.


$16.5 Million jury verdict for failure to investigate a seven-year-old child’s surgically correctable underlying heart condition.



Seven-figure settlement in a products liability and motor vehicle accident case resulting in the deaths of a mother and a teenage girl.


$20 Million total settlement for clients injured as a result of ingestion of the diet drug Fen-Phen.


$12.9 Million settlement for a young girl after her pediatrician failed to diagnose and treat the H1N1 flu virus (swine flu).


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