$2,500,000 Settlement – Dental Malpractice Action: Represented group of patients of a dentist who negligently performed dental implant procedures.
$1,450,000 Settlement – Medical Malpractice Action: Represented family of deceased hospital patient who died due to negligence of doctor and nurse in operating medication infusion pump.
$1,300,000 Settlement – Products Liability Action: Represented worker who was severely burned when defective battery charger ignited a gasoline vapor cloud
$500,000 Settlement – Verdict Against Estate: Represented individual who performed services in consideration of promise to include him as beneficiary under a will.
$500,000 Settlement – Products Liability / Medical Malpractice Action: Represented group of individuals in suit against artificial hair implant business and its physician.
$400,000 Settlement – Premises Liability Claim: Represented individual who was severely injured in a fall from a boat. Recovered insurance policy limits from homeowner’s insurer and boat insurer.
350,000 Settlement-Product Liability Action: Represented two individuals against manufacturer of portable medication infusion pumps which failed to deliver the required steady flow of medications causing emergency hospital admissions.
$325,000 Settlement – Insurance Coverage Claim: Represented individual whose homeowner’s insurer had denied coverage for residential oil spill based upon pollution exclusion language in policy. Insurer agreed to pay all cleanup costs and to reimburse client for attorney’s fees in order to avoid litigation.
$300,000 Settlement – Product Liability Action: Represented patient whose defective hip implant device failed and required revision surgery.
$275,000 Settlement – Insurance Coverage Claim: Represented another individual against same insurer which again improperly denied coverage for a residential oil spill prior to agreeing to settle and pay attorney’s fees to avoid litigation.
$250,000 Settlement – Medical Malpractice Action: Represented patient of obstetrician who failed to properly monitor her resulting in miscarriage.
$250,000 Settlement – Parent Coordinator Malpractice Action: Represented plaintiff mother in litigation alleging Parent Coordinator’s multiple violations of his contractual obligations to perform his duties in an impartial manner.
$250,000 Settlement – Automobile Accident Action: Represented pedestrian struck by car when crossing unlit road on snowy evening.
$225,000 Settlement – Product Liability Action: Represented Patient whose defective hip implant device failed and required revision surgery. $160,000 Settlement – Automobile Accident Action: Represented pedestrian struck by tractor trailer truck while crossing unlit highway on rainy evening.
$160,000 Settlement – Wrongful Death Automobile Accident Action: Recovered all available insurance for estate of passenger killed while motor vehicle was being operated without permission by unlicensed driver.
$125,000 Settlement – Automobile Accident Action: Represented pedestrian struck by car operated by his wife who was criminally charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
$120,000 Settlement – Products Liability/SUV Rollover Accident Claim: Settlement against manufacturer and seller of SUV which flipped over during emergency evasive turning maneuver.
$100,000 Settlement – Medical Malpractice Action: Recovered all available insurance for patient in claim against general practitioner who failed to properly diagnose heart attack after chest pains.
$100,000 Settlement – Premises Liability Action: Represented tenant who fell on stairway due to missing railing.
FOR DEFENDANT CLIENTS
Fatal Train-Truck Accident Wrongful Death Action: No Payment Following Master’s Hearing. Represented oil company owner of an oil delivery truck that stalled on train tracks at grade crossing resulting in catastrophic crash causing multiple deaths and multiple severe permanent burn injuries. Forty-nine day Master’s Hearing was followed by multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of co – defendants represented by other attorneys and no payment on behalf of client.
Medical Malpractice Action – Defendant’s Verdict: Represented psychiatrist in seventy-one day trial in action by multiple in-patients of psychiatric hospital alleging forced medication and involuntary seclusion. Court granted injunctive relief against co-defendant institution represented by other attorneys, thereby establishing new Massachusetts law as to patients’ rights. Court found in favor of client psychiatrist as to all claims against him.
Medical Malpractice Action – Defendant’s Verdict: Represented defendant surgeon in case where patient alleged that surgery performed was contra-indicated and caused severe abdominal scarring and pain.
Wrongful Death Action – Defendant’s Verdict: Represented restaurant chain in action claiming that design of parking lot entrance contributed to happening of fatal automobile accident.
Construction Accident Action –Defendant’s Verdict: Represented general contractor whose subcontractor installed “guillotine” overhead door in building at commercial construction site which fell without warning and amputated the toes on one of the plaintiff’s feet. Plaintiff presented medical testimony at trial that his leg should be amputated due to the impact of his injuries upon a pre-existing medical condition. Jury found in favor of client and against co-defendants represented by other attorneys, awarding plaintiff $500,000.
Dental Malpractice Actions –Defendants’ Verdicts: Have represented and won jury verdicts for multiple general dentists in actions involving a variety of allegations including failure to diagnose and treat periodontal disease resulting in bone loss and necessitating tooth extractions and extensive bridgework, negligence in extracting teeth causing numbness, and negligence in performing root canals which failed.
Oral Surgical Malpractice Actions – Defendants’ Verdicts: Have represented oral surgeons and won verdicts in their favor in numerous cases where plaintiffs claimed that tooth extractions and other oral surgical procedures had been improperly performed resulting in numbness, trismus, and permanent jaw pain due to TMJ.
Orthodontic Malpractice Action-Defendant’s Verdict: Jury returned verdict in favor of Board Certified Orthodontist and determined that all of his treatments of the plantiff had been in compliance with proper orthodontic practice.
Products Liability Action – Defendant’s Verdict: Represented manufacturer of mattress which caught fire and caused severe burns to plaintiff and the loss of several of her fingers. Jury determined that client was not responsible.
Products Liability Action –Summary Judgement: In favor of client owner of commercial building in case where plaintiff delivery person claimed to have sustained severe injuries in fall due to unsafe loading dock.
Products Liability Action –Summary Judgement: In favor of client condominium association in case where plaintiff tenant fractured hip in fall from exercise machine.
Products Liability Action – Defendant’s Verdict: Represented distributor of commercial roof cutting machine whose blade broke loose and impaled the skull of a factory worker in the room below. Plaintiff presented medical testimony that his life expectancy was severely shortened as a result of his injuries. Jury found in favor of client and against two co-defendants represented by other attorneys awarding plaintiff $1,000,000.
Slander-Libel Action – Summary Judgement: In favor of client, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD, Inc.), in case involving allegations that plaintiff had been slandered and libeled by comments MADD representative made to media in connection with plaintiff’s arrest and conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol.
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