Our law firm has recovered approximately $200 million dollars in settlements, awards, and benefits for our clients. This number represents gross settlements for personal injury cases and benefits, such as weekly worker’s comp and past due and monthly SSD benefits. It also includes money received by clients where we maintained joint responsibility over the case after referring it to outside counsel.

CAR ACCIDENTS

$3.5 Million Settlement – A young child was hit by a motor vehicle as a pedestrian and was killed. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another trial attorney who settled the case before trial.

$1.0 Million Settlement – Our client was injured in a rear-end collision with a tractor trailer truck and the vehicle burst into flames. She suffered a fractured vertebra in her spine, lacerations, and burns. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another trial attorney who settled the case at mediation.

$964,000 Settlement – Our client was a 25 year old woman who was in a motor vehicle accident and suffered a brain injury.

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MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

$450,000 Settlement – Our client was struck by a car while on his motorcycle and sustained a fractured shoulder, injury to his hands, bruised ribs and cuts to his face. We obtained an out-of-court settlement from the at-fault driver’s insurance company.

$388,000 Settlement – Our client was injured while operating a motorcycle and suffered from broken bones, road burns, and multiple contusions.

$300,000 Settlement – A man was struck by a vehicle on his motorcycle and sustained several broken bones. The driver at fault had limited insurance coverage but firm settled the case against his underinsurance company (Geico) for the full policy limits without having to go to court.

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

$7.5 Million Settlement – A middle-aged man broke his ankle. After undergoing surgery he developed an infection in the bone and had to have his leg amputated below the knee. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced medical malpractice attorney who brought the case to trial.

$4.75 Million Settlement – Our client had a young child born with cerebral palsy allegedly due to the doctor committing medical malpractice during the delivery. Our firm maintained jointly responsible with an experienced medical malpractice law firm, who settled the case before trial.

$2.65 Million Settlement – Our client was a teenager whose neurological disorder went unnoticed and untreated by her doctors, even though the hospital performed a CT scan, which showed abnormal results. As a result of the misdiagnosis, the client suffered permanent brain injuries. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer who settled the case.

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BAD DRUGS

$3.8 Million in Total Settlements – A number of our clients developed type 2 diabetes as a side effect from taking a psychotic drug. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with a pharmaceutical litigation law firm, who was successful in negotiating a multi-million dollar settlement for our clients.

$2.5 Million Settlement – A middle-aged woman sustained serious heart valve injury (i.e. primary pulmonary hypertension) from taking a prescribed diet drug. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced drug injury firm who settled the case.

$2 Million in Total Settlements – When a cholesterol-lowering drug was removed from the market in 2001, we were contacted by many people who were injured by this drug. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced attorney handling pharmaceutical litigation, who was successful in negotiating a multi-million dollar settlement for several clients.

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BAD MEDICAL DEVICES

$1.5 Million Settlement – Our client was a 45 year old woman who underwent shoulder surgery, and after the surgery, the surgeon administered to the client a shoulder pain pump, which was defectively designed, causing further injury to her shoulder. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced product liability lawyer, who settled the case out of court.

$450,000 Settlement – Our client used a defective contact lens solution to clean her contact lenses, which caused damage to her left eye, resulting in her having to undergo a corneal transplant. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced product liability attorney, who settled the case before trial.

$217,500 Settlement – A woman was injured due to a defective vaginal sling. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced product liability attorney who settled the case.

SLIP & FALLS

$850,000 Settlement – While at work, the client was walking down a flight of stairs, which collapsed causing him to sustain a serious lower back injury requiring surgery. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another slip & fall attorney, who settled the case.

$610,000 Settlement – The client fell through the floor of an attic, sustaining fractures to his lower back and pelvis, requiring low back surgery. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another slip and fall litigation firm, who settled the case at mediation.

$300,000 Settlement – Our client fell in the parking lot of a local motel. The lot was covered with a layer of ice, topped with a layer of snow. He suffered fractured vertebrae and a ruptured disc in his lower back. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with a local attorney who settled the claim.

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DOG BITE INJURIES

$400,000 Settlement – Our client was a young boy who was attacked by a dog while at a friend’s home. The dog latched on to the boy’s nose requiring him to undergo plastic surgery.

$350,000 Settlement – Our client was attacked by a dog and suffered severe bites that required surgery and skin grafts.

$300,000 Settlement – Our client was bit on the ankle by a dog and sustained deep puncture wounds and required physical therapy.

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NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE

$450,000 Settlement – An elderly man developed bedsores, pneumonia, and became severely dehydrated while in a nursing home. His wife contacted our office for assistance. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced medical malpractice attorney who settled the case.

$400,000 Settlement – An 83 year old woman developed severe bedsores while in a nursing home and was hospitalized. Her daughter contacted our office. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced medical malpractice attorney who settled the case.

LEAD POISONING

$500,000 in Total Settlements – Lead paint has been a problem for many people in this area. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced lead paint attorney, who received over $500,000 in total settlements thus far.

$150,000 in Total Settlements – The client, a minor child, was exposed to lead paint at her residence. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another lead paint attorney who settled the case for a lump sum.

$115,000 in Total Settlements – The client, a minor child, was exposed to paint chips falling from the ceilings and in the closets at her home. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another lead paint attorney who settled the case at mediation.

ASBESTOS

$1 Million in Total Settlements – A pipefitter, employed by a RI company (Electric Boat) was exposed to asbestos on the job. Mesothelioma, an injury caused only by exposure to asbestos, was the cause of his death. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced asbestos attorney, who was successful in pursuing settlements from numerous companies.

$1.25 million in Total Settlements – A boiler operator working for the US Navy was diagnosed with mesothelioma 6 years after leaving the Navy. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced asbestos attorney, who was successful in collecting over $1 million in settlements for the clients.

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS

$360,000 Settlement – Our client was an industrial painter who fell off of a roof inside a warehouse and sustained multiple injuries, including a fractured pelvis. Our firm co-counseled with another firm on this case, which settled at mediation.

$165,000 Settlement – The client walked on an unmarked construction area, fell, and fractured her elbow, requiring surgery. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another slip & fall attorney, who settled the case.

$150,000 Settlement – A construction worker in MA fell off of a roof while cutting a hole for a chimney and suffered a broken ankle. No safety equipment was provided. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another trial attorney who settled the case out of court.

WORKERS COMPENSATION

$450,000 Settlement – While working as a carpenter, our client, fell off a scaffolding at a local construction site, which caused him to sustain several broken bones and cuts all over his body. Our firm remained jointly liable with another trial lawyer, who was able to obtain a lump sum settlement.

$450,000 Settlement – While at work, our client was unloading a large object from a delivery truck that shifted and caused a ruptured disc in his back, which required invasive surgery. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with an experienced RI workers compensation lawyer, who obtained an agreed upon settlement with the insurance company for the employer.

$325,000 Settlement – While at work, the client slipped and twisted his ankle injuring his foot. He suffered from a prior condition and this injury caused him to sustain a serious and permanent injury to his foot. Our firm maintained joint responsibility with another worker’s compensation attorney, who lump sum settled the case.

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ATV ACCIDENTS

$300,000 Structured Settlement – Our client was a child injured in an ATV accident. Our client was slammed into a brick wall and suffered scrapes on the neck and back, an injured wrist, and a gash to the eye that caused permanent blindness in one eye.