Verdicts and Settlements: Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia

The cases listed below are actual results from real cases handled by our attorneys. Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its own merits. We are not able to make any guarantees and these prior results are not an indication that a similar result will be reached in your case. Also, we are unable to report, due to confidentiality agreements, some of the remarkable results we have achieved on behalf of other clients and therefore the following results are only a small sample of our overall verdicts and settlements. These results demonstrate the type of cases we have experience handling.

$3,400,000

19-year-old who suffered bilateral lower extremity paralysis resulting from negligent administration of anesthesia.

$4,400,000

Father and two children were killed as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning resulting from faulty flue connected to water heater in apartment complex.

$1,050,000

Verdict in a collision between a commercial vehicle and an auto. $200,000 was the last offer before trial and liability was hotly disputed.

$3,950,000

Settlement for a male medical malpractice victim who almost passed away while undergoing outpatient surgery to relieve pressure on his neck and spine

$8,000,000

35-year-old woman suffered severe brain injury when healthcare providers failed to recognize complications from gastric bypass surgery. Lifetime payments will total $23,000,000.

$8,000,000

Death of two workers in a natural resources disaster who perished as a result of improper workplace operations and inadequate safety and rescue measures.

$9,500,000

21-year-old man paralyzed as a result of a shooting at an apartment complex due to inadequate security, despite a long history of violent crime on the premises.

$2,200,000

Settlement for a slip and fall victim whose leg was amputated following her injury at a supermarket

$190,000,000

Settlement secured as a member of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee on behalf of over 8,000 female victims secretly video taped by a Johns Hopkins University doctor.

$8,000,000

Settlement for a minor amputee victim whose right leg was partially amputated after doctors failed to conduct proper testing following a knee injury

$2,800,000

Settlement for a 75 year old nursing home patient with dementia who caught fire while left alone to smoke in front of the facility

$2,500,000

Settlement for the family of a sanitation worker killed after a dump truck operator failed to place his vehicle into park

$3,200,000

Massive brain damage suffered by successful heart transplant patient when her blood sugar was allowed to plummet in post-surgical ICU to level inconsistent with life, due to lack of proper monitoring.

$6,300,000

Mother and her young child were burned to death in an explosion in an apartment complex which resulted from repeated vandalism that went unaddressed by landlord.

$3,000,000

Jury verdict for the wife of a physician killed in an auto accident in Virginia

$4,600,000

Settlement for the family of a foreign national who passed away due to the reckless driving of an airport transportation worker

$4,685,000

Settlement for the wife of an auto accident victim killed in a five car crash in Virginia. The victim’s vehicle was struck by a bus which caused a fatal chain reaction

$2,072,000

Settlement for a medical malpractice victim who suffered irreversible brain damage after doctors failed to diagnose her heart condition prior to foot surgery

$14,000,000

Near drowning of a child who suffered a severe brain injury. Record settlement achieved against lifeguard company, property manager and landlord.

$4,000,000

Settlement for a man who suffered life-altering injuries after doctors failed to properly monitor his condition while under anesthesia

$2,000,000

Settlement for the family of a deceased woman who passed away after ER doctors ignored the signs and symptoms of her serious medical condition

$4,000,000

Child born with cerebral palsy as a result of failure to recognize placental abruption after mother arrived at hospital.

$4,000,000

Newborn child was losing weight and not feeding, yet pediatrician did not properly treat and admit the child to the hospital, who then suffered extreme metabolic acidosis and severe brain injury.

$3,600,000

Burn injury suffered from a defective product. Five different defendants contributed to the settlement of this complex case despite the bankruptcy of the most responsible parties.

$2,275,000

Settlement for an auto accident victim ejected from his car in a two-vehicle crash

$4,500,000

Settlement for the wife of a medical malpractice victim who passed away after developing sepsis from a perforated colon

$3,500,000

Elderly lady who suffered a brain injury as a result of failure to treat a compromised airway while she was in the hospital.