Premises Liability

$6.6 Million Verdict - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Jury verdict $6.6 million. The Philadelphia jury returned a verdict which included $2.2 million in damages for the injured party’s husband on a claim of lost consortium. Our client had suffered cervical spine injuries as a result of a slip and fall on ice in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant. Claims were asserted against the owners of the restaurant, as well as the restaurant’s snow plowing company, which had failed to attend to the parking lot in a timely fashion.
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$2.8 million settlement - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Partner Tom Sacchetta recently won a $2.8 million settlement on behalf of a young girl who suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of a fall at a camp. Settlement was negotiated after a long, contentious litigation following the depositions of numerous defendant representatives.
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$2.5 million settlement - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

The case of a carpenter who was injured after sustaining an electric shock on the job—and who was also alleged to have developed ALS as a result of the shock—has been settled with property owners and electricians for $2.5 million.
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Jury Verdict $2 million - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Jury verdict $2 million in a case where a minor climbed a utility pole owned and controlled by Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, and touched a live electrical wire, resulting in electric shock and causing permanent scarring.

$900,000.00 settlement - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

$900,000.00 settlement in a claim against the owners of a commercial facility for bodily injuries resulting from a slip-and-fall on ice in a parking lot.

$850,000.00 settlement - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

$850,000.00 settlement of a claim for head injury and post-concussive syndrome. This case was resolved during trial. Plaintiff claimed that a national food market chain had failed to remove snow and ice from its shopping carts, such that a piece of ice fell on the floor of the store, causing him to slip and fall.

Jury verdict $850,000.00 - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Partner Jerry Baldino secures an $850,000.00 jury verdict on behalf of a client that suffered serious injuries as a result of a slip and fall at a Philadelphia apartment complex.
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$780,000.00 settlement - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Jury verdict $780,000.00 in a claim against the City of Philadelphia for bodily and neurologic injuries incurred when our client’s vehicle was struck by a falling tree. The tree, located on City property, was in very poor condition. Through the discovery process, we were able to establish that the City had virtually no policy in place for inspecting trees located in City parks.

$750,000.00 settlement - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

$750,000.00 settlement on behalf of a Federal law enforcement officer who suffered injuries as a result of slipping on a misplaced carpet in an office building lobby.

Jury verdict $312,000.00 - United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Partner Jerry Baldino secured a $312,000.00 verdict on behalf of a hotel patron who suffered injury to her foot as a result of falling into a improperly secured pool skimmer.

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