Case Results

Rhode Island Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice & Wrongful Death Attorneys

For over four decades, the Rhode Island personal injury lawyers at Decof, Decof & Barry, P.C. have secured considerable settlements and verdicts on behalf of the injured and families who have lost loved ones due to negligence, malpractice, and other types of wrongdoing. Here we have included our most notable case results as well as a list of the outcomes we have been able to achieve across our many areas of practice.

Mark Decof has amassed an unparalleled record of success as a trial lawyer. With his help and counsel, Mark’s clients have been awarded at various times the largest personal injury verdict in Rhode Island, the largest medical malpractice verdict in Rhode Island, and the largest individual personal injury settlement in Rhode Island.

The other trial lawyers at the firm, including Patrick Barry and Michael Quinn, have also helped clients win multimillion-dollar jury verdicts and settlements in numerous catastrophic injury, medical negligence, and wrongful death cases.

  • $180 Million

    Professional Malpractice

    Settlements totaling $180 million recovered on behalf of the State of Rhode Island in litigation against accountants, directors and officers, and law firms arising out of the Rhode Island credit union failures in 1990.

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  • $61 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $61 million judgment following a $40 million jury verdict in eight-day trial in Providence County Superior Court. As of September 2017, when this verdict was returned, it is the largest medical malpractice verdict in Rhode Island history. The plaintiff had his right leg amputated, after he developed severe blood clots as a result of the doctors’ failure to place him on a blood thinner. The jury found that errors made by multiple physicians and physicians-in-training led to the injury. Sfameni v. Rhode Island Hospital.

    • Michael P. Quinn, Jr.
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  • $32 Million

    Premises Liability

    $32 million jury verdict and judgment in three-week trial in Providence County Superior Court. This result was obtained on behalf of a Connecticut couple after the husband, an Iraq War veteran, became paralyzed due to a swimming accident at the University of Rhode Island. The jury found URI negligent in failing to prohibit visitors from swimming in a dangerous lake with submerged rocks. Smith v. The University of Rhode Island, et al.

    • Patrick C. Barry
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  • $28 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $28 million jury verdict and judgment, at the time Rhode Island’s largest jury verdict, in a medical malpractice and wrongful death case. This result was obtained on behalf of the family of a 32 year-old wife and mother who died as a result of the negligence of an emergency room physician who failed to recognize, diagnose and treat bacterial pneumonia. O’Sullivan v. Newport Emergency Physicians, Inc.

    • Mark B. Decof
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  • $18 Million

    Car Accident

    $18 million jury verdict for a woman left paralyzed when she was rear-ended in a motor vehicle collision. This case had been Rhode Island’s largest trial verdict until the O’Sullivan trial. Oliveira v. Chase Manhattan Bank.

    • Mark B. Decof
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  • $8.6 Million

    Spinal Cord Injury

    $8.6 million June 2016 Providence County jury verdict and judgment in favor of a 54-year-old woman, for delayed treatment of a postoperative spinal infection. The delay followed a miscommunication over a laboratory result, allowing a treatable infection to cause damage to the woman’s surgically repaired spine, muscles, and ligaments surrounding her spinal column.

    • Michael P. Quinn, Jr.
    • Marshall M. Raucci
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  • $7.2 Million

    Airplane Accident

    $7.2 million judgment following a jury verdict on behalf of an elderly man and his wife against a commercial airline for injuries sustained as a result of a fall from the stairway of the plane.

    • Mark B. Decof
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  • $2.5 Million

    Birth Injury

    $2.5 million verdict when the jury found that a midwife at Women & Infants Hospital was negligent in treating a young mother in labor, which resulted in the wrongful death of her newborn. Arriaza v. Women & Infants ,et al.

    • Patrick C. Barry
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  • $2 Million

    Catastrophic Injury

    $2 million jury verdict in favor of a 63-year-old commercial fisherman whose right arm was pulled into a negligently maintained machine, which traumatically amputated the arm below the elbow.

    • Mark B. Decof
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    Medical Malpractice

  • $9 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $9 million settlement for middle-aged mother and wife injured during surgery.

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  • $4.5 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $4.5 million settlement on behalf of a woman who the defendant misdiagnosed with breast cancer and underwent an unnecessary mastectomy.

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  • $4.1 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $4.1 million settlement on behalf of a woman who underwent unnecessary surgery.

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  • $4 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $4 million jury verdict for a man who had a cardiac pacemaker implanted in his chest unnecessarily because of faulty test data.

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  • $3.25 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $3.25 million settlement against a physician on behalf of her patient when he failed to diagnose breast cancer in a timely manner.

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  • $3.2 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $3.2 million jury verdict for a young man who suffered a stroke due to the negligent administration of anesthesia during a maxillofacial surgical procedure.

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  • $3.1 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $3.1 million injury settlement in Providence, RI for the family of a man for the failure to diagnose a serious cardiac condition.

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  • $2.775 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $2.775 million settlement on behalf of a woman dying of cancer that would have been treatable with an earlier correct diagnosis.

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  • $2.5 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $2.5 million settlement for an elderly woman relating to a delayed diagnosis of her cancer, causing excess surgeries and complications.

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  • $2 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $2 million settlement arising from a failure to diagnose thyroid cancer.

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  • $2 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $2 million mid-trial settlement for delayed diagnosis of a severe spinal condition resulting in disability of bladder, bowel and sexual function.

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  • $1.7 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $1.7 million on behalf of a teenage girl whose cancer treatment and outcome was greatly complicated by a failure to diagnose the condition at an earlier age.

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  • $1.525 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $1.525 million settlement on behalf of a 53-year-old man paralyzed after the negligent performance of an aorto-bilateral femoral popliteal bypass graft surgery.

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  • $1.25 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $1.25 million medical malpractice settlement on behalf of two children, relating to the death of their mother following a medical laboratory reporting error.

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  • $1 Million

    Medical Malpractice

    $1 million settlement for a woman whose cancer diagnosis was missed and delayed, resulting in advanced disease.

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  • $975,000

    Medical Malpractice

    $975,000 pre-trial settlement on behalf of a middle-aged woman harmed by a surgical error and resulting infection.

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  • $900,000

    Medical Malpractice

    $900,000 settlement of a claim for failure to properly care for a post-operative patient.
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  • $775,000

    Medical Malpractice

    $775,000 nursing home settlement for an elderly woman who suffered a blood clot at a nursing/rehabilitation facility resulting in a partial leg amputation.

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  • $750,000

    Medical Malpractice

    $750,000 settlement for the family of a woman who died in intensive care due to a compromised airway.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement on behalf of a minor who suffered a new and different injury during brain surgery.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement during trial for the surviving family of a woman who died when doctors did not diagnose a bowel perforation following colonoscopy.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Multimillion-dollar settlement for a man left with a severe brain injury after a medication overdose at a hospital.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement during trial on behalf of an elderly woman who suffered an amputation as a result of untreated limb ischemia.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement on behalf of a minor who suffered a new and different injury during pediatric brain surgery.

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  • Seven-Figure Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential seven-figure settlement of a medical malpractice claim for failure to diagnose and treat prostate cancer in a timely manner.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement for failure to diagnose lung cancer in 60-year-old man.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement against the manufacturer of a medical device when a young woman suffered serious injuries due to their product.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement for a surgical malpractice claim for failure to recognize and repair post-operative bleeding following a hysterectomy.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement against a surgeon whose negligence in removing the wrong internal organ from a man undergoing laparoscopic surgery left the man with a severe case of diabetes and other injuries.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement following a trial for a woman who suffered serious gastrointestinal injuries because of negligent performance in a laporascopic cholecystectomy or removal of gall bladder.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement against a physician when failure to diagnose and treat the symptoms of a stroke resulted in a woman having a stroke and suffering serious permanent injuries.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential multimillion-dollar settlement against multiple medical providers following a failure to diagnose a severe cardiac infection, resulting in a severe stroke and permanent disability in a 39-year-old man.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential settlement on behalf of a young woman who had a surgical procedure to correct scoliosis that resulted in paralysis.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Mid-Trial Settlement

    Medical Malpractice

    Confidential multimillion-dollar mid-trial settlement in the case of a man who suffered metastatic cancer as a result of a negligent pathology exam after surgery.

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    Birth Injury

  • $3 Million

    Birth Injury

    $3 million judgment following a jury verdict on behalf of the family of a child who was born brain-damaged because a physician and hospital negligently failed to deliver the child promptly after a placental abruption.

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  • $1.2 Million

    Birth Injury

    $1.2 million judgment following a jury verdict on behalf of a child who suffered a brachial plexus nerve injury when an obstetrician was negligent in performing the delivery.

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  • $1 Million

    Birth Injury

    $1 million settlement on behalf of parents of baby who died during poorly managed delivery.

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  • $1 Million

    Birth Injury

    $1 million mid-trial settlement for the parents of a child who died in utero at a hospital.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Birth Injury

    Multimillion-dollar settlement against the manufacturers of a drug that a mother ingested before giving birth, causing her child to be born without arms or legs.

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  • $1 Million+

    Birth Injury

    Confidential $1 million+ settlement. During the plaintiff’s pregnancy with her first child, she experienced a hemorrhage from “vasa previa,” resulting in the baby dying very shortly after birth.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Birth Injury

    Confidential settlement for the family of an infant injured during delivery, later causing the child’s death.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Birth Injury

    Confidential settlement on behalf of a minor child severely injured by late diagnosis of a cardiac condition, which could have been successfully treated before delivery.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Birth Injury

    Multimillion-dollar injury settlement in Providence, RI reached for a child that was severely brain-damaged due to misuse of vacuum extractor at delivery.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Birth Injury

    Multimillion-dollar settlement reached for the delay in delivering a brain-damaged child who was suffering severe distress before birth.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Birth Injury

    Multimillion-dollar Providence, RI injury settlement reached for the family of a brain-damaged child against the hospital for failure to deliver by cesarean section.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Birth Injury

    Confidential settlement for hypoxic ischemic birth injury to an infant.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Birth Injury

    Confidential settlement for Erb’s palsy birth trauma.

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  • Confidential Multimillion-Dollar Settlements

    Birth Injury

    Confidential multimillion-dollar settlements in multiple birth injury and birth asphyxia cases, on behalf of injured children, involving obstetrical negligence, brain damage, and cerebral palsy.

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    Catastrophic Injury

  • $1.5 Million

    Catastrophic Injury

    $1.5 million settlement against a motel owner and the company that supplied their propane gas for a family that suffered burns after a propane leak caused an explosion.

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  • $950,000

    Catastrophic Injury

    $950,000 settlement for a man who required a partial foot amputation due to injuries caused from a slip and fall accident.

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  • $450,000

    Catastrophic Injury

    $450,000 settlement on behalf of a college student who was severely burned during a welding class, due to lack of proper supervision and adequate safety equipment.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Catastrophic Injury

    Confidential settlement against the operator of a summer camp on behalf of the family of a young boy who drowned as a result of negligent supervision at the camp.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Jury Verdict

    Catastrophic Injury

    Multimillion-dollar jury verdict against the YMCA on behalf of a young woman who was paralyzed as a result of a fall during rehearsal of a dance routine.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Catastrophic Injury

    Multimillion-dollar settlement for a young man who lost both arms and both legs due to burns suffered after contacting electrical wires.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Catastrophic Injury

    Multimillion-dollar settlement against an electric company on behalf of a young man who suffered electrocution injuries requiring multiple amputations as a result of the company’s negligent failure to supervise workers at an electrical substation.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Catastrophic Injury

    Multimillion-dollar settlement against the manufacturer of a child’s walker as a result of severe burn injuries sustained by the child when an ember from a fireplace fire ignited the plastic seat of the walker.

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    Wrongful Death

  • $21.5 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $21.5 million jury verdict for the family of Mary O’Sullivan for negligence of a physician in the Emergency Department at Newport Hospital in failing to diagnose and treat pneumonia, resulting in the death of Mary O’Sullivan, wife and mother of three young children. This was at the time the largest medical malpractice and wrongful death jury verdict in the history of Rhode Island.

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  • $4.5 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $4.5 million wrongful death settlement for a defendant’s failure to have a cardiologist to monitor Amiodarone, a cardiac medication, properly.

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  • $2 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $2 million medical malpractice and wrongful death settlement for a middle-aged woman killed by colon cancer.

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  • $1.8 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $1.8 million medical malpractice settlement on behalf of two minor children following the death of their father. The father died of a heart attack following discharge from an emergency room while experiencing chest pains.

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  • $1.6 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $1.6 million settlement in a wrongful death and pharmaceutical product liability case, on behalf of a 75-year-old woman who was prescribed a diet drug.

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  • $1.45 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $1.45 million pre-trial settlement relating to the death of a collegiate athlete following a collapse during an athletic training workout.

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  • $1.25 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $1.25 million settlement on behalf of the family of a man who died from undiagnosed colorectal cancer.

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  • $1 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $1 million settlement for death of mother when the laboratory’s mistaken analysis of a pap smear resulted in a failure to diagnose cervical cancer.

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  • $1 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $1 million settlement for the family of a young man who died shortly after surgery.

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  • $550,000

    Wrongful Death

    $550,000 on behalf of a nursing home resident who choked to death when provided with an improper meal for her condition.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Confidential settlement for an accidental death in a hunting accident.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Settlement for a confidential amount when a nursing home and the corporation that provided their medical services failed to take the proper precautions to prevent an 80-year-old resident from falling, which resulted in death.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Confidential settlement on behalf of a family whose child died in a hospital when staff failed to recognize and act on the child’s deteriorating condition.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Multimillion-dollar settlement on behalf of the family of a man who was electrocuted and killed as a result of a utility company’s negligent placement and maintenance of high-voltage electrical wires.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Confidential settlement against a hospital and pharmaceutical manufacturer for the negligent administration of Diprivan (propofol) to a 13-year-old boy, resulting in his death.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Confidential multimillion-dollar settlement on behalf of a young woman who died when improperly prescribed birth control medication caused a severe blood clot.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Confidential settlement on behalf of two young daughters whose father received negligent treatment in a hospital emergency room resulting in his death—the man suffered respiratory arrest after the hospital did not treat his breathing difficulties for several hours.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Wrongful death case wherein a driver of an SUV drove outside the travel lane of highway into breakdown lane where she hit and killed a cyclist.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Multimillion-dollar settlement reached during trial for a Massachusetts wrongful death claim of a 39-year-old father of three minor children.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Confidential settlement during trial for the family of a man killed during a pre-planned bank robbery, where the bank’s security measures and physical properties were alleged to be deficient.

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  • Policy-Limit Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Policy-limit settlement of a dram shop claim for the wrongful death of an intoxicated patron.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Confidential settlement for the death of a 50-year-old man due to failure to read an x-ray properly and the resultant failure to diagnose bone cancer.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Wrongful Death

    Confidential settlement on behalf of the family of a 70-year-old man who died of colorectal cancer, because of his primary care physician’s failure to prescribe tests to screen the patient for the disease.

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  • $1.4 Million

    Wrongful Death

    $1.4 million wrongful death settlement resulting from a failure to diagnose a fatal gynecological cancer during pregnancy.

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    Brain Injury

  • $5.4 Million

    Brain Injury

    $5.4 million settlement on behalf of a seaman who suffered a brain injury after falling from his employer’s corporate yacht; the case also involved extensive and successful litigation over the seaman’s right to have his medical care paid for by his employer.

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  • $2.8 Million

    Brain Injury

    $2.8 million judgment following a jury verdict on behalf of a young woman who suffered brain damage because of the negligent delay in emergency room treatment for respiratory difficulties.

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  • $2 Million

    Brain Injury

    $2 million settlement just prior to trial for middle-aged woman suffering brain damage caused by untreated brain infection.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Brain Injury

    Confidential multimillion-dollar settlement on behalf of a young boy when the defendant did not diagnose and treat his meningitis soon enough to prevent brain damage.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Brain Injury

    Confidential multimillion-dollar settlement for a hospital’s delay in performing an MRI that resulted in failure to diagnose a carotid dissection in an 8-year-old and permanent neurological damage resulted.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Brain Injury

    Confidential settlement against a physician that was negligent in performing sinus surgery and caused a woman to suffer brain damage.

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  • Confidential Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Brain Injury

    Confidential multimillion-dollar settlement on behalf of a young girl who suffered severe brain and nervous system injuries when she was struck by a vehicle leased from a car manufacturer. This case has been widely recognized as Rhode Island’s largest individual civil settlement.

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    Personal Injury

  • $750,000

    Personal Injury

    $750,000 judgment after a jury verdict against a culinary school on behalf of the family of a college student who was negligently served food containing an ingredient to which he was severely allergic and died as a result of ingesting the ingredient.

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  • $750,000

    Personal Injury

    $750,000 jury verdict against a railroad on behalf of a man who was negligently served alcoholic beverages during a train ride and was seriously injured when he fell onto the tracks and was injured by the train.

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  • $600,000

    Personal Injury

    $600,000 settlement on behalf of a boy shot in the eye in a paintball gun accident.

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  • $500,000

    Personal Injury

    $500,000 settlement for a bicyclist who suffered multiple leg injuries when struck by a motor vehicle during a Triathlon race in which he was competing.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Personal Injury

    Multimillion-dollar Providence, RI personal injury settlement against the operator of a day care center on behalf of the estates of a woman and her daughter who were murdered after the center negligently released the child to the perpetrator of the crime.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Personal Injury

    Confidential settlement for a college student who suffered a closed-head injury from a fall from a dormitory.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Personal Injury

    Confidential settlement for slip and fall injury with permanent damage to limb.

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    Spinal Cord Injury

  • $1.75 Million

    Spinal Cord Injury

    $1.75 million Providence, RI injury settlement on behalf of an 83-year-old woman because the negligent removal of an epidural catheter after a routine surgical procedure paralyzed her.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Spinal Cord Injury

    Confidential settlement against several doctors and a hospital on behalf of a young man when negligent failure to treat an epidural abscess at a university infirmary and hospital paralyzed him.

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    Truck Accident

  • $2.5 Million

    Truck Accident

    $2.5 million settlement against a trucking company on behalf of the family of a young man who was killed when his vehicle collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer truck that had become disabled and was stationary in the high-speed lane of an unlit highway at night.

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  • $1 Million

    Truck Accident

    $1 million mid-trial settlement for an elderly woman seriously injured when a delivery truck pulled out in front of her.

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    Professional Malpractice

  • $1.7 Million

    Professional Malpractice

    $1.7 million settlement of a disputed insurance coverage claim for chemical spill.

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  • $1 Million

    Professional Malpractice

    $1 million settlement for breach of an employment contract.

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  • $300,000

    Professional Malpractice

    $300,000 settlement for embezzlement by corporate officer.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Mid-Trial Settlement

    Professional Malpractice

    Confidential multimillion-dollar mid-trial settlement on behalf of a developmentally disabled adult who had been sexually assaulted by a care provider.

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    Car Accident

  • $28 Million

    Car Accident

    $28 million judgment after a jury verdict on behalf of a 48-year-old woman against the owner and lessor of a motor vehicle that struck the woman’s car and paralyzed her – this followed a precedent-setting decision by the Rhode Island Supreme Court in this case that lessors of motor vehicles were subject to Rhode Island’s vicarious liability statutes. [See Oliveira v. Lombardi, 794 A.2d 453 (R.I. 2002)]

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  • $2.5 Million

    Car Accident

    $2.5 million settlement on behalf of the family of a municipal worker who a driver struck and killed while he was standing in the breakdown lane of an interstate highway.

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  • $1.2 Million

    Car Accident

    $1.2 million judgment following a jury verdict on behalf of a man who was seriously injured when his vehicle was struck by a motor vehicle which had gone out of control after coming in contact with a tractor-trailer truck.

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  • $1.1 Million

    Car Accident

    $1.1 million settlement on behalf of surviving family members of middle-aged woman struck and killed by a passenger bus.

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  • $1.1 Million

    Car Accident

    $1.1 million settlement for the surviving child of a mother killed in a car crash while riding as a passenger.

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  • $975,000

    Car Accident

    $975,000 jury trial verdict in favor of a young woman injured in a car crash. Our client suffered “TMJD” as a result of being rear-ended by a distracted driver in a low-speed crash.

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  • $900,000

    Car Accident

    $900,000 recovery for a young woman severely injured in a vehicle collision, suffering multiple fractures and requiring extensive surgery.

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  • $850,000

    Car Accident

    $850,000 settlement on behalf of a 74-year-old woman who was seriously injured when her car was struck by another vehicle on an interstate highway.

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  • $500,000

    Car Accident

    $500,000 settlement on behalf of the parents of a woman whose wrongful death was caused by her husband, who was driving her motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Car Accident

    Confidential multimillion-dollar settlement, believed to be the largest personal injury settlement in Rhode Island, on behalf of a 13-year-old girl, and her family, who suffered catastrophic injuries when she was struck by a motor vehicle operated by an intoxicated driver and owned by a leasing company.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Car Accident

    Confidential settlement against a town on behalf of two elderly people struck and seriously injured by a police cruiser whose operator had negligently failed to use the siren when responding at high speed to a suspected crime scene.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Car Accident

    Confidential settlement for victim of a rear-end car crash who suffered a disabling spinal cord injury.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Car Accident

    Confidential settlement on behalf of a young woman who suffered a spinal cord injury when her pickup truck rolled over.

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  • $2.6 Million

    Car Accident

    $2.6 million Providence, RI injury settlement on behalf of the family of a man killed in an automobile accident.

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    Product Liability

  • $19.6 Million

    Product Liability

    $19.6 million judgment after a jury verdict for the family of world-famous Formula One race car driver Mark Donahue, who was killed when a defective tire on his race car exploded and caused his car to crash during a Grand Prix race in Austria.

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  • $13.2 Million

    Product Liability

    $13.2 million judgment against the manufacturer of an all-terrain vehicle on behalf of a young man who was paralyzed in an accident caused by a defect in the ATV’s design.

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  • $3.5 Million

    Product Liability

    $3.5 million verdict against a football helmet manufacturer on behalf of a high school football player who suffered a spinal cord injury and paralysis due to a defectively designed helmet.

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  • $3.2 Million

    Product Liability

    $3.2 million personal injury settlement in Providence, RI for a products liability case on behalf of a man who fractured his neck and was paralyzed after diving into an in-ground “Hopper” bottom swimming pool.

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  • $764,000

    Product Liability

    $764,000 settlement in a pharmaceutical product liability action on behalf of a 45-year-old woman who sustained heart valve damage following the prescription of a diet drug.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlement on behalf of a young woman who suffered cervical cancer because of her in-utero exposure to the drug diethylstilbestrol (DES).

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  • Confidential Settlements

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlements on behalf of 5 teenagers who were ejected from a mini-van when it rolled over following a tire tread separation. One of the occupants was killed and 4 were seriously injured. Settlements just prior to trial after 5 years of litigation against one of the world’s largest tire manufacturers.

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  • Confidential Settlements

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlements on behalf of the families of 5 young people killed in a house fire. Settlements obtained just prior to trial after extensive litigation against a major smoke alarm manufacturer.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlement against a pharmaceutical company on behalf of a young woman who suffered a stroke as a result of her ingestion of birth control pills.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlement on behalf of a child seriously injured by a negligently designed ride-on type toy.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlement on behalf of a teenager who suffered a spinal cord injury due to a defectively designed football helmet.

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  • $5 Million

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlement against a manufacturer of roofing tar on behalf of a man who worked as a roofer and developed basal cell cancer from exposure to the roofing tar.

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  • $1 Million+

    Product Liability

    $1 million+ confidential settlement following a deadly crash caused by a defective tire.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlement against a medical device manufacturer on behalf of a young woman who suffered serious injuries due to a dangerous surgical instrument.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlement against a car manufacturer on behalf of a child who was paralyzed as a result of a defective seatbelt system which caused her to suffer a spinal cord injury during a one-vehicle collision.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlement for 35 women who developed gynecological cancer due to the drug diethylstilbestrol.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Product Liability

    Confidential settlement of a claim against a vehicle manufacturer on behalf of a man who suffered a fractured cervical spine, resulting in quadriplegia, when the vehicle in which he was a passenger rolled over and the roof collapsed.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Product Liability

    Settlement for a confidential amount from an automobile manufacturer for the husband of a woman who died when her sport utility vehicle rolled over and she was ejected from the vehicle.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Product Liability

    Settlement for a confidential amount from an automobile manufacturer for a woman who was paralyzed when her sport utility vehicle rolled over when she swerved to avoid a highway collision.

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    Construction Accident

  • $5 Million

    Construction Accident

    $5 million settlement against a construction company on behalf of a man who was electrocuted and severely injured when a crane he was operating came in contact with high-voltage overhead electric wires.

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  • $4.5 Million

    Construction Accident

    $4.5 million settlement against a general contractor on behalf of a man who was paralyzed when he fell through a skylight opening in a roof at a worksite.

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  • Multimillion-Dollar Settlement

    Construction Accident

    Multimillion-dollar settlement on behalf of a worker who was severely injured when a truck he was unloading rolled backward and a beam that he was unloading crushed his pelvis.

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    Airplane Accident

  • $5.2 Million

    Airplane Accident

    $5.2 million settlement on behalf of the estates of a 49-year-old man and his 10-year-old son who were killed in the crash of a private aircraft.

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  • $4.5 Million

    Airplane Accident

    $4.5 million settlement against a commercial airline on behalf of a child who suffered serious injuries and on behalf of the estates of her mother and grandmother who were killed in an airplane crash; the airplane crash-landed after it lost hydraulic power due to a manufacturing defect.

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  • Confidential Settlement

    Airplane Accident

    Confidential settlement against a military aircraft manufacturer on behalf of the family of an Air Force pilot who was killed as a result of a defectively designed military aircraft ejection system.

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  • Confidential Settlements

    Airplane Accident

    Confidential settlements on behalf of a family that was killed in a private plane crash.

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    Premises Liability

  • $1.3 Million

    Premises Liability

    $1.3 million recovery on behalf of a child injured at a playground by faulty equipment at a jumping attraction.

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  • $750,000

    Premises Liability

    $750,000 settlement on behalf of a minor child injured by an unsecured pellet gun.

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    Motorcycle Accident

  • $3 Million

    Motorcycle Accident

    $3 million jury verdict for woman who collided with unmarked parking gate while riding her moped causing severe leg injuries.

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  • $1.2 Million

    Motorcycle Accident

    $1.2 million judgment following a jury verdict against several drinking establishments on behalf of a young man who was seriously injured when he was struck on his motorcycle by a drunk driver; the drinking establishments were found to have negligently served alcohol to the man who subsequently caused the collision that injured the motorcyclist.

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  • $600,000

    Motorcycle Accident

    $600,000 settlement against a defendant driver’s insurer in a motor vehicle/motorcycle accident.

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