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REPRESENTATIVE CASES

Cases We Handle

  • $6,500,000 Verdict – For a family whose father was crushed to death during an accident while working on a subway tunnel. **
  • $5,700,000 Settlement – For families of two working mothers struck by a corporate van. **
  • $4,000,000 Verdict – For the family of a 40-year-old who was burned to death in a car accident due to a defective fuel system in a Toyota. **
  • $3,000,000 Judgment – For the family of a woman killed on the freeway by a tire that fell off another car coming in the opposite direction. **
  • $2,400,000 – For the family of a nursing home resident who was left in her own excrement, developed stage IV pressure sores and infection, eventually leading to sepsis and death. **
  • $1,500,000 Settlement – For the family of a student who was killed in a school’s swimming pool. **
  • $500,000 Settlement – For the wrongful death of a 29-year-old man in an apartment fire.
  • $300,000 Settlement – For the wrongful death of tenant burned in gas explosion in an illegal rental unit (a room in a private home).
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

  • $9,000,000 Settlement – For a brain injured man in major car accident. **
  • $5,700,000Settlement – For the wrongful death of two working mothers struck by corporate van. **
  • $4,000,000 Verdict – For the family of a 40-year-old who was burned to death in a car accident due to a defective fuel system in a Toyota. **
  • $3,100,000 Settlement – For passenger in car paralyzed in head on collision
  • $3,000,000 Judgment – For the family of a woman killed on the freeway by a tire that fell off another car coming in the opposite direction.
  • $2,500,000 Settlement – For driver of a car paralyzed in broad side MVA
  • $1,100,000 – For the children of a mother who died in a single car rollover accident that occurred in Mexico.
  • $325,000 Settlement – For the children of a father who died in a single car rollover accident that occurred in Mexico.
SPINAL CORD INJURIES

  • $3.1 Million Settlement – For a young mother who suffering a severe spinal cord injury in a head-on car collision.
  • $550,000 Settlement – For a car accident victim who developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) six months after being involved in a car accident. Client suffered a mild brain injury and moderate spinal injury requiring chiropractic care.
  • $198,000 Settlement – For an older man who fell and fractured his neck due to a parking lot defect at a street fair.
  • $250,000 Settlement – For a driver suffered a herniated disk in his back in a car accident and had surgery to repair it.
  • $5.25 Million Verdict – For a 60-year-old delivery man who suffered a severe back injury in an elevator accident.
PREMISES LIABILITY

  • $5,200,000 Verdict – For a 60 year old delivery man whose back was seriously injured when an elevator made an abrupt stop, requiring reconstructive back surgery, and resulting in permanent disability.
  • $1,500,000 Settlement – For the family of a student who was killed in a school’s swimming pool. **
  • $500,000 Settlement- For the wrongful death of young tenant burned in illegal rental.
  • $500,000 Settlement – For the wrongful death of a 29-year-old man in an apartment fire. **
  • $300,000 Settlement – For the wrongful death of tenant burned in gas explosion in an illegal rental unit (a room in a private home).
BURN INJURIES

  • $4,000,000 Verdict – For the family of a 40-year-old who was burned to death in a car accident due to a defective fuel system in a Toyota. **
  • $1,000,000 – For young woman burned in fire when small charter plane crashed
  • $500,000 Settlement – For the wrongful death of a 29-year-old man in an apartment fire.
  • $300,000 Settlement – For the wrongful death of tenant burned in gas explosion in an illegal rental unit (a room in a private home).
CLOSED HEAD INJURY

  • $550,000 Settlement – For a car accident victim who developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) six months after being involved in a car accident. Client suffered a mild brain injury and moderate spinal injury requiring chiropractic care.
  • $630,000 Verdict – For a 50-year-old cab driver hit by drunk driver who suffered a brain injury and broken ribs.
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

  • $2.75 Million Settlement – Who developed a traumatic seizure disorder because of a traumatic brain injury suffered in a car accident with a big rig truck.
  • $1.25 Million Settlement – For a newborn who suffered brain damage as a result of medical malpractice.
PARALYSIS

  • $2.5 Million Settlement – For a driver who became paralyzed as a result of a collision with an unlicensed driver. The car’s policy limit was only $50,000.
  • $2.5 Million Settlement – Paralyzed in a broadside car crash.
QUADRIPLEGIA

  • $2.25 Million Settlement – For a 34-year-old man who became quadriplegic from a sports-related accident at an outdoor basketball game.
  • $3.1 Million Settlement – For the victim of a head-on collision who became quadriplegia as a result.
DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS / PRODUCT LIABILITY

  • $10,000,000 Verdict – For a construction worker who suffered catastrophic leg injury due to product failure at a construction site. **
  • $4,000,000 Verdict- For the family of a 40-year-old who was burned to death in a car accident due to a defective fuel system in a Toyota. **
CATASTROPHIC INJURIES

  • $630,000 Verdict – For a 50-year-old cab driver who suffered subdural hematoma and broken ribs in a broadside collision caused by a drunk driver.
  • $550,000 Settlement – For a car accident victim who developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) six months after being involved in a car accident. Client suffered a mild brain injury and moderate spinal injury requiring chiropractic care.
  • $1.25 Million Settlement – For a newborn who suffered brain damage as a result of medical malpractice.
Pedestrian Fatalities

  • $2,000,000 Settlement – For the family of an elderly lady run over and killed in by a truck.
  • Airplane Crashes / Aviation Accidents
  • $1,000,000 Settlement – For the family of a couple who killed in the crash of a small charter plane.

**Result obtained by Patrick McNicholas of McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP