A tractor-trailer jackknifed and hit the client's vehicle in this case. The client was trapped in his vehicle and suffered a fractured and dislocated right ankle, a dislocation of the left knee plate, broken bones in the left foot and required pins in the left ankle. This case settled for $450,000.00.
Following an elevated prostate specific antigen ("PSA") test, Rosen Louik & Perry's client was advised to have a biopsy of his prostate. Client followed the doctor's recommendations and submitted to a stereotactic biopsy of his prostate. The tissue was removed by the local hospital and sent to a national laboratory for processing and pathology interpretation. The sample was reported as showing high grade carcinoma in situ requiring removal of the prostate. Unfortunately, client suffered known surgical complications of erectile dysfunction and incontinence. When the prostate was sent to pathology, no cancer was found. Client turned to Rosen Louik & Perry for answers. Rosen Louik & Perry lawyers were able to discover that a technician at the national laboratory had, due to carelessness, switched client's slides with the slides from another client. The national laboratory denied the mix-up and forced the case to trial. The client's Prostate cancer malpractice claim was litigated by our Pennsylvania Legal Malpractice Lawyers. Following a seven-day trial, a jury awarded client $4,500,000 and his wife $1,000,000 on her consortium claim.
Our client was involved in an atrocious automobile accident where the client was ejected from the vehicle rendering the client unconscious and helpless. Upon being lifeflighted to a level I trauma center, the client was diagnosed with multiple traumas and a severe head injury. The client underwent skull surgery to repair the multiple facial fractures and to elevate the depressed skull fracture by inserting plates in the skull region. A lawsuit was filed against the driver of the vehicle and the auto dealership that owned the vehicle. The theory against the auto dealer was for negligently entrusting the sports car to a person known to be intoxicated. The dealership had the large insurance policy but denied liability and refused to pay. After a jury was empanelled and opening statements, this drunk driver auto accident case was settled for a settlement of $890,000.00.
Our client was involved in a high impact automobile accident involving two cars and multiple passengers. No one involved was seriously injured. Our client had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis years earlier and had back surgery seven years prior to the accident. The accident provoked the back pain to come back and caused his remissive multiple sclerosis to relapse. The client's pain never resolved after the accident. Defendants claimed pre-existing back injury and argued that medical science could not connect the multiple sclerosis relapse. Rosen Louik & Perry Rosen Louik & Perry consulted with our Medical Research Teamand the case settled for $850,000.00.
Our elderly client was in a motor vehicle accident and sustained a liver laceration which ultimately healed. This case settled for policy limits of $300,000.00.
This client was a passenger in a vehicular accident. The client suffered severe brain damage from the crash. This case settled for policy limits of $100,000.00.
This client was killed in a head-on automobile accident. Police investigators determined that our client was at fault for the accident and concluded that the client had crossed the center line of travel. Client's father disagreed and assisted Rosen Louik & Perry attorneys in developing evidence that proved client was not at fault. The case settled for policy limits of $100,000.00.
The client suffered fatal injuries after a 10-year old vehicle rolled backwards pinning the client between the vehicle and a telephone pole. The vehicle had a history of drifting backwards when the emergency brake was engaged. Product liability lawyers Rosen Louik & Perry were retained to pursue a defective product claim. The vehicle manufacturer was sued for producing a defective product. The manufacturer denied liability and cited millions of products on the market with properly functioning brakes during the 10-year period since manufacturing. The case settled for $420,000.00.
Court officials said Wednesday a wrongful death civil suit scheduled to be heard later this month in Venango County has been canceled after the two sides reached a multi-million-dollar settlement.
This 30-year old client was involved in a minor automobile accident but sustained a paralyzing injury. The state of Pennsylvania was sued for knowingly allowing ice to accumulate on the roadway, thereby causing the motor vehicle accident. In these situations, the state enjoys limited sovereign immunity and is only responsible for up to a $250,000.00 payment. After discovery proved that the state knew, or should have known of the roadway drainage problem, the case settled for $225,000.00.