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Notable Verdicts & Settlements

Dwyer and McDevitt has a proven track record of success on behalf of our clients.  Below are some of our most notable verdicts and settlements. Although we have handled a wide range of cases with settlements and verdicts in excess of one millions dollars, we have expereince handling many cases with value less than one million dollars as well.  Please contact our office to discuss the specifics of your case and whether we can help.

• $3,450,000.00 settlement for a client who suffered vision loss as the result of a surgical error.

• $2,350,000.00 settlement for an elderly client who suffered broken bones in her face and post-traumatic dementia after being hit by a truck while crossing the street.

• $3,725,000.00 for the estate of a married father of two children who died when he either fell from or jumped off the running board on a moving tow truck. Defendant offered $50,000.00 before trial.

• $1,250,000.00 settlement for an over-the-road truck driver who suffered aggravation of preexisting degenerative changes in his neck and lower back as the result of a rear-end tractor trailer collision.

• $2,950,00.00 settlement for a client who fell from a wheelchair when the fasteners used to attach the arm to the wheelchair failed.  The client suffered diminished dexterity and use of his dominant arm.

• $1,200,000.00 settlement of a medical malpractice case for a client who suffered compartment syndrome as a result of a surgical error during a procedure to prepare a tibial fracture.

• $690,000.00 settlement for a client who suffered aggravation of preexisting degenerative changes in her back as the result of being hit by a car.

• $1,155,392.00 verdict for a client who was injured when the car he was driving was hit by debris discarded by a dump truck trailer which had toppled over onto its side.  The client suffered a herniated lumbar disc at L5-S1 which required surgery.  No settlement offer before trial.

• $776,135.00 verdict for client who fell on wet wooden exterior stairs at the apartment building where she lived.  The client suffered a broken leg requiring surgery.  No offer by the defendant before trial.

• $2,000,000.00 settlement of medical malpractice case for a client who suffered partial right sided partial paralysis following an error during spinal surgery.

• $600,000.00 arbitration award for client who suffered a broken arm in a car accident.  The defendant offered $150,000.00 before arbitration. 

• $1,200,000.00 settlement for a client who suffered complex regional pain syndrome of his arm when he was exposed to an electrical line. 

• $1,200,000.00 settlement for a client who suffered chemical burns after the manufacturer failed to warn of the need for personal protective equipment.

• $1,000,000.00 settlement of a medical malpractice action for the stillbirth of a baby who died as the result of mismanaged shoulder dystocia at birth.

• $720,000.00 settlement for a client who suffered facial fractures after a collision between his motorcycle and a truck.

• $700,000.00 for a client who suffered aggravation of preexisting complex regional pain syndrome after a low speed motor vehicle accident.

• $550,000.00 settlement of estate’s claim that 67 year old unmarried father of three adult children died as the result of an undiagnosed heart attack over the course of a three day hospitalization.

• $450,000.00 settlement for plaintiff who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury as a result of a fall at a barn.

• $1,200,000.00 settlement for a client who suffered aggravation of a preexisting degenerative condition of his spine as the result of a motor vehicle accident. 

• $750,000.00 settlement for a client who suffered complex regional pain syndrome and broken bones in his feet when a liftgate on the back of a truck malfunctioned.

• $725,000.00 settlement for a client who suffered aggravation of preexisting degenerative changes in her cervical spine as a result of a fall down stairs at a restaurant.

• $350,000.00 settlement for a client who suffered a broken leg as the result of a motor vehicle/pedestrian collision.

 
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