Client was a 68 year old carpenter that was exposed to asbestos from 1959 to 2000 while working in Pennsylvania. He was exposed to a variety of building materials including joint compounds, ceiling tiles and floor tile. The case settled with all but one defendant prior to trial. At trial we were able to secure a verdict for our client in the amount of $7 Million. To date, the client has received settlements totaling $3,857,497.50, prior to attorneys’ fees of $1,542,999.00 and litigation expenses of $150,249.81.… Read More »
Client was a 74 year old man that was exposed to asbestos from 1954 to 1990 while working as a pipefitter at various commercial and industrial jobsites in Pennsylvania. He was exposed to a variety of asbestos-containing products including gaskets, packing, blankets, pipes and joint compounds. The case settled for the gross amount of $3,257,557.17, prior to attorneys’ fees of $1,140,145.00 and litigation expenses of $52,134.17.… Read More »
Client was a 66 year old man that was exposed to asbestos from 1969 to 1996 while working as a mechanic at a power plant in Pennsylvania. He was exposed to a variety of asbestos containing products including cement pipe, gaskets, valves, pumps and turbines. The case settled for the gross amount of $3,013,983.88, prior to attorneys’ fees of $1,205,593.00 and litigation expenses of $176,162.54.… Read More »
When a mother first looks at her baby, only to realize he or she has been born with a cleft lip, it can be a devastating experience. Though modern medical procedures can fix cleft lips and palates, these birth defects can still have long-term psychological effects on children.
Since the FDA recently warned that the anti-seizure medication Topamax (topiramate), when taken by pregnant women, greatly increases the risk that their babies will develop the birth defects cleft lips and cleft palates, many mothers will be searching for an attorney to help them decide if they should file a lawsuit. Looking for a lawyer can be an overwhelming task, especially in the area of personal injury law where the effects are so – personal. If you took Topamax during pregnancy, and your baby developed a birth defect, here are some key points you should keep in mind so you have the … Read More »