$1.6 Billion Jury Verdict for a client for breach of their insurance contract. The lawsuit against Southwestern Life Insurance Company included the company stealing insurance premiums and allowing several insurance policies of family members to lapse and was the largest civil verdict in the U.S. in 2004.
Over $1 Billion in recoveries for victims of the weight loss drug Fen – Phen. The lawsuit was against the manufacturer American Home Products.
$505.1 Million Jury Verdict for a client who underwent a routine colonoscopy. The plaintiff sued Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Baxter Healthcare Corp. and McKesson Corp for giving the client the anesthesia propofol from a 50 ml vial that had bee reused from another patient, resulting in the victim developing hepatitis C several weeks after the procedure.
$381 Million Jury Verdict on behalf of residents of Spelter, West Virginia who were put at risk of cancer, heart disease and lead poisoning when E.I. DuPont negligently created a 112 – acre zinc waste site in their community. DuPont was ordered to pay for the clean up of the property and medical monitoring for the residents of the community Settlement for racial discrimination against the John Deere Company. Our client was a 30 – year employee who was twice denied ownership of a dealership and the results of his case included a mandate for the John Deere Company to create at least 20 African American owned dealerships by 2014.
Over $200 Million against NASCAR in added shareholder value for breach of contract on behalf of the corporation’s shareholders. The plaintiff claimed that NASCAR had conspired with its sister corporation to illegally restrain trade.
$197 Million Jury Verdict for plaintiffs injured when their rental vehicle, which was insufficiently equipped with seatbelts, struck a disabled tractor trailer truck. This is the largest personal injury verdict of any kind in the history of the state of New York.
Record $192.5 Million Settlement for racial discrimination against the Coca-Cola Company, the largest settlement for a racial discrimination case against a private employer
$182.5 Million Jury Verdict against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Baxter Healthcare Corp. and McKesson Corp who gave 3 clients contaminated vials propofal that resulted in the individuals contracting hepatitis C.