Verdicts & Settlements
$190 million Dr. Nikita Levy class action settlement, was called "a historic day" not only for the victims but for the United States civil justice system. The settlement is the largest in U.S. history for sexual abuse committed by one person. The agreement is "fair and reasonable" for the 8,000 or more women who will participate in the settlement, Howard Janet said. He noted both sides in the negotiation process "worked zealously" to obtain a settlement "in the best interests of their clients.
Recoveries for victims of dangerous drugs and pharmaceutical products, including Baycol, Rezulin, Fen Phen, breast implants and latex gloves.
The electricity from the transformer was supposed to be cut off. The worker on a scaffold was struck by an electrical arc that burned him severely and caused him to fall to the ground, striking his head on scaffolding and breaking his neck.
A jury found that delays in performing an urgently needed cesarean section resulted in a baby developing severe brain damage and cerebral palsy.
One of the largest medical malpractice jury verdicts ever won in the District of Columbia, obtained for a child who suffered brain damage and cerebral palsy because her doctors failed to properly diagnose and respond to an airway obstruction.