Notable Verdicts, Arbitration Awards and Settlements


  •  1.8 Million verdict for property owner in eminent domain case in Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas against Redevelopment Authority, which claimed property was worth only $800,000
  • $330,000 jury verdict in Philadelphia County for property owners in eminent domain case where City claimed the real estate was worth only $60,000.
  • $650,000 recovery for truck driver injured on loading dock in Mercer County,    NJ after claim originally denied by defendant property owner
  • $615,000 recovery for appliance repairman who suffered herniated cervical disc   in motor vehicle accident while on the job in Chester County, PA
  •   $250,000 jury verdict in negligence action in Camden County New Jersey Superior Court involving client who injured back from fall on icy walkway 
  •   $550,000 recovery in Federal court action for pedestrian who was struck by a bicyclist and suffered head and other injuries.
  •  $300,000 recovery for handyman who suffered multiple fractures after falling from homeowner’s roof
  •   $108,000 jury verdict against the City of Philadelphia for client who suffered separated shoulder after colliding with rope barricade at New Year’s Day parade (trial court granted JNOV for the City, but this was reversed on appeal to the Commonwealth Court and the jury verdict was reinstated) See: Pettineo v. City of Philadelphia, 721 A.2d 65 (Pa. Cmwlth., 1998).
  • $106,000 jury verdict for client in commercial lease dispute involving bar and restaurant property in Camden County New Jersey Superior Court
  •   $ 200,000 recovery (after appeal from $125,000 arbitration award) in Mercer County New Jersey Superior Court trip and fall case where client fell outside drug store and suffered torn rotator cuff
  •    $1.2 Million settlement of eminent domain case during jury trial in PhiladelphiaCounty    Court of Common Pleas, where City claimed my client’s property value was only   $400,000
  •  $115,000 arbitration award in UIM case in Delaware County, Pa. for client with herniated disc
  •   $20,000 jury verdict in medical malpractice case involving allergic reaction to medication; case tried to verdict on principle in Camden County New Jersey Superior Court
  •  $75,000 settlement in age discrimination case against Atlantic City casino in   New Jersey Federal District Court; case settled after defeating defense motion for summary judgment
  •  $100,000 recovery for health care worker in Federal age discrimination case,  after defendant’s summary judgment motion denied
  •  $90,000 arbitration award in Camden County New Jersey Superior Court for client with herniated disc from motor vehicle accident
  •   $85,000 settlement in UIM case in Montgomery County, Pa for client with knee injury from motor vehicle accident (same knee injured twice before with prior surgery)
  •   $125,000 settlement in workers compensation case against home improvement store for client with back injury (client had pre-existing back condition)