Case Results

Our Philadelphia Injury Lawyers Have Recovered Millions for Clients

    $3,200,000

    Class Action Lawsuit in Federal Court

    Class action law suit against insurance company who used wrong language in policy affecting UM benefits resulted in $3,200,000 settlement. Federal Court.

    $2,100,000

    Tractor Trailer Accident

    $2.1 million dollars recovered after a settlement in Federal Court Mediation for a man who was seriously injured in a collision with a tractor trailer. He suffered significant facial fractures, a right rotator cuff tear and a low back injury.

    $1,100,000

    Million Dollar Recovery for Family of Stillborn Baby

    Over one million dollars recovered for the family of a stillborn baby due to medical malpractice. This resulted from a failure to arrive to perform timely c-section resulting in death of full term baby.

    $1,100,000

    Drunk Driving Car Accident

    $1,100,000 awarded to a woman injured as passenger in suit against bar who served other driver.

    $1,000,000

    Million Dollar Settlement for Work Injury

    $1,000,000 settlement on eve of trial for undocumented worker seriously injured when steel beams crushed his pelvis while loading truck. This took place in Lebanon County.

    $1,000,000

    Trucking Accident

    After a truck driver developed PTSD due to a serious accident involving death to defendant, $1,000,000 was awarded. The accident occurred in Monroe County.

    $750,000

    Medical Malpractice

    Settlement of $750,000 for Delayed Recognition of Adverse Drug Reaction

    $750,000

    Construction Accident Fall

    Injuries suffered from a fall on a New Jersey construction site settled at mediation. Injury to the low back resulted in surgery and work loss.

    $700,000

    Failure to Provide Allergen Warning

    $700,000 settlement against a restaurant that failed to warn customers about food containing a concealed known allergen; anaphylactic reaction. Terms of settlement included addition of Allergen Warnings to customers.

    $600,000

    Back Injury

    $600,000 jury verdict for man with back injury from incident with campus police.

    $550,600

    Married Couple Recovers from Drunk Driver and Bars that Served Alcohol

    $525,000

    Motorcycle Accident

    $525,000 settlement for estate of motor cycle rider who was blamed for accident for driving while on drugs.

    $500,000

    Dental Malpractice

    Over $500,000 recovered for various dental malpractice settlements, including wrongful extractions, erroneous implant placements, and third molar extractions causing nerve injury.

    $470,000

    Hospital Negligence

    $470,000 settlement for hospital negligence, including failure to recognize/prevent ongoing administration of drug toxicity.

    $470,000

    Multiple Work Injuries

    $470,000.00 recovered for an injured worker who suffered multiple non life threatening injuries during demolition of an industrial property.

    $410,000

    Underinsured Motorist Accident

    Underinsured motorist settlement for fractured clavicle with surgery, resulting in a $410,000 settlement.

    $370,000

    Motor Vehicle Accident

    $370,000 settlement for a 60 year old man with back and neck injury requiring surgery in a motor vehicle accident.

    $370,000

    Slip & Fall Accident

    Attorney Scott Schleifer recently secured a $370,000.00 settlement for an 83 year old New Jersey resident who had suffered a fractured ankle when he slipped and fell on ice situated at the edge of a parking lot. The defendants were New Jersey businesses who owned or maintained the parking lot.

    $365,000

    Escalator Accident

    $365,000 settlement for boy who’s toe is trapped on escalator. Toe severed and re-attached.

    $350,000

    General Surgeon Negligence

    $350,000 recovered due to General surgeon negligence; failure to properly remove foreign object and great post op infection of non dominant finger/hand

    $335,000

    Underinsured Motorist Accident

    Underinsured motorist settlement for nasal fracture, concussion and post traumatic stress, which led to a $335,000 settlement.

    $300,000

    Injuries to Volunteer Fireman

    $300,000 settlement for volunteer fireman, injured when run over while directing traffic. Leg and foot injury with RSD. Lehigh County.

    $269,000

    Foot Fracture - Work Injury

    $269,000.00 recovered for an injured worker who fell down stairs fracturing her foot.

    $249,000

    Torn Rotator Cuff - Work Injury

    We recovered $249,000 for an injured worker with torn rotator cuff from lifting.

    $236,000

    Limited Tort - Underinsured Motorist Accident

    Limited tort underinsured motorist settlement for cervical herniation with surgery, resulting in $236,000.

    $235,000

    Herniated Disc - Injury at Work

    $235,000.00 recovered for an injured union window glazer who tipped over another subcontractor’s material herniating his disc.

    $225,000

    Suicide Case against Mental Health Provider

    $225,000.00 Suicide Case against Mental Health Provider who was grossly negligent in providing psychiatric care to our Client.

    $225,000

    Wrongful Death Due to Surgeon Negligence

    $225,000 recovered for the family after a wrongful death involving post op negligence vs surgeon; failure to recognize and treat known post op complications.

    $210,000

    Work Injury

    $210,000 settlement for a worker injured after he slipped on a plank at work after the steps were removed by a sub-contractor. This occurred in Berks County.

    $200,000

    Slip & Fall on Ice

    Settlement slip and fall on ice causing low back injury. A $200,000 settlement was recovered in this case.

    $200,000

    Slip & Fall

    HGSK partner, Mark Kogan , negotiated a resolution in June for the settlement of future wages and medical benefits related to a slip and fall while working in the amount of $200,000.00. The employer had terminated the employee’s employment following the injury.

    $170,000

    Roadway Defects Leading to Motor Vehicle Accident

    $170,000 recovery due to roadway defect resulting in a motor vehicle accident. There was improper design and maintenance of roadway.

    $150,000

    Resident Negligence

    $150,000 recovered for resident negligence. This case included the failure to provide proper cardiac resuscitation.

    $150,000

    Low Back Injury

    Underinsured Motorist Arbitration Award for low back injury. This case resulted in recovering $150,000 for our client.

    $65,000

    Work Injury

    HGSK partner, Mark Kogan, was able to negotiate a resolution for a settlement of a knee injury for $65,000.00 in Lancaster, PA. The injured worker twisted his knee and the employer had refused to accept the case resulting in litigation.

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    Slip & Fall

    HGSK partner, Mark Kogan, received a decision granting wage loss benefits and medical benefits for a client injured as a result of a fall in Lebanon, PA. The Judge also awarded unreasonable contest due to the employer and insurance carrier’s refusal to file appropriate documents.

    Confidential

    Underinsured Motorist Accident

    JCH is a member of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. This select group has been appointed by the Supreme Court to adjudicate matters and recommend discipline for attorneys who have violated the ethical rules and the Standards of Professional Conduct. The Disciplinary Board recently completed their quarterly meeting. At that meeting, Mr. Haggerty not only participated in the important work of the Board but also won the Board’s Annual Bocce Tournament in a hotly contested competition.

    Confidential

    Underinsured Motorist Accident

    JCH has filed an Amicus (Friend of the Court) Brief on behalf of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice in the case of Ford v. American States Insurance Company in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. At issue is the validity of the waiver of underinsured motorist coverage under the Financial Responsibility Law. Many insurers fail to use forms, as directed by the statute, which specifically comply with the law. The case is very important and one of first impression before the Court.

    JCH is a member of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. This select group has been appointed by the Supreme Court to adjudicate matters and recommend discipline for attorneys who have violated the ethical rules and the Standards of Professional Conduct. The Disciplinary Board recently completed their quarterly meeting. At that meeting, Mr. Haggerty not only participated in the important work of the Board but also won the Board’s Annual Bocce Tournament in a hotly contested competition.

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