A Massachusetts state court jury found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company liable in a wrongful death case, awarding $200 million in damages. The verdict included $25 million for medical expenses and pain and suffering, $5 million for each of the deceased’s five children, and $150 million in punitive damages. Walter Kelley of Bernheim Kelley Battista, LLC, represented the plaintiffs in this monumental case.
Defective Hip Implants
Served as lead counsel and court appointed leadership counsel in litigations resulting in $74.4+ million in settlements for defective hip implants representing clients both locally and nationwide.
Defective Pharmaceutical Product
A pharmaceutical company entered a confidential settlement for $9.8 million after failing to warn of known dangers associated with their drug causing permanent injuries to our clients.
Car vs. Pedestrian Paralysis Injuries
Severe and permanent injuries caused by a driver on a cell phone that struck a pedestrian resulting in severe spinal cord injury.
Mass Tort Recovery
As the co-lead counsel in the Fresenius GranuFlo litigation, Walter Kelley assisted with the coordination of a $250+ million dollar settlement on behalf of the plaintiffs nationwide who were injured as a result of their use of that product.
Negligent Maintenance on a Commercial Vehicle
A truck tire blew up in a mechanic’s face while he was removing causing traumatic brain injury (tbi).
Dangerous Drug Product
A defective pharmaceutical product caused a Florida woman to suffer severe neurological injury. This caused her to be unable to work in the service industry and earn income.
Defective Product Injuries
A woman experienced a neurological injury when she was exposed to toxic levels of metal in a defective product.
Motorcycle Accident Injuries
A motorcyclist was forced to take evasive action when a vehicle entered his lane and stopped. The motorcycle flipped over and ejected the rider, launching him into the defendant’s vehicle. The insurance company made an initial offer of $1.25 million. After several years of litigation we were able to successfully resolve the case for $2.5 million.
Defective Vehicle Suit
A defective van that was susceptible to rollovers caused injuries.