$200 Million

Tobacco Verdict

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.

$74.4+ million

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.

$9.8 million

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.

$6.0 million

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.

$250+ million

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.

$3.25 million

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).

$2.8 million

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.

$2.0 million

Defective Product Injuries

A woman experienced a neurological injury when she was exposed to toxic levels of metal in a defective product.

$2.5 million

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.

$1.03 million

Defective Vehicle Suit

A defective van that was susceptible to rollovers caused injuries.