Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky, PC, is one of the
nation's leading personal injury law firms. Its attorneys have
secured some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the history
of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It is widely
regarded as the best law firm in the United States representing
construction workers who have been injured or killed.
If you have experienced a catastrophic injury or the wrongful
death of a loved one, SMBB's personal injury attorneys are
dedicated to finding justice for you through the American legal
Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky has earned a national
reputation as the country's most specialized and experienced law
firm in the representation of victims of construction
accidents and construction falls. We are the leading construction
accident attorney in Philadelphia. Known for winning tough,
high-profile cases, SMBB personal injury attorneys also have an
exceptional track record in championing the rights of victims of
workplace accidents, medical malpractice, defective products,
unsafe premises, liquor liability, motor vehicle accidents and
class action injustices.
More Than 350 Verdicts and Settlements over $1 Million
Examples of SMBB's ability to obtain record-setting personal
injury verdicts, settlements and arbitration awards and/or set
legal precedents include:
- $101 million
settlement for the Atlantic City, N.J., Tropicana Casino
parking garage collapse - the largest construction accident
settlement in U.S. history.
- $75 million
verdict, the largest construction accident verdict ever
awarded an individual U.S. construction worker and one of the
largest jury verdicts in Philadelphia history.
- $29.5 million settlement
for the Pier 34 collapse - one of the largest premises liability
settlements in Philadelphia history.
- $17 million settlement for the
families of two Hungarian tourists who were killed when the duck
boat they were on was run over by a barge in the Delaware
$16.5 million for a severely burned millwright -
the largest personal injury settlement in the history of Lehigh
$16.3 million settlement reached in Ironworker's Leg Amputation
$14.7 million settlement for a roofer whose skull
was crushed by a falling hoist - one of the largest defective
product settlements in Philadelphia history.
Other high-profile SMBB cases include a medical malpractice
settlement on behalf of the teenager who
died in a University of Pennsylvania gene therapy trial. The
firm also secured the largest settlement ever reported - $20
million - involving bad faith by an insurer in Pennsylvania.
Currently, SMBB lawyers are representing the family of the
worker who was crushed by a crane at a Manhattan subway
construction site. The Nursing home resident whose abuse was
captured on a family planted nanny cam. The father who was killed
by a drunk car salesman during a test drive. The lacrosse player
shot by a Philadelphia law student.
Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky's personal injury
attorneys have also obtained million dollar-plus verdicts and
settlements in scores of less publicized cases - cases that have
been just as critically important to our clients victimized by
life-altering personal injuries and wrongful deaths.
In addition, SMBB's class action attorneys have helped secure
settlements in the tens and even hundreds of millions of
dollars for the classes of wronged businesses and consumers
that they represent.
If you or a family member has been injured or killed as a result
of a serious accident - or been treated unfairly as a business or
consumer - Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky is committed to
obtaining all the results you need and deserve. To learn how we can
help, contact an SMBB
"Our clients choose us because we get results.
Insurance companies know us, respect us and fear us - which is what
you want if you've suffered a catastrophic injury."
Robert J. Mongeluzzi