Verdicts & Settlements
$101,000,000 – Tropicana Casino Parking Garage Collapse
A global settlement worth more than $101 million has been reached in the massive litigation stemming from the October 2003 collapse of the Tropicana Casino parking garage in Atlantic City that killed four construction workers and injured 30 others.
$75,000,000 – Construction Accident Victim
A Philadelphia jury yesterday awarded more than $75 million to a former highway construction worker who was left quadriplegic after he was struck by a drunken driver and thrown more than 100 feet.
$36,000,000 – Montco Apartment Fire
Less than 14 months after a devastating apartment building fire in Conshohocken, Pa., left scores of residents homeless, lawyers unveiled a global settlement worth more than $36 million that will resolve all property damage and insurance claims.
$35,000,000 – Child Injured When Stove Fell on Him
A Southwest Philadelphia boy who suffered burns over 20 percent of his body after a stove toppled and spilled scalding water on him will receive $5 million in cash and up to $30 million more during his lifetime under terms of a settlement reached this week.
$20,000,000 – Insurer to Pay in Dram Shop Suit
In the largest settlement to date in a Pennsylvania insurance bad faith case, the Princeton Insurance Co. has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a claim brought on behalf of a tavern that was hit with a $75 million verdict in a Dram Shop Act suit after the insurer refused to settle the case for the tavern's policy limit of $1 million.
$17,000,000 – Duck Boat Accident Case Settles
The families of two Hungarian tourists killed when the duck boat they were on in the Delaware River was run over by a barge will split a $15 million settlement from the operators of both boats, according to attorneys in the case.
$16,500,000 – Lehigh County Industrial Accident Case
An Allentown man who suffered burns over 63 percent of his body in an industrial accident at a zinc plant will be paid $16.5 million in a settlement that plaintiffs lawyers say is the largest ever reported for a Lehigh County personal injury case.