Case Results

Case Results 2018-02-28T14:58:29+00:00

Recent Case Results

Baron & Herskowitz has a history of obtaining successful results for their clients in personal injury, medical malpractice, employment, insurance and civil rights claims through hard work, knowledge and dedication in a variety of cases.

Some of our recent cases and results include:

  • Auto Negligence: a verdict for a 37 year old woman and her husband injured when struck from behind on the Florida Turnpike suffering a herniated discs and requiring a bilateral cervical fusion surgery.
  • Class Action Involving Product Defect: we recovered a settlement for a class of individuals who were damaged by a manufacturer who sold televisions to the public with defective parts and failed to repair or replace the televisions.
  • Disability Claim: we reached a settlement for the beneficiary of a disability policy by an insurance company that terminated disability benefits. Lawsuit resulted in restoration of all future benefits, including past payments.
  • Class Action: we reached a settlement on behalf of physicians in the State of Florida when an HMO failed to properly and timely pay health-care providers.
  • Truck Negligence: a wrongful death settlement for the family of a person who was killed in an accident caused by a tractor trailer that ran a red light.
  • Insurance Claim: federal court settlement of a hurricane claim which had been denied by an insurance company.
  • Hospital Negligence: settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered brain damage after being deprived of oxygen during a hospital procedure.
  • Truck Negligence: wrongful death settlement on behalf of the surviving families of two people who were killed by a tractor trailer that was traveling too fast and jack knifed.
  • Wrongful Death: we reached a settlement for the wrongful death of 67 year old man who died as a result of medical negligence. Discovery disclosed that the treating doctor had inadequate training with a machine that was not designed for treatment of pulmonary emboli.
  • Auto Negligence: we reached a settlement for a 66 year old pedestrian who suffered a tibial plateau fracture after being struck by motor vehicle.
  • Medical Malpractice: we recovered a settlement on behalf of a family in a case against a physician and hospital for failure to monitor blood pressure resulting in a stroke and subsequent vegetative state.
  • Auto Negligence: settlement for family members for the death of their parents caused by a driver of a company vehicle crossing the roadway and striking their vehicle.
  • Age Discrimination: we recovered a settlement after filing a claim on behalf of a client who was terminated from his job on the basis of his age.
  • Lawyer Malpractice: settlement against a lawyer who was negligent in having a Will improperly signed causing it to be declared invalid.
  • Medical Negligence: settlement against an oral surgeon who failed to properly diagnose and treat a tumor.
  • Slip and Fall: settlement for a 50 year old who slipped and fell on cruise ship stairs and underwent spine surgery. Cruise ship denied claim and discovery showed that nonskid strip on stair was dangerous when wet.
  • Nursing Home Neglect: we filed a claim and reached a settlement on behalf of the survivor of an elderly relative who was mistreated.
  • Life Insurance Claim: settlement for the survivor against a life insurance company that failed to pay the beneficiary of the policy.
  • Medical Negligence: settlement against a physician failed to diagnose breast cancer.
  • Sexual Harassment: settlement for a woman was sexually harassed on the job.
  • Nursing Home Neglect: we represented an elderly woman suffered unnecessary falls and a fractured hip.
  • Civil Rights/Police Misconduct: Sheriff’s Office paid a large settlement to young men who were sexually molested by a sheriff’s deputy who was in charge of the Sheriff’s Police Explorer Program.
  • Pharmacy Negligence: settlement against a major pharmacy company for the misfiling of a prescribed medication by the pharmacist which caused serious injuries and hospitalization.
  • Police Misconduct/False Arrests: claim against City Police Department for the arrest of individuals in which the police officers lacked probable cause. The settlement was reached after extensive discovery into the hiring, supervision and retention of the police officers.
  • Police Misconduct/Excessive Force: we recovered a settlement for an individual who was improperly arrested, tasered, pepper sprayed and physically mishandled by police officers. The police officers had a history of such misconduct.
  • Defective Product: settlement against several companies who assisted in the manufacture, distribution and quality control of a product which assists individuals who have received medical care in surgery.
  • Pregnancy Discrimination: settlement on behalf of a former employee who was improperly discharged while 6 1/2 months pregnant.
  • National Origin Discrimination: settlement reached on behalf of a former employee who was improperly discharged relating to our client’s National Origin and Race.
  • Premises Liability: verdict reached for a client who fell and was injured because a restaurant failed to properly clean and monitor a well-traveled area in the restaurant.