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Our Miami Injury Firm's Results Billions of Dollars Recovered

  • Auto Accident - Bad Faith

    Our client, a young teenage girl, was sunbathing at the beach when a vehicle negligently ran over her, causing severe brain damage. The insurance company initially refused to offer their policy limits and, instead chose to litigate. After lengthy litigation, including claims that the insurance company was acting in bad faith, we were able to obtain a $17 million dollar settlement which was, at the time, the largest of its kind in the state of Florida.

  • Distracted Driving

    Our clients, who had been married for over 50 years, were struck by a distracted driver as they tried to cross the street to get back to their hotel. He sustained severe injuries, but survived, while tragically she did not, leaving behind five daughters and eighteen grandchildren. The loss has been immeasurable. We discovered that the driver’s company had a practice of notifying its drivers, by text message, of their next job location. While on the phone, the driver was distracted and did not see our clients crossing the street. Ultimately, the case settled confidentially.

  • Dram Shop

    A minor who was repeatedly served, and overserved, alcohol by two different bars, got behind the wheel of her car and struck our client, a young mother, causing severe brain damage. While the driver was prosecuted criminally, we worked tirelessly to ensure that the bars were also held accountable for their reckless and negligent conduct. Ultimately, we were able to obtain a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of our client.

  • Hazing Victim

    A confidential settlement was reached for a young, female college athlete who was subjected to hazing at her university.

  • Medical Malpractice

    After a woman died as a result of medical malpractice, her surviving daughters received a confidential, seven figure settlement.

  • Premise Liability

    After a young boy drowned in an apartment complex pool, his parents received a confidential, seven figure settlement.

  • Sexual Abuse

    During a massage at a luxury spa on Miami Beach, a young woman was sexually abused. With the representation of Morelli Alters, LLP, she received a confidential settlement.

  • Personal Injury

    At a spa, a young girl suffered burn injuries during a facial procedure. She received a confidential settlement.

  • Failure to Diagnose

    A woman who died as a result of her doctor's failure to properly diagnose her aggressive breast cancer had $4 million worth of settlement monies awarded to her estate. The doctor responsible had twice diagnosed and removed benign tumors from his patient in the early 1990s. In 2001 the woman again visited the same doctor, who diagnosed a new breast lump as a benign tumor with "no sign of malignancy". Upon getting a second opinion over a year later after noticing that the lump had grown, she was informed that "the cancer had spread". The woman did not respond to treatment and died less than a year later.

  • Truck Accident

    A young girl suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was hit by a truck while crossing the street due to an overhead streetlight outage. A confidential, seven figure settlement was reached.

  • Jet Ski Accident

    Our clients’ son, only 15 years old, was tragically killed when his jet ski struck a submerged object in a lake which should have been removed years earlier. The loss was profound and the impact far reaching. After significant and complex litigation for several years against the homeowners surrounding the lake and the aquatic company maintaining the lake, we were able to obtain a confidential multi-million dollar settlement.

  • Wrongful Death

    A confidential, multi-million dollar settlement against a gasoline transportation company was reached after the company's conduct caused a tanker to explode, burning one of its employees to death.

  • Motorcycle Accident

    Our client, only 29 years old, was operating his motorcycle within the speed limit and was wearing his helmet, when a tour bus recklessly and negligently, turned into his path. Faced with the choice of colliding head on or trying to avoid the collision, our client laid his motorcycle down. Tragically, in the process, he suffered severe spinal cord damage and was rendered a complete quadriplegic. A testament to his family, his spirit has not dampened. On a confidential basis, we were able to resolve the case for multiple millions of dollars.

  • Product Defect - Seatback Failure

    When our client, a woman in her early forties, was rear-ended at relatively low speed, her seatback collapsed backward, propelling her into the back seat of the car. When she struck the rear seat, her neck was fractured and she was rendered a complete paraplegic. After substantial litigation against the car manufacturer, over the defective design of the seatback, we were able to obtain a confidential multi-million dollar settlement.

  • Product Liability - Tire Tread Seperation

    Our client’s husband was killed in a rollover accident when the tread unexpectedly separated from his rear tire. At the time, he was only 50 years old and had two young daughters. We were able to obtain a confidential multi-million dollar settlement against the tire manufacturer and the tire shop.

  • Class Action

    At the time, it was the largest settlement of its kind in US history. Bank of America settled for $410 million in relation to litigation stemming from improper overdraft fees. To date, as a result of settlements with a number of other banks involved in the litigation, over $1 billion has been recovered.

  • Truck Accident

    Our clients’ young daughter was killed when her vehicle was struck, in an intersection, by an inattentive truck driver who was speeding. The trucking company settled confidentially.