Verdicts & Settlements
Listed below are sample settlements, verdicts or other awards obtained for clients represented by Maggiotto Friedman Feeney & Fraas. Each case is unique, and prior results are not a guarantee of future outcomes. The lawyers at MBFF, use their experience in prior cases to judge what they believe to be the fair value of current cases. Note: case names are withheld due to privacy concerns for our clients and confidentiality requirements.
Medical Malpractice: Malpractice verdict in Rockingham County Superior Court for $2.3 Million (Two Million Three Hundred Thousand Dollars), for shoulder dysplasia due to a birthing procedure. Paul Maggiotto served as local counsel.
Medical Malpractice: Settlement of $600,000.00 (Six Hundred Thousand Dollars) for wrongful death and medical malpractice for physician’s negligent supervision of client’s medication and for his inappropriate relationship with the client.
Auto Accident: Total settlement of $700,000.00 from pedestrian-car accident. Accident resulting in multiple injuries including severe laceration of arm at elbow, nearly amputating arm. Liability case settled for $250,000.00 and underinsured motorist case then settled for $450,000.00.
Auto Accident: Settlement of $205,000.00 in multi-car accident. Primary defendant denied liability, claiming client’s car and another vehicle stopped suddenly. Causation of back surgery contested due to client’s pre-existing back pain and degenerative disc disease.
Auto Accident: Arbitration award of $285,000.00 for knee injury in auto accident/uninsured motorist case including successfully concluding the client’s workers’ compensation claim from the same accident.
Pedestrian/Auto Accident: Settlement of $175,000.00 (One Hundred Seventy Five Thousand Dollars) in pedestrian-auto case where client sustained hip injury.
Auto Accident: $200,000 settlement in wrongful death case, though plaintiff was teenage passenger in vehicle driving on wrong side of road in head on crash.
Auto Accident: Settlement of $225,000.00 (Two Hundred Twenty Five Thousand Dollars) for neck injury.
Auto Accident: Settlement of $82,000 (Eighty-two Thousand Dollars) for rear end accident involving whiplash and soft tissue injury.
Auto Accident: Settlement for $185,000 ($100,000 policy limits for wife and $85,000 for husband) for couple hit in head on collision by Defendant who fell asleep at the wheel.
Premises Liability: Settlement of $900,000 (Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars) for woman with back injury who fell through unguarded stairwell at construction site.
Premises Liability: Settlement of $185,000.00 (One Hundred Eighty-five Thousand Dollars) in slip and fall case involving unshoveled sidewalk at fast food restaurant.
Premises Liability: Settlement of $125,000 (One Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars) for elderly client's injuries and wrongful death in fall due to protruding bricks in sidewalk.
Premises Liability: $70,000 settlement for plumber who slipped on ice and tore rotator cuff on staircase at supply house.
Premises Liability: Thirty Thousand Dollar ($30,000) settlement for rotator cuff tear due to slip and fall on driveway ice.
Sexual Harassment: Settlement of $200,000 ( Two Hundred Thousand Dollars) for sexual harassment of female salesperson at auto dealership.
Sexual Harassment: $59,000 (Fifty-Nine Thousand Dollars) judgment for chiropractor employee for sexual harassment by employer
Workers’ Compensation: Client with multiple significant injuries, including fracture ankle and pelvis, from severe single-car accident. Compensation insurer denied that injury arose out of and in the course of employment because accident caused memory loss so that client could not testify why car left roadway or how accident happened. Claim found compensable after hearings held at Department of Labor, including successful appeal to the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. Client awarded temporary total disability benefits, and will be eligible for permanent impairment award.
Workers’ Compensation: Settlement of $315,000.00 for client with multiple injuries, requiring multiple hand/arm surgeries.
Workers’ Compensation: Settlement of $35,000.00 for neck strain injury. Client’s prior lawyer had recommended settlement of $10,000.00.
Workers’ Compensation: Settlement of $150,000.00 for logger due to neck injury. Client had collected full weekly benefits for 17 years after injury, before settling the claim.
Workers’ Compensation: Settlement of $160,000.00 (One Hundred Sixty Thousand Dollars) for knee injury, where insurance company contested whether knee problem related to original work injury.
Criminal Cases: Hunter acquitted of negligent homicide for killing fellow hunter in shooting accident.
Criminal Cases: State Trooper accused of breaking girlfriend's nose in assault acquitted under claim of self-defense.
Criminal Cases: Trucker's case dismissed after 11-1 hung jury for negligent homicide for taking eyes off the road and killing two people in breakdown lane.
Criminal Case: Case dismissed after hung jury for Defendant stepfather accused of sexually abusing teenage stepdaughter.
Criminal Case: Case Dismissed after hung jury for Defendant accused of inappropriately touching girlfriends minor daughter