A serious injury can have an immediate and devastating impact on a person's life. While no lawyer is able to turn back the hands of time and undo what happened, full and fair compensation can help personal injury victims obtain the best medical care and quality of life going forward.
Below is a small sample of the many recoveries our firm has secured on behalf of personal injury victims.
Multi-million dollar recovery for the parents of a young child who suffered severe brain damage as a result of her head and neck becoming entrapped in a storage box that did not have a proper safety latch on the lid. The claim was brought against the national retail chain that sold the box. Click here for a full case summary.
Significant Seven-Figure Award for Parents of Fire Victims - Three young children from Monroeville, Pennsylvania, died in a Christmas Eve fire, started in a television set located in the living room. We filed a defective product claim against the manufacturer of the TV on the ground that its circuit system was defective and was prone to create "hot spots" that could lead to a fire. After extensive litigation, we received a multi-million dollar award on behalf of the parents of these children.
Multi-Million Dollar Recovery for Death in Helicopter Accident - This case involved a young woman who died in a helicopter crash caused by pilot error. The pilot failed to avoid bad weather in the area of the crash, and flew at too low an altitude. Read more about this case here.
Multi-Million Dollar Award Secured for Family of Plane Crash Victim - A man in his mid-40s residing in Allegheny County was killed aboard USAir Flight 427 which crashed near the Greater Pittsburgh Airport in September 1994. Our firm served as one of the lead counsel in the litigation against USAir and Boeing. The case produced the longest investigation in aviation history in the United States. On behalf of this man's widow and child, we obtained a multi-million dollar settlement.
Significant Multi-Million Dollar Settlement to Provide for Young Boy Injured in Explosion -A young boy from Alleghent County suffered serious burns to his hands, harms and face due to a gas explosion and fire at his house, caused by a gas leak from a line that was hit by a contractor. The gas company came out in response to the leak, was aware that the boy was in the house, but did not ask him to leave. The house exploded thirty minutes later. Attorney Gismondi obtained a very significant, multi-million dollar settlement which will provide the boy with financial security for the rest of his life and cover all future medical needs.
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