Settlements & Verdicts

BIRTH/BRAIN INJURY VERDICT - $8,583,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice suit against MetroHealth Medical Center, and after nearly a three week trial, the jury returned an 8.5 million dollar verdict. In this case, the child suffered an irreversible brain injury resulting in the diagnosis of cerebral palsy due to substandard medical care.

BIRTH/BRAIN INJURY SETTLEMENT - $3,500,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

BIRTH/BRAIN INJURY SETTLEMENT - $3,000,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

WORKERS' COMPENSATION & PERSONAL INURY - $2,000,000

Larry A. Weiser represented the Plaintiff suffered a bilateral hand amputation, recovering from the BWC and Plaintiff's employer.

BUS ACCIDENT - $1,800,000

Michael A. Saltzer achieved a 1.8 million dollar settlement in a wrongful death case against The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority for the death of a 66 year old pedestrian struck and killed in a cross-walk.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $1,500,000

Michael A. Saltzer achieved a 1.5 million dollar settlement in a motor vehicle accident case involving a transected aorta where the defendant driver was intoxicated.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $1,100,000

Michael A. Saltzer achieved a 1.1 million dollar settlement in a motor vehicle accident case involving multiple claimants who suffered severe injuries in a head on collision. There were four injured claimants who split 1.5 million in insurance proceeds.

TRUCKING ACCIDENT - Excess of $1,000,000

Michael A. Saltzer settled a quadriplegic truck accident for damages in excess of $1,000,000 liability insurance limits.

MOTORCYCLE RAILROAD CROSSING MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - $1,000,000

Michael A. Saltzer represented the estate of a 16 year old girl killed in a railroad grade crossing accident involving a lack of active warning devices.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - $1,000,000

Michael A. Saltzer represented a 19 year-old double amputation victim, who was riding a motorcycle when struck by another vehicle resulting in a policy limits settlement of one million dollars.

WRONFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $966,666.67

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a premises liability and automobile negligence law suit where a seventy eight year old garage pedestrian was struck and killed by an automobile.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - $900,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented a 49-year-old man who was struck by a commercial motor vehicle causing significant injuries including multiple fractures resulting in numerous surgeries.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $800,000

Michael A. Saltzer settled a failure to diagnose sepsis case resulting in death.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - $750,000

Michael A. Saltzer settled a failure to diagnose cancer of the cervix case resulting in a radical hysterectomy.

WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $700,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a work-related wrongful death law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $650,000

Michael A. Saltzer settled a failure to timely administer medication in an emergency room patient resulting in death.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - $650,000

Michael A. Saltzer represented a 35 year-old husband and wife who were struck on a motorcycle while stopped at a light at an intersection, resulting in multiple pelvic, leg, and arm fractures.

NEGLIGENT SUPERVISION OF A MINOR - $600,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented the Plaintiff in a law suit who was sexually assaulted by a minor. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $590,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented the Plaintiffs where a nursing home staff dropped patient while transferring patient in a Hoyer Lift resulting in cervical spine fracture and brain bleed resulting in death.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - $575,000

Howard E Skolnick represented Plaintiff in a medical malpractice lawsuit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

TRUCKING ACCIDENT - $550,000

Michael A. Saltzer achieved a $550,000 settlement in a motor vehicle accident case involving surgical repair of a torn ACL and torn rotator cuff.

SLIP & FALL/PREMISES LIABILITY SETTLEMENT - $537,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiff in a premises liability suit against a homeowner. In this case, our client fell down an entire staircase, inside a garage, causing severe and permanent injuries.

WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $500,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice/wrongful death law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $475,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a wrongful death suit against a Lorain County nursing home.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $425,000

Larry A. Weiser represented the Plaintiff and obtained lump sum settlement.

PREMISES LIABILITY - $415,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented Plaintiff, an independent contractor, who fell from crane when cable broke resulting in multiple fractures and other injuries.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $390,000

Michael A. Saltzer settled a failed bilateral renal transplant case due to a complete disruption of the ureter resulting in death.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - $375,000

Michael A. Saltzer settled a partial amputation of the foot due to osteomyelitis caused by a failure to timely diagnose an MRSA infection.

WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $360,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice/wrongful death law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $350,000

Michael A. Saltzer settled a nursing home death caused by the overdose of an 86 year old patient.

INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT - $350,000

Michael A. Saltzer achieved a $350,000 settlement in a motor vehicle accident case involving RSD resulting from a great toe fracture.

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $330,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiff who was injured in a motor vehicle accident and suffered bi-lateral hematomas.

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $328,780.32

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs who were injured in a motor vehicle accident and sustained fractures requiring surgical intervention.

WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $325,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice/wrongful death law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $315,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented the family of a 98-year-old woman who suffered injuries and death as a result of a fall at a nursing home.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $300,000

Larry A. Weiser represented the surviving spouse and obtained benefits.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - $300,000

Michael A. Saltzer settled a nicked ureter case during a vaginal hysterectomy.

TRUCKING ACCIDENT - $300,000

Michael A. Saltzer achieved a $300,000 settlement in a motor vehicle accident involving 3 non-surgical herniated discs.

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $275,000

Larry A. Weiser represented the Plaintiff who was rear-ended and suffered an L-2 fracture.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SETTLEMENT - $275,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CLAIM - $250,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented a 66-year-old gentleman regarding claims of failure to diagnose a condition resulting in injury.

TRUCKING ACCIDENT - $250,000

Michael A. Saltzer achieved a $250,000 policy limit settlement in a motor vehicle accident case involving a closed head injury that resulted in mild residual cognitive impairment.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $250,000

Howard E Skolnick represented an individual involved in a motor vehicle accident and suffered multiple fractures resulting in extended hospitalization. Policy limits settlement.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - $250,000

Michael A. Saltzer represented a 26 year-old male who was struck on a motorcycle by a motorist making an illegal left turn, resulting in severe traumatic brain injury, requiring occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy. The case settled for $250,000 policy limits.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SETTLEMENT - $225,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $215,000

Larry A. Weiser represented the Plaintiff who fell off of a ladder and subsequently died.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $207,500

Michael W. O’Neil obtained a final settlement for right peroneus brevis tendon split tear, right lateral ligaments chronic scarring, right sinus tarsitis and major depressive disorder.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $200,000

Michael W. O’Neil obtained a final settlement for the permanent total disability claim for sprain lumbar region, displacement L3-L4 L4-L5, radiculitis lumbar and lumbosacral spondylosis.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $200,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice/nursing home negligence case. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $197,500

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented a couple on a golf cart struck by drunk driver resulting in numerous injuries.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $195,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented the family of a 85-year-old woman who suffered a hip fracture and developed bedsores as a result of negligent care in a nursing home.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $180,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented the family of a 68-year-old nursing home resident who suffered injuries as a result of choking while at the nursing home.

DOG BITE - $175,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented a minor obtaining this result for injuries suffered by the minor as result of a dog bite attack.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT-$150,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented a 63-year-old woman who suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $150,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiff who was injured in two motor vehicle accidents and suffered a lumbar herniated disc which required surgery.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $150,000

Michael W. O’Neil obtained a final settlement for the permanent total disability claim for headache, sprain of left knee, contusion left shoulder, sprain right shoulder/arm, sprain of neck, post-concussion syndrome, chondromalacia left and depressive disorder.

NURSING HOME CLAIM $148,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented a 90-year-old woman who suffered multiple fractures as a result of a series of nursing home falls.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $147,500

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented the Plaintiffs in a motor vehicle accident law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

BUS ACCIDENT - $147,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented plaintiff who suffered numerous facial fractures.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $140,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented a 64-year-old gentleman who developed bedsores as a result of the failure to implement a plan of care and failure to adequately monitor skin integrity.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $140,000

Michael W. O’Neil obtained a final settlement for the permanent total disability claim for fracture right third finger, fracture right fourth finger, open wound (complicated) fourth finger, amputation right third finger, crushing injury right fourth finger, open wound right second finger with tendon involvement, right trigger 2nd finger, RSD right upper limb and ankyloses 2nd and 4th fingers.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $140,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented a 49-year-old man who suffered injuries including a torn rotator cuff as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $139,000

Larry A. Weiser represented the Plaintiff and obtained permanent total disability award.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT $137,500

Michael A. Saltzer represented a 54-year-old woman who suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

BUS ACCIDENT - $128,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented Plaintiff who suffered permanent facial scarring.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $125,000

Michael A. Saltzer settled a nursing home fall fracture death case of a 97 year old woman.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $125,000

Michael A. Saltzer represented the Plaintiffs in a motor vehicle accident claim. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $122,500

Michael A. Saltzer represented Plaintiff who suffered multiple pressure sores resulting from failure to implement a plan of care or to adequately monitor skin integrity.

BREACH OF CONTRACT - $120,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented the Plaintiff in an employment breach of contract claim. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $119,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented a couple in vehicle struck by uninsured motorist resulting in numerous injuries including hand surgery.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $110,000

Michael A. Saltzer represented a woman in a nursing home who was at high risk for falling requiring close observation near nursing station was left unattended out of sight and fell getting out of a wheel chair resulting in a pelvic fracture.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $105,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented a 59-year-old man who suffered injuries as a result of the motor vehicle accident.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $105,000

Kenneth P. Abbarno represented Plaintiff who suffered numerous fractures of both ankles requiring surgical repair. Policy limits settlement.

WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $105,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiffs in a wrongful death claim that was the result of an automobile accident and obtained the insurance policy limits.

MOTORCYCLE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $105,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiff and obtained the insurance policy limits. Plaintiff was severely injured in a motorcycle accident and suffered sixteen fractures and received elbow surgery.

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $105,000

Larry A. Weiser represented the Plaintiff who was injured in a motor vehicle accident, crushed between two vehicles, and suffered a knee injury which required acl surgery.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $103,095

Michael W. O’Neil obtain a loss of use (hand) award for fracture multi phalanx, hand, right second and third finger and open wound of finger right second and third finger, amputation mid right second and third finger and depressive disorder.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - $100,000

Michael A. Saltzer represented the family of a 41-year-old gentleman obtaining a policy limits settlement for a wrongful death claim.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $100,000

Michael A. Saltzer represented a 22-year-old woman who suffered multiple injuries including injuries to her feet when run over by a motor vehicle.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $100,000

Michael A. Saltzer represented a 78-year-old gentleman obtaining a policy limits settlement as a result of numerous injuries, including fractured ribs, as a result of the motor vehicle accident.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $100,000

Edward T. Bohac represented a 29-year-old man who suffered rotator cuff injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $100,000

Howard E. Skolnick represented the Plaintiff and obtained the insurance policy limits. Plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident and suffered a cervical herniated disc which necessitated surgery.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $100,000

Michael A. Saltzer represented the Plaintiffs in a motor vehicle accident claim. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $100,000

Larry A. Weiser represented the Plaintiff and obtained the insurance policy limits. Mr. Weiser successfully overcame the "sudden medical emergency" defense when defendant had a seizure and rear-ended Plaintiff. Plaintiff suffered central cord syndrome and severe compression at C3-4. Plaintiff required disc fusion and plate fixation from C3-C5.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $100,000

Larry A. Weiser represented the Plaintiff and obtained lump sum settlement.