Settlements & Verdicts

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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

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

In Re: L.M. etc. vs. United States of America

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice federal tort claim lawsuit. This action was pursued in Federal District Court in Toledo. It was the plaintiffs’ claim that the failure of the nurses to report to the obstetrician the presence of maternal fever was decisive in the obstetrician’s management of labor, as well as whether or not to have the neonatal resuscitation team at the time of delivery. It was plaintiffs’ position L.M. (baby) suffered from lack of ventilation and perfusion after the delivery for approximately three minutes, until she was intubated by the neonatal nurse. The obstetrician indicated had he known of the maternal fever, he would have suspected an infection and offered a C-section 55 minutes prior to the actual delivery during which time there was stress on the fetus as reported by the fetal heart tracings. As a result of these delays, L.M. suffered hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy including spastic quadriplegia, profound cognitive loss as well as loss of vision.

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

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

US ACCIDENT - $1,800,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC achieved a 1.5 million dollar settlement in a motor vehicle accident case involving a transected aorta where the defendant driver was intoxicated.

FIRST AMENDMENT VIOLATION AGAINST TWO POLICE OFFICERS - $1,275,000

David A. Hamamey II represented two police officers who spoke to media on matters of public concern.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $1,100,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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.

AUTOMOBILE/SEMI-TRUCK ACCIDENT - $1,100,000

Donald P. Kotnik represented an elderly motorist who was injured an automobile collision as the result of a negligent truck driver and suffered a broken leg, broken ribs and a dislocated hip, eventually requiring a hip replacement and extensive rehabilitation.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $1,000,000

Donald P. Kotnik represented Plaintiffs in an automobile injury lawsuit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT.

TRUCKING ACCIDENT - Excess of $1,000,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC settled a quadriplegic truck accident for damages in excess of $1,000,000 liability insurance limits.

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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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.

WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $966,666.67

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented a 49-year-old man who was struck by a commercial motor vehicle causing significant injuries including multiple fractures resulting in numerous surgeries.

BIRTH/BRAIN INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $850,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $800,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC settled a failure to diagnose sepsis case resulting in death.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - $750,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC settled a failure to diagnose cancer of the cervix case resulting in a radical hysterectomy.

WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $700,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a work-related wrongful death law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $650,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC settled a failure to timely administer medication in an emergency room patient resulting in death.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - $650,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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.

ACCIDENTAL DISCHARGE OF FIREARM - $625,000

David A. Hamamey II represented a 12 year boy who was fatally shot in the head. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

EXCESSIVE FORCE - $625,000

David A. Hamamey II represented female who was subjected to excessive force resulting in an orbital blow-out fracture.

NEGLIGENT SUPERVISION OF A MINOR - $600,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiff in a law suit who was sexually assaulted by a minor. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $590,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented Plaintiff in a medical malpractice lawsuit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

TRUCKING ACCIDENT - $550,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice/wrongful death law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $475,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC settled a failed bilateral renal transplant case due to a complete disruption of the ureter resulting in death.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - $375,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice/wrongful death law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $350,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC settled a nursing home death caused by the overdose of an 86 year old patient.

INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT - $350,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC achieved a $350,000 settlement in a motor vehicle accident case involving RSD resulting from a great toe fracture.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE/MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - $350,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a nursing home negligence/medical malpractice lawsuit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $330,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiff who was injured in a motor vehicle accident and suffered bi-lateral hematomas.

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $328,780.32

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs who were injured in a motor vehicle accident and sustained fractures requiring surgical intervention.

WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $325,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice/wrongful death law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $315,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the family of a 98-year-old woman who suffered injuries and death as a result of a fall at a nursing home.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - $300,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC settled a nicked ureter case during a vaginal hysterectomy.

TRUCKING ACCIDENT - $300,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC achieved a $300,000 settlement in a motor vehicle accident involving 3 non-surgical herniated discs.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - $300,000

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

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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

FIRST AMENDMENT VIOLATION AGAINST POLICE OFFICER - $265,000

David A. Hamamey II represented a police officer who spoke to media.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $265,000

David A. Hamamey II represented two males who ran into a dump truck in an improperly marked construction area.

DOG BITE - $260,000

David A. Hamamey II represented a 50 year old male who was viciously attacked and bit on both forearms requiring surgery.

NEGLIGENCE AGAINST STORE - $250,000

David A. Hamamey II represented a diabetic male who was improperly measured for shoes and orthotics by unlicensed individual working for the store. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

TRUCKING ACCIDENT - $250,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - $250,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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 CLAIM - $250,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented a 66-year-old gentleman regarding claims of failure to diagnose a condition resulting in injury.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $250,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented an individual involved in a motor vehicle accident and suffered multiple fractures resulting in extended hospitalization. Policy limits settlement.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SETTLEMENT - $225,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a medical malpractice/nursing home negligence case. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $197,500

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented a couple on a golf cart struck by drunk driver resulting in numerous injuries.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $195,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented a minor obtaining this result for injuries suffered by the minor as result of a dog bite attack.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $168,000

Donald P. Kotnik represented a female injured in an automobile collision which aggravated a prior neck injury.

ACCIDENTAL DISCHARGE OF FIREARM - $150,000

David A. Hamamey II represented a male who was shot in the hand.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT-$150,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented a 63-year-old woman who suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $150,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented a 90-year-old woman who suffered multiple fractures as a result of a series of nursing home falls.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $147,500

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a motor vehicle accident law suit. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

BUS ACCIDENT - $147,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented plaintiff who suffered numerous facial fractures.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $140,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented a 54-year-old woman who suffered injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

BUS ACCIDENT - $128,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented Plaintiff who suffered permanent facial scarring.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $125,000

David A. Hamamey II represented a female who required neck surgery following a motor vehicle accident.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE/WRONGFUL DEATH - $125,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC settled a nursing home fall fracture death case of a 97 year old woman.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $125,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a motor vehicle accident claim. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $122,500

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiff in an employment breach of contract claim. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $119,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented a couple in vehicle struck by uninsured motorist resulting in numerous injuries including hand surgery.

NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE - $110,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $105,000

Donald P. Kotnik obtained a policy limit settlement for a male motorist that suffered a fractured pelvis and lacerated spleen after his car was hit broadside by a negligent driver.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $105,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented a 59-year-old man who suffered injuries as a result of the motor vehicle accident.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $105,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented Plaintiff who suffered numerous fractures of both ankles requiring surgical repair. Policy limits settlement.

WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENT - $105,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $100,000

Donald P. Kotnik obtained a policy limit settlement for a female motorist who struck her knee on the dashboard of her car after she was struck from behind by a negligent driver requiring multiple knee surgeries.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - $100,000

Donald P. Kotnik obtained a policy limit settlement for a male motorcycle rider that suffered multiple fractures of his leg requiring surgery.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $100,000

David A. Hamamey II represented a male who was rear-ended in a car accident requiring back surgery.

INSURANCE COVERAGE ISSUE - $100,000

David A. Hamamey II represented the estate in a wrongful death claim where insurance company reneged on a partial settlement.

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT - $100,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the family of a 41-year-old gentleman obtaining a policy limits settlement for a wrongful death claim.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $100,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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.

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT - $100,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented the Plaintiffs in a motor vehicle accident claim. CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT - $100,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC represented a 29-year-old man who suffered rotator cuff injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

AUTOMOBILE INJURY SETTLEMENT - $100,000

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC 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 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.