Within days of an Arbitration Hearing, a Bucks County uninsured motorist case resolved for $550,000 – 3 years after the wreck. Our 62-year old client, a well-respected commercial and residential painter, was driving a small truck when a vehicle stopped [ Read More ]
Baratta, Russell & Baratta defines results by the effect we have on each of our individual clients’ lives.
In every case, we strive to satisfy you with the outcome of the case, to keep you adequately informed of what is happening every step of the way, to respond to telephone calls promptly and professionally and to be courteous and responsive. Our ultimate goal is to make you feel, at the conclusion of our handling of your case, that you would proudly refer us to a friend or loved one who needs an aggressive advocate and a trusted advisor.
We are proud of our past results achieving big verdicts on behalf of our clients. We define our results not by these past efforts but by what we do for each individual client with respect to the individual facts and circumstances of their particular case. We invite you to read about each of these big verdicts listed below by simply clicking the particular case referenced. However, we also recommend that you read more in our Case Files section about how we have been able to affect our clients’ lives. Our work includes forcing government and industry to make safety changes, encouraging changes in hospital protocols and helping to create new rules for citizen protection.
The following are some of the larger, publicly disclosed settlements and verdicts obtained by Baratta, Russell & Baratta attorneys. The list does not account for numerous major settlements which are confidential.
Our client, aged 75 years old, was the operator of a 1997 Yamaha motorcycle travelling in the eastbound lanes of Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Washington, PA when he was struck by a 2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 sedan operated by the Defendant, Romel [ Read More ]
In a Confidential Settlement, a young man who had lost both legs above his knees trying to help a motorist who had suffered a flat tire was guaranteed annual income for life and enough money to pay for a lifetime [ Read More ]
Our client, a 58 year-old woman who suffered a disabling mild traumatic brain injury settled her underinsured motorist claim with her underinsured motorist carrier, Travelers for $565,000 of the $600,000 policy available. She had earlier settled with the person responsible [ Read More ]
Our client was burned over 96 percent of his body and died 18 hours later, while at work at a Philadelphia steam plant. Mobile Dredging & Pumping Co. agreed to pay $3.55 million to settle this lawsuit. Our client was [ Read More ]
A Montgomery County jury awarded $1.6 million to our client, a telephone service repairman, who has been unable to do his job since he slipped and fell down a wet slate staircase in a Conshohocken building. After a weeklong trial [ Read More ]
$4.8 Million Dollar settlement achieved for a 35-year-old woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Our client was a 35-year-old female when her vehicle was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by the defendant driver and owned by the defendant company. Our client was stopped in her minivan on her way to work when [ Read More ]
Our 60-year-old client, was a pedestrian who was struck by the defendant bus driver as he was turning left from the opposite direction, striking her as she was walking in the crosswalk. Our client sustained a skull fracture that required [ Read More ]
Our client, a 42 year old kindergarten teacher, was experiencing intra-abdominal pain for which she sought treatment with her family doctor. Our client’s family doctor diagnosed her with gallbladder stones and referred her to Defendant, Dr. Ledesma, for treatment. Defendant [ Read More ]
Our 50 year old client fell from a moving King Limousine driven Mercedes Executive Sprinter Limousine Bus onto a roadway in Philadelphia. Our client, his wife, and a group of six other couples were passengers in a limousine bus being [ Read More ]
Our 35 year old client was driving his car in Philadelphia when he suddenly drove his car into a hole in the street which was approximately four feet long and two feet wide with varying depths from four to six [ Read More ]
On Friday March 17th, a Jury returned a verdict for our client vs. Tuan Le, M.D. et al., awarding $625,000 in damages. In this medical malpractice case, Anthony J. Baratta, Esq, representing our client, prevailed in proving that OB/GYN surgeon [ Read More ]
This case involves an SUV versus tractor tanker accident that occurred in Chester City, PA. Our Client, then 22 years old, suffered facial lacerations, orthopedic injuries including a fractured scaphoid requiring surgical repair, but most significantly, a permanent traumatic brain [ Read More ]
Our client, while turning left into his dentist’s office for a lunchtime meeting was struck by a mini-van, zooming through the streets of Norristown at 90 mph after being stopped by police for a warrant. The driver of the mini-van [ Read More ]
Our 62 year old client was operating her motor vehicle on her way to work, when struck in the rear by Defendants’ truck, forcing her vehicle to then strike the vehicle in front her. Our client was caused to suffer [ Read More ]
In a confidential agreement, a man who suffered a 3rd degree burn injury requiring skin graft repair following the application of a hot pack in physical therapy, received a settlement paying him a confidential amount of money on the eve [ Read More ]
$250,000, all of the insurance coverage available, was paid to a motorcyclist within months following the accident. Our client was driving his motorcycle home from work when a vehicle proceeded from a stop sign and into his path causing him [ Read More ]
$120,000 settlement for college student involved in motor vehicle accident for fractured scaphoid(a small bone in the hand). This case was resolved on the eve of trial. A college freshman, returning to Widener’s campus from a doctor’s appointment, had the [ Read More ]
Settlement was achieved on the eve of trial for our 48 year old male client who suffered a fractured ankle and nerve trauma as the result of a slip and fall on ice. Our client was exiting a center city [ Read More ]
Our client was 83 years of age; he lived alone and was very active. Our client was struck by a Signature Furniture’s delivery truck when he was crossing a street in Philadelphia. There are no “painted” crosswalks nor are there [ Read More ]
$80,000 – Wage Loss Benefits in Workers Compensation Case Awarded & All Future Medical Coverage Retained for 67 Year Old Client
Anthony J. Baratta resolved a Workers Compensation claim for 8 ½ years of Future Wage Loss for a 67 Year Old Woman while ensuring that the workers compensation insurance carrier remained responsible for all of her future medical treatment. Our [ Read More ]
$120,000 in legal fees and expenses paid on behalf of our client. Charles Jacquin, Et. Cie., Inc. (“Jacquins”) is a Philadelphia based wholesaler of liquor and food products which are distributed around the world. For nearly 30 years, our client was the [ Read More ]
After the man “broke up” with the minor (our client), she reported the incident to her father. The sexton was charged and convicted of statutory sexual assault and ordered to serve a probationary period of 7 years. The civil lawsuit [ Read More ]
$300,000 Settlement in Montgomery County – Immediately before jury selection. $300,000 settlement achieved for victim of rear end motor vehicle accident who suffered operated cervical herniated disc. The pre-trial offer, two weeks before Jury selection, was $15,000. The striking defendant [ Read More ]
A possible $300,000 plus increase to damages a Plaintiff could recover in an Underinsured Motorist Action. A landmark Federal Court decision permits our client, to introduce into evidence medical bills paid by her auto carrier and her health insurer which [ Read More ]
Our client was 75 years when her stopped vehicle was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Kenneth Rizzo (which was owned by Shawn George). At impact, Defendant Rizzo admitted to travelling approximately 25 to 35 mph. The [ Read More ]
Our client, a 26 year old social worker, who, to make additional income, performed babysitting duties, was viciously attacked by a German Shepherd owned by a family for whom she was performing babysitting duties. The owners of this dog, owned [ Read More ]
Our client was driving her Ford Explorer Southbound on Township Line Road in Limerick Township, Pennsylvania when Philip C. Smith, driving a 1999 Ford F-250 in the Northbound direction of Township Line Road, crossed the center line of the highway causing [ Read More ]
$670,000 – Settlement Of Wrongful Death Survival Action – With Right To Pursue Additional $300,000 In Insurance Coverage
Our 46 year old client was the front seat passenger in a motor vehicle driven by his cousin. He and his cousin were travelling to Peddler’s Village to do some shopping. As the vehicle passed the home of Diane and [ Read More ]
Our client was a 47-year old female passenger in a vehicle which was struck from behind by the defendant’s vehicle. This rear end collision left our client with debilitating thoracic outlet syndrome. Our client’s orthopedic surgeon testified that the plaintiff [ Read More ]