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Verdicts & Settlements

A Sample Of Verdicts And Settlements Achieved By Jay Halpern
$37.8 MILLION verdict against Hankook Tire Company for a man rendered quadriplegic following a tire failure (the largest compensatory damage award in the history of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Verdict rendered March 9, 2018) (click here to see article and click here to see another related article)
$22.1 MILLION settlement – catastrophic brain injury in a defective product case
$16.1 MILLION verdict vs. a University of Miami Neurosurgeon - medical malpractice related to surgery on a brain tumor (click here to see article)
$13.92 MILLION settlement – one death and multiple injuries, including 3 catastrophic injuries, from a blowout on a bus like vehicle operating on tires which were sold to the owner and which were inadequate for the size and load of the vehicle
$11.55 MILLION settlement against an automobile manufacturer, a tire dealership, and a van owner in connection with the death of two young men and serious injuries to seven other people in a van
$6.8 MILLION verdict vs. General Tire Co. - young woman suffered partial paraplegia related to a defective tire / rollover case (click here to see article)
$6.5 MILLION verdict vs. a Truck Company – wrongful death of a woman related to a defectively modified a dump truck
$6.5 MILLION settlement – paraplegia caused by a defective truck lift
$5.6 MILLION settlement – catastrophic brain injury to a child plus four other significant injuries to adults from a tread separation leading to a rollover against a tire service center for negligent service on the subject vehicle in addition to the vehicle and tire manufacturers
$5.0 MILLION settlement - quadriplegia related to a defective tire / rollover case against a tire company, an auto manufacturer, and a seat belt company
$4.8 MILLION verdict vs. Michelin Tire Co. – wrongful death of two women related to a defective tire / rollover case (click here to see article)
$4.5 MILLION settlement - wrongful death of a man and two significant injuries cases (cervical fusion and arm fracture) related to a defective tire, vehicle instability, and improper placement of tires by a tire service center
$4.4 MILLION settlement – paraplegia and partial blindness in a defective tire / rollover case
$4.3 MILLION settlement – brain and leg injuries to a young man in a bicycle / truck accident
$4.0 MILLION settlement – brain injury in a medical malpractice case related to negligent supervision after surgery
$3.6 MILLION settlement – brain injury caused by a maintenance issue on a rental car vehicle which lost control, left the roadway and crashed into a highway barrier
$3.0 MILLION settlement – brain injury sustained in a premises liability / horse accident case
$3.01 MILLION settlement - one wrongful death case and one multiple fracture case with dental injuries against a tire service center, vehicle manufacturer, and tire manufacturer
$3.0 MILLION settlement – wrongful death of a man and two injury claims related to a defective tire / rollover case
$2.85 MILLION settlement – multiple deaths and injuries when a large SUV carrying a church group experienced a tread separation and rollover. Settlement included a claim against the guardrail manufacturer, in addition to the vehicle and tire manufacturers.
$2.65 MILLION settlement – paraplegia related to a defective tire / rollover case
$2.6 MILLION settlement – wrongful death of a man related to a defective tire / rollover case
$2.5 MILLION verdict vs. Grinnell Corp. – wrongful death of a man caused by the collapse of negligently stacked pipes on a flatbed truck (click here to see article)
$2.3 MILLION settlement – wrongful death of a woman related to a defective tire / rollover case
$2.25 MILLION settlement – wrongful death of a young boy in a medical malpractice case related to negligent intubation and emergency room treatment
$2.2 MILLION settlement – wrongful death of a woman related to a defective tire / rollover case
$2.0 MILLION settlement – two deaths and five injury cases in a rollover case against an SUV manufacturer for vehicle instability and failure to have electronic stability control as standard equipment
$2.0 MILLION verdict vs. Enterprise - wrongful death of a man in a motor vehicle accident
$1.9 MILLION settlement – wrongful death of a woman related to a defective seatbelt
$1.89 MILLION settlement – wrongful death of a woman and several bodily injury claims related to a defective tire / rollover case
$1.87 MILLION settlement - wrongful death of a young man related to a defective and recalled tire in a rollover case with additional claims against various dealerships for failure to take the recalled tire out of service
$1.45 MILLION settlement – several bodily injury claims related to a defective tire / rollover case / spoliation of evidence case
$1.2 MILLION settlement - medical malpractice resulting in severe infection during a hip replacement surgery
$1.2 MILLION verdict vs. Continental Tire Co. – wrongful death of a man related to a defective tire / rollover case
$1.1 MILLION verdict vs. an engineering company - spinal cord injury related to a motor vehicle accident (click here to see article)
$1.1 MILLION verdict vs. FPL – ankle injury requiring a fusion from a motor vehicle accident