Verdicts & Settlements

Case:

Johns Manville I

Amount:

$90,500,000

About:

LK's NJ mesothelioma attorneys , including Moshe Maimon represented eleven families from Manville, NJ, in a wrongful death lawsuit against Anova Holding, AG, and Becon, AG, the successors to the international asbestos conglomerate Eternit.

Case:

USA ex rel Dr. Gabriel Feldman vs. The City of New York

Amount:

$70,000,000

About:

LK qui tam lawyer Alan Konigsberg represented a whistleblower in a Medicaid fraud case brought against the City of New York under the Federal False Claims Act.

Case:

Consorti, Luchnick, Pulizzi, Tabolt

Amount:

$47,150,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyers Robert I. Komitor and Moshe Maimon represented four individuals suffering from mesothelioma in a consolidated trial in New York Federal Court, Southern District.

Case:

Susan Buttitta v. Asbestos Corp., et al.

Amount:

$30,300,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer Moshe Maimon represented the family of a New Jersey man who died of mesothelioma.

Case:

City of Baltimore v. U.S. Gypsum et al.

Amount:

$23,000,000

About:

LK attorney Stanley J. Levy obtained a compensatory and punitive verdict on behalf of the City of Baltimore for recovery of its asbestos abatement costs against suppliers of asbestos-containing spray materials. The case was tried in Maryland State Court, Baltimore County, 1992.

Case:

Mayer, Pride

Amount:

$22,000,000

About:

In a consolidated trial in New York State Supreme Court, LK mesothelioma lawyer Jerome H. Block represented an individual suffering from mesothelioma and an individual who died from mesothelioma.

Amount:

$19,500,000

About:

LK mesothelioma attorneys Robert I. Komitor and Jerome H. Block represented an individual suffering from mesothelioma and an individual who died from mesothelioma in a consolidated trial in New York State Supreme Court.

Case:

New York Brooklyn Navy Yard Consolidated Asbestos Litigation

Amount:

$18,500,000

About:

In a consolidated trial on behalf of Brooklyn Navy Yard workers, LK mesothelioma attorneys Moshe Maimon and Robert I. Komitor represented 32 plaintiffs who had developed a variety of asbestos-related diseases including asbestos lung cancer, asbestosis, colon cancer, and mesothelioma. The trial was held in the Federal Court, Eastern District of New York.

Case:

Ronsini, Cardinal, Hoz

Amount:

$18,200,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer Robert I. Komitor represented three individuals suffering from mesothelioma whose cases were tried in New York State Supreme Court.

Case:

Gantcher, White, Venturno, Dollas, Mangialomini

Amount:

$18,200,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyers represented five individuals, who died from mesothelioma, whose cases were tried in New York State Supreme Court.

Case:

Ayers v. Township of Jackson

Amount:

$17,600,000

About:

LK toxic exposure attorney represented families chemically exposed to volatile organic chemicals in their drinking water.

Case:

Florence Nemeth v. Whittaker Clark & Daniels, et al.

Amount:

$16,500,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyers represented a Long Island woman with peritoneal mesothelioma exposed to asbestos-contaminated cosmetic talcum powder.

Case:

New York Consolidated Powerhouse Asbestos Litigation

Amount:

$14,300,000

About:

LK mesothelioma attorneys Robert I. Komitor and Moshe Maimon represented five powerhouse workers in a consolidated trial held in the Federal Court, Eastern District of New York. Two of plaintiffs suffered from mesothelioma, one from asbestos lung cancer, and two from asbestosis.

Case:

Ciletti, McPadden, Greff

Amount:

$14,250,000

About:

Three individuals suffering from mesothelioma whose cases were tried by Moshe Maimon in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Case:

City of Baltimore v. Owens-Corning et al.

Amount:

$12,110,000

About:

LK attorney Stanley J. Levy obtained a compensatory and punitive verdict on behalf of the City of Baltimore for recovery of its asbestos related costs against suppliers of asbestos-containing pipe-covering insulation. The case was tried in Maryland State Court, Baltimore County, 1993.

Case:

Chisholm

Amount:

$10,550,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyers Donald P. Blydenburgh and Arthur Prystowsky represented a man suffering from mesothelioma as the result of his exposure to asbestos from talc mined and sold by R.T. Vanderbilt, Inc.

Case:

Rhodes

Amount:

$10,000,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer Moshe Maimon represented an individual suffering from mesothelioma, whose case was tried in New Jersey Superior Court, Middlesex County.

Case:

New York Consolidated Powerhouse Litigation

Amount:

$9,390,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer Robert I. Komitor represented three powerhouse workers: two suffering from asbestos lung cancer and one suffering from asbestosis and colon cancer. The cases were tried as part of a consolidated trial held in New York State Supreme Court.

Amount:

$9,000,000

About:

LK mesothelioma attorneys Jerome H. Block and Patrick J. Timmins represented two mesothelioma clients in a consolidated trial held in New York State Supreme Court.

Amount:

$8,500,000

About:

LK lead poisoning attorney represented a 15-year-old youth who was lead poisoned at the age of 7, when, together with his family, he resided in an apartment building in Bronx, New York.

Amount:

$7,700,000

About:

LK mesothelioma attorneys Amber R. Long and Keith W. Binder represented a school bus driver in a mesothelioma case in New York State Supreme Court, Onondaga County.

Amount:

$7,500,000

About:

LK medical malpractice lawyers represented the victim of medical negligence as a result of the delayed diagnosis of her medullary thyroid cancer.

Amount:

$7,500,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyers Moshe Maimon and John Guinan represented a woman who developed peritoneal mesothelioma as a result of being exposed to asbestos from laundering the asbestos-contaminated clothing of her husband who worked at the Exxon Bayway Refinery in New Jersey.

Case:

Daniel Carlucci v. Union Carbide Corp.

Amount:

$7,300,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyers represented a tractor trailer driver who was exposed to asbestos while loading products at Union Carbide’s Bakelite plant in Bound Brook, New Jersey.

Case:

Higgins, Johnson

Amount:

$7,150,000

About:

LK mesothelioma attorney represented two shipyard workers exposed to asbestos while working at the Brooklyn Naval shipyard: one plaintiff developed asbestosis and the other one asbestos-related pleural disease. The case was tried in the Federal District Court, Eastern District.

Amount:

$7,000,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer Jerome H. Block represented a welder who developed mesothelioma caused by asbestos he was exposed to while participating in the construction of LILCO's Northport, NY, power station.

Case:

Joan Robusto v. Whittaker, Clark & Daniels

Amount:

$7,000,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyers received the first-ever verdict in New York against a cosmetic talcum powder supplier that sold asbestos-contaminated talc to the manufacturer of Desert Flower Talcum Powder.

Amount:

$7,000,000

About:

LK attorney Moshe Maimon obtained compensatory and punitive damages in a breach of contract/breach of fiduciary duties case involving partners in an investment banking/brokerage venture.

Amount:

$6,900,000

About:

LK lead poisoning attorney Alan J. Konigsberg represented two brothers, ages 11 and 9, who were lead poisoned. The case was tried in New York State Court, New York County.

Amount:

$6,640,000

About:

LK mesothelioma attorneys Jerome H. Block and Robert I. Komitor represented an individual who died from mesothelioma and an individual suffering from asbestos lung cancer in a consolidated trial in New York State Supreme Court against manufacturers of asbestos-containing welding rods.

Case:

Brooklyn Navy Yard Consolidated Asbestos Litigation

Amount:

$5,500,000

About:

LK mesothelioma attorney Robert I. Komitor represented three plaintiffs in a consolidated trial on behalf of Brooklyn Navy Yard workers in the New York State Supreme Court. Two plaintiffs suffered from mesothelioma and one from asbestosis.

Case:

Geressy v. Digital Equipment Corporation

Amount:

$5,400,000

About:

LK attorney obtained a verdict on behalf of a Port Authority secretary who suffered reflex sympathetic dystrophy and carpal tunnel syndrome as a consequence of intense keyboard work at a defective computer workstation.

Amount:

$5,000,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer Jerome H. Block represented a former Navy boilerman, who developed mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure during his service aboard USS Charles H. Roan.

Case:

D.G.

Amount:

$4,800,000

About:

LK lead poisoning lawyer represented a 12-year-old girl who, at the age of 2, was lead-poisoned in an apartment building in Brooklyn, New York.

Amount:

$4,600,000

About:

LK lead poisoning lawyer Alan J. Konigsberg represented a 15-year-old boy who, at the age of 4, was lead poisoned in an apartment building in Manhattan, New York.

Case:

Fagiola v. National Gypsum Company AC & S., Inc.

Amount:

$4,500,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer represented the family of an engineer who was exposed to asbestos while installing gyroscopic guidance systems in submarines, and as a result developed mesothelioma.

Amount:

$4,000,000

About:

In a medical malpractice case involving failure to timely and properly treat an ischemic stroke with thrombolytic therapy, LK medical negligence lawyer obtained a $4 million settlement after an 11-day trial.

Amount:

$4,000,000

About:

LK personal injury lawyer obtained a $4.25 million settlement for a 46-year old motorcyclist who was catastrophically injured when he was struck by a truck that made an illegal left hand turn on 11th Avenue in New York City.

Case:

Maiorana

Amount:

$4,000,000

About:

LK attorneys represented the widow of a 40 year old sheet metal worker who died of colon cancer. After the trial, judge set aside the verdict, however LK successfully brought another appeal reinstating the award.

Case:

L.S. v. the City of New York

Amount:

$3,850,000

About:

LK lead poisoning lawyer Alan J. Konigsberg represented an 8-year-old boy who was lead poisoned for over 5 years while residing in an apartment owned by the City of New York.

Case:

Handleman v. Smith

Amount:

$3,650,000

About:

LK medical malpractice lawyer obtained a verdict of $3,655,000 on behalf of a 37-year-old psychologist who contracted hepatitis C while undergoing platelet transfusions in the care of defendant.

Case:

M.J. v. Chetram

Amount:

$3,390,000

About:

LK lead poisoning attorneys represented a 10-year-old girl who was lead poisoned in a Brooklyn apartment building.

Amount:

$3,350,000

About:

LK mesothelioma attorney Moshe Maimon represented the estate of a New Jersey man who died of mesothelioma. The case was tried in Middlesex County, New Jersey.

Amount:

$3,000,000

About:

In a medical malpractice lawsuit involving breast cancer misdiagnosis, LK medical negligence lawyers obtained a $3 Million settlement shortly before jury selection.

Amount:

$3,000,000

About:

LK lead poisoning lawyer represented a young NYC girl who suffered brain injuries as a result of being lead poisoned in her family's apartment when she was five years old in 2004.

Amount:

$3,000,000

About:

LK lead poisoning attorney represented a 13-year-old boy who was lead poisoned in an apartment building in Upper Manhattan.

Case:

Wilson v. Leigh Memorial Hospital

Amount:

$2,750,000

About:

LK attorneys Robert I. Komitor and Alan J. Konigsberg served as co-counsel with Virginia counsel in a trial held in Virginia State Court of a woman who suffered brain damage after experiencing a collapsed lung while undergoing jaw surgery.

Case:

Alberto Santana m/n/g Perez vs. Menford Realty Corp.

Amount:

$2,700,000

About:

LK lead poisoning lawyer represented a 9-year-old autistic child, who was lead-poisoned at the age of 2 while living with his parents at their Bronx, NY apartment.

Case:

Kwame Cummings

Amount:

$2,500,000

About:

LK lead poisoning attorney Corey M. Stern handled a case for a 25 year old young man who was lead poisoned over three years between the ages of three and six, in an Apartment Building in New York, New York.

Amount:

$2,500,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyers represented the widow of a US Navy veteran, who died of mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure during his years of service and throughout his career as a union pipefitter.

Amount:

$2,400,000

About:

LK lead poisoning attorney represented a youth who was lead poisoned in her infancy when, together with her family, she resided in an apartment building in Bronx, New York.

Amount:

$2,250,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer represented a 73-year-old man, who developed mesothelioma as a result of being exposed to asbestos in his workplace as an electrician at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the 1950s.

Case:

DeStefano

Amount:

$2,020,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer Robert I. Komitor represented a client, who suffered from an asbestos-related pleural disease and initial stages of asbestosis. The case was tried in New York State Supreme Court.

Case:

Annie Rose Noel

Amount:

$2,000,000

About:

LK medical malpractice lawyer represented a part-time nanny who suffered kidney injuries while recovering from a myomectomy at Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan.

Case:

Koumianos v. State of New York

Amount:

$1,880,000

About:

LK personal injury lawyer Stanley J. Levy obtained a verdict of $1,885,574 in a trial held in the New York Court of Claims on behalf of a painter who suffered brain injury when falling from a scaffold while painting an overpass on a section of the New York Thruway.

Case:

DeChiaro, Dinardo

Amount:

$1,720,000

About:

LK attorney Alan J. Konigsberg represented two individuals who developed asbestosis while working in a shipyard. The cases were tried in New York State Supreme Court.

Case:

Passentino

Amount:

$1,650,000

About:

LK mesothelioma attorney Robert I. Komitor represented a 69-year-old Brooklyn Navy Yard worker who developed asbestosis. Jury awarded both punitive and compensatory damages.

Case:

Swiercynski

Amount:

$1,470,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer Robert I. Komitor represented a client, who suffered from asbestosis. The case was tried in New York State Supreme Court.

Case:

D.A.

Amount:

$1,150,000

About:

LK lead poisoning lawyer represented a fifteen year old girl who was diagnosed with lead poisoning as a young child after being exposed to lead paint in an apartment building in New York, New York.

Amount:

$1,000,000

About:

LK lead poisoning attorney represented a 9-year-old boy who was lead poisoned when, together with his family, he resided at an apartment in Garfield, New Jersey.

Case:

Peaslee

Amount:

$810,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer Robert I. Komitor represented a client, who suffered from an asbestos-related pleural disease. The case was tried in New York State Supreme Court.

Case:

Scalone

Amount:

$800,000

About:

LK asbestos exposure attorney represented a sixty-year-old insulator suffering from asbestosis in a case tried in New York Federal District Court Southern District.

Case:

Steven Simon ex rel The State of New York & The City of New York

Amount:

$745,000

About:

LK qui tam lawyer Alan Konigsberg represented a whistleblower in a Medicaid fraud case brought against three New York nursing homes under the State's False Claims Act.

Amount:

$650,000

About:

LK mesothelioma lawyer Jerome H. Block represented a client, who developed mesothelioma as a result of being exposed to asbestos-containing Hi-Heat Dum-Dum thermal insulation cement manufactured by Exxon-Mobil.

Case:

Cruz v. New York State

Amount:

$627,572

About:

LK attorney Robert I. Komitor obtained a verdict of $627,572 in a trial held in the New York Court of Claims on behalf of a 35-year- old former heroine addict, who suffered a severe head trauma upon colliding into the rear of a State vehicle, which was stopped in the middle lane of a three lane highway to direct traffic for road repair. The Court held that the State was negligent in failing to direct traffic properly and deviating from its own traffic control manual.

Amount:

$625,000

About:

LK mesothelioma attorneys Jerome H. Block and Arthur Prystowsky represented a mother of three from Houston, Texas, in an asbestos case in New York State Supreme Court, Schenectady County.

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