Representative Case Summaries

                                                                      VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS


A seasoned litigator with more than thirty (30) years experience, personal injury attorney Michael S. Mehrmann has a proven track of recovering the maximum amount on behalf of his clients.  Some of the representative verdicts and settlements are set forth below:


MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS


$1.5 million – recovery on behalf of a motorcycle operator for spinal cord injuries and permanent nerve damage arising from a collision with a pick-up truck in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

$400,000.00 – recovery for personal injuries against a motorist who failed to stop at a red light, resulting in a collision with a motorcycle in Brandon, Florida.

$200,000.00 – recovery on behalf of passengers of a motor vehicle that was broad-sided by another driver, causing both passengers to sustain severe personal injuries in Middleboro, Massachusetts.

$130,000.00 – recovery for chest, leg and ankle injuries arising from a collision with a large log truck in Carver, Massachusetts.

$110,000.00 – recovery for personal injuries against  a motorist who failed to stop at a stop sign, resulting in a motor vehicle collision in Brockton, Massachusetts.

$100,000.00 – recovery on behalf of a motorist who was rear-ended at a red light, causing her to sustain neck and shoulder injuries in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

$100,000.00 – recovery on behalf of a car passenger for injuries arising from a collision with a truck in Carver, Massachusetts.

$95,000.00 – recovery on behalf of a car passenger injured from a collision with a pick-up truck, which was being operated at an excessive rate of speed and with a full load in Cohasset, Massachusetts.

$70,000.00 – recovery on behalf of a car passenger for rib and knee injuries arising from a rear-end collision in Kingston, Massachusetts.

$60,000.00 – recovery for neck and rib injuries arising from a motor vehicle collision caused by an ambulance operator who failed to stop at a red light in Hingham, Massachusetts.

$55,000.00 – recovery for neck and arm injuries arising from a collision with a box truck in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

$50,000.00 – recovery for back, neck, and hip injuries arising from a rear-end collision in Sandwich, Massachusetts.

$45,000.00 – recovery for chest and wrist injuries arising from a motor vehicle collision in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

$45,000.00 – recovery for cervical strain arising from a rear-end collision in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

$40,000.00 – recovery for cervical sprain arising from a rear-end collision in Woburn, Massachusetts.


PRODUCT LIABILITY


$175,000.00 – recovery against a birth control manufacturer for injuries arising from pulmonary embolism in Kingston, Massachusetts.

$80,000.00 – recovery against an aluminum chair manufacturer for knee and leg injuries in Kingston, Massachusetts.


MEDICAL MALPRACTICE


$2 million – recovery against a gynecologic oncologist for both performing an unnecessary hysterectomy and failing to diagnose a pregnancy, leading to a fetal demise.

$300,000.00 – recovery against a nursing home facility for failing to establish and follow an appropriate treatment plan, leading to the death of an elderly patient.

$290,000.00 – recovery against a nursing home facility for failure to establish and uphold an appropriate treatment plan for a patient with a history of eating difficulties and choking.

$100,000.00 – recovery against a nursing home facility for failure to properly treat and detect decubitus ulcers.


UNSAFE PREMISES


$700,000.00 – recovery against a big-box retailer for failure to both properly display and secure several large, empty storage boxes, causing a customer to sustain neck, back and shoulder injuries in Salem, New Hampshire.

$40,000.00 – recovery against a school for failure to provide lighting along an auditorium ramp, causing a patron to trip and fall.


SLIP AND FALL


$175,000.00 – recovery against a pharmacy chain for failure to remove snow and ice from a parking lot, causing a customer to slip, fall and sustain leg and back injuries in Willimantic, Connecticut.

$40,000.00 – recovery against a restaurant chain for injuries arising from a slip and fall in Kingston, Massachusetts.

$35,000.00 – recovery against a supermarket chain for injuries arising from a  slip and fall in Kingston, Massachusetts.


CONSTRUCTION SITE ACCIDENTS


$225,000.00 – recovery for neck and shoulder injuries arising from a  low-speed motor vehicle collision caused by a negligently-dislodged manhole cover in Halifax, Massachusetts.

$100,000.00 – recovery against a general contractor for failure to provide a reasonably safe workplace, which resulted in a fall and head injury in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

$90,000.00 – recovery against a general contractor and concrete contractor for fall down injuries arising from a construction site water leak in Plymouth, Massachusetts.


WORKERS’ COMPENSATION


$325,000.00 – lump sum settlement for inguinal injuries to a store clerk.

$225,000.00 – lump sum settlement for a hand injury to an auto body technician.

$210,000.00 – lump sum settlement for a lower back injury to a medical device assembler.

$150000.00 – lump sum settlement for a lower back injury to a nurse.

$135,000.00 – lump sum settlement for back and shoulder injuries to an auto body technician.

$85,000.00 – lump sum settlement for rib injuries to a mechanic.

$50,000.00 – lump sum settlement for foot injuries to a greenhouse worker.

$40,000.00 – lump sum settlement for lower back injuries to a legal secretary.

$40,000.00 – lump sum settlement for injuries to a yard laborer.

$40,000.00 – lump sum settlement for lower back injuries to a grounds keeper.

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