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Verdicts & Settlements

The attorneys at Friedman, Domiano & Smith have built a reputation for success based on numerous jury verdicts and settlements in excess of a million dollars. We continue to build this reputation with every case we accept. Long recognized as a leader in personal injury legal claims, Friedman, Domiano & Smith ensures that its clients can depend on the firm to seek the best possible results.

$20,000 Recovered By 18-Year-Old in a Legal Malpractice Claim

A claim was pursued when attorneys allowed the statute of limitations to expire when a passenger was involved in a serious collision with a Coca-Cola truck. The 18-year-old victim recovered $20,000 on this legal malpractice claim.

Highest Paid Salesman Pursued Age-Discrimination Claim and Won

A 44-year-old man, the highest paid salesman in his department at a major department store, pursued an age-discrimination claim and recovered damages against his employer.

$2-million Awarded To 40-Year-Old Man Killed in Car Accident

A $2-million verdict was awarded in Lorain County Common Pleas Court involving the wrongful death of a 40-year-old man who was killed when his car struck a truck that pulled out in front of him on Pearl Road.

25-Year-Old Woman Defeated AllState Insurance in Settlement

Allstate Insurance Company was defeated in Stark County Common Pleas Court when it failed to make an appropriate settlement offer to a 25-year-old woman who suffered soft-tissue injuries when her motorcycle was struck by a car that failed to yield the right of way.

$50,000 Recovered by Grandmother and Granddaughter

A grandmother and her granddaughter were involved in a motor-vehicle accident wherein the grandmother was killed and the granddaughter suffered soft-tissue injuries. The grandmother’s estate recovered $50,000, which consisted of the wrongdoer’s policy limits.

$1.1 Million Settlement Made on Behalf of a Head Chef

A $1.1 million settlement offer was made on behalf of a 29-year-old head chef at a local hotel restaurant who was stabbed to death by a co-worker. The hotel chain failed to properly investigate the background of the employee and therefore subjected all of its employees to potential harm.

Minor Boy Obtained $500,000 Settlement from Car Accident

A $500,000 settlement offer was obtained on behalf of a minor boy who was a passenger in a one-car accident. The driver operated his car in excessive speed and lost control, slamming into a tree and splitting the vehicle in half.

$900,000 Recovered by Estate After A Driver Failed to Yield

When a driver failed to yield the right of way to a 49-year-old man lawfully operating a motorcycle, the motorcyclist was killed, and the estate recovered $900,000.

50,000 Recovered by Nursing Home Resident

An 86-year-old nursing home resident fell and suffered severe personal injuries. She recovered $50,000 from the nursing home.

$500,000 Policy Limits Recovered After Motorcycle Crash

$500,000 policy limits were recovered for the wrongful death of a 27-year-old male motorcyclist who was killed when a van negligently turned left in front of him, causing the motorcycle to slam into the side of the van.

Minor Teen Recovered $45,000 After Motor Vehicle Accident

A 15-year-old male passenger recovered $45,000 when his driver negligently operated a motor vehicle, causing an accident and resulting in soft-tissue injuries to the minor teen.

64-Year-Old's Estate Recovers $100,000 and $1.3 Million

A 64-year-old male was killed—leaving a wife and three adult children—when he was involved in a serious motor-vehicle accident. The estate recovered Allstate’s $100,000 limits from the wrongdoer’s policy, and then pursued a Scott-Pontzer claim, recovering more than $1.3 million.

Case Involving 14-Year-Old Passenger Settled for $70,000

A 14-year-old unrestrained passenger was involved in a car accident, resulting in fractured vertebrae and ribs. An offer of $47,000 was made before suit was filed. The case was settled at mediation for $70,000.

$1.7 Million Settlement Reached on Behalf of Mother and Child

A $1.7-million settlement was reached on behalf of a mother and her 14-year-old child who were involved in a serious head-on collision. The mother suffered substantial fractures and internal injuries and the minor child suffered soft-tissue injuries.

Minor Recovered $41,500 After Sustaining a Right Tibia Fracture

A 15-year-old boy sustained a right-tibia fracture when involved in an automobile accident. The minor recovered $41,500.