Verdicts and Settlements

The personal injury law firm of Doran & Murphy, PLLC, works with clients to reach successful verdicts and settlements in cases for serious injury and wrongful death. Many of our recent settlements are confidential and cannot be disclosed. However, a representative sample of some of our trial court cases and settlements follows below. To find out more about our law practice and court record, please contact us at 800.374.2144 or complete our convenient contact form.

Cancer, Asbestos and Diesel Fume Exposure Settlements and Verdicts

  • $15,250,000 – Verdict awarded for the family of a worker who died of mesothelioma.
  • Confidential Amount – Settlement for railroad conductor with mesothelioma.
  • Confidential Amount – Settlement for railroad electrician with mesothelioma.
  • Confidential Amount – Settlement for railroad track worker with mesothelioma.
  • $1,500,000 – Award for railroad worker suffering from mesothelioma.
  • $1,000,000 – An engineer diagnosed with aggressive lung cancer was granted a confidential settlement amount in excess of this amount.
  • $872,000 – A 79 year old Ohio engineer and former smoker received this verdict when a jury found the railroad’s violation of federal regulations was a major contributing factor to his throat cancer and chronic lung disease.
  • $750,000 – A former conductor, retired twelve years prior to his death and residing in Arizona, was granted this settlement for lung cancer.
  • $4,508,488 - Verdict for retired railroad signal maintainer with lung cancer. Reduced by 40% for contributory negligence.

Personal Injury Settlements and Verdicts

  • $6,500,000 – A construction worker who fell while erecting structural steel.
  • $5,250,000 – A wrongful death settlement in a passenger train derailment.
  • $3,700,000 – Wrongful death settlement
  • $2,900,000 – A worker who was struck by a falling object.
  • $1,800,000 – A brakeman suffered from occupational-related hearing loss was awarded this figure by a jury verdict in Portsmouth, Virginia.
  • $1,294,000 – Jury verdict for 50 year old freight conductor who suffered a non-operated herniated lumbar disc, after falling from an elevated snow bank during an air brake inspection.
  • $1,004,000 – A machinist who suffered a knee injury after a two-foot wrench fell on him received this jury verdict.
  • $987,000 – A Pennsylvania conductor received this settlement for low back injuries sustained while setting a handbrake on a railroad car.
  • $950,000 – A wrongful death case for an automobile accident.
  • $875,000 – Ohio engineer who sustained a mild closed head injury during a train derailment in Erie, Pennsylvania was awarded this settlement by jury verdict.
  • $750,000 – A 60 year old railroad conductor who tore both rotator cuffs while attempting to release a handbrake received this settlement one day before jury selection.
  • $750,000 – A locomotive engineer who sustained soft tissue cervical injuries, after a gondola car struck his locomotive cab was awarded this jury verdict.
  • $650,000 – Conductor who sustained knee injuries after slipping on iron ore pellets in a railroad yard.
  • $646,000 – Jury verdict for conductor with injured back from motor vehicle accident.
  • $600,000 – Conductor who sustained shoulder injuries after falling on oil on locomotive stairs was awarded this settlement.
  • $500,000 – Conductor who sustained knee injuries in an accident on a locomotive received this figure.

The landscape of asbestos litigation has changed drastically as a result of a number of bankruptcies. These changes make it more important than ever that asbestos victims choose a law firm experienced in asbestos verdicts, settlements and asbestos fund settlement recovery. Doran & Murphy is a highly seasoned law firm with attorneys who have experience in wrongful death settlements and personal injury settlements of all kinds. We work for the most successful verdict for our clients.

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