Attorney Alan Wittenberg - Sample Of Case Results
A. LARGEST SETTLEMENT IN MICHIGAN HISTORY FOR AN INDIVIDUAL IN A PRODUCT LIABILITY/DEFECTIVE DRUG/WRONGFUL BIRTH CASE (Multi-Million Dollar Settlement)
Alan Wittenberg and his law firm secured the largest settlement ever in the State of Michigan for a wrongful birth case against one of the largest drug manufacturers in the world. Due to a defective medication that was recalled, the victim was born prematurely and had multiple medical complications which left the victim permanently injured and in need of medical care for the remainder of her life. After extensive litigation, Alan Wittenberg was able to secure a multiple million-dollar settlement days before trial. Alan and his firm stood toe to toe with the powerful drug company and their large team of lawyers and was able to secure the largest settlement on behalf of a wrongful birth victim due to a defective drug ever in the State of Michigan.
B. 6.25 MILLION DOLLARS FOR A MOTORCYBLE VS. BUS COLLISION AND FUTURE MEDICAL BILLS EQUALLING OVER 20 MILLION DOLLARS
Alan and his firm was able to secure a 6.25 million dollar settlement for a victim of a motorcycle collision that occurred due to a bus driver’s negligence. The 6.25 million settlement was for the victim’s pain and suffering. Alan and his firm was able to secure a guarantee that future medical bills for the victim’s 24 hour medical care would continue throughout his lifetime. The estimated total of the victim’s medical care will exceed 20 million dollars.
C. 10 MILLION DOLLARS SECURED FOR MEDICAL BILLS FOR VICTIM OF BUS ACCIDENT.
10 million dollars secured for medical bills for victim of a bus accident. This has allowed the client to have any and all medical treatment necessary for the extensive injuries suffered by the client.
D. 2.5 MILLION FOR MOTORCYCLE COLLISION
The victim, who was working, collided with a truck which made an illegal left hand turn. As a result of the collision, the victim sustained multiple injuries. Alan and his firm was able to secure a 2.5 million dollar settlement for the victim. Additionally, even though the victim was eventually able to return to work, Alan made sure all his future medical bills would be paid for by the insurance company.
E. 2.4 MILLION SETTLEMENT FOR CAR ACCIDENT VICTIM
Alan Wittenberg and outside counsel were able to secure a 2.4 million dollar settlement on behalf of a victim of an automobile accident days before trial. The insurance company of the vehicle that caused the accident claimed that the victim had numerous pre-existing problems. Through extensive discovery, Alan was able to prove that the victim’s injuries were caused directly because of the other driver’s negligence. Days before trial, a 2.4 million dollar settlement was secured on behalf of the plaintiff.
F. 2 MILLION CONSTRUCTION LIABILITY
The victim was a construction worker who was severely injured at the job site due to numerous MIOSHA and OSHA violations of the general contractor and other sub-contractors on the job site. Liability was hotly contested by the numerous defendants in the case. After several facilitations, Alan and his firm were able to secure a $2,000,000.00 settlement on behalf of the victim.
G. 2.1 MILLION JURY VERDICT FOR VICTIMS OF CAR ACCIDENT
In early 2000, after a two week trial in Macomb County, Alan Wittenberg’s clients, who were husband and wife, secured a jury verdict of approximately 2.1 million dollars. Both husband and wife were struck from behind by a negligent corporate truck driver. After the verdict was received, the defendants appealed. While the case was on appeal, a confidential settlement was obtained.
H. 1.25 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT IN A CONSTRUCTION LIABILITY CASE
The victim was an employee of a subcontractor at a local hospital. There were several general contracting and subcontracting defendants. Despite numerous motions by the defendants to have the case dismissed, the plaintiff was able to prevail. The plaintiff was able to secure a 1.25 million dollar settlement for the victim, which helped pay for numerous medical expenses and wage loss suffered by the victim.
I. 1.425 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE
The plaintiff was able to secure a 1.425 million dollar settlement on behalf of a victim of medical malpractice. More specifically, the hospital failed to properly monitor the patient’s blood tests due to a systematic computer malfunction. For years, plaintiff’s ongoing prostate disease went undiagnosed until the victim’s cancer spread. After extensive discovery, plaintiff was able to secure a 1.425 million settlement on behalf of the victim and his family. Additionally due to this case, the hospital changed its entire computer system to make sure this mistake didn’t happen again.
J. 1.25 MILLION SETTLEMENT ON BEHALF OF A DROWNING VICTIM’S FAMILY
In this tragic case, the victim was a teenager who drown in an apartment pool complex. After an extensive investigation and discovery, Alan Wittenberg and his firm were able to uncover numerous safety violations by the apartment complex. Liability in the case was hotly disputed. After numerous facilitations, a settlement of 1.25 million dollars was secured on behalf of the family.
K. 1.8 MILLION DOLLAR VERDICT FOR A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE VICTIM
After a routine surgery, the victim suffered numerous vascular complications which led to the amputation of one of the patient’s limbs. After extensive discovery, Alan Wittenberg and his firm was able to secure a settlement of 1.8 million dollars.
L. ROAD DESIGN NEGLIGENCE NETS $975,000.00 SETTLEMENT
The victim was killed while making a left hand turn onto an intersection that had been redesigned less than two years earlier by a large road architectural firm. After extensive discovery, it was determined that there were numerous design flaws in the road which made it unreasonably dangerous to make a left hand turn. The architectural firm filed numerous motions to dismiss the case, but Alan Wittenberg and his firm were able to prevail and secure $975,000.00 on behalf of the victim’s family.
M. $650,000.00 SETTLEMENT FOR AN ELEVATOR MALFUNCTION CASE
The victim was injured when an elevator malfunctioned due to negligent maintenance by the elevator company. The victim sustained injury to her neck and back. Before trial Alan Wittenberg and his firm were able to secure a $650,000.00 settlement on behalf of the victim.
N. $500,000.00 SETTLEMENT FOR A SNOWMOBILE ACCIDENT
The victim was riding his snowmobile on trails in northern Michigan. Another driver of a snowmobile on the same trail was driving erratically and lost control of his snowmobile, thereby colliding with the victim. Following extensive discovery, plaintiff was able to secure for the victim a $500,000.00 settlement.
O. $475,000.00 SETTLEMENT FOR BOATING ACCIDENT VICTIM
After water skiing the victim attempted to climb back onto the boat from a ladder that was located near the rear motor of the boat. The motor malfunctioned and, even though the boat was in neutral, the motor blade rotated an additional cycle and caused a severe injury to the plaintiff. Fortunately, the plaintiff was able to make a full recovery. After extensive discovery, plaintiff was able to secure a $475,000.00 verdict on behalf of the victim.
P. DEFECTIVE DESIGN OF GATE DOOR ON BOAT
Alan Wittenberg and his firm represented numerous victims throughout the State of Michigan who suffered traumatic amputations of their 5th finger due to a negligent design of a door gate on recreational boats. Following extensive discovery, it was determined that there was a recall on this design. Alan Wittenberg and his firm was able to secure a confidential settlement on behalf of each individual victim to compensate them for their medical bills and injuries.
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