Verdicts & Settlements

Ferrara & Gable’s attorneys have established themselves as leaders in Personal Injury Litigation through consistent achievement of successful outcomes for clients. Our commitment to excellence has resulted in numerous substantial verdicts & settlements in the Cherry Hill area, all of South Jersey  and beyond. With enlisted help from some of the most recognized experts in the country, Ferrara & Gable is dedicated to transforming unfortunate and even catastrophic events into court verdicts and settlements that significantly improve the quality of life of those that we represent.

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances. The verdicts and settlements listed below were attained by Mike Ferrara and other firm members, either individually, in conjunction with partners or as a member of state and national litigation teams.

$4.85 Billion

$4.85 Billion

settlement of Vioxx litigation.

 

Merck withdrew the pain medication Vioxx from the world market in 2004. We represented about 100 patients who had heart attacks or strokes from taking Vioxx. About 20,000 plaintiffs shared the total settlement.

$7.5 Billion

$7.5 Billion

settlement was awarded for the citizens of New Jersey against the Tobacco Industry.

 

Mike Ferrara was co-counsel in a case brought by Governor Whitman against the tobacco industry for reimbursement of Medicaid expenditures caused by smoking related illnesses. The suit sought to recover billions of dollars that the state and its taxpayers paid through the Medicaid program for health care costs attributable to smoking related illnesses.

$7.1 Million

$7.5 Million

settlement for the wife and children

 

who was tragically killed when a tractor trailer driver crashed into the family car on the NJ Turnpike.

$5.5 Million

$5.5 Million

Jury verdict against General Motors Harold Tucker,

 

69-year-old Salem man, was paralyzed from the chest down in a car crash on November 28 1995. His attorneys argued that a defective seat belt was the cause of his injuries. The jury agreed and ordered General Motors to pay $5.5 million in damages.

$5 Million

$5 Million

arbitration award

 

to our client whose injury during a motor vehicle accident resulted from a defective seat in a Chrysler automobile.

$4 Million +

$4 Million +

awarded by a jury

 

for our client who has been disabled due to a poorly designed seat belt in a Toyota pick-up truck.

$3.5 Million

$3.5 Million

settlement for a 47 year old woman

 

who sustained CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome). The details of the case are required to be kept confidential but this ranks in the Top 10 Settlements or Verdicts in New Jersey in 2020.

$2.5 Million

$2.5 Million

settlement

 

several construction companies and a machine manufacturer paid $2.5 million to our client for injuries he sustained on a construction site. Our client lost his leg and his vision in one eye after an unstable machine was allowed onto a job site and was assigned for use by the general contractor in an area for which it was not intended.

$2.3 Million

$2.3 Million

verdict a Camden County Judge awarded

 

$2.3 million to a 29-year-old Sewell, New Jersey mother and her 5-year-old daughter for damages arising from the death of their husband/father. Our client was only 24 years old and pregnant with the couple’s first child when her husband was killed in a car crash. Another driver disregarded a stop sign and a red flashing light and collided into his van at 50 mph.

$2 Million

$2 Million

settlement a week before trial of construction site electrical injury.

 

A worker struck a live underground power line as he was digging to install a guard rail post. His electrical injury was confirmed by the Chicago Electrical Institute. The suit was brought against the general contractor and the subcontractor for their failure to have the area he was about to dig properly “marked out”.

$1.95 Million

$1.95 Million

awarded in a bench trial,

 

for causing the death of the plaintiff’s husband due to the defendant driver’s failure to stop at a flashing red light: the resulting accident causing pain and then death to the plaintiff. The court awarded $1,750,000 for wrongful death, $175,000 for pain and suffering and $8,516 for funeral expenses.

$1.8 Million

$1.8 Million

out-of-court settlement

 

for our client, a pedestrian injured while crossing a major intersection.

$1.7 Million

$1.7 Million

settlement for a 64 year old man

 

injured as a result of anesthesiological malpractice after the anesthesiologist incorrectly inserted a tube in the plaintiff’s esophagus when the plaintiff has a pre-exiting artificial opening in the neck from a previous laryngectomy, thirty years before.

$1.6 Million

$1.6 Million

verdict awarded by a Gloucester County jury

 

to a Woodbury Heights boy who lost most of his left hand in a 1995 fireworks explosion. The jury award included $372,590 for future medical bills, $300,000 for future lost wages and $927,410 for pain and suffering

$1.5 Million

$1.5 Million

settlement

 

for woman sexually assaulted in an adult daycare setting.

$1.5 Million

$1.5 Million

settlement for nursing malpractice.

 

This was a case in which a hospital patient, who had been admitted because of a 15 foot fall from a ladder, was given the wrong injection prior to coccyx surgery, because the nurse mislabeled the syringe, and caused the patient’s death.

$1.4 Million

$1.4 Million

settlement

 

for a 38-year-old Mays Landing laborer severely injured on a construction site in South Jersey.

$1.4 Million

$1.4 Million

jury verdict for the family of a man killed in a gasoline tanker explosion.

 

At the time, it was one of the largest wrongful death verdicts in Montgomery County, Pa.

$1.35 Million

$1.4 Million

settlement

 

for a 24-year-old Bridgeton man whose hand was amputated in a defective vegetable-processing machine.

$1.2 Million

$1.2 Million

out-of-court settlement,

 

settled after jury selection, paid by various companies to our client, who contracted leukemia from benzene exposure in the workplace.

$1.15 Million

$1.15 Million

for a 43 year old worker

 

who lost part of his hand in a poorly guarded industrial machine.

$950,000

$950,000

settlement

 

for wrongful death of motorcycle rider who collided with a tractor trailer.

$850,000

$850,000

settlement

 

for motorcycle rider injured as the result of the negligence of another driver.

$800,000

$800,000

settlement

 

or a 32-year-old Vineland man whose hand was severely burned in a glass making machine.

$775,000

$775,000

settlement

 

reached after one week of trial for a boy injured by a defective bicycle.

$750,000

$750,000

settlement

 

for the family of a man killed in a car accident.

$750,000

$750,000

settlement

 

for a 35-year-old Paulsboro man whose leg was amputated below the knee in a heavy equipment accident.

$740,000

$740,000

settlement

 

for tractor trailer truck driver with spinal injuries following a collision with another tractor trailer.

$500,000

$500,000

settlement

 

in wrongful death claim where lifetime dialysis patient suffered blood loss following failure to monitor patient.

$500,000

$500,000

settlement

 

for a 17 year old boy who was injured at birth by a doctor who mismanaged his delivery.

$480,000

$480,000

verdict

 

a Mercer County (NJ) jury awarded $485,000 to a Pennsylvania man for injuries he suffered when he fell at the Princeton Medical Center in 1995. Our 55-year-old client was working for a trash removal company when he stepped out of his truck and fell on ice and snow.

$471,589

$471,589

Negligent use of excessive force

 

– defendant tavern’s Manager/Bouncer causes spiral fracture and nerve damage to independent contractor go-go dancer when breaking up altercation started by other go-go dancer – failure to prevent other hostilities from escalating into physical assault by other dancer.

$470,000

$470,000

jury verdict

 

to our client, beaten by a co-worker during her first day on the job.