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$32,000,000 for Bear Creek Crash

Families to Receive Millions Seventeen passengers and two pilots died in the wreck in May. Attorney Joe Quinn, Senior Litigation Principal of Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn Law, was one of the lead counsels for the plaintiffs on this case. Attorney Quinn led 3 claims totaling over 4.4 million. More than $32 million will be paid Read More

$30,000,000 Settlement in Electrocution Deaths

The families of two young Susquehanna County men, electrocuted while installing a new roof on a house, will receive nearly $30-million as a result of an out of court settlement, the Sunday Independent has learned. Thomas A Bush, 32, of South Montrose and Kirk L. Zurn, 35, of Kingsley were killed while they were replacing Read More

$21,000,000 Settlement Involving Man Who Suffered Irreversible Brain Damage

Attorneys for a 50-year-old Exeter man who suffered irreversible brain damage following a kidney stone operation entered into a confidential settlement agreement on Monday with Wyoming Valley Health Care System and a Wilkes-Barre anesthesiologist. A civil jury trial of Carmen Insalaco’s lawsuit against the health care organization and the doctor was scheduled to begin Monday. Read More

$16,000,000 – Kristie’s Family Get Record-Setting Verdict Against PG&W

Verdict Largest To Date in Luzerne County History Jury says PG&W negligent in carbon-monoxide death Wilkes-Barre – A Luzerne county Jury slapped a recorded $15.3 million verdict against Pennsylvania Gas and Water company (PG&W) Friday night. After hearing four weeks of testimony, the nine woman, three man jury the utility company was totally responsible for Read More

$13,600,000 Award After Moses Taylor Death

A supplemental insurer who reneged on a settlement in a wrongful death suit must now pay the victim’s family $13.6 million. The award is the result of a protracted legal battle over the death of 44-year-old Donna M. Kapacs. The Archbald woman’s family filed suit against Moses Taylor Hospital and others after she died at Read More

$12.6 Million Given to Crash Victim

A $12.6 million settlement – the highest ever in Luzerne County Court – was awarded to Linda Ann Cappellini Friday afternoon as compensation for injuries she received in an automobile accident. County Jury Award Biggest Ever Here Ms. Cappellini, 26, formerly of West Wyoming, and now of Scotsdale, Ariz., said Friday she did not know Read More

CONFIDENTIALITY OF MCARE SETTLEMENTS: Although not mandated by law, the standard Release that is required in most settlements of medical malpractice cases which includes contributions from the MCARE Fund contain a confidentiality provision which prohibits the settling party or his or her attorney from divulging details about either the case or the terms of the settlement.

The complexity of a medical malpractice lawsuit demands a team of highly skilled attorneys, paralegals, nurses, support staff and technical experts. Over the last five years, the experienced and dedicated team at Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn has recovered a record number of verdicts and settlements for victims of medical malpractice or their families.