Sampling of Car Accident Settlements & Verdicts

$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

$8,800,000 Award- Second Largest in Luzerne County- For Auto Fatality

A 12-member Luzerne County jury Friday night awarded nearly $8.8 million in the case of a former state trooper who was struck and disabled by a drunken driver. The award is the second largest in the county’s history and may be the largest of its kind ever in Pennsylvania, according to a court official close Read More

$8,000,000 Plus Awarded in GM Crash Case

Settlement has been reached in the punitive phase of the lawsuit brought by a Bucks Township couple against General Motors Corp. as the result of a collision of vehicles more than five years ago. The amount of settlement was not disclosed in the courtroom of Judge Correale Stevens and the jury was dismissed from further Read More

$7,000,000 Settlement Reached in Crash

A lawsuit in Luzerne County Court involving a Kingston man who was left disabled after a collision with a tractor-trailer has been settled for $7 million. The suit was filed by Deborah Prebola on behalf of her 30-year-old son, Jesse Prebola, in January against the driver of the tractor-trailer and several companies. After an agreement Read More

$1,400,000 Awarded in Vehicle Mishap Case (Pedestrian Accident)

A civil court jury has awarded a total sum of $1,457,694 in connection with two separate, but related, legal actions brought as the result of a vehicular accident which claimed the life of one person and resulted in injuries to a second. The mishap occurred Aug. 15, on Route 309 in Wright Township. Fatally injured Read More

Rear-End Case Settled at Pre-Trial Conference for $750,000

Rear-end case settled at pre-trial conference for $750,000.

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.

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