Sampling of Personal Injury Settlements & Verdicts

$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

$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

$9,000,000 Crashworthiness Settlement

$9,000,000 settlement in crashworthiness case where a defectively designed vehicle caused the death of a toddler.

Swine Flu Vaccine Victim Gets $3,900,000 Verdict

A thirty-nine-year-old Pittston woman confined to a wheel chair following her inoculation with swine influenza vaccine  has been awarded nearly $4 million from the United States of America – the largest swine flu verdict in the nation. Federal Judge Richard P. Conoboy handed down 104-page decision Monday awarding $3,971,470 to Lucy McDonald of 167 Johnson Read More

Bronchitis Sufferer Loses Legs and is Awarded $3,500,000

After years of pain and mismanaged health care, a Luzerne County man said he will at least be able to pay his bills for the rest of his life. James Marinello, of South Main Road, Mountaintop, was awarded $3.523 million in his lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs and its Wilkes-Barre medical center. Lawyers 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.