Wrongful death case results

When you’ve lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence, you need to protect your rights and the rights of your loved one. Our attorneys have the experience and resources to work tirelessly, and aggressively pursue each wrongful death case.

All lawsuits are different and Elk & Elk makes no representation or promises that it can obtain the same results in other cases. These results do not guarantee, warrant, or predict the outcome of any future legal matter. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation.

Case Results

AMOUNT CASE SUMMARY
$39,000,000 Case brought on behalf of a 41-year-old Ohio man struck by a vehicle and died while working in a construction zone. A Cleveland jury awarded $19 million in compensation for wrongful death and $20 million in punitive damages. The jury found 60% fault with construction company, 30% fault of the driver of the vehicle, and 10% to the Plaintiff. The case settled on an appeal filed. Case tried with co-counsel. Phillip Kuri
$2,761,228.15 Plaintiffs were riding a motorcycle when the right rear axle broke. An auto parts store sold the defective part. The husband was killed and his wife was severely injured. Kimberly Young Gary Cowan
$1,900,000 The 39-year-old Plaintiff was killed in a motor vehicle accident after the Defendant went left of center. Matthew Carty
$1,150,000 Plaintiff’s heart was damaged during a surgical procedure. The surgeon failed to repair the damage properly, resulting in death. Phillip Kuri
$1,100,000 The Plaintiff worked as a police officer and was picking up debris on the road when the Defendant, who was driving a truck, hit the Plaintiff and dragged him along the roadway. This resulted in the death of the Plaintiff. William Price
$1,025,000 The 42-year-old Plaintiff was killed after his motorcycle collided with an irrigation trailer that came unattached from the vehicle towing it. The pump traveled left of center and hit the motorcycle, ejecting both the driver and passenger. Gary Cowan
$800,000 The Decedent, age 69, was recovering in a nursing /rehab facility following bowel surgery. Plaintiffs alleged the Defendant physician negligently failed to appropriately order, manage, and monitor the Decedent’s anticoagulation therapy, resulting in a brain bleed and her death on August 3, 2011. Phillip Kuri
$500,000 Woman dies in a rehabilitation center, due to improper monitoring of her blood sugar. Phillip Kuri
$275,000 Decedent, a 19-year-old male, was struck as a pedestrian on the side of the road at nighttime by a motor vehicle. He sustained a closed head injury and died six weeks later after slipping into a coma. Jay Kelley
Amount Confidential New Jersey Pro Hac Vice with co-counsel, Louis DeVoto. Wrongful death of a 21-year-old female who arrested secondary to pyelonephritis. A code blue was issued in the case. Jay Kelley