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Commercial demolition and building construction is a lucrative business for the corporate giants and others, but who looks out for the worker or bystander that has been severely injured in the process? We do.
Severe Workplace Injuries Demand Significant Compensation
As lead counsel in the prosecution of the civil case against the Salvation Army, we led the effort to achieve a jury liability verdict holding the Salvation Army principally responsible in one of the longest trials in Pennsylvania history. We spearheaded a subsequent global record settlement in the amount of $227 million dollars that followed. Read more about it in “Justice Under the Rubble,” authored by Andy Stern and George Anastasia. This acclaimed book has been very favorably reviewed by respected, objective, and knowledgeable members of the legal community and the Philadelphia Inquirer. Read More >>>
Our client, Mariya Plekan, who was injured in the historic Market Street Building Collapse, holds the record for the highest recovery for a single plaintiff in Pennsylvania history. Mariya Plekan’s hotly contested settlement amounted to $95.6 million, by far the largest recovery of any victim in the Market Street Building Collapse litigation. We are very proud of this outcome that we secured for this inspirational woman. Read More >>