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  • $907,000,000
    Personal Injury
    Estate of Holly Maddux v. Ira Einhorn: We obtained the largest judgment ever against a single individual, a $907 million verdict against Ira Einhorn for the murder of his girlfriend, Holly Maddux. Perhaps known as the most egregious murder in ...
  • $104,000,000
    Personal Injury
    Smith v Republic of Iraq et al: The firm won a $104 million verdict in 2003 on behalf of the families of victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, the only September 11 verdict in history. The verdict was directed against the Republic of ...
  • $100,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    Vlazny v. Cavarrocci MD et al: The largest medical malpractice verdict in Pennsylvania history. This case involved an adult heart surgeon who operated on a baby who required a relatively simple heart surgery. Dr. Cavarrocci was unfamiliar with the ...
  • $55,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    Gault v. Norwood: 2nd largest medical malpractice verdict in history. We obtained this record setting verdict just weeks after being awarded the $100 million verdict. This case was against the world famous cardiothoracic heart surgeon, William ...
  • $37,000,000
    Birth Injury
    Fallon v Snyder: Jim Beasley, Sr. and Marsha Santangelo tried a six-week-long medical negligence case on behalf of a brain injured child. The suit involved obstetrical negligence which caused a mother to deliver her baby prematurely and immediately ...
  • $34,000,000
    Complex Litigation
    Sprague v. Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc.: The largest defamation award in Pennsylvania history. The Beasley Firm sued the Philadelphia Inquirer and won $34 million on behalf of Richard Sprague, who was accused of quashing a murder investigation when ...
  • $29,000,000
    Aviation Accidents
    Guarnere v. Cessna Aircraft Corporation Verdict: This was a record setting verdict for an airplane crash that involved a seat defect in a Cessna aircraft. The defective seat caused the pilot’s seat to slide backwards while the pilot was attempting to ...
  • $20,500,000
    Medical Malpractice
    Fledderman v. Glunk: This tragic case came into the firm through the Firm’s founder, Jim Beasley Sr., and involved the unnecessary death of a teenager after an elective liposuction procedure. By the time this case was completed, the Beasley Firm ...
  • $20,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    The family of twins injured during their Mother’s prenatal care came to Jim Beasley, Jr. and The Beasley Firm to bring a claim against the physicians and hospital that caused catastrophic injuries to the twins. Proving the case was difficult, but The ...
  • $16,250,000
    Personal Injury
    Skirpan v. Catepillar , Inc. and Chrin Brothers Settlement: Ex-marine Scott Skirpan was working in a land fill when he was run over by a bulldozer. His co-workers and driver of the bulldozer fled the scene of the accident, leaving Scott helplessly ...
  • $15,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    Dupon v. Holy Redeemer Hospital Verdict: $15 million verdict for a woman who suffered a stroke during carotid artery surgery. Barbara Axelrod successfully handled the post-trial appeals in this case, allowing The Beasley Firm to hold on to the verdic ...
  • $13,000,000
    Dram Shop Rcovery
    Jim Beasley Jr., Scott Bennett, and Jimmy Binns represented the family of a man who was hit head-on by a drunk driver. This driver went to two bars, the second bar whose identify was unknown until The Beasley Firm’s relentless investigation ...
  • $12,600,000
    Birth Injury
    Hoffer v. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Verdict: On November 2, 2012, after a two week trial, a Philadelphia jury awarded 12.6 million dollars to a child who suffered severe brain injury due to the neglect of his health care providers. ...
  • $12,000,000
    Trucking Accident
    Jim Beasley Jr, Dion Rassias, and The Beasley Firm’s Special Counsel Jimmy Binns represented a family whose triplet children were serious injuries, with one of the triplets passing away, due to a dump truck crashing into a school bus taking the ...
  • $11,000,000
    Premises Liability
    Myers & Gray v. Philadelphia Housing Authority: $11 million verdict for failure to ensure working smoke detectors were present in the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) houses. A fire consumed the houses and killed the occupants, after the PHA knew ...
  • $9,750,000
    Medical Malpractice
    Jim Beasley Jr. was asked to represent a man who was blinded after a heart transplant. Through relentless discovery, Jim was able to learn that the surgeon who was supposed to be monitoring this patient went to observe another operation, leaving the ...
  • $8,000,000
    Aviation Accidents
    $8,000,000 verdict for helicopter crash victim.
  • $7,500,000
    Wrongful Death/Malpractice
    In a particularly tragic case, the parents of a child who died after being improperly discharged from a community hospital reached out to Jim Beasley Jr. to investigate how this could have happened, and to hold the doctors and the hospital who ...
  • $7,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $7 million settlement for blindness after heart surgery. Our client underwent heart surgery and woke up blind after the surgery. The anesthesiologist let the blood pressure get too low and stay very low for too long. The drop in the blood pressure ...
  • $6,600,000
    Auto Accident
    $6.6 million automobile accident settlement. Our client was paralyzed in a car accident in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Jim Beasley Jr. was contacted by another attorney to handle this catastrophic injury case. Attorneys Jim Beasley Jr. and Scott ...
  • $6,500,000
    Blindness Recovery
    Jim Beasley Jr was asked by the family of a child who ended up blind due to a delay in diagnosing cancer in his eyes. A very challenging case to prove, only after Jim took these defendants to trial did they settle to provide the funds needed to ...
  • $5,500,000
    Paralysis Recovery
    Jim Beasley Jr. was referred this lawsuit from another highly competent Philadelphia malpractice lawfirm who had evaluated it and decided they did not think they would win it at trial. Jim, along with Pete Johnsen, aggressively worked this case up ...
  • $5,500,000
    Pediatric Heart Surgery Recovery
    The Beasley Firm is known for its verdicts and settlements on behalf of children injured during pediatric heart surgery, and this case was no different. Taking on the best and brightest surgeons in the world is not something that most law firms do; ...
  • $5,400,000
    Aviation Accidents
    $5,400,000 million verdict against the USA Air Traffic Control System after a fatal mid-air collision.
  • $5,000,000
    Birth Injury
    $5 million total settlement value (full insurance policy limits) for a birth injury/delayed birth/cerebral palsy case in rural Pennsylvania.
  • $5,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $5 million settlement for a brain-damaged baby after pediatric heart surgery. Our client suffered severe brain damage and a wrongful death after open-heart surgery. In order to perform the surgery, the child’s blood flow had to be stopped, and the ...
  • $5,000,000
    Premises Liability
    Valenti v. Central Parking $5 million verdict for a security guard who was injured at the Philadelphia Sports Complex: Calvin Valenti was a lifelong Phillies fan and spent his life working for Comcast Spectacor at the Philadelphia Sports Complex. One ...
  • $4,500,000
    Premises Liability
    $4.5 million recovery for a patient injured in a psychiatric center. Jayne Piarulli represented a young man who was seeking treatment for his schizophrenia. While he was a patient in the state-run psychiatric center, there was an altercation that ...
  • $4,500,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $4.5 million settlement: Failure to diagnose a congenital heart defect and it caused brain damage. This little boy was born approximately two months premature and had an unusual breathing problem. When the doctors put a breathing tube into his lungs, ...
  • $4,500,000
    Aviation Accident
    $4,500,000 million settlement for improper maintenance resulting in an uncontrollable aircraft and crash.
  • $4,400,000
    Medical Malpractice
    Jones v Lovrinic: $4.4 million verdict: Failure to diagnose tongue cancer. Bob Jones was an engineer, devoted husband, and father of two daughters. He religiously went to his doctor and was checked for white spots on his tongue, a condition known as ...
  • $4,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $4 million settlement: Failure to diagnose a post-operative bleed, and the patient bled to death in the recovery room. Joe Ruzzi was a healthy twenty-year-old boy studying to be a chef when he tripped and fell down a flight of stairs. He was fine but ...
  • $3,900,000
    Birth Injury
    $3.9 million settlement during trial: Prenatal/Birth negligence: failure to deliver baby showing distress on Fetal Monitoring Strips Mom was a young woman with her first pregnancy and was excited to finally become a parent. She made every prenatal ...
  • $3,300,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $3.3 million verdict for an adult circumcision where too much skin was removed. We represented a Philadelphia Judge who underwent circumcision and was left with damage to his penis. The medical and legal teams at the Beasley Firm found that the ...
  • $3,100,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $3.1 million settlement for failure to monitor post-operative patient. Dion Rassias represented husband and wife plaintiffs who filed a medical malpractice action as the result of a hospital’s failure to recognize a growing hematoma after neck ...
  • $3,100,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $3.1 million settlement: failure to diagnose meningitis in an infant resulting in severe brain damage and death. We represented a healthy little African American child whose grandmother took her to the local clinic because of a fever and a rash. The ...
  • $3,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $3 million recovery for a failure to treat preeclampsia that caused brain damage in a newborn. Jayne Piarulli represented a mother that developed preeclampsia that was undiagnosed and treated. The mother developed eclampsia that led to a placental ...
  • $3,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $3 million dollar settlement for a child who suffered permanent brain damage after a failure to diagnose and treat meningitis This is just one of the brain-injured children we have helped. This child was brought to the emergency room with signs and ...
  • $3,000,000
    Personal Injury
    A waitress was awarded $3 million by a Philadelphia jury for an unwanted kiss from a restaurant patron. When a kiss is more than a kiss. A waitress was awarded $3 million by a Philadelphia jury for an unwanted kiss from a restaurant patron. See Lisi ...
  • $3,000,000
    Birth Injury
    $3 million settlement for a delay in delivering a distressed fetus. The Firm sued a local Delaware County hospital for a newborn that developed Cerebral Palsy (CP) as a result of a delayed birth. The fetal heart monitoring strips showed that the baby ...
  • $3,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $3 million settlement: Failure to properly perform an epidural injection and it caused partial paralysis. Our client had low back pain and went to the pain management doctor for a lumbar epidural injection. However, when the doctor did the injection ...
  • $2,250,000
    Birth Injury
    $2.25 million settlement: Failure to deliver a premature baby when the doctors knew there was an infection in the uterus. Our client was pregnant with her first child and came to the hospital due to early labor contractions. Blood tests and ...
  • $1,950,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.95 million settlement for malpractice that caused the loss of both legs and an arm. This was a very difficult case involving a blood condition known as Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT). This condition results when the body reacts to the ...
  • $1,900,000
    Product Liability
    $1.9 million products liability settlement for a defective helmet resulting in paralysis. The Firm’s client was wearing a helmet while he was playing sports at his school when he was hit in the head. The faulty helmet allowed his neck to bend in such ...
  • $1,700,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.7 million settlement: Failure to treat meningitis leading to brain damage. Twin boys were born to a healthy mom a few weeks premature. The twins were admitted to the hospital for observation and treatment, but while in the hospital one of the ...
  • $1,700,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.7 million settlement for failure to diagnose endocarditis. Dion Rassias sued a physician and the doctor’s practice group in the state of Delaware for failing to diagnose and properly treat endocarditis in a mid-40’s year old woman that, ...
  • $1,600,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.6 million settlement: Failure to treat developing infection in woman with no spleen. We represented a wife and mother of two small children who went to the local ER in one of the outlying Philadelphia counties complaining of a fever and feeling ...
  • $1,600,000
    Truck Accident
    Kostic v. LU Transport: $1.6 million truck accident settlement. John Kostic was driving on a state road in New Jersey when a tractor-trailer rear-ended him, killing him almost instantly. We were able to bring this case in Pennsylvania and overcame ...
  • $1,500,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 million settlement due to a morphine overdose. Dion Rassias of the Beasley Firm sued a local hospital as a result of a morphine overdose for a patient who was seeking pain relief for a kidney stone. The hospital attorneys blamed all of the ...
  • $1,500,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 million settlement during trial: failure to diagnose and treat breast cancer. While our client was pregnant, she felt a lump in her breast. The doctor did not order any tests and assumed it was a “milk duct” without any confirmation. By the time ...
  • $1,500,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 million settlement during trial: Doctor’s failure to diagnose blood clot in a leg. We represented a man who developed a blood clot in his leg that went untreated. The blood clot blocked the blood flow to his foot, and the man had to have his ...
  • $1,500,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.5 million settlement during trial: failure to diagnose a bowel obstruction. Our client went to the emergency room for pains in her stomach, and she was admitted to the hospital. In spite of knowing she likely had a bowel obstruction, the doctors ...
  • $1,450,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.45 million settlement: failure to diagnose blood clot after knee replacement surgery. Our client underwent a successful elective knee replacement surgery. On the night following the surgery, she developed a blood clot in her leg that cut off the ...
  • $1,400,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.4 million settlement during trial: Failure to recognize intraoperative bleeding and death. Our client required a pacemaker to be removed from his body because of an infected pacemaker wire. During the procedure, the doctor pulled out the wire and ...
  • $1,400,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.4 million settlement: failure to diagnose and treat a parotid tumor resulting in recurrence and metastases to the brain. Our client’s husband repeatedly went to the ears, nose, and throat (ENT) doctor complaining of a lump by his ear, yet the ...
  • $1,400,000
    Premises Liability
    $1.4 million settlement for fall injury. Dion Rassias represented a plaintiff who filed a premises liability action as a result of a rotted wooden railing that caused the plaintiff’s fall. During the fall, the plaintiff sustained an internal facial ...
  • $1,000,000
    Premises Liability
    $1 million premises liability settlement during trial: Electrocution. Our client was shopping at a clothing store and when she raised her arm to try on a shirt, her hand touched a light bulb socket that was unprotected and she was electrocuted. The ...
  • $1,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1 million settlement: failure to diagnose a heart attack. Our client went to the emergency room with chest pain and sweating, which are classic symptoms of a heart attack. Even though the ER doctor called a cardiologist, the heart doctor didn’t show ...
  • $1,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1 million settlement: Failure to diagnose ovarian cancer. Our client always had a fear she would get ovarian cancer, and as a result, religiously went to the gynecologist for tests. And even though this specialist was seeing the cysts on her ovaries ...
  • $1,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1 million settlement: failure to diagnose a brain tumor. Our client was complaining of headaches and underwent a brain scan or CT scan of the brain. The radiologist misread the film, so the brain tumor continued to grow to the point that it became ...
  • $1,000,000
    Auto Accident
    Cohen v Gulf Oil – first $1 million verdict in PA and a bench trial– Auto accident. In one of the earlier success stories for the Firm, Beasley lawyers represented an attorney in Philadelphia who was rear-ended in a motor vehicle accident (MVA) and ...
  • $850,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $850,000 settlement: improper pelvic surgery causing incontinence. Our client required surgery to repair a fistula in between her vagina and her rectum. Rather than correcting this connection (the fistula), the surgeon caused her to become ...
  • $800,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $800,000 verdict: Damage to eye muscles causing permanent strabismus during sinus surgery. Dave Moncrief was a graphic designer who started to suffer from headaches. He went to his doctor, who suggested he see an Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) doctor to ...
  • $750,000
    Birth Injury
    $750,000.00 settlement for birth injury resulting in an infant’s death. Our clients were at the hospital having their first child when, unfortunately, the baby required forceps to help with the delivery. The resident doctor improperly placed the ...
  • $650,000
    Medical Malpractice
    Friedman v. Terrance Malloy, M.D.: $650,000 verdict: Failure to properly insert a penis implant and failure to diagnose We represented a physician who suffered from impotence after having his prostate removed. He and his wife waited five years to be ...
  • $600,000
    Premises Liability
    $600,000 settlement for inadequate security. We represented a family whose house was broken into and burglarized after a prisoner escaped from a local prison. We sued the security guard company and obtained this significant settlement for this family ...
  • $500,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $500,000 settlement during trial: Failure to diagnose testicular torsion and loss of testicle. Our client went to the hospital with pain in his left testicle, but when he went there, rather than a doctor reading the ultrasound images and results to ...
  • Eight Figure Confidential Settlement
    Bus/Dump Truck Accident
    Jim Beasley & Dion Rassias of the Beasley firm were lead counsel in securing an early global eight-figure settlement for injured children and their families. The Beasley firm represented a family of triplet girls who were 11 years old at the time and ...
  • Confidential Settlement
    Seven Figure Settlement Against Aircraft Manufacturer for Negligent Design
  • Confidential Settlement
    Seven Figure Settlement Against Estate of Pilot Who Caused a Crash
  • Confidential Settlement
    Seven Figure Settlement for Midair Collision Caused by Improper Formation Flight

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