$19.1 Million Verdict In Philadelphia Auto Accident Lawsuit

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Matt Casey, a founding partner of Ross Feller Casey, won an impressive $19.1 million verdict in May 2013 in a Philadelphia auto accident case.

The case involved plaintiff Patrick Hennessy who lost his leg as a result of an accident that occurred in 2009 while he was helping push his friend’s disabled car to the side of Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia.

The eight-figure verdict in the personal injury lawsuit drew wide media attention, including stories in The Philadelphia Inquirer (read story) and The Legal Intelligencer (read story).

Since the verdict, Casey won two more key legal victories in the case, both in April 2014.

First, the trial judge upheld the verdict and increased the amount owed to $20.2 million, which includes interest. Then, a federal judge ruled that the bad-faith claim against the insurance company in the case should be remanded to Philadelphia Common Pleas Court.

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