Case Results – Substantial Money Verdicts & Settlements

The Philadelphia law firm of McLaughlin & Lauricella has a legacy of securing million-dollar and multimillion-dollar verdicts in the courts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey for its clients.

In 2010, the Firm’s Co-Founder & Partner, Slade McLaughlin won a $20.5 million verdict, which amount included the highest punitive damage verdict ever awarded in a Pennsylvania medical malpractice case: $15 million.

$8.5 Million Award in Medical Malpractice Suit Against St. Luke’s Health Network

A Germansville couple was awarded $8.5 million in damages Tuesday after a Lehigh County jury found that two St. Luke’s University Health Network doctors failed to effectively tell the husband about a potential tumor in his bladder. Article Reprint: The Morning Call Author: Binghui Huang Robert Kline visited St. Luke’s Allentown campus in 2015 because of [...]

Penn State / Sandusky Settlement Payouts Keep Rising

According to a November 2018 article by author Geoff Rushton at StateCollege.com, many years after the Jerry Sandusky verdict, Penn State is still on the hook for millions in settlement payouts and expenses associated with the matter. Slade McLaughlin, Paul Lauricella and the law firm of McLaughlin & Lauricella represented 13 of the 40 victims in [...]

Shane Montgomery Wrongful Death Suit – $1,500,000 Verdict

On March 4, 2019, a Philadelphia jury returned a $1,500,000 verdict in the case of Shane Montgomery, the 21-year old West Chester University student who had gone missing in Manayunk on Thanksgiving of 2014. Mr. Montgomery had gone to Main Street with childhood friends on Thanksgiving Eve, but did not return home, prompting a large-scale search [...]

Motorcycle Club Brawl Fatality | Philadelphia Jury Awards $9.7M

A Philadelphia jury has awarded nearly $10 million to the family of a woman killed during a scuffle with members of a motorcycle club outside of a Reading, Pennsylvania area restaurant. Article Reprint Max Mitchell / The Legal Intelligencer According to court records, a jury last week awarded $9.7 million to the estate of Tonya Focht, [...]

Monmouth County N.J. Jury Awards $17M to Family of Brain-Damaged Teen

A New Jersey Jury Handed Down a $17 Million Verdict to Parents Who Sued a Hospital, a Doctor and His Practice. By P.J. Dannunzio | October 30, 2017 Article Reprint: New Jersey Law Journal Additional Reading / Reprint: Patch.com A New Jersey jury handed down a $17 million verdict to parents who sued a hospital, a [...]

Brain-Injured Teen Wins $17M Negligence Suit Vs. New Jersey Doctor

Lauricella & McLaughlin win $17 million suit against New Jersey doctor; Neptune, New Jersey based Meridian Pediatric Associates; and Jersey Shore University Medical Center. The following is a reprint from author, Karen Wall and Patch.com Additional Reading / Reprint: Article Reprint: New Jersey Law Journal Kelsey Heaney was 7 at the time of the injury, suffered [...]

Ranked #1 – Top Pennsylvania Verdicts of 2013

Results Like These Are No Accident. McLaughlin & Lauricella, P.C. Trial Lawyers — Skilled advocacy and hard work yield superior results. Never settle for a lawyer who only knows how to settle. Additional Reading: Crowell v. St. Luke's Hospital Bethlehem Campus Top Pennsylvania Verdicts - 2013 - Ranked #1 Rank: #1 Case Name: Crowell v. St. [...]

$55 Million in Medical Malpractice Case Against St. Luke’s Hospital – Lehigh Valley PA

Lehigh County jury awards family $55 million in medical malpractice case against St. Luke's Hospital. Crowell family sued Fountain Hill hospital and doctor, saying they botched son's birth in 2009. A jury on Monday awarded one of the largest verdicts in Lehigh County history when it ordered St. Luke's University Hospital and one of its doctors [...]