The Curran Firm, P.C. touts a 99% success rate recovering more than 60 million dollars for its clients over the past fifteen years.
Many of the firm’s largest cases have resulted in confidential settlements, which prevent exposing the exact results on behalf of the injured victims; however The Curran Firm, P.C. has had the following verdicts and settlements:
$8 MILLION - GROUP HOME NEGLIGENCE AND CATASTROPHIC INJURY
Philadelphia County catastrophic injury case involving an intellectually disabled individual who was a victim of neglect in her group home which resulted in scald burns to 20% of her body while showering. The claims involved lack of supervision, negligence by the caretaker, poorly maintained facilities, violations of the Mental Health Procedures Act, 50 P.S. § 7101 et seq., and Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act of 1966 (MHMR), 50 P.S. § 4603. The plaintiff suffered substantial burns rendering her physically disabled and wheel chair bound.
$1.1 MILLION JURY VERDICT – WRONGFUL DEATH
Motor vehicle accident on interstate highway in Philadelphia County. Accident involved a towing company’s negligence in failing to follow Federal Highway Safety Regulations causing unsafe driving conditions leading to the accident.
$1 MILLION – DRAM SHOP & WRONGFUL DEATH
First party Dram Shop (liquor liability) case involving a Chester County bar that served a visibly intoxicated patron who died in a motor vehicular accident within minutes of leaving the bar. The claims focused on the bar’s violations of Pennsylvania’s liquor liability laws and the bar’s outrageous conduct by serving the deceased patron after hours with alcohol being consumed by the bartenders while tending bar. The case resolved on the 5th day of trial.
$2.85 MILLION - MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
Delaware County medical malpractice case involving a delayed diagnosis of a pelvic infection because of a radiology error, a misread CT scan, and a failure to communicate between radiologist and emergency room physicians . The delay resulted in the plaintiff having to undergo 6 surgical procedures that could have been avoided had the CT Scan been read properly and diagnosis caught in a timely manner. The delay in getting the plaintiff the proper antibiotics ultimately lead to her loss of fertility, extensive nerve damage, and bodily disfigurement.
$750,000 – TITLE IX and SEXUAL ASSULT
Case involved the rape of a freshmen college student. The case proceeded against the assailant and against the University where the assault occurred. The claims against the University involved numerous violations of Title IX and negligence. This case settled confidentially for the benefit and privacy of the victim.
$2 MILLION – NEGLIGENT SECURITY
Philadelphia County case which involved the death of an aspiring young man. The Curran Firm, P.C. brought claims against a national corporation for failing to provide adequate security to protect persons on its property.
$750,000 – BAD FAITH; Kennedy v. Allstate, No. 15-2221 (E.D. Pa. July 8, 2015).
Bad faith, Negligence, and Unfair Trade Practice case against Allstate insurance company and its individual adjusters. Claimants had an underinsured motorist claim for injuries caused by a motor vehicular accident. Plaintiffs claimed that Allstate and its adjusters refused to handle the claim fairly and resulted in a six-year delay in the plaintiffs receiving the benefits of their own insurance coverage. The case garnered legal news coverage from around the Nation and from fearful insurance companies because Federal District Court sided with the Plaintiffs and recognized that insurance companies’ adjusters could be held liable for their own negligence and violations of the Unfair Trade Practice Claims.
$4.5 MILLION - MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
Medical malpractice involving misdiagnosis of heart injury and surgical mistake, resulting in paralysis from the waist down caused by a delay in diagnosis of a ruptured aorta and delay in getting the plaintiff into the operating room once the correct diagnosis was made.
$3.5 MILLION - MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
Nurse midwife failed to interpret and read the fetal heart strips correctly causing the medical professionals to miss that the baby was in server distress and not getting the proper oxygen needed. The baby was born with significant impairments, leading to a diagnosis of Cerbral Palsy.
$3.7 MILLION - MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT
Improper placement of a traffic light created a highway design malfunction which caused significant driving issues. Due to the malfunction, two indivdiudals driving on a motorcycle were in a fatal accident, resulting in one indiviudal loosing their life and the other critically injured.
$3.4 MILLION - MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
Plaintiff suffered a small brain bleed as a result of a fall. During a subdural hematoma, the attending neuro surgeon allowed a first time resident to perform the surgery. The resident made a radical mistake, resulting in the plaintiff being paralyzed on her left side.
$2.4 MILLION - MEDICAL MALPRACTIC
Birth injury resulting from untreated hematoma. The neglect of not treating the infection caused traumatic brain damage .
$1.3 MILLION - MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
Plaintiff's mother at 24 weeks of pregnancy had a lab test preformed that was misread leading to avoidable birth defects.
$1.0 MILLION - PRODUCTS LIABILITY
Maintenance failed to make a known, needed repair of a defective bolt at a community playground resulting in substantial injuries to a seven year old child.
$1.85 MILLION - WRONGFUL DEATH
45 year old women died suddenly due to a prescription under investigation by the FDA. The drug caused a reaction in her heart that caused her death.
$1.8 MILLION - MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
Hospital had delayed treatment and diagnosis of 3 year old's twisted intestine resulting in the child death.
$1.3 MILLION - MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
Obstetrical malpractice case stemming from misreading of a lab finding.
$2.8 MILLION - WRONGFUL DEATH
Pedestrian accident case involving approximately 16 defendant corporations, individuals and design professionals and resulting in death of victim.
$2.5 MILLION - MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
Automobile accident while working.
$1.45 MILLION - MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
Motorcycle accident case resulting in the death of a victim.