Settlement in case where landlord’s grossly negligent maintenance led to woman and children having to jump from third-floor apartment window in order to escape a fire.
The Durst Law Firm acted immediately to preserve the scene before the evidence could be destroyed, making it possible to prove the landlord’s negligence. The client ultimately made a successful recovery. She and her
family remain friends of the firm.
Settlement for mother and son injured in head-on car accident.
Settlement for client injured in accident involving semi-truck in which police initially determined client to be at fault. In this case, the team at The Durst Law Firm acted immediately to preserve bodycam footage, 911 recordings, and other time-sensitive evidence that ultimately proved crucial to establish that the truck driver was truly at fault.
Settlement for client who tripped over doorway threshold between hotel room and balcony, sustaining injuries.
Policy limit settlement for child pedestrian hit by car.
Judgment in assault and battery case for client sucker punched and pushed through window at bottom of apartment building staircase. An additional confidential settlement was negotiated with the landlord.
Insurance bad faith settlement
Successful 12(b)(6) dismissal of lawsuit seeking $10,499,166 in damages, obtaining victory on behalf of European business enterprise incorporated in the United States including complete dismissal of all claims adverse company officer.
Settlement Exceeding $100,000
For victim of workplace sexual assault.
$189,000 Jury Verdict, Plus Attorney Fees
Jury verdict in sexual harassment case against dental practice. Believed to be the second-highest jury award in a sexual harassment case in Butler County history.
Settlement for client in sexual assault matter.
Represented Korean pharmaceutical company sued by Cincinnati-based drug development company in action removed from the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas to the Southern District of Ohio, Western Division (Cincinnati). Obtained dismissal of majority of claims against client under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6).
Secured asset freeze injunction against payment processing company, in favor of E-Commerce company clients.
Obtained complete dismissal under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) & 14(a)(4) of third-party claims asserted against Wisconsin-based business and its owner in the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division (Columbus) by medical supply company seeking over $9,000,000 in damages in connection with allegedly undelivered PPE.
Settlement for female patient who was sexually assaulted by her physician.
Precedent-Setting Ohio Supreme Court Win
Argued and won case before the Supreme Court of Ohio involving the right of indigent defendants to effective assistance of counsel, after being chosen to represent the Defendant on appeal.
Reversal of Child Custody Decision
Won complete “180-degree reversal” of child custody decision, resulting in immediate award of custody to the firm’s clients (the child’s longstanding foster parents), after being retained to represent clients on appeal.
Reversal of Summary Judgment
Obtained reversal of summary judgement in consumer law matter.
Argued in the Massachusetts Appeals Court
Argued in the Massachusetts Appeals Court in case involving procedural issue of first impression involving Massachusetts’ Saving Statute, G. L. c. 260, § 32.