• $1,300,000
    $1.3 Million Dollar settlement awarded in Eby v. John Doe Trucking Company. Plaintiff occupied disabled van located on Pennsylvania Turnpike near Jim Thorpe exit. Driver from John Doe (fictitious name) Trucking Co. failed to reduce speed dictated by inclement weather conditions; catastrophic collision occurred between the two vehicles. Joseph Piscitello assembled team of accident reconstruction experts to establish procedures and protocols which should have been followed by Truck Company during inclement weather. Significant injuries to plaintiffs required extensive analysis of future medical costs and lost wages. Mr. Piscitello retained medical, life-care and vocational experts to provide thorough analytic reports.
  • $1,100,000
    Pedestrian Matter

    $1.1 million dollar award for 38-year-old Philadelphia woman struck by a construction truck that ran off the roadway as she stood on the sidewalk in Cape May, New Jersey. A third vehicle had stopped to allow Plaintiff to cross the road. The driver of the truck failed to see the stopped vehicle and swerved to avoid striking it, hitting Plaintiff instead. Plaintiff suffered multiple injuries and wage loss as a result. Joseph Piscitello retained medical, life-care, and vocational experts to provide a thorough analysis of future medical care and lost wages.

  • $535,000
    Bicycle Crash with Rideshare Company

    $535,000 awarded for the male cyclist who injured after a driver for a rideshare company turned into his travel lane. 32-year-old Plaintiff sustained a broken leg requiring surgery leaving him unable to work or train for months. Joseph Piscitello successfully recovered a substantial award which covered Plaintiff’s medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering, and the time Plaintiff lost from training. Attorney Piscitello also secured replacement costs for the bike and equipment that was totaled in the crash.

  • $200,000
    Bicycle Crash - Hit & Run

    Motorist runs stop sign, hits a cyclist, and flees.

    19 year- old cyclist was struck by a motorist and sustained significant leg injuries. The cyclist was also a collegiate Division I tennis player. The bike crash forced him to miss a semester of college and lost valuable training time to treat for his injuries. This Philadelphia County case resulted in a claim for Uninsured Motorist coverage through his parent’s auto policy. $200,000 settlement achieved in a timely fashion.

  • $100,000
    Bicycle Crash Left Cross

    $100,000 awarded to male cyclist who was injured after a vehicle crossed his path of travel and struck him. 39 year old plaintiff suffered a serious knee injury requiring surgery and time off work. Plaintiff’s treating physician prepared a report documenting plaintiff’s injuries in detail which assisted Joseph Piscitello in securing an award for plaintiff’s medical bills, lost wages, and all noneconomic damages.

  • Confidential settlement
    Bicycle Crash Right Hook

    Confidential settlement secured for 22 year-old Philadelphia female. Matter involved major international trucking company who claimed cyclist had no right to proceed on a Philadelphia Center City street. Truck driver cut cyclist off as both vehicle executed right turn. Case was thoroughly investigated, prepared for litigation and scheduled for trial within same year that Mr. Piscitello was retained. Team of experts were secured and prepared to testify on behalf of the cyclist. Trucking company elected to compensate the injured cyclist a confidential sum in exchange for avoiding trial. Continue reading to learn more about a Right Hook Bike Crash.

  • $1,000,000
    Medical Malpractice
    $1.0 Million Dollar settlement for injured auto driver who died while under medical care of community hospital. 30 year-old male suffered serious injuries from auto accident with a snowplow in Pennsylvania. When patient presented at emergency room, multiple fractured ribs and facial lacerations were noted. During first night stay at the hospital, his neurological condition deteriorated to a dangerous level. Nursing personnel contacted trauma doctor on duty, who declined to come into the hospital to examine the patient, but instead, prescribed pain medication. Within several hours of the narcotics administration, patient became completely unresponsive and died. Mr. Piscitello successfully subpoenaed the doctor’s accounting records, proving physician was dining at local restaurant and purchasing alcoholic beverages while on call during night the plaintiff died.
  • $750,000
    Motorcycle Accident
    $750,000 Verdict in the Butler v. Yamaha (U.S. Federal Court matter): Jury concluded Yamaha V- Max was defectively designed. Found Japanese manufacturers had knowledge of defect when they introduced motorcycle into U.S. marketplace (resulting in punitive damages award to Plaintiff). In this matter, thousands of documents were subpoenaed from manufacturer in Osaka, Japan. Documents were translated and analyzed, serving crucial factor in the jury-awarded verdict of $750,000. Yamaha vigorously appealed award to U.S. Court of Appeals. However, U.S. Court of Appeals, after hearing Mr. Piscitello’s argument, agreed that the bike was defective and that punitive damages were indeed appropriate.
  • $600,000
    Construction Accident
    $600,000 settlement awarded to a Pennsylvania construction worker who was struck by a backhoe and knocked into a pit. Paule v. Statewide Construction involved a subcontractor injured on a job site. Through the use of OSHA expert analysis, a report highlighted multiple violations by not only the subcontractor operating the backhoe, but also the general contractor who failed to establish and maintain a safe work environment. The case value was further enhanced by an expert analsyis conducted by Mr. Piscitello’s vocational and economic team. The matter resolved quickly after the expert analysis was provided to the insurance company who insured both construction companies.
  • Confidential settlement
    Auto Accident
    Confidential settlement awarded to 40 year-old male in Philadelphia involving national pizza delivery company. During litigation process, Mr. Piscitello retained one of the country’s leading accident reconstruction companies, providing compelling video animation and critical engineering analysis. Reports helped Mr. Piscitello successfully prove claims made by the pizza delivery person were impossible. Expert life-care planners established cost of medical care over the victim’s lifetime. As a result of multiple expert analyses, the well-known pizza delivery company agreed to confidential settlement instead of proceeding to trial.