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D'Amico · Burchfield Secures settlement of $200,000 in a breach of contract case.

The owners of a local company acted as long term salesmen for a large Rhode Island manufacturing company. After a 20 year business relationship, the manufacturer unilaterally terminated the business contract and refused to pay any additional commissions to the salesmen. D'Amico · Burchfield zealously litigated the case in Providence County Superior Court up to the point of trial successfully secured a settlement for the salesman in the amount of $200,000.

D'Amico · Burchfield Secures $200,000 settlement for auto accident victim.

A 20 year-old man suffered a compound fracture of his left ankle that required surgical repair, and then developed a staph infection in the wound after being hit head-on by a motor vehicle that crossed the center lane of travel to avoid striking an illegally parked car.  The client was left with a 15% permanent impairment of his whole body as a result of the left ankle damage. D'Amico · Burchfield settled claims against the liability insurance companies for both vehicles for their total policy limits of $150,000.00.  D'Amico · Burchfield then pursued a claim against the client's personal uninsured motorist coverage and received only one settlement offer of $3,000.00 because the insurance company believed that the client had already received full compensation for the ankle injury.  D'Amico · Burchfield pursued the case through binding arbitration before a panel of three arbitrators and secured an award for an additional $50,000, resulting in a total recovery of $200,000.00.

D'Amico · Burchfield resolves a disputed property loss for $190,000.00.

A businessman owned a strip mall in the Johnston, RI. The businessman retained the services of a contractor to perform roofing work on the property. During the course of construction, the roof was not properly secured and a severe rain storm resulted in significant flooding and damage to the building. The contractor claimed that it was not responsible for the flood and resulting damage. D'Amico · Burchfield filed a lawsuit against the contractor and on the eve of trial, the contractor’s insurance company agreed to pay $190,000 in settlement of the claim.

D'Amico • Burchfield Secures $475,000 settlement for client injured in bar room fight.

A 24 year-old man suffered non-permanent head injuries and permanent scarring after being assaulted at a New Year's Eve Party, where he was an innocent guest. The young man's medical bills totaled $39,921.68. The liability insurance carrier for the premises that had been rented for the party initially offered $250,000.00 to settle the claim. Almost immediately after D'Amico · Burchfield commenced litigation, the liability insurance carrier settled with the Plaintiff for $475,000.00.

D'Amico • Burchfield Secures $400,000 settlement for client injured in motorcycle accident.

A 20 year-old man was struck by a motor vehicle while riding his motorcycle. He suffered permanent head and orthopedic injuries. His medical bills exceeded $100,000.00. The liability insurance carrier offered a settlement of $75,000.00, and argued that the Plaintiff was comparatively at fault for the accident. When D'Amico · Burchfield aggressively litigated the case in Superior Court and a non-binding mediation, the case settled for $400,000.00.

D'Amico • Burchfield Secures $300,000 settlement for client injured in tractor-trailer accident.

A woman suffered permanent head injuries, orthopedic injuries, and scarring after being ejected from her compact vehicle that was struck by a tractor-trailer truck on Route 95 in Providence. After having been turned away by another prominent law firm, the woman sought representation from D'Amico · Burchfield, and litigation commenced immediately. The liability insurance carrier made no offer to settle the case for three years and, further, hired a physician to say that the Plaintiff's injuries were minor. Her medical bills were approximately $60,000.00. As D'Amico · Burchfield prepared for imminent trial, the case was submitted to non-binding mediation and the liability carrier offered $300,000.00 to settle the case.