Settlements & Verdicts

Knabe Law Firm Co., LPA Has Achieved Settlements And Verdicts Well Over 50 Million Dollars

Auto Accidents
Pritchett vs. Jones, et al

(Cuyahoga County Common Pleas 2016)

Jury Verdict 75,000.00 (30 times more the final offer of $2,500.OO by the at fault insurance company)

Ann Raffis, 2016

(Shaker Heights, Ohio)

Ann was hit on her bike by a hit and run driver. Case settled pre-suit for over 6 figures with her uninsured motorist carrier.

$100,000.00 +

Wrongful Death
“Boys,” et al. vs. Township, et al

Settlement for the family of two young boys who tragically and needlessly died when swept by flood waters into an open, unguarded storm sewer pipe covered by flood water. The wrongful deaths of the 7- and 8-year-old boys were allegedly caused by a political subdivision which is generally immune from liability. However, experts hired by the firm, and countless depositions established an exception to the general sovereign immunity enjoyed by political subdivisions.


Auto Accidents
Sandra & James Cooper vs. Beverly Mueller, et al.

(Lorain County)

Plaintiff was involved in a two-car crash. Aggravation of degenerative disc disease (L4-5; L5-S1 herniated disc). She slowly developed back complaints and underwent surgery five months later.


Bicycle/Auto Accident
Sailes vs. Slocum, et al

(Cuyahoga County Common Pleas)

Motorcyclist died when he struck a car which turned in front of him. Witness observed the deceased traveling 60 mph in a 25 mph zone. Plaintiff’s accident reconstruction expert excluded speed as the sole cause. The $396,500 settlement included the policy limits of the tortfeasor.


Bicycle/Auto Accident
Doe vs. Urban, et al.

(Cuyahoga County Common Pleas)

Plaintiff Motorcyclist dumped his bike to avoid hitting a car that illegally turned in front of him. He suffered several knee fractures. The $355,000 settlement included the policy limits of the tortfeasor and underinsured motorist coverage.


Auto Accidents
Ellis vs. Miller

(Lorain County)

Settlement to plaintiff who was a passenger in an automobile being driven by her husband. Plaintiff’s car was struck while turning left by an oncoming driver. Plaintiff sued the oncoming driver ($100,000 policy limits) and made an uninsured/underinsured motorist claim for negligence of husband. Settled against both defendants for $150,000. Husband later found not at fault in his tort claim against the oncoming driver. Damages: comminuted fractured, right femur.