Case Results

Catastrophic personal injuries have a profound impact upon the lives of the victims and their families—physical, emotional and financial.

An experienced law firm knows how to uncover who was at fault and make them accountable, securing the financial support that may be needed for a lifetime.

$976M largest auto defect award in PA history

On November 11, 2017, Francis Amagasu’s life changed forever when the seat belt in his 1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT failed to restrain him during a 45-mph rollover crash in Buckingham Township, Pennsylvania. As a result, he suffered catastrophic spinal cord injuries that left him unable to move his arms or legs. But almost exactly six years later, on October 30, 2023, attorneys at Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., along with co-counsel from Farrar & Ball, LLP, secured justice for Mr. Amagasu when a jury returned a $976 million verdict in a lawsuit Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck filed on Mr. Amagasu’s behalf.

The jury unanimously awarded $176 million in compensatory damages and $800 million more in punitive damages.

Learn more about this verdict here.

$2.4 Billion settlement in the Boy Scouts of America case for sexual abuse survivors
$265 Million Settlement in Amtrak Train No. 188 Derailment

In May 2015, Amtrak train No. 188 travelling to New York sped around a curve in Philadelphia and derailed, causing over 200 injuries, including 8 deaths. An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board concluded the crash was caused by the engineer mistakenly accelerating around the curve instead of decelerating. Working as part of the Plaintiff’s Management Committee to handle the Multi-District Litigation, Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., was able to secure a historic $265 Million settlement to ensure that all victims will be compensated for their injuries and losses in a timely manner.

$101 Million Tropicana Parking Garage Collapse Case Settlement

A parking garage under construction collapsed killing five people and seriously injuring another 30. It was later determined that the building was built without the necessary steel required to connect the floors to the walls. Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., spent four years in litigation and preparation for trial, took 250 depositions and inspected nearly 1.5 million documents to achieve one of the largest construction accident settlements in U.S. history.

$55.3M verdict for defective seatbelt in Honda vehicle

When his 1999 Acura Integra rolled over the seatbelt failed to prevent his head from striking the roof, leaving the driver a quadriplegic. During discovery, Eisenberg Rothweiler’s attorneys uncovered a 1992 roll over test showing Honda was aware of the defect and failed to redesign the seatbelt or alert the public. This incident could and should have been avoided by using a safer design that already existed. The verdict is the largest automotive defect award in Pennsylvania history.

$24.8 Million Awarded by Philadelphia Jury for Man Who Fell Through Skylight

In June of 2016, a 43 year old man was working alone on the roof of an auto body shop in Aston when tragically he tripped and fell 25 feet through a skylight onto the concrete floor below. As a result of this accident, he suffered severe and permanent brain damage. At trial, our attorneys argued that the defendants (the landlord and tenant) were negligent because they were aware the skylights were dangerous and did nothing to remedy the situation. Furthermore, counsel argued that screens, which now cover the 8 skylights on the auto body roof, could have easily been installed and prevented the injuries to our client.

$15 Million Awarded by Philadelphia Jury to Child who Suffered Kidney Damage

An 8 year-old boy contracted an infection when antibiotic therapy was stopped at the direction of his pediatric urologist, resulting in permanent kidney damage and the need for a kidney transplant. Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., reviewed thousands of documents and developed strong theories supported by the boy’s medical history. Despite the complexity of the case and an aggressive defense from the doctor and hospital, a successful verdict was achieved.

$14 Million Recovery Against Hospital and Doctors for Delay in Performing MRI

A 45-year-old woman who received a series of epidural injections to her cervical spine and developed an epidural abscess that went undiagnosed until it caused a permanent spinal cord injury. Due to the delay in diagnosis and treatment, our client will be walker and wheelchair bound. Kenneth Rothweiler and Nancy Winkler secured a $14 million recovery that will afford her the opportunity for a full life.

$14 Million Settlement Against a Hospital for Failure to Monitor Patients in the ICU

The law firm of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. settled a case for $14,000,000 for the failure to properly monitor vital signs that resulted in death.

$11.2 Million Verdict Against Local Hospital that Failed to Diagnose Brain Tumor

Despite complaints of pain and other symptoms by the patient, emergency room physicians failed to order a CT scan that would have revealed a tumor pressing on her brain. Now, the single mother is blind, paralyzed, and brain-damaged requiring 24-hour care. Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., argued that the brain tumor could have been easily detected on any of her earlier visits, facilitating removal of the tumor and enabling her to lead a normal life. This award will help to provide proper care for this young mother and ensure her daughter is supported for the rest of her life.