Wrongful Death Settlements
Wrongful death cases of all types are handled with sensitivity by Raphaelson and Levine.
Wrongful Death Caused by Airline Disaster: $2.5 Million
A man was killed when the American Airlines aircraft he was traveling on suddenly crashed. As a result of expert negotiating skills, Howard Raphaelson was anointed chief negotiator by a panel of lawyers and quickly recovered a $2.5 million settlement on behalf of the deceased's family.
Wrongful Death Caused by Airline Disaster: $1.5 Million
A 19-year-old woman was killed when American Airlines Flight 587 tragically crashed as a result of catastrophic engine failure. Howard A. Raphaelson was able to establish that the more lenient laws of the Dominican Republic should apply to this matter. As a result the defendants quickly settled the matter for $1.5 million.
Wrongful Death Caused by Airline Disaster: $800,000
A child was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 587 that tragically crashed while en route to the Dominican Republic. The child was killed instantly, survived by a mother and several siblings. The Raphaelson Law Firm obtained an $800,000 settlement on behalf of the deceased child's estate.
Wrongful Death: $500,000
The Raphaelson Law Firm, P.C. represented the family of a 7-year-old boy who, while looking out his apartment window, was instantly killed when the defective window fell down and struck him on the back of the neck. An award was recovered from the owner of the apartment building, who repeatedly failed to make repairs in a run-down residential apartment building.