Top Personal Injury Award of the Year 2007
Litigation over a parking garage collapse at Atlantic City’s Tropicana Resort settled during the year 2007 for an amount in excess of $101 million dollars. The accident killed four workers on the job site, and injured thirty-two other workers, whose cases were consolidated for litigation purposes. The global settlement provided for approximately $82.5 million dollars in cash, $2 million paid toward cases already settled, $8.2 million in reductions of workers’ compensation liens, and $8.3 million dollars toward future medical expenses.
The Law Offices of Doner & Castro, P.C., represented two of the claimants for both workers’ compensation and liability claims. Attorney Henry L. Doner, was instrumental in the drafting of the settlement agreement in regard to the interplay between the liability recovery and the workers’ compensation benefits. His work was integrated into the overall settlement of the case. Of the thirteen law firms that represented the Plaintiffs in the litigation, only the Law Offices of Doner & Castro, P.C., participated in both the liability and workers’ compensation claims arising out of the accident. Since 1986, Mr. Doner has represented claimants for both workers’ compensation and liability claims arising out of accidents in the workplace. Said Mr. Doner, “It was my pleasure to serve as legal counsel on behalf of two of the injured workers. My knowledge and experience helped them recover both workers’ compensation, and liability awards. It was also my pleasure to assist the other attorneys during the course of the litigation. Together we helped maximize the recovery on behalf of all claimants.”
Henry L. Doner, Esq., and his partner, Kevin D. Castro, Esq., welcome new clients and offer their knowledge and experience to all workers injured on the job site. They can provide assistance for both workers’ compensation and negligence based claims. If you have been injured on the job, and want a free consultation to learn about your rights and remedies, call the Law Offices of Doner & Castro, P.C. for an appointment or send us an e-mail from this web site.