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FIRM COMPENSATION AND SUCCESSES

$250,000.00 resulting from the suit brought against District of Columbia for failure to properly investigate allegations of child abuse.

A two-year-old girl was beaten to death on by her mother’s boyfriend.  The child’s parents filed suit against the District of Columbia for failing to properly investigate repeated allegations of child abuse.

A jury returned a favorable verdict in the amount of $250,000.00.  The case verdict was upheld by the DC Court of Appeals.

$283,241.00 resulting from Maryland long term nursing care facility responsible for the death of an elderly resident.

A 101-year-old resident of Hillhaven Nursing Center, Inc. in Adelphi, Maryland fell out of her wheelchair and suffered a fatal subdural hematoma.

The family of the deceased  brought suit against Hillhaven Nursing Center, Inc. for violation of state and federal regulations applicable to nursing homes in the State of Maryland.

The jury returned a favorable verdict in the amount of $283,241.00.

$500,000.00 resulting from a pedestrian seriously injured while helping broken down motorist in Arlington, Virginia.

A man was critically injured after he was struck by a vehicle while helping a motorist on I-395 in Arlington, Virginia.

The victim brought suit against multiple insurance companies. The case was ultimately settled for over $500,000.00.

Jury holds a  Maryland long term nursing care facility responsible for the death of an elderly resident.

Rebecca West, a 101-year-old resident of Hillhaven Nursing Center, Inc. in Adelphi Maryland, fell out of her wheelchair and suffered a fatal subdural hematoma in January of 1999.

The Estate of Rebecca West brought suit against Hillhaven Nursing Center, Inc. for violation of state and federal regulations applicable to nursing homes in the State of Maryland.

The jury returned a verdict in favor of the Estate of Rebecca West in the amount of $283,241.00.

Patrick J. Christmas & Associates, PC of Silver Spring, Maryland represented the Estate of Rebecca West in this matter.

Pedestrian seriously injured while helping broken down motorist in Arlington, Virginia

On February 4, 2000, Stephen Kovach of Washington, DC was critically injured after he was struck by a vehicle while helping a motorist on I-395 in Arlington, Virginia.

Mr. Kovach brought suit in Arlington County, Virginia against multiple insurance companies. The case was ultimately settled for over $500,000.00.

Patrick J. Christmas & Associates, PC of Silver Spring, Maryland represented Mr. Kovach in his lawsuit.

$2,000,000.00 Settlement won for the estate of women struck and killed by a Metro Bus.

The family of a woman who died as a result of injuries sustained when a Metro Bus struck her, reached a settlement with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) in the amount of two million dollars ($2,000,000.00).  According to the family’s attorneys, Patrick J. Christmas & Associates, P.C., of Silver Spring, a settlement was reached in November 2001, and the final settlement was approved by the Circuit Court of Prince George’s County on January 9, 2002.

The monies were divided and held in trust for the deceased’s four minor children so as to provide funds for college or other educational endeavors upon reaching their respective eighteenth birthdays.