Zimble & Brettler, LLP Counselors at Law
©2001 by Jonathan J. Klein

Alfred D. Ellis
I. Aaron Cohen
Adam B. Paton
Charles R. Capace

Benjamin J. Brettler

Of Counsel to the Firm
Kenneth H. Zimble

Successful Results


Successful Results

  • A recent $2.5 million jury verdict in Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act case, where plaintiff was a housekeeper for the President of a privately held corporation and paid by the corporation. Plaintiff was given an extended maternity leave but told at the end of the leave that she no longer worked for the co, as she did not return after eight weeks. The jury awarded $1.5 million in front pay, back pay and emotional distress damages and $1 million in punitive damages.
  • $10,000,000 verdict against hospital pharmacy personnel who administered a massive drug overdose to a premature infant resulting in permanent developmental delays
  • $14,000,000 settlement for a group of Massachusetts women who were either paralyzed or died from ingestion of a foreign-made food supplement that was contaminated in the manufacturing process
  • $2,850,000 verdict for a man who suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns over 85% of his body when the victim followed the instructions on a gas can encouraging indoor use and the fumes ignited from a hidden pilot light in the stove
  • $3,200,000 verdict against the MBTA when one of its buses skidded and impaled a woman’s leg on the broken stub of the bus stop sign
  • $700,000 result for a woman who, operated on for a hernioraphy by a resident rather than the senior doctor of her choice, suffered partial sexual dysfunction when her ilioinguinal and genitofemoral nerves were accidentally cut
  • $600,000 verdict for a woman who, as a condition of visiting her brother in a local house of correction, was strip searched and forced to undergo visual inspection of every bodily orifice

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