Bus Products Liability Case — Mr. Levy tried and won a verdict of over 2.8 million dollars in a products liability case involving a school bus. The Knox County, Tennessee jury found the bus manufacturer 100% at fault. Prior to the verdict, no offers of settlement were made by the defendant as it denied liability.
Foster Care Brain Damage Case — Mr. Levy reached a confidential settlement of claim a against foster parents for severe brain injuries sustained by a foster child. Initially, the case was dismissed by the trial court on the theory of common law immunity. The Tennessee Supreme Court determined that immunity did not apply and the matter was remanded back to the trial court for trial. After extensive discovery, the matter settled.
Claim Against An Estate — Mr. Levy has handled several complicated estate cases. One example is a claim of several hundred thousand dollars that was dismissed by the trial court and affirmed by the Tennessee Court of Appeals. The claimant claimed that she was entitled to be paid for alleged services she provided to the decedent and promises that the decedent made to her. After a several day trial, the trial court found for Mr. Levy's client and dismissed the claims.