MORE THAN FIFTEEN YEARS EXPERIENCE
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100 First Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Notable Personal Injury Cases
-$212,000 SETTLEMENT FOR A FORMER PERSONAL INJURY CLIENT WHO SUFFERED RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AT WORK
-$215,000 VERDICT IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY FOR A WOMAN WHO SLIPPED AND FELL ON SNOW AND ICE
-DOG BITE-$100,000 POLICY LIMITS SETTLEMENT
-SLIP AND FALL-$127,500 SETTLEMENT
-PEDESTRIAN HIT IN CROSSWALK-$50,000 SETTLEMENT
-$50,000 SETTLEMENT WITHIN MONTHS OF INJURY FOR INDIVIDUAL WHO SUFFERED A CRUSH INJURY WHEN HE WAS PINNED BETWEEN TWO CARS. WE ARE NOW PURSUING UNDERINSURED INSURANCE COVERAGE
-TEACHER INJURED AT SCHOOL-$52,000 SETTLEMENT AS WELL AS WORKERS COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT
-CAR ACCIDENT-INSURANCE LIMITS
-MARC REITER HAS OBTAINED VERDICTS ON BEHALF OF HIS CLIENTS IN ALLEGHENY, BUTLER, LAWRENCE AND WESTMORELAND COUNTIES AS WELL AS IN FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT
THE FOLLOWING ARE A SAMPLE AND NOT AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF RECENT VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS.
Marc J. Reiter settled a case involving a young woman who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury in a motor vehicle accident. The case settled weeks prior to the start of trial.
He also recently settled a case in which a pedestrian was struck in a cross walk by a motor vehicle. The client suffered broken bones in his leg, and soft tissue injuries to the shoulder and knee.
In an interesting case, a case was just settled in which a middle school teacher was injured when a student through a M-80 explosive into the room where the teacher was sitting between periods. The client suffered eye and ear injuries, and was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Marc was able to convince the insurance carrier to extend home owners coverage to the incident, and was able to obtain a favorable settlement.
Marc is currently working on a case in which a four year old girl was attacked by an Akita suffering several permanent facial scars. Marc has handled several dog bite cases in his years of practice.
Marc J. Reiter obtained a verdict in excess of $215,000 on behalf of young pregnant mother who slipped and fell on snow and ice causing her to prematurely deliver her baby. The baby died within minutes of birth. Suit was brought against the landlord who failed to maintain the steps in question. The landlord vehemently denied that he was negligent. Further, the Defendant's medical experts, a doctor from Magee Hospital in Pittsburgh, and a doctor from a well known hospital in Philadelphia, both provided testimony that the premature delivery and death of the baby were not due to the fall. The Defendant’s experts testified that an infection called bacterial vaginosis caused the membranes surrounding the baby (amniotic sac) to rupture. Plaintiff’s medical expert testified that the fall caused the rupture of the membranes leading to the premature delivery and death of the baby. The jury determined that the landlord was negligent, and that the rupture of the membranes and resulting death of the baby were caused by the fall.
Marc J. Reiter obtained a settlement of $120,000 on behalf of eighty four (84) year old client who tripped on an uneven sidewalk and suffered a serious hip fracture requiring surgery involving a metal rod being inserted in the Plaintiff’s leg.
Marc J. Reiter obtained a verdict on behalf of a client who fell over a pallet at local grocery store suffering serious injuries including Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.
Marc J. Reiter obtained a verdict against the Pittsburgh Police in a Section 1983 Civil Rights cases involving allegations of false arrest and false imprisonment. It was alleged that the police arrested the client without probable cause, and wrongfully arrested/imprisoned him in an homicide interrogation room against his will for more than eight hours. The police alleged that the client, whose friend had been murdered, remained voluntarily at the Homocide Division and that he was free to leave at any time.
Marc J. Reiter obtained a verdict on behalf of his client who was a building contractor, and suffered a herniated disc in his lumbar spine when his car was struck from behind by another vehicle. As a result of the injury, the client was required to treat extensively with a physiatrist (physical medicine doctor) and with his chiropractor. Further, as a result of the injuries, Plaintiff had a significant loss of business income.
Marc J. Reiter obtained a significant settlement on behalf of his client who was operating a bicycle when a car turned left in front of him with the result that his suffered serious injuries to his shoulder requiring reconstructive surgery.