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Case Results

Disclaimer
  1. Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case;
  2. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case we may handle.
  3. Attorney Jeremy Flachs is responsible for the verdicts and settlements listed in this section.
Recent Settlements
  • 2020 - Vehicle crash causing mild traumatic brain injury to middle aged female who was able to return to work, but with reduced hours. $400,000 settlement.
  • 2019 - Vehicle crash causing mild traumatic brain injury to middle aged male who was able to return to work - $700,000 settlement.
  • 2019 - Wrongful death settlement of unmarried college student who was passenger in vehicle operated by a friend which negligently entered intersection causing fatal crash. $1,850,000 settlement.

Awarded: $1,750,000.00

Jury verdict in Washington, D.C. for wrongful death of 81 year old woman who died from severe injuries following a motor vehicle accident.

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Awarded: $1,100,000.00

Settlement for a car accident victim who suffered broken pelvis and other serious injuries in an intersection accident.

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Awarded: $800,000.00

Settlement for Washington, DC youth who suffered loss of limb while escaping a fire in DC public housing project.

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Awarded: $750,000.00

A 58 year old divorced female suffered right trimalleolar fracture when struck in the crosswalk by car which failed to yield to the pedestrian when making a right turn on a red light.  The collision occurred in Arlington County, Virginia.  The victim was treated at Fairfax Hospital and was attended by two orthopaedic surgeons, Dr. Steven Neufeld of Arlington, Virginia and Dr. Alexandra Dale of Virginia Beach. Dr. Neufeld performed an open reduction and internal fixation which required the insertion of a plate and screws. The skin surrounding the point of fracture became infected and debridement of necrotic tissue was performed on multiple occasions. Due to the severity of the fractured ankle, a second surgery involving a bone graft was needed to fuse the joint and the heel bone was cut and moved to provide greater support for the right foot. The victim was a real estate agent and due to difficulty walking up stairs and standing on her feet for long periods, she had to retire.  The case settled in November 2009 following a day long mediation for $750,000.00.  Past medical bills totaled $92,000.00 and future medical bills were expected. A lawsuit was filed in Fairfax County, Virginia, but the case settled prior to formal discovery.

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Settlement: $500,000.00

Two victims of death by asphyxiation from an apartment fire sued both the manufacturer of defective smoke detectors and also the apartment owners and management company for failure to maintain and inspect the detectors. The settlement against defendant number one was handled by other counsel, and netted the estates $250,000. Several years later the Law Offices of Jeremy Flachs was retained to pursue the inactive claims against the second defendant. After protracted litigation made difficult by the passage of time, the second defendant made an additional payment of $250,000.

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Awarded: $465,000.00

Settlement for a car accident victim who suffered head injury.

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Awarded: $460,000

Settlement for 70-year-old single unmarried female struck by SUV while walking in the crosswalk. Injuries consisted of a fractured femur requiring insertion of rod and screws. Suit was filed in the Circuit Court for the City of Alexandria, Virginia. Case required consideration of a workers' compensation lien and preservation of Medicare benefits. A Medicare Set-aside Trust was created to preserve the client's future right to access Medicare for unrelated health problems. Client was employed as a receptionist, and could not return to work (2005).

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Awarded: $300,000.00

Jury verdict for a Metro bus passenger that seriously hurt her back as she was knocked down when the bus stopped suddenly.

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Awarded: $300,000.00

Settlement for bicycle rider struck by car resulting in head injury.

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Awarded: $200,000.00

Secured binding arbitration award for a victim of an automobile accident whose brain injury symptoms did not materialize until many months after the accident. Through our representation, the victim recovered the highest possible award within the binding arbitration parameters despite the fact that he had a host of other medical issues which raised the possibility that the victim's brain injury symptoms were the result of pre-exiting conditions rather than the automobile accident.

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Awarded: $180,000

Attorney Jeremy Flachs recently settled a personal injury claim arising out of a motor vehicle collision involving a side swipe at a high speed, where the injured victim did not seek emergency room care, but instead drove home in his damaged vehicle. He later developed severe back pain which required medication, physical therapy, and lumbar epidural injections. The claim was filed in Rappahannock Circuit Court in Virginia and eventually settled for $180,000.00.

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Awarded: $100,000

Policy limit settlement for 40 year old teacher who struck car which turned in front of his motorcycle. Injuries included fractures of the right femur, patella and tibia. The femur fracture required a second surgery to repair the nonunion of the right femur.

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Awarded: $100,000.00

Woman suffering personal injury, including brain injury while riding as passenger in a low impact auto accident recovers policy limits in binding arbitration. Recovery included payment for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. Injuries included traumatically induced seizures which resulted in total disability. Accident occurred in Virginia.

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Awarded: $93,200

Jury verdict in November 2004 of $80,000 plus pre-judgment interest of $13,200 for 58-year-old married female pedestrian struck by SUV while in crosswalk. Plaintiff was employed as a part-time cook at a local private school. Suit was filed in the Circuit Court for the City of Alexandria. Injuries consisted of broken tooth, laceration of the lip, and chest injury. Plaintiff did not suffer any fractures. The SUV driver had a $50,000 All State policy. All State paid the entire judgment of $93,200.

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Client Reviews
★★★★★
Jeremy Flachs led our complex, high value case to a successful financial settlement. We were very satisfied with his representation and could not imagine another attorney doing a better job. Multiple parties were involved, including insurance companies and hard to locate witnesses. Jeremy was on top of the details at all times, worked hard to keep costs down and responded immediately to our communications. He was also sensitive to the painful and personal nature of our case. We can recommend him without reservation. Judith Watson
★★★★★
My family and I have turned to the Law Offices of Jeremy Flachs multiple times over the course of the past two decades. Mr. Flachs and his team have always been super supportive, knowledgeable, and responsive as they've helped us navigate legal hurdles. When I was just 18 years old, I was in an unfortunate car accident. Mr. Flachs, through his guidance and counsel, ensured that I received the high-quality medical care I needed. He personally assisted me through each step of the legal process, and was available to answer my questions. More recently, when my mother was in a car accident, Mr. Flachs relentlessly advocated on her behalf. My family and I have only great things to say about this firm and about Mr. Flachs and his team! Donia Ghorab
★★★★★
My case was complicated and tedious and required the utmost tenacity, intelligence, and resilience, all of which Mr. Flachs possessed with an unwavering commitment to building the strongest case possible. The risks that appeared along the way were offset by Mr. Flachs' determined belief and steadfast approach to leaving no stone unturned. The case eventually settled after a long process, including two failed mediations. With every step, Mr. Flachs dug in his heels deeper and kept fighting. For a personal injury lawsuit, you need a brilliant attorney like Mr. Flachs who is willing to go the distance without reservation. Connie Frigo