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Our Results

The following is a list of the results obtained by the Rhode Island personal injury lawyers at Gemma Law Associates, Inc. on behalf of clients in a wide variety of cases.

These past results are in no way intended to guarantee that a similar result can be obtained in your case. Each case is different and involves unique factual and legal issues. However, these past results do indicate our firm’s experience when it comes to handling serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. Please note that in some of the cases listed below, our firm shared responsibility for securing the result with co-counsel.

To learn more about our firm and discuss your case, call us today at our toll-free number or use our online form. We represent clients in communities all over Rhode Island, including Providence, Warwick, Cranston, Newport, Pawtucket and Woonsocket.

Contact Our Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorneys Today

If you have been hurt or lost a loved one because of someone’s carelessness or wrongdoing, the lawyers at Gemma Law Associates, Inc., can help you get money damages for your losses. Call us today at our toll-free number or fill out our online form.

Remember: Every case begins with a free legal consultation by one of our Rhode Island personal injury attorneys.

  • $3.5 million – Our client, a 39-year-old man, fell while working on a roof at a construction site and suffered paralysis. Our firm secured this settlement in a case brought against the general contractor for failure to provide fall-protection equipment.
  • $2.1 million – Settlement for a workplace accident which caused the wrongful death of our client.
  • $2 million – This wrongful death settlement was obtained on behalf of the estate of a young woman. The claim involved a wrongful diagnosis by her doctor.
  • $2 million – Our client, a young woman, suffered severe permanent injuries while recovering from a routine surgery at a local hospital. The settlement involved a claim that the woman suffered a stroke due to the failure to properly diagnose an operative bleed.
  • $1.2 million – Our firm secured this settlement on behalf of a middle-aged man who developed bone marrow cancer from Agent Orange exposure while working around power lines for several years.
  • $975,000 – This wrongful death settlement was on behalf of the family of a 55 year old woman who died from undiagnosed cancer. This case originated from our firm while sharing responsibility with co-counsel.
  • $950,000 – Defective and dangerous entrance to an establishment caused our client to trip and fall. Our client suffered a permanent back injury requiring surgery. This settlement was obtained prior to trial.
  • $875,000 – Medical malpractice settlement.
  • $875,000 – Failure to provide adequate post surgical care requiring multiple surgeries and toe amputation. This case originated from our firm but was handled by sharing responsibility with co-counsel.
  • $850,000 – Medical malpractice settlement.
  • $750,000 – Wrongful death settlement on behalf of an adult male killed in a car crash.
  • $700,000 – Defective and dangerous stairway caused our client to fall resulting in a traumatic brain injury.
  • $650,000 – We reached this settlement for a young woman who suffered a serious leg injury as the passenger on a motorcycle that was struck by another vehicle. Our client sustained a fractured leg, requiring surgery, and she was left with scarring.
  • $600,000 – This wrongful death claim involved an 18-year-old male who was a passenger in an auto accident. Our firm brought the claim against the driver of the car in which our client was a passenger. The case settled for the maximum amount of insurance coverage available to our client.
  • $550,000 – Our client slipped and fell in the parking lot of a local hotel. As a result of the fall our client was left with a permanent injury. We successfully argued there was an accumulation of untreated ice that caused her fall.
  • $525,000 – Settlement for our client who suffered serious back injuries due to a fall in a parking lot. A tripping hazard was present in the parking lot and the lighting in the area was inadequate.
  • $500,000 – Our client, a middle-aged woman, suffered a severe neck injury when in a rear-end car accident. Her injury required surgery and extensive medical treatment. Our firm reached a settlement of her claim.
  • $500,000 – Medical malpractice settlement for a young woman who was overprescribed medication by a physician, which subsequently caused our client to drive off the road sustaining injury. This case originated from our firm and was handled by sharing responsibility with co-counsel.
  • $446,000 – We secured this settlement for a man who suffered severe injuries in an auto accident.
  • $435,000 – This wrongful death settlement involved the death of an elderly woman who was in a car crash that tragically lead to her death.
  • $390,000 – Rear-end car accident settlement. Our client came to us after being represented by a local popular personal injury law firm who told the client her case was worth no more than approximately $100,000. The client fired her existing attorney and hired Gemma Law. Upon a quick review of the case, Gemma Law noticed the case was worth far more than her previous attorney asked for. Despite the fact the insurance company hired two expert doctors, including one from Boston, who claimed our client’s injures were not related to the car crash, we were able to prove otherwise and secured a very favorable result for our client.
  • $390,000 – Our firm obtained this settlement for a man who sustained serious leg injuries from a fall on steps that were defective.
  • $380,000 – We secured this settlement for a minor who suffered severe burns as the result of a house fire.
  • $355,000 – We secured this settlement for our client who suffered a back injury when a vehicle suddenly turned into his lane of travel causing a high impact collision. Our client suffered a herniated disk requiring surgery and the instillation of hardware to repair his spine.
  • $350,000 – Our client, a young woman, was involved in a rear-end car accident. She sustained a serious back injury that led to numerous surgeries as well as a permanent back injury. The case was resolved for the total amount of insurance coverage available to our client.
  • $325,000 – Our firm obtained this settlement for a worker who was crushed by a steel cage.
  • $325,000 – Our firm reached this settlement in a wrongful death case.
  • $300,000 – Our firm secured this construction site injury settlement for a client who suffered two severely broken legs after falling from defective scaffolding.
  • $300,000 – Settlement for our client who suffered serious injuries after a fall down a defective and dangerous stairway.
  • $300,000 – Our client suffered a severe leg injury after a fall on a defective and dangerous stairway. This case was settled for the total amount of insurance coverage available to our client.
  • $300,000 – Our client, a young woman, was the victim of a dog attack that caused permanent scarring and post-traumatic stress. The case was settled for the total amount of insurance coverage available.
  • $300,000 – Our client suffered a serious lower-back injury requiring surgery when he slipped and fell on untreated ice on the premises of a motel. Our firm reached a settlement on his behalf.
  • $300,000 – Our client, a young woman, suffered traumatic brain injury as a result of a car accident. Her case settled for the maximum amount of insurance available to her.
  • $292,000 – Our firm obtained this settlement for a middle-aged man who fell at his workplace and suffered a serious knee injury.
  • $280,000 – A foreign item was left inside our client’s body during heart surgery which caused our client to suffer a heart attack. This case originated from our firm and we acted as co-counsel.
  • $275,000 – Settlement on behalf of our client, who was the victim of medical malpractice. We shared responsibility with co-counsel who specializes in this area of personal injury law.
  • $265,000 – We reached this settlement for client who suffered a back injury on the job.
  • $260,000 – We secured this settlement for a client who was a passenger in a motor vehicle that had broken down on the highway. As our client was outside of the vehicle, in the breakdown lane, he was struck by an oncoming car. He suffered severe wrist and leg injuries.
  • $255,000 – Our firm achieved this settlement on behalf of a client who sustained injuries in a boating collision that occurred when the client had the right of way on the open sea.
  • $250,000 – Settlement for a woman who sustained a permanent injury as a result of a slip and fall on untreated snow and ice.
  • $250,000 – Settlement for our client, who tripped and fell on a defective and dangerous condition. Our client suffered a permanent injury and his wife also brought a claim for loss of consortium.
  • $250,000 – Our firm secured this settlement for a man who suffered serious knee injury as the result of being struck by an automobile while attempting to help change a tire on a disabled vehicle.
  • $250,000 – This case involved an auto accident and homeowner’s insurance settlement. Our client was a passenger in a one-car auto accident. The client and his driver, both underage at the time of the crash, had been at a house party, where they were served alcohol. The recovery was from two auto insurance policies and the homeowner’s insurance policy of the house at which the boys were served alcohol.
  • $250,000 – Our client suffered a serious back injury as a result of a car accident.
  • $250,000 – Our firm obtained this settlement for a client who suffered injuries due to toxic mold in the home.
  • Confidential – We obtained this settlement on behalf of the estate of a nursing home resident who suffered a fall, with death resulting.
  • Confidential – We secured a six-figure settlement for a woman who suffered a severe shoulder injury after falling on a defective stairway.
  • Confidential – We achieved this settlement, in excess of one million dollars, for our client who suffered a serious heart injury due to using a prescription medication. Our firm worked with out of state counsel on this matter.
  • Verdict – We secured a six-figure jury verdict on behalf of a client who suffered a serious back injury when she slipped and fell.
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