NATIONWIDE

CLASS ACTION

Case Type:

Class action - Washington State

Vehicle diminished value

Insurance company

$48.5 million settlement

Moeller v. Farmers Insurance Vehicle Diminished Value


Prepared for trial, as the lead trial counsel, a major class action case against Farmers Insurance (Moeller v. Farmers, No. 99-2-07850-6 (Pierce Cty WA)) for the failure to pay "diminished value" in settling first party automobile insurance claims. The case was certified, appeals to the Washington Court of Appeals and Supreme Court were successfully defended, and the case was then fully prepared for trial, and finally resolved for $48.5 Million two weeks before the scheduled August 2013 trial date.  The settlement received final approval on December 4, 2013, and payments to eligible Class Members were out in April 2014.

Case Type:

National class action

Drug/medical devices liability

$850 million settlement

Bextra/Celebrex Cox-2 Inhibitor Litigation

 

Served as the national lead and liaison counsel in Federal Court overseeing the Bextra/Celebrex Cox-2 Inhibitor litigation (MDL 1699).  The litigation was resolved after three years of litigation for over $850 million three days before the first scheduled trial.

 

Case Type:

National class action

Tobacco litigation

Plaintiff verdict

Walker and Duke v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Litigation

 

Served as trial counsel in two "Engle" tobacco trials in Federal Court in Florida, resulting in plaintiff victories in both cases.  Both verdicts were upheld by the United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Walker v. RJR and Duke v. RJR, Nos. 12-13500, 12-14731 (11th Cir. 10/31/13).  With the rejection of RJR’s petition for review by the United States Supreme Court, the verdicts became final and were paid by RJR.

 

Mraz v. DaimlerChrysler

PARK-TO-REVERSE VEHICLE DEFECT
 

Co-lead counsel in case involving the death of a Los Angeles dockworker killed by a park-to-reverse defect in a Dodge Dakota.  Obtained a verdict of $5.2 million in compensatory damages and $50 million in punitive damages in Los Angeles Superior Court.  The case was finally resolved for $24 million after further proceedings in the bankruptcy court and on appeal.

 

 

Case Type:

Park-to-Reverse Vehicle Defect

Plaintiff verdict of $55.2 million

 

CATASTROPHIC PERSONAL INJURY

Guillot v. DaimlerChrysler

PARK-TO-REVERSE VEHICLE DEFECT
 

Lead counsel in a case for the death of an infant due to a park-to-reverse defect.  $7.2 million verdict in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. The verdict was upheld on appeal, and after further proceedings in the bankruptcy court, was then resolved for $7.2 million while a writ was pending in the Louisiana Supreme Court.

 

Case Type:

Park-to-Reverse Vehicle Defect

Plaintiff verdict of $7.2 million

OTHER HIGH VALUE PERSONAL INJURY CASES

Case Type:
 

Catatrophic personal injury

Fuel fed fire

SUV rollover deaths

Transmission system defects

Defective carseats

 

 

Confidential Settlements

 

Prepared for trial, and then resolved numerous high value personal injury cases.  These recoveries included the following confidential settlements:

 

  • $5.9 million Improper design of fuel tank led to fuel extreme burns of driver
     

  • $3.2 million Improper design of SUV lead to roll-over deaths

 

  • $2.5 million Defective transmission system caused severe injuries 

 

  • $2.25 million Defective transmission system caused severe injuries 

 

  • $1.75 million Defective transmission system caused severe injuries

 

  • Obtained an additional 15 individual settlements over $1 million in serious injury and death cases

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About Us

 

Nealey Law is a trial-focused law firm litigating complex class actions and personal injury cases nationwide.   We are based in San Francisco, and Scott P. Nealey is licensed in California, but work nationally, usually in conjunction with other law firms and lawyers.  We represent clients in individual, group, and class action lawsuits in federal and state courts.

 

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