Case Results

The following is a list of some of the cases in which Attorney Keith L.Miller has represented clients and recovered money damages by trial or settlement. Click on the highlighted title for a more detailed description of the case.

Recent Results

Restaurant patron suffers torn hamstring after tripping over an anchor chain placed in the parking lot and recovers $168,000 settlement from restaurant and property owner.

Patron v. Restaurant and Property Owner

Motor vehicle passenger recovers $675,000 as a result of personal injuries sustained in two car collision on icy Vermont roadway.

Plaintiff Passenger v. Driver

Personal Injury

Passenger in late night single vehicle accident collects $325,000, after suffering burns on foot, breaking pelvis and tearing knee ligaments. He was extracted from car with jaws of life.

Plaintiff v. Driver

Young father sustains injuries and collects $200,000 as a passenger in a car, which rolled over on a Boston street, where it was alleged that the driver and the driver of another car were racing.

Plaintiff v. Driver

Construction worker collects $122,000 from general contractor after framing from house being erected collapsed on top of him and caused serious injuries.

Plaintiff v. General Contractor

Wife of operator of Toyota 4Runner who died after being ejected from vehicle collects $400,000 for defective unusable seatbelt

Plaintiff v. Toyota Motors

Tourist awaiting MBTA green line trolley next to railway repair crew recovers $500,000 after being struck in eye with steel splinter

Corkery v. MBTA

Garbage truck operator struck in the face by steel hook used for raising dumpster collects over $300,000 from property owner whose employee improperly attached hook to dumpster

Plaintiff v. Maloney Properties

Wife of passenger in small plane, which crashed onto highway while being operated by intoxicated pilot collects over $600,000 from flying school, which rented plane

Gesing v. Flying School

Operator of motor vehicle struck by police cruiser responding to shooting obtains jury verdict against City for failure to yield to traffic

Perez v. City of Boston

Legal Malpractice

A 5 year old child died in a propane gas explosion in a summer house. Lawyers hired to prosecute the case permitted the claims to be dismissed for failure to timely provide discovery. The case was mediated and settled for a total payment of $1.8 Million.

Plaintiff v. Lawyers

Landowner who hired attorney to assist with purchase of abutting land held by estate of former partner collects $395,000 when attorney failed to timely submit last and highest offer Professional Malpractice to probate court

Loiselle v. Defendant

• Father collects $235,000 from attorney who failed to preserve safety helmet as evidence, which his deceased son was wearing when a felled tree landed on his head. Son was working for a tree surgeon

Kerle v. Defendant

• Dentist collects just under $100,000 from attorney who negotiated terms of sale of his practice when dentist/buyer refused to make payments and sales agreement gave him no reasonable recourse in event of default in payments

Valente v. Defendant

Insurance Bad Faith

Truck owner/operator collects $400,000 after jury rejects insurer’s claim that owner set fire to truck and thereby committed insurance fraud

Plaintiff v. Feingold Insurance

Son whose father was shot and killed by his mother’s second husband collects $100,000 from insurer who initially claimed that shooting was intentional and therefore not covered under homeowner’s policy

Plaintiff v. Eastguard Insurance

Professional Malpractice

Landowner who hired attorney to assist with purchase of abutting land held by estate of former partner collects $395,000 when attorney failed to timely submit last and highest offer to probate court

Loiselle v. Defendant

Father collects $235,000 from attorney who failed to preserve safety helmet as evidence, which his deceased son was wearing when a felled tree landed on his head. Son was working for a tree surgeon

Kerle v. Defendant

Dentist collects just under $100,000 from attorney who negotiated terms of sale of his practice when dentist/buyer refused to make payments and sales agreement gave him no reasonable recourse in event of default in payments

Valente v. Defendant

Patient collects $95,000 from primary care physician who failed to treat skin lesion after taking biopsy of skin tissue, which showed presence of basal cell carcinoma

Plaintiff v. Physician

Construction Law

Contractor obtains jury verdict and collects 1.5 million dollars from City of Boston for unforeseen asbestos removal work on Brighton High School

S&S Contracting v. City of Boston

Contractor terminated for refusing to perform illegal work on demolition project recovers over $150,000 from owner

Mark Equipment v. Owner

Contractor sued for rental charges for underground sheeting and shoring recovers $95,000 on counterclaim for interference with contractual advantage

National Shoring v. Defendant

Contractor in AAA arbitration recovers $90,000 award for extra costs to adjust and install defective pre-cut limestone on Boston landmark building

NER Construction v. Rechel Stone

Commercial/Contract Litigation

The minority members of an LLC created to acquire a 6,800 acre development parcel of land in northern California were deprived of any proceeds of a sale of the land, which resulted in gross profits of several million dollars. Following demand, the parties mediated the case and the minority members obtained a settlement for $2.85 Million.

Class B Members v. THF O’Connell, LLC

Donut shop licensee obtains $850,000 jury verdict from licensor who provided false sales information to induce purchase of turnkey donut shop

Menendez v. Defendant

Seller of insolvent circuit board company holding junior secured note collects $800,000 from new buyer who failed disclose to court that it had acquired the first secured position on the company’s assets

Plaintiff v. Capital Circuits

Insurance agency collects $250,000 from its underwriter following mediation of dispute over forced sale of company

Agency v. Defendant

Sales representative collects $100,000 plus jury verdict for unpaid commissions earned selling voice personal advertising system to newspapers

Plaintiff v. Telepublishing

Unfair Business Practices

Donut shop licensee obtains $850,000 jury verdict from licensor who provided false sales information to induce purchase of turnkey donut shop

Menendez v. Defendant

Truck owner/operator collects $400,000 after jury rejects insurer’s claim that owner set fire to truck and thereby committed insurance fraud

Plaintiff v. Feingold Insurance