M&S Lawyers Quadruple Recovery After Appeal From Arbitration
What the Case Involved: Our client owned a rowhouse that sustained structural damages during excavation at an adjacent lot for a planned multi-unit apartment building. The client, though prior counsel obtained a $50,000 award at arbitration, but the defendants appealed seeking a full trial. With little pre-trial discovery completed, Marks & Sokolov took over the case just weeks before trial.
Result: The owner of the adjacent lot and general contractor agreed to settle paying $61,000 and we obtained a judgment against the excavation contractor in the amount of $208,108.
Tom Sullivan served as lead trial counsel.
Kalemaj v. RPM Builders, Second St., Real Construction
Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County Pennsylvania