Kocsis Law Office
Bradford County Injury & Accident Attorney
180 N. Elmira Street, Athens, PA 18810
Hereunder is a sampling of some of the office's past recoveries. These awards are representative only and should not be taken as a guarantee of future results.
$2,895,612.00 (Structured settlement payout)
Wrongful Death - Death of father and injuries sustained by 4-year-old child from motor vehicle accident.
Suit filed for serious injuries sustained by a mother and child involved in a motor vehicle accident due to an icy road caused by a negligently maintained drainage
ditch, water runoff from a private residence, and a negligent driver.
Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death - Jury verdict against hospital for failing to monitor suicidal mental health patient who, in turn, committed suicide.
$1,548,420.00 (Structured settlement payout)
Wrongful Death - Motor vehicle collision resulting in death of mother of a minor child.
$1,000,000.00 ($1,335,308.80 with partial structured payout)
Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death - Death following heart surgery as a result of aortic stitches unraveling due to surgeon's negligence.
$900,000.00 ($1,006,040.00 with partial structured payout)
Premises Liability - Suit filed for pedestrian who was struck by a piece of equipment that fell off a forklift due to operator negligence/lack of proper training from his employer.
$850,000.00 ($1,399,000.00 with partial structured payout)
Wrongful Death - Suit filed for young mother killed in an auto accident due to the combined negligence of a speeding oil and gas industry worker and another vehicle
that caused him to lose control of his truck. Suit was filed against the two drivers and their respective employers.
$650,000.00 ($711,458.00 with partial structured payout)
Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death - failure of radiologist to find cancerous mass on CT scan resulting in delay of treatment and eventual death of patient.
Premises Liability/Wrongful Death - drowning death of a child in neighbor's swimming pool.
Wrongful Death – Death of child pedestrian struck by van.
Suit filed as a result of a motor vehicle collision from hydroplaning due to defective roadway construction and a negligently maintained driveway resulting in serious
Suit filed due to serious injuries sustained by bystander when struck by a tree cut by logger.
Motor vehicle accident resulting in leg and hip fractures and the loss of life of an unborn child (1st trimester).
$275,000.00 (& forgiveness of medical bills)
Medical Malpractice - Suit filed due to perforation of bowel during routine hernia surgery.
Medical Malpractice - Suit filed due to misdiagnosis of cervical cancer.
Head-on collision resulting in multiple fractures for driver and passenger.
Hip replacement recall, resulting in metal poisoning and revision surgery.
Motor vehicle accident resulting in serious injuries to a mother and daughter.
Medical Malpractice - Suit filed due to failure to admit patient, despite orders, leading to death.
Premises liability - suit filed for leg injury sustained when large tank fell on bystander in oil and gas yard.
Serious injuries sustained by a passenger involved in a 3 vehicle auto accident.
Passenger sustained head injury resulting in peripheral vision loss in one eye from single vehicle accident.
Motor vehicle accident resulting in occipital neuralgia.
Suit filed as a result of head-on collision causing multiple fractures for driver and 2 passengers.
Motor vehicle accident resulting in complex wrist fracture requiring 3 surgeries.
Motor vehicle accident resulting in ankle fracture and surgery.
Collision resulting in head injury and 6 months amnesia.
Head-on collision on Christmas Day resulting in multiple fractures.
Suit filed for 17-year-old girl involved in motor vehicle collision, resulting in scars due to surgical intervention.
Injuries sustained by 2 passengers involved in single vehicle accident due to driver negligence.
Injuries sustained by driver and 2 passengers involved in motor vehicle accident.
Premises Liability - suit filed for man struck and injured by a tree limb when excavator operator negligently bumped into tree in quarry.
Third party action for a worker who sustained a shoulder dislocation and humerus avulsion fracture from falling into a partially covered well cellar.
Injuries sustained from auto accident on snowy day.
Suit filed for high school student who sustained a hand neuroma from motor vehicle accident.
Rear end collision resulting in back injury that required laminectomy and fusion.
Suit filed ankle injury requiring reconstructive fusion from motor vehicle accident.
Driver sustained head injury from being rear-ended in parking lot by DUI driver.
Suit filed for head-on collision resulting in PTSD, facial scar, and chronic low back pain requiring semi-annual ablation treatment.
Passenger seriously injured due to driver negligence.
Suit filed for driver who was rear-ended and injured her shoulder and knee, requiring 2 surgeries.
Medical Malpractice - Suit filed due to delayed diagnosis of breast cancer.
Wrongful Death - Motorcycle accident resulting in death.
Drunk driver t-boned elderly victim's car causing internal bleeding and lengthy hospitalization.
Medical Malpractice - Suit filed for failed ACL surgery, resulting in unnecessary exploratory and revision procedures.
Premises liability - Trip and fall on sidewalk maintained by homeowner resulting in broken arm.
Suit filed for knee injury with nerve damage requiring surgery as a result of an automobile accident.
Motorcycle driver rear ended and sustained injuries.
Head on collision resulting in several fractures in elderly driver.
$82,500.00 (and payment of medical bills)
Medical Malpractice - elderly patient sustained facial burns from Doctor's negligent use of cauterizer.
Pedestrian injury - man sustained leg fracture when girlfriend backed into him when parking her vehicle.
Driver and passenger rear-ended and injured in work zone on turnpike.
Auto accident resulting in shoulder injuries requiring surgery.
Medical Malpractice - Error during knee replacement requiring revision surgery.
Tavern Liability - Suit filed due to death from a bar fight with intoxicated patron.
Suit filed for motorcycle passenger injured in collision with car.
Premises liability - Suit filed for slip and fall on ice in parking lot resulting in back injury.
High school student sustained tooth fracture requiring dental procedures due to motor vehicle accident.
Injury to a pre-existing knee condition from a motor vehicle accident.
Pedestrian injury - Car crash into home resulting in facial scar & soft tissue injuries to homeowner.
Suit filed for Salmonella poisoning.
Motor vehicle collision resulting in broken arm & collapsed lung.
Suit filed for victim of assault recovered from uninsured assailant.
Minor injured as passenger in vehicle.
Animal attack - Suit filed for ram attack resulting in fractured shoulder.
Suit filed for motor vehicle accident resulting in aggravation of pre-existing back issue.
Wrongful Death - Passenger died as a result of driver wrecking car while under the influence of synthetic drugs.
Premises liability - Trip & fall over hospital scale resulting in hip fracture.
Dental Malpractice - Infection from wisdom teeth extraction.
Premises liability – Suit filed for slip and fall at store parking lot resulting in leg fracture.
Medical Malpractice - patient's hand injured when being transported to recovery following un-related surgery.
Suit filed and Uninsured Motorist claim made for motor vehicle accident while in course and scope of employment.
Pedestrian sustained broken wrist when struck by DUI driver.
Head-on collision while on prison work release resulting in broken knee.
Passenger involved in collision sustained a broken jaw.
Wrongful Death - Suit filed for death of occupant of vehicle driven by drunk driver.
Passenger involved in collision sustained low back injury.
Passenger involved in collision sustained a broken wrist due to driver's negligence.
Wrongful Death – uninsured DUI driver struck and killed decedent.
Bodily injuries sustained from automobile accident.
Suit filed for pregnant mother who required a C-section (as opposed to natural child birth) due to back injury sustained in an accident.
Some workers' compensation compromise and release settlements include:
$215,000.00 (and 2 years of medical and wage loss benefits)
Knee injury from pipeline accident.
$126,500.00 (and 5 years of medical and wage loss benefits)
Knee injury sustained at factory.
$120,000.00 (and 2 years of medical and wage loss benefits)
Back injury from falling from a machine.
$119,832.00 (and 2 years of medical and wage loss benefits)
Ankle injury from falling from a ladder.
$100,000.00 (and 2 years of medical and wage loss benefits)
Snake bite injury while working in field.
$100,000.00 (with open ended medical & prior wage loss payments)
Back injury to quarry worker.
$95,000.00 (and 15 months of medical and wage loss benefits)
Shoulder injury sustained at work.
$90,000.00 (with prior payments of medical and wage loss benefits)
Back injury to quarry worker.
$85,000.00 (with prior payments of medical and wage loss benefits)
Specific loss of several fingers in a machine.
Hearing loss from explosion at plant.
Bartender lacerated hand on broken drinking glass.
$50,000.00 (and 2 years of medical and wage loss benefits)
$47,000.00 (with prior payments of medical and wage loss benefits)
Specific loss of a finger.
Facial scar from tar burn.
Scar on forehead from work-related auto accident.
Back injury to part time store clerk.
Kocsis Law Office PC has a proven record of success obtaining favorable results for injured clients from all over Bradford County, PA,
including Athens, Sayre, Towanda, Wysox, Wyalusing, Ulster, Smithfield, Troy, & Canton, as well as in Sullivan County, PA, Wyoming County, PA, Susquehanna County, PA, Tioga County, PA, Tioga County, NY, & Chemung County, NY.
There is a limited time to take action in negligence cases. Contact KLO at KocsisLawOffice@stny.rr.com or at (570) 888-7709 for
your free injury consultation. There are no fees unless you get a recovery. Home and Hospital visits are available for injured