Significant Settlement for Former Willowbrook Class Member

Secured a $562,000 settlement on behalf of a pro bono client with profound developmental disabilities to resolve actions filed in the Southern District of New York and New York Court of Claims asserting Section 1983, constitutional and negligence claims against government employees who abused the client or allowed her to be abused. Prior to reaching the settlement agreement, Michael successfully opposed motions for summary judgment filed by high-ranking officials named as defendants. (Prior Firm Experience)