Case Results

Medical Device And Drug Cases

  • Dalkon Shield cases — resolved approximately 100 claims
  • Silicone breast implant cases (1980s through present) — resolved approximately 100 claims
  • Copper 7 IUD cases (1980s)
  • In Re Yaz & Yasmine MDL — 2,100 settlements totaling more than $1.6 million
  • Vioxx MDL — Settlements totaling more than $2 million
  • Metal-on-metal hip cases (ongoing)

Trucking

  • Estate of S.K., U.S. District Court — $2.5 million, structured payout to youngest heir of $15.5 million
  • AA, negligent infliction of emotional distress — $200,000

Aviation

  • Estate of N.B. et al. v. FAA — present value settlement of $4.1 million

Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • 80-year-old woman with fractured ribs and leg in northern Minnesota — $400,000
  • Pedestrian struck in crosswalk — $90,000
  • Ramsey County verdict determining full extent of liability coverage available
  • Motor vehicle accident resulting in full bodily injury and uninsured motorist limits paid
  • Motor vehicle accident in Hennepin County involving clavicle injury and TMJ — full policy limits paid
  • Motor scooter accident involving fractured arm — entire $250,000 policy limits paid
  • Motor vehicle accident Washington County involving cervical decompression fusion — recovery of $102,000
  • Motor vehicle accident in Illinois involving radius fracture — policy limits paid
  • Motor vehicle accident in Hennepin County — favorable verdict, policy limits paid

First Amendment/Bankruptcy

We litigated a landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The court adopted neither our view nor the U.S. government's view. However, it reaffirmed the ability of attorneys to give advice to their clients regarding taking on debt, and other lawful and appropriate advice. Full Citation: Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A. v. United States, 559 U.S. 229, 130 S. Ct. 1324, 176 L. Ed. 2d 79, 78 U.S.L.W. 4197 (2010).