Case Results

Wage & Hour Class - $32,000,000 - Settlement

Barkan Meizlish was part of the legal team that obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of poultry production workers for failure to pay for work conducted during an unpaid meal break and pre and post shift work pursuant to the FLSA.

Wage & Hour Class - $23,000,000 - Settlement

Barkan Meizlish was part of the legal team that obtained a settlement on behalf of thousands of retail workers who were improperly misclassified as salaried employees.

Wage & Hour Class - $10,000,000 - Settlement

Barkan Meizlish was part of the legal team the obtained a settlement on behalf of thousands of retail workers who were not paid overtime pursuant to the FLSA.

Wage & Hour Class - $8,300,000 - Settlement

Barkan Meizlish was part of the legal team that obtained a settlement on behalf of hundreds of Ohio delivery drivers who were improperly misclassified as independent contractors.

Wage & Hour Class - $3,500,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of mortgage loan officers for failure to pay overtime pursuant to the FLSA and the Ohio Wage Act

Medical Malpractice - $2,900,000 – Settlement

Obtained this settlement on behalf of the parents of a child who contracted a Group B Streptococcal bacterial infection from his mother during the process of delivery causing a brain injury.

Medical Malpractice – $2,555,116.58 - Jury Verdict

On November 15, 2018, following a seven day trial, a Knox County Court of Common Pleas jury awarded $1,805,116.58 to our client for her injuries and damages and $750,000 to her husband for his damages after finding that the defendant surgeon had violated the standard of care while performing a bariatric procedure on December 9, 2013.  The defendant filed a Motion For Application of Damage Caps on Noneconomic Damages pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 2323.43.  The Court granted the motion.  The reduced judgment has been paid.

Electrocution - $2,500,000 – Settlement

Our client was working as a roofer at a private residence when the driver of truck equipped with a mounted conveyor was attempting to maneuver the conveyor into position to deliver new shingles to the roof when he negligently struck an overhead power line with the conveyor while our client’s body was on the truck. Our client suffered extensive burns to his face, head, skull, eyes, ears, arms, back, and legs requiring amputation above the left knee.

Wage & Hour Class - $2,300,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of nurses for violations of the FLSA for not paying them the correct overtime.

Wage & Hour Class - $1,350,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of home health care workers for failure to pay overtime pursuant to the FLSA.

Wage & Hour Class - $537,500 - Settlement

Barkan Meizlish was part of the legal team that obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of poultry production workers for failure to pay for work conducted during an unpaid meal break and pre and post shift work pursuant to the FLSA.

Wage & Hour Class - $520,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of cable television installers for failure to pay overtime pursuant to the FLSA and the Ohio Wage Act

Wage & Hour Class - $455,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of customer service representatives for failure to receive overtime pursuant to the FLSA and the Ohio Wage Act.

Wage & Hour Class - $425,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of call center workers for FLSA violations of working off the clock.

Severe Chemical Burn - $340,000 – Settlement

This settlement was for a 60 year-old veteran who was severely burned while helping his neighbor/friend spread concrete for a garage floor.  We alleged that the concrete delivery truck/driver negligently added an excessive amount of water to the concrete mixture inside the truck.  When the driver attempted to pour the concrete it shot out of the truck chute and covered our client in wet concrete.  The client suffered severe 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his legs from the knee down.  He underwent multiple skin graft surgeries and rehabilitation, and continues to have discomfort and pain daily.

Motorcycle -Auto Accident - $330,000 – Settlement

This settlement was for a 19 year old woman who was a passenger on a motorcycle and was injured when the motorcycle and a vehicle turning left in front of it collided. She suffered injuries requiring multiple surgeries. The person who caused the accident only had $25,000 worth of insurance. We were able to recover the other $305,000 from the underinsurance provision of her parents’ policy.

Medical Malpractice - $300,000 – Settlement

Our client was an elderly woman who died following a valve replacement surgery because during the surgery the doctors negligently failed to ensure she had an adequate supply of oxygen resulting in brain damage and death. She left a son, two brother and two grandchildren.

Wage & Hour Class - $203,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of thirty-six fast food workers for minimum wage violations of the FLSA and the Ohio Wage Act

Wage & Hour Class - $185,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of servers, waiters, waitresses, bartenders, and other tipped employees for FLSA violations of tip-credit rules.

Wage & Hour Individual - $170,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of an individual for failure to pay overtime pursuant to the FLSA and the Ohio Wage Act

Wage & Hour Class - $145,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of call center workers for FLSA violations of working off the clock.

Wage & Hour Class - $98,000 - Settlement

Obtained a settlement on behalf of a group of home health care workers for failure to pay overtime pursuant to the FLSA and the Ohio Wage Act.

Bicycle Accident - $90,000 – Verdict

An airline pilot was visiting his girlfriend in and while they were riding bicycles in the OSU campus area, the pilot was struck from the rear by an automobile sending him over the handle bars. The pilot suffered a shoulder injury requiring surgery. He was unable to fly for six months following the accident.

Wage & Hour Individual - $52,400 - Judgment

Barkan Meizlish was successful in obtaining a judgment against an employer who improperly misclassified our client as a salaried employee. Our client was awarded and collected his unpaid overtime and interest.

Dog Bite - $20,000 – Settlement

A child was bitten by an English Bulldog in the face requiring 11 stitches.

Disclaimer

Above is a non-exhaustive list of prior results and successes of Barkan Meizlish, LLP. Past results do not guarantee a similar outcome, and Barkan Meizlish, LLP does not guarantee, warrant, or predict the outcome of any future legal matter. The results provided on this page are meant solely to provide information about the experience of the attorneys and the types of litigation in which Barkan Meizlish, LLP practices. All cases are dependent upon their own unique factual situations and applicable laws. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation.

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