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Tag Archives: Verdicts and Settlements

Calvert County jury awards $2.8M in fatal car crash

A Calvert County jury has awarded $2.8 million to the family of a Prince Frederick man killed in a car accident two years ago. The award for Michael J. Funchion's wife, Kathleen, and two sons, announced Friday, includes $1.5 million in noneconomic damages, which will be lowered under the state's cap on noneconomic damages and bring the total award to approximately $2.5 million.

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After $21.7M verdict, Pepco reaches settlement with paralyzed contractor

Pepco has reached a settlement with a former contractor originally awarded nearly $36 million from a Montgomery County jury after was electrocuted and paralyzed from the neck down in a workplace accident. The jury verdict in favor of Hugo Hernandez Palomino came in October following a six-day jury trial in Montgomery County Circuit Court. The jury award included approximately $19 million for future medical expenses and $15 million for noneconomic damages, which would have been capped at $770,000.

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