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Joseph Paul Giamanco
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Joseph Giamanco’s Legal Cases

13 total


  • Parties names kept confidential

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jan 06, 2012
    Outcome:
    $142,500 Recovered for a Torn Rotator Cuff
    Description:
    Client was involved in a slip and fall accident. Despite the claim that my client should have seen the ice before falling and been able to avoid it we recovered a substantial sum for her.
  • Doe v. Lamerrica Lacking

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    $240,000 awarded by the court
    Description:
    Our client was the victim of on going harassment via the Internet, phone calls and in person. We filed suit against the aggressor and obatained a substantial judgement.
  • Doe v. Couch

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Jul 01, 2008
    Outcome:
    $250,000 recovered for client prior to filing suit
    Description:
    Policy limits of $250,000 recovered for injured client following car accident after other driver ran a red light. Client needed a total knee replacement. Case settled for policy limits within 3 months of being retained by client.
  • Doe Inc. v. LS Construction and Donald Kindwald

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Nov 07, 2009
    Outcome:
    $473,329.28 awarded to our client, denial of claim against our client
    Description:
    Client was a general contractor who hired our firm to defend a mechanic's lien case filed against it. We filed a counter claim for breach of contract and sued for damages claimed by our client. After binding arbitration we obtained a verdict for not only our client's damages but also for attorney's fees. The judgment was entered against both the opposing company and its owner individually.
  • I.D.O.T. v. Doe

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Outcome:
    $330,000 jury verdict in favor of our client
    Description:
    Eminent domain case involving the taking of a client's land for public purpose. The department of transportation offered less than half of the amount our client was awarded at trial. Our jury verdict was nearly 100% of what we sought from the jury.
  • Rathbun Carpentry Contractors v. Doe, LLC

    Practice Area:
    Construction & Development
    Date:
    Jan 25, 2011
    Outcome:
    Not guilty in favor of our client
    Description:
    We represented a town home developer and general contractor who was sued by a prior subcontractor for $100,000 for work claimed as performed but not paid. Another firm handled the case for several years before withdrawing shortly before the trial. We defended the matter and obtained a directed verdict for our client dismissing the case in its entirety. Our defense also cost the client less than half of what he spent on the prior law firm which withdrew.
  • State Farm v. Smith

    Practice Area:
    Insurance
    Date:
    Oct 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Forced insurance company to cover our client despite their refusal
    Description:
    Minor client and her mother were sued for sexual assault to a minor child alleged to have occurred over a long period of time by our minor client (which was not true). Our client's insurance company, State Farm, had refused to provide our clients with either a defense or indemnification for the alleged occurrence despite our clients having both a homeowner's and umbrella policy with them. We were retained to defend both the underlying case and the declaratory judgment case filed by State Farm against our client. After a long hard fight for our clients we were able to force State Farm to cover our clients.
  • Doe v. Doe, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Dec 10, 2012
    Outcome:
    $125,000 settlement obtained
    Description:
    Client tore his bicep attempting to lift a product at big box store which had been repackaged by the store employees after the original packaging had been damaged. As he lifted it the packaging fell apart causing him to tear his bicep.
  • Doe v. Jose Solis

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Mar 15, 2013
    Outcome:
    $2,025,406 verdict for our client
    Description:
    Defendant drugged and raped client who was a minor at the time. While he was charged criminally he was acquitted. Our client, seeking some form of justice, hired us to pursue him in a civil case. We filed suit against him and were ultimately able to obtain an order which declared that he had admitted the substantive facts of the case and another order for summary judgment on the issue of liability. During the trial we sought $2,025,406 in damages for our client ($25,000 for pain and suffering, $500,000 for emotional distress, $500,000 for intentional infliction of emotional distress and $1,000,000 in punitive damages, plus costs of $406) and upon hearing the evidence testified to by our client and her mother our request was granted. We are currently moving into collections and intend for this judgment to follow the defendant for many years to come as we garnish his wages and bank accounts.
  • Doe v. Celest Root

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Dec 30, 2013
    Outcome:
    $100,000 policy limit recovery for client
    Description:
    Client was struck by the defendant while driving through an intersection on a green light. Client suffered some broken ribs. Policy limits of $100,000 were collected within 4 months of client retaining our office.