Case Conclusion Date: 05.27.2004
Practice Area: Litigation
Outcome: Full $650,000 jury verdict for Plaintiff (our client)
Description: This was an action by a tennis professional, the owner of a tennis club, against his insurance brokers. The tennis clubhouse burned and the insurnace was insufficient to cover the losses. Plaintiff sued for negligence, alleging the brokers failed to discharge their responsibilities in recommending appropriate coverage limits. The brokers alleged the case had no merit and alleged the Plaintiff was resopnsible for any errors made. AIG, the brokers' insurers, offered only $115,000 to settle it. Gallo tried the case very effectively and the the jury returned a $650,000 verdict for the Plaintiff.