February 21, 2020 | News & Events
Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos has obtained numerous seven-figure verdicts and settlements and several recently completed cases highlight the firm’s skill at trial and in settlement negotiations.
ASWT Obtains $22.5 Million Settlement Agreement with Sara Lee Corp
- After almost 15 years of litigation, attorneys at ASWT negotiated a $22.5 million settlement in a class action lawsuit against the Sara Lee Corporation alleging the company engaged in price-fixing against distributors who bought baked goods from Sara Lee and then resold them to retail chains.
Below is a list of five other recently completed cases which highlight the firm’s ability to obtain top results:
Case 1 – Uber Class Action
- ASWT obtained a $32.5 million settlement against Uber in a “Safe Rides” class action. The suit, originally filed in 2014, claimed Uber misled consumers about conducting “industry-leading” background checks and failed to use the Safe Rides Fee to pay to provide more secure rides.
Case 2 – Wrongful Death
- The firm represented the family of a low-wage worker in a wrongful death case that settled for $1.25 million in a lawsuit involving a tractor which was driving at night without proper lamps, triangles or reflective lights. Another vehicle was involved in an accident with the tractor and the driver was killed as a result of his injuries.
Case 3 – Wrongful Death, Catastrophic Personal Injury
- In a case involving highly complex liability issues, ASWT settled a wrongful death, product liability, personal injury lawsuit for $1.5 million. This case involved an SUV that had a serious design flaw which resulted in two passengers suffering serious bodily harm as the result of a car accident.
Case 4 – Personal Injury
- The firm settled a personal injury case for $2 million in a lawsuit involving someone struck by a truck in a crosswalk. ASWT’s client suffered serious injuries and had ongoing medical costs which will be properly covered as a result of this settlement.
Case 5 – Unpaid Wages
- The firm obtained a $1.88 million court ruling on behalf of a former CEO and co-owner of a company who sued his former company for unpaid wages plus interest after his departure. The court ruled the company had to cover unpaid wages of $1.2 million and $647K in interest.