Ted Bassett represented a young woman hit by a drunk driver who was on his way home from a local bar. The young girl sustained permanent brain damage with memory loss and cognitive deficits. The defendant was sentenced to eight to ten years in jail. Ted sued the drunk driver and the six bars where he drank before the accident. Ted obtained a judgment totaling $22.65 million—which was reported to be the largest personal injury judgment in Worcester County, Massachusetts.
Premises Liability Accident Results in $2,200,000 Settlement
Ted Bassett successfully prosecuted a case against a landlord who negligently failed to inspect the sliding glass doors in a second floor apartment.
Victim of Drunk Driving Accident Awarded $2,000,000
Ted Bassett also obtained a judgment in the Worcester Superior Court for $2,049,867.00 for the victim of a drunk driving accident.
Interstate Truck Accident Results in $2,000,000 Settlement
Ted Bassett secured a $2.1 million settlement for a client injured when a Canadian Trucking Company failed to properly secure a cargo of lumber. It was later discovered that the truck driver was fatigued and had falsified his logbook.
Motorcycle Driver Recovers $900,000
Ted Bassett settled a personal injury case for a motorcycle driver even though the police reconstruction team concluded that the motorcycle had crossed over the center line. Ted assembled an accident reconstruction team which proved that other vehicle crossed the center line.
Electrocution Case Results in $895,000 Settlement
Although plaintiff was injured in a foreign country, Ted Bassett successfully negotiated a settlement in the Federal District Court of Massachusetts for the injured plaintiff.
Amusement Park Injury Results in $600,000 Settlement
Ted Bassett has been an advocate for safety regulations at amusement parks. Quoted in the Boston Herald, I don’t think anybody can give a rational reason why amusement parks should be exempt from regulations when the safety of our children is at stake.
Cable Car Accident in Canada Results in Confidential Settlement
Ted Bassett secured confidential settlements for three clients injured in a freak cable car accident in Canada. The case was featured on Canadian National Television.
Defective Toy Case Results in $270,000 Award
Court approved an award of $270,000 for child who was injured by a dangerous toy which had been the subject of a recall by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Confidential Settlement in Louise Woodward Case
Ted Bassett served as co-counsel for Drs. Sunil and Deborah Eappen in the well-publicized wrongful death case of Matthew Eappen v. Louise Woodward (British nanny).