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Six-Figure Settlement Achieved in Prince George’s County Pastoral Abuse Case

Our client, an adult woman in her 20s, joined Church Doe, headed by Pastor Doe, a married minister.  Our client was recently divorced and emotionally vulnerable after discovering that her husband had a second family and left her homeless and virtually penniless.  Pastor Doe welcomed our client to the Church, gave her employment and an […]

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Mike Nakamura Secures $5M for Birth Injury Victim and Family

Mike Nakamura secured $5 million from the federal government for Jenifer and Sean Mochocki, a U.S. Air Force officer, and their baby. The settlement, which includes a combination of cash and structured annuities that will generate much more than $5 million for the Mochocki family, resolves a medical malpractice suit against doctors at a Florida […]

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$540,000 Settlement in Maryland Tractor-Trailer Accident

Mike Nakamura recently settled a case involving a tractor-trailer accident in Charles County. Our client was stopped at a red light in Waldorf, Maryland. The defendant, operating the tractor trailer, approached the intersection as his light turned yellow. He sped up, changed his mind and braked, causing the tractor trailer to violently twist and slide […]

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Successful Mediation for Montgomery County Client after Dog Bite Injury

Karl Protil and Mike Nakamura recently settled a case involving a dog bite. Our client was a friend and neighbor of the Defendant; the Defendant was out of town and was running late on the day of his return. Our client agreed to feed and let his dog out, an older German Shepherd.  After feeding […]

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Pedestrian Struck by Taxi in District of Columbia

After our client was struck by a taxi in Washington, D.C., she was home for 6 months with post-concussive symptoms, neurologist deficits, and suffered from chronic fatigue.  On most days she was barely able to get out of bed, resulting in her being unable to work.  The taxi company denied responsibility and the client’s own disability […]

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$95,000 Settlement for Injured Pedestrian

Mike Nakamura recently settled a case involving a pedestrian in Montgomery County.  The client, a retired gentleman, was a pedestrian in the crosswalk and properly proceeding with the “Walk” signal.  The defendant driver was not paying attention and turned into the crosswalk.  The driver then hit the pedestrian, who landed on the hood and then […]

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Multiple Six Figure Settlement in Tragic Auto Collision

Mike Nakamura recently settled a wrongful death and survival claim involving the death of a young mother.  Mrs. Jane Doe was driving two of her four children home from soccer practice when a driver crossed the center line and collided into her vehicle.  She was critically injured, and both boys were injured as well, one […]

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$3.3 million verdict in medical negligence case

HERBERT AND JENNIFER HOLLEY V. WILTON NEDD, MD In a 5 day contested trial, a District of Columbia jury returned a verdict against Dr. Wilton Nedd in the amount of $3.3 million. The case involved negligence by Dr. Nedd which resulted in the amputation of Mr. Holley’s leg. The jury agreed that Dr. Nedd was […]

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$1 million FTCA case settled in South Carolina

BARRETT V. U.S.A In July 2015, Mike Nakamura settled a heavily disputed FTCA case for $1 million in South Carolina. Barrett v. U.S.A was a birth injury case brought against the U.S. Navy, arising out of a delay in delivery of a full-term baby.  The delay in delivery ultimately deprived the baby of oxygen and caused a […]

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$1 Million FTCA Case Settled in Virginia

In November 2014, Karl Protil was in Virginia where he helped settle a $1 million case involving the tragic death of a 19-year-old girl. The victim was in the hospital 2 weeks after a misdiagnosis of a lung hemorrhage. Here, we proved that the doctors waited too long to obtain a pulmonary consult, and even […]

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