Our Latest Verdicts & Settlements

Sean M. Cleary has helped numerous victims of negligence obtain considerable compensation for their physical, emotional, and financial damages.

$14,000,000

Rollover Accidents


Settlement in a rollover case. Due to the lack of rollover and roof-crush protection, including defective A-pillars, the roof caved in on the driver's head causing him significant brain injury and paralysis.

$12,750,000

Aviation Accidents


Settlement for a commercial helicopter crash. With decades of aviation law experience, Mr. Cleary will determine who might be to blame for your accident, and what compensation you might expect.

$8,250,000

Medical Malpractice


Settlement in a significant medical negligence case that occurred at a South Florida hospital, involving the amputation of a patient’s left leg above the knee. Our client was satisfied by Mr. Cleary's legal services.

$7,250,000

Personal Injury


Settlement for rollover crash in Miami resulting in injuries. Rollover accidents can leave you with costly medical bills, pain and suffering, scarring and lost wages. The details of this settlement are confidential.

$6,250,000

Medical Malpractice


Stroke patient was left in a hallway and hospital bed for more than 10 hours after being admitted. The delay in treatment caused the patient injuries. Clients were satisfied by Mr. Cleary's legal services.

$5,500,000

Wrongful Death


Couple was killed in a high-speed accident on Interstate 95. Their van was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer traveling above highway speed and pinned against another tractor-trailer stopped on the road.

$4,000,150

Auto Accidents


Disabled father of two boys was killed when his van sustained a tire failure and rolled over on the road while traveling at highway speed. The case was settled for a significant amount as a result of Mr. Cleary's dedication to the case.

$3,300,000

Wrongful Death


33-year-old husband and father died in a twin-engine passenger airplane crash. The lawsuit against the aircraft manufacturer, an engine component manufacturer, and a maintenance company settled.

$2,942,000

Aviation Accidents


Spouse died in a tragic helicopter crash, and the husband filed a wrongful death claim. The case was brought against the helicopter manufacturer and maintenance company and settled before trial.

$2,500,000

Personal Injury


A female police officer was severely injured when a surgeon at a Florida hospital negligently left a towel inside her abdomen. The medical malpractice case against the hospital and surgeon settled during trial.

$1,575,000

Aviation Accidents


A 93-year-old pilot was tragically killed in a two airplane collision due to the negligence of the air traffic controllers at Sarasota-Bradenton Airport who directed him into another plane also attempting to take off.

$1,395,000

Truck


A propane truck ran out of control and killed a doctor on vacation with his family. The doctor was survived by his wife and two children. The case settled for well in excess of the driver's available insurance policy limits.

$1,292,000

Wrongful Death


Settlement for tragic helicopter crash resulting in wrongful death. The parties worked out an agreement which provides for the conclusion of the claim in exchange for limited compensation providing justice and closure.

$1,262,110

Personal Injury


Husband and wife circus performer team, similar to a Cirque de Soleil act, suffered primarily soft tissue injuries while practicing for their show when a previously used metal cage fell on them.

$1,250,000

Wrongful Death


A defective SUV rolled over resulting in the death of husband, injuries of the rear-seat passenger, and injuries suffered by the surviving wife. The case was brought against the vehicle manufacturer.

$1,150,000

Auto Accidents


Senior family member was killed in a rollover crash. The case was brought against the vehicle and tire manufacturers and others involved in the maintenance of the vehicle and settled before trial.

$1,000,000

Others


Mr. Cleary has been retained in cases involving the enforcement of foreign judgments rendered by courts in other countries. In 2012, he successfully enforced a foreign judgment entered against UPS in Bolivia.

$950,000

Product Liability


A 62-year-old man sustained the bilateral fracture and removal of two defective identical hip implants, ultimately sustaining a severe infection that forced him to be without one of his hips for over one month.

$881,000

Personal Injury


Settlement in a case involving a defective hip implant for a 53-year-old man who was not able to return to work for an extended period after his hip was explanted (removed). Our client was satisfied by Mr. Cleary's legal services.

$850,000

Personal Injury


University of Miami student suffered injuries after being negligently run off Interstate 395, near Miami Beach, by a drunk driver with minimal insurance coverage. The driver's insurance company settled before trial.

$750,000

Admiralty & Maritime


Our client was a man who was windsurfing in the Florida Keys when he got struck by a small fishing boat, a flats boat, sustaining significant injuries to leg and foot and requiring several surgeries.

$650,000

Personal Injury


Our client was a woman who suffered severe injuries from a scuba diving accident because the dive master was negligent and unprofessional and failed to guide the group dive properly.

$645,000

Others


The plaintiffs brought suit against their bank for negligence, civil theft, and punitive damages related to money stolen from their protected CD’s, which included their entire retirement savings.

$395,000

Product Liability


A man's home burned to the ground in the Florida Keys after he used and turned off a defectively designed insect killing fogger and he needed legal help. We handled his case and fought to obtain a favorable settlement.

$295,000

Cruise Ship


Cruise ship passenger was injured while at the ship's casino after a slip and fall on a wet surface. She sustained fractured bones in her foot as well as a compound fracture of her femur, which required surgery.

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Wrongful Death


Confidential settlement in the tragic deaths of a husband and wife whose SUV rolled over after it suffered tire failure while traveling at highway speed. The tire delaminated and separated causing the vehicle to rollover.

Confidential

Auto Accidents


A man tragically burned to death after his SUV rolled over and caught fire. The SUV lacked Electronic Stability Control, which would have enabled it to prevent the rollover. The case settled confidentially before trial.

Confidential

Personal Injury


Verdict in a medical malpractice case in which we represented a husband and wife. A malpractice suit is about more than money, it’s about accountability. The case settled in favor of our client.

Confidential

Medical Malpractice


Septic shock after back surgery led to the death of a mother and wife. The medical malpractice case settled in favor of our client, with a significant compensation for the family and their future.

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Personal Injury


Settlement for defective knee implant which caused a woman to undergo several surgeries. The case settled in favor of our client before going to trial. The client was very pleased with how we handled his case.

Confidential

Others


Verdict in favor of our client sued for breach of contract. The parties worked out an agreement which provided for the conclusion of the claim. The client was very pleased with how we handled his case.

Confidential

Cruise Ship


Settlement for a man cut by a shattered door on a cruise ship. The case settled in favor of our client. The details of this settlement are confidential. The client was very pleased with the outcome of his case.

Confidential

Personal Injury


Settlement for injury to a man's foot caused by a broken grate at the bottom of a waterslide. The case settled in our client's favor. The client was very pleased with how we handled his case.

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Rollover Accidents


Settlement for single vehicle SUV rollover in Nebraska resulting in the wrongful death of the front seat passenger, another passenger's quadriplegia, and driver's injuries to her left arm and hand.

Confidential

Wrongful Death


Spouse was killed in a Robinson helicopter, model R44 Raven, accident. The family was devastated, and the surviving wife brought a wrongful death suit. The case settled for a significant confidential amount.

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Personal Injury


Dive instructor was significantly injured when his scuba tank exploded, amputating his leg. We represented several clients in cases involving defective scuba equipment. The case settled in our client's favor.

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Cruise Ship


Eight passengers on a Cunard shore excursion in the British Virgin Islands were injured when the tour bus sustained a brake failure and ultimately crashed after plummeting down a mountain.

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Others


Federal court breach of contract dispute arising out of an alleged sale of Grumman aircraft parts. After a significant discovery, the case was tried. The client was successful in obtaining a defense verdict.

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Rollover Accidents


20-year-old woman was paralyzed and rendered quadriplegic after a rollover crash. The case settled confidentially with the vehicle manufacturer and the driver's insurance company, before trial.

Confidential

Auto Accidents


Mother and father were tragically killed after a defective Firestone Wilderness AT tire separated, and their Mercury Mountaineer SUV rolled over off the road. The case settled in our client's favor.

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Wrongful Death


After a young disabled boy had burned to death in their trailer home in Volusia County, Florida, his family brought suit against FP&L and the landlord for negligent wiring in the trailer. The case settled in their favor.

Confidential

Medical Malpractice


Settlement for medical malpractice case which affected a 3-year-old girl, leading to the loss of her entire small intestine. Mr. Cleary represented the family. The case settled in our client's favor.

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Aviation Accidents


A plane crash caused a career pilot blindness in both eyes, preventing him from working and resulting in permanent disability. The engine manufacturer of the twin-engine airplane settled before trial for a confidential amount.

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Aviation Accidents


Husband was killed in a twin-engine propeller plane that crashed as the result of a defective torsion vibration dampening system. It was part of a series which had suffered from similar failures. The case settled in our client's favor.

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The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary
19 West Flagler Street, Suite 618,
Miami, FL 33130