$2.7 Million – Wrongful Death
Jury returns a verdict of $2.7 million for pedestrian death. Jessica Basso tried the case in the Kent County Superior Court, securing one of the largest verdicts in recent Rhode Island history.
$350,000.00 – Slip and Fall
Jessica Basso secured a $350,000.00 settlement following arbitration on behalf of a woman who sustained knee injuries after falling on ice. Prior to arbitration, the liability insurance company had offered the client nothing.
$290,000.00 – Motor Vehicle Accident
Jessica Basso obtained a $290,000.00 settlement on behalf of a young man who was injured as the result of a multi-car collision. The settlement was offered in the early stages of litigation, without her client having to endure further, protracted proceedings.
$165,000.00 – Slip and Fall
During the course of mediation, Jessica Basso negotiated a $165,000.00 settlement on behalf of a woman who slipped and fell on ice, sustained significant shoulder injuries. Prior to mediation, neither of the two liability carriers would extend an offer of settlement.
$150,000.00 – Motor Vehicle Accident
Following a contested arbitration, Jessica Basso obtained an arbitration award of $150,000.00 on behalf of woman who was injured during the course of a single motor vehicle accident. Prior to arbitration, the liability insurance carrier tried to place blame on an unidentified vehicle as having caused the collision. Jessica Basso fought hard to prove her case, and was successful for her client.
Will Contest – Prevailing Verdict
Following a five day trial in the Kent County Superior Court, Jessica Basso prevailed in allowing the admission of a Will to probate, in the face of claims of undue influence and diminished capacity. In turn, Jessica allowed the Decedent’s final wishes to be carried out.
Adverse Possession – Prevailing Verdict
Following a three day trial in the Washington County Superior Court, Jessica Basso succeeded in challenging claims that her clients’ property could be “taken” by the neighbors by claims of adverse possession and acquiescence.