Settlement during trial of a
whistleblower claim against the State of Rhode Island
for wrongfully terminated employee in the amount of
$200,000, and full restoration of six years of lost
pension contributions and credits.
Achieved a $7.6 million settlement
for a mother and her three minor children. The mother
sustained brain injuries when struck by a pick-up truck
while crossing a street.
Obtained $200,000 award in the Rhode
Island Commission for Human Rights in a sex
discrimination/harassment case. This award is one of the
largest in the history of the Commission.
Achieved judgment of $1.3 million
after a jury trial in a case of tenure discrimination
and retaliation against Brown University. This was the
largest jury verdict in Rhode Island for 2003. Shoucair
v. Brown University, PSC C.A. 96-2896.
$400,000 settlement in pregnancy
discrimination case brought by female physician against
her former practice partners.
$4.5 million settlement in contract
dispute between a Rhode Island company and Chinese
$575,000 settlement for FINRA
discrimination, whistleblower, and wrongful termination
claims brought by stockbroker against her former
brokerage house employer.
$1.1 million settlement for former
power company employee permanently injured on the job
but denied a disability pension.
$1.6 million settlement for small
Rhode Island company involved in a contract dispute
against a Fortune 500 company.
Arbitration award for eight years of
back pay, pension benefits, interest, and attorneys fees
for unlawfully terminated correctional officer.
Through FINRA arbitration, Sammartino
& Berg LLP obtained the nullification of a Promissory
Note between Bank of America Investments and one of its
$3 million settlement for family
members of a police officer killed during a training
$1.25 million settlement for a
student injured following a college sorority party.