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Brown Goldstein Levy LLP

2 National Rankings & 14 Metro Rankings | Website

Significant Matters

  • Obtained a $9M settlement on behalf of a man who was wrongfully convicted and incarcerated for 21 years after Baltimore homicide detectives concealed exculpatory evidence.
  • Obtained a $1.9 million settlement on behalf of the parents of a young man with Down syndrome who was killed by deputy sheriffs who dragged him from a movie theater for the “crime” of wanting to watch a movie a second time without buying a second ticket.
  • Won $49 million in a second class action on behalf of students in University of California professional degree programs for tuition overcharges.
  • Won $42 million in a class action on behalf of University of California students for tuition overcharges; judgment affirmed on appeal at 156 Cal. App. 4th 809.
  • Won a jury verdict of $15 million for a young man who was sexually abused by a lawyer.
  • Successfully represented a major provider of medical services in a $15 million contract dispute with local government.
  • Won $7 million at trial for a mother whose toddler had been killed by a pit bull; and collected all of it after convincing Maryland’s highest court that a landlord with knowledge and control of a tenant’s dangerous pet should be held responsible for the pet’s attacks on visitors.
  • Won a $7 million verdict for roofer who suffered debilitating back pain as a result of a car accident.
  • Settled a class action claim against Target Corporation for its failure to make accessible to the blind. The case established the applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act to websites that relate to physical places of public accommodations and the applicability of California law to all commercial websites. Target agreed to take necessary steps to make its website fully and equally accessible and to pay $6 million in damages to a class of blind Californians who had unsuccessfully attempted to use the website.