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Former MLB Outfielder Chad Curtis’ Sexual Assault of 4 Student-Athletes
Obtained a $1.8 Million verdict on behalf of one of our four clients in Federal Court. All four women settled with Lakewood Public Schools and its Board of Education in Western Michigan for $575,000.
Desdunes, Estate of George vs. Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and Individual Defendants
Established precedent in New York and obtained a confidential multi-million dollar settlement.
Ooltewah High School Sexual Assault Case
Filed suit against the school district, school and coaching staff under Title IX, Section 1983 of the Civil Rights Act, and state law. Before trial, we accepted a substantial, six-figure settlement.
Virginia Tech Massacre Settlement
Representing 21 families, we negotiated historic settlements valued in excess of $11 Million plus a lifetime of healthcare for all victims and non-monetary assistance.
DeVercelly, Estate of Gary, Jr. vs. Rider University, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, and Individual Defendants
The settlement had two primary components, one of which is confidential, the other includes fundamental, ground-breaking changes at Rider University.
Starkey, Estate of Carson vs. Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and Individual Defendants
The substantial monetary portion of the settlement is confidential, yet was used by the family to start Aware Awake Alive, a non-profit which, in part, educates about the risks of hazing nationwide.
Rolling Stone Defamation Claim
The lawsuits against Rolling Stone by the fraternity and its members were frivolous, quickly abandoned, and were successfully resolved for a small fraction of the $25 Million in damages sought.
Washington Navy Yard Shooting
The Washington Navy Yard shooting occurred on September 16, 2013 when 34-year-old Aaron Alexis fatally shot 12 people and injured three others in a mass shooting at the headquarters of NAVSEA.
Notable Wrongful Death & Other Lawsuits
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Review public records and ask our many clients: No firm is better at holding fraternities liable for the injuries and deaths they cause.
Our lawyers excelled at the best law schools and trained specifically to help survivors achieve justice, regain power, and compel reform.
Delivering unprecedented financial results and peace of mind to people seeking compensation for serious personal injuries or wrongful death.
Our lawyers represent local, national, and international businesses and non-profits, protecting them in transactions and lawsuits.
Fierberg is a man of obvious and deep intelligence, comfortable—in the way of alpha-male litigators—with sharply correcting a fuzzy thought; with using obscenities; with speaking derisively, even contemptuously, of opponents. He is also the man I would run to as though my hair were on fire if I ever found myself in a legal battle with a fraternity, and so should you.
- Caitlin Flanagan, The Atlantic
You have served your clients so well and at the same time distinguished yourselves as first class, effective, efficient, practical and collaborative attorneys who know how to deal with the big issues. While tough on substance, you were smooth on style. That is a difficult combination to pull off.
- John McCammon, Founder of The McCammon Group, Commenting on the Resolution of the Civil Claims from the Virginia Tech Massacre