Significant Cases

Every one of our clients’ cases is significant, because each case profoundly affects our clients’ lives-whether or not the case makes the headlines, which sometimes they do. Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer has been called upon to represent clients in some of the highest-profile cases: the most severely damaged sexual abuse victim of Jerry Sandusky at Penn State; the crash of a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter off the coast of Newfoundland; Nancy Schultz whose husband was murdered by John du Pont; and children injured by Thalidomide. While Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer has secured billions of dollars for its clients, it has done so while shunning headlines for the firm to protect the dignity and confidentiality of its clients. Here we provide a few public examples of results we have achieved for clients:

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$24 Million Confidential Settlement For Construction Site Accident As the operator of a large piece of construction equipment sat down in the cab, he unintentionally moved the joystick control, causing
$18.3M Verdict Motor Vehicle Accident
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$18.3 Million Verdict For Young Driver Partially Paralyzed In One-Car Accident On a warm Saturday night, a young man was driving his car along a freshly paved stretch of country
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A newborn girl returned to the hospital shortly after birth, now critically ill.  Despite the hallmark signs of a metabolic disorder – high ammonia, acidosis, and a substance called “ketones”
$35M Stove Tipover Settlement
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An apartment stove tipped over when a five-year-old boy stood on its open-door while trying to reach a pot. The pot of scalding water toppled off the stove, spilled onto
$38M Train Derailment Reward
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In a tragic transportation accident, a software executive was severely injured.  Stephen Raynes was the lead lawyer prosecuting his case resulting in a $38 million award.
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Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer Team Led By Tim Lawn Secures Largest Delaware County Jury Verdict In History When a baby suffered traumatic spinal cord injuries during her birth at Delaware County
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Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer represented a 4-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by a worker at a private daycare center. A criminal case brought by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office resulted
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Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer had the privilege and responsibility of representing the most severely injured of the children abused by Jerry Sandusky. The child had been introduced to Sandusky at the
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While being bussed to her special education school, a disabled five-year-old girl was strangled by a safety harness that the staff had put on her backwards. We advised the family
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A 36-year-old successful business woman was found by her mother to be confused and lethargic. As her mother drove her to the nearest emergency room, she developed a droop on