$1.3 Million Awarded Client on Assignment of Indemnity Action

Personal injury attorneys at Clark, Hunt, Ahern & Embry in Cambridge, Massachusetts have successfully obtained a Court ordered Judgment award on behalf of their clients in an indemnity action assigned to the Plaintiff client as part of a settlement package.

Clark, Hunt, Ahern & Embry represented a New Hampshire school teacher and her family who suffered severe physical and psychological injuries as a result of the garment she was wearing bursting into flames due to a small ember landing thereon while she was reloading a woodstove pursuant to the manufacturer’s instructions. The Plaintiff settled with the retail seller of the subject garment for a substantial sum prior to trial. In addition to the traditional payment of monies; however, attorneys at Clark, Hunt, Ahern & Embry were also successful in negotiating an assignment of the seller’s common law indemnity rights against the manufacturer of the subject garment.

The manufacturer of the subject garment refused to acknowledge its indemnity obligation to the seller. Through aggressive pleading and briefing of the issue to the Court by Clark, Hunt, Ahern & Embry personal injury litigation attorneys, after due consideration and a full trial on the manufacturer’s ultimate liability, the Court awarded the Plaintiff $1 Million for the manufacturer’s indemnity obligation and an additional $298,000 in attorneys’ fees expended by the seller in its defense of the Plaintiffs’ claims.

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