Morgan & Morgan and Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky are the most experienced and successful building collapse litigation firms in the world. Together, they have recovered more than $400 million for victims and their families.
The firms’ attorneys have acted as lead counsel in:
- The Market Street building collapse in center city Philadelphia, which killed 7 and injured 12. This complex litigation involved a six-month trial which culminated in the largest recovery in a building collapse case in American history: $227 million for the victims and their families.
- The collapse of the Tropicana Parking Garage in Atlantic City, which killed 4 and injured 40. The firms reviewed more than 2 million documents, took 300 days of depositions, and settled the case for a then-record $101 million.
- The Pier 34 collapse on the Delaware River, which resulted in 3 deaths and more than 30 injuries. The firms were in charge of all discovery related to the engineering and structural failures in the litigation.
- The collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans that claimed 3 lives.
The firm’s lawyers have spent tens of thousands of hours working on dozens of structural collapse cases. They have taken the depositions of thousands of construction superintendents, building managers, project managers, and workers.