$2.15 Million Recovered

Wrongful Death Case


$2,150,000 recovered for a family in a wrongful death case. A corporation caused the death when it did not warn of a dangerous condition. The case was settled after several days in mediation with a retired judge.

Secured Wage Losses and Medical Benefits

Workers’ Compensation


William J. Lightfoot in 2019 won a D.C. worker’s compensation hearing securing loss wages and medical benefits for a worker who suffered a severe burn after hot soup was spilled onto his foot. The injured worker has not returned to work but his future is financially secure.

$485K Verdict

Car Accident


William P. Lightfoot in 2019 won a trial in the District of Columbia for $485,000 for a man injured in a car crash. The car crash caused a concussion. The man was on his way to work when a US Government vehicle side swiped his car.

$52 Million Settlement

Mass Tort


LaRuby May of May Lightfoot PLLC served as Co-Counsel in $52 million dollar settlement agreement reached with Monsanto Corporation, alleging it knowingly sold toxic products, misled consumers and regulators to maximize profits, and damaged the District’s natural resources. This was a significant work in obtaining costs and other damages associated with cleaning up the Anacostia River, and returning the River to its historic role as a local and national treasure. A portion of these funds will be dedicated to environmental clean-up of District waterways.

$300K Settlement

Workers' Compensation


Recovered for a healthcare worker in a worker’s compensation case. After repetitive gripping and twisting, the healthcare worker lost movement in her hands and wrists.

$249.5K Settlement

Workers' Compensation


Recovered for an assistant chef in a worker’s compensation case. The assistant chef’s foot sustained third degree burns resulting in numbness from his ankle to his toes. After extensive discovery and a six hour hearing, the assistant chef’s employer agreed to settle the case.

$90K Settlement

Workers' Compensation


Recovered for an appliance technician supervisor in a worker’s compensation case. The supervisor slipped and fell on the job injuring his upper extremity. The court ordered his employer to pay an award of 33% permanent partial disability benefits.

$90K Settlement

Workers' Compensation


Recovered for an employee in a worker’s compensation case. The employee injured his thumb and hand. In settlement negotiations, his employer agreed to compensate for the injuries sustained on the job.

$85K Settlement

Workers' Compensation


Recovered for an employee in a worker’s compensation case. The employee hyperextended his knee when climbing down a ladder resulting in partial loss of use of his lower