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$40,580,000 Award to Assault Victim in Monroe County

E.E. vs. XYZ Resort Hotel & Marina and MARK JASON HOLMES

Attorney Thomas Scolaro obtained a $40,580,000 verdict on behalf of E.E. against her criminal assailant, Mark Jason Holmes, who attacked her with a hammer in the parking garage of a Resort Hotel in Key West.  Attorney Scolaro filed an inadequate security lawsuit against the hotel for permitting this obviously drug-induced man to roam around the parking garage, undetected for 20 minutes with a hammer. The Hotel Defendant entered into a confidential settlement with Plaintiff the night before a $40,580,000 verdict was handed down against the remaining defendant. This is, by far, the largest verdict in Monroe County's history and a significant settlement for the Plaintiff who sustained serious and permanent injuries to her face and head.

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I found, and still find, that Ira’s firm will evaluate the case fairly and provide the client with a reasonably expectation of the process involved and will avoid giving false hope where there is none. Also Ira’s firm consistently keeps in constant touch with the client as well as referring attorneys so each knows the progress of a case. Finally I can tell you that if I personally were injured, Ira Leesfield is the first person I would call. Michael Browning
I'm impressed and very satisfied with the handling of my injury case at this law firm. I was helped and walked through every step of the way. I'm happy to report a fantastic settlement achieved by this excellent law firm. Thank you Rosa
The people at Leesfield Scolaro are extremely professional and compassionate! I would refer your Law Firm to anyone that was in need of an attorney! Thank you my friends. Karen
Our family highly recommends the team at Leesfield and Scolaro. Every step of the way, Barbie Leon was there to make sure we were updated on the progress of the case as well as answer any questions we had. Barbie was in constant communication with our family. She is thoughtful and caring and worked hard to make sure we understood everything that was happening around us. Linda