Archive for 'Verdicts & Awards'

$3 Million Dollar Settlement against distracted truck driver who caused client to suffer from RSD/CRPS

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A truck driver who attempted to retrieve documents that had fallen to the floor of the tractor slammed into the back of a moving car, causing the driver of that car to sustain serious and permanent injuries, including a diagnosis of RSD, CRPS and disequilibrium syndrome. Valerie K. Williams successfully settled the matter against the truck driver and his employer for the policy limits of $3 million dollars.

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$900,000 settlement against Philadelphia Nightclub for serving alcohol to a minor and other intoxicated person

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The case involved a gentleman’s club in Philadelphia that continued to serve a 20 year old girl (a minor) and her boyfriend with large quantities of alcohol, after they were visibly intoxicated. At closing time, the couple drove away in her car. The boyfriend caused the car to strike a guardrail on I95, flipping the car over and throwing the girl approximately 40 feet into the highway. She suffered head trauma, back pain and severe road rash. It was discovered ...

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ALL CHARGES DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing

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On May 2, 2013, attorney Robert C. Keller was successful in having the charges of terroristic threats and harassment dismissed at the PRELIMINARY HEARING. The matter was argued and tried before THE HONORABLE RICHARD M. CAPPELLI. Mr. Keller successfully argued that the Commonwealth failed to present a prima facie case against the defendant. The evidence was not sufficient to hold the defendant on charges to be heard Media (Delaware County Court of Common Pleas).

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Another NOT GUILTY verdict for criminal defense attorney Robert C. Keller – DRUG CHARGES

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The defendant was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, and Conspiracy. After a two day trial before THE HONORABLE GREGORY M. MALLON of Delaware County Court of Common Pleas in March of 2013, the defendant was found NOT GUILTY on all charges. He was represented by Robert C. Keller. Mr. Keller is the President of the Delaware County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

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NOT GUILTY of Aggravated Assault, Possessing Instruments of Crime, Simple Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person

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After a three day trial held before the HONORABLE GENECE E. BRINKLEY of Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas in January, 2013, Robert C. Keller was successful in obtaining a NOT GUILTY verdict for his client, who was acquitted of all charges.

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NOT GUILTY of Rape, Aggravated Assault, Sexual Assault, Unlawful Restraint, and Indecent Assault

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After a two day trial before the HONORABLE JOHN P. CAPUZZI, SR. of Delaware County Court of Common Pleas in December, 2012, Robert C. Keller was successful in obtaining a NOT GUILTY verdict for his client, who was acquitted of all charges.

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DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED due to Illegal search by police

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The defendant was sleeping on his friend’s couch when he was awoken by police. They were executing a valid search warrant issued for his friend’s home. The police then handcuffed and searched the defendant. They found a glass bottle that contained drugs on his person. He was charged with drug possession and intent to deliver. Robert C. Keller presented a Motion to Suppress the evidence before a Delaware County Court of Common Pleas judge. Mr. Keller argued that the search ...

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A Bucks County jury finds the defendant “Not Guilty” of simple assault, neglect, and reckless endangerment

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The defendant was charged with simple assault, neglect, and recklessly endangering another person while performing her duties at work. She plead her innocence and hired Robert C. Keller to represent her at time of trial. Mr. Keller’s zealous representation resulted in her acquittal. The Bucks County jury found her “not guilty” on all charges, in less than one hour of deliberating.

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A successful recovery – left turn on a green arrow

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In a case involving a car accident, Payne claimed that he had the right of way with a green light and that Jones had only a green arrow when she turned in front of him. Payne initially brought suit against Jones in District Court, where he was awarded damages.

The case was appealed and the matter was tried by Valerie K. Williams in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County. At time of trial it was argued that Jones (represented by Valerie K. Williams) had ...

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Not Guilty: Possession w/Intent to Deliver

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Robert C. Keller of Keller, Lisgar & Williams, LLP secures a Not Guilty verdict for a client charged with Possession w/Intent to Deliver over two pounds of marijuana. The Bench Trial took place in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas on March 17, 2011 before the Honorable Karen Y. Simmons. The Defendant was accused of possessing and/or controlling drugs that were found in a bedroom closet.

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