Daniel Malis


Life Member Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

I have secured over $25 million in gross settlements for clients I have represented in personal injury actions. Highlights include:


  • $1.75 million against industrial shredder manufacturer and distributors for lost arm of factory worker caused by lack of safety guards and poor installation of an industrial grade paper shredder in a recycling operation
  • $585,000 settlement for pedestrian struck by motor vehicle while crossing street away from crosswalk, causing tibial plateau fracture of knee
  • $1.02 million judgment against general contractor for asbestos insulator injured in construction site accident causing exacerbation of already symptomatic back
  • $4.15 million settlement against general contractor, subcontractors and architect and engineer for burst fracture of vertebra with surgical fusion caused by collapsed staircase (awaiting trial against architect and engineer);
  • Participated as trial attorney in nationwide tobacco litigation, including Scott v. American Tobacco litigation in New Orleans
  • $650,000 settlement (including workers’ compensation lien waiver) for female electrician suffering shoulder injury in construction worksite accident
  • $550,000 settlement for construction worker suffering heart attack after motor vehicle accident between employer’s car and a State Police cruiser pursuing another vehicle in high speed chase
  • $525,000 judgment (reinstated by Appeals Court) for 65 year old woman injuring shoulder after slipping and falling at supermarket
  • $487,500 products liability settlement against product manufacturer and installers for woman struck by tilt-in window while being opened, causing disc herniation and fusion
  • $485,000 products liability settlement while awaiting trial for woman with healed hip fracture and alleged dizziness against trailer hitch designer resulting when husband mis-installed hitch, causing motor vehicle accident;
  • $435,000 FELA settlement for back injury of injured railway worker slipping on ice inside maintenance barn
  • $350,000 settlement for back injury for forklift operator whose lift fell off the back of a truck during unloading when truck rolled away from loading dock
  • $350,000 wrongful death settlement for estate of 9 year old girl struck by train while spraying graffiti on train underpass
  • $285,000 settlement while awaiting trial against McLean Hospital physicians and security company for injury to cleaning contractor when a potentially violent patient was not properly secured
  • $235,000 products and general liability settlement for woman with knee injury caused by marble floor’s excessive slipperiness on rainy day
  • $220,000 settlement for HVAC worker with resolved injury to knee suffered when jumping down from scaffolding onto worksite debris
  • $250,000 construction site and products liability settlement for ironworker’s fractured fingers after he operated swing staging into contact with building protrusion
  • Award of Permanent Total Disability after Workers’ Compensation Hearing for 31 year old maintenance worker due to permanent spinal cord nerve root injury from successful back surgery
  • $175,000 settlement of workers’ compensation claim for construction worker with disc herniation after fall from ladder on construction site
  • $165,000 settlement of liability claim for schoolteacher attending NIH training summer program in Pennsylvania (including payment of workers’ compensation claim against employer)
  • $150,000 settlement for truck driver with already-arthritic knee when knocked down by forklift while delivering load
  • $150,000 settlement for fuel delivery driver suffering elbow injury due to improperly secured fuel tank cover of construction contractor
  • $140,000 settlement for truck driver’s estate for knee injury caused by malfunctioning deck plate after injured driver died from unrelated causes