United States District Court, M.D. Pennsylvania
April 23, 2015
MICHAEL RODI, Administrator of the Estate of TYHEIM BROWN a/k/a TYHEIJM J-SEAN BROWN, deceased Plaintiff
KENNETH R. WILLIAMS and GUS GENETTI OF WILLIAMSPORT, INC. a/k/a GENETTI LYCOMING HOTEL a/k/a GENNETTI HOTEL & SUITES, Defendants.
MALACHY E. MANNION, District Judge.
AND NOW, upon consideration of the Petition for Approval of the Settlement in a Wrongful Death Action, Doc. 59, and the brief in support, Doc. 63, it is hereby ORDERED and DECREED that:
(1) The Petition for Approval of the Settlement in a Wrongful Death Action is GRANTED.
(2) Plaintiff is authorized to enter into a settlement with Defendant, Gus Genetti of Williamsport, Inc., in the gross sum of $345, 000.00. The settlement shall be allocated 100% as wrongful death benefits and 0% as survival action benefits. Defendant shall forward all settlement drafts or checks to the Plaintiff's counsel for proper distribution.
(3) The settlement funds allocated to the Wrongful Death Claim shall be distributed as follows: Bernard Bland $212, 047.28; Ginsburg & Associates Counsel Fees $115, 000.00; and Ginsburg & Associates Reimbursement of Costs $17, 952.72.