Medical Negligence, Mediated Settlement $1,250,000.00
Young woman had cosmetic surgery to correct congenital condition. She awoke with permanent loss of vision in one eye. Hospital and surgeon denied responsibility. Court-ordered mediation resulted in payment of all but $50,000 of available monies.
Motor Vehicle, Settlement $1,000,000.00
Police officer directing traffic struck by motor vehicle. Officer resuscitated at hospital, suffered multiple injuries and several surgeries. Lien of $1,600,000 waived and officer’s lifetime workers’ compensation benefits maintained.
Construction Accident, Jury Selected $926,000.00
Construction worker fell from unguarded scaffold. Fractured leg and foot. Defense denied fault and claimed plaintiff could work. Structured settlement exceeded $1 million.
Tramauatic Brain Injury: $ 701,500.00
Motor vehicle, hit in rear, back injury. Approximately 6 months afterward 54-year-old woman began experiencing seizures and other cognitive disorders. Settled during trial.
Motor Vehicle, Settlement $650,000.00
Neck surgery. Intersection accident with question of lights. First medical treatment following day. Defense alleged aggravation of prior injury. Primary insurance policy exhausted; excess policy not disclosed, our investigation uncovered.
Pedestrian Incident, Mediated Settlement $600,000.00
Pedestrian walking on shoulder, police reconstruction conclude he walked in front of vehicle. Instantly died. Pure economic claim. Defense put loss at slightly over $200.000.
Loss of Consortium, Arbitration Award $375,000.00
Wife suffered serious personal injuries when struck by a motor vehicle. Following a hearing, the Arbitrator determined the husband's loss to be $375,000.00. Reduced by wife's comparative fault; net award $262,500.00.
Motor Vehicle, Settlement $350,000.00
Back surgery. Defense position impact caused no damage to either vehicle. Plaintiff was under active treatment with a chiropractor, including a visit on the day of the accident. Primary insurance policy exhausted, excess policy contributed.
Burn Of Toddler At Parents Home $350,000.00
Child tipped stove over, hot liquid on burner. Stove was installed by company owned by grandfather of infant. Child’s father was an employee of the company. Defendant denied any wrongful conduct and disclaimed insurance coverage.
Motor Vehicle Collision : Client Vindicated
Our 83 year old client was struck by a police vehicle as she proceeded through an intersection. Our client claimed she had the green light. The police officer claimed she had the green light. An independent witness claimed the police officer had the green light. The jury found in favor of a client and apportioned fault against the police vehicle in the amount of 60%. The case then settled. Our client felt vindicated.