Due to confidential settlement agreements and privacy acts, the names of some of the parties to the following cases have been withheld.
$175,000 Recovery (Policy Limits: $10,000): Our client was a passenger in a vehicle when out of nowhere a truck slammed into her car door. The Defendant then left the scene of the crash only to be found a short time later by the police department. The crash left our client with severe injuries to her arm which required several surgeries and an extended time off of work. Our office sent an offer to settle for the policy limits to the Defendant's insurer but they did not comply with the terms of our offer. The Defendant and his insurer argued that the crash report and eye witness were incorrect in the facts of the crash and that someone else was driving the Defendant's vehicle at the time. The Defendant or his insurer could not produce the phantom driver for questioning and in the end, they agreed to settle the claims for $175,000. Injuries: communicated fracture of the distal humerus involving the left elbow joint with displacement of the fracture fragments; loss of range ... Read More >>>
$175,000 Recovery: Our client was shopping in the automotive isle of a large discount chain store when unexpectedly two tool boxes fell from the overhead shelving. She was struck in the head and neck area. An incident report was filed with the store manager & our client was treated in the emergency room. Our office filed suit against the discount chain and after several years of litigation and weeks before trial, settled our client's claims for $175,000. The defendant argued that our client was climbing on the shelves prior to the toolboxes falling and that the negligence on her part attributed to the incident. Injuries: Back & neck injury requiring surgery, extensive physical therapy and pain management. Damages: Past & future medical expenses, past & future lost wages, pain & suffering. JANE DOE v. DISCOUNT CHAIN STORE.
$175,000 Recovery: Intentional Interference with an Expected Inheritance; Plaintiffs were named sole beneficiaries under decedent's trust for many years. Prior to decedent's death, she was in the care of family members who practiced undue influence upon her and by duress procured a trust amendment whereby the plaintiffs' inheritance was devalued. WHALEN v. PROSSER; In Re The Estate of Alicia Hall.
$156,750 Recovery: Injuries: Slip and fall while working in housekeeping at a local hospital leading to a fractured foot and RSD. Damages: Loss of earning capacity, pain & suffering, future medical expenses. JANE DOE v. EMPLOYER HOUSEKEEPING COMPANY/WORK COMP CARRIER.