Due to confidential settlement agreements and privacy acts, the names of some of the parties to the following cases have been withheld.
$575,000 Total Recovery: Nicolau Sommer was driving home from work when a vehicle driven by Neil Franzer crossed into his lane striking him head on. Mr. Sommer suffered serious injuries which prevented him from being able to return to work at his previous job. Mr. Franzer was charged with a DUI in connection with the accident. Our office filed suit and after several years of litigation, secured a settlement from the Defendant's employer for $475,000. Auto Negligence/Liability; Injuries: left clavicle fracture, sternum fracture, multiple rib fractures and rotator cuff injury resulting in surgery; Damages: Loss of earning capacity, pain & suffering, past & future medicals, wage loss. NICOLAU SOMMER v. NEIL FRANZER & EMPLOYER PHARMACEUTICAL DISTRIBUTION COMPANY.
$500,000 Recovery: Our client was riding his motorcycle to work at his furniture company when the Defendant driver turned in front of him, violating his right of way and severely injuring him. Due to his injuries, he was subjected to numerous surgeries over the course of a year as well as countless months of rehabilitation and physical therapy. Since he was unable to work in his furniture business, he not only had to hire additional employees to complete the projects that were outstanding, he also had to turn down projects that there was no way to complete. This cost his company and himself significant amounts of income. The Defendant Cable Company agreed to settle for $500,000 at mediation. Injuries: cuts & scratches requiring stitches, back injuries resulting in continual pain, compound leg fracture requiring surgery, knee injury requiring multiple surgeries; Damages: Pain & suffering, past & future medical expenses, loss of earning capacity and loss of ... Read More >>>
$490,000 Recovery (Policy Limits: $200,000): James and Kathilynn Mason were travelling home from work when they were rear-ended by the defendant. Both clients were injured and were transported to the ER via ambulance. Our office offered to settle the claims for the policy limits, however the Defendant's insurer did not comply with the offer. After our office had filed suit, the insurance company agreed to settle all claims for $490,000. Injuries: James Mason: back and neck injuries requiring surgery, shoulder fracture; Kathy Mason: neck and back injuries, severe bruising of hip, pelvis and abdomen; Damages: Pain & suffering, past & future medical expenses, loss of earning capacity, lost wages. JAMES AND KATHILYNN MASON v. DORIS MACBAIN and PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE.
$480,000 Recovery: Injuries: Slip and fall in walk in cooler leading to low back injuries requiring surgery resulting in failed back syndrome and leading to the plaintiff becoming wheelchair bound with a morphine pump for continual pain; Damages: Loss of earning capacity, pain & suffering, future medical expenses. JANE DOE v. EMPLOYER BAR & GRILL/WORK COMP CARRIER.