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Settlements and Verdicts

DESCRIPTION

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT

NET TO CLIENTS

Confidential

Eight (8) figures1

Eight (8) figures

Workplace Injury: Chemical Exposure: Permanent brain damage from acute exposure to trichloroethylene.

Settlement2

Net to clients, after expenses and fees, in excess of $250,000

Truck wreck: Wrongful Death

Settlement

Net to clients, after expenses and fees, in excess of $750,000

Injured hand in defective mortar mixer

Settlement

Net to client, after expenses and fees $100,000

Defective porch swing resulting in fall and ruptured disc

Settlement3

Net to client, after expenses and fees $200,000

Medical Malpractice: Premature infant suffers blindness from RLF because of indiscriminate administration of oxygen

Verdict

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $2,000,000

Medical Malpractice: Premature infant suffers blindness from RLF because of indiscriminate administration of oxygen

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Medical Malpractice: Premature infant suffers blindness from RLF because of indiscriminate administration of oxygen

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $500,000

Medical Malpractice: Brain damage to minor with hydocephulus. Failure to diagnose and treat occluded shunt.

Settlement

Net to client after fees and expenses $550,0004

Truck wreck:Wrongful Deaths-Truck wreck- both parents killed leaving orphan 18 month old

Verdict

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Product Liability/Amusement Park Negligence:Wrongful Death

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $5,000,000

Truck wreck: Tyler Texas (Fed. Court)

Verdict

$4,000,0004

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of  $2,000,000

Motor Vehicle Collision: federal law clerk suffers permanent brain damage when hit by worker in course and scope of employer for major homebuilder

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $5,000,000

Construction Workplace Injury: Wrongful Death

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $750,000

Wrongful Death: wrongful administration of caudal anesthetic

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $750,000

Product Liability: Wrongful Death:  Park to reverse defect in pickup truck causing vehicle to back over driver.

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1, 200,000

Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death of minor: failure to diagnose and treat cerebral edema following four wheeler accident.

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Medical Malpractice: Brain damage to minor, failure to timely resuscitate (failure to have pediatric defibrillator)

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Motor Vehicle Collision: Brain damage to bio-chemist resulting. Defendant driver, permissive use.

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $2,000,000

Sexual Assault: Post traumatic stress: rape at apartment complex

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Loss of vision in eye do to workplace accident

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $500,000

Medical Malpractice: Wrongful Death: Failure to diagnose and treat minor’s diabetic ketoacidosis

Verdict

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $200,000

Workplace Injury: Gross Negligence/Punitive Damages: Wrongful Death: Fall from unguarded walkway

Verdict

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $350,000

Medical Malpractice/ Wrongful Death: Failure to treat minor with diabetic ketoacidosis

Verdict

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $200,000

Commercial Aircraft  Catastrophic Crash. Wrongful Deaths from burns

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $2,000,000

Negligence Delivery of Gas Canisters: Burn injuries from negligence delivery of oxygen and nitrogen tanks

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Product Liability: Defective surgical staple gun results in peritonitis and permanent hearing loss from massive antibiotic therapy

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $750,000

Oil Company Negligence: Wrongful death from burns sustained in home explosion from underground gas tank leak

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $2,000,0000

Workplace Negligence/Product Liability: Wrongful Death: Worker crushed when machine roller falls on him.

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $2,000,000

Apartment Negligence: Swimming pool design: Quadriplegia sustained in diving accident

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $500,0004

Inadequate Security: Paralysis sustained in shooting at a service station telephone

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Maritime: Back injury sustained in fall on oil rig

Settlement

Net to client after fees and expenses in excess of $300,000

Workplace Injury: Gross Negligence: Wrongful Death:  Worker crushed due to negligence in use of wench.

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $750,000

Inadequate Motel Security: Wrongful Death: guest shot

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Inadequate Motel Security: Wrongful Death: guest shot

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Workplace Injury: Wrongful Death: Chemical plant chemical leak resulting in burn death

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $2,000,000

Inadequate Security: Wrongful Death: Shooting in apartment parking lot during attempted auto theft

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Inadequate Security: Abduction from restaurant parking lot and sexual assault resulting in PTSD

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,250,000

Inadequate Security: Restaurant manager fatally shot because of inadequate security.

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Truck wreck: Permanent brain injuries to high school football coach

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,750,000

Medical Malpractice/Wrongful death. Failure to diagnose and treat gastric bleed.

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Utility Company Negligence: Burn injuries over 90% of body as a result of gas company failing to properly connect gas which resulted in home explosion

Verdict

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $2,000,000

Motor Vehicle Accident: Injury to college student

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $400,000

Medical malpractice: Permanent brain injury to infant resulting from failure to timely diagnose and treat herpes encephalitis

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Medical Malpractice: Paralysis resulting from failure to timely diagnose and treat Cauda Equina

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $350,000

Product Liability: Brain injury suffered in Saudi Arabia because of defectively designed tactical vehicle

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, $500,000

Medical Malpractice: Brain damage to baby because of negligent failure to timely deliver

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $500,000

Medical Malpractice: Brain damage to baby because of negligent failure to timely deliver

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $1,000,000

Nursing Home Negligence:  Wrongful Death:  Failure to diagnose and treat bedsores.

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, $1,000,000

Automotive Product Liability/Crashworthiness: Quadriplegia resulting from defectively designed SUV roof structure and restraint system

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $3,500,000

Automotive Product Liability/Crashworthiness: Partial paralysis to young woman using rear center lap only belt

Settlement6

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $3,500,000

Product Liability: Defective Tire: Wrongful Deaths leaving three orphan children

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $4,000,000

Motor Vehicle Accident/ Permissive Use/Wrongful Deaths: Drunk Driver kills couple on motorcycle.

Settlement

Net to clients, after fees and expenses, in excess of $400,000

Medical Malpractice: Minor loses kidney as a result of failure to timely diagnose and treat ureter deformity

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $500,000

Medical Malpractice:
Brain Damage from
failure to timely diagnose and treat sepsis.

Settlement

Net to clients after fees and expenses, in excess of $725,000

DWI Motor Vehicle Collision
Cervical dystonia and brachial plexus injury

Settlement

Net to client after fees and expenses, in excess of $2,000,000

Truck Rear End Collision resulting in back injury

Settlement

Net to client, after fees and expenses, in excess of $510,000

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1All aspects of this case are confidential except that it was resolved for eight figures.
2Settled after first day of trial.
3Settled after voir dire
4Policy limits $1,000,000
5Punitive damages were awarded in the amount of $2,000,000; however, excess carrier subsequently went into liquidation.
6Policy limits were $1,000,000.
7Case settled after jury selection.

 

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