A vicious dog attacked a 6-year-old boy when his babysitter left him in the yard unattended. The dog was on a chain and attacked him with no provocation. He sustained severe lacerations his face, which required surgery and was left with permanent facial scarring. Our office was able to recover damages for this minor child in an amount in excess of $85,000.00.
49-year-old truck driver undergoes surgery for thoracic stenosis. During the course of the surgery the neurosurgeon punctures the patient's spinal cord. Regrettably, the neurosurgeon discovers the puncture but does not make an adequate repair. As a result a collection of fluid forms outside of the spinal column causing the spinal column to be constricted resulting in the patient becoming a quadriplegic. After filing suit the case is resolved for payment in excess of $1,000,000.00, the doctor's policy limits.
39-year-old truck driver mechanic while at work walks by a tow truck and is struck by the lifting device, which failed due to faulty welding repair. He sustained injuries, which resulted in his death. After filing a lawsuit the case is resolved for the policy limits of $1,000,000.00.
35-year-old truck driver was parked in a rest area when another truck sideswiped him throwing the truck driver out of his sleeper compartment. The truck driver sustained a herniated lumbar disc requiring back surgery. After surgery the back became infected. The driver was then required to undergo a course of IV antibiotics and a subsequent spinal fusion. After lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District court the case was settled in excess of 1,000,000.00.
49-year-old welder supervisor was climbing on top of his mobile home to paint the roof when the ladder supporting him failed and he fell to the ground 8 feet below, sustaining a fractured pelvis. Products liability claim was brought against the trailer manufacturer and ladder manufacturer. Case settled for $450,000.00.