$2,150,000 – Settled – Slip and Fall- Plaintiff suffered low back and stomach complications that required surgery following a slip and fall on ice at a retail store. The case settled following lengthy negotiations just prior to the start of trial.
$1,500,000 – Judgment – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff was stuck head on by a drunk driver. She suffered serious leg injuries requiring surgery.
$1,000,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash- Plaintiff was injured by a tractor-trailer, he suffered serious injuries to his vertebrae requiring a laminectomy, fusions and insertions of rods.
$750,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff was injured in a high impact rear end crash suffered significant neck injuries requiring surgery.
$737,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – This was an automobile crash in which the plaintiff suffered severe personal injuries. Although he appeared to have made an excellent recovery, he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.
$600,000 – Partial Trial/Settlement – Construction Accident- Plaintiff was stuck on the forehead with a grinder when it fell from a scaffold. Plaintiff suffered mild TBI and a cervical bulge and herniation.
$500,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff suffered a fractured pelvis, concussion, and upper and lower back injuries. This represented the full available amount of available auto coverage.
$435,000 – Partial Trial/Settlement – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff suffered neck injuries requiring surgery as a result of rear end crash. Settled after Plaintiff’s expert testified.
$400,000 – Settled – Slip and Fall – Plaintiff slipped and fell on ice at an apartment complex. Plaintiff suffered an extruded discs herniation requiring cervical discectomy and decompression with fusion and cervical plating, and a lumbar laminectomy, foraminotomy, and decompression.
$368,000 – Verdict – Slip and Fall – Plaintiff suffered leg fractures requiring surgery from a slip and fall on ice.
$365,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash- Plaintiff was injured in a tractor-trailer crash. He suffered an aggravation of a pre-existing disc osteophytes which required a level one fusion.
$350,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff suffered cervical herniation requiring cervical discectomy and fusion. She also suffered and an aggravation of a meniscal tear.
$350,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff suffered for post-traumatic stress disorder. This case was heavily contested since there was minimal vehicle damage, little evidence of physical injury, and it took a year before the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder was made.
$350,000 – Trial/Settled on Retrial – Fall Down – Plaintiff was injured at a casino when he fell from a collapsed chair. Plaintiff suffered permanent foot injuries. This case was heavily contested, due to the fact that there were no signs of the foot condition until two and one half months after the fall and the condition could have been caused in ways other than trauma.
$350,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff settled his case against a tractor trailer driver for mild cognitive injuries and back injuries.
$320,000 –Settled – Nursing Home Case – Plaintiff was fondled by another elderly resident of the nursing home. This is considered a good result because the Plaintiff died before suit and could not present her version of the incident. In addition, she was alleged to be suffering from dementia when she was touched, as did the resident who fondled her.
$300,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff suffered sprain a disc herniation in the neck, along with the aggravation of a prior torn rotator cuff which required surgery. This is considered a very good result since surgery had already been discussed prior to the crash.
$295,000 – Settled – Fall Down – Plaintiff fell down exterior steps which were eroded. Plaintiff suffered loosening of a screw from previous surgery and a bulging disc requiring a cervical fusion.
$275,000 – Settled- Fall Down – Plaintiff fell the down basement stairs due to inadequate doorways and absence of handrails. Plaintiff suffered cervical fracture requiring fusion.
$268,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff sustained back injuries as well as knee injuries which required surgery.
$250,000 – Settled-Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff suffered a shoulder injury and a herniation requiring surgery. This represented the full available amount of available auto coverage.
$250,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – The plaintiff suffered wrist and shoulder injuries sustained in a car crash. This represented the full available amount of available auto coverage. This represented the full available amount of available auto coverage.
$250,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff suffered a wrist fracture, along with upper back strain.
$240,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff sustained ankle and wrist fractures.
$225,000 – Settled – Construction Accident – Plaintiff suffered shoulder injuries requiring surgery when he tripped and fell at a construction site.
$220,000 – Settled – Motorcycle Crash – Plaintiff suffered a fracture of the foot along with a partial, un-operated spleen rupture that went on to a good heal.
$240,000 – Partial Trial/Settlement – – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff was a special needs child who was a passenger on a school bus when the driver fell asleep and struck a utility pole and a tree. Plaintiff suffered Post-traumatic stress disorder, and a disc herniation.
$200,000 – Settled – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff suffered upper and lower back strain and a concussion resulting in memory problems. This was a difficult case because there was evidence of memory problems and learning disabilities before the crash.
$165,000 – Verdict – Fall Down – Plaintiff suffered sprain and strain of the low back with disc herniation when he was jarred in a bucket truck.
$135,000 – Settled – Trip and Fall – Plaintiff suffered a non-displaced foot fracture, with knee and back sprain and strain.
$100,000 – Settled – Slip and Fall – Plaintiff suffered a herniated disc when she slipped and fell on ice at an apartment complex. This is considered an excellent result given the Plaintiff was elderly, had extensive pre-existing degenerative conditions in her back, and neither injections nor surgery was recommended.
$100,000 – Settled – Dog Bite – Plaintiff was a child who a minor scar on his back, along with a fear of dogs that improved before the end of the case.
$100,000 – Verdict – Motor Vehicle Crash – Plaintiff suffered a significant scar on his forearm.
$82,500 – Verdict – Slip and Fall – Plaintiff suffered knee injury resulting in surgery.
$75,000 – Partial Trial/Settlement – Product liability/Defective Maintenance – Plaintiff suffered anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury requiring surgery. The matter settled after plaintiff’s expert testified.
Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
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