Results

The verdicts and settlements set forth below were obtained by our law firm from 1993 to present. In most cases, liability and/or damages were contested, the adverse parties were represented by counsel and the matters involved complex factual and/or legal issues. All verdicts obtained were collected. Please note the outcome of a particular case cannot be predicted upon a law firm’s past results. Use the buttons below to filter by practice area.

$4,500,000

Trucking Accident, Wrongful Death – Settlement for client whose wife and unborn child died when their vehicle was hit head on by a dump truck that negligently crossed the centerline of the roadway.

$4,000,000

Settlement for client who sustained catastrophic burn injuries due to an arc flash explosion while working on an energized electrical panel at the defendant’s manufacturing facility in Charlotte, NC. Settlement also included waiver of the worker’s compensation lien on the settlement funds and continuation of benefits.

$3,000,000

Settlement for client who sustained a gunshot injury to her spine in a robbery outside a business establishment in Charlotte. The business was sued for failing to provide adequate security for its customers.

$2,500,000

Settlement for client who sustained severe injuries, including a head injury and multiple orthopedic injuries, after being struck in a crosswalk by a drunk driver.

$2,500,000

Settlement for client whose wife suffered a severe and irreversible brain injury due to physician’s failure to properly intubate her. Client’s wife subsequently died.

$2,200,000

Settlement for clients injured in a collision with a dump truck that turned in front of clients’ vehicle. The trucking company was sued for, among other things, negligent hiring and retention of the dump truck driver.

$1,675,000

Settlement for client who was not informed by two physicians of a test result indicating she had lymphoma. Over the course of 16 months and until client discovered her cancer, the lymphoma spread, complicating client’s medical treatment and reducing her chances of survival.

$1,600,000

Settlement for client who sustained a severe hip injury in a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer.

$1,550,000

Settlement for client who sustained severe electrical injuries and burns over 22% of his total body surface after being injured on a construction site when a light pole he was helping to erect came into contact with a high voltage power line.

$1,539,000

Jury verdict for client who sustained bilateral shoulder injuries after the ramp he was using to unload goods from a truck collapsed underneath him. The defendant was sued for, among other things, failing to provide a safe and suitable ramp. The jury verdict was unanimously affirmed on appeal (Belton v. Barnhart Manufacturing).

$1,500,000

Settlement for client who was terminated from his position with employer before vesting into retirement benefits.

$1,500,000

Settlement for client whose infant child died after losing all kidney function due to surgical error.

$1,500,000

Settlement for client who sustained a severe head injury when he was thrown from a vehicle that hydroplaned on I-85 in a construction zone. The contractor was sued for, among other things, failing to keep the roadway clear of standing water and other hazards.

$1,225,000

Settlement for client who sustained a brain infection from an abscessed tooth that went untreated in the nursing home.

$1,225,000

Settlement for client who sustained a brain infection from an abscessed tooth that went untreated in the nursing home.

$1,120,000

Jury verdict for client who suffered crush injuries when a crane that was being dismantling collapsed on top of him, resulting in severe fractures and permanent injuries.

$1,000,000

Settlement for client who was sexually molested at a church after school program by an employee of the church (Mecklenburg County, 2003).

$1,000,000

Settlement for client who sustained burn injuries during hospitalization.

$944,854.51

Settlement for client who suffered a leg amputation in a collision with a tractor-trailer. Settlement included payment of all available insurance coverage.

$918,815.25

Jury verdict for client whose husband was killed by a cab driver. The cab driver had previously threatened to harm client. Client’s husband confronted the cab driver and was killed. The cab company was sued for, among other things, failing to terminate the cab driver prior to the incident.

$765,000

Settlement for client who suffered severe lower extremity injuries after falling off the back of the defendant’s trailer which was stored improperly at the defendant’s loading dock. Settlement included waiver of workers’ compensation lien against the settlement proceeds.

$750,000

Settlement for client who developed a systemic infection due to a surgical sponge being left in her abdomen after surgery.

$700,000

Settlement for client who sustained a left arm nerve injury in a collision with a tractor-trailer.

$675,000

Settlement for client who sustained lower extremity fractures when her legs were run over by the rear wheel of a tractor trailer. Client was riding a motorcycle and laid down her motorcycle to avoid colliding into a tractor-trailer that negligently moved into her lane of travel.

$600,000

Settlement for client whose daughter died due to physician’s failure to diagnose and treat pulmonary embolism.

$575,000

Settlement for family whose infant son was left unattended in a day care facility, resulting in infant suffocating in his crib.

$540,000

Settlement for client whose father died from neglect at nursing home due to lack of nutrition and untreated bed sores.

$525,000

Settlement for client whose tractor trailer careened off a bridge after being struck by another vehicle that came into his lane of travel. Client sustained a brain injury and multiple orthopedic injuries.

$525,000

Settlement for client who lost partial vision in one eye due to optometrist’s failure to diagnose a detached retina.

$500,000

Settlement for client who sustained a brain injury after being attacked and beaten while staying as a guest at a chain motel in Gastonia. The motel was sued for providing lack of security for its guests.

$500,000

Settlement for client who sustained gunshot wound in parking lot of nightclub. Nightclub was sued for, among other things, failing to provide adequate security despite numerous criminal incidents outside the club.

$500,000

Settlement for client whose son was killed in a single-car, multi-fatality accident. Case resolved for one-half of the million dollar liability limits due to the fact two other claims were filed against the defendant-driver of the vehicle.

$500,000

Settlement for client who sustained injury due to a retained sponge being left in her abdomen after surgery.

$495,000

Settlement for minor client who sustained gunshot wound to hip when handgun was accidently discharged in a home. Homeowner was sued for, among other things, failing to secure or otherwise remove the handgun from the premises.

$450,000

Arbitration award for client who sustained a brain injury in a head-on collision. Insurance company only offered $30,000.00 to settle prior to arbitration.

$450,000

Arbitration award for client who sustained a severe back injury after his vehicle was rear-ended.

$435,000

Settlement for client who sustained facial fractures in a head-on collision with a law enforcement vehicle.

$430,893

Settlement for client who sustained a head injury in a T-bone accident with a commercial motor vehicle.

$420,000

Settlement for and elderly client who was struck by tree limb that fell from a diseased tree at an assisted living facility sustaining severe spinal cord injuries.

$400,000

Settlement for client who sustained hip fractures in a fall due to lack of supervision by home health care workers.

$400,000

Settlement for client who sustained lower leg injuries when at-fault driver who was talking on his cellphone broadsided client on his motorcycle.

$400,000

Settlement for client who fell as a result of an unmarked hazard at a private residence, suffering a hip fracture requiring a hip replacement.

$400,000

Settlement for client who sustained a pulmonary contusion when the handicap shower chair on which he was sitting collapsed due to defective installation.

$365,000

Settlement for client who sustained multiple injuries when his vehicle was rear ended on the interstate by a tractor trailer.

$356,185

Settlement for client who sustained a cervical spinal injury in a rear-end collision.

$350,000

Settlement for client who was sexually molested at a church after school program by an employee of the church.

$334,802

Arbitration award for client who sustained jaw fractures as a passenger in a single car accident.

$330,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a hip fracture in a fall due to lack of supervision, resulting in her death.

$325,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a hip fracture in a fall due to lack of supervision, resulting in her death.

$325,000

Settlement for client who was passenger in a vehicle t-boned by at-fault driver, ejecting client from vehicle and causing client multiple orthopedic injuries.

$320,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a head injury in a fall at a nursing home while unsupervised, resulting in her death.

$310,000

Settlement for client who sustained facial fractures in a head-on collision with a law enforcement vehicle.

$305,000

Settlement for client who sustained electrical burn injuries due to an arc flash explosion while working on an energized electrical panel at the defendant’s manufacturing facility in Charlotte, NC.

$300,000

Settlement for client who acquired severe infection during medical treatment for work-related accident.

$300,000

Settlement for client who was not informed of an abnormal mammogram, resulting in the spread of her breast cancer and decreased chances of survivability.

$300,000

Settlement for client whose husband died from a heart attack due to physician’s failure to inform husband of a potential heart blockage (Mecklenburg County, 2002).

$300,000

Settlement for client who sustained a head injury when merchandise fell off of a shelf in a home improvement store.

$275,000

Settlement for electrician client who sustained multiple injuries as a result of electrocution incident on the job.

$275,000

Settlement for client who suffered a shoulder injury requiring surgery due to a collision with a tractor-trailer.

$275,000

Settlement for client who sustained a back injury in collision with a dump truck while riding his motorcycle.

$260,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a hip fracture from improper supervision resulting in her death.

$250,000

Settlement for family whose mother suffered bowel impaction as a result of nursing home’s failure to have proper.

$250,000

Settlement for travelling salesman who sustained neck and back injuries requiring surgery as a result of an on-the-job motor vehicle accident.

$250,000

Settlement for client who sustained shoulder injuries from fall off dock at work, resulting in chronic pain and disability.

$246,232

Settlement for client who sustained ankle fractures as a passenger in a single car accident in a construction zone.

$237,500

Settlement for client who sustained eye, ear and facial injuries when an air compressor exploded in his face on the job.

$225,000

Settlement for client who sustained a hernia while at work. After surgery to repair the hernia, client sustained permanent nerve damage.

$225,000

Settlement for Hispanic client who sustained brain and orthopedic injuries in a fall at a construction site. Case resolved after multiple hearings compelling the insurance carrier to pay for certain medical care.

$225,000

Settlement for client who sustained work-related orthopedic injuries that prevented him from returning to his principal occupation. Settlement obtained after resolution of wage dispute in client’s favor.

$216,000

Arbitration award for client who sustained neck injuries when his vehicle was rear ended by an uninsured motorist.

$215,000

Settlement for truck driver who sustained severe arm fractures during loading operations at a poultry facility.

$215,000

Settlement for truck driver who sustained foot injuries when pallets fell on her during loading operations.

$210,000

Settlement for client whose mother died due to lack of hydration and nutrition at a nursing home.

$210,000

Verdict for client who suffered chronic headaches after being rear-ended in his vehicle.

$200,000

Settlement for client who suffered multiple orthopedic injuries when his tractor trailer careened off a bridge after colliding with another vehicle that came into his lane of travel.

$200,000

Settlement for dock worker client who sustained a lower back injury at work requiring surgery. Insurance company and employer denied claim. Settlement obtained after winning award from Industrial Commission.

$2,500,000

Settlement for client whose wife suffered a severe and irreversible brain injury due to physician’s failure to properly intubate her. Client’s wife subsequently died.

$1,500,000

Settlement for client who sustained a severe head injury when he was thrown from a vehicle that hydroplaned on I-85 in a construction zone. The contractor was sued for, among other things, failing to keep the roadway clear of standing water and other hazards.

$500,000

Settlement for client who sustained a brain injury after being attacked and beaten while staying as a guest at a chain motel in Gastonia. The motel was sued for providing lack of security for its guests.

$450,000

Arbitration award for client who sustained a brain injury in a head-on collision. Insurance company only offered $30,000.00 to settle prior to arbitration.

$300,000

Settlement for client who sustained a head injury when merchandise fell off of a shelf in a home improvement store.

$4,000,000

Settlement for client who sustained catastrophic burn injuries due to an arc flash explosion while working on an energized electrical panel at the defendant’s manufacturing facility in Charlotte, NC. Settlement also included waiver of the worker’s compensation lien on the settlement funds and continuation of benefits.

$1,550,000

Settlement for client who sustained severe electrical injuries and burns over 22% of his total body surface after being injured on a construction site when a light pole he was helping to erect came into contact with a high voltage power line.

$1,000,000

Settlement for client who sustained burn injuries during hospitalization.

$305,000

Settlement for client who sustained electrical burn injuries due to an arc flash explosion while working on an energized electrical panel at the defendant’s manufacturing facility in Charlotte, NC.

$1,550,000

Settlement for client who sustained severe electrical injuries and burns over 22% of his total body surface after being injured on a construction site when a light pole he was helping to erect came into contact with a high voltage power line.

$1,500,000

Settlement for client who sustained a severe head injury when he was thrown from a vehicle that hydroplaned on I-85 in a construction zone. The contractor was sued for, among other things, failing to keep the roadway clear of standing water and other hazards.

$1,120,000

Jury verdict for client who suffered crush injuries when a crane that was being dismantling collapsed on top of him, resulting in severe fractures and permanent injuries.

$400,000

Settlement for client who sustained hip fractures in a fall due to lack of supervision by home health care workers.

$2,500,000

Settlement for client whose wife suffered a severe and irreversible brain injury due to physician’s failure to properly intubate her. Client’s wife subsequently died.

$1,675,000

Settlement for client who was not informed by two physicians of a test result indicating she had lymphoma. Over the course of 16 months and until client discovered her cancer, the lymphoma spread, complicating client’s medical treatment and reducing her chances of survival.

$1,500,000

Settlement for client whose infant child died after losing all kidney function due to surgical error.

$1,225,000

Settlement for client who sustained a brain infection from an abscessed tooth that went untreated in the nursing home.

$1,225,000

Settlement for client who sustained a brain infection from an abscessed tooth that went untreated in the nursing home.

$1,000,000

Settlement for client who sustained burn injuries during hospitalization.

$750,000

Settlement for client who developed a systemic infection due to a surgical sponge being left in her abdomen after surgery.

$600,000

Settlement for client whose daughter died due to physician’s failure to diagnose and treat pulmonary embolism.

$525,000

Settlement for client who lost partial vision in one eye due to optometrist’s failure to diagnose a detached retina.

$500,000

Settlement for client who sustained injury due to a retained sponge being left in her abdomen after surgery.

$300,000

Settlement for client who was not informed of an abnormal mammogram, resulting in the spread of her breast cancer and decreased chances of survivability.

$300,000

Settlement for client whose husband died from a heart attack due to physician’s failure to inform husband of a potential heart blockage (Mecklenburg County, 2002).

$2,500,000

Settlement for client who sustained severe injuries, including a head injury and multiple orthopedic injuries, after being struck in a crosswalk by a drunk driver.

$500,000

Settlement for client whose son was killed in a single-car, multi-fatality accident. Case resolved for one-half of the million dollar liability limits due to the fact two other claims were filed against the defendant-driver of the vehicle.

$450,000

Arbitration award for client who sustained a brain injury in a head-on collision. Insurance company only offered $30,000.00 to settle prior to arbitration.

$450,000

Arbitration award for client who sustained a severe back injury after his vehicle was rear-ended.

$435,000

Settlement for client who sustained facial fractures in a head-on collision with a law enforcement vehicle.

$400,000

Settlement for client who sustained lower leg injuries when at-fault driver who was talking on his cellphone broadsided client on his motorcycle.

$356,185

Settlement for client who sustained a cervical spinal injury in a rear-end collision.

$334,802

Arbitration award for client who sustained jaw fractures as a passenger in a single car accident.

$325,000

Settlement for client who was passenger in a vehicle t-boned by at-fault driver, ejecting client from vehicle and causing client multiple orthopedic injuries.

$310,000

Settlement for client who sustained facial fractures in a head-on collision with a law enforcement vehicle.

$246,232

Settlement for client who sustained ankle fractures as a passenger in a single car accident in a construction zone.

$216,000

Arbitration award for client who sustained neck injuries when his vehicle was rear ended by an uninsured motorist.

$210,000

Verdict for client who suffered chronic headaches after being rear-ended in his vehicle.

$1,225,000

Settlement for client who sustained a brain infection from an abscessed tooth that went untreated in the nursing home.

$1,225,000

Settlement for client who sustained a brain infection from an abscessed tooth that went untreated in the nursing home.

$540,000

Settlement for client whose father died from neglect at nursing home due to lack of nutrition and untreated bed sores.

$400,000

Settlement for client who sustained a pulmonary contusion when the handicap shower chair on which he was sitting collapsed due to defective installation.

$330,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a hip fracture in a fall due to lack of supervision, resulting in her death.

$325,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a hip fracture in a fall due to lack of supervision, resulting in her death.

$320,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a head injury in a fall at a nursing home while unsupervised, resulting in her death.

$260,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a hip fracture from improper supervision resulting in her death.

$250,000

Settlement for family whose mother suffered bowel impaction as a result of nursing home’s failure to have proper.

$210,000

Settlement for client whose mother died due to lack of hydration and nutrition at a nursing home.

$4,000,000

Settlement for client who sustained catastrophic burn injuries due to an arc flash explosion while working on an energized electrical panel at the defendant’s manufacturing facility in Charlotte, NC. Settlement also included waiver of the worker’s compensation lien on the settlement funds and continuation of benefits.

$3,000,000

Settlement for client who sustained a gunshot injury to her spine in a robbery outside a business establishment in Charlotte. The business was sued for failing to provide adequate security for its customers.

$1,539,000

Jury verdict for client who sustained bilateral shoulder injuries after the ramp he was using to unload goods from a truck collapsed underneath him. The defendant was sued for, among other things, failing to provide a safe and suitable ramp. The jury verdict was unanimously affirmed on appeal (Belton v. Barnhart Manufacturing).

$918,815.25

Jury verdict for client whose husband was killed by a cab driver. The cab driver had previously threatened to harm client. Client’s husband confronted the cab driver and was killed. The cab company was sued for, among other things, failing to terminate the cab driver prior to the incident.

$765,000

Settlement for client who suffered severe lower extremity injuries after falling off the back of the defendant’s trailer which was stored improperly at the defendant’s loading dock. Settlement included waiver of workers’ compensation lien against the settlement proceeds.

$500,000

Settlement for client who sustained a brain injury after being attacked and beaten while staying as a guest at a chain motel in Gastonia. The motel was sued for providing lack of security for its guests.

$500,000

Settlement for client who sustained gunshot wound in parking lot of nightclub. Nightclub was sued for, among other things, failing to provide adequate security despite numerous criminal incidents outside the club.

$495,000

Settlement for minor client who sustained gunshot wound to hip when handgun was accidently discharged in a home. Homeowner was sued for, among other things, failing to secure or otherwise remove the handgun from the premises.

$420,000

Settlement for and elderly client who was struck by tree limb that fell from a diseased tree at an assisted living facility sustaining severe spinal cord injuries.

$400,000

Settlement for client who fell as a result of an unmarked hazard at a private residence, suffering a hip fracture requiring a hip replacement.

$305,000

Settlement for client who sustained electrical burn injuries due to an arc flash explosion while working on an energized electrical panel at the defendant’s manufacturing facility in Charlotte, NC.

$300,000

Settlement for client who sustained a head injury when merchandise fell off of a shelf in a home improvement store.

$750,000

Settlement for client who developed a systemic infection due to a surgical sponge being left in her abdomen after surgery.

$1,000,000

Settlement for client who was sexually molested at a church after school program by an employee of the church (Mecklenburg County, 2003).

$350,000

Settlement for client who was sexually molested at a church after school program by an employee of the church.

$1,500,000

Settlement for client whose infant child died after losing all kidney function due to surgical error.

$4,500,000

Trucking Accident, Wrongful Death – Settlement for client whose wife and unborn child died when their vehicle was hit head on by a dump truck that negligently crossed the centerline of the roadway.

$2,200,000

Settlement for clients injured in a collision with a dump truck that turned in front of clients’ vehicle. The trucking company was sued for, among other things, negligent hiring and retention of the dump truck driver.

$1,600,000

Settlement for client who sustained a severe hip injury in a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer.

$944,854.51

Settlement for client who suffered a leg amputation in a collision with a tractor-trailer. Settlement included payment of all available insurance coverage.

$700,000

Settlement for client who sustained a left arm nerve injury in a collision with a tractor-trailer.

$675,000

Settlement for client who sustained lower extremity fractures when her legs were run over by the rear wheel of a tractor trailer. Client was riding a motorcycle and laid down her motorcycle to avoid colliding into a tractor-trailer that negligently moved into her lane of travel.

$525,000

Settlement for client whose tractor trailer careened off a bridge after being struck by another vehicle that came into his lane of travel. Client sustained a brain injury and multiple orthopedic injuries.

$430,893

Settlement for client who sustained a head injury in a T-bone accident with a commercial motor vehicle.

$365,000

Settlement for client who sustained multiple injuries when his vehicle was rear ended on the interstate by a tractor trailer.

$275,000

Settlement for client who suffered a shoulder injury requiring surgery due to a collision with a tractor-trailer.

$275,000

Settlement for client who sustained a back injury in collision with a dump truck while riding his motorcycle.

$300,000

Settlement for client who acquired severe infection during medical treatment for work-related accident.

$275,000

Settlement for electrician client who sustained multiple injuries as a result of electrocution incident on the job.

$250,000

Settlement for travelling salesman who sustained neck and back injuries requiring surgery as a result of an on-the-job motor vehicle accident.

$250,000

Settlement for client who sustained shoulder injuries from fall off dock at work, resulting in chronic pain and disability.

$237,500

Settlement for client who sustained eye, ear and facial injuries when an air compressor exploded in his face on the job.

$225,000

Settlement for client who sustained a hernia while at work. After surgery to repair the hernia, client sustained permanent nerve damage.

$225,000

Settlement for Hispanic client who sustained brain and orthopedic injuries in a fall at a construction site. Case resolved after multiple hearings compelling the insurance carrier to pay for certain medical care.

$225,000

Settlement for client who sustained work-related orthopedic injuries that prevented him from returning to his principal occupation. Settlement obtained after resolution of wage dispute in client’s favor.

$215,000

Settlement for truck driver who sustained severe arm fractures during loading operations at a poultry facility.

$215,000

Settlement for truck driver who sustained foot injuries when pallets fell on her during loading operations.

$200,000

Settlement for client who suffered multiple orthopedic injuries when his tractor trailer careened off a bridge after colliding with another vehicle that came into his lane of travel.

$200,000

Settlement for dock worker client who sustained a lower back injury at work requiring surgery. Insurance company and employer denied claim. Settlement obtained after winning award from Industrial Commission.

$4,500,000

Trucking Accident, Wrongful Death – Settlement for client whose wife and unborn child died when their vehicle was hit head on by a dump truck that negligently crossed the centerline of the roadway.

$2,500,000

Settlement for client whose wife suffered a severe and irreversible brain injury due to physician’s failure to properly intubate her. Client’s wife subsequently died.

$918,815.25

Jury verdict for client whose husband was killed by a cab driver. The cab driver had previously threatened to harm client. Client’s husband confronted the cab driver and was killed. The cab company was sued for, among other things, failing to terminate the cab driver prior to the incident.

$575,000

Settlement for family whose infant son was left unattended in a day care facility, resulting in infant suffocating in his crib.

$330,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a hip fracture in a fall due to lack of supervision, resulting in her death.

$325,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a hip fracture in a fall due to lack of supervision, resulting in her death.

$320,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a head injury in a fall at a nursing home while unsupervised, resulting in her death.

$260,000

Settlement for family whose mother sustained a hip fracture from improper supervision resulting in her death.

$250,000

Settlement for family whose mother suffered bowel impaction as a result of nursing home’s failure to have proper.

$1,500,000

Settlement for client who was terminated from his position with employer before vesting into retirement benefits.

301 S. McDowell Street • Suite 610
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204
(704) 377-3777