Significant Cases

SIGNIFICANT CASE RESULTS*

Before starting his own law firm, Pete had the privilege to defend some of the nation's biggest corporations and insurance companies. However, after years of defending large entities, Pete started his own practice dedicated to helping individuals seek recoveries for the negligent, wrongful and intentional acts of others.

Pete has worked with a wide variety of attorneys, experts, and individuals in cases involving automobile injuries, truck wrecks, premises liability, products liability, fire related injuries, and virtually all areas of injury cases. In addition, Pete handles select business tort or contract cases that must be resolved through litigation.

Pete has been involved in dozens of million dollar and multi-million dollar recoveries. Some of the cases Pete has been involved in include:

$72,960,000.00 – Premises Liability - 12 person jury verdict for burn injuries to a 53 year old man where his apartment exploded after he turned on the light at Defendants’ apartment complex. Jury found gas line was uncapped due to Defendants’ negligence. Jury awarded $17,900,000.00 in compensatory damages, $7,160,000.00 in attorney’s fees, $47,900,000.00 in punitive damages, and the judge added $561,640.96 in pre-judgment interest, for a total award of $73,521,640.96. After the verdict, the trial judge reduced the punitive verdict in accordance with Georgia’s punitive damages cap. The Defendants maintained adequate insurance to cover the entire verdict and the case settled while on appeal.

$54,420,000.00 - Tractor Trailer Negligence -12 person jury verdict for death of a 50-year-old woman killed by PFG Milton, Inc.'s tractor-trailer. Jury awarded $10,420,000.00 in compensatory damages and $44,000,000.00 in punitive damages. $4,000,000.00 settlement offer from AIG and Great West Insurance was rejected at trial. Settled on appeal after verdict.

$15,750,000.00 - Automobile Wreck - Result for significant injuries to a family;

$15,100,000.00 - Auto/Product Liability - 12 person jury verdict against drunk driver that ran a red light. Primary claim was for a young woman who suffered an A.O. dislocation, which is the dislocation of the skull off the spinal column and required internal fixation of the skull to the C2, C3 cervical vertebrae with titanium rods, clamps and screws. Case originally included product manufacturing claims against Chrysler and sub-component seat manufacturer, but Chrysler's bankruptcy prohibited recovery. (Feb. 2010)

$15,000,000.00 - Construction Accident - Lead counsel in a case for 15 workers injured at Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Firm handled only wrongful death claim for a man who fell from a negligently constructed walkway, and a variety of other injured workers.

$15,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Pretrial settlement for individual shot, survived two years, and thereafter died, in a negligent security type apartment complex case.

$12,000,000.00 - Tractor Trailer Negligence - Pre-trial settlement in an intersection collision between two tractor trailers where one truck purportedly ran a red light. Disputed liability. Plaintiff suffered a brain injury.

$10,225,000.00 - Product Liability/Automobile Collision - Significant pre-trial settlement in burn-related case involving burn injury due to an automobile collision.

$9,302,500.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence – Wrongful death recovery for an elderly woman struck by a tractor trailer after she pulled over to render aid for a prior collision.

$9,100,000.00 - Premises Liability - 12 person jury verdict involving lack of security for a woman raped by unknown assailant. Insurance company's top offer prior to trial only $50,000. Verdict of $8,333,333.33 plus pre-judgment interest resulting in total award.

$9,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Record Georgia jury verdict for woman raped at an apartment complex due to negligence of owners and management. Settled on appeal after verdict.

$9,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Record Alabama jury verdict for woman raped at an apartment complex due to negligence of owners and management. Settled on appeal after verdict.

$7,500,000.00 - Commercial Vehicle Negligence - Settlement during third day of jury trial for middle age man injured in traffic accident.

$7,250,000.00 - Tractor Trailer Negligence - Pre-trial settlement in a tractor-trailer wrongful death case involving an intersection collision where tractor trailer ran a red light and fatally injured a woman. Decedent had no dependents at time of recovery.

$6,500,000.00 – Commercial Vehicle Negligence - Settlement shortly before trial for death of a woman who rear-ended a stalled company vehicle, which had a history of poor mechanical upkeep.

$6,200,000.00 - Van Rollover - Settlement against multiple defendants who provided an unstable vehicle to three individuals resulting in death and injuries.

$6,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Pre-trial recovery for a young man who was robbed and shot at an apartment complex leaving him partially paralyzed.

$5,500,000.00 - Tractor Trailer Negligence - Wrongful death settlement for a 66-year-old woman killed in a collision when a tractor-trailer rear-ended her vehicle. Defendant driver was believed to be on Facebook at the time of the wreck. Believed to be the largest recovery ever in the rural Georgia County.

$5,500,000.00 - Premises Liability - Pre-trial recovery in a highly contested and litigated case where a man was robbed and shot at an apartment complex. Defendants blamed shooter and denied they were negligent.

$5,200,000.00 – Commercial Vehicle/Product Liability – Total recovery in a case involving injuries and death.

$5,000,000.00 – Premises Liability – Recovery for a young man who was shot during a home invasion at his apartment leaving him partially paralyzed.

$5,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Confidential recovery for a man who was robbed and shot at an apartment complex; highly disputed liability.

$5,000,000.00 - Bus negligence - Pre-trial settlement for all available insurance limits involving a bus injury wherein Plaintiff was stalled on the highway and struck by a bus operator. This claim was initially denied by the insurance company, but after completing litigation process, insurance company paid all available limits. Case involved brain injury to middle-aged man. (Feb. 2010)

$5,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Insurance policy limits recovery for burn injury to young man. Case settled one week before trial where Defendants initially offered no money, claiming Plaintiff was at fault.

$4,408,641.60 - Tractor Trailer Negligence - Georgia jury verdict for Indonesian student temporarily visiting the United States on a work visa. Believed to be the largest Georgia wrongful death jury verdict for a non- resident visitor. Pretrial settlement offer from insurance company of $1,000,000 rejected - verdict paid in full. Companion case settled promptly thereafter (below). Case resulted in a total recovery of over $8,500,000.00 for both cases after insurance company initially offered less than $1,000,000.

$4,250,000.00 - Commercial Vehicle Negligence - Wrongful death recovery for child and injury to a parent when their vehicle was struck by a commercial vehicle.

$4,250,000.00 - Premises Liability - Confidential recovery for a catastrophic injury involving a young child. Case involved negligent maintenance of a pool.

$4,100,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence – Back fusion type injury to a man rear-ended by a tractor-trailer.

$4,100,000.00 - Tractor Trailer Negligence - Wrongful death recovery for Indonesian student temporarily visiting the United States on a work visa involved in a multi-fatality truck wreck. (See companion case above.)

$4,000,000.00 – Commercial Vehicle Negligence – Wrongful death recovery of all available primary and excess insurance for a 59-year-old woman killed when her vehicle was rear-ended by a commercial vehicle at a red light.

$4,000,000.00 – Crane Accident – Wrongful death recovery for a man killed by a 5 ton overhead hoist that fell off a beam while he was working. Disputed liability, including a claim of decedent’s own conduct.

$4,000,000.00 - Trucking Negligence - Policy limits recovery for family injured when a truck crossed center line and injured grandmother and others (Augusta).

$4,000,000.00 - Tractor Trailer Negligence - Recovery for middle-aged man hit by a tractor trailer suffering a subarachnoid brain bleed; only $32,000.00 of medical bills.

$4,000,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence – Wrongful death recovery for woman hit on interstate by a double tandem tractor trailer delivery service. Disputed liability and case settled shortly before trial.

$4,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Confidential recovery for an injury to a young child at an apartment complex due to lack of appropriate security measures.

$4,000,000.00 - Automobile- Recovery for death of a middle aged school teacher killed when a motorist crossed the center after allegedly suffering a diabetic event. Disputed liability.

$4,000,000.00 - Fire/Premises Liability - Insurance policy limits recovery as the result of a fire at an apartment complex.

$3,900,000.00 - Premises Liability - Negligent security recovery at an extended stay hotel for two residents shot and/or injured by a former resident of the hotel. $3,750,000.00 paid for the wrongful death, and $150,000.00 paid for minor injuries to another occupant.

$3,750,000.00 - Construction Accident - Pretrial settlement for young man with badly broken hip caused by the boom of a concrete dump truck.

$3,500,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for a young man shot by another resident while visiting his aunt late at night. Significant injuries to include partial paralysis in a highly contested liability case.

$3,500,000.00 - Premises Liability - Confidential recovery for woman raped and killed at an apartment complex. Lack of security alleged against owners and management. Liability disputed.

$3,500,000.00 - Medical Negligence - Confidential recovery for serious injury.

$3,400,000.00 - Automobile Collision - Settlement for significant orthopedic injuries where ambulance crossed center line and struck oncoming motorist.

$3,400,000.00 - Medical Negligence - Record jury verdict for 86 year old Korean woman who committed suicide after receiving negligent care, including a very rare punitive damages verdict in a medical case (punitive damages reduced per statute, and verdict affirmed on appeal).

$3,294,495.91 – Automobile Wreck - 12 person jury verdict for an elderly man hit by a speeding motorist. Highly disputed liability.

$3,250,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Wrongful death recovery for 44 year old man killed by a food services truck. Highly disputed liability wherein Defendants and their insurance company claimed decedent wrongfully climbed under a tractor-trailer to change a tire without telling anyone.

$3,250,000.00 - Premises Liability - Significant injury to young man injured in an industrial elevator accident. Disputed liability where Plaintiff was allegedly not observing all safety hazards.

$3,237,500.00 - Premises Liability - Confidential recovery for death of elderly man at a metro-Atlanta hotel with inadequate security;

$3,100,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Wrongful death recovery for intersection collision involving a train.

$3,017,500.00 - Commercial Vehicle Negligence - Wrongful death recovery for a young man killed in a motorcycle collision when a county vehicle made an illegal left hand turn.

$3,013,500.00 - Tractor Trailer Negligence - 12 person jury verdict for death of a 76-year-old woman who rear-ended a tractor trailer parked in the highway as the result of a prior fender-bender. Insurance company denied Plaintiff's $2,000,000.00 demand for all insurance policy limits demand for settlement - verdict paid in full after verdict.

$3,002,633.00 - Malicious Prosecution - Record jury verdict for a seventh grade child who was wrongfully profiled, arrested, detained and prosecuted by AMC movie theater employees.

$3,000,000.00 – Premises Liability/Negligent Security – Confidential wrongful death recovery for a man engaged in an altercation.

$3,000,000.00 - Commercial Automobile Collision - Policy limits recovery for a family injured in Albany, Georgia for significant hip injury.

$3,000,000.00 - Commercial Vehicle Negligence - Recovery for an intersection collision caused by a commercial vehicle running a red light. Injury: herniated disc.

$3,000,000.00 - Automobile Product Liability - Jury verdict against Ford Motor Company for defective seat which collapsed rearward in a rear-end collision, causing the death of a 76-year-old woman.

$3,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Significant injury to the right eye of a 4-year-old girl at Defendant's retail premises. With recovery, the child was able to obtain significant medical attention and is doing much better.

$3,000,000.00 - Tractor-Trailer Negligence - Significant jury verdict for individual who's head was caught between the rear of a tractor-trailer and a dock wall. Jury verdict represented all of Defendant's insurance in a highly disputed case. Defendants blamed injured victim for putting his head by the wall, but jury sided with Plaintiff and made significant award.

$2,975,000.00 - Automobile/Dram Shop- Significant injury to a young man injured by a drunk driver. Recovery of primary and excess automobile insurance and primary and excess dram shop insurance.

$2,950,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for woman raped at an apartment complex due to lack of security and negligence of owners and management of apartments; highly disputed liability.

$2,900,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Recovery during third day of jury trial for woman seriously injured after tractor-trailer rear-ended her.

$2,807,989.06 – Tractor Trailer Negligence - Wrongful death recovery for "purported" illegal alien in a trucking collision.

$2,800,000.00 - Automobile Collision - Recovery for a variety of injuries/death in Alabama when a trailer separated from a passing vehicle and struck an oncoming motorist.

$2,750,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence – Recovery for orthopedic injuries in a motorcycle collision with a tractor trailer that failed to yield while turning left.

$2,750,000.00 - Bad Faith Recovery - Recovery against an insurance company for a family who had to sue their insurance company for gambling their personal assets by failing to pay their $200,000.00 insurance limits in response to a demand for settlement.

$2,750,000.00 - Automobile Product Liability - Confidential settlement for a defective seat that collapsed in a head-on collision.

$2,750,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Wrongful death recovery for gentleman with less than five years life expectancy left when his tractor-trailer was struck from behind by another tractor-trailer on the highway, causing it to flip and overturn.

$2,600,000.00 - Premises Liability - Negligent property maintenance causing injury to several young women.

$2,500,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence - Recovery for an accident caused by a tractor-trailer blocking the northbound, southbound, and turning lanes of highway.

$2,500,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence - Wrongful death recovery for logging truck negligence and multi-vehicle pile-up. Plaintiff was a passenger and died upon impact. Insurance limits of logging truck obtained, as well as other insurance recovered.

$2,500,000.00 - Truck/Premises Liability - Wrongful death recovery for young man run over at Defendants business. Disputed liability where Defendant alleged Plaintiff was at fault for failing to lock out a truck he was working on.

$2,500,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for woman raped at an apartment complex due to lack of security and negligence of owners and management of apartments.

$2,434,600.73 - Negligent Security - Premises liability jury verdict of $2,200,000.00 for a man shot in the leg and $22,229.00 of medical expenses. Pre-judgment interest of $234,600.73 added by Judge. Settled on appeal after verdict.

$2,400,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for elderly gentlemen who fell down a flight of stairs at a supermarket and sustained a serious leg fracture and infection leading to partial amputation.

$2,225,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence - Federal Court jury verdict where defendant failed to yield at an intersection and collided with plaintiff’s vehicle. Plaintiff suffered a knee injury and was unable to return to work as an electrician. Verdict was apportioned 95% to defendant, 5% to plaintiff. Currently pending post-trial motions.

$2,100,000.00 - Trucking/commercial vehicle - Young man killed by garbage truck. Disputed liability wherein Defendant claimed decedent failed to wear safety equipment given by his employer.

$2,000,000.00 – Commercial Vehicle Negligence – Back fusion recovery for a man rear-ended by a delivery truck.

$2,000,000.00 – General Negligence – Confidential recovery for a child injured at a social event.

$2,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for wrongful death of a young man who was robbed and shot at an apartment complex; highly disputed liability.

$2,000,000.00 - Commercial Vehicle Negligence - All insurance recovered in a highly disputed case involving a significant injury to a young woman in an automobile collision with a heating and air van.

$2,000,000.00 - Commercial Vehicle Negligence - Cervical disc injury to a woman in an automobile collision with a garbage truck. Disputed fault initially, but Defendants admitted fault after lengthy litigation.

$2,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Confidential recovery for a young man who was robbed and shot at a mobile home complex.

$2,000,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Wrongful death recovery for 21 year old woman killed by driving under a slow moving tractor-trailer on I-16. Total policy limits recovery from trucking company and driver.

$2,000,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Cargo fell off of flatbed trailer
striking passing motorist. Plaintiff's demand for settlement was paid in full upon the completion of a two-week jury trial.

$2,000,000.00 - Medical negligence - Doctor failed to diagnose and treat a routine allergic reaction leading to death. Total policy limits of insurance recovered.

$2,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Negligent property maintenance causing death.

$2,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Policy limits of insurance recovery against day care after a child was dropped and injured due to soap application being applied to clean floor.

$2,000,000.00 - Nursing Home Negligence - Policy limits of insurance recovery against nursing home after 88-year-old woman died due to neglect.

$1,950,000.00 - Negligent Security - Rape at major hotel chain by third party criminal assailant.

$1,945,683.85 – Tractor Trailer Negligence - Recovery for injury in a highly disputed liability tractor trailer collision.

$1,937,500.00 - Automobile/Family Purpose Negligence - Very rare seven-figure jury verdict in Cobb County, Georgia against 16-year-old driver and her parents (family purpose doctrine) due to negligence of driver pulling in front of a motorcycle. Insurance company's last offer before trial was $725,000.00. Case settled with no appeal.

$1,908,025.26 - Commercial Vehicle Negligence - Wrongful death settlement for an 80-year-old woman killed in a collision when an ambulance transport van she was a passenger in failed to yield to oncoming traffic. Defendants initially denied fault and extent of damages. Primary insurance paid limits left after other claims and excess carrier paid remainder.

$1,900,000.00 - Premises Liability - Negligence security recovery for a young woman assaulted an apartment complex based on various allegations of failure to maintain security.

$1,850,000.00 - Automobile Accident - Car accident involving a 17-year-old girl who drove off a newly paved road at an alleged high rate of speed. Decedent unable to re-enter the highway due to excessive drop-off. Claims included lack of striping, barrels and height differential in a construction zone. (Jan. 2010)

$1,815,000.00 - Premises Liability - Serious injury at store where a wall fell - policy limits of all Defendants.

$1,800,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Two tractor-trailers collided causing injuries to professional driver. Herniated disc injury.

$1,778,925.60 – Slip and Fall – 12 person jury verdict where Plaintiff fell in a puddle left by a leaking air conditioner, resulting in tinnitus and other injuries.

$1,750,000.00 – Commercial Vehicle Negligence – Herniated disc injury to a man rear-ended by a county vehicle.

$1,750,000.00 - Premises Liability - Wrongful death recovery for a child shot at an apartment complex.

$1,750,000.00 - Commercial Vehicle Negligence - Partial settlement with some defendants for family involved in serious automobile collision; case continuing.

$1,700,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence - Recovery for an accident caused by a tractor-trailer attempting an illegal u-turn and blocking plaintiff’s lane of travel.

$1,700,000.00 - Automobile Negligence - Representation of a young woman injured in single car collision that rolled over causing orthopedic injuries.

$1,681,290.17 – Tractor Trailer Negligence – Remaining policy limits and uninsured motorist payment after property damage paid in a tractor trailer collision involving a port-a-potty truck.

$1,675,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Significant recovery for tractor-mower injury clipped from behind by tractor-trailer on the interstate.

$1,600,000.00 – Automobile Negligence – Policy limits recovery for death and injury in a highly disputed car accident case.

$1,560,000.00 – General Negligence – Injury and wrongful death recovery for plaintiffs in a highly disputed assault and battery case.

$1,550,000.00 - Commercial Vehicle Collision - Significant recovery after jury verdict of $1,200,000.00 for a 79-year-old man who was killed instantly by another driver. The decedent had no dependents, was not working and was in poor health.

$1,500,000.00 - Premises Liability - All available insurance recovered for death of a man shot by assailant at a store involving lack of security. Case settled for all insurance shortly after lawsuit filed.

$1,500,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for woman raped at an apartment complex due to lack of security and negligence of owners and management of apartments; highly disputed liability.

$1,500,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Death and an injury resulting from a highly disputed tractor-trailer collision.

$1,500,000.00 - Automobile negligence - Corporate vehicle struck and injured a child that allegedly "darted-out" in traffic.

$1,500,000.00 - Premises Liability - Negligent security case where a young woman was assaulted because security gate was not operational.

$1,500,000.00 - Premises Liability - Cobb County, Georgia jury verdict wherein Home Depot employee dropped a stack of plywood into a shopping cart, which in turn knocked over Plaintiff. Plaintiff suffered a cervical disc injury requiring surgery. Home Depot's last offer before trial was $400,000.00 - jury verdict paid in full and case closed.

$1,450,000.00 - Medical Negligence by Non-Doctor Assistant - Confidential recovery of all insurance for death.

$1,350,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for illegal alien shot and killed by third party criminal assailant at an apartment complex.

$1,300,000.00 - Automobile negligence - Fireman/EMT volunteered assistance at a collision and was hit by a passing car 15 minutes later - herniated disc injury.

$1,300,000.00 - Nursing home negligence - Negligent failure to monitor a bed sore on a severely disabled patient resulting in death.

$1,250,000.00 - Automobile Negligence - Policy limits of insurance for death of a man in an automobile accident.

$1,250,000.00 – Premises Liability - Recovery for death of a man shot by assailant at a convenience store in Savannah, Georgia involving lack of security.

$1,250,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Record jury verdict against an armored truck company on a non-surgical fractured hip with $30,000.00 of medical bills. Full verdict plus interest upheld by Georgia Court of Appeals. Judgment satisfied, plus interest.

$1,250,000.00 - Automobile negligence - Corporate vehicle struck and killed oncoming motorist in rural North Carolina venue.

$1,250,000.00 - Premises Liability - confidential recovery for an injury to a man at an apartment complex shot by unknown assailant involving lack of security.

$1,227,500.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence - Recovery for a gentleman whose tractor-trailer was struck by another tractor-trailer on the highway.

$1,202,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery against owner and management company for a woman sexually assaulted at her apartment complex which lacked adequate security.

$1,200,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for a woman raped at an apartment complex due to lack of security and negligence of owners and management of apartments.

$1,200,000.00 – Product Liability – Plaintiff consumed improperly labeled vitamin supplement, resulting in hair and nail loss.

$1,200,000.00 – Commercial Vehicle Negligence - Commercial beer type truck pulled into the path of plaintiff, resulting in badly broken leg.

$1,200,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Flatbed boom-truck struck and killed 79 year old woman.

$1,153,343.00 - Sexual harassment - Record sexual harassment jury verdict in federal court for Georgia sexual harassment claim. Highest offer prior to verdict was $30,000.00.

$1,120,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for death of a young man shot at an apartment complex; highly disputed liability.

$1,100,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence - Wrongful death recovery of all available insurance in a highly disputed liability collision where insurer claimed Plaintiff was at fault.

$1,100,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for South Carolina woman assaulted in her apartment complex which lacked adequate security.

$1,100,000.00 - Automobile -train crossing - Intersection collision leading to serious injuries to young woman.

$1,067,000.00 - Automobile/Dram-shop - Policy limits of bar and driver, as well as additional contribution for drunk driver and dram shop claim.

$1,050,000.00 - Automobile Collision - Recovery for a person injured by a drunk driver. Insurance company denied coverage under an excess uninsured motorist umbrella policy. Case settled after court ruled for Plaintiff in favor of coverage.

$1,025,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence - Intersection collision in South Georgia where tractor trailer ran a red light and struck a young motorist, breaking her hip. All available insurance limits recovered.

$1,015,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Under-ride collision with slow moving
tractor-trailer, causing injury to passenger of under-ride vehicle. All available insurance recovered.

$1,009,500.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Under-ride collision with slow moving
tractor-trailer, causing death of driver who rear-ended truck. Policy limits recovery of tractor-trailer's insurance.

$1,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Primary insurance recovery for a man who was shot at an apartment complex; highly disputed liability.

$1,000,000.00 - Tractor Trailer Negligence - Recovery in a collision where a tractor trailer crashed into a pickup truck that had pulled over to change a tire.

$1,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Partial settlement with one defendant for wrongful death of a man robbed and assaulted at a bank.

$1,000,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence - Remaining policy limits payment after property damage paid for full limits of recovery in a tractor trailer collision involving a dump truck.

$1,000,000.00 – Automobile/Dram Shop - Recovery for significant injury caused by a drunk driver.

$1,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Complete recovery of all available insurance against a night club with limited assets for a man who was shot in the parking lot; highly contested liability and litigated.

$1,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for heating and air conditioning employee who hurt his knee after stairs separated from a wall.

$1,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for family of young individual shot on a local train platform during a robbery.

$1,000,000.00 - Premises Liability - Recovery for music producer who was shot at a local hip-hop restaurant in the parking lot.

$1,000,000.00 - Tractor-Trailer Negligence - Recovery for a gentleman whose tractor-trailer rear-ended another tractor-trailer driving below the speed limit on the highway.

$1,000,000.00 - Allergic Reaction - Recovery for all available insurance shortly before trial for wrongful death of a young woman who suffered a severe allergic reaction after improper food service of a dish that contained shellfish.

$1,000,000.00 – Premises Liability - Policy limits of insurance recovery for injuries to a young man shot at his apartment complex where security was lacking.

$1,000,000.00 – Day Care negligence – Policy limits recovery for a young child assaulted by another child in an understaffed and negligently supervised day care.

$1,000,000.00 – Premises Liability - Policy limits of insurance recovery for woman raped at an apartment complex.

$1,000,000.00 – Sexual Assault – Confidential recovery for a woman sexually assaulted at a local medical provider.

$1,000,000.00 – Commercial Vehicle Negligence - Policy limits of insurance recovery for a gentleman who was injured when the assisted care transportation van that he was riding in rolled over.

$1,000,000.00 - Tractor Trailer Negligence - Cervical disc herniation-type injury to a woman rear-ended in a multi-vehicle collision where a tractor trailer did not brake as traffic slowed to exit the interstate highway.

$1,000,000.00 – Tractor Trailer Negligence – Wrongful death recovery for a gentleman whose tractor-trailer was struck by another tractor-trailer on the highway. Policy limits recovery of tractor trailer's insurance.

$1,000,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Rear-end collision with $850 of property damage to Plaintiff's vehicle. Lumbar disc injury.

$1,000,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Wrongful death collision - policy limits of trucking company insurance.

$1,000,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Wrongful death collision - policy limits of trucking company insurance due to collision at intersection with flatbed tractor-trailer hauling sod.

$1,000,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Wrongful death of young mother - partial settlement for insurance policy limits by one of the trucking companies involved.

$1,000,000.00 - Tractor-trailer negligence - Injury to two woman rear-ended by trucker driver who tested positive for drugs - policy limits of trucking company insurance.

$1,000,000.00 - Dental Malpractice - Policy limits of insurance for death of disabled young man after dental procedure.

$1,000,000.00 - Boating/Jet Ski Negligence - Injury to teenage girl due to alleged negligent operation of jet ski.

$1,000,000.00 - Premises/Contractor Negligence - Policy limits of insurance recovery for the wrongful death of a 78-year-old man who suffered carbon monoxide positioning wherein Plaintiffs alleged heating and air company failed to detect a cracked heat exchanger.

A FEW VERDICTS OF INTEREST

We have handled over 200 cases exceeding $100,000.00; here are a few jury verdicts of interest:

$850,000.00 - Premises Liability Jury Verdict - Non-surgical pelvis fracture and post-concussion symptoms. Of interest: Plaintiff rejected the insurance company's $45,000 offer to settle before trial.

$514,518.81 - Commercial Vehicle/Pedestrian Jury Verdict- Plaintiff, a very heavy smoker, was disabled before the event. Of interest: Plaintiff rejected the insurance company's top offer of $95,000 to settle pre-trial.

$500,000.00 - Automobile Negligence Jury Verdict - Plaintiff, an unemployed 50-year-old man suffered a herniated disc. Of interest: State Farm offered only $200,000.00 and believed to be the second highest jury verdict in Newton County history. Verdict paid in full after trial.

$475,000.00 - Malicious Prosecution Jury Verdict - $155,000.00 compensatory and $320,000.00 punitive verdict. Of interest: rare jury verdict where jury found corporation had specific intent to harm Plaintiff, resulting in punitive verdict exceeding statutory cap.

$267, 200.00 - Tractor Trailer Jury Verdict - Torn rotator cuff. Of interest: Plaintiff rejected Offer of Judgment of $160,000- Federal jury trial.

$266, 000.00 - Slip and Fall Jury Verdict - Fractured hip. Of interest: Plaintiff rejected top offer of $25,000 from insurance company - Federal case.

$215,817.43 - Automobile negligence Jury Verdict - Disputed auto collision where my client had fractured toe joint. Of interest: Plaintiff rejected State Farm's $40,000 offer (verdict paid in full). Insurance company paid more than double their insurance limits.

$212, 500.00 - Automobile negligence Jury Verdict - Torn rotator cuff. Of interest: Plaintiff rejected Allstate's untimely $50,000 offer of $50,000 insurance policy (verdict paid in full within days of verdict, all paid by Allstate).

*These prior case results are not representative of the value of any other cases and no case results are guaranteed. Each case is different and the results differ based on the facts of the individual case. Also, some of the above referenced cases were handled with the assistance of co-counsel or with the aid of an attorney that hired our firm.