CASE STUDIES

$8M Verdict for Plaintiff Rear-ended by FedEx truck

By FG / November 16, 2022 / Comments Off on $8M Verdict for Plaintiff Rear-ended by FedEx truck

A rear-end collision involving Benjamin Cloward’s client and a FedEx truck finally resolved after 8 years with a jury awarding his client $8M. The collision occurred in 2014 on I-95 when a FedEx driver failed to slow and hit Cloward’s client from behind. She suffered severe spinal injuries resulting in years of pain management. The…

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Verdict of $5.5M+ in Unique Personal Injury Case

By FG / November 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Verdict of $5.5M+ in Unique Personal Injury Case

Personal injury cases are tough enough to try when the attorney has proof of everything that happened leading up to the injury, but what about when there are no witnesses and you have to piece together what you believed happened to your client? Nigel Whitehead and Taylor Ernst of Ernst Law Group were faced with…

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Bicyclist vs Motor Vehicle Case Settles for $1.3M

By FG / October 6, 2022 / Comments Off on Bicyclist vs Motor Vehicle Case Settles for $1.3M

Bicycle versus vehicle is never a good thing, and in Marc Johnston’s client’s case, it was particularly bad. The client was riding his bike in a bike lane when a minivan made a left turn right in front of him. Without time to brake, the client collided with the minivan, flew over the hood, and…

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Respiratory Biology

Hotel Drowning Case Results in 7-figure Settlement

By FG / September 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Hotel Drowning Case Results in 7-figure Settlement

Vacations are supposed to be fun, relaxing, exciting, or any number of other adjectives depending on your idea of vacation. For one family, a Las Vegas vacation was supposed to be an opportunity for them to spend some quality time together while enjoying the excitement of the city. Unfortunately it ended in tragedy when the…

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Anterior Cervical Discectomy

Rear-end Collision Settles for $1M

By FG / August 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Rear-end Collision Settles for $1M

Regardless of laws that have been put in place to prevent phone use while driving, distracted driving is causing more and more vehicle collisions. It’s difficult to maintain full attention on the road when engaged in conversations or while paying attention to a device. In the case of Khail Parris’ client, she was stopped about…

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LSD Effects

Trench Collapse Case Results in Confidential Settlement

By FG / July 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Trench Collapse Case Results in Confidential Settlement

Shortcuts save time, sure, but there’s a reason why standards are put in place and that is to protect anyone involved – workers and public alike – from potential injury or death. While issues can still occur even when following rules perfectly, the chance of catastrophe increases exponentially when rules are not followed. For a…

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Read End Collision Results, Focus Graphics

Rear-end Collision Results in $8.5M Verdict

By FG / June 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Rear-end Collision Results in $8.5M Verdict

Attorneys are faced with challenging cases all the time, and Ron Croft Bone is no exception. His 74-year old female client was rear-ended by a box truck at about 45MPH…seems like a homerun! But Mr. Bone had some hurdles to clear. His client had actually slammed on the brakes at a flashing yellow light with…

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Innovative 3D Spine, Focus Graphics

Innovative 3D Spine Used in $14M+ Verdict for Bicyclist Struck by SUV

By FG / June 13, 2022 / Comments Off on Innovative 3D Spine Used in $14M+ Verdict for Bicyclist Struck by SUV

Millions of people ride bicycles everyday – for pleasure, for exercise, for transportation. Riding with friends is a favorite pastime for many, and Ben Bingham’s client was no different. He, his wife, and his brother decided one evening to go on a “wing ride” where they rode their bikes from place to place sampling the…

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High 7 Figure Settlement in Air Bag Failure

High 7-figure Settlement in Air Bag Failure Case

By FG / May 16, 2022 / Comments Off on High 7-figure Settlement in Air Bag Failure Case

Expectation, when purchasing a vehicle, is that all safety features will work as expected should an accident occur. Crumple zones, air bags, seat belts…they should all work together to protect the occupants of a vehicle. Unfortunately for Cassandra Thorson’s client, her safety system, specifically her vehicle air bags, did not deploy when her car was…

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Radiation Therapy Planning

Monster $200M Verdict in Insurance Bad Faith Case

By FG / April 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Monster $200M Verdict in Insurance Bad Faith Case

Doctors take an oath to do no harm, but what happens when their intent is curbed by big business in the form of health insurance companies? For Doug Terry and Matt Sharp, their client suffered the ultimate loss…the death of a loved one because the insurance company, Sierra Health & Life (SHL), wouldn’t cover the…

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Bicyclist TBI Case, Focus Graphics

Bicyclist TBI Case Settles for 7-figures

By FG / March 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Bicyclist TBI Case Settles for 7-figures

As an attorney, when a client contacts you about taking their case, you hope that everything lines up, there is clear liability, and you can be all but assured of a win. Unfortunately, there are often small details that throw a wrench into it and you have to get creative. Richard Duquette had such a…

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Probate Case Settles for Close to $2M

Probate Case Settles for Close to $2M

By FG / March 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Probate Case Settles for Close to $2M

Probate cases are never easy because the key person is no longer there to explain why they did what they did, and it often takes quite a bit of digging to determine the chain of events. Michael Hackard was faced with a challenging case in which a elderly woman was hospitalized, diagnosed with dementia, then…

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