Personal Injury

Know Your Case (Part 3) – Medical Cost Projections

By Dr. Sam Colarusso / July 29, 2023 / Comments Off on Know Your Case (Part 3) – Medical Cost Projections

In our last article, we discussed the importance of having a clear picture of your client’s medical history, including past and current treatment for their injuries related to their personal injury case. How you use this information is crucial to settling the case before litigation, but it is also the foundation for a successful lawsuit.  …

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Grocery Store Premises Liability Case Settles for $2M Using Animated Storyboard

By FG / June 27, 2023 / Comments Off on Grocery Store Premises Liability Case Settles for $2M Using Animated Storyboard

As consumers, we visit stores and other places of business on a regular basis. It can be assumed that any place of business that welcomes the public would make an effort, and has a responsibility, to provide a safe atmosphere to their customers. Patrick Kang’s client was picking up some groceries when she turned the…

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$1.15M Settlement in Slip & Fall at Movie Theater

By FG / June 6, 2023 / Comments Off on $1.15M Settlement in Slip & Fall at Movie Theater

Going to see a movie in a theater is an entire experience…the smell of the popcorn, the excitement of the previews, and finally, the main reason you are there, the feature presentation. For attorney Jonathan P. Crannell’s client, a 65-yr old retiree, she woke up one morning and decided to treat herself to this experience…

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Dog Bite Surgical Repair

By FG / April 25, 2023 / Comments Off on Dog Bite Surgical Repair

Our last post showed the devastating effects of a dog bite suffered during an attack. Showing mechanism of injury (MOI) is often important so that the jury can see exactly how the injury occurred. It is also important to show what comes next, which is where medical illustrations and animations come in. Depending on budget…

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Dog Bite Animation Shows Attack and Resulting Injury

By FG / April 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Dog Bite Animation Shows Attack and Resulting Injury

A walk down a quiet street on a beautiful day was all a young woman had in mind for the morning. At a walled home up ahead, the gate opened to allow a vehicle to leave. The woman thought nothing of it as she approached the home until she heard some yelling, and a large…

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$47M Verdict in “Locked-In” Syndrome Case

By FG / March 14, 2023 / Comments Off on $47M Verdict in “Locked-In” Syndrome Case

A fall one evening prompted Amy Geiler’s family to take her to MountainView Hospital’s emergency room for treatment. Upon arriving and being examined, it was determined that her sodium levels were dangerously low (hyponatremia) and she was dehydrated, so saline was administered rapidly to try to stabilize her. MountainView Hospital’s policy would not allow the…

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MVC Results in $1.1M Verdict

By FG / February 14, 2023 / Comments Off on MVC Results in $1.1M Verdict

Motor vehicle collisions are familiar to all trial attorneys…each of you probably has a plethora of them in your caseload. They run the gamut from being straightforward and easy to settle to very difficult. Sandeep Agarwal’s case seemed like the former because the defense had admitted liability and even agreed that all of his client’s…

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

By FG / January 25, 2023 / Comments Off on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a broad term describing excessive and prolonged pain and inflammation that follows an injury to, or surgery on, an extremity. It is a neurological condition that has both acute and chronic forms. The exact cause of CRPS isn’t well understood but may involve abnormal inflammation or nerve dysfunction and…

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Pedestrian Strike Yields Settlement Many Times Greater than Initial Offer

By FG / January 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Pedestrian Strike Yields Settlement Many Times Greater than Initial Offer

More and more drivers are distracted or not paying attention which can prove catastrophic for pedestrians.  Will Sykes’ teenage client was crossing the street with the right of way when a driver not paying attention hit her. She was launched onto the hood of the vehicle and her head connected with the windshield, resulting in…

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4x Offer in Motor Vehicle Collision

By FG / December 14, 2022 / Comments Off on 4x Offer in Motor Vehicle Collision

Some motor vehicle collisions are pretty straight-forward, and injuries sustained are understood to be caused by the collision. But what happens when after your client’s first collision that is to be the subject of your claim, your client suffers a second collision, then a third, fourth, and fifth one, before you file suit? The client,…

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Verdict for Plaintiff Rear ended by FedEx truck

$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 Dollar in Unique Personal Injury Case

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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