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$2,315,000

18-Wheeler Accident
Client was a dump truck driver that was hit by an 18-wheeler. The accident caused permanent leg and ankle damage. Defendants’ highest offer prior to arbitration was $200,000.


$1,200,000

Medical Malpractice

Client died after a health care provider failed to provide adequate emergency treatment.

$1,132,694

18-Wheeler Accident
Curd v. Western Express – Client was rear-ended by an eighteen wheeler and received severe back and neck injuries. The Defendants last offer prior to unanimous jury verdict was $350,000.


$390,000

Premises Liability
Client fell on improperly maintained staircase and suffered permanent spinal injuries (non-paralysis).

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Takata Air Bags
Posted on March 06 2015 by bmurphy

Many of you have probably heard about the dangerous Takata air bag situation that has affected millions of vehicles, but what you may not have heard is that living on the Gulf Coast puts you at a higher risk of being injured by these defective air bags. According to the NHTSA, elevated levels of humidity and heat make the already dangerous air bags even more susceptible to uncontrolled explosions. According to Nissan, “the propellant could potentially deteriorate over time due to environmental factors (such as high heat and high humidity) which could lead to over-aggressive combustion in the event of an air …... Continue Reading

Dangerous Highway Guardrails
Posted on December 17 2014 by bmurphy

If you have driven down any US highway then you have seen the guardrails that line the side of the road. These guardrails are used as safety mechanisms to keep vehicles from traveling into other lanes or entering a ditch and they are designed to absorb the energy from an impact. Unfortunately, the one of the most popular guardrails in America (the ET-Plus), manufactured by Trinity Corporation, can also be very dangerous. Just this past September, a University of Alabama study found the ET-Plus “placed motorists at a higher level of risk of both serious injury and fatality” than the …... Continue Reading