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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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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

Failure to Properly Diagnose
Posted on November 10 2014 by bmurphy

Failure to properly diagnose is the leading cause of medical malpractice in the United States, accounting for over 40% of all medical malpractice claims. These types of cases typically involve a patient presenting to a primary care doctor or an emergency room. Once the patient describes his/her symptoms, it is the doctor’s job to determine what tests to run, x-rays or MRI to order. Unfortunately, doctors sometimes fail to follow the proper protocol – resulting in an improper diagnosis or a complete failure to diagnose. Some of the most common errors are as follows: the doctor or hospital fail to order …... Continue Reading