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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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Mother and Daughter Killed in Mississippi 18-Wheeler Accident
Posted on June 01 2015 by bmurphy

On May 20, 2015, Ashton Johnson and her four year-old daughter were killed when an 18-wheeler rear ended Ashton’s car on I-10 near Ocean Springs, Mississippi. According to reports, traffic had begun to slow on I-10 and Ashton was slowing along with the rest of the traffic. Unfortunately, the driver of the 18-wheeler either wasn’t paying attention or he was driving too fast to slow down before he rear-ended Ashton’s car. Ashton and her daughter left behind a husband and father who will forever grieve the loss of his wife and child. It seems as if these types of wrecks are …... Continue Reading

Five Things To Do After A Car Wreck
Posted on April 29 2015 by bmurphy

After a car or truck accident there are some common sense things that you should obviously do first. These include calling 911 if there are injuries, calling the police to report the accident and moving your vehicle out of the roadway if possible. The following five things should be done after you do the essentials. (1)  Gather the names and information of any and ALL witnesses. DO NOT rely on the police to put the names of eye witnesses in the police report. Unless the accident involves a death, there is a very good chance that all of the witness names …... Continue Reading