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.
Client died after a health care provider failed to provide adequate emergency treatment.
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.
Client fell on improperly maintained staircase and suffered permanent spinal injuries (non-paralysis).
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 →
Buckyballs and Dangerous Toys
Posted on April 20 2015 by
As the mother of four boys, I have purchased my fair share of toys over the years. Unfortunately, they are not all created equal, as one Mississippi family discovered. “Mrs. Smith” (names have been changed to protect the identity of the child) purchased a product called Buckyballs. Buckyballs are promoted as a “desk toy” and are composed of extremely powerful magnetic tiny balls that can be shaped into various designs. Mr. and Mrs. Smith’s son, who was two years old at the time, found the balls and ingested eight of them without his parents’ knowledge. Unknown to Mr. and Mrs. …... Continue Reading →