Cases & Results

Sample Cases & Results

Our attorneys have acted as counsel in many types of cases involving important recoveries and outcomes for our clients, including the following examples:

Wrongful Death

      • Wrongful death – $1 million structured settlement for infant beneficiary of unmarried father killed in logging truck collision
      • Wrongful death – $535,000 recovery for wrongful death of 46 year old mother of three, crushed by forklift while eating lunch in designated lunch area of employer’s warehouse
      • Wrongful death – $400,000 recovery for wrongful death of 65 year old man rear-ended by another automobile and pushed into path of delivery truck

Motor Vehicle

      • Parked vehicle – policy limits recovery for young girl seriously injured when run over by pickup truck that was improperly parked
      • Automobile negligence – policy limits recovery for wrongful death of guest-passenger mother and serious injury to 8 year-old son in fatal automobile collision
      • Automobile negligence – policy limits recoveries under stacked policies for woman passenger catastrophically injured in highway collision with young at-fault driver

Premises Liability

      • Negligent hire – $450,000 recovery for victim of home invasion and vicious assault by illegal immigrant hired by painting contractor
      • Slip/trip & fall – multiple recoveries for clients suffering broken bones and other serious injuries due to hazardous conditions and negligence of landowners & business operators

Other Negligence

      • Road design defect – confidential six-figure settlement (after jury selection at trial) with Georgia DOT for alleged negligent design – failure to install guard-rail at curve
      • Represented young man whose jaw was broken by bouncer at adult nightclub; case settled after mediation for defendant’s liability policy limits

Medial Malpractice/Elder Abuse & Neglect

      • Elder neglect/abuse – confidential settlement for serious injuries resulting from insect bites to impaired resident of long-term care facility
      • Elder negligent/abuse – confidential settlement for impaired patient at hospital who was not properly restrained or supervised and fell from hospital bed fracturing hip
      • Represent estate of deceased hospital patient who suffered stage IV bedsore and fatal infection due to negligence and lack of care by hospital staff (case pending)

Business Torts & Related Cases

      • Represented Chapter 7 trustee of bank holding company in negligence and fiduciary claims against former officers and an employee fidelity bond claim
      • Represented physician in business divorce litigation against former practice partners involving allegations of breach of fiduciary duty
      • Represented ambulance company owner in suit against former partner involving allegations of corporate waste, abuse and fraud
      • Counsel for principals in liquidated $40M+ firm in suit against national accounting firm alleging computer systems consulting negligence and breach of contract.
      • Represented employer in successful trade secret theft litigation
      • Represent numerous parties in breach of contract and other commercial litigation matters

Investor/Securities Fraud

      • Investment fraud – $2.2 million recovery for investors of failed internet start-up company in securities fraud class action resulting in gross recovery of over half of total investment
      • Broker/dealer liability – represented investor in NASD arbitration involving unsuitable investments, mutual fund churning and related claims resulting in six figure recovery
      • Represent investors in foreign real estate company in investment fraud case against local promoters; defeated motion to dismiss/compel arbitration in state court (case pending)

Class Action & Multi-Plaintiff Cases

      • Consumer class action – $5.5 million recovery for thousands of insurance policy subscribers who alleged stock fraud in conversion of non-profit health insurer
      • Hospital lien class action – $1.25 million recovery for health insurance subscribers based on hospital liens filed against patients’ automobile accident recoveries in violation of insurance contracts
      • Consumer class actions – multiple recoveries in actions brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, with benefits exceeding $1 million for thousands of recipients of unsolicited or “junk” facsimiles
      • Employment/unpaid wages – $625,000 recovery for employees of national child care company on claims for unpaid overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act
      • Unemployment/unpaid wages – numerous six figure recoveries of unpaid overtime wages for groups of employees in collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Whistleblower & Employment Litigation

      • Whistleblower/retaliation – confidential recovery for former police officer of public transportation authority
      • Race discrimination – confidential six figure recovery for African-American female employee of local police department
      • Reverse race/age discrimination/whistleblower/retaliation – confidential six figure recovery for 25 year white female employee of large non-profit public hospital
      • Race/ethnicity discrimination/retaliation – confidential recoveries for former municipal police officers
      • Race/age discrimination/retaliation – confidential recovery for former municipal accounting employee
      • Represented numerous employees in Title VII (discrimination), ADA (disabilities), FMLA (family leave), whistleblower, retaliation, wage/hour and other employment cases

We cannot guarantee a particular outcome in any case. We carefully evaluate and pursue every claim based on its specific facts and circumstances in light of applicable law. The length of time for individual cases to conclude varies greatly based on factors beyond our control. Some cases were handled jointly co-counsel or an attorney who retained our firm to serve as lead counsel.