Settlements and Verdicts
$14 million settlement for 18-year-old man who suffered amputation of both legs after being crushed by a dump truck.
Quadriplegic injury after client was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer unit $6.5 million settlement (no offer until mediation conference)
$4.5 million dollar settlement for the parents and a minor child of a 20-year-old woman who was killed in a trucking accident.
$3.5 million settlement for a 45-year-old woman who suffered severe lung damage while working in a local factory.
$3 million settlement for 37-year-old man who suffered multiple orthopedic injuries when a lift that he was using at work tipped over and fell.
$1.55 million settlement for 27-year-old woman who suffered an amputated right hand in an industrial accident at a local factory.
$1.5 million settlement for a 73-year-old widow and the adult children of an elderly man who died in a car wreck in Barry County, Missouri.
Closed head injury after client was rear-ended by tractor-trailer unit $732,000 settlement (adjuster's initial offer was under $100,000)
Head injury to 10-year-old boy suffered in collision with tractor-trailer unit $645,000 settlement (no offer case until after suit was filed)
Slip and fall on ice at grocery store sidewalk $527,000 verdict (pretrial offer was $35,000)
Will Contest $500,000 settlement after five day jury trial
Fire loss claim $450,000 (received prior to filing suit)
Jury verdict of $430,000 for 29-year-old woman whose car was rear-ended by a large pickup. No settlement offer was ever made by Defendant.
Injury to both knees and back after being struck at work side by a pickup $350,000 settlement
Head and facial injuries received by 50-year-old woman after an intersection collision with truck $350,000 settlement (no offer case before filing suit)
Closed head injury to a 50-year-old truck driver who was rear ended by another truck $250,000 settlement
Severe burn injury to ankle and foot $216,000 settlement
Hip injury resulting in total disability $200,000 settlement
Fraud and misrepresentation claim involving the sale of mobile home park Judgment for $148,450 ($30,000 pretrial offer)
Left arm injury to part-time employee resulting in RSD $144,000 settlement
Trespass claim against electric co-op and its subcontractor $140,955.55 verdict (no offer case)
Slip and fall resulting in shoulder injury $135,000 settlement (adjuster offered $25,000 before suit was filed)
Slip and fall resulting in hip fracture to elderly client $135,000 settlement
Fall resulting in injuries to right knee and back $125,000 settlement (no offers before mediation)
Fire loss claim $125,000 settlement (no offer before mediation)
Trip and fall resulting in neck injury $100,000 settlement (no offers prior to filing suit)
Punch press injury resulting in partial amputation of left hand $100,000 settlement with employer plus permanent total disability award against Second Injury Fund
$70,000 jury verdict for 19-year-old woman who was the victim of a dog bite while babysitting the owners' children.
Slip and fall on an apartment stairway $56,250 verdict (no offer before verdict)
$27,800 jury verdict for a 36-year-old woman rear ended by a car. Defendant made a $12,000 offer before trial.