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Over $465 million in verdicts and settlements, including:

Foster v. Landstar Ranger, Inc., et al. (2011)

$40,175,000.00
Jury Verdict
Cobb County State Court, Georgia
Wrongful Death case against the Trucking Company whose tractor trailer driver ran a stop sign, killing two people and injuring a third.


U.S. ex rel. LaCorte v. Merck and Co., Inc. (2008)

$250,000,000.00
Settlement
USDC - ED Louisiana
Qui Tam case in which whistle blower claims that Merck underreported the "best price" of its drug brand Pepcid® to the government in an illegal scheme resulting in overcharging Medicare, Medicaid and other governmental health programs.


Susan S. DePaola, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee
for Collins Signs, Inc. v. Nissan North America, Inc. et al. (2008)

$13,827,000.00
Jury Verdict
USDC - MD Alabama
Promissory fraud and conversion claims against Nissan as it did not intend to perform the terms and conditions of a sign contract at the time it entered into it and for unlawfully converting property belonging to Collins Signs.
Coleman v. North Fulton Neurology, P.C. et al. (2007)


$11,716,118.00
Jury Verdict
Fulton Co. State Court, Georgia
Medical Malpractice - failure to monitor spinal surgery resulting in 19 year old Paraplegic.


Rucker v. Knight Trucking et al. (2006)

$250,000.00
Jury Verdict
Clayton County State Court
Minor car accident


Lee v. Kennestone Hospital, (2001)
$880,209.00
Jury Verdict
Cobb County State Court, Georgia
Medical Negligence - failure to monitor Patient who bleeds to death post surgery.


James Sealey v. Fire & Casualty Ins. Co. (2001)

$1,959,150.00
Jury Verdict
Duvall County, Florida
Back injury caused by driver negligence. Defense refused to offer $25,000 policy limits.


Johns v. Cherokee Trucking Company (1999)

$5,260,800.00
Jury Verdict
Clay County, Florida
Mild traumatic brain injury caused by dump truck collision. Defense only offered $250,000 on a 1 million policy.


Malone v. General Motors, (1998)

$12,220,400.00
Jury Verdict
Charleston, South Carolina
Products Liability - seat belt failure resulting in quadriplegia and brain damage.


Clark v. Security Life Insurance Co. (1997)

$16,400,000.00
Jury Verdict
Georgia ICO case involving conspiracy between Security and its reinsurers to engage in fraudulent scheme to sell unapproved, pseudo group insurance.


Cleveland v. Albany Urology Clinic P.C. et al. (1996)

$785,000.00
Jury Verdict
Dougherty Co., Georgia
Physician's fraudulent concealment/misrepresentation of his illegal drug use at the time he performed surgery on patient.


Estate of Sullivan v. Sullivan (1994)

$4,000,000.00
Jury Verdict
Palm Beach County, Florida
Civil Action for wrongful death by contract murder.


Associated Air v. Broward County Aviation (1990)

$5,600,000.00
Judgment
USDC-SD Florida
Wrongful termination of leasehold.


Gates v. Goldstone (1985)

$1,250,000.00
Judgment
Broward Co.
Failure to diagnose impending cerebral aneurysm.


Confidential Settlements:


Business Intelligent Systems v. E-Pulstrak.com, llc (2007)
USDC - WD Kentucky
Copyright infringement of software by car dealerships.

Chen v. Honda and BP (2007)
Fulton Co. State Court, Georgia
Product liability case for burn victim of engine fire after sideswipe by BP truck.

Davis v. City of Louisville (2006)
Jefferson Circuit Court, Kentucky
City's negligent design of intersection results in death of motorcyclist.

Boydston v. Bombardier Aerospace Corporation. (2005)
USDC - ND Georgia
Aviation Crash/wrongful death of pilots and passengers resulting from negligent design of Challenger CL-600 aircraft.

Barovero v. Anderson Area Medical Center, Inc. (2005)
USDC - Anderson, South Carolina
Medical Negligence - failure to diagnose heart anomaly results in death of college athlete.

Matthews v. Honda (2005)
USDC - ED Kentucky
Product Liability case for negligent design of ATV which killed father of four.

Hatcher v. GM, U-Haul (2005)
Fulton Co. State Court, Georgia
Product liability action for defective truck and trailer rendering driver quadriplegic.

Smith v. Steinmetz, Beers Skanska Inc. (2004)
Fulton Co. State Court, Georgia
Catastrophic injuries suffered in car wreck caused by driver on cell phone.

Norberg v. Nationwide - Southeast, Inc. (2004)
Fulton Co. Superior Court, Georgia
Wrongful Death caused by Truck driver negligently driving in closed lane.

Layne v. Shands Hospital, (2003)
Alachua Co., Florida
Medical Negligence - death from radiation overdose.

Thomas v. Kaiser, (2003)
Fulton Co. State Court, Georgia
Medical negligence - birth trauma results in severely brain damaged baby.

Turpin v. Macon Aviation, et al., (2003)
Bibb Co. Superior Court, Georgia
Aviation crash/wrongful death due to negligent maintenance.

Washington v. Housing Assistance, (2003)
Fulton Co. Superior Court, Georgia
Premises liability/inadequate security - guest shot and robbed.

Henry v. Atlanta Gas Light, (2003)
Fulton Co. State Court, Georgia
Negligent gas repairs cause house fire, killing father and daughter.

Corradino v. Kuse Enterprises, Inc. (2002)
USDC - ND, Georgia
Aviation - Reckless helicopter pilot causes death of student pilot/father of four.

Dyke v. Candler Hospital, Inc. (2002)
Chatham County State Court, Georgia
Medical Negligence - failure to diagnose aortic dissection in brain results in brain damage to army officer.

Loveless v. Luna LaserPerfect Skin Centers, LLC (1999)
Fulton Co. State Court, Georgia
Medical Negligence - woman dies after elective out-patient surgery.

Collicott v. Haines Trucking Company (1999)
Polk Co., Florida
Wrongful death caused by truck.

Marchman v. GE, Sears Roebuck (1999)
USDC - ND Georgia
Product Liability - Negligent design/manufacture of refrigerator which started fire, killing 3 people.

Carver v. Greenview Hospital (1996)
Warren Circuit Court, Kentucky
Medical Negligence - pitocin overdose during childbirth brain damages mother.

Sylvestre v. Holmes Regional Hospital, (1995)
Brevard County, Florida
Medical negligence - failure to recognize neonatal infectious disease/hypoglycemia.

Chadwick v. Boyd et. al. (1995)
Fulton County, Georgia
Medical negligence involving improper treatment of cardiovascular compromise.

Hughes v. Cobb County (1994)
U.S.D.C., N.D. Ga.
42 U.S.C. 1988 action for failure of police to properly respond to Domestic Violence complaints by wife against estranged husband, who kills 2 daughters.

Diamond v. Ferrellgas, (1993)
Fulton County, Georgia
L.P. Gas explosion resulting from improper premises inspection by gas company.

Fugate v. Honda, Michigan (1992)
U.S.D.C., Michigan
ATV product liability action for brain injury to 10 year old child.

Venable v. Feighery Co. (1991)
Dalton, Georgia
Product liability death action for failure to design, guard and warn.

Taylor v. Rosabal (1990)
Dade County, Florida
Medical negligence due to improper surgical procedure, sponge retention and damage to sacral nerve roots, resulting in spinal cord injury.