Verdicts & Settlements
$2,350,000.00 – Residents suffer injury from breathing toxic fumes from nearby landfill.
$300,000.00 – Runaway railroad car injures driver and passenger
Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect:
$400,000.00 – Sexual assault on Nursing Home resident
Falls in Nursing Home:
$200,000.00 – Patient fall, fractured femurs. Wrongful death.
$1,350,000.-Failure to diagnose stroke in the emergency room.
$1,080,000 – Failure to diagnose compartment syndrome. Below the knee amputation.
$1,000,000.00 – Failure to diagnose Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Wrongful death.
$980,000.00 – Failure to diagnose compartment syndrome. Below the knee amputation.
$600,000.00 – Patient falls due to lack of bed monitor. Brain injury. Wrongful death.
$500,000.00 – Wrongful death due to failure to diagnose subarachnoid hemorrhage.
$450,000.00 – Wrongful death due to failure to diagnose tumor.
$390,000.00 – Wrongful death. Failure to monitor patient in hospital.
Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices:
$3,100,000.00 – Multiple clients injured from taking L-Tryptophan supplement.
$800,000.00 – Pizza delivery driver loses control. Head injury.
$650,000.00 – Pizza delivery driver rear ends client. Multiple surgeries.
$3,500,000.00 – Truck fails to yield. Client suffers quadriplegia.
$1,250,000.00 –Truck blocks road in the middle of the night. Multiple surgeries.
$900,000.00 – Wrongful death. Excessive speed causes trucker to lose control.
$500,000.00 – Trucker fails to yield. Multiple orthopedic injuries.
$250,000.00 – Truck blocks road at night. Back surgery.
$800,000.00 — Motorcycle gas tank explodes. Severe burn injuries.
Dangerous and Defective Products:
$612,500.00 – Automobile design defect. Third degree burns from hot radiator fluid.
$360,000.00 – Jeep Rollover. Wrongful death.
$240,000.00 – Jeep Rollover. Head injury.
$175,000.00 – Defective farm tractor. Leg and back injuries.
$125,000.00 – Lack of proper guarding on punch press. Hand injury.
$750,000.00 – Guard rail collapses, fall to pavement at State Fair. Severe crush injury.
$300,000.00 – Oil Field tank explosion. Wrongful death.
$175,000.00 – Landlord fails to secure property. Sexual assault on tenant.
$2,600,000.00 – Pipes fall from truck. Severe crush injuries.
Insurance Bad Faith:
$400,000.00 – Failure to pay homeowner’s claim.
$3,000,000.00 gross verdict for injuries sustained by oil field worker when pipes fell off a truck onto his leg, crushing his leg and resulting in an above the knee amputation. The verdict was reduced to $525,000.00 because the jury found the Plaintiff to be partially at fault.
$2,000,000.00 gross verdict in a wrongful death case against Cleveland Area Hospital. A patient developed pneumonia which was not properly diagnosed or treated. He was sent home and died shortly thereafter. The jury found in favor of the Plaintiff but found the deceased to be 35% at fault, to the verdict was reduced to $1,300,000.00.
$1,500,000.00 verdict in a case involving a Keller ladder. The ladder collapsed, causing our client to fall. He suffered fractures on both arms and injuries to his neck and back.
$1,222,000.00 jury verdict in Creek County in favor of a small business owner who sued for lost income and profits. The Plaintiff made a certain product out of rubber. The supplier of the rubber improperly and without notice changed the formula for the product, which in turn resulted in the Plaintiff making product that did not meet specs.
$950,000.00 verdict against Sunbeam for defective electric blanket. A 75 year old woman died when her electric blanket caught fire due to an electrical malfunction. The verdict included $450,000.00 in punitive damages.
$750,000.00 verdict against General Motors in a case where the seat belt was defective. The seat belt had too much slack built into it. The driver was involved in a wreck caused by another driver’s negligence. His seat belt did not restrain him and he suffered multiple injuries to his face and neck, requiring extensive surgeries.
$500,000.00 verdict in a wrongful death case for failure to diagnose a subarachnoid hemorrhage in a hospital emergency room. The patient presented with all the signs of a bleed in the brain, but they failed to diagnose the condition and sent him home, where he died shortly thereafter.
$500,000.00 jury verdict in a case involving an automatic door that closed and knocked down an 84 year old woman. She suffered a fractured hip and died a few years later. The door was not properly maintained by Sutherland’s.
$136,500.00 jury verdict in favor of a construction worker. He was working on the ground level at a construction site when another worker fell out of a window and landed on the Plaintiff, who suffered a broken collarbone, and neck and back injuries.