$915,000 Auto Accident Case — Plaintiff suffered permanent orthopedic injury in car wreck.
$441,000 Automobile Accident — Gwinnett County woman suffered a meniscus tear to her knee, back injuries and post-traumatic headaches following a head-on collision.
$441,000 Auto Accident — Woman and toddler son in Gwinnett injured in head on collision. Woman suffered fractured knee, back and neck injuries. Toddler suffered contusions and emotion distress.
Our client, a Gwinnett County resident, was travelling down the highway when a large SUV improperly changed lanes and struck the passenger side of our client’s vehicle. The violent impact from this collision caused our client’s left shoulder to slam into the driver’s door. Our client immediately felt left shoulder pain and low back pain. After being evaluated by paramedics at the scene, our client was transported to the emergency room.
The investigating officer determined that the driver of the large SUV was at fault for the collision and issued that driver a citation for improper lane change. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage and were towed from the scene.
After being discharged from the ER, our client continued to experience left shoulder and low back pain and was eventually diagnosed with a recurrent disc protrusion which was compressing the S1 nerve root and a left shoulder rotator cuff tear. Our client’s doctors ordered low back epidural steroid injections and physical therapy for the left shoulder and low back pain. Unfortunately, the conservative treatment failed and our client’s doctors recommended surgery. Follow the doctor’s medical advice, our client underwent a left shoulder surgery to repair the rotator cuff and a decompression and fusion surgery on their lower back.
We filed a lawsuit against the SUV driver, as the driver who caused the accident and caused our client’s left shoulder and low back injuries. The SUV driver obtained an attorney and denied causing the accident, despite receiving a traffic citation from the investigating officer and paying the fine. In the course of the lawsuit, we took the SUV driver’s deposition and, after many questions about how the accident happened, they eventually admitted to making an error while driving and causing the collision with our client.
Even though the deposition resolved the liability issue, the SUV driver and his attorneys also denied causing our client’s injuries, specifically claiming that the low back injury pre-existed the collision. They pointed at two pre-wreck low back surgeries undergone by our client and hundreds of pages of medical records where our client complained of low back pain before the collision.
We analyzed those same medical records from before the wreck and, most importantly, compared MRI films taken before the collision with those taken afterwards to find objective evidence. Next, we talked with our client’s doctors about the cause of our client’s injuries and how our client’s low back condition was aggravated or further injured in the collision.
Our client’s doctors agreed and opined to a reasonable degree of medical certainty that the left shoulder injury was caused exclusively by the collision and the low back injury was aggravated to the point of requiring surgical intervention by the collision. In spite of the defense that our client was not injured by the wreck, we were able to use the evidence contained in our client’s medical records and the testimony from the doctors to negotiate a settlement with the insurance company for the full policy limits of $200,000.
We work tirelessly to obtain the best possible result for our clients. Your pre-existing injury is not a free pass for an at-fault driver. Not every case is “perfect” but we have the experience necessary to work through those issues and get our clients the recovery they need.
$350,000 Rear-end Collision — In a minor-impact collision, Client suffered back injury requiring two surgeries when she was hit from behind. The case settled for policy limits. (2018)
$300,000 Automobile Accident — Driver in Gwinnett County was struck by a teenager who failed to yield while turning left. The client suffered serious injuries to his neck that required surgery. (2019)
$300,000 Motor Vehicle Accident — Settlement for 23 year old college student in her last semester of school who was involved in a four car collision wherein she was struck by another vehicle head-on. She suffered a broken pelvis and broken clavicle bone and was left with permanent nerve damage in her foot.
$260,000 Automobile Accident — Gwinnett County man suffered neck injury resulting in surgery following a collision with a teenaged driver who was texting.
$250,000 Automobile Accident — Gwinnett County driver who suffered broken leg in a wreck at an intersection was awarded policy limits result.
$250,000 Auto Accident — Failure to Yield automobile collision in Cobb County resulting in non-surgical herniated disc in the cervical region. Pre-suit independent medical examination was performed by insurance company in which doctor confirmed pathology.
$200,000 Automobile Accident — Policy limits settlement for Gwinnett County man that underwent a left shoulder surgery and low back surgery as a result of a motor vehicle collision. (2018).
$200,000 Auto Wreck — Driver in Gwinnett County on her way home from work was struck by a commercial vehicle that failed to yield. Client had non-surgical back injuries and was out of work for extended period.
$200,000 Automobile Accident — Gwinnett County woman suffered two fractured ribs, acute cervical, blunt abdominal trauma and blunt chest trauma as well as pain to her head, neck, and left shoulder following a collision with a van who ran a light at an intersection.
$200,000 Auto Accident — Policy limits settlement for elderly couple who were killed an auto accident in a car driven by their daughter. Insurance company claimed intra-family insurance exclusion initially, but settled with our office once we were engaged.
$200,000 Auto Accident — Policy limits settlement for victim of automobile accident who underwent two arthroscopic knee surgeries.
$200,000 Auto Accident — Woman in Gwinnett suffered fractured ribs and alleged a traumatic brain injury as a result of another driver running a traffic signal. Case settled for policy limits.
$175,000 Auto Accident in North Carolina — Chinese national and Dekalb County resident driving in the North Carolina mountains near the Georgia border was struck head-on by a drunk driver. Client was airlifted to South Carolina hospital and suffered serious injuries before hiring our firm to negotiate a policy limits settlement.
$150,000 T-Bone Auto Collision — Auto accident settlement for Gwinnett County driver was broadsided in accident and suffered herniated disc requiring surgery.
$150,000 Auto Collision — Gwinnett County auto accident client suffered a neck injury which ultimately resulted in him undergoing neck fusion surgery.
$150,000 Automobile Collision — Policy limits settlement of liability and uninsured motorists coverage for woman who had a neck injuring requiring decompression and fusion of her C5-C6 vertebrae.
$140,000 Automobile Accident — Husband and wife from Catoosa County involved in a head-on collision suffered multiple fractures to their arms, legs, feet and face. Husband also suffered a traumatic brain injury.
$135,000 Auto Wreck — Settlement of minor impact collision in which client suffered injured knee that required surgery. (2018)
$134,000 Automobile accident — Gwinnett County woman suffered a torn hip labrum resulting in surgery as well as back and neck injuries following a collision with another automobile.
$130,000 Automobile Accident — Gwinnett County man suffered non-surgical neck and back injuries following a collision with an automobile.
$130,000 Auto Accident — Man in Gwinnett suffered neck and back injuries as a result of another driver striking his vehicle.
$127,000 Automobile Collision — Car crash involving a teenager who failed to yield at an intersection causing a collision with a car driving off an exit ramp. (2018)
$125,000 Auto Collision — Settlement for policy limits involving a Gwinnett County woman hit head-on by a drunk driver, resulting in the loss of two teeth. (2018)
$125,000 Automobile Accident — Gwinnett County law student who was a passenger in a vehicle suffered broken wrist, torn ligaments and tendons following head-on collision.
$125,000 Auto Accident Resulting in Cervical Fusion Surgery — Woman in late 30s was rear-ended in a Georgia ice storm. She suffered bulging discs that compressed her nerve roots and caused her serious pain. Recovery was limited due to low insurance policy limits of offending driver.
$100,000 Auto Accident — Policy limits settlement for minor child who suffered serious head and spine injuries when a drunk driver crossed the double yellow line and caused a head-on collision. (2018).
$100,000 Car Wreck — Man injured shoulder in car wreck where the at-fault driver failed to yield at an intersection and T-boned client. (2018)
$100,000 Auto Collision — Settlement in rear-end collision in Savannah Georgia involving a Client with a pre-existing back condition. (2018)
$100,000 Auto Accident — Fulton County woman suffered back and neck injuries as a result of a rear-end collision. Surgery was recommended but was not pursued.
$100,000 Automobile Accident — Settlement in case in which client suffered a neck injury in Atlanta. Surgery to correct the injury was suggested but not done.
$100,000 Automobile Accident — Settlement in Hall County, Georgia for a herniated cervical disc that did not require surgery. Client’s vehicle was hit from behind.
$100,000 Side Impact Auto Collision — Settlement for woman who was injured in accident in Lawrenceville. Victim underwent rotator cuff surgery.
$100,000 Auto Accident — Policy limits settlement to driver who hit another who failed to yield at an intersection in Gwinnett County.
$100,000 Auto Accident Resulting in Lost Pregnancy — A mother in her first trimester lost her pregnancy in an auto accident. There were causation issues and questions as to the timing of the miscarriage and whether it might have predated the collision.
$100,000 Auto Accident Resulting in Non-Surgical Neck Condition –Woman in her late 40’s suffered a herniated disc that did not require surgery. She was hit from behind.
$100,000 Auto Accident — Plaintiff suffered broken ribs and a traumatically induced paraesophegeal hernia which required surgical repair.
$200,000 Policy Limits Settlement in Auto Accident — Fulton County client injured neck when she was struck by a driver with Alzheimer’s disease.
$200,000 Policy Limits Settlement — Auto accident case involving a couple who suffered neck injuries when they were hit by a driver who left the scene of the accident. Neither injury required surgery.
$150,000 Pedestrian Auto Mishap — Gwinnett County teen suffered a brain injury when he fell off a vehicle on which he was riding. Client received policy limits settlement.
$150,000 Settlement for a Gainesville Man Hit from Behind — Gainesville Georgia man was stopped and waiting to turn left in Hall County when his vehicle was rear-ended by an inattentive driver, resulting in spinal disc injuries for which surgery was recommended.
$150,000 Driver hit from Behind — Policy limits settlement for driver who was hit from behind and underwent cervical fusion surgery.
$150,000 Auto Accident Injury — Policy limits settlement for woman who underwent cervical neck fusion following an automobile accident.
$130,000 Auto Accident Air Bag Injury — Combined policy limits settlement for automobile accident victim who suffered bilateral wrist ligament tears as a result of airbag deployment in relatively minor collision. Settlement was made just before trial.
$125,000 — Settlement for our client’s back injury following a three-car accident on GA 400.
$125,000 DUI Auto Accident — Settlement on DUI injury automobile accident on Interstate 75 near Tifton.
$100,000 Drunk Driving Wreck — Drunk driver struck a nurse arriving for work at a Gwinnett hospital. Case settled for policy limits. (2018)
$100,000 DUI Auto Accident — Policy limits settlement for driver with back injury resulting from being hit by an intoxicated driver.
Undisclosed Significant Settlement — Two University of Georgia students who were hit by a drunk driver received confidential settlements. Both passengers suffered serious injuries.
Confidential Significant Settlement — Settlement for 24 year old passenger who suffered severe head trauma when drunk driver of the vehicle he was riding in crashed into a brick wall.