Verdicts & Settlements

Personal Injury/Wrongful Death

  • Near drowning in apartment complex pool: $2,500,000 settlement
  • Client sustains brain injury from fall: $7,000,000 jury verdict
  • Client injured by dangerous farm equipment on defendant's property: $3,000,000 settlement
  • Client sexually assaulted in major national university dormitory: $2,500,000 settlement
  • Clients killed and severely injured in head on automobile collision: $2,200,000 settlement
  • Tractor-automobile collision: $2,100,000 settlement
  • Wrongful death of college student struck by a vehicle: $1,500,000 jury verdict
  • Wrongful death occurred when truck crossed into client's lane: $800,000 policy-limit settlement
  • Personal injury claim where tractor trailer failed to yield to oncoming traffic resulting in broken femur and burn injuries - $500,000 settlement
  • Pedestrian struck by motor vehicle: $500,000 settlement
    Young woman struck by drunk driver: $425,000 settlement
  • Man burned on the job: $285,000 jury verdict in Dougherty County
  • Teenager drowns at graduation party due to failure to maintain pool water: $400,000 settlement
  • Wrongful death of unborn child arising from tractor trailer collision:
    Substantial confidential settlement
  • Physical and mental/emotional injuries of a minor child abused in a preschool: Substantial confidential settlement
  • Hospital patient fall: Substantial confidential settlement
  • Multiple wrongful death and personal injury victims of a tractor-automobile collision: Substantial confidential settlement
  • Workplace accident resulting in fractured spine and arms: substantial confidential settlement
  • Sexual abuse of minor while at school: Substantial confidential settlement


Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death

  • Medical Malpractice, Pharmaceutical Injury - $20.5 million jury verdict in Houston County. Pope v. Akorn, Inc. Medical Malpractice, Pharmaceutical Injury - Our client, Ann Pope, suffered Serotonin Syndrome, a serious central-nervous system reaction caused by the combination of Defendant Akorn, Inc's drug, Methylene Blue, and a prescription medicine Ann was taking. The drug company, Akorn failed to include a warning that its Methylene Blue had this dangerous side effect.
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  • Failure to timely diagnose lung cancer in 57 year-old patient: $850,000 settlement
  • Failure to diagnose lung cancer by physician: Substantial confidential settlement
  • Hospital, pharmacy, & physician medication error: Substantial confidential settlement
  • Wrongful death of ER patient: Substantial confidential settlement
  • Wrongful death and personal injury of surgical error: Substantial confidential settlement
  • Personal injury for blood thinner medication error leading to multiple amputations: Substantial confidential settlement
  • Jordan v. Beinhauer, MD Jury Trial Verdict of $409,000, plus attorney's fees and costs of $151,488 in Superior Court of Dougherty County for Medical Malpractice involving overdose of Amitriptyline on patient in hospital following double knee replacement surgery
  • Medical malpractice: Jury trial and confidential settlement during deliberations for injuries caused by plastic surgeon during jaw surgery
  • Medical malpractice: Confidential settlement for injuries caused in PACU following plastic surgery soft tissue procedure
  • Nursing malpractice by home healthcare nurse: Substantial confidential settlement


Intellectual Property and Business Law

  • Inventor cheated by marketing firm: $2,500,000 jury verdict in Florida
  • Inventor's trade secrets infringed by multi-national manufacturer: Substantial confidential settlement
  • Client's business contract and ideas stolen: substantial confidential settlement
  • Infringement of inventor's patent in the medical device industry: Substantial confidential settlement
  • Infringement of inventor's patent in the grill industry: Substantial confidential settlement and license
  • Defense jury verdict obtained on behalf of grain seller in breach of contract action
  • Successful settlement on behalf of ethanol manufacturing plant in ad valorem tax appeal to Superior Court
  • Dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction obtained on behalf of Georgia defendant in patent infringement action filed in federal court in California
  • Summary judgment obtained on behalf of plaintiff physical therapy practice against hospital in breach of contract action, followed by substantial confidential settlement
  • Defeating an employer's injunction request on behalf of departing employee sued for trademark infringement, breach of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Dismissal obtained on behalf of competitor sued for violation of the computer fraud and abuse act and misappropriation of trade secrets


Employment Discrimination

  • Employees in age, sex, race and disability discrimination cases:
    Multiple substantial confidential settlements
  • Defense jury verdict obtained on behalf of employer against employee alleging sex discrimination and retaliation


Product Liability

  • Multiple clients suffering foodborne illness arising from the PCA contaminated peanut butter: Global $12,000,000 settlement
  • Confidential settlement related to claims of fraud against financial institution and member of its board of directors related to the sale of an automobile dealership


Insurance/Disputes

  • Final resolution of first-party cancer policy dispute: Substantial confidential settlement from cancer policy insurance company for the insured individual
  • Wrongful denial of property insurance claim: Substantial confidential settlement