Explosion With a Result of Hip Injury
Jury Verdict, 7 day jury trial, 12-0 liability and 12-0 damages. Plaintiff lived in an apartment building that had a gas leak. Defendant owner hired an unlicensed contractor to repair the leak. In the course of the work there was an explosion that caused plaintiff to be propelled against the wall of her apartment. Plaintiff suffered a hip injury. Defendant contested liability and disputed the nature and extent of plaintiff’s injuries. Plaintiff presented expert testimony and received a jury verdict of $310,000.00.
Confidential Six Figure Litigation Settlement for Wrongful Death
Litigation Settlement in six figures Confidential. Plaintiff was a rear seat passenger in a head-on collision with an uninsured drunk driver. After settling a policy limits claim against client’s Uninsured Motorist carrier the client passed away from accident-related injury. We then pursued a wrongful death claim against the auto manufacturer for failure to provide shoulder harnesses, although the shoulder harness law was not yet in effect at the time. - See more at: http://www.kesslerlawla.com/accomplishments/#sthash.Zv2puGxy.dpuf
$275,000.00 for Slip & Fall
Litigation Settlement $275,000.00. Plaintiff was visiting a friend at his residence when she tripped and fell over a gap in the hallway/foyer of the residence. Plaintiff suffered multiple fractures to her shoulder.
$290,000.00 for a Slip & Fall
Litigation Settlement $290,000.00. Plaintiff was a renter at defendant’s premises. The owners had the bathroom painted with a paint that began to peel from moisture exposure. Plaintiff slipped and fell descending into the shower sustaining broken ribs and low back trauma.
$90,000.00 Settlement for Slip & Fall
Litigation Settlement $90,000.00. Plaintiff was visiting friends at an apartment complex. The owner of the complex had a roofing company performing repairs which caused water to gather at the stairs. Plaintiff slipped and fell and fractured her ankle.
Litigation Settlement $190,000.00 Motor Vehicle Accident
Litigation Settlement $190,000.00. Plaintiff was in a significant motor vehicle accident sustaining back trauma that the orthopedist opined required surgery. Plaintiff settled with the third party insurance company for $100,000 and then litigated an underinsured motorist arbitration wheree the carrier first offered $10,000 and we litigated the case and settled for $90,000.00. There is now a bad faith action pending.
Litigation Settlement $55,000.00
Litigation Settlement $55,000.00. Plaintiff sustained back trauma with a gap in treatment of 10 months and had to switch doctors since her original orthopedist retired. The insurance company originally offered # 2,500.00 to settle.
Six figure settlement for slip and fall
Litigation Settlement in six figures confidential. Plaintiff used a porta potty on the premises and slipped and fell on a dangerous stairs that did not have a handrail. Plaintiff suffered major back trauma and had over $100,00.00 in medical bills.
Confidential Settlement For a Bicycle Settlement
Litigation Settlement Confidential. Plaintiff, a bicyclist was sideswiped by a bus. The accident was partially captured on video by the bus.
Confidential Six Figure Settlement for Wrongful Death
Litigation Settlement in six figures Confidential. Elder Abuse Wrongful death. Decedent was 78 years old and was a passenger in a medical transport van. He was not properly strapped in and when the van stopped suddenly, decedent was ejected from his chair sustaining a fractured hip. He underwent surgery and was then confined to a nursing home where he died.