Case Results

$522,000.00 WORKERS' COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Pinellas County

55 year old home improvement store clerk sustained a traumatic brain injury and resultant psychiatric condition as a result of a 15 foot fall. After protracted litigation, he won permanent total disability benefits in 1999 and has been receiving those benefits with an annual increase ever since. He settled his workers compensation this year because he wanted to make sure that he provided for his family with the proceeds.

$319,000.00 WORKERS' COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Sarasota County

54 year old transport driver sustained herniated disc injuries in her low back when she was involved in an on- the-job motor vehicle accident. In addition to resolving the underlying accident claim for the available $50,000.00 insurance policy limits, this settlement agreement was reached after the driver was declared permanently and totally disabled by the Court at trial of the workers compensation claim.

$200,000.00 SETTLEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Pinellas County

73 year old woman involved in a motor vehicle intersection collision fractured her non-dominant arm requiring surgery.

$282,381.00 JURY VERDICT

Hillsborough County

38 year old woman suffered 2 non-surgical disc herniations in her neck following a low speed rear end motor vehicle accident.

$466,000.00 WORKERS' COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Pinellas County

63 year old assistant sales manager suffered injury to his left hand from a fall at work which resulted in reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD). She was declared permanently and totally disabled by the Court after protracted litigation.

$315,044.00 SETTLEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Pinellas County

57 year old man involved in side swipe accident sustained spinal injuries requiring a minimally invasive disc decompression surgical procedure.

$287,000.00 WORKERS' COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Collier County

57 year old female truck driver fell from truck and sustained left shoulder and hand injuries which led to the development of RSD. She was declared permanently and totally disabled by the Court following a trial. The settlement agreement was reached after the injured worker had received PTD benefits for over 4 years.

$145,000.00 SETTLEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Pinellas County

49 year old law enforcement officer involved in accident while off duty suffered a torn labrum in his left shoulder requiring arthroscopic surgery.

$235,000.00 SETTLEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Hillsborough County

25 year old woman sustained back injury when struck by a motorist on an interstate highway whole the motorist was utilizing a cellular phone.

$425,000.00 SETTLEMENT FALL IN BAR PARKING LOT

Manatee County

51 year old bar patron tripped and fell sustaining ankle fracture which required multiple surgeries.

$150,000.00 SETTLEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Hillsborough County

49 year old woman sustained labral tear in her left shoulder which required surgery.

$225,000.00 SETTLEMENT SUPERMARKET FALL

Pinellas County

37 year old married mother of 2 minor children slipped and fell in water leaking from a display case and suffered herniated disc in her neck which required surgery.

$200,000.00 WORKERS' COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Hillsborough County

41 year old laborer suffered an ulnar nerve injury to his right hand when he fell from a scaffold.

$130,000.00 WORKERS' COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Pinellas County

22 year old factory worker suffered right hand and arm crush injury in a factory equipment accident.

$215,000.00 SETTLEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Pinellas County

43 year old disabled woman with pre-existing spinal condition involved in minor rear end motor vehicle accident which aggravated her pre-existing condition and required multi-level neck fusion surgery.

$2,240,000.00 JURY VERDICT WORK PLACE INJURY

Hillsborough County

This 66 year old nurse working as an independent contractor at Hillsborough County Jail was struck by a commercial food service cart and suffered arm fracture requiring partial joint replacement.

$750,000.00 WORKERS COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Hillsborough County

This 66 year old nurse injured at the Hillsborough County Jail settled the workers compensation portion of her claim which included waiver of the workers compensation insurance carrier's lien against the jury verdict obtained from Jail's food service vendor.

$256,000.00 JURY VERDICT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Pinellas County

53 year old woman struck as a pedestrian at low speed in a parking garage sustained ankle fracture requiring surgery and non-surgical back injury.

$1,274,364.00 WORKERS COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Orange County

43 year old delivery driver accepted as permanently and totally disabled from post-traumatic cervical dystonia.

$950,000.00 SETTLEMENT CONSTRUCTION SITE ACCIDENT

Hillsborough County

34 year old independent contractor fell from a roof sustaining complex ankle fracture with subsequent bone infection requiring multiple surgeries.

$125,559.00 JURY VERDICT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Pinellas County

42 year old man involved in side swipe auto accident suffered herniated disc in low back which did not require surgery.

$104,000.00 JURY VERDICT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Hillsborough County

37 year old man struck by garbage truck backing at low speed. Developed mass on back requiring surgery.

$85,000.00 JURY VERDICT TRIP AND FALL ACCIDENT

Pinellas County

67 year old woman tripped in fell in alley and suffered knee injury requiring surgery.

$350,000.00 SETTLEMENT WORK PLACE ACCIDENT

Pinellas County

Settlement against third party vendor after 42 year old maintenance manager fell from flat bed truck causing shoulder injury requiring multiple surgeries including total joint replacement.

$337,224.00 WORKERS COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Pinellas County

57 year old self employed skilled laborer suffered a disc herniation requiring surgery and subsequently developed foot drop.

$307,389.00 WORKERS COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Pinellas County

50 year old nurse accepted as permanently and totally disabled due to disc pathology from a lifting injury requiring surgery and pain management treatment.

$276,376.00 WORKERS COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Pinellas County

54 year old skilled laborer suffered cervical disc herniation requiring surgery.

$273,247.00 WORKERS COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Pinellas County

56 year old truck driver declared permanently and totally disabled due to disc pathology in the neck and back and psychiatric difficulties.

$165,000.00 SETTLEMENT WORKPLACE INJURY

Hillsborough County

Settlement against third party company that shared warehouse with employer of 60 year old warehouse manager struck by forklift and suffered non-surgical pelvic and leg injuries.

$125,000.00 WORKERS COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Hillsborough County

The 60 year old warehouse manager injured in the forklift accident settled the workers compensation portion of her claim which also included waiver of the workers compensation insurance carrier's lien against the third party settlement. She also qualified for Social Security Disability benefits.

$150,000.00 SETTLEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Manatee County

32 year old delivery truck driver suffered non-surgical neck injuries when his truck was rear-ended by an automobile.

$150,000.00 SETTLEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Pinellas County

46 year old woman struck by drunk driver suffered shoulder injury requiring surgery.

$137,500.00 SETTLEMENT MULTIPLE MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

Pinellas County

61 year old man involved in two motor vehicle accidents within six weeks of each other suffered aggravation to pre-existing condition to his spine and shoulder.

$200,000.00 SETTLEMENT NEGLIGENT SECURITY

Pinellas County

49 year old delivery driver struck by stray bullet fired by bar patron requiring two knee surgeries settled claim with shopping center owner.

$175,000.00 SETTLEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Wake County, North Carolina

20 year old Florida resident involved in rear-end motor vehicle accident in North Carolina requiring back surgery.