Verdicts & Settlements

Jury Verdicts

$1,009,428 Jury Verdict on a $250,000 Policy Limit – Motor Vehicle Collision

   Motor Vehicle Collision – Rear end collision. Minimal property damage to both vehicles. Plaintiff had pre-existing conditions in her neck at the same levels where the doctors had to do surgery after this collision. The defense told the jury to award the plaintiff $2,500.

100% liability on the Defendant Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

   Motor Vehicle Collision – This was an intersection crash where both drivers were claiming to have had the green light. The jury came back with a verdict putting all responsibility on the defendant and zero comparative negligence on our client.

$5,764,575.00 Jury Verdict on a $10,000 Policy Limit – Motor Vehicle Collision

   Motor Vehicle Collision – The defendant side swiped a vehicle and then went up over the median and landed on top of our client’s vehicle causing him to suffer from multiple fractures.

$73.2 Million Jury Verdict on a $10,000 Policy Limit – Negligence/Negligent Security Case

   Negligence/Negligent Security Case – Woman robbed in a supermarket parking lot suffered a massive brain injury.

$17 Million Jury Verdict on a $500,000 Policy Limit – Motorcycle Crash

   Motorcycle Crash – Young man struck by a pick-up truck suffered multiple broken bones.

$5.2 Million Jury Verdict on a $100,000 Policy Limit – Forklift Collision

   Forklift Collision – Resulting in leg amputation in Hernando County.

$5 Million Jury Verdict – Wrongful Death

   Wrongful Death – Young woman shot in a parking lot of a bar.

$3 Million Jury Verdict on a $100,000 Policy Limit – Motorcycle Crash

   Motorcycle Crash – Man struck on a motor cycle by a vehicle and underwent low back surgery.

$1.2 Million Jury Verdict on a $100,000 Policy Limit – Motor Vehicle Collision

   Motor Vehicle Collision – Motor vehicle accident resulting in a low back surgery with long standing pre-existing conditions.

$755,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

   Motor Vehicle Collision – Rear end motor vehicle accident with neck surgery.

$700,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Cycle Collision

   Motor Cycle Collision – Client operating a motor cycle when a negligent driver turned left in front of him causing him to brake hard and flip over his handle bars before impacting the car. Plaintiff suffered a broken wrist with surgery.

$519,301.19 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

   Motor Vehicle Collision – Motor vehicle crash involving a vehicle that was rear-ended and the vehicle suffered a little over $1,000 in property damage. The plaintiff had a a minimally invasive surgical procedure on her low back.

$519,301.19 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

   Motor Vehicle Collision – Motor vehicle crash involving a vehicle that was rear-ended and the vehicle suffered a little over $1,000 in property damage. The plaintiff had a a minimally invasive surgical procedure on her low back.

$500,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision Case

  Motor Vehicle Collision Case – Elderly woman involved in a crash in an intersection suffered fractured vertebrae that did not require surgery.

$389,129.84 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – Motor vehicle crash involving a vehicle that was rear-ended and the vehicle suffered minimal property damage. The plaintiff had two herniated discs in her neck and did not undergo any surgery.

Settlements

$775,000 Settlement – Pedestrian Accident

  Pedestrian Accident – We were able to obtain the full policy limits for a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle while within a marked crosswalk and suffered a broken foot, as well as a labral tear of the hip that required surgery.

$300,000 Settlement – Trucking Accident

  Trucking Accident – Plaintiff was side swiped on the cross town by a cement truck. Liability was hotly contested as the truck driver claimed it was our client who moved into his lane striking his truck. Despite the fact that the trucking company was denying fault, we were able to push them close enough to trial to settle the case at mediation.

$225,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Crash

  Motor Vehicle Crash – We obtained the full policy limits for a client involved in a motor vehicle accident who suffered a compression fracture of one of her lumbar vertebrae and had to undergo a vertebroplasty.

$1.4 Million Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $1.4 million settlement in Federal Court. Our client was the victim in a rear end collision and suffered from a disc injury in her low back that required a lumbar fusion. She was also diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury that took nearly two years to diagnose, however, we were able to prove to the insurance company that it was caused by the crash.

$100,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $100,000 policy limits settlement when the plaintiff had only $18,000 in medical bills. The plaintiff’s MRI’s showed serious disc injuries to his low back that most likely required surgery but we were able to settle for the policy limits before the surgery occurred. The plaintiff also had an extensive history or prior pain and treatment to his low back.

$200,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $200,000 policy limits settlement for a plaintiff who was involved in a motor vehicle accident and underwent neck surgery.

$450,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $450,000 settlement in a minor rear-end collision where the plaintiff underwent neck surgery and his outstanding medical bills were under $50,000.

$200,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $200,000 settlement for a mild traumatic brain injury resulting from the crash when the plaintiff had a prior brain bleed that occurred 2 months prior to the collision.

$300,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $300,000 settlement for a minor impact side swipe incident with disputed liability and the client underwent a lumbar fusion. The plaintiff had a long standing history of low back pain and treatment.

$350,000 Settlement – Pedestrian versus Motor Vehicle Collision

  Pedestrian versus Motor Vehicle Collision – $350,000 settlement on a disputed liability case where the pedestrian was struck for allegedly stepping out into traffic and suffered a mild traumatic brain injury.

$100,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $100,000 policy limits settlement for a rear end collision where the plaintiff underwent injections to his neck.

$200,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $200,000 settlement for a t-bone motor vehicle accident where the plaintiff had an epidural steroid injection but no surgeries. The plaintiff suffered mental distress and PTSD as a result of the crash.

$160,000 Settlement – Pedestrian versus Golf Cart Accident

  Pedestrian versus Golf Cart Accident – $160,000 for a 12 year old boy who had his foot run over by a golf cart while away at summer camp and suffered a broken foot.

$300,000 Settlement – Trucking Collision

  Trucking Collision – $300,000 settlement for a side swipe truck versus motor vehicle accident where the plaintiff underwent neck surgery.

$135,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $135,000 settlement for a minor impact motor vehicle accident where the plaintiff underwent an arthroscopy of her hip.

$100,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $100,000 policy limits settlement for a motor vehicle accident where the plaintiff underwent minimally invasive surgery to his low back.

$100,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $100,000 settlement for a motor vehicle collision that resulted in the plaintiff undergoing injections to her low back.

$400,000 Settlement – Trucking Collision

  Trucking Collision – $400,000 settlement for a rear-end collision where the plaintiff was rear-ended by a commercial truck. The plaintiff underwent surgery to her neck and injections to her lumbar spine and had significant per-existing injuries and treatment to both her neck and back.

$195,000 Settlement – Trucking Collision

  Trucking Collision – $195,000 settlement for a tractor trailer versus motor vehicle collision which resulted in carpel tunnel surgery.

$700,000 Settlement – Construction Site Injury

  Construction Site Injury – $700,000 settlement for a construction worker who was working on road construction and was up on his trailer. Another vehicle driving buy struck the trailer causing him to fall and suffer injuries. He underwent neck surgery and shoulder surgery. We were able to bring a personal injury claim and settle it for $700,000 without him ever having to make a worker’s compensation claim, and he kept his job.

$195,000 Settlement – Trucking Accident

  Trucking Accident – $195,000 settlement for a truck driver who was driving on I-95 in the rain when a vehicle hydroplaned and collided with another vehicle. In an attempt to stop the truck driver applied heavy braking and although the truck jack knifed, he was unable to avoid the collision. The truck driver suffered aggravation of his pre-existing low back pain, as well as traumatically induced carpel tunnel which required surgery.

$160,000 Settlement – Premises Liability

  Premises Liability – $160,000 settled for a bicyclist who fell off his bike at high speed after hitting a large bump/crack in the trail. Our client was an experienced bicyclist who was on a new trail with a new group of cyclists. This particular trail was in poor condition and was not regularly maintained by the county as it should have been. The other riders in the pack of cyclists knew to avoid the large crack in the trail but this plaintiff did not. He struck the crack going approximately 22 mph, and suffered an immediately blow out of his tire and fell head first onto the concrete. Despite wearing a helmet he suffered a traumatic brain injury for which thankfully he fully recovered. The county fought hard on liability stating that the cyclist should have seen the large crack/bump. Ultimately we were able to settle the case for $160,000 against the county without having to file a lawsuit.

$250,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $250,000 Settlement for a woman driving to work when a woman coming the opposite direction made an improper left turn directly into her path of travel. The plaintiff had an aggravation of pre-existing neck pain and underwent neck surgery.

$175,000 Settlement – Trip and Fall

  Trip and Fall – $175,000 settlement for a man who tripped and fell in a parking lot in a deep hole that looked like a simple puddle. The plaintiff underwent surgery to repair his broken ankle.

$325,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $325,000 settlement for a man who was involved in a motor vehicle accident where he suffered a broken wrist and had resulting nerve damage.

$250,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $250,000 settlement for a plaintiff involved in a t-bone collision who underwent shoulder surgery and had injections in her neck.

$400,000 Settlement – Car Accident

  Car Accident – $400,000 settlement for a plaintiff who was rear-ended at a stop. He had an aggravation of his pre-existing condition in his low back and had to undergo low back surgery.

$175,000 Settlement – Car Accident

  Car Accident – $175,000 settlement for a plaintiff with a mild traumatic brain injury in a rear-end collision.

$190,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Crash

  Motor Vehicle Crash – $190,000 settlement for a plaintiff who had an aggravation of his pre-existing condition in his low back requiring a low back surgery.

$200,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – $200,000 settlement for a plaintiff struck in a minor rear end collision who underwent neck surgery.

$4 Million Settlement – Motor Cycle Collision

  Motor Cycle Collision – Motor cycle crash in Jacksonville Florida leaving passenger of MC paralyzed.

$1.5 Million Settlement – Motor Vehicle Crash

  Motor Vehicle Crash – Intersection collision young couple was struck head on by another vehicle that veered into their lane. Both clients suffered multiple broken bones.

$700,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Crash

  Motor Vehicle Crash – This was a rear-end collision with minimal property damage and client had neck surgery.

$600,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – Intersection collision where two plaintiffs both suffered herniated discs and had to have surgery.

$500,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – Client was rear-ended and underwent neck surgery.

$500,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – Client was in a t-bone collision and underwent low back surgery.

$500,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – Client was in a head on collision and underwent low back surgery.

$475,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – 78 year old gentleman struck a vehicle that turned left in front of him and underwent low back surgery.

$425,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – Client was rear-ended and had neck surgery.

$400,000 Settlement – Motor Cycle Collision

  Motor Cycle Collision – Client was rear-ended while sitting on his motorcycle at a red light when the car behind him rolled into him. He did not fall off of the motorcycle. His head snapped back upon impact causing herniated discs for which he underwent neck surgery.

$400,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Crash

  Motor Vehicle Crash – Rear end motor vehicle crash where the plaintiff had low back surgery and pre-existing low back problems.

$375,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – Rear-end collision with neck surgery and the plaintiff had many prior collisions and pre-existing conditions.

$375,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

  Motor Vehicle Collision – Intersection t-bone crash where the plaintiff underwent shoulder surgery.

$356,250 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

 Motor Vehicle Collision – Rear-end collision where the plaintiff underwent low back surgery.

$350,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

 Motor Vehicle Collision – Side swipe collision where the plaintiff underwent neck surgery.

$350,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

Motor Vehicle Collision – Rear-end collision where the plaintiff underwent neck surgery.

$300,000 Settlement – Wrongful Death Case

 Wrongful Death Case – Young child was left inside a vehicle and we were able to secure the policy limits for the homeowner’s insurance policy.

$200,000 Settlement – Slip and Fall

Slip and Fall – Client slipped and fell in a store and underwent low back surgery.

$200,000 Settlement – Trip and Fall

Trip and Fall in a supermarket. Plaintiff suffered a torn meniscus and had to undergo knee surgery.


Results Disclaimer:

“The results shown above are selected results from prior cases handled by The Nurse Lawyer, P.A. This does not represent all of our personal injury case results, as we have represented many clients over the years. These results are not necessarily representative of all results obtained by The Nurse Lawyer, P.A, and a prospective client’s individual facts and circumstances may differ from the matter in which the results are provided.”