Police Excessive Force: Section 1983 Claim
2022: Our Client v. Grubbs & City of Atlanta
This high-profile case was filed in federal court under 42 U.S.C. Section 1983, a federal statute pertaining to civil rights violations. After a two-week jury trial, we won $100,00,000.00. This is believed to be the largest jury verdict ever reached for this type of case.
2023: Our Client v. [xxx]
We represented the father of two young children who lost their mother in a 2019 tractor-trailer jackknife accident. Two other lawyers turned down the case because the accident report blamed the young mother for causing the accident. By tracking down witnesses around the country and hiring the right out-of-state experts we proved the police wrong. We litigated for 3 years until just before trial.
2022: Our Client v. [xxx]
This settlement is believed to be the largest personal injury settlement ever reached in this conservative rural Georgia county. It involved a farm tractor and an ATV where liability was hotly contested. We had to overcome multiple issues of comparative negligence. We successfully overcame the challenges and secured the full insurance coverage just before trial.
BOX TRUCK ACCIDENT
2021: Our Client v. [xxx large company]
A multi-vehicle collision left several families changed forever. We represented a husband who lost his spouse in a tragic truck accident.
2021: Our Client v. Daiki Corporation & Ogawa
A businessman visiting from Japan struck our client on a motorcycle. Our client was an aspiring mixed martial arts fighter who fought for his professional living before the crash, and then fought for his recovery after the crash. After several successful surgeries, our client is back in the ring sparring and fighting.
2020: Our Client v. [xxx national transportation company]
Another lawyer associated us to assist him on a case. Our client’s family did not have to attend any hearings because we met with the defense lawyers for the transportation company, insurance company, and driver of the tractor.
APARTMENT COMPLEX SHOOTING
2018: Our Client v. Apartment Complex
Our client suffered injuries as a result of owners of an apartment complex ignoring ongoing crime that constantly took place on the property.
INSURANCE CO. BAD FAITH
2018: Our Client’s Estate v. Mills
We made the defendant driver’s insurance company pay an additional $450,000 on top of the entire $2.5 million dollar insurance policy limit, because we proved that the driver's insurance company had acted in 'bad faith'.
LOSS OF CONSORTIUM
This was one of the largest loss of consortium settlements in Georgia history in terms of the injury sustained relative to neither spouse suffering any long-term injury.
2018: Our Client v. Covington
After several months of aggressive litigation, the insurance company did a 180 and paid.
VAN STRUCK PEDESTRIAN
2021: Our Client v. RH&A, LLC & Bowen
Another law firm associated us to help litigate a case. We represented an elderly widow who lost her husband.
2021: Our Client v. UIM American Family Insurance Co.
Another Georgia-licensed lawyer called us to help him prepare for trial.
2019: Our Client v. Suazo
With a broken leg as a result of a head-on wreck, our client had $167,000 in medical bills. We spent months preparing our client and witnesses for trial; that intense preparation paid off when the defendant driver’s insurance company’s lawyer defending the driver met with us before trial.
2018: Our Client v. Georgia Farm
We secured a favorable pre-lawsuit settlement for our client’s arm and leg injuries.
JURY TRIAL CAR ACCIDENT
2018: Our Client v. Howse and Nationwide Affinity Insurance Company of America
The jury returned a verdict after a 4-day jury trial.
JURY TRIAL TRUCK ACCIDENT
2018: Our Client v. Pemberton Truck Lines Inc.
We went to trial in the United States District Court Northern District of Georgia.
WORK TRUCK ACCIDENT
2019: Our Client v. Bravo and Clean Water Consultants Inc.
We deposed the driver as well as the company’s 30(b)(6) corporate representative who provided conflicting testimony, and after we gathered evidence from former employees to prove our theory, we resolved the case at mediation for over six and half times the medical bills.
DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENT
A drunk driving college student collided with our client's vehicle.
2020: Our Client v. [xxx major transportation company]
While driving to Athens, Georgia on GA-316, our client was rear-ended by a tractor.
2021: Our Client v. Patel
Two vehicles collided that resulted in one of the vehicles striking our client who was standing on the sidewalk. We helped our client negotiate her medical bills so that she would keep the lion’s share of the policy settlement.
FLATBED TRUCK ACCIDENT
2021: Our Client v. [Truck Driver xxx and Truck Company xxx]
Another lawyer called us to assist him in federal court. After traveling to Tennessee to take depositions of surgeons; Alabama to depose the company’s corporate representative; and north Georgia to depose an eyewitness who corroborated our client’s story, the case resolved. The referring lawyer was extremely happy with the result.
2021: Our Client v. [Company xxx]
An auto accident resulted in our client undergoing a C5-C6 anterior cervical discectomy. Prior to the wreck, our client was an avid hiker who spent a lot of time exploring the outdoors. His injuries sidelined him for a long time.
DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENT
2021: Our Clients v. Carruthers
We built a powerful punitive damages case so that even though our clients had bills totaling only $2,000, we collected the maximum insurance available.
HAIR SALON BURN
2020: Our Client v. [xxx local salon company]
Our young client suffered a serious scalp burn when she had a hair treatment.
AIRBNB PORCH SWING COLLAPSE
2020: Our Client v. Airbnb
While staying at an Airbnb rented lake house in Alabama, our client fell off a swing after the hook snapped. We drafted an 18-page lawsuit to file in an Alabama court naming the owner of the lake house, the retailer that sold the swing, the distributor of the swing, and Airbnb.
2023: Our Client v. Truck Co. and Driver
An 18-wheeler driver tried making a wide turn at an intersection. He almost made it, but our client was speeding in the opposite direction. We overcame issues of contributory negligence and resolved our client's case at mediation for a sum our client was very pleased to accept.
RIDE-SHARE CAR ACCIDENT
2020: Our Client v. [xxx national ride sharing company]
Recovering from a prior back surgery, our client was a backseat passenger when his driver negligently merged lanes and collided with another vehicle. The crash exacerbated his recovery.
2022: Our Client v. Truck Co. and National Continental
An 18-wheeler sideswiped our client’s Chevrolet Suburban leading to our client swerving off the road. As a result of the collision, our client had to have shoulder surgery to repair a small labrum tear. Fortunately, he made a full recovery, and the case resolved relatively early.
JURY TRIAL CAR ACCIDENT
2021: Our Client v. Atlanta Beverage Company and Bruce Susel
We tried one of the only jury trials in the state of Georgia during the pandemic. The highest offer that the defense ever offered our client was $150,000. We took the case to trial and beat the offer by $250,000.
2022: Our Client v. Allstate
We tracked down an insurance policy that Allstate never disclosed.
BOX TRUCK ACCIDENT
2018: Our Client v. [xxx Corp.]
By canvassing the neighborhood and interviewing local business owners, we found crucial surveillance camera footage that showed the crash and established liability that until that point, was in dispute.
2019: Our Client v. Brown and American Family Insurance
The case resolved after depositions of the negligent at-fault defendant and witnesses.
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
2021: Our Client v. Right Angle Contracting (Mercury Insurance)
After a Ford 250 Supercab struck our client’s Kia Spectra, our client was left with a torn meniscus in her knee.
DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENT TRIAL
2018: Our Client v. McRae
Our client was struck by a drunk and high driver. Our client had less than $3,000 in medical bills, but we won an award that was almost 100 times more than the medical bills. This was one of the rare cases where in addition to collecting the car insurance proceeds, we also made the defendant driver pay money from his own checking account because of his reckless decisions.
REAR-END AUTO ACCIDENT
2020: Our Client v. Oppenheimer
A young mother from Louisiana was rear-ended while visiting family in Georgia. The property damage to the cars was mild which made proving the damages difficult. By getting good medical testimony from doctors, we proved that even if the property damage was minimal, the injuries that resulted from the impact were serious.
2019: Our Client v. Osborne
A tractor driver for a major transportation company failed to follow the federal safety rules.
2022: Our Client v. Schroeder
Our client suffered a costochondral dislocation in his ribs which means two his ribs were separated from the cartilage. Our client’s medical bills only came to $37,000.
The defendant driver, a cancer survivor who was driving home from a chemotherapy appointment, struck the back tire of our client’s motorcycle. We settled because our client did not want to put the defendant driver through a trial.
2022: Our Client v. MTI Limo and Shuttle Services Inc.
Significant verdict after trial in favor of our client who had suffered minor injuries.
GOLF CART INJURY
2021: Our Client v. RICO International
Before he hired us, our client was represented by an advertising law firm you see on television. The highest offer the client ever received in four years was $100,000. The client ultimately fired that law firm and hired our law firm. Within six months we settled for $250,000--almost triple the best offer the advertising law firm ever managed.
AMUSEMENT PARK INJURY
2021: Our Client v. [xxx amusement park]
While visiting an amusement park, our client jumped into what he thought was a giant inflatable airbag. Unbeknownst to our client, this particular giant inflatable airbag had been deflated; as a result, our client landed on the concrete ground. Fortunately, he made an excellent recovery after his surgery.
WORK TRUCK ACCIDENT
2018: Our Client v. [xxx electrical company]
The insurance company’s adjusters low-balled our client until he hired us and we took over.
2022: Our Client v. Bailey
The defense fought us on liability and even went so far as to hire a medical expert to testify that our client was exaggerating his injuries. Despite their medical expert, we won. The judge granted our motion for fees under O.C.G.A § 13-6-11 and the insurance company paid tens of thousands of dollars more than they expected to.
2021: Our Client v. Fulton and McCoy
The at-fault driver and the owner of the car that the at-fault driver was driving never took responsibility. We pursued the case against four different insurance companies. Ultimately, we won and made every insurance company tender all of the insurance available despite the at-fault driver and the owner of the car refusing to take responsibility.
2020: Our Client v. Nunnally
The negligent driver caused a collision because she failed to turn her headlights on at night. We had an expert explain the headlights on this particular vehicle.
2021: Our Client v. Villa Garcia
We had the striking driver–who happened to be a doctor–agree with us that our client’s medical treatment was medically necessary which cut the defense’s entire case.
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE ACCIDENT
2018: Our Client v. GFG Holding, Inc.
After serving the defendants in 4 states and pursuing medical testimony from treating medical providers in California, Texas, and Georgia, we eventually resolved the case at mediation.
2019: Our Client v. Publix Stores, Inc.
Walking in Publix minding her own business, our client got knocked down by a grocery store employee who was pushing an overloaded cart. The day after the knockdown a claims adjuster for the grocery store contacted our client and offered her $7,000. About a year later, we won $190,501 more than the offer.
INTERSECTION CAR ACCIDENT
2021: Our Client v. Poore & Auto-Owners Insurance Co.
We resolved the case within 5 months of our law firm getting hired for the maximum limit. We also helped our client beat the hospital liens.
A well-written Holt demand persuaded the insurance company to pony up and tender the policy limits. Our team then worked to reduce the outstanding medical bills so that our client would net more money.