$6.2 million verdict for medical malpractice

Members of the firm were two of three trial attorneys in a case resulting in an approximate $6.2 million medical malpractice verdict for a young boy with cerebral palsy that was caused by an injury at birth. This remains the largest verdict on record in Buncombe County and the surrounding mountain counties of Western North Carolina in a single plaintiff medical malpractice or other personal injury case.

$23 million settlement

Member of the firm was lead counsel for four of six plaintiffs in litigation concerning contractual royalty rights to inventions made by the clients. The defendant settled for over $23 million, one of the largest settlements in North Carolina history.

$2.5 million settlement

Recovered a confidential $2.5 million settlement for a brain injured client.

$2.5 million verdict

Obtained collectible verdict for $2.5 million in motor vehicle collision.

$975,000 settlement

Recovered a $975,000 settlement against a trucking company on behalf of an individual injured in a truck wreck.

$700,000 wrongful death settlement

Obtained a confidential settlement in excess of $700,000 for a wrongful death caused by a truck driver.

$1.1 million medical malpractice recovery

Obtained a confidential recovery of $1.1 million for negligent infliction of emotional distress arising out of medical malpractice.

Successfully defended Buncombe County Sheriff in wrongful termination lawsuit by former employee at trial after obtaining a reversal of trial court by North Carolina Supreme Court.

Successfully represented plaintiff who suffered damages as a result of breach of real estate contract by opposing party resulting in loss of 1031 exchange, with concomitant damages.

Represented an architect in defeating claims of professional negligence in a multi-million dollar commercial mold remediation case.

Obtained and collected a judgement in excess of $60,000 in a land condemnation of approximately .4 acres where the government/condemnor’s initial deposit was $1,000.

Recovered a $375,000 settlement against Haywood County for a wrongful death caused by a county employee operating a dump truck at the landfill.

Obtained a confidential $375,000 settlement against a doctor and hospital for a patient injured by a pain block spinal injection.

Represented plaintiffs in Cherokee Tribal Court action for breach of lease and constructive eviction, resulting in collectible judgment in excess of $200,000.

Obtained a substantial verdict and settlement against an automobile manufacturer for individuals injured by vehicle defects.

Obtained favorable recovery for the children of an individual who died as a result of a fire in a rental unit lacking operable smoke detectors.

Obtained a seven-figure settlement for an individual who suffered brain injury from an accident with a tractor-trailer in a contested liability case.

Obtained favorable settlement for municipalities against engineer who designed water system.

Represented heirs in the Cherokee Court and obtained a ruling in their favor in the Cherokee Supreme Court recognizing their interest in property on Cherokee Trust lands.

Obtained a recovery of $250,000 through a partial settlement and an arbitration award on a personal injury claim arising out of an automobile collision, where the client had previously been offered only $8,500.

Obtained a recovery of $75,000 on an uninsured (UIM) motorist claim which had been denied in its entirety by the insurance company.

Confidential Settlement of Old Fort Mountain truck wreck. Settled a lawsuit for injuries caused by a wreck on Old Fort Mountain in McDowell County resulting from trucking company negligence, including negligent hiring and supervision. Liability and injuries, including traumatic brain injury, were contested by the trucking company; case settled shortly before trial.

Disclaimer: Every case is different, and the above case studies are examples of our work and are not indicative of all cases. We have other examples of successful cases that are confidential and cannot be divulged here.