$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 verdict for medical malpractice concerning a young boy with cerebral palsy resulting from 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.
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 only been offered $8,500 prior to hiring us.
$700,000 wrongful death settlement
Obtained a confidential settlement in excess of $700,000 for a wrongful death caused by a truck driver.
Recovered a $375,000 settlement against Haywood County for a wrongful death caused by a county employee operating a dump truck at the landfill.
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 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.
Obtained a confidential $375,000 settlement against a doctor and hospital for a patient injured by a pain block spinal injection.
Verdict: $2.5 million
Obtained collectible verdict for $2.5 million in motor vehicle collision.
$2.5 million settlement
Recovered a confidential $2.5 million settlement for a brain injured client.
Represented an architect in defeating claims of professional negligence in a multi-million dollar commercial mold remediation case.
Obtained a substantial verdict and settlement against an automobile manufacturer for individuals injured by vehicle defects.
Obtained favorable settlement for municipalities against engineer who designed water system.
Obtained favorable recovery for the children of an individual who died in a fire in a rental unit lacking operable smoke detectors.
$23 million settlement
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.
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.
Recovered a $975,000 settlement against a trucking company on behalf of an individual injured in a truck wreck.
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.
$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.
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 recovery of $75,000 on an uninsured (UIM) motorist claim which had been denied in its entirety by the insurance company.
Obtained a 7-figure settlement for an individual who suffered brain injury from an accident with a tractor-trailer, in a contested liability case.