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