$12,000,000.00 total settlement for a class action lawsuit involving victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests in the Charleston area in which our lawyers served as part of the small team of class action counsel.
$1,780,000.00 total recovery for the families of several children in Henderson County, North Carolina who had been sexually molested by a school teacher.
$1,000,000.00 settlement for the insurance policy limits of a tractor-trailer that ran a stop sign and t-boned another vehicle causing severe and permanent injuries to the driver and two passengers.
$975,000.00 settlement for the family of a flagman working at a roadside utility construction zone who was struck and killed by a pickup truck pulling a trailer.
$900,000.00 settlement for a beneficiary of a will and trust who had alleged wrongful deprivation of inheritance as a result of coercion and undue influence by third parties against an elderly woman who had left a significant amount of her fortune to the beneficiary.
$900,000.00 recovery for the family of a minor child who was struck and killed by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle.
$890,000.00 settlement for a 43 year-old motorist who suffered severe and permanent injuries and lost wages as a result of being hit head-on by a pickup truck.
$800,000.00 settlement for the family of a young father who was killed after being hit head-on by a drunk driver.
$727,824.00 recovery for the family of a newly engaged, 22 year-old nurse who was killed on her way to work after her vehicle was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer traveling at a high speed.
$650,000.00 recovery for the wrongful death of a mother of five who was impaled by a log from a tractor-trailer that had crashed into her vehicle after running a stop sign.
$629,540.00 settlement for a husband and wife who were seriously injured when a car they were traveling in as passengers was struck by another vehicle that crossed the center line into their lane.
$600,000.00 recovery for failure of healthcare providers to timely diagnose and treat a Stage IV bedsore that developed on a patient during inpatient rehabilitation.
$555,000.00 settlement against healthcare providers for implanting an IVC filter in a patient when it wasn’t indicated and for the failure to timely remove the IVC filer causing severe complications and injuries.
$550,000.00 recovery against healthcare providers for the failure to timely diagnose and treat a bowel obstruction in a 54 year-old patient who subsequently died.
$540,000.00 recovery following an automobile accident in which college students returning to school after a weekend trip home were rear-ended by an inattentive driver near a work zone on a South Carolina interstate which resulted in the death of one passenger and a traumatic brain injury to another passenger.
$525,000.00 recovery against healthcare providers for the failure to timely diagnose and treat a patient who had suffered an injury to one of her ureters during surgery for a hysterectomy.
$525,000.00 settlement against a nursing home for failure to properly monitor and supervise an elderly resident who suffered multiple falls over a period of several months. The last fall resulted in a broken hip that was not timely assessed and treated by staff and led to the patient’s death.
$500,000.00 recovery for a 51 year-old passenger of a vehicle who suffered permanent injuries after being hit by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95.
$500,000.00 recovery for a family against a hospital for the wrongful death of a 59 year-old patient resulting from the failure to timely diagnose and treat a bowel obstruction that developed following surgery for a reversal of an ileostomy.
$488,225.00 settlement for a motorcyclist who suffered severe injuries and lost wages as a result of being struck by a city garbage truck.
$475,000.00 settlement for a motorist that suffered severe and permanent injuries after being rear-ended by a utility vehicle.
$475,000.00 recovery for the family of a 56 year-old who had presented to the emergency room with chest pains and high blood pressure. The patient was discharged without proper evaluation and diagnostic testing and died of a heart attack less than 24 hours later.
$465,000.00 settlement for three middle school students who had been sexually assaulted by a school teacher.
$450,000.00 recovery for the family of an elderly pedestrian who was struck and killed by a public transportation bus while attempting to cross a street by way of a defective crosswalk.
$425,000.00 recovery for the family of a mother and child who were killed after being thrown from a vehicle driven by a motorist who had lost control of the vehicle on a Lumberton, North Carolina highway.
$400,000.00 settlement for injuries and trauma suffered by a woman who had been assaulted and threatened with a pistol by her estranged husband.
$380,000.00 settlement for a 41 year-old mother of four sons for severe injuries and lost wages she suffered after her car was hit at a high speed by a tow truck that ran a stop sign.
$375,000.00 settlement of an insurance bad faith claim regarding the interpretation of a “repair and replacement” provision in an insurance policy involving a historic home that had been completely destroyed by fire.
$375,000.00 settlement for a motorist who suffered serious injuries and lost wages as a result of being struck by a recreational vehicle that was towing an SUV.
$345,000.00 recovery for two motorists who suffered permanent injuries and lost wages as a result of a multi-vehicle collision involving two dump trucks and an SUV.
$320,000.00 settlement for the wrongful death of an elderly resident of an inpatient rehabilitation facility who had suffered a non-treatable Stage IV bedsore.
$300,000.00 recovery against a nursing home for the family of an elderly resident who had fallen multiple times over several months. The last fall caused a head injury that resulted in death.
$300,000.00 settlement against healthcare providers for failure to properly diagnose and treat a patient for pelvic abscesses.
$200,000.00 recovery for the family of a 9 year-old who was struck and killed by a pickup truck as she attempted to cross a road on her bicycle.
$290,000.00 recovery for the wrongful death of a near 100 year-old woman who was dropped by paramedics as they attempted to transport her by stretcher from her home in response to an emergency call. A portion of the recovery went to a family member who suffered trauma after witnessing the incident.
$275,000.00 settlement on behalf of family members against a nursing home for failure to properly monitor and treat a patient for a changing medical condition which led to her death.
$262,500.00 recovery for the family of a patient who developed a severe bedsore while undergoing rehabilitation at a hospital for an unrelated injury.
$250,000.00 settlement for the family of a truck driver who was killed in a single vehicle collision attributed to the poor maintenance of the tractor-trailer he was operating.
$250,000.00 recovery for the family of an elderly patient for failure of emergency room physicians to properly evaluate, monitor, and treat an emergent patient. The patient died of heart failure less than two hours after being discharged.
$250,000.00 recovery for the family of a patient for failure by physicians to properly interpret a CT scan of the chest. As a result of the misinterpretation, the patient was prematurely discharged from the hospital and died of heart failure less than 24 hours later.
$250,000.00 settlement for excessive use of force by law enforcement during a routine traffic stop. Officers were seen on camera reaching into the victim’s car and hitting him repeatedly with a metal flashlight and then pulling the victim out of his vehicle and beating him in the face, causing significant head and facial injuries.
$250,000.00 settlement for a motorist who suffered permanent injuries and lost wages after being struck by a utility vehicle that crossed the center line and hit her vehicle head-on.
$227,500.00 recovery for the family of an elderly resident of a nursing home for the staff’s failure to properly monitor and treat a bedsore that ultimately resulted in sepsis and death.
$220,000.00 settlement for a physician’s failure to timely diagnose breast cancer following a patient’s mammogram, presentation of lumps on her breasts and in her lymph nodes, and a known family history of breast cancer.
$220,000.00 recovery against healthcare providers for failure to timely diagnose pre-eclampsia in a pregnant mother. As a result, her 34 week-old viable fetus was not timely delivered by C-section, which led to the baby’s death.
$205,000.00 settlement for a mother and daughter who suffered severe injuries when their SUV was rear-ended by a dump truck.
$200,000.00 recovery for the family of a father of three minor children who was killed in an automobile collision caused by a drunk driver.
$195,000.00 settlement against healthcare providers for the severe neglect in the care and treatment of an elderly patient with advanced Alzheimer’s disease which contributed to her death.
$175,000.00 settlement against an inpatient rehab facility who provided residential care to a patient who was a known fall risk with limited mobility in a room that was being remodeled. The patient was often left unsupervised and suffered significant injuries as a result of several falls.
$175,000.00 settlement for the family of a critically ill patient for a healthcare provider’s failure to honor her living will providing for the use of quality of life measures to prolong her life and for failing to provide basic palliative care items to insure quality of life.
$165,000.00 settlement of an automobile collision in which a motorist suffered severe injuries after being hit in the driver’s side by a vehicle that ran a stop sign.
$155,000.00 settlement for a College of Charleston freshman who missed her first semester of school after a vehicle in which she was a passenger was hit in the passenger’s side by a vehicle that failed to yield the right of way.
$125,000.00 settlement for a motorcyclist for injuries received after being hit by another vehicle.
$100,000.00 settlement for a bar patron who had been wrongfully assaulted while attempting to leave the parking lot.
$98,000.00 settlement against a hospital for failure to properly monitor and treat a newborn infant in its neonatal unit which caused the infant’s death.
$95,000.00 settlement against a restaurant for a toddler who suffered severe burns and disfigurement after a drive through employee served hot gravy that spilled onto the toddle who was secured in a car seat.
$95,000.00 settlement against a physician for the failure to timely diagnose a testicular torsion resulting in permanent injuries and emotional trauma.