This is a sampling of the types of cases and results on matters handled by my office (all results are gross awards before deduction of attorney fees and costs) my office has obtained over the years for our clients and while past results are no guarantee of future or similar success; everyone at my office always strives for the most successful result for each client.
TRUE MATTER: $240,000.00 obtained in a pre-suit settlement from a fall from a roof. The client’s personal injury claim had been declined by the two prior attorneys he had consulted with prior to his referral to my office.
ESTATE OF CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL PIKE, DECEASED: $160,000.00 post suit settlement for an accidental drowning during a holiday weekend poolside party.
KRIST MATTERS: $398,500.00 pre-suit settlement for the members of the family after being struck by a drunken driver on New Year’s Day.
ESTATE OF MARIBEL TREVINO, DECEASED: $803,000.00 obtained in a pre-suit settlement for an automobile accident resulting in the death of the driver with the recovery of policy limits from the bodily injury (BI) coverage and underinsured motorist (UM) coverage.
IANTOSCA MATTER: $170,000.00 post suit settlement for automobile accident resulting herniated disc with policy limits obtained from the at-fault driver.
HAMLIN MATTER: $100,000.00 obtained post suit settlement for property damage following Hurricane Wilma at a home in Isle of Capri, Collier County, Florida, based on a wrongful denial of wind coverage.
EDDY MATTER: $100,000.00 obtained as a pre-suit settlement for injuries incurred when an automobile fell off a stand during a repair attempt injuring the claimant.
CASSARINO MATTER: $60,000.00 as a pre-suit settlement for injuries incurred as the result of a rear-end collusion between a motorcycle and truck.
GARVEY MATTER: $260,000.00 obtained in a pre-suit settlement for injuries incurred in a pedestrian and automobile accident.
DIETZEL MATTER: $50,000.00 obtained in a pre-suit settlement for injuries incurred in a bicycle and automobile accident.
EDDY MATTER: $112,500.00 obtained in a pre-suit settlement for injuries incurred when an automobile slipped off the tire jack.
RAJAH MATTER: $260,000.00 obtained in a pre-suit settlement for the Husband an automobile accident in Lee County, Florida, with the recovery of policy limits from the bodily injury (BI) coverage and underinsured motorist (UM) coverage and with the Wife realizing an additional recovery of $90,000.00 under the bodily injury (BI) coverage and underinsured motorist (UM) coverage.
ESTATE OF NICOLE MICHELE WEBER, DECEASED: In a defense representation, I obtained a dismissal with no recovery to the Plaintiff on a wrongful death action against the Defendant, Marino Parking Systems, Inc., such suit resulting from the return by the valet service of a drunk drivers’ keys and automobile in Naples, Florida, the drunk driver causing the death of the passenger in a one-car accident. The dismissal with prejudice was upheld by the Florida 2nd District Court of Appeal with review denied by the Florida Supreme Court. Debbie Weber, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Nicole Michele Weber, Deceased, v. Marino Parking Systems, Inc., 100 So. 3d 729 (2nd DCA 2013) rev. den., 123 So. 3d 562 (Fla. 2013)
Egan v. City of Detroit, 150 Mich App 14, 387 N.W. 2d 861 (1986), In a defense representation, I obtained the reversal of the trial court’s inclusion of the value of benefits in the damages obtained in a Veteran’s Preference challenge to a termination from employment limiting damages to only those types of lost benefits which would be subject to income taxation as a portion of earned income and narrowing the scope of the Veteran’s Preference Act.
Robertson v. City of Detroit, 131 Mich App 594, 345 N.W. 2d 695 (1983) In a defense representation, I obtained a dismissal with no recovery to the Plaintiff on an appeal from a decision of the Detroit Civil Service Commission to the Wayne County Circuit Court on a wrongful termination suit against the Defendant, City Of Detroit. Such a decision having been upheld by the Michigan Court of Appeals narrowing the subject matter jurisdiction of the Circuit Court to hear appeals from the Detroit Civil Service Commission.
Disclaimer, most cases result in a lower recovery. It should not be assumed that your case will have as beneficial a result.