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Verdicts & Settlements

$13 Million

Traumatic Brain Injury

A minor child who suffered a traumatic brain injury when struck by a tree branch. The case involved a multi-disciplinary approach of pediatric specialists with special training in brain injury. The outcome provides for a lifetime of care and benefits for the minor to promote his education, development, and safety.

$12 Million

Auto-Train Collision - Confidential Settlement

Motorist who suffered severe brain injury in a collision.

$4 Million

Below knee amputation - FELA

Couple injured in head-on collision.

$2.7 Million

Settlement — FELA

Trainman who suffered multiple orthopedic fractures due to improper close clearance at an industry site.

$2.6 Million

Settlement-Auto

Couple injured in head-on collision.

$2 Million

Settlement — FELA

Trainman sustained low back injury and chronic pain due to Safety Appliance Act violation.

$1.5 Million

Settlement — AUTO (Dram Shop)

Conductor who suffered serious injuries and wife killed after being hit by a drunk driver. Obtained maximum recovery from driver, owner of car and bar where driver was drinking just before the collision.

$1.5 Million

Settlement — FELA

Maintenance of Way Laborer/Welder suffered cumulative trauma and an injured back.

$1.5 Million

Medical Negligence

Improper medical care during delivery resulted in death of newborn child.

$1.25 Million

Settlement - FELA

Machinist slipped on water in shop and injured back.

$1,697,262.19

Hallstrom; Levanen v. Johnston.

Settlement of Clark County, Washington head-on motor vehicle collision, in which clients suffered multiple orthopedic injuries.

$1,042,420.03

United States ex. rel. Wittenberg v. PUD No. 1 of Skamania County

Represented whistleblower in this settlement of a False Claims Act (FCA) case arising from alleged fraudulent underpayment to federal government by local utility commissioners.

$1 Million

Guzman v. Archer Atlantic, LLC.

Insurance policy-limits settlement of King County, Washington case in which commercial truck driver client suffered severe injuries in single-vehicle rollover trucking accident. Client alleged that negligent maintenance and repair of commercial tractor and trailer caused the crash.

$1 Million

Settlement - Guzman v. Archer Atlantic, LLC, et al.  Policy

limits settlement for a long-haul commercial truck driver who was injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash of tractor-trailer. Client suffered traumatic blindness in crash, which was caused by alleged mechanical and maintenance failures on the semi-trailer.

$879,000

Settlement — FELA

Locomotive engineer who suffered low back injury due to close clearance violation.

$800,000

Settlement — FELA

Trainman who sustained chronic pain injury due to poor walking conditions.

$3.4 Million

Verdict — FELA

Railroad trainman who sustained orthopedic injury and psychological damage resulting from collision between runaway tank car and locomotive.

$3.35 Million

Catastrophic Injury / Products Liability

Client construction worker severely injured when heavy construction machinery began moving unintentionally, due to safety violations and negligent product design.

$3.25 Million

Medical Malpractice - Retained Surgical Instrument.

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania jury verdict in medical negligence case in which defendant surgeon left a foreign body in client’s abdomen following surgery. Last pre-trial offer from the defense was $75,000.

$2.8 Million

Verdict — FELA

Locomotive engineer who was severely injured after his train was negligently diverted onto a side track, colliding with standing cars.

$1.83 Million

Verdict — FELA

Engineer who suffered serious low back & groin injuries that left him in severe & chronic pain after a faulty hand brake suddenly released.

$1.425 Million

Verdict — FELA

Locomotive engineer who sustained upper extremity injury when struck from behind by a fellow employee operating his own vehicle.

$1.814 Million

Elliott vs. BNSF

$1.015 Million

Kellogg vs. Ralph’s Concrete Pumping, Inc

$1 Million

Verdict — FELA

Trainman sustained a neck injury when his train encountered a boulder on track.

$900,000

Verdict — FELA

Track machine operator who suffered significant shoulder and neck injuries following a collision in a protected, out-of-service area.

$872,000

Jury Verdict — FELA

Conductor who sustained orthopedic injuries when his train encountered a large boulder on track, causing locomotive to derail.

$830,000

Verdict — FELA

Conductor injured back from sitting in wobbly seat in locomotive.

$775,000

Verdict — FELA

Signalman injured back lifting pothead.

$713,000

McGuire v. BNSF Railway Co.

Pierce County, Washington jury verdict in favor of 59-year-old locomotive engineer injured in a railyard collision during low-speed switching maneuvers. Non-surgical injuries to neck and back. Last pre-trial offer from defendant railway was $100,000.

$400,000

Verdict — FELA

Truck driver injured shoulder on boom truck.

$425,000

Medical Negligence

Neurosurgeon performed surgery at wrong location in thoracic spine, resulting in significant residual pain and suffering for client.

Our Practice Areas

We have over 50+ years of experience representing injury victims in the following personal injury areas.