Verdicts & Settlements

Representing Atlanta, Savannah, Columbus, Decatur, Augusta & nearby areas of Georgia

Whistleblower Cases

Allergan Inc. paid $600 million to settle a federal investigation into its marketing of Botox. Allergan paid $375 million in connection with the criminal plea. Additionally, the company paid $225 million to settle the civil False Claims Act case. Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC and our co-counsel at Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP represented the relators in the False Claims Act case.

Products Liability Results

$2,900,000 settlement for child and her parents who suffered severe burn injuries due to a defective frying pan handle.

$1,400,000 settlement for woman severely burned by fuel gel from a fire pot.

We have secured settlements of approximately $10,000,000 in product liability cases and many more settlements in the millions or hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Nursing Home Negligence Results

$3,510,000 settlement for child of a nursing home resident who died from asphyxiation from a physical restraint.

$2,000,050 settlement for the family of a nursing home resident who suffered from decubitus ulcers.

$2,000,000 verdict for the family of a nursing home resident who suffered from decubitus ulcers resulting in amputation of leg.

$1,200,000 settlement for the family of a nursing home resident who suffered from decubitus ulcers.

$1,000,000 settlement for the family of a nursing home resident who died following a fall.

$900,000 settlement for children of a nursing home resident who died from infected bed sores.

Assisted Living/Personal Care Homes

$1,400,000 settlement for the family of a resident of an assisted living who was beaten to death by another resident.

Motor Vehicle Accidents Results

$7,700,000 settlement for a client suffering from brain damage and quadriplegia after being struck by a drunk driver.

$2,600,000 settlement for a client who was severely injured in a collision with a tractor-trailer.

$2,050,000 settlement for wrongful death of client who was struck by a tow truck.

$2,025,000 settlement for wrongful death of a client who was struck by a concrete cutting and coring commercial vehicle.

$1,125,000 settlement for husband and wife following motor vehicle accident in which wife was injured after being struck from behind by a dump truck.

$1,000,000 settlement for a client who was burned in a collision with a tractor-trailer.

Medical Malpractice Results

$6,200,000 settlement for the failure to diagnose and treat bacterial meningitis resulting in brain injury to teenage child.

$6,100,000 verdict for spinal cord injury caused by negligent epidural injection.

$5,500,000 settlement for the failure to diagnose and treat cervical fractures with resulting quadriplegia.

$3,500,000 settlement for the failure to diagnose and treat bacterial meningitis resulting in death.

$2,800,000 settlement for the failure to diagnose malpositioned spinal hardware and consequent infection resulting in quadriplegia.

$2,650,000 settlement for client who suffers from anoxic brain injury due to failure to diagnose and treat respiratory distress.

$2,198,500 settlement for the failure to diagnose and treat impending myocardial infarction resulting in death.

$2,085,000 settlement for the failure to diagnose and treat bacterial meningitis resulting in death.

$2,000,000 settlement for the failure to diagnose and treat encephalitis resulting in permanent disability.

$2,000,000 settlement for the failure to diagnose and treat impending myocardial infarction resulting in death.

$1,900,000 settlement for the failure to recognize and treat mental illness resulting in suicide.

$1,600,000 settlement for client whose wife died from TB meningitis.

$1,300,000 settlement for the failure to timely deliver baby by c-section resulting in brain injury.

$1,200,000 settlement for the failure to diagnose meningitis that led to the death of a 19 year old man.

Insurance Coverage Dispute Results

Suit against insurance carrier for failure to pay defense costs incurred in defending multi-million dollar claim.

Suit against insurance carrier for failure to defend claim arising from automobile accident.

Suit against insurance carrier for failure to pay disability benefits.

Government Liability Results

$3,700,000 verdict for a client who was severely injured and lost his wife and unborn child due to negligent roadway maintenance and driver negligence.

$2,025,000 settlement for the daughter of an inmate who died in jail from a combination of civil rights violations and medical negligence.

$1,750,000 verdict for a client who lost her daughter due to civil rights violations while incarcerated.

$1,100,000 settlement for a child who lost his father due to negligent roadway maintenance.

Construction Litigation Results

$2,050,000 settlement for client who lost her leg in a motor vehicle accident caused by excessive storm water runoff from a construction site.

Business Torts Results

We have handled cases involving misappropriation of business opportunities, disputes over royalties, breach of contract, and insurance coverage disputes.

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