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Settlements in civil cases are confidential and are not referenced below. A few jury trial results, which are public record, are listed below
C----- vs L--------
State Court of Athens-Clarke County (Case # ST-13-CV-0368)
Plaintiff, a student at UGA, was hit by Defendant while she was riding her bike on Prince Avenue. She suffered no broken bones but did receive a deep laceration on her arm. Plaintiff incurred $25,000 worth of medical bills. Case settled prior to trial for $125,000.
C vs. Athens Nail Salon
Plaintiff received a pedicure at a local nail salon. Her foot was cut while being rubbed with a pumice stone and a severe infection ultimately occurred. Plaintiff incurred $30,000 worth of medical bills. Case settled for $200,000 on the day before Plaintiff's time demand expired.
B----- vs A--------
State Court of Cobb County (Case # 2012A-1349-2)
A minor child was seriously injured in a car wreck. He suffered a traumatic brain injury. Prior to filing suit, the insurance company offered $132,000 to settle. Plaintiffs rejected offer and filed suit. After the trial testimony of 5 treating doctors was taken by deposition, just prior to trial, the case settled for just under 1 million dollars.
R--- vs. D---
Superior Court of Jackson County (Case No. A-01-CV-0567)
Type of Action: Personal injury, car wreck, $15,000 in medicals
Result: Jury Trial: $210,000 award
T--- vs. D---
Superior Court of Jackson County (Case No. A-06-CV-1275)
Type of Action: Personal injury, car wreck, $28,000 total medical
Result: Jury Trial: $240,000 total award (judgment affirmed on appeal)
M--- vs. D--
Superior Court of Barrow County (Case No. 98-CV-180-M))
Type of Action: Fraud. My clients sought damages against a builder based on fraud and negligence.
Result: Jury Trial: $68,500 verdict including attorney fees awarded by jury.
Superior Court of Barrow County (Case No.94-CV-1336)
Type of Action: Civil Fraud
Result: Binding Arbitration: $250,000 judgment affirmed by Superior Court of Barrow County.
B-- vs. W--
Superior Court of Athens-Clarke County (Case No SU-04-CV-0419)
Type of Action: I defended an individual on a civil claim of terroristic threats. He was sued for 1 million dollars and accused of pointing a gun at the plaintiff and terrorizing his family. My client denied the claim.
Result: Jury Trial: Defense verdict.
P--- vs. D---
Superior Court of Athens-Clarke County (Case No.SU-01-CV-0983)
Charge: I defended a home seller accused of fraudulent concealment in connection with the sale of a home. The Plaintiff sought rescission of a $250,000 contract plus punitive damages and attorney fees.
Result: Jury Trial: Defense Verdict.
Georgia Farm Bureau vs. H---, et al
Superior Court of Madison County (Case No 95-M-CV-206-G)
Type of Action: Declaratory Judgment: Car insurance company sought to deny coverage to my injured client and filed suit. Case proceeded to trial on issue of insurance coverage.
Result: Jury Trial: Judgment in favor of my client. Successful recovery for personal injuries followed.
C--- vs. B---
Superior Court of Madison County (Case No. Case No.05-MV-022)
Charge: I defended a horse breeder and boarder accused of negligent boarding of an expensive race horse. The horse was severely injured while in my clientâ€™s care. The Plaintiff sought compensatory and punitive damages, as well as attorney fees.
Result: Jury Trial: Defense Verdict. Attorneyâ€™s fees awarded to my client by jury.