General Negligence

General Negligence: $1,750,000.00

03.27.13

Plaintiff, a 2 year old, was born with multiple birth defects. She was placed in foster care by a social worker, but the information that the social worker relied on in the system was wrong and the baby was placed in a home that was not able to care for her special needs. The baby suffered severe brain damage and is in a vegetative state. Plaintiff sued the foster caregiver and the county, which was responsible for placing Plaintiff in the home.

The results of every case is dependent upon the specific facts of the case and the results will differ if based on different facts.

Pedestrian v. Truck- Fractures and Skin Degloving: $1,000,000.00

12.3.12

Plaintiff, a 63 year old male accountant who worked from his second story home office,  heard the trash truck near the area of his house and went downstairs to throw out shredded documents.  Plaintiff claimed that as he was placing the trash into the side loading trash truck the driver pulled away from the curb causing plaintiff to fall and then be run over by the rear wheels. Defendant contended that plaintiff saw that the trash truck had already picked up the trash in front of his house and that as the truck drove to its next stop plaintiff ran next to the trash truck in an effort to deposit the trash in the side opening. Defendant contended that plaintiff fell on the sloped curb/gutter. Plaintiff suffered a fractured arm, fractured finger in his right hand, and a degloving injury to his right buttocks.

The results of every case is dependent upon the specific facts of the case and the results will differ if based on different facts.