"Only the tough cases get tried
and only the tough lawyers try cases."
3-day Jury Trial in Jacksonville's Circuit
Court. It involved a housewife's slip in a department store resulting in a
non-surgical sore back. KMart's best offer before trial was only
$5,000. The jury returned a verdict for $3.6
Million Dollar verdict. Harris v. Kmart, Jacksonville
$9.48 million FAA
Five week bifurcated bench trial in Jacksonville Federal Court. The Court
found the government's air traffic controllers 65% at
fault in Federal Tort Claim action for failing to provide current weather to
pilot. The holding resulted in an $9.48 million dollar recovery for
Plaintiffs. Abrisch v. United States, Middle District
of Florida case #: 3:02-cv-1114-J-32MCR.
One week Jury Trial in Ocala Federal Court. Trucking case
where semi-tractor collided with my elderly clients on I-75 then driver fled
the scene and was never found. A verdict was rendered before a confidential
settlement was reached. Burchette v. Celadon, Ocala District Court case
Circuit Court Jury Trial.
My client was a pedestrian struck by a car after it collided
with an SUV in an intersection. The jury found that an SUV driver, who
offered nothing before trial, was 75% at fault, resulting in a post-trial
settlement of $1,300,000.00. Confidential Leon County
Circuit Court case.
Turner v. Donzi Marine ‡‡
One week Jury Trial in Jacksonville's Circuit Court.
This was a maritime product liability action. My client's boat window
separated from the boat and struck his face, causing a traumatic Brain
injury. The Defendant offered only $30,000 before trial The jury returned a
$1.3 million dollar verdict with a net verdict
of $725,000.00 because the Plaintiff did not obtain timely care. Case
Wells v. Club Aqua ‡
A bench trial in Jacksonville's Circuit Court. This was a battery case against a local bar after its
bartender struck my client, causing severe surgical injuries. The court
awarded $351,319.00. Case #
Davidson v. Mid-Florida ‡
Bench Trial in
Jacksonville's Circuit Court involving an accident between a golf cart
delivery truck and my client, who did not want a jury trial. The
matter settled for a confidential amount during trial before the verdict was
rendered. Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida case
Gaylord v. Dean ‡‡
One week Jury Trial in Jacksonville's Circuit
This was a contested liability auto collision case tried before a jury in
the Florida state court. Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida case
#:16-08-CA-007627. The matter was settled for a confidential amount
Landry v. United States ‡
Orlando Federal Court claim against the Federal Government involving a
difficult Air Traffic Control negligence case arising from a mid-air
collision at an uncontrolled airport. Middle District of Florida, Orlando
Division case #:6:02-cv-691-ORL-28JGG. Defense Opinion.
Marcus v. FedEx Ground
Ten-day Jury Trial,
in Jacksonville's Circuit Court and one of the first trial to be held post-COVID.
It was a difficult Wrongful Death Claim alleging that FedEx negligently
parked and caused a crash. Defense Verdict. (2021).
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