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Auto & Truck


 

$350,000 – Pizza delivery vehicle/pedestrian

Our client was crossing the sidewalk when she was struck by a pizza company delivery vehicle. Our law firm filed suit, retained expert witnesses, and after litigating in court, we mediated the claim.

$325,000 – Broken Hip

We obtained a settlement of $325,000 without court with client receiving lifetime income when our client broke her hip. Her vehicle was crushed in a rear-end collision. Our law firm reduced the medical liens.

$325,000 – Semi Truck

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Our firm represented a client who was struck in Muhlenberg County by a semi-truck and life-flighted to Vanderbilt. Later complications following a shoulder surgery resulted in a brain injury. Client had medical expenses of approximately $300,000.00 that were negotiated down by our law firm. Our law firm also obtained disability benefits for our client as lifetime income and medicals in addition to his settlement.

 

$325,000 – Car Accident

Our client, although an adult, chose to place her settlement in an annuity for life after she was injured in a car accident that left her with a broken hip and $141,000 in medical bills paid by PIP and Medicare.

$270,000 – Permanent Scarring – Drunk Driving

We mediated a $270,000 settlement for our client who was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck head-on by a drunk driver.

$250,000 – Semi – Truck

A semi truck overturned and hit our clients’ car (mother and child). The mother sustained a brain injury but recovered, and the child’s funds were placed in a trust.

$250,000 – Semi – Truck

Our law firm, after an extensive investigation, negotiated without court a $250,000 settlement for our client who was a passenger in a vehicle on which a tractor-trailer overturned. She suffered major head trauma, which caused brain damage and amnesia. Our client’s medical bills totaled over $39,000 at the time of settlement.

$235,000 – Hip Fracture, Knee Surgery

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This settlement was obtained without court for our client who was in a five-car collision when she was hit in the back and pushed in the front – therefore sustaining two impacts. The client’s front end was crushed and we eventually obtained payment of all of her medical expenses by PIP and Medicare as well as obtaining a Medicare waiver for their lien so all bills were paid.

 

$230,000 – Brain Injury

We negotiated a$230,000 settlement for our client. He was driving an escort vehicle behind a mobile home prior to the accident. Due to complications with the mobile home, the client stopped his car and got out to repair the mobile home. While repairing the mobile home, another car struck his escort vehicle, which caused it to strike our client. He suffered from broken ribs and a mild brain injury.

$210,000 – Neck Surgery

A settlement of $210,000 was obtained without court when our client was thrown from the car and needed surgery. The client incurred $66,300.00 in medical bills, but we obtained payment of the medical expenses by insurance.

$205,000 – Facial Scars

Our law firm fought hard to obtain our clients’ settlement and disability benefits. She was a young woman who needed plastic surgery for her facial scars and neck surgery after she was rear-ended. We established future medical treatment needs which resulted in full payment of her medical expenses.

$200,000 – Semi Truck

Attorney Flora Templeton Stuart went to court against a semi truck company and before trial mediated the settlement when our client was hit by a tractor-trailer. The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered from road rage and was illegally passing our client when our client was attempting to make a left turn. The tractor-trailer plowed into our client, crushing his vehicle. Our client recovered from his collapsed lung.

$200,000 – Semi Truck

A semi truck drove in a no passing zone running our client off of the road. Our client sustained numerous fractures and after a court battle we settled before trial. The trucking company fought liability. We retained experts to establish that the trucking company was at fault.

$175,000 – Semi Truck

A settlement of $175,000 was recovered without court for our client who suffered a cut to his head, broke his shoulder, sustained bruised kidneys, a punctured lung and broken ribs in a major collision when a semi truck ran a red light. The semi ignored the traffic signal and run the red light – crushing our client’s vehicle. We obtained a Kentucky State Police report with photographs and investigated the collision. The client was life-flighted to Vanderbilt following the collision where he almost died. We negotiated liens with both Blue Cross and Medicare which took many months. The client had approximately $45,000 in medical expenses and we saw that all of the medical bills were paid. We reserved PIP for him for his own use which is auto insurance without charge. This client was wearing his seat belt which saved his life when this semi truck ran the red light.

$165,000 – Commercial Truck

Our firm was able to negotiate without court a $165,000 settlement for our client who was T-boned by a cattle truck at an intersection. Our client suffered a dislocated clavicle, shoulder and hip. Our client’s medical bills totaled $32,000 which were reduced.

$165,000 – Semi Truck

Our firm represented a client after a semi truck caused him to re-injure his neck with surgery. Our office immediately opened a Social Security disability claim for him as he was now disabled after the wreck. He was able to obtain a medical card for his expenses so he could keep the majority of his settlement with his disability.

$150,000 – Face Scarring

Our firm traveled to our client who was hospitalized after a serious accident in Greenville. Our client sustained facial scarring and broken bones with a neck injury and $103,000 in medical bills paid by insurance in addition to the settlement. We reduced the health insurance lien to $3,052.00.

$150,000 – Semi Truck

Our attorneys filed suit against a semi truck company and after litigating extensively we obtained the damages for our client who sustained a shoulder fracture when he was on his motorcycle when a semi truck turned in front of him causing his motorcycle to slide under the semi truck. Our client sustained a broken right shoulder and was hospitalized with medical expenses of $33,547.38, but fully recovered. Our law firm reduced those expenses after payment by insurance to $688.73 to be paid by the client from the recovery. We had the accident scene investigated by an accident reconstructionist engineer who established liability against the semi truck.

$150,000 – Fractured Ribs and Broken Leg

We negotiated a $150,000 settlement without court for our client who collided with the defendant’s car after the defendant failed to yield. Our client suffered from fractured ribs, a broken leg and scarring. Our client’s medical bills totaled over $30,000 at the time of settlement, paid by insurance.

$150,000 – Fractured Leg

Our client’s vehicle was knocked off the road and crushed completely. Client was rushed by ambulance to the hospital and we met him the next day. We immediately investigated the scene with photos and helped him obtain Social Security disability so he could have that for his future. Our client suffered a broken clavicle and fractured right leg which left him disabled.

$149,000 – Broken Arm

Our attorneys traveled to see the client in the hospital immediately after the wreck when she was hit head-on. She had a broken left arm in four places which required surgery. We worked with her to obtain a fair settlement during many months of representation and a reduction of her medical bills to only $9,000.

$145,000 – Bowel Perforation

A settlement of $145,000 was recovered without court when our client was hospitalized from a car wreck after the defendant ran a red light. Fortunately the client was wearing a seat belt. The client’s car was crushed in the wreck and rolled down a hillside. The client incurred $57,710 in medical bills which our office made sure was paid by PIP and health insurance.

$137,500 – Semi Truck

Our firm was able to negotiate a $137,500 settlement for our client who was injured when a tractor-trailer swerved to miss another vehicle and hit our client. Our client suffered a left orbital fracture, a zygomatic fracture, and lacerations to the cheek, knee and neck. Our client’s medical bills totaled almost $46,000.

$125,000 – Crushed Feet and Left Leg

We negotiated without court a $125,000 settlement for our client who was hit head-on. Our client suffered a hip fracture, compound leg fracture, ruptured femoral artery, wrist fracture, lacerated liver and internal bleeding but fully recovered.

$125,000 – Chronic Back and Neck Pain


We negotiated without court a $125,000 settlement for our client who was rear-ended by a drunk driver. She suffered pain in her neck, back, shoulders, knees, jaws and cheekbone. Our client had $10,000 in medical bills paid by PIP.

 

 

$125,000 – Reinjury to Back w/Drunk Driver

Our firm obtained a settlement of $125,000 without court for our client who was a passenger in a vehicle when she was rear-ended on the highway. She had two young children who were also injured in the car wreck with her and we also represented her two young children. The defendant was a drunk driver. The client sustained injuries to her neck, shoulders and hands. She had prior neck surgery before the wreck, but the accident made her much worse. We referred her to a neurosurgeon. She was employed and we collected her lost wages. This was a reinjury to her back and knee. Her vehicle was totaled. She was wearing her seat belt but still sustained major injuries. She had two children with minor injuries because they were belted. We collected her lost wages and PIP without charge. We were able to collect $7,500 for each child who had minor injuries plus PIP and medical bills. A college fund was established for each child.  The defendant was driving a large truck for his employer while drunk.

$100,000 – Broken Hip

We negotiated without court a $100,000 settlement for our client who was run over by the defendant’s vehicle in a parking lot. Our client suffered from a broken hip and injured his right shoulder and elbow. Our client had medical bills in excess of $23,000 and missed 37 weeks of work with $23,097 in lost wages.

$90,000 – Semi Truck

Fortunately we were called immediately after a semi truck ran over the vehicle in which our client was a passenger. Our client did not receive permanent injuries but was briefly hospitalized. Our investigator was on the scene and even though the semi truck company fought us in court, we eventually obtained settlement for the client in addition to all his medical expenses.

$75,000 – Lacerated Liver

A settlement of $75,000 without court was obtained for our client who was hit head-on when a vehicle crossed to the wrong side of the road and the car was crushed. Our client was hospitalized with a lacerated liver and incurred $33,517.30 in medical expenses which were paid by health insurance and PIP.

$75,000 – Leg Fracture

A settlement for $75,000 was obtained without court when a young child had surgery on his leg after an auto wreck where he was a passenger with no seat belt and another vehicle failed to yield and struck the vehicle he was in. The child had $16,359 in medical bills and our law office established a college fund with a trust for the child to receive payments after age 18.

$50,000 – Burns

We represented and settled a case for $50,000 without court when our client was hit by a drunk driver who forced his car into a tree. When the car hit the tree it burst into flames. The client sustained burns which eventually healed. The client was not wearing a seat belt which did complicate the case. In addition to the recovery our law firm obtained payment of his medical expenses with insurance.

 

Serious Injury/Death


 

$405,000 – Burn Injury

Injury lawyer Flora Templeton Stuart filed suit and prior to a jury trial mediated and obtained a $405,000 settlement for our client who was horrifically burned when she was only a few months old. Ms. Stuart established liability on the trailer park where our client had suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns over her head, chest and arms. Our law firm established a trust for lifetime benefits and a college fund for our client. All medical bills were paid.

$325,000 – Broken Hip – Lifetime Annuity

We obtained a settlement of $325,000 without court with our client receiving lifetime income when she broke her hip. Her vehicle was crushed in a rear-end collision. Our law firm reduced the medical lien and collected PIP.

 

$270,000 – Facial Fractures – Drunk Driver – Punitive Damages

Our firm mediated a $270,000 settlement including punitive damages for our client who was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck head-on by a drunk driver. The 17-year-old survived, but suffered crushed facial bones with scarring.

$250,000 – Husband & Wife – Policy Limits


This is a tragic accident where the wife was pregnant at the time her husband was killed on route in the ambulance to the hospital. When she woke at the hospital she learned of her husband’s death. A few days later she learned that her unborn child had died. We handled two (2) claims for our client; one was for the loss of her husband, and one was for her injuries as she was crushed from the waist down. We worked with her to obtain Social Security disability and a medical card for payment of her medical bills so she could keep her settlement.

$225,000 – Head-On Collision – Structured Settlement

Our firm mediated a $270,000 settlement including punitive damages for our client who was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck head-on by a drunk driver. The 17-year-old survived, but suffered crushed facial bones with scarring.

$175,000 – Punctured Lung

Our firm obtained a settlement of $175,000 for our client who suffered a cut to his head, broke his shoulder, sustained bruised kidneys and a punctured lung as well as broken ribs in a major collision when a semi truck ran a red light. His vehicle was crushed when the semi ignored the traffic signal and ran a red light. We obtained a Kentucky State Police report with photographs and investigated the collision. The client was life-flighted to Vanderbilt following the collision where he almost died. We negotiated liens with both Blue Cross and Medicare which took many months. The client had approximately $45,000 in medical expenses and we saw that all of the medical bills were paid. We reserved PIP for him for his own use which is auto insurance without charge. This client was wearing his seat belt which saved his life when a semi truck ran the red light.

$125,000 – Reinjury to Back – Drunk Driver

Our firm obtained a settlement of $125,000 without court for our client who was a passenger in a vehicle when she was rear-ended on the highway. She had two young children who were also injured in the car wreck with her and we also represented her two young children. The defendant was a drunk driver. Client sustained injuries to her neck, shoulders and hands. She had prior neck surgery before this wreck, but the wreck made her much worse. We referred her to a neurosurgeon. She was employed and we collected her lost wages. Her vehicle was totaled. She was wearing her seat belt but still sustained major injuries. She had two children with minor injuries because they were belted. We collected her lost wages and PIP without charge. We were able to collect $7,500 for each child who had minor injuries plus PIP and medical bills. A college fund was established for each child.  The defendant was driving a large truck for his employer while drunk.

$125,000 – Fractured Jaw – College Fund

Our client was a young woman who was hit head-on by another vehicle and another passenger was killed. Our office travelled to see her in the hospital where she was admitted for a fractured jaw and ankles. Our investigators were at the scene immediately photographing and interviewing witnesses. Our client was a child so we established an annuity for college and funds after she turned 18.

$115,000 – Slip & Fall

Attorney Flora Templeton Stuart filed suit against Dollar General Store when our client fell on liquid and sustained a torn rotator cuff in his shoulder. After depositions of the employees and extensive litigation a settlement of $115,000.00 was obtained at mediation.

$105,000 – Facial Injuries – College fund

A settlement was obtained against a semi trucking company for a three year old girl. She sustained facial fractures in the accident. We obtained a settlement without court and her funds were structured in an annuity for her future college education and needs as an adult.

$100,000 – Head Injury – College fund

A 9 year old girl was a passenger in a van when her head went though the windshield since she had not been belted. Her settlement was placed in a trust fund and annuity for her to go to college and have a settlement when she turned 18.

$98,000 – Workers’ Comp

We obtained Social Security disability and a workers’ compensation settlement for our client in addition to medical bills paid for life after a neck fusion caused by heavy lifting at work. We also arranged a wrap-around for Social Security so he would not lose his disability benefits.

$85,000 – Slip and Fall

Our client was walking out of a store when she fell on a rock when the door opened. Our investigators rushed to the scene and photographed the rock in the door before it was removed. The insurance company denied liability until we showed them the photo. This resulted in our client winning her case. The fall necessitated neck surgery and medical expenses which were all paid by Medicare. Our office handled the Medicare lien reducing it ¾ and our client could keep most of her settlement.

$79,000 – Head injury – Annuity

Our client was 11 when she sustained injuries to her head, fractured her nose and cheek after a serious car accident with no seat belt. Her settlement was placed in annuity for her future.

$75,000 – Nursing Home

Our firm obtained a settlement of $75,000 when we represented an elderly woman who was beaten by another resident in a nursing home who sustained bruises but no fractures. Medical expenses were only $1,290.

$75,000 – Leg Fracture – Trust Fund

A settlement for $75,000 was obtained without court when a young child had surgery on his leg from an auto wreck when he was a passenger with no seat belt and another vehicle failed to yield and struck the vehicle in which he was a passenger. The child had $16,359 in medical bills paid by insurance and our law office established a college fund with a trust for the child to receive payments after age 18.

$70,000 – School Bus Injury – Trust Fund

A 12 year old boy was injured when exiting a school bus. The school teacher told him to jump during a drill and he fractured his leg. His settlement was put into a trust for his future education.

$68,000 for Dog Bite

The Law Firm of Flora Templeton Stuart was able to negotiate a $68,000 settlement for a child who was injured when a dog bit her in the face. The money collected was placed into annuities for the child and a college fund was established for the child.

$68,000 for Dog Bite -College Fun

Our firm was able to negotiate a $68,000 settlement for a child who was severely injured when a dog bit her in the face. The money collected was placed into annuities for the child and a college fund was established for the child.

$50,000 Semi Truck

A young boy was injured by a semi truck when it overturned on his car. We placed his settlement in a trust for his education and purchased a home with part of his settlement so he would have a place to live. Our office handles this trust free of charge.

$50,000 Hit by a Car – Trust Fund

A young boy was injured by a semi truck when it overturned on his car. We placed his settlement in a trust for his education and purchased a home with part of his settlement so he would have a place to live. Our office handles this trust free of charge.

$50,000 Thrown From a Car – Annuity

A nine year old boy was hurt when the car he was in lost control and hit a truck. He had no seatbelt and was thrown from the car. His settlement went to an annuity for his education.

$50,000 Fractured Shoulder – Trust Fund

We obtained a settlement of $50,000 without court for our client when she was struck by a semi-truck when the truck crossed to the wrong side of the road. Our law firm hired investigators to go to the scene to establish liability which was denied by the truck driver. The client was a young child who fractured her shoulder and incurred medical expenses in the amount of $20,949.59 which our law firm had paid by PIP and health insurance. Our clients’ medical bills were paid. We established a trust fund for the young child.

$50,000 Broken Arm – College Fund

Our law firm represented a 7 year old child who was a passenger in a vehicle that lost control and the child sustained a broken arm in Hart County. We obtained $57,921.00 in addition to $10,000.00 PIP and established an annuity that will provide for the child to obtain a college education when she reaches 18 years of age.

$48,000 Slip & Fall – College Fund

Our firm obtained a settlement of $48,000 without court when a young child suffered a brain injury when he hit a wall at a daycare center. The child was hospitalized but eventually recovered from his injuries. His medical lien was reduced to $9,815.00. Our law firm set up a college fund and trust for the child after he reached the age of 18 for his future.

$35,000 Dog Bite – Trust Fund

A settlement of $35,000 was obtained without court for a young child who sustained facial injuries and some minor scarring when a dog bit her in the face. It was a mixed breed dog that attacked the child at a neighbor who let the dog off of the leash. Our law firm set up a trust and a college fund for the child while her medical expenses were paid by health insurance so the child would have full recovery of her funds.

$33,000 Punctured Lung – Drunk Driver – Trust Fund

An 8 year old boy was injured in an auto accident when a drunk driver rear-ended the car he was a passenger in. He sustained a punctured lung and fully recovered. His medical bills were paid so his settlement could go into a trust for his future.

$25,000 Head Injury – Trust Fund

Our firm obtained a settlement of $25,000 without court for our client who was a young child who sustained a head injury when he was a passenger with a driver who was drunk and fell asleep at the wheel. Our client was hospitalized and did fully recover from his injuries and we obtained payment of his medical expenses in addition to the recovery which was placed in trust for the child.

This listing of cases represents selected examples of outcomes achieved by our firm. There is no guarantee of recovery in every case because each case has its own specific factual and legal circumstances.

 

$2.825 Million

Brain Damage


$1.5 Million

Crushed Leg


$1.05 Million

Brain Injury


$1 Million

Head Injury


$350,000

Pizza delivery vehicle/pedestrian


$325,000

Car Accident


$325,000

Broken Jaw, crushed cheekbone


$325,000

Broken Hip


$270,000

Permanent Scarring - Drunk Driver


$250,000

Brain Damage


$250,000

Head trauma and brain damage


$235,000

Hip Fracture, Knee Surgery


$230,000

Brain Injury


$210,000

Neck Surgery


$205,000

Collapsed lung


$200,000

Fractures


$175,000

Punctured Lung


$165,000

Frozen shoulder


$160,000

Neck Surgery


$150,000

Face Scarring


$150,000

Fractured ribs and Broken leg


$150,000

Fractured leg


$150,000

Shoulder Fracture - Motorcycle


$149,000

Broken Arm


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