Results

The verdicts and settlements listed below do not provide and should not create any expectation on the reader’s behalf concerning future results which might be obtained. Past performance is not an indication of future success. Every case is different, and each case must be evaluated on its own merit.

Below are some of our recent verdicts and settlements:

$28,550,000

Nursing Home Negligence

Client suffered severe injuries due to a pattern of abuse and neglect at a local nursing home. Gary Schaaf served as co-counsel at trial with Carl Wilander and Ross Mann. This verdict has been reported by Kentucky Trial Court Review as the largest injury verdict in McCracken County history. Defendants have appealed the verdict and filed bankruptcy, which has stayed the proceedings.

$1,100,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Femur fracture, patella fracture, rib fractures, medial malleolar fracture, kidney injury, hip fracture, multiple contusions. A semi crossed the centerline and struck our client’s vehicle.

$800,000

Car Accident

Clients suffered arm and leg injuries requiring multiple surgeries after being struck by an impaired driver.

$510,000

Motorcycle Accident

Clients suffered arm and leg injuries requiring multiple surgeries after being struck by an impaired driver.

$375,000

Car Accident

Client suffered compound fractures of her arm requiring surgery after another driver ran a red light.

$250,000

Car Accident

Client was a passenger in a vehicle that ran off the road. Client suffered multiple fractures of arm and fractured pelvis.

$55,000

Car Accident

Neck pain, bulging discs in back, shoulder pain and hip pain. A vehicle failed to stop at a red light and turned in front of our client’s vehicle.

$125,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. A vehicle changed lanes striking our client’s vehicle.

$37,500

Fall at Place of Business

Injuries to right arm (broken) and left knee cap (broken). Client fell due to a rug that was rolled up at the front entrance of a place of business.

$950,000

Bodily Injury

CAR V. SEMI WRECK (PLAINTIFF ON THE JOB) CONFIDENTIAL

$200,000

Bodily Injury

$20,938 Work Comp

Car Accident

(PLAINTIFF ON THE JOB)
Multiple trauma, fractures, and injuries to internal organs. Client was a driver of his work vehicle when hit by another driver.

$450,000

Car Accident

Neck and back injuries requiring multiple surgeries. Client was a passenger in a vehicle and was injured in a collision caused by the defendant not properly securing a ladder in his/their company vehicle for transport while traveling on the highway.

$150,000

Car Accident

Neck injury. Client underwent an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion of C5-6 and C6-7 due to injuries sustained in a car accident.

$415,000

Bodily Injury

$65,000 Work Comp

Car Accident

(PLAINTIFF ON THE JOB)
Multiple life threatening injuries. Client was a driver of a work vehicle and hit by another driver in a severe collision. The Defendant driver failed to yield the right of way by crossing the street and pulling directly into the path of our client.

$30,000

Car Accident

Neck strain, shoulder strain and two fractured ribs. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle side-swiped by a semi.

$25,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Neck and back injury. A vehicle pulled out in front of our client.

$50,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Rib fractures, pneumothorax and shoulder AC separation. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle. The driver lost control of the vehicle causing it to leave the road and overturn.

$25,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Severe headaches, neck and back injuries. A vehicle crossed the centerline striking our client’s vehicle.

$310,000

Bodily Injury

$142,765 Work Comp

Pedestrian

(PLAINTIFF ON THE JOB)
Injuries to knee, leg and shoulder. Client was backed over by a vehicle while on the job.

$28,000

Car Accident

Neck and back injuries when our client was rear-ended

$80,000

Car Accident

Neck strain, back pain, bilateral shoulder manipulation in both shoulders. Our client was struck head-on.

$30,179

Car Accident

Neck pain, back pain and chest contusions. A vehicle turned into the path of our client’s vehicle.

$31,288

Car Accident

Neck pain, back pain and bruised ribs. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle when another vehicle turned into their path of travel.

$125,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Neck and back pain, ankle fracture, leg laceration requiring sutures, rib fractures, pulmonary contusion, pneumothorax, facial abrasions and cracked teeth. Drunk driver crossed centerline and struck our client’s vehicle head-on.

$97,000

Motorcycle Accident

Foot fracture, shoulder injury requiring surgical repair, head lacerations and knee pain. Our client was riding a motorcycle when a vehicle pulled out in front of him.

$250,000

School Bus Accident

Injury was a complete comminuted displaced transverse fracture through the proximal shaft of the right femur.

$85,000

Fall at Place of Business

Injury was a displaced comminuted right transverse patellar fracture and a tear of the medial and lateral retinaculum requiring an open reduction with internal fixation of the knee.

$240,000

Car v. Semi Wreck

Multiple injuries. Client was a driver of a vehicle that was involved in a crash on the highway with a semi.

$255,000

Car v. Semi Wreck

Multiple injuries. Client was a passenger of a vehicle that was involved in a crash on the highway with a semi.

$50,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Neck and back pain. A vehicle backed out of a driveway in front of our client.

$95,000

Motorcycle Accident

Sacral and L5 fractures. Our client was a passenger on a motorcycle when a vehicle pulled out in front of them.

$35,000

Car Accident

Neck pain and pain in both shoulders. A vehicle turned in front of our client’s vehicle.

$25,000

Car Accident

Disc bulge in neck and back, knee pain and shoulder pain. A vehicle changed lanes in front of our client’s vehicle, causing the collision.

$31,500

Car Accident

Headaches, neck and back pain. Our client was rear-ended.

$116,000

Car Accident

Cervical strain and rotator cuff surgery. Our client was rear-ended.

$55,000

Car Accident

Neck, back, right sided rib pain and chest contusions. Our client was waiting to pullout of a drive and was backed into by a truck that was backing along the shoulder of the roadway.

$28,000

Car Accident

Injuries to head, neck, right shoulder, back, hip/leg pain. Client was the driver of a vehicle when a Defendant driver improperly changed lanes and misjudged clearance before crossing over.

$25,000 UM (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Injuries sustained to neck, right arm and thumb. Client was a driver of a vehicle that was hit by a stolen car with no insurance coverage.

$25,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Injury to hip & leg requiring surgery. Client was passenger of a vehicle involved in wreck when Defendant failed to yield the right of way.

$35,000

Car Accident

Neck Injury requiring cervical radiofrequency ablation (RFA).

$46,000

Work Comp Injury

Injury to hand requiring surgery.

$50,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Injuries to neck, back, and ear. Client was a driver of a vehicle that was involved in a severe collision. The Defendant was exceeding speed limits and not under proper control causing a collision on an overpass.

$90,000

Bodily Injury

$34,150 Work Comp

Car Accident

(PLAINTIFF ON THE JOB)
Injuries to head, neck, back and shoulder. Client was on the job and driving a vehicle that was involved in a severe collision. Defendant rear ended Plaintiff at red light.

$125,000

Car Accident

Injuries to hip and foot requiring surgery. Client was hit by a drunk driver in a severe collision.

$42,500

Pedestrian (Hit by Vehicle)

Injuries to knee and back. Client struck by vehicle while flagging traffic.

$47,500

Fall at Place of Business

Injuries were fractures to tibia, fibula and both ankles requiring surgery. Client tripped over concrete uneven steps that were not up to code at a place of business.

$25,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Injury to shoulder (tear of the labrum which had to be surgically repaired). Client was rear ended by defendant while stopped at traffic light.

$25,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Injuries (multiple contusions and abrasions) to head, neck, chest, shoulder, back, leg and a sprained ankle. Client was the driver of a vehicle that was hit in the driver’s side door by the Defendant causing Plaintiff’s vehicle to overturn.

$47,500

Structure Collapse at Property Complex

Injuries were a concussion (with loss of consciousness), fracture of the second lumbar vertebra/L2 transverse process fracture, cervicalgia with a radicular component.

$125,000

Structure Collapse at Property Complex

Injuries were a displaced, transverse comminuted fracture of the right distal radius and a displaced fracture of the ulnar styloid process.

$37,500

Car Accident

Injuries to neck, shoulder, back and right knee. Client was the driver of her vehicle and the Defendant pulled directly out in front of her causing a severe collision.

$25,342

Workers' Compensation

Ankle injury. Our client was an employee performing work duties when a box fell onto his leg injuring him.

$50,000

Workers' Compensation

Neck injury, arm pain and numbness. Our client was an employee performing work duties when he lifted a box, injuring his neck.

$80,000

Car Accident

Pneumothorax, back injury, and neck injury. Our client was driving her vehicle when another vehicle failed to yield resulting in a collision.

$40,000

Car Accident

Leg contusion, back pain, and neck pain. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle when another failed to yield.

$150,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Ankle fracture, toe fracture, rib fractures and pneumothorax. Our client was a driving her vehicle when another vehicle turned in front of her resulting in a collision.

$25,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Neck pain, back pain. Our client was stopped at traffic light when another vehicle rear-ended him resulting in a collision.

$115,000

Workers' Compensation

Back injury. Our client was an employee performing work duties when he lifted a box and injured his back.

$174,000

Workers' Compensation

Leg fracture and knee dislocation. Our client was an employee performing work duties when a car rolled off a lift and pinned his knee between two vehicles.

$142,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION
Our client was driving her vehicle when another vehicle turned in front of her resulting in a head on collision. Our client suffered an ankle fracture/dislocation.

$170,000

Workers' Compensation

Neck pain and back pain. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle. A semi tractor-trailer side swiped the vehicle causing it to hit the railing.

$125,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Fractured sternum and shoulder injury. Our client was driving her vehicle when another vehicle crossed the center line resulting in a collision.

$52,500

Car Accident

Fractured sternum, knee injury, L4 compression fracture, and chest bruising. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle when another vehicle crossed the center line.

$ Confidential

Car Accident

Foot, neck, and back injury. Our client was driving her vehicle when another vehicle turned in front of her resulting in a collision.

$129,000

Car Accident

Back injury and arm/shoulder injury. Our client was driving his vehicle when another vehicle pulled into his path resulting in a collision.

$300,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Fractures to the ribs, pelvis, hip, foot, and ankle. Our client was driving his vehicle when another vehicle failed to yield resulting in a collision in which our client suffered multiple fractures.

$44,000

Workers' Compensation

Clavicle fracture.

$93,215

Workers' Compensation

Neck injury. Our client was an employee performing work duties. He was opening a valve when the wrench he was using slipped, causing him to fall backwards and injure his neck.

$390,000

Workers' Compensation / Third Party Claim

Foot fractures requiring surgical repair.

$75,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident - Pedestrian

Pelvic injury. Our client was a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle while walking down the road.

$100,000

Workers' Compensation

Cervical and shoulder injuries. Our client was an employee delivering packages when he slipped on ice falling and hitting his neck and shoulder.

$ Confidential

Semi-Wreck

Shoulder injury. Our client was driving his vehicle when a semi tractor-trailer pulled out in front of him resulting in a collision.

$140,000

Slip and Fall

Broken hip/femur. Our client was a walking through a vestibule area when she slipped on wet tile flooring and fell.

$50,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Client suffered arm injuries following a motor vehicle wreck.

$90,000

Workers' Compensation

Disc herniation. Our client was an employee lifting windows and placing them on a cart when he injured his back.

$143,000

Workers' Compensation

Groin strain/hernia. Our client was an employee performing work duties when he lifted a heavy door and injured his groin resulting in hernia repair surgery.

$125,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Rib fractures, pulmonary contusion, and pneumothorax. Our client was driving his vehicle when another vehicle turned in front of him resulting in a collision.

$125,000

Car Accident

Fractures to ribs, clavicle, hand, knee and spine.

$110,000

Car Accident

Shoulder and leg injury. Our client was driving his vehicle when he was struck by another vehicle from behind.

$285,000

Workers' Compensation

Ruptured disc and hip pain. Our client was an employee unloading cases when he slipped and fell off of a step/platform landing on his right side injuring his back and hip.

$29,000

Workers' Compensation

Ruptured discs in neck, torn rotator cuff and headaches.

$ Confidential

Slip and Fall

Subdural hematoma and right orbital fracture. Our client got her foot caught in a door mat causing her to fall forward.

$75,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident / Wrongful Death

Our client was driving her vehicle when another vehicle crossed the center line resulting in a head on collision in which our client suffered fatal injuries.

$25,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Dislocated hip and facial laceration.

$100,000 (Policy Limits)

Motorcycle Accident

Shoulder dislocation, tibiafibula fracture, knee injury, facial fractures, foot fractures, hand laceration with exposed tendon.

$54,000

Car Accident / Workers' Compensation

Hand injury and headaches. Our client was driving a work vehicle. Another vehicle crossed the center line, side-swiping our client, forcing him into the guardrail.

$360,000

Car Accident

Fractured pelvis and crushed foot. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle when another vehicle crossed the center line resulting in a head on collision.

$184,500

Car Accident

Knee fracture and torn retina.

$78,500

Car Accident

Transverse process fracture, abdominal contusion and chest contusion. Our client was driving her vehicle when another vehicle ran a red light resulting in a collision.

$ Confidential

Semi Accident

Brain injury, resulting in death. Our client was operating her vehicle when a Semi pulled out in front of her.

$50,000

Car Accident

Left clavicle fracture and permanent scarring. Our client was a back seat passenger in a vehicle that was struck by an uninsured motorist.

$ Confidential

Medical Negligence

Our client underwent a right shoulder replacement. Medical providers failed to perform post- surgical neurovascular checks, leaving our client with compartment syndrome and little use of her upper extremity.

$49,000

Car Accident

Right shoulder complex tear requiring surgical repair and C5-6 disc protrusion. Our client was at a complete stop at a stop sign when she was rear-ended.

$43,000

Pedestrian

Closed head injury, intracranial hemorrhage left tibial fracture and rib contusions.

$ Confidential

Jones Act

Disc herniation requiring surgical intervention. Our client was injured while working on a barge when equipment failed.

$ Confidential

Jones Act

Left wrist injury requiring open reduction, internal fixation.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Fractured hip, dehydration, UTIs and bed sores.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Our client was found in her bed unresponsive. The oxygen hose she was hooked up to was shredded.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Nursing home resident fell multiple times and suffered a left hip fracture. She passed away before being discharged from the hospital.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Nursing home resident suffered traumatic C4-5 subluxation with spinal cord injury. He was later found unresponsive and passed away due to his injuries.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Clostridium difficile (C-Diff). Our client was released from the nursing home with C-Diff. She had to undergo emergency surgery to remove a large portion of her intestines.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence

Client suffered multiple falls while a resident of nursing home, resulting in a compression fracture requiring surgical intervention.

$ Confidential

Semi Accident

Back and neck injuries requiring multiple surgeries. Our client was injured when a vehicle pulled out in front of him while he was driving a semi.

$25,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Cervical muscle spasms, lumbar strain and right should pain. Our client was rear-ended.

$ Confidential

Semi Accident

Multiple blunt trauma resulting in death.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Nursing home resident developed painful bed sores that worsened, became infected, ultimately leading to his death.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Nursing home resident suffered bed sores, pneumonia, and urinary tract infections leading to his death.

$150,000 (Policy Limits)

Motorcycle Wreck

Blunt force trauma resulting in death after pick-up truck failed to yield the right of way to motorcyclist.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Nursing home resident fell from chair striking her head, suffering a significant brain bleed which led to her death.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Nursing home resident suffered multiple falls resulting in fractures, pressure ulcers, urinary tract infections, upper respiratory infections, contractures and malnutrition, which ultimately led to her death.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Nursing home resident suffered a significant decubitus ulcer on her buttocks and low back area which was extremely painful and became infected.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

SPOUSAL CONSORTIUM
Nursing home resident suffered pressure ulcers, urinary tract infections, respiratory infection, C-diff infection, malnutrition, severe weight loss, and ultimately death.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Nursing home resident suffered severe dehydration, bed sores and a urinary tract infection which spread to his kidneys resulting in sepsis and death.

$100,000 (Policy Limits)

Car Accident

Humeral shaft fracture with 100% displacement requiring surgical repair.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Nursing home resident suffered hematomas, decubitus ulcers and multiple contusions following a fall at the nursing home.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence / Wrongful Death

Nursing home resident suffered a urinary tract infection which ultimately led to her death.

$ Confidential

Nursing Home Negligence

Nursing home resident suffered falls, infections, cellulitis, skin abrasions, ulcers and wound necrosis.

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