$9,500,000 – Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

$9,500,000 Recovered for Young Man Who Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Commercial Vehicle Crash – – Pedestrian hit by Garbage Truck Type of Action: Motor Vehicle Negligence, Commercial Vehicle, Pedestrian Injuries Alleged: Traumatic brain injury, a traumatic partial amputation of his right foot which was subsequently re-attached at Duke, right tibia and fibula fractures, right knee dislocation and fragmentation, …

$815,000 – Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death – – $815,000 Recovered for Family of Victim Killed by Drunk Driver Claims Against Drunk Driver and Bar That Served Drunk Alcohol Type of Action: Negligence, Drunk Driver Liability, Bar and Liquor Liability Injuries Alleged: Fatality of James Warren, age 38, a resident of Wake County. At the time of his death, James was the father to three …

$3,750,000 – Land Condemnation

County Settles with Scarborough and Hargett Funeral Home and Pays $3,750,000; Initial Offer was $1,300,000 Attorneys Bill Thomas and Jay Ferguson were two of the attorneys for Scarborough and Hargett Funeral Home, Inc., a funeral home in Downtown Durham. The property adjoined a U-Haul business immediately adjacent to the Durham County Jail, which had been condemned for the purpose of construction …

$2,850,000 – Land Condemnation

County Settles with U-Haul and Pays Owner $2,850,000; Initial Offer Was $1,300,000 County settles with owner over facility taken for courthouse. On Feb. 28, 2006, Durham County condemned 2.39 acres of land occupied by a U-Haul business immediately adjacent to the Durham County Jail for the purpose of constructing a new courthouse. At the time of taking, the county deposited …

$8,700,000 – Breach of Contract

Complex Business Litigation with Jury Trial – Jury Verdict in Favor of Hotel Founder, Property Valued over $8.7 Million Type of Action: Breach of Contract, Business and Marital Contracts Name of Case: Paul Simpson v. Mary Simpson Court and County with Case: Durham County Verdict or Settlement: Jury Verdict. Amount in Controversy: Real Estate holdings in North Carolina, Virginia and …

Man Recovers Hotels From Ex-wife

Man tricked out of motels Durham jury agrees ex-wife took advantage of man to gain control of millions in property Heraldsun.com Durham hotelier Paul K. Simpson said he was desperate to get back with his estranged wife when she plied him with drinks, drove him to her lawyer and got him to sign over the deeds to several motels. This …

$ 741,309 – Car Accident

$ 741,309.25 Settlement for Fractured Hip & Leg of Driver Struck by Commercial Driver Type of Action: Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Negligence, Commercial Truck Injuries Alleged: Fractured Hip and Leg Bones, Permanent Impairment of Legs Name of Case: *Confidential* Court Where Pending including County: Bladen County Trial or Mediation: Settled shortly before scheduling mediation Special Damages: $87,562.05 Past Medical Expenses …

$800,000 – Brain Injury / Truck Wreck

$800,000 Recovered for Brain Injury Victim Involved in Truck Wreck – – Allegations of Contributory Negligence Asserted against Victim (Victim was Illegal Alien who spoke only Spanish) Type of Action: Motor Vehicle Negligence, Commercial Motor Vehicle Negligence, Tractor-Trailer Negligence, Traumatic Brain Injury Injuries Alleged: Closed Head Brain Injury with Frontal Lobe Hemorrhage, Fractured Left Temporal Bone, Fractured Left Maxillary Wall, …

$469,638 – Wrongful Death / Construction Site Accident

$469,638.90 Recovered for Slain Worker’s Family – Construction Site Accident Type of Action: Negligence, Construction Accident, Wrongful Death Injuries Alleged: Middle-aged male died when heavy objects fell onto his body while he was working at a construction site. Name of Case: *Confidential * Court and County with Case #: *Confidential, in a county east of Charlotte, NC* Verdict or Settlement: …

$475,000 – Personal Injury Involving a Child

$475,000 Settlement: Scalding Water Burns Child’s Waistline Type of Action: Negligence, After School Program’s Negligent, Supervision of Children Injuries Alleged: Second degree scald burns on a 6-year-old boy’s right forearm, right hip and abdomen that resulted in permanent scarring and keloid formation on right hip at beltline. Scarring also caused psychological harm resulting in a diagnosis of Adjustment Disorder with …