Sample Of Settlements And Verdicts

*Some of these settlements and verdicts where obtained while a member of Grenfell and Stevens PLLC. Jim Grenfell is still "of counsel" to the firm and Grenfell and Stevens continues in that capacity.

VERDICTS



PRODUCTS LIABILITY VERDICT

  • James vs. Cincinnati Incorporated — Affirmed U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 6-27-07 (06-60163) — Defective Press Brake, hand injury verdict — $850,000


SETTLEMENTS



WRONGFUL DEATH SETTLEMENTS

  • Automobile/Truck Collision — $400,000
  • Automobile/Truck Collision — $500,000
  • Electric Shock Drowning in Commercial Marina — confidential settlement

PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENTS

  • Martinez v. Granite Construction Co. — Jones Act — Workman killed while working on Mississippi River bridge in Greenville — confidential settlement
  • White v. Royal Trucking - Vehicle truck wreck - Death Case - confidential settlement
  • Haley v. Various Asbestos Defendants — Mesothelioma — confidential settlement
  • Barnett v. American Optical Company et al. — Silicosis — confidential settlement
  • Railroad crossing motor vehicle accident — Head injury — Seven figure settlement
  • Off-road vehicle collision — Seven figure settlement
  • Smith v. Acme Logging — Logging truck accident — $1.1 million
  • Fall at self-service watch resulting leg injuries and multiple surgeries — $1 million
  • Truck Accident resulting in injuries to shoulder and neck — Seven figure settlement

DEFECTIVE DRUG/MEDICAL DEVICE SETTLEMENTS

  • Fen-Phen, diet drug — Multimillion-dollar mass tort settlement
  • Duract — confidential settlement
  • Stadol — confidential settlement
  • Rezulin, diabetes drug — confidential settlement
  • Parlodel, anti-lactate drug — $1,500,000
  • Breast Implant — $7,500,000
  • Motor vehicle steering defect resulting in injuries — confidential settlement also resulting in product recall

WORKERS' COMPENSATION JUDGMENTS AND WORKPLACE INJURY SETTLEMENTS

  • Ayers vs. Legion Insurance Company - Miss. Court of Appeals (2006-WC-01681) - Work injury — Six figure Judgment Affirmed
  • Judy Young vs. Piney Woods School - Miss. Supreme Court (05-WC-01839), Cert Denied, 2007 — Work injury — Six-figure judgment affirmed
  • Law enforcement officer injured on the job during Hurricane Katrina — $200,000 judgment affirmed
  • Pilot injured on the job in a plane crash — maximum settlement under workers' compensation limits


NURSING HOME ABUSE/NEGLIGENCE SETTLEMENTS

  • Wrongful Death — confidential settlement
  • Failure to use appropriate restraints in nursing home/severe injury — confidential settlement

PRODUCTS LIABILITY

Industrial Equipment

  • Defective industrial machine — Leg amputation — confidential settlement
  • Defective punch press — Hand injury — confidential settlement
  • Posthole digger — Arm amputation — confidential settlement

Automobile Design Defect

  • Post collision fuel tank fire — Wrongful death — confidential settlement
  • Rollover – Wrongful death — confidential settlement
  • Defective seatbelt – Wrongful death — confidential settlement
  • Defective tie-rod steering system — Severe brain injury — Seven-figure confidential settlement

Infant Child Carrier Design Defect

  • Head injury — Confidential settlement

ATV

  • Defective design — 4-wheeler rollover — Confidential settlement

PREMISES LIABILITY

  • Rape on commercial business premises, inadequate security and lack of safety protection — Confidential settlement
  • Jane Doe v. Books-A-Million, et al. — Hinds County Circuit Court — Rape/abduction — Confidential settlement
  • Rawson v. CK Food Mart — Gunshot wound while on the premises of convenience store — Confidential settlement
  • Robert Young v. Laxmi Food Mart — Gunshot injury on the premises of a convenience store — Confidential settlement
  • Jane Doe v. the Dock — Rankin County Circuit Court — Rape and abduction — Confidential settlement

TRIP AND FALL VERDICT

  • Jeanette Brown v. Miller's Insurance Agency, Inc., et al., No. 2010-0004708, 21ST JDC, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. 9/23/2014 - $1 Million

*Some of these settlements and verdicts where obtained while a member of Grenfell and Stevens PLLC. Jim Grenfell is still "of counsel" to the firm and Grenfell and Stevens continues in that capacity.