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Florida Personal Injury and Car Accident Attorney Past Case Successes

The following represents some of our past car accident, truck accident, fall down, negligent security, medical malpractice and products liability cases.

England vs. School Board on Monroe County

$3,500,000.00 settlement of a near drowning case in which the teachers at Key West High School negligently failed to supervise our client, who was a special needs student, at the school’s swimming pool. Because of the limitations of Florida’s sovereign immunity law which limits injured accident victim’s rights, we had to convince the Florida Legislature to pass a Claims Bill into law.

Sara Bustillo vs. Marisela Perez

$3,015,000.00 Verdict, in a wrongful death car accident case in Miami in which Ms. Bustillo's fourteen year old son was killed while riding his bicycle to school along a neighborhood sidewalk. We convinced a jury to find the driver was negligent in striking and killing our client.

Celestin vs. L.C. International, Inc.

$2,000,000.00 settlement, of a tractor trailer truck accident case in El Paso, Texas in which our Florida client suffered a brain injury. We sued the owner of the tractor trailer because their driver was speeding and slammed into the rear of our client’s vehicle. Through multiple trips to Texas and by complying evidence with accident reconstruction experts, we convinced the tractor trailer’s insurance company to pay their policy limits.

Vente v. Cornerstone Residential Management

$1,826,000.00 Verdict in a negligent security premises liability case. Our client was attacked by a fleeing felon while she was in her apartment at the defendant’s North Miami apartment complex, forcing her to jump from her third floor window to escape certain death. Our client suffered spinal, pelvic and wrist fractures. We sued the defendant for failing to determine that violent crime was foreseeable at its apartment complex and for failing to take necessary security precautions to prevent attacks.

Doe vs. Backhoe Manufacturer

$1,300,000.00 settlement of a products liability case after three weeks of trial in Ft. Myers, Florida. Mr. Doe suffered an amputation of his leg below the knee when the backhoe he was operating rolled-over. We sued the defendant manufacturer for failing to design and install necessary roll-over protection.

Garcia v. Truck Driver

$1,000,000.00 settlement of a truck accident case in Polk County, in which our client suffered two fractured arms and two broken legs. We were able to prove the truck driver was speeding when he slammed into the rear of our client’s car as it was stopped for a red light.

Patient vs. General Hospital

$1,000,000.00 settlement of a medical malpractice case in which our client died due to a Miami radiologist’s misdiagnosis of colon cancer. We were able to prove that the hospital’s radiologist failed to see a suspicious lesion which unfortunately turned into incurable cancer.

Patient vs. Hospital

$1,000.000.00 settlement of a medical malpractice case in Miami which our client suffered osmotic demyelination syndrome due to the hospital and its doctors failing to properly monitor her condition so that her sodium levels to increase at too rapidly.

Renter vs. Affordable Housing Apartment Complex

$1,000,000.00 settlement of a negligent security premises liability case in Tampa, Florida. Our client was attacked in his apartment within an affordable housing apartment complex. Our client suffered a fractured skull. We brought a claim against the apartment complex for failing to take any preventative measures to prevent foreseeable crime. The apartment complex failed to maintain their car and pedestrian entry gates, which allowed an intruder to easily enter the apartment complex. Also, the apartment complex chose not to hire security guards despite the fact that the surrounding neighborhood was known to have frequent crime.

Gonzalez vs. Rental Car Company

$800,000.00 settlement of a car accident case which occurred on Krome Avenue in Homestead, Florida. We were able to prove a driver of a rental car made a right-hand turn into the path of our client’s vehicle. As a result of the violent crash, our client suffered a broken leg which resulted in him undergoing open reduction internal fixation surgery.

Ford vs. Geico Insurance Company

$550,000.00 settlement of a car accident case which occurred in Miami, Florida. A Geico Insurance Company adjuster struck our elderly client as he was walking across a street in a residential neighborhood. Our client suffered a neck fracture and a subdural hematoma which required surgical evacuation. We were able to prove that the Geico adjuster never saw our client until she hit him.

Shopper v. Store and Automatic Door Maintenance Company

$510,000.00 settlement of a Fort Lauderdale premises liability automatic sliding door case in which an automatic door struck our elderly client as she was entering a store through an exit door. Our client sustained a fractured hip which required surgery. We sued the store and door maintenance company for their failure to properly calibrate and inspect the automatic sliding doors and its controlling sensor.

Doe vs. Hospital

$400,000.00 settlement of a Miami medical malpractice case in which our client suffered 3rd degree burns over his torso and arms when he tried to take a shower in his room. We were able to prove through depositions and expert testing that the hospital failed to properly calibrate and negligently failed to monitor the temperature of their hot water heater.

Patron v. Bar

$400,000.00 settlement of a negligent security and failure to provide appropriate security at a bar in Homestead, Florida. Our client was shot multiple times by an unidentified shooter. We sued the bar for failing to have properly trained security guards despite knowing their bar had been the scene of prior assaults. We were able to help our client recover $400,000.00, even through the bar only had $25,000.00 insurance policy for assaults. We demonstrated the bar’s insurance company did not act in good faith in their evaluation of our client’s claim before we filed his lawsuit. By showing the insurance company acted in bad faith, we recovered $400,000.00, which was nearly 20 times the amount the amount of all available insurance.

Deyarza vs. Winn Dixie Stores

$375,000.00 settlement of a slip and fall accident case in Palm Beach, Florida, in which our client suffered a fractured patella. Through deposition testimony, we were able to prove Winn Dixie knew about a leaking soda cooler and failed to warn its customers of the dangerous condition.

Doe vs. Supermarket

$275,000.00 settlement of a Fort Lauderdale negligent security premises liability case in which our elderly client was mugged while exiting a supermarket. Our client suffered a fractured hip. We sued the supermarket for failing to provide proper security for its shoppers. We were able to prove the supermarket violated their own regulations in not monitoring their parking lot.

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