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August 31, 2004

Lewark v. Southeast Bedding

Plaintiff recovers $50,000 for closed head injury

Facts: HCF’s client was Southeast Bedding, whose driver was involved in an intersection collision with plaintiff after defendant ran a red light. Negligence was admitted. Plaintiff allegedly suffered closed head injury resulting in post-traumatic stress disorder and debilitating migraines.

Alleged injury/damages: Closed head injury. $30,000 in medical expenses with alleged past and future lost income of more than $700,000

Last offer/Last demand: Plaintiff demanded client’s $1 million liability policy limits. Defendants offered $85,000.

Result: $50,000 verdict

Court: Superior Court of Muscogee County, Georgia

Attorneys: Richie Foster and Mike Crawford for defendant; Charlie Gower for plaintiff

August 28, 2004

Dion v. Litter Control

Plaintiff recovers $160,000 for broken femur

Facts: HCF’s clients Litter Control, Inc. and its driver Sergio Lopez. Mr. Lopez was driving a sweeper truck on South Cobb Drive in Cobb County, Georgia when he crossed the center line and struck Plaintiff’s vehicle head on. Defendants’ negligence was admitted.

Plaintiff was life-flighted from the scene and was hospitalized for six days at Atlanta Medical Center with compound fracture of femur in addition to other soft tissue injuries.

Alleged injury/damages: Compound fracture of femur. Medical specials of $92,000.

Last offer/Last demand: Plaintiff’s last demand was $400,000. Defendants’ last offer was $125,000.

Result: $160,000 verdict

Court: Superior Court of Hall County, Georgia

Attorneys: Richie Foster and Erica Morton for defendants; Vaughn Fisher for plaintiff