Recent Cases Settlements Verdicts

  • $193 Million Qui Tam Settlement
  • $80 million settlement in Tri-State Crematory Cases
  • $39.5 million Settlement in Tri-State Crematory Litigation
  • $8.7 million settlement for 225 Plaintiffs against Buckner-Rush Funeral Home
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  • Confidential settlements to the families of victims who died in the disastrous NHC Nashville Nursing Home fire which ultimately killed 20 residents. As a result of this lawsuit, the state of Tennessee passed a law mandating that all nursing homes in Tennessee must have smoke detectors in each room.
  • Record $10.7 Million for Med Mal Wrongful Death Against HCA Hospital in Warren County, TN ($10.7M with interest).
  • $6 million dollar settlement in a Wilson County, Tennessee case involving a defective crane against manufacturer
  • $3.5 million settlement (birth trauma medical malpractice) (Davidson County, 2nd Cir.)
  • $2.6 million settlement (product liability, defective pharmaceutical) in a Montgomery County, Tennessee case involving cardiac injury.
  • $2 million settlement in a Nashville federal court case against a Japanese drug company for a defective diet supplement.
  • $1.75 million settlement to landowners whose properties were contaminated by radiation from uranium enrichment plant in Paducah, Kentucky.
  • Confidential seven figure medical malpractice wrongful death settlement (Davidson County)
  • Confidential Seven figure setlement in wrongful death tractor-trailer trucking accident (Davidson County, Tennessee)
  • 10/29/10: Confidential settlement to surviving spouse and two adult children in wrongful-death failure to dignose heart attack case.
  • 10/22/10: Confidential settlement to three surviving minor children in Harlan County, Kentucky wrongful death case against jail and physicians for death of a pre-trial detainee.
  • 10/20/10: Confidential settlement reached in mediation in Memphis, TN against hospital in medical malpractice case for a leaving foreign object in patient during heart surgery.
  • Confidential settlement reached in mediation in Nashville, TN pediatric medical malpractice case for mis-prescribing medication.

Since 1997, the firm has recovered over five hundred million dollars ($500,000,000.00) for clients of the firm, in cases involving personal injuries and losses from medical malpractice, defective products, accidents, losses and injuries. Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case. Indications of past case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in future cases. Other examples of major case settlements and verdicts include:

  • $235,000 verdict in premises liability case against Walgreens (Davidson County, TN)Confidential Settlement of wrongful death case against Powerball winner (Putnam County, WV)
  • Confidential settlement of medical malpractice wrongful death case for failure to diagnose ovarian cancer (U.S. Dist. Ct., Nashville, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of automotive products liability case for defective air bag (Davidson County, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of prisoner civil rights case for use of excessive force (Davidson County, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of premises liability injury case (Williamson County, TN)
  • $150,000 workers compensation settlement for injuries sustianed working on Interstate highway (Davidson County, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of asbestos cases (Lee County, MS)
  • Confidential settlement of products liability cases (Vitek/Teflon Jaw implants).
  • Confidential settlement of medical malpractice wrongful death case for failure to timely diagnose colon cancer (Carroll County, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of workplace accident case involving traumatic brain injury and permanent disability (Bedford County, TN)
  • Settlement of First Amendment Freedom of Religion Case with Payment of Attorneys Fees (New Orleans, LA)
  • Record $7.2 Million Verdict Against HCA Hospital in Warren County, TN
  • Seven figure settlement in federal court class action involving credit company’s failure to pay off vehicle trade-in liens for Clarksville, Tennessee Mazda dealership. (U.S. Dist. Ct., Nashville, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of civil rights prisoner death case involving the death of Estelle Richardson at CCA prison (U.S. Dist. Ct., Nashville, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of medical malpractice wrongful death case for overdose of pain medication (Knox County, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of quadriplegic medical malpractice case for failing to diagnose broken neck (Montgomery County, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of medical malpractice wrongful death case for overdose of pain medication (Putnam County, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of medical malpractice wrongful death case for failure to diagnose blood disorder (Springfield, Missouri)
  • Confidential settlement of railroad crossing accident case (Nashville, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of premises liability injury case for defective condition at a prominent New York City hotel
  • Confidential settlement of auto accident wrongful death case involving drunk driver defendant (Davidson County, TN)
  • Confidential settlement of motor vehicle accident case (Warren County, KY).
  • Confidential Settlement of Nursing Home Negligence case against Mariner nursing home (Nashville, TN).
  • Confidential Settlement in Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death Suit for failure to diagnose and treat a rare blood platelet disorder
  • Confidential Settlement in Prisoner Brain Tumor Case Against Correctional Medical Services (Federal Ct., Nashville).
  • Confidential Wrongful Death Group B Strep Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Settlement (Overton County, TN).
  • Confidential Prison Health Services Civil Rights/Med Mal settlement (Davidson County, TN)
  • Confidential Settlements in True Tales From the Morgue Autopsy Cases (Federal Ct., Nashville, TN)
  • Confidential Products Liability Settlement (motor vehicle) (Davidson County, TN)
  • Confidential Tractor-Trailer Trucking Accident Death Case settlememt (Fulton County, Georgia)
  • Confidential Auto Accident Settlement (child injuries, Putnam County, TN)
  • $80 million settlement in Tri-State Crematory Cases Against Marsh Defendants
  • $39.5 million Settlement in Tri-State Crematory Litigation in second week of trial
  • $3.5 million settlement (birth trauma medical malpractice) (Davidson County)
  • Confidential wrongful death settlement (hospital malpractice) (U.S. Dist. Ct. M.D. Tenn.).
  • Confidential wrongful death settlement (medical malpractice) (Houston County, TN)
  • Confidential automobile accident injury and death settlements (Maury, Davidson and Putnam Counties, TN)
  • Confidential Settlements in Asbestos Cases (Maury County, TN).
  • NHC Nursing Home Fire: Confidential Wrongful Death Settlements
  • True Tales From the Morgue Autopsy Cases: Confidential Settlements
  • $8.7 million settlement for 225 Plaintiffs against Buckner-Rush Funeral Home
  • Lead liaison plaintiffs’ counsel NHC Nursing Home Fire Litigation
  • True Stories From the Morgue/ The Learning Channel Autopsy litigation
  • Trial of medical malpractice wrongful death case, Third Circuit Court, Davidson County, Tennessee. Confidential settlement with hospital and radiologist.
  • Trial of civil rights wrongful death case, Sixth Circuit Court, Davidson County, Tennessee. Confidential settlement with prison health care company.
  • $825,000 settlement of automobile accident case, Covington, Kentucky.
  • $400,000 settlement automotive products liability case, DeLand, Florida.
  • $425,000 settlement medical malpractice case, Sumner County, Tennessee
  • Confidential settlements of personal injury (e.g., Paducah, KY radiation poisoning cases), automobile, products liability (e.g. St. Jude’s heart valve), medical malpractice and wrongful cases.
  • Trial of ADA and ERISA case for Prime Medical Services, Inc. U.S. District Court, Nashville, Tennessee. Verdict for firm’s client.(Prime Medical).
  • Trial of medical malpractice case, Montgomery County, Tennessee. Confidential settlement after voir dire.
  • Multi-million dollar settlement of Mercury Finance class-action lawsuit, Williamson County Chancery Court (forced-placed automobile insurance.)
  • $1.75 million settlement of medical malpractice (birth injury) case, Rutherford County, Tennessee.
  • Confidential settlement of medical malpractice case, brain damage following surgical complications. Sumner County, Tennessee.
  • Confidential settlement of nursing home negligence case, U.S. District Court, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Settlement of medical malpractice post-operative infection case, confidential amount.
  • Confidential settlements of personal injury, automobile, products liability (e.g. DTP vaccine), medical malpractice and wrongful cases.
  • $1.5 million Settlement of Tractor-Trailer Trucking Wrongful Death case, Fairfax, Virginia.
  • $550,000 tractor-trailor trucking wrongful death settlement, Greene County, Tennessee.
  • $2.6 million settlement (product liability, defective pharmaceutical) causing cardiac injury. Montgomery County, Tennessee.
  • Confidential settlement, legal malpractice case, Shelby County, Tennessee.

*Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case. Indications of past case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in future cases.