Settlements and 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
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.