Case Studies

The examples below are just a few of the many hundreds of cases in which our experienced personal injury attorneys have represented individuals and families who have been injured by the negligence of other persons and companies. Sometimes, our representation requires us to take a matter far beyond the trial court or jury verdict stage. Recently, Mr. Poe obtained a significant appellate decision strengthening the individual consumer’s rights against insurance companies who deal in BAD FAITH with their policy holders and beneficiaries of automobile insurance policies.
DROWNING DEATH of five year old child during a church daycare outing at a state park results in $825,000.00 recovery. CLOSED HEAD INJURY incurred by the driver of a sports utility vehicle in a collision with a tractor-trailer prompts litigation that ends in a court approved settlement with a total expected lifetime pay-out of $9,363,990.00 including a consortium claim for the wife of the driver.

VEHICULAR NEGLIGENCE resulting in closed head injuries to a 3-year old child results in a trial, where the verdict of $2,050,000.00 was the largest jury verdict ever awarded in Person County, North Carolina. WRONGFUL DEATH of a young mother of three small children in a head-on automobile collision with a leased furniture truck results in a lawsuit ending in a court approved structured pay-out settlement for the benefit of the minor children of approximately $1,500,000.00.
LOW IMPACT rearend collision in Chatham County. A young single mother suffered chronic neck pain and resulting severe depression. Her lawsuit settled the day before trial for $255,000.00. LIBEL and INVASION OF PRIVACY trial in Durham County ends in a jury verdict for approximately $251,000.00 for business loss, emotional suffering and punitive damages arising out of a dispute between competing landlords.