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Representative Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases

  • D.H. v. M.B., Florida, USA, Wrongful Death: Death of a seven (7) year old child due to drowning, Federal Trial Court Verdict of $11,362,500.00
  • E.L. v. M.O., Texas, USA, Personal Injury: German client was injured in a skiing collision in the State of Utah, USA, by a resident of Texas, USA. The lawsuit was initiated in Texas, resulting in a settlement of $175,000
  • E.H. v. P. Inc., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: Client slipped and fell due to water by grocery store ice chest, client suffered head injury, resulting in settlement of $75,000
  • M.I. v. B.M., Nevada, USA, Wrongful Death Case: Death of client due to a motor vehicle accident in a rental car. Rental and rental insurance companies settled with the client’s estate for rental insurance policy limits of $1,000,000
  • A.H., W.H., D.K., L.K. and N.K., Nevada, USA, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death: German clients A.H. and W.H. were visiting cousins D.K., L.K. and N.K. in Washington, USA. While driving on vacation through Nevada, USA, N.K. negligently operated the vehicle, causing a single-vehicle accident resulting in the death of L.K. and injuries to the other passengers, the case settled via payment of all available insurance policy limits, totaling $350,000
  • A.H. v. J.S., Japan, Personal Injury: American client was injured as a pedestrian when hit by an automobile while in Japan. Worked with local counsel to initiation litigation in Japan, resulting in settlement for policy limits of approximately $300,000 (30,000,000 Japanese Yen)
  • K.S. and J.S. v. C.M., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: German husband and wife clients were stopped at a red light while on vacation, defendant drove into the back of their rental car, causing whiplash and other soft tissue injuries. Lawsuit filed in Florida Court resulting in a case settlement for $125,000
  • I.F. v. M.C., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: German client was riding a motorized scooter when she was hit from behind by a car driven by M.C., who was uninsured at the time of the accident. The client suffered three broken ribs and other injuries. Recovered Uninsured Motorist (UM) insurance benefits from the client’s automobile insurance for policy limits of $100,000
  • M.H. v. U.S. Inc., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: German client was on vacation with her family at an amusement park when a gust of wind dislodged a large sunshade umbrella off of a concession cart, striking her on the head. The client suffered loss of consciousness and a concussion. The lawsuit was filed in Florida Court resulting in a case settlement for $300,000
  • S.E. v. E.S., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: German client was a fulltime student at a Florida University. While crossing at a designated crosswalk, S.E. was struck by a truck being driven by E.S. and suffered abrasions and other soft tissue injuries. The lawsuit was filed in Florida Court resulting in a case settlement for at-fault driver’s insurance policy limits of $100,000
  • S.R. v. P.C.C.S.R.L., Michigan, USA, Personal Injury: Client was injured when he fell off of a second-story balcony while a guest at a resort in the Dominican Republic, injuring his back and ankle. Worked with local counsel to initiate litigation in the Dominican Republic. The case resulted in a verdict in the trial court, which was affirmed by the Dominican Republic appeals court and supreme court, resulting in a judgment of approximately $233,000 (13,000,000 Dominican Republic Pesos)
  • L.G. v. R.B., Connecticut, USA, Personal Injury: German client was temporarily working in the USA. While crossing at a designated crosswalk, the client was struck by a car driven by R.B., suffering a concussion and head and back pain. The case was settled for at-fault driver’s insurance policy limits of $100,000
  • I.T., S.H., and H.S. v. B.S., Utah, USA, Wrongful Death and Personal Injury: German clients were on a motorcycle tour in the USA. While stopped on the side of the road in rural Utah, a pickup truck driven by B.S. collided with the motorcycles, resulting in the deaths of I.T. and S.H., and inflicting a traumatic brain injury (TBI) upon H.S. Case was settled for at-fault driver’s bodily injury insurance policy limits of $300,000 (plus an additional $40,500 in property damage insurance coverage)
  • T.T., S.T., R.S., A.S., and V.B. v. W.S., Tennessee, USA, Personal Injury: German clients were driving their rental van from Illinois to Louisiana while on vacation. While driving through Tennessee, W.S. ran a stop sign, colliding with the van, causing the clients to incur various injuries, including head trauma, neck pain, and bruising. Worked with local counsel to initiate litigation in Tennessee federal court. The case was settled for the at-fault driver’s $50,000 bodily injury insurance policy limits and the Underinsured Motorist (UM) insurance policy limits of $100,000 purchased as part of the rental van agreement.
  • R.B. v. R.H. LLC, Minnesota, USA, Personal injury: German client was on a business trip in Minnesota staying at a hotel. He was walking to his car when he slipped and fell on ice in the hotel parking lot, breaking his wrist. Worked with local counsel to initiate litigation in Minnesota state court. After extensive litigation, the case was settled for $220,000
  • D.T. v. A.C.H.S. Inc., New York, USA, Personal Injury: Danish client was temporarily living and working in New York City. While riding his bicycle he was a victim of road rage causing him to be struck by a van, resulting in a knee injury, as well as abrasions and bruising. After filing of police report against the at-fault driver for road rage and making demands upon the at-fault driver’s employer’s insurance company, the case was settled for $200,000
  • L.C. v. G.B., C.C.R.C. LLC, et al, New York, USA, Personal Injury: United Kingdom client was working as a lifeguard at a summer camp in upstate New York. While riding as a passenger on a camp-owned golf cart being driven by another camp employee, the golf cart accidentally overturned, causing injuries to the client’s hand. The lawsuit was filed in New York state court against the camp, the at-fault driver, and the officers of the camp, resulting in a case settlement of $95,000
  • D.M. v. B.J., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: Client was hit from behind by at faulty driver. As a result, the client suffered headaches and neck pain, which resolved after chiropractic treatment. After filing a lawsuit in Florida state court, and extensive litigation, the case was settled for the at-fault driver’s insurance policy limits of $100,000
  • E.L. v. A.N., YCCO LLC, et al, Florida, USA, Wrongful Death: French client was temporarily working in Florida at an amusement park. After an evening out with friends, she was crossing a street and was struck and killed by a taxi owned by YCCO LLC and being driven by A.N. Although the taxi had the green light and the client was crossing against a red pedestrian crossing light, able to resolve the case after protracted litigation for $219,000
  • H.G. v. C.B.T. LLC, EAP.E. LLC and F.K.P. Inc., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: German client was on vacation with her family in the Florida Keys. While walking across a marina entrance area after a boating excursion, she tripped over a pothole and fell, breaking her shoulder and finger. After filing a lawsuit in Florida state court against the marina, the boat rental company, and the store on whose property the client fell, able to reach a settlement of $240,000
  • I.W. v. M.W., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: German client I.W. and her husband M.W. were visiting the client’s sister in Florida. While M.W. was driving his rental car with I.W. as his passenger, M.W. negligently caused a single-vehicle accident, resulting in extensive injuries to both himself and I.W. After filing a lawsuit in Florida state court against M.W. and the rental car company, which had sold M. W. additional liability insurance coverage as part of his car rental contract. the case was settled for payment by the rental car company of $511,425
  • C.R. v. S.G.I.L.S.R.L., Georgia, USA, Personal Injury: Client was injured when he slipped and fell in a lobby area while a guest at a resort in the Dominican Republic, injuring his knee and requiring surgery. Worked with local counsel to initiate litigation in the Dominican Republic. The case resulted in a verdict in the trial court, resulting in a judgment of approximately $62,000 ($53,597.99 plus 500,000 Dominican Republic Pesos)
  • M.I. v. E.D., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: German client was on vacation and driving his convertible Ford Mustang rental car. E.D., experiencing a medical emergency, drove into the client’s lane of traffic, hitting his car head-on. E.D. died at the scene and the client suffered a broken foot. After extensive settlement negotiations with E.D. and the car rental company’s insurers, able to settle the case for the at-fault driver’s $100,000 bodily injury insurance policy limits and for the Underinsured Motorist (UM) insurance policy limits of $100,000 purchased as part of the car rental agreement for a total recovery of $200,000
  • M.F. v. G.H. and S.A.I. Inc., Arkansas, USA, Sexual Assault: German client was an exchange student living in Arkansas when she was inappropriately touched and subject to sexual harassment by her host father. Worked with local law enforcement to ensure criminal investigation of the matter and initiated a lawsuit in Arkansas federal court against host father G.H. and the student exchange company S.A.I. Inc. Case resolved for settlement payments by G.H. and S.A.I. Inc. totaling $75,000
  • J.A. v. W.H., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: German client J.A. was 12 years old and visiting Florida with his parents. While crossing the road at a designated crosswalk, the client was hit by a car being driven by W.H., who was visiting Florida from Tennessee. As a result of the accident, the client was knocked unconscious and suffered cuts and abrasions to various parts of his body. However, the client was able to fully recover from his injuries. After extensive settlement negotiations, we were able to settle the case for the at-fault driver’s full insurance policy limits of $100,000
  • E.B. v. M.W. Inc., New Mexico, USA, Personal Injury: German client was visiting her daughter who lives in New Mexico. During an evening out the family visited a local art gallery exhibition. Due to poor lighting, the client fell down a set of stairs, hurting her knee and requiring prolonged physical therapy treatments and resulting in a permanent impairment. Worked with local counsel to initiate litigation in New Mexico state court and to successfully fight defendant M.W. Inc.’s efforts to remove the case to federal court. After extensive litigation, able to reach a settlement of the case for $250,000
  • M.M. v. R.C.C. Ltd., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: Client was disembarking from a cruise arriving in the United Kingdom for Florida. While the client was attempting to locate her ground transportation outside of the cruise terminal, she was struck on the lower leg by a passing forklift. As a result of the impact, she was thrown to the ground and suffered various injuries, including a gash on her calf. After filing a lawsuit in Florida federal court, we were able to reach a settlement during formal court-ordered mediation in the amount of $137,500
  • M.V. v. M.M.L. LLC., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: Brazilian client was on vacation with his family. While existing his hotel via an exterior stairway, he slipped and fell on a wet stair, causing bruising to his ribs, as well as cuts and scrapes. After the hotel denied liability, we filed a lawsuit in Florida state court and settled the case for $65,000
  • F.B. v. N.K. and A.C. Inc., California, USA, Personal Injury: German client was on a business trip in California and rented a moped scooter for transportation. While driving the moped, a pickup truck driven by N.K. and owned by A.C. Inc., drove across the client’s lane of travel, violating his right of way. As a result of the collision, the client broke his ankle and suffered other injuries to his leg and head, temporarily rendering him unconscious. After surgery to repair his ankle, the client made a good recovery and a settlement was reached in the amount of $300,000
  • M.G. v. K.H.R. LP. and M.A. Inc., California, USA, Personal Injury: German client and his wife were visiting San Francisco when the client tripped over a raised area on the sidewalk outside of M.A. Inc.’s doorway located in a building owned by K.H.R. L.P. and fell. As a result of the trip and fall, the client broke his shoulder, requiring surgery and extensive rehabilitation. Worked with local counsel to initiate litigation in California state court. After extensive litigation, and even though the client had prior shoulder surgery and problems, we were able to reach a settlement of the case for $1,000,000
  • F.A. v. A.N., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: Client was driving to work when he was struck by a car driven by A.N., which ran a red light and had no bodily injury insurance coverage. The client suffered an injury to his shoulder which required extensive physical therapy. After extensive settlement negotiations with the client’s employer’s Uninsured Motorist (UM) insurance company, able to reach a settlement of $70,000
  • F.T. v. D.H., Wisconsin, USA, Personal Injury: German client was on a business trip and driving her rental car on the highway when D.H. negligently attempted to make a U-turn on the highway, causing the client to collide with D.H.’s SUV. As a result of the accident, the client suffered an ankle injury as well as abrasions and soft tissue injuries. The ankle injury required extensive physical therapy and resulted in a permanent injury. After extensive settlement negotiations, able to settle the case for the at-fault driver’s insurance policy limits of $100,000
  • L.H. v. J.K., Florida, USA, Personal Injury: German client was a student at a Florida university. While a passenger in her friend J.K.’s rental car, when J.K. negligently pulled out in front of another car, violating its right of way and causing a collision. As a result of the accident, the client suffered a concussion and was temporarily rendered unconscious. After extensive settlement negotiations with the rental car company, which had sold J.K. additional liability insurance coverage as part of his car rental contract, we were able to settle the case for payment of applicable insurance policy limits of $100,000
  • C.M. v. C.C.A., Jamaica, Personal Injury:  Client was vacationing in Jamaica and participated in a ziplining excursion run by C.C.A. Due to the negligence of a C.C.A. employee, the client suffered a broken ankle and other injuries, requiring surgery on her ankle. After extensive settlement negotiations and demands, we were able to settle the case for $250,000
  • C.B. v. 204 W. 40 T. LLC, New York, USA, Personal Injury: German client was visiting New York City with her mother. While purchasing food at a fast-food restaurant, the insulated metal door on the self-serve beverage dispensing machine fell off, hitting the client in the head and causing a mild concussion. Although the client made a full recovery, her vacation was ruined. After filing a lawsuit in New York federal court, we were able to reach a settlement of $50,000

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