$200,000.00 A 42-year-old man was traveling on the Interstate 10 bridge in Lake Charles, LA when an 18-wheeler pushed his truck up on to the divider. Client recovered this substantial amount for an unoperated neck injury.
$850,000.00 32-year-old man was struck from behind by an 18-wheeler truck in Calcasieu Parish. Defendants initially argued a "sudden emergency" defense. Client required a lumbar fusion, and defendants ultimately compensated client.
$190,000.00 A 36-year-old woman was involved in a “low impact” automobile accident. The accident aggravated a pre-existing thoracic outlet syndrome condition, necessitating surgery. Client was able to make a substantial financial recovery for her injuries.
$1,225,000.00 A 19-year-old man lost his arm in an industrial accident. The case was reviewed by several attorneys who only saw a workman’s compensation claim with limited recovery. Mr. Hunt brought suit against the manufacturer of the machine for a defective design. Client was able to recover a significant amount of money in this extremely challenging case.
$175,000.00 A 27-year-old homemaker was traveling along a highway in Beauregard Parish Parish when a logging truck pulled into her vehicle’s lane of travel. Although her case was complicated by pre-existing back problems and a subsequent motor vehicle accident, client recovered this significant amount for her injuries.
$1,261,053.12 A 41-year-old woman underwent surgery wherein the treating physician punctured client's intestine, thereby resulting in serious complications and subsequent surgeries. The Court rendered a judgment in excess of one million dollars for client's injuries, as well as $100,000.00 to her daughter for the psychological trauma associated with her mother's injuries.
$132,500.00 A 53-year-old man was rear-ended by a commercial vehicle and recovered this settlement for his injuries.
$1,600,000.00 A 33-year-old commercial diver lost part of his foot in a commercial diving accident when a large casing was lowered onto his swimming fin. Client recovered a substantial sum in this case involving very complex liability issues.
$550,000.00 A 46-year-old man was stopped to make a left turn off Lake Street in Lake Charles, LA and was struck from behind by a commercial vehicle. Client had a lumbar discectomy surgery.
$617,402.03 After a lengthy jury trial, a jury awarded a 26-year-old woman money damages for injuries to her eye. Client was stuck by a “line drive” foul ball as she was purchasing a ticket at a baseball park. The jury found the ballpark’s design and the owner’s placement of the ticket booth to be improper. 897 So.2d 893 (La. App 3 Cir. 3-9-05)