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.
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.
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.
A 21-year-old man was a guest passenger in a vehicle that was struck by an impaired driver. Client underwent two knee surgeries. Defendant driver refused to give a breath sample to the police upon arrest. Mr. Hunt’s extensive training in the Standardized Field Sobriety Test established proof of impairment by deposition of the investigating officers. Establishing impairment exposed the impaired driver to punitive damages thereby increasing client’s overall recovery.
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.
A 44-year-old woman was struck from behind by a log truck in Allen Parish. Client required back and neck surgery. Moderate property damage was a challenging hurdle to overcome, but client still received compensation.
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)
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.
A 50-year-old man saw a local doctor for a small growth in his chest. Instead of doing a simple biopsy, the doctor chose to surgically remove the growth, thereby doing extensive nerve damage to client. Client recovered the maximum allowed by law.
A 50-year-old woman was hit from behind by a commercial vehicle in Beauregard Parish which necessitated neck surgery. Back surgery was also recommended.
A 37 year-old-woman was broadsided by a an 18 wheeler owned by one of the world’s largest corporations that only hires the most vigorous and accomplished defense lawyers. Client had to undergo a cervical fusion operation.
A 29-year-old woman suffered injuries to her neck when she was struck by a truck owned by a state municipality. Client had no appreciable wage loss and settlement was based solely on medical bills, pain and suffering.
A 27-year-old man was involved in an automobile accident and sustained injuries to his low back. Client had a successful surgery and recovered money damages owed to him for his injuries.
A 28-year-old man was involved in an accident with a commercial vehicle. As a result, surgery was required on his right shoulder. In spite of the limited value case law places on a shoulder injury, Mr. Hunt was able to make a substantial recovery for his client’s injuries.
A 44-year-old woman was passing a farm tractor on the roadway when it suddenly turned into the path of client’s vehicle. Client sustained an aggravation to a pre-existing neck injury.
A 46-year-old housewife was stopped at a stop sign when a dump truck at a construction site backed into her van. The woman had a successful neck surgery and was awarded this settlement for her injuries.
A 39-year-old woman was at a stop on Interstate 10 and was hit from behind by an 18-Wheeler. No surgery was required.
A 45-year-old man was stopped at a stop light when he was struck by a medical transport van. Client required knee surgery and was awarded this settlement for his injuries.
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.
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.
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.
A 53-year-old woman was walking down the plank to a riverboat casino when she slipped and broke her left arm. Client recovered a significant amount of money for her injuries.
A 53-year-old man was rear-ended by a commercial vehicle and recovered this settlement for his injuries.