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Recent Personal Injury Case Results

$1.2 Million

Seven Figure Offshore Settlement

The firm reached a seven-figure settlement on behalf of an offshore worker who was injured an incident offshore.  The plaintiff had to undergo surgery to repair a neck injury, but couldn’t return to his same employment. Defendants denied liability …

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$1.2 Million

Seven Figure Offshore Settlement

The firm reached a seven-figure settlement on behalf of an offshore worker who was injured an incident offshore. The plaintiff had to undergo surgery to repair a neck injury, but couldn’t return to his same employment. Defendants denied liability, and the matter involved protracted litigation, but resulted in them paying a $1.2 Million settlement.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $572,787.46.

$1 Million

18-Wheeler Interstate Collision

The firm’s client was injured when his car was run off the interstate highway by an eighteen-wheeler.  The client sustained significant injuries but managed to reach maximum medical improvement (MMI) without surgical intervention.  The case was settled …

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$1 Million

18-Wheeler Interstate Collision

The firm’s client was injured when his car was run off the interstate highway by an eighteen-wheeler.  The client sustained significant injuries but managed to reach maximum medical improvement (MMI) without surgical intervention.  The case was settled for $1,000,000.00, after extended and involved litigation in federal court.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $414,739.10.

$557,601.39

Serious Car Accident

Doran & Cawthorne’s client was side-swiped by the defendant-driver, causing her to run off the road into a field.  Liability and medical causation were contested.  The IME physician concurred with the treating doctor’s surgery recommendation …

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$557,601.39

Serious Car Accident

Doran & Cawthorne’s client was side-swiped by the defendant-driver, causing her to run off the road into a field.  Liability and medical causation were contested.  The IME physician concurred with the treating doctor’s surgery recommendation, however, the Plaintiff declined surgery prior to trial.  A jury awarded $557,601.39.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $256,943.48.

$525,561.00

Rear-Ended by Company Truck

Plaintiff in this matter was rear-ended by a company truck in the early morning hours.  The airbags did not deploy, nor did Plaintiff lose consciousness.  However, his vehicle was a total loss.  The defense claimed that Plaintiff posed an undue risk …

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$525,561.00

Rear-Ended by Company Truck

Plaintiff in this matter was rear-ended by a company truck in the early morning hours.  The airbags did not deploy, nor did Plaintiff lose consciousness.  However, his vehicle was a total loss.  The defense claimed that Plaintiff posed an undue risk by driving under the speed limit.  Defendants also argued that Plaintiff had preexisting injuries that were merely slightly aggravated by the accident.  Ultimately, the case was settled for $525,561.00.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $251,199.75.

$385,000.00

Contested Facts of Accident

This case involved a contested accident.  Plaintiff claimed the accident was caused when the defendant crossed into his lane. The defendant’s version of events was directly contradicting.  Nonetheless, Plaintiff sustained serious injuries to his …

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$385,000.00

Contested Facts of Accident

This case involved a contested accident.  Plaintiff claimed the accident was caused when the defendant crossed into his lane. The defendant’s version of events was directly contradicting.  Nonetheless, Plaintiff sustained serious injuries to his lower back.  The matter was resolved after brief, but involved, litigation for $385,000.00.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $154,958.74.

$275,000.00

Low Impact with Serious Injuries

Plaintiff was struck by a commercial driver on a residential road, causing a low impact collision.  The firm’s client did have some preexisting medical issues with his neck and back.  Damages to Plaintiff’s vehicle were minimal, but the sudden change of …

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$275,000.00

Low Impact with Serious Injuries

Plaintiff was struck by a commercial driver on a residential road, causing a low impact collision.  The firm’s client did have some preexisting medical issues with his neck and back.  Damages to Plaintiff’s vehicle were minimal, but the sudden change of momentum caused Plaintiff aggravated soft tissue injuries in his neck.  Liability and causation were contested by the defendants.  The trial court found in favor of the Plaintiff and awarded damages of $275,000.00.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $134,550.91.

$258,686.95

Trucking Case

Quincy Cawthorne and Pride Doran represented a young lady who was rear-ended, causing her mild-to-moderate cervical disc injuries.  Plaintiff had no lost wage claim and declined a surgery recommendation.  The matter settled shortly before trial for $258,686.95.

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$258,686.95

Trucking Case

Quincy Cawthorne and Pride Doran represented a young lady who was rear-ended, causing her mild-to-moderate cervical disc injuries.  Plaintiff had no lost wage claim and declined a surgery recommendation.  The matter settled shortly before trial for $258,686.95.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $109,336.28.

$240,000.00

Commercial Vehicle Case

Doran & Cawthorne’s client was injured when his car was struck by a commercial vehicle.  He underwent physical therapy and orthopedic care.  The case was settled shortly after suit was filed for $240,000.00.

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$240,000.00

Commercial Vehicle Case

Doran & Cawthorne’s client was injured when his car was struck by a commercial vehicle.  He underwent physical therapy and orthopedic care.  The case was settled shortly after suit was filed for $240,000.00.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $96,018.90.

$202,480.23

Six Figures for Soft Tissue Injury

Plaintiff was rear-ended by a vehicle at night on Interstate 10.  She aggravated a pre-existing injury, only missed work for doctor’s visits and had no operative procedures performed.  The matter was settled for $202,480.23.

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$202,480.23

Six Figures for Soft Tissue Injury

Plaintiff was rear-ended by a vehicle at night on Interstate 10.  She aggravated a pre-existing injury, only missed work for doctor’s visits and had no operative procedures performed.  The matter was settled for $202,480.23.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $87,637.58.

$182,500.00

Forklift Injury

The firm’s client was in a truck struck by a small forklift while picking up bricks from a contractor, sustaining an aggravation of pre-existing low back injuries.  Both whether the accident occurred and whether there was any injury to the Plaintiff were contested by …

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$182,500.00

Forklift Injury

The firm’s client was in a truck struck by a small forklift while picking up bricks from a contractor, sustaining an aggravation of pre-existing low back injuries.  Both whether the accident occurred and whether there was any injury to the Plaintiff were contested by the defendants. The matter was settled shortly before trial for $182,500.00.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $84,203.80.

$145,000.00

Inattentive Truck Driver

Plaintiff was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler, whose driver wasn’t paying attention to traffic ahead.  The crashed caused significant spinal injuries, but plaintiff recovered well.  There was limited available insurance coverage, but Quincy Cawthorne …

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$145,000.00

Inattentive Truck Driver

Plaintiff was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler, whose driver wasn’t paying attention to traffic ahead.  The crashed caused significant spinal injuries, but plaintiff recovered well.  There was limited available insurance coverage, but Quincy Cawthorne managed a six figure mediation settlement on behalf of our client, totaling $145,000.00.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $60,138.56

$125,000.00

At-fault Driver Flees Scene

Plaintiff was rear-ended while at a stop light.  The defendant driver tried to leave the scene of the accident, but was followed by the plaintiff.  The plaintiff had spinal issues post-accident, but medical causation was strongly contested by the defendants.

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$125,000.00

At-fault Driver Flees Scene

Plaintiff was rear-ended while at a stop light.  The defendant driver tried to leave the scene of the accident, but was followed by the plaintiff.  The plaintiff had spinal issues post-accident, but medical causation was strongly contested by the defendants.  The matter settled before trial for $125,000.00.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $52,180.74.

$111,487.64

Insurance Co. Denies Fault

Quincy Cawthorne represented a young lady who sustained neck, back and hip injuries when her car was struck by another car that swerved into her lane.  The case was settled for $111,487.64, after being initially declined by the defendant-insurance company.  

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$111,487.64

Insurance Co. Denies Fault

Quincy Cawthorne represented a young lady who sustained neck, back and hip injuries when her car was struck by another car that swerved into her lane.  The case was settled for $111,487.64, after being initially declined by the defendant-insurance company.  Attorney’s fees and litigation expenses totaled $47,967.14.

Confidential

Industrial Accident

Pride Doran represented a gentleman who was employed unloading a truck owned by a third-party that did business with his employer.  The truck had a whole in its wooden bed.  He accidentally stepped into it, causing severe back injuries that …

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Confidential

Industrial Accident

Pride Doran represented a gentleman who was employed unloading a truck owned by a third-party that did business with his employer.  The truck had a whole in its wooden bed.  He accidentally stepped into it, causing severe back injuries that required him to have lumbar surgery.  The case was settled for a confidential, but satisfactory, amount.

Confidential

Drunk Driver

Pride Doran was trial attorney for a young man who was injured when struck by a drunk driver.  The young man, who was in his early twenties, sustained low back injuries, but declined any surgical intervention.   A Lafayette Parish jury awarded an …

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Confidential

Drunk Driver

Pride Doran was trial attorney for a young man who was injured when struck by a drunk driver.  The young man, who was in his early twenties, sustained low back injuries, but declined any surgical intervention.   A Lafayette Parish jury awarded an amount well in excess of the six-figure policy limits, including an additional six-figures in punitive damages.  The matter was subsequently settled under a confidential “Mary Carter” agreement, satisfactorily to the Plaintiff.

Testimonials

“The results they obtained helped me to feel vindicated.”
- Confidential
“Pride Doran took it to trial and got me a verdict in excess of $300,000.”
- R. Henry
“They took the case to trial and after just one day of cross-examining the company, the executives got me a settlement worth several hundred thousand dollars!”
- Confidential
“They took the case over from the other attorney, and in less than five months prepared the case, tried it to a jury, and won a large settlement. ”
- Slip and Fall Client