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Personal Injury Settlements in Oklahoma

$1,000,000 – Plaintiff was riding a Honda 3-wheel ATV when it suddenly rolled. Plaintiff was driving at a slow speed of 10 mph on flat ground. He was ejected from the 3-wheeler hitting his head on the pavement sustaining brain injuries. Case tried and jury verdict of $1,000,000.

$25,000 – Plaintiff was falsely accused of shoplifting and was assaulted by a security guard. Plaintiff sustained psychological trauma and incurred $1,300 in medical expenses. Plaintiff settled during mediation for $25,000.

Car Accident Settlements in Oklahoma

$800,000 – Defendant’s employee ran a stop sign striking the passenger side of the vehicle in which the Plaintiff was a passenger. Plaintiff struck the windshield sustaining a moderate brain injury and was in a coma for four days. Extensive cognitive rehabilitation was required for the trauma. Plaintiff was off work for seven months and incurred $60,000 in medical bills. She returned to work as a LPN at a nursing home, but had continued problems with memory and concentration. Case was settled morning of the trial for $800,000.

$220,000 – Plaintiff sustained a compound-comminuted fracture of the ankle when her vehicle was struck by the Defendant who turned left in front of the Plaintiff’s vehicle. The Plaintiff incurred $14,000 in medical bills and was off work for six months. The case was settled for $220,000.

$220,000 – Plaintiff was a passenger in a car which was driven by an intoxicated driver. Driver lost control of the vehicle and as a result of the front seat collapsing, Plaintiff was ejected through the back window. Plaintiff sustained a closed head injury. Case was settled for $220,000.

$130,000 – Plaintiff sustained injury when she was rear-ended at a high rate of speed on a countryside state highway. Plaintiff was medi-flighted to the nearest trauma 1 hospital. The case was settled for the entire policy limit available for the collision, $130,000.

$106,000 – Plaintiff was injured from an accident that occurred during rush hour traffic. The Plaintiff was found to be a surgical candidate but she was hesitant to undergo the operation for various reasons. Our team maximized her recovery, putting enough in her pocket so that she could decide on her own down the road. The case was settled for $106,000.

Trucking Accident Settlements in Oklahoma

$750,000 – Plaintiff was hit head on by a tank truck which had defective brakes and was driven by a poorly qualified driver. Plaintiff sustained serious damages to her hip joint necessitating the replacement of her natural hip with a prosthetic joint. She incurred approximately $60,000 in medical bills. She was 39-years-old and she will have a permanent limp due to sciatic nerve damage. The case settled one month before trial. Recovery of $750,000.

$550,000 – Plaintiff was driving her car on Main Street in Elk City, Oklahoma, at 10:00 p.m. A semi-tractor trailer was parked on the side of the street without flashers or visible reflector lights. Plaintiff ran into the rear of the semi-tractor trailer at 40 MPH and sustained a broken knee, hip fracture and lung injury. Plaintiff incurred $33,000 in medical bills. The case was tried and the jury returned a verdict for $550,000.

$500,000 – Plaintiff was a truck driver injured when another driver ran a stop sign at a high rate of speed and collided with the plaintiff’s semi-trailer. Plaintiff sustained an injury to his neck requiring surgery and suffered PTSD after the accident. After extended litigation, the case settled two months before trial for $500,000.

$450,000 – Plaintiff was a passenger in a pickup. The pickup crested a hill on the highway and slammed broadside into a semi-tractor trailer which was backing into a driveway. The semi was blocking lanes of traffic. The semi driver had not placed any flares or other warning devices on the roadway to warn the oncoming traffic. The distance from the crest of the hill to the point where the semi was located was insufficient to allow a vehicle traveling at the posted speed to safely stop and avoid a collision. The driver of the pickup had a .20% BAC. The driver of the pickup and another passenger were instantly killed. Plaintiff suffered a broken back and compound comminuted fractures of the femur and tibia. The Plaintiff incurred $42,000 in medical bills. Plaintiff settled for $450,000.

$305,000  Plaintiff was rear-ended by a semi tractor trailer during a multi-vehicle collision. Client had a non-surgical ruptured cervical disc and had to have a surgical repair to the bladder. Her medical bills totaled $26,000 and was off work three months. Jury verdict of $305,000.

$135,000 – Defendant, a driver of a semi-tractor trailer, negligently changed lanes striking Plaintiff’s vehicle. Plaintiff suffered a ruptured disc in the lumbar area. The Plaintiff incurred $15,000 in medical expenses and was off work for four months. The Plaintiff settled during mediation for $135,000.

Motorcycle Accident Settlements in Oklahoma

$2,200,000 – Plaintiff was riding his motorcycle in Oklahoma City when Defendant failed to yield right of way striking Plaintiff. Plaintiff sustained comminuted fractures to the tibia and fibula of his left leg and head injuries. Case settled for $2,200,000.

$530,000 – Plaintiff was traveling through an intersection in Tulsa on a motorcycle and the Defendant failed to allow the Plaintiff to clear the intersection before starting out. A witness noted the driver was reading some documents prior to putting his truck into gear and pulling out into the intersection. The Plaintiff sustained severe leg damage to her right leg necessitating an amputation. The case was highly disputed on liability and was settled just prior to litigation. The settlement amount was $530,000.

$500,000 – Plaintiffs were struck while riding on their motorcycle when other vehicle failed to yield. Plaintiffs suffered leg fractures requiring surgical intervention. Case settled for $500,000.

$300,000 – Plaintiff was 20-years-old and driving a motorcycle when the uninsured Defendant turned left in front of the Plaintiff’s vehicle. Plaintiff sustained a mild concussion and fractures to the tibia. The Plaintiff was unemployed and incurred $30,000 in medical expenses. The case was settled for $300,000.

$80,000 – Defendant negligently changed lanes striking Plaintiff’s motorcycle. Plaintiff suffered a ruptured disc in his lumbar area. The Plaintiff incurred $8,000 in medical bills and was off work for two months. Case was settled for $80,000.

Oilfield Accident Settlements in Oklahoma

$1,000,000 – Plaintiff sustained head injury in oil field rig accident. Case settled for $1,000,000.

$160,000 – Plaintiff, an oil field worker, was injured when another oil field worker dropped an object from atop a drilling rig striking Plaintiff on his head and shoulder. Plaintiff suffered soft tissue injuries to his neck and shoulder incurring $6,500 in medical bills. The case was tried and a verdict rendered for $160,000.

Medical Negligence Settlements in Oklahoma

$9,000,000 – Medical Negligence – Failure to diagnose. Case settled for $9,000,000.

$1,200,000 – Medical Negligence – Patient died after gall bladder surgery. Case settled for $1,200,000.

$1,000,000 – Plaintiff was a 39-year-old female who developed pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. After she was admitted to the hospital for labor, the pre-eclampsia progressed to a severe degree. Physicians failed to recognize the severe pre-eclampsia and did not administer medication. She died two days later due to a massive cerebral hemorrhage. A healthy baby was delivered by C-section immediately after she suffered the cerebral hemorrhage. Surviving spouse settled shortly prior to trial for $1,000,000.

$1,000,000 – Plaintiff’s sixteen month old daughter was admitted to the emergency room with a 104 degree fever. X-rays were ordered thinking the child might have pneumonia. The x-rays were read as normal. The child was discharged four days later. Two days after returning home the child started spitting up blood and bled to death. Autopsy revealed a small hole in the carotid artery and subsequent viewing of x-rays taken in the hospital revealed the child had swallowed a tack. Two x-rays viewed revealed this, but the physicians overlooked it when the child was in the hospital. Parents settled weekend before trial for $1,000,000.

$450,000 – Plaintiff had an artificial hip placement in 1983. In 1991, the Defendant was performing a revision of the artificial right hip. During the surgery, the physician, while using electrocautery, partially burned the sciatic nerve leaving the Plaintiff with a permanent drop foot. Plaintiff was 45-years-old and had worked for the railroad for 19 years. The Plaintiff was off work for 18 months as a result of the injury and he incurred an additional $3,500 in medical expenses. The jury returned a verdict for $450,000.

Wrongful Death Settlements in Oklahoma

$1,200,000 – A 45-year-old man was killed when his vehicle was struck by the tire of a semi-tractor trailer which had come off of the truck. The two vehicles were traveling in opposite directions on I-35 and the tire from the semi crossed the median striking the drivers side of the decedent’s vehicle. The Plaintiff was crushed to death. The tire had been improperly mounted on the axle. The surviving spouse and children of the deceased settled on the morning of the trial for $1,200,000.

$1,000,000 – Plaintiff, father and surviving spouse, and two minor children sued a trucking company for the wrongful death of wife and mother when a truck driver failed to acknowledge the Plaintiff’s vehicle was slowing down. Truck driver rear-ended the Plaintiff’s vehicle causing the death of Plaintiffs’ wife and mother. Defendant settled two weeks before trial for $1,000,000.

$500,000 – A 65-year-old man working for the State Department of Transportation on a road crew was struck and killed by a semi-tractor trailer which was coming through a road construction area faster than the posted sign allowed. The surviving spouse settled for $500,000.

$500,000 – A 44-year-old male was diagnosed with lung cancer. Physician recommended that his lung be removed. At close of the operation a suture came loose from a tied off artery and decedent bled to death on the operating table. Subsequent pathology of the lung revealed that no cancer was present but instead was only an infection which would not have necessitated a pneumonectomy. Widow settled one week prior to trial for $500,000.

$300,000 – Plaintiff’s son was killed in a motor vehicle wreck when Defendant commercial vehicle failed to yield. Plaintiff’s decedent was a single individual with no children. Case settled for $300,000.

$150,000 – Plaintiff, a 30-year-old man, was driving his vehicle north on I-35 near Dallas, Texas. The Defendant, who had been drinking, was driving his vehicle south on I-35 but in the north bound lane of traffic striking the Plaintiff’s vehicle head on. Plaintiff was killed instantly. The Plaintiff was survived by his mother. The case was settled for $150,000 which was the full extent of the liability coverage.

Undisclosed amount – Plaintiffs sued Assisted Living Center for the wrongful death of their mother who was a resident in the Alzheimer Patient Care Center. Assisted Living Center was negligent in allowing the resident to wander away where she was subsequently found deceased a day later. Case was settled before trial.

Insurance Bad Faith Settlements in Oklahoma

$250,000 – Plaintiff sued his carrier for bad faith in not paying his policy limits to the family of a deceased girl in which the Plaintiff caused the death of their daughter in an automobile accident. The Plaintiff settled the case a week prior to trial for $250,000.