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Success Record

Here is a sampling of some of the firm’s past recoveries. These awards are for representative purpose only and should not be taken as a guarantee of future results.

$2,895,612.00 (Structured settlement payout)

Wrongful death- Death of the father and injuries sustained by a 4-year-old child from a motor vehicle accident.

$1,665,000.00

Suit filed for serious injuries sustained by a mother and child involved in a motor vehicle accident due to an icy road caused by a negligently maintained drainage ditch, water runoff from a private residence and a negligent driver.

$1,600,000.00

Medical malpractice and wrongful death- Jury verdict against the hospital for failing to monitor a suicidal mental health patient who, in turn, committed suicide.

$1,548,420.00 (Structured settlement payout)

Wrongful death- Motor vehicle collision which resulted in the death of the mother of a minor child.

$1,030,000.00 (portion of amount for property damage)

Wrongful death/Survival action for collision that killed 2 and injured 1.

$1,015,000.00

Serious injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. The liable driver had a minimal liability policy but fortunately KLO was able to secure every penny of the underinsured motorist (UIM) policy insuring the vehicle driven by the injured client.

$1,000,000.00 ($1,335,308.80 with partial structured payout)

Medical malpractice and wrongful death- Death following heart surgery as a result of aortic stitches unraveling due to the surgeon’s negligence.

$900,000.00 ($1,006,040.00 with partial structured payout)

Premises liability- Suit filed for pedestrian who was struck by a piece of equipment that fell off a forklift due to operator’s negligence and lack of proper training from his employer.

$850,000.00 ($1,399,000.00 with partial structured payout)

Wrongful death- Suit filed for young mother killed in an auto accident due to the combined negligence of a speeding oil and gas industry worker and another vehicle that caused him to lose control of his truck. Suit was filed against the two drivers and their respective employers.

$696,300.00

Wrongful Death – Served as co-counsel in suit filed against various drug manufacturers of DES wherein our client’s mother was exposed in utero to the drug and developed clear cell carcinoma in her advanced years of life.

$650,000.00 ($711,458.00 with partial structured payout)

Medical malpractice and wrongful death- Failure of the radiologist to find the cancerous mass on a CT scan that resulted in the delay of treatment and an eventual death of the patient.

$650,000.00

Premises liability and wrongful death- Drowning death of a child in neighbor’s swimming pool.

$490,000.00

Wrongful death- Death of a child pedestrian struck by a van.

$459,000.00

Motor vehicle accident that seriously injured the elderly couple and required several surgeries.

$440,000.00

Suit filed as a result of a motor vehicle collision from hydroplaning due to defective roadway construction and a negligently maintained driveway resulting in serious injuries.

$410,000.00

Suit filed due to serious injuries sustained by a bystander when struck by a tree and cut by a logger.

$390,000.00

Motor vehicle accident that resulted in leg and hip fractures and the loss of life of an unborn child (first trimester).

$275,000.00 (and forgiveness of medical bills)

Medical malpractice- Suit filed due to perforation of bowel during a routine hernia surgery.

$250,000.00

Medical malpractice- Suit filed due to the misdiagnosis of cervical cancer.

$250,000.00

Head-on collision that resulted in multiple fractures for the driver and the fellow passenger.

$250,000.00

Hip replacement recall, that resulted in metal poisoning and revision surgery.

$245,000.00

Motor vehicle accident that resulted in serious injuries to a mother and daughter.

$242,500.00

Medical malpractice- Suit filed due to failure to admit a patient, despite orders, leading to death.

$230,000.00

Motor vehicle accident involving phantom vehicle that forced driver off the road and to injure her hip.

 ​$225,000.00

Motor vehicle accident resulting in an ankle fracture with two surgeries.

$215,000.00

Premises liability- Suit filed for a leg injury sustained when a large tank fell on a bystander in an oil and gas yard.

$215,000.00

Serious injuries sustained by a passenger involved in a three-vehicle auto accident.

$207,500.00

Motorcycle accident resulting in serious injuries to husband and wife.

$200,000.00

Premises liability- Suit filed against hotel for injuries sustained in a slip and fall.

$190,000.00

Serious leg injury from motorcycle accident.

$190,000.00

Passenger sustained head injury which resulted in peripheral vision loss in one eye from a single vehicle accident.

$187,500.00

Motor vehicle accident which resulted in occipital neuralgia.

$187,500.00

Suit filed as a result of a head-on collision causing multiple fractures for the driver and two other passengers.

$175,000.00

Motor vehicle accident which resulted in a complex wrist fracture that required three surgeries.

$165,000.00

Passenger in motor vehicle accident sustained humerus fracture, wrist drop of closed duration, and PTSD.

$160,000.00

Motor vehicle accident which resulted in an ankle fracture and surgery.

$150,000.00

Collision which resulted in a head injury and six months of amnesia.

$150,000.00

Head-on collision on Christmas resulting in multiple fractures.

$150,000.00

Suit filed for a 17-year-old girl involved in a motor vehicle collision that resulted in scars due to surgical intervention.

$143,000.00

Injuries sustained by two passengers involved in a single vehicle accident due to the negligence of the driver.

$139,000.00

Injuries sustained by the driver and two other passengers involved in a motor vehicle accident.

$137,500.00

Premises liability- Suit filed for a man struck and injured by a tree limb when the excavator operator negligently bumped into the tree in a quarry.

$135,000.00

Third-party action for a worker who sustained a shoulder dislocation and humeral avulsion fracture from falling into a partially covered well cellar.

$130,000.00

Injuries sustained from an auto accident on a snowy day.

$125,000.00

Suit filed for a high school student who sustained a hand neuroma from a motor vehicle accident.

$125,000.00

Wrongful death action wherein pedestrian was struck and killed by a negligent driver and decedent’s brother recovered maximum insurance limits from driver and decedent’s own policy.

$115,000.00

Rear-end collision which resulted in a back injury that required laminectomy and fusion.

$115,000.00

Child injured as a passenger in her grandmother’s car. The claim is settled with the grandmother’s insurance and her parent’s UIM insurance.

$113,500.00

Suit filed for an ankle injury that required reconstructive fusion from a motor vehicle accident.

$110,000.00

Driver sustained a head injury from being rear-ended in a parking lot by a DUI driver.

$100,000.00

Suit filed for a head-on collision which resulted in PTSD, facial scar and chronic low back pain requiring semiannual ablation treatment.

$100,000.00

Passenger seriously injured due to the driver’s negligence.

$100,000.00

Wrongful death of pedestrian walking on the side of the road and struck and killed immediately by driver, settlement represents insurance policy limit.

$100,000.00

Suit filed for a driver who was rear-ended and injured the client’s shoulder and knee, that required two surgeries.

$100,000.00

Medical malpractice- Suit filed due to a delayed diagnosis of breast cancer.

$100,000.00

Wrongful death- Motorcycle accident that resulted in death.

$100,000.00

Drunk driver T-boned elderly victim’s car that caused internal bleeding and hospitalization for a long time.

$90,000.00

Medical malpractice- Suit filed for a failed ACL surgery that resulted in an unnecessary exploratory and revision procedures.

$90,000.00

Premises liability- Tripped and fell on the sidewalk, maintained by a homeowner that resulted in a broken arm.

$90,000.00

Suit filed for a knee injury with nerve damage that required surgery as a result of an automobile accident.

$90,000.00

Motorcycle driver rear-ended and sustained injuries.

$90,000.00

Head-on collision that resulted in several fractures in an elderly driver.

$82,500.00 (and payment of medical bills)

Medical malpractice- An elderly patient sustained facial burns from the doctor’s negligent use of cauterizer.

$82,500.00

Pedestrian injury- A man sustained leg fracture when his girlfriend backed into him when parking her vehicle.

$82,000.00

Hearing loss sustained by elderly passenger in T-bone collision.

 $80,000.00

Driver and passenger rear-ended and injured in work zone on the turnpike.

$77,500.00

Auto accident resulted in shoulder injuries that had required a surgery.

$75,000.00

Medical malpractice- Error during knee replacement that required a revision surgery.

$75,000.00

Tavern liability- Suit filed due to the death from a bar fight with an intoxicated patron.

$74,700.00

Suit filed for the motorcycle passenger injured in a collision with car.

$70,000.00

Premises liability- Suit filed for slip and fall on ice in the parking lot that resulted in a back injury.

$70,000.00

High school student sustained a tooth fracture that had required dental procedures due to motor vehicle accident.

$70,000.00

Injury to a preexisting knee condition from a motor vehicle accident.

$65,000.00

Pedestrian injury- Car crashed into a home which resulted in facial scar and soft tissue injuries to the homeowner.

$64,500.00

Suit filed for Salmonella poisoning.

$63,000.00

Motor vehicle collision resulting in concussion.

$62,500.00

Motor vehicle collision which resulted in a broken arm and collapsed lung.

$62,000.00

Suit filed for a victim of assault recovered from an uninsured assailant.

$62,000.00

Minor injured as a passenger in the vehicle.

$60,000.00

Animal attack- Suit filed for a ram attack that resulted in a fractured shoulder.

$60,000.00

Suit filed for a motor vehicle accident that resulted in aggravation of the preexisting back issue.

$60,000.00

Wrongful death- Passenger died as a driver wrecked the car while under the influence of synthetic drugs.

$60,000.00

Premises liability- Tripped and fell over a hospital scale that resulted in a hip fracture.

$60,000.00

Dental malpractice- Infection from wisdom teeth extraction.

$55,000.00

Premises liability- Suit filed for slip and fall at a store parking lot that resulted in a leg fracture.

​$55,000.00

Medical malpractice- Patient’s hand injured when being transported to recovery following an unrelated surgery.

$55,000.00

Suit filed and an uninsured motorist claim made for a motor vehicle accident while in course and scope of employment.​

$51,500.00

Pedestrian sustained a broken wrist when struck by a DUI driver.

$50,000.00

Head-on collision while on prison work release resulting in broken knee.

$50,000.00

At-fault driver ran red light and collided with client causing her to have a concussion.

$50,000.00

Passenger involved in a collision sustained by a broken jaw.

$50,000.00

Wrongful death- Suit filed for the death of an occupant of the vehicle driven by a drunk driver.

$50,000.00

Passenger involved in a collision sustained by a low back injury.

$50,000.00

Passenger involved in a collision sustained by a broken wrist due to the driver’s negligence.

$50,000.00

Wrongful death- An uninsured DUI driver struck and killed a decedent.

$50,000.00

Bodily injuries sustained from an automobile accident.

$48,500.00

Suit filed for a pregnant mother who required a C-section (as opposed to natural childbirth) due to back injury sustained in an accident.

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Some workers’ compensation compromise and release settlements include:

$215,000.00 (and two years of medical and wage-loss benefits)

Knee injury from a pipeline accident.

$126,500.00 (and five years of medical and wage-loss benefits)

Knee injury sustained at a factory.

$120,000.00 (and two years of medical and wage-loss benefits)

Back injury from falling from a machine.

$120,000.00 (with ongoing medical coverage and one year of wage-loss benefits)

Shoulder injury from lifting.

​$119,832.00 (and two years of medical and wage-loss benefits)

Ankle injury from falling from a ladder.​

$100,000.00 (and two years of medical and wage-loss benefits)

Snake bite injury while working in the field.

$100,000.00 (with open ended medical and prior wage-loss payments)

Back injury to a quarry worker.

$95,000.00 (and 15 months of medical and wage-loss benefits)

Shoulder injury sustained at work.

$90,000.00 (with prior payments of medical and wage-loss benefits)

Back injury to a quarry worker.

$85,000.00 (with prior payments of medical and wage-loss benefits)

Specific loss of several fingers in a machine.

$58,000.00

Hearing loss from an explosion at plant.

$55,000.00

Bartender’s lacerated hand on a broken drinking glass.

$50,000.00 (and two years of medical and wage-loss benefits)

Hand injury.

$47,000.00 (with prior payments of medical and wage-loss benefits)

Hand injury.

$30,000.00

Specific loss of a finger.

$27,500.00

​Facial scar from tar burn.

$25,000.00

Scar on the forehead from a work-related auto accident.

$24,000.00

Back injury to the part-time store clerk.

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