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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.

$1,015,000.00

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.

$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.

$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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