Personal Injury and Tort
Business and Commercial
$1,000,000 pre-suit settlement in automobile collision case on behalf of widow whose elderly husband was killed when their car was hit by a rental truck.
$750,000 settlement in medical malpractice case filed in Fulton County on behalf of widow whose husband suffered cardiac arrest during procedure in doctor’s office and died due to the lack of a defibrillator in the office. Settlement also included donation of defibrillators to community facilities.
$400,000 settlement in negligence case filed in Newton County on behalf of widower whose elderly wife was injured because she was not properly restrained in her wheelchair while being transported for non-emergency medical treatment and subsequently died of her injuries.
Confidential six figure settlement in negligent supervision case filed in Fulton County on behalf of parents of minor child who was sexually assaulted by an older child on a school bus.
Confidential six figure settlement in premises liability and negligent hiring case filed in Fulton County on behalf of mother of minor child who was sexually assaulted by custodian employed at apartment complex where they lived.
$350,000 pre-suit settlement in premises liability case on behalf of woman who tripped over defect in pavement in front of Atlanta area hotel and fractured her arm.
$245,000 verdict in malicious prosecution counterclaim filed in Fulton County on behalf of woman who was repeatedly prosecuted by her ex-boyfriend after she broke up with him. Also, successfully defended claims asserted by ex-boyfriend.
$200,000 judgment in civil rights case filed in U.S. District Court on behalf of individual who was beaten by police officers during routine traffic stop.
$175,000 pre-suit settlement in premises liability case on behalf of a retired pilot who slipped on water on floor at Atlanta airport and fractured his arm.
Six figure verdict in legal malpractice case filed in Walton County on behalf of woman whose attorney missed statute of limitations with respect to her personal injury claim and tried to cover it up.
Multiple six figure verdicts and settlements in automobile collision and premises liability cases in venues located throughout Georgia.
Obtained dismissal of claims on behalf of foreign media company sued in Federal Court in Georgia for defamation.
$280,000 jury verdict for victim of false and malicious comments made during FM radio call-in show.
Supreme Court victory clearing website operators from liability in Internet and social media defamation & invasion of privacy case brought by public figure.
$75,000 settlement in defamation case for victim of false comments appearing in a newspaper.
$78,000 pre-suit settlement on behalf of counseling patient against mental health counselor for malpractice.
$155,000 pre-suit settlement for client in legal malpractice case where client's former attorney made binding drafting errors in divorce documents.
$1,057,000 judgment against auto parts distributor on behalf of client sustaining spinal cord injuries due to defective tire manufacturer.
$170,000 pre-suit settlement for vehicle passenger in T-bone automobile collision who sustained orthopedic injuries.
$80,000 settlement for truck driver who sustained back injuries in a rear-end collision.
$600,000 settlement following discovery for vehicle passenger who sustained back injuries in low impact, rear-end collision.
$300,000 settlement for vehicle passenger against distracted driver who swerved out of her lane after driver's insurance coverage had denied coverage.
$1,000,000 settlement following discovery for pedestrian struck by vehicle in restaurant drive-through lane.
$100,000 settlement obtained for myofascial and dental injuries to child passenger in vehicle collision (insurance limits).
$300,000 settlement on behalf of driver with orthopedic injuries in lane-change, sideswipe case (insurance limits).
$1,350,000 verdict in partnership dispute filed in Fulton County on behalf of minority partner damaged when majority partner failed to finance real estate project as agreed.
Confidential high six figure settlement in breach of fiduciary duty case filed in Gwinnett County on behalf of family business against former officer who left family business to start a competing business for his new employer.
Successfully defended movie theater owner sued by shopping mall developer in Forsyth County for breach of contract.
Successfully defended restaurant owner sued by developer/contractor in Gwinnett County for breach of contract to construct restaurant.
Successfully defended health and fitness business owner sued by former shareholder and employee in Fulton County for proceeds of business.
Successfully defended builder sued in Gwinnett County by insurance company which sought to avoid providing insurance coverage for claims brought by owners of neighboring properties.
Multiple multi-million dollar judgments in favor of banks in commercial lending disputes with borrowers and guarantors in venues located throughout Georgia.
Enforced non-solicitation covenant against former employee who attempted to compete in violation of restrictive covenants and recovered financial settlement from employee.
$1,600,000 severance agreement negotiated on behalf of CEO of beverage company whose employment was terminated following change in ownership.
$1,350,000 severance agreement negotiated on behalf of real estate investment executive whose employment was terminated during company reorganization.
$1,050,000 severance agreement negotiated on behalf of bank investment advisor terminated by employer.
$150,000 settlement in gender and age discrimination case filed in U.S. District Court on behalf of female executive who asserted claims against her former employer, a national healthcare company, after she was passed over for a promotion and terminated.
$125,000 settlement in Title VII gender discrimination case filed in U.S. District Court on behalf of female employees of national restaurant chain.
$110,000 settlement in retaliation case filed in U.S. District Court in favor of former manager of car dealership who asserted claims against his former employer after he was terminated for complaining about discrimination in the workplace.
$70,000 in age discrimination case filed in U.S. District Court in favor of sales representative who asserted claims against his former employer, a national food vendor, after his employment was terminated.
Successfully prosecuted claims brought by automobile repair business against former employee for misappropriation of trade secrets including customer lists.
Multiple six figure settlements in Title VII, ADEA and ADA employment discrimination cases on behalf of employees who asserted claims of race, gender, age and disability discrimination as well as retaliation.
Regularly advise and represent employers and employees with respect to non-competition, non-solicitation and trade secret disputes.
Regularly advise and represent employers and employees with respect to employment agreements and separation agreements.
$850,000 post-verdict settlement on behalf of salesperson in pregnancy discrimination & FMLA case following jury verdict for employee.
$100,000 settlement after depositions on behalf of facility director in Federal gender discrimination case against the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.
$225,000 post discovery settlement on behalf of employee of the Social Security Administration in "reverse" race discrimination, failure to promote case.
$1,150,000 jury verdict in sexual harassment case on behalf of HR employee against engineering firm following frequent humiliation and belittling by male supervisors.
$210,000 settlement after filing suit in workplace sexual harassment matter on behalf of three female employees against technology firm.
$450,000 settlement following depositions for executive terminated without "cause" in violation of his employment and compensation agreement.
$210,000 jury verdict for saleswoman who suffered job-related emotional distress as a result of having to participate in illegal activities at work.
$550,000 settlement on behalf of Director level employee of retail bookstore chain in race & gender discrimination case.
$185,000 pre-suit settlement for American COO of Japanese manufacturer in national origin discrimination case.
$110,000 settlement following discovery on behalf of female salesperson who complained about sexual harassment and was subjected to retaliation at work.
$99,000 settlement following depositions on behalf of consulting company employee in dispute over commissions owed.
$90,000 pre-suit settlement on behalf of in-house attorney suffering harassment on the job against manufacturing company.
$100,000 pre-suit settlement on behalf of terminated university employee and whistleblower who asserted claims under the Georgia Whistleblower Act, which prevents retaliation against state employees for disclosing non-compliance with laws and regulations.
$144,000 settlement on behalf of global HR Director of large hotel chain in age discrimination case.
$210,000 settlement after depositions on behalf of warehouse employee subjected to on the job racial harassment.
$50,000 pre-suit settlement on behalf of staffing agency employee who objected to discriminatory comments towards another employee and was terminated in retaliation.
Obtained reinstatement to employment for veteran Atlanta police officer following Civil Service hearing, after officer was terminated for controversial on the job remarks.
$664,000 pre-suit settlement / severance agreement negotiated for executive of foreign controlled manufacturing company in national origin discrimination case.
$270,000 severance agreement negotiated for executive departing biomedical firm.
$258,000 severance agreement negotiated for departing COO of credit union following interference by board member with COO's employment.
$270,000 severance agreement negotiated for American CEO of foreign financial services company who experienced gender issues at work.
$101,000 severance agreement negotiated on behalf of marketing director for beverage company.
$258,000 severance agreement negotiated on behalf of departing practice management executive who blew the whistle on illegal activities.
$95,000 severance agreement negotiated on behalf of insurance company customer service representative who blew the whistle on company HIPAA violations.
$262,000 severance agreement negotiated for vice president & general manager of medical software systems company.
$340,000 severance negotiated on behalf of in-house lawyer asserting gender, retaliation, and whistleblower claims against paper manufacturing company.
$295,000 severance negotiated on behalf of purchasing agent of home services company.
Negotiated employment and compensation agreement for CEO of collegiate football bowl game.