Recent Settlement and Verdict Results
At VanDerGinst Law, each client provides us with an opportunity to help someone in a stressful situation. We understand it can be difficult to choose the right attorney when you’re suffering. The following list illustrates some of the results we have recovered for our clients. Every case is different, and we cannot promise the same results for every case. But we can promise to use every effort to get the best results possible for your injury case
$1,700,000 for Car Accident Victim Who Lost an Eye
A 46-year-old man was a passenger in the front seat of a vehicle that collided with another vehicle that had blown a stop sign. As a result of the airbags deploying, our client lost an eye. We were able to secure a settlement of $1,700,000 for his permanent loss and disfigurement.
$650,000 for Infant Burned at Daycare
We were able to secure $650,000 for an infant who was burned by boiling water while at daycare.
$1,000,000 for Victim of Medical Malpractice
An 80-year-old man suffered a massive stroke that could have been avoided if doctors had properly addressed a blood clot that had been noted by the radiologist. The clot ultimately resulted in a massive stroke causing permanent paralysis of our client’s right side.
$397,356 Verdict for Victims in Bar Fight
A bar fight resulted in a dram case against a tavern and battery cases against the assailants. The verdict was in favor of one Plaintiff in the amount of $200,000 which included $50,000 for compensatory damages and $150,000 for punitive damages. The verdict was also in favor of another Plaintiff in the amount of $197,356 which included $47,356 for compensatory damages and $150,000 for punitive damages.
$8,000,000 for Traumatic Brain Injury
A 38-year-old man was crushed by falling paneling in a hardware store resulting in a traumatic brain injury which ultimately lead to his early death.
$3,000,000 for Family of Wrongful Death Victim
VanDerGinst Law was able to recover $3,000,000 for the family of a 25-year-old woman who was stabbed to death by the employee of an apartment complex. The complex failed to properly investigate and supervise the employee, who had a long criminal history of violence.
$200,000 for Victim Rear-Ended by a Semi-Truck
A 41-year-old man suffered a clavicle fracture, broken tooth, and head laceration as a result of being rear-ended by a semi-truck. We were able to secure a $200,000 settlement for injuries and pain and suffering.
$1,400,000 Recovery for Semi-Truck Accident Resulting in Death
A young man died when his car collided with a semi-truck that had pulled out in front of him, leaving behind two children. Liability in this case was hotly contested, the case was mediated and ultimately resulted in a settlement of $1,400,000.
$2,547,000 for Failure to Diagnose and Treat Woman’s Cancer
We were able to secure $2,547,000 for our client because doctors failed to properly diagnose and treat her for the cancer to which she ultimately succumbed.
$250,000 for Woman Injured in Drunk Driving Accident
A 27-year-old woman suffered a broken nose, hip, femur, and thumb as a result of a drunk driver who crossed the center line and collided with our client. We were able to secure her a $250,000 insurance policy limit recovery.
$1,055,000 for Man Who Lost Leg in Semi-Truck Accident
Our client sustained a below-the-knee amputation as a result of a collision with a semi-truck while he was tending to his disabled vehicle. Liability in this case was hotly contested but resolved after lengthy litigation.
$100,000 for Passenger on Motorcycle Whose Driver Lost Control
A recovery for a 43-year-old woman who suffered knee injuries while a passenger on a motorcycle whose driver lost control.
$350,000 for Minor Seriously Injured
VanDerGinst Law was able to recover $350,000 for a minor client who was seriously injured when a cafeteria table fell on him as he was playing with friends at an after-hours activity.
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