A Few of our Notable Cases
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Gross recovery against a landscaping company and various governmental entities for a motorcyclist who sustained injuries to his upper and lower body. The motorcyclist was hit late at night by an underinsured car. The driver of the car said that she could not see the motorcycle because of the vision obstruction created by some overgrown hedges that were on the roadway median.
Gross recovery against a landscaping company and a handful of public entities and private companies on behalf of a motor scooter passenger (who was not wearing a helmet) who suffered a traumatic brain injury resulting from a crash with an underinsured taxi cab. The crash resulted, in part, by a vision obstruction that was due to slightly overgrown landscaping on the median.
Gross recovery on behalf of a driver in a car crash who sustained a fracture of the non-dominant arm which required two surgeries
Gross recovery on behalf of the parents of a deceased student-pilot who was tragically killed in a mid-air crash over the Everglades
Gross recovery on the eve of trial in a bad faith case involving a major insurer who failed to timely offer its $1 million limits
Gross recovery on behalf of the husband of an elderly drowning victim against a condominium complex for failing to provide fencing along a large lakefront
Gross recovery on behalf of the victim of a drunk driver whose auto insurance company acted in bad faith by not quickly offering the $50,000 limit on the driver’s auto policy to the victim
Gross recovery on behalf of a radio-controlled model helicopter enthusiast living in New York who experienced an eye injury due to a defective plastic component part that was manufactured in Taiwan; the part failed during a test flight after the victim had reconstructed the model helicopter following a previous crash
Gross recovery of the all available automobile insurance policy limits for a husband and his wife after a fatal car crash caused by a careless driver
Gross recovery for the adult children of an elderly woman who was murdered by her next door neighbor at a condominium complex; lawsuit prosecuted against the property management company and condominium association
Gross recovery on behalf of a man who was rear-ended and pushed into a bus. He sustained injuries to his neck and lower back. He underwent a cervical discectomy and artificial disc replacement
Gross recovery on behalf of a victim of a low speed rear end crash who sustained a neck injury requiring fusion surgery; very little evidence of impact to the victim’s car; no claim for loss of wages or loss of earning capacity
Gross recovery on behalf of a little girl who spilled hot chocolate in her lap while in her mother’s minivan after the family had purchased the drink from a local café.
Gross recovery on behalf of a front seat passenger who sustained non-surgical orthopedic injuries after the car was hit from behind
Gross recovery on behalf of a person who fell and suffered nerve damage while walking up the stairs in a dark movie theater
Gross recovery on behalf of a victim of a low speed rear end crash who suffered a neck injury requiring surgery; very little evidence of impact to the victim’s car
Gross recovery on behalf of a pedestrian who sustained orthopedic injuries after being hit by a car while walking on the side of a country road around midnight; recovery was in excess of the very low policy limits
Gross recovery on behalf of the victim of a low speed rear end crash who experienced a lower back injury requiring surgery; very little evidence of any impact to the victim’s car
Gross recovery on behalf of a competitive endurance racer who sustained a shoulder injury when the gymnastics rings he was using during his cross fit training snapped causing him to fall from 8 feet. Despite his injury, he competed in a triathlon 2 months after the incident
Gross recovery on behalf of a motorcyclist who received a minor concussion and some road rash after being hit by a car on the highway
Gross recovery on behalf of an airport worker who sustained a broken ankle after a generator attached to a private plane fell on him as the plane was preparing for take-off
Gross recovery for a pressure washer who sustained a crush injury to his finger when he tripped and fell over debris on an improperly maintained sales floor of a hardware store
Gross recovery for an elderly woman who sustained an ankle injury when she stepped into a small depression of improperly maintained grass in her neighbor’s yard
Gross recovery on behalf of a potential buyer of a pre-construction condo after he suffered a pelvic fracture from falling through the dilapidated second floor of the condo during a pre-sale tour
Gross recovery for an elderly man who sustained a hip injury when he slipped and fell on decaying tree seeds in a parking lot
You should know that...
The facts and circumstances of your case may differ from the matters in which the recent case results are described above.
All results of cases handled by The Ellsley Law Firm are not provided.
The case results described are not necessarily representative of all results obtained by The Ellsley Law Firm or the experience of all clients. Every case is different, and each client's case must be evaluated and handled on its own merits.
In the examples above, the term gross recovery consists of the total amount obtained. The amount the client received will be less due to deductions for attorney’s fees, reimbursement of advanced costs incurred in prosecuting the case, payment of subrogation interests (usually medical liens from private and/or governmental health insurers), and possibly other liens.