IN ALL CASES, SETTLEMENTS AND VERDICTS WILL DEPEND ON MANY DIFFERENT FACTORS AND CIRCUMSTANCES UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.  PAST RESULTS IN CASES CAN IN NO WAY GUARANTEE OR PREDICT SIMILAR RESULTS IN FUTURE CASES WHICH OUR ATTORNEYS MAY UNDERTAKE.

Workers’ Compensation – $1,287,016  In 2017, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client sustained disabling injuries to his lower back while pushing a dumpster at work.  He required four back surgeries and is permanently and totally disabled.

Richmond Civil Rights – $3,840,000  In 2015, Attorney Seth Carroll and Attorney Jonathan Halperin of the Halperin Law Center obtained a record setting $3,840,000 civil rights settlement on behalf of a resident of the Richmond City Jail who suffered a catastrophic heat stroke and permanent debilitating injuries while serving a 6-month sentence.  This settlement is believed to be the largest civil right settlement of its kind in the history of Virginia.

Workers’ Compensation – $1,400,000  In 2015, Attorney Seth Carroll successfully mediated this complicated workers’ compensation case for $1,400,000.  While at work, our client suffered a crush injury resulting in complete paraplegia.  A portion of the proceeds were structured which resulted in a total projected future value of $2,065,479.  This was the second largest workers’ compensation settlement in Virginia in 2015.

Slip & Fall – $1,500,000  In 2012, Attorney Seth Carroll and Attorney Benjamin Andrews of AndrewsBrown PLC successfully mediated this case for $1,500,000 against a multi-national company.  The client sustained injuries in a slip and fall accident on black ice.  Both liability and causation were contested by the defendant.

Personal Injury – $800,000  In 2014, Attorney Seth Carroll and Attorney Jonathan Halperin of the Halperin Law Center negotiated a settlement of $800,000 in a case involving a freight handler injured by a truck driver who was improperly attempting to assist in loading a “no touch load.”  The freight handler suffered  multiple herniated discs in his neck.

Workers’ Compensation – $150,000 In 2017, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client hurt his wrist while working at a bakery. He slipped on water, and fell on the wrist of his dominant arm, injuring it badly. He had to have hardware surgically installed in his wrist, which then got infected, causing him to need a second surgery to repair the damage. As a result of his work injury, he had permanent work restrictions for his arm, hand and wrist.

Workers’ Compensation – $300,000  In 2015, Attorney Jamie Karek resolved this matter in which our client sustained a back injury after falling out of a chair at work.  Our client had serious preexisting back problems and the claim was denied by the insurance company.  Jamie represented our client at hearing, and as a result our client was awarded lifetime medical benefits and ongoing disability benefits.

Workers’ Compensation – $120,000 In 2017, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client, an employee for a big-box home improvement store, suffered a severe lower back injury when a forklift pinned him. Our client was transporting material to his workstation when a nearby forklift moved forward instead of in reverse. The forklift driver was inexperienced and didn’t apply the brake correctly, pinning him and causing the injuries.

Workers’ Compensation – $246,000  In 2013, Attorney Jamie Karek resolved this matter in which her client sustained a severe hamstring injury while employed by a health care facility.

Workers’ Compensation – $170,000  In 2016 Attorney Jamie Karek resolved this matter in which our client sustained serious injuries to his low back when he slipped while getting out of a tractor trailer.  Our client had a preexisting back condition, and as a result of this incident he required 2 additional back surgeries.

Workers’ Compensation – $175,000 In 2013, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case involving a woman who worked in a big-box home improvement store and hurt her knee badly, requiring a serious surgery. As a result of her work injury, she had permanent work restrictions.

Personal Injury – $800,000 In 2013, Attorneys’ Seth Carroll and Matthew Lastrapes jointly settled this tragic case. A woman was struck by a vehicle resulting in severe injuries to her lower body.

Workers’ Compensation – $225,000  In 2013, Attorney Jamie Karek resolved this matter in which her client sustained severe injuries when he suffered a gunshot wound and resulting psychological injuries while employed as a security guard.

Workers’ Compensation – $400,000 In 2016, Attorney Elyse Stiner negotiated a settlement for her client, who sustained injuries to their back while lifting heavy boxes at their place of employment.

Auto Accident – $360,000  In 2012 Attorney Dana Charback settled this rear-end auto accident.  Our client had two cervical fusions among other injuries.

Workers’ Compensation – $261,500 In 2016, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client, a tractor trailer truck driver, was driving through snowy, windy conditions, with the snow freezing into ice. The truck jackknifed and was blown into a ditch by the wind. He suffered a severe neck and shoulder injury that required multiple surgeries.

Workers’ Compensation – $200,000  In 2013, Attorney Jamie Karek resolved this matter in which her client sustained severe injuries while on the job for this employer.

Workers’ Compensation – $275,000 In 2015, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved an occupational asthma case. Our client was exposed to mold in a ventilation system while at work, resulting in a respiratory illness known as RADS, Reactive Airway Dysfunction Syndrome, an asthma-like syndrome that develops from a single exposure to high levels of an irritant.

Workers’ Compensation – $175,000  In 2016 Attorney Jamie Karek resolved this matter in which our client sustained severe back injuries while unloading a pallet from an 18-wheeler while employed by a large grocery store chain.  The injury resulted in our client having to undergo 2 back surgeries and numerous injections.

Workers’ Compensation – $175,000 In 2015, attorneys Lauren Carroll and Elyse Stiner jointly resolved this case for our client. The client slipped and fell at her retail place of employment as she was hurrying to retrieve something for a customer, causing severe injuries to her back and neck.

Workers’ Compensation – $170,000  In 2014, Attorney Jamie Karek resolved this matter in which our client sustained a shoulder injury after tripping over a package while employed by a multi-national delivery company.  The injury required extensive medical treatment, including surgery.

Workers’ Compensation – $100,000 In 2016, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client was unloading large bags of bird seed from a truck while working in the warehouse of a big-box home improvement store and hurt her back severely in the process. As a result of her work injury, she had permanent work restrictions.

Personal Injury – $170,000 In of 2015, Attorney Matthew Lastrapes, successfully mediated this tragic case. A woman was struck by a speeding motorist while attempting to cross the street.

Workers’ Compensation – $225,000 In 2016, attorney Lauren Carroll and Seth Carroll jointly resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client, a lead diesel technician, suffered severe injuries to his lower back while at work. In addition to his physical injury, he developed mental health issues and required additional treatment.

Personal Injury – $160,000 In 2014, Attorney Matthew Lastrapes successfully mediated this complicated case. A motorist that was traveling over a bridge was struck by debris left out by a construction company despite an approaching storm.

Workers’ Compensation – $245,000 In 2016, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case for a client who was driving a tractor trailer truck, suffered a seizure while she was driving and had a terrible accident: the truck rolled over and skidded across four lanes of Interstate 95. She had to have a 14-inch rod surgically implanted in her back.

Workers’ Compensation – $165,000  In 2015, Attorney Jamie Karek resolved this matter for $165,000 plus lifetime medical benefits.  Our client was employed as a shop foreman and mechanic when he injured his low back and left leg and knee after stepping on a pipe and twisting.  He required surgery on his knee and numerous injections for his back.

Workers’ Compensation – $115,000 In 2016, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client, a mechanic, was swinging a sledgehammer trying to remove a welded spindle from a trailer axle. He hurt his wrist and his hand while swinging the sledgehammer.

Personal Injury – $150,000  In 2015, Attorney Matthew Lastrapes negotiated a settlement in this complicated case against a public school.  A teacher severely injured a female student by engaging in juvenile horseplay that was unwelcomed by the student.

Workers’ Compensation – $200,000 In 2014, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case involving a driver who slipped on water that was surrounding his truck and suffered serious back, hip and left leg injuries. He had significant permanent work restrictions. He could no longer move the way he could prior to the injury; his ability to work was therefore significantly limited.

Personal Injury – $150,000 In 2013, Attorney Elyse Stiner negotiated a settlement for her client whom was hit by a motor vehicle while crossing an intersection.

Workers’ Compensation – $120,000  In 2016 Attorney Jamie Karek resolved this matter for our client who was injured after slipping and falling in the back of a trailer while working as a delivery driver.  Our client sustained injuries to his left shoulder.  It was later determined that our client had injured his neck in the accident as well, but the insurance company denied coverage for that injury.  Jamie represented our client at hearing and on appeals to the Full Commission and the Court of Appeals of Virginia, resulting in our client being awarded lifetime medical benefits for his neck in addition to his shoulder.

Workers’ Compensation – $100,000 In 2016, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client lost consciousness in a physician’s office while getting stitches removed and fell and hit his head, suffering a traumatic brain injury.

Workers’ Compensation – $130,000 In 2015, Attorney Matthew Lastrapes successfully negotiated a settlement for this case, where a truck driver slipped on a patch of ice while exiting the cab of the truck.

Workers’ Compensation – $200,000 In 2014, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case for a client who was in a forklift accident and suffered head, neck and eye injuries.

Workers’ Compensation – $111,000.00 In 2015, Attorney Elyse Stiner negotiated a settlement in this unique case. The client suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a result of an event which occurred while she was working.

Workers’ Compensation – $220,000 In 2013, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case involving an accountant who slipped on an icy sidewalk on his way to work and suffered a debilitating back injury. He required a very complex surgery.

Workers’ Compensation – $249,000 In 2015, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case involving our client, a physician assistant who slipped on spilled rubbing alcohol while assisting in the operating room. She injured her back severely, resulting in a pain disorder called arachnoiditis, an irritation of nerves around the spinal cord characterized by severe stinging, burning pain and neurological problems.

Workers’ Compensation – $100,00 In 2015, Attorney Elyse Stiner resolved this case. The client suffered a shoulder injury while performing manual labor at work.

Workers’ Compensation – $100,000 In 2016, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client was unloading a cable wheel from a tractor trailer truck and felt a discernible pop in his shoulder, suffering an extreme shoulder injury.

Workers’ Compensation – $100,000 In 2016, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client, a correctional facility employee, was lifting a large box of restraints when he felt a pop in his lower back, resulting in severe spasms in his right lower back. He suffered pulled muscles in his back and legs, in addition to bulging discs in his spine that caused radiating pain along the nerve routes on his entire left side.