NOTABLE SETTLEMENTS AND VERDICTS IN EXCESS OF $1 million
$12.5 million – Verdict against drunk driver in wrongful death case.
$10 million – Verdict against general contractor in wrongful death case.
$5 million – Verdict against pharmaceutical supplier for wrongful death of a nursing home resident.
$3.3 million – Settlement in fraud case against major life insurance company.
$3 million – Verdict in fraud case against mortgage company.
$2 million – Verdict in medical malpractice wrongful death case.
$1.9 million – Settlement in 18-wheeler wrongful death case.
$1.86 million – Verdict in a trespass case against construction company.
$1.8 million – Settlement for injuries to truck driver who fell from truck during loading.
$1.75 million – Settlement for medical malpractice—stillborn infant.
$1.7 million – Verdict in fraud case against mortgage company.
$1.5 million – Verdict in fraud case against funeral home and insurance company related to burial insurance.
$1.3 million – Verdict against major retailer for injury to customer from falling merchandise.
$1.1 million – Verdict against mobile home manufacturer for faulty construction and fraud.
$1 million – Settlement for medical malpractice—death.
$1 million – Verdict for injuries from auto accident.
$1 million – Settlement medical malpractice against Georgia hospital.
NOTABLE SETTLEMENTS OF $500,000 OR MORE
$920,000 – Settlement for automobile injury case—Georgia.
$850,000 – Settlement in fraud and bad faith case against health insurer.
$850,000 – Settlement in fraud case against mortgage company.
$850,000 – Settlement in fraud case against Alabama insurance company for failure to pay medical benefits.
$650,000 – Settlement in Georgia in a fraud case against major insurance company.
$595,000 – Settlement for injuries to truck driver in accident with another truck driver.
$560,000 – Settlement in case against engineering firm for negligence in developing subdivision.
$500,000 – Settlement in fraud case against a major bank.
$500,000 – Settlement in a Georgia fraud case against life insurance company.
OTHER NOTABLE VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS
$495,000 – Settlement in medical malpractice case involving surgery to broken leg.
$400,000 – Verdict for injuries to gas station customer who was assaulted by store clerk.
$362,000 – Verdict in uninsured motorist insurance case.
$300,000 – Verdict medical malpractice case. Foreign instrument left in body.
$300,000 – Verdict medical malpractice death case.
$300,000 – Settlement for injuries in car accident.
$250,000 – Settlement for injuries in slip and fall.
$250,000 – Settlement in products liability case.
$250,000 – Settlement against insurance company for failure to pay disability insurance.