The attorneys of Prieto, Marigliano, Holbert & Prieto, LLC have obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients, money they desperately needed to put their lives back in order following a serious injury or the loss of a loved one. Below you will find a small sample of some recently-resolved cases:
Personal Injury – A motorist was struck head on by another vehicle and suffered a broken leg, broken ankle, and back injuries. Settlement $1,450,000.
Personal Injury – Person was injured when stair handrail failed. Settlement $1,200,000.
Trucking/Commercial Motor Carrier – A pedestrian suffered serious personal injuries including a broken leg when struck by a tractor-trailer and suffered. Settlement $400,000.
Trucking/Commercial Motor Carrier – A motorist’s vehicle was “side swiped” by a tractor-trailer. Motorist suffered a kneed injury. Settlement $120,000.
Products Liability – Person suffered back injuries when metal component, manufactured overseas, to equipment he was utilizing failed. Settlement $575,000.
Personal Injury – Motorist suffered broken arm when hit by an intoxicated driver. Settlement $147,500.
Personal Injury – Person suffered shoulder injuries when equipment failed during testing. Settlement $137,500.
Nursing home wrongful death An 82 year-old male died of a broken hip after being neglected for weeks. The nursing home owner was misappropriating funds intended for patient care; as a result, the facility was underequipped and understaffed. Jury verdict: $43.5 million. September 2010. Georgia.
Nursing home wrongful death An elderly woman acquired a serious infection when the facility staff failed to change her diaper. Settlement: $275,000. August 2009. Georgia.
Nursing home wrongful death A 78 year-old female died when staff failed to properly manage her feeding tube and took too long to call for emergency medical help. Settlement: $750,000. April 2009. Tennessee.
Nursing home wrongful death A 63 year-old male nursing home resident asphyxiated due, in part, to the nursing home being understaffed. Settlement: $275,000. March 2009. Georgia.
Nursing home abuse and neglect Nursing facility attempted to bar our access to witnesses of alleged abuse and neglect in their facility. Went to court and obtained Temporary Restraining Order authorizing our interviews with witnesses who had volunteered their helpful testimony. The injured resident survived and his family reports that he has been receiving better care following our intervention. February 2009. Georgia.
Financial abuse of the elderly Suit for breach of fiduciary duty involving an elderly individual. Verdict: $2.7 million. May 2007. Georgia.