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MISSISSIPPI INJURY LAWYERS
LITIGATORS WHO UNDERSTAND HOW TO RESOLVE YOUR ISSUES.

Case Results

In addition to assisting their injured clients in receiving hundreds of millions of dollars in mass tort cases against tobacco, pharmaceutical, chemical, energy, and asbestos companies, the partners of Pittman Roberts & Welsh, PLLC have secured compensation for their clients close to a billion dollars in jury verdicts and settlements and in the process have set records for jury verdicts in Smith, Hinds, Jasper, Rankin, Simpson, and Lawrence counties in Mississippi.

Some of the jury verdicts and settlements that PRW partners have achieved for our clients include the following:

(+A means plus an annuity)

Products Liability

  • $200,000,000 – Defective steering in automobile
  • $25,000,000 – Defective fuel tank on automobile
  • $20,000,000 – Defective product swallowed by child
  • $5,000,000 – Defective tire on automobile
  • $4,950,000 – Defective truck causing motor vehicle accident
  • $3,500,000 – Defective automobile fuel tank
  • $3,450,000 – Defective washing machine
  • $1,800,000 – Defective crop-duster
  • $1,500,000 – Bus seatbelt malfunctioned
  • $1,200,000 – Defective motor vehicle
  • $1,200,000 – Cap on asphalt machine failed
  • $1,000,000 – Defective accelerator in automobile
  • $905,000 – Over-administration of anesthesia in dental procedure
  • $825,000 – Logging skidder turned over and gas cap failed
  • $750,000 – Defective seatbelt
  • $700,000 – Defective seat belt latch
  • $650,000 – Pedestrian struck by automobile
  • $620,000 – Defective construction equipment
  • $525,000 – Defective car
  • $500,000 – Defective seat belt and roof crush in rollover
  • $500,000 – Defective edge chipper
  • $455,000 – Woman’s skirt was defective and caught fire
  • $400,000 – Defective car baby seat
  • $397,500 – Defective steering in automobile
  • $350,000 – Child injured by flammable clothing
  • $275,000 – Defective motor vehicle
  • $265,000 – Defective motor vehicle
  • $250,000 – Defective motor vehicle
  • $250,000 – Defective motor vehicle
  • $232,000 – Exposure to welding fumes
  • $200,000 – Defective motor vehicle

General Negligence

  • $1,200,000 – Construction company failed to control dust at construction site
  • $1,000,000 +A – Client injured when struck by front end loader at gravel pit
  • $650,000 – Gas company caused exposure to gas
  • $428,000 – Failure to maintain elevator
  • $350,000 – Negligent installation of palletizer
  • $322,000 – Improper installation of wheelchair parts
  • $300,000 – Delivered lime instead of fertilizer to fish farm

Premises Liability

  • $295,000 – Slip and fall at rest home
  • $285,000 – Slip and fall at restaurant
  • $260,000 – Client who was injured when lumber fell
  • $250,000 – Slip and fall at drug store

Motor Vehicle Accident and Uninsured Motorist Insurance

  • $5,478,000 – Client injured when UM driver crossed the center line
  • $2,925,000 – Bus came over center line when tire failed
  • $1,000 000 – Client injured when vehicle came across center line
  • $1,000,000 – Failure to keep proper lookout
  • $725,000 – Client injured when uninsured motorist ran stop sign
  • $575,000 – Failure to secure trailer
  • $500,000 –  Car came on wrong side of road
  • $400,000 – Client injured when other driver failed to keep proper look out
  • $300,000 – Car turned in front of our client
  • $300,000 – Single car accident driver lost control and passenger injured
  • $285,000 – Truck failed to stop at stop sign
  • $250,000 – Casino shuttle caught on fire
  • $245,000 – Failure to yield right of way

Medical Negligence

  • $935,000 – Failure to diagnose fetal distress
  • $770,000 – OBGYN injured bladder and ureter during hysterectomy
  • $675,000 – Client injured during transportation in elevator
  • $525,000 – Failure to diagnose and treat heart attack
  • $500,000 – Undiagnosed spinal injury
  • $500,000 – Anesthesia/surgery injury
  • $460,000 – OBGYN misdiagnosis
  • $305,000 – Client injured during TURP (prostate surgery)
  • $300,000 – Failure to diagnose
  • $300,000 – Lack of informed consent
  • $300,000 – Wrong prescription filled
  • $274,000 – Spinal surgery at incorrect level
  • $250,000 – Negligent laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Boating Accident

  • $1,600,000 – Boating accident (alcohol related)
  • $1,000,000 – Defective steering cable and operation of boat
  • $685,000 – Client injured when offloading concrete from barge

18-Wheeler Accident

  • $1,000,000 +A – Failure to keep proper lookout against 18-wheeler company
  • $675,000 – Motorcycle hit when 18-wheeler left lane
  • $600,000 – 18-wheeler stopped in road
  • $399,474 – Wagon struck by 18-wheeler
  • $375,000 – 18-wheeler ran stop sign
  • $325,000 – Log truck stopped in roadway
  • $325,000 –  Failure of 18-wheeler to yield right of way

Electrical Injury

  • $2,500,000 – Electrical injury from high voltage lines
  • $1,350,000 – Electrical injury
  • $810,000 – Electrical injury from high voltage line
  • $450,000 – Electrical injury

Workers Compensation

  • $1,125,000 – Repetitive motion injury

Breach of Contract/Insurance

  • $347,000 – Failure to pay life insurance
  • $325,000 – Failure to pay life insurance benefits
  • $300,000 – Failure to pay on fire insurance policy
  • $220,000 – Breach of disability insurance policy

Alcohol-Related Injury

  • $5,500,000 – Client injured when drunk driver was overserved alcohol
  • $4,585,000 – Client injured when drunk driver injured after driver overserved at restaurant
  • $1,865,000 – Intoxicated defendant caused head-on collision
  • $750,000 – Minor served alcohol at restaurant
  • $700,000 – Defendant overserved alcohol at restaurant
  • $600,000 – Pedestrian injured by defendant who had been drinking at Casino

Railroad Negligence

  • $675,000 – Train unmarked stopped at crossing
  • $500,000 – Auto struck by train
  • $425,000 – Auto struck by train
  • $350,000 – Auto struck by train

Business Injury

  • $10,942,000 – Underpayment of oil and gas royalties
  • $3,450,000 – Satellite television company overcharging clients
  • $2,500,000 – Antitrust injury against timber company
  • $1,345,000 – Violation of easement by electric company
  • $500,000 – Breach of contract regarding the purchase of vans
  • $400,000 – Breach of contract regarding misrepresentation of equipment on vehicles

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