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Prout Obtains Defense Verdict in Pickens County

Posted on Jan 01, 2012 in Trial Results

In a clear liability motor vehicle accident case involving specials exceeding $300,000 and three (3) back surgeries, Dan Prout obtained a defense verdict in the Superior Court of Pickens County.

Adelman Obtains Favorable Verdict in Clear Liability Case

Posted on Jan 01, 2012 in Trial Results

In a clear liability case involving soft-tissue injuries and specials exceeding $20,000, Jonathan Adelman obtained a defense verdict in the State Court of Cobb County.

Adelman Obtains Defense Verdict in Head-on Accident Case

Posted on Jan 01, 2012 in Trial Results

In a clear liability motor vehicle accident case involving a head-on collision, several fractures (including a fractured sternum), and medical specials of $42,000, Jonathan Adelman was successful in limiting the verdict to $78,100, which was less than the long-standing offer of $79,635.

Castilla Wins in Cobb County

Posted on Jan 01, 2012 in Trial Results

In a disputed liability case involving three (3) knee surgeries and specials of $32,500, Hilliard Castilla obtained a defense verdict in the State Court of Cobb County.

Waldon Obtains Defense Verdict in Cobb County

Posted on Jan 01, 2012 in Trial Results

In a premises liability case involving two (2) knee surgeries and $77,000 in special damages, Russell Waldon obtained a defense verdict in the State Court of Cobb County. For that case, the pre-trial offer was $40,000, compared to a pre-trial demand of $300,000.

Adelman Successfully Limits Verdict to $25,000

Posted on Jan 01, 2012 in Trial Results

In a clear liability motor vehicle collision case involving excessive damages, specials exceeding $45,000, and several cervical facet injections, Jonathan Adelman convince a Bibb County jury to limit its award to $25,000, considerable less than the pre-trial offer of $75,000.

Adelman Obtains Defense Verdict in Fulton County

Posted on Jan 01, 2012 in Trial Results

As reported in the Daily Report, Jonathan M. Adelman obtained a defense verdict in the State Court of Fulton County. The case involved a motor-vehicle pedestrian accident from which the plaintiff sustained multiple leg fractures, underwent multiple surgeries, incurred medical expenses of more than $95,000, and was left with a permanent abnormal gait. In addition, the plaintiff’s daughter was killed in the accident. The defense involved proving that the plaintiff negligently walked into the path of the defendant’s vehicle and disproving the plaintiff’s allegation that the defendant was speeding and failed to take evasive action.

Prout Obtains Defense Verdict in DeKalb County

Posted on Jan 01, 2012 in Trial Results

As reported in an unsolicited article in the Fulton County Daily Report, Dan Prout obtained a defense verdict in the State Court of DeKalb County. The case involved a collision between an automobile and a bicyclist in which the cyclist was killed. The defense involved proving that the cyclist failed to stop for a stop sign before entering the intersection where the accident occurred as well as disproving that the motorist was speeding and driving on the wrong side of the road. Despite the plaintiff-oriented venue and an excellent case presented by plaintiff’s counsel, Mr. Prout was able to convince the jury to set aside the great amount of sympathy shown toward the cyclist and follow the evidence shown at trial.

Client Not Obligated to Pay $360,000

Posted on Jan 01, 2012 in Trial Results

In a hotly contested case of first impression in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Jonathan Adelman, representing a large insurance company, obtained a judgment that his client was not obligated to pay $360,000 in medical payments coverage benefits for unlicensed physical therapy which was allegedly supervised by a licensed medical provider.

Adelman Obtains Defense Verdict in Collision Case

Posted on Jan 01, 2012 in Trial Results

In a clear liability motor vehicle collision case involving neck fusion surgery, Jonathan Adelman obtained a defense verdict on behalf of his client. The plaintiffs medical expenses exceeded $80,000. The DeKalb County jury was heavily influenced by prior medical records which contradicted the plaintiffs testimony and photographs of the vehicles which showed minimal damage.