A 71-year-old man was driving when an improperly secured gate on a dump truck came loose causing him to wreck. This gentleman suffered multiple head injuries resulting in death. The dump truck operator had only $500,000 in insurance and no significant assets. The case was settled for $470,000 before suit was filed, allowing Martin & Jones to obtain as much money as possible for the man’s family without incurring any litigation expenses.
(Cases or matters referenced do not represent the law firm’s entire record. Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its owns merits. The outcome of a particular case cannot be predicated upon a lawyer’s or a law firm’s past results. Unless otherwise specified, each of the following matters was contested on liability and/or damages, the opposing parties were represented, the matters involved complex legal and/or factual issues, and the law firm was successful in collecting the amounts stated. Case summaries are from 2000 through the present.)