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Favorable Personal Injury Settlement

Joe Hollis negotiated a successful settlement for an injured client. In an accident with a tractor-trailer which caused a serious eye injury, Joe acheived a settlement for his client of $450,000.

Favorable Trial Result

Mark Kinsman represented an insurance carrier in a Georgia lawsuit involving arson. The trial resulted in a successful resolution for well below the policy limits.

Favorable Personal Injury Settlement

Joe Hollis negotiated a settlement on behalf of his injured clients in a serious automobile accident in excess of $180,000.

Defense Verdict

Chad Hogue obtained a defense verdict for a local church. In an unusual case, Chad Hogue represented a church that was sued by the mother of a deceased member. The jury found that the church was not liable for interference with burial rights, when it paid for the funeral of a deceased member. The jury found no fault on the church.

Favorable Personal Injury Settlement

Joe Hollis negotiated a settlement on behalf of his injured clients. In a devastating injury accident, which included loss of a limb, Joe obtained a settlement of $400,000, the full insurance policy limits.

Tennessee Supreme Court Decision

Chad Hogue successfully represented an insurance company in a suit involving uninsured motorist coverage. The Tennessee Supreme Court agreed with Chad Hogue’s position that the uninsured motorist coverage was limited to the amount listed in the policy, even though a box confirming the selection of uninsured motorist limits that were less than the liability limits was not checked.

Defense Verdict

Fred Clelland and Chad Hogue secured a defense verdict in a Lincoln County Circuit Court case. In a $250,000 lawsuit, the plaintiff alleged that the defendant had backed into his vehicle while trying to back into a driveway. However, the jury found that the plaintiff was 50% at fault in comparative fault resulting in a defense verdict.

Defense Verdict

Fred Clelland successfully defended an uninsured motorist insurance carrier in a claim that resulted in a defense verdict.

Favorable Trial Result

Joe Hollis successfully defended an uninsured motorist carrier in a claim that resulted in a verdict for less than the amount offered prior to trial.

Favorable Trial Result

Mark Kinsman and Chad Hogue successfully defended a lawsuit in Federal Court to collect the proceeds from an insurance policy. In this fire case, the plaintiff sought a judgment for over $100,000; however the jury returned a verdict for less than $2,000, an amount equal to the plaintiff’s expenditures to secure the property. The verdict was affirmed on appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Summary Judgement

Mark Kinsman and Chad Hogue obtained summary judgment in a multi-plaintiff age discrimination lawsuit.

Summary Judgement

Chad Hogue won summary judgment for a property owner in a case where a patron fell over a raised sidewalk. The Court agreed with Chad’s argument that the sidewalk was not dangerous and that the plaintiff was at least 50% at fault for her own injuries. The summary judgment was affirmed by the Tennessee Court of Appeals.

Defense Verdict

Chad Hogue won a jury trial in a lawsuit alleging a fall at a Chattanooga business. After a two day trial, the jury found that plaintiff was at fault for his own injuries and found for the defendant business owner.

 

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