Justice Law - Case Results

Case results as presented on this page are only representative of the experience and activities of Justice Law, and are not a guarantee or assurance of future success; and are only a sample of Justice Law's history of positive results for our clients through the years.

The matters described in our results were contested and complex, and serve to illustrate Justice Law's practice, experience, and litigation areas. The results or outcome of any particular case depend on many factors and because each matter or case is unique previous results are not necessarily indicative of results of a case of interest to you.

Due to the confidential nature of many of our cases, and our respect for client privacy, individual identiities have been obscured.

$8,500,000 - Verdict- H.T. vs. V.B -Insurer Bad Faith/Motor Vehicle/”Dart-out”
H.T. was 12 years old when he darted out into traffic in front of V.B, who was speeding and failed to take any evasive action until after her vehicle struck and ran over H.T, eviscerating and paralyzing him from the mid-chest down. V.B's insurance company failed to tender payment of her $10,000.00 policy of insurance pre-suit, resulting in a bad-faith lawsuit which subsequently settled for a confidential amount.


$6,800,000.00 Verdict - D.A. et al. vs. L.J. and T.J - Motor Vehicle Accident
D.A. was riding in a car with her husband and son, when they were T-boned by L.J, resulting in D.A's untimely death.  Her son and husband also suffered serious injuries.   Justice Law represented the family through verdict, bringing them the means to carry on in their mother and wife's absence. While there is no relief in tragedies like these, Justice Law can protect the survivor's rights and interests and deliver a measure of justice and closure.


Confidential Pre-trial Settlement - Ms. S & H.D. vs. South Florida Hospital - Medical Malpractice
Ms. S. and H.D. were expecting the birth of their first child, a son, when they presented to the hospital for a planned induction of labor. They arrived at approximately 12 midnight and were left unattended despite numerous pleas for assistance due to lack of fetal movement until 4:00am. By that time, their son had died in utero from a massive feto-maternal hemorrhage. Shortly before settlement, the Court granted a rare Motion to Amend to Claim Punitive Damages against the Defendant.


$5,000,000.00 Verdict - G.B. vs. P.R. et al. - Motor Vehicle Accident
Arbitration Award with confidential Pre-trial settlement. G.B. was a practicing Chiropractor involved in two auto accidents less than six months apart. As a result of his spinal injuries, he underwent back and neck surgeries. The back surgery failed, and Dr. B. developed Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).


Confidential Pre-Trial Settlement - C.L. vs. Private Hospital - Medical Malpractice
C.L. was undergoing routine shoulder surgery when the surgical environment became contaminated.  As a result C.L. had to undergo months of antibiotic therapy and a subsequent surgery.  Justice Law successfully prosecuted a case against the nurses and hospital responsible for the contaminated surgical field.


$3,300,000.00 - Pre-trial Settlement - T.G and J.G. vs. A Private Bus Company - Motor Vehicle Accident
T.G. and J.G. were rear-ended in their Nissan Sentra by a private school bus operated by an elderly driver with terminal cancer. Mr. and Mrs. G.’s injuries were catastrophic, but both have made excellent recoveries after lengthy hospital stays and surgeries. The defendant bus company destroyed evidence in violation of a Court Order, and this was a factor in obtaining the ultimate result.


Confidential Pre-trial Settlement - N.T. et al. vs. Tire Manufacturer - Products Liability
A recently engaged couple were driving to South Florida when a tire on their car exploded, resulting in a rollover accident.  The driver was killed and his fiancé suffered serious permanent injuries.  Justice Law successfully prosecuted a case against the manufacturer of the tire and other defendants, resulting in a successful pre-trial settlement.


$3,000,000.00 - Pre-trial Settlement- M.S. vs. Ristorante D. - Premises Liability
M.S. was an opera singer on break while performing at the Defendant’s restaurant when her dress caught fire from a candle placed on the floor. She suffered third-degree burns over 30% of her body, requiring extensive hospitalizations and multiple surgeries, including skin grafting and colecystectomy.


Confidential Pre-trial Settlement - Estate of D.M. vs. 'International Investment Company' - Dram Shop/Motor Vehicle Accident
D.M. was the front seat passenger in a rental vehicle driven by a friend of his. The driver had been drinking, lost control of the vehicle and collided with a sign-post, killing himself and D.M, and grievously injuring the back-seat passenger. The defendant owned and operated a gas station that supplied beer to the underaged driver.


$2,750,000.00 - Pre-trial Settlement-A.M. vs. 'Marine Manufacturer' - Premises Liability
A.M. and her husband were visiting a boat showroom owned by 'Marine Manufacturer' when she fell from an elevated platform erected without building permits or inspection. The platform did not have hand-rails and otherwise violated applicable building and safety codes. A.M's original shoulder injury required corrective surgery, after which she developed Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).


$2,013,000.00 - Pre-trial Settlement-T.M. vs. Various Health-Care Providers - Medical Malpractice
T.M. was the victim of misdiagnosed lung cancer. After presenting to her family doctor and urologist for kidney stones in April, 2000, she was sent for a routine chest x-ray to clear her for a lithotripsy procedure. The radiologist saw a small questionable area of increased density in her left mid lung field and recommended further study via shallow oblique film, or chest CT scan. The report was received by her internist and urologist, but was not read for 16 months. At that time, T.M's condition had advanced, requiring that a portion of her lung be removed, and that she undergo chemotherapy and radiation for metastatic lung cancer.


Confidential Pre-trial Settlement - S.B. vs. 'Major Automobile Manufacturer' et al. - Products Liability
S.B. suffered a significant spinal cord injury when she was ejected from her motor vehicle during a rollover accident.  Justice Law was able to prove that the seatbelt was defective and failed to restrain her during the accident.  A successful pre-trial settlement that will greatly improve the quality of S.B’s life.


Confidential Pre-trial Settlement - Baby V. vs. Various Health Care Providers - Medical Malpractice Brain Injury
Justice Law successfully represented Baby V. against various healthcare providers for failing to diagnose and treat meningitis, resulting in a significant brain injury.  A successful confidential settlement was obtained.  That settlement will help secure Baby V’s future.


$1,250,000.00 - Verdict - M.P., as Personal Representative of the Estate of M.D. vs. Dr. R, M.D., et al. - Medical Malpractice
Multiple defendants misdiagnosed M.D’s adrenal cortical cancer which, ultimately, resulted in his death at age 32. M.D. left behind a widow and three-year old son. The verdict was reduced by 50% comparative negligence. The Defendant Physician only held a $250,000.00 policy of insurance and his insurer, rather than defend a Bad Faith action, paid the judgment.

Confidential Pre-trial Settlement for Policy Limits - Jane Doe 1 vs. Private After School Day Care - Sexual Abuse
Jane Doe was the victim of sexual molestation while under the care of a private after-school day care center.  Justice Law pursued a claim against the day care center, and were able to show that while under the care of the Defendant day care center, Jane Doe was sexually abused on several occasions.  A confidential settlement for policy limits was achieved before trial.


Confidential Pre-trial Settlement for Policy Limits - Jane Doe 2 vs. Private After School Day Care - Sexual Abuse
Jane Doe was the victim of sexual molestation while under the care of a private after-school day care center.  Justice Law pursued a claim against the day care center, and were able to show that while under the care of the Defendant day care center, Jane Doe was sexually abused on several occasions.  A confidential settlement for policy limits was achieved before trial.


$1,036,000.00 - Verdict - B.B. vs. 'E M' Entertainment Corp. - Negligent Security, Negligent Hiring/Retention/Training
B.B. was a guest at defendant’s nightclub when he was attacked by club employees, and suffered a traumatic brain injury.


$1,025,000.00 - Pre-trial Settlement S.A. vs. 'Gas Company', Inc. et.al. - Premises Liability/Auto vs. Pedestrian
Fourteen-year-old S.A. was riding his skateboard on the Defendant’s premises when his wheels hit a broken section of pavement, causing him to fall into the street where he was struck in the head by a passing car. S.A. suffered catastrophic brain damage and is now confined to a wheelchair, requiring round the clock care. The settlement amount represents the policy limits for several defendants.


Confidential pre-trial settlement for Defendant's policy limit - G.H. vs. "Florida Hospital" - Medical Malpractice/Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress
Ms. H. delivered a baby girl with massive birth defects at home. After being transported to the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) of the defendant hospital, the baby girl lived for three days before dying due to her birth defects. Her body was taken to defendant hospital's morgue, and placed on the cooler floor. Thereafter, a hospital employee mistook the infant girl's remains for garbage, and incinerated it.


$1,000,000.00  Pre-trial Settlement - R.V. vs. R.J. Facility - Premises Liability against Drug Treatment Center
R.V. was undergoing in-resident treatment for substance addiction. When she was able to obtain illegal drugs she suffered an overdose, resulting in brain damage.  Justice Law pursued a very challenging case against the Defendant treatment facility.  After years of litigation, Justice Law prevailed after showing that the Defendant treatment center failed to follow its policies and procedures, resulting in R.V's tragic and avoidable brain injury.


Confidential pre-trial settlement for Defendant's policy limit - H.Z. vs. M.V, M.D. - Medical Malpractice
H.Z. suffered birth related brain injuries due to the Defendant OB/GYN’s negligence.


$900,000.00 - Pre-Trial Settlement - N.J. vs. Equestrian Facility - Equine Injury
N.J. was a competitive equestrian who suffered a brain injury while competing at a National level equestrian event.  Justice Law was chosen to pursue a claim against the facility for defective conditions at the event that led to this tragedy.  Justice Law successfully prosecuted this case and was able to prove that dangerous conditions at the facility led to this accident, resulting in a successful settlement.


$900,000.00 - Judgment - P.B. vs. T.S. - Insurer Bad Faith/Motor Vehicle Accident
P.B. suffered severe brain injuries in a terrible automobile accident. Mr. B's right of way was violated by T.S, who was under the influence of multiple medications, including psychotropics. Ms. S's insurance company failed to tender payment of her $25,000.00 policy of insurance presuit, resulting in a bad-faith lawsuit which subsequently settled for a confidential amount.


$890,350.00 - Pre-trial Settlement - H.K. vs. G.T. Limited Partnership & M.B. - Motor Vehicle Accident
H.K. was 25-years old when the defendant driver, while in the course and scope of his employment with G.T., ran a red light as she was making a left turn. Ms. K.‘s injuries resulted in torn labra in both shoulders, and four unsuccessful surgeries attempting to repair same.


Confidential Pre-trial Settlement - C.J. vs Insurance Company - Bad Faith
C.J. suffered career-ending injuries in a motorcycle accident caused by another car. Justice Law was not only able to successfully prosecute a case against the at fault driver, but also able to prove that the Defendant’s insurance company had acted in “bad faith”, resulting in a settlement far exceeding the available policy limits.


Confidential Pre-trial Settlement - Estate of M.N. vs. Private Pool Owner - Wrongful Death (drowning)
M.N. was 18 years old when he died while swimming in a private pool on a sunny afternoon. The drowning was unwitnessed.  Justice Law successfully investigated this mysterious drowning through top experts, proving that defendant's ladder had resulted in entrapment of M.N’s shorts, and the resulting drowning.  Justice Law also proved that the Defendant had altered material evidence.

 

$610,000 - Pre-trial Settlement Recovery on a $10,000 policy - O.N. vs. O.R, et.al. - Insurer Bad Faith/Motor Vehicle Accident
O.N. was a 14 year-old passenger in her Grandparent’s car being driven by her father when he lost control and hit a tree. As a result, O.N. was paralyzed from the mid-chest down. The Defendant’s insurance company failed to investigate the matter for nearly one year pre-suit, and failed to timely offer their $10,000.00 limits of bodily injury coverage. As a result, O.N. sued her father and grandparents. Under Florida law, her recovery was limited to the policy amount as to her father, and to $600,000.00 as to her grandparents. The insurance carrier made the business decision to pay these capped amounts rather than litigate the inevitable bad faith case. 


Confidential Pre-trial Settlement - A.K. vs. Private Yacht Company - Jones Act/Maritime
A.K. was employed as a crew member on a private yacht in the Mediterranean.  A.K. suffered serious orthopedic injuries while working.  Justice Law successfully prosecuted a case against the manager and owner of the yacht, claiming that a defective configuration of the yacht resulted in serious injuries.


$450,000 - Verdict - Recovery on a $10,000 policy - ($250,000 Jury Verdict for Plaintiff, $200,000 award of Attorney Fees and Costs) - P.R. vs. Towing Company - Motor Vehicle Accident
P.R. suffered multiple fractured bones and lacerations when he rear-ended a Company tow truck which pulled out in front of him and stopped during rush hour on I-95 in Palm Beach County. Pre-trial, Plaintiff offered to accept $150,000 as full and final settlement. Defendant’s highest offer was $17,000. The jury returned a verdict in Plaintiff’s favor of $250,000 (which was reduced by 20% for Plaintiff’s comparative fault), and the Court entered an Order awarding $200,000 for attorney fees and costs due to the Defendant’s unreasonable rejection of Plaintiff’s pre-trial offer.


$345,000.00 - Pre-trial Settlement - Recovery on $110,000.00 in coverage - M.L. vs. P.C, et. al. - Motor Vehicle Accident
M.L. was a passenger in his employer's truck driven by a co-worker when it was struck by P.C, who was driving his parents’ Corvette. As a result, M.L. suffered multiple injuries requiring surgery. The Defendants held a Bodily Injury policy of $100,000.00, and M.L. held an Uninsured Motorist policy of $10,000.00. Rather than simply accept those policies, Cam F. Justice worked to find additional coverage. As a result, an additional $100,000.00 was obtained from M.L's employer's carrier for failing to obtain a valid UM rejection. P.C’s parents were divorced and Cam successfully argued the single $100,000.00 policy limit should be doubled, ultimately recovering $100,000.00 on behalf of each parent. Before accepting the $200,000.00 from the parents' insurance company, Cam required financial affidavits from each Defendant, which revealed the father was a high wage earner. Thereafter, he personally contributed an additional $35,000.00 to the settlement.


$300,000.00 - Pre-Trial Settlement - W.T. vs. F.A. - Dog Attack
W.T. was jogging in his residential neighborhood when F.A’s dog jumped on him, knocking him to the ground. As a result, W.T. injured his shoulder, which ultimately required replacement surgery.


$275,000.00 - Pre-trial Settlement - Recovery on $25,000.00 Uninsured Motorist Policy - S.T. vs. Large Insurance Company - Insurer Bad Faith/Motor Vehicle Accident
Mr. T. sustained a herniated disk in his neck resulting from a rear-end automobile collision. The Tortfeasor was without insurance and, therefore, Mr. T. filed a claim against his Uninsured Motorist Carrier. This case was settled in suit, after Mr. T underwent cervical spine surgery.


$200,000.00 Recovery on a $25,000.00 policy - H.G. vs. M.M, et al. - Insurer Bad Faith/Motor Vehicle Accident
H.G. was rear-ended in his family van by M.M, who held a $25,000.00 policy of insurance. So great was the impact, that Mr. G. ultimately underwent cervical spinal surgery with discectomy and fusion. Ms. M’s insurer refused to tender her limits of insurance presuit, and ultimately paid the sum of $150,000.00 at mediation due to bad faith exposure. An additional $50,000.00 was paid by Mr. G’s underinsured motorist carrier.


$132,500.00 - Pre-trial Settlement - Recovery on a $25,000.00 policy - Y.G. vs. J.K, et al - Insurer Bad Faith/Motor Vehicle Accident
Y.G. was rear-ended by J.K, who held a $25,000.00 policy of insurance. Mr. G. ultimately underwent cervical spinal surgery with discectomy and fusion. Mr. K's insurer refused to tender the limits of insurance presuit, and ultimately paid the sum of $112,500.00 at mediation due to bad faith exposure. An additional $20,000.00 was paid by Mr. K.’s underinsured motorist carrier.



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