Trial Results

 

 

Summary of Jury Trials Representing Defendants

Patricia Morabito v. Heidi Todd, Denver District Court, June 17-20

Personal Injury; Auto Accident

Injuries: Neck, Back and Arms/Hands

Past Medical Expenses: $204,798.16 ( two neck surgeries)

Past Lost Wages: $86,250

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $80,000

Jury Verdict: For the plaintiff, $2,737

Amber Taylor v. Caylee Hajde, Douglas County District Court, Feb. 11-13, 2019

Personal Injury; Auto Accident

Injuries: Neck, Low Back, Sacroiliac Joint

Past Medical Expenses: $32,135.32

Past Lost Wages: $1,920; Future Lost Wages of approximately $500,000

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $100,000 policy limits

Verdict: For the Defendant

Simona Perez v. Linda Fassler, Jefferson County District Court, Nov. 6-8, 2018

Personal Injury; Auto Accident

Injuries: Neck, back and right shoulder pain, acute trigger finger and hand injury

Past Medical Expenses: $12,732.15

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $50,000 policy limits

Verdict: For the Defendant

Ryan Gerwing v. Houwer Omar Argueto, Larimer County District Court, Oct. 30- Nov. 1, 2018

Personal Injury: Car-Pedestrian Accident

Injuries: Left ankle fracture with open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) surgery

Past Medical Expenses: $11,476.56

Past Lost Wages: $ 1,606.08

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $75,000

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Myriam Reynolds v. Mary Poole, Arapahoe County District Court, Sept. 9-14

Personal Injury: Auto Accident

Injuries: Aggravation of pre-existing low back condition

Past Medical Expenses: $66,884.93

Future Medical Expenses: $1,317,099.55

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $100,000 policy limits

Verdict: For the Plaintiff, $3,000

Patti Roberts v. William Schneider, Douglas County District Court, April 10-18, 2018

Personal Injury: Auto Accident

Injuries: Neck fusion surgery at C3-4 and C7-T1, rotator cuff tear, and mild traumatic brain injury

Past Medical Expenses: $644,048.58

Past Loss Wages: $441,900 to $889,900

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $950,000

Verdict: For the defendant

 

David Choi v. Mark Schellinger, Arapahoe County District Court, April 3- 6, 2018

Personal Injury: Pedestrian/ Auto Accident

Injuries: Concussion and neck soft tissue

Past Medical Expenses: $95,000

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $500,000

Verdict: For the Plaintiff, $90,000

 

Shawn Popejoy v. Alexandria Csicsely, Denver District Court, February 12-15, 2018

Personal Injury: Auto Accident

Injuries: Soft-tissue neck and back, thoracic outlet syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome and numbness and tingling in fingers on both hands.

Past Medical Expenses: $64,326.20

Past Lost Wages: $301

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $100,000

Verdict: For the Plaintiff, $13,160

 

Randell Heskett v. Lovejoy Knoll, Boulder District Court, November 13-16, 2017

Personal Injury: Auto Accident

Injuries: Cervical injuries that required disc replacement surgery at C5-6 and shoulder and hip injuries soft tissue.

Past Medical Expenses: $227,045

Future Medical Expenses: $125,000

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $750,000

Verdict: For the Defendant

Steven Gallegos v. Megan Amaral, Boulder District Court, November 13-16, 2017

Personal Injury: Auto Accident

Injuries: Herniated disc

Past Medical Expenses: $26,658

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $50,000

Verdict: For the Plaintiff, $11,990.03

Laura Roybal v. Erik Swendson and All Maintenance, Inc., Denver District Court, October 23-25, 2017

Personal Injury: Auto Accident

Injuries: broken collarbone, neck fusion surgery at C5-7, right shoulder injury and aggravation of degenerative right knee

Past medical expenses: $230,832

Future medical expenses: $180,000 to $200,000 for future adjacent disc fusion surgery

Plaintiff’s final deman: $825,000

Verdict: For the plaintiff, $38,327.23

Debra Squier v. Marina Finnell, Weld County District Court, Oct. 2-5, 2017

Personal Injury: Auto accident

Injuries: Neck and back soft tissue

Past medical expenses: $87,236.81

Future medical expenses (rhizotomies): $17,445.38

Plaintiff’s final demand: None. $50,000 policy limits demand withdrawn prior to trial, and would not accept Defendant’s subsequent offer of the policy limits.

Verdict: For the plaintiff, $8,097.

 

Whitney Stewart v. Adam Branjord, Arapahoe County District Court, Oct. 16-19, 2017

Personal Injury: Auto accident

Injuries: Concussion, aggravation of pre-existing anxiety, neck and back soft tissue

Past medical expenses: $36,051.94

Plaintiff’s final demand:  $70,000

Verdict: For the Defendant

Jovan Austin v. Loyd J. Short, Denver District Court, July 3-6, 2017

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Rotator cuff tear, neck and back pain

Past medical expenses: unspecified

Plaintiff’s final demand before trial: unspecified

Verdict: For the Defendant.

 

Michelle Gregg v. Brian Nicholson, Arapahoe County District Court, July 17-19, 2017

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Rotator cuff tear, neck, mid back and low back soft tissue injuries, chipped tooth and left index finger injury

Past medical expenses: $27,037.36

Plaintiff’s final demand: $95,000

Verdict: For the Plaintiff, $14,240;  Costs awarded to Defendant.

 

Gerardo Ortiz v. Allstate Fire and Casualty, United States District Court, September 5-7,2017

Personal Injury: Bad Faith Breach of Insurance Contract

Injury: Neck, including facet injury requiring injections

Past medical expenses: $70,000

Plaintiff’s final demand: $250,000 policy limits

Verdict: For the Defendant.

 

Debra Squier v. Marina Finnell, Weld County District Court, Oct. 2-5, 2017

Personal Injury: Neck and back soft tissue injuries requiring future injections

Past medical expenses: $87,236.81, Future medical expenses: $17,445.38

Plaintiff’s final demand: $50,000 initially, then refused to accept a $50,000 offer

Verdict: For the Plaintiff, $8,097.  Defendant awarded costs in excess of Plaintiff’s verdict.

Sharolyn Leeper v. Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company; United Sates District Court; November 7-17, 2016

Personal Injury: Bad Faith- Breach of Contract

Injury:Trauma to the knee, hip back and shoulder and aggravation of preexisting  Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Plaintiff’s Claim of Past and Future Medical Expenses: $845,782.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $500,000.00 Before Trial; $1.5 Million at Trial

Verdict: For the Defendant

Nicholas DiFrank v. Robert Moulder; Boulder District Court; August 15-22, 2016

Personal Injury: Auto collision, admitted liability

Injury: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury; Facet Injury in the cervical spine, low back and leg

Past Medical Expenses: $116,000.00

Past Lost Wages of $48,000.00

Future Lost Wages of $375,000.00

Plaintiff Final Demand of $650,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

James E. Smith v. Jacquette E. Tara; Denver District Court; August 1-4, 2016

Personal Injury: Pedestrian/ auto collision

Injury: Low-back injury and shoulder impingement

Plaintiff’s Claim of Past and Future Medical Expenses: $49,500.00

Defendant’s Claim of Past Medical Expenses: $89,160.73

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

Becky Hubbell v. Levi Stamps; Boulder District Court; June 13-21, 2016

Personal Injury: Auto Collision

Injury: Chronic pain, headaches and traumatic brain injury

Past Medical Expenses: $105,468.82

Lost Wages: $463,900.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $95,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

Martin Wojhan v. Estate of Shirley Oden; Denver District Court; June 6-9, 2016

Personal Injury: Bicycle/ auto collision

Injury: Broken femur that would require surgery

Expenses: $201,784.44

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant; Jury allocated 50% negligence to plaintiff and 50% negligence to decedent

 

Darlene Thomas v. Michael Wolz; Denver District Court; May 24-25, 2016

Personal Injury: Pedestrian/ auto collision

Injury: Low-back, wrist and neck strain

Medical Expenses: $4,320.07

Lost Wages of $2,205.84

Plaintiff did not state a final demand

Verdict: For the Defendant

Debra Jazwinski v. Kristin Denning; Denver District Court; July 13-16, 2015

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Neck fusion at C4-5 and C6-7

Medical Expenses: $175,752.53

Lost Wages of $82,500.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $250,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Thomas Brown and Mary Brown v. Rodney Mitchell II; Broomfield County District Court; September 9-11, 2015

Wrongful death: Pedestrian/ auto collision

Lost Wages of $210,147.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $237,500.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Denise Damian v. Michelle Beyer; Jefferson County District Court; January 13-16 and January 20-22, 2015

Personal Injury: Horse bite; negligence

Injury: Lacerations, fracture of the femur and cellulitis from horse bite

Medical Expenses: $46,184.61

Lost Wages of $500,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $250,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Kara Lange v. Robin McInnis; Denver District Court; January 5-9, 2015

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), psychological problems, soft tissue injuries to the neck and shoulder

Medical Expenses: $71,722.92

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $85,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $31,721.59

 

Troy Arrington II v. Timothy Chavez; United States District Court for the District of Colorado; December 15-17, 2014

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), neck, back, shoulder and headaches

Past Medical Expenses: $153,088.00

Future Medical Expenses: $1,458,968.00

Future Lost Wages of $1,051,664.00- $1,248,663.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $1,150,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Christian Ballantine v. Tasha Estein and Irma Boltman; Denver District Court; August 25-28, 2014

Personal Injury: Rear-end collision

Injury: Neck and shoulder injuries

Past Medical Expenses: $25,000.00

Future Medical Expenses: $375,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $300,545.00

 

Samir Patel and Donna Patel v. Brian Corcoran; Summit County District Court; September 30- October 3, 2014

Personal Injury: Skier/ snowboarder collision; negligence

Injury: Fracture in lower back and a tear to the rotator cuff

Past Medical Expenses: $11,385.57

Future Medical Expenses: $5,617.61

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $300,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $8,680.00

 

Kristen Scott v. Jason Matzen and PDA, Inc.; Arapahoe County District Court; September 16-19, 2014

Personal Injury:  Multiple vehicle rear-end collision

Injury: Neck and back, cervical syndrome, cervical spondylosis, arm and wrist pain and headaches 

Past Medical Expenses: $42,640.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $150,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $21,777.00

 

Alicia Lucero v. Danny Landers and Jerry Ulvestad; Jefferson County District Court; January 13-16, 2014

Premises Liability and negligence

Injury: Severe burns on head, right arm and facial scarring

Past Medical Expenses: $1,400,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $1.3 Million

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Eli Antonio Lopez Quintero v. Cherise Quintana and Elizabeth Rivera; Adams County District Court; January 27-30, 2014

Wrongful death: Pedestrian/ auto collision

Injury: Death

Solatium Damages: $87,210.00

Lost wages of $99,600.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Bobby Johnson v. Marvin Hall Jr.; Adams County District Court; August 12-15, 2013

Personal Injury: Rear-end auto collision

Injury: Neck and upper back strain and aggravation of a pre –existing asymptomatic collation in the right foot

Medical Expenses: $119,516.64

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $2,212.50

 

Michael Leaf v. Peter Biehoffer; Boulder District Court; March 18-21, 2013

Personal Injury: Rear-end auto collision;

Claim for punitive damages for alleged under the influence

Injury: Neck strain and ligament injuries

Past Medical Expenses: $7,000.00

Future Medical Expenses: $75,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $55,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Matthew Scott v. Diane Armstrong; Denver District Court; February 19-20, 2013

Personal Injury: Bicycle/auto collision

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck, ankle and knee

Past Medical Expenses: $9,925

Lost wages of $384.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $50,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Brianna Harris v. Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Co.; Arapahoe County District Court; January 22-24, 2013

Insurance: Auto accident and claim of underinsured motorist benefits

Injury: Cervical facet joints

Past Medical Expenses: $19,545.39

Future Medical Expenses: $540,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $20,000.00, net recovery $0.

 

Susan Charlesworth v. Darron Spencer; Boulder District Court; October 15-17, 2012

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Neck, lower back, right shoulder pain and numbness in hand and foot

Past Medical Expenses: $14,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $25,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff $25,500.00

 

William Brad Rothenbach and Khwannapa Janmuang v. Gleen Daly, Molly Grevel and Jessica Baradan; Jefferson County District Court; September 18-20, 2012

Personal Injury: Seven vehicle collision

Injury: Cervical strain and lower back pain

Past Medical Expenses: $7,300.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $75,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

David Porter and Jacqueline Porter v. Jack Sandoval; Jefferson County District Court; July 17-19, 2012

Personal Injury: Auto collision and loss of consortium

Injury: Chronic neck pain, soft tissue injuries to the neck and back

Past Medical Expenses: $29,296.13

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $85,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $1,301.94

 

Diana Kelly v. Linda Horan; Jefferson County District Court; March 26-29 and April 2-5, 2012

Personal Injury: Intersection collision

Injury: Concussion and mild traumatic brain injury

Medical Expenses: $76,063.00

Past lost wages of $52,708.00

Future lost wages of $1,450,852.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $188,900.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

 

Jose Guadulpe Maraz-Ochoa v. Debbie Cookson; Weld County District Court; March 5- 7, 2012

Personal Injury: Rear-end auto collision

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck and back

Medical Expenses: $54,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $1,268.53

 

Gladys Jones and William Jones v. Keene Concrete, Inc.; Adams County District Court; January 23-27, 2012

Nuisance and trespass

Damages Alleged: Physical discomfort and annoyance

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Mia Fabela v. Christopher Coyle; Denver District Court; March 19-21, 2012

Personal Injury: Rear-end auto collision, admitted liability

Injury: Soft tissue neck and back injuries, neck and back pain

Medical Expenses: $9,720.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $20,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Edwin Brungardt and Donna Grip v. Samuel Kirkpatrick, Lisa Lopez and Barbara Brungardt; Weld County District Court; January 10-13, 2012

Personal Injury: Rear-end auto collision

Injury: Traumatic brain injury, fractured ribs and wrist

Lost wages of $400,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $195,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $165,000.00

 

Amritpal Singh v. Darla Nowak; Denver District Court; August 29- September 1, 2011

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck, shoulders and back

Past Medical Expenses: $82,088.81

Past Lost Wages of $39,500.00

Future Lost Wages of $772,700.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $24,303.00

 

Violet Yokumuchi v. The Pointe Condominium; Arapahoe County District; January 31- February 2, 2011

Breach of contract

Damages Alleged: Inconvenience and annoyance 

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $900,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Sandra Hoopes v. Jennifer Vaughn; Larimer County District Court; May 31- June 3, 2011

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck and back

Past Medical Expenses: $22,158.00

Future Medical Expenses: $266,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand of $250,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $32,158.00

 

Ruben Reyes v. Timothy Reed, Rebecca Reed, Shavonne Young and Sheryl Fitch; Jefferson County District Court; March 7-15, 2011

Personal Injury: Pedestrian / auto collision

Injury: Fractured skull, coma

Past Medical Expenses: $597,038.56

Future Lost Wages: $140,200.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $2.25 Million

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $233,760.00. 27 percent to Timothy Reed.

 

Anne Marie Noto v. Dani Marie Shotwell; Jefferson County District Court; April 26-29, 2011

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Chronic pain in the neck, mid-back and low-back

Past Medical Expenses: $50,945.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Daniel Bickhard v. Christina Hontz; Adams County District Court; January 10-13, 2011

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Aggravation of pre-existing soft tissue neck injury

Medical Expenses: $29,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $90,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Dayle Spencer v. Laura Walker; Broomfield County District Court; July 19-26, 2010

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Ligament tear to the thumb that required surgery

Past Medical Expenses: $20,122.00

Plaintiff did not offer a final demand

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $55,000.00

 

Cory Mulhall v. Cool River Restaurant; Arapahoe County District Court; November 1-3, 2010

Premises liability; fight with bouncer

Injury: Dislocated shoulder

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $150,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Philip Fleming v. Andrew Stenger, Lisa Hall, Michael Abbate and A&L Sheet Metal, Inc.; Denver County District Court; August 30- September 2, 2010

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Neck injury, back pain, hip pain and foot pain

Medical Expenses: $130,000.00

Future Lost Wages: $400,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $95,000.00(Hall), $400,000.00(Stenger) and $280,000.00 (Abbate and A&L Sheet Metal, Inc.)

Verdict: For the Defendant $1,117.49

 

Laurie Simpson v. K&G Petroleum and Alice Everett; Jefferson County District Court; August 31-September 1, 2010

Personal Injury: Negligent hiring

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the wrist, neck and low back

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $500,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Jessica Schmader v. Todd Gress; Denver County District Court; June 7-14, 2010

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck and upper back

Past Medical Expenses: $28,750.00

Future Medical Expenses: $340,000.00

Past Lost Wages: $7,000.00- $14,000.00

Future Lost Wages: $625,300.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $249,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Natalie Pedrin v. Timothy Haller; Jefferson County District Court; April 26-29, 2010

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Neck and low back injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome in wrists

Past and Future Lost Wages: $610,275.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $1 million

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Wayne and Julie Ranieri v. Kathy and Ronald Whaley; Routt County District Court; April 19-23, 2010

Personal Injury: Bicycle/ auto collision

Injury: Fracture of the lumbar vertebrae

Past Medical Expenses: $284,000.00

Future Medical Expenses: $65,000.00-$85,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $3 million

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $2,224,871.96

 

Rodd Meyer v. Adilene Marquez; Denver District Court; March 22-23, 2010

Personal Injury:  Auto collision

Injury: Broken ankle

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Alicia Tercizo v. Terry Schamberger; Denver District Court; January 4-6, 2010

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck

Past Medical Expenses: $15,000.00

Future Medical Expenses: $48,000.00-$57,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $67,500.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $32,250.00

 

Jose Rafael Galvin-Amaya v. Thomas Bobby; Jefferson County Disctrict Court; March 2-4-, 2010

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Lower back injuries, headaches, neck pain

Past Medical Expenses: $140,000.00

Future Medical Expenses: $140,000.00-$150,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $750,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $90,000.00

 

Janet Wyeick v. Anna Segura and Jose Guizar-Prado; Douglas County District Court; December 14-16, 2009

Premises liability

Injury: Low back injury

Plaintiff’s Final Demand $300,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Alyiah Doughty v. Paul Newer; Boulder District Court; December 7-10, 2009

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck and back with rib pain

Past Medical Expenses: $18,000.00

Lost Wages: $40,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $105,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Richard Adelman v. American Multi-Cinema, Inc.; Jefferson County District Court; September 1-3, 2009

Premises Liability

Injury: Deep laceration of the nose

Medical Expenses: 30,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $35,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Dorothy Hauck and Aaron Allen v. David Simmons II; Arapahoe County District Court; June 9-19, 2009

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Complex regional pain syndrome

Medical Expenses: $140,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $50,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Torje Osen v. Michael Zandt; Larimer County District Court; May 19-22, 2009

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Traumatic brain injury

Past Medical Expenses: $36,200.00

Lost Wages: $1 million- $1.4 million

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $1 million

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $386,200.00

 

Otis Watkins v. Anna Kraus and J.M. Cable Corp.; Denver District Court; February 2-6, 2009

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Left rotator cuff tear

Past Medical Expenses: $205,397.39

Future Medical Expenses: $500,000.00

Future Lost Wages: $32,000.00 per year 5-6

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $150,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $15,013.00

 

Troy Olsen and Melissa Miller v. Larry Northway and Dana Northway: Weld County District Court; November 5-7, 2007

Personal Injury: Premises Liability

Injury: Permanent loss of vision in the left eye

Future Lost Wages: $214,000.00- $265,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $300,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Patricia E. Johnson v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company; Jefferson County District Court; June 3-6, 2008

Auto accident: Uninsured motorist benefits

Injury: Brain injuries, headaches and soft tissue injuries in back

Medical Expenses: $125,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $75,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Yuntien Peregoy v. Justin Michael; Douglas County District Court; August 21-24, 2007

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Neck and shoulder injuries

Lost Wages: $60,000.00

Medical Expenses: $144,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $10,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Dana DeFreece v. Kathryn Kosec; Jefferson County District Court; May 15-17, 2007

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Concussion with vision problems. Stress, depression and PTSD

Medical Expenses: $23,668.00

Lost Wages: $5,890.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $60,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Valerie L. Meadows v. Nhia X. Lor; Boulder District Court; April 16-19, 2007

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Mild traumatic brain injury. Neck, mid-back and lower back pain.

Medical Expenses: $35,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $80,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $20,700.00

 

Ryland Robinson and David Sparrow v. Mary Dolson; Broomfield District Court; March 5-6, 2007

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $25,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Lancelot 1, LLC v. Kenneth Williamson; Weld County District Court; October 4-5, 2007

Intentional Interference with contract

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $565,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Hospital Shared Services v. The Empowerment Program, Inc.; Denver County District Court; December 4-7, 2006

Worker’s compensation

Damages Alleged: $89,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $70,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Susan Melching v. Douglas Terry Eggert; Boulder County District Court; August 28-31, 2006

Auto collision into business, punitive damages

Damages of: $77,500.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $98,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $78,712.64

 

Michael Denoto v. Western Convenience Stores, Inc.: Teller County District Court

Premises liability

Injury: Injury to the left knee, lower back pain

Medical Expenses: $4,000.00

Future Medical Expenses: $40,000.00-$60,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $124,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Robert Silva v. Carmel Lofland; Jefferson County Court; August 22-24, 2006

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Soft tissue injury to the neck and back pain

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $35,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Jane Wisnieski v. Cassandra Balent; Denver District County Court; July 10-12, 2006

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Thoracic shoulder injuries

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $75,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Garry Moore v. Alexandra Garfias and Elizabeth Garfias; Jefferson County District Court; June 13-16, 2006

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Headaches, neck, upper and lower back pain

Lost Wages: $58,500.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $35,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $0; 70 percent negligence to Defendant Alexandra, 30 percent to the Plaintiff

 

Julie and John Grimes v. Aaron Thomas; Adams County District Court; February 6-9, 2006

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury:  Thoracic outlet syndrome, concussion, neck and back discomfort

Medical Expenses: $169,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

James Geochis and Alpine Demolition Company v. Recycled Materials Co.; Jefferson County District Court; February 21-23, 2006

Trespass

Damages of: $86,250.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $15,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Ann Smoot and Richard Smoot v. Donna Bishop; Boulder District Court; March 13-16, 2005

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Concussion, soft tissue injuries to the shoulder and neck

Medical Expenses: $67,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $50,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Raymond Sealman v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company; Jefferson County District Court; May 31-June 1, 2005

Auto collision: Uninsured motorist

Injury: Right should rotator cuff tear, neck and back strains

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $50,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff; Jury did not award any damages.

 

Eric C. Lingle v. David L. Dowda, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Neil E. Dowda; Denver District Court; April 4-7, 2005

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: TMJ required surgery, annular tear L5-S1

Medical Expenses: $70,000.00

Lost Wages: $30,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $65,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $15,000.00

 

Phyllis Phillips v. Jereme Pohill; Douglas County District Court; February 28-March 11, 2005

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Mild traumatic brain injury, tear in ligament of the neck, soft tissue injury to right shoulder

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

J. Mark Scott v. John M. Curzon; Jefferson County District Court; December 28-30, 2004

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Rotator cuff tear of the left shoulder

Medical Expenses: $25,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $25,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Brenda Cleveland v. Pamela Potvin; Adams County District Court; July 6-8, 2004

Person Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Injuries to both hands and wrist

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Janis Strong v. Ryan Douglas; Jefferson County District Court; July 13-16, 2004

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Aggravation of four previous low-back surgeries, left side lumbar spine condition

Past and Future Medical Expenses: $115,000.00

Past Lost Wages: $10,822.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $98,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Mid-Century Insurance v. Margery Rickel; Jefferson County District Court; March 29-31, 2004

Workers Compensation

Damages: $131,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $50,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Rachel Langness, by through her parents Mark and Jennifer Langness v. Cody Dittmar; Larimer County District Court; February 10-13, 2004

Personal Injury: Playground accident

Injury: Brain stem injury, developed cervical dystonia

Past Medical Expenses: $28,000.00

Future Medical Expenses: $385,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $300,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Bemelekot Tewahade v. Theresa Hafner; Jefferson County District Court; October 7-9, 2003

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck and back

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Christian VanGaalen v. Gina Lewis; Jefferson County District Court; April 8-11, 2003

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Neck strain and low back strain that resulted in back surgery

Past Medical Expenses: $32,000.00

Future Medical Expenses: $75,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $30,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Kathleen Shaffer v. Victor Yoder; Arapahoe County District Court; June 9-13, 2003

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Chronic neck pain resulting in two TMJ surgeries

Medical Expenses: $101,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $50,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Ernestina Boayke v. Donna Scyoc: Denver District Court: June 2-5, 2003

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Neck strain and low back pain resulting in lower back surgery

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $45,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Anna Irvine-Raynor v. James Kraft; Denver District Court; May 12-14, 2003

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Aggravation of pre-existing neck injury, resulting in neck surgery

Medical Expenses: $41,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $30,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Dwight Hemsley, Julie Hemsley and Sterling Hemsley v. Barbara Gille; Boulder County District Court; August 26-28, 2002

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck.

Medical Expenses: Dwight $35,000.00

Medical Expenses: Julie $21,000.00

Medical Expenses: Sterling $6,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $69,000.00 per each Plaintiff

Verdict: For the Defendant, against all plaintiffs

 

Donald Anderson and Linda Miller v. Kathleen MacKnight; Denver District Court; October 21-23, 2002

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Back injuries resulting in lumbar fusion

Medical Expenses: $50,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Ric Smith v. Dale Bond; Denver District Court; February 25-28, 2002

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Right shoulder impingement and rotator cuff tear that required surgery

Medical Expenses: $14,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $100,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Mid-Century Insurance Company v. Nancy Bentley; Arapahoe County District Court; March 29-30, 2001

Workers Compensation subrogation claim for auto collision

Damages: $49,247.84

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $49,247.84

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Sylvia Talk v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance; Adams County District Court; July 16-19, 2000

Auto collision: Uninsured motorist benefits

Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck and low back

Medical Expenses: $27,300.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $50,000.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

 

Vanetta Diane Cross v. Lorraine Castillo; Jefferson County District Court; December 18-21, 2000

Personal Injury: Auto collision

Injury: Three-level fusion at C4 through C7 with a bone graft drilling her hip

Medical Expenses: $63,000.00

Past and Future Lost Wage: $250,000.00-$450,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $95,000.00

Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $0

 

The Travelers v. Todd Barone: Denver District Court; July 31- August 2, 2000

Workers Compensation subrogation claim for auto collision

Medical Expenses: $82,000.00

Lost Wages: $25,000.00

Plaintiff’s Final Demand: $250.00

Verdict: For the Defendant

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