Our Mobile, Alabama personal injury lawyers at Burns, Cunningham & Mackey, P.C., are proud of the numerous successful settlements they have won for clients. The awards received have helped to restore peace of mind to our clients and return their lives to some semblance of order. Recovery from personal injury can take years – if, in fact, full recovery is ever truly reached. The level of commitment on the part of our personal injury lawyers in presenting your lawsuit and those of other Alabama residents is demonstrated in the number of successful settlements they have achieved.
What follows is a representative list of some of the settlements that have been decided in favor of clients of Mobile, Alabama personal injury lawyers Burns, Cunningham & Mackey, P.C..
Monroeville Aviation v. Penn Tank Lines – Negotiated settlement against Penn Tank Lines for a fueling mishap.
Graham Foods, Inc. v. First Alabama Bank – Alabama Supreme Court reversed the trial court’s granting of a summary judgment on a promissory fraud claim against First Alabama Bank. After case remanded and the bank officer went to federal prison, the parties entered into a confidential settlement.
Wintzell v. Drackett Products Co., et al. – Confidential settlement in a product liability action against an oven cleaner manufacturer for severe burns to plaintiff, necessitating multiple surgeries.
Annello v. Amtrak, et al.; Thompson v. Amtrak, et al., and Malmgren v. Amtrak, et al. – United States District Court for the Southern District. Confidential settlements with Amtrak, CSX and Warrior and Gulf Navigation for personal injuries sustained by the plaintiffs in a 1993 train wreck.
Ruby Henderson v. Leroy Hill Coffee Co. – United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. Confidential settlement in sex discrimination case.
Bousson v. Byrd’s Heating & A/C, Inc. – Circuit Court of Baldwin County. Confidential settlement reached in a case involving mold damage to a home caused by the negligent installation of an HVAC system.
Jones v. Hillhaven Convalescent Center – Circuit Court of Mobile County. Confidential settlement awarded against nursing home after resident caught fire and burned to death while confined in a wheelchair.
Dean v. Allen Memorial Home – Confidential settlement after four days of trial involving plaintiff who suffered leg amputation.
Lambert v. Hillhaven Convalescent Center – Confidential settlement for wrongful death of Alzheimer’s patient due to breach of nursing care, including negligent care of decubitus ulcers.
Davis v. Cogburn Nursing Home – Circuit Court of Mobile County. Settlement after four days of trial involving nursing home resident who fell, losing an eye and suffering other injuries.
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