Case Results

Case Results

Case Result 1

Defective Automobile Settlement

Confidential seven-figure settlement for a mother who suffered a brain injury when her seatback collapsed in a rear-end accident. Attorney Brad Leigh sued the automobile manufacturer. He was able to prove that the gear teeth used in the recliner mechanism were of insufficient length to support the seatback. Seatback collapse cases can cause catastrophic injuries and death.

 

Case Result 2

Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement

Confidential seven-figure settlement for a mother and her daughter who were hit by a 55-passenger motorcoach as they walked through a crosswalk in downtown Houston. Despite an ambiguous police report, Mr. Leigh was able to develop evidence that the motorcoach driver was on his cell phone at the time of the accident and had a history of moving violations and accidents.

 

Case Result 3

Wrongful Death Settlement

Confidential seven-figure settlement for a father who was killed when an inexperienced crane operator was allowed to “fly precast” during the construction of a parking garage. A 7,000-pound piece of prefabricated concrete was knocked over onto the man, who was a truck driver. Mr. Leigh was able to prove that the site manager knew the crane operator was inexperienced and that the crane company had provided falsified documents to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the wake of the man’s death.

 

Case Result 4

Trucking Accident Settlement

Confidential seven-figure settlement for a mother who was dragged to death by a truck, whose driver failed to pay attention at a stoplight.

 

 

Case Result 5

Defective Automobile Settlement

Confidential seven-figure settlement for the death of two people whose vehicle caught on fire after an accident. Mr. Leigh sued the manufacturer, claiming the post-collision fuel-fed fire was the result of a design defect in the fuel system.

 

Case Result 6

Defective Automobile Settlement

Confidential seven-figure settlement for the death of three family members who were ejected from a vehicle after the left rear tire failed, causing the vehicle to roll. Mr. Leigh sued the tire and vehicle manufacturer, alleging design and manufacturing defects.

 

Case Result 7

Premises Liability Settlement

Confidential seven-figure settlement for a young boy with mental challenges who was blinded by a paintball gun. Mr. Leigh sued the premises owner, who had provided the little boys with the paintball guns and ushered them outside without any safety gear and without the mother’s knowledge.

 

Case Result 7

Defective Automobile Settlement

Confidential six-figure settlement for a family that was injured when the roof of their vehicle collapsed during a rollover. Mr. Leigh successfully sued the vehicle manufacturer, alleging a design defect.

 

Case Result 7

Premises Liability Settlement

Confidential six-figure settlement for a man who was seriously injured when his motorcycle was hit in a shopping center parking lot. Mr. Leigh sued the property owner, claiming the parking lot’s entrances and exits were not safe as a matter of design.