Mitcheson & Lee LLP settled a case involving a 65-year-old physician who was knocked off his bicycle by an off-leash dog. The plaintiff was hospitalized for a complex hip fracture. The plaintiff's orthopedic surgeon determined that he had traumatic osteoarthritis in his hip, as a result of the accident, and would require a hip replacement eventually. Under Massachusetts law dog owners are liable for personal injuries caused by their dogs. The owners of the dog in this case had homeowners insurance, which provided them with protection. Five days before trial the attorneys at Mitcheson & Lee settled the case for $300,000.
Mitcheson & Lee LLP's client was badly injured in a motorcycle crash. Three months after the crash the attorneys of Mitcheson & Lee LLP got their client a settlement of $100,000, the at-fault driver's insurance policy limit.
A pedestrian was struck by a van that reversed into his leg, causing severe knee and back injuries. The attorneys at Mitcheson & Lee LLP successfully obtained the van driver's insurance policy limit of $50,000 for the injury, the maximum amount of money possible in this instance.
Two people were injured in a car crash both injuring their back and knees. The attorneys at Mitcheson & Lee obtained $110,000 for them in settlement.
Mitcheson & Lee recently obtained a hard fought settlement for a homeless client that two college football players beat up. Our attorneys filed a lawsuit against the two football players in Suffolk Superior Court. There was no insurance to pay for the injuries caused to their client, but Mitcheson & Lee found a way to get the families of the players to pay $50,000 out of their own pockets for the damage that their sons caused.
Mitcheson & Lee won $90,000 for their client who suffered a bulging disc in her neck after falling down a slick set of marble stairs.
Mitcheson & Lee obtained the insurance policy limits of $50,000 for a client who suffered a cut to his forehead as a passenger in car that veered off the road and struck a rock.
Mitcheson & Lee won $105,000 for a three-year-old girl who was bitten in the face by a dog. Unfortunately, this little girl needed stitches and would likely have permanent scarring on her face as a result of the dog bite. After filing suit in Suffolk Superior Court and after two mediations and weeks before trial Mitcheson & Lee were able to settle the case for $105,000.