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.