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Business Litigation/Breach of Contract

  • CASE TYPE: Employment Dispute involving the nonpayment of earned bonuses and severance compensation.
    RESULT: Settlement–$500,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Lawsuit alleging Breach of Contract and Unfair and Deceptive Insurance Trade Practices involving the 3.7 million dollar insurance policy of Dale Earnhardt Sr.
    RESULT: Favorable Settlement-Amount undisclosed and confidential
  • CASE TYPE: Represented NASCAR Truck Series driver in Contract dispute with team owner
    RESULT: Settlement in Favor of driver for $1 million
  • CASE TYPE: Represented minority shareholder in a corporate dispute with majority shareholder.
    RESULT: Settlement in favor of minority shareholder $325,000.00

Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice

  • CASE TYPE: Products Liability/Medical Malpractice Action resulting in severe and permanent injuries including disfiguring burns as a result of malfunctioning equipment and negligent conduct of the defendant care provider.
    RESULT: Settlement–$18,500,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Motor Vehicle Accident involving an injury to a passenger on a motorcycle.
    RESULT: Jury Verdict–$146,500.00
  • CASE TYPE: Motor Vehicle Accident involving a collision between a Motorcycle driven by our client and a N.C. School Bus.
    RESULT: Settlement–$450,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Motor Vehicle Accident resulting in two broken arms and other permanent and disfiguring injuries.
    RESULT: Structured Settlement in an amount greater than $1,000,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Motor Vehicle Accident resulting in catastrophic injuries including a broken pelvis and other severe injuries.
    RESULT: Settlement– $452,500.00
  • CASE TYPE: Negligence Action in which the Plaintiff was served bleach in the place of drinking water.
    RESULT: Jury Verdict–$360,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Motorcycle Accident involving minor resulting in severe brain injuries and ultimate death of plaintiff.
    RESULT: Settlement-undisclosed amount greater than $1,000,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Motorcycle Accident involving loss of plaintiff’s leg due to the negligence of the defendant.
    RESULT: Settlement-undisclosed amount greater than $1,000,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Motorcycle Accident involving the “dual purpose rule” resulting in the death of the plaintiff.
    RESULT: Settlement-worker’s compensation and liability award greater than $500,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Motorcycle Accident involving resulting in serious permanent injury to the plaintiff’s leg.
    RESULT: Settlement-undisclosed amount greater than $500,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Motor Vehicle Accident which led to one of the first cases which held a bar responsible for over serving a negligent defendant and helped to establish the theory of “dram shop liability” in North Carolina.
    RESULT: Jury Verdict greater than $350,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Represented individual in case for excessive force against a law enforcement agencies resulting in brain injury.
    RESULT: Settlement for $400,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Represented estate of elderly hospital patient who died from bed sore contracted during hospital stay
    RESULT: Settlement for $225,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Represented estate of child who died after complications from delayed delivery
    RESULT: Settlement for $500,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Represented patient who lost eyesight after optometrist failed to diagnose diabetic retinopathy.
    RESULT: Settlement for $500,000.00
  • CASE TYPE: Represented patient in claim against surgeon and hospital for retained surgical sponge
    RESULT: Jury verdict $300,000.

Family Law/Equitable Distribution

  • CASE TYPE: Equitable Distribution assets involving the valuation of division of a marital estate in excess of $10,000,000.00.
    RESULT: Verdict-Favorable Distribution of assets to client wife.
  • CASE TYPE: Equitable Distribution Action involving the valuation of several McDonald’s© franchise units. Successful in collection efforts including padlocking and closing the McDonald’s© franchise in order to get the attention of the other side.
    RESULT: Settlement-Favorable distribution of assets to client spouse.

Criminal Law

  • CASE TYPE: United States v. Kaiser-Federal Criminal Charges including allegations of illegal wiretapping of the FBI and the intentional transfer of wiretapping equipment across state lines.
    RESULT: Jury Verdict-Not Guilty
  • CASE TYPE: United States v. Bagley et. al.-Federal Criminal Charges including allegations of SEC violations and money laundering. 6 week federal criminal trial in Richmond Virginia.
    RESULT: Jury Verdict-Not Guilty
  • CASE TYPE: Allegations by a stepdaughter of improper sexual conduct and “indecent liberties” against a hard working Winston Salem City Employee.
    RESULT: Jury Verdict-Not Guilty
  • CASE TYPE: Allegations of First Degree Kidnapping and torture against a Winston Salem man.
    RESULT: Jury Verdict-Not Guilty
  • CASE TYPE: Allegations of 1st degree capital double homicide.
    RESULT: Jury Verdict-Not Guilty
  • CASE TYPE: Allegations of First Degree sexual offense made by a stepdaughter against her stepfather.
    RESULT: Jury Verdict-Not Guilty on all 8 counts.
  • CASE TYPE: Federal Allegations of Conspiracy to traffic in cocaine where the client was facing 10 years to life if convicted.
    RESULT: Jury Verdict-Not Guilty

Other

  • CASE TYPE: Fungaroli v. Fungaroli-Mr. John F. Morrow Sr. appeared before the United States Supreme Court for oral arguments.