SUCCESS STORIES

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$3.8 MILLION

18-WHEELER ACCIDENT

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3.3 MILLION

VEHICLE ACCIDENT

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$2 MILLION

WRONGFUL DEATH

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$1.95 MILLION

BOATING ACCIDENT

We’ve earned more than $150 million for our clients in Louisiana—hear about some of our cases below. Results can vary, but what stays the same is the kindness and dedication Murphy Law Firm always shows our clients. Contact us to see what we can do to make your case our next success story!

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$3.8 MILLION

Wrongful Death/18-Wheeler Accident

When two 18-wheelers crashed head-on into each other near Crowley, Louisiana.  According to the coroner, the client died upon impact. Just 19 days before trial, our team secured a $3.8 million settlement for the grieving family.  Lost wages were not claimed as a result of the accident.

*Results May Vary

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$3.3 Million

Wrongful Death/Motor Vehicle Accident

A mother made a claim for the death of her child that occurred on I-110.  Immediately after filing suit, the at-fault parties agreed to pay $3,300,000.00.

*Results May Vary

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$2.26 MILLION

18-Wheeler Accident

When a semi-truck rear-ended another big rig in Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana, our client was severely injured and had to undergo neck, back and shoulder surgery.  Sixty days before trial, our team secured a $2.26 million settlement.

*Results May Vary

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$2 Million

Wrongful Death/Motor Vehicle Accident

When a daughter lost her mother hit by a speeding police car, our team fought for compensation from both the city police department and a nearby gas station whose signs had blocked the view of the road for the approaching police officer and our client.  The daughter was offered $350,000 in a settlement, but our team presented a strong case to the jury which awarded the family $2 million.

*Results May Vary

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$1.95 Million & $275,000

Boating Accident

The clients were involved in a boating accident on Bayou Sorrel.  Plaintiff underwent a cervical fusion, two shoulder surgeries, and head injury.  The defense argued the passenger on the boat experienced post-concussion syndrome that should have resolved within 6 months.  The passenger’s case settled for $1.95 million and the operator of the boat was paid $275,000. The passenger’s case was settled 5 days before trial.  

*Results May Vary

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$1.8 MILLION

Wrongful Death

A jury awarded a $1,800,000 verdict for a 34-year-old male who grabbed an electric line 12 inches from a rooftop and was electrocuted.  The father made a claim for the death of his son. The electric line violated the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and the protective insulation was worn off.  Entergy of Louisiana claimed that the deceased son had 50% fault even though Entergy is considered a superior actor. After a three-day trial, the jury awarded $1,800,000.  The jury held Entergy 65% at fault and the son 35% at fault for his death.

*Results May Vary

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$1.8 MILLION

Wrongful Death/18-Wheeler

An elderly man was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler and died from his injuries.  His family made a claim for his wrongful death. The defendant attempted to blame our client for his death.  The case settled three (3) weeks before trial in federal court for $1.8 million. Lost wages comprised of a very small amount of the claim. 

*Results May Vary

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$1.3 MILLION

18-Wheeler Accident

Client underwent a multi-level fusion.  The insurance company agreed to settle at mediation for $1,300,000.00.

*Results May Vary

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$1.187 Million

Motor Vehicle Accident

Insurance Company agreed to pay $1.87 million.  The client had to undergo back surgery after an automobile accident on I-12.  The policy amount available for the client was $1,115,000. However, without a trial, the defendants agreed to pay $72,674.26 in interest and court costs.

*Results May Vary 

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$1.25 MILLION

18-Wheeler Accidents

Client was rear-ended by two different 18-wheelers within four months apart.  Client underwent a cervical fusion and the passengers experienced minor injuries.  The insurance companies agreed to pay $1.108 million to resolve the case. The first accident happened in another state and the second occurred in Louisiana on the Sunshine Bridge.

*Results May Vary

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$1.075 Million

Motor Vehicle Accident

Client underwent a cervical fusion after two accidents.  The injury following the second accident only aggravated his symptoms.  The insurance company that represented the defendant from the first accident settled for $1,075,001.00 at mediation.

*Results May Vary

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$900,000

Commercial Vehicle Accident

Client was rear-ended by a company truck at a red light.  Client suffered a back injury and underwent surgery. Case settled at mediation for $900,000.

*Results May Vary 

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$860,475

Commercial Vehicle Accident

Client received one of the largest recorded verdicts ever awarded in the United States for an injury to her SC joint (the joint between the collarbone and sternum).  The defendant appealed the case but the Louisiana Supreme Court upheld the verdict of $764,000. After appeals were exhausted, the insurance company was forced to pay $860,475.00.

*Results May Vary

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$750,000

bicycle accident

The Plaintiff was injured when he was traveling through a parking lot near LSU.  After going over a speed bump, the front tire of the bicycle hit a pot hole causing the plaintiff to flip over the handlebars.  The Plaintiff injured his arm and was required to undergo surgery. The First Circuit Court of Appeal found the parking lot was defective due to the pot hole.  The Defendant settled for $750,000 at mediation.

*Results May Vary

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$750,000

18-wheeler accident

An 18-wheeler side swiped the Plaintiff’s vehicle while changing lanes of travel.  The truck driver denied liability and attempted to blame the Plaintiff. During the deposition of the Defendant driver, it was proven that the Plaintiff controlled the lane of travel.  The biomedical engineer and treating physicians related the injuries and need for back surgery to the wreck. The client underwent a lumbar fusion after conservative treatment. The Defendant paid $750,000.00 to resolve this claim.

*Results May Vary

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$600,000

Maritime Personal Injury Accident

A crew boat ran into an offshore rig and caused client to fall on deck.  As a result of the collision, the client underwent two shoulder surgeries.  Defendant alleged the second surgery was the result of an intervening cause and was not related to the boat accident.  At mediation (a week before trial), the insurance company and employer paid $600,000.00 to resolve the case.

*Results May Vary

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$590,000

Motor Vehicle Accident

Client was forced to get steroid injections and nerve ablations for her neck and back injuries.  After fighting for the client for two years, the insurance company agreed to pay $590,000.

*Results May Vary

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$550,000

Commercial Vehicle Accident

Client was rear-ended by a Coca-Cola truck.  Client had pre-existing injuries and had back surgery at the L4-L5 level.  Case settled for $550,000 after mediation.

*Results May Vary 

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$540,000

18-Wheeler Accident

Client underwent a two-level cervical fusion.  The insurance company agreed to resolve the case for $540,000 after a mediation.  No lost wages were claimed as a result of the injury because the client was able to continue working after the accident.

*Results May Vary

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$500,000

Commercial Vehicle Accident

Client was a passenger of a car that rear-ended a tree service truck.  The client injured his leg as a result of the accident. The tree service truck unlawfully blocked the road without adequate warning and/or flagmen and the defendant tree service company agreed to pay $500,000 to resolve the case.

*Results May Vary

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$464,802

Premises Liability

Client slipped in water at a Walmart.  Client had previous health issues and was disabled prior to accident.  Client suffered a back injury from this accident. Jury awarded the plaintiff $464,802.

*Results May Vary

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$351,500

Premises Liability

Client fell in the ladies restroom of a local restaurant.  Although the plaintiff had prior back surgeries, our team was able to resolve the matter with the defendant insurance company before the scheduled trial.

*Results May Vary

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$350,000

Falling Merchandise Accident

Client was injured by falling merchandise in a national discount store when the store’s associate removed the wrap around the improperly stacked pallet of boxes.  Despite significant pre-existing conditions, our team successfully settled the case for $350,000.00.

*Results May Vary 

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$345,000

Motor Vehicle Accident

Client was broad-sided by defendant who was going the wrong way on a one-way street.  Client suffered a neck strain after the client’s head broke the driver’s side window. The neck strain was eventually diagnosed as a bulging cervical disc.  Prior to trial, the client had undergone a full regiment of conservative treatment. Defendant argued for comparative fault for failure to keep a proper lookout and that the injury was pre-existing.  The jury unanimously found 100% fault on the defendant and awarded the client $345,000 for injuries.

*Results May Vary

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$325,000

Employer Liability

Client passed Juvenile Detention Center when accident occurred.  Guards rushed to accident and physically beat client and claimed self-defense.  Client suffered a broken cheek bone, fractured ribs, and a herniated disc. Prior to trial, the plaintiff was offered $0.  Jury awarded client a total of $325,000.

 

*Results May Vary

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$235,000

Motor Vehicle Accident

The client was injured in a broad-side motor vehicle accident when the defendant driver entered the highway from a private business.  The plaintiff underwent two series of steroid injections. Our team secured a $235,000.00 at mediation. 


*Results May Vary 

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$165,000

Motor Vehicle Accident

The client was injured in a head-on collision at an intersection.  The defendants attempted to allege that the rotator cuff surgery was caused by repetitive turning movements required by the plaintiff’s profession.  The defendants ultimately settled the case for $165,000.00.

*Results May Vary

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$90,000

Premises Liability

Client slipped on wet, slippery floor at Target.  Defendant cleaned the floor but it remained slippery.  The client had a minor knee surgery as a result of the fall.  Case settled for $90,000.

*Results May Vary

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$85,000

Motor Vehicle Accident

The defendant driver attempted to make a left turn and traveled into the path of the plaintiff’s vehicle causing a collision and injuring the plaintiff.  The plaintiff treated for Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) and had to undergo splint therapy. The defendants would not offer more than $35,000.00. After trial on the merits of the case, plaintiff was awarded $85,000.00.

*Results May Vary

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$39,000

Premises Liability

Client falls due to defect in walkway.  Client suffered a fractured foot from fall.  State Farm offers $0 before trial. During cross examination, State Farm’s lead witness admitted to being a convicted felon for distribution of cocaine.  Judge awarded client $39,000.

*Results May Vary 

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$32,000

Motor Vehicle Accident

Client was hit by another car when traveling through a green light.  There was a dispute over who was at fault. Allstate alleged plaintiff was at fault.  Following trial, Allstate settled the case for its policy limits along with court costs and interest.


*Results May Vary 

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$10,000

Motor Vehicle Accident

Client was rear-ended and sought medical attention at hospital.  Client did not have a follow-up appointment but testified she hurt for 3-4 weeks.  Judge awarded client $10,000.

*Results May Vary

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