Case Results

We invite you to browse some of our recent case results to learn more about our past successes and how we have helped people in situations similar to yours.
  • U.S. v. Decarlos Rodgers
    Our client was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Although three police officers
    testified that they removed a firearm from his pocket, a federal jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
  • State of Tennessee v. Anthony Parham

    The client was accused of two counts of aggravated assault arising out of an incident at a parking lot in north Memphis. Two people testified that the client had pistol-whipped them in the incident. Our office put on the testimony of the only independent witness and the client testified.
    After deliberating for about 30 minutes, the jury acquitted the client on all charges.

  • State of Tennessee v. Duente Berry
    Our client was indicted on three counts of Aggravated Robbery. Two witnesses testified they were “100% sure” when identifying the client. There were serious questions about the quality of the investigation that led to the client as a suspect. The jury agreed and acquitted the client on all three counts.
  • Thomas David Jordan v. Norfolk Southern Railroad
    Our 57-year-old client was working between tracks and suffered severe injuries when a train struck him. After a three-week trial, the jury returned a $5 million verdict for our client.
  • State of Tennessee v. Andrew Hennings
    The state of Tennessee charged our client with the rape of a child. Despite a 22-page confession, a jury found the client not guilty on all counts.
  • Gregory v. Shelby County, Tennessee
    An inmate assaulted and killed another inmate. A deputy jailer's deliberate act made the attack possible. In a civil rights action that we filed for the deceased inmate's family, the family was awarded $750,000 in compensatory damages and $2.2 million in punitive damages.
  • Hutchins v. Burlington Northern
    A railroad employee fell from an overpass, rendering him permanently disabled. A Shelby County jury determined that the railroad had failed to maintain the overpass safely and returned a $2 million verdict in favor of our clients, members of the employee's family.
  • Mark Northcutt v. ServiceMaster
    Our client, an airline pilot, suffered permanent damage after slipping on a substance on the floor of an airport lounge. Airline employees had called ServiceMaster numerous times to clean the spill, but they had failed to appear. A Shelby County jury returned a $1.2 million verdict against ServiceMaster in favor of our client.
  • Conseco v. Costello

    Our three clients were beneficiaries of life insurance policies taken out by their mother. The insurance company refused to pay the policies. A federal jury in Shelby County returned verdicts for our clients, assessing the full statutory bad faith penalty on each policy for a total recovery of $411,000.

  • Perkins v. Allstate Insurance Company
    Our client was accused of insurance fraud for arranging the destruction of his own pickup truck. A Shelby County jury exonerated him and awarded damages.
  • Holt v. City of Memphis
    Our clients' relative died because paramedics negligently failed to transport her to the hospital. In a wrongful death claim that we filed against the City of Memphis, a Shelby County judge returned a $78,000 verdict in favor of our clients.
  • Gammage v. Pineapple Management
    Our client suffered a significant theft of property from his hotel room. We sued the hotel and a jury awarded $140,000.
  • Sprague v BNSF Railroad

    Our client suffered an amputation of his leg while working as a conductor for the railroad. Verdict: Confidential settlement while jury deliberated.

  • Hall vs Illinois Central

    Our client suffered an amputation of his leg while working as a conductor for the railroad. Net verdict : $2.4 million

  • Boyd vs. BNSF Railroad

    Lisa Boyd was employed by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and worked at their intermodal facility in Memphis. While working on moving a 40,000-pound container from a truck to a railcar, a malfunction caused the container to pin her between the container and the back of the truck it was being removed from. She suffered physical injuries and PTSD. A jury in Memphis awarded her $5,000,000 for her injuries. That award was reduced the trial judge to $4,500,000.