At the Annual Prepaid Expo in Orlando, Florida, the firm was recognized as one of three law firms in the country with the national outstanding achievement award for legal excellence in the prepaid industry.
On May 9, 2011, attorney Doug Gentile obtained a $4.5 million verdict and $500,000 in prejudgment interest for his client in a medical malpractice action tried in the District Court of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
Stanley Woodworth and Neal Woodworth have joined the law firm. They bring a vast amount of legal experience in the areas of business and real estate transactions, including closely held businesses, partnerships, limited liability companies, capital formation, and residential real estate development.
Attorneys Evan Douthit, Doug Gentile, Jeffrey Rowe and John Witten obtained a $1.7 million settlement against a trucking company on behalf of a 38 year old man who sustained severe back injuries when rear-ended by the company’s 18-wheeler tanker truck.
On April 11, 2011, Attorneys John W. Witten and Jeffrey D. Rowe obtained a unanimous jury verdict of $153,000 for their client – including $125,000 in non-economic damages – in a medical malpractice action tried in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.
Attorneys Ryan D. O’Dell and Chris L. Kurtz obtain summary judgment, including monetary damages and a permanent injunction, from the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, enforcing a non-compete agreement against a client’s former independent contractor.
Compensatory portion of $10.4 million verdict upheld by Montana Supreme Court. Recently, the Montana Supreme Court affirmed the $6.7 million compensatory verdict (which with interest came to over $8 million) that our firm obtained in a case involving a defective Evenflo On My Way child safety seat which killed a toddler named Tyler Malcolm.
The Missouri Court of Appeals handed down an interesting decision in City of Kimberling City v. Leo Journagan Construction Company, Inc.:
After completion of a sewer project, the City’s streets began sinking in many locations, which it claimed was due to improper compaction by Journagan, the general contractor on the project.