are some example of notable liability recoveries Mr. Alexander was
able to obtain for his clients:
A client was killed when a tree maintained by the City of Omaha
fell during high winds: A 13 year old young man was killed when
a tree fell and struck his head. The young man was innocently
riding his go-cart at the time. The City was found negligent in
its care and maintenance of the subject tree and a verdict was
rendered in favor of the young man's family. The verdict was in
the amount of $410,000.00.
Heart valve damage was suffered by a client following the use
of a diet medication: A woman in her early fifties from Nebraska
suffered significant damage to her heart following the use of
diet drugs. The damage required open-heart surgery and the replacement
of one of her heart valves. A claim was brought against one of
the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world and was settled
prior to trial for $1,800,000.00.
An unstable sport utility vehicle rolled and caused a client to
chip a number of teeth: A 27 year old woman from Texas was injured
when her tire tread separated and her sport utility vehicle rolled
over. In addition to her damaged teeth, she had a period of post-traumatic
stress related to the incident. A claim was brought against both
the tire and sport utility manufacturers, respectively. The claim
was settled prior to trial for $260,000.00.
Heart valve damage suffered by a client following the use of Fen-Phen:
A 36 year old woman from Texas suffered heart valve damage following
the use of Fen-Phen. Mr. Alexander was a member of the trial team
that secured a verdict in the amount of $23,360,000.00.
Back injury caused by rear-end collision: A woman in her mid-forties
was struck from behind by a large truck. She suffered a significant
back injury, but did not require surgery. The claim was settled
prior to trial for $100,000.00.
Lung damage suffered by a client following the use of a diet medication:
A woman in her fifties from Iowa suffered significant damage to
her lungs following the use of diet drugs. A claim was brought
against one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world
and was settled prior to trial for $2,700,000.00.
A knee injury was caused during hay-rack ride: A man in his mid-thirties
from Iowa suffered an injury to his knee while on a hay-rack ride.
The tractor driver erred in making a turn and the trailer was
forced into an embankment. The client had to undergo surgery to
repair ligament damage. The claim was settled prior to trial for
A brain injury was caused during hip surgery: A 78 year old gentlemen
from Florida suffered a brain injury due to a prolonged period
of hypotension (low blood pressure) during a surgery to repair
his broken hip. It took several months for the client to recover
from his brain injury. A claim was brought against the hospital
and anesthesia provider. The claim was settled prior to trial
A broken foot was caused during a car collision: A woman in her
mid-forties from Iowa suffered a broken foot during a car collision
caused by the defendant failing to yield the right of way. The
defendant was found negligent at trial and a verdict was entered
in favor of the client for $115,000.00.
A serious electrical shock due to an ungrounded wire injured a
client: A woman in her early thirties suffered a serious electrical
shock while at a hotel near the Mall of America. An improperly
grounded light fixture caused serious injuries when she inadvertently
touched the light with a wet towel. It took several weeks for
the client to recover from her injuries. A claim was brought against
the large hotel chain and was settled prior to trial for $600,000.00.
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