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Recoveries

Following 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 $90,000.00.
  • 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 for $200,000.00.
  • 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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