Claims Against State and Local Government Entitites and Employees

CIRCUIT COURT OF MOBILE COUNTY SETTLEMENT OF $5,000,000 Jane Doe was a troubled teen who was placed in the care and custody of the Alabama Department of Youth Services by a juvenile court that ordered her to reside in a privately owned therapeutic group home for...

TROUP COUNTY, GEORGIA JUDGEMENT OF $3,990,000 At the conclusion of a four day trial. At trial, partners Larry Morris and Randy Haynes represented two senior citizens from Randolph County, Alabama who were injured in a one-vehicle van accident in LaGrange, GA during November 2009. On the...

JEFFERSON COUNTY SETTLEMENT OF $1,018,000 Tawanna Brown, a nineteen year old freshman in college, was walking across the intersection of 14th Street and University Boulevard in downtown Birmingham when she was hit from behind by a police officer who was speeding through the intersection at a...

U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NOTHERN DISTRICT OF BIRMINGHAM JUDGEMENT OF $300,000 During 2004 and 2005, teacher Charles Andrews engaged in an inappropriate relationship with 8th grade female student Jane Doe. Andrews inappropriately touched, kissed, fondled and rubbed Jane Doe on school premises. He also sent...

Sue Ryan was victimized by assault and rape by an escaped convict from the Limestone Correctional Facility operated by the State of Alabama Department of Corrections. The inmate should never have been allowed to work on a chain gang due to his poor disciplinary record,...

CHAMBERS COUNTY VERDICT OF $300,000 Created new law in Alabama on loss of consortium and the $100,000 municipal cap. (Reported case) Defendant, City of Lanett, failed to replace a stop sign leading to a motor vehicle accident....

CHAMBERS COUNTY SETTLEMENT OF $550,000 $400,000 settlement with railroad and $150,000 verdict against the City of Lanett due to negligence in maintaining vegetation near a railroad crossing....