The following is a partial list and is illustrative of the types of personal injury, wrongful death, and worker's compensation matters handled by the Law Firm of Thigpen & Jenkins; each particular case result depends on a variety of factors unique to each case and not all results are provided below. Prior results, as listed below, do not guarantee a similar outcome.
$1,900,000.00 - Personal Injury - Settlement reached for a client who was hit head-on by a commercial truck causing severe head and leg injuries and some permanent loss of cognitive function.
$1,800,000.00 - Truck Accident- Settlement through mediation for a client who was a truck driver and was severely injured on an interstate highway when another truck caused client's truck to overturn which resulted in serious leg injuries, eventually resulting in partial amputation of the client's leg.
$1,500,000.00 - Motor Vehicle Accident/Wrongful Death - Along with co-counsel, settlement reached at mediation for client's estate when client was killed from being hit head-on by a commercial vehicle that crossed the center line.
$1,443,575.27 - Truck Accident/Personal Injury - Settlement after mediation for a client who was driving a commercial vehicle when the defendant commercial truck ran a stop sign, colliding with client's vehicle, causing significant foot/ankle injuries resulting in multiple foot/ankle surgeries including permanent injury to the foot.
$1,150,000.00 - Truck Accident/Personal Injury - Settlement after mediation for a client who was a truck driver and ran off the road to avoid a vehicle that had crossed the center line, causing his truck to strike a tree resulting in serious injuries to his leg and eye.
$1,000,000.00 - Personal Injury - Settlement for a client who was traveling in his truck when the defendant vehicle turned in front of him, causing severe head injury as well as partial paralysis.
$1,000,000.00 - Wrongful Death - Along with co-counsel settled claim versus a commercial defendant in which decedent lost control of his motorcycle because of road construction, resulting in his death.
$775,000.00 - Motor Vehicle Accident/Personal Injury - Passenger in a motor vehicle that was struck by a tractor trailer that ran a stop sign. Client suffered severe orthopedic and head injuries.
$620,000.00 - Wrongful Death - Client killed when drunk driver lost control of his vehicle and struck and killed decedent in a motor vehicle accident
$507,000.00 - Personal Injury - Passenger in vehicle sustained head injuries after a motor vehicle pulled out in front of the vehicle in which claimant was a passenger. Settled at mediation.
$400,000.00 - Motor Vehicle Accident/Personal Injury - Client injured in motor vehicle accident sustaining significant orthopedic leg injuries resulting from a head-on collision.
$400,000.00 - Wrongful Death - Deceased claimant died after a trucking accident from complications related to pain medications associated with treatment of the injuries sustained in the accident. Settled at mediation.
$390,000.00 - Personal Injury - Claimant sustained serious head injuries when struck by a commercial vehicle that ran a stop sign.
$360,000.00 - Motor Vehicle Accident/Wrongful Death - Claimant died after a commercial vehicle ran a stop sign, killing passenger claimant.
$360,000.00 Motor Vehicle Accident - Claimant sustained head injury when hit head-on by commercial vehicle.
$310,000.00 - Third Party Liability - Settlement at mediation with co-counsel for electrical injury caused by negligence of an employee of the defendant resulting in severe burns to the claimant's legs and torso.
$285,000.00 - Personal Injury - Claimant severely injured when defendant's boat trailer became unhooked while in operation and the boat crashed into the motor vehicle driven by the plaintiff, causing severe orthopedic injuries.
$275,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Mediated settlement related to serious foot/ankle injury requiring multiple foot & ankle surgeries that occurred in a motor vehicle accident while on the job.
$242,500.00 - Worker's Compensation - Co-Counsel in matter where claimant slipped and fell on the job, causing a neck injury. Settled at mediation.
$230,000.00 Worker's Compensation - Claimant sustained severe knee injury on the job. Resolved at mediation.
$225,000.00 - Motor Vehicle Accident/Personal Injury -Passenger sustained head injuries in a motor vehicle accident when the motor vehicle in which he was a passenger lost control and struck a tree.
$215,000.00 - Personal Injury - Client sustained multiple orthopedic injuries in a head-on collision.
$208,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Construction worker sustained a back injury on the job resulting in inability to return to his prior job.
$205,000.00 - Personal Injury - Client sustained head injuries on the job when struck by defendant motor vehicle which had crossed the center line.
$200,000.00 - Settlement for a client who was killed when another vehicle crossed the center line and hit him head-on after leaving the road and losing control and overcompensating. Case settled for policy limits combined liability and underinsured coverage.
$200,000.00 - Personal Injury - Client sustained orthopedic injuries as a passenger in a vehicle in which the client was riding when the vehicle pulled out in front of another vehicle.
$200,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Client injured in a truck accident while on the job resulint in orthopedic and head injuries.
$200,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Injured worker sustained lifting injury resulting in his inability to return to his prior job. Settled at mediation.
$190,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Severe nerve injury relating to an accident which occurred in Atlanta, GA. Client unable to return to gainful employment.
$175,000.00 - A claim was brought against defendant for a negligent roadside condition causing the loss of control of the at-fault vehicle. Case was settled with co-counsel.
$175,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Client sustained a significant knee injury while on the job requiring multiple surgeries.
$170,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Injured worker sustained serious orthopedic injuries while working on the job. Settled at mediation.
$162,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Claimant who sustained a lifting injury requiring 2 back surgeries.
$160,000.00 - Wrongful Death - Claimant died a short time after a motor vehicle accident. Settled outside of mediation with co-counsel.
$151,000.00 - Motor Vehicle Accident/Personal Injury - Client sustained serious injuries arising out of a head-on collision.
$150,000.00 - Personal Injury - Settlement at mediation for a client who sustained severe injuries due to negligence of defendant.
$137,500.00 - Motor Vehicle Accident/Personal Injury - a client sustained orthopedic and head injuries resulting in cognitive difficulties. Settled at mediation.
$130,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Settlement reached for client who was injured on the job when falling from a scaffold, suffering numerous orthopedic fractures along with a head injury.
$127,000.00 - Personal Injury - Minor child injured as a passenger in an accident involving a collision with an oncoming vehicle, sustaining a head injury.
$125,000.00 - Motor Vehicle Accident - Claimant injured in an accident which caused orthopedic injuries including back injuries. Settled at mediation.
$110,000.00 - Premises Liability - Claimant sustained serious knee injuries from an escalator malfunction at a retail store.
$105,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Worker injured knee on the job requiring two knee surgeries. Settled at mediation.
$100,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Worker sustained shoulder and back injuries on the job requiring surgeries, some of which were disputed by the worker's compensation carrier. Settled at mediation.
$100,000.00 - Wrongful Death - Deceased killed in Motor Vehicle Accident. Resolved for policy limits.
$100,000.00 - Worker's Compensation - Lifting injury on the job at a retail grocery store. Settled at mediation.
$100,000.00 -Motor Vehicle Accident - Resulted in orthopedic injuries.