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George Patterson’s Legal Cases

19 total


  • Drunk Driver

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    May 03, 2010
    Outcome:
    $30,000.00 recovery
    Description:
    A Davidsonville, Maryland man was stopped waiting to turn into his driveway when a heavily intoxicated driver ran into the back of his car. Fortunately, the client was not seriously injured. He incurred less than $5,000 in medical bills and recovered in 6 weeks.
  • Trapped in a car after a head-on collision

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    May 28, 2010
    Outcome:
    $150,000.00 award
    Description:
    A lady from Damascus, Maryland in Montgomery County recovered $150,000 for less than $6,000 in medical bills for a rib frature and multiple contusions. After the head on collision that occurred near the border of Frederick County and Montgomery County, the plaintiff remained trapped in the car for nearly one hour with her critically injured spouse. Damages for pre-impact fright were awarded. She also recovered damages for not physically being able to stay by her husband's bed side as he struggled to survive in Baltimore's shock trauma center. These damages were part of a loss of consortium claim.
  • Clostridium difficile infection after car accident

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Feb 16, 2011
    Outcome:
    $1,576,747.00 judgment in Montgomery County.
    Description:
    As a result of a head-on collision, Mr Patterson's client suffered a severly fractured leg that required surgery. The surgical wounds became infected requiring a strong course of antibiotics that resulted in a Clostridium difficile (C-diff) infection. The infection damaged the colon requiring a surgery to remove the large intestine. The lawsuit was filed in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County against a resident of Carroll County, Maryland.
  • Trees Cleared by Developer Without Permission

    Practice Area:
    Environmental and Natural Resources
    Date:
    Apr 04, 2011
    Outcome:
    $106,000 award for the clearing of trees on a lot valued at $115,000.
    Description:
    A Crofton, Maryland developer cleared a wooded lot in Bowie, Maryland that a family planned to construct a home on for their retired parents. The developer stopped returning the calls from the landowner who was attempting to have trees replanted on the land. The landowners hired Mr. Patterson who filed suit. The developer offered $30,000 before suit but the Judge awarded the family three times the cost to restore the property plus legal fees and expenses. The award totaled over $106,000.
  • Oswald v. Friedel

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Jun 28, 2012
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict of $60,790.55.
    Description:
    A rear end accident that caused a chronic lumbar strain. The client incurred medical bills of $12,200. The Baltimore County jury awarded the medical bills plus lost income and other business losses in the amount of $2,672.00 plus $45,900 in pain and suffering. The pre-suit offer from the insurance company was $12,100. The offer issued the day before the trial was $25,000. The defendant disputed that the plaintiff sustained a chronic back strain.
  • Berry v. State Farm Insurance

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jun 04, 2012
    Outcome:
    $178,480.40 jury verdict.
    Description:
    The client while pumping gas into his motorcycle at a gas station in Upper Marlboro was hit by a car after it lost control in a car accident. The driver of the car only had $50,000 of car insurance. The Upper Marlboro resident filed a claim against his own insurance company, State Farm seeking the remaining $50,000 of underinsured motorist coverage that his policy provided. State Farm insurance only offered him $15,000. A Prince George's County jury returned a verdict of $178,480.40 against State Farm Insurance Company. The verdict covered his medical bills, lost wages and provided an additional $150,000 for pain and suffering.
  • Improperly Activated Vehicle Barrier

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Mar 23, 2012
    Outcome:
    $525,000 recovery
    Description:
    Mr. Patterson obtained a $525,000 recovery under the Federal Tort Claims Act for a client that sustained injuries when an in ground retractable vehicle barrier was improperly activated as the client entered a facility. The activation of the vehicle barrier stopped the driver's car instantly, totalling the car and severly injuring the driver.
  • Disputed Chronic Neck Strain from Car Accident

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Jul 25, 2012
    Outcome:
    $46,055.33 jury verdict ($10,727.33 medical bills, $5,376.00 lost wages and $29,952.00 non-economic damages).
    Description:
    A client from Laurel, Maryland sustained a chronic neck strain and a mild head injury in a car accident that occurred in Howard County. The defendant's insurance company hired a doctor to claim that the client had mild muscle strains and should have recovered within several weeks. The offer to settle the case before suit was filed was just over $18,000.00. The offer was increased to $32,500.00 after the video depositions of the plaintiff's and the defendant's doctors were taken for use at trial.
  • $1,250,000.00 Motorcycle Accident Recovery

    Practice Area:
    Motorcycle Accident
    Date:
    Jul 26, 2014
    Outcome:
    $1,250,000.00 Recovery
    Description:
    Motorcyclist that suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle accident.