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Fred Catfish Abbott

Fred Abbott’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • Child Client vs. Naval Air Station Hospital, NAS Jacksonville

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Date:
    Aug 26, 2005
    Outcome:
    Obtained $5.9 million judgment against NAS Jax
    Description:
    In August 2005, U.S. District Judge Henry Adams awarded a blind Jacksonville boy and his parents $5.9 million after finding his blindness was caused by negligence at the hospital's emergency room at Jacksonville Naval Air Station. The 9-year-old boy was taken there in 2001 with a severe asthma attack and lapsed into unconsciousness when staff failed to give him two of three asthma medications. "These are wonderful people who deserved better than they got at NAS Jax," said the family's attorney, Fred Abbott. The Florida Times Union, November 26, 2005
  • Plaintiff vs. Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Motorcycle Accident
    Date:
    Jun 05, 2002
    Outcome:
    Judgment entered in favor of plaintiff-$3,017,850
    Description:
    Obtained a judgment, after jury trial, on June 5, 2002 in the amount of $3,017,850, for the wrongful death of a nine year old motorcycle rider.
  • Plaintiff vs. RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Defective and Dangerous Products
    Date:
    Apr 16, 2003
    Outcome:
    Obtained favorable settlement for $1,755,000
    Description:
    Obtain favorable settlement for Plaintiff client for personal injuries suffered when a gas station sign fell on the Plaintiff.
  • Client vs. General Motors Corporation

    Practice Area:
    Defective and Dangerous Products
    Date:
    May 15, 2002
    Outcome:
    Jury award of $9,001,305 against General Motors
    Description:
    Mr. Abbott successfully tried this case against General Motors Corporation for a defective seatbelt and the jury awarded Mr. Abbott's client $9,001,305 in damages after a trial.
  • Client vs Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Death
    Date:
    Nov 17, 2004
    Outcome:
    Jury awarded $7,020,233 in damages
    Description:
    Wrongful death case involving the death of a 19 year old woman in a motor vehicle crash. The jury awarded the parents $7,020,233 after a trial.
  • Clients vs Defendants

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Apr 16, 2008
    Outcome:
    Jury award of $4,809,475.20
    Description:
    Mr. Abbott represented a husband and wife in a trial for injuries the wife sustained in a motor vehicle collision. The wife was required to have a spical cord stimulator placed in her back. The jury, after a trial, awarded a verdict of $4,809,475 to the couple.