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Jason Lowell Odom

Jason Odom’s Legal Cases

8 total

  • Patricia Hanson as Personal Representative for the Estate of Albert Williams v. The Place at Vero Beach

    Practice Area:
    Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    Date:
    Dec 19, 2008
    Outcome:
    Settlement
    Description:
    Jason and David represented the family of Albert Williams, who died a tragic death as a result of the gross negligence of the Defendant, an Assisted Living Facility. Mr. Williams, a resident of the assisted living facility, was allowed to wander off the facility's premises, even though it was unsafe for him to do so.  To make matters worse, his family was not timely notified of the situation. Unfortunately, Mr. Williams wandered off the premises for the last time, and was not known to be missing for 24 hours.  He was later found by law enforcement, deceased, six days later.After lengthy and tough litigation, a summary jury panel awarded the family $750,000 in damages, plus entitlement to seek punitive damages. The case subsequently settled for a confidential amount.
  • Suarez-Navarro v. Nozzle Nolen

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jan 15, 2009
    Outcome:
    Settlement
    Description:
    Ms. Suarez-Navarro was wrongfully fired from her job because her employer perceived her to have a disability that prevented her from working. After discovery, the case settled for a confidential amount.
  • Duvall v. Jane Doe

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Apr 06, 2009
    Outcome:
    Settlement
    Description:
    Ms. Duvall was catastrophically injured in a motor vehicle accident, with significant leg injuries that required multiple surgeries to save the leg. Ms. Duvall will continue to require medical treatment in order to use the leg in a normal fashion. The case settled presuit for $2.4 million.
  • Estate of Greene

    Practice Area:
    Probate
    Date:
    Aug 07, 2009
    Outcome:
    Order granting summary judgment
    Description:
    Represented client in trust dispute regarding appointment of trustees. Client was identified by trust as a co-trustee; however, the other trustee refused to recognize client as co-trustee. A lawsuit was filed to obtain a court order interpreting the trust to establish the appointment of trustees. Following litigation, an order was entered finding our client to be a co-trustee of the trust.
  • Estate of Miller

    Practice Area:
    Probate
    Outcome:
    Prevailed on petition to remove Co-Personal Representative
    Description:
    Mr. Odom successfully represented a Co-Personal Representative in an action to remove the other co-personal representative based on a conflict of interest and neglect.
  • Estate of John Doe

    Practice Area:
    Trusts
    Outcome:
    Settlement in favor of son and grandchildren
    Description:
    Represented a son, and his children, who were nearly disinherited from his father's estate in favor of a spouse.
  • Yorker v. Girard Equipment

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Outcome:
    Defendant prevailed
    Description:
    Former employee alleged that he was terminated from his employment because of his race. The employer denied the allegation and contended that the former employee was terminated for failing to comply with a supervisor's instructions. Following an administrative hearing, the administrative law judge concluded that the former employee was not terminated because of his race, and that the former employee failed to prove that his race was a factor in his termination.
  • Seiden v. Dr. Fran Adams, as Superintendent of Schools

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    School district prevailed
    Description:
    Teacher was terminated for improperly escalating a situation involving a special needs student. The teacher appealed the termination, and it was upheld by the local school board. The teacher appealed the school board's decision to the appellate court, which affirmed in a written opinion.