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Bradley Winston

Bradley Winston’s Legal Cases

13 total


  • Defective Motor Home

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Apr 15, 1999
    Outcome:
    $14,000,000
    Description:
    Woman who was severely injured due to defective motor home when fuel tank fell out on roadway - $14 million recovered. A 56-year-old woman was traveling on an expressway when her motor home suddenly lost its fuel tank. The fuel fire that developed led to the death of her husband. She was ejected and broke bones throughout her entire body, suffered internal injuries and a head injury. The firm settled the woman’s claims for $14 million approximately one month prior to trial.
  • ***** Town Mall Fire

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Apr 22, 2010
    Outcome:
    $9,500,000 in total settlements
    Description:
    Small business sustains fire loss – Jury Verdicts and settlements over $9.5 million – Bradley Winston, Esq. – A large shopping mall burned down in September, 1997. Mr. Winston represented one of the tenants, a small software development company, and achieved an award on appeal after a jury verdict against the client’s insurer, Britamco, and court also ordered Britamco to pay the client’s attorneys fee for the trial and the appeal. After the insurance was exhausted, Mr. Winston continued to pursue the mall’s owners and insurers and obtained total court awards and settlements for his client alone in excess of $1.5 million. The claims against the parties that caused the fire, allowed it to spread, and their insurance company for bad faith and spoliation of evidence were part of approximately $9.5 million in settlements achieved by Mr. Winston as one of the the four attorneys for all of the tenants (the “Plaintiffs’ Legal Committee”).
  • Florida Sunrise Tower

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Oct 18, 2006
    Outcome:
    $675,000 Jury Verdict
    Description:
    A major Las Vegas and Biloxi casino owner purchased a large office building in south Florida as an investment. The property manager lied about how many square feet were rented to a tenant, who was eventually evicted for nonpayment of the rent on their extra space. After a hotly contested 3 week trial, the jury found that the property manager committed fraud on the landlord and awarded $675,000 as damages. The award was affirmed on appeal.
  • Juan O v. Tow Truck/Hospital

    Practice Area:
    Motorcycle Accident
    Date:
    Jun 05, 2009
    Outcome:
    $6,000,000 total settlements
    Description:
    Claimant was a 19 year-old involved in a motorcycle accident on March 29, 2003 when he was struck and then partially run over by a truck. While treating for these injuries, Mr. O was given excessive amounts of sedatives, narcotic pain relievers and anesthesia by his treating physicians which caused him to go into shock and led to permanent brain damage. The insurer for the truck driver tendered its $1 million policy. The medical providers have also paid over $3 million in settlements with an additional $2 million claims bill pending with the Florida Legislature. The funds recovered have allowed Mr. O to obtain the care he needs for the rest of his life and for his mother to devote herself exclusively to his care.
  • Crawford v. Perryman

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Date:
    Aug 29, 2008
    Outcome:
    $450,000 recovered on $250,000 Policy
    Description:
    Baby girl was born with rare heart defect – Medical Malpractice - surgical repair botched - $450,000 recovered after new trial was affirmed on appeal. She lost this case at trial because the doctor lied, and his own expert pointed that out in trial. The judge ordered a new trial, and the doctor appealed. The doctor’s insurance company never offered a penny to settle until the new trial was upheld on appeal. Shortly before the second trial, the insurance company settled with the family. The little girl is now 10 years old and doing well.
  • Rowe v. Hospital

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Sep 24, 2003
    Outcome:
    $2,300,000
    Description:
    John Rowe went to the emergency room at Broward General Medical Center, feeling depressed. He was suicidal. After waiting several hours to be seen, he decided to leave to go home with his mother. Two Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies, two Fort Lauderdale policemen and two hospital orderlies physically subdued him and improperly used a choke hold. Mr. Rowe lapsed into a coma, and then died two years later. The various hospitals, institutions and agencies ultimately paid $2.3 million in settlements to resolve the extensive civil rights litigation in both state and federal courts.
  • Landsman

    Practice Area:
    Slip and Fall Accident
    Date:
    Jan 06, 1995
    Outcome:
    Jury Verdict $348,000
    Description:
    68 year-old woman tripped and fell in the parking lot of a shopping plaza causing a torn knee cartilage and a broken elbow. The insurer for the owner of the parking lot offered $75,000.00 prior to trial. Following trial, the jury awarded $348,000.00.
  • Jane Doe

    Practice Area:
    Motorcycle Accident
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2008
    Outcome:
    $1,350,000 Settlements - Policy Limits
    Description:
    Jane Doe was riding as a passenger on a motorcycle that was involved in an accident. Her injuries resulted in several weeks of hospital treatment while she was in a semi-conscious state for several fractures and a closed head injury. The insurer for the automobile driver and the insurers for the young lady paid policy limits totaling $1.35 million within a few months of the crash.
  • Home Improvement Store Trip and Fall

    Practice Area:
    Slip and Fall Accident
    Date:
    Jun 20, 2003
    Outcome:
    $1,250,000 settlement
    Description:
    36-year-old woman slipped and fell on a packing strap left on the ground and jammed her finger into shelving while breaking her fall. As a result of her trauma, she developed reflex sympathetic dystrophy which spread to her other extremities and prevented her from leading a normal life. Prior to trial, the home improvement store paid $1.25 million as settlement.
  • Miller v. Hollywood

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Date:
    Jun 20, 2007
    Outcome:
    $1,200,000 Jury Verdict
    Description:
    Ronald Miller was a 40-year old man driving his pickup truck north on Federal Highway when a city employee crashed a city-owned truck head-on into his vehicle. Miller’s vehicle was totaled and he suffered neck injuries and ligament and cartilage tears in both knees. The city offered to settle for $49,000 prior to trial. After a three-day trial and less than an hour of deliberations, the jury returned a $1.2 million verdict.