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William Henry Stout

William Stout’s Legal Cases

13 total


  • Hammons matter

    Practice Area:
    Admiralty & Maritime
    Date:
    Jun 20, 2011
    Outcome:
    $2,072,500.00 settlement
    Description:
    Client was injured when a personnel basket line broke. The incident resulted in the client sustaining an injury to his back that required surgery and he broke his ankle during the incident.
  • Narsh matter

    Practice Area:
    Admiralty & Maritime
    Date:
    Jul 28, 2011
    Outcome:
    $2,632,500.00 settlement
    Description:
    Jones Act, general maritime law and unseaworthiness case wherein the client broke both of his ankles as a result of a fall caused by defective equipment. The nature of the injury was such that the client was unable to return to work offshore.
  • McIngvale v. Baffert et. al.

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Date:
    Feb 07, 2008
    Outcome:
    Confidental Settlement
    Description:
    Case involved complex fraud and breach of fiduciary duties on behalf of “Mattress Mack,” against former horse trainer, Bob Baffert, and bloodstock agents, the McKathan Brothers, as well as other thoroughbred racehorse consignors.
  • Jeansonne

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Apr 15, 2008
    Outcome:
    Confidental Seven Figure Settlement
    Description:
    Took over the legal representation of a family whose former legal counsel attempted to settle their case for less than $300,000.00. After a tremendous amount of work and the day before trial, we were able to get the case settled for over 10 times the amount sought by the initial counsel.
  • Fredrickson

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Dec 06, 2010
    Outcome:
    Confidental Settlement
    Description:
    Helped a client, whose husband was killed in a car accident. While numerous lawyers turned down the case due to the difficulty associated with the products liability aspect of the case, we pursued the case aggressively and confidently, obtaining a favorable result.
  • Hartman

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Feb 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    $525,000 settlement
    Description:
    Shannon was injured as a result of materials falling off of an 18-wheeler on to her mini-van while she was at a red light. She and her husband tried to deal with the insurance company on the front end, but insurance company refused to be fair. In fact, the insurance company refused to offer more than $15,000 to resolve Shannon’s claim. After hitting a dead end, Shannon hired my firm, who after a significant amount of discovery and work was able to obtain a settlement 35 times what was initially offered by the insurance company.
  • Kamphuis

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Nov 16, 2009
    Outcome:
    $515,000 settlement
    Description:
    Sutliff & Stout obtained a $515,000 settlement for client as the result of his 18-wheeler accident. The client was hit by an 18-wheeler trailer that was backed into the roadway at night. As a result of this collision, he had to have a shoulder operation.
  • Williams

    Practice Area:
    Defective and Dangerous Products
    Date:
    Nov 16, 2010
    Outcome:
    Confidental Settlement
    Description:
    Assisted client in a tire defect case. The tire defect case was a difficult one because the tire in question was purchased used, and had 3 patches and 5 metal objects inside at the time of the tread separation. Despite these significant hurdles, we were able to demonstrate why the tire was defective and why the company did not want to risk taking the case to court. As a result of these efforts, we were able to get a fair settlement.
  • Ashley

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jun 13, 2011
    Outcome:
    $350,000 settlement
    Description:
    Client was involved in a head-on collision in Marshall, Texas. He had a non-operated neck injury. The insurance company did not want to compensate him for his injuries because it said that he had prior neck problems (although those problems were unrelated to the injuries he sustained in the accident). Sutliff & Stout retained various medical professionals to prove that the prior problems were unrelated and that the client needed to be compensated for his injuries.
  • Curry

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $200,000 settlement
    Description:
    Client was hit by a careless trucker. The collision caused her to sustain a non-operated neck injury. The insurance company refused to fairly compensate her so we prepared her case for trial. Realizing that we were prepared to try the case, the insurance company settled the day before trial.