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John Winston Phillips

John Phillips’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • People v. Metger

    Practice Area:
    Government
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict in favor of prosecution
    Description:
    Prosecuted fifteen members of the Ku Klux Klan, American Nazi Party and other domestic terrorist groups on charges ranging from criminal conspiracy, illegal weapons possession, the setting of illegal fires, and unlawful assembly. Set a legal precent that helped end overt Klan recruitment activity by establishing for the first time in American judicial history that the Ku Klux Klan ceremonial cross 'lighting' ceremony is not protected by the First Amendment.
  • Fernandez v. Nester

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    $85,477
    Description:
    Client (defendant in initial action) was sued for damages. Client counter-sued and obtained jury verdict with award to client in the amount of $85,477, inclusive of attorney fees.
  • Lowe v. Doe

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $125,000
    Description:
    Serious traffic accident case. Parties agreed to a binding arbitration with a floor of $25,000 and a ceiling of $125,000. Obtained maximum award of $125,000 for client.
  • Mason v. Moyer, et al.

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    $400,000
    Description:
    Medical malpractice case involving a missed cancer diagnosis resulting in $400,000 settlement for the plaintiff.
  • Doe v. Government Entity

    Practice Area:
    Civil Rights
    Outcome:
    Significant award
    Description:
    Civil rights case with confidential settlement.