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D. Scott Blair
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D. Blair’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • Nahal v. Kaufman

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Oct 15, 2009
    Outcome:
    Plaintiff Verdict for $319,000 plus $150,000 in attorneys fees
    Description:
    Client from Canada sustained 2 bulging discs in a low speed accident. Chronic pain in low back. Carrier refused to offer more than $1,000;
  • Woolery v. Spokane

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jun 20, 2011
    Outcome:
    Plaintiff verdict for $258,000
    Description:
    Plaintiff hit by City Garbage Truck, $32,000 medical bills, shoulder surgery. City's top offer $95,000
  • Easton v. Kong

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Oct 17, 2011
    Outcome:
    Total verdict, $288,000
    Description:
    Plaintiff crashed into by two different drivers, two days apart. Injuries were difficult to segregate. Shoulder surgery. Case tried to verdict-$188,000 against first driver, $100,000 against second driver.
  • Howell v. Allstate

    Practice Area:
    Insurance
    Date:
    Nov 07, 2011
    Outcome:
    Total verdict of $235,000
    Description:
    Client sustained brain injury, settled against responsible party's policy limits of $25,000. Client then submitted an undersinsured motorist claim to Allstate requesting her $100,000 policy limits. Allstate refused, and offered only $10,000. Plaintiff sued Allstate under the Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA). Allstate later paid the limits of $100,000 and requested that the case be dismissed. Plaintiff refused and proceeded to trial for damages under IFCA related to Allstate waiting a year to pay her policy limits of $100,000. Jury awarded a total of $45,500 in delay damages, and allstate Ordered to pay $190,000 in attorneys fees and costs.
  • Boasberg v. Reed

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Apr 25, 2011
    Outcome:
    Total verdict of $165,000
    Description:
    Client in crash resulting in soft tissue injury and chronic neck pain. Case proceeded to arbitration with cerdict of $34,500. Defendant appealed and asked for jury trial. Verdict of $60,000 entered by jury. Court awarded an additional $105,000 in attorney fees and costs for defendant's failure to improve her position at trial.
  • Aldrete v. Service Master

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Nov 01, 2005
    Outcome:
    Defendant paid $4,000,000 to settle case right before trial.
    Description:
    Client was rear ended at a high speed by defendant's service truck on New Years Eve, sustaining massive brain injuries. Plaintiff in a coma for 11 months and then passed away, leaving two young children. Suit filed against defendant Service Master and driver.
  • Stogner v. Orange cab et al

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Aug 02, 2012
    Outcome:
    $355,000 verdict
    Description:
    Plaintiff sustained neck, back, Hip and nerve injuries as passenger in cab that lost control and hit utility pole. No surgery, fracture and soft tissue injury. Case tried to jury, verdict of $355,000.
  • Finch v. Beccaria

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Mar 27, 2013
    Outcome:
    Plaintiff's verdict of $25,217 + attorneys fees and costs
    Description:
    Plaintiff rear ended by defendant. Plaintiff went to ER one time, 4 chiropractic visits, 16 month gap in treatment before getting 3 more chiropractic visits. Plaintiff had chronic pain but was only breadwinner in family and had to stop treating. Plaintiff offered to settle for $25,000. Defendant offered only $2,300. Plaintiff filed suit, defendant asked for jury trial. PlAintiff offered to settle for $12,250, defendant rejected this offer, offering only $7,000. Case was then tried to jury. Defendant presented orthopedic surgeon to claim that only four weeks of treatment reasonable. Plaintiff presented treating chiropractor and forensic medical doctor to testify plaintiff's treatment was reasonable and chronic pain related the crash. Jury returned a verdict of $25,217. Since defendant failed to get a verdict less than the $12,250, the court ordered the defendat's insurance company to pay all of plaintiff's attorneys fees and costs on top of the jury verdict.
  • Coaker v. Duke

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Apr 10, 2014
    Outcome:
    $85,000
    Description:
    (not available)