Plaintiff was a 27 year old licensed blaster employed by Austin Power Company performing blasting services at Defendant's rock quarry in Van Buren, Arkansas. Defendant, the quarry operator, requested Plaintiff blast a section of rock outside a 70 foot crack traversing across a corner at the top of the high wall. This section of rock suddenly fell while Plaintiff was preparing the area but before any blasting. Plaintiff suffered hip, shoulder, and wrist fractures.
Harvey v. Boyd
$81,219.00 jury verdict
Unanimous jury verdict in motor vehicle wreck. Defendant struck plaintiff, a sixteen year old female, after defendant failed to yield at stop sign.
Although Plaintiff incurred only $7,533.82 in medical expenses, she suffered shoulder pain for 3.5 years which her treating physician testified was permanent.
Goelitz v. Flash Market, Inc.
Slip and fall accident
Plaintiff, a 34 year old male commercial truck driver, suffered a slip and fall accident in convenience store, fracturing his patella (knee cap). Convenience store had had chronic problems with condensation forming on air conditioning duct, occasionally causing water to drip onto tile floor of store. Although plaintiff had previously injured same knee, he was able to continue employment as truck driver until the accident in convenience store. Plaintiff retired from truck driving at recommendation of his primary care physician and incurred approximately $20,000 in lost wages per year.
Barnett, et al v. GX Marketing, Inc. & SK Laboratories
Defective and dangerous products
Plaintiff, a 24 year old wife and mother, purchased Fastrak, an ephedra and caffeine based herbal supplement, for weight loss. Plaintiff suffered a sudden gran mal seizure one hour after taking a single Fastrak tablet, causing retrograde amnesia for a period of 1-2 years and mild cognitive impairment.
McNealy V. Estate Of Tupac Shakur
The law office of David S. Mitchell, P.A. obtained a 16 million dollar judgment against the estate of rapper Tupac Shakur on behalf of a 24 year old Pine Bluff, Arkansas woman who was severely injured by a gunshot at one of his concerts.