Our client was seriously injured when another driver made an improper U-turn in front of him. Our client suffered multiple severe injuries, including the loss of a spleen, which resulted in a compromised immune system. The insurance company initially denied the claim. We were able to successfully argue our client’s case and obtain a settlement… Read more »
Our client was struck and seriously injured by another driver who ran a stop sign. The injuries compromised our client’s livelihood and quality of life. We obtained a settlement of $500,000 through mediation, sparing our client the process of a trial.
While unloading groceries onto a stone wall, our client’s toe was crushed when a large stone fell from the wall onto her foot. The insurance company refused to pay her bills, arguing that no one could have discovered the loose stone before it fell. We tried the case to a Kennebec County jury and obtained… Read more »
The client was involved in a very serious motor vehicle accident. She recovered $100,000 from the at-fault driver, the limits of the at-fault driver’s liability insurance. Through the efforts of Hardy Wolf & Downing, we were able to recover an additional $75,000 of insurance money for the client. This was accomplished by filing civil lawsuit… Read more »
Our client was injured in a vehicle collision and suffered an injury to the chest. The policy for the at-fault driver was only $100,000. Hardy Wolf & Downing was able to prove that there was additional insurance coverage available to the client and got another $100,000 for the auto accident settlement to help compensate for… Read more »
The plaintiff was on a scooter in a parking lot when he was struck by a truck. Liability was denied by the at-fault driver’s automobile insurance company. The insurance company claimed that the client had turned in front of the truck driver. Hardy Wolf & Downing filed a civil lawsuit and was able to settle… Read more »
Our client’s neighbor fired a rifle at some nearby geese, failing to notice our client sitting outside of his apartment on the other side of those geese. The bullet missed our client’s head by inches and over the next 6-months, this near-death experience caused our client anxiety and nightmares. We recovered $15,000 for our client’s… Read more »
While our client was loading groceries onto a stone-wall outside of her apartment, a 50-pound stone fell out of the wall and onto our client’s toe. The landlord’s insurance company refused to pay her medical bills. A Kennebec County jury awarded her a premise liability settlement of $25,000.
During a hurricane, high-winds blew the door of a parking-garage open and into our client’s face, damaging his teeth. The insurance company refused to pay our client’s medical bills, on the grounds that there was nothing wrong with the door. At trial, we proved that the garage-owners knew that the door was broken and prone… Read more »
Our client fell down a flight of stairs inside the apartment building where she lived. The stairs were dangerously steep and shallow but complied with local building-codes because the building was over 200-years old, and was built before modern building codes were adopted. The landlord’s insurance company refused to pay our client’s bills and a… Read more »
It was just starting to snow when our client exited a store in Topsham. About 15-feet before from the exit, our client slipped on something underfoot and fractured her shoulder. The department store refused to pay her bills because there was no snow or ice on the ground where our client fell. During litigation, we… Read more »
Our client was working as a roofing sub-contractor. The general contractor told him to climb up on the roof without a harness or other fall protection. When our client expressed concern, his boss told him to stop being a baby. Our client fell off the roof and suffered significant injuries. We recovered $150,000 for his… Read more »
Our client, a visiting nurse slipped, on ice in the parking lot outside of her patient’s apartment building, hitting her head and suffering a serious concussion. The landlord told a York County jury that our client was a liar but the jury disagreed and awarded her $15,000 in damages. The attorneys at Hardy Wolf and… Read more »
While driving in Androscoggin County, our client was t-boned by someone trying to beat a yellow light. Our client incurred $2,303 in medical bills and missed the next 6-months of work because of medical restrictions. The case settled for $62,500.
Our client was rear-ended by another driver who went through a stop sign. She hit her head on the driver’s side window and suffering a serious concussion. A Cumberland County judge awarded our client $150,000 as an auto accident settlement payout.
Multiple bone fractures sustained in two falls on property stairs
Plaintiff Doreen M. injured herself twice by falling down the stairs from her rented unit in her landlord’s three story house. The accidents occurred two months apart, and Allstate Insurance denied liability. The first fall resulted in a number of fractured ribs, a broken right arm, and broken femur. The second injury consisted of a hip fracture. Despite the initial refusal to offer compensation,… Read more »
A construction worker had back surgery to repair the effects of a work injury. The surgical wound became infected at the hospital and the doctors tried a 10 day course of antibiotics. The infection seemed to quiet down, but was still there. A few weeks later the worker had a stroke when the infection traveled… Read more »
Plaintiff was seriously injured at an outdoor venue due to a poorly lit and designed stairwell. The injury to the plaintiff’s knee required extensive surgery and they were out of work for several months causing further loss of income. The venue’s insurance company completely denied all liability and no damages were offered to cover any… Read more »
In this case, our client was a 40-year old male who, while standing on his father-in-law’s property, was struck on the head by a falling basketball hoop. He received a severe closed head injury that required hospitalization and extensive rehabilitation. Personal injury claims like this are often difficult to prove who is at fault but… Read more »
Our client was the passenger in a vehicle driven by a negligent driver. The driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed- killing our client. Though a sensitive and emotional case, we were able to quickly and painlessly recover in excess of $300,000 for our client’s family without ever filing suit. It is through experience… Read more »
HOSPITALIZATION FROM EATING CONTAMINATED GROUND BEEF
Our client was an 83-year-old female who required extensive hospitalization after eating contaminated ground beef. As we try to do with every case, we avoided a lengthy trial and were able to quickly recover a substantial personal injury settlement for our client.
While returning from a trip to Boston, a young client was involved in a collision accident with a Can Am truck in Kennebunk. Three eyewitnesses claimed our client turned directly into the truck and was responsible for the accident. We didn’t agree. We used reconstruction experts to reconstruct the accident and clearly proved the truck… Read more »
Our client was riding his motorcycle when he collided with an uninsured motorist who abruptly turned left without any warning or signal. He received severe pelvic fractures that required weeks of hospitalization and months of rehabilitation. To make matters worse, his motorcycle insurance policy only covered $50,000 in medical costs and lost wages while he… Read more »
While on the job, an infectious disease nurse was driving her car and was broadsided by another vehicle. She received serious injuries to her neck and spine that required extensive spinal surgery. Unfortunately the surgery did not work and she was left in chronic pain and discomfort. Not only was she unable to work professionally… Read more »
FRACTURED LEG AND ANKLE WHILE OPERATING A FORKLIFT
While on the job at Portland Air Freight, our client received a fractured leg and ankle while operating a forklift. He attempted to unload a truck using the forklift, but the truck rolled away from the dock causing the forklift to fall to the ground and injuring our client. During trial, the defense argued our… Read more »
While playing paintball with friends, a 13-year-old boy received serious burns from the paintball equipment. This case was very difficult to win, but we fought everyone responsible and won our young client $850,000 with a structured cash settlement paying out four and a half million dollars over the course of his lifetime. Most attorneys would… Read more »