PLEASE NOTE: These examples show a variety of cases that we have handled successfully. These results do not necessarily represent the results that can be expected in any other case. There are many national honor society essays on this topic, even published at the main page.
Obtained favorable six-figure settlement for cyclist who suffered a knee fracture in a collision with a pickup truck while commuting to work. To achieve the desired result, we filed suit in federal court. The defendant could not be found. We obtained access to insurance funds by means of a Colorado statute that permitted service on the liability insurance carrier. The case settled during pre-trial discovery.
As appellate counsel, obtained reversal of portion of subgrogation claim consisting of punitive damages, using an argument never raised in the trial court. Old Republic National Title Ins. Co. v. Kornegay, 2013CA1581 (September 18, 2014, unpublished).
In multi-party dispute over enforceability of settlement agreement, obtained dismissal of entire action against client. Opposing party had asserted "hypothetical" claim that the dispute could be relitigated against the client if the party seeking avoidance of settlement were successful. The court rejected the claim and dismissed the case. Also obtained settlement of client's claim for attorney's fees against the losing party.
Guided client through successful wind-up of failed business venture, where antagonistic, uncooperative business partners threatened, among other things, to take control of client's intellectual property.
Obtained favorable settlement of contested claim for real estate fraud, where broker led client to believe that amenities were included that were actually not a part of the property.
Obtained and collected judgment for securities fraud arising from purchase of debt instrument. Judgment debtor attempted to transfer assets to avoid collection.
Successfully defended tradesman sued for allegedly improper installation of high quality tile in commercial establishment. Persuaded plaintiff to hold arbitration hearing at the installation site, where arbitrator could view the results of the work. Arbitrator ruled in favor of the tradesman.