Recent Verdicts & Settlements
Over the years, Attorney John Page has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for injured clients. Below is a listing of some past verdicts and settlements we have obtained. Click on the links to see more about the cases.
This case was settled during the second week of trial.
Plaintiff was injured when a tractor trailer hit the back of his motorcycle. The total amount of the settlement from the trucking company and the truck driver was Six Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($6,500,000).
The trucking company argued its driver was an owner operator and he was on "personal" time at the time of the crash. Plaintiff argued the driver was in the course and scope of employment at the time of the crash.
This case was settled a few months before trial.
Plaintiff was injured when his car was rear-ended by a charter bus on highway 270 in St. Louis, MO.
Plaintiff suffered a neck injury when a tractor trailer collided with a his truck. The motorist became wedged between the tractor trailer and another vehicle.
The highest offer at mediation was $700,000. After unsuccessful mediation, the case settled for $1.2 million.
Plaintiff was injured when she was hit head on by an oncoming driver that crossed the center line. The Plaintiff suffered injuries to her head and lower extremities. The $1 million settlement exhausted all applicable insurance coverage. The case was resolved after a lawsuit was filed and depositions were taken.
$1 million dollar settlement for auto accident victim
Plaintiff was injured when the car he was riding in was t-boned by another car. Plaintiif suffered back injuries as a result of the crash. The $1 million settlement included a confidentiality clause and therefore the names of the parties can't be disclosed at this time. The case was venued in the St. Louis City, MO. The case was settled during mediation.
$1 million - Bus accident victim
$900,000 - Victim injured in a delivery van crash
$900,000 settlement for truck accident victim
This case was settled a few weeks after mediation.
Plaintiff was injured when her vehicle was rear-ended by a tractor trailer on highway 70 in St. Louis, MO.
Our client was an electrician sent to repair lights on the defendant's ceiling. He fell from a homemade platform supplied by the defendants. Click on the heading above to view an article from Missouri Lawyer's Weekly about the case.
An ironworker working on the new St.Louis City Jail tripped over loose string that is used to pull electrical wiring through the walls causing him to fall and tear his rotator cuff. Click on the heading above to view an article from Missouri Lawyer's Weekly about the case.
While leaving a casino, our client slipped on a patch of ice in the parking lot causing her to fall and fracture her leg. Click on the heading above to view an article from Missouri Lawyer's Weekly about the case.
Our client was a woman who was injured when another driver pulled out in front of her. This resulted in a torn ACL which required knee surgery. Click on the heading above to view an article from Missouri Lawyer's Weekly about the case.
Uninsured policy limit settlement in car crash
G.W. v. Columbia Insurance
This case was venued west of St. Louis, MO. Attorney John Page represented a young woman who suffered devastating injuries from a car crash that was caused by an uninsured motorist. Plaintiff did not own a car and did not have an insurance policy in her name. Plaintiff was able to recover under the insurance policy of a resident that lived in the same house as Plaintiff. This case is a prime example of why it is necessary to contact an attorney after a car crash. Plaintiff was unaware that she could collect from the uninsured motorist policy of another resident in her household. This case settled for the insurance policy limits.
Settlement in excess of defendant's policy limits in car accident
E.G. & G.G. v. E.S.
Plaintiff's suffered serious injuries when they were involved in a car crash allegedly caused by Defendant. Attorney John Page negotiated a settlement for Plaintiffs in excess of Defendant's insurance policy limits.
Confidential settlement in truck, pedestrian accident
R.L. vs. PRIORITY TRANSPORTATION, L.L.C.
This case involved a Missouri truck accident in which Plaintiff was hit from behind by a tractor trailer. On or about August 4, 2004 Defendant J.B. was operating a tractor trailer on Interstate 55 South in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Defendant J.B. crashed into Plaintiff's vehicle from behind as he was operating the tractor trailer through fog. Plaintiff suffered injuries to his head, neck, back, spine, and left hand, including a herniated disc that required surgical repair.
The case was litigated in The United States District Court For The Eastern Division of Missouri. This case was aggravated by the fact that this was the first run the Defendant driver was making for Priority Transportation, L.L.C., Defendant's less than satisfactory safety rating, the foggy condition, and Defendant J.B.'s past driving violations in Arizona and Virginia. Plaintiff was a Miami Florida resident that sued J.B. and Priority Transportation, L.L.C. for injuries he suffered in the Missouri truck accident.
Defendant Liberty Transportation Inc. is an Iowa Company. Defendant D & R Specialized is a Mississippi corporation.
Plaintiff was operating his tractor trailer on Interstate 70 East on or about July 13, 2002 when he was hit by a tractor trailer. Plaintiff alleged the crash was due to the negligence and carelessness of Defendants, jointly and severally, in the use, operation, and maintenance of their tractor trailer.
Plaintiff alleged the negligence of Defendants, jointly and severally caused or contributed to cause injury to Plaintiff which included injury to his head, neck, shoulders, back and spine.
Settlement for policy limits in truck accident
D.S. v. S.M.
Plaintiff was driving his vehicle on a Missouri roadway when his vehicle crashed into Defendant's truck. Defendant was trying to push start his vehicle and pushed it directly into the path of Plaintiff. Plaintiff broke his foot as a result of this crash.
Policy limit settlement in rear end auto accident
C.S. v. K.B
Plaintiff filed a lawsuit in Lincoln County, MO after being rear-ended at a stop sign. Plaintiff suffered serious and debilitating injuries to her neck and spine. The case settled before trial for Defendant's entire insurance policy.
Settlement in motorcycle accident case for policy limits
R.M. v. L.A
Plaintiff suffered a serious knee injury when Defendant crashed his car into Plaintiff's motorcycle. Plaintiff required immediate knee surgery and underwent extensive physical therapy.
Insurance policy limit settlement in motorcycle accident case
C.B. v. V.H.
Plaintiff was operating his motorcycle on Olive Blvd. in St. Louis, MO when he was struck by Defendant's vehicle. Defendant claims she never saw Plaintiff before the impact. Plaintiff suffered significant leg injuries.
Aggravated damages in truck accident
The operation of the tractor trailer truck and the manner in which defendants, and each of them, operated the truck on the public roadways showed a complete indifference to and conscious disregard for the safety of the motoring public. The fact that the truck was allowed to operate on public roadways with defective equipment, defective brakes, and without adequate maintenance and safety checks, showed complete indifference to and conscious disregard for the safety of the motoring public.
Wrongful death damages
At the time of his death, Decedent was a healthy, happy, loving, father, son, and grandfather to the members of his family. He provided his family with care, comfort, guidance and support and would have done so for the remainder of her life expectancy which was in excess of 30 years at the time of his tragic death.
As a result of his death, his daughter, grandson, and parents will continue in the future to sustain the following items of damage:
a. The loss of the care, maintenance, support, services, advice, counsel, and reasonable contributions of a pecuniary value, that they would have received from Decedent, had he lived;
b. The loss of the positive benefits flowing from the love, comfort, companionship, and society that they would have received from Decedent had he lived;
c. The emotional pain, torment, and suffering experienced by them because of the death of Decedent; and
d. The loss of the present value of the assets that Decedent, in reasonable probability, would have added to the estate and left at natural death to Decedent;
Policy limit settlement in uninsured motorist accident
E.C. v. C.P.
This case was venued in the county of St. Louis, MO. Attorney John Page represented a young woman who suffered devastating injuries due to an uninsured motorist. Plaintiff's counsel was able to stack numerous "uninsured motorist" policies to help maximize Plaintiff's recovery. This case settled for the insurance policy limits available to Plaintiff.
Survival damages awarded in wrongful death lawsuit
The estate of Decedent, as represented by his heirs and estate representatives, was entitled to recover the following items of damages:
a. Any physical pain and mental anguish suffered by Decedent before his death; and
b. Funeral and burial expenses.
Plaintiff prayed for judgment against all Defendants, and each of them, jointly and severally, in a sum in excess of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00) as was fair and reasonable to compensate Plaintiff for injuries and damages, plus Missouri prejudgment interest, plus aggravated damages, together with Plaintiff's costs and for such other relief this Court deems just and proper under the circumstances. This case Settled for a confidential sum.
Policy limit settlement in pedestrian accident
L.H. v. A.J.
This case was venued in the county of St. Charles, MO. We represented a young child who was struck by a vehicle while playing in his yard. Plaintiff suffered a traumatic brain injury due to being struck. Attorney John Page obtained the policy limits available under Defendant's insurance policy. We then structured a portion of the minor child's recovery so the child would be able to get the money at age eighteen (18.)
Plaintiff's father was killed by a tractor trailer crash in Missouri. 1012582 Ontario Limited (hereinafter referred to as "Ontario") was a trucking transport company organized and existing under the laws of Canada. Defendant Pace Marathon Motor Lines, Inc (hereinafter referred to as "Pace") was a trucking transport company organized and existing under the laws of Canada. Defendant J.C. (the truck driver) was an individual residing in Canada.