The following is a partial list of cases in which Jon Parrish has served as counsel.
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE COLLISIONS
-$5.7 million-orthopedic injuries caused by collision with commercial truck
-$300,000-collision resulting in chiropractic treatment
$1,650,000.00-Defective Tire Resulting in Crash
Defective Utility Terrain Vehicle (“UTV”)-Counsel in product liability action based on defective design and warnings with respect to a. Our client suffered a severe lower extremity crush and degloving injury. Confidential settlement.
MEDICAL DEVICE PRODUCT LIABILITY
Defective Medical Device-Counsel in product liability wrongful death case alleging that medical device failed during a cryoablation procedure, causing a large air embolism to enter the patient’s heart. Confidential Settlement.
NEGLIGENT HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE AND NEGLIGENT OPERATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE
Counsel in wrongful death action arising out of auto collision against four defendants, including the county sheriff in his official capacity, the Georgia Department of Transportation, and a construction company. The decedent was a 72-year-old lady with a life expectancy of approximately one to two years due to metastatic colon cancer. ($500,000.00 verdict).
Counsel in premises liability case involving an improperly installed roof hatch, which caused the plaintiff to fall 27 feet onto concrete, resulting in catastrophic injuries including a compression burst fracture of his vertebrae, and comminuted and compound fractures of his lower extremities.
$1,250,000.00-settlement in case where surgeon injured the patients bowel and discharged her from the hospital, resulting in severe infection.
-$800,0000 settlement for failure to inform patient of abnormal test results, resulting in more extensive treatment
-Counsel in medical malpractice wrongful death action against an emergency room physician, physician staffing company, and hospital based on the gross negligence of an emergency room physician and hospital nursing staff. Confidential settlement.
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY
-Seventeen actions consolidated in four cases alleging various claims arising out of hospital’s failure to properly sterilize surgical instruments that were contaminated with Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). Confidential settlement of all cases.
-$500,000 settlement for parking lot collision. The plaintiff was on anticoagulants (blood thinning medication) and suffered internal bleeding, requiring hospitalization.
-$395,439.53-rear end collision resulting in back injury that required radiofrequency ablations.
-$225,000 settlement arising out of injuries from intersection collision
-$145,000 settlement for vehicle collision requiring epidural injections and radiofrequency ablation
Securities Fraud, Breach of Contract, and Breach of Warranty
Served as counsel to private investment fund in action against brokerage unit of regional bank involving $6.3 million of auction-rate securities. Claims included breach of warranty/contract due to misrepresentation regarding the fail rate of interest and securities fraud in violation of section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5 for fraudulent statements regarding liquidity.
SERIOUS VEHICLE COLLISION
Counsel in auto collision necessitating cervical diskectomy and fusion. Our client had significant pre-existing conditions, including five prior epidural injections. Our client was pain and symptom free for the two-year period immediately preceding the collision. However, the herniated disc causing the pain and symptoms was the same on imaging before and after the collision. Confidential settlement after filing motion to exclude the testimony of the defendant’s medical causation expert.