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Favorable Verdicts and Settlements

Over the years, Johnson Eiesland Law Offices, P.C. has helped people seek favorable solutions through trial, settlement, and arbitration. We'll do whatever it takes to get the outcome that you deserve.
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Nursing Home Abuse

  • $300,000 Verdict for Woman Dumped from Wheelchair | VERDICT: While pushing a wheelchair-bound resident of a nursing home at a high rate of speed, an employee dumped the resident out of the chair, causing a fractured neck and, ultimately, the resident's death.
  • $400,000 Settlement for Nursing Home Resident | SETTLEMENT: A nursing home resident with dementia was found on the floor next to her bed in apparent pain. She was placed back in her bed and her condition was not assessed. After several days the resident’s condition deteriorated and was taken to the hospital where it was discovered she had a broken pelvis. A Resident died within a matter of days entering the hospital.
  • $500,000 Verdict Against Nursing Home | VERDICT: A 100-year old woman was dropped at a nursing home facility which caused a shoulder fracture and a hip fracture. The nursing home staff attempted to cover up the incident. She died 30 days later.
  • $750,000 Settlement for Nursing Home Abuse | SETTLEMENT: A nursing home resident suffered severe pressure sores as a result of the neglect nursing home staff. The sores became infected and ultimately resulted in the resident’s death.
  • $425,000 for Sexual Abuse | ARBITRATION: A nursing home resident was sexually assaulted by the boyfriend of a nursing home staff. The arbitrator found that the facility had failed to properly secure the facility from outside persons during non-visiting hours.
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Personal Injury

  • $1,250,000 Verdict Against High School Rodeo Stock Supplier | VERDICT: A high school rodeo participant was paralyzed when the horse he was riding rolled over on top of him during an event. It was determined at trial that the suppliers of the rodeo stock had supplied unfit and dangerous animals for the participants to ride.
  • $750,000 Settlement for Neck Fracture | SETTLEMENT: A passenger in a vehicle suffered a neck fracture when the vehicle she was riding in was T-boned by a high school student who ran a red light. The injuries ended the woman’s employment.
  • $725,000 Settlement for Auto Accident | SETTLEMENT: A woman suffered hand and wrist injuries as a result of being rear-ended by a semi-truck. The injuries caused the loss of the woman’s employment.
  • $250,000 Verdict to Law Enforcement Officer | VERDICT: A law enforcement officer suffered a permanent knee injury after being struck by a car door, thrown open by an individual attempting to steal the patrol car.
  • $1 Million for Death | SETTLEMENT: An individual was struck and killed by a teenage driver who failed to properly clean off the ice and snow from his windshield.
  • $1.5 Million Settlement for Neck Injury | SETTLEMENT: Driver was forced off the road by a truck resulting in a serious neck injury.
  • $1.2 Million Settlement for Back Injuries | SETTLEMENT: Serious back injuries received in a motorcycle/vehicle accident.
  • $910,000 Settlement for Truck Accident | SETTLEMENT: A middle-aged passenger was killed at night when a truck driver left his disabled truck on the highway without warning flares or reflectors for the traveling public.
  • $1.6 Million Verdict for Brain Injury | VERDICT: A woman driving a vehicle suffered a brain injury when a school bus pulled out in front of her on the highway.
  • $325,000 for Drowning Victim | SETTLEMENT: A child drowned in a negligently maintained hotel swimming pool.

Product Liability

  • $600,000 for Eye Injuries | SETTLEMENT: A teenage girl suffered permanent eye injury as a result of a defective contact solution.
  • $2.2 Million for Brain Injury | SETTLEMENT: A user of a dietary supplement suffered a stroke as a result of high levels of ephedra in the product. Then individual ended up with a brain injury that resulted in the loss of his employment.
  • $5.75 Million Settlement for Serious Burns | SETTLEMENT: Settlement received for victims seriously burned in a fire and explosion of a defective motor home.
  • $3.2 Million Settlement for Defective Medical Device | SETTLEMENT: A defective medical device caused the death of a middle-aged man.
  • $2.3 Million Settlement for Defective Seatbelt | SETTLEMENT: Passenger of a vehicle suffered a broken neck as a result of a low-speed collision in a vehicle with a defective seatbelt design.

Premises Liability

  • $650,000 Settlement at Construction Site | SETTLEMENT: A pedestrian walking through a temporary walkway in front of a construction site tripped and fell over a board installed to cover a hole in the walkway. The fall caused a neck injury and a knee injury.
  • $325,000 for Knee Injury | SETTLEMENT: An employee at a retail store ran over the leg of a customer with a line of shopping carts propelled by a motorized device. The customer suffered a permanent knee injury.

Medical Malpractice

  • $1 Million Settlement for Improper Injection | SETTLEMENT: An individual was given an injection in an improper manner by delivering into an artery instead of a vein. The patient’s arm suffered extensive internal damage resulting in multiple surgeries and permanent damage to the use of the arm.
  • $1 Million Settlement for Two-Year Old Death | SETTLEMENT: A two-year-old boy who was sick with the flu and dehydrated was denied timely assistance by the hospital, during which time the boy’s veins collapsed and he stopped breathing. The hospital staff then intubated the boy into his stomach rather than his lungs, thereby depriving him of oxygen. The boy died from dehydration at the hospital.
  • $4.85 Million Settlement for Medical Malpractice | SETTLEMENT: A young child was negligently intubated causing serious injury and resulting in numerous surgeries.

Will Contests

  • Million Dollar Settlements for Will Contests | SETTLEMENT: Numerous settlements of over a million dollars for families involved in Will contests.

Negligent Business Advice

  • $1,000,000 Settlement Negligent Business Advice | SETTLEMENT: Legal action against a law firm for negligent business advice.

Civil Rights

  • $150,000 Settlement for Age Discrimination | SETTLEMENT: A woman was discriminated against and wrongfully terminated because of her age.
  • $122,000 Verdict for Sexual Harassment | VERDICT: A female employee was sexually harassed by the owner of a small business in the form of unwanted sexual advances. While the woman suffered no lost income or medical bills, a jury returned a verdict in her favor for emotional damages.
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