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CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.  CASE RESULTS ONLY REPRESENT A SAMPLING OF TYPES OF CASE HANDLED BY THE LAW FIRM OF PATRICK W. HARLAND, JR., LLC.

A $2,000,000 settlement for part of the lawsuit was obtained on behalf of our client against the Lee County Sheriff’s Office for unconstitutional use of pepper spray on our client who was suffering from mental health conditions.

Our client had been released from a close supervision unit due to concerns about suicidal ideation. Our client was not provided his psychotropic medications and was unable to follow deputies commands and was pepper sprayed through a food pass window while he was in a locked shower room posing no threat to anyone.

He was then left unattended and he hung himself with his jumpsuit after being left unsupervised after being unlawfully sprayed. He was found 5 minutes later hanging by his jumpsuit and was unresponsive. Our client survived the incident but was left with severe brain damage requiring 24 hour care.

Client was seriously injured while riding his motorcycle when another motorist in a truck changed lanes knocking motorcyclist off motorcycle. Client was wearing a helmet and struck his head knocking him unconscious. Client was unresponsive for 11 days in hospital and suffered from frontal lobe bleed.

Client was unable to return to prior occupation as construction superintendent due to frontal lobe brain damage.

Client’s vehicle was struck on passenger side by young motorist who was unable to stop vehicle due to sudden stop in front of him and switched lanes into client’s passenger side door. Client underwent cervical diskectomy and fusion at C6-7.

$203,145.00 excess verdict over client’s underinsured motorist limits of $10,000.00, which the insurance company refused to offer until just prior to trial. The $10,000.00 offer was rejected.

$177, 337.95 verdict for client that was driving a 50 ton Grove crane and was rear-ended by fully loaded truck hauling 75,000 pounds of sand.  Client suffered a neck and hip injury.

$2,000,000.00 settlement. This settlement was obtained as a result of the motor vehicle crash with a motorcyclist involving a traumatic brain injury.

This settlement was obtained on a behalf of a pedestrian who was seriously injured while struck in a crosswalk, resulting in significant orthopedic injuries and a traumatic brain injury.

This matter involved a settlement for a young man who fractured his pelvis and suffered post concussive syndrome after an individual driving a borrowed rental car ran a red light, T-boning and flipping the vehicle our client was a passenger in. The renter only carried $10,000 in coverage and her carrier initially denied coverage for the loss.

A framing subcontractor fell from second story of construction site while correcting a construction error.  Client fell as a result of failure to supervise and implement safety measures to undertake repair.

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