Case Results

Although the results in any previous case do not necessarily guarantee a particular result* in another case, the cases below illustrate that our firm has a proven track record of success, both at trial and in out-of-court settlements. Some of our settlements and trial results include:

  • $8,000,000.00 Settlement: Personal injury claim: Tractor-trailer driver sustained catastrophic injuries in interstate collision resulting in below knee amputation, impaired use of arm and permanent disability
  • $2,644,373.00 Verdict: Personal injury claim: Client suffered spinal cord contusion after a concrete truck backed into a tree, causing a limb to fall to the ground - largest jury verdict ever in Alleghany County.
  • $2,500,000.00 Settlement: Personal injury claim: Industrial accident wherein worker struck by improperly secured piece of metal resulting in multiple injuries
  • $1,675,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim. Client suffered a permanent, severe nerve injury during a hip replacement procedure.
  • $1,625,000.00 Settlement: Personal injury claim: Motorcycle rider injured in collision resulting in partial amputation
  • $1,600,000.00 Settlement: Personal injury claim: Truck driver died as the result of injuries sustained on job site during delivery
  • $1,550,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim: Client suffered complications following an abdominal surgery.
  • $1,500,000.00 Verdict: Medical malpractice claim: Client underwent a breast reduction that resulted in loss of both breasts. No offer of settlement was made prior to trial.
  • $1,250,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim: Elderly woman injured as the result of improperly performed laparoscopic surgery
  • $1,250,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim: Client was the victim of two separate acts of malpractice. Case was settled against both medical providers for a combination of $1,250,000.00.
  • $1,200,000.00 Settlement: Products liability claim: Client suffered burns as the result of an improperly designed piece of industrial equipment
  • $1,100,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim: Client developed pressure ulcers during a hospitalization
  • $1,000,000.00 Verdict: Personal injury claim: Pedestrian sustained multiple injuries after being struck by an automobile in parking lot of grocery store
  • $950,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim: Client suffered complications following a colonoscopy
  • $850,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim. Client was injured as a result of an improperly treated infection following a cosmetic procedure.
  • $850,000.00 Award: Medical malpractice claim: Client sustained permanent nerve injuries as the result of the improper performance of vascular surgery. Award obtained through binding arbitration.
  • $845,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim. Client was injured as a result of improperly performed laparoscopic surgery.
  • $800,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim: Client suffered complications following a breast augmentation procedure
  • $800,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim: Client underwent multiple surgeries that were improperly performed
  • $775,000.00 Verdict: Tractor-trailer claim: Client sustained permanent injuries. This case was initially dismissed by the trial court but successfully appealed to the Virginia Supreme Court, which granted Plaintiff a second trial resulting in the $775,000.00 verdict.
  • $750,000.00 Settlement: Nursing home malpractice claim: Elderly woman died as the result of injuries from fall
  • $750,000.00 Verdict: Nursing home malpractice claim: Patient fell at nursing home.
  • $750,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim: Physician ordered that test results be read and reported immediately, but no report was received and physician did not check on the results
  • $733,705.71 Settlement: Wrongful death claim: Elderly woman killed in multiple vehicle interstate collision
  • $700,000.00 Settlement: Products liability case involving a client who was injured on the job when a large piece of concrete pipe suddenly broke apart while being lifted
  • $600,000.00 Settlement: Personal injury claim: Client sustained a back injury after his vehicle was struck in a parking lot by a delivery van
  • $400,000.00 Settlement: Personal injury claim: Motor vehicle collision where client sustained soft tissue injuries to his cervical spine resulting in a 10 percent permanent impairment
  • $400,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim: Baby died before birth as the result of improper prenatal testing
  • $395,000.00 Settlement: Personal injury claim: Elderly man injured in fall at retail store
  • $390,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim. Client suffered a nerve injury as a result of care provided following joint replacement surgery.
  • $325,000.00 Award: Personal injury claim: Motor vehicle collision in which underage passenger was injured by driver with a .31 BAC. Client had approximately $11,000.00 in past medical bills and award included punitive damages.
  • $300,000.00 Jury Verdict: Personal injury claim: Self-employed contractor suffered soft tissue back injury in a motor vehicle collision
  • $250,000.00 Verdict: Medical malpractice claim. Client suffered scarring as a result of improperly performed sclerotherapy.
  • $200,000.00 Settlement: Medical malpractice claim: Woman suffered scarring following improperly performed chemical peel.

Contact Us For A Free Consultation

If you think you or a loved one has a legal claim for injuries caused by someone else, we encourage you to contact our firm for a free consultation. Contact our Alleghany County personal injury lawyers by calling 800-639-9038 or send an email.

Wilson, Updike & Nicely represents clients throughout Virginia.

*The amount of any verdict or settlement in any personal injury claim, whether it is a motor vehicle accident, medical malpractice case or otherwise, depends on the facts and circumstances of that specific case. Therefore, the verdict or settlement of one case does not necessarily reflect the value of any other case. However, the above are some of the verdicts and settlements that Wilson, Updike & Nicely has obtained for our clients in recent years. At our firm, we understand and emphasize client privacy and therefore, all names or other identifying references related to the cases listed above have been withheld.