• slattery vs estes express lines

      $ 40.8 Million Recovery


      Volume 27, Issue 6, June 2012 Reported in Jackson County, Missouri In this motor vehicle negligence action, the plaintiffs alleged that the defendants ...
    • A Product Liability Case Involving Child Wrongful Death

      Settlement in Excess of $40 Million


      A child wrongful death claim and other personal injuries settled in excess of $40 Million. ...
    • Anthony Jones vs Rand Construction and Lester Pruett vs Rand Construction

      $ 36.3 Million Judgment


      The attorneys at Dollar, Burns, & Becker recovered a $36,300,000 verdict on behalf of their clients, Anthony Jones and Lester ...
    • Confidential vs Confidential

      $ 24.2 Million Settlement


      In 2009, our client was operating his vehicle in a construction zone in Missouri when he was struck by a ...
    • John Wixom v. Deffenbaugh Industries

      $ 18 Million Settlement


      During a “pull-off” procedure, a method of unloading the trailer containing construction materials, Defendant Deffenbaugh Industries’ landfill employee defendant Holmes ...
    • Dauphin County, PA Truck Crash - $15 Million Settlement

      $ 15 Million Settlement


        A tractor-trailer rear-ended a series of vehicles in a construction zone. The crash occurred in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Dollar, Burns ...
    • Confidential Settlement

      $ 11.5 Million Confidential Settlement


      No summary due to confidentiality clause. ...
    • Zinmaster vs Stanislaw Gil and Net Trucking

      $ 10 Million Judgment


      On August 21, 2005, at approximately 4:55 p.m. on westbound Interstate 80/90, Stanislaw Gil drove a 70,000-pound semi-tractor trailer truck ...
    • Confidential vs ABC Trucking Company

      $ 9.5 Million Recovery


      A rear-end collision involving a ABC truck company and the fatal death of Laura and Jeff Amano on Interstate 80 ...
    • Confidential Settlement

      $ 8 Million Confidential Settlement


      No summary due to confidentiality clause. ...
    • Leake vs. Gainey Transportation Services

      $ 7.1 Million Settlement


      Anthony and Michelle Leake sued after an accident with a tractor-trailer took the life of their son. On May 11, 2002, ...
    • Jeff Becker vs Oliver Mitchell and LTL Trucking

      $ 7 Million Recovery


      A tractor pulling double trailers operated by Oliver Mitchell crossed the median where it struck Becker’s vehicle and caused a ...
    • Cuezze vs Confidential

      $ 7 Million Settlement


      The wife and four children of Peter J. Cuezze, 42, brought a wrongful death action after he was killed in ...
    • Confidential vs XYZ Insurance Company

      $ 7 Million Recovery


      The owner of a window washing company settled a Jackson County bad faith lawsuit against his liability insurance carrier for ...
    • Family Rear-Ended by Truck

      $ 6.5 Million Settlement


      In 2009, a woman, her grandchild, and the grandchild’s friend died when a commercial motor vehicle rear-ended them while their ...
    • Michael and Deborah Munroe vs Rapid Transportation

      $ 6.5 Million Recovery


      Michael and Deborah Munroe were traveling westbound on a U.S. Highway in Lee's Summit, Missouri when an eastbound tractor-trailer driven ...
    • Parents Sue Dentist for Negligence

      $ 6 Million Recovery


      A six-year-old little boy saw a dentist for a dental examination. The dentist recommended a tooth extraction and other dental ...
    • Settlement for Two Small Businesses Against Their Insurance Company

      $ 6 Million Settlement


      We represented two small businesses against their insurance company after it refused to defend them in court. A woman sued ...
    • $ 6 Million Settlement

      $ 6 Million Settlement


      Dollar, Burns & Becker helped a client receive a $6 million settlement for severe head injuries sustained in a collision ...
    • Laura Hall vs W.W. Transport

      $ 5 Million Recovery


      58-year-old Danny Hall was traveling westbound on U.S. 36 in Macon County, Missouri, carrying a load of puppies for the ...
    • Settlement for Bad Faith Breach of Contract

      $ 4.8 Million Settlement


      In 2010, a part-time bookkeeper was injured when he slipped and fell while using the restroom on his employer’s premises. The ...
    • Breedlove Vs S&H Express, Inc.; Jeffrey Rice; Iosif Ghimbasan; MODA Transport, Inc.

      $4.09 Million Settlement


      On June 26, 2008, at approximately 2:45 a.m., 22-year-old Cassondra Breedlove was operating a 1997 Saturn on eastbound I-84 just ...
    • Confidential vs H&L Transport Services

      $ 4 Million Settlement


      The plaintiff was a 31-year old trucker who was severely burned in an accident with another truck. He sued the ...
    • Wrongful Death Case Involving Insurance Company

      $ 3.75 Million Settlement


      The defendant in a wrongful death case retained us as personal counsel after her insurance company failed to settle the ...
    • Hawkins vs Haas Carriage

      $ 3.375 Million Settlement


      According to the plaintiff’s pleadings: On June 16, 2003, Michael Hawkins was stopped in traffic in the eastbound lanes of ...
    • Coffman vs O&S Trucking

      $ 3 Million Recovery


      28 year-old Justin Coffman, husband and father of two minor children died after a tractor-trailer crossed the median of highway ...
    • Christian vs Collins & Hermann - Symmetry Landscaping

      $ 2.6 Million Recovery


      Lemonte Christian, 39, was killed when the fuel tanker truck he was driving flipped after being struck by a Collins ...
    • Joseph Ubbes vs Topper Transportation

      $ 2.4 Million Recovery


      Joseph and Missy Ubbes were traveling on an interstate highway in central Texas. Police were redirecting traffic around an accident ...
    • Steve Edwards vs Werner Enterprises

      $ 2.4 Million Recovery


      62-year-old Dorris Edwards lost her life when her Jeep Cherokee was rear-ended by a driver-trainee employed by Werner Enterprises, Inc. ...
    • Schuetz vs McGee Hauling

      $ 2 Million Recovery


      Bernard and Sharon Schuetz were seriously injured on June 25, 2012 when a trailer separated from an on-coming truck, crossed ...
    • Cauthren vs McKinney Professional Transport

      $ 2 Million Settlement


      In February 2009, a truck driver for McKinney Professional Transport overturned her truck on Interstate 44. A passenger vehicle ran ...
    • Cauthren vs McKinney Professional Transport

      $ 2 Million Settlement


      In February 2009, a truck driver for McKinney Professional Transport overturned her truck on Interstate 44. A passenger vehicle ran ...
    • Confidential vs Confidential

      $ 1.975 Million Settlement


      On January 21, 2009, a young college student was killed while driving on the highway in Maryland. A wheel and ...
    • Viveros vs Wolf and Wolf Family Farms

      $ 1.725 Million Recovery


      On November 9, 2010, Miguel and Teresa Viveros had set off from their home in Dixon, Illinois and were on ...
    • Mother and Daughter vs NTJ Trucking and Driver

      $ 1.550 Million Recovery


      A young mother was driving southbound on U.S. Highway 71 with her eight-year-old daughter as a passenger in the back ...
    • Confidential Settlement

      $ 1.5 Million Confidential Settlement


      No summary due to confidentiality clause. ...
    • Swenson vs Confidential Care Center

      $ 1.4 Million Recovery


      The plaintiff was a 26-year old resident of a mental health facility who sued after he was burned by bathtub ...
    • Scott vs Kozlov

      $ 1.275 Million Settlement


      On August 9, 2010, Kozlov was operating a tractor trailer on behalf of Albatross Express and Unick LLC. At approximately ...
    • Quinlock Shobe vs Roxanne Kelly and Allstate Insurance

      $ 1.2 Million Verdict


      Quinlock Shobe purchased an automobile liability insurance policy from Allstate Insurance Company for her 1988 Dodge Caravan.   In December of 1997, ...
    • Hartgrave vs O & S Trucking

      $ 1.1 Million Recovery


      The family of a woman involved in a fatal collision with a tractor-trailer has reached a $1.1 million settlement in ...
    • Hausmann Family vs United Truck Lines Inc.

      $ 1 Million Recovery


      Luke Hausmann, a 23-year-old missionary, died after the back wheels of a trailer broke free and crossed the median before ...
    • Ronald Keith Payne vs
      Affordable Home Super Center and Samuel L. Pinkley

      $ 1 Million Recovery


      On April 17, 2010, Melissa Payne and her daughters, Rachel and Alyson, were traveling east on Highway 18 near the ...
    • Confidential vs Confidential

      $ 1 Million Settlement


      We represented an employee and settled his lawsuit against his supervisor and the supervisor’s insurance company. The co-employee suffered second ...
    • Confidential versus Confidential

      $ 1 Million Settlement


      We represented an employee and settled his lawsuit against his supervisor and the supervisor’s insurance company. The co-employee suffered second ...
    • Weeks v. Wood

      $ 1 Million Settlement


      Charlie Weeks and Shawn Wood were co-employees at an electrical company. On Dec. 6, 2011, Charlie Weeks was up on a ...
    • Women Allowed to Suffer Serious Cardiac Injuries

      $1 Million Settlement


      A wrongful death and negligence suit against a Missouri nursing home was recently settled for $1 million. Filed by the ...
    • Family of Leukemia Patient Sues After Death

      $ 950,000 Settlement


      The family of a man who died from a hemorrhage while suffering from a rare form of leukemia sued his doctor for medical ...
    • Confidential Settlement

      $ 850,000 Confidential Settlement


      No summary due to confidentiality clause. ...
    • Estate of Edwards vs N & R of Platte City d/b/a/ Hillview Nursing & Rehab and Health Systems

      $ 791,000 Arbitration Award


      Anna Edwards entered Hillview Nursing & Rehab after having fallen several times at home. Doctors had recommended that she recover ...
    • Gibson vs Appleton City Manor

      $ 785,000 Verdict


      Cecil Eggers was 92 years old when she entered Appleton City Manor. At the time she entered the nursing home ...
    • Confidential Settlement

      $ 775,000 Confidential Settlement


      No summary due to confidentiality clause. ...
    • Lake Wood vs P&G Healthcare

      $ 700,000 Settlement


      The guardian of a nursing home patient who suffered burns and ulcers has settled a Jackson County negligence case for ...
    • Smith vs Glen Haven Nursing home

      $ 700,000 Recovery


      Conan Smith, 74, who suffered from mild dementia, was temporarily placed in an Illinois nursing home while his wife recovered ...
    • Confidential Settlement

      $ 650,000 Confidential Settlement


      No summary due to confidentiality clause. ...
    • Roller Family vs Clark County Nursing Home

      $ 625,000 Settlement


      The family of Vivian Jane Roller, now deceased, settled with employees of Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka, Mo., for ...
    • boles vs plaza manor nursing home

      $ 535,000 Settlement


      The two sons of Geraldine Boles sued a nursing home for wrongful death after their mother died following a fall. On April 8, 1998, ...
    • Adele Bredenbeck vs Nursing Home

      $ 450,000 Recovery


      Negligent action was taken against a nursing home where plaintiff developed ulcers. The nursing home failed to monitor and provide ...
    • Rushly vs Camden Health Center

      $ 425,000 Settlement


      The family of Ruth Rushly sued a nursing home for negligence following her death a month after a fall from ...
    • Confidential Medical Malpractice

      $ 400,000 Recovery


      The family of a 13-month-old boy brought a medical malpractice case against a family medical group and an emergency room ...
    • Ambulance Service Drops Man in Transport

      $ 398,000 Settlement


      A family has settled a medical negligence suit against an ambulance service. The family alleged that while being transported via ...
    • Clayter vs Saxton Woods Care Center

      $ 325,000 Settlement


      A woman has settled her wrongful death suit against the nursing home where her mother died. Rachel Clayter's mother, Rachel Robinson, ...
    • Family Settles Wrongful Death Case

      $ 260,000


      A family has settled their wrongful death suit against a Missouri nursing home. Plaintiffs’ mother was admitted to the nursing ...
    • Family alleged facility didn’t properly monitor medication

      $ 250,000 Settlement


      A family has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against a Missouri nursing home for $250,000, their attorney said.  Kansas City attorney ...
    • Cupp vs Defendants

      $ 250,000 Recovery


      We represented Martha Cupp who was injured in a vehicle collision near Highway 7 in Clinton, Missouri.  When her driver ...
    • Failure to Administer Proper Medications

      $ 225,000 Settlement


      A woman has settled her wrongful death suit against the nursing home where her mother died. Plaintiff’s mother was admitted ...
    • MacVenn vs Gilbert

      $ 100,000 Settlement


      Our client, Maggie MacVenn, was a passenger on an ATV.  The defendant carelessly drove the ATV, hit a ditch, and ...
    • Bemboom vs Graybill

      $ 100,000 Recovery


      The collision occurred during daylight hours at 1:56 p.m. on January 4, 2011. Mr. Graybill was traveling in pickup truck ...
    • Nursing Home Fall

      Confidential Settlement


      A family has settled the wrongful death suit concerning their mother against a Missouri nursing home. Plaintiffs’ mother, while residing ...
    • Physical Abuse in Nursing Home

      Confidential Settlement


      We represented the family of Jane Doe when an employee at her nursing home physically abused her causing traumatic brain ...
    • Facility Didn't Monitor Blood Thinner Closely

      Confidential Settlement


      The family of a woman who died after a stay at a nursing home agreed to a settlement of its ...
    • Children Abused at Daycare Facility

      Confidential vs Confidential


      The attorneys at Dollar, Burns & Becker represented four minor children in a lawsuit against their day care provider. The ...
    • Defendant Agrees to Implement Safety System

      Confidential Settlement


      In early 2011, four family members passed away after being struck from behind by a tractor-trailer. Dollar, Burns and Becker ...
    • Larry E. Springs (Plaintiff) vs. Madison R. Curran, et al. (Defendant)

      Partial Summary Judgment


      Click on the link to see more information about this judgment: Larry E. Springs (Plaintiff) vs. Madison R. Curran, et ...
    • BRESETTE VS. BIRMINGHAM-SHUTTLESWORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

      Confidential Settlement


      Attorney Tim Dollar of Dollar, Burns & Becker reached a settlement on behalf of clients Ryan and Heather Bresette and ...