Cases, Settlements and Verdicts

Victory for Injured Worker at the Oregon Supreme Court

Representative Cases

Every case is different and there are no guarantees that a case is worth a certain amount. However, the attorneys and staff at Pickett Dummigan McCall LLP will work hard to get you the best results we can. Our efforts have gotten some great results for our clients.

  • 9.7 million dollar verdict for a worker who fell and became paralyzed when a board which he was standing on broke.
  • 1.9 million dollar verdict for a worker whose foot was crushed while operating a forklift that was not equipped with a safety door.
  • Confidential seven figure settlement for a client who suffered extensive burns in a propane explosion involving a gas valve failure in a water heater.
  • Confidential six figure settlement for a client whose surgically implanted bladder sling caused tissue loss and erosion due to incompatibilities between synthetic and human tissue.
  • Multiple confidential sums for workers backed over by forklifts that were not equipped with a back-up warning device resulting in death or permanent injury.
  • Confidential seven figure settlement against a multinational corporation after a welding operation caused a methane explosion, killing a worker.
  • Seven figure settlement for a worker who was paralyzed when heavy equipment landed on him.
  • Seven figure settlement for a tire shop worker who suffered skull fractures/brain damage because the tire changing machine he was working on did not have a safety guard to properly protect him when the tire he was mounting exploded.
  • 450K verdict for a day laborer who fell from a roof due to the fact that no fall protection was provided.
  • 413K verdict for a roofer who fell when his contractor improperly moved the ladder he was using.
  • Confidential settlement for a woman who was sexually harassed at work.
  • Seven figure settlement for a boy who suffered paralysis after an orthopedic procedure on his legs.
  • Seven figure settlement for the family of a mother who died after doctors failed to properly treat her pregnancy induced hypertension which caused eclamptic seizures during pregnancy.
  • Confidential seven figure settlement for a mother who suffered permanent brain damage after going into cardiac arrest during a caesarian section.
  • Confidential settlement for a child who suffered permanent nerve damage as a result of delivery complications.
  • Seven figure settlements for numerous families whose family members died because they were given excessive doses of morphine.
  • Confidential six figure settlement for the family who lost their loved one because pressure sores became infected, causing sepsis and death.
  • Numerous confidential settlements for residents of long term care facilities that failed to take reasonable precautions to prevent the resident from falling, and catastrophic physical injury resulted
  • Seven figure settlement for a passenger who suffered brain injury when the car he was riding in was T-boned by another car.
  • Seven figure settlement against a trucking company when one of their driver’s lost control and crushed our client who was “submarined” under the trailer.
  • Six figure settlement for a woman who suffered extensive leg fractures following a head on collision.
  • Six figure settlement for a woman who was hit by a drunk driver as she walked along a sidewalk. The bar that served the intoxicated driver was also sued.
  • Six figure settlement for a biker who was struck by delivery van resulting in multiple broken bones.
  • Confidential six figure settlement for a driver who was rear-ended and subsequently struck a telephone pole resulting in a traumatic brain injury.
  • Confidential settlement for a woman’s family after she was killed by a driver high on drugs.
  • Hundreds of confidential settlements for bicyclists wrongfully injured by negligent drivers.
  • Jury verdict for bicyclist injured when her front wheel was trapped in a dangerous hidden gap in a railroad grade crossing.
  • Multiple confidential settlements for people who slipped or tripped on store property because the managers failed to clean up dangerous objects and conditions.
  • Confidential settlement for an elderly hospital patient who fell and fractured his hip. The patient was supposed to be under heavy medical supervision.
  • Successfully overturned a judge’s decision to grant summary judgment in a case involving paralysis following unintended acceleration, loss of control, and rolling of a vehicle.
  • Successfully overturned a judge’s decision to grant summary judgment in a case involving a propane explosion and severe burns to the occupant of the house.
  • Successfully overturned a judge’s decision to grant summary judgment in a case involving a motorcyclist striking a metal cable that was strung across the roadway.
  • Successfully overturned a judge’s decision to grant summary judgment in a case involving a worker who was backed over and dragged by a forklift that did not have a backup warning device.

Summaries by Court

CASE SUMMARIES