Rudman & Smith Results
Rudman & Smith has a long history of obtaining substantial judgments, settlements, and awards on behalf of its clients, both through litigation and negotiated settlements. Plaintiff verdicts and favorable settlements are the result of excellent legal skills and thorough preparation. You can trust your serious personal injury case to Rudman & Smith because of our track record of proven success. A small sampling of results obtained on behalf of our clients are as follows:
Sexual Assault of a Mentally Disabled Woman
Rudman & Smith litigated a case in federal court on behalf of a woman who was sexually abused. The defendant claimed the sex act was consensual; however, Rudman & Smith proved there was no consent and their client was sexually assaulted. Rudman & Smith obtained a judgment of $4,000,000 on behalf of their client.
Rudman & Smith successfully resolved a race discrimination case for a confidential settlement in excess of $650,000.
Rudman & Smith was retained by a mother whose son was killed by a law enforcement officer. Initially the incident was labeled as a justified killing or self defense until Rudman & Smith discovered a surveillance tape during its investigation. Rudman & Smith filed suit and obtained in excess of $542,000 on behalf of the deceased.
Sexual Abuse in the Workplace
Rudman & Smith represented an employee who was sexually assaulted by a supervisor. Initially, the employer claimed sexual abuse or assault did not occur. However, Rudman & Smith aggressively pursued the claim and obtained a negotiated settlement of $500,000 on behalf of its client.
Negligent Supervision of a Minor Child
Rudman & Smith represented a minor child who was severely injured due to the negligent supervision of his care taker. The minor child sustained significant injuries due to falling from a window. Rudman & Smith negotiated a settlement of $400,000 on behalf of their client.
Wrongful Death Due to Trucking Accident
Rudman & Smith was retained by a widow whose husband was killed in a trucking accident. The decendent left behind a wife and several children. The defendant denied liability. Consequently, Rudman & Smith filed suit and obtained in excess of $300,000 on behalf of said widow and children.
Pedestrian Hit by an Automobile
Rudman & Smith was retained by a pedestrian who walked across a road after a concert and was struck by an automobile. The client was comparatively at fault but we obtained liability limits of$300,000 from the Defendant’s insurance carrier and our client’s underinsured liability insurance carrier.
Rudman & Smith obtained a settlement for a car accident in which the other driver failed to yield the right of way resulting in damages, including soft tissue injuries, in an amount in excess of$120,000.
Nursing Home Negligence
Children entrusted their beloved elderly mother to a nursing home. Unfortunately, the nursing home was negligent, which resulted in the resident falling and sustaining significant injuries. The family retained Rudman & Smith to represent their mother. Rudman & Smith successfully obtained in excess of $150,000 for its client.
Employee was wrongfully terminated by his employer. Employee retained Rudman & Smith. Employer claimed said termination was warranted. Rudman & Smith zealously pursued said claim and obtained a negotiated settlement of $100,000.
Disclaimer: The client stories, though based upon cases handled by this office, are representative only and should not be viewed as an assurance of a particular result. Each case must stand on its own facts and circumstances. No representation is made that the quality of the legal service to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.