Injured Child Settlements
Jason G. Denton represented a Tennessee minor child who was injured in an out of state accident in Florida. The accident left the child with permanent physical and mental injuries. Mr. Denton engaged multiple medical experts to assess the child’s present and future needs due to the resulting medical conditions. This extended the processing of the case but gave the family the knowledge and security they needed to make the decisions about their child’s well-being. In a confidential pre-litigation settlement, the case settled for well over $100,000.00.
Jason G. Denton represented a minor child and mother hit by a drunk driver. Both child and mother were left with permanent injuries and scarring and disfigurement. After filing a lawsuit the Defendants settled with Jason G. Denton for policy limits.
Jason G. Denton represented a mother and minor child hit head-on by a drunk driver. The father saw the entire collision. The mother was left with permanent spine injuries and the child had permanent injuries as well. The case was settled for confidential insurance policy limits.
Jason G. Denton represented a mother and minor child injured due to the intentional act of another child and negligence of his parents in their supervision of that child. The case was litigated for several years but resulted in confidential settlement after depositions were taken of the parents and child and a video of the incident was obtained by Mr. Denton’s litigation team showing the intentional acts that caused the injuries.
Jason G. Denton represented a minor child that sustained a closed head injury in a premise liability negligent supervision case. After an entire day of depositions and engaging pediatric medical experts from Vanderbilt the case settled for a confidential settlement amount.
Mr. Denton treats minor child cases with compassion and tries to handle each case in the same manner as if it were one of his children injured. In each case he engages necessary experts to assess the child’s present and future needs due to the resulting medical conditions. Only another parent who has had an injured child can understand the life impact an injured child has on parents and family.
There are specific laws that apply to minor child injury cases. Unless you chose the right attorney with experience and knowledge of the laws the case may not be handled correctly.
Trial Award Upheld By Supreme Court Panel
Jason G. Denton and Alan Poindexter teamed up and tried a case for an injured Macon County automotive worker. After a day long trial involving five (5) experts the trial court awarded over $78, 778.00 in benefits to be paid by the employer and carrier which was triple the pre-trial settlement offer from the employer.
The employer appealed to the Tennessee Supreme Court Special Workers’ Compensation Panel. After submitting written briefs and oral arguments The Supreme Court Panel found in favor of the Employee and the injured worker received a total of $139,333.51 in workers’ compensation benefits. Wilson County Circuit Court No. 2011-CV-67.
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Workers’ Compensation Verdict
Jason G. Denton successfully represented an automotive worker from Bedford County, Tennessee who sustained a second injury to his lumbar spine while on the job. At pre-litigation mediation, the auto manufacturer offered 10 weeks of compensation or $6,820.00. The case went to trial in Bedford County Circuit Court whereby Mr. Denton secured the employee recovery of $58,877.50. For further information, see Bedford County Circuit Court Docket No. 11956.
Truck Driver Workers’ Compensation Settlement
Jason G. Denton and Alan Poindexter jointly represented a Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee injured truck driver who sustained multiple level lumbar spine injuries while on the job. After a multiple level lumbar spine fusion, Mr. Denton and Mr. Poindexter obtained a recovery from the Employer for the injured worker. The truck driver recovered $369,223.30 in workers’ compensation benefits plus future medical treatment for life. For further reference, see Wilson County Chancery Court Docket No. 10C025.
Jason Denton recently has represented several truck drivers injured on the job. A significant settlement was obtained for an over the road truck driver that was injured after falling through the rotten floor of a company trailer. After having to fight for two lumbar surgeries and post-operative medical treatment, Jason negotiated a settlement at mediation. The truck driver recovered $343,873.93 in workers’ compensation benefits plus future medical treatment for life.
Another successful case involved a Macon County resident that was an over the road truck driver that fell while getting out of his under-maintained company truck. After fighting the insurance company for over six months to prove the case was compensatable and related to his fall, Jason successfully received an order for the carrier to pay for cervical spine surgery for the truck driver. A lawsuit was filed but the insurance company subsequently agreed to settle.
Workers’ Compensation Settlement
Jason G. Denton represented a construction worker from Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, who was injured in a construction accident leaving him confined to a wheelchair for life. Mr. Denton negotiated a settlement before trial that resulted in the injured construction worker recovering over $541,938.10 in workers’ compensation benefits, plus future medical treatment for remainder of his life. The lump sum settlement alone resulted in an overall industrial disability rating of 110%. For further reference, see Wilson County Chancery Court Docket No. 10C243.
Personal Injury Cases
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Andy Garrett was the Public Safety Director over Fire and Police in small town located in Wilson County, Tennessee. He was rear-ended by a young driver driving distracted. The injuries he sustained changed his life and his career resulting in retirement from public service. Watch his story now: