We Have Resolved – Via Settlement or Trial – Numerous Cases Involving Traumatic Injuries & Death.
This has included federal and state lawsuits involving:
- Lack of risk management by a fraternity resulting in the October 1999 deaths of 4 Baylor University students, 1 Texas A& M student, and 1 Southwest Texas State student after being hit by a car while walking on the shoulder of a major highway to a party at the fraternity;
- Failure of university officials and police to properly warn campus and students resulting in the April 2007 Massacre at Virginia Tech;
- The University of Alabama Huntsville Provost and administrators’ failure to obtain intervention by university police and counseling services in order to protect staff and students resulting in the February 10, 2010, Massacre at UAH;
- Gross negligence of an Arizona State University fraternity and its members after an under-aged pledge was plied with alcohol, bussed to an event, kicked out of a bar, and left by himself to wander into the nearby Salt River and drown in November 2012;
- Unsafe conditions of private and commercial premises, including representing surviving family members in the mass shooting at the Washington, D.C. Naval Yard that occurred on September 16, 2013, when 34-year-old Aaron Alexis fatally shot 12 people and injured three others in a mass shooting at the headquarters of the Naval Sea Systems Command;
- Negligence of various fraternity organizations and officers resulting in the February 2017 throat-slashing of a Creighton University freshman female in her dorm room;
- Unsafe conditions in juvenile facilities causing the suicide of a young girl;
- Unsafe playground equipment causing severe fall injuries to a child;
- Unsafe conditions at a music concert causing a traumatic brain injury to an attendee;
- Improper operation of construction equipment causing a below-the-knee amputation;
- Failure to properly fence a pool causing the drowning death of a young child;
- Failure to properly supervise overnight campers causing the sexual assault of a young camper; and
- Unlawful videotaping in a bathroom of a rental apartment causing extreme psychological damages.
As to our abilities, John McCammon, the Founder of The McCammon Group and mediator of the settlement we reached on behalf of victims and surviving family members of the Virginia Tech Massacre, said, “You have served your clients so well and at the same time distinguished yourselves as first-class, effective, efficient, practical and collaborative attorneys who know how to deal with the big issues. While tough on substance, you were smooth on style. That is a difficult combination to pull off.”
If you or a loved one have suffered a serious personal injury or wrongful death, our team of experienced and talented attorneys will deliver justice to you and your family.
Scroll down to view some of the cases that we’ve fought to achieve justice for wrongful death and personal injury victims across the country.
| TFNLG Cases Wrongful Death & Serious Personal Injury
Davis, Estate of Dr. Maria Ragland vs. Dr. Amy Bishop, James Anderson & Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs of University Alabama Huntsville, et al.
Circuit Court of Madison County, Alabama, Civil Action No. CV-11-900037Continue Reading
Virginia Tech Massacre Settlement
Representing 21 families, we negotiated historic settlements valued in excess of $11 Million plus a lifetime of healthcare for all victims and non-monetary assistance.
We negotiated the historic settlements valued in excess of $11 Million for the wrongful deaths and injured survivors of the April 16, 2007 Virginia Tech Massacre. The settlement included financial compensation, health benefits, and non-monetary assistance. It established a foundation in their honor that continues to advocate for safe schools & gun control, which we continue to represent today.Continue Reading
Johnson, Estate of Dr. Adriel D. vs. Dr. Amy Bishop, James Anderson & Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs of University Alabama Huntsville, et al.
Circuit Court of Madison County, Alabama, Civil Action No. CV-11-900038Continue Reading
Washington Navy Yard Shooting
The Washington Navy Yard shooting occurred on September 16, 2013 when 34-year-old Aaron Alexis fatally shot 12 people and injured three others in a mass shooting at the headquarters of NAVSEA.
United States District Court for the District of ColumbiaContinue Reading