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When It Comes To Successful Results There Is No Substitute For Experience.

For over 35 years the lawyers at Johnson & Placke have been dedicated to handling complex damage cases, including catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases arising from automobile, medical negligence, products liability, railroad, and many other type claims. If you are faced with an unfortunate and traumatic personal injury, wrongful death, or other catastrophic injury, you want to be able to depend on your attorney to guide you with the necessary skill and full respect for the sensitive nature of your circumstances.

In your search for experienced courtroom lawyers we invite you to check us out.  Below is a list of some of the recoveries we have made for our clients.  As always, we must remind you that every case is different and turns on its own facts.

 

Type

Case

Injury

Settlement/award

 

Job Related Injury

3rd Party Negligence

Severe General Injuries to the  Body, PTSD

$1,491,765.10

18 Wheeler Accident

Intersection Collision

Back Injury

$800,000.00

Job Related Injury

Dangerous Workplace

Severe Injuries

$577,340.28

Auto Accident

Run stop sign

Back Injury

$668,000.00

Medical Malpractice

Failure to timely perform a C-section

Verdict: Severe brain damage resulting in death

Liability Cap Reduced to:

$6,000,000.00

 

$2,563,872,44

Medical Malpractice

Failure to monitor medication after surgery

Death

$450,000.00

Highway Design

Defective highway

Death

$549,000.00

Job Related Injury

Dangerous Workplace

Severe Injuries

$308,824.10

Truck Accident

Backing of garbage truck

Severe back injury

$1,190,074.90

Auto Accident

Crossing center line into oncoming traffic

Neck and back injuries

$360,000.00

Job Related Injury

Equipment Failure

Multiple Body Injuries

$795,608.05

Product Liability

Defective automobile -

Death

$1,308,191.86

Construction Negligence

Tree falling across highway

Back Injury

$334,738.85

 

18 Wheeler Accident

School bus rear-ended

Back injuries

$246,000.00

Medical Malpractice

Improper removal of cyst on Throat

Three additional surgeries to neck

$160,000.00

Job Related Injury

3rd Party Negligence

Multiple Body Injuries, Trauma, PTSD

$526,116.66

Industrial Accident

Plant Explosion

 (co-counsel)

Multiple severe injuries, property damage

$52,680,750.00

Medical Malpractice

Failure to monitor tracheotomy tube after surgery

Death

$640,000.00

Highway Design

Ran off bridge

Death

$475,000.00

Product Liability

Defective tractor

Death

$225,000.00

Railroad

Railroad collision

Death

$500,000.00

Highway Design

Inadequate stopping distance at highway intersection

Severe and Incapacitating brain injury and death

$7,250,718.68

18 Wheeler Accident

Ran stop sign

Back injuries

$588,476.05

18 Wheeler Accident

Pulling from parking lot into the path of car

Disabling Back Injuries

$806,500.00

Job Related Injury

Dangerous Workplace

Severe Injuries

$210,200.40

Medical Malpractice

Esophageal perforation

Disability and disfigurement

$145,000.00

Auto Accident

Rear end collision

Neck and Back Injury

$124,561.74

Job Related Injury

Defective Equipment Design and Installation

Death

$4,747,771.83

Product Liability

Peanut Butter

(co-counsel)

Death

$597,504.15

Medical Malpractice

Nursing home,  Wrong Medication

Death

$275,000.00

Job Related Injury

3rd Party Negligence

Multiple Body Injuries, Trauma, PTSD

$254,964.23

Personal Injury

Physical Assault

Severe PTSD

$1,000,000.00

Insurance Claims

Life Insurance Claim recovery determining beneficiary

Non-payment of benefits

$545,778.77

Auto Accident

Collision and vehicle overturned

Right orbital fracture

$232,500.00

Job Related Injury

Defective Equipment

Multiple Body Injuries, Trauma, PTSD

$202,352.56

Job Related Injury

Equipment Explosion

Multiple Severe Body Injuries, Disability

$2,386,824.15

Off-shore

Oil Rig accident

Back Injury

$584,810.00

18 Wheeler Accident

Rear end collision

Head, neck, shoulder and back injuries

$550,000.00

Medical Malpractice

Nursing Home Neglect

Multiple pressure sores, death

$500,000.00

Medical Malpractice

Administering incorrect dosage of medicine

Death

$294,061.29

Highway design

Lane Closure

Severe eye injury

$210,000.00

Job Related Injury

Dangerous Equipment

Severe General Injuries to the  Body, PTSD

$1,690,667.11

Medical Malpractice

Failure to test Coumadin levels, non-response to ER

Death

$450,000.00

Auto Accident

Hit and run

Back injury

$201,199.35

Auto Accident

Rear end collision

Neck and back injuries

$231,047.50

Job Related Injury

Equipment Failure, Negligence

Severe General Injuries to the  Body, PTSD

$1,193,412.08

 

Auto Accident

Run Stop Sign

Back Injury

$394,121.70

Defective Product

Defective Truck

Business losses

$350,000.00

18 Wheeler Accident

Rear end collision

 

Neck and lower back injuries

$343,000.00

Highway design

Defective Crosswalk

Broken leg, permanent disability

$1,398,977.67

Job Related Injury

Dangerous Workplace

Severe PTSD

$377,835.56

Personal Injury

Fight in club

Severe facial injuries

$316,000.00

Job Related Injury

Defective Equipment

Multiple Body Injuries

$171,999.67

Auto Accident

Rear end collision

Concussion, broken leg

$150,000.00

18 Wheeler Accident

Rear-end collision

Back Injury

$1,168,570.00

18 Wheeler Accident

Run off road

Hip and Knee injuries

$259,160.14

Product Liability

Defective part in truck

Death

$1,050,000.00

18 Wheeler Accident

Collision With Farm Tractor

Death

$480,000.00

18 Wheeler Accident

Backing onto highway and obstructing  traffic

Ribs, hand, knee, foot and back injuries

$80,000.00

Medical Malpractice

Nursing Home Neglect

Multiple bed sores

$85,000.00

 

Product Liability

Defective Concrete

Business financial losses

$75,000.00

Product Liability

Defective Mesh

Surgery and disability

$153,000.00

18 Wheeler Accident

Rear-end collision

 

Back Injury

$200,000.00

Job Related Injury

Defective elevator

Back injuries

$310,000.00

Auto Accident

Rear end collision

Back Injury

$360,000.00

Auto Accident

Failure to stop at intersection

Back and knee injuries

$105,000.00

Products Liability

Defective  Automobile Design

Burn Injuries, Multiple Deaths

$1,300,000.00

Auto Accident

Rear End Collision

Neck, back and hip injuries

$84,649.89

Medical Malpractice

Fall in hospital

Injury to the body

$77,124.25

Auto Accident

Failure to yield

Neck, arm and back injuries

$68,132.24

Job Related Injury

Equipment Failure

Multiple Body Injuries

$50,588.15

Personal Injury

False arrest

Shoulder injury

$50,000.00

Auto Accident

Rear end collision

Back Injury

$123,729.07

Job Related Injury

3rd Party Negligence

Multiple Body Injuries

$151,764.42

Job Related Injury

Defective Equipment

Multiple Body Injuries, Trauma, PTSD

$202,352.56

Product Liability

Defective hot-tub

Neck injury

$245,000.00

Auto Accident

Running a stop sign, and causing collision

Brain Injury

$650,000.00

Auto accident

Rear end collision

Neck Injury

$120,150.00

Auto Accident

Improper Lane change

Head injuries

$200,000.00

Auto Accident

Utility vehicle backing onto highway

Back, shoulder and leg injuries

$130,000.00

Product Liability

Defective Brakes

 

Neck, back and leg Injuries

$85,000.00

Medical Malpractice

Anesthesia Failure

Death

$127,015.00

Medical Malpractice

Failure to Diagnose

Death

$145,000.00

Job Related Injury

Faulty Equipment Design

Injuries

$54,888.13

Product Liability

Defective Sidewalk

Injuries to hip and back

$137,500.00

Product Liability

Defective deer stand

Back Injury

$100,000.00

Auto Accident

Car striking pedestrian

Head, shoulder and knee injuries

$150,282.19

Auto Accident

Car accident,  passengers in vehicle

Leg injuries and facial injuries

$116,666.66

Job Related Injury

Dangerous Workplace

Severe Injuries

$148,891.26

Auto Accident

Improper lane change

Death

$100,000.00

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice-

Improper IV

Loss of hand

$120,000.00

Auto Accident

Turn in front of client

Back and neck injuries

$91,528.22

Auto Accident

Truck strikes pedestrian

Death

$95,000.00

Medical Malpractice

Surgical Error -  failure to treat

Extended hospital stay and complications

$99,900.00

Auto Accident

Rear end collision

Neck and Back Injuries

$103,833.77

Auto Accident

Rear End Collision

Head, back and knee injuries

$70,000.00

Medical Malpractice

Improper supervision during  therapy

Injury to knee

$109,283.10

Personal Injury

Fell on stairway

Knee injuries

$90,000.00

Product Liability

Defective building product – causing home fire

Loss of Home

$166,063.60

18 Wheeler Accident

Rear end collision

 

PTSD, Knee injuries

$113,999.00

Job Related Injury

Dangerous Workplace

Severe Injuries

$125,065.14

Product Liability

Defective hip implant

Replacement surgery

$95,000.00

Auto Accident

Improper turn

Neck Injuries

$104,273.49

Auto Accident

Running red light

Leg and wrist injuries

$212,000.00

Auto Accident

Turn in front of client

Right knee, back, neck and hip

$58,731.35

Auto Accident

Rear end collision

Head and neck injuries

$100,000.00

Product Liability

Defective shoe

Foot Injury

$55,000.00

Product Liability

Food Poisoning

Hospitalization

$78,866,68

Auto Accident

Failure to yield at intersection

Pediatric head injury

$150,775.00

Auto Accident

Rear end collision

Back Injury

$97,000.00

Personal Injury

Slip and fall

Back injury

$75,000.00

Job Related Injury

3rd Party Negligence

Multiple Body Injuries

$151,764.42

Medical Malpractice

ER misdiagnosis

Loss of leg

$110,000.00

Job Related Injury

Faulty Equipment Design

Multiple Body Injuries, Trauma, PTSD

$56,112.11

Auto Accident

Pull from private drive

Facial and scalp injuries, fractured leg

$90,000.00

Auto Accident

Passenger Side Collision

Back and Neck injury

$185,505.15

Auto Accident

Rear end collision

Hip, neck and back injuries

$106,856.60

Highway Design

Dangerous Intersection

Head injuries

$150,000.00

Job Related Injury

Failure to Properly Maintain Equipment

Injuries

$77,625.93

Auto Accident

Cross travel lane

Foot, arm, knee and leg injuries

$100,000.00

18 Wheeler Accident

Chain reaction rear end collision

Neck, chest and abdomen injuries

$66,317.38

Auto Accident

Auto accident

Non-surgical neck injury

$74,014.93

Landowner Liability

Rotten tree – falling on plaintiffs’ home & plaintiffs

Death

$100,000.00

Slip and Fall

Water on store floor

Injury to Knee

$75,000.00

Personal Injury

Hit by money cart

Back and leg

$53,303.48

Auto Accident

Collision

Back and neck

$68,132.24

Auto Accident

Improper left turn

Neck and back injuries

$70,000.00

Auto Accident

Run stop sign

Neck and back injuries

$88,029.72

Personal Injury

Sports related heat stroke

Heat stroke

$75,000.00

Auto Accident

Ran through red light

Neck and back injuries

$52,866.53

18 Wheeler Accident

Failure to yield

Back injuries

$79,563.06

Auto Accident

Car backed onto pedestrian

Knee Injury

$77,854.86

Product Liability

Defective product – ammunition

Head and facial injuries

$62,811.64

Auto Accident

Rear End Collision

Back Injury

$69,975.33

Auto Accident

Rear-end collision

Neck and head injuries

$59,500.00

Personal Injury

Slip and Fall

Neck and Knee Injuries

$75,000.00