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Over $100 Million

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Over $100 Million

In Verdicts & Settlements

Results

We have recovered over $100 million for our clients in the past three years.

Our track record shows insurance companies and corporate defendants that we will not accept less than full justice for our clients. We believe the only way to achieve the best outcome is to prepare every case for trial. Preparing the case for trial is the only way to consistently achieve excellent outcomes in our business.

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“There is not a day that goes by that we are not preparing for trial, or in court.”

—ALAN HAMILTON
$29,250,000 Jury Verdict – Wrongful Death

Eric Hilaro worked at a recycling center in East Atlanta, Georgia. His father and brother worked at the same facility. One of the 19-yr-old’s responsibilities was to drive a front-end loader to push leftover scrap metal along the ground to clear space for the next day’s automobile shredding.   The facility had recently decided to […]

$20,000,000 Jury Verdict- Negligent Security

Florencio Gomez Mendez left his wife and 3 children in Chiapas, Mexico, to come to Atlanta, Georgia in search of economic opportunity and a better life for them all. He found work and lived in Bradford Ridge Apartments, a Clayton County, Georgia apartment complex. It was an immigrant community, largely pedestrian since many workers didn’t […]

$5,470,000 Jury Verdict – Construction Site Dump Truck Accident

Mack Pitts was killed in a truck accident on a construction project in Atlanta, Georgia. The tragic accident was entirely preventable. Shiver Hamilton’s mission is help the families of people like Mack, who have suffered due to the negligence of others.   Mack worked as a spotter on the construction of the international terminal at […]

$5,250,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting Victim

Confidential settlement involving the death of a young man at an Atlanta area apartment complex.

$4,950,000 Settlement – For Wrongful Death Car Crash With Commercial Vehicle

Shiver Hamilton confidentially settled a wrongful death case in 2014 in south Georgia for just under $5 million. A Florida businessman was driving in Georgia in his personal vehicle when, for reasons that are unknown, he crossed the centerline and struck another vehicle head-on. The crash resulted in the death of a man returning home […]

$4,500,000 Jury Verdict – Premises Liability

Shiver Hamilton, LLC recently obtained a $4.5 million jury verdict for the family of a young man shot and killed at a late night party on the premises of a Columbus Georgia apartment complex.  The complex was owned and managed by McCorlew Realty, Inc., a company that owns and manages roughly 800 units in Muscogee […]

$3,750,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting

Shiver Hamilton negotiated an unsafe premises settlement on behalf of a young man who was shot at a DeKalb County apartment complex. The young man was visiting with friends at the apartment complex when he was approached by a stranger and shot in the leg. Our client ultimately lost his leg below the knee due […]

$3,700,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

In November 2015, a Gwinnett County State Court jury awarded a $3,700,000 verdict to Shiver Hamilton client, Walter. Walter sustained injuries in a wreck that occurred when he was taking his daughter to school. The defendant turned left in front of our client’s vehicle and caused a severe impact collision. Immediately after the wreck, Walter […]

$3,700,000 – Premises Liability Sexual Assault

Confidential recovery for the victim of sexual assault at a commercial facility.

$3,500,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Drunk Driver

In August 2012, a drunk driver slammed into our clients’ F-250 on Interstate 85 in Atlanta. The truck driver and the company that owned the truck only carried $500,000 of insurance. Through its investigation, Shiver Hamilton learned the company had significant assets and property. The drunk driver was not on the clock for the company […]

$3,335,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Drunk Driver And Dram Shop Claim

A young man was struck by a drunk driver in Cobb County, Georgia. The young man, who was on his way to work at the time of the collision, sustained serious orthopedic injuries, including fractures to both legs and his right arm. Shiver Hamilton immediately launched a thorough and detailed investigation which revealed that the […]

$3,290,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client sustained serious neck and back injuries in a motor vehicle collision. He subsequently died of unrelated natural causes just over one year later. The Defendant driver, who was represented by a large national defense firm, claimed our client was at fault for coming into the defendant’s lane of travel. After a trial that […]

$3,250,000 Negligent Security Jury Verdict

Shiver Hamilton was co-counsel on a case where a Fulton County Jury returned a $3,250,000 jury verdict in a negligent security case. The victim was shot when robbers followed him ten miles across Atlanta into his apartment complex. Defendants denied liability and make no offers prior to trial. A jury apportioned 50% fault to the […]

$3,000,000 Settlement – Automobile Product Liability

Confidential recovery for the death of a young child killed by a collapsing automobile seat in a rear-end collision.

$2,950,000 – Sexual Assault

Shiver Hamilton represented a young lady who was the victim of a violent sexual assault the day she moved into her apartment complex. As we investigated the case, we located a witness who was the victim of an armed robbery a few days before our client was assaulted. The insurance company initially offered zero and […]

$2,900,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting

Two young brothers were walking to their apartment when unknown assailants in an SUV pulled up and opened fire. The older brother, who was 20-years-old at the time, was shot in the buttock, with the bullet piercing his femoral artery. Emergency personnel were unable to save him and he died at the scene. The younger […]

$2,500,000 – Apartment Complex Sexual Assault

We represented a young lady who was the victim of a sexual assault by the maintenance man at her apartment complex. She and the maintenance man had a prior relationship and the insurance company and their lawyers refused to admit any responsibility and told us repeatedly our claim had no merit. As we investigated, we […]

$2,300,000 Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision Involiving Commercial Vehicle

Shiver Hamilton represented the driver of vehicle that was rear-ended by the driver of a commercial vehicle. Our client’s treating physicians all attributed his injuries to the wreck, which included a full thickness tear of the right supraspinatus tendon that required surgical repair, disc bulges at L2-3 and L5-S1 and disc herniations at L3-4 and […]

$2,250,000 Jury Verdict – Auto Accident

Our client was rear ended in July 2012 in Stone Mountain Park by a Chevy pickup. Our client refused treatment at the scene, but the next day went to the chiropractor for shoulder and lower back pain. He was diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear for which he had arthroscopic surgery. He also experienced continuing […]

$2,025,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision (80 Times Insurance Policy Limits)

Shiver Hamilton recovered $2,025,000 for the widow of a car wreck victim. Before Shiver Hamilton became involved, the widow would only have collected $50,000. Because the insurance company rejected the widow’s initial offer to settle, it was liable for damages in excess of the at-fault driver’s policy limits. Just prior to trial, the insurance company […]

$2,000,000 Settlement – Nursing Home Abuse

Confidential recovery for the wrongful death of 80-year-old female at an assisted living facility.

$2,000,000 Settlement – Pedestrian Hit By Car

Our client was about to go for a morning run when a car hit her causing serious orthopedic injuries. Initially, the insurance company for the driver completely denied their driver was at fault, placing all blame on our client, the pedestrian. Shiver Hamilton hired several accident reconstruction experts who discovered the driver failed to yield. […]

$1,975,000 Jury Verdict – Premises Liability Forklift Injury

Shiver Hamilton secured a $1,975,000 verdict in Fulton County (Georgia) State Court. Our client was at a wholesale club (Restaurant Depot) shopping for restaurant supplies when he was struck by a forklift. Though he declined medical treatment at the scene, he went to the emergency room several hours later complaining of numbness in his arm. […]

$1,965,000 Judgment And Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

Shiver Hamilton obtained a jury verdict on behalf of a man who was rear-ended on his way to work. The lawsuit was filed and went to trial in Henry County, Georgia. Shiver Hamilton’s client, who was 50-years-old at the time of the collision and worked as a carpenter, had a variety of prior injuries and […]

$1,778,925 Jury Verdict – Slip And Fall

Our client fell in a puddle of water that had accumulated on outdoor stairs at a Hampton Inn in Bulloch County, Georgia. Our client’s injuries caused him to incur $35,000 in medical expenses. The defense denied any negligence and forced a trial. After a three-day trial, the jury awarded $1,528,925 in damages for medical expenses […]

$1,750,000 Settlement – Truck Accident

Shiver Hamilton successfully represented an Atlanta, Ga., man who was badly injured in a truck accident and achieved a $1.75 million confidential settlement to cover his pain and suffering. The truck was owner by a prominent national corporation. The driver rear-ended the car driven by Shiver Hamilton’s client. The injured man had a badly damaged […]

$1,650,000 – Apartment Complex Shooting

We represented the widower of a young lady shot and killed an apartment complex in Southwest Atlanta. A friend who was visiting was approached by several armed robbers outside of her door. She heard the commotion and opened her door to investigate. The robbers immediately turn their gun upon her and started firing shooting her […]

$1,500,000 Jury Verdict – Falling Merchandise At Home Depot

Plaintiff was injured by falling merchandise while shopping at Home Depot. Home Depot denied that the Plaintiff was seriously injured. Plaintiff suffered a cervical disk injury and required surgery. After a trial that lasted almost two days, a Cobb County jury awarded Plaintiff and his wife $1,500,000.

$1,470,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Commercial Vehicle

Confidential recovery for the family of a man killed by a commercial vehicle while riding a bike. The defendant claimed the decedent was to blame. We uncovered documents that showed the truck’s safety equipment was out of service on the date of the wreck. Even though Defendants initially offered no money and said a trial […]

$1,450,000 Settlement – Dram Shop

Confidential recovery from a local bar and its insurer after the bar over-served an intoxicated customer who drove away and caused a serious motor vehicle crash.

$1,400,000 Settlement – Apartment Shooting

Two men were shot at an Atlanta area apartment complex by an unknown assailant. One was killed and one received minor injuries. Plaintiffs filed suit against the apartment complex alleging that it did not have enough security measures in place to prevent the shooting.

$1,400,000 Product Liability Settlement

Confidential recovery for a young woman injured by a defective air bag.

$1,250,000 – Negligent Security Settlement

Confidential settlement of negligent security case at a rental car facility. Victim worked at a rental car facility and was assaulted as she cleaned a car that was turned in. Insurance company denied all settlement offers aggressively disputed this case. On the eve of trial, the insurance company increased its offer four times the last […]

$1,200,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Tractor Trailer

Our client collided with a tractor-trailer that negligently pulled out in front of him without warning. He suffered multiple broken bones, including a broken wrist and broken femur. The insurance company claimed our client should have seen the truck and was driving too fast. The insurance company ultimately was forced to settle for 4 times […]

$1,200,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Commercial Vehicle

Our client was killed when a Comcast Cable driver ran a stop sign in Augusta, Georgia and struck his vehicle. Initially, the Defendants denied that they were responsible and even denied that the driver was their employee. We found several former employees who testified that the driver was on the clock when the wreck occurred. […]

$1,150,000 Settlement – Tractor Trailer Striking Motorcycle

Our 19-year-old client was riding a motorcycle to work in Gwinnett County before sunrise and a tractor-trailer pulled out in front of him on Buford Highway. He was unable to stop and collided with the trailer, suffering a brain injury as well as arm fractures. He was riding a racing style motorcycle and the trucking […]

$1,145,000 Settlement – Tractor-trailer Crash

Our client was injured when a tractor-trailer negligently collided with her vehicle at low speed while attempting to make a left turn. The truck driver denied fault, claiming our client collided with his vehicle. Once in litigation the defense claimed our client was not injured and contended her back problems were due to her age […]

$1,025,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Tractor-trailer

Our client was a young girl who suffered pelvic fractures when a truck ran a red light and crashed into her vehicle in Thomas County, Georgia. We were able to combine her parent’s UM (uninsured/underinsured motorist) coverage with the trucking company’s insurance to maximize her recovery.

$1,000,000 Settlement – Jet Ski Accident

Plaintiff was injured when she was thrown off the back of a jet ski. The owner and driver of the jet ski contributed to a pretrial settlement in the amount of $1,000,000.

$1,000,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting

An insurance company paid policy limits to our client, a young man shot at an apartment complex in West Atlanta.

$1,000,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Log Truck

Our client was killed by a speeding log truck that overturned and jackknifed on a two-lane road in Dawson County, Georgia. The insurance company paid full policy limits to our clients’ children.

$1,000,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

A 60-year-old gentleman was struck from behind while sitting still at a light in his pickup truck. Despite having pre-existing problems with his neck and a minor impact wreck without much vehicle damage, we were able to force a substantial settlement in federal court by preparing this case for jury trial.

$975,000 Settlement – Motorcycle Collision And Dram Shop/social Host Claim

This tragic case involved a young man rear-ended on his motorcycle by a drunk driver. The drunk driver had just left a house party where alcohol was being supplied by the homeowner/host. The drunk driver pled the Fifth Amendment and therefore would not cooperate to even tell us where he had been on the evening […]

$950,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Tractor Trailer

Our client was rear-ended by a tractor bob-catting (driving without a trailer). Plaintiff suffered a ruptured disc that required surgery. The insurance company refused to settle for the full amount and claimed a lawsuit was necessary. During the lawsuit, we proved the trucking company forged documents to make it appear the driver was qualified. Once […]

$850,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision (170 Times First Offer)

Shiver Hamilton recently settled a case for $850,000 for a client who was rear ended by another motorist, and needed a neck surgery due to the impact. Before Shiver Hamilton became involved, the insurance company claimed he had prior neck problems and initially offered him $5,000. Once involved, Shiver Hamilton immediately began gathering medical evidence, […]

$850,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

In 2014, Shiver Hamilton secured an $850,000 settlement for a young man who was injured when he was rear-ended by a small car. A previously healthy young man, our client had two surgeries as a result of his injuries. The insurance company initially offered $5,000 to settle his case, claiming he had prior back problems […]

$825,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

Shiver Hamilton resolved a car wreck case against a commercial vehicle for $825,000 before trial. Our client suffered a broken ankle, broken arm, and back and neck injuries when a plumbing van pulled out in front of her. Unable to stop, our client collided with the van. Due to her injuries, our client underwent a […]

$800,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client was returning home from work when another sedan pulled out in front of him, causing a significant collision. Our client suffered broken bones in his left leg and arm. He sustained $80,000 in medical bills. Doctors believed he would make a full recovery but would have an increased risk of arthritis as he […]

$790,000 Jury Verdict – Motorcycle Collision

Our client was struck by a rent-to-own company van while going through an intersection on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He suffered a compound lower leg (tibial plateau) fracture. We filed this case in federal court in Opelika, Alabama. The insurance company believed the local conservative jury would not give significant pain and suffering award. We tried […]

$750,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Dump Truck

Our client was rear-ended by a dump truck and suffered neck and back injuries requiring surgery. Before trial, the insurance company greatly increased its offer and settled.

$750,000 Settlement – Dram Shop/social Host Claim

We obtained a policy limits settlement for a Gwinnett County couple injured by an underaged drunk driver. Plaintiffs were driving home on a two-lane road when an 20-year-old in an SUV crossed the centerline and struck their vehicle head-on. The SUV driver was several times over the legal blood alcohol limit. Our investigation revealed that […]

$750,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting

Our client was held up at gunpoint and shot during a robbery at an apartment complex in Atlanta. He had abdominal surgery and suffered scarring. We claimed that the complex owner and manager knew of other similar shootings and did not do enough to prevent future violent crimes. The apartment complex settled to avoid trial.

$679,000 Jury Verdict – Trucking Case Successfully Defended On Appeal

Alan successfully defended a trucking jury verdict on appeal. After all briefs were submitted on the appeal, the insurance company for the Defendants decided to settle the case for more than the full amount of the compensatory damages award.

$653,000 – Recovery Following Jury Verdict For Motor Vehicle Collision

We represented a young mother who was involved in a car accident on her way to drop off her children at daycare. While driving on Old Norcross Tucker Road in Gwinnett County, another motorist pulled out of a neighborhood directly into our client’s right of way. The resulting collision caused a femur fracture to our […]

$650,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting

Confidential recovery for shooting of a resident at an Atlanta apartment complex.

$650,000 – Settlement – Commercial Tour Bus Accident

Commercial Tour Bus Accident Our client was injured when a tour bus he was on fishtailed in a rainstorm and ran into the interstate median wall.  Our client received clavicle and scapula (shoulder) fractures.  We litigated the case against the commercial insurance carrier and bus operator.  On the eve of trial, the insurance carrier paid […]

$631,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client, a 58-year-old woman, was rear-ended by a hit-and-run driver. Her underinsured motorist (UM) insurance carrier claimed her back injuries were not severe and were a pre-existing condition. We went to trial and a Fulton County jury awarded $631,000. Before the trial, our client turned down settlement offers of $75,000 and $100,000 from her […]

$600,000 Settlement– Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle

Settlement on behalf of a Macon County man that was struck as a pedestrian while walking along the side of a rural road early in the morning before daybreak.

$525,000 Jury Verdict – Escalator Injury

Our client suffered a whiplash type neck injury requiring surgery when descending an escalator at the Peachtree Center MARTA station. MARTA denied liability; denied the escalator was defective; and denied the injury even occurred. A Fulton County jury awarded our clients $525,000.

$525,000 – Dram Shop/social Host Claim

Our client, a recent honors graduate from college, was killed by a drunk driver leaving a house party near Little 5 Points. We worked to identify the location and to force a substantial settlement from the party host’s homeowners insurance, as well as all available car insurance.

$500,000 Settlement– Apartment Assault Victim

Settlement involving woman assaulted at apartment complex on Buford Highway in DeKalb County Georgia

$500,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client was a passenger in a vehicle that was sideswiped at low speeds near Covington, Newton County, Georgia. He suffered a neck and shoulder injury that ultimately required surgery. After a 2-day trial, a Newton County jury awarded $500,000 verdict.

$500,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client was driving to work after dropping his children off at school when another vehicle crossed the centerline and hit him head-on. The impact caused him to break his hip, which required surgery to repair. He sustained $70,000 in medical bills. The at fault driver’s insurance agreed to pay its limits in order to […]

$475,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client was driving to work on Paces Ferry Road in Vinings when a motorist attempting to turn left pulled out into her path. Our client fractured her wrist in the crash and had surgery to implant screws and a plate. While the other driver denied being at fault, the insurance company ultimately decided to […]

$350,000 Jury Verdict – Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle

In May 2012, Shiver Hamilton secured a $350,000 verdict for a client who suffered a broken shoulder when hit by a car as a pedestrian. She incurred $28,000 in medical bills. The insurance company initially offered $35,000 to settle. Before trial it offered $100,000 “and not a penny more.” A Cobb County jury awarded plaintiffs […]

$350,000 Settlement – Child Molestation By Day Care Worker

This tragic case involved minor children who were abused by a South Georgia daycare van driver. The organization who employed the driver failed to properly screen and supervise this driver to keep him from being in a position to hurt innocent children. We uncovered evidence that forced the insurance company to pay its full policy […]

$17,700,000 Jury Verdict – Automobile Product Liability

In November 2009, Alan Hamilton served as co-counsel in a three-week product liability trial in Clayton County, Georgia. The Plaintiffs’ trial team obtained a $17-plus-million dollar compensatory damages verdict for their clients. The jury also decided to award additional, punitive damages against the defendant product manufacturer, Ford Motor Company. While the jury was out deciding […]

$1,190,000 Jury Verdict – Auto Accident Injury

The attorneys of Shiver Hamilton work tirelessly to achieve fair financial outcomes for people who have suffered due to the negligence of others. The firm successfully represented a hard-working 46-yr-old immigrant from Thailand who suffered a car accident injury in 2016. Penny Bangrukkit, who worked as a server at Malaya, a popular Thai restaurant in […]

$1,150,000 Settlement – Tractor Trailer Striking Motorcycle

Our 19-year-old client was riding a motorcycle to work in Gwinnett County before sunrise and a tractor-trailer pulled out in front of him on Buford Highway. He was unable to stop and collided with the trailer, suffering a brain injury as well as arm fractures. He was riding a racing style motorcycle and the trucking […]

$975,000 Settlement – Motorcycle Collision And Dram Shop/social Host Claim

This tragic case involved a young man rear-ended on his motorcycle by a drunk driver. The drunk driver had just left a house party where alcohol was being supplied by the homeowner/host. The drunk driver pled the Fifth Amendment and therefore would not cooperate to even tell us where he had been on the evening […]

$790,000 Jury Verdict – Motorcycle Collision

Our client was struck by a rent-to-own company van while going through an intersection on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He suffered a compound lower leg (tibial plateau) fracture. We filed this case in federal court in Opelika, Alabama. The insurance company believed the local conservative jury would not give significant pain and suffering award. We tried […]

$4,950,000 Settlement – For Wrongful Death Car Crash With Commercial Vehicle

Shiver Hamilton confidentially settled a wrongful death case in 2014 in south Georgia for just under $5 million. A Florida businessman was driving in Georgia in his personal vehicle when, for reasons that are unknown, he crossed the centerline and struck another vehicle head-on. The crash resulted in the death of a man returning home […]

$3,700,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

In November 2015, a Gwinnett County State Court jury awarded a $3,700,000 verdict to Shiver Hamilton client, Walter. Walter sustained injuries in a wreck that occurred when he was taking his daughter to school. The defendant turned left in front of our client’s vehicle and caused a severe impact collision. Immediately after the wreck, Walter […]

$3,500,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Drunk Driver

In August 2012, a drunk driver slammed into our clients’ F-250 on Interstate 85 in Atlanta. The truck driver and the company that owned the truck only carried $500,000 of insurance. Through its investigation, Shiver Hamilton learned the company had significant assets and property. The drunk driver was not on the clock for the company […]

$3,335,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Drunk Driver And Dram Shop Claim

A young man was struck by a drunk driver in Cobb County, Georgia. The young man, who was on his way to work at the time of the collision, sustained serious orthopedic injuries, including fractures to both legs and his right arm. Shiver Hamilton immediately launched a thorough and detailed investigation which revealed that the […]

$3,290,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client sustained serious neck and back injuries in a motor vehicle collision. He subsequently died of unrelated natural causes just over one year later. The Defendant driver, who was represented by a large national defense firm, claimed our client was at fault for coming into the defendant’s lane of travel. After a trial that […]

$2,250,000 Jury Verdict – Auto Accident

Our client was rear ended in July 2012 in Stone Mountain Park by a Chevy pickup. Our client refused treatment at the scene, but the next day went to the chiropractor for shoulder and lower back pain. He was diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear for which he had arthroscopic surgery. He also experienced continuing […]

$2,025,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision (80 Times Insurance Policy Limits)

Shiver Hamilton recovered $2,025,000 for the widow of a car wreck victim. Before Shiver Hamilton became involved, the widow would only have collected $50,000. Because the insurance company rejected the widow’s initial offer to settle, it was liable for damages in excess of the at-fault driver’s policy limits. Just prior to trial, the insurance company […]

$2,000,000 Settlement – Pedestrian Hit By Car

Our client was about to go for a morning run when a car hit her causing serious orthopedic injuries. Initially, the insurance company for the driver completely denied their driver was at fault, placing all blame on our client, the pedestrian. Shiver Hamilton hired several accident reconstruction experts who discovered the driver failed to yield. […]

$1,965,000 Judgment And Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

Shiver Hamilton obtained a jury verdict on behalf of a man who was rear-ended on his way to work. The lawsuit was filed and went to trial in Henry County, Georgia. Shiver Hamilton’s client, who was 50-years-old at the time of the collision and worked as a carpenter, had a variety of prior injuries and […]

$1,000,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

A 60-year-old gentleman was struck from behind while sitting still at a light in his pickup truck. Despite having pre-existing problems with his neck and a minor impact wreck without much vehicle damage, we were able to force a substantial settlement in federal court by preparing this case for jury trial.

$850,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

In 2014, Shiver Hamilton secured an $850,000 settlement for a young man who was injured when he was rear-ended by a small car. A previously healthy young man, our client had two surgeries as a result of his injuries. The insurance company initially offered $5,000 to settle his case, claiming he had prior back problems […]

$850,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision (170 Times First Offer)

Shiver Hamilton recently settled a case for $850,000 for a client who was rear ended by another motorist, and needed a neck surgery due to the impact. Before Shiver Hamilton became involved, the insurance company claimed he had prior neck problems and initially offered him $5,000. Once involved, Shiver Hamilton immediately began gathering medical evidence, […]

$825,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

Shiver Hamilton resolved a car wreck case against a commercial vehicle for $825,000 before trial. Our client suffered a broken ankle, broken arm, and back and neck injuries when a plumbing van pulled out in front of her. Unable to stop, our client collided with the van. Due to her injuries, our client underwent a […]

$800,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client was returning home from work when another sedan pulled out in front of him, causing a significant collision. Our client suffered broken bones in his left leg and arm. He sustained $80,000 in medical bills. Doctors believed he would make a full recovery but would have an increased risk of arthritis as he […]

$750,000 Settlement – Dram Shop/social Host Claim

We obtained a policy limits settlement for a Gwinnett County couple injured by an underaged drunk driver. Plaintiffs were driving home on a two-lane road when an 20-year-old in an SUV crossed the centerline and struck their vehicle head-on. The SUV driver was several times over the legal blood alcohol limit. Our investigation revealed that […]

$653,000 – Recovery Following Jury Verdict For Motor Vehicle Collision

We represented a young mother who was involved in a car accident on her way to drop off her children at daycare. While driving on Old Norcross Tucker Road in Gwinnett County, another motorist pulled out of a neighborhood directly into our client’s right of way. The resulting collision caused a femur fracture to our […]

$631,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client, a 58-year-old woman, was rear-ended by a hit-and-run driver. Her underinsured motorist (UM) insurance carrier claimed her back injuries were not severe and were a pre-existing condition. We went to trial and a Fulton County jury awarded $631,000. Before the trial, our client turned down settlement offers of $75,000 and $100,000 from her […]

$600,000 Settlement– Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle

Settlement on behalf of a Macon County man that was struck as a pedestrian while walking along the side of a rural road early in the morning before daybreak.

$525,000 – Dram Shop/social Host Claim

Our client, a recent honors graduate from college, was killed by a drunk driver leaving a house party near Little 5 Points. We worked to identify the location and to force a substantial settlement from the party host’s homeowners insurance, as well as all available car insurance.

$500,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client was driving to work after dropping his children off at school when another vehicle crossed the centerline and hit him head-on. The impact caused him to break his hip, which required surgery to repair. He sustained $70,000 in medical bills. The at fault driver’s insurance agreed to pay its limits in order to […]

$500,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client was a passenger in a vehicle that was sideswiped at low speeds near Covington, Newton County, Georgia. He suffered a neck and shoulder injury that ultimately required surgery. After a 2-day trial, a Newton County jury awarded $500,000 verdict.

$475,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision

Our client was driving to work on Paces Ferry Road in Vinings when a motorist attempting to turn left pulled out into her path. Our client fractured her wrist in the crash and had surgery to implant screws and a plate. While the other driver denied being at fault, the insurance company ultimately decided to […]

$350,000 Jury Verdict – Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle

In May 2012, Shiver Hamilton secured a $350,000 verdict for a client who suffered a broken shoulder when hit by a car as a pedestrian. She incurred $28,000 in medical bills. The insurance company initially offered $35,000 to settle. Before trial it offered $100,000 “and not a penny more.” A Cobb County jury awarded plaintiffs […]

$17,700,000 Jury Verdict – Automobile Product Liability

In November 2009, Alan Hamilton served as co-counsel in a three-week product liability trial in Clayton County, Georgia. The Plaintiffs’ trial team obtained a $17-plus-million dollar compensatory damages verdict for their clients. The jury also decided to award additional, punitive damages against the defendant product manufacturer, Ford Motor Company. While the jury was out deciding […]

$1,190,000 Jury Verdict – Auto Accident Injury

The attorneys of Shiver Hamilton work tirelessly to achieve fair financial outcomes for people who have suffered due to the negligence of others. The firm successfully represented a hard-working 46-yr-old immigrant from Thailand who suffered a car accident injury in 2016. Penny Bangrukkit, who worked as a server at Malaya, a popular Thai restaurant in […]

$1,975,000 Jury Verdict – Premises Liability Forklift Injury

Shiver Hamilton secured a $1,975,000 verdict in Fulton County (Georgia) State Court. Our client was at a wholesale club (Restaurant Depot) shopping for restaurant supplies when he was struck by a forklift. Though he declined medical treatment at the scene, he went to the emergency room several hours later complaining of numbness in his arm. […]

$1,450,000 Settlement – Dram Shop

Confidential recovery from a local bar and its insurer after the bar over-served an intoxicated customer who drove away and caused a serious motor vehicle crash.

$1,400,000 Product Liability Settlement

Confidential recovery for a young woman injured by a defective air bag.

$1,000,000 Settlement – Jet Ski Accident

Plaintiff was injured when she was thrown off the back of a jet ski. The owner and driver of the jet ski contributed to a pretrial settlement in the amount of $1,000,000.

$350,000 Settlement – Child Molestation By Day Care Worker

This tragic case involved minor children who were abused by a South Georgia daycare van driver. The organization who employed the driver failed to properly screen and supervise this driver to keep him from being in a position to hurt innocent children. We uncovered evidence that forced the insurance company to pay its full policy […]

$1,190,000 Jury Verdict – Auto Accident Injury

The attorneys of Shiver Hamilton work tirelessly to achieve fair financial outcomes for people who have suffered due to the negligence of others. The firm successfully represented a hard-working 46-yr-old immigrant from Thailand who suffered a car accident injury in 2016. Penny Bangrukkit, who worked as a server at Malaya, a popular Thai restaurant in […]

$5,470,000 Jury Verdict – Construction Site Dump Truck Accident

Mack Pitts was killed in a truck accident on a construction project in Atlanta, Georgia. The tragic accident was entirely preventable. Shiver Hamilton’s mission is help the families of people like Mack, who have suffered due to the negligence of others.   Mack worked as a spotter on the construction of the international terminal at […]

$2,300,000 Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision Involiving Commercial Vehicle

Shiver Hamilton represented the driver of vehicle that was rear-ended by the driver of a commercial vehicle. Our client’s treating physicians all attributed his injuries to the wreck, which included a full thickness tear of the right supraspinatus tendon that required surgical repair, disc bulges at L2-3 and L5-S1 and disc herniations at L3-4 and […]

$1,750,000 Settlement – Truck Accident

Shiver Hamilton successfully represented an Atlanta, Ga., man who was badly injured in a truck accident and achieved a $1.75 million confidential settlement to cover his pain and suffering. The truck was owner by a prominent national corporation. The driver rear-ended the car driven by Shiver Hamilton’s client. The injured man had a badly damaged […]

$1,470,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Commercial Vehicle

Confidential recovery for the family of a man killed by a commercial vehicle while riding a bike. The defendant claimed the decedent was to blame. We uncovered documents that showed the truck’s safety equipment was out of service on the date of the wreck. Even though Defendants initially offered no money and said a trial […]

$1,200,000 Jury Verdict – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Commercial Vehicle

Our client was killed when a Comcast Cable driver ran a stop sign in Augusta, Georgia and struck his vehicle. Initially, the Defendants denied that they were responsible and even denied that the driver was their employee. We found several former employees who testified that the driver was on the clock when the wreck occurred. […]

$1,200,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Tractor Trailer

Our client collided with a tractor-trailer that negligently pulled out in front of him without warning. He suffered multiple broken bones, including a broken wrist and broken femur. The insurance company claimed our client should have seen the truck and was driving too fast. The insurance company ultimately was forced to settle for 4 times […]

$1,150,000 Settlement – Tractor Trailer Striking Motorcycle

Our 19-year-old client was riding a motorcycle to work in Gwinnett County before sunrise and a tractor-trailer pulled out in front of him on Buford Highway. He was unable to stop and collided with the trailer, suffering a brain injury as well as arm fractures. He was riding a racing style motorcycle and the trucking […]

$1,145,000 Settlement – Tractor-trailer Crash

Our client was injured when a tractor-trailer negligently collided with her vehicle at low speed while attempting to make a left turn. The truck driver denied fault, claiming our client collided with his vehicle. Once in litigation the defense claimed our client was not injured and contended her back problems were due to her age […]

$1,025,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Tractor-trailer

Our client was a young girl who suffered pelvic fractures when a truck ran a red light and crashed into her vehicle in Thomas County, Georgia. We were able to combine her parent’s UM (uninsured/underinsured motorist) coverage with the trucking company’s insurance to maximize her recovery.

$1,000,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Log Truck

Our client was killed by a speeding log truck that overturned and jackknifed on a two-lane road in Dawson County, Georgia. The insurance company paid full policy limits to our clients’ children.

$950,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Tractor Trailer

Our client was rear-ended by a tractor bob-catting (driving without a trailer). Plaintiff suffered a ruptured disc that required surgery. The insurance company refused to settle for the full amount and claimed a lawsuit was necessary. During the lawsuit, we proved the trucking company forged documents to make it appear the driver was qualified. Once […]

$750,000 Settlement – Motor Vehicle Collision Involving A Dump Truck

Our client was rear-ended by a dump truck and suffered neck and back injuries requiring surgery. Before trial, the insurance company greatly increased its offer and settled.

$679,000 Jury Verdict – Trucking Case Successfully Defended On Appeal

Alan successfully defended a trucking jury verdict on appeal. After all briefs were submitted on the appeal, the insurance company for the Defendants decided to settle the case for more than the full amount of the compensatory damages award.

$650,000 – Settlement – Commercial Tour Bus Accident

Commercial Tour Bus Accident Our client was injured when a tour bus he was on fishtailed in a rainstorm and ran into the interstate median wall.  Our client received clavicle and scapula (shoulder) fractures.  We litigated the case against the commercial insurance carrier and bus operator.  On the eve of trial, the insurance carrier paid […]

$20,000,000 Jury Verdict- Negligent Security

Florencio Gomez Mendez left his wife and 3 children in Chiapas, Mexico, to come to Atlanta, Georgia in search of economic opportunity and a better life for them all. He found work and lived in Bradford Ridge Apartments, a Clayton County, Georgia apartment complex. It was an immigrant community, largely pedestrian since many workers didn’t […]

$5,250,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting Victim

Confidential settlement involving the death of a young man at an Atlanta area apartment complex.

$4,500,000 Jury Verdict – Premises Liability

Shiver Hamilton, LLC recently obtained a $4.5 million jury verdict for the family of a young man shot and killed at a late night party on the premises of a Columbus Georgia apartment complex.  The complex was owned and managed by McCorlew Realty, Inc., a company that owns and manages roughly 800 units in Muscogee […]

$3,750,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting

Shiver Hamilton negotiated an unsafe premises settlement on behalf of a young man who was shot at a DeKalb County apartment complex. The young man was visiting with friends at the apartment complex when he was approached by a stranger and shot in the leg. Our client ultimately lost his leg below the knee due […]

$3,700,000 – Premises Liability Sexual Assault

Confidential recovery for the victim of sexual assault at a commercial facility.

$3,250,000 Negligent Security Jury Verdict

Shiver Hamilton was co-counsel on a case where a Fulton County Jury returned a $3,250,000 jury verdict in a negligent security case. The victim was shot when robbers followed him ten miles across Atlanta into his apartment complex. Defendants denied liability and make no offers prior to trial. A jury apportioned 50% fault to the […]

$2,950,000 – Sexual Assault

Shiver Hamilton represented a young lady who was the victim of a violent sexual assault the day she moved into her apartment complex. As we investigated the case, we located a witness who was the victim of an armed robbery a few days before our client was assaulted. The insurance company initially offered zero and […]

$2,900,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting

Two young brothers were walking to their apartment when unknown assailants in an SUV pulled up and opened fire. The older brother, who was 20-years-old at the time, was shot in the buttock, with the bullet piercing his femoral artery. Emergency personnel were unable to save him and he died at the scene. The younger […]

$2,500,000 – Apartment Complex Sexual Assault

We represented a young lady who was the victim of a sexual assault by the maintenance man at her apartment complex. She and the maintenance man had a prior relationship and the insurance company and their lawyers refused to admit any responsibility and told us repeatedly our claim had no merit. As we investigated, we […]

$1,778,925 Jury Verdict – Slip And Fall

Our client fell in a puddle of water that had accumulated on outdoor stairs at a Hampton Inn in Bulloch County, Georgia. Our client’s injuries caused him to incur $35,000 in medical expenses. The defense denied any negligence and forced a trial. After a three-day trial, the jury awarded $1,528,925 in damages for medical expenses […]

$1,650,000 – Apartment Complex Shooting

We represented the widower of a young lady shot and killed an apartment complex in Southwest Atlanta. A friend who was visiting was approached by several armed robbers outside of her door. She heard the commotion and opened her door to investigate. The robbers immediately turn their gun upon her and started firing shooting her […]

$1,500,000 Jury Verdict – Falling Merchandise At Home Depot

Plaintiff was injured by falling merchandise while shopping at Home Depot. Home Depot denied that the Plaintiff was seriously injured. Plaintiff suffered a cervical disk injury and required surgery. After a trial that lasted almost two days, a Cobb County jury awarded Plaintiff and his wife $1,500,000.

$1,400,000 Settlement – Apartment Shooting

Two men were shot at an Atlanta area apartment complex by an unknown assailant. One was killed and one received minor injuries. Plaintiffs filed suit against the apartment complex alleging that it did not have enough security measures in place to prevent the shooting.

$1,250,000 – Negligent Security Settlement

Confidential settlement of negligent security case at a rental car facility. Victim worked at a rental car facility and was assaulted as she cleaned a car that was turned in. Insurance company denied all settlement offers aggressively disputed this case. On the eve of trial, the insurance company increased its offer four times the last […]

$1,000,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting

An insurance company paid policy limits to our client, a young man shot at an apartment complex in West Atlanta.

$750,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting

Our client was held up at gunpoint and shot during a robbery at an apartment complex in Atlanta. He had abdominal surgery and suffered scarring. We claimed that the complex owner and manager knew of other similar shootings and did not do enough to prevent future violent crimes. The apartment complex settled to avoid trial.

$650,000 Settlement – Apartment Complex Shooting

Confidential recovery for shooting of a resident at an Atlanta apartment complex.

$525,000 Jury Verdict – Escalator Injury

Our client suffered a whiplash type neck injury requiring surgery when descending an escalator at the Peachtree Center MARTA station. MARTA denied liability; denied the escalator was defective; and denied the injury even occurred. A Fulton County jury awarded our clients $525,000.

$500,000 Settlement– Apartment Assault Victim

Settlement involving woman assaulted at apartment complex on Buford Highway in DeKalb County Georgia

$29,250,000 Jury Verdict – Wrongful Death

Eric Hilaro worked at a recycling center in East Atlanta, Georgia. His father and brother worked at the same facility. One of the 19-yr-old’s responsibilities was to drive a front-end loader to push leftover scrap metal along the ground to clear space for the next day’s automobile shredding.   The facility had recently decided to […]

$5,470,000 Jury Verdict – Construction Site Dump Truck Accident

Mack Pitts was killed in a truck accident on a construction project in Atlanta, Georgia. The tragic accident was entirely preventable. Shiver Hamilton’s mission is help the families of people like Mack, who have suffered due to the negligence of others.   Mack worked as a spotter on the construction of the international terminal at […]

$4,950,000 Settlement – For Wrongful Death Car Crash With Commercial Vehicle

Shiver Hamilton confidentially settled a wrongful death case in 2014 in south Georgia for just under $5 million. A Florida businessman was driving in Georgia in his personal vehicle when, for reasons that are unknown, he crossed the centerline and struck another vehicle head-on. The crash resulted in the death of a man returning home […]

$4,500,000 Jury Verdict – Premises Liability

Shiver Hamilton, LLC recently obtained a $4.5 million jury verdict for the family of a young man shot and killed at a late night party on the premises of a Columbus Georgia apartment complex.  The complex was owned and managed by McCorlew Realty, Inc., a company that owns and manages roughly 800 units in Muscogee […]

$3,000,000 Settlement – Automobile Product Liability

Confidential recovery for the death of a young child killed by a collapsing automobile seat in a rear-end collision.

$2,000,000 Settlement – Nursing Home Abuse

Confidential recovery for the wrongful death of 80-year-old female at an assisted living facility.

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“There is not a day that goes by that we are not preparing for trial, or in court.”

—ALAN HAMILTON