NC Lawyers - Injury Verdicts and Settlements

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The legal team at Mike Lewis Attorneys handles lawsuits throughout North Carolina. We strive to ensure our clients are fully compensated for their losses. If a settlement cannot be reached, then we are fully prepared to try the case.

DISCLAIMER: The verdicts and settlements are fact-specific and are provided for illustrative purposes only. Case results depend on a variety of factors unique to each case, not all results for all cases are provided, nor do prior results guarantee a similar outcome.

Additional information regarding specific cases may be provided upon written request at the discretion of the firm and with consent of the client.

This website in its entirety is presented for informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice nor does it in any way create an attorney-client relationship. Counsel should be consulted for specific advice dependent upon the details of the potential client’s circumstances and factual situation.

Our Results

$7,000,000
Settlement for Motorcycle Accident
Settlement for 25 year old motorcyclist rendered quadriplegic when a vehicle pulled out from a side street in front of him. Insurance company initially denied the claim based on contributory negligence and offered $25,000. Working with co-counsel, the case was settled after 2 weeks of trial.
$3,000,000
Settlement for Female Plantiff
Settlement for a female plaintiff who was the sole survivor of a pickup truck accident.The plaintiff was diagnosed with severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from the accident.
$1,393,000
Workers’ Compensation Settlement
1,393,000.00 Settlement - Workers’ Compensation Settlement for a 47-year-old man. While working for a city’s parks and recreation department, he suffered a traumatic brain injury after being struck in the head by a baseball bat and then hitting his head on an electrical box when he fell.
$1,250,000
Big Truck Accident With Back Injury
55 year old male with PTSD and back injury from rear end collision with tractor trailer.
$1,050,000
Award in Trucking Accident
Award in trucking accident involving wrongful death of a mother and daughter
$1,000,000
Award for Female Postal Worker
Award for a female postal worker who suffered from a dog bite injury. She suffered severe lacerations and post-traumatic stress disorder from the incident.
$975,000
Settlement
Settlement for a 33-year-old woman that was struck by a motor vehicle while working in a “work zone” on the side of the road. She required extensive surgery for the pelvis, ankles, and bladder.
$925,000
Settlement for 88-year-old man
Settlement reached for 88-year-old man whose 90-year-old wife was killed when their vehicle was struck by a home heating oil truck.
$750,000
Auto Accident Verdict
Verdict for a driver who incurred injuries in an auto accident.
$688,500
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a man who suffered injuries in an auto accident; the settlement also included a $210,000.00 waiver of the workers’ compensation lien in this case.
$675,000
Settlement for Sheriff’s Office
Settlement for a 45-year-old male sheriff officer that was involved in a collision with a motorist that failed to yield at the right of way while passing through a stoplight during a pursuit. As a result, he had to have numerous leg surgeries to repair complicated leg injuries.
$645,000
Settlement in Accident with Tractor Trailer
Settlement for a 53-year-old woman involved in an accident with a tractor trailer.
$535,000
Jury Verdict for Young Woman
Jury verdict for a young woman in her late twenties who suffered damage to her wrist in an automobile accident.
$500,000
Settlement for Double Amputee
Recently we had the pleasure of representing a double amputee who was injured while being transported to dialysis. The driver did not properly secure him and when she stopped short, he was thrown from his seat and suffered a broken hip. He also suffered an injury to his finger that was seriously complicated by his diabetes. This client was in pretty poor health and ended up in a skilled nursing facility as a result of his injuries and other medical complications. We not only had to fight with the auto insurance company, we had to fight with his health insurance to make sure they did not demand repayment for unrelated health issues he was treating for in the facility. Our medical expenses ended up being about $103,000. We were able to settle the case for $500,000 and get the client well over $250,000 in his pocket.
$450,000
Settlement for Teenager
Settlement for a teenager hit by a car while walking to school. She incurred severe injuries including broken vertebrae and brain trauma.
$400,000
Arbitration Verdict for 80-year-old woman
Arbitration verdict in a case with a 80-year-old woman with a hip fracture from an auto accident.
$350,000
Arbitration Award for Self-Employed Man
Arbitration award for self-employed 60+ year-old male with shoulder and neck injuries from auto accident; defense claimed the young driver was not at fault, and that our client's neck problems were not caused by the collision.
$350,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement in the case of a 41-year-old woman suffering from myofascial pain syndrome following an auto accident.
$350,000
Settlement for Permanent Scarring
We recently were able to settle a case for a very sweet client that was injured when the seat of the medical transport van came loose and caused her to fall and injure herself. As a result of a serious hematoma on her leg she was admitted for surgery, went through wound care, and was left with scarring. While she only treated for a relatively short time, her scarring was permanent. She incurred approximately $45,000 in medical expenses. We were able to settle her case for $350,000.
$325,000
Shoulder Injury from Fall
Permanent shoulder injury to 57 year old female sustained in a grocery store fall.
$305,000
Workers Compensation Award
Workers’ Compensation Award for injuries suffered when a 56-year old female was injured by a robotic manufacturing device. She suffered fractured ribs and a fractured sacrum.
$300,000
Workers’ Compensation Settlement
$300,000.00 for a significant injury sustained when a 57-year old male’s dominant hand was caught in a blow mold machine.  He suffered a significant de-gloving and partial amputation injury to the hand.
$290,000
Settlement for Professional Ballet Dancer
Settlement for a 21-year-old female that was a professional ballet dancer. She was t-boned in an auto accident and suffered 2 cervical fractures, a rib fracture, fractures to her toe and foot, as well as fracture to her pelvis.
$275,000
Arbitration Award in Auto Accident
Arbitration award for a 46-year-old female auto accident victim who was hit in an intersection by another driver.
$268,000
Workers’ Compensation Settlement
$268,000.00 – Settlement- for a 53 year-old-woman who sustained neck and shoulder injuries when she tripped over a rolled up mat at work.
$264,825
Settlement for Man Riding Moped
Settlement for a man who sustained significant pelvic injuries while riding with his fiancé on a moped when a flatbed tow truck made a left hand turn directly in front of them.
$260,000
Settlement for Accident Victim’s Death
A 55 year old unemployed housewife injured her back when hit by a dump-truck in a rear-end collision. After back surgery, nine months later, she died post-op from a blood clot. The defense claimed the surgery was a result of long-standing degenerative disc disease and was not caused by the wreck.
$250,000
Workers Compensation Settlement
Settlement for a client who was on the job driving a pick-up truck that was sideswiped, causing a roll over crushing the roof. the workers’ compensation lien of $95,000.00 was waved.
$250,000
Couple Involved in a Collision
A couple was involved in a collision. The husband sustained serious injuries that resulted in over $100,000 in bills and a six day hospital stay. We were able to obtain all of the insurance available from the defendant and additional compensation from our client's substantial underinsured motorist coverage.
$245,000
Workers Compensation Award
Workers' Compensation award for a 49 year-old male welder who received an eye injury and head trauma from an accident at his place of work. He underwent reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation for his injuries.
$240,000
Workers Compensation Settlement
Settlement for a workers' compensation claim. A 58 year-old male power company worker injured his knee after stepping on a hose in the work place.
$235,000
Passenger In Car Wreck
78 year old male with pre existing back disease who suffered severe bruising and soft tissue injury as a passenger in a car wreck.
$225,000
Workers Compensation Settlement
Workers' Compensation settlement for a 52-year-old long haul truck driver who slipped on a loading dock fracturing his femur in 6 places. He required surgery and rehab.
$225,000
Workers Compensation Settlement
Workers’ Comp. settlement for a 58-year-old woman that was injured on the job. She sustained a glenoid labrum (shoulder joint) tear and fracture as a result of a fall at work.
$225,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for an auto accident involving a man who was struck head-on by a jackknifed logging truck. He suffered a ruptured gallbladder and facial fractures.
$225,000
Rear-end Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for car accident. A 43-year-old plaintiff received $225,000.00 for his injuries suffered in a car accident. His vehicle was rear ended by a speeding driver. His injuries required surgery to his neck.
$225,000
Settlement for Fractured Hip
This week we finished up a case for the nicest client you could ever meet. He was 84 years old working at sears when he was backed into by a customer leaving the parking lot of the store. He suffered a fractured hip but because of his hard work and diligence, he recovered pretty well. When his wife first contacted me she was very concerned that the insurance company would blow off his injury because of his age. We made sure that didn’t happen. Though we had to begin a pretty intense arbitration process, we were ultimately able to get the case settled for $225k.
$224,500
Workers Compensation Award
Workers' Compensation award for a 52 year-old truck driver who slipped when climbing into his cab. His fall resulted in an injury to his right knee and multiple fractures to his right femur. He's had multiple surgeries to correct the problem.
$215,000
Slip-and-Fall Settlement
Settlement for a woman who slipped and fell on cleaning solution on a hospital floor.
$200,000
Rear-end Auto Accident
Settlement for a 51-year-old male who while driving a company vehicle, was rear-ended by another driver. He suffered injuries to his neck, back, and right shoulder as well as some symptoms of PTSD.
$200,000
Workers Compensation Settlement
Settlement in the case of a 32-year-old man who fell through an unguarded skylight while on the job.
$200,000
Workers’ Compensation Settlement
200,000.00 – Settlement –  for a 57-year-old man, an HVAC technician, who suffered a back injury and inguinal hernia when he grabbed a generator that started to fall.
$185,000
Settlement for 86-year-old Woman in Department Store
Settlement in the case of an 86-year-old female who suffered a fractured patella and fractured arm when hit from behind with a stock cart pushed by an employee at a “big box” department store.
$175,000
Rear-end Auto Accident by City Bus Settlement
Settlement for a woman who was rear ended by a Greensboro City bus. She required surgery on her leg injury.
$175,000
Social Security Disability Settlement
Lump sum Social Security Disability settlement for a remarkable 72 year-old woman who also received an increase in her monthly social security payment. Our attorney won a disability readjudication case under the criteria set forth in Hyatt et.al.v. Shalala by convincing an Administrative Law Judge in Greensboro, North Carolina that his client was disabled beginning in August 1980.
$173,600
On-the-Job Injury Settlement
Settlement for on-the-job injury. A 59-year-old service manager for an automobile dealership received the settlement for a back injury suffered when he slipped on ice at the dealership where he worked.
$165,000
Settlement for 61-year-old Woman
Settlement in the case of a 61-year-old woman who suffered a bilateral pelvic fracture requiring no surgery.
$156,000
Workers Compensation Settlement
Settlement for a Workers’ Compensation claim by a 56-year old man who injured his back while lifting a change platform at work.
$150,000
Reduction of Medical Bills
Reduction of medical bills for a 43-year-old woman struck by a van outside of her vehicle.
$150,000
Workers Compensation Award
Workers' Compensation award for a 47 year-old male electrician who was shocked while removing a light fixture. After falling to the floor, he received a compression fracture of his L 1 vertebrae.
$145,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a man who suffered a back injury from a motor vehicle accident.
$141,000
Auto Accident Settlement for Mother and Sons
Settlement for a mother and her young sons who were injured in an auto accident.
$141,000
Limit for Woman in Auto Accident
Limits for a woman involved in a two-car crash where a 3-year-old died and three other people were hurt badly.
$135,000
Workers Compensation Settlement
Settlement for a workers' compensation claim following a work-related back injury to a 62-year old female. She also suffered nerve damage in her foot.
$130,000
Auto Accident Settlement for 63-year-old Man
Settlement for a 63-year-old man that was hit head-on by a driver who crossed the median. He injured his shoulder and had to have surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff followed by physical therapy. The client also developed a pinched nerve in his back as a result of the accident.
$125,000
Rear-end Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a woman who was rear-ended by a Greensboro bus and had to have two surgeries to repair her leg injury.
$119,000
Jury Verdict in Motorcycle Accident
Jury verdict for a young motorcyclist who sustained a torn rotator cuff in a motorcycle accident involving an automobile.
$107,500
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a woman who suffered a wrist fracture in a car accident.
$105,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a young man who suffered a closed head injury after being hit by an ambulance.
$103,000
Workers’ Compensation Settlement
Judgment for 30 year old male who had 1/2 of dominant hand index finger amputated when it was crushed in a post hole machine.
$101,000
Car Accident Victim Gets Just Compensation
$101,000.00 arbitration award for a middle aged female who was rear-ended in 2012. Her car sustained damage estimates of $800.00. She went to Urgent Care then to the ER 10 days later. During a follow up, she was diagnosed with 2 herniated discs which required a 2 level fusion surgery. She received no settlement offer until we took her case. An arbitration panel awarded her $101,000.00.
$100,000
Workers Compensation Settlement
Workers' Compensation settlement for a 38-year-old sheet metal mechanic who suffered a back injury after he was knocked off a scissor lift while installing duct work in a warehouse.
$100,000
Arbitration Award in Auto Accident
Arbitration award in the case of a 41-year-old female with a herniated disc who had a 1 level spinal fusion as a result of an auto accident.
$100,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a young male welder who suffered a labrum tear in his shoulder after a car crash.
$100,000
Head-on Collision
Head-on collision, client had a multitude of pre-existing issues, including back problems.
$100,000
Scooter vs. Auto Accident
Client was on a scooter and was hit, suffered a fractured leg, requiring surgery and 10 days in the hospital.
$100,000
Limits Tendered for 75-year-old Woman
Limits tendered for 75-year-old woman with compression fracture of lumbar requiring surgery.
$100,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a man injured in two car accidents in a seven-month time span.
$100,000
Limits for Man Struck By Another Driver
Limits for a man stuck by another driver while trying to push his vehicle off of the road.
$100,000
Auto Accident Settlement
For a woman who suffered multiple injuries including a spleen laceration, liver laceration, and four fractured ribs in a car wreck.
$100,000
Moped Accident Settlement
Settlement for male who was injured while riding a moped.
$100,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement, the limit of all available insurance, for a lady who went through surgeries for a broken arm and broken right ankle suffered in a motor vehicle collision.
$100,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for auto accident injuries. A 55-year-old male received $100,000.00 settlement after suffering a broken scapula and broken ribs in a 4-vehicle accident.
$100,000
Rear-end Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for rear-end collision. After being rear-ended while stopped at a stop light, a 60-year old female received a neck injury resulting in 2 bulging discs.
$100,000
Pedestrian Accident Settlement
Settlement for pedestrian accident. A 61-year-old female teacher received $100,000.00 after she was run down by an automobile while crossing the street in a marked crosswalk.
$100,000
Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement
Settlement which was the limit of all available insurance for a 48-year-old woman involved in a motor vehicle accident where another driver pulled out in front of her. She sustained a broken ankle requiring two surgeries.
$95,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a 54-year-old female who was injured in an auto accident when the defendant driver hydroplaned and hit her vehicle head-on.
$91,000
For a 48-year-old Man
For a 48-year-old man who suffered a left shoulder rotator cuff tear requiring surgery.
$85,000
Car Accident With Injuries
Young girl sideswiped by a car while waiting for a school bus, sustained bruising and mental anguish.
$82,600
Settlement for 13-year-old Boy
Settlement for a 13-year-old boy who caught his knee in a school bus door when the driver carelessly closed it. He underwent a knee surgery to repair the damage.
$80,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement each for husband and wife involved in auto accident.
$80,000
Settlement for Motorcycle Accident
$80,000 settlement: We recently represented a motorcycle rider injured in a crash. We got him a recovery of more than double his medical expenses, but we were able to work with his creditors and reduce what he owed so that we could put more money in his pocket.  We moved through the process very quickly and he received a check for more than $80,000, only five months and two days after he came to us for help.
$75,000
Settlement in Pedestrian Accident
Settlement for a pedestrian accident. In September of 2011, our client, a 19 year-old male, was struck by a drunk driver as he was crossing the street.
$75,000
On-the-Job Injury Settlement
Settlement for a workplace injury. A 35-year-old worker for the Department of Transportation was injured in a work related accident. He suffered a severe tear and subsequent impingement to his left shoulder.
$75,000
Verdict for Attack by Pit Bulls
Verdict for a 45-year old lady who was attacked by a group of Pitt Bulls. She suffered wounds on her arm and legs as she was walking to the store from her house.
$72,500
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement in the case of a 17-year-old who suffered the loss of two permanent teeth in an auto accident.
$70,000
Settlement from Trial
$70,000  Settlement: Litigation is very time consuming and expensive, so we try our best to settle cases before it gets to the point of filing a lawsuit.  Sometimes, though, we just don’t have a choice.  In a case we recently settled, our client had low medical bills and as a result, the insurance company didn’t seem to be taking her injury very seriously.    Prior to filing suit the offer was $30,000, we were eventually able to resolve the case without going to trial for $70,000.
$65,000
Settlement for Back Injury
79 year old male who suffered soft tissue back injury in a restaurant fall.
$63,700
Rear-end Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a 50-year-old male passenger in a car that was rear ended by another vehicle. He suffered back pain and pain in his legs. He received therapy for his injuries.
$63,500
Motorcycle Accident Settlement
For a 62-year-old man on a motorcycle that was sideswiped by another vehicle. He had fractures to one foot.
$56,000
Neck Injury From Auto Accident.
Middle aged male with soft tissue neck injury in a parking lot wreck.
$55,000
Dog Bite Injury Award
Award for a 12-year-old boy’s arm injury in a dog-bite case.
$50,000
For Passenger in Vehicle Accident
For a 17-year-old female that was a passenger in a single vehicle accident. The driver lost control of the car and she sustained a fractured wrist.
$50,000
Pedestrian Accident
For a 48-year-old pedestrian that was hit by a car. He sustained multiple broken bones and other serious injuries.
$50,000
Settlement for 2-year-old
Settlement for a 2-year-old who suffered a spinal fracture when his grandmother had a heart attack and drove her car into a tree.
$50,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a female who received a fractured finger and soft tissue injuries in an auto accident.
$50,000
Limits Tendered in Motorcycle Accident
Limits tendered to a 52-year-old woman who suffered a fractured vertebrae and foot, and chest and rib injuries while riding as a passenger on a motorcycle.
$48,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for a woman who suffered closed fracture of the right distal clavicle and closed fracture of right scapula in a motor vehicle collision.
$48,000
Drunk Driver Settlement
Settlement for 41 year old male hit by drunk driver. He had a concussion, neck and back pain.
$45,000
Workers Compensation Settlement
Settlement for a workers' compensation claim following a crane accident. The 48-year old male client suffered a back injury and nerve damage to his foot when he was knocked to the ground.
$42,000
Vehicle Accident Settlement
Settlement for an auto accident. Our client, a 51-year-old female, was hit by a drunk driver and went to the emergency room and then sought chiropractic care for the relief of her pain.
$41,000
Soft Tissue Injuries Settlement
Settlement for a 59-year-old mail carrier with soft tissue injuries of the neck and back.
$40,000
Work-related Back Injury Settlement
Settlement for a work-related back injury. The client suffered severe pain down his hip and leg. The workers' compensation carrier offered $4,000.00 to settle his claim before the client hired an experienced workers' compensation attorney.
$36,966
Social Security Disability Settlement
Lump sum Social Security Disability settlement for a 51-year-old, illiterate man. He suffers from COPD, nerve problems in his back, and chronic arthritis.
$35,000
Pedestrian vs. Vehicle Settlement
Settlement for a 20-year-old male who suffered a back and leg injury when he was standing beside his car. He was putting gasoline in his tank when he was sideswiped by the defendant who failed to slow down.
$35,000
Workers Compensation Settlement
Workers’ Compensation settlement for a 36-year-old man injured while on the job that required spine surgery and extensive physical therapy.
$32,000
Auto Accident Settlement
Settlement for an auto accident. Our clients, a husband and wife, were hit head-on when the defendant crossed the center line. Both clients underwent several months of medical treatment.
$30,000
Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement
Settlement, the limit of all available insurance for a man who suffered a fracture of his sternum in a motor vehicle collision.
$30,000
Rear-End Accident Settlement
Settlement which the limit of all available insurance for 64 year old woman who was rear-ended and had soft tissue injuries.
$25,000
Drunk Driver Settlement
Settlement reached for 37-year-old woman who was hit by a drunk driver and suffered minor soft tissue injuries and incurred medical bills of approximately $4,400.00.
$25,000
Knee Injury from Fall
Knee injury to 52 year old female in hotel lobby fall.