Verdicts & Settlements

The following is a list of some of the results Wilson & Luginbill, LLC has obtained for our clients. Each case is different and we cannot guarantee a specific result for your case. This list is not intended to describe the quality of our services or to create an expectation about the results our lawyers can achieve, but is simply a list of some of the more significant verdicts and settlements obtained by our lawyers. To learn more, contact our firm today.

$2.0 Million Dollar settlement
For various civil rights violations related to a woman being shot in her home by county law enforcement officers. The officers all initially denied liability.

Confidential settlement in excess of $1,000,000.00
Confidential settlement against a bank for wrongfully incarcerating a customer who inadvertently overdrafted an account due to the Bank's own error. At one point, the Bank offered to settle for $1.00.

$1.3 Million Dollar settlement
Against a 24-hour convenience store that had insufficient security at the store causing a customer to be killed.

$1.25 Million Dollar verdict
Wrongful death case
against law enforcement authority for failing to arrest CDV assailant who later murdered CDV victim.

$1,025,000.00 verdict
In this wrongful death case involving the death of a bicyclist, a jury awarded $1,025,000. The last offer from the insurance company before trial was $10,000.

$875,000.00 settlement
The wrongful death of a surgical patient due to the surgeon and hospital administration deciding to continue with surgery despite the fact the patient was having unrelieved chest pains and was on blood thinners. The patient died from a heart attack on the operating table. The hospital settled after the first witness. The last offer before trial was $500,000. The hospital was protected by the Tort Claims Act cap of $1.2 Million.

$805,000.00 verdict
In this malpractice action, a jury awarded $805,000 in actual and punitive damages. The last offer from the insurance company before trial was $60,000.

$800,000.00+ verdict
Over against a log truck owner who caused the death of another trucker when the wheels of the log truck came off and struck the victim's truck causing him to lose control and strike a third truck. Other defendants settled for over $225,000 in addition to the workers compensation benefits paid to the widow.

$650,000.00 settlement
Client sustained foot injury requiring surgery when truck made improper turn in front of vehicle driven by client. Defendant initially denied liability.

$625,000.00 settlement
Minor child injured when vehicle in which child was a passenger collided with another vehicle.

$500,000.00 settlement
Client injured when truck improperly swung wide to make a right turn and turned in front of vehicle occupied by client. Defendant initially denied liability.

$475,000.00 settlement
Client sustained severe leg injury when at-fault vehicle failed to yield tight-of-way to client's vehicle.

$450,000.00 settlement
Client injured when tractor-trailer truck improperly swung wide to make a right turn and turned in front of client's vehicle.

$400,000.00 verdict
For a mentally handicapped client who was given a medication that she was allergic to when the doctor knew she was allergic to the medication. The doctor initially denied all liability for the client's death.

$400,000.00 settlement
Medical malpractice claim brought for patient at ER who died as a result of an Emergency Room doctor's failure to properly monitor patient before releasing patient from the Emergency Room.

$325,000.00 settlement
Client sustained severe injuries, and later died, after wreck with truck that was improperly stopped on the shoulder of a rural highway. Defendant initially denied liability.

$225,000.00 verdict
Driver who collided with tree that fell in roadway sustained neck injury resulting in surgery. Driver brought suit against SCDOT for failure to identify and remove the deteriorated tree located near the highway right-of-way. Defendant offered $15,000 to settle prior to trial.

$210,000.00 verdict
Landowner brought suit against County for failing to properly maintain dirt road and sediment runoff ultimately causing damage to landowners' ponds and property.

Undisclosed Settlement - in excess of $1,000,000.00
Client injured in wreck where tractor-trailer truck improperly turned left in front of client's vehicle. Client suffered significant injuries and missed significant time from work.

Undisclosed Confidential Settlement
Client injured in wreck caused by driver of commercial vehicle who had impeded traffic improperly and directed client, who was unable to see traffic to proceed.

Undisclosed Settlement amount
Worker compensation case. Client involved in work-related wreck resulting in severe injuries affecting work abilities. Claim resolved by settlement prior to hearing.

Undisclosed Settlement amount
Worker compensation case. Client injured arm in work-related accident. Client developed carpel tunnel in other arm from overuse as a result of injury. Client determined to be permanently and totally disabled and entitled to benefits, including future medical treatment. Commissioner decision affirmed by Worker Compensation Full Panel.

Undisclosed Confidential Settlement amount
Client died as a result of injuries sustained from collision with train at railroad crossing. Claims made against railroad and state highway department concerning maintenance of crossing. Claims settled against both railroad and state highway department.

Undisclosed Confidential Settlement
Defective auto case. Client suffered injuries and died as a result of a defective vehicle involved in a wreck.

Undisclosed Confidential Settlement
Tire defect case. Client sustained neck injury resulting in surgery when client's vehicle left roadway and overturned as a result of tire defect.

Undisclosed Confidential Settlement
Medical malpractice claim brought for failure to order and conduct proper testing/examination of patient.

Undisclosed Settlement Amount
Purchaser of home brought suit against Seller's Realtor and Seller for failing to disclose adverse conditions of home to Purchaser despite knowledge of Seller and Seller's Realtor of conditions.

Confidential Settlement Amount
Products liability case involving tire defect resulting in tread separation and wreck in which passenger in vehicle was killed.

Confidential Settlement Amount
Products liability case involving wreck where tire/wheel assembly consisting of after-market parts were placed on a used vehicle causing the vehicle to then become unsafe and unstable. Vehicle was then sold and placed in stream of commerce.

Death Penalty Murder
Assisted in Death Penalty Murder case. Client allowed to plea to charges to avoid Death Penalty trial.

Death Penalty Murder
Assisted in Death Penalty Murder case.

Murder case
Client admitted struck victim but in self defense. Jury verdict of Not Guilty.

Murder case
Client charged in Murder case. Client gave handwritten and audiotape confession statement. At trial, successfully contested statement as false and coerced. Jury verdict of Not Guilty.

Murder case
Murder charge against client. Alleged drive-by shooting. Verdict of Not Guilty.