Accidental Shooting Death: Confidential Settlement – Our client was a mother whose only son was accidentally shot and killed by his college roommate. Don Kidd filed a negligence case against the shooter for failing to properly handle the handgun. Insurance coverage for the non-intentional shooting was found in the shooter’s parents’ homeowners policy and a settlement was reached.
Trial verdict – Wrongful Death: Donald Kidd and Jim Perdue, Jr. represented the widow and children of an immigrant laborer who was killed in a workplace accident. The trial lasted 7 days in the 164th District Court, Harris County, Texas.
Policy limits settlement – Outpatient Medical Procedure Resulted in Massive Brain Damage: The firm reached a policy limits settlement with a radiologist and his group, investing much of the recovery in annuities to provide for the institutional nursing care the patient will need for the rest of his life. The outpatient radiology procedure involved an injection of steroid solution in the neck near the nerves. The firm contended the injection went into the vertebral artery and caused a massive bleed in the brain.
Trial verdict – Sexual Assault Trial: On June 11, 2008, Jim Perdue Jr., with his co-counsel Paul D. Clote, obtained a significant verdict for a brother and sister who were assaulted and sexually assaulted by a family confidante while they were minors. In Cause no. 2006-38382; Johnson v. Dinesh Shah et al, In the 295th District Court Harris County, Texas, Perdue & Kidd with their co-counsel vindicated the plaintiffs and held a dangerous predator accountable for his actions.
Transvaginal Mesh Trial Against Boston Scientific: Perdue & Kidd attorney Jim Perdue, Jr. led the trial team representing four women who suffered serious injuries from Boston Scientific’s faulty Pinnacle mesh device. A Miami federal court jury awarded the plaintiffs $26.7 million in November 2014.
Premises Liability: We represented a client who was injured by a defective condition at a swimming pool in his apartment complex. We were able to reach a confidential settlement without filing a lawsuit.
GM Trailblazer rollover: The firm represented the surviving parents of a teenage boy tragically killed when the SUV manufactured by General Motors rolled over, crushing him. Despite claims the boy was at fault, the family was able to obtain a confidential settlement for the loss of their child.
Hunting Accident: Perdue & Kidd attorneys Don Kidd successfully represented our client who was shot in the leg at a hunting camp. A jury awarded $1.85 million in damages after the week-long trial in August 2014.
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