Notable Verdicts and Settlements

$10,000,000

Paraplegic Denied Payment of Attendant Care

$10,000,000 Settlement in No-Fault PIP Claim. Co-counsel in Wayne County Circuit Court action settled on the second day of trial. Paraplegic denied payment of reasonable, necessary No-Fault attendant care benefits. Recognized as the largest recovery in a No-Fault case ever in Michigan.

$4,050,000

Kindergartener Killed In Bus Accident

$4,050,000 Co-counsel in Jury verdict in Wayne County Circuit Court Wrongful Death action arising out of school bus accident involving a kindergartner run over by a substitute school bus driver.

$1,900,000

Construction Worker Struck and Injured on Job

$1,900,00 Jury verdict in Oakland County Circuit Court against a General Contractor arising out of a construction accident in which a plumber/sub-contractor sustained a cervical spinal injury requiring decompression surgery as well as a mild closed head injury when struck by improperly discarded debris.

$1,300,000

Passengers Injured by Negligent Road Maintenance

$1,300,000 Settlement following Jury Verdict in Wayne County Circuit Court in favor of two (2) injured automobile passengers against a road commission for negligent maintenance of a portion of West Outer Drive in Detroit, MI. [Case Evaluation was $8,500.00]

$875,000

Passenger Killed Due to Negligent Road Maintenance

$875,000 Arbitration award in Wrongful Death action in favor of family members of elderly automobile passenger against road commission for negligent maintenance of roadway.

$816,000

Victim Shot by Neighbor

$816,000 Award of damages following trial in United States Bankruptcy Adversary Action in favor of client who was the victim of an intentional, malicious shooting.

$600,000

Injured Motorist Refused Attendant Care

$600,000 No-Fault PIP Settlement. Co-counsel in Wayne County Circuit Court action seeking damages for auto insurer’s unreasonable refusal to pay attendant care benefits to badly injured motorist.

$500,000

Automobile Accident Due to Negligent Roadway

$500,000 Settlement following Jury Verdict in 36th District Court in favor of family members injured in a motor vehicle accident against road commission for negligent design and maintenance of rural, Oakland County intersection. [Case Evaluation was $5,000.00]

$475,000

Automobile Accident

$475,000 Settlement approved by Oakland County Circuit Court arising out of motor vehicle accident involving rear-end collision causing physical and emotional injuries.

$450,000

Handicapped Driver Re-injured

$450,000 Settlement following Facilitation in favor of handicapped motorist struck by a recklessly operated vehicle in a bank parking lot.

$450,000

Fractured Pelvis in Truck Accident

$450,000 Settlement in automobile/truck accident involving client sustaining pelvic fracture requiring surgical repair caused by jackknifed truck.

$450,000

Bilateral Wrist Fractures in Truck Accident

$450,000 Pre-suit settlement in head-on automobile/truck accident in which elderly client sustained bilateral wrist fractures requiring surgical repair and extensive therapy.

$350,000

Blockbuster Movie Infringes on Composer’s Copyright

$350,000 Co-counsel in settlement of Federal Copyright lawsuit in favor of musical composer against motion picture company for use of infringing “Grammy Award winning music” contained in score of blockbuster film.

$300,000

Automobile Accident
Cervical Fracture Pre-suit Settlement

$300,000 Pre-suit settlement in Northern Michigan head-on motor vehicle accident in which elderly client sustained cervical fracture requiring decompression surgery.

$300,000

Child Injured in Car Accident

$300,000 Settlement of motor vehicle accident in which minor child passenger sustained closed head injury in multiple car accident.

$300,000

Bus Accident

$300,000 Settlement of Wrongful Death action involving automobile and city bus. Autopsy of decedent revealed presence of cocaine in his system compromising the liability issue.

$274,000

Drunk Driver Auto Accident

$274,000 Settlement of Dramshop action following Wayne County Jury Verdict against bar for its service of intoxicating liquor to a customer beyond the point of visible intoxication who later caused rear-end motor vehicle accident causing fracture to young, professional guitarist’s arm.

$250,000

Minor Child Killed in Truck Accident

$250,000 in total settlements on Wrongful Death claims brought on behalf of minor child passenger in automobile/truck accident involving difficult issues of liability.

$225,000

Truck Accident

$225,000 Settlement in Saginaw County Circuit Court action arising out of automobile/truck accident causing exacerbation to Plaintiff suffering from pre-existing fibromyalgia.

$200,000

Automobile Accident Results in Fibula Fracture

$200,000 Settlement of uninsured motorist claim for elderly client who sustained tibia/fibula fracture requiring surgical repair.

$190,000

Pedestrian Stuck by Car

$190,000 Settlement of motor vehicle/pedestrian claim and underinsured motorist claim for client who sustained tibia/fibula fracture requiring surgical repair.

$100,000

Child Attacked by Pit Bull Dog

$100,000 Homeowner policy limit settlement of Dog Bite action involving pit bull that bit minor child requiring small number of facial sutures.

$75,000

Widow Defrauded by Construction Company

$75,000 Jury Verdict in 36th District Court in Michigan Consumer Protection Action against unscrupulous home construction company for defrauding elderly, handicapped widow.

Do you have a case?

With over 37 years of experience, Peter J. Parks has successfully represented hundreds of clients and helped recover millions of dollars in a variety of truck, bus, and automobile accident cases.
In addition, he has proven experience in other personal injury matters, as well as in No-Fault claims, misdemeanor and drunk driving defense work, and entertainment law matters.

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Peter J. Parks