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Verdicts Rendered By The Firm On Our Clients’ Behalf:

Carrie Howell vs. Allstate Insurance Company
Trial held in Circuit Court for Prince George’s County on November 23-24, 2015. Mrs. Howell was claiming $35,814 in medical bills. The insurance company, Allstate, had only offered $23,000 to settle her case. The Law Office of James E. Farmer, LLC, rejected this offer and took it to court.
A jury awarded her $35,814 in medical bills and $400,000 in pain and suffering, for a total award of $435,814.00.
Verdict rendered: $435,814.00.

Incident: Hit-and-run, phantom motorist
Minimal damage to the vehicle
Mrs. Howell was married to Corey Howell who was also a witness in the trial.
Treatment: Claiming $35,814.00 in medical bills
She went to the hospital the following day, 3/9/12, and went to a chiropractor. She also treated at the same pain management doctor’s office as she did before the accident. Before the accident she had received epidural injections to her lower back (lumbar spine). After the accident, she had pain in her neck, head and down her left arm.
She did not claim lost wages.
Plaintiff’s expert doctor (the pain rehabilitation doctor) was Dr. Tristan J. Shockley.
Defense expert witness was Dr. John Parkerson.
(Dr. Parkerson testified that she sustained only a sprain/strain of her neck and back. Also that she had a zero percent disability, and did not have any permanent injuries.
Allstate’s full and final offer was $23,000.
The jury awarded $35,814.00 in past medical expenses and $400,000.00 in noneconomic damages.

John M. Balazek v. State Farm Mutual Insurance Company:
Tried in Prince George’s County on May 5-6, 2009. Verdict rendered: $788,551.31.
Largest verdict in the history of the State Farm Greenbelt office.

State v. Proctor

Tried in the Circuit Court for Charles County

Mr. Proctor was charged with dealing cocaine. Because of his prior record, he was facing 40 years’ incarceration. The team at the Law Office of James E. Farmer, LLC, filed and won a motion to suppress, and all charges against Mr. Proctor were dismissed.

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