Class Action – Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C. named to Plaintiff's Steering Committee of Class Action seeking millions of dollars in damages on behalf of electrical utilities ratepayers.
Confidential Settlement – Pride Doran was lead counsel in a Breach of Contract and Fraud Claims against a multi-million dollar oil field services company. The litigation had dragged on for several years before Mr. Doran became involved. Once he enrolled in the case, it settled favorably to Mr. Doran's client only after the defendant was forced to trial, and its top executives subjected to cross-examination on the particulars of the contract, which had been entered into over two (2) decades before.
Confidential Settlement –Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C. handled Wrongful Death claims against a trucking company and its insurer after a tragic, fatal accident caused by an 18-wheeler's turning left across oncoming traffic without adequate lighting.
Mass Tort – Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C. represented approximately 200 Plaintiffs in litigation stemming from the Burlington Northern & Sante Fe Train Derailment of 2008 in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana.
$1,200,000.00 settlement – Doran & Cawthorne assisted in the recovery of a $1.2 million settlement for an offshore worker injured while departing a personnel barge.
$750,000.00 Settlement – The firm's attorneys represented a South Louisiana worker who sustained a low-back injury caused by an on-the-job accident. The plaintiff had stepped into a hole on the back of a flat-bed trailer while unloading it. The matter settled shortly after an initially unsuccessful mediation.
$600,000.00 + Verdict – Pride Doran was lead counsel in a jury trial alleging aggravation of a pre-existing lower back injury. The defendant's highest offer before trial was $25,000.00.
$575,000.00 settlement – The firm represented a woman injured in a vehicular accident with a tractor that made a left turn from public highway onto a private road, causing a collision with her car. She sustained neck and back injuries.
$565,000.00 + verdict – A jury awarded the firm's client over a half million dollars for injuries she sustained after what had been described by the defendants as a "minor" automobile accident wherein the plaintiff had been driven off of the road. Pretrial medical expenses were less than $30,000.00.
$300,000.00 + Verdict – Pride Doran and Quincy Cawthorne handled a case where their client sustained a back injury after vehicular collision with drunk driver. The jury's verdict included $150,000.00 for punitive damages. The defendant's highest offer before trial was $75,000.00. Plaintiff recovered a confidential amount in excess of the stated verdict, which settlement took into account a bad faith claim against the defendant's insurer which had been assigned to Plaintiff as part of a post-trial agreement between Plaintiff and the individual defendant.
$275,000.00 Settlement – The firm's attorneys represented a young man at trial for a neck injury sustained after a vehicular collision. Liability and damages were questionable, but the matter was settled favorably for the plaintiff after the jury was empanelled and trial had started.
$200,000.00 Settlement – The firm's attorneys represented a young woman for a neck injury sustained after a vehicular collision, but the matter was settled favorably for the plaintiff after the jury was empanelled and trial had started.
$175,000.00 Settlement – Quincy Cawthorne was the lead attorney in a back injury sustained after vehicular collision.
$150,000.00 Settlement – Quincy Cawthorne was the lead attorney in a Section 1983 claim on behalf of a state inmate in the custody of a Shreveport area sheriff who was subjected to excessive force after allegedly being unruly.
$90,000.00 Settlement – Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C. represented a Lafayette woman for aggravation of pre-existing neck and shoulder injury after vehicular collision.
$85,000.00 Settlement – Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C. represented an Opelousas man for soft tissue neck injury after vehicular collision. There was no surgery recommendation, or significant economic loss sustained.
The above listed sampling of verdicts and settlements achieved by the lawyers of Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C. should not be construed as a guarantee of results. No two cases are alike, and results can, and do, vary widely depending on the facts and circumstances of a particular scenario.
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