Case Results

With over 45 years of combined experience, the attorneys at Anderson & Hart, P.A. have helped thousands of Floridians handle personal injury, workers’ compensation, and Social Security disability claims. We have obtained millions of dollars on behalf of our clients and look forward to helping you achieve a favorable resolution to your case.

    • T.B. v. Boston Scientific (auto-pedestrian) - Personal Injury $6 million

      T.B. was walking along Apalachee Parkway in Tallahassee when he was struck by a car operated by a Boston Scientific employee. The impact threw T.B. onto the hood of the vehicle and then tossed him into a culvert on the side of the road. T.B is paralyzed from the neck down as a result of the accident. Boston Scientific denied any liability for the accident, claiming T.B. was in the roadway or attempting to cross the roadway at the time of the accident. Following a week long jury trial, Anderson & Hart was able to secure a $6 million recovery for T.B.

    • V.F. v Paver Module of Florida (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $3.675 million

      V.F. was employed by Paver Module, a concrete paver manufacturer. V.F. suffered an injury to his foot and ankle which necessitated a surgery. While recovering from the surgery, V.F. was placed on a morphine pump which malfunctioned and left him a brain damaged quadriplegic. Anderson & Hart were able to obtain permanent total disability benefits, a handicapped accessible housing, 24 hour nursing care and a handicapped accessible van for V.F. The claim was ultimately settled for $3.675 million. In addition to the monies paid, V.F. received title to the handicapped accessible home and van obtained earlier for him.

    • C.A. v. Adkins Transfer (wrongful death) - Wrongful Death $2.3 million

      M.A. was murdered by a co-employee who he worked with at Adkins Transfer. His death left behind his young wife and their two small children. After M.A.’s Estate was denied workers’ compensation death benefits, Anderson & Hart filed a wrongful death claim against the employer. After years of litigation, including an appeal dismissing a defendant in the case, Anderson & Hart was able to establish that Adkins Transfer was negligent in hiring the co-employee. Anderson & Hart ultimately obtained a judgment for M.A.’s family in the amount of $2.3 million.

    • D.P. v Kilyn Construction (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $1.375 million
    • R.J. v. Terry Hunt Construction (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $1.295 million

      Welder/Millwright - struck in the back with a 1,000lb valve resulting in a severe spinal cord injury.

    • J.B. v. C.W. Roberts and others (workers’ compensation & automobile negligence) - Workers’ Compensation $1 million

      J.B. was operating a MAC dump truck down a bridge in west Bay County when a compact car driving in the opposite direction was struck from behind by a semi-truck. The impact propelled the compact car into the path of J.B.’s dump truck. The driver and passenger in the compact car were killed and the dump truck flipped multiple times with J.B. behind the wheel. J.B. suffered serious injuries, including unwarranted guilt associated with the two deaths. Anderson & Hart obtained permanent total disability and medical benefits for J.B. and filed suit against the owner of the semi-truck. After intense litigation, Anderson & Hart were able to obtain settlement benefits in excess of $1 million for J.B.

    • I.S. v. First Coastal Enterprises (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $559,000

      Construction Worker - injured trying to help a co-worker from falling of a roof. Injured his back, knee and foot.

    • G.B. v. Maximum Masonry Inc. (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $500,000

      Mason Worker - fell from a scaffolding suffering injuries to his back, head and knees.

    • J.B. v. PMI (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $449,000

      Machine operator - the worker fell from a scaffolding injuring his back and left shoulder.

    • R.M. v. Mariner Health at Bonifay, Inc. (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $430,000

      Patient Caretaker - Injured neck, back and left arm assisting a falling patient.

    • M.J. v. CW Roberts (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $420,000

      Equipment Operator - struck by a tack truck injuring his pelvis, hip, back and leg.

    • D.S. v. WalMart (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $410,504

      Associate - suffered an injury to his back and right leg unloading a truck of inventory.

    • J.H. v. T.J. Beggs (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $375,000

      Cemetery worker - the injured worker suffered a hernia and back injury when he slipped and fell at work.

    • R.B. v. Frank Crum Inc. (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $350,000

      Heavy Equipment Operator - injured back lifting a hydraulic motor.

    • R.C. v. Waste Management (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $331,428

      Truck Driver - slipped and twisted his knee while exiting the truck.

    • J.A. v. Leon County School Board (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $320,000

      Teacher - Injured assisting a student with first aid.

    • D.O. v. Lennox Industries (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $300,000

      Field Service Supervisor - slipped and fell injuring neck, back and both arms.

    • W.G. v. CDS Manufacturing (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $300,000

      Crane Operator - suffered a partial amputation of his right hand.

    • A.C. v. Ace Home Helpers (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $225,000

      Cashier/Associate - injured back lifting items.

    • J.W. v. Columbia County Board of County Commissioners (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $175,000

      Records Custodian - slipped an fell down stairs injuring his right hand.

    • C.M. v. Bay County School Board (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $157,500

      Custodial Worker/Cleaner - Injured knee when she slipped and fell.

    • Confidential Plaintiff v. Florida State Hospital (wrongful death) - Wrongful Death $150,000

      failure to properly supervise an inmate/patient

    • J.D. v. State of Florida (workers’ compensation, indemnity only settlement) - Workers’ Compensation $125,000

      Correctional Officer - injured neck, shoulders and knee when she fell down a platform.

    • J.B. v. AmeriPro Garage Doors (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $110,750

      Foreman/Technician - injured groin and low back lifting a garage door.

    • R.V. v. Gadsden County School Board (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $110,750

      Teacher - attacked by a student which result in a back injury.

    • P.G. v. L.L. Welding Inc. (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $100,000

      Painter - Injured left ankle when he fell off a ladder.

    • R.P. v. Captain D’s Seafood (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $100,000

      rep Cook - slipped and fell injuring her back, knees and wrist.

    • R.M. v. E.G. (automobile negligence) - Automobile Negligence $100,000

      The plaintiff suffered injuries to her neck, back and head in a rear-end collision.

    • F.M. v. WalMart (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $100,000

      Produce Associate - emptying organic bins and injured his shoulder.

    • D.S. v. Franklin County Sheriff’s Office (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $85,000

      Sheriff’s Deputy - injured his knee while making an arrest.

    • M.K. v. Northern Electric (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $73,417

      Electrical Worker - injured back carrying gutters.

    • G.H. v. Pyramid Excavation (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $65,000

      Mechanic - injured his leg when a pressurized tank exploded.

    • V.N. v. Waste Management (workers’ compensation) - Workers’ Compensation $62,500

      Mechanic - injured low back lifting break drums.