Below is a sampling of verdicts and settlements obtained by Pryor Priest & Harber. If you wish to speak to a lawyer from our office in Knoxville, please complete our online contact form.

Type of Case Case Description Verdict, Judgment, or Settlement
Defective Product Automobile product defect $12.5 million
Automobile Accident Motor vehicle defect $11.5 million
Automobile Accident Building materials retailer dropped
package from its truck causing wreck
resulting in brain damage to husband driver
and wife passenger.
$9.3 million
Tractor-Trailer Accident Child brain damaged in tractor-trailer wreck $5 Million
Personal Injury Burn injuries $4.7 Million
Wrongful Death Drunk driver automobile crash $4.2 Million
Medical Malpractice Child brain damaged at birth $3 Million
Professional Negligence Construction defect involving contractor and engineering firm $3 Million
Personal Injury Water-slide accident $2.5 Million
Automobile Accident Pedestrian automobile injuries $2 Million
Automobile Accident Drunk driver automobile crash $2 Million
Motorcycle Accident Major bodily injuries $2 Million
Automobile Accident Parking lot pedestrian accident $1.3 Million
Insurance Law and
Professional Negligence
Insurance carrier’s negligent failure to advise insured of changes to coverage $1.2 Million
Wrongful Death and Defective Product Negligent failure to secure trailer and trailer becomes detached. Failure to warn of defective design. $1.1 Million
Medical Malpractice Negligent failure of government entity to provide adequate medical treatment $1.1 Million
Personal Injury Elderly woman loses lower leg when struck by automobile $1.1 Million
Personal Injury Tree falls in campground striking camper $1 Million
Personal Injury Burn injuries from electrical explosion $750,000
Automobile Accident Failure to yield – intersection wreck $675,000
Wrongful Death Failure to yield – intersection wreck $600,000
Tractor-Trailer Accident Tractor-trailer/automobile wreck $600,000
Insurance Law Stacking of out-of-state uninsured motorist coverage $600,000
Automobile Accident Automobile/truck intersection collision
with physical and emotional injury to the
automobile driver.
Tractor-Trailer Accident Rear-end tractor-trailer accident $550,000
Professional Negligence Sexual assault by another resident at an adolescent treatment facility $470,000
Automobile Accident Improperly designed roadway $400,000
Wrongful Death Rear-end tractor-trailer collision $300,000
Personal Injury Chair lift accident – negligent failure to assist customer onto chair lift $250,000
Premises Liability Defective chair resulting in fall $225,000
Premises Liability Slip and fall on a wet floor – failure to warn $225,000.00

Other significant monetary settlements subject to confidentiality agreements required by defendants include:

  • U-Haul truck stalled on interstate highway
  • Two injuries and one death caused by defective cruise control in automobile
  • DOT worker knocked from bucket truck causing death
  • Child brain damaged at birth
  • Worker injured and burned in a gas explosion
  • Train hits car resulting in death
  • Death when forklift overturned
  • Surgical procedure on wrong body part
  • Negligent emergency response and failure to adequately treat
  • Psychiatric patient negligently released resulting in death to third party
  • Hospital ICU brain damage to young father as a result of unsuctioned mucous plug causing airway obstruction
  • Extensive burn injuries suffered by child as a result of gasoline spill near unelevated gas water heater
  • Death of husband and father as a result of overexertion during work-required treadmill run
  • Brain damage and ultimate death of hospitalized kidney stone patient due to morphine overdose
  • Hand injury to newborn infant as a result of IV line
  • Paralysis suffered in rollover collision caused by defective tire
  • Extensive burn injuries to child caused by defectively designed deep fryer

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*Past results cannot guarantee or predict similar future outcomes.