The orthopedist treating our client was unable to make a diagnosis. When she came to see Attorney Seaton, based upon her symptoms, Attorney Seaton recommended that she see a neurologist who diagnosed multiple sclerosis resulting in benefits being awarded at the social security hearing.
Our client was denied benefits at the appeal level where he was represented by another attorney. When he retained our office a new application was filed and our client was awarded benefits.
Our client was in his 40’s when he sought our help. Attorney Seaton successfully argued that the client’s disability began when he was 18 resulting in double the benefits that he would have received otherwise.
Our client was finally awarded benefits after 9 years, 3 hearings and 3 appeals, including an appeal to the Federal District Court.Workers' Compensation
Our client worked for a large corporation for 30 years but when he was injured on the job, the company denied his claim. Following a contentious hearing on his eligibility for compensation, the client was awarded medical and weekly cash benefits. In addition, the case settled for a lump sum of $163,000.00.
Our client was injured while working for a roofing company. The insurance carrier denied the claim, but we were able to obtain weekly cash and medical benefits for the client and an additional lump sum of $55,000.
Following an injury to his ankle while on the job, our client was awarded medical and weekly cash benefits as well as a lump sum settlement of $50,000.Accident & Injury
Auto Accident at an Intersection: Our client was hit by another vehicle when the driver failed to yield to our client. The insurance carrier actually settled the claim with the driver who hit our client, then closed the case. After filing suit, our office was able to recover maximum policy limits allowed.
Automobile Accident: Our client suffered a closed head injury as a result of the accident where she was a passenger. Case settled for maximum policy limits allowed.
Automobile Accident: Our client had two unrelated injury cases. After being turned down by 3 other law firms all specializing in accident and injury law, client came to us and Attorney Seaton settled both cases to her satisfaction.
Automobile accident: Our client was injured as a passenger in a vehicle involved in an accident. Case settled for $200,000.00
Automobile Accident: Our client was injured in an automobile accident. The insurance carrier, arguing that our client suffered only soft tissue injuries, made a very low offer. After extensive negotiations, case settled for significantly more at $80,000.
Motorcycle accident: The city negligently failed to warn motorists of changed conditions in a road where the pavement tuned into gravel around a blind curve. Our client, riding his motorcycle, was unable to see the gravel until it was too late and was injured in the resulting accident. Even though the city has immunity from law suits, Attorney Seaton was able to recover money to pay the client’s medical bills with a large amount left over for him personally.
Dangerous Conditions on Property (also called Premises Liability): Our client fell and was injured when a large national fast food chain failed to adequately salt and sand its icy parking lot. The insurance carrier initially denied the claim, stating first that the client’s injuries were his fault which was disproved by Attorney Seaton and then, secondly, that the client’s injuries were all due to a fall. After filing suit, the case settled for $55,000.
Dangerous Conditions on Property (Premises Liability): A large and heavy door left over from recent construction was leaning on a wall in a medical office building. When our client was leaving the building, she mistakenly thought that it was an exit door which fell on her when she tried to open it. The case settled after filing suit and our client was pleased with the result.
Dangerous Conditions on Property (Premises liability): Our client was one of several guests at a party. He was injured when he stepped outside onto the balcony and the balcony collapsed. The insurance company denied liability, but our office was able to recover compensation for our client.
Dangerous Conditions on Property (Premises Liability): Our client fell as she was exiting from an apartment due to a poorly designed and constructed stairwell. The insurance company denied the claim, arguing that the stairwell met the code requirements and that the client was not paying attention as she was leaving the apartment. Suit was filed and the case settled to the satisfaction of our client.
Patron accident: Our client was a customer in a store when a vehicle crashed through the plate glass window causing injuries. Case settled for the maximum policy limits allowed.
Slip and Fall: Our client was injured when she fell on ice as she tried to enter her car in a commercial parking lot. The insurance carrier claimed that she was at fault and denied the claim. Attorney Seaton filed suit and the case settled for $85,000.