New Orleans Injury Attorney Successes
The following are samplings of the types of New Orleans personal injury cases successfully handled by Cueria Law Firm, L.L.C. The pictures on this page and others on this website are dramatizations.
These cases do not represent the total number of cases resolved by the firm. The cases are listed in an effort to illustrate the varietal nature of the firm’s practice.
Jones Act Seaman Settlement Louisiana -$2,000,000
Our client, an anchor handler, suffered injuries. Other details are confidential.
Hotel Premises Liability Settlement -$2,000,000
We served as co-counsel in a class action settlement representing hotel guests and workers against a Hotel that had failed to maintain proper conditions.
Automobile Accident Settlement New Orleans – $1,500,000
Our client sustained back, neck and other injuries when his vehicle was rear-ended by another vehicle.
Boat Captain Injury Lawsuit Settlement – $1, 250,000
Our client, a boat captain, sustained back, neck and other serious injuries.
Injured by Tractor Trailer – $1,250,000 Settlement
Our team at Cueria Law Firm, LLC represented a man who was carefully driving his motorcycle when a tractor-trailer veered into his lane. The trailer ran into our client, knocking him off and sending his motorcycle sliding down the interstate. As a result of this horrific accident, the man suffered neck, back and leg injuries, among others. His injuries inhibited his day-to-day function and mobility. Because of this, he would have difficulty working in his maritime position in the Gulf of Mexico.
Our client went to court against a large trucking company and powerful insurance companies. With our team’s help, he did not have to worry about being taken advantage of. He secured a settlement that makes it possible for him to recover and get on with his life without the daily worry of medical bills and living expenses.
Wrongful Death Attorney Settlement – $1,000,000
Our client was killed when a defective metal shredding machine ejected a piece of metal and struck the decedent in the head, killing him instantly
Shopping Center Slip and Fall – $1,000,000 Settlement
When a man slipped and fell on the premises of a large shopping center in New Orleans, he suffered serious injuries to his neck and back, among others. These injuries led to daily pain, difficulty in mobility and inability to work in the months following.
After seeking legal representation from our team at Cueria Law Firm, LLC, he went against a major insurance company to prove that the shopping center was liable due to negligence. With our help, he secured a settlement which makes it possible for he and his wife to move on with their lives without worrying about the financial strain of medical bills and loss of work.
Boating Accident due to Underwater Obstruction – $977,000 Settlement
When our clients were out on a navigable portion of a Louisiana lake, they hit an underwater obstruction, causing them head, neck and back injuries.
Our team of personal injury attorneys at Cueria Law Firm, LLC were able to secure a large settlement after our clients were injured while boating a navigable portion of a Louisiana lake. Their diligent work to hold the large companies who were responsible are why those clients are able to move forward with their lives and pay their expenses.
Products Liability – $900,000
Our client sustained injuries to her hip and leg due to a defective hip implant liner.
18 Wheeler Accident Attorney Settlement New Orleans – $875,000
Our client suffered back and neck injuries when an 18 wheeler went through a stop sign and struck his vehicle.
Jones Act Seaman Injury Settlement – $475,000
While working on an oil spill, a seaman suffered back injuries due to his fall on the deck of a crew boat.
Jones Act Seaman Orthopedic Injury Attorney Settlement – $475,000
A seaman fell on the uneven decking of a barge and subsequently suffered back, neck and shoulder injuries.
Passenger in Truck Crash – $400,000 Trial
Our team at Cueria Law Firm, LLC, represented a gentleman who suffered multiple injuries when the vehicle he was a passenger in was struck by a truck driver. As a result of the accident, he had neck, back and leg injuries which inhibited his day-to-day function and left him unable to provide for his wife and family.
With these injuries, going up against a trucking company and powerful insurance companies would have been a nightmare alone. Luckily, our personal injury attorneys were right there for him. We fought for a settlement which made it possible for he and his wife to live comfortably throughout and following his recovery. With our injury attorneys help, he is back on his way without the worry of how they will make ends meet and pay for medical bills.
Maritime Accident Attorney Success – $375,000 Court Settlement
An offshore worker injured his back as a result of a defective well-head and recovered on combined Maritime and Longshore claims.
Jones Act Seaman Injuries – $360,000 Settlement
When a seaman is injured while working, there are many legal hoops to jump through. Our client worked on an inland barge in Navigable Louisiana waters until an injury while working made him unable to return to work. Our Louisiana Jones Act attorney fought to ensure he received the maintenance and cure payment he deserved. We pursued just compensation for our client from the insurance companies and maritime companies who were liable.
As a result of the diligent efforts of our team at Cueria Law Firm, LLC, our client received a $360,000 settlement award. This enabled him to pay for his medical treatment and day-to-day expenses without the constant worries of unemployment due to injury.
Jones Act Seaman Court Settlement – $350,000
A deckhand suffered dislocation of a finger and back injuries as a result of inadequate vessel operation by the captain while tying a line.
New Orleans Jones Act Seaman Injury Lawsuit – $350,000.00
A deckhand suffered back injuries when a tug knocked him back while he was choking down a line.
Auto Accident Attorney New Orleans Successful Court Settlement – $295,000
Recovery: $295,000.00. Settlement for injuries our clients sustained in an intersectional collision where a vehicle failed to yield.
Building Owner Negligence – $250,000 Settlement
Our team at Cueria Law Firm, LLC represented a woman who was seriously injured while on the premises of a Louisiana hospital. The elevator’s unsafe condition caused our client neck and back injuries, among others. These injuries led to pain, suffering and mental anguish after the accident.
In this case, it was alleged the building owner did not properly maintain the elevator. Our client was up against large companies, including an elevator company and several big insurance companies. Fortunately, she did not face them alone. With the help of our injury law firm, she secured a settlement which makes it possible for her to live comfortably without the daily worry of paying for her medical bills and other expenses.
Injured by an Underinsured Driver – $248,000
The head, neck and back injuries our client sustained in an accident with a large tractor-trailer were bad enough. Unfortunately, the driver of the tractor-trailer who caused the collision was underinsured for the serious injuries our client sustained. When our client sought the help of Cueria Law Firm, we fought hard against the trucking company and their insurance. We were able to make sure he got the compensation he deserved through the uninsured/underinsured motorist policy.
As a result of the efforts of our Louisiana personal injury attorneys, we were able to secure a settlement. Our client is now able to pay for his day-to-day living expenses, as well as his medical bills. What could have been a disastrous situation is no longer a daily concern for the man.
Industrial Accident New Orleans Court Settlement – $230,000
Our client suffered back and neck injuries on the job while operating a cherry picker when another truck hit it.
Offshore Worker Lawsuit Settlement New Orleans – $200,000
An offshore worker injured his back as a result of ¾ defective platform and work area and recovered on combined Maritime and Longshore claims.
Jones Act Seaman Settlement – $190,000
A deckhand suffered neck injuries while sleeping in a bunk as a result of inadequate vessel operation by the captain.
Premises Liability – $100,000
Our client sustained back injuries when she tripped on steps that were in ill repair and that did not comply with the building code.
Premises Liability Lawsuit – $50,000
Our client injured his neck when a box fell off a shelf onto him while he was shopping in a local department store.