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Case Results

  • $7.25 Million
    DUI Car Accident
    Our client was driving on S.R. 33 in Lakeland and was killed by a driver under the influence of an illegal substance. The mother and Personal Representative of the Estate of Our Client brought a civil action against the defendant. The plaintiff contended that the defendant was under the influence of methamphetamine when he crossed the centerline and collided head-on with our client, causing his death. After a two-day civil trial, the jury found in favor of the family of our client and awarded the family $7.25 million for compensatory and punitive damages.
  • $3.8 Million
    Hospital Medical Malpractice
    A female client suffered a stroke that resulted in a traumatic brain injury and hemiplegia after the female codefendant nurse removed her intravenous line at the hospital where she was a patient. Our client contended that the medical center failed to properly hire, train, and supervise its medical staff, and failed to provide the proper standard of care. The client’s suit claimed that she suffered a stroke and brain damage when the removal of the line caused an air embolism, leaving her with left-side paralysis and cognitive problems that require 24-hour care from her husband. The outcome was a verdict for our client, who was awarded $3,820,000.
  • $2.5 Million
    Helicopter Crash
    This case involved a helicopter crash in which the pilot and four passengers were severely injured. Our firm represented the pilot in the crash.
  • $2 Million
    Trucking Accident
    A trucking accident caused the fatality of an adult child. Burnetti, P.A. secured the $2 million dollar settlement on behalf of the adult child’s parents for their pain and suffering.
  • $1.9 Million
    Wrongful Death
    E.B., a pregnant mother of a toddler, entered a hospital to receive routine treatment for premature labor. While in the hospital, she received four times the prescribed amount of a medication that caused her death. Our client, on behalf of E.B., received a settlement in the amount of $1,964,000, the maximum amount allowed by Florida law based on caps on damages.
  • $1.9 Million
    Trucking Accident
    A trucking accident resulted in the death of an adult child. Burnetti, P.A. secured the partial $1.9-million-dollar settlement on behalf of his parent. There is still a claim pending against one defendant.
  • $1.5 Million
    Confidential Settlement
  • $1 Million
    Medical Malpractice
    A client selected Burnetti, P.A. to battle those responsible for their injury, resulting in a $1,062,500 settlement for their medical malpractice case.
  • $940,000
    Trucking Accident
    Our client was involved in a severe motor vehicle accident when she was rear-ended by a semi and knocked into oncoming traffic. She was rushed to the emergency room and had several surgeries performed. After being released from the hospital, she spent several weeks in rehab for memory loss issues. The at-fault party’s insurance company initially denied liability so we hired a forensics team to investigate. Forensics found the semi driver was at fault. After the findings, the at-fault insurance company tendered policy limits. With a total of four claimants, we were able to settle for $940,000.00 of the $1,000,000.00 policy.
  • $750,000
    Trucking Accident
    A garbage truck was making routine stops for their garbage pickup and was being followed by a semi-truck.  Our client was driving in the opposite direction.  The garbage truck slowed down to make a trash pickup, when the driver of the semi-truck failed to slow down and swerved to avoid hitting the garbage truck.  The semi-truck clipped the garbage truck then spun into a head on crash with our client. Our client received a settlement for $750,000.
  • $750,000
    Motorcycle Accident
    Our client was traveling on his motorcycle in Clearwater, Florida when a truck pulled out into traffic, ran a stop sign, and t-boned our client on his right side. The client sustained multiple severe injuries including a right tibia fracture and underwent several operations to repair his right leg injury.
  • $750,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    Our client was a passenger in a vehicle that was rear-ended by a commercial vehicle. Our client suffered severe injuries to his neck and back, resulting in surgery to repair the damage inflicted. The case went to litigation and we were able to reach a $750,000.00 settlement on behalf of our client.
  • $750,000
    Auto Accident
    Our client was involved in an auto accident in Pasco County, which caused injuries that resulted in back surgery. Burnetti, P.A. was able to obtain $750,000 on the client’s behalf.
  • $625,000
    Medical Malpractice
    Many significant settlements obtained by Burnetti, P.A. for its clients are governed by confidentiality agreements and are not listed.
  • $620,000
    Trucking Accident

    Our client was making a left-hand turn when she was rear-ended by a company truck. Our client’s mother passed away after the crash due to her injuries and our client suffered permanent brain and neck injuries. We were able to recover a total settlement of $620,000.00 on behalf of our client.

  • $540,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident

    Our client was on her way to church when a utility trailer full of landscaping equipment came loose from a truck. The trailer flipped over and struck our client’s vehicle head-on. Our client was immediately rushed to the emergency room where she was triaged for internal bleeding, multiple fractures, and severe spine pain. Due to permanent injuries to her spine, we were able to seek a settlement on her behalf from not only the at-fault driver’s personal auto policy, but also her own policy as well as the commercial policy for the landscaping company.

  • $540,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident

    Our client was on her way to church when a utility trailer full of landscaping equipment came loose from a truck. The trailer flipped over and struck our client’s vehicle head-on. Our client was immediately rushed to the emergency room where she was triaged for internal bleeding, multiple fractures, and severe spine pain. Due to permanent injuries to her spine, we were able to seek a settlement on her behalf from not only the at-fault driver’s personal auto policy, but also her own policy as well as the commercial policy for the landscaping company.

  • $526,000
    Jack-knife Car Accident
    Our client was traveling in Polk County when a vehicle, driven by the defendant, entered the road without stopping, causing a tractor-trailer truck to jack-knife and hit our client. Our client sustained significant injuries in the accident and was unable to work for several months due to his injuries. Our client received a settlement in the amount of $526,000.
  • $500,000
    Slip and Fall
    Our client slipped in water on the floor in a mall that appeared to be leaking from the roof. The roof had just been repaired. We filed a lawsuit against the mall and roofing company on behalf of our client. The case went to trial where the client received a verdict of a $500,000 settlement.
  • $500,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    Our client was the parent of a young child that was a restrained backseat passenger in her parent’s car. The vehicle she occupied was rear-ended at a high rate of speed causing significant damage to the child, even though she occupied a car seat at the time. Unfortunately, the injuries sustained by the child are permanent as the result of the car crash. Burnetti, P.A. battled those responsible and obtained compensation for the client through a jury verdict in the amount of $503,611.33.
  • $450,000
    Head-On Car Accident
    Our client was a restrained driver traveling westbound on CR 252 when the tortfeasor, coming from the opposite direction, swerved into their lane and caused a head-on collision. The tortfeasor was cited for careless driving. Our client received a settlement for $450,000.
  • $430,000
    Car Accident
    A client hurt her neck, back and knee in a car accident in Tampa. State Farm blamed the client for causing the accident and only offered $25,000. After a four day trial, the jury awarded a verdict of over $430,000.
  • $400,000
    Medical Malpractice
    A patient was admitted to an area hospital for surgery. Due to a complication a second surgery was preformed. Following the second operation, the patient experienced further medical problems and was placed in an area for monitoring. He was later found in his room unresponsive, where he was unable to be resuscitated and was declared dead. An investigation revealed some concerning issues regarding our client’s medical care. The patient’s family received a settlement on behalf of the deceased patient.
  • $400,000
    Pedestrian Accident
    Our client’s vehicle had broke down and he was standing outside the vehicle inspecting it when a vehicle struck him. Our client sustained a fractured skull, fractured ribs, and both legs were broken. We obtained a total settlement of $400,000.00.
  • $400,000
    Trucking Accident
    Our client was driving though an intersection when a Mack truck violated her right-of-way. Due to the accident, our client broke her pelvis and underwent multiple surgeries. The original offer from defense counsel was $100,000, however, we were able to settle the case for $400,000 on behalf of our client.
  • $385,000
    18 Wheeler Accident
    An 18-wheeler truck rear-ended another 18-wheeler truck on the interstate going approximately 55 miles per hour. The plaintiff was a restrained driver that did not anticipate the impact. He was in the course and scope of his employment, and the employer immediately denied liability because the Plaintiff denied a prior low back injury during a recorded statement. The Plaintiff was transported from the scene of the accident to the emergency room. He arrived complaining of neck pain radiating down to his left shoulder. X-ray’s of his cervical spine and left shoulder were performed. No abnormal findings were reported. Two (2) days after the auto accident, the Plaintiff presented to the emergency room for a second time. A few days later the Plaintiff presented to a medical provider, still complaining of pain in the cervical spine, lumbar spine and thoracic spine. An MRI of the cervical spine was performed and showed no abnormal findings. An MRI of the thoracic spine was performed, and it showed a central disc protrusion. An MRI of the lumbar spine was performed showed a circumferential disc bulge with a central disc protrusion causing moderate central canal stenosis indenting neural foramina on either side. The Plaintiff was seen by a neurosurgeon who recommended continued conservative therapy plus pain management. The neurosurgeon did not recommend surgical intervention unless the Plaintiff’s condition worsened. Shortly thereafter, a board certified physical medicine physician began administering a series of lumbar epidural injections. The Plaintiff underwent a series of injections for several months with no relief. The Plaintiff ultimately underwent surgery. After several months of therapy and treatment, the Plaintiff was released from his treatment with some minor improvement to his condition. A lawsuit was filed after several months of attempting to negotiate with the insurance carrier. The case ultimately settled or $380,000; the Plaintiff was also able to settle with the workers compensation carrier for $5,000.
  • $375,000
    Car Accident
    Our client was the restrained driver of a minivan traveling southbound on Hillsborough Ave. She slowed to make a left turn and as she turned, the defendant came from behind her and slammed into the driver’s side of her vehicle. As a result, our client suffered headaches and pain in her neck, back, and abdomen. A lawsuit was filed against the driver and the owner of the defendant’s vehicle. Records were exchanged and depositions were taken. We filed a Proposal for Settlement for $300,000.00 to settle the case against one defendant only and it was accepted; we also filed another Proposal for Settlement for $75,000.00 to settle the claim against the remaining defendant and it was also accepted. The client received a total settlement amount of $375,000.
  • $375,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    Our client was in a vehicle owned by her employer. A utility truck swerved into her lane, causing a semi-truck to rear end the utility truck which then caused the truck to hit our client’s vehicle. She sustained injuries to her cervical spine resulting in neck surgery.
  • $370,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    A young woman was rear ended and suffered a third tethered spinal cord. She had multiple pre-existing conditions and there was question about whether this third cord injury was related to the accident. The case settled for $370,000.
  • $365,000
    Medical Malpractice
    Burnetti, P.A. represented a client for medical malpractice involving a child. The client received a settlement in the amount of $365,000.
  • $325,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    Our client was at a complete stop when she was rear-ended. The crash caused aggravation to a chronic condition our client was already facing. She ended up having surgery to place a pain pump inside of her to administer medication. The case went to litigation and settled for $325,000.
  • $300,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident

    Our client was rear-ended at a stop light resulting in injuries o his lower back, hip and neck. We were able to recover $300,000 on behalf of our client.

  • $280,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    While driving on I-75 our client was rear-ended when getting off an exit. The crash caused him permanent injuries.
  • $275,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    Our client was driving on Highway 60 when she stopped at a red light. She was rear ended which caused extensive injuries to her neck and back. She went through treatment of injections and eventually had to get surgery.
  • $275,000
    Scooter Accident
    Our client was driving a scooter home from work when she was rear ended. The impact caused her to fly up into the air and to fall on the driver’s windshield and then on to the pavement. She sustained severe injuries such as a broken jaw, which required surgery, lost several teeth, and injuries to her shoulders and arms.
  • $250,000
    Pedestrian Accident
    Our client was a pedestrian when he was hit by an at fault driver. He sustained a fractured cervical spine.
  • $250,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident

    While driving on a residential street, our client was hit by an at-fault driver causing her to suffer from multiple herniated and bulging discs. Our client’s MRI revealed interstitial tears of her tendons and joints. After multiple attempts negotiating with the defendant’s insurance company, they still would not agree to increase their offer. We had no choice but to file a lawsuit. After deposing our client and the defendant, we filed a proposal of settlement for the policy limits of $250,000. The defense agreed to the settlement and we were able to recover the full policy limits originally demanded.

  • $225,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    Our client was rear ended by a driver cited for careless driving. She suffered disc bulges, disc herniations, and a knee injury as a result of the collision.
  • $222,274
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    Our client was driving a passenger for Uber and stopped for traffic ahead. He was rear-ended by a driver to was following too closely. The accident caused our client, neck, back, and shoulder pain resulting in back surgery for relief. We were able to recover a settlement through both Bodily Injury and Uninsured Motorist policies. There is an additional policy still pending.
  • $210,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    Our client was involved in a serious motor vehicle crash while he was driving his work truck and was rear-ended by a semi-truck tractor/trailer, pushing his vehicle into the vehicle in front of him. The client suffered serious injuries to his neck, low back, and shoulders, among other injuries; and spent the last five years receiving treatment for those injuries.
  • $200,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident

    Our client was a passenger in a vehicle that was rear-ended. She suffered injuries to her back, neck and abdominal areas, requiring her to undergo surgery for total disk replacements. We settled the case for $200,000.00 on behalf of our client.

  • $190,000
    Car Accident
    Our client was involved in a motor vehicle crash in 2014 in Florida when a freight truck ran a red light striking our client’s vehicle and causing him severe injuries which resulted in our client undergoing surgery. The matter was resolved prior to trial.
  • $175,000
    DUI Car Accident
    Our client was a passenger in a vehicle with her friend, when they were rear ended. The defendant driver was found to be driving under the influence at the time of the accident. The accident caused severe back and neck pain and our client underwent back surgery. We were able to recover a total settlement of $175,000 through both BI and UM policies for our client.
  • $175,000
    Trucking Accident

    Our client was injured when her vehicle crashed into and under a semi who had made an illegal U-turn in front of her. She suffered injuries to her head, face, neck, back and leg and ankle. The case was settled for $175,000.00 on behalf of our client.

  • $160,000
    Slip and Fall
    Our client was a guest at a rental home in Sarasota. She was walking down the stairs; and when she reached the last stair, she slipped and fell. There was no railing on the staircase for her to grab and catch herself. She fell and fractured her right upper arm and injured her left knee.
  • $150,000
    Slip and Fall

    Our client was walking through a grocery store when she slipped and fell on a ketchup packet, causing her to break her shoulder. We were able to settle the case on behalf of our client for $150,000.00.

  • $150,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    Our client was involved in a serious motor vehicle crash while he was stopped at a red light on US Highway 27 when he was rear-ended. Our client suffered serious injuries to his neck, back, and left wrist, among other injuries; and he spent the last two years receiving treatment for those injuries.
  • $150,000
    DUI Car Accident
    Our client was at a red light when he was hit by a car spinning out of control. The at-fault party was under the influence of marijuana at the time of the accident. Our client underwent shoulder surgery and received injections for his injuries.
  • $150,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident
    Our client and her son were t-boned in an intersection by an oncoming driver. Our client broke her foot and ankle and underwent surgery for repairs. Her son sustained intestinal tears, resulting in surgery where 8 centimeters of his intestines were removed. We were able to recover a settlement for our client and her son through an uninsured motorist policy.
  • $150,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident

    Our client was rear-ended twice within minutes, the second crash being a drunk driver who struck the police officer who was investigating the first crash. Our client sustained a concussion and injuries to her neck and back.

  • $145,000
    Dog Bite
    Our client was at a red light when he was hit by a car spinning out of control. The at-fault party was under the influence of marijuana at the time of the accident. Our client underwent shoulder surgery and received injections for his injuries.
  • $135,000
    Personal Injury
    Our client was attending an aquatic show when she was chosen to receive a kiss on the cheek from a seal. Unfortunately, the seal bit her face, leaving puncture scars on her cheek and neck. At the emergency room, our client received stitches and a consultation with a plastic surgeon. We were able to settle on behalf of our client for $135,000.
  • $135,000
    Tractor Trailer Accident
    Our client collided with a tractor trailer causing major damage of his vehicle. The driver of the tractor trailer was found to be the violator and the causation of the crash for driving in an unsafe manner. Our client sustained a concussion, chest wall contusion and hemorrhage, as well as lacerations requiring sutures at three levels. In addition, our client was found to have sustained permanent injuries, including residual elements of a post-traumatic brain injury as well as disfiguring scars and numbness. We were able to resolve the claim for $135,000 on behalf of our client.
  • $130,000
    Slip and Fall

    Our client was walking in the food court at a mall when she slipped in a buddle of clear liquid. The fall caused injuries to her neck and back which required multiple surgeries.

  • $107,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    Our client was coming to a stop when she was rear ended. The collision caused our client to be pushed into the vehicle in front of her. She had multiple injuries which included a permanent injuries and surgery.
  • $100,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    Our client was involved in a serious automobile crash where the at-fault driver rear-ended the vehicle behind her. She suffered serious injuries to her neck, shoulder, and back and spent years receiving treatment for her injuries. Burnetti, P.A. attorneys were able to secure $100,000 on her behalf.
  • $100,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    On August 19, 2011, our client was a passenger in a vehicle with another Burnetti, P.A. client. They were traveling westbound on SR 60 in Clearwater, Florida at the red light when our client was rear-ended by the defendant. Our client was transported to the hospital at the scene and suffered permanent neck, back, shoulder and jaw injury, including a cervical annual tear at C5-6, partial tear of the transverse ligament and fractured molar. The matter settled one month before trial for $100,000.
  • $100,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    Our client was rear ended while stopped in traffic. The other driver’s insurance assumed full responsibility. Our client had severe injuries and had surgery on his left shoulder.
  • $100,000
    Rear-Ended Car Accident
    Our client was stopped at a red light where he was rear ended. He suffered severe injuries which resulted in a surgery on his back.
  • $100,000
    Car Accident
    In May 2, 2016, our client was involved in an accident on Cypress Gardens Blvd. While stopped waiting to turn right, the at fault driver swerved into her lane, hitting client on driver’s side. The bodily injury limits were $100,000.00 and once we produced demand showing the extensive injuries our client sustained in the loss, the at fault insurance tendered the full limits of the policy.
  • $100,000
    Car Accident
    While at a red light our client was hit. She sustained severe injuries to her left foot, left knee, left shoulder and neck.
  • $100,000
    DUI Car Accident
    Our client and his wife were rear-ended by a drunk driver while waiting at a red-light. A drunk driver did not even hit the brakes before crashing into them and was arrested at the scene. Our client suffered injuries to his lower back, left shoulder and left knee that will likely stay with him the rest of his life.
  • $100,000
    Head-On Car Accident
    Our client was driving down a two-lane road when she was hit head on by a vehicle that did not have their headlights on. She sustained severe injuries including a left leg fracture which required surgery and a lengthy stay at the hospital.
  • $100,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident

    While driving on I-75 a reckless driver lost control of her vehicle and crashed into our client. Our client was transported to the emergency room due to head trauma and underwent surgery. The at-fault’s insurance company tendered policy limits.

  • $100,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident

    Our client was stopped at a light with a disabled vehicle in front of him. The driver behind our client was on the phone and distracted and failed to notice our client at a stop. After seeking treatment and having a recommended surgery, we produced a demand showing the extensive injuries our client sustained. The at-fault insurance company tendered the full limits of the policy within a five-month period.