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$1,500,000 Net Effective Settlement in Chair Collapse Case

Chair collapse at a BJ's food court resulting in a $1.5 Million net effective settlement.

A 49 year old man entered the BJ's food court and sat on a chair and it broke from its base, causing him to fall and hurt his shoulder and neck. BJ's threw out the chair within a week. His treatment required two shoulder and a neck surgery. After extensive multistate discovery, and retaining a top welding expert, it was determined that the manufacturer excessively ground the welds during assembly, causing its failure. Due to BJ's discarding the chair, a claim of spoliation of evidence was brought against them. The case was settled after several mediations with the product manufacturer, the retail store, and the worker's compensation carrier.

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“People have the right to be treated fairly for their losses, and we intend to ensure that happens.”
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For over 20 years, John has exclusively represented people (not insurance companies).

John has received the America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award.

Since the year 2000, John has been a Board Certified Civil Lawyer.

John is a graduate and senior instructor at the Trial Lawyers College.

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