Verdicts and Settlements

Dawson & Albritton, P.A., is pleased to share our proven record in representing clients in a variety of legal matters, including personal injury, wrongful death, medical negligence, dental malpractice, workers' compensation and social security disability claims. Our lawyers litigate claims in all North Carolina counties. Whether you have lost a loved one in an accident or suffered an injury due to the negligence of another, our attorneys and staff are committed to help you obtain the deserved compensation.

The lawyers at Dawson & Albritton, P.A., have participated as counsel for the plaintiff in each of the following cases. This is a partial list of some of the results we have achieved for our clients over the years. This information does not constitute a promise or guarantee in your particular case as each case is judged, handled and litigated on its own merit. The list is intended to provide you with an idea of the types of cases we have successfully resolved, as well as the range of claims we negotiate — from minor traffic accidents to life-altering malpractice.

  • $5,000,000

    Personal Injury Settlement:

    Traumatic Brain Injury:
    $5 million to a child struck by debris at a sporting event resulting in an induced coma and severe brain injury.
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    $4,020,000

    Premise Liability Settlement:

    Bridge Collapse:
    $4.02 million to a husband and wife who fell in a pedestrian bridge collapse resulting in life-altering orthopedic injuries.
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    $2,250,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Failure to Diagnose:
    $2.25 million to a war veteran for failure to diagnose a spinal epidural abscess leading to paralysis.
  • $1,300,000

    Dental Malpractice Settlement:

    Unnecessary Dental Procedures:
    $1.3 million to multiple families with children who underwent excessive dental work and procedures unsupported by X-rays.
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    $1,100,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Improper Medication Administration:
    $1.1 million for improperly providing Ambien CR to a patient in a sleep study and allowing the patient to drive while under the influence of the medication thereby causing a significant car crash.
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    $895,000

    Wrongful Death Settlement:

    Trench Collapse:
    $895,000 for wrongful death of a man laying pipe when the trench walls collapsed around him.
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    $770,869

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Negligent Intubation:
    $770,869 for negligent intubation resulting in a permanent tracheostomy.
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    $567,500

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Failure To Diagnose:
    $567,500 to a deceased client’s estate for physician’s failure to conduct prostrate screening tests, which would have discovered cancer.
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    $425,000

    Wrongful Death Settlement:

    Failure to Treat:
    $425,000 for the estate of an elderly man who failed to receive proper treatment for a neck injury at the emergency department of a hospital.
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    $380,000

    Medical Malpractice Case:

    Wrong Medication:
    $380,000 for prescribing the wrong medication to a woman causing her to suffer severe burns to her face.
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    $375,000

    Wrongful Death Settlement:

    Fall From A Cellular Tower:
    $375,000 to estates of father and son after falling approximately 1,500 feet while painting a cellular tower.
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    $355,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Bladder Injury:
    $355,000 to a client who suffered a bladder injury during a robotic hysterectomy.
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    $320,000

    Wrongful Death Case:

    Failure to Treat:
    $320,000 against a home health employee for failing to treat bed sores of an elderly paralyzed gentleman.
  • $300,000

    Personal Injury Settlement:

    Motorcycle Accident:
    $300,000 to a college student with orthopedic injuries sustained when his motorcycle was forced off the road by a negligent driver changing lanes.
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    $265,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Piercing Of Intestine:
    $265,000 to a client who suffered significant scarring when her intestine was pierced during procedure to remove ovarian cysts.
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    $260,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Amputation:
    $260,000 to a diabetic patient who was placed in a cast after fracturing her ankle. Client’s pedal pulses were never checked, which resulted in the amputation of her leg.
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    $250,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Failure To Diagnose:
    $250,000 for failure to timely diagnose lung cancer.
  • $243,731

    Personal Injury Arbitration Award:

    Car Crash:
    $243,731 arbitration award to a young man involved in a car crash who suffered a severe break to his tibia and fibula.
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    $225,500

    Premise Liability Settlement:

    Trip And Fall:
    $225,500 to a woman who injured her hip after tripping over a poorly design displayed at a large retail store.
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    $225,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Wrongful Death During Child Birth:
    $225,000 to a pregnant client who presented to the hospital with pre-eclampsia and elevated blood pressure eventually causing death.
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    $200,000

    Wrongful Death Settlement:

    Failure To Administer Medication:
    $200,000 to estate of a client for failure to administer proper medication during hospital stay.
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    $175,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Dehydration Of Infant:
    $175,000 for death of infant who died from severe dehydration after presenting to a pediatrician.
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    $150,000

    Wrongful Death Settlement:

    Head On Collision Causes Death:
    $100,000 insurance policy limit plus an additional $50,000 awarded to family of deceased after a driver crossed the centerline and struck decedent.
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    $115,000

    Premise Liability Settlement:

    Slip on Restaurant Floor:
    $115,000 settlement to lady who slipped on water outside a restaurant bathroom.
  • $100,000

    Personal Injury Settlement:

    Motor Vehicle Accident:
    $100,000 to a client who suffered orthopedic injuries being struck by a driver running a stop sign.
  • $100,000

    Personal Injury Settlement:

    Auto Accident:
    Policy limits of $100,000 to a young mother who suffered an ankle fracture in an auto accident with contested liability.
  • $100,000

    Personal Injury Settlement:

    Auto Accident:
    Policy limits of $100,000 to a child who suffered a head injury in an auto accident with contested liability.
  • $95,000

    Personal Injury Settlement:

    T-Bone Collision:
    $95,000 to a woman T-boned by a company truck at an intersection.
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    $85,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Cast Removal:
    $85,000 to a child who incurred significant scarring after her cast was negligently removed.
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    $77,500

    Premise Liability Settlement:

    Fall From Wheelchair:
    $77,500 to a client who fell from her wheelchair while descending a ramp not in compliance with the building codes.
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    $75,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Injury To Urethra:
    $75,000 to a client after a catheter, inserted during surgery, was mistakenly inflated in the urethra instead of bladder.
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    $60,000

    Premise Liability Settlement:

    Slip And Fall:
    $60,000 to a woman who injured her arm after she slipped on watermelon juice at large retail store.
  • $55,000

    Dental Malpractice Settlement:

    Abuse During Treatment:
    $55,000 to a child who was physically abused during dental treatment.
  • $50,000

    Personal Injury Settlement:

    Slip And Fall:
    $50,000 to an elderly lady who slipped on water from a leaky ice machine at a chain restaurant.
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    $50,000

    Medical Malpractice Settlement:

    Retained Sponge:
    $50,000 plus all expenses to remove the retained sponge following cesarean section delivery of twin babies.
  • $50,000

    Personal Injury Settlement:

    Rear-End Collision:
    Liability and underinsured motorist coverage limits of $50,000 paid to a retired man struck in the rear by a negligent driver.
  • $50,000

    Personal Injury Settlement:

    Intersection Collision:
    $50,000 to a client who suffered a collapsed lung and orthopedic injuries after being struck by driver running a red traffic light.
  • $50,000

    Dental Malpractice Settlement:

    Perforation Of Sinus Cavity:
    $50,000 to dental patient whose sinus cavity was perforated during routine dental visit.