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 as indicated in the verdicts and settlements listed below. 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.
Personal Injury Cases
$5 Million Settlement. Traumatic Brain Injury | Mecklenburg County
$5 million to a child struck by debris at a sporting event resulting in an induced coma and severe brain injury.
$4.02 Million Settlement. Bridge Collapse | Mecklenburg County
$4.02 million to a husband and wife who fell in a pedestrian bridge collapse resulting in life-altering orthopedic injuries.
$300,000 Settlement. Motorcycle Accident | Pitt County
$300,000 to a college student with orthopedic injuries sustained when his motorcycle was forced off the road by a negligent driver changing lanes.
$243,731 Settlement. Car Crash | Pitt County
$243,731 arbitration Settlement to a young man involved in a car crash who suffered a severe break to his tibia and fibula.
$100,0000 Settlement. Motor Vehicle Accident | Pitt County
$100,000 to a client who suffered orthopedic injuries being struck by a driver running a stop sign.
$100,000 Settlement. Auto Accident | Pitt County
Policy limits of $100,000 to a young mother who suffered an ankle fracture in an auto accident with contested liability.
$100,000 Settlement. Auto Accident | Pitt County
Policy limits of $100,000 to a child who suffered a head injury in an auto accident with contested liability.
$95,000 Settlement. T-Bone Collision | Bertie County
$95,000 to a woman T-boned by a company truck at an intersection.
Other Personal Injury Cases
$50,000 Settlement. Rear-End Collision | Nash County
Liability and underinsured motorist coverage limits of $50,000 paid to a retired man struck in the rear by a negligent driver.
$50,000 Settlement. Intersection Collision | Guilford County
$50,000 to a client who suffered a collapsed lung and orthopedic injuries after being struck by driver running a red traffic light.
$43,000 Settlement. Head-On Collision | Pitt County
$43,000 to a client who required placement of a plate under his eye after suffering a head-on collision.
$41,000 Settlement. Aggravation Of Back Injury | Pitt County
$41,000 to a client who aggravated pre-existing back condition in automobile accident.
$38,132 Settlement. Pedestrians Struck By Vehicle | Pitt County
$38,132 to a father and son who were struck by a vehicle while crossing the road from a college baseball game.
$30,000 Settlement. Single Vehicle Accident | Pitt County
Policy limits of $30,000 to a woman riding as a passenger in a vehicle driven by a drunk driver.
$25,000 Settlement. Head-On Collision | Pitt County
$25,000 to a man involved in a head-on collision.
$21,000 Settlement. Biking Accident | Craven County
$21,000 to a child struck on her bicycle by driver running through a stop sign.
$20,400 Settlement. Rear-End Collision | Pitt County
$20,400 to a family involved in a rear-end collision.
Premises Liability Cases
$225,500 Settlement.Trip And Fall | Federal Court
$225,500 to a woman who injured her hip after tripping over a poorly design displayed at a large retail store.
$115,000 Settlement. Slip on Restaurant Floor
$115,000 settlement to lady who slipped on water outside a restaurant bathroom.
$30,000 Settlement.Injury on Slide | Pitt County
$30,000 settlement for lady who fractured her ankle after sliding down homemade tunnel slide.
$26,500 Settlement. Defective Hotel Stairwell | Pitt County
Man paid $26,500 after stepping through a defective step leading to his 2nd floor apartment.
$77,500 Settlement Fall From Wheelchair | Craven County
$77,500 to a client who fell from her wheelchair while descending a ramp not in compliance with the building codes.
$60,000 SettlementSlip And Fall | Beaufort County
$60,000 to a woman who injured her arm after she slipped on watermelon juice at large retail store.
$50,00 Settlement. Slip And Fall | Pitt County
$50,000 to an elderly lady who slipped on water from a leaky ice machine at a chain restaurant.
Other Premises Liability Cases
$17,500 Settlement. Dog Bite | Pitt County
$17,500 to a client bitten by vicious dog running loose in the neighborhood after being declared dangerous by county authorities.
$10,000 SettlmentBed Bugs at Hotel | Caswell County
$10,000 paid to ladies bitten by bed bugs in hotel.
Medical Malpractice Cases
$2.25 Million Settlement. Failure to Diagnose | Onslow County
$2.25 million confidential settlement to a war veteran for failure to diagnose a spinal epidural abscess leading to paralysis.
$1.1 Million Settlement. Improper Medication Administration | Wake County
$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.
$770,869 Settlement.Negligent Intubation | Pitt County
$770,869 for negligent intubation resulting in a permanent tracheostomy.
$567,500 Settlement. Failure To Diagnose | Craven County
$567,500 to a deceased client’s estate for physician’s failure to conduct prostrate screening tests, which would have discovered cancer.
$335,00 Settlement. Bladder Injury | Mecklenburg County
$355,000 to a client who suffered a bladder injury during a robotic hysterectomy.
$265,000 Settlement. Piercing Of Intestine | Moore County
$265,000 to a client who suffered significant scarring when her intestine was pierced during procedure to remove ovarian cysts.
$260,000 Settlement. Amputation | Moore County
$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.
$250,000 Settlement. Failure To Diagnose | Pitt County
$250,000 for failure to timely diagnose lung cancer.
$225,000 Settlement. Wrongful Death During Child Birth | Nash County
$225,000 to a pregnant client who presented to the hospital with pre-eclampsia and elevated blood pressure eventually causing death.
$175,000 Settlement. Dehydration Of Infant | Hertford County
$175,000 for death of infant who died from severe dehydration after presenting to a pediatrician.
$85,000 Settlement. Cast Removal | Warren County
$85,000 to a child who incurred significant scarring after her cast was negligently removed.
$75,000 Settlement. Injury To Urethra | Durham County
$75,000 to a client after a catheter, inserted during surgery, was mistakenly inflated in the urethra instead of bladder.
$50,000 Settlement. Retained Sponge | Dare County
$50,000 plus all expenses to remove the retained sponge following cesarean section delivery of twin babies.
$25,000 Settlement. Scalpel Injury to Infant | Pitt County
$25,000 settlement to infant left with scar after being accidentally cut by scalpel.
Dental Malpractice Cases
$1.3 Million Settlement.Unnecessary Dental Procedures | Statewide
$1.3 million to multiple families with children who underwent excessive dental work and procedures unsupported by X-rays.
$55,000 SettlementAbuse During Treatment | Mecklenburg County
$55,000 to a child who was physically abused during dental treatment.
$50,000 Settlement. Perforation Of Sinus Cavity | Cumberland County
$50,000 to dental patient whose sinus cavity was perforated during routine dental visit.
Wrongful Death Cases
$895,000 Settlement. Trench Collapse | Iredell County
$895,000 for wrongful death of a man laying pipe when the trench walls collapsed around him.
$375,000 Settlement. Fall From A Cellular Tower | Iredell County
$375,000 to estates of father and son after falling approximately 1,500 feet while painting a cellular tower.
$200,000 Settlement. Failure To Administer Medication | Pitt County
$200,000 to estate of a client for failure to administer proper medication during hospital stay.
$100,000 Settlement. Head On Collision Causes Death | Pitt County
$100,000 policy limit plus an additional $50,000 awarded to family of deceased after a driver crossed the centerline and struck decedent.
Social Security Disability Cases
$27,174 Settlement. Fractured Femur | Washington County
$27,174 past benefits award to a client who was unable to return to work following a slip-and-fall accident which fractured her femur bone requiring placement of a titanium rod.