Success Stories

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Settlement for a man electrocuted in farming accident

Atlee Hall recently settled a case on behalf of their client who was electrocuted when his farm combine came into contact with a low hanging electrical wire.

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Atlee Hall Protects our Firefighters and First Responders

In 2013, nearly 66,000 firefighters suffered injuries, with 97 of those brave men and women losing their lives while protecting us and our property. In the case of the Bareville firefighter, he turned to the attorneys at Atlee, Hall who secured the broken valve and sent it for structural and chemical testing.

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Unsafe Conveyor System – Lack of Guarding

William A. Atlee, Jr., Esquire and Jaime D. Jackson, Esquire recently settled a case on behalf of their client whose right arm was amputated by a belt conveyor.

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Verdict for small child harmed by unsafe batteries

Atlee Hall recently obtained a jury verdict on behalf of a small child who was burned by battery acid. The brand new batteries were purchased at a dollar store across from the family’s home. Minutes after placing the batteries in the child’s swing, the new batteries began leaking acid.

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Case Settles – Healthcare Professionals Fails to Follow Medical Diagnosis Safety Rules

A team of lawyers from Atlee Hall concluded the case successfully, arguing that the physician’s assistant should have sent the patient for an urgent CT scan to rule out cardiac issues, including a possible dissection of the aorta.

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Atlee Hall gets justice for deceased 72 year old after fall in hospital

Jeff Gutkowski recently helped a 70 year old widow hold a local hospital responsible for failing to protect her 72 year old husband against falling while getting an x-ray.

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Pennsylvania Hospital Pays for Unsafe Practice Leading to Patient’s Death

Atlee Hall attorneys Jaime Jackson and Angelina Umstead recently settled a case against a Pennsylvania hospital on behalf of the family of a patient who passed away of a pulmonary embolism following hernia repair surgery.

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Settlement for Man Who Fell During Testing

Atlee Hall recently brought to a successful conclusion a case involving a patient who was asked to perform a spirometry test at his family doctor’s office. The spirometry test involves blowing into a tube for as long and as hard as the patient can.

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Inadequate Patient Safety Policies

Jaime Jackson recently obtained an arbitration award against a local hospital who violated patient safety principles by failing to have proper fall protection protocols in place. Because of inadequate patient safety policies, our client fell fracturing her hip.

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Failure to Treat a Child’s Small Bowel Obstruction

Jaime D. Jackson, Esquire recently settled a case against an area Hospital involving the death of a young child. The cause of death was sepsis brought on by the small bowel obstruction that went untreated.

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Jury Holds York Hospital Responsible in Patient’s Death

A York County jury has held York Hospital and a local cardiology practice responsible for violating patient safety rules, which, as a result, caused the death of a 53-year-old York County woman.

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Settlement for Man Who Sustained Heart Attack After a Catheter Tip Detached Following Ablation Procedure

Patient underwent a heart ablation procedure, which is performed by the cardiologist using a catheter to ablate, or electrically burn a nodule in the heart muscle that is sending an abnormal signal, thus creating an abnormal heart rhythm.

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Settlement Against Bar for Overserving Visibly Intoxicated Patron

Atlee Hall attorneys, Jaime Jackson and Robin Jabour, recently settled against a local bar for overserving a visibly intoxicated patron, who fell and sustained a severe spinal cord injury.

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Settlement for the Family of a Woman who was Killed by a Drunk Driver

Atlee Hall attorneys Jaime Jackson and Robin Jabour recently settled against a local bar on behalf of the family of a woman who was killed by a drunk driver.

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Vehicle Manufacturer Pays for Unsafe Roof Which Causes Death

Atlee Hall attorneys Jaime Jackson and Robin Jabour recently settled a case involving an unsafe roof structure in an SUV that collapsed in a rollover, striking the passenger’s head resulting in her death.

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Settlement for Client Who Suffered Partial Paralysis

Atlee Hall recently settled a case involving an unsafe airbag system in a passenger sedan. The vehicle was involved in a fairly significant frontal collision, yet, the passenger airbag did not deploy.

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Settlement for Client who Suffered Paralysis after Defective Seat Collapsed

Atlee Hall recently settled a case involving an unsafe driver’s seat in a passenger sedan, which collapsed in a rear-impact crash, causing our client to suffer spinal cord paralysis.

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Rollover Crashworthiness – 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pick-up

William A. Atlee, Jr., Esquire and Jaime D. Jackson, Esquire recently settled a case against General Motors involving a pickup truck that rolled over one and a half times in the middle of the roadway, yet the roof structure of the truck collapsed downward into the occupant space, compressing the driver’s head and neck against his chest, resulting in positional asphyxiation.

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Seatback Failure – 2002 Ford Explorer

Jaime D. Jackson recently settled a case against the Ford Motor Company involving the defective design of a driver’s seat in a Ford Explorer. The Ford Explorer was rear ended, the driver who was wearing his seatbelt was projected into the rear seat when the driver’s seat back collapsed rearward.

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Unsafe Airbag and Seatbelt System

Jaime Jackson recently settled a case involving an unsafe airbag and seatbelt system against Toyota on behalf of the firm’s quadriplegic client. Our client was properly wearing her seatbelt driving on a rural York County road when another vehicle crossed the center line and struck her vehicle head on.

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Product Liability – Unsafe Seatbelt – SUV Rollover

Our client was properly wearing her seatbelt while driving her SUV on a back country road when the vehicle left the roadway and rolled over multiple times. During the rollover sequence, slack was introduced into the seatbelt system and our client was ejected out the driver’s window. She sustained a catastrophic brain injury and now requires a guardian and full-time care givers.

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Failure of Airbag to Deploy – 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

Jaime D. Jackson, recently settled a case against General Motors involving the failure of an airbag to deploy in a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. The plaintiff lost control of his vehicle, exited the roadway and struck a tree.

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Jaime D. Jackson settles case against General Motors

Atlee Hall attorney Jaime D. Jackson recently settled a case against General Motors involving an ignition switch failure in a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. Our client lost control of his vehicle, left the roadway and struck a utility pole. The airbag did not deploy.

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Product Liability – SUV Rollover

Altee Hall recently settled a case involving an SUV rollover. Automotive safety principles included in this case were that a vehicle should not rollover in the roadway on flat, dry pavement. A safety principle that has been recognized by the automotive industry for decades.

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Unsafe Tire – SUV Rollover

Jaime Jackson recently settled a case involving an unsafe tire that caused a tire blowout resulting in the SUV rolling over and injuring the driver and killing the passenger.

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