Verdicts & Settlements

JB client v. Pizza Delivery Franchisee (confidential); Superior Court of Walton Co., State of GA; Civil Action No.: 13-xxxx-1
Practice Area: Wrongful Death
Date of Loss: October 6, 2012
Outcome: $650,000.00
Description: A collision between a texting pizza delivery driver and our client's spouse occurred which ultimately caused the death of our client's spouse. The defense argued that the decedent was traveling at excessive speeds and hired an expert to support the same, but aggressive litigation tactics revealed many damning facts for the defendant.

JB client v. Negligent Driver; Superior Court of Oconee Co., State of GA; Civil Action No.: 201x-CV-xxxx-SW
Practice Area: Automobile Wreck
Outcome: $650,000.00
Description: A collision between a negligent driver and our client resulted in serious injuries for our client.

Trucking case: confidential parties; U.S. DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GA; Civil Action No.: 1:10-xxxx-HLM
Practice Area: Trucking Accident
Date of Loss: Aug 18, 2011
Outcome: $580,000.00
Description: The client who sustained a fractured acetabulum when he collided into a tractor-trailer that left its trailer in the roadway wherein no one could notice until they were directly on the trailer causing a distinct hazardous danger which caused the client the previously referenced injuries.

JB client v. Thomas Shirley; Superior Court of Rabun Co., State of GA; Civil Action No.: 2010-CV-0253-S
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: Feb 09, 2011
Outcome: Jury Verdict for the Plaintiff for $330,000.00
Description: Automobile collision case tried to verdict in Rabun County for a client who had to undergo a cervical fusion surgery. The defense argued causation but the jury disagreed with the defense counsel’s arguments.

JB client v. Thomas Tao Easton; Superior Court of Madison County, State of Georgia; Civil Action No.: 10MV797-J
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: Oct 27, 2011
Outcome: Verdict for Plaintiff for $279,000.00
Description: Automobile collision wherein plaintiff suffered severe injuries after being a passenger in a vehicle wherein the driver was driving negligently causing a one car wreck. Trial was on damages.

JB client v. Negligent driver
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: Oct. 3, 2016
Outcome: $250,000.00
Description: Our client was driving his motorcycle when he was in a collision with a negligent driver.  Our client sustained severe injuries but with aggressive legal representation we were able to obtain every penny of the liability policy at issue.

JB client v. MZ Berger Co. et al
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: February 10, 2015
Outcome: $230,000.00
Description: After this incident, which was based upon a defective watch causing a chemical burn to a child, was turned away by a very reputable law firm The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC was able to place the company that distributed these watches in a precarious setting forcing them to settle the case at an amount that was significantly higher than what was thought possible.

JB client v. Hunter
Practice Area: Motor Vehicle Collision
Date of Loss: November 11, 2013
Outcome: $230,000.00
Description: A serious car wreck occurred wherein the client received two shoulder surgeries and the defendant denied liability.  After years of litigation and aggressive representation for the injured victim, a resolution was obtained that resulted in a very happy client.

JB client v. K. Smith, Superior Court of Glynn County, Georgia; Civil Action No.: CE2014-00209-063
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: April 23, 2013
Outcome: $215,000.00
Description: Car wreck case with no visible property damage to the plaintiff's vehicle but with a surgical component. The initial offer on the case was $6,000.00. After lengthy litigation and on the precipice of trial the case was resolved.

JB client v. Callaway
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: Mar 30, 2010
Outcome: $200,000.00
Description: Pre-suit mediation suggested by defense counsel on precipice of suit for this automobile collision case with a surgical component.

JB client v. F. S. Patman
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: October 4, 2014
Outcome: $200,000.00
Description: Pre-suit resolution for this automobile collision case with a surgical component.

JB client v. Confidential Trucking Company et al; State Court of Clayton Co, State of Georgia; Civil Action No.: 2013CVxxxxxC
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: April 6, 2012
Outcome: $200,000.00+
Description: Trucking case with a low speed impact that resulted in a surgical component for the husband and wife had minor claim. The case was successfully resolved at mediation on the precipice of trial.

JB clients v. D. Martinez
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: February 6, 2015
Outcome: $200,000.00
Description: Car wreck case with a family sustaining serious injuries. All insurance policies were tendered after all of the clients finished receiving the medical treatment they needed.

Premise case: JB client versus Bridgestone
Practice Area: Slip and Fall Accident
Date of Loss: November 17, 2013
Outcome: $165,000.00
Description: Case involved a complex fracture of the client's humerus after falling down inside of the bay door while getting his vehicle serviced.

JB client v. Commercial dump truck
Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident
Date of Loss: Mar 25, 2013
Outcome: $160,000.00
Description: On July 23, 2012 in Fulton County a dump truck collided into my client's vehicle causing the client a partial tear of his rotator cuff. I was able to utilize the FMCSA (federal regulations for tractor-trailers and commercial motor vehicles) to my client’s advantage to yield a much larger financial result than the insurance company was trying to force.

JB client v. Defendants Riner and Davis
Practice Area: Pedestrian injured by automobile
Date of Loss: August 4, 2015
Outcome: $150,000.00
Description: On August 4th, 2015 in a rural county in Georgia a vehicle swerved off the road due to another vehicle's improper actions and caused the vehicle that swerved to enter into a parking lot of a convenience store wherein JB's client was severely injured. After aggressive lawyering moves by The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC one policy was tendered in full and a handsome sum was agreed upon by the other.

JB client v. Britt
Practice Area: Automobile collision
Date of Loss: June 9, 2015
Outcome: $150,000.00
Description:  The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC was able to secure all available insurance policies on this serious injury case in a manner that kept the injured victim's at the forefront the entire time. 

JB client v. Estate of Smith, Superior Court of Newton County, Civil Action No.: 2014CV1801-2
Practice Area: Automobile Collision
Date of Loss: October 13, 2012
Outcome: $135,000.00
Description: This case involved a severe head-on collision that resulted in a complex fracture to this client's foot/ankle. His medical expenses were only about $10,000.00 but after aggressive litigation by The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC it was discovered that all of the defendants in this suit had been dishonest about the nature of the defendant driver's action. It was alleged that the defendant driver had a medical condition that caused this but after the vigorous and unyielding pursuit of justice on behalf of this client it was discovered that the defendant driver was actually a 0.395 BAC. This information was utilized to the benefit of this client and lead to a successful outcome.

JB client v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LLP, State Court of Cobb County, Civil Action No.: 2008-A-6954-6
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: Sep 25, 2009
Outcome: $130,000.00
Description: Premise liability case involving the improper use of a pallet jack, resulting in severe injuries to the client who was a truck driver and was trapped in his trailer when the Wal-Mart employee negligently caused a loaded pallet jack to collapse on the client’s shoulders.

JB Client vs. James Gowan, Superior Court of Madison County, Georgia
Practice Area: Car wreck
Date of Loss: March 18, 2014
Outcome: $129,000.00
Description: Client was involved in a car wreck which required a surgery and put the injured victim out of work for awhile. Aggressive litigation tactics and persistent lawyering rendered a good outcome, especially for a rural venue.

Motor Vehicle Collision results in tender of all insurance policies
Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident
Date of Loss: October 18, 2014
Outcome: $125,000.00
Description: Client was involved in a car wreck negligently caused by another resulting in serious neck injuries. The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC aggressively pursued and obtained all policies of insurance available for the client.

Motor Vehicle Collision results in multiple policies limits' tender
Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident
Date of Loss: March 16, 2012
Outcome: $ 125,000.00
Description: Client was a passenger in a passenger truck wherein the driver negligently caused a car wreck and client sustained fractures in his hip.

Motor Vehicle Collision results in the tender of all available insurance policies limits' for this client
Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident
Date of Loss: September 8th, 2013
Outcome: $125,000.00
Description: Client was involved in a car wreck after being t-boned resulting in severe injuries, one of which required surgical intervention.

Severe Automobile Collision results in the surrendering of all available insurance policies limits
Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident
Date of Loss: July 10th, 2013
Outcome: $125,000.00
Description: JB Client was involved in a severe automobile collision which eventually required surgical intervention. The client had been previously told by another attorney her case was only worth $500 but received a total gross award of $125,000.00.

JB client v. Sea Lane Express, LLC, Smith and Great West; Superior Court of Fulton Co, Civil Action No.: 1012CV220775
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: May 15, 2013
Outcome: $120,000.00
Description: Trucking case with relatively minor injuries, resulted in great result due to aggressive representation which opened the door to FMCSA violations on behalf of the defendant driver.

JB clients v. Negligent Driver; Superior Court of Jackson Co, Civil Action No.: B16CVxxx8
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: July 20, 2014
Outcome: $115,000.00
Description: Severe car wreck with injuries to a married couple. 

Premise case: Confidential parties- State Court of Clayton County, State of Georgia; Civil Action No.: 2009CV10490B
Practice Area: Slip and Fall Accident
Date of Loss: Mar 07, 2012
Outcome: $100,000.00
Description: Case resolved at mediation at regional grocery chain store wherein the client received back injuries.

Automobile Collision with intoxicated defendant driver
Date of Loss: January 10, 2016
Outcome: $100,000.00
Description: Husband and wife were on their way to church when an intoxicated driver ran a red light and collided into JB clients' vehicle.  Thankfully the injured victims injuries were of a minor variety (approximately $3.800.00 in medical specials combined); however, given the egregious nature of the defendant's conduct The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC was able to obtain a resolution that the clients did not even think was possible.

Motor Vehicle Collision results in policy limit's tender
Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident
Date of Loss: Jul 12, 2006
Outcome: $100,000.00
Description: Client was involved in a car wreck after being rear ended resulting in severe injuries.

Motor Vehicle Collision results in policy limit's tender
Practice Area: Car Wreck
Date of Loss: February 3, 2016
Outcome: $100,000.00
Description: Client was seriously injured in a car wreck that resulted in surgery.  The amount of the only insurance policy was obtained in full.

Motor Vehicle/ Motorcycle Collision results in the tender of policy limits Practice Area: Car / Motorcycle Accident
Date of Loss: June 14, 2015
Outcome: $100,000.00
Description: Client was involved in a motorcycle wreck when a negligent driver tried to pass in a no-passing zone and caused the injured victim to take evasive action causing a wreck. The injured victim had only a little over $10,000.00 in medical specials but tactful and aggressive lawyering by The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC caused the insurance company to tender their policy after litigation began.

JB client vs. Ruben McCommons, Superior Court of Oglethorpe County, Civil Action No.: 14-OV-00053J
Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident
Date of Loss: June 12, 2012
Outcome: $100,000.00
Description: Client was injured in a car wreck which eventually required a surgical procedure in his shoulder almost two years after the collision. Case was in a very conservative venue, yet after suit was filed the liability carrier tendered their policy limits.

Motor Vehicle Collision results in the tender of all policies' limits
Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident
Date of Loss: July 10th, 2013
Outcome: $100,000.00
Description: Client was involved in a car wreck after which required surgical intervention. This particular client had spoken to previous attorneys who told her that her case had no value and that she should not expect much. Then she came to see Josh Branch and that all changed for the better for her.

Motor Vehicle Collision: injured victim receives full insurance policy limits Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident
Date of Loss: January 14, 2015
Outcome: $100,000.00
Description: JB Client was involved in a car wreck which ultimately was a prolonged situation of a soft tissue injury; however, after aggressive and skillful lawyering on behalf of the injured victim The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC was able to provide the full policy for this satisfied client.

Motor Vehicle Collision results in the tender of all insurance policies available
Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident
Date of Loss: March 2, 2014
Outcome: $100,000.00
Description: Client was involved in a car wreck after being hit head-on resulting in severe injuries, including surgical intervention of his knee.

Motor Vehicle Collision results in policy limit's tender
Practice Area: Car / Auto Wreck
Date of Loss: August 6, 2016
Outcome: $100,000.00
Description: Client was involved in a car wreck and sustained severe injuries.

JB client v. Juan Carlos Cruz and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company; Superior Court of Banks Co., State of GA; Civil Action No.: 13-CV-009B
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Date of Loss: April 15th, 2011
Outcome: Jury Verdict for the Plaintiff for $41,133.33 on November 12, 2014
Description: Automobile collision case tried to verdict before a jury in Banks County for a client who had serious pre-existing issues with his spine rendering him virtually unemployable before this subject collision. Additionally, there were gaps in the plaintiff's medical treatment, some of which were almost eight months. The defense argued causation but the jury disagreed with the defense counsel’s arguments. It should be noted that this verdict is approximately six times the amount that was offered by the plaintiff's uninsured motorist carrier (the only insurance available for this incident) presuit and was over two times as much as the last offer by the uninsured motorist carrier before the start of trial. Additionally, it should be noted that State Farm Mutual Insurance Company was added as a named defendant by operation of law due to the skillful lawyering of Joshua W. Branch.