Verdicts & Settlements 

  • $1,050,000
    JB Client vs. Corporation

    June 23, 2018 - State Court of Athens Clarke County, Georgia; Civil Action No.: ST19CVXXXX. JB client was severely injured by the acts of a corporate employee in a horrible motor vehicle collision. After contentious litigation, the case was resolved after mediation but prior to the date for the specially set trial. The client is very satisfied with the result.

  • $700,000
    JB Client vs. Trucking Company and Fabricating Company

    Filed in a rural county in Georgia, this confidential resolution involved a serious collision on Interstate 20 that shut down the interstate for about 7 hours. The client was severely injured. Many experts were involved. After years of litigation this case finally resolved for an amount that was more than anticipated, with a happy and satisfied client.

  • $650,000
    JB Client vs. Negligent Driver

    Superior Court of Oconee Co., State of GA; Civil Action No.: 201x-CV-xxxx-SW

    A collision between a negligent driver and our client resulted in serious injuries for our client. 

  • $650,000
    JB Client vs. Pizza Delivery Franchisee

    Superior Court of Walton Co., State of GA; Civil Action No.: 13-xxxx-1

    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.

  • $605,000
    JB Client vs. Home Health Care Company

    Tragic incident for the mother of our clients.  A horrible and tragic event occurred while the mother of our clients was under the care of her home health care company.  

  • $580,000
    Trucking Case: Confidential Parties

    U.S. DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GA; Civil Action No.: 1:10-xxxx-HLM

    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.

  • $550,000
    JB Client vs. Negligent Individual Driver

    Superior Court of Walton County; State of GA

    The client sustained severe injuries and then had additional complications. As trial was on a Monday, this case resolved on the Friday before we started trial.  We were looking forward to trying this case, but the resolution was fair and just and the client is satisfied, which is the most important aspect of it all.  

  • $525,000
    JB client vs. Georgia Medical Transportation, Inc.

    State Court of Athens-Clarke County, State of Georgia; Civil Action No.: ST-15-V-0433

    The client was a disabled elderly gentleman with a heart of gold and an equally amazing spirit.  The client was not properly secured in a non-emergency transport van while in transport to a medical appointment, and due to not being properly secured the client was thrown out of his wheelchair and sustained orthopedic fractures. 

    However, the actions and testimony of the defendants and their agents proved to be damning to the defendant. There were only $9,000.00 in medical bills so this verdict (and amended Judgment which awarded attorney fees) was very pleasing to the client.  The highest offer prior to trial was $40,000.00. 

    Outcome: Verdict for Plaintiff for $525,000.00

  • $375,000
    JB Client v. Reckless minor driving an automobile

    This case involved a serious motor vehicle collision between two individuals. The plaintiff had a surgical component to his treatment. The case had one of the most conservative venues in the state which made this outcome even more satisfying for the client.

  • $350,000
    JB client vs. Shanna M. Jackson; Superior Court of Walton Co.

    JB client v. Shanna M. Jackson; Superior Court of Walton Co., State of GA; Civil Action No.: SUCV2018000604

    Automobile collision case wherein the client who had to undergo a cervical fusion procedure. 

  • $350,000
    JB Client vs. Tractor-Trailer

    A tractor-trailer was parked on the side of an off-ramp off of I-85 in a no parking zone. My client’s father accidentally drove into the back of the illegally parked tractor-trailer. The case resolved at mediation with a satisfied client.

  • $330,000
    JB client vs. Thomas Shirley; Superior Court of Rabun Co.

    JB client v. Thomas Shirley; Superior Court of Rabun Co., State of GA; Civil Action No.: 2010-CV-0253-S

    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.  The highest offer before trial was $100,000.00.

    Outcome: Jury Verdict for the Plaintiff for $330,000.00

  • $325,000
    JB Client vs. Individual

    This case involved a serious automobile crash and a surgical component on the injured victim. After aggressive representation and personal client care, the case was able to be resolved for the maximum amount of all available insurance policies.

  • $325,000
    Severe Car Wreck with a Surgical Component

    Case resolved at $325,000.00 with only $125,000.00 in available insurance. The initial offer was $15,0000.00. This was a severe car wreck with a surgical component. Aggressive representation and a dedication to excellence has rendered justice above and beyond what was even thought possible by our client.

  • $300,000
    JB client vs. Homeowner

    Client was walking her dog when another dog came at her and knocked her to the ground causing severe orthopedic injuries which required surgery. Received the full policy limits from the homeowners policy.

  • $289,500
    JB client vs. Jones Motor Co.

    JB client v. Jones Motor Co., et al; Superior Court of Gwinnett Co., State of GA; Civil Action No.: 18C 05488 2

    Tractor trailer collision case wherein the client who had to undergo a cervical fusion procedure.  There were many issues and details to sort through, which favored the defense, but after aggressive litigation tactics and strategy, the JB client obtained a resolution he was happy about.

  • $279,000
    JB client vs. Thomas Tao Easton

    JB client v. Thomas Tao Easton; Superior Court of Madison County, State of Georgia; Civil Action No.: 10MV797-J

    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.

    Outcome: Verdict for Plaintiff for $279,000.00

  • $275,000
    JB Client v. Trucking Company

    This crash occurred on I-85 in Atlanta and involved a chain reaction of events which lead to an impact on the Plaintiff’s vehicle; however, the property damage was very minor. There was surgical component to the case and after aggressive representation the client was extremely satisfied with the result.

  • $268,000
    JB client vs. Commercial Vehicle
    Client was involved in a motor vehicle crash on 8/24/18 with a commercial vehicle and ended up needing radio frequency ablation treatment.
  • $250,000
    JB client vs. Negligent driver

    JB client v. Negligent driver

    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.

  • $250,000
    JB client vs. Large Regional Grocery Store Chain

    JB client v. Large Regional Grocery Store Chain; State Court of Athens-Clarke Co., State of GA; Civil Action No.: xxxxxxxx

    Premises liability case that arose from the negligent grocery store chain ignoring their own safety policies.

  • $230,000
    JB client vs. MZ Berger Co. et al
    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.
  • $230,000
    JB client vs. Hunter

    JB client v. Hunter

    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.

  • $215,000
    JB client vs. K. Smith

    JB client v. K. Smith, Superior Court of Glynn County, Georgia; Civil Action No.: CE2014-00209-063

    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.

  • $200,000
    JB client vs. Phagan

    JB client v. Phagan

     Serious car wreck case with a surgical component was able to be resolved swiftly and to the maximum extent of all policies involved.

  • $200,000
    JB client vs. F. S. Patman

    JB client v. F. S. Patman

    Pre-suit resolution for this automobile collision case with a surgical component.

  • $200,000
    JB client vs. Confidential Trucking Company et al

    JB client v. Confidential Trucking Company et al; State Court of Clayton Co, State of Georgia; Civil Action No.: 2013CVxxxxxC

    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.

  • $200,000
    JB client vs. Callaway

    JB client v. Callaway

    Pre-suit mediation suggested by defense counsel on precipice of suit for this automobile collision case with a surgical component.

  • $192,000
    JB client vs. Individual Defendant

    JB client v. Individual Defendant; Superior Court of Madison Co., State of GA

    Automobile collision case tried to verdict in Madison County for a client who had to undergo a cervical fusion surgery. There were zero offers before the trial, and the trial was against my client's own underinsured motorist carrier.  The defense even brought a high-price expert to trial, but justice prevailed.  

    Outcome: Jury Verdict for the Plaintiff for $192,000.00

  • $165,000
    Premise case: JB client vs. Bridgestone

    Premise case: JB client versus Bridgestone

    Case involved a complex fracture of the client's humerus after falling down inside of the bay door while getting his vehicle serviced.

  • $160,000
    Jb Client vs. Commercial Dump Truck

    Jb Client v. Commercial Dump Truck

    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.

  • $150,000
    JB client vs. Britt

    JB client v. Britt

    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.  

  • $150,000
    JB client vs. Defendants Riner and Davis

    JB client v. Defendants Riner and Davis

    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.

  • $135,000
    JB client vs. Estate of Smith

    JB client v. Estate of Smith, Superior Court of Newton County, Civil Action No.: 2014CV1801-2

    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.

  • $130,000
    JB client vs. Wal-Mart Stores East, LLP

    JB client v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LLP, State Court of Cobb County, Civil Action No.: 2008-A-6954-6

    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.

  • $129,000
    JB Client vs. James Gowan

    JB Client vs. James Gowan, Superior Court of Madison County, Georgia

    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.

  • $125,000
    Multiple Policies Limits' Tender

    Motor Vehicle Collision Results in Multiple Policies Limits' Tender

    Client was a passenger in a passenger truck wherein the driver negligently caused a car wreck and client sustained fractures in his hip.

  • 125,000
    Severe Car Accident Results in the Surrendering of All Available Insurance Policies Limits

    Severe Automobile Collision Results in the Surrendering of All Available Insurance Policies Limits

    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.

  • $125,000
    Tender of All Available Insurance Policies Limits' for This Client

    Motor Vehicle Collision Results in the Tender of All Available Insurance Policies Limits' for This Client

    Client was involved in a car wreck after being t-boned resulting in severe injuries, one of which required surgical intervention.

  • $125,000
    Tender of All Insurance Policies

    Motor Vehicle Collision results in tender of all insurance policies

    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.

  • $120,000
    JB client vs. Sea Lane Express, LLC, Smith and Great West

    JB client v. Sea Lane Express, LLC, Smith and Great West; Superior Court of Fulton Co, Civil Action No.: 1012CV220775

    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.

  • $115,000
    JB clients vs. Negligent Driver

    JB clients v. Negligent Driver; Superior Court of Jackson Co, Civil Action No.: B16CVxxx8 

    Severe car wreck with injuries to a married couple.  

  • $100,000
    Policy Limit's Tender

    Motor Vehicle Collision Results in Policy Limit's Tender

    Client was involved in a car wreck and sustained severe injuries.

  • $100,000
    Policy Limit's Tender

    Motor Vehicle Collision Results in Policy Limit's Tender

    Client was involved in a car wreck after being rear ended resulting in severe injuries.

  • $100,000
    Policy Limit's Tender

    Motor Vehicle Collision Results in Policy Limit's Tender

    Client was seriously injured in a car wreck that resulted in surgery.  The amount of the only insurance policy was obtained in full.

  • $100,000
    Premise case: Confidential Parties

    Premise Case: Confidential Parties- State Court of Clayton County, State of Georgia; Civil Action No.: 2009CV10490B

    Case resolved at mediation at regional grocery chain store wherein the client received back injuries.

  • $100,000
    Tender of All Insurance Policies Available

    Motor Vehicle Collision Results in the Tender of All Insurance Policies Available

    Client was involved in a car wreck after being hit head-on resulting in severe injuries, including surgical intervention of his knee.

  • $100,000
    Tender of All Policies' Limits

    Motor Vehicle Collision Results in the Tender of All Policies' Limits

    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.

  • $100,000
    JB client vs. Ruben McCommons

    JB client vs. Ruben McCommons, Superior Court of Oglethorpe County, Civil Action No.: 14-OV-00053J

    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.

  • $100,000
    Car / Motorcycle Collision Results in the Tender of Policy Limits

    Motor Vehicle/ Motorcycle Collision Results in the Tender of Policy Limits

    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.

  • 100,000
    Car Accident With Negligent Defendant Driver
    The client was minding his own business and following the rules of the road when a negligent driver drove through a stop-sign and t-boned the client.  A minor surgical procedure occurred later some months after but skillful lawyering enabled a favorable resolution to this happy client.
  • $100,000
    Car Addiction With Intoxicated Defendant Driver

    Automobile Collision With Intoxicated Defendant Driver

    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 victim's 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.

  • 100,000
    Hit-And-Run Defendant Driver

    Automobile Collision With Hit-And-Run Defendant Driver

    Mother and Daughter were on their way home when an driver collided into the client's vehicle and then sped away .  Thankfully the injured victims injuries were of a minor variety (approximately $4,000.00 in medical specials each); 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 was actually TWICE the amount of the available insurance.

  • $100,000
    Injured Victim Receives Full Insurance Policy Limits

    Injured Victim Receives Full Insurance Policy Limits

    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.

  • $41,133
    JB client vs. Juan Carlos Cruz and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

    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

    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 the 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.

    Outcome: Jury Verdict for the Plaintiff for $41,133.33 on November 12, 2014

  • JB clients vs. D. Martinez
    Personal Injury

    JB clients v. D. Martinez

    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.