See a few of our case results below.
A young man was struck by a company van on his way home from work when
he was driving a motor scooter. Our Client suffered life changing injuries
which included a highly comminuted open femur fracture and a highly comminuted
distal radius fracture. The impact left our Client with significant bone
loss in his leg with post traumatic arthritis. We uncovered cell phone
records which indicated that the Defendant was on his cell phone and distracted
when the crash occurred. After two years of litigation, the case settled
a month before trial. The Firm was Co-Counsel on this case.
The Law Offices of Brett L. Schlacter P.A. was able to secure a global
resolution for three people injured in a car accident. All three clients
had significant neck and back injuries as a result of the accident. The
Defendants’ law Firm tried to argue that the clients’ injuries
were not related to the accident as the collision was minor. Despite these
arguments, The Law Offices of Brett L. Schlacter, P.A was successful in
winning $8000,000.00 for three well deserving clients.
Slip & Fall
Our Client slipped and fell on an overgrowth of algae at his condominium
in Broward County. An engineer and code compliance expert found a myriad
of issues with the property. The association and management company received
numerous complaints about the walking path but failed to remedy the situation.
As a result of the fall, our client received a lumbar fusion to help relieve
his ongoing pain and complications in his spine. Our client received a
settlement as a result of the negligence of the association and management
company. The Firm was Co-Counsel on this case.
When our client went to walk his dog at his apartment complex he fell over
a defective handrail. It was alleged that the apartment complex knew about
the defective handrail and failed to properly fix and warn residents about
the dangerous condition on a pedestrian path. Our client underwent both
a cervical and lumbar fusion as a result of the fall. The insurance company
argued comparative fault and lack of causation. A few weeks before trial
we were able to get a favorable settlement for our client. The Firm was
Co-Counsel on this case.
A man was violently rear-ended resulting in permanent injuries to his cervical
spine. He underwent an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion in his
neck. The third party carrier tendered their limits of $100,000.00. There
was no uninsured motorist coverage, however the insurance company failed
to follow protocols and obtain a signed waiver of uninsured motorist coverage.
Schlacter Law demanded that the insurance company tender an additional
$200,000.00 of stacked insurance coverage. The case successfully resolved
for full policy limits of $300,000.00
Our Client slipped and fell on a defective pool deck in a popular hotel
in Miami. The structural engineers opined that the hotel was negligently
constructed and this was known by the developers. Our Client suffered
a torn brevis tendon and underwent a surgical procedure to repair the
injuries. Our Client was able to receive a settlement despite the defense
attorneys arguments of comparative fault and lack of notice. The Firm
was Co-Counsel on this case.
Our client suffered a broken ankle when a company employee struck our client
while entering into a car dealership. The defense argued that our Client
was not paying attention and that the accident was caused by our Client’s
hearing issues. Only days before trial, the case settled. The Firm was
Co-Counsel on this case.