A settlement for $225,000 was recently concluded by John Cabaniss for an individual in a personal injury action that suffered a broken neck when his pickup truck was broadsided by an 89 year old man that ran a stop sign. At the time the elderly gentlemen was suffering from cataracts and was not wearing his required glasses.
Jerold Mackenzie, who originally won $26 million from a jury in the Seinfeld lawsuit, and his bankruptcy trustee, have settled their legal malpractice case against his former friend and lawyer, Gerry Boyle, for $625,000.
On June 28, 2006, a Washington County jury returned a verdict in favor of plaintiff Holly Parsons for $1,147,000, reported her attorney, John Cabaniss.
On May 12, 1995, a Cook County Jury returned a $12.65 Million verdict for attorney John Cabaniss’ quadriplegic client. The jury found the tire which failed causing the Bronco in which he was riding to rollover was defectively repaired for a puncture at a Certified Goodyear Tire Center. The verdict was recognized by the National Law Journal as one highest personal injury awards of 1995.
In February 1994 a Taos jury returned a verdict of $2.4 Million for attorney John Cabaniss’ clients against the pilot and Cessna for a crash involving its T-210 aircraft. The jury found the plane crashed as a result of pilot error and found that the post crash fire which killed two of Cabaniss’ clients and badly burned the third occurred as a result of defective fuel system design.