Nothing speaks stronger than results. The success stories below are a few examples from Denise Fullerton’s case records. If you would like to discuss her experience relevant to your situation, please contact her today for your free consultation. Denise welcomes the chance to understand your needs and discover how she can help you succeed.
$1.19 Million for Brain Injured Teen
Tragedy struck a small town family when a 17 year old boy was severely injured in a car crash on a rural highway. He was riding with a friend, on their way to technical school. The driver barely slowed for a stop sign before crossing over a rural through highway.
24 Year Old Breaks Neck When Intoxicated Friend Rolls Vehicle - $232,500
This 24 year old was passenger in her own vehicle which her intoxicated friend drove off a highway ramp and rolled multiple times, causing her multiple fractures, including a fractured neck which required halo bracing for over 4 months, and six months off work. Coverage for the driver/friend was limited, and liability against the bar was complicated by a hindered investigation.
Nerve Damage in Arm from Car Accident Results in Two Surgeries - $145,000
This 37 year old cook was in a vehicle rear-ended while stopped, and which resulted in no known property damage. Because he was holding a handle bar during impact, the vibrations that ricocheted through his left hand and into his wrist in elbow resulted in cubital tunnel syndrome with ulnar nerve irritation, as well as medial epicondylitis, leading to two surgeries and permanent discomfort. Despite an early offer of only $500, the liability, underinsured motorist, and no-fault claims were ultimately resolved for over $145,000.
24 Year Old Struck by Vehicle While Bicycling at Night ($120,000)
This 24 year old was riding his bicycle to a friend’s one evening when he was struck by a vehicle. He sustained a left tibia fracture and meniscus injury, requiring surgery and placement of internal hardware. He was unable to return to normal activities for nearly six months. The insurer initially denied responsibility, but a thorough investigation ultimately laid liability squarely on the other driver.
40 Year Old Architect Struck by Vehicle While Bicycling ($493,000)
This 40 year old architect was riding his bicycle home from work when he was struck by a vehicle. He sustained an open left tibia and fibula fracture, a right patellar fracture, and a large jagged laceration to his left forearm. He was in surgery for hours, receiving multiple fixations with hardware to stabilize, set and close his numerous fractures and wounds.
Jogger Struck by Pickup Gets Runaround ($130,000)
A 26 year old school teacher was struck by a pickup while jogging. Foot surgery and other care led to $43,500 in medical bills. Plaintiff was misled by insurers, which was rectified by Attorney Fullerton, resulting in a substantial recovery and savings.
Kindergarten Teacher Rear-Ended Twice within Minutes ($108,000)
A 31 year old Kindergarten Teacher suffered from two crashes within minutes of one another. After suffering injuries to her head, knee, back, and neck, she received chiropractic care and physical therapy, as well as knee repair. The combined compensation recovered totaled $108,000, plus a waiver by the health insurer of the majority of its recovery interest.
4-year old Breaks Leg while Sledding ($240,000)
A 4-year old boy and his family never expected a day of snow sledding in their friends’ backyard to cause the injuries that occurred one January day. Unbeknownst to them, the friends had a tree stump at the bottom of the hill which was low, angled, and concealed in the snow. The family had no way to know of this hazard. As it turned out, the homeowners were aware of the stump.
Car Crash Caused Floaters in Man's Eye ($330,000)
Denise Fullerton obtained a $330,000 settlement for a man that suffered injury to his eye from a car crash. A 54 year old man was injured in a moderate impact rear-end collision in freeway slow-down traffic.
Single Mother Compensated for Injuries ($138,653)
A 32 year old single mother, active in her parenting, vocational, and home activities, suffered injuries in a car wreck one summer day, when another driver made a left turn in front of her, causing her vehicle to spin and flip out of control. Remarkably, she crawled out of her vehicle and did not suffer any life-threatening injuries.
Bicyclist Injured by Sewer Grate Placement ($47,500)
Denise Fullerton secured fair compensation for a 46 year old man who was injured while riding his bicycle along side a County Road, near his home. He was riding along the paved and marked shoulder, as there was no bike path nor sidewalk. He came upon a misaligned street sewer grate, into which his front tire dropped and became wedged.
Mother of Still Born Son Compensated ($80,000)
Nearly 5½ years after having an automobile accident and losing her unborn child, a young woman retained Denise Fullerton to assist her in pursing a claim for the still birth of her son. Despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Ms. Fullerton was able to secure the full $80,000 in available insurance proceeds for her client.
Minnesota Man Injured on Vacation in Texas ($22,000)
A 52 year old man was injured while a passenger in a vehicle in Texas. The plaintiff’s vehicle was traveling on a through street, when another driver disregarded a stop sign and pulled out directly into the path of plaintiff’s vehicle. Both vehicles were totaled.
Motorcyclist Breaks Elbow and Hits Head ($113,328)
A 25 year old man was injured while riding his motorcycle, when a vehicle pulled out in front of him and caused a collision. The other driver ran a stop sign and failed to yield the right of way to the plaintiff. The other driver admitted that he never saw the plaintiff until the motorcycle crashed into the car and plaintiff went flying through the air.
Child Scalded at School over Hot Cocoa ($20,000)
An 11 year old girl suffered a scalding injury at a Minneapolis Public School. She had stayed after school with the rest of her Safety Patrol Group, who all returned to the teacher’s room for hot chocolate. The teacher allowed the students to pour their own boiling hot water into each other’s cups, using a teapot with a loose lid, without any adult supervision.
Auto Accident While on the Job ($170,000)
A 38 year old man was injured when his vehicle was rear-ended while he was on the job. He suffered an aggravation of pre-existing degenerative disc disease, and a tear to a disc in his low back.
Verdict Results in Full Policy Payment Plus Costs ($50,000)
Denise Fullerton secured a verdict in excess of available insurance proceeds in March 2006. The Plaintiff was a 42 year old woman who works at a retail store as a stocker.
Motorcycle Accident Results in Knee and Back Injury ($95,000)
A 21 year old man was injured when a truck made a left turn in front of his motorcycle, causing him to strike the truck and be thrown into the air. He suffering neck and back soft-tissue injuries, and injuries to both knees.
Drunk Driver Strikes Motorcyclist ($238,500)
A 33 year old man was injured when he was struck by a truck while on his motorcycle. He suffered severe injuries to his leg, requiring multiple surgeries, including considerable reconstruction procedures to his bones, arteries, muscles and skin.
Delivery Driver Injures Knee in Auto Accident ($55,000)
A 63 year old man was involved in a multiple vehicle crash while in the course and scope of his employment. He suffered injury to his knee, which required open reduction and fixation.
Realtor Injured Neck Resulting in Lost Commissions ($99,000)
A 39 year old self-employed Realtor was involved in a motor vehicle collision when another driver turned in front of her vehicle, causing a collision which flipped her vehicle onto its roof.
Drunk Driver Injures Passenger when Hitting Light Pole ($80,000)
A 43 year old woman was injured as a passenger in a vehicle driven by an intoxicated acquaintance who lost control of the vehicle and struck a light pole.
Self-Employed Housecleaner Injured Low Back in Car Crash ($35,000)
A 60 year old self-employed housecleaner was rearended and pushed into the vehicle ahead of her. She suffered a permanent soft-tissue aggravation of a low back injury. Four years prior she had fractured her back.
Facet Joint Injury to the Neck Caused by Car Crash ($75,000)
A 27 year old woman was injured when she was rear-ended by a garbage truck, while in the course and scope of her employment. She had neck and upper back pain, which was initially thought to be soft tissue in nature.
$34,750 Verdict in Hennepin County
Denise Fullerton’s client, at 29 years of age, was rear-ended and pushed into the vehicle ahead of him while he was stopped in highway traffic in September 2000. Following this collision, he claimed to suffer neck and back pain, with right arm radicular symptoms.
$41,467 Verdict for Skater in Hennepin County
Plaintiff was involved in 2 rear-end car collisions, one in October 2001, the other in November 2001. Both Defendants were sued, but the case involving the November 2001 collision was settled for $7,500, 2 weeks prior to trial. The case proceeded to jury against the defendant for the October 2001 collision.