Case Results

RESULT

38,000,000

CASE

Asbestos Exposure

The Industrial Pumps and Valves Case

We were co-counsel to a 74-year-old former millwright who had worked for decades with asbestos-contaminated products, and developed a rare and fatal form of cancer.

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RESULT

14,000,000

CASE

Premises Liability

The Bungee Jump Case

It was during the evening on August 10, 1993. It had just started to rain at the bungee jump in North Myrtle Beach, SC but the operators did not cancel the jump.

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RESULT

14,000,000

CASE

Asbestos Exposure

The Polyester Fiber Manufacturing Case

Dennis Seay, a maintenance worker, developed cancer as a result of being exposed to asbestos while working at the Celanese plant in Spartanburg, SC, in the 1970’s.

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RESULT

5,750,000

CASE

Products Liability

The Laundry Lift Case

The case was about a young man who was catastrophically injured and paralyzed when his neck was broken after being hit on the head by a 200 pound bag of laundry, which fell 15 feet from a lifting device.

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RESULT

5,130,000

CASE

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Victim Wins $5,130,000 Jury Verdict

We helped the widow of an technician who died of Mesothelioma win a 5.13M verdict. Her husband worked on various valves, pumps, and other industrial equipment at Duke Energy.

RESULT

2,900,000

CASE

Catastrophic Car Accident

The Stop Sign Case

Our client here was a woman who suffered severe injuries in a motor vehicle accident caused by a negligent driver who blew through a stop sign at an intersection with a 55 mile-per-hour roadway.

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RESULT

2,000,000

CASE

Medical Malpractice

The da Vinci Robotics Case

We recently represented a gentleman with prostate cancer who elected to have his prostatectomy (surgical removal of the prostate) performed in a robotic fashion.

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RESULT

1,954,239

CASE

Medical Malpractice

The Total Knee Replacement Case

We represented a 65- year-old man who had longstanding osteoarthritis, causing him significant knee pain while moving. He went to see an orthopaedic surgeon who recommended total knee replacement.

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RESULT

1,925,000

CASE

Products Liability

The Nip Point Case

Jimmy had been on the job for five months in the plant in the small South Carolina town, operating a sophisticated machine that made erosion control blankets and was injured by an unguarded nip point.

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RESULT

1,500,000

CASE

Medical Malpractice

Pulmonary Embolism Case

Theile McVey, personal injury attorney with the law firm Kassel McVey, Attorneys at Law, recently represented a client whose family member was a victim of medical malpractice.

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RESULT

775,000

CASE

Wrongful Death

The Hospital Death Case

We represented the family of a man who died of internal bleeding in the early morning hours after Christmas at the Medical University of South Carolina. Nursing staff failed to take appropriate action to stop an ongoing gastrointestinal bleed.

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RESULT

750,000

CASE

Medical Malpractice

The Compartment Syndrome Case

We had the opportunity to be involved in a case involving another type of communication problem that caused permanent neurological damage to a man who had undergone what should have been fairly routine knee surgery.

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RESULT

745,000

CASE

Hospital Negligence

The Absent Doctor Case

A patient showed signs of a stroke. Her attending nurse noticed these symptoms and called the physician to evaluate the patient. Despite the nurse’s repeated calls, the doctor never came.

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RESULT

550,000

CASE

Medical Malpractice

The Brain Damage Case

We represented a client whose wife was a victim of wrongful death due to medical malpractice. We successfully achieved for him a settlement of $550,000.

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RESULT

495,000

CASE

Premises Liability

The Batting Practice Case

In one case we handled, our client’s high school-age son was severely injured during batting practice. Through our representation, the boy’s parent obtained a settlement of $495,000.

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RESULT

475,000

CASE

Products Liability

The Auger Case

We represented a man who had been employed with the same plant for over 23 years and was severely injured when a compactor with an internal auger became jammed.

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RESULT

450,000

CASE

Nursing Home Accident

Nursing Home Fall Case

Nursing home fall case resulting in death that was tried. Defendant paid $450,000

RESULT

300,000

CASE

Products Liability

The Pasta Machine Case

We represented a worker who was severely injured on a machine designed to place containers of pasta noodles into shipping cartons. We filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer and the distributor of the product.

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RESULT

300,000

CASE

Products Liability

The Pontoon Boat Case

Our Kassel McVey Lawyers represented a client who suffered a severe injury on a pontoon boat while out on the lake with her family.

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RESULT

232,000

CASE

Nursing Home Accident

The Nursing Home Fall Case

In April of 2013, Kassel McVey sought a jury verdict in a nursing home fall case in Newberry County. The jury awarded $232,000 in wrongful death damages.

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RESULT

155,000

CASE

Personal Injury

The Dangers of Backing Up Case

A child was hit by a truck that was backing up and suffered a fractured pelvis and the case settled for $155,000.

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