Recent Settlements and Verdicts

January 2014, a $60,000 settlement for a woman who suffered an injury when a glass shelf fell against her ankle while shopping in a department store.

January 2014, a $29,000 settlement for a man who suffered a neck and back strain after being struck from the rear in a motor vehicle accident.

October 2012, a $50,000 settlement for a Gaston County woman who suffered back injuries from an auto accident.

April 2012, a $32,500 settlement for a Gaston County woman who suffered soft tissue injuries.

June 2010, a $50,000 settlement for a Gaston County woman who was the driver of a vehicle struck from the rear who sustained neck injuries.

June 2009, a $11,000 settlement for a Gaston County woman who was the driver of a vehicle involved in a front-end collision who suffered neck, low back pain, and headaches.

June 2008, a $50,000 settlement for a Gaston County woman who suffered knee and low back pain after she was the driver of a vehicle struck in an intersection collision.

November 2008, a $9,750 settlement for a Gaston County woman who suffered rib and low back injuries after she was in a vehicle that was struck from the rear.

October 2008, a $32,995 settlement for a Gaston County woman who was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck from the rear and suffered with neck pain, low back pain, and headaches.

April 2008, a $17,250 settlement for a Gaston County woman who was the driver of a vehicle that was struck from the rear and suffered a back sprain.

June 2007, a $9,000 settlement for a Gaston County man who was the driver of a vehicle hit in an intersection collision and suffered a back sprain.

October 2005, a $5,500 settlement for a Mecklenburg County woman who was the driver of a vehicle involved in a front end collision and suffered a minor soft tissue injury.

April 2005, a $6,500 settlement for a Gaston County woman who was the driver of a vehicle involved in a rear-end collision. Medical expenses were only $598.00.

February 2004, $7,000 settlement for a Gaston County woman who was the driver of a vehicle involved in a rear-end collision. Medical expenses of $2,900 were all chiropractic.

February 2003, a six figure confidential settlement for a widow and child for the wrongful death of a motorcyclist who was hit by a truck that ran a stop sign near Kings Mountain, NC.

April 2002, a $6,250 jury verdict for a York, SC woman who was hit from the rear, suffered a neck and back sprain, but had no visible damage to her vehicle.

January 2002, a $525,000 settlement for a Gastonia man who suffered serious injuries when his vehicle was struck by a tractor trailer when it crossed the centerline of a mountain road. Mr. Kelso used a computer animated accident reconstruction to achieve the settlement after another law firm had attempted to try the case, but the first trial had ended in a mistrial because of a hung jury on the issue of liability.

July 2001, a $50,000 settlement for a Lincoln County woman who was injured in a low speed rear end collision where there was little visible damage to her vehicle.

January 2000, a $300,000 settlement for an Ohio man who suffered a back injury while riding a go cart at an amusement park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

February 1999, $210,000 settlement for a Tennessee woman who had neck surgery following her vehicle being struck from the rear in a low speed collision that did little visible damage to her vehicle.

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