Camden, SC -- Mr. Fulda and Ms. Perkins, with co-counsel, represented a woman who suffered kidney damage after using a colonoscopy prep solution. A settlement of the product defect case was obtained against the prep manufacturer in the amount of $244,000.
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Walterboro, SC -- Mr. Whetstone, with other counsel, represented a young man who was struck by a trailer which broke loose from a truck and crossed the interstate median striking Plaintiff's vehicle. The impact of the trailer caused the young man's seatbelt to release and he was rendered a quadriplegic as a result of his injuries. The case was settled against the car company, based on negligent seatbelt design, for $8.15 million, shortly prior to trial.
Anderson, SC -- Mr. Whetstone and Ms. Perkins pursued this products liability claim alleging defective design of an SUV. The driver suffered spinal cord injuries with quadriplegia when her car rolled over in a minor collision and the roof crushed in on her. The case was settled shortly prior to trial for $950,000 despite a vigorous defense.
Greenwood, SC -- Mr. Whetstone, with other counsel, represented a young man who received brain damage when he was struck in the head by a batted baseball. The bat, when inspected, had been manufactured to avoid regulations regarding exit speed. The manufacturing modification created a trampoline effect and caused the ball to exit the bat at a speed beyond that approved for the bat. This product defect case was settled prior to trial for $1.82 million.
Columbia, SC -- Mr. Whetstone represented a gentleman who received internal injuries when the metal bristles of a grill brush fell out and contaminated meat cooked on a grill. This defective product case, which was based on failure to warn, settled prior to trial for $180,000.
Kingstree, SC -- Mr. Whetstone, Ms. Perkins, Mr. Shuler and other attorneys represented a brick-mason who was killed when the 16-passenger van he was riding in rolled over because of instability issues in its design. This wrongful death case was settled against the van manufacturer at mediation for $800,000.
Kingstree, SC -- Mr. Whetstone, Ms. Perkins, Mr. Shuler and other attorneys represented a brick layer who was killed when the 16-passenger van he was riding in rolled over because of instability issues in its design. The wrongful death case was settled against the van manufacturer, based on a defective product, at mediation for $400,000.