Case Results

  • $2.5 Million Automobile Accident /Drunk Driver/Collision

    Roger, working with other attorneys, obtained the 11th largest settlement in the State of Missouri in 2007. This matter involved a drunk driving accident in Morgan County, Missouri. Plaintiffs alleged negligence on behalf of the drunk driver and negligent entrustment on behalf of the driver’s mother for permitting him access to the vehicle despite his lengthy history of driving while intoxicated.

  • $850,000 premises Liability/Slip and Fall

    This was a case involving a fall on an icy parking lot in Kansas City, Missouri. The plaintiff suffered severe injury to her knee resulting in multiple painful and debilitating surgeries.

  • $750,000 Settlement/Medical Malpractice/Oxycontin Overdose

    We represented a woman who suffered brain damage from an OxyContin overdose. The case, pending in Lafayette County Circuit Court, recently settled for $750,000.

  • $1,000,000.00 Verdict/Medical Malpractice

    We represented a woman who had been taken off of her blood thinners and as a result suffered a debilitating stroke. The case was tried in Jackson County Missouri and resulted in a $1,000,000.00 verdict.

  • $471,000 Verdict - Motorcycle Accident

    A one week jury trial resulted in a jury verdict in Anderson County, Kansas for $471,000. The case involved a motorcyclist injured in a collision with a garbage truck.

  • $413,000 Verdict/Springfield/Hospital Slip Fall

    Roger obtained a verdict against a hospital in Greene County, Missouri for the failure of the hospital staff to prevent a patient’s slip and fall after her hip replacement surgery

  • $220,000 Severe Injury/Animal Liability

    We obtained a $220,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who was knocked to the ground by an off leash dog and suffered significant injury.

  • $255,000 Slip Fall On Ice/Failure to Maintain

    Plaintiff was injured when he slipped and fell on a patch of ice in a parking lot at a business. He suffered serious injury to his right ankle requiring surgery. The evidence showed that ice repeatedly developed in the spot where plaintiff fell. The property owner had not taken measures to ensure that the ice patch was routinely salted or barricaded.

  • Drug Mismanagement Led To Woman Bleeding to Death

    Decedent was an elderly woman who went to a nursing home to recuperate after a hospital stay. During her stay her blood thinner doses were not appropriately managed resulting in severe internal bleeding and ultimately her death.

  • Nursing Home Negligence/Wander/Failed Supervision

    Decedent was a patient at a residential psychiatric facility. She was allowed to wander away from the facility at night. A search was performed but she was not found until her remains were discovered in the woods behind the facility approximately nine months later.

  • Malpractice/Fall Malpractice/Fall/Dizziness/Failed Supervision

    Our client was a frequent recipient of dialysis services. She suffered two broken ankles when she fell after becoming lightheaded due to too much fluid being dialyzed.

  • Unnecessary Back Surgery/Post Op Complications/Jackson County

    Plaintiff underwent an L4 discectomy by her neurosurgeon. After the surgery she had multiple complications and prolonged pain and discomfort. Plaintiff contended that the surgery performed was the wrong surgery and that the surgeon did not appropriately identify the true source of her back pain.

  • Mass Tort/Pharmaceuticals/Medical Devices

    Roger Nail, working with other lawyers around the country, has been involved in a number of recent mass tort matters including Depuy and other metal-on-metal hip implants, Medtronic Sprint Fedelis lead wire cases, Avandia, GranuFlo and Naturalyte, Pradaxa, Mirena IUDs and others.