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Lawyer of the Year

Jay Kerr was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants.

Traumatic Brain Injury: $1,750,000.00 settlement of workers’ compensation claims seeking payment for safety supervision care by family members and lifetime wage indemnity benefits for employee

AUGUST 2017 Case Type: Workers’ Compensation – Traumatic Brain Injury Summary:  In 2012, Employee of resort hotel in Western North Carolina sustained a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) when he accidentally fell nearly 20 feet from a loading dock onto a...

Truck Accident: $450,000.00 confidential settlement of negligence claims against nationwide cargo trucking company for severe bodily injuries sustained in rear-impact collision.

Case Type: Cargo Truck Collision – Spinal Injuries Lawsuit Filed: Yes – Buncombe County Superior Court Liability Issues: Sudden emergency defense and injury proximate cause Damages Issues: Nature and extent of injuries Summary: Defendants (a nationwide cargo delivery...

Pedestrian Accident: $150,000.00 confidential settlement of negligence claims against corporate companion care provider for severe injuries to 85 year old patient who was run over by car operated by employee.

Case Type:  85 year old patient run over by personal vehicle operated by corporate companion care provider-severe pelvic fractures Lawsuit Filed:  Yes – Buncombe County Liability Issues: Defendant alleged that Plaintiff had signed a full release of any and all claims...

Settlement of Negligence Claims against local BSA Troop

General Negligence Confidential settlement of negligence claims against the Boy Scouts of America, Daniel Boone Council, and Troop 605 in Western North Carolina pursuant to allegations of preventable sexual abuse of a 13 year old Scout by a 15 year old Scout during a...