Our Proven Track Record Of Effective Advocacy

Read below about some of the successful cases that were handled by our attorneys.

Apartment/Multi-Family Assaults, including Sexual Assaults, and Wrongful Death Cases

A $1,375,000.00 settlement was reached on behalf of a tenant shot at an Atlanta-area multi-family apartment complex.

A $1,000,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached with the owners/operators of a multi-family apartment complex after a visitor to the complex was shot. The victim was unwittingly caught between the shooter and a resident.

A Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of a minor who was sexually assaulted at an Atlanta-area multi-family apartment complex. (Isom)

A Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of a minor who was sexually assaulted at an Atlanta-area multi-family apartment complex. (SAMAD)

A $1,000,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of our client, a janitorial contractor employee, who was sexually assaulted by another contract painting company employee in a new construction project.

A $475,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of a minor whose father was shot at an multi-family apartment complex in the metro-Atlanta area.

A $425,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of a minor who was sexually assaulted at a multi-family apartment complex.

A $400,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached after suit was filed on behalf of a tenant residing at an Atlanta-area multi-family apartment complex. The victim was attacked as she was leaving her apartment, going to her car parked near her unit.

A metro-Atlanta jury awarded $150,000.00 to our client, the victim of a sexual assault at a high-end condominium facility.

Our client was visiting friends at their apartment in Atlanta. As the couples sat in the dining room playing cards, a drive-by shooter fired multiple shots into the windows of apartments. One of the bullets struck and killed our client. After months of litigation, a Confidential Settlement was reached in the amount in excess of $600,000.00

Our client, an undocumented individual living at a multi-family apartment complex was shot when he stepped outside of his unit to smoke. The apartment complex had a history of crime which was ignored by management. We recovered $200,000.00 on our client's behalf.

Retail Establishment and Public Venue Assaults, Sexual Assaults and Wrongful Death Cases

A Confidential Settlement was reached in an ATM shooting case in Charleston, South Carolina. The juveniles attempting to rob the victim admitted they selected the ATM because of the poor lighting, the seclusion of the ATM and easy ingress and egress. The case settled after two days of litigation.

A $2,000,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached in a case involving a popular resort in Las Vegas where the victim was pushed to the ground in a purse-snatching event that resulted in serious injuries to the elderly victim of the assault.

A $2,000,000.00 settlement was reached in an ATM abduction, assault and wrongful death case.

A $580,000.00 settlement was reached after lengthy litigation with a public attraction venue. The victim, an undocumented visitor to the United States was stabbed in an unprovoked attack by a Mexican gang member.

A minor being assigned to 'custodial community service' at a local charitable organization facility was assaulted by another minor in custody. Our client was attacked with a blunt object causing serious bodily injuries. After months of litigation, a resolution in excess of $500,000.00 was reached on behalf of our client.

A Confidential Settlement in the amount in excess of $140,000.00 was reached on behalf of our client who was sexually assaulted at therapeutic massage facility.

A $100,000.00 settlement was reached with a facility offering therapeutic massage treatments after our client was inappropriately fondled.

A $75,000.00 resolution with a fast-food restaurant when our client was punched by loiterers in the parking area who had been observed by the staff disrupting patrons. After the assault, the staff of the fast-food restaurant failed to provide any assistance to our client.

Hotel/Motel Assaults and Wrongful Death Cases

A $600,000.00 settlement was reached on behalf of two brothers shot and killed at an extended-stay motel.

A $350,000.00 settlement was reached on behalf of a shooting victim who was staying at an extended-stay motel. The extended-stay hotel had a history of crime on the property, including multiple incidents of drug-related crimes, robberies and assaults. The victim's injuries were serious but not life-threatening.

A $150,000.00 settlement was reached on behalf of an individual killed at an extended-stay motel.

$90,000.00 was recovered on behalf of our client who slipped and fell in a bath/shower tub that was not properly maintained and not in compliance with accepted standards.

Nursing Home and Disability Center Sexual Assault and Rape Cases

A Confidential Settlement was reached with the owners/operators of an Atlanta-area nursing home after a 90+ year-old patient was manhandled by a staff member which resulted in her death.

A Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of a Colorado woman who was sexually assaulted by a staff member of a behavioral modification facility.

Retail Establishment, Airport, Special Event Spaces Slip and Fall Cases

A $2,500,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached with a retailer in a falling object case. The victim incurred RSD or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) when she was struck by an improperly secured, falling object. RSD or CRPS are chronic conditions characterized by severe burning pain which is oftentimes met with extremely prolonged painful symptoms.

Suit was filed on behalf of our client who experienced a slip-and-fall incident at a local fast-food restaurant. The action resulted in a $170,000.00 award to our client.

An award of $90,000.00 was given to our client who slipped and fell when exiting an elevator on the floor of a hotel's indoor swimming pool and fitness center.

A $180,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of our client, a paraplegic who required assistance in the boarding of an aircraft. Our client was mishandled and dropped while assisting her into her seat which resulted in the aggravation of her pre-existing condition.

A $175,000.00+ Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of our client after she tripped while passing through an airline jet bridge during the boarding process.

A $140,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached in a case involving a grease spill that was left unattended in the main dining area of a national chain restaurant.

An $85,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached with a chain-restaurant after our client was injured in a slip-and-fall incident.

An $85,000.00 Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of a church parishioner who tripped on poorly installed carpeting in the main aisle of the church.

Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center Neglect, Assaults and Wrongful Death Cases

A Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of Evelyn Atwater who was shot by an intruder after the intruder forced his way into her multi-family, assisted-living unit.

A Confidential Settlement was reached on behalf of the family of a hospital patient who died from sepsis after developing irreversible decubitus ulcer (bed sores).

Construction Site and Road Defect Cases

A settlement was reached with the West Virginia Department of Transportation after the WVDOT failed to properly maintain and replace inadequate guardrails. Raheem Bonds lost control of his vehicle and struck a guardrail along US Route 52 in McDowell County, West Virginia. Bonds and his passenger, 19-year old Lauren Perdue, we both killed in the crash. The West Virginia State Legislature ultimately resolved the claims brought on behalf of the families by Isenberg & Hewitt's Melvin L. Hewitt, Jr. and local Charleston, West Virginal counsel Truman Griffith of the Warner Law Group.

A $2,000,000.00 settlement was reached with the Georgia Department of Transportation on behalf of the families of James Joyner and Jacob Spradley. The vehicle, driven by Spradley, struck a guardrail that the Federal Highway Administration had warned 'was dangerous' and was to be 'systematically replaced'. The guardrail penetrated the front passenger side of the vehicle, killing Spradley and Joyner.

Police Misconduct

A $550,000.00 settlement was reached on behalf of Sue Bradley, a long-time mail carrier for the United States Postal Service. Ms. Bradley's US Postal vehicle was rear-ended by a Chattahoochee Hills Police vehicle which was being negligently operated by one of its police officers with a history of vehicular mishaps. Isenberg & Hewitt and the Bullman Law Group combined efforts to not only reach a successful resolution of the matter against the City of Chattahoochee Hills and its police department but were instrumental in assisting Ms. Bradley with her disability claim and early-retirement resolution with the Post Office.

One incident that evolved into five separate incidents against a metro-Atlanta area local police department were ultimately resolved. The cases, all stemmed from unlawful, lengthy detentions of motorists, illegal vehicular searches and public 'strip-searches' of the motorists.

Suit was filed by Melvin Hewitt of Isenberg & Mark Bullman of the Bullman Law Group on behalf of Alphonso Eleby against Dekalb Police Department stemming from Eleby's unlawful detention, improper strip search and planting of evidence. After lengthy litigation, a $185,000.00+ settlement was reached on behalf of our client.

An excessive force lawsuit was filed by Melvin Hewitt of Isenberg & Mark Bullman of the Bullman Law Group on behalf of Willie Jones. Jones had been sitting in his car that was subject to a re-possession order. Police were called by the towing company and, contra to law, police officers injected themselves into a civil situation and forcefully removed Jones from his vehicle causing him injuries. Jones was then arrested, later released and ultimately exonerated of all criminal charges. A $155,000.00 settlement was reached with the city on behalf of Mr. Jones.

Settlement with reached with the City of Atlanta after Atlanta Police officers injected themselves into a clearly civil matter.

Four separate cases were brought by Melvin Hewitt of Isenberg & Mark Bullman of the Bullman Law Group on behalf of Alphonso Eleby against a local, greater Atlanta metro police department based on the department's frequent stopping and unlawfully detaining motorists after the motorists refused to consent to vehicular searches. The motorists were all unlawfully detained while drug-dogs were called to the scene to search the vehicles. None of the victim-motorists' vehicles were found to contain any drugs.

Product Liability

A multi-million-dollar settlement was reached after almost 3-years of litigation in a product defect case brought in a wrongful death suit.

Motor Vehicle Incidents

A careless driver exited a local retail parking area, slamming into our client's vehicle. Suit was filed resulting in a $1,100,000.00 resolution on behalf of our client.

A careless minor operating the 'family vehicle' struck our client's vehicle, injuring our client's minor child. After filing suit a $400,000.00 settlement was reached with the family of the negligent driver.

Miscellaneous Incidents

A careless dentist failed to properly follow up on obvious issues in our elderly client's mouth. The dentist's carelessness resulted in serious medical issues and resulted in a $150,000.00 resolution against the dentist.

Several students partying on family recreational equipment resulted in injuries by one of the student's careless operation of the equipment. Fortunately, the mishap resulted in relatively minor injuries. Our client recovered $50,000.00.

A $30,000,000.00 award was achieved on behalf of the family of a man who was murdered.

All of the assets of a man convicted of murdering his wife were awarded to his children which included all insurance proceeds, the family business and other assets.

Suit was brought against a major-league sports figure who assaulted his live-in girlfriend and after months of litigation, a Confidential Settlement was reached to not only compensate our client, but to provide for additional proceeds to be awarded in the event of any physical assault of any other female.

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