Recent Verdicts and Settlements
The cases, verdicts and settlements we mention on this website are illustrative of the matters handled by Whitfield Bryson & Mason. The results we've achieved in these or any other cases don't guarantee a similar outcome in your case. Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case and not all Whitfield Bryson & Masoncase results are provided on this website.
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ALARKA CREEK HOA V. CANE CREEK DEVELOPMENT $3,576,774
Whitfield Bryson & Mason attorneys secured a jury verdict and judgment of $3,576,774 in favor of homeowners for a developers’ unfair and deceptive advertising and shoddy construction of subdivision roads in the mountains of Western North Carolina.
DEFECTIVE CHINESE DRYWALL SETTLEMENT $600,000,000-$1,000,000,000
A settlement approaching $1 billion was recently announced involving Defendant, Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin. Whitfield Bryson & Mason co-founding partner Daniel K. Bryson is a member of the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee for the Multi-District Litigation involving Chinese Drywall and served on the trial team in Federal Court in Louisiana for the first two Chinese Drywall bellwether cases. Whitfield Bryson & Mason represents hundreds of homeowners afflicted by the defective Chinese Drywall.
STAPLES WAGE & HOUR SETTLEMENT $42,000,000
Whitfield Bryson & Mason co-founder Gary E. Mason was Co-Lead Counsel in collective action for unpaid overtime, settled for $42 million, on behalf of more than 5,000 current and former assistant store managers at Staples.
DEFECTIVE HEART-VALVE SETTLEMENT $165,000,000
Whitfield Bryson & Mason co-founder John C. Whitfield was co-counsel in the world-wide class action, Bowling v. Pfizer, for people injured by Pfizer’s defective heart-valves which resulted in a $165,000,000 settlement.
DRUNK DRIVER $1,000,000
Whitfield Bryson & Mason attorneys recovered a $1,000,000 settlement on behalf of a family who was hit head on by a drunk driver on I-65 in Northern Kentucky.
HIT AND RUN $750,000
Whitfield Bryson & Mason attorneys secured a jury verdict and judgment on behalf of a nurse in Western Kentucky who was run off the road by a careless coal truck driver.
COAL CONTRACT CASE $1,700,000
Whitfield Bryson & Mason attorneys secured a jury verdict and judgment of $1,700,000 on behalf of several Kentucky landowners against the coal companies that had made improper royalty payments.
COAL MINE ACCIDENT $1,200,000
Whitfield Bryson & Mason attorneys represented the family of a coal miner in Eastern KY who was killed as a result of an improper shuttle car design and recovered a settlement of $1,200,000.
STATON, ET AL V. IRVING MATERIALS, INC. $30,000,000
Whitfield Bryson & Mason attorneys recovered a $30,000,000 settlement in a class action involving hundreds of homeowners whose homes had been built with defectively manufactured concrete.
COAL MINE EXPLOSION $4,800,000
Whitfield Bryson & Mason attorneys represented the families of five miners killed in a coal mine explosion in Western Kentucky and recovered a total settlement of $4,800,000.
INLET POINT HOA V. INTERCOASTAL DIVING INC. $3,068,427
Whitfield Bryson & Mason attorneys secured a judgment of $3,068,427.45 to repair the Inlet Point HOA's neighborhood bulkhead. The bulkhead is a 3,000 feet long, 12 feet high wall that branches off the intercostal waterway north of Carolina Beach into a marina-type basin in the neighborhood.