Settlement Obtained for Client in Wheelchair Transfer

Settlement Obtained for Client in Wheelchair Transfer

Clark Partington Litigators, Jason W. Peterson, James R. Green, Jr., and Cameron C. Townes, successfully obtained a $475,000 settlement for their client in a case involving alleged medical malpractice.  The seventy-six year old client was recovering from a total knee replacement when her leg was broken during a transfer from her wheelchair to her bed after a rehabilitation session.

As a 2017 Florida Trend Legal Elite, Jason W. Peterson has a broad based civil trial practice heavily devoted to representing clients in personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice claims.  Jason has tried numerous injury cases to verdict and believes that his experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants provides his clients the best perspective to evaluate claims and implement a winning strategy.

Jason also has years of experience litigating catastrophic property damage claims.  He has guided owners of residential and commercial properties through the complex web of property insurance.  He has resolved claims resulting from Hurricanes Ivan and Dennis, as well as catastrophic tornadoes and flooding that have impacted the Northwest Florida region.  Jason has also served as an umpire for the insurance appraisal process.

Jason handles contract disputes, construction defect claims and employment related maters.  He has tried cases before judges and juries as lead trial counsel, is admitted in all Florida State courts and is a Certified Mediator.  Jason also practices before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

Jim Green’s practice is focused on general civil litigation, including personal injury matters, estate litigation, defamation claims, and insurance coverage disputes. He has tried several cases to a jury verdict in favor of his clients and he has obtained favorable judgments for his clients in bench trials.

During law school at Florida State, Jim served as the Articles Editor for the Florida State Law Review, clerked for the central staff of the First District Court of Appeal and, was a research assistant for Professor Charles Ehrhardt editing the 2007 edition of Florida Evidence. He also received book awards in his evidence and civil procedure courses.

 

Cameron Townes’ practice primarily focuses on general litigation, construction litigation, and construction lien law.  She is licensed to practice law in both Florida and Alabama.  While in law school, Cameron was an active member of the Dorbin Association Women’s Legal Society and served as the organization’s Secretary and President. She also worked as a Certified Legal Intern in the University’s Domestic Violence Legal Clinic and won the 2015 Clinical Student of the Year Award for her participation and outstanding performance in the Clinical Program at Alabama.