Burrow Lee, PLLC has successfully obtained excellent results for our clients. Below are examples of some of the Firm’s results on the Plaintiff and Defendant sides.
Plaintiff Case Results
In 2017 we went to trial on a case for our client in a sexual harassment/sexually hostile work environment case. This was a 3 day trial in Rutherford County, Tennessee. The Jury provided a verdict over $2.3 Million dollars (that was reduced to $1.5+ Million dollars by statute) against the medical clinic and the doctor. […]
We successfully negotiated and obtained a substantial settlement for a client with serious injuries from a car accident in Middle Tennessee. He experienced residual pain and long term problems from this accident. Pursuant to his request, we were able to negotiate a fair settlement before we were required to file the lawsuit. This clients review […]
We obtained a successful result for our client in a life insurance proceeds dispute in Federal Court. Our client was in a dispute over the identity of the appropriate beneficiary for the life insurance proceeds. We filed for summary judgment requesting the court to agree with our client’s position that he was the appropriate beneficiary […]
We recently had a significant arbitration award for our client in an Equal Pay Act and Title VII Sex Discrimination case with a large national car retailer company after 18 months of litigation. The details are confidential but it was a very successful result for our client. Our client provided the following review: “From my first […]
Our client received a substantial confidential settlement against a large national company that has a presence in middle Tennessee. This was for age discrimination in violation of Title VII and the Tennessee Human Rights Act. The employer improperly took action against our client due to his age. Or client provided a review of our services provided […]
Our client received a substantial settlement in a failure to pay overtime wages claim under the FLSA. This case was settled after a Federal lawsuit was filed, shortly after the filing of suit (before the other party even filed an Answer to the Complaint). This settlement resolved issues related to failure to pay overtime wages, […]
In December 2017 our minor client received a very substantial settlement in a rape case that occurred at a high school party in Tennessee hosted by another parent. Alcohol and drugs were present at the party and the rape occurred during the party. Both minors and adults were present at the party. There was a lack […]
Our clients received a substantial settlement in a Will Contest case when three children were mostly left out of their father’s will. This case involved Undue Influence and Lack of Testamentary Capacity. The case was resolved at a mediation after extensive discovery was completed. The total settlement received by our clients was in excess of $550,000.00 […]
In January 2018 our client received a substantial settlement for a sexual harassment case against a national pizza chain. Our client was physically sexually harassed, causing her significant emotional distress damages. This sexual harassment greatly affected her and caused her significant damages. Our client said the following about this representation: “When I first met Attorney Lee […]
Defendant Case Results
Burrow Lee, PLLC defended General Motors in a workers compensation case where the employee sought permanent total disability benefits at trial (James Harrison v. General Motors, LLC). This could have led to an award of in excess of $400,000.00 in disability benefits. We successfully defended the case at trial and the employee was only awarded […]
We obtained summary judgment in slip and fall claim at a convenience store in Jackson, TN. This was in the Circuit Court of Madison County where the Court determined, based upon our Motion for Summary Judgment, the plaintiff could not identify and prove the dangerous condition which allegedly caused his fall. At the mediation prior to […]
We recently defended a local convenience store as it pertains to claims made by a Nashville resident asserting these stores failed to adhere to Federal ADA requirements for those facilities. Ultimately, this federal case resulted in a voluntary dismissal without settlement.
We obtained a defense verdict in east Tennessee as associated with an employee’s claim of septic arthritis allegedly associated with an injury to his leg. In the case of Gary Burleson v. Doyle’s Tire Service Inc., and Federated Mutual Insurance Co., Docket No. 2016-02-0033, the Court determined and the Appellate Court affirmed the employee failed […]
We were able to litigate a very serious premises liability injury case against our Landlord client where the plaintiff fell from a height and lost his leg. Our client was dismissed on summary judgment because the Landlord was not legally responsible for the injury of the Plaintiff.
Our client was a landlord who owned a strip mall in Memphis, Tennessee. They were sued due to a fight that occurred on one of their Tenant’s property. This was was significantly litigated and defended by our firm. The plaintiff voluntarily dismissed our client with no money paid, ending the lengthy litigation against our client.