Case Results:

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

productsliability

Significant Sexual Harassment Settlement Obtained for Client Against Construction Company

We obtained a very significant settlement for our client in a severe sexual harassment case against a construction company.  The terms of the settlement are confidential, however, our client obtained a very significant monetary settlement rightbefore trial.  This case was heavily litigated through depositions and motions for summary judgment in order to maximize the value […]

insurancedefense

$1.5+ Million Dollar Verdict Obtained in Sexual Harassment Case Against Tennessee Doctor

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.  […]

auto

Significant Car Accident Settlement for Client with Serious Injuries

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 […]

will

Obtained Life Insurance Proceeds for Client in Dispute Over Beneficiary in Federal Court

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 […]

employmentlaw

Successful 4 Day Arbitration Trial against National Car Retailer on Equal Pay Act and Title VII Sex Discrimination Claims

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 […]

employmentlaw

Title VII Age Discrimination Settlement Obtained Against Large National Employer

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 […]

productsliability

Settlement Received in FLSA Failure to Pay Overtime Federal Case

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, […]

productsliability

Substantial Settlement Obtained in Rape Case Involving Minor’s, a Party and Alcohol

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 […]

will

Will Contest – Significant Settlement ($550k+) for Clients Removed from Will

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 […]

employmentlaw

Sexual Harassment Case Against National Pizza Chain: Substantial settlement received for client

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

workerscompensation

Workers Compensation Appeals Panel Upholds Rejection of Permanent Total Disability Claim By Trial Court

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 […]

insurancedefense

Summary Judgment Granted for Client in Slip and Fall Case

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 […]

workerscompensation

Workers Compensation Defense Verdict on Claim of Bilateral Knee Septic Arthritis

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 […]

insurancedefense

Obtained Summary Judgment for Landlord on Premises Liability Case Where Plaintiff Lost His Leg

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.

productsliability

Voluntary Dismissal of Landlord Client for Fight that Occurred at Restaurant Causing Severe Injury

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.