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  • $11,250,000.00 verdict: 2018 verdict against MARTA for the wrongful death of a customer who fell through a non-code-compliant hole in a guardrail in a highly disputed case. MARTA blamed the decedent, claiming he had a 0.311 blood alcohol concentration, and a non-party developer of a nearby property. The jury found MARTA 85 percent at fault. 

  • $10,000,000.00 verdict: 2017 verdict against a security officer who exercised unlawful force and shot and killed the decedent in this wrongful death case.

  • $7,010,000.00 verdict: 2017 verdict arising from the death of a 19-year-old man at an apartment complex.

  • $5,500,000.00 settlement: Wrongful death settlement in a tractor-trailer collision case. 

  • $4,000,000.00 settlement: Settlement arising from a tractor-trailer collision. The client required back surgery. 

  • $3,950,000 settlement: Settlement in motor vehicle accident case for client who sustained leg fractures. 

  • $3,000,000.00 settlement: Premises liability settlement arising from a gunshot victim who was killed at an apartment complex. 


  • $3,000,000.00 settlement: Settlement in highly disputed premises liability case. 

  • $3,000,000.00 settlement: Settlement in a motor vehicle accident case requiring back surgery. 

  • $2,900,000.00 settlement: Settlement for a gunshot victim at a mobile home park. 

  • $2,000,000.00 settlement: Settlement in a motor vehicle case requiring back surgery. 

  •  $1,755,396.47 verdict: 2019 verdict in a car wreck case involving a client who had approximately $60,000.00 in medical expenses arising from an arthroscopic shoulder surgery. 

  • $1,600,000.00 settlement: Total recovery in a case involving a client with back injuries sustained in a tractor-trailer wreck. 


  • $1,300,000.00 settlement: Settlement in motor vehicle case for a client's back injury. 

During their careers, Ed Piasta, Chris Newbern, and Mike Walker have helped obtain millions of dollars in recoveries on behalf of their clients. Below is a sample of significant cases.