Calton & Burns, L.L.P. provides personal injury clients with
fast, aggressive and quality legal representation. Below is a list
of some of the cases recently handled by Calton & Burns and
their resolution. Each case is different and the ultimate result
of each case is dependent on its particular facts, therefore, these
cases do not constitute a guarantee or promise concerning your individual
case. Every case handled by Calton & Burns will be handled,
however, with firm and aggressive legal representation.
||Combined total of amounts recovered for five plaintiffs
in products liability cases against manufacturer of defective
artificial hip implants.
||Total of two cases against an insurance company for value
of a private "Paris" jet aircraft.
||Negligence case against major U.S. railroad passenger carrier.
Calton & Burns represented a woman who was injured when
the railroad train she was riding in de-railed, throwing her
all the way to the front of her car, causing her serious injuries.
||Wrongful death of a wife due to the negligence of her husband
in the operation of their private airplane while on a flight
||Client driving through green light hit by driver running red
light, resulting in pelvic fracture and soft tissue injuries.
||Client's vehicle rear ended by concrete truck, resulting in
low back surgery for client.
||Auto head on side swipe accident, resulting in surgery to
||Husband on motorcycle with wife on back when driver of auto
to their side made an unexpected left turn into the motorcycle,
causing both husband and wife injuries. $100,000.00 each for
total of $200,000.00.
||Air bag injury case due to air bag going off when vehicle
hit a dog crossing the street, resulting in injury to client's
||Loss of tip of finger and fingernail on dominant hand caused
when client assisted person lifting heavy machine with pry bar
and then left object drop on client's hand.
||Client rear ended by drunk driver who had a $100,000.00 auto
insurance policy. Negotiated payment in excess of drunk driver's
||Negligence case against home owner on behalf of a guest who
fell in his pool, causing her to need extensive oral and facial
surgery. The homeowner, in building his "infinity pool"
had failed to properly illuminate the area around it at night.
||Slip and fall in gas station mini mart, resulting in surgery
to nerves of Brachial Plexus (Right chest area.)
||Auto intersection side collision case involving soft tissue
injuries and wage loss to client.
||Client stops for yellow light and is rear ended, causing injury
to nerves of arm and hand.
||Slip and fall in hotel after client walks on newly shampooed
carpet and steps into elevator with tile floor, causing her
to slip and land on her knee causing knee injury requiring surgery.
||Auto rear end impact case, resulting in arthroscopic surgery
to client's knee.
||Husband and wife both in rear end accident. $50,000.00 for
husband and $21,000.00 for wife for a total of $71,000.00.
|Auto side impact in parking lot case, in which client suffered
soft tissue and back injuries.
||Auto rear end impact case involving primarily soft tissue
injuries to client.
||Rear end auto accident, soft tissue injuries.
||Client is rear ended when stopped for traffic ahead on freeway
off ramp. Soft tissue injuries to knee and back.
||Dog bite to face of minor girl, no scars.
||Client at water park when water tube he is riding down in
comes loose during slide and he suffers back injuries.
||Auto illegal left turn in front of client case, resulting
in soft tissue and nerve injuries to hand.
||Auto accident injuring breast implants requiring replacement
of breast implants.
||Auto accident where other driver made illegal left turn in
front of client, causing client injuries to her hand and arm.
||Rear end auto accident in which client also suffered broken
nose and mild heart attack but who recovered.
||Loss of finger by private worker on U.S. Navy base due to
failure of base to guard area around air condition fans.