Landmark Settlement for Contaminated Medicine

Baxter Healthcare introduced a medicine known as Gammagard in 1986. Gammagard was manufactured by pooling human blood plasma from thousands of donors and then extracting certain parts of the plasma. Baxter …

Attorney John Uustal Wins One of the Largest Verdicts in the US

A family man, football coach, and former United States Marine had his neck broken in an automobile collision. He worked the night shift at the railroad for a friend and was …

Careless Driver Kills Pedestrian

A Broward County jury awarded $2 million in a wrongful death verdict after a careless driver hit a pedestrian crossing the street. The victim was a 53-year-old real estate agent from Fort Lauderdale with …

Local Fireman Wins Recall on Defective Gear

A local firefighter was conducting routine maintenance on the oxygen equipment used for medical treatment of injured people. The LSP oxygen regulator exploded, setting him on fire. He was airlifted …

General Motors Found Responsible for Deadly Fire Defect

General Motors Corporation was ordered by a jury to pay $33 million to Robert and Constance McGee, whose 13-year-old son, Shane, was burned to death in their 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser …

Allstate Bets Against Kelley/Uustal

On his way to Home Depot, a hardworking hotel maintenance man was injured in a crash when he was rear-ended by another driver. He was treated and released from the scene by …

1.7 Million Dollar Auto Crash Verdict

On October 17, 1997, a 35-year-old fifth-grade teacher was on her way home from work when she drove off Florida’s Sawgrass Expressway, also known as the Florida State Road 869. The …

Jury Verdict: Auto Manufacturer Ignores Measures to Prevent Rollovers

After four days of deliberation, a Florida jury awarded our client $3.47 million in an automobile rollover case represented by John Uustal of Kelley/Uustal. The accident occurred when our client was …

Construction Company Responsible for Over 100 Crashes

On November 13, 1988, a woman from Tamarac was involved in a semitrailer accident located on University Drive and Interstate 595. However, this woman was not the only person injured in this …

Longest Trial in General Motors History

A jury found General Motors (GM) guilty of negligently designing the fuel tank in a family station wagon that exploded after a low-speed crash. Six people burned, and two died, including a young …

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