Once Mike and Dee had children, they realized they needed more life insurance to provide for their family in case something happened. So Mike scheduled a physical exam for himself with the insurance company. During the exam, Mike had his blood drawn. The tech punctured a nerve during the blood draw which triggered an irreversible, horribly painful nerve disorder called RSD/ CRPS. Mike, Dee and their children will never be the same family as a result of that exam.
The jury learned about Dee and Mike’s life from the moment they met, to his proposal, to their decision to have children, to the rules they decided on to raise their family. Having recently had my own child, I could speak to this on a personal level. The Defendant’s carelessness in the needle-stick hit everything they built – their marriage, their home, their family – like a tornado. In the end, Mike was taken away, and everyone else was left standing in the wreckage. The severe chronic pain condition, CRPS, that Mike has been left with is permanent and incurable.
The lawsuit was successful. A jury in the Fulton County State Court of Georgia found that Dee and her family’s Loss of Consortium claim was valid. The verdict for our client Dee was $2 million dollars. The highest offer to settle before the jury verdict during trial was $5,000.
Given what they put this family through, the verdict could have been twice what it was and it wouldn’t have been enough.

At the Nelson O. Tyrone Law Firm we represent clients who have been seriously injured. No two cases are alike. That’s why we represent the individual – and their family – one client at a time.
Contact us at the Nelson O. Tyrone Law Firm and talk to us about your specific situation. We will sit down with you free of charge and discuss what we can do for you. If we can’t help you, we will do our best to put you in the hands of lawyers who can.
Do you have questions about what we can do for you?
Contact us at 404 377-0017 or via email at admin@tyronelaw.com. We will take the time to sit down with you free of charge.

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