Coker Law Wins Client $11 Million Verdict After Frightening Crash On Mathews Bridge

Posted on Monday, August 26th, 2019

In February 2011, James Lightfoot was abruptly read-ended atop the Mathews Bridge. As a result of the collision, Lightfoot suffered permanent injuries to his neck and back, and would forever be plagued by excruciating pain due to the negligence of the driver who hit him. The injuries Lightfoot sustained required him to undergo a cervical […]

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Hurt Passenger in Pizza Delivery Vehicle Receives $1.6 Million

Posted on Monday, August 12th, 2019

In February 2017, 21-year-old Tanya* was a passenger in a Pizza Hut employee’s vehicle when the employee negligently caused a T-bone collision with another vehicle. As a result of the collision, Tanya suffered permanent injuries to her neck and back. She would permanently be plagued by the pain of herniated discs in her neck and […]

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Years of Litigation Leads To A $1 Million Settlement for Coker Law Client

Posted on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Noelle* was driving home on September 21, 2013, when a driver unexpectedly turned left in front of her. Noelle slammed on the brakes as hard as she could but was unable to avoid the other vehicle. Unfortunately, the force of the impact was so significant that it caused more than $6,000 in damage to the […]

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Head-On Collision Victim Receives $3.25 Million Verdict

Posted on Monday, July 29th, 2019

Sierra Tucker, 26, was driving in Lake City when an Ecosmart truck suddenly made an improper left turn across oncoming traffic and cut into her lane. Unable to avoid the collision, Tucker was hit head-on by the truck. She suffered a complex laceration of her right arm, a two-inch laceration to her forehead, and multiple […]

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Coker Law Battles Walmart Over Pedestrian Death

Posted on Monday, July 15th, 2019

On the evening of June 19th, 2013, Irene Cepeda was tragically killed while trying to cross the street. On the night of the tragic accident, the mother of three had just finished shopping at Walmart and was crossing Phillips Highway near Reba Avenue when she was hit and killed. A quick look at the circumstances […]

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New Bill Proposes Allowing Members Of The Military To Sue For Medical Malpractice

Posted on Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Misdiagnosis Leads to Stage IV Lung Cancer for U.S. Sgt. 1st Class In January 2017, Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal had a routine CT scan done at Fort Bragg’s Womack Army Medical Center in North Carolina. He was diagnosed with walking pneumonia, but his health began to drastically decline over the next few months. This […]

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What To Expect When You Meet With A Personal Injury Attorney

Posted on Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

At Coker Law we want you to feel comfortable coming into our office and meeting with members of our legal team.  So, if you’ve suffered a personal injury, click on the video link below and I will walk you through what you can expect during your first meeting and what you might want to bring […]

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In A Trucking Crash, There Are Layers of Liability They Don’t Want You To Know About

Posted on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

You’ve just gotten in a crash. But this is not a regular crash, it’s a trucking crash. Your car and an 80-ton tractor-trailer just collided. Luckily, it wasn’t fatal (as many semi-truck crashes are, because of their substantially larger size and weight.) Your car is totaled, your medical expenses are already through the roof, and […]

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Attorney Lindsay Tygart Answers The 4 Most Commonly Asked Medical Malpractice Questions

Posted on Monday, June 3rd, 2019

What Is Medical Malpractice? Medical Malpractice is essentially negligence that has been committed by a specially licensed health care provider, and that includes physicians, both medical doctors and also doctors of osteopathic medicine, nurses, chiropractors, dentists, home health care nurses, physical therapists and a handful of other specially licensed health care individuals. And essentially is […]

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Physician Communication Could Be The Key To Preventing Medical Malpractice

Posted on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

The number of medical malpractice cases are rising by the minute across the United States. This poses the question: are doctors becoming more careless, or is the public becoming more knowledgeable about legal action? According to the Medical Malpractice Center, there are between 15,000-19,000 medical malpractice suits filed against doctors every year. Doctors, hospitals and […]

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