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The Good Guys have helped over:

The Good Guys have helped over 3800 injured clients and counting! injured clients and counting!

Verdicts and Settlements for our clients exceed:

Verdicts and Settlements for our clients exceed: 145 Million

Legal Dictionary

There are a plethora of legal terms involved in your case. Our legal dictionary helps define terms that can become confusing from A-Z.

Pain and Suffering

Symptoms resulting from an injury which may vary person by person or by the extent of a victim’s injury.
Examples of how pain and suffering may take form include: physical and mental distress over an injury, agony or grief from the loss of a loved one, the difficulty processing a major …

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Permanent Disability (PD)

Any lasting disability that results in a reduced earning capacity, or that will affect your overall health or quality of life, after maximum medical improvement has been reached.

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Permanent disability rating (PDR)

A percentage estiment of the level an injury will limit the type of work you are able to do in the future.  Your PDR is based on several factors including: your current medical condition and prognosis, date of injury, age when injured, occupation when injured, how much of the disability …

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Premises Liability

Businesses open to the public must act to protect all parties from unreasonably hazardous conditions and activities on their land.  If they fail to do so, a plaintiff may bring a suit under the area of law known as premises liability.

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Products Liability

Businesses who manufacturer, distribute, or sell unreasonably dangerous products may be liable for personal injury, property damage, and other harm caused by their products. Plaintiffs may be able to bring a claim under several theories of law including: breach of express warranty; breach of implied warranty; negligence; or strict liability.

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Proof of service

A form used to show important documents have been sent to specific parties.

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Proximate Cause

A cause that is a reasonably foreseeable result.  Insurance companies, judges or juries, may use several methods to determine whether an action was a proximate cause, including: consideration of whether the action was a direct and natural result; consideration of the chain of causation; and whether or not there were …

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Punitive Damages

Punitive Damages /ˈpjunətɪv ˈdæmɪdʒ/
A form of damages awarded to plaintifs that are intended to deter further misconduct by the defendant. Punitive damages are not strictly measured by the actual injury suffered by the plaintiff.
See also: General damages.

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Case Results

  • $8,600,000: Auto Accident Judgment
  • $6,000,000: Medical Negligence
  • $4,000,000: Accidental Dismemberment
  • $3,540,068: SUV Rollover
  • $3,000,000: Insurance Bad Faith Claim
  • $2,700,000: Medical Malpractice; routine surgery for heartburn resulted in death

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Did well and got it done for me.

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We had no idea what to do and your group really help; I am really sorry I wasn’t much help either!   But you helped me understand!   I believe you did the best you could for him!  I’ve got him from here.  Thank you, Gary and team.

Joe

It’s reassuring to know you have someone in your corner that has your best interest. The staff there are very friendly and helpful. I don’t understand why anyone else would go anywhere else. A+++

SI

Everyone was so nice; all great people to work with.

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Gary Patterson and his legal team treated me with dignity and respect. They mean what they say and go above and beyond for their clients. I recommend them for any kind of legal work one may need. Thanks Gary and everyone at the legal group.

-Davina T.

I felt my case was handled with the utmost care and efficiency.  Thank you for all your hard work on my behalf.

-Constance O.

I was very thankful that Patterson Legal Group took care of things so I didn’t have to.  They fought for me and I was able to get the most out of my settlement.  The most helpful thing was when they explained all of the legal terms and the process so …

-Tracy W.

Everyone was so nice; all great people to work with.

-SI