Our Case Results

$300,000 Dog Bite Lawsuit

Our client was in his yard when a neighbor’s roaming pit bull began to attack and injure his dog.  While trying to separate the dogs, the pit bull bit his hand causing a serious injury.  After we were able to prove that the pit bull was at-large in violation of a county ordinance, the insurance company agreed to settle the case for the full amount, or policy-limit, of the dog-owner’s insurance policy.

$600,000 Construction Accident

As the manager of a local-fast food restaurant one of our client’s duties included climbing a ladder attached to the rear-wall of the building to inspect the roof.  Unfortunately, while he was climbing the ladder, it detached from the wall, causing him to fall to the ground and break his ankle.  We discovered that the building had been renovated a couple of years earlier and that the contractor had failed to screw the ladder into the framing stud.  The construction company tried to point the finger of blame at one of its sub-contractors, but in the end, the Jury found that the General Contractor failed to properly supervise its workers and inspect the work.

$100,000 Slip and Fall Accident

A local car dealership decided to wash cars in its parking lot on one of the coldest days in years in the State of Georgia.  Unfortunately, water from the hose ran across the parking lot and froze, creating black-ice on the asphalt. When our client’s family visited the dealer that morning, the daughter fell as soon as she set foot outside the family car, injuring her leg.  Using weather records, we were able to prove that the ice did not naturally form due to rain or snow, but was created by car-washing on a cold morning.

$400,000 Slip and Fall Accident

Our client tripped over a rug being used by an employee to cushion her feet while standing at a credential-checkpoint.  The defense argued that the rug was open and obvious and that our client should have seen it.  However, discovery and deposition testimony were used to show that the security officer diverted our client’s attention away from the rug and that a corner of the rug was wrinkled and sticking out into the walk way.

$50,000 Car Accident (Victim had only $4,000 in medical bills)

After the insurance company failed to pay a reasonable settlement demand, Bruce Millar and Anthony Jones recovered a $50,000 Jury Verdict even though the victim had only $4,000 in medical bills.  At trial, the defendant claimed on cross-examination that he left the scene of the accident because he had suffered a head injury.  However, testimony from the police officer cast doubt on his excuse because the defendant made no injury complaint and did not request an ambulance.

$275,000 Disputed Commercial Truck Accident

Late one evening in Henry County, Georgia a tank-truck made a left turn onto Hwy 155.  Our client struck the truck on its side, sending him to the hospital for treatment of a neck injury.  The trucking company tried to blame our client for speeding and failing to see the shiny-metal tanker, which the defense claimed should have reflected our client’s headlights.  Using an accident reconstruction expert, we were able to prove that the truck pulled out at the last moment and that it was too late for our client to stop in time to avoid the crash.

$140,000 Recovered After Trailer Detached From SUV

While driving on Interstate 75 near Atlanta, a small trailer loaded with household furnishings suddenly became detached from an SUV.  Although our client was following at a safe distance, she could not avoid being struck by the trailer, totaling her car.  She suffered back and neck injuries, but had no medical insurance to pay for medical care.  Using our network of medical providers, we were able to secure medical care with an orthopedist and physical therapy and help her recover $140,000.

$250,000 Broken Chair at an Atlanta Hotel

In the spring of 2020 our office recovered $250,000 for an out-of-town visitor who was injured at a major Atlanta hotel chain when the chair she sat in collapsed.  The incident happened when she sat in a chair in the business center.  We were able to prove that the chair had become damaged while in-use by others at the Hotel and should have been inspected and removed from service before our client was allowed to use it.

$1,250,000 Truck Accident Policy Limits Recovery

In 2020 we recovered the full policy limits of a small-trucking company who’s tractor-trailer driver rear ended our client who was stopped in traffic on Interstate 75.  The traffic snarl was caused by a driver whose car was poorly-maintained, and who broke down in the left-center lane.  Our office was also able to recover that driver’s insurance limits and our client’s Under-Insured Motorist insurance policy limits.

$160,000 – Car Accident Lawsuit

Our client worked for a rental car company. They had to drive a rental car to another location. During the drive the client was hit by a driver who ran a red light. Our client was left with fractured ribs, severe bruising, and an eye contusion. Our attorneys were able to get our client $160,000.

$175,000 – Car Accident Lawsuit

A minor rear end car accident left one of our clients with shoulder issues. After having it examined our client had to undergo shoulder surgery. Our attorneys were able to prove how the car accident messed up our clients shoulders, resulting in a good settlement.

$150,000 – Personal Injury Case

Our client was sitting in a chair at the Atlanta Sheraton. The chair collapsed while our client was sitting in it, resulting in a long term serious knee injury. Our client had to have knee surgery performed. Our lawyers were able to prove that the chair was unsafe for anyone. It resulted in victory for our client.

$500,000 Slip and Fall Injury

A handicap ramp was poorly constructed. It resulted in our client being seriously injured after walking on the ramp. After our lawyers reviewed the accident scene, we were able to prove how the poorly designed ramp was responsible for the injuries.

$160,000 Slip and Fall Injury

Client tripped, fell, and suffered neck and back injuries at a nation haircut chain.  The Millar Law Firm filed suit and was able to collect a confidential six-figure settlement on behalf of client.  Client’s fall was caused because barber unintentionally failed to remove cord from around client’s feet after haircut.

$100,000 – Dog Bite Lawsuit

Our client was horrifically and viciously mauled by two loose pitbulls owned by a neighbor. The dog-owner attempted to avoid liability and evade service after we filed suit, but we successfully uncovered a hidden renter’s insurance policy and got our client the policy limits.

$1,000,000 For I-75 Trucking Accident

A negligent semi-truck driver failed to stop for slowed traffic, because he was following another truck too closely.  The first truck changed lanes to avoid stopped cars, but the second trucker failed to see the cars stopped in his lane of travel and hit three stopped cars, causing serious injuries and death.

$40,000 – Car Accident (only $4,000 in medical bills)

A local resident was rear-ended by a hit and run driver.  An eye-witness wrote down the license tag of the at-fault driver, who was found but denied being involved.  The Defendant driver claimed that the damage to her car came from another, different accident.  Once suit was filed, the defendant confessed, but only after lying to the police and her own lawyers.  When the truth was discovered, the defense quickly settled for compensatory damages plus an additional amount for “stubborn and litigious conduct.”

$800,000 Personal Injury Burn

Pressure Cooker Explosion and Burn

After several years of litigation in Federal Court, our firm jointly with another law firm we associated, received $800,000 for a client burned on her neck and chest when a pressure cooker explosively decompressed.  The pressure cooker had been advertised on Infomercials and YouTube as “one of the safest pressure cookers” ever marketed.  Investigation discovered numerous similar incidents involving the same make and model cooker.

$500,000 – Slip and Fall

A Clayton County resident slipped and fell on a wooden handicap access ramp at a home being rented by her daughter.  At first, she did not think she was hurt.  Several days later she had a seizure and was hospitalized with a mild traumatic brain injury.  Investigation by our expert determined that the ramp lacked two important safety features:  grip/tread tape and railings that could be gripped properly if someone started to slip.

$250,000 – School Bus Accident

Our client suffered what seemed like a minor back injury when the car she was driving was hit by a school bus.  When she did not recover quickly, a specialist determined that she would require a series of Radio Frequency Ablations (also known as a nerve burn) to relieve the pain in her back.  The insurance company initially offered less than $50,000, but after the medicine was proven, the doctor’s deposition was taken and future medical costs estimated at over $100,000, the County agreed to mediation and settled for $250,000.

$1.5 Million Policy Limits Recovery – House Fire Death and Injuries

Tragedy struck a Georgia family when our client’s husband and father to their children died saving them from a house fire. Investigation by the local fire marshal was inconclusive as to the cause of the fire. The firm was retained and teamed up with another top local firm and a nationally respected fire expert. Our investigation determined that the house caught fire due to faulty wiring in an electrical outlet which ignited the house when the family plugged in a space heater. The insurance company initially claimed that only $500,000 of insurance existed to cover the loss, but when threatened with bad faith came clean and admitted that a $1,000,000 umbrella policy also existed.

$39,000 Punitive Damages Recovery for Car Damage Only

In early 2020 we were successful in compelling a drunk driver’s insurance company to pay our client the full $50,000 property damage limit in a relatively low-impact car accident claim.  $11,000 was paid for the damage to our client’s vehicle, but another $39,000 was paid for punitive damages because the at-fault driver was intoxicated at the time of the crash.  We expect to recover additional compensatory and punitive damages for our client’s bodily injury.

$100,000 Policy Limits Recovery – Dog Bite Injury

Our client was attacked by two pit bull dogs while she was walking on the street near her house.  The dogs were owned by a renters, who did not want to report the incident to their insurance company.  When suit was filed we were able to discover the identity of the renters insurance company and recover the full policy limits for our client.

3,500,000 Mediated Settlement – Wrongful Death Case

Our firm is proud to be one of Atlanta’s true “go to” law firms for big results.  In 2019 we successfully recovered over $3.5 Million for a Georgia family and heirs who lost a loved one due to the failure of a company to properly maintain a truck, resulting in a serious accident.  Like many of our biggest and best results, the case was referred to us by a local attorney who put his trust in our record of success.

$25 Million Judgment

2017

Bruce R. Millar obtained a $25 Million Judgment for a motorcycle accident client who was seriously injured in a parking-lot collision.

$7 Million Bench Trial Verdict

2018

Bruce R. Millar received a Verdict of $7,000,000.00 (Seven-Million Dollars) against a former Dekalb County, Georgia Officer who shot a citizen of Decatur, Georgia.

$1.9 Million Settlement

2019

In 2004, Bruce R. Millar achieved a structured settlement worth over $1.9 million for children of a man killed due to negligent security.

$1.8 Million

2015

$1.675 Million

2014

Trucking accident where the client was broadsided by a concrete mixing truck.

$1.65 Million

2014