North Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly Top Personal Injury Award of 2020

Mar 02, 2021

Thursday, North Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly released its list of the top verdicts and settlements in North Carolina for 2020. Edwards Kirby reported the largest personal injury award in the state with a $14.25 million settlement for the families of three workers killed in a 2015 scaffolding collapse in Raleigh. Commenting on the success, David Kirby said the size of the settlement reflects the fact that a jury would likely be sympathetic because of the unsafe conditions that the men were working under.

In addition to securing the #1 personal injury award in the state, Edwards Kirby cases also made the list of top verdicts and settlements at # 19, for a sexual assault that occurred in a sorority house and #34, for a police shooting death. Edwards Kirby was also involved in securing the #26 settlement on the list.

Of the firm’s success in securing these top settlements, Cate Edwards said, “our team of lawyers works hard to get our clients the best result for their case. We are happy to be included on this list, but we are even happier that we could get great recoveries for our well-deserving clients. That is what really matters.”

If you have suffered an injury that was caused by the actions or negligence of another party, you may have a case for compensation. To know, you will need to speak with an attorney with the experience and resources necessary to conduct a fast but thorough investigation and take immediate action to hold that other party responsible. Clients and colleagues continually trust Edwards Kirby because:

  • We’ve recovered hundreds of millions in compensation for our clients.
  • Our lawyers are recognized among The Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News.
  • We have the resources of a Big Law firm and provide the personal touch of a small practice.
  • Our firm has secured record results, including the largest personal injury verdict and the largest personal injury settlement in North Carolina state history.

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