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The Chestnut Firm has a strong team of trial lawyers with a history of outstanding verdicts and settlements in a multitude of noteworthy cases across its practice areas:

$23 Billion Wrongful Death Punitive Damage Verdict: RJR Tobacco Company

$600 Million Recovered: Represented hundreds of clients in claims arising from Tobacco Class Action in Florida

$17 Million Wrongful Death Compensatory Damage Verdict: RJR Tobacco Company$8 Million Paralysis Settlement: Product Liability
$5.7 Million Verdict Negligent Security Case: Robbery$3.6 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Commercial Carrier
$2.8 Million Wrongful Death Negligent Security: Apartment Shooting$2.1 Million Confidential Wrongful Death Settlement
$1.8 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Commercial Carrier$1.7 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Negligent Security Gas Station Robbery
$1.8 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Medical Malpractice$1.7 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Negligent Security
$1.5 Million Policy Limits Settlement: Obtained for the family of a minor who was shot and killed at an apartment complex in Florida$1.4 Million Recovered: For a family who lost their child when hit by a commercial vehicle
$1.35 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Industrial Workplace Accident$1.3 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Commercial Carrier / Dump Truck
$1 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Auto / Intoxication$1 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Commercial Carrier
$1 Million Settlement Obtained: For the family of a client shot and killed at a gas station in Jacksonville. The case settled within four (4) months of the date of the accident$995,000 Global Settlements: For victims who were struck by a police cruiser speeding in excess of 100mph in a 45mph speed zone, with no lights or sirens, in Charlotte, NC

$975,000 Paralysis Settlement: Negligent Security, Apartment Shooting


$850,000 Wrongful Death Settlement: Industrial Workplace Accident
$300,000 Verdict: Negligent Security, Rapper ShootingMaximum Damages Recovered: For a Groveland husband who lost his wife when she was hit head-on by an oncoming truck in Lake County
Maximum Damages Recovered: For the family of an Alachua woman who was killed in a single car accidentMaximum Damages Recovered: For the family of a Daytona man who was killed when the truck in which he was a passenger flipped over in a single car accident
Maximum Damages Recovered: Chestnut Firm settles multiple claims for Maximum Damages Recovered for the Estate of a Florida Man killed when his bicycle was struck by a motoristMaximum Damages Recovered: For a Georgia family for the wrongful death of their loved one due to the neglect of a nursing home
Maximum Damages Recovered: For the family of a young boy who was killed while a passenger in a car that struck a tree at an estimated 75 mph