Case Results

Medical Malpractice

MZH successfully represented a widow in the wrongful death of her husband caused by medical negligence. At the request of defendant all terms of the settlement are confidential.

$465,000 settlement obtained by MZH on behalf of client involved in a rear-end accident on the interstate. At the request of defendant the identity of the parties is being kept confidential.

$350,000 settlement obtained by MZH on behalf of client who suffered closed head injury after being struck by falling display at a convention. At the request of defendant the identity of the parties is being kept confidential.

$325,000 settlement obtained by MZH on behalf of client in product liability claim. Client's hand was crushed in a pinch point on a conveyor system. At the request of defendant the identity of the parties is being kept confidential.

$250,000 settlement obtained in medical negligence case brought MZH on behalf of husband in the wrongful death of his 84 year old wife against hospital that failed to ensure adequate blood supply was available prior to surgery.

$125,000 settlement obtained by MZH prior to filing suit for knee injury suffered in automobile accident.

$100,000 settlement obtained by MZH on behalf of client who slipped and fell on a food spill at a metropolitan government elementary school cafeteria on grandparent's day.

Employment Cases

Sexual harassment and retaliation. Salinas v. Landmark Brokerage, LLC, Williamson County Chancery Court. MZH obtained a jury verdict in favor of plaintiff in claim for sexual harassment and retaliation after she was terminated for refusing the advances of her boss, and complaining that she was being treated differently at work as a result. Total award exceeded $175,000.

Gender discrimination and hostile environment. MZH successfully represented plaintiff in claim for gender discrimination and hostile work environment. At the request of defendant all terms of the settlement agreement are confidential.

Religious discrimination. MZH successfully represented plaintiff in a claim that she was terminated from her position at an assisted living facility due to her religious beliefs. At the request of defendant all terms of the settlement agreement are confidential.

Racial discrimination. MZH successfully represented plaintiff in her claim that she was fired from her position at a dialysis clinic because of her race. At the request of defendant all terms of the settlement agreement are confidential.

Racial discrimination: MZH successfully represented former employee against employer, manufacturer of auto parts, for wrongful termination due to racial discrimination. At the request of the defendant all terms of the settlement agreement are confidential.

Disability discrimination: MZH successfully represented plaintiff is his claim against employer for disability discrimination. Plaintiff was placed on leave by the employer due to a perceived disability. Case resolved without having to file suit. At the request of defendant all terms of settlement agreement are confidential.

Sexual harassment: MZH successfully represented plaintiff who was subjected to sexual advances and explicit remarks from her manager at a chain convenience store. At the request of defendant all terms of settlement agreement are confidential.

ERISA: MZH successfully represented spouse of deceased husband to collect benefits under an accidental death and dismemberment insurance policy provided as part of an employee benefits package.

Business And Commercial Litigation

$550,000 - Lanham Act/Unfair Competition. Terra Aqua Gabions, Inc. v. Midwest Construction, Inc., Chancery Court of Davidson County, TN. MZH successfully represented Terra Aqua Gabions in its claim against Midwest Construction for violations of the Lanham Act for false or misleading advertising. The case went to trial and MZH obtained a total judgment on behalf of Terra Aqua Gabions which exceeded $550,000.

$400,000 - Breach of contract: MZH recovered $400,000.00 on behalf of North America's largest manufacturer of caskets in a contract dispute arising out of the design and installation of a robotic welding system at its manufacturing facility.

$325,000 Settlement for flood damage: MZH successfully represented a local business in a claim for proceeds under an insurance policy due to property damage suffered in the May, 2010 flood. At the request of the defendant insurance company the names of the parties is being kept confidential.

Home construction: MZH successfully represented homeowner against builder and real estate agent for damages suffered as a result of faulty workmanship in the construction of their home and for professional negligence against the real estate agent. All terms of the settlement agreement are confidential.

Professional negligence: MZH successfully represented client in a claim against former attorney for professional negligence for failing to raise a statute of limitations defense. All terms of the settlement agreement are confidential.