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Monthly Archives: October 25, 2017

Jay Manuel


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Manuel and Thompson Panama City Court Case Win, Manuel and Thompson Marianna Court Case Win, Manuel and Thompson Chipley Court Case Win, Manuel and Thompson Bonifay Court Case Win, Manuel and Thompson Port St. Joe Court Case Win and Manuel and Thompson Apalachicola Court Case Win

$1.2 Settlement: House Fire Leaves Child Disfigured

A Panama City rental home was recently engulfed in flames when the occupants were trying desperately to escape. Although the family made it out of the home, one of the occupants was a young child, only 10 years old at the time, and she’d suffered severe 3rd degree burns to 35% of her body. Despite l...

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Manuel and Thompson Panama City Settlement, Manuel and Thompson Marianna Settlement, Manuel and Thompson Chipley Settlement, Manuel and Thompson Bonifay Settlement, Manuel and Thompson Port St. Joe Settlement, Manuel and Thompson Apalachicola Settlement

$350,000 Settlement: Premises Liability/Worker’s Compensation Immunity

While on the job at a saw mill, our client had his foot crushed when the machine on which he was cleaning started due to a mechanical malfunction of which his employer had failed to repair and of which the employer had previous knowledge. This injury resulted in multiple surgeries and several hospit...

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$350,000 Settlement: Premises Liability/Insurance Coverage

While on the job, a woman sustained a scalping injury while working on a piece of machinery that was missing its protective guard. Her injuries were severe and required multiple surgeries and skin grafting procedures. The insurance company for our client’s employer argued that her injuries were not ...

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$400,000 Settlement: Jet-Ski Accident involving Alcohol

When our client, Ms. Smith, went to the beach a few summers ago, she had no idea that her casual afternoon would be the worst day of her life. While swimming with family and friends, the 35 year old nurse was struck by a jet-ski driven by a young woman. An investigation revealed that the woman on th...

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$1.2 Million Settlement: Motorcycle v. Semi-Truck

Our client suffered significant and multiple fractures when his motorcycle was struck by a tractor trailer truck which violated the right of way. Because our team of experienced trial attorneys has significant experience handling trucking cases, our investigative team was able to discover various fa...

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$920,000 Jury Verdict: Motorcycle crash

A Bay County, Panama City jury recently awarded $920,000 in damages to a man who was lawfully riding his motorcycle in Panama City, Florida in good conditions and in daylight hours when he was hit by another driver. Our client suffered a fractured pelvic bone and underwent surgery on both wrists. Th...

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$2.25 Million Settlement: Defective Tire/ Products Liability

The attorneys at Manuel & Thompson were instrumental in the investigation and development of the case against a major tire manufacturer for a defective tire which blew out on I-75 in central Florida. The blow-out caused a catastrophic crash which claimed the life of a wife and mother of three childr...

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