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Verdicts & Settlements

At Simmons Law Firm, we work hard on behalf of clients who are seeking assistance with personal injury and criminal defense matters. To find out about past case results, please read the information below. Otherwise, to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our injury or defense lawyers in Columbia, please call 803-779-4600 or toll free at 888-715-8818, or contact us online.

Verdicts and settlements including actions against pharmaceutical manufacturers, automobile and trucking collisions, medical malpractice and nursing home neglect and inadequate premises security.


The following is a sample list of some notable verdicts and settlements obtained by Simmons Law Firm. This list should not be considered as a description or characterization of the firm’s quality of representation. This list should not be interpreted as a guarantee of a specific result for your case and should not and cannot be relied upon to create any specific expectation. Every case is different and must be evaluated and handled on its own merit.


  • $327 Million judgement for deceptive marketing of prescription drug. * $124 Million on Appeal.
  • $45 Million settlement for Medicaid fraud and unfair trade practices related to prescription medication
  • $43 Million settlement of fraud claims against drug manufacture
  • $26 Million settlement for unfair marketing of antipsychotic prescription drug
  • $22.5 Million settlement False Claims Act whistleblower lawsuit
  • $21 Million settlement for unfair business practices in analyzing structured finance securities by a national credit-rating agency
  • $5.9 Million settlement related to unfair online consumer marketing program
  • 2.3 Million settlement for medical negligence failure to properly monitor patient resulting in permanent kidney damage
  • $1.5 Million settlement for negligent administration of anesthesia during surgery
  • $1.5 Million for wrongful death settlement after patient bled out following cardiac surgery
  • Confidential wrongful death settlement arising from drowning
  • Confidential wrongful death settlement minor murdered on premises, inadequate and negligent security
  • Confidential settlement for wrongful death of minor shot on business premises based on inadequate security
  • Confidential wrongful death settlement following jury verdict for failure to diagnose heart attack
  • Confidential wrongful death settlement after faulty medical device trapped patient
  • Confidential wrongful death settlement nursing home patient developed decubitus ulcers
  • Confidential wrongful death settlement emergency room negligence for failure to timely treat pelvic fracture
  • Confidential settlement against bus company for improperly boarding passengers from roadway
  • Confidential settlement of head on collision after car crossed over median barrier
  • Confidential settlement of felony DUI automobile accident
  • Confidential wrongful death settlement perforation and failure to monitor after gastric bypass surgery

Representative Cases: White Collar Criminal Defense

  • Medical Technology Company CEO indicted on charges of accounting fraud, securities fraud and money laundering. Charges dismissed
  • Small business officer tried on charges of mail and wire fraud. Acquitted by jury
  • Physician charged with drug diversion. Reduced charges
  • Pharmacist charged with wire fraud involving alleged improper internet pharmacy. Company guilty plea
  • Dentist charged with billing for services not performed and upcoming services. Individual not charged, company guilty plea to reduced charges
  • Attorney investigated by grand jury for mail, wire and insurance fraud. Criminal prosecution declined
  • Insurance consultant charged with mail fraud. Reduced sentence under federal sentencing guidelines
  • Real estate appraiser investigated for bank fraud. Criminal prosecution declined
  • Real estate appraiser charged with tax fraud. Reduced sentence under federal sentencing guidelines
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