In a case involving an employee who was critically burned, resulting in permanent injuries after an explosion at a manufacturing company
Bifurcated verdict involving a high-speed rear-end collision caused by a tractor-trailer driver that resulted in the wrongful death of a truck driver ($13 million) and the permanent brain injury of a bobtail truck driver ($4 million)
Involving a 38-year-old man who was left a ventilator-dependent quadriplegic as a result of his neck being broken during an intubation
Involving a suicide
Settlement with physicians and hospital in case involving an infant who suffered permanent brain injuries at birth
Wrongful death verdict in a case involving an outpatient suicide. This represents the highest verdict in the United States in a suicide case.
Verdict represented the first medical malpractice verdict ever in Guilford County, the highest medical malpractice verdict in North Carolina at the time and the second-highest punitive damages verdict in the state
In damages awarded to the family of a Chocowinity woman who died from blood clots that arose shortly after she switched from shots to pills for her birth control
Involving a child who suffered a significant brain injury as a result of medical treatment received for a heart condition
Verdict involving an infant who suffered permanent brain injuries
For the wrongful death of a 46-year-old husband and father of four children who died due to a failure to see and appreciate a brain aneurysm by a radiologist performing an MRA (magnetic resonance angiogram)
For the wrongful death of a 38-year-old wife and mother of two children who died following a routine thyroidectomy
Settlement in a car accident involving a 31-year-old wife and mother of two children that resulted in a closed-head injury and permanent brain damage
wrongful death verdict in a case involving throat cancer
Wade E. Byrd has settled dozens of other cases in excess of $1 million.