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Howry Breen & Herman Represents Pilot Injured in Bar Stool Collapse

Howry, Breen & Herman, LLP

Howry Breen & Herman recently successfully settled case where our Austin personal injury attorneys represented a pilot who suffered trauma and injury to his back and neck after a bar stool collapsed. Demonstrated in a video by DK Global, the details of the case were unique and required us to recreate the events of the accident in our representation of the victim.

As you can see in the video from DK Global, the chair collapse caused our client to exert a large amount of force to prevent falling backward. This caused hyperflexion in the cervical and lumbar spine and herniations to disks in his back and neck. Initially, it was difficult to explain the severity of his injury, given that he did not make contact with the ground, and appeared to avoid significant injury by preventing a fall. However, by recreating surveillance footage from the bar where the incident was recorded and doing so in conjunction with a biodynamic expert, Howry, Breen & Herman and DK Global were able to produce 3D animation that clearly shows how the plaintiff sustained his injuries.

With detailed x-ray animation and the help of the biodynamic expert, Howry Breen & Herman and DK Global were able to zoom in on our client’s back, showing the viewer exactly where the cervical spine injuries occurred. Another X-ray recreation shows where hyperflexion on the lumbar spine took place. With the help of these precise animations, we were able to pinpoint the origin of our client’s back and neck injuries and secure a settlement for him commensurate with his serious injuries and disability.

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Attorneys Sean Breen and Christopher Lavorato wish to thank DK Global for their assistance in procuring significant compensation for their client, and playing an important part in our firm’s mission to achieve the best possible result in every case. Personal injury matters can be difficult to litigate, but at Howry Breen & Herman, our compassionate and tenacious team will fight for you throughout every step of the legal process. With over 25 years of experience to our name, we have won hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients, and we are a trusted name in the Austin area. Don’t let an injury stop you from living your life. Contact Howry Breen & Herman to seek the justice you deserve.

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