Class Action Lawsuit against Insurance Company
$920,000.00 comprised of $620,000 for insurance refund pool and $300,000 for additional client awards and reimbursment of attorney fees.
Private Disability Insurance Claim
Tornado Damage Insurance Claim
Failure to Perform Real Estate Contract
Pit Bull Attack
Refusal to Pay Life Insurance Proceeds
Ernest Garcia, et al. v. Estate of James M. Duvall
Case Conclusion Date: February 12, 2009
Practice Area: Civil Litigation; Probate Litigation
Outcome: Secured dismissal of case against client
Description: Successfully defended million dollar usury class action lawsuit against Client. All claims against the Client were dismissed with prejudice. Additionally, obtained judgment against the Plaintiff's for reimbursement of the entirety of Client's attorney's fees and costs.
Dorris v. Cummins Engine Co. Inc. Group Ins. Plan
Case Conclusion Date: December 19, 2006
Practice Area: Litigation
Outcome: Acting as co-counsel with Attorney John Wood obtained judgment against client's insurer.
Description: Employee-sponsored insurance plan denied client's claim for disability benefits based upon her debilitating fibromyalgia conditions. After administrative appeals were also denied, appealed to Federal District Court and obtained judgment against Insurance Plan, Recovered payment of all past due benefits with interest, along with re-institution of ongoing benefits.
Robertson v. Farmers Union Mutual Ins. Co.
Case Conclusion Date: December 26, 2010
Practice Area: Class Action Litigation/Insurance Litigation
Outcome: Secured fund of $620,000.00 for insurance refunds by thousands of Arkansans through class action litigation and settlement.
Description: The Streett Law Firm was retained by residents of Atkins to file suit against an insurance company because of the method the company was using to adjust claims at an amount less then what the Plaintiffs believed they were owed. After an investigation revealed that this same practice was being utilized on insurance claims throughout the State of Arkansas, the case was certified as a class action, and James A. Streett and the Streett Law Firm were appointed co-lead counsel to oversee the legal claims of thousand of Arkansas Plaintiffs. Following an appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Court at which the Plaintiffs prevailed, the case was settled in a manner that resulted in $620,000.00 being secured for the Plaintiffs for refund claims, as well as other monetary and non-monetary relief.