Jones & Swanson

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Our Case Results

Over the years it’s been our pleasure to represent individuals of our Marietta community during their time of need.  We’ve achieved great results both via trial and settlement.  Some of those case results are listed below.  While these results should not be considered typical or indicative of what you could expect in your case, they do show that our firm is not afraid to demand a fair settlement and have it awarded to our clients.

Auto Accident in DeKalb County


A man was making deliveries for work with his child in the backseat when they were involved in a car accident. The wreck left his 14 month old child quadriplegic and dependent on a ventilator. Because the man was on duty, his employer was held responsible and compensation went to the upbringing of his child.

3-car Rear-End Collision


In a three car rear-end collision, our client was in the middle vehicle and suffered multiple significant injuries, requiring surgery. She continues to feel the effects of the crash, but she’s a strong woman who we are very happy to have been able to make this recovery for. It was an interesting case because the insurer initially denied liability and offered us $0 on two separate occasions before we filed suit.

Bartow County Car Wreck


Our client was traveling on JF Harris parkway in Bartow County when the driver of a vehicle in oncoming traffic failed to yield, proceeding to turn in front of our client’s vehicle. The severe collision left our client with significant injuries including the need for a full knee replacement, high medical bills, and a loss of earning capacity. Mr. Jones was able to obtain a $680,000 settlement for her.

T-bone Crash in Cobb County


In May of 2010, our 74 year old client was involved in a crash in which the driver of another vehicle ran a red light and struck her car on the driver’s side. She had to be extracted from the vehicle and experienced serious injuries. Attorney Jones was diligent in his research and determined that the driver that caused the crash had been texting around the same time that the incident occurred. Not only did Mr. Jones settle his client’s claim for $450,000, but he also negotiated a Medicare lien reduction for his client.

Rear End Automobile Accident in Sandy Springs


The driver of a tow truck traveling on Peachtree Dunwoody Road failed to stop at a red light and struck another vehicle from behind. The crash left the driver of that vehicle with leg, neck, back and neurological injuries, so she contacted Jones & Swanson for legal representation. Attorneys Andrew Jones and Chase Swanson worked together to resolve her injury claim for $435,000.

Car Accident on Lawrenceville Suwanee Road


While attempting to make a left turn, a vehicle failed to yield and turned in front of our 48 year old client causing an accident in which her van overturned and skidded on the roadway. Our client incurred thousands of dollars of medical expenses from debilitating injuries as a result of the accident. Our attorneys were able to win appropriate compensation for her injuries.

Rear End Collision in Cobb County


While yielding at a busy intersection, our client was rear-ended by the driver of a large truck. Because of his failure to maintain a proper lookout for other vehicles, our client sustained significant spinal injuries. Though the collision itself was relatively low-impact, the injuries she sustained caused extensive medical care and loss of earning capacity. Fortunately, Attorney Chase Swanson was able to reach a settlement acceptable to our client.

Rear-end Crash in Cherokee County


Mr. Jones’ client was traveling on Woodstock Parkway in 2010 when her vehicle was struck from behind. The 44-year-old woman experienced injuries that required multiple surgeries. Because the client had been involved in a separate car wreck three months prior to this crash, opposing council disputed whether the surgeries were a result of the most recent crash. Attorney Jones was able to adequately prove that her injuries were a result of the second crash, ultimately obtaining an appropriate settlement for his client.

Car Accident on Roswell Road in Cobb County


While stopped at the intersection of Robinson Road, a 50 year old woman was struck by another vehicle. That driver was speeding and failed to stop, colliding with the rear of our client’s car. She suffered severe and permanent injures.

Auto Accident


A 16-year-old teenage driver struck our 65-year-old client and her granddaughter. As a result of this, our client’s leg was severed in the collision. She is now recovering from the traumatic injuries and her granddaughter continues to suffer from anxiety. Mr. Jones was able to recover the full amount of compensation to our client within six months.

Rear-End Collision on Interstate


Our client was the victim of a rear-end collision on the interstate, suffering hip injuries that required surgery. The defense argued that the injury didn’t happen in the collision, but Jones & Swanson was able to prove that it was through medical testimony, and the case settled soon thereafter.

Auto Accident


Our client was a passenger in a dump truck that was involved in a single vehicle accident. The driver of the truck crossed the center line, over-corrected, went up an embankment, and struck a tree, causing the car to land on its side. Our client went through extensive rehabilitation and Mr. Jones was able to recover a large settlement on their behalf.

Drunk Driving Car Wreck on Barrett Parkway


On an early morning in May of 2011, a woman was turning left at a green light onto Barrett Parkway when another vehicle ran a red light and rear-ended her car. Responding officers arrested the driver of the car who ran the red light for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The 44 year old victim experienced significant back, neck, and shoulder injuries and continues to suffer from headaches. Fortunately, Jones & Swanson was able to recover compensation to make these challenges less overwhelming for her.

Auto Accident on Mabry Road in Marietta


A son and his mother were involved in a car accident when another driver pulled out in front of them as they were making a turn. The woman began experienced immediate back and neck pain, while her son sustained multiple fractures in his arm. Mr. Jones’ firm was able to recover compensation for both the mother and her son.

Head On Collision in Residential Neighborhood


While driving through a Kennesaw neighborhood, our 56-year-old client was struck head-on by the driver of another vehicle who admitted to being distracted behind the wheel. Not only were we able to obtain compensation from the defendant’s policy, but made an additional claim against our client’s uninsured motorist coverage, which allowed her to pay her medical bills and concentrate on recovering fully.

Automobile Wreck on Interstate 575


While traveling on I-575, a 47 year old man was struck by another vehicle that had improperly changed lanes. As a result of the reckless driving, our client hit the median guard rail, spun around in the roadway, and was involved in a second collision with another vehicle. He sustained severe injuries as a result of the accident, but Mr. Jones’ firm was able to recover compensation for those injuries.

Car Accident on Cobb Parkway


A 57 year old Paulding County resident was rear-ended while she was stopped in traffic on the parkway. She suffered from head, neck and back pain following the accident and was eventually diagnosed with an array of spine injuries. The other driver’s insurance company would not properly compensate her for the injuries she suffered, so Attorney Chase Swanson negotiated a fair settlement on her behalf.

Rollover Collision as a Passenger

Confidential Settlement

Our client injured her neck and back, requiring over a year of physical therapy after she was involved in a rollover collision as a passenger. Both drivers blamed each other, but after litigating the case and on the eve of trial, the insurers agreed to a significant, confidential, six-figure settlement.

Sport Utility Rollover in Elberton

Confidential Settlement

A mother and her three daughters were traveling in their Ford Expedition when it rolled over, seriously injuring each family member. We sued Ford and obtained settlements for each family member.

Significant Spine Injury

Confidential Settlement

Our client suffered a significant spine injury when another vehicle turned left in front of him. He ultimately had to have surgery, but we were happy to obtain a significant six-figure confidential settlement on his behalf.

Trucking Accident in Georgia


A tractor trailer driver crossed the center line on a highway and struck and killed a woman, who was traveling in the other direction. Mr. Jones assisted in the representation of her husband and was able to secure a settlement on his behalf.

Trucking Accident on Interstate 75 in Cobb County


A tractor trailer driver stopped his rig on the Wade Green active on-ramp lane, causing a man to run into the rear of the parked tanker. The impacted caused fatal injuries to our client. Investigations found that the accident was preventable, providing a settlement following mediation.

Tractor Trailer Crash Requiring Investigation


Our client suffered a nasty leg injury requiring surgery after a tractor-trailer pulled out in front of him. Initially, the trucking company blamed our client, but after filing a lawsuit, investigating the collision, and deposing multiple witnesses, we were able to clear our client of any blame and settle his case without a trial for $650,000.

18 Wheeler Wreck in Cobb County

Confidential Settlement

In the summer of 2011, two 18-wheeler trucks were involved in a crash after one driver attempted to change lanes and collided with the rear of the other tractor trailer. Mr. Jones represented the victim in an injury claim against the driver who caused the accident, ultimately obtaining a significant settlement.

Trucking Accident on I-75 Near Dalton, Georgia

Confidential Settlement

Our client and his wife were traveling on I-75 Northbound near Dalton, Georgia when a tractor trailer struck their vehicle. As a result of the accident, he suffered many injuries and the impact caused fatal injuries to his wife. After further investigation, the accident was found preventable and a settlement for the policy limits of the insurances companies’ coverage were retained.

Trucking Accident

Confidential Settlement

A commercial truck driver was not paying attention to the vehicle in front of him and struck our client from behind. Our client went through extensive treatment for two years including a spinal surgery which resulted in a vocal cord injury. Mr. Jones fought hard for our client and held the at-fault truck driver and his employer responsible by recovering a significant settlement on her behalf.

Trucking Accident

Confidential Settlement

Our client was rear-ended by a UPS tractor trailer, which caused a multi-vehicle accident on I-75. He underwent multiple shoulder surgeries and extensive rehabilitation for over two years. Unfortunately as a result of his injuries, our client lost mobility in his right arm and could no longer enjoy many aspects of his life. Mr. Jones filed a lawsuit against UPS and won a large settlement for our client.

Motorcycle Accident in Cobb County


A 43 year old man’s motorcycle collided with an intoxicated woman’s car when she pulled out in front of him. He died as a result of the accident, so the jury awarded compensation to his widow and daughter.

Motorcycle Accident


While our client was travelling to work on his motorcycle, he was hit by a car that failed to yield at an intersection. The impact of the collision caused the motorcycle to roll several times. Our client lost consciousness and continues to have short term memory loss.

Motorcycle Wreck in Atlanta


A 27 year old Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputy was riding his motorcycle on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway in Atlanta when another vehicle attempted to make a left turn, failing to yield to our client. The motorcyclist was unable to avoid striking the other vehicle and experienced significant injuries in the collision. We were able to recover appropriate compensation for his injuries.

Motorcycle Accident on Burnt Hickory Road

Confidential Settlement

Our client was traveling on Burnt Hickory Road on his motorcycle. As he approached his home and began turning into his driveway, a car attempted to pass him on the right, causing a serious collision. Our client sustained many serious injuries and now requires continued treatment. The attorneys at Jones & Swanson evaluated the claim and recover a substantial settlement for his injuries.

Wrongful Death in East Point


While being arrested for “conspiracy to commit a crime,” our client suffered severe head trauma. He experienced confusion, disorientation, stuttering and other symptoms while in police custody, but was given no medical treatment prior to being booked and placed into general population at the jail. After being bailed out of jail, our client was taken to the emergency room and diagnosed with a subdural hematoma and massive brain damage. He later died from the failure to treat the injuries to his brain in a timely manner. Mr. Jones’ firm represented his family and won compensation for his wrongful death.

Wrongful Death

Confidential Settlement

Our client’s son, a student, tragically lost his life after suffering a severe allergic reaction at his dining hall. Jones & Swanson filed a lawsuit on their behalf, and after extensive investigation and discovery, were able to reach a significant confidential settlement.

Dog Bite


A young boy was attacked by his neighbor’s mastiff. He suffered severe lacerations to the face, head, and ear. The dogs were being watched by a caretaker who inattentively left the dogs alone with the boy for a period of time. This negligence left our client with scars on his face and head. Mr. Swanson was able to obtain for the young boy the full $300,000 limits of the dog owner’s insurance policy.

Dog Attack


A neighbors’ dog got out and attacked our client and her dog, knocking her to the ground. Our second client in the case tried to wrestled the dog away but hurt his back in the process, requiring surgery. Ultimately Jones & Swanson was able to obtain a successful recovery for the two dog attack victims.

Dog Bite


Our client was visiting his neighbor in her garage, when her large German Shepard came through the garage and attacked our client’s arm. The bite caused severe puncture wounds and a torn tendon, which resulted in surgery. Once our client was fully recovered, Mr. Swanson was able to settle the case in less than a year.

Dog Bite


Our 9-year-old client was viciously attacked at a playground by a German Shepard. The dog bit our client on his face, which resulted in severe facial lacerations to his cheek and around his eye. He was rushed to the emergency room and required continued medical care for the next five months. Mr. Swanson was able to recover a large sum for the young boy.

Premises Liability in Riverdale


A 32 year old mother and her son stopped at a Wal-Mart late one evening to pick up groceries. On her way back to the car, she was shot in the back by a man who was trying to steal the car with her son inside. Upon investigation, it was found that Wal-Mart failed to increase security after an increase of crimes in the company’s parking lot. The jury sided with our client after a seven day trial and her story was featured in the movie “Wal-Mart – The High Cost of Low Prices” by Brave New Films.

Construction Trip and Fall Accident in Woodstock, Georgia


In February of 2013, an elderly woman was walking around sidewalk construction when a piece of temporary fencing was blown out of a worker’s hands and struck her. She was left with serious and life-altering injuries, requiring surgeries and an assisted living environment. Attorney Andrew Jones was able to obtain compensation for her to help with medical bills and her suffering.

Trip and Fall in Atlanta, Georgia


While approaching an escalator at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, a woman tripped and fell on the grate of an escalator being repaired by maintenance men. She experienced back, knee, and hip injuries as a result of the fall. Attorney Andrew Jones was able to recover a settlement for her expenses as a result of the trip and fall injury incident.

Premises Liability Fall While Gardening


While cutting grass, our client’s foot fell into a hole which caused him to injure his knee and back severely. The homeowner was aware of the hole and neglected to warn our client of the conditions of the yard. As a result of the fall our client required many months of treatment and physical therapy for his injuries. After vigorously defended litigation, the attorneys at Jones & Swanson were able to resolve the case and obtained a substantial settlement for our client.

Slip and Fall


Our client was shopping in a popular grocery store and slipped on some blackberries, causing her to violently fall onto the grocery store floor. She severely injured her knee and went through rehabilitation for over two years. Mr. Swanson filed a lawsuit in her case and was able to recover a large settlement without having to go to trial.

Premises Liability Struck By Car


While working, our client observed a vehicle driving recklessly through an apartment complex. While attempting to make contact with the driver, the driver quickly accelerated towards him, striking him on the left leg and causing him to fall to the ground. The Attorneys at Jones & Swanson were able to recover a settlement for his medical treatment and traumatic incident.

Premises Liability Electrocuted While Installing Cable


While preforming a cable installation, our client’s right leg fell into a catch basin which housed a sump pump containing live wires. Due to the exposed wires and faulty maintenance, our client was electrocuted and his injuries required him to be transported via ambulance to the hospital. During litigation, it was discovered that the complex had been notified of the issue before the incident occurred. Due to the apartment complex’s negligence, the attorneys at Jones & Swanson were able to obtain significant compensation for our client’s injuries.

Premises Liability at Lakewood Amphitheater

Confidential Settlement

While attending a concert at Lakewood Amphitheater, our client was assaulted by six boys during a concert. During the assault our client was hit in the face with a glass bottle which caused several fractures in his face. After filling suit and conducting extensive discovery, the Attorneys at Jones & Swanson were able to negotiate a significant confidential settlement.

Premises Liability in Fulton County

Confidential Settlement

A 51 year old man was brutally murdered in his Hilton Hotel room in a crime that shocked the city of Atlanta and made statewide headlines. Due to inadequate security provided by Hilton Hotels, Mr. Jones was able to obtain a substantial confidential settlement for his wife.

Settlement Slip and Fall

Confidential Settlement

Our client was walking in the parking lot of a popular Atlanta restaurant. Due to a grease trap overflowing with oil, our client fell, which caused him to take a hard fall, which resulted in a life-altering severe shoulder injury which required extensive physical therapy and two shoulder surgeries. Mr. Jones fought hard against the insurance company and was able to recover a settlement for our client.

Pedestrian Accident in Kennesaw


While walking to her vehicle in the parking lot of Town Center Mall in Kennesaw, our 79-year-old client was struck by a vehicle that was backing out of a parking spot. After litigating the case and obtaining favorable testimony from our client’s doctor, Attorney Andrew Jones was able to push the at-fault driver’s insurance company to a favorable resolution of the claim, making for a very happy client.

Pedestrian Accident Cobb County


A college student was riding his moped on Highway 41 in Cobb County and was struck by a Marietta police officer. He went through extensive physical therapy treatment for over two years to regain his strength. Mr. Jones filed a lawsuit against the City of Marietta and was able to obtain a favorable settlement for the student.

Pedestrian Accident


Our client was a passenger in a dump truck that was involved in a single vehicle accident. The driver of the truck crossed the center line, over-corrected, went up an embankment, and struck a tree, causing the car to land on its side. Our client went through extensive rehabilitation and Mr. Jones was able to recover a large settlement on their behalf.

Seatbelt/Airbag Defect in Gwinnett County

Confidential Settlement

While driving a convertible Chrysler LeBaron, a man was struck by an out of control vehicle on Braselton Highway. The man lost his life because both the airbag and seatbelt failed. Mr. Jones was able to negotiate a substantial settlement for the man’s family.

Seatbelt/Airbag Defects in Atlanta

Confidential Settlement

A 39 year old woman was paralyzed after an accident in her Mazda Protégé. Due to a design defect in the restraint system, a settlement was received that would cover her expenses for life.

Product Liability

Confidential Settlement

A Honeywell fire alarm installed in a family home failed to properly work and alert a seven year old boy and his father of the fire. The child eventually died of his injuries and Honeywell agreed to pay substantial compensation amount to his family.

Tire Failure/Rollover

Confidential Settlement

Mr. Jones has represented the families of several individuals who were killed or injured when their General tire tread separated and their Ford Bronco II rolled over. Evidence was uncovered of the tire company’s cover-up of their defective tires and was quoted by national news media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post. Significant confidential settlements were awarded to each client. In all, we have successful litigated over 20 cases involving rollovers of Ford Bronco II vehicles.

Medical Malpractice in Bibb County


Our client underwent a serious lumbar surgery in which the doctors mis-positioned three of the six screws that they placed into the patient’s spine. This negligence left the client severely injured with permanent pain in his back. Less than a week before trial, the defendants paid Mr. Jones’ client and his wife to settle the claims.


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