If you come to Ian, he won't typically settle cheap. He takes cases to trial.


In March 2016, Ian was co-lead trial counsel in a negligence case tried to verdict in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 19th Judicial District Court, which resulted in a verdict of $2,529,229.00 for his client.  The highest pretrial offer by the Defendants was $125,000. He has acted as first chair attorney or participated in over a dozen jury trials to verdict in state and federal courts in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. He has previously worked for the “other side,” representing Defendants in civil cases, which gives him insight on how to prepare for trials and maximize the value of a Plaintiff’s case. He was lead counsel in a Mississippi medical malpractice case that resulted in 7 figure settlement, has settled numerous 6 figure injury cases in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana, and has extensive expert deposition experience as lead counsel in many different civil cases.
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