Bruce M. Blanchard

Bruce M. Blanchard

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Professional Associations

Honors And Awards

Practice Highlights

  • Obtained a settlement of $3.5 million in a wrongful death action arising out of a claim of a defectively designed highway intersection, in a case involving complex issues of sovereign immunity and contributory negligence.
  • Obtained a settlement in excess of $2 million for members of a family injured in a multi-vehicle accident, where the damages included a claim of substantial loss of income and earning capacity resulting from a traumatic brain injury to the family’s primary income provider.
  • Represented parties under investigation by federal law enforcement agencies for alleged criminal activity, which concluded with no charges being filed against these clients.
  • Successfully represented the fastest growing county in the United States in two complex land use litigation cases, resulting in the dismissal of both cases.
  • Represented a corporate client in a criminal investigation of an employee leading to the successful recovery of more than $900,000 in embezzled funds.
  • Obtained a dismissal at trial of a claim against a telecommunications company resulting from a failed merger, where the Plaintiff was seeking damages in excess of $130 million.
  • Testified as an expert witness on behalf of a national insurance company in a dispute regarding a litigation attorney’s fees.
  • Obtained a jury verdict in excess of $1.2 million for a family in a toxic tort case in a vigorously contested trial against a local municipality.

Pro-Bono Activities