Silvis, Ambrose, Lindquist & Coch, P.C., has obtained numerous beneficial results for its clients, including the following:

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

  • $9 million settlement of wrongful death claim (thought by mediator to be the largest prejudgment settlement in Georgia); and have had three (3) other results in excess of $1 million

For details on additional personal injury and wrongful death results, see below.


  • Twenty-one (21) successful DUI defenses in 2015

Civil Litigation

  • Successful litigation and settlement of contested guardianship cases

Business and Real Estate Transactions

  • Closing on multimillion-dollar sale of stock in going business with simultaneous real estate sale in 2015
  • Closings on several multimillion-dollar purchases, sales and refinances of industrial facilities over past five years
  • Long-range planning for numerous corporations, LLCs, and their owners and officers

Employment Law

  • Successful resolution of three employment disputes by employees of large corporations in last two years

Wills and Probate

  • Drafting and execution of numerous wills, powers of attorney, advance directives for health care and living trusts
  • Numerous probates in Georgia and Florida

  • Successful probate litigation including settlement of nine (9) will contest cases
  • Two (2) successful suits resulting in settlements to recover real estate and other properties taken via elder abuse and deceptive practices in 2014 and 2015
  • Settlement of multimillion-dollar suit for breach of fiduciary duty and sale of megafarm in South Georgia in 2015

Other significant injury and wrongful death case results include:

$9,000,000Wrongful death settlement.
$1,425,000Wrongful death claim vs. state of Georgia and CSX Transportation, Inc.
$1,185,000Client sustained closed head injury arising out of wreck involving pizza delivery employee.
$1,100,000Bad faith insurance denial involving commercial insurance policy.
$940,000Products liability claim in which client sustained traumatic right arm injuries in a farming accident.
$750,000Husband-wife clients sustained multiple fractures in collision with county truck.
$600,000Motor vehicle collision against company-owned vehicle causing multiple traumatic injuries.
$525,000Elderly client suffered multiple fractures in tractor-trailer wreck.
$500,000Client sustained amputation injury due to defectively guarded machinery.
$500,000Client suffered hip fracture requiring hip replacement surgery in a trucking collision.
$500,000Client sustained crushing forearm fracture due to defendant's negligent operation of lathe.
$360,000Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) claim against Florida VA Nursing Home for negligent care — leading to client suffering a major burn.
$335,000Motor vehicle collision involving fractured orbital and concussion.
$300,000Female client sustained a blunt force chest injury in a motor vehicle accident.
$300,000Ambulance negligence case in which ambulance negligently ran a red light at a high rate of speed — causing traumatic injuries.
$275,000Construction site accident — multiple injuries due to defectively constructed scaffolding.
$250,000Motor vehicle collision involving injury to cervical trauma.
$220,000Georgia Tort Claims Act (GTCA)/Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) involving USAF truck accident at a negligently constructed intersection.
$175,000Elderly client suffered fractured right arm after being hit by work van while riding his bicycle.
$175,000Medical malpractice claim against pharmacy for misprescription.
$130,000Settlement for injuries suffered in a car accident.