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Follmer Law Offices Kent Follmer, Attorney at Law 217/367-2424

Notable Cases

Zoo Case

Mr. Follmer represented Michael Sutherland and 16 neighbors against a wild life zoo being placed in the middle of their farm land in 2015.   The case involved numerous hearings in Moultrie County and  The following are links to articles regarding this case: Man vs. Wild - (News Gazette, March, 2015) Zoo Plan Meets With Roars of Disapproval - (News Gazette, April, 2015) Winning the Case Against Cruelty (Animal Legal Defense Fund - June, 2015)

Back/Neck Injury Case

Kent recovered $290,000 for a client from a car accident.   

Wal-Mart Case

Kent represented an injured worker and his wife against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.  There was no offer by Wal-Mart and after a two-week jury trial, he obtained a $1,175,000 verdict, which was appealed by Wal-Mart.  Kent and his clients won the appeal, and the clients were very satisfied.

Nursing Home

Negligence

Kent recovered $212,500 for the wrongful death of an elderly resident who suffered from alzheimer disease. The facility left open a door that resulted in the death of the resident.

Golf Cart Case

Plaintiff recovered $215,000 from a golf cart injury where the client was a passenger and after drinking, the passenger was thrown out of the golf cart, which ran over his ankle resulting in serious injury.  
Bicycle Accident Kent recovered $125,000 for a bicyclist that was hit by car while walking his bicyle on a crosswalk.

“Slip and Fall Cases”

Plaintiff recovered in arbitration $175,000 for a client who tripped over speed bump.  Kent recovered $133,000 for a man who slipped and fell at a restaurant injuring his knee.
“The Lawyer Is But The Solider Where The  Court Room Is A Battlefield And the Client Is  The King.”