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$7.85 Million Class Action Settlement For Apex Residents For EQ Explosion

In this highly publicized case, the lawyers at Hendren & Malone helped secure a $7.85 million settlement for the citizens of Apex for the EQ explosion in October of 2006. Mike Malone was part of the Plaintiffs’ Management Committee appointed by the federal court to oversee the litigation which has lasted several years. The case was settled after intense negotiation and ultimately provided $750 for each family who evacuated their homes due to the explosion.

The case was expertly defended by some of the top attorneys in North Carolina. As part of the case, Mike Malone handled many of the expert depositions as well as briefing to the court on key legal issues.

Client Reviews
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Mike Malone was absolutely fabulous to work with. He represented my daughter in a case and we could not have been happier! He was upfront from the beginning about expectations, honest through out the case and above all.. caring! Even though I lived 2 hours away, he was more than willing to accommodate us in any way, even if it meant driving out of his way! Mike is one of the smartest lawyers you will find. I recommend him to everyone! I have known him now over 8 years and we still keep in touch. Thanks Mike. - Christy Smith
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Mike Malone is the attorney for an estate wrongful death claim. Mike has helped me through every single step. Mike is intelligent, trustworthy and thorough, and responds quickly and personally to questions. I would highly recommend this firm to anyone who needs an attorney. Mike Malone has proven to work diligently to assist you in every way as well as make sure you understand what is happening. - Jason
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Thank you Mike for doing an exceptional job. You were not only extremely professional but also kind,patient and understanding through an extremely difficult time. Thank you again. - Bryan
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Mike is very sharp when it comes to understanding a case and how the legal system works. He also has integrity and a strong moral conviction which you won't always find when trying to find good legal counsel. - Camp Davis
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Mike Malone was a pleasure to work with on a case involving negligence of another attorney in a real estate transaction. Mike was very eager to help us recover money lost in our case. Highly recommended! - Mariusz Stanczyk