Over $1 Million Awarded to Elderly Woman Struck by Vehicle
When an elderly pedestrian was struck by a vehicle backing out of a parking spot at a Louisville grocery story, she suffered a brain injury, fractures and other injuries. The accident changed the client's life from independent, involved grandmother to nursing home resident.
The most fortunate aspect of this claim is that the vehicle that struck the client was a company vehicle that had a $1 Million policy limit. We were able to collect the $1 Million limits and the personal liability limits of the individual operating the vehicle and the underinsured motorist limits available to the client through her own automobile.
Family Awarded Multimillion Dollar Settlement over Gas Tank Explosion
Rearender by drunk driver on the Gene Snyder Expressway in Louisville, KY causes gas tankexplosion resulting in fire and disfiguring burns to two children sitting in the back seat and minorinjuries to parents in front seat. In addition to collecting policy limits from the drunk driver, a multi-million dollar settlement was reached with the car manufacturer due to the defective design of the vehicle that allowed a simple rear-end accident to cause a gas tank fire because the spare tire was placed next to the tank.
$100,000 Collected by Client Due to Injuries Suffered in Car Accident
Client suffers multiple foot fractures to same foot due to car accident. $100,000.00 policy limits of at fault driver is collected, but no underinsured motorist coverage claim could be made because client declined this coverage.
$100,000 Settlement Awarded to Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle
Client struck by woman who drove through stop sign while grieving for sick husband. Client hadprevious history of neck and back injuries, which caused insurance company to refuse to offer areasonable amount to settle claim. Lawsuit had to be filed and claim was settled for$100,000.00 policy limits. Client did not have underinsured motorist coverage and, therefore,that claim could not be made.
Worker Awarded $60,000 After Suffering Injuries Due to Defective Product
Man working at Home Depot was demonstrating use of a chair to a customer when it collapsedcausing him to injure his shoulder requiring arthroscopic surgery. A claim was made against themanufacturer of the chair, but they refused to accept responsibility for the chair. A federallawsuit was filed and a settlement was reached for $60,000.00. The key to the success of this case was a picture I asked the client to take of the defective chair before Home Depot disposed of it.
Injury Settlement of $47,500 Awarded to Client
Woman suffered neck and back soft tissue injuries and insurance company made a low offer of$15,000.00. Lawsuit was filed and a settlement was reached for $47,500.00 and the key to thissettlement was the performance of the client during her deposition. She was very sympatheticand believable as she explained the daily pain and treatment that she endures.
Over $200,000 Awarded to Motorcyclist After Dog Attack
Motorcyclist injured when attacking dog knocks him off motorcycle as he travels back roads inJessamine County. Apparently, the dog was annoyed by the noise created by the motorcycle. Insurance company for the dog owner disputed the claim and litigation was necessary. Claim was settled for more than $200,000.00 and the key to the case was an eye witness, who lived nearby and saw the accident a few seconds after it happened and had observed the dog attempt to attack other motorcyclists.
$250,000 Awarded to Client After Suffering Injuries Driving into a Parked Train
Client drives car into train parked across the road at night in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Clientsuffered fractured shoulder and leg among other injuries. Case was settled for $250,000.00 during a mediation. During mediation, train company showed a reenactment video for the purpose of proving that the client should have seen the train and stopped, but the video did more to prove his claim and helped the case settle.
$275,000 Settlement Reached Without Litigation for Car Accident Injuries
Rearender car accident causing client to have back surgery was settled without the need of litigation for $275,000.00.
Multiple Injuries Suffered in Car Accident Results in $175,000 Awarded to Client
Client received multiple leg fractures in a multiple impact car accident with disputes regarding liability. Claim was settled for $175,000.00 from two different insurance companies, but recovery was limited to the limited amount of insurance available.
Client Awarded $147,000 After Accident Led to Minor Leg Surgery
Client was rearended by a Corvette and had minor leg surgery. Settlement for $147,000.00 without the need of litigation. An interesting side note to this settlement is that the client cashed out his settlement check and the cash was promptly stolen and never recovered.
Total of $100,000 Recovered for Client Involved in Car Accident
Elderly lady strikes client’s vehicle and dies from her injuries in the accident. Client has low back herniations and a labram tear. Liability limits of $50,000.00 were recovered and $50,000.00 in underinsured motorist benefits were recovered.
Car Accident Leads to $100,000 Recovered for Client
Serious car accident resulted in multiple foot fractures to client on one of her feet. $100,000.00 policy limits were recovered from the at fault party. An underinsured motorist claim could not be made because the client did not purchase this coverage.