Due to confidential settlement agreements and privacy acts, the names of some of the parties to the following cases have been withheld.
$350,000 Total Recovery ($250,000 BI & $100,000 UM): Our client was injured in an accident where the at fault driver did not yield to his right of way. His injuries that resulted directly from the accident required spinal surgery and months of rehabilitation and therapy. Our office immediately sent offers to both the bodily injury (BI) and underinsured motorist (UM) insurers for their policy limits. Both insurers agreed and paid the policy limits for the injuries and damages sustained in this accident. Injuries: Neck injury with disc abnormalities from C2-C5 requiring surgery & fusion. Damages: Past & future medical expenses, past & future wage loss and pain & suffering. WILLIAM DOUKAS v. HINES, ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY & LEADER INSURANCE COMPANY.
$350,000 Total Recovery ($250,000 BI &$100,000 Property Damage Limits): Our client was driving on US 41 in Collier County when he was broadsided by the defendant. He south treatment at the emergency room initially and then sought further treatment with a neurosurgeon when his back pain worsened. The MRI ordered by the neurosurgeon showed two disc herniations. Between the numerous doctors appointments and treatments for his back injury, our client was required to travel from Puerto Rico where he resides most of the year to Naples on an increased basis. This amount of travel was not only costly but it also caused a decrease in the revenue in his watch repair business in Puerto Rico. Fortunately, the at fault driver had enough insurance available that our office was able to negotiate a reasonable settlement to compensate our client for his injuries and future surgery. The at fault driver's insurance company tendered their policy limits for both the bodily injury ... Read More >>>
$325,000 Recovery: Mr. Simpson was crossing the street when the Defendant's vehicle appeared out of nowhere and struck him. After numerous surgical procedures to repair the damage to his leg, the doctors had no choice but to amputate the leg. The Defendant's insurer would not admit to liability and therefore refused our numerous attempts to settle the case. After several years in litigation but just prior to trial, our office secured a settlement with the Defendant's insurer for $325,000. Note: Our client was on disability at the time of the accident for a long term health condition, therefore there were no lost wages or lost earning capacity damages to recover additional funds for. Injuries: proximal tibiofibular open facture of left leg, multiple facial lacerations & fractures, open fracture of left elbow, abrasions of face, chest & arms, left side superior & inferior pelvic fractures, right rib fractures, eventual above knee amputation of left leg; ... Read More >>>
$325,000 Recovery: Our client was a passenger in a gondola type ride at an amusement park when suddenly and without warning another gondola car struck the one she was riding in from behind. The sudden jolt broke a pedicle screw holding a plate in place in our client's neck, causing our client immense pain and the need for another surgical fusion of the vertebrae. After a long period of litigation and negotiations, the amusement park agreed to settle the case for $325,000. Injuries: neck injury resulting in multiple surgeries and fusion of vertebraes; Damages: Past & future medical expenses, past & future loss of earning capacity, pain & suffering. JANE DOE v. DEFENDANT AMUSEMENT PARK.