Due to confidential settlement agreements and privacy acts, the names of some of the parties to the following cases have been withheld.
$255,000 Recovery: Our clients and their daughter were involved in an accident while out celebrating the Christmas holiday. All of our clients were injured in the accident. One was transported immediately to the hospital for treatment and the other two sought treatment the next day from their primary care doctor. The Defendant driver and his insurance company admitted fault in the accident. Our office sent offers to both the Defendant driver's insurance company as well as to our client's UM/UIM insurance company for the policy limits. The Defendant's insurance company tendered the policy limits of $100,000 per person for both of the parents and $5,000 for the lesser injured child. Additionally, our client's UIM insurance tendered the policy limits of $25,000 per person for both of the parents for a total settlement amount of $255,000 prior to filing suit. Injuries: Kelly: Torn ACL requiring surgery, stress fracture of tibial plateau, muscle strain and sprain of patellar ... Read More >>>
$250,000 Recovery: Our client was riding on her motorized scooter when she was struck by a driver that did not see or stop for her. Ms. Scully was ejected from her scooter and suffered a fractured tibia & fibula requiring surgery and placement of a rod. Our client will more than likely have to undergo future surgeries and physical therapy. The defendant driver was cited for the accident, however one of her two insurers denied coverage. Our office filed suit and recovered the full policy limits from both insurers. Injuries: Fractured tibia & fibula requiring sugery & placement of rod, extensive physical therapy and possible future knee replacement. Damages: past & future medical expenses, lost wages & loss of earning capacity, pain & suffering. MARY SCULLY v. CRYSTAL PERRINE.
$246,508.70 Recovery: Injuries: Fall from a twelve foot ladder lead to fractures in both heels and a hospitalization for a concussion. Heel fractures required surgery and the left heel further needed to be fused. Damages: Loss of earning capacity, pain & suffering and future medical expenses. JOHN DOE V. EMPLOYER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY/STAFF LEASING COMPANY.
$244,425 Jury Verdict; $254,425 Total Recovery (Policy Limits: $200,000): James Hubscher was on his way home from work when the Defendant went through a red light and striking his vehicle and causing severe back injuries. Mr. Hubscher was subjected to numerous surgeries which required several rods and screws in his back in order to alleviate the pain and repair the damage. Our office offered to settle the case for the policy limits, but the insurer(s) did not comply with our offers. At arbitration, an award of $712,226 was awarded to the plaintiff, who turned down the award in favor of a jury trial. The jury awarded $244,425 including damages for past & future medical expenses and past & future loss of earnings. However, the jury refused to award damages for pain & suffering. (Verdict 2/12/04). Injuries: low back injury requiring two surgeries. Damages: Plaintiff unable to return to his job functioning as a Chief Engineer for a large hotel (past & ... Read More >>>