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$1,000,000 Recovery (Policy limits: $200,000)

Timothy and John Rooney were leaving their subdivision for a ride on their motorcycles when the Defendant driver went through a stop sign and struck both of them. Both of the them were thrown from their motorcycles and sustained serious injuries, however both were fortunate to be wearing helmets at the time of the crash. An offer was sent to the defendant’s insurance company requesting a policy limit settlement of $200,000. Defendant’s insurance company initially denied liability and did not comply with our offer. After filing suit against the defendant, but prior to trial, the insurance company agreed to settle for a total of $1,000,000. Injuries: Timothy Rooney sustained multiple skull and facial fractures requiring surgery; subdural hematoma; pelvic fractures, fractured leg requiring surgery, broken collarbone and scapula, mid/low back and neck pain & vision complications. John Rooney sustained multiple rib fractures, respiratory failure, multiple leg fractures requiring surgery, lacerated liver and spleen requiring a splenectomy, traumatic brain injury and broken vertebrae. Damages: Past and future medical expenses, loss of business & earning capacity, pain and suffering, loss of consortium. JOHN, PAMELA & TIMOTHY ROONEY v. MELISSA McCALLISTER.

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