$1,760,000 Total Recovery For Accident Victim
A 42-year-old emergency room nurse on her way home from the gym when the defendant driver ran a red light and slammed into the passenger side of her vehicle. The injuries that resulted from this collision were life altering for our client, leaving her in need of constant care and supervision. Our office secured a settlement with the UM insurance carrier months after the accident occurred. However, the insurance carrier for the defendant driver & trucking company was not willing to settle for our offer of the policy limits. After several years of litigation, a settlement of $1,650,000 was reached just prior to going to trial. Injuries: Closed head injury resulting in an intracranial hemorrhage and five-week coma, pulmonary contusion, severe burn to right hand requiring surgery, spinal fractures, extensive care needed for remainder of life. Damages: Pain and suffering, past and future medical expenses, lost wages, loss of earning capacity. GUARDIANSHIP OF KATHY DEARMIN V. DEFENDANT TRUCKING COMPANY
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