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$244,425 Jury Verdict For Car Accident Victim

$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 and future medical expenses and past and future loss of earnings. However, the jury refused to award damages for pain and 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 & future loss of earning capacity), past & future medical expenses, pain & suffering. JAMES HUBSCHER vs. VISION HOMES OF SW, FL, INC., DON MICHAEL PADGETT, and GEICO CASUALTY COMPANY.

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