Clients were passengers in a vehicle and was rear ended by a commercial box truck. Client were offered $0.00 prior to trial. During trial and during the discovery process, we discovered that the Defendant Driver was driving under the influence. The case ultimately settled for $1.2 million dollars.
Husband and wife were in a brand new vehicle and were stopped at a light with vehicles in front of them. Defendant while on her cell phone rear ended our clients’ vehicle and pushed their brand new vehicle into the vehicle in front of them. Husband and wife were only offered $30,000 prior to litigation, even though both the husband and wife had recommendations for surgery. After a discussion with the husband and wife, our law office filed a lawsuit against the defendant and her insurance company to hold them accountable. At mediation, the case was settled for $475,000 which was a large increase from the $30,000 presuit offers.
Client was rear ended and her vehicle was totaled. She suffered significant injuries to her lower back. During negotiations the insurance company only offered $8,000.00. After notifying the insurance company to offer the policy limits, and several rounds of negotiations, the case proceeded to trial. The case ultimately settled for $100,000.00, which exceeded the available policy limits of $15,000.00.