Seven-figure Settlement In Auto Accident Case
The Firm was able to obtain a seven-figure settlement when a 55-year-old heavy equipment operator was rear-ended. He was recovering from back surgery and was not working when he was struck by Defendant. The Defendant driver said that she tapped Plaintiff’s vehicle when she sneezed after being two feet in stopped traffic behind Plaintiff. The property damage repair of the Plaintiffs vehicle cost between $600.00 and $700.00. Plaintiff had a subsequent neck surgery as the Firm was able to obtain successful causation testimony from the treating physician as well as retain multiple medical experts. The firm retained an aeronautical engineer working at an Air Force base who is an accident reconstruction expert to help prove the case. It was settled on the eve of trial for the full policy limits of the Defendant.