Recent Verdicts & Settlements | Kelly & Soto Law
Pedestrian accident that included broken bone injuries. We were able to access three insurance policies in play to increase our client’s recovery. * Insurance company policy limits.
Our client suffered broken bone injuries after being struck by a vehicle as he was crossing the street. We were able to quickly negotiate the release of the driver’s $100,000.00 insurance policy and placed the matter in suit. As a result of our efforts, we were able to secure the driver’s entire insurance policy and an additional $17,500.00, which was paid by the driver personally.
Our client was driving her vehicle with her family when a car traveling in the opposite direction crossed the center line and struck them head on. She suffered a fracture to her wrist, which interfered with her ability to work as a writer. After a surgery to repair the wrist, we were able to argue in favor of an award of the policy limits for her medical bills and pain and suffering.
Our client was a passenger in a vehicle that was T-Boned by a negligent driver. As a result of the impact, she developed complications with her spine. The insurance company tried to downplay the extent of her injuries and provided lowball offers. After confirming her injuries through an MRI, our client was assigned a permanency rating by an orthopedic surgeon and we were able to obtain the $100,000 policy limits from the insurance company responsible.
Rear-end accident involving spinal cord injury. The insurance company denied that our clients spinal cord injuries were related to the low impact accident. Through use of medical testimony, we were able to establish causation and see our client compensated. * Insurance company policy limits.
Our client was a pedestrian crossing the street when a vehicle took a right hand turn off a main road and struck her. She suffered multiple breaks in her wrist, requiring surgery, and missed significant time from work. We were able to obtain the policy limits from two separate insurance companies for her benefit.
Our client was injured when she was struck by a motor vehicle while trying to cross the street. She suffered injuries to her back and a concussion. After very low opening offers from the insurance company, we were able to increase the value of her case to $65,000.00 and settle prior to filing suit.
Our client was a minor pedestrian who was struck by a motorist while crossing the street with his grandfather. As a result of the impact, he suffered a break to his leg. Several months later, our client was assigned a permanency rating for the injury and we were able to tap into two separate insurance policies to capture $65,000.00 for the client’s benefit.
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T-bone accident involving fractured sternum injury. Insurance company argued for lower pain and suffering allocation because there is no active treatment other than rest for a fractured sternum injury. We broke down in detail the steps associated with the clients recovery and settled the case for over $40,000 higher than the insurance company’s initial offer.
Our client was involved in a high impact T-bone style accident. Defendant failed to stop at a stop sign which resulted in the accident and a total loss of our client’s motor vehicle. She suffered severe back and neck pain, which was treated for over nine months. After confirming her injuries through an MRI, our client was assigned a permanency rating by an orthopedic surgeon and we were able to recover all of her lost wages as well as a substantial sum for pain and suffering.
Our client was attempting to cross the street after leaving work when a motorist struck her from her left side. The impact of the accident threw our client to the ground, injuring several areas of her body. Over the next six months, she suffered from post concussive symptomology and required significant medical treatment. Though the insurance company challenged liability and represented the accident was our client’s fault for running into the street, we were able to successfully negotiate the claim and settle for $51,500.00.
Pedestrian accident involving client in crosswalk sustaining facial injuries. Insurance company denied responsibility claiming our client crossed the street unexpectedly. The first offer on the case was $20,700. We settled the case pre-suit for $51,000.
Motorcycle accident involving passenger client who was badly injured when the driver lost control of the motorcycle. Minimal insurance of $20,000 available through motorcycle. We were able to access the under-insured coverage on the clients own auto policy to recover a total of $50,000 for her injuries.
While operating her motor vehicle, our client was suddenly and unexpectedly rear-ended by another driver. As a result of the impact, she sustained long lasting injuries to her neck. Though she did not miss time from work, our client was assigned a permanency rating and we were able to successfully release the insurance policy limits for her benefit.
Our client was a passenger in a motor vehicle accident, which resulted in back surgery. After investigating the claim, we were able to secure the policy limits of two insurance policies, doubling the client’s recovery.
Our client was drying his car on the side of the road, when a vehicle traveling down the street side swiped his car and knocked him to the ground. Though he did not complain of a shoulder injury right away, it started to bother him a few days later. After an MRI confirmed a tear, and significant physical therapy, we were able to recover $43,000.00 for his pain and suffering, though the insurance company challenged that the injury was the result of the accident.
Our client was involved in a minor impact accident that caused injuries to her back. Over the next twelve months, her injuries affected her ability to work and led to significant time away. The insurance company tried to argue that our client was absent from work as a result of other, non-related issues. After an opening offer of $2,000.00, we were able to negotiate the claim all the way up to $42,000.00 and settled the matter amicably without have to file a complaint.
Bicycle accident involving broken arm injury. We were able to settle this claim pre-suit for $20,000 higher than the insurance company’s initial offer.
Car accident involving passenger client who sustained facial scarring. The driver of the vehicle claimed out client reached out and turned the steering wheel into a tree. We were able to establish the driver had consumed alcohol and was fabricating the details of the accident and reached a policy limit settlement by accessing two $20,000 policies in play. * Insurance policy limits.
Our client was injured while driving an RV that was rear ended by an 18-wheeler. His pre-existing back injury was exacerbated and he was required to undergo extensive physical therapy. Though the insurance company attempted to blame his injuries on his pre-existing condition, we are able to recover a significant amount of money for his benefit.
Our client suffered burns on his arm while volunteering at a food preparation facility. After the burns healed, he was left with scarring and skin discoloration. The insurance company denied liability, but after a lengthy litigation process, the defendant’s insurance company wished to settle in anticipation of trial.
Minor impact rear-end accident that involved soft tissue neck and back injuries. Insurance company made a $5,000 initial offer claiming our client’s injury was over-exaggerated and even fake. We successfully resolved the claim for $30,039.34, which included almost $8,000 in lost wages.
Our client injured his back and neck as a passenger in a taxi cab. After ensuring our client received the best medical treatment available for his injuries and his case, the insurance company offered only $12,100. We were able to get the company into a mediation where our attorneys successfully negotiated a $30,000 resolution.
Our client was the back seat passenger of a vehicle involved in a moderate impact accident sustaining an injury to her throat. She sustained an injury to her voice box and was required to undergo a scope procedure, which confirmed a contusion. After experiencing a period of hoarseness, she made a full recovery. We were able to see her compensated $30,000.00 as a result of her injuries.
Slip and fall accident involving ACL sprain / strain. Client slipped on black ice in the driveway of her rented apartment. The incident was never reported until she retained our firm several months later. Initially, the claim had been denied by the insurance company involved. We were able to establish that the property manager had failed to appropriately minimize fall risk by salting or sanding the area and settled the case.