A physically active, in good health, 55 year-old woman, who is retired from the U.S. Air Force, was hit by a vehicle while riding her bike. She suffered multiple mid foot fractures and dislocation requiring surgical fixation, facial trauma and abrasions, trauma and bruising to her left hip and right elbow. Her foot fracture has required three (3) surgeries. She is dependent on a cane.
A family of three adult males was traveling home when they were t-boned by a distracted driver of a commercial vehicle. The collision caused the driver and passengers to sustain numerous injuries including a broken hip and leg, abdominal trauma, and fractured lumbar vertebrae. Result: $1,105,000
Client was rear ended on the freeway. She suffered a traumatic brain injury as well as a broken vertebra in her neck, broken ribs, and various injuries to her internal organs, which required a tracheostomy to help her breathe due. Result: The policy limit of $300,000.
A passenger in a vehicle which was struck by a drunk driver. The crash broke her femur and a bone in her foot which both required surgery. The crash also caused injuries to her liver as well as fracturing vertebrae in her lower back. Result: Policy Limits distribution on the drunk driver policy and $495,000 policy limits recovery on the Underinsured Motorist policy.
A passenger on a City of Fresno FAX bus was thrown from her seat when the driver negligently stopped. Due to the fall she suffered a broken femur which required emergency surgery. She also required extensive rehabilitation for her knee. Result: $500,000.
Our client sustained a rotator cuff tear in his shoulder and injury to his lumbar spine for which he treated with several physicians.
The collision was to the passenger’s side of the vehicle.
Defendant entered the intersection and stopped directly in Client’s lane. Client attempted to avoid the collision, but could not react fast enough. Client suffered loss of consciousness, severe bruising and lacerations to her entire body. She also suffered a fractured back at L1. The L1 disc burst with a retropulse fracture, requiring surgical intervention.