SETTLEMENT : $10,000,000.00
The case involved a family from Canada who were injured when their minivan crashed into an overturned tractor trailer which had been carrying compressed hydrogen. The driver of the tractor took his eyes off the road to retrieve a water bottle when he lost control and veered off the road, on Interstate 87 in upstate New York.
SETTLEMENT : $2,502,000.00
A 37-year-old school bus driver, while transporting students, was involved in an accident when her bus was rear-ended by a car. She sustained injuries to her head, neck, wrist and lower back requiring surgical intervention. This was a structured settlement.
SETTLEMENT : $4,000,000.00
A 45-year-old taxi driver was struck by a car as he attempted to open the rear door of his cab. The plaintiff suffered severe internal injuries, extensive fractures, neurological damage and psychological trauma. He required extensive surgical procedures and faces a lifetime of medical problems as well as the need for additional surgery in the future. This settlement was partially structured.
VERDICT : $2,185,531.00
A 38-year-old painter fell from a ladder which broke and collapsed under him. He sustained injuries to his neck and back as well as a facial laceration with scarring.
SETTLEMENT : $2,000,000.00
A 29-year-old man while operating a motorcycle was struck by a truck which made a left turn and failed to yield the right-of-way. He sustained injuries including fractures to his arm, clavicle & ribs nerve damage, collapsed lungs and artery damage. Many of these injuries required surgical intervention. Settled after a verdict on liability.
SETTLEMENT : $2,545,000.00
A 49-year-old pedestrian, who was pushing a wheel chair, was hit by defendant’s vehicle which was backing up in a crosswalk. The plaintiff suffered pelvic and rib fractures, a fractured humerus with open reduction and internal fixation, and needed extensive rehabilitation. This settlement was structured.