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$300K Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement-Confidential

Confidential Settlement of $300,000-St. Louis County

Plaintiff was injured in rear-end accident at an intersection in St. Louis County.  Immediately after the crash, Plaintiff experienced neck pain and sought treatment at an area hospital.  Plaintiff eventually underwent surgery. Plaintiff’s attorney did an initial demand for the applicable policy limits which were $25,000 and in exchange for said payment would completely release Defendant for any further liability. Defendant’s insurer refused asserting the fact that there were multiple other claimants.

Plaintiff filed suit and Defendant’s insurer thereafter offered $25,000 which was rejected by Plaintiff. Additional … [Read More]

Mother Obtains $1,508.500.00 Settlement for Son Killed In Westport

Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death of Man Dragged under Car

In the early morning hours of May 30th 2014, 28 year-old Derek Mael and his passenger were looking for parking spot in the Westport area of Kansas City, Missouri. While attempting to locate a space, Mael and his passenger became involved in a verbal exchange with two bicyclist.  Mael and his passenger proceeded down the street and located a parking space when the bicyclists returned on foot and a physical altercation between the four men started. A witness reported that Mael was “knocked out” by one … [Read More]

St. Louis City Car Accident Settlement

$100,000 Policy Limit

On westbound Interstate 64-40, Plaintiff was struck by Defendant when she attempted to change lanes on I-64. Upon impact, Plaintiff’s motor vehicle was pushed into the car in front of him.  As a result, Plaintiff suffered a neck injury and reported to the emergency room the day of the crash.  Subsequently, Plaintiff incurred medial expenses as he continued to treat for the neck injury.  A jury trial was set and parties mediated prior to trial.

Truck Accident Settlement of $310,000.00 in Jasper County, Missouri

Van Passenger Reaches Settlement –Low Property Damage

Plaintiff was a front seat passenger in a Ford E150 van involved in a motor vehicle accident on Friday June afternoon around 12:24 pm. at the intersection of Missouri 1717 and Business 71 in Webb City, Missouri.

The van, driven by plaintiff’s father was at a stop light at the intersection when the he noticed a Jeep Wrangler operated by Defendant Phillips.  The father/driver claimed to have seen the driver of the Jeep with her head down using a cell phone as her Jeep came … [Read More]

Policy Limit Settlement $250,000 in Rear-End Collision, Kane County, Illinois

Passenger Suffered Neck Injury, Low Property Damage

On September afternoon in Itasca, Illinois, the plaintiff from New Bedford, Texas was traveling in a van operated by a hotel employee.

Plaintiff was a guest of the hotel at the time and was being transported as a guest as he was in town for a conference.   While at the stop light northbound on Rohlwing Road at the intersection of Bryn Mar Avenue, the defendant driving a 2004 Saturn Vue northbound rear-ended the hotel van with such force as to push it into the cross … [Read More]

Jury Verdict for Plaintiff of $525,000- St. Louis City

Wrongful Death

Scott McPherson, Jr. was traveling on his Suzuki motorcycle on southbound Gravois Road at approximately 6 p.m. on a Friday evening in June. He approached the intersection of Gravois and River Des Peres where his motorcycle collided with defendant’s Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Matthew Lickenbrock on northbound Gravois.

Plaintiffs’ alleged that defendant failed to yield the right-of-way and made a left turn in front of decedent’s motorcycle, causing a collision. Scott McPherson, Jr. was thrown from his motorcycle and died the same day as a result of the injuries he … [Read More]

W.C vs. G.S. D.

$400,000 TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENT

A settlement was reached in the amount of $400,000 during mediation for injuries sustained when a man who was a passenger in a tractor trailer was thrown from the tractor trailer in an accident. Plaintiff was a passenger in a delivery truck that veered from the interstate and crashed.  Plaintiff alleged that the tractor trailer’s lack of tire tread caused the driver to lose control and crash and that the trucking company was aware that the tire did not meet tread requirements prior to the crash and … [Read More]

T.S vs. L.B

$125,000 MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT-JURY TRIAL

Plaintiff was rear ended  and sought treatment with her family care physician the next morning. As the days progresses, she developed pain in her neck and it was discovered by her orthopedic surgeon that she had disc bulges at the C4-5 and C5-6 .  After conservative treatment and exhaustion of all non-surgical remedies, it was determined that only surgery would be beneficial-a two level anterior discectomy at C4-5 and C5-6.

Plaintiff did not present evidence of past medical bills or loss wages, but only submitted costs of the … [Read More]