Motorcycle Accident Policy Limits Settlement
Posted on May 20th, 2007 by Zane Cagle
St. Louis County Motorcycle Accident
Plaintiff was a passenger on a motorcycle owned and operated by the Defendant. Plaintiff alleged that the Defendant was negligent when he ran off the roadway near O’Fallon, Missouri. In addition, Plaintiff alleged that Defendant was driving the motorcycle in an intoxicated condition at the time of the crash and thus is negligent per se under Missouri law.
Plaintiff alleged serious injuries to her knee, arm, shoulder, legs, and back which required her to be hospitalized and undergo several operations. Plaintiff also alleged serious and permanent scars to various parts of her body and lost wages as a result of the alleged negligent operation of the motorcycle. Prior to trial the parties reached a settlement for the Defendant’s applicable insurance policy limits.