Introduction: This case study focuses on a personal injury case where a 52-year-old man was severely injured in a motorcycle accident caused by a young man driving his mother’s minivan in the opposite direction. The defendant’s insurance company initially denied coverage, but the team at Lassiter Law fought for their client’s rights and uncovered vital evidence to secure a $6 million settlement for their client.
Case Background: The victim was a hardworking man, who was on his way back home from work when the accident happened. The young driver, who was driving his mother’s minivan, suddenly veered into our client’s lane, leading to a devastating collision that resulted in catastrophic injuries to the victim. The victim suffered multiple injuries, including two fractured legs that required multiple surgeries, and the doctors informed him that he would require years of intensive physical therapy and rehabilitation. Furthermore, the doctors indicated that it was unlikely he would ever walk again.
Initially, the defendant’s insurance company denied coverage, claiming that the young driver was excluded under his mother’s policy. It appeared that there would be no justice for the victim; however, the team at Lassiter Law refused to give up and continued to fight for their client’s rights. Through meticulous discovery, they discovered that the driver was in the course and scope of his employment for a large construction company when the accident occurred. This revelation made millions of dollars of insurance coverage available, which was not disclosed by the insurance company initially.
Outcome: The team’s attention to detail and perseverance paid off when they secured a $6 million recovery for their client. Although the victim’s injuries were irreversible, the settlement would assist him and his family in covering his medical expenses and rehabilitation costs. The settlement would also help the victim and his family overcome the financial difficulties that came with the accident’s aftermath.
Conclusion: The $6 million settlement in this case was a triumph of diligence and persistence in personal injury cases. The team at Lassiter Law’s dedication to their client’s cause and their meticulous approach to discovery highlights the importance of thorough investigation and commitment in personal injury cases. The settlement secured in this case would undoubtedly assist the victim and his family in their journey towards recovery.