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Personal Injury

Personal Injury2018-10-11T12:52:24-04:00
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Due to confidential settlement agreements and privacy acts, the names of some of the parties to the following cases have been withheld.

$1,760,000 Total Recovery (Policy limits: $100,000)

A 42 year old emergency room nurse on her way home from the gym when the Defendant driver ran a red light and slammed into the passenger side of her vehicle. The injuries that resulted from this collision were life altering for our client, leaving her in need of constant care & supervision. Our office secured a settlement with the UM Insurance carrier months after the accident occurred. However, the insurance carrier for the Defendant driver & trucking company was not willing to settle for our offer of the policy limits. After several years of litigation, a settlement of $1,650,000 was reached just prior to going to trial. Injuries: Closed head injury resulting in an intracranial hemorrhage and 5 week coma, pulmonary contusion, severe burn to right hand requiring surgery, spinal fractures, extensive care needed for remainder of life. Damages: Pain & suffering, Past & future medical expenses, lost wages, loss of earning capacity. GUARDIANSHIP OF KATHY DEARMIN V. DEFENDANT TRUCKING COMPANY Whether your personal injury causes you to [...]

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$1,564,256.69 Total Recovery (Minor Child: $764,256.69 Recovery; Parents: $800,000.00 Recovery) (Policy limits: $500,000)

Our client was a 10 year old unrestrained passenger in the backseat of a vehicle with 4 other children that were being transported to an after school gymnastics program when the vehicle was hit head on. Nearly a year after her accident, a settlement was secured on behalf of the minor child from both the at-fault driver and the driver of the vehicle she was a passenger in. Shortly thereafter the same insurance company agreed to settle the parent's claims for an additional $800,000. Injuries: Plaintiff was an un-restrained minor child in a vehicle that was hit head on. Plaintiff suffered a closed head injury and multiple skull and facial fractures resulting in a subdermal hematoma which required multiple surgeries to reduce swelling to the brain resulting in an extended stay in intensive care, use of a ventilator and drug induced coma; vision, hearing & cognitive complications and impairments. Damages: Past & future medical expenses, pain & suffering, future earning capacity losses, loss of enjoyment of life & change [...]

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$1,500,000 Policy Limits Recovery

Our client was enjoying a ride on his motorcycle when he was struck by the Defendant driver. He was immediately airlifted to a trauma unit in Tampa due to his extensive injuries. Our office sent offers to both the Defendant's insurer as well as our client's uninsured/underinsured motorist insurer for their policy limits ($1,000,000 and $500,000 respectively). Both insurance companies accepted our offer and within months of the accident, our office secured a full settlement for our client. Injuries: comminuted fracture of the right iliac wing and fracture of the right acetabulum, a fracture of the left sacrum, a fracture of the left and right superior pubic ramus with a fracture line extending into the pubic symphysis, multiple fractures of the right foot, right humerous fracture, right femur fracture, right tibia & fibia fractures, left wrist fracture, right ankle fracture. Some of the fractures required surgery with internal fixation and permanent fixtures as well as extensive physical therapy. Damages: Past & future medical expenses, pain & suffering, past & [...]

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$1,000,000 Policy Limits Recovery

Our client was leaving a local night club after enjoying his night out with his son when they were attacked by another patron of the club. Our office spoke with witnesses that stated that the night club manager and employees locked the entrance to the club and refused to call the authorities for help. We filed suit against the night club and at mediation secured a settlement for the policy limits. Injuries: Plaintiff was comatose for 3 weeks, closed head injury, partial vision loss; Damages: Past & future medical expenses, past & future earnings loss/loss of business, pain & suffering. JOHN DOE v. DEFENDANT NIGHT CLUB. Whether your personal injury causes you to suffer physical or psychological injury directly due to another person’s negligence, we can help. At Wittmer | Linehan our attorneys employ a practical and professional approach to ensure our clients obtain full and fair recovery for their injuries. This includes damages for their past and future medical bills, lost income, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. [...]

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