Baldwin v. Allstate Ins. Co.

Richard L Jaklitsch

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2004

Practice Area:Personal Injury

Outcome:$1,459,000.00 verdict

Description:Underinsurance lawsuit v. Allstate and primary negligence claim vs. MAIF. $1000 offer before trial. 1st verdict for $1.2 million. Judge set aside verdict as too large, and case was re-tried. Jaklitsch won $1.45 million verdict on re-trial. Judge Wallace left that judgement in place saying he was afraid Jaklitsch would win a $3 million verdict if the case was tried a third time. Both Maif and Allstate were forced to pay their policy limits.