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Peter Daniel Traska

Peter Traska’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • Police officer hurt in line of duty (January 2011)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $17,500
    Description:
    Police officer was denied coverage under his own insurance policy while hurt in line of duty, in police car. Settlement obtained based on insurance agent’s failure to meet request for “full coverage” in light of policy language.
  • Motor vehicle accident resulted in injuries (July 2009)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $23,000
    Description:
    Injured party’s insurance company denied coverage. Liable party caused client to swerve off road, but liable party was never identified. Client’s insurance company denied her claim, saying there was no evidence that another driver caused the injuries. See Mosley v. Pers. Serv. Ins. Co., Pike Ct. App. No. 08CA779, 2009-Ohio-419 (on “independent corroborative evidence”)
  • Motor vehicle accident resulted in multiple injuries (May 2010)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $50,000
    Description:
    Defendant failed to yield right of way. Multiple injuries, insurance company disputed causation.
  • Farm tractor accident resulted in injuries to a minor (May 2010)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $125,000
    Description:
    Farm tractor accident severely injured hand of minor child. Insurance company denied coverage based on policy definition, claiming injured child was a resident of insured’s household. Settlement reached while appeal pending.
  • Motor vehicle accident resulted in fractured vertebrae (February 2010)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $600,000
    Description:
    Plaintiff struck by a car while operating a tractor for his work. Employer’s insurance carrier denied coverage based on a policy exclusion, reversed on appeal. See Raboin v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., Erie Ct. App. No. E-07-026, 2008-Ohio-605.