Case Conclusion Date: August 13, 2006
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Outcome: Settlement -- $750,000
Description: On June 9, 2005, Plaintiff was driving his SUV on 13th Street in Lubbock, Texas, when he was hit at the intersection of 13th and Avenue Q by Rachelle Vanderdussen, a college student at Texas Tech University. Vanderdussen registered .13 on a preliminary breath test that was conducted, but failed to complete the formal breathalyzer. Vanderdussen, although a minor, had also posted extensively on Facebook with photos and comments concerning her drinking escapades.