Mejia v. Ins co.

Robert Bruce Kopelson

Case Conclusion Date:November 27, 2008

Practice Area:Personal Injury

Outcome:1.1 million

Description:Pltf was rear ended in company car. Obtained 50k policy limit from deft. After pltf's work comp case was resolved, pltf pursued underinsured motorist claim. Pltf successfully argued that ins policy clause for credit for work comp benefits recd was void and unenforceable. Pltf obtained just under 1.1 million in underinsured motorist benefits at arbitration. Defendant's best offer was 387,500.00. Pltf suffered right ankle injury and developed cellulitis.