Case Conclusion Date: 01.01.2004
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.